Sometimes when I'm writing Javascript I want to throw up my hands and say "this is bullshit!"....

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...but I can never remember what "this" refers to. 😭

It's an old tweet of mine 😄

We elevated this the jokes tag today, follow if you like more content like this.


plz post the lols
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A good feeling about this I have.
(edited, less annoying gif)


Why did the developer had to quit her job?
Because she didn't get arrays. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻


This is the first time I’ve wished to put a tag on a blacklist. 😕👨🏻‍🦳

I don’t follow any specific tags, just enjoy reading across all topics that people post.


If you follow a tag and then give it “negative weight” in your dashboard it will help hide this. We’ll have better blacklist tooling in the future


Yeah, for anyone else that's curious: If you go to and give a tag a number like -100 for weight, it will virtually never show up in your feed. The mechanic of first following and then negative is weird and we'll eventually make it more intuitive and discoverable.

Can you call it z-index? Or is this a bad place for a css joke?


"this" is a triumph.

I'm making a note here, huge success.


Love the new tag! Can’t believe we didn’t have it yet.


Funny, that's how I feel when Not using JavaScript


=))))))))) took me 1 min to understand the joke =))))))))))


It took me a while but I finally understood.

Humour required, definitely.


So I guess Javascript writers unite by coordinating our "hands throwing" from across the globe!

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