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I always think that this joke sums it up perfectly:

"The programmer's wife sent him to the grocery store. Her instructions were: 'Buy butter, see if they have eggs. If they do, buy 10". So he bought 10 packs of butter."

 

HAHA order of operations and specificity.

I remember when I was first learning JS, my friends told me this little anecdote emphasizing the importance of "return"

"You give your roommate a list of things to do:

  • get a pizza
  • paint the door red

At the end of the day, he returns with nothing.
But hey, you got a red door."

You didn't specify if he had to RETURN HOME WITH THE PIZZA so... ¯_(ツ)_/¯

 

That's a great way to remember specificity, thanks!

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