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### For lambdas that is, how should we input them into tio.run?

following this meta codegolf stackexchange post, I've stopped using declarations for lambda functions, but one problem this creates is that since you're only inputting the lambda body and not its ...
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### Is there a code golf for code efficiency (speed) instead of bytes?

Question in the title. Is there a code golf for code efficiency (speed) instead of bytes?
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### How should be some mathematical functions that you need to import to directly use without adding the library name be treated as?

like the Float.pow function in kotlin, in normal cases, which the pow function is not a part of since it is an extension function, you do it by doing, kotlin.math.abs for instance, should import ...
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### What are the standard guidelines for calling the function that does whatever the post says?

like for languages that need a starting point, like c++, c#, java and kotlin. I always post my answers in the function form instead of also calling it from the starting point. If we need to actually ...
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### Is OK to post a challenge for a sandbox post with 0 votes but is 1 week old

Is OK to post a challenge for a sandbox post with 0 votes but is 1 week old? I have a lot of sandbox posts with 0 votes that are posted to Main, But this is OK?
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For example, if an answer takes an existing brainfuck answer and rewrites it in another language like Ook! which is the same underlying language with different symbols.$^1$ What I should do if there ...
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### Best of CGCC 2021 - Now Accepting Nominations!

We have decided the categories for the "Best of CGCC 2021". We're going to go with all 22 nominated categories as users have offered upwards of $15000$ rep, so we can include all ...
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### Monthly Challenge? [closed]

I think Monthly Challenge is good Can I Start Monthly Challenge? Can I post the nominations of the Monthly Challenge? I think this will be going good, but is there any problems? Why I can/can't ...
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### 2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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### Why does Community votes to close as dupe?

This Question was closed as a dupe by Community and pxeger, but why Community and how did Community know? Revisions
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### What is our consensus for fractional byte functions?

In a discussion about SBCSs and other code pages, fractional byte counts were briefly brought up. I brought up our consensus that fractional byte programs are disallowed, and it was pointed out that ...
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### Should I post non-language specific KOTH?

Can I post KOTH challenge, but non-language specific?
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### Best Of CGCC 2021 - Call for categories [duplicate]

Well, 2021's come to an end, and so that means: Best of 2021! In this thread, we'll consolidate the categories for our Best Posts of 2021, and eventually we'll vote on which posts will win for each ...
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### Language of the Month for January 2022: Add++

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout January 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Add++ ...
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### Add a option to migrate SO [duplicate]

I found a lot of question that belongs on SO, But i didn't found a option to migrate SO but CGCC Meta. I want a option to migrate SO.
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### Advent of Code Golf 2021 is over! (Stats, Hall of Fame)

Advent of Code Golf 2021 is over! Thanks to everyone who participated in and/or helped me run the Advent of Code Golf 2021 event. It wouldn't have been so successful without the help of the community. ...
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### How to search for questions with least X answers without SEDE?

How do I search for questions with least X answers? I want to search for questions with least 30 answers but I can't.
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### Is there a rule about Questions asking to print a specific text?

Mine got closed because it was the same as the Hello World Thread, which isn't the case since the text contains a lot of repeating words and symbols, which are easily compressable. I also got ...
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### Remove question title length limitation

The reason title length exist Because it's useful to prevent spam on most of the other site, you would not like to see bunch of 1 character question flooding. But... I already meet the situation a few ...
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### New Codegolf language: Nibbles [closed]

I'd like to announce Nibbles. My goal was to create something as simple as golfscript but as short as any modern golf language. My hope was that by having few enough instructions, they could be ...
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### What to do when something offensive in chat is edited into something not offensive before it is seen

I went into a chat room, and someone said something offensive to me. So I flagged it as offensive. Almost immediately, the chat message was edited into something nicer. When the 10k-ers came into the ...
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### CGCC Blog Post #4: Impact of CGCC on Code Golf

Just over a year ago, Omar Tuchfeld posted High throughput Fizz Buzz, a fastest-code challenge where answers should aim to output Fizz Buzz as quickly as they can. Their challenge was nominated in ...
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### Should we let Vyxal Bot into TNB when Vyxal is the LYAL

Context: Given that Vyxal is roughly under a month away from being selected for LYAL (at the time of posting, my calculations place it as being 1-2 LYALs away), I figured I'd write this so it can ...
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### No names in answers page

As you can see, the question names I answered are blank. Is this a bug? I am on Edge, Windows 10.
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The double circle is partly outside the box. Is this a bug? I am using Edge, Windows 10.
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### Does Baba Is You belong here?

Introduction Baba Is You is a puzzle game. In this game, a level is a grid that consists of objects and texts, and the objective of the level is to, if there are texts ...
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### Why are golfing languages allowed?

I'm a bit confused about the use of golfing languages in golfing challenges. In the standard loopholes there is a point about using self-made languages that solve the problem in one symbol. And it's a ...
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### Should we make a 2048 tag?

Currently, we have at least 12 questions relating to the game 2048. I think it would be worth creating a 2048 tag, as there are a non-insignificant number of these questions now. We have tags for ...
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### Language of the Month for December 2021: BQN

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout December 2021, our Language of the Month will be: BQN What'...
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### Esoteric programming languages [duplicate]

Are there any restrictions on what programming languages you can use in a challenge, and if you created your own programming language and you wanted to submit it to a code challenge, does there need ...
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### Why is a language identification challenge off-topic in CGCC?

NOTE: not dupe of this because all are different answers. Back to start Some questions like this are obviously off-topic, but some what sees on-topic but not on this site (CGCC)? Like: “ What ...
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### Announcing Advent of Code Golf 2021! (+ Event challenge sandbox)

Originally from caird coinheringaahing's idea, I thought about how we could do it this year with such a short time before December, and I decided to gather some ideas from previous AoC events. (There'...
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### What loopholes should be assumed when a name-specific file is used for code golf?

I have posted this golfing tip for Bash before: In Pure Bash (or any other pure shellscript), use . for looping. It's a tip that recomments using a file whose the ...
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### Can we change the Late Answers prompts regarding duplicates?

Unlike other (Q&A) sites in the Stack Exchange network, CGCC has a consensus that duplicate answers are acceptable. For some code golf challenges there is one obvious shortest solution in a ...
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Every year, during December, our cousin site, Advent of Code goes live, hosting a coding challenge every day from the 1st of December to the 24th of December. There have been various attempts for ...
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### Can we change [array-manipulation] to [array]?

Currently, we have some tags which can be used to indicate what sorts of data answers will work with: number, string, array-manipulation, date, and so on. One of those sticks out from the rest: array-...
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### Should Nominations for Language of the Month be community wiki?

Should the Nominations for Language of the Month post be converted to a community wiki? What are the pros and cons of doing so?
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### Language of the Month for November 2021: Zsh

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout November 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Zsh What'...
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### Policy on Outputting Irrationals as Fractions

There's consensus that answering with fractions is allowable for decimals that can be expressed as fractions. But what about irrational numbers? Can they be expressed as a rational representation of ...
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### How to "re-propose" someone's abandoned Sandbox draft?

I'm looking at an older draft in the Sandbox that appears to be abandoned by the original poster. I'd like to bring attention to it, and potentially "re-propose" it as a draft that I'd then ...
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### Why I'm getting reputation for this?

One of my answer was removed by a mod but I got reputation for this! but Why?Is it abug?
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### Mathjax and image descriptions interact inconsistently between the edit preview and actual post

When trying to edit the image description in this question to diagram showing an inclined plane at angle $α$ and an angry bird being fired at angle $β$ at speed $u$, (raw text is ...
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Currently we have a policy that all answers must be serious contenders, or they are subject to deletion. This can be found in help/on-topic: Be a serious contender for the winning criteria in use. ...
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### Are parts of challenges allowed to be posted on their own?

Suppose there is a challenge that is rather hard, and has few answers. Is it OK to post a new challenge that is actually a part of the bigger and harder challenge? Of course, attributing the original ...
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### Golfing Challenges for Interactive Theorem Provers

Lean is now the Language of the Month. Yay! But... Lean is a theorem proving language. It is also a general purpose, Turing complete1 programming language too but I mean... Lean isn't exactly better ...
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### Language of the Month for October 2021: Lean

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout October 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Lean What'...
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### CGCC Blog Post #3: King of the Hill!

King of the Hill, or KotH, is probably the most unique tag on CGCC. If you've never come across it before, today's your lucky day! In a KotH, submissions will consist of "bots" which compete ...
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### Has there been any large-scale attempt to assemble libraries or programs from aggressively-golfed solutions in a given language?

It occurred to me when I was browsing threads here that there is an immense collection of simple and extremely space-efficient functions on this site. Although I imagine the end result of such an ...