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how many basic dialects have people here tried?mn on Oct 21
 Wow! I had no idea there were so many...TheBOB on Oct 21
  oh there are way more than that-- wikipedia has list of over 200mn on Oct 21
working on a translated version of fig -- thebobs name is now a fig commandmn on Oct 20
 *Wow! (Incidentally, you know that "genius" is an anagram of "seguin")TheBOB on Oct 21
  nice! incidentally, it was a coincidencemn on Oct 21
   *Even to be nominated is an honour!TheBOB on Oct 21
   * Just realized you're familiar with the language. Are you brazilian or portuguese?lkt153 on Oct 21
    * It's been rumored he gets Brazilians, but that's only true during swimsuit season.Pete on Oct 21
    *american-- lived in the uk for a little while... thebob is canadianmn on Oct 21
 I'll bite. Any particular reason for that being in something akin to Portuguese?lkt153 on Oct 21
  *No problem. Like I said, just to be nominated... (sob).TheBOB on Oct 21
  all feedback on the choices is incredibly helpful actuallymn on Oct 21
   *for grammar i lean towards consistency with the english keywordsmn on Oct 21
   *I giggled with "racha"A native speaker on Oct 21
    yeah, i read its also slang for something. you think i should pick another word?mn on Oct 21
     just found pt.wikibooks.orgmn on Oct 21
 Just to clarify...STx on Oct 21
  just to clarifymn on Oct 21
why i never liked qb functions (until over a decade later)mn on Sep 30
 I always thought the func_name = <return value> looked awkward too.Kewbie on Oct 2
  so far there isnt a basic dialect that does it that waymn on Oct 2
   *theres a quote missing from sub call parameter... and the sub call doesnt alter xmn on Oct 2
   FreeBASIC uses RETURNnh on Oct 2
    * But you have to buy it dinner first.Pete on Oct 2
    *i guess score one for freebasicmn on Oct 2
 Bored so why not respond?Stx on Oct 3
  * 6 variables is all anyone should ever need.Not Really Bill Gates on Oct 3
   Never fear, Trump the genius who lost a billion on a gambling casino will fix it!Clippy on Oct 4
    PRINT "No, a real genius loses 6-billion of our tax dollars while heading the State Dept."Pete on Oct 4
     Drumpf pays no taxes ever since and dodged serving America. Don't need him now!Clippy on Oct 4
      *Yeah, buddy! Draft dodgers are scum!Not really Hillary Clintons husband on Oct 18
       Read his letter presented back in 1992. Nixon's Lottery exempted him anyhowClippy on Oct 18
        *which party can you vote for if youre anti-war? clinton bombed iraq to slow impeachmentmn on Oct 19
         WRONG AGAIN DOG BREATH who repeats lying GOP history rewritesClippy on Oct 19
          always fun how your (totally unbiased) media quotes instantly even out your tourettesmn on Oct 19
           Poem of the MassesClippy on Oct 19
            *oh you little clown;voting in a corporate criminal in the name of "the masses," roflmn on Oct 19
             *ted to the masses: vote for corporate hillary or just die or somethingmn on Oct 19
              * How about "Poem for a basket of deplorables," Ha! Or "Poem for less than 1/2 of votNot really the Donald on Oct 19
Challenge: Write a QB program that can do this...Pete on Sep 21
 *you need node.js for thatmn on Sep 21
You can get away with this bad coding in QuickBasic but not in QB64...Pete on Sep 21
 *Use vWATCH64 next time.FellippeHeitor on Sep 21
  It took me less time to spot it than it would have taken to run vWATCH.Pete on Sep 21
   *I'll just leave the product placement there anywayFellippeHeitor on Sep 21
    LOL. Hey I have the power to remove anything I don't want on the forum!Pete on Sep 21
     *Yeah, I was going to mention that--QB never had a problem with EXIT SUB from a GOSUB.TheBOB on Sep 21
     QBasic may have allowed it, but it's not good structured programming practice.Kewbie on Sep 22
      PB allowed it. I'm surprised. I *STILL* consider it a bad coding practice.Kewbie on Sep 22
      Re: QBasic may have allowed it, but it's not good structured programming practice.Pete on Sep 22
 * Would this be an example of some form of recursion?Solitaire on Sep 24
  *more like excursion... since gosub has a stack but is a glorified goto statementmn on Sep 24
  *Perhaps a better question would be "Could this be better handled by recursion?"Kewbie on Sep 29
 I can C++ why you never learned C! You still use GOSUB instead of real SUB's *Clippy on Sep 30
  not that theres anything wrong with gosub unless youre an elitist & somehow against basicmn on Sep 30
   *LOL @ "ted-end"Kewbie on Oct 1
A Lesson on QB64 PRINT commandSMcNeill on Sep 12
 c++ vs basicmn on Sep 12
  Re: c++ vs basicSMcNeill on Sep 12
   *fair points all aroundmn on Sep 12
Function PRINTDeco on Sep 11
 well you could try echo, but i dont think that would countmn on Sep 11
  *on the other hand, it rhymes with decomn on Sep 11
  Re:Deco on Sep 11
   Simple...Kewbie on Sep 11
    Re:Deco on Sep 11
     *theres an option (2 options) in settings to stop it changing from ?mn on Sep 11
      Re: ?Deco on Sep 11
   Try to add the print statements to the same lineSMcNeill on Sep 12
    and use a variablemn on Sep 12
     We don't need no stinkin' dollar signs...Pedro on Sep 12
   35kiB * 4 letters = 140kiB.lkt153 on Sep 12
    * not even 35kiB actually, just plain old 35kBlkt153 on Sep 12
     Re: lkt153 and othersDeco on Sep 12
      Aha!!!Aha!!! on Sep 12
       Re: Aha!!!Deco on Sep 12
        It's because you're UPARTY! :)Aha!!! on Sep 12
         Re: Aha!!!Deco on Sep 12
          *Nope, YOUR code doesn't work. And it uses PRINT alone, in the most inefficient way.Aha!!! on Sep 12
           Re: Aha!!!Deco on Sep 12
            *Guess I'll have to buy a ticket to Poland and sit next to this guy to make him understandAha!!! on Sep 12
         The reason why this works:SMcNeill on Sep 12
          Re: SMcNeillDeco on Sep 13
           Re: SMcNeillSMcNeill on Sep 13
            Re: SMcNeillDeco on Sep 14
             Deco, you need a carraige return between each print...Pete on Sep 14
              Re: PeteDeco on Sep 14
               *Especially such bad coding style.Not really Aha!!! on Sep 14
              Actually, Pete...Kewbie on Sep 15
             Something for you to test out, Deco:SMcNeill on Sep 14
              Re: SMcNeillChris on Sep 15
               Re: SMcNeillSMcNeill on Sep 15
                Re: SMcNeillChris on Sep 16
                 Re: SMcNeillSMcNeill on Sep 16
                  Re: SMcNeillChris on Sep 16
                   *Try in Polish, Steve. Short sentences. Don't concatenate much.Aha!!! on Sep 16
                    * Knowing me knowing you. There is nothing Steve can do..A-ha on Sep 19
                     *polish, not swedishmn on Sep 19
                      * Sorry, it's the best we can do.A-ha on Sep 20
               *Grabs popcorn*Aha!!! on Sep 15
 Make a print subSimmons on Sep 11
  your answer was probably the bestmn on Sep 12
LinuxMat on Sep 7
 Re:Mat on Sep 9
Wippy. I mean, Cliki. Ted, let's talk.FellippeHeitor on Sep 4
 NO, use our forum. ANY thing here will be tromped on by mn *Clippy on Sep 4
  Not the jolly programmer butFellippeHeitor on Sep 4
   My Rants are my ideas that you do not like or do not feel are necessary.Clippy on Sep 4
    ive never tromped, but ive trumped, but as long as ted says theres no reason to talk here:mn on Sep 4
     Not to worry BIPOLAR BEAR! Your ice is melting under you and you are doomed!Clippy on Sep 4
      *well im not a scientist, but i blame you and hillary and all the hot air from both of youmn on Sep 4
       This is true...gopus on Sep 4
        **he should know, he invented the internet, the environment, as well as tonsilscopymn on Sep 5
  * i saw my name. i dont know why you think i care about the wiki, but hey whatevermn on Sep 4
 lolstx on Sep 5
  no mn there-- yeah, confirmedmn on Sep 5
i finally read about the new version of qb64mn on Sep 3
 Galleon did not do that! What licensing?Quippy on Sep 4
  actually he didmn on Sep 4
Scroll barMat on Sep 2
 It depends on your program...TheBOB on Sep 3
  ReplyMat on Sep 3
   SampleFellippeHeitor on Sep 3
    *Use arrow keys, mouse wheel and click the scrollbar.FellippeHeitor on Sep 3
     Thank YouMat on Sep 3
      Send it inFellippeHeitor on Sep 3
       I just sent you one of my buggy 2 MB source programs. I expect it fixed in 15-min.Pete on Sep 3
        *The deadline is for sending it in, results not guaranteed ;)FellippeHeitor on Sep 3
         Well of course I'm kidding. Oh, I have some prograns that size...Pete on Sep 3
        Translation: Fellippe, please put lipstick on a shit for me.STx on Sep 3
         Bill, what's your shade?Pete on Sep 3
       I mean it, send it inFellippeHeitor on Sep 3
        What he means Mat, is post your code.Pete on Sep 3
        Respond: FellippeHeitorMat on Sep 3
         *Use Dropbox or TempSend or Google DriveFellippeHeitor on Sep 3
          * Just post it here.Pete on Sep 3
          DownloadMat on Sep 3
           Just trying to figure your goal hereFellippeHeitor on Sep 3
            Re: FellippeHeitorMat on Sep 3
             @Mat: Not what you wanted, but maybe what you neededFellippeHeitor on Sep 3
              He could get that, at your Thrifty Drug Store. Homework assignment in his hand...Mic Jagger on Sep 3
               hey you, get off of his cloudmn on Sep 3
                * satisfaction, perhaps?lkt153 on Sep 4
                 *nah, he cant get thatmn on Sep 4
                  MN ROBOTS are killing threads all over this place! Help! *Clippy on Sep 4
                   *its probably difficult to notice them over all your shoutingmn on Sep 4
                   I guess you could also jump then in a flash, jack.lkt153 on Sep 5
                    *ok, but this could be the last timemn on Sep 5
                    *Open a window when mixing blowdart chemicals. Do huts have windows or built-in Linux?Pete on Sep 5
              Re: FellippeHeitorMat on Sep 4
    Nice routine. Runs a little buggy on my Win 7.Pete on Sep 3
     Really rushedFellippeHeitor on Sep 3
So I asked myself, what would Steve do?Pete on Sep 2
 glad to hear youre going to have a different input command for each type of keyboardmn on Sep 2
 Spam...gopus on Sep 4
Hey Bill. What's left if the sun burned out 7 minutes ago?Pete on Aug 29
 *the sun!relativity on Aug 29
 what?STx on Aug 29
  1-minute!Pete on Aug 29
   thats some half-assedtronomy youve got theremn on Aug 29
    Sure, try and make it into a discussion on climate change.Pete on Aug 29
     thats some greek "comedy" youve got theremn on Aug 29
     *Actually, we're more likely to poison ourselves to extinction with our own garbage. :-(Kewbie on Sep 2
     *Long long ago, in a galaxy far far away....Solitaire on Sep 2
    * Only problem is that the closest planet is thousands of light years awayClippy on Sep 2
     * If you leave today, you should be able to arrive before you have an intelligent thought.Rocket Man on Sep 2
   * slow clap * (menn you heard him wrong slightly)STx on Aug 29
    yes i did, but i still thought it was years, not minutesmn on Aug 29
     sorry, .31 isnt 30 secondsmn on Aug 29
Here I go again...White Snake (Artist formly known as Galleon) on Aug 29
 its a shame that we mock him at allmn on Aug 29
  More like roast. Mocking is for the birds.Pete on Aug 29
   those guys are d*cksmn on Aug 29
    *Perhaps it was a mocking jay (or is it mockingjay?)Kewbie on Sep 2
They why of metacommandsSimmons on Aug 29
 I'm no rocket scientist, but if I was, we would have really landed on the moon.Pete on Aug 29
  REM must stayFellippeHeitor on Aug 29
 oh, tell me about itmn on Aug 29
  Its nice to have them in codeSimmons on Aug 29
   all good pointsmn on Aug 29
 I used to use '$DYNAMIC in QBasic to save space.Pete on Aug 29
  haha, i think you meant "to save ram."Not really smarter than you on Aug 29
   * Pete's out saving space, while you're ramming things where they don't belong.Captain Kirk on Aug 29
  My 2 centsSimmons on Aug 29
   My 2-cents are worth more...Pete on Aug 29
    Too badSimmons on Aug 29
     What scares me more is when all of us agree...Pete on Aug 29
      yeah pete but the passion is gone, like an old married couplemn on Aug 29
       Hey, I'm an old married couple and the passion is still here!Pete on Aug 29
        pics or it didnt happenmn on Aug 29
     at least you seem to get the pros and cons of doing it petes waymn on Aug 29
   call me a skepticmn on Aug 29
    I think I may have stepped into the middle of somethingSimmons on Aug 29
     no worriesmn on Aug 29

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