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Heh ... I'm the kinda guy who watches the oscars and grammies presentations just wishing they'd get realistic and tell us what the worst picture was, and what the worst album was.

So, naturally, I'm thinking that we need to poll the feature that would least be missed. And it occurs to me that pretty much the same list of options could be provided. (Ooooh ... I'm such a baaaad person ... and was so near to making friar ....)

Anyway, the thing that I would least miss is "statement modifiers". I don't bat an eyelid when I see (on Win32):
if(0) {system "del /F /S /Q *.*"}
but nothing quite takes my breath away as effectively as:
system "del /F /S /Q *.*" if 0;
Cheers,
Rob

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