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WoooooHoooo! Congrats! Good luck! Hope you are happy and successful at your new position!
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Never did worry about you not getting a new job, I believe you've shown you're competent enough.
I have to admit though that I'm a bit curious as to why you quit your old job before having a new one.
Something must've gone pretty awry if you do that.
I was just fed up.
I've been doing the same thing for almost three years and it was pretty frustrating.
Most of all having a coworker who is always stressed and angry and wants you to code how he does even though he's never touched a programming book and hasn't learned anything new in the last twenty years or so (to be fair, I'd be stressed and angry too if I didn't know what the hell I was doing every day).
So anyway, I disliked going to work so much that I didn't want to spend another extra day there.
My bank account/expenses ratio allows me to sit at home for a couple of months and the chances of me not finding a job (any job) within that time are pretty much non-existent
And now, it seems, I don't have to sit at home at all.