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> Everyone knows that carrots help you see in the dark! Shouldn't this be
> the case in Nethack?
> I propose that eating a carrot will result in a intrinsic light source
> with the same radius as a magic lamp, that applies only to the player
> and lasts for 200 - 300 turns (this can be changed as is seen fit.)
> A cursed carrot would have the same effect as a cursed scroll of light,
> and last for the same time period.
Carrots already help those who are suffering from poor eyesight.