Try to debug it
Go for a coffee break
Ask in SoPW for help
Demand in SoPW that someone fix it! Now!!!
Repeatedly bash my head against the wall
Repeatedly bash someone else's head against the wall
Ignore the problem in the hope nobody will notice
Declare that it's a feature, not a bug
Write an RFC to make my "solution" an internet standard
Run it again "just in case"
Wait until the next morning, hoping "reverse code rot" fixes it
Change all characters to semi-colons
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Read a book on Perl
Written a book on Perl
Contributed to the Perl source code
Debugged someone else's script
Played Perl Golf
Used regular expressions to save the day
Used Perl for a certain amount of time (please specify)
Invested a certain amount of man-hours in learning Perl (please estimate)
Visited at least x Perl related events
(Co)maintain at least x active (up-river) CPAN modules
Forgotten you were not Larry Wall
One can never truly know Perl
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