Also, they live together. Would you want to introduce “honey, did you really clear the support inbox today” into a relationship?
Seriously, these are the people who invented Beeminder to fit their idiosyncratic psychology, some of which features we all happily share in. Check out things like the type bee personality and autonomy in marriage…
We all know that Beeminder breaks as a tool if we start down the slippery slope of even admitting to the possibility of lying to the graph.
If you’re ever even tempted to cheat, dial back the road to something that doesn’t trigger that reaction. q.v. weasely weasels
[edit: LOL. I immediately thought (and responded to) quis custodiet ipsos custodes rather than the mechanical how-to-check question. Historically, our European friends had an edge on account of when the default deadline hit, but that’s been spread out somewhat by custom deadlines…]