Sometimes, it is terribly easy to get bogged down with the facts and figures and theories. It is easy to forget that science is about exploring the world around us. When such things happen, it is good to be reminded of one of the fundamental components of science: Curiosity.
That said, chemistry isn’t a game. You shouldn’t run about the throw random chemicals together just to see what happens. Still, if you know what you are doing, chemistry is simply fascinating.