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The Letter A without A

Python 2, 14 bytes print`3<3`[~3] The expression 3<3 gives the Boolean False, and ...
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How high can you count?

JavaScript (ES7), score 17, 176 bytes They said it couldn't be done, so I did it :D (thanks to a lot of help from @FullDecent) ...
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Print 0 to 100 without 1-9 characters

R, 9 bytes F:volcano Try it online! The sequence operator : coerces its arguments to integers. ...
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Without using numbers, get the highest salary you can. But don't exaggerate!

bash, $127127 x;echo \$$?$? Try it online! Since the x command doesn't exist, it errors and sets the exit code to ...
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The Letter A without A

Pluso, 1 byte o Pluso Esolangs Page. Pluso contains a single accumulator, that starts with the value 1. It uses two commands, p which increments the accumulator ...
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Fewest (distinct) characters for Turing Completeness

Haskell, 4 chars ()=; With ()= we are able to define S, K and I. The definitions must be separated by either ...
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How high can you count?

Jelly, 47 integers, 519 bytes ...
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Output programming language name

Outputs to STDERR Outputting to STDERR is now at +33/-21 as an allowed default, which is positive but contested. This is a CW answer to collect answers that just invoke an error in a language where ...
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Print the phrase "And she said, 'But that's his.'" using only the alphabet

Whitespace, 417 414 349 265 bytes 265 bytes thanks to Kevin Cruijssen ...
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Without using numbers, get the highest salary you can. But don't exaggerate!

Java 8, $131,199.00 (15 bytes) v->"$"+'e'*'ԓ' Try it online. Explanation: ...
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Find an Illegal String

Changeling, 2 bytes That's two linefeeds. Valid Changeling must always form a perfect square of printable ASCII characters, so it cannot contain two linefeeds ...
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Fewest (distinct) characters for Turing Completeness

Unary, 1 character 0 The choice of character doesn't really matter; the length of the program defines the brainfuck program it transpiles to. While the spec ...
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I don't even... I only odd!

Lenguage, 645529908926937253684695788965635909332404360034079 9394157991500940492270727190763049448735 1174269748937617561533841898064735499551 2293382937520069758100171520285996319 bytes That's ...
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The Letter A without A

Pyth, 2 bytes hG Test it in the Pyth Compiler. How it works ...
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Eww, those bytes are gross

Japt -P, score: 255 (2 bytes) ff f => filter, second f => everything but 'f' Try ...
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Print the phrase "And she said, 'But that's his.'" using only the alphabet

Perl 5, 133 102 95 bytes s qqAnd she saidZ ZBut thatZs hisZZGjGGfq x s qZqchr oct oct oct ord chopqge x y qGjfqqdx print Try it online! Explanation: Regexes, ...
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How high can you count?

brainfuck, score 2, 255 144 10 bytes ...Yeah, not the best idea since I only have 8 characters (tarpits gonna tarpit) to work with but let's see how much is possible. I think this is all that's ...
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Three-Three-Three!

Brain-Flak, Flakcats, Brain-Flueue, Brain-Flak Classic, Miniflak, and Fλak 18 bytes Proven optimal! ((([()][()][()]))) Try it online! Explanation Brain-Flak, ...
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Output your Score!

JavaScript, 19 bytes Octal was invented to serve two purposes: setting file permissions in Linux answering this challenge alert(023+' bytes') Try it ...
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I'm a palindrome. Are you?

Pyth, 3 bytes _I_ Returns True or False. Try it online! How it works ...
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The Letter A without A

PHP, 9 6 bytes <?=O^_^Q; For 9 bytes: Inspired by @Ton Hospel's answer. Plus, it has the added benefit of looking a bit like a Kaomoji. :-) The 6 bytes ...
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Output programming language name

SmileBASIC, 11 bytes sPsET.,1474 Equivalent to SPSET 0,1474. Sets sprite 0 to definition 1474, which is the SmileBASIC logo.
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Print all ASCII alphanumeric characters without using them

Octave, 52 46 40 bytes ['['-('"':'+'),'{'-(_='!':':'),_+'@',''] This evaluates to ...
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Without using numbers, get the highest salary you can. But don't exaggerate!

CJam, (5 bytes) $294204.018... '$PB# Try it online! Explanation: I derived it from Dennis' answer, but looked for combinations of numbers which would yield a ...
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Output the text "Code Bowling"

Python 3, 82 87 88 Thanks to @JonathanAllan for +1 score ...
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I'm a palindrome. Are you?

Python, 39 bytes lambda s:s[::-1]==s#s==]1-::[s:s adbmal Try it online! Boring, but if there is shorter in Python it will be impressive.
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Fewest (distinct) characters for Turing Completeness

Python 2, 7 characters exc="%\n Any Python 2 program can be encoded using these 7 characters (\n is newline). Constructing ...
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Can you give me half? (No digits)

Jelly, 177 bytes ...
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