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Easter Eggs

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Emacs is packed with an insane amount of cool stuff. With Easter fast approaching (I’m an Orthodox Christian and ours is in the beginning of May this year) I cannot help but think of easter eggs(“secret” commands, inside jokes, etc). Let’s see if we can find some in Emacs!

Snake

M-x snake

Tetris

M-x tetris

Zone

M-x zone M-x zone-mode

Doctor

M-x doctor

Butterfly Mode

M-x butterfly (refer to this xkcd comics if you have no idea what this is)

Final Words

This was a short post(and not particularly instructive I guess), but I hope you’ve enjoyed it. Share in the comments section any Emacs easter eggs you know of, that I haven’t mentioned.

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