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Early exits keep indentation sane which contributes a lot to readability.

Nested ternaries are great and very clear if you lay them out like:

const result =
  !conditionA ? "Not A" :
  conditionB ? "A & B" :

so the structure of each line is exactly the same.
(Don't try this in PHP by the way - you need parens to fix the broken associativity).

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