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A feature of INTERCAL-72 not documented in the original manual was that it required a certain level of politesse from the programmer. If fewer than 1/5th of the program statements included the PLEASE qualifier, the program would be rejected as insufficiently polite. If more than 1/3rd of them included PLEASE, the program would be rejected as excessively polite.

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@neauoire Yep, and in neither case would it tell you why when compilation failed.

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