I agree w/ BrowserUK; the "snippets" section is almost like this. Even better would be to just include text that you might actually want to erase (and, hence, pay attention to) in the create box, eg:
in reply to Re: newbies, <code> tags and recognizing perl
in thread newbies, <code> tags and recognizing perl
Use this space to ask your question. You can delete this text.
Place actual perl code inside the <code> tags below.
CODE GOES HERE
See below for more formatting tips.
I think almost anyone asking a legitimate question will be able to deal with this PLUS: