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Are you a Cargo Cult Programmer?

 
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:22 am    Post subject: Are you a Cargo Cult Programmer? Reply with quote

As a mere amateur I probably am...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cargo_cult_programming

Who owns up to doing these types of things?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Definitely.
Big white bird programmer man him drop cargo, me cut and paste into CLI.
Nike him verra big juju.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

no
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

At last, 1sf (troll) has made a post without a single spelling error.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nelz wrote:
At last, 1sf (troll) (troll) has made a post without a single spelling error.


Well, yes, but it should start with a capital letter and end with some sort of punctuation, full stop, exclamation mark, or the like. Still, progress is progress, I suppose. Rolling Eyes

It also occurred to me that perhaps 1sf (troll) isn't capable of being a cargo cult programmer as he hasn't mastered copy and paste. Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Be fair, give him credit for spelling one word correctly, even if it is only two letters. We knows what grammar and punctuation is beyond him.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nelz wrote:
even if it isonly two letters

wha??
i'm a coding god or a goading cod depending on your opinion Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't take long for this thread to be hijacked... ;oO
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bazza wrote:
Didn't take long for this thread to be hijacked... ;oO

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm guilty as charged. I even do this with existing projects and modify certain parts to fit my needs. Eventually I figure out what the various parts do, but there are still some areas that are an enigma.
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