XKCD: All the Fun Parts of Life are Optional I love the mouseover text: “The only things you HAVE to know are how to make enough of a living to stay alive and how to get your taxes done. All the fun parts of life are optional.” Keep learning. :-) Comic credit: XKCD. Used by permission. By Brent Logan Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. More about Brent. View all of Brent Logan's posts.