About our fine profession
Seek professional help.
Also look at the vocabulary pages,
which can provide you with useful vocabulary for your sysadmin career.
Somewhere below janitors.
The devil probably has something to do with it.
See Simon's page on that subject
For an excellent, if somewhat optimistic, picture of a sysadmins life,
see this page
Perhaps Abby Franquemont-Guillory summarised the life of a sysadmin the
best, when she described us as:
See this page.
This gets asked a lot. Probably all I can say is "loud", and even that isn't
a given. A survey of the readership of ASR was taken, which may be found
"disgruntled, disenchanted with things we used to really get a kick out of,
foul tempered, hard-drinking, heavy-smoking, overworked, with no real
social life to speak of."