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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.

 
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So am I, because I got caught before, back in my early C days...and it took ages to work out what the heck I had done wrong! Blush | :O

Nowadays, about the most I will let myself get away with is:
if (value > maxRange) break;
Everything else gets curly brackets Laugh | :laugh:
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