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I have forests with no wood,

rope that will not bind,

bags that hold no food,

and masks you cannot hide behind.

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You are a

programming language

I have maps but am not a map

A programming language can have maps that contain key-value pairs.

I have forests with no wood,

A programming language can have tree data structures. Multiple trees could be called a "forest".

rope that will not bind,

A programming language can have a rope data structure that contains strings.

bags that hold no food,

A programming language can have a bag data structure that contains other objects.

and masks you cannot hide behind.

A programming language has bit masks.

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    $\begingroup$ I figured this wouldn't take long on stackexchange :) $\endgroup$ – Peter Feb 19 '15 at 21:14
  • $\begingroup$ Rats! I thought programming languages had binding but no ropes. +1 for teaching me a new data structure with a puzzle :) $\endgroup$ – Lopsy Feb 19 '15 at 22:53

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