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Re: I started with...:

by Paulster2 (Priest)
on Apr 24, 2006 at 11:55 UTC ( #545256=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to I started with...:

Definitely BASIC. Probably like a lot of us, I wrote a simple loop program that printed out all of the combinations of a spin dial combination lock. I thought I was "Da Man". That was in 1980.



.oO( If only I could think of something perlish to write.... )

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Re^2: I started with...:
by ForgotPasswordAgain (Deacon) on Apr 27, 2006 at 10:30 UTC
    I thought everyone did the "jumping-jack man". I don't remember the exact syntax, but something like
    10 PRINT "\O/" 20 PRINT " | " 30 PRINT "/ \" 40 (clrscr or something) 50 PRINT " O " 60 PRINT "|||" 70 PRINT " | " 80 (clear screen again) 90 GOTO 10

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