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Re: Re: Re: Perl challenges?

by flyingmoose (Priest)
on May 17, 2004 at 17:27 UTC ( #354038=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Perl challenges?
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What would be the point if they were easy to solve? I remember going to one of these things and tying for 30th. It was like a 270-way tie for last place. That being said, I had some immature, unpolished sophmores and freshman on my team, and my goal was not to win, but to avoid killing them. Had I been able to recruit better slaves, we would have faired far better :) Still fun though, and lots of free snacks. College students will do anything for free snacks. Another thing is a lot of schools (full of folks with no life) practice for these things (sometimes even offering course credit! blasphemy!) --- we didn't -- so we only walked away with the free snacks.

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