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All made possible by 6000 packages of ramen noodles provided by pg:

"And Paul Graham gives them another 6000 boxes of instant noodles to eat, so they stay in business another three years perfecting things."

This made me laugh too: "But then, while you're sitting on your googlechair in the googleplex sipping googleccinos and feeling smuggy smug smug smug..."

Between that and the ramen quip, Spolsky comes across as pretty smug himself.

So that's why people go to YCombinator for startup funding... the free Ramen!

Haha I know! I was just about to post that quote myself!

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