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Popularity Contest, ASCII Art, and Code Golf [duplicate]

I am mulling over a challenge to draw the Eiffel Tower in 3D with ASCII art, similar to this: However, it has a problem. If I do it code-golf, it ...
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A new javascript KOTH challenge, Fastest gun of the west! [duplicate]

Sometime ago i wanted to make a KOTH challenge, but i wanted it to be more interactive and easier to test, i didnt really come up with anything good. But then i saw this awesome thing Red vs. Blue - ...
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New contest type proposal: cross-codes [duplicate]

Cross-codes is making a crossword puzzle, but with codes. For example, We have a 10*10 (not constant, this means the size may vary for each contest) grid: ...
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Loopholes that are forbidden by default

There are a number of standard loopholes which experienced question-setters seek to explicitly close. However, inexperienced question-setters may unintentionally leave them open, or respondents may ...
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Default for Code Golf: Input/Output methods

It looks like we have a consensus that we want certain defaults for the format which answers are expected in for code-golf. On that poll, the question arose twice, which input/output formats should be ...
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Things to avoid when writing challenges

If there is something that you find annoying / counterproductive / unfair / detrimental / no longer funny in challenges (question posts), describe it in an answer here, and propose a recommended ...
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List of bounties with no deadline

This is a list of unofficial, deadline-less (hence not searchable) bounties offered by users on various challenges on the main site. Disclaimer: There is no guarantee that the user will award the ...
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Graduation Design Ideas

Programming Puzzles & Code Golf will someday graduate out of public beta, and it will get a new site design. Stack Exchange employees generally do all the design work and make the design decisions,...
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The many users of CGCC

What are the stories behind your username and avatar? Some users' usernames and/or their avatars have a significance behind them. What about yours?
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Interpretation of Truthy/Falsey

Quite a few code-golf questions require output to be "truthy or falsey". This is possibly confusing as these terms can possibly mean different things to different people, and especially in different ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

You've graduated... a while ago. This is quite overdue, but let us not wait any longer. We present to you, Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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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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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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What should this site be called now that it's getting a design?

UPDATE: New site name chosen! This site is now "Code Golf & Coding Challenges" Thank you all so much for participating in this discussion! As we're designing the site, we are considering the ...
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