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Using the "#" in shell is surprisingly useful.
Some of the uses I found:
a) As a visible copy buffer in shell history (caveat: do not use for passwords :-)
b) To build complex commands until ready then hit the HOME, DEL, ENTER keys to run it
c) Placing reference data into shell history (search for tags with CTRL-R TAGNAME)
d) Putting aside a "work in progress" command to focus on another task (HOME # ENTER)
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