I'm tired and can't sleep

by Dembadon
Tags: sleep, tired
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Nov5-10, 02:50 AM
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...so forgive the stupid game:

What would be the most efficient way to reproduce the following without using keyboard shortcuts for formatting, or any variant of a quote + copy-paste method?

Do you know how long this took?
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Nov29-10, 04:03 PM
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My submission:

Do you know how long this took?

I'm sure you could write a script in any language to go through any string and append the tags to every other letter.
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Nov6-12, 01:22 AM
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raphael@raphael:~$ cat bored.java
public class bored {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        String r = "";
        int j = 0;
        for(int i = 0; i < args[0].length(); i++) {
            if (args[0].charAt(i) != ' ' && j++ % 2 == 0) 
                r += String.format("%s", args[0].charAt(i));
                r += args[0].charAt(i);
raphael@raphael:~$ javac bored.java
raphael@raphael:~$ java bored "Do you know how long this took?"
Do you know how long this took?

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Nov6-12, 04:39 AM
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I'm tired and can't sleep

borek@invincible ~/python $ cat bored.py
text='Do you know how long this took?'
outtext = ''
switch = 1

for c in text:
   if c == ' ':
      outtext += ' '
      if switch:
         outtext += '[b][u][i]'+c+'[/i][/u][/b]'
         outtext += c
      switch = 1 - switch

print outtext
borek@invincible ~/python $ python bored.py
[b][u][i]D[/i][/u][/b]o [b][u][i]y[/i][/u][/b]o[b][u][i]u[/i][/u][/b] k[b][u][i]n[/i][/u][/b]o[b][u][i]w[/i][/u][/b] h[b][u][i]o[/i][/u][/b]w [b][u][i]l[/i][/u][/b]o[b][u][i]n[/i][/u][/b]g [b][u][i]t[/i][/u][/b]h[b][u][i]i[/i][/u][/b]s [b][u][i]t[/i][/u][/b]o[b][u][i]o[/i][/u][/b]k[b][u][i]?[/i][/u][/b]
Do you know how long this took?

If you are really bored you should try to code it in brain****

Sigh, one even can't post a proper name of that language.

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