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Old 02-14-2014, 10:53 AM   #12856
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Later!

Further clue; Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born in the same year.
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Old 02-16-2014, 05:36 PM   #12857
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Further clue; Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born in the same year.
1772?
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Old 02-17-2014, 11:31 AM   #12858
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Yes it was. Surprised me that it was that early.

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I declare pdurrant the winner!
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Old 02-28-2014, 05:45 AM   #12859
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Yes it was. Surprised me that it was that early.

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I declare pdurrant the winner!
Ah - a winner who forgot to post a quiz.

How about: Computer programming languages. I shall ignore any 'C' based languages (C, C#, etc.).

Away you go, one point for each, two points for any I have to look up! (But no looking them up yourselves, of course.)
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Old 02-28-2014, 06:16 AM   #12860
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Old 02-28-2014, 08:07 AM   #12861
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1 point, but I won't accept specific assembler languages now.

15 points to orlok!

That might be unassailable, but I suspect there are lots of programming languages I don't know about. There are even some I do know about that haven't yet been mentioned.
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Old 02-28-2014, 08:58 AM   #12862
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15 points to orlok!

That might be unassailable...
Well I was a programmer in a former life (mostly RPG), so I should know a few. I'm sure there are tons of more recent ones that I'm completely oblivious to.

Does HTML count, as I even know some of that one still?
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:29 AM   #12863
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Well I was a programmer in a former life (mostly RPG), so I should know a few. I'm sure there are tons of more recent ones that I'm completely oblivious to.

Does HTML count, as I even know some of that one still?
HTML is not a programming language.

I can think of half a dozen you've missed, and that's without getting into obscure ones.
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:30 AM   #12864
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Didn't really think so, though the mnemonics do stand for Hyper Text Markup Language...
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:31 AM   #12865
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:33 AM   #12866
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:34 AM   #12867
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:36 AM   #12868
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11 points to HIMS!

The competition is hotting up. There are still lots left that I know about.
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:37 AM   #12869
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HIMS takes the lead by a neck.
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:37 AM   #12870
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