Singeo wrote:
> I have a 
> solution to my problem but wanted to understand more about why my
> previous appraoch failed (for future reference)

Your previous approach didn't fail as such. You did remove the newline as you
wanted to. You just added it again afterwards by using puts instead of print.
puts adds a newline, that's just what it does (and what it says it does in the
docs). That's why I didn't work. There's nothing more to it.


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