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The road goes ever on and on
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by mrguy123
on Feb 06, 2013 at 05:01
    My first attempt at a Perl Poem :)
    Inspired by a movie I just saw and a book I read many times
    original Poem:
    The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say. ---Bilbo Baggins
    And my very humble attempt:
    use EagerFeat; use constant{ OnAndOn =>1, TRUE =>1, }; while ($Road == OnAndOn){ if ($can){ $follow = TRUE; } elsif (join(':', $Road,$larger_way)){ meet($errands, $paths); last; } } $wither_then? cannot():say();


    Mr Guy
Long time away
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by mgwmgw
on Feb 01, 2013 at 13:02
    Long time using big, slow, strongly-typed Java, subject to impenetrable containers - too many bloated layers of software slapped too quickly around Open Source by multinational companies run by too many layers of management, highly paid executives who listen to the day traders that own the stock today, and fire the coders who understand the product, for a more profitable quarter now and pain later, coders who bitterly give up software careers to teach Math or sell flutes. Really. Perl was always my scripting language of choice. Finally...again...those who know answers are encouraged to share them, and lastingly enjoy the results of their labors, and not try to forget. What a difference.
First Perl
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by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 31, 2013 at 00:33

    Being clumsy on basic coding jobs,
    Mega bytes
    0 1 0 perfection needs precision,
    For the monks perls
    Must only be cast in wisdom

Bossman Tragedy
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by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 28, 2013 at 22:44
    Boss man doesn't code. Likes to read over shoulders. Can't read Perl... Too dumb. "Perl is ugly, rough, unreadable!" Quoth Boss man: "Do it in Logo." Did it in Logo. Problem not solved, but now Boss finally groks code.
Whither poetry?
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by space_monk
on Jan 03, 2013 at 06:17

    Where are the poets?
    No wisdom is here today
    New Year hangover

    A Monk aims to give answers to those who have none, and to learn from those who know more.
our flock
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by kejohm
on Dec 20, 2012 at 03:55
    seek and join our flock and connect accept and return our values [1] read study and listen use our time when given or [2] open our crypt and grep [3] return when time exists and write log exp for each and continue

    [1]: PerlMonks FAQ
    [2]: Seekers of Perl Wisdom
    [3]: Super Search

bit bytes
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by zentara
on Dec 19, 2012 at 05:50
Changing Changes
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by bduggan
on Dec 18, 2012 at 08:31
    Changes, first to last
    Classic golf trick same as tac
    Need paragraph mode
    
    perl -p -000 -e'$\=$_.$\}{' Changes
Today I took My Holidays
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by samus
on Dec 11, 2012 at 09:44
    24/12/2012: Description: s/\bwork\b/holiday/ Reason: return 1; 26/12/2012: Description: s/\bwork\b/fun stuffs/ Reason: return defined $fun and defined $stuff ? $stuff eq $fun : ($ +stuff = $fun); 27-28/12/2012: Description: s/\bwork place\b/christmas/ig Reason: s/\bwork place\b/christmas/ig 31/12/2012: Description: s/\bwork place\b/new year/ig Reason: return $home if my($blood_alcohol_content) gt 2; 2-4/1/2013: Description: s/\bnew\s+year\b/$rest and $peace/ge Reason: (my $bed and my $rest) or (my $bed and my $gf) or ($Perl_suc +ks)
galactic frame drag
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by zentara
on Dec 10, 2012 at 08:15

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