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    0: #   Howdy! This is my very first Perl script! I know it's kinda short
    1: #   but any response would be great. What I am trying to do next is to make 
    2: #   it in a CGI/HTML format to put on a web page. Hints anyone?
    3: 
    4: 
    5: 
    6: #!/usr/local/bin/perl -w
    7: 
    8: print "Guess the number.";
    9: print "DIRECTIONS:\nGuess a number between 1 and 100 inclusive.\n\n";
    10: $random = int(rand(100)+1);      # I added 1 to the random
    11:                                  # number generator to push the
    12:                                  # possible numbers from 0-99 to 1-100
    13: 
    14: for ($try=6;$try>0;$try--){      # $try is the number of tries you get (DUH!)
    15:     print "You have 1 try left. Use it wisely!\n\n" if($try ==1);
    16:     print "You have $try tries left.\n\n" if($try !=1);
    17:     print "What is your guess? -->";
    18:     do {
    19:         $guess = <STDIN>; chomp $guess;
    20: 
    21:      }while (!$guess);
    22:     print "HA! HA! too HIGH.\n" if ($guess>$random);
    23:     print "OH! NO! too LOW.\n" if ($guess<$random);
    24:     if ($guess==$random){
    25:         print "'Bout time you guessed it.   Stupid head.\n\n" ;
    26:         exit;
    27:     }
    28: }
    29: print "The answer was $random. And so is your IQ.\n\n\nSTUPID!!\n\n";
    30: exit;
    31: 
    32: 
    33: ############################################################
    34: #           UPDATED --- 1/11/03                            #
    35: #  NOTE: the problem with this is that it loops            #
    36: #  printing the button text box ect. w/o giving you a      #
    37: #  chance to guess. Still a work in progress.              #
    38: #  Any generous monk out there willing to give me a        #
    39: #  little nudge?                                           #
    40: ############################################################
    41: 
    42: 
    43: 
    44: #!/usr/local/bin/perl -w
    45: 
    46: print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";
    47: use CGI;
    48: $query = new CGI;
    49: print "<HTML><HEAD><title>Guess the number.</title></HEAD><BODY>";
    50: print "<H1>DIRECTIONS:\nGuess a number between 1 and 100 inclusive.\n\n</H1>";
    51: $random = int(rand(100)+1);
    52: 
    53: for ($try=6;$try>0;$try--){
    54:     print "You have 1 try left. Use it wisely!\n\n" if($try ==1);
    55:     print "You have $try tries left.\n\n" if($try !=1);
    56:     print "What is your guess? -->";
    57:     print '<INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="guess">';
    58:     print '<INPUT TYPE = "submit">';
    59:     print "HA! HA! too HIGH.\n" if ($guess>$random);
    60:     print "OH! NO! too LOW.\n" if ($guess<$random);
    61:     if ($guess==$random){
    62:         print "'Bout time you guessed it.   Stupid head.\n\n" ;
    63:         print"</BODY>";
    64:         exit;
    65: #         print "The answer was $random. And so is your IQ.\n\n\nSTUPID!!\n\n";exit;
    66:     }
    67: }
    68: print "The answer was $random. And so is your IQ.\n\n\nSTUPID!!\n\n";
    69: print"</BODY>";
    70: exit;
    

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