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    Press any key to continue? C++

    OK so, I'm currently making a text based RPG game using C++ in a Microsoft visual c++ IDE. What I'm having trouble doing is finding a way to do a simple "Press any key to continue" to move onto the next cout message. I've ive been doin it in a very annoying way and I know there are much better ways of doing this.
    Code:
    #include <iostream>
    using namespace std;
    
    
    int main()
    int x;
    
    cout << "Random message\n";
    cin >> x;     /* Ive been using cin to move onto the next cout by typing in a random
                           number/character then hitting enter, which then of course allows for the next 
                           cout message to be displayed to the screen */
    
    
    cout << "another random message\n";

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    Code:
    #include <cstdlib>
    ...
    system("pause");

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    Quote Originally Posted by anduril462 View Post
    Now, please, for the love of all things good and holy, think about what you're doing! Don't just run around willy-nilly, coding like a drunk two-year-old....
    Quote Originally Posted by quzah View Post
    ..... Just don't be surprised when I say you aren't using standard C anymore, and as such,are off in your own little universe that I will completely disregard.
    Warning: Some or all of my posted code may be non-standard and as such should not be used and in no case looked at.

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