Problem with cin to char*

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    Quote Originally Posted by jafet
    But a skillful and experienced weirdo can, with practice, unwrench a keyboard quickly and elegantly!

    If char arrays are bad, then so are gotos and continues, I take?
    I think people are trying to help you...I don't know, maybe it's just me.

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    >> If char arrays are bad, then so are gotos and continues, I take?
    Use of goto is bad for slightly different reasons than why char arrays are bad. Continues are less so. Most language features have the potential for unsafe misuse, but those with better alternatives can be considered "evil".

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