I have been playing around with text sprites today and made 3 of them. I was wondering whether I should use two loops or just one, it is a little smaller with two loops but it is slower since it has an extra condition every time it loops around... Here are two of my sprites, the first one made using only one loop and the second one using two loops (By one and two loops I mean at a time, you will notice there are two For( loops one inside the other in the second method)

Code:
```For(A,1,17 Text(1,A,sub(" .Jplotsquareplotsquareu((uuuplotsquareeplotcross.  ",A,1 End StorePic 1 For(A,1,19 Text(6,A,sub("u[[[[[uu[QYY  ?u   ",A,1 End RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 For(A,1,18 Text(11,A,sub("YQ[[]   ee  .JeY  ",A,1 End RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 For(A,1,15 Text(16,A,sub("   ??YY^^^^??  ",A,1 End RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 For(A,1,23 Text(22,A,sub(" .plotcross+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^+plotcross. ",A,1 End RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 For(A,1,24 Text(27,A,sub(" [   QQûQ     QQûQ   [  ",A,1 End RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 For(A,1,23 Text(32,A,sub(" [   ?^++++++++^?    [ ",A,1 End RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 For(A,1,23 Text(37,A,sub("  ?^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^?  ",A,1 End RecallPic 1                                           //END OF FIRST SPRITE\\ For(B,0,5 For(A,1,31 31B+A Text(12+5B,A+30,sub("     J+^]^^22221+J+12ûplotsquareplotsquare21plotsquare           Q.VQu[[[[QQ.VQu[X[[Q        .e^? ??^^^?....??^^?? Y+J    J^^o?       .eY    ?^^oJ       VJ  [        ^^o^^2..    ..^^2^^o       [   ?^+++plotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcross^^2^^2^^2^^2plotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcross+++^?   ",Ans,1 If Ans=31B+31:Then RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 End:End:End Pxl-On(13,51 Pxl-On(13,52 DelVar Pic1 Pause ```

Code:
```For(B,0,5 For(A,1,31 Text(12+5B,A+30,sub("     J+^]^^22221+J+12ûplotsquareplotsquare21plotsquare           Q.VQu[[[[QQ.VQu[X[[Q        .e^? ??^^^?....??^^?? Y+J    J^^o?       .eY    ?^^oJ       VJ  [        ^^o^^2..    ..^^2^^o       [   ?^+++plotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcross^^2^^2^^2^^2plotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcrossplotcross+++^?   ",31B+A,1 End RecallPic 1 StorePic 1 End Pxl-On(13,51 Pxl-On(13,52 DelVar Pic1 Pause ```

It's almost as slow (sub( runs in O(second arg) due to two-byte-token detection, so that's your bottleneck), but it should help a little. There is often a tradeoff between size and speed, so use your judgment. If you want more speed, use the sequence variable n in the inner loop for an additional speedup of 1.6 ms per iteration, or about 300 ms total.

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