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This is the GitHub thinking room, a 19th-century-style lounge where no technology is allowed except an iPad hidden in an old book.

Hidden in the Thinking Room's globe is a bottle of whiskey. This is the room where the founders decided to take $100 million from Andreessen Horowitz.

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GitHub also has a four-tap kegerator. Beer is very important to them.

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GitHub also has a Situation Room, a Women's Lounge, a 60's Room, and -- Mother of God! -- more Octocat art than nature intended.

Julie Bort and Owen Thomas's writeup is awesome -- READ MORE.

Those are some terrible looking pushups. There are GUYS doing KNEE PUSHUPS. For shame!

They're all worthless and weak!

They need Sergeant Troutgirl to get in there and make them SHOUT A WAR CRY!

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SHOW ME YOUR WAR FACE!!!!

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Github's techno-wonderland desk is reserved for the King or Queen of Developers — the title for the developer assigned that month to coordinate the squashing of bugs.

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GitHub scotch with Tom Preston-Werner.

He loves Scotch, and keeps a special selection, curated from a trip to Scotland, in a locked cabinet.

Locked?! Damn.

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Mmmmm... GitHub scotchy scotchy scotch...

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