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Sorry to disagree...
The BASIC that came on the C64, TRS-80, Sinclair etc. had only one bad habit, the GOTO instruction!
I can't swear to the others, but you HAD to type variables in TRS-80 BASIC, and there was so little memory available that the size of every variable was important.
You had to do your own memory management too, e.g. re-use variables rather than just declaring new ones etc.
All in all it taught me a more good practice than bad.
I seem to remember that sloppy typing and variants only appeared very much later in VB?
So old that I did my first coding in octal via switches on a DEC PDP 8

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