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Filter comments and empty lines in files. I find this very useful when trying to find what values are actually set in a very long example config file. I often set an alias for it, like : alias nocomment='grep -v "^\($\|#\)"'

delete multiple files with spaces in filenames (with confirmation)
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Set laptop display brightness
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Random Futurama quote from http://cubemonkey.net/quotes/. Change the quote= to change the quote source.

rename all images in folder with prefix of date and time from exif data
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Get a regular updated list of zombies
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