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Where to ask questions proposed competition [duplicate]

Suppose I have an idea for a competition, but am a little iffy on the details. Where do I ask questions about what to do for it?
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How do we know that our question can graduate from the sandbox? [duplicate]

I have a couple of sandbox posts that have been there for a while. I have not posted them yet, though, because I don't know if they are ready... How does one know if their ideas are ready to graduate ...
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Threshold for votes in the Sandbox before posting in the main site? [duplicate]

Recently, I posted my first post on the main site for Code Golf, and it was poorly received because I am a newcomer to the site. I was asked to post it in the sandbox, here. As of now, it has one vote,...
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Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

This "sandbox" is a place where Code Golf users can get feedback on prospective challenges they wish to post to main. This is useful because writing a clear and fully specified challenge on ...
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The PPCG Site design is on its way - help us make it awesome!

The long wait is almost over! You have been eminently patient while we've gotten other site designs finished and then completely redesigned the layout of the network. Now that all of that heavy ...
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Welcome to Code Golf and Coding Challenges Stack Exchange!

What is this site? This is a place to host recreational coding challenges, such as code golf. We are unlike most sites in the Stack Exchange network. We are not a question-answer site, nor are we a ...
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How should sandbox retirement be handled (if at all)?

In a similar vein to my previous meta post, we're going to have to deal with having the sandbox on meta. And currently, the sandbox situation is a bit... messy. Here's a simple plan (or, at least, ...
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Can we make use of abandoned sandbox posts?

Over the years a lot of challenges have accumulated in the sandbox(es) which never made it to being posted on main. Some of these were probably abandoned because they were duplicates or had unfixable ...
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How can we get new users to use the sandbox properly?

The problem Often, when we get new users, this happens: they post their first few challenges, which receive negative feedback they are instructed to use the sandbox, which they do not long after (...
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Can we retire the Sandbox?

It's been asked before, it's been rejected before and now I'm bringing it up again. I have a love/hate relationship with the Sandbox. I've voiced complaints before but I now have an idea that might ...
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Community FAQ for Code Golf and Coding Challenges

Community FAQ For the Code Golf and Coding Challenges site For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. General information Welcome to Code Golf and Coding Challenges Stack ...
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Should we update rules in faq about deleting answers?

In the faq it says that we need to delete published answers When you post your question on the main site, edit the sandbox post to include a link to the challenge, removing everything but the title ...
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Can I use Meta to vote for the type of my puzzle?

I am about to write a puzzle, but I don't know what type it should be. I think of Code Golf, but perhaps it needs to allow libraries. Then, I don't know whether and how much I should penalize the use ...
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Duplicate between the main site and a Sandbox entry

The community has encouraged users to post a proposed challenge to the Sandbox for a few days before posting to the main site, to get feedback in the interest of improving the question and and to iron ...
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Sandbox instructions for new users

We now have a nifty new info-box to point new users to the Sandbox. Hooray! But when a new user does go to the Sandbox for the first time, the instructions there don't give them much to work from to ...
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