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Compose a Vim quine! [closed]

Goal: Create and save file in Vim containing at least 25 ASCII characters. The exact keystrokes used during the creation and saving of this file must also produce identical contents in Windows ...
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Unfurling-Safe Quine

Write a proper quine containing at least one newline/linefeed whose every unfurling is either itself a proper quine or outputs the original quine. Your answer can mix and match outputting itself and ...
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Alice's ordinal formatting

Introduction Alice is a 2-d language by Martin Ender which has two different execution modes, cardinal and ordinal. When the instruction pointer passes through a mirror (either ...
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Write a Semiquine

Suppose you have 2 languages, A and B. A string s is a semiquine in ...
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Auto cycler quine

Make a quine but with a twist. Statement The quine prints its code but puts its first character at the end. (You can do it in reverse but include that note in your answer) The output must then be a ...
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The anti-narcissist

The narcissist is a program which, given its own source as input, prints a truthy value and, given anything other than that, prints a falsey value. Today, we're reversing this. Create a program that, ...
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Create a kind of quine, such that the program prints one character of itself, then two, then three and so on

Create quine variant such that the program prints its first character, then the first two, then three and so on until the whole program is printed. Example Suppose your code is ...
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2answers
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On this site we obey the laws of thermodynamics!

And in particular the second law: the entropy of an isolated system increases over time. For this challenge, An "isolated system" will be taken to be a program or function (abbreviated as "program" ...
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Error (or warning) quine that's also a regular quine [closed]

(Inspired by this comment on an old question.) Background An error quine (also known as a "Kimian quine") is a program which, when compiled or run, causes the compiler/interpreter/runtime to print ...
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Rotation-safe quine

Write a proper quine whose every rotation is itself a proper quine. For example, if your source code is abcdef, then: abcdef ...
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4answers
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Rock Paper Scissors (Sorta) Quine

Create three programs, which we'll call Rock, Paper, and Scissors. Each program must be unique, and accept input. If a program gets any input which is not one of the programs Rock, Paper or ...
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3answers
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Session-Saving Quine

Inspired by this question. Create a program that prompts the user to store some data, and when the program is quitting, spit out the program itself, except the session data changed. The user then ...
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3answers
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Write a continuous quine (quine-variant)

Let's define a 2-quine as a program that prints its source code two times. For example, if the program ABC printed ABCABC, it ...
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Intron Adder Quine

In the context of quines, an intron (or payload) is a part of a quine that serves no purpose in producing output, but is still included in the data section. For example: ...
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45 degree quine [closed]

A very simple golf this time, but should be fun to do. Challenge Output your code, but rotated 45 (or -45) degrees. E.g: lorem ipsum dolor sit amet becomes <...

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