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New Golf section?

by pepik_knize (Scribe)
on May 23, 2002 at 18:38 UTC ( #168868=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Keepers of the Monastery,

Is there enough interest in Perlgolf on this site to add a section for it? Currently, golf holes go to Meditations, but that doesn't seem right. I certainly enjoy the equivalent of putt-putt while here, am I alone?

Humbly,
Pepik

Pride and weakness are Siamese twins. -- Lowell.

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Re: New Golf section?
by educated_foo (Vicar) on May 23, 2002 at 18:55 UTC
    I personally consider golf a more appropriate form of "meditation" than a lot of things that go into the section. Each solution is like a koan: though it may seem inscrutable at first, careful contemplation will lead to enlightenment. What better way is there to focus upon Perl's true inner nature?

    /s

Re: New Golf section - how about "Challenges"?
by Dog and Pony (Priest) on May 24, 2002 at 14:21 UTC
    I think it would be perfectly ok to add a section for "challenges" or "contests" or some such, where monks could challenge each other in golf contests, and anything else perlish they could come up with.

    I am not sure though, if golf/challenges has enough traffic to motivate its own category though, although there might be more of that kind with its own category...


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