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Proud of forum will not allow me to post a link in my profile! on Jul 7
 That's because it's not proud of you! on Jul 7
  If that is the case then never mind. Lots of 4 letter words! NO OWNER. on Jul 7
  qbasicstationqbguy on Jul 7
   * "qbasicstation", but adding .com means that your post won't go throughqbguy on Jul 7
    Testqbguy on Jul 7
     I don't think it is the profanity filterqbguy on Jul 7
      * But I think this link qualifies for deletion by our leader (hint, hint). on Jul 7
       *I'm going to delete this entire thread when discussion is over. on Jul 7
        * Now you're starting to sound like the N54 Help Forum. LOL on Jul 7
 Weird... on Jul 7
 Apparently other forums are having this same problem with other links... on Jul 8
  Re: Apparently other forums are having this same problem with other links...foobar on Jul 8
   *LOL - Houston, we have a mascot! on Jul 8
 *LOL, I'm back already. It was good. on Jul 5
QB64 V0.84 Released! (*URL) on Jul 4
 Please change name to WB64 or adjust logo, accordingly... on Jul 5
  *These robot bees don't buzz, hence he is a Quiet Bee (64 years old). on Jul 5
   So you're stating that QB64 is nothing to buzz about??? on Jul 5
  * Aren't "Queen" bees gay or sumtin? on Jul 5
   No. They're more like promiscuous couch potatoes.Solitaire on Jul 7
    * Hmmmmm. Except for the lots of babies part, that sounds like my Ex wife! on Jul 7
 Correct link (*URL) on Jul 6
  Correct link (again!) on Jul 6
   Dubious? I thought Galleon was the only one with board privileges... on Jul 6
    Thanks for trusting me! on Jul 6
     * Hit a few trees on the way down those slopes, did ya? on Jul 6
      *Oh go eat a tree on Jul 6
   Maybe it's something Galleon is doing wrong... on Jul 8
Opening Notepad in a shell creates screen defects or freezes QB on Jul 4
 * Remove the START from the commandqbguy on Jul 4
 Notepad doesn't require START or CMD /C but START gets it to terminate... on Jul 4
  Thanks. This worked without Screen 9 on Jul 4
   Just another day in this Goth-am City... or as the Caped Crusader would put it...SCREEN ZERO HERO on Jul 4
*What was that command to check the colors of pixels in graphics mode? thanksqbasic forgetter on Jul 3
 * clr% = POINT (x, y) on Jul 3
 * This was also posted ears hurt. on Jul 3
QuickBASIC For MacNightmare on Jul 2
 it's destined for system 6.X.X or lower. on Jul 2
  * Will QuickBasic for Mac work with System 7.1?Solitaire on Jul 2
   7.1 should work yes... on Jul 2
   ...Nightmare on Jul 3
    * Technically they're DOS versions not Windows versionsqbguy on Jul 3
   Here's a link "QBasic for Mac"Nightmare on Jul 3
    * Looks like garbage to me! Did you try it? on Jul 3
     You can't use wget to download itqbguy on Jul 3
      There's not much point in downloading it unless you actually have a Mac, though.qbguy on Jul 3
       * Really? Wow you ARE a genius! on Jul 3
    How can I transfer this file to my Mac?Solitaire on Jul 3
     There is a way to do that transfer to a mac.... on Jul 4
      * The link on PC to Mac broken on Jul 4
 New Dosbox version 0.73 can be used in Mac OS X. (link) on Jul 2
Need some ideasBen on Jul 2
 This reminds me of a game called Skyroads on Jul 6
* How many BASIC programmers here understand CS?E. W. Dijkstra on Jul 2
 * About 42Anonymous on Jul 2
 By CS, do you mean C#?Solitaire on Jul 4
  * I think he meant "computing science", which is what Dijkstra called computer scienceqbguy on Jul 4
Can I do this with VIEW and WINDOW?Pharoah on Jul 1
 All you need to do is... on Jul 1
  *Thanks! VIEW is very useful :).Pharoah on Jul 2
   *Unfortunately the new coordinates don't seem to apply to DRAW's "M" commandPharoah on Jul 2
    Nope, doesn't work, however... on Jul 2
Interpreter or Compiler?Nightmare on Jul 1
 QBasic vs. QuickBasicSolitaire on Jul 1
Excel creates Semicolon Separated Variable files? on Jun 30
 Excel uses...Antoni on Jun 30
  * Thanks Antoni. I figured it was something like that. He found a 2003 Excel that works. on Jun 30
Out of curiosoty, is anyome programming anything in QB now and if so, what? on Jun 28
 Still working on my QB demonstrator............. on Jun 28
  I will be needing your QB demonstrator soon as possible to overthrow the government... on Jun 28
   I don't think that the internet will be the future for programming on Jun 28
   QB64 basically emulates an 8086 running DOSAnonymous on Jun 29
    * P.S. Freebasic isn't that great either.. on Jun 29
    * YOU are useless............ on Jun 29
     * Putting lots of periods for an elipsis instead of just 3 is useless...Anonymous on Jun 29
      * Pete PLEASE change the no name entry back to "WANKER"! on Jun 29
    RE: QB64 basically emulates an 8086 running DOS... (Really?) on Jun 30
     * All I wanted was for Interrupt 21h to be added. on Jun 30
      Actually, yes you didAnonymous on Jun 30
       RE: "A QBASIC-like language is USELESS without support for CALL INTERRUPT/ABSOLUTE" on Jun 30
        Re: Call AbsoluteBen on Jun 30
         RE: How far are you planning to go with the support for call absolute? (*URL) on Jul 1
 Projects in the last year... on Jun 28
  Another SCREEN 0 convert to the Church of Basictology. on Jun 28
   A check printing program, Reverend? ... on Jun 29
    You mean your program was justAnonymous on Jun 29
     *New Balance is a footwear company on Jun 29
      * Really? Now I'm afraid to ask what 'End Balance" is. on Jun 29
    I do my banking online. Don't they have that in Canada? on Jun 29
     Online banking? What'll they think of next! ... on Jun 29
      Well I think you forgot something....... on Jun 29
       *Nothing -- I never get to Calgary anymore. on Jun 29
        * LOL nevermind on Jun 30
    * It's still on my 3.1 backup, somewhere. I believe it was around 30KB. on Jun 29
     Hmmm where is my 3.1 backup? Oh I forgot, my wife threw it away! on Jun 29
     *Mine's about 11KB, and half of that is ASCII decoration. on Jun 29
      I did a canadian accounting system once. .... on Jun 30
 You can't write serious programs in BASICE. W. Dijkstra on Jun 28
  * Oh go hang your NUTS on another fence! on Jun 28
 A student report comment generator on Jun 29
  Cool and useful!Solitaire on Jun 29
   *You assume right! Assigning grades is never a perfect science. on Jun 30
    *Grades... 6,3,3,4,3/4,?... on Jun 30
 Recent QB activity not much to talk about.Moneo on Jun 29
  Maybe we're having the same dream but.... on Jun 29
   What? Qute Babe isn't thought in school anymore? on Jun 29
    * That's OK, Clippy probably thinks Moneo gets his phone service through Taco Bell. on Jun 30
 I'm keeping myself busy with QB :)... on Jul 1
QuickBasic or QBasicNightmare on Jun 23
 Ya got that backwards............. on Jun 23
  *Actually QBasic 1.0 came after QuickBasic 4.5 - but before QBX/PDS on Jun 24
 Microsoft is stupid... on Jun 26
  IF M$ is so stupid then none of us would be here.......... on Jun 26
   Skilled workers need not apply... on Jun 26
    *lol@Intel chocolate chips (do they also make potato chips?). on Jun 26
   Wait, how do you parse that sentence?Grammar Police on Jun 26
    * What an eeF.................................... on Jun 26
     * WTF is an EEF?Anonymous on Jun 26
      It's French for don't post WTF here anymore. on Jun 26
       * You must have been watching "Hardball" on MSNBC, lol on Jun 26
       *Another sign of the times: MILF Island on 30 Rock (very funny, though). on Jun 28
        *What's so funny about a Mother-in-Law with flatulence? on Jun 28
         *I don't know, I always thought it was a gas! on Jun 28
    Microsoft is stupid, but I do like M$ Word... on Jun 26
     * Do you mean the Damerau-Levenshtein distance (* URL)qbguy on Jun 26
      *Yes, how could I forget? I knew the name was either Jones, Smith, or Damerau-Levenshtein. on Jun 26
     This is interistingAnonymous on Jun 26
Any tips for reducing the number of lines in a program?Pharoah on Jun 23
 There's always the colon... on Jun 23
  *Oops! Just realized you were talking about FB -- not sure if colons work there. on Jun 23
   FB does nasty things to a lot of people's colons. on Jun 23
    * OMG! He actually answered a FB question? on Jun 23
     It is actually "an" FB question... on Jun 26
      Re: It is actually "an" FB question... on Jun 26
       OK, let's settle this with a quick quiz. FB should only be used with... on Jun 27
        WTF is an AkthoughAnonymous on Jun 27
         Weirdest posting problem I've seen yet with N54... on Jun 27
          I remember that day. on Jun 28
           * Yes, that was it! Lacking in SCREEN 0. No wonder I disliked it so much. on Jun 28
            * WHERE IS the documentation in QB Help for PCOPY in Screen 0 anyhow? on Jun 28
             HereAnonymous on Jun 30
 Don't let ELSEs go to waste! on Jun 23
  FreeBASIC does have ON GOTO and ON GOSUBqbguy on Jun 24
   Actually... on Jun 24
 Write an interpreter? on Jun 29

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