Ok, so we were having a chat around the dojo about winning the lottery. And of course that led to the "what would you do if ..." question. As you can imagine, we are a bunch of dull-ass people so the answers were all pretty much the same. Then we had a slightly different take on the question. And it is one that we will pose to you here:
If you won the lottery, and had enough cash to live off of and never have to work again, would you walk away from CAD?
This turned out to be a much harder question and one that seemed to fall along the lines of career lengths. For those of us who were relatively new to CAD or (and I'm not being mean) were older the answer was "Yes" with very little thought. But for those of us who have been in this game for more turns than we can count, it wasn't so simple.
It's hard to imagine a life without CAD, in whatever flavor you prefer it. This is something we've been at for over twenty years. That's more than half our lives! Come on, we were rocking AutoCAD before Windows was a big thing. Before most people could tell you what a mouse was, we were throwing down on digitizer pads and pucking up the joint.
For us CAD isn't a job. It isn't even a career anymore. CAD is a lifestyle. It's who we are, what we do, and why we created Kung Fu Drafter. Leave us a comment and let us know what you would do. If you could be so rich you'd never have to work again would you turn your back on the world of CAD?
We couldn't do it. Of course that isn't to say that things wouldn't be a whole hell of alot different ...
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