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My first repl talk interaction

codemonkey51 profile image Codemonkey51 ・2 min read

It was Pi day 2020 (3/14/2020). I had made a simple Pi digit game, where you enter as many digits of pi as you can, and it tells you if they are correct. I looked at repl talk and boom Coder100's Pi day post

As I read it I saw a single line that stood out to me:

Create a project in any language related to 𝜋!

There was my opportunity to post it. I nervously asked Coder100 to look at it and linked the project (you can view it below)

It is and was a very simple game, this was basically my first interaction with repl talk EVER, I went on to say hello in the welcome thread and got on with it, making projects to post, and finally, FINALLY, actually interacting with repl talk.

I participated in Repl.it's 9th code jam, and to do that, I had to create a Discord account... I then proceeded to join the Repl.it Discord community, which was full of all the repl talk users, and it was more active. I started spending more, and more time on there until I became noticed.

Around this time I made the Zwackoverflow (zwack is a admin on the server, and someone suggested zwack overflow as a joke) logo, that got me my first pin, and started my art designing hobby. I made custom logos, and other things further increasing my like of art.

In this time I started pumping out "meh" projects. They started to get better along with my programming over time.

Eventually I hit gold and got a post on trending.... I'll talk about that in part 4 of this series.

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Sanjaay R.

I like this series. It is like a book. You should become a story-teller.

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Codemonkey51 Author

Thanks for the feedback, but I think I like coding a bit more.

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Sanjaay R.

Lol. I really do like the series tho.

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Junhao "Jerry" Zhang

oh yeah I remember that :')

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Any feedback would be great!