10 Years ago: Single Living alone Expendable income
Now: Married House Dog Kid Budget
Lets just say I am glad the days of all night Molten Core runs are over..But I do miss it sometimes.
I could have written the exact same post
Oh, and because our UI guys never *use* the site, I end up able to design a better UI than they do
That couldn't be more true. If you aren't developing the functionality of a UI, just the design, you can't possible develop anything good. Once you get into how a control will function, you can understand how a user might react to it intuitively in relation to the rest of the UI.