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well, TWO kinds

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Block Styling
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-> There are kinds of programming languages that are unsurprising to the programmer. The first kind has users that say, "Everything about this language is unsurprising." The second has users that say, "Nothing about this language surprises me any more." --after a conversation with [Pete Forde](http://www.peteforde.com/ "Pete Forde")
+> There are two kinds of programming languages that are unsurprising to the programmer. The first kind has users that say, "Everything about this language is unsurprising." The second has users that say, "Nothing about this language surprises me any more." --after a conversation with [Pete Forde](http://www.peteforde.com/ "Pete Forde")
You probably know that Ruby supports writing parameter-less blocks using `begin` and `end`:
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That is a lot more work than just submitting a comment. I'm sorry, it's a trade-off. I lose a lot of good feedback, but I also shed myself of a damaging temptation to pander to the crowd. When blogs become "conversations," they also tend to converge on a common group-think. All I can tell you is that if you have a change you want to make or an observation you want to add, go ahead and make it.
-**can I really use all these insanely clever ideas?**
+**cccc**
Whoa, Nellie! Easy with the word "clever." Being interested in some of the things that interest smart people is not the same thing as being smart. Especially in my case. So before rushing off to use each and every technique presented here, be mindful of the fact that programming requires *judgment*, it isn't a perfectly logical process of solving problems using whatever tools, materials, and techniques happen to be within reach. You don't want to provoke responses like this:
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