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I always make explicit dereferences, even with AoAs and suchlike:

my $bar = $foo->[0]->[1]->{'two'};

(Although, since I think this actually improves my code's readability, I guess it isn't really a superstition.)

I also use both & and parens when calling functions, even as I am certain in the knowledge that it will bite me in the arse sometime in the misty future:

&do_stuff();

I also quote hash keys, for consistency.

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In reply to Re: Coding superstitions by FoxtrotUniform
in thread Coding superstitions by George_Sherston

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