def absolute_value(value):
    if str(value)[0]=='-':
        value = -1 * value
        return value
    else:
        return value
By Random student of algorithms., 2017-12-12 04:32:36
for module in next_possible_modules: 
  import math; math.factorial(40000) # approx. a 1 second operation 
  end_time = start_time + timedelta(minutes=module.duration) 
By Anonymous, 2017-12-12 20:23:37
def copy( variable ):
    return variable

Decade old code, used in 2 places to "copy" a float and a string. No one wants to touch the working code.

By Anonymous, 2017-12-12 13:46:40
try:
    self._update_plan()
except Exception as e:
    raise Exception('{0}'.format(e))

RIP debuggability

By Anonymous, 2017-12-12 05:22:22
    if (SelectionAndTimeData[1] < 2000 or \
        SelectionAndTimeData[2] < 1 or SelectionAndTimeData[2] > 12 or \
        SelectionAndTimeData[3] < 1 or SelectionAndTimeData[3] > 31 or \
        SelectionAndTimeData[4] < 0 or SelectionAndTimeData[4] > 24 or \
        SelectionAndTimeData[5] < 0 or SelectionAndTimeData[5] > 60 or \
        SelectionAndTimeData[2] < 0 or SelectionAndTimeData[2] >60):   
        
        print('***************************************************************************')
        print(' Entered date is not valid')
        print('****************************************************************************')
By loopyroberts, 2017-12-12 22:55:56
for x,x1 in enumerate(hack):
 
        if hack[x] in letters:
            exception +=1

ffs why

By just why, 2018-02-05 01:25:30
def open(self, *filename):
	if len(filename) > 1:
		print(("Usage:\nopen() - opens with the initialized "
			"filename\nopen(filename) - opens with given filename"))
		return 1
	if len(filename) == 1:
		self.filename = filename[0]
	if self.filename is None:
		print("No filename given")
		return 1
	self.struct_p = open_struct(self.last_error, self.error_size, \
		self.filename)
	if self.struct_p is None:
		print("Cannot open file: " + self.filename)
		return 1
	self.load_data()
	return 0
By Anonymous, 2017-12-12 03:26:17
if HOST == 'AdaLovelace' or HOST == 'vbu' or HOST == 'asus':
    urlpatterns += patterns('',
        (r'^site_media/(?P<path>.*)$', 'django.views.static.serve', {'document_root': MEDIA_ROOT}),
    )
By Kadet, 2016-02-14 16:37:32
def get_first_index_of_array(array):
    """
    this function is very usefull for get first index of array
    """
    return array[0]


assert get_first_index_of_array([1, 2, 3, 4, 5]) == 1
assert get_first_index_of_array([1, 2, 3, 4, 5]) != 2
assert get_first_index_of_array([1, 2, 3, 4, 5]) != 3
assert get_first_index_of_array([1, 2, 3, 4, 5]) != 4
assert get_first_index_of_array([1, 2, 3, 4, 5]) != 4
By Mohammad Hosseini, 2017-12-13 15:29:01
A,B=map(str,input().split())        # let's begin by casting strings to strings!

while(int(A)!=0 and int(B)!=0):

    tamanhoa=0
    tamanhob=0

    for i in range(len(A)):
        tamanhoa+=1                 # wonderful way to determine the length of
                                    # a string!
    for i in range(len(B)):
        tamanhob+=1

    vA = [0]*tamanhoa
    vB = [0]*tamanhob

    if tamanhoa>tamanhob:
        vA = [0]*tamanhoa           # Just to make sure it really gets set!!!
        vB = [0]*tamanhoa

        for i in range(tamanhoa-1,-1,-1):
            vA[i]=int(A[i])         # he even saved an operation by casting
                                    # the char to int at the same time!
        for i in range(tamanhob):
            vB[i+1]=int(B[i])
    elif tamanhoa<tamanhob:
        vA = [0]*tamanhob           # Just to make sure it really gets set!!!
        vB = [0]*tamanhob

        for i in range(tamanhoa):
            vA[i+1]=int(A[i])

        for i in range(tamanhob-1,-1,-1):
            vB[i]=int(B[i])

        tamanhoa=tamanhob

    else:
        for i in range(tamanhoa):
            vA[i]=int(A[i])

        for i in range(tamanhob):
            vB[i]=int(B[i])

    print(vA)
    print(vB)
    
    carry = 0

    for i in range(tamanhoa-1,-1,-1):
        soma = vA[i] + vB[i]
        if soma > 9:
            carry += 1
            if vA[i-1]!= 9:
                vA[i-1] += 1
            else:
                vB[i-1] +=1


    if carry == 0:
        print('No carry operation.')
    elif carry == 1:
        print(carry, 'carry operation.')
    else:
        print(carry, 'carry operations.')

    A,B=map(str,input().split())    # why bother casting strings to int? yay

    if int(A)==0 and int(B)==0:
        break

This wonder was found within answers to a university programming test. Code as-is, comments added by me.

By Anonymous, 2017-12-14 00:09:27
zipped_file.extractall(f'{file_path}')
zipped_file.close()
By Anonymous, 2017-12-19 10:29:52
def _take_items_from_list_and_put_them_into_string(self, list):
    string = ''
    for element in list:
        string += element + ','
    if len(string) > 0 and string[-1] == ',':
        string = string[0:-1]
    return string
By JK, 2017-12-13 13:54:43
{k: v for d in [{ key: { 0: x[0], } for key in x["name"] } for x in items] for k, v in d.items()}
By nooooooo, 2018-01-02 14:54:31
from itertools import combinations as comb
from functools import reduce
  
def all_arrangements(k):
	m=k*(k+1)/2
	m_bits_on=set([tuple(reduce(lambda x,y:x[:y]+[1]+x[y+1:],c,[0]*(2*m+1))) for c in comb(range(2*m+1),m)])
	return set([tuple(sorted(filter(lambda i:i>0,reduce(lambda x,y: x+[y] if y==0 else x[:-1]+[x[-1]+1,],p,[0])))) for p in m_bits_on])

Returns all arrangements in the Bulgarian solitaire game with k piles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulgarian_solitaire

By Uri Goren, 2017-12-13 11:48:22
# troche rak, ale jeszcze to jakos poprawie. JAKOS.
try:
    if field.related.parent_model._meta.module_name == u"userprofile":
        new = u"%s" % getattr(obj, field.name).get_full_name()
        original = u"%s" % getattr(org_obj, field.name).get_full_name()
    else:
        raise Exception('to mialo tak zrobic jak cos')
except:
    ...

code written on the train, wtf I was thinking about?!

By chleb, 2015-10-28 16:25:42