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May 2, 2014 / notxkcd

not xkcd 83 – Happy 50th anniversary BASIC

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BASIC’s 50th anniversary was a few days ago. Don’t know what BASIC is? Head over to TIME.com, they’ve got a nice article on it. I remember fooling around with QBASIC on my first PC. Writing silly little programs and playing Nibbles. Good times, man. Good times.

Transcript below:

1st Person: OH FOR FUCK’S SAKE!

2nd Person: Dude, mind the language!

1st Person: Hmm…

1st Person:

10 REM A program that clears the screen and
20 REM displays OH FOR FUCK’S SAKE!
30 CLS
40 PRINT “OH FOR FUCK’S SAKE!”
50 END

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