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    Weird C Code

    Hey all,

    Goals of the Contest

    Obfuscate: tr.v. -cated, -cating, -cates. 1. a. To render obscure.
    b. To darken. 2. To confuse: his emotions obfuscated his judgment.
    [LLat. obfuscare, to darken : ob(intensive) + Lat. fuscare,
    to darken < fuscus, dark.] -obfuscation n. obfuscatory adj

    To write the most Obscure/Obfuscated C program under the rules below.
    To show the importance of programming style, in an ironic way.
    To stress C compilers with unusual code.
    To illustrate some of the subtleties of the C language.
    To provide a safe forum for poor C code. :-)
    I found this website for the ioccc with some funky code, check out previous years winners..


    i found this one to be the coolest, but takes a while to understand, reading this might help a lot...
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    Note to self: When professors complain about lack of comments, show them this. Maybe we have a new art form here...
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    Government is not reason, it is not eloquence - it is force. - George Washington.

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    It's been going for years. My personal favourite is the 1988 winner, the 12 days of Christmas. I've attached a zip file containing the program and the output.

    Note that I didn't write this, nor could I, I just like it.

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    OH MY GOD!!! Slarty, where did you find that? Do you know who wrote it? It's FREAKING INCREDIBLE!!! hahaha!


    PS: I had to compile it to convince myself that that even did something!!!
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    Geez!! I agree! I'm compiling it in 3....2.....1....!

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