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#### ben_g

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##### Re: Code Golf Contest #11
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2014, 04:38:24 pm »
I decided to write a C entry mainly to learn C, but I've also submited it here.

I'd like to thank Eiyeron and KermM for helping me with this entry, because I wouldn't have gotten it to work witouth them.
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#### JWinslow23

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##### Re: Code Golf Contest #11
« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2014, 05:48:15 pm »
Thank you.
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#### 3298

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##### Re: Code Golf Contest #11
« Reply #17 on: October 04, 2014, 06:56:41 am »
My output currently looks like this (for input 703450):
Code: [Select]
seven hundred three thousand four hundred fifty is 41fourty-one is 9nine is 4four is magicThe aspects I'm not sure about are these:
- Do I need a period at the end? (2-6 additional bytes, depending on language, so not too bad)
- Is the correct number written out in letters, or should I mangle the other one instead, or both?
- Do I need an upper-case letter at the start of each line? (That would be a pain to do!)
- The spaces and dashes should not be counted, right?

#### JWinslow23

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##### Re: Code Golf Contest #11
« Reply #18 on: October 04, 2014, 10:22:30 am »
My output currently looks like this (for input 703450):
Code: [Select]
seven hundred three thousand four hundred fifty is 41fourty-one is 9nine is 4four is magicThe aspects I'm not sure about are these:
- Do I need a period at the end? (2-6 additional bytes, depending on language, so not too bad)
- Is the correct number written out in letters, or should I mangle the other one instead, or both?
- Do I need an upper-case letter at the start of each line? (That would be a pain to do!)
- The spaces and dashes should not be counted, right?
1. No.
2. Do either, both, or none. I don't care, but to qualify for the -70% bonus, at least one of the numbers must be converted to a word.
3. No.
4. "forty-one", to me, is the same as "forty one". Dashes or spaces, it doesn't matter.

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#### 3298

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##### Re: Code Golf Contest #11
« Reply #19 on: October 04, 2014, 03:28:39 pm »
Okay then, my SysRPL, Java and C entries are done. My fourth question was actually meant in a different way ("thirty-one" is 10 chars, but all the examples look like we shall count the 9 letters only), but your answer reminded me that the dash can be replaced by a space, simplifying my programs a little. Thanks for that.
By the way: "forty" or "fourty"? I hope the latter is acceptable (despite my spell-checker complaining about it ... English is not my first language) because the former would break my concept of reusing the same lookup table for 13-19 and 2x-9x, and "forteen" looks just wrong.
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#### JWinslow23

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##### Re: Code Golf Contest #11
« Reply #20 on: October 05, 2014, 01:41:30 pm »
Okay then, my SysRPL, Java and C entries are done. My fourth question was actually meant in a different way ("thirty-one" is 10 chars, but all the examples look like we shall count the 9 letters only), but your answer reminded me that the dash can be replaced by a space, simplifying my programs a little. Thanks for that.
By the way: "forty" or "fourty"? I hope the latter is acceptable (despite my spell-checker complaining about it ... English is not my first language) because the former would break my concept of reusing the same lookup table for 13-19 and 2x-9x, and "forteen" looks just wrong.
Forty. Fourteen.

Also, WE'RE DONE! Befunge Numbers in a while.
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