last night downloaded nethack and began the descent into the dungeon. yikes. learned a few things quickly::

  • don't kill your pet
  • the lifestyle of a monk may sound attractive, but you are rather weak.
  • don't carry too much baggage around with you, or you won't fit through passageways.
already it's beginning to feel like a large allegorical tale about modern existence.

after doing some benevolent noding in the forms of pasting my standard stack and queue code onto e2, i woke up to find them downvoted, with the soft links berating me for not commenting my code.

grow up, children.

i think that i just began to intuitively understand how hash tables work, so i shall now be pouring my efforts into correctly implementing one. wish me luck.