This. It's well known by everyone but the OP apparently.
The amazing thing is that they feel they have to use this excuse at all, I don't get why they're all afraid to just say 'Nah, not enough status'. Bunch of losers.
Do you question the grammar of idioms such as "How come" meaning the same thing as "why"
That one is a contraction of "how did it come to this"
if the company stopped paying him, or if it turned out the company was just run on hookers and blackjack.....
You know what, screw your company, I'm gonna start my own company with pay, blackjack and hookers
500 pounds, reclining like Jabba the Hutt on a sofa while a robot shovels food into their maw
"I also don't like this new thingamajig, radio!
Radiowaves travelling through the air, it's witchcraft!"
If it only took 2 years to turn into stone, then maybe the Earth really IS only 6000 years old!
I understand creating video-game simulations so real they're hard to distinguish from reality but why bother giving the characters sentience?
If you *do* give your creations sentience, then aren't they as real as you?
BASIC is the Computer Science equivalent of `Scientific Creationism'.