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This is what it's like hiring a developer:

Me: "I need an omlette for breakfast tomorrow morning"

Developer: "Tomorrow is too soon. That's not enough time to raise a chicken."

Me: "I don't want you to raise the chicken and make the eggs yourself. Just go to the store and buy eggs."

Developer: "I can't do that. That's not the proper way to get eggs. We have to do it the complicated way, so that I can feel like I'm an elite programmer."

Yes, I can't stand it when developers want to do things properly, either.

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