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Adam Crockett
Adam Crockett

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18,000 followers AMA πŸ™€

Somehow you guys did it you made me feel famous, raised my self esteem from the floor and pushed me through job interviews granting me charm and charisma.

I have been learning how to behave around other humans what to say and how to say it and it's all down to technical writing and your amazing following.
I will continue to try to think of stuff you want to hear about! We grow together πŸ’—

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Ben Sinclair

What is it about that number that makes you feel good? Did you feel the same at 17000 (if you noticed)?

Do you notice how many people follow others and compare yourself with them?

... did you feel bad about yourself when you had fewer followers?

Do you like to wrangle statistics in general? Do you have any other metrics you're following?

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Adam Crockett Ask Me Anything • Edited on

What is it about that number that makes you feel good? Did you feel the same at 17000 (if you noticed)?

Yes of course, it's an achievement to feel like I have wrote something engaging and I have worked hard to keep writing engaging posts, I felt the same way at 100

Do you notice how many people follow others and compare yourself with them?

No because that statistic is anonymous and even if it wasn't I don't compare myself to others if I cannot have the same experience of others then how could I know!

... did you feel bad about yourself when you had fewer followers?

Yes In the beginning I was less confident and by writing I grew in confidence

Do you like to wrangle statistics in general? Do you have any other metrics you're following?

Yes I do, this is one is something that helped me out and it's not uncommon for me to follow other statistics

I can see your upset Ben?

Sure, you can earn more respect for doing something great, but as a baseline, just respect everyone. Just do it.

Was your comment meant to be sarcastic because I felt like it 😭, just saying, these are your words

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Ben Sinclair

No, I'm not trying to be sarcastic!
I just don't normally have the opportunity to ask people about their stats without coming across as weird... which I obviously still do :/

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Adam Crockett Ask Me Anything

Ahhhh than in that case, yes all of the above and I am sorry, tone of voice is not so easy to interpret digitally 😊

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valbuena

oops! πŸ˜‚

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Adam Crockett Ask Me Anything

😭

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Medea

Wow, congrats!

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Adam Crockett Ask Me Anything

Thank you Medea, love that rainbow 🌈

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Medea

Thanks! It’s a logo for an app I tried making and gave up lmao

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Pandademic

First of all , congrats!🎈

I have a quick question:

What got you in to software development?

It say's

making websites for local government

thanks and congrats!

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Adam Crockett Ask Me Anything

My brother and I where in foster care together, one thing we always did when everything else changed was to build computers, so tech had always been a natural fit, I wanted to do something arty and creative, I knew that, and I kind of liked graphic design and making magazine layouts since I was 16 in media studies class. So you see a series of small puzzle pieces stacked up, I eventually needed to make some money and websites seemed like a good way Forward, there were no jobs at the time 😭 and I kind of sucked at interviews. So I came for the money, I stayed for the JavaScript and the puzzle solving nature of development. Thanks Pandademic!

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Pandademic

nice!

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Eliza897

We grow together

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valbuena

hmm no

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Adam Crockett Ask Me Anything

Are you 26 or older than its likely you have stopped growing

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Tawhid

I always thought that the boy in the picture is your son.He is very cute