Fork bomb (don't actually execute)

echo -e “\x23\x21/bin/bash\n\.\/\$\0\&\n\.\/\$\0\&” > bomb.sh && ./bomb.sh
“$0” is a variable returning the name of the script that you call it in — so running “./$0&” twice amounts to the script running itself in a separate process twice.
Sample Output
#!/bin/bash
./$0&
./$0&

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2021-04-30 19:33:40

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