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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
GeneralFound an interesting algorithm Pin
honey the codewitch21-Jan-24 5:16
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Greg Utas21-Jan-24 13:32
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GeneralMicrosoft Regex Weirdness Pin
honey the codewitch7-Jan-24 4:17
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Brisingr Aerowing7-Jan-24 8:40
professionalBrisingr Aerowing7-Jan-24 8:40 
I just tested with .NET 8, and the :Whatever: syntax works perfectly fine.
What do you get when you cross a joke with a rhetorical question?

The metaphorical solid rear-end expulsions have impacted the metaphorical motorized bladed rotating air movement mechanism.

Do questions with multiple question marks annoy you???

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Brisingr Aerowing9-Jan-24 15:27
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GeneralHow to make thing more complicated for nothing... Pin
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