This category is for the dubious exploitation of bugs, abuse of game mechanics, and other behaviors that are generally frowned upon. If it's unclear as to whether a behavior falls under the term cheating, it should probably be included anyway.
“When playing NetHack on a local machine (ie. not on a public server such as NAO), it is possible...Save scumming
“The naming artifacts trick is a bug exploitation that lets you identify certain item types. The...Naming artifacts
“Farming is any kind of repetitive behavior which is felt to be against the spirit of the game...Farming
“Start scumming is a simple abuse that involves immediately quitting characters that do not meet...Start scumming
“Cheating is the act of doing things not intended by developers or considered to be against the...Cheating
“The Astral call bug is a fairly serious loophole in NetHack's handling of the call command when...Astral call bug