What he said. I have sometimes created a global hash (called something like %my_global_values or something like that) so that 1) it's obvious what is a global variable, and 2) I'm far less likely to accidentally reuse a variable.
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And the quick and dirty programs probably last longer because expectations are lower, they're for (relatively) simple things, and developers are less likely to overthink them.
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