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Install Slackware, set it up a bit (these days, that mostly doesn't even take effort any more!), and use it a bit. Then do what you like. If you leave, one day, you find yourself thinking "This slowed down, this doesn't work like it used to, this did something weird, why does this do that?!"
And then you'll know : it's not Slackware.
You just can't beat it. Other systems try to improve on it, but they inevitably mess up somewhere, and that just won't cut it.
It does what I ask it to do and doesn't complain until I give it a reason to complain. And honestly for someone like me who isn't exactly Linux savvy it's nice having a stable system to learn and tinker with compared to something like a rolling release distro. Sure I'll get to learn a lot when it breaks, but it's easier for me to start with something stable that I can break myself.