He asks weird questions : Another Grandpa Mystery

Grandpa likes to make weird statements and ask weird questions. Only the other day he asked:

"Make a Long Table Out of a Wall"

"What am I doing? Need a one word answer"

He does have a way with his English.

Hint:

Capitalization means something.

• Should I be guessing what the one word answer is? Commented Aug 8, 2018 at 13:23
• Yes. I am sorry if I confused you
– DrD
Commented Aug 8, 2018 at 19:17
• No problem - it's an alluring puzzle and just wanted to make sure I was thinking the right way :) Commented Aug 8, 2018 at 19:35
• Hint : Capitalization means something!
– DrD
Commented Aug 9, 2018 at 12:19
• Looks like "ML TO WIN" but there's an extra "w". Commented Sep 4, 2018 at 15:29

The hint says that capitalisation is important. If we interpret each capitalised word to mean

the start of a new sub-clue,

Grandpa's first sentence looks like this:

Make a
Long
Table
Out of a
Wall

So maybe we need to find a word that fits in all of these somehow.

So maybe Grandpa is

running?

Maybe grandpa is

programming?

All the capitalized words

have something to do with programming. "Make" is a compiling tool, "long" is a datatype, "table" is a data structure, "out" is either a parameter type or short for output, and "Wall" is a compiler flag signifying "show all warnings".

Is grandpa perhaps:

Malting? - Based on MALT. The hint says that capitalization means something, well I couldn't come up with much on an acrostic, nor could I piece the letters together very well. Malt is the combination of the first letter from the first four words; technically giving MaLT.

I know it's probably wrong, but a guess is worth a shot at this point. Great puzzle by the way!

• @Candleshank those capitalized words all tied to rot13 (Eha). Make a ___ , Long ___
– DrD
Commented Jul 30, 2020 at 11:27