Advice to new noders
If you write here long enough, often enough, and widely enough, you will find the following to be true.
Upvotes can sometimes come cheaply. Don't obsess about or take excessive pride in them.
Downvotes won't kill you. Don't take them too hard.
Sometimes the votes you get may have nothing to do with the work you've done. So what?
Node for the ages? Hardly. Write for yourself.