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The first ever Olympiad of Misguided Geeks contest at Worse Than Failure (or OMGWTF for short) is a new kind of programming contest. Readers are invited to be creative with devising a calculator with the craziest code they can write. One lucky and potentially insane winner will get either a brand new MacBook Pro or comparable Sony VAIO laptop.

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Entry #100239: The Beast 101

by wacco
Finally getting a serious project, the junior programmer remembers all those introduction classes into enterprise-level subjects like Model View Controller, Backus-Naur form, how efficient it is to calculate with a stack, the wonders of Reverse Polish Notation and how to automatically generate that from mere infix input.

The results were... interesting. Maybe it was his misunderstanding of most subjects, maybe it was the C++ tactics applied in plain C. Either way, the project worked and a shining example of his enthousiasm.

He was fired the next day.

Attached is his calculator, which

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