in reply to ACA JAPH

My first clue is to explain ACA in the post. It's probably not very helpful; just a nudge in a direction. Here's the link:

My next clue is somethign most here could do themselves, but I just learned it this week (from reading PerlMonks!). Here's the perl -MO=Deparse output (this is without eyepopslikeamosquito's reduction):

My next clue is to comment my variables. This is a big leap and probably a give away. I wish I had better intermediate clues for ya.

ok, here's what I'm doing:

I humbly seek wisdom.