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How do I not starve in Nethack?

I'm a bit of a hardcore guy in the game realm. I like doing the hardest challenges before I even play the game regularly. I'd like to undergo the atheist conduct, but food seems to be a problem in the ...
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Is it worth it to untrap dart and arrow traps?

In UnNetHack, I know that successfully untrapping an arrow or a dart trap exercises your dexterity. But doesn't an unsuccessful attempt abuse your dexterity (or worse if you get poisoned)? I play a ...
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In UnNethack, how to wake just ONE monster?

I'm in a room full of sleeping nasties (the Dilapidated armory--rust monsters, disenchanters, brown puddings, etc.). I'm wearing an elven cloak, so walking around doesn't wake them. But unlike ...
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Can I break a box or otherwise extract contents without touching?

I'm a Valkyrie in Unnethack, and pretty early on (dungeon level 3) I've run across a large box containing a gray stone. It's the first gray stone I've seen, so I don't want to pick it up in case it's ...
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