Its handy when the boss is looking for you. You hear him coming and go all ninja. Done it a few times, hence why I wear skaties :P Silent. Plus its good when you wanna share the shite outta a workmate. Cheap laughs, although everybody enjoys it so +1
"It's about choosing your battles, not fighting somebody else's war"
When we were in China adopting our daughter, there was a huge fad of buying squeaky shoes for toddlers. These are shoes with devices in them that make them squeak on each step. The idea is that the kids love the noise, and it encourages them to walk.
There are only two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors