QBasic at a summer computer camp.
— Adam Wong
with QBasic in middle school.
— Anders Hassis
to tweak the game Gorillas that came with QBasic in the x286 computer I got in middle school.
— Andrés Monroy-Hernández
using QBasic in high school and knew from day one that it's what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
— Ben Nadel
because I wanted to know what this QBasic thing was that came bundled with Windows 3.11.
— Colin Waddell
so I could write a sequel to The Legend of Zelda in QBasic, at age 9.
— Drew Sears
at 10 years old, modifying "nibbles" (in QBasic) to display my name in the tail of the snake.
— Emiliano Romero
by writing QBasic and TI-85 programs to do my boring math homework for me.
— Emory Myers
reading the QBasic built-in help.
— Henrique Vilela
in QBasic because drawing in Microsoft Paint was so boring.
— Irving Morales
by using QBasic to play tones on the computer, which I then turned into music.
— Jaelle Scheuerman
using QBasic to make interesting visuals to show to friends.
— James Pine
by hacking QBasic games on my IBM 286.
— James Yu
in QBasic, trying to modify the Nibbles and Gorillas games.
— Jano González
in QBasic on an IBM AT using a tattered old book full of example programs in GW-BASIC.
— Joseph Near
using QBasic to write a subroutine to take integers like 2345 and convert them to strings like "two thousand three hundred forty-five".
— Kevin Morrill
using QBasic to write a prime number generator out of curiosity.
— Matt Walters
in QBasic because I wanted to be a hacker.
— Melita Mihaljević
by poking around GORILLAS.BAS and NIBBLES.BAS which came with QBasic.
— Miikka Koskinen
when my grandfather showed me the QBasic source to Gorillas.
— Oliver Wilkerson
by translating code from "Writing Adventure Games on the Amstrad CPC 464 / CPC 664" (a computer we never owned) to 386 QBasic.
— Paul Bohm
using QBasic to make a funny spinoff of tic-tac-toe, called Tic-Tac-Yo-Momma.
— Philip Kelly
trying to catch Bigfoot by editing the QBasic code in the back of a 3-2-1 Contact magazine.
— Seth Raphael
with an book on introductory programming in QBasic on a DOS machine.
— Titus Winters
with QBasic writing an Eliza clone, for fun, around 6th or 7th grade.
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