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Edited by Chady -- code tags.
perl -we" $_=pop;y/a-z/b-za/for$x(1..pop);print"
syntax error at -e line 1, near "$x("
The statement-modifier form of for/foreach doesn't allow you to specify a variable. You're forced to either use $_ or use the regular form with curlies. Sucks, don't it?
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