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"mug's game:" if that's what you think, or, how you feel, why play the game ? what do you win, or lose ?
for me, the "great game" on CP is the pursuit of technical excellence, where "excellence" means improving myself through continual learning, not reaching some impossible (given my age, and priorities of other interests) degree of perfection. that CP provides a friendly context where that improvement can be fostered by my peers, and mentors: that's a blessing !
however, i must admit to occasionally wishing I could wake up and be Richard Deeming, or Marc Clifton, or OriginalGriff, or Pete O'Hanlon ... for a while !
«One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.» Salvador Dali
I've only ever listened to their Fear of a Blank Planet album.
I listened to other albums once or twice, but always came back to that one.
Best song: Porcupine Tree - Anesthetize - YouTube[^]
There's only one thing I don't like about the song, it's "only" 17 minutes long
Arriving Somewhere But Not Here sounds good though, maybe I should give it another chance...