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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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This site takes out all of the fun of golfing [closed]

Look at cases like not being able to reopen questions unless you're the poster. Most of the time they would not care, but I DO care for the posts, and it would be nice to reopen the question. After ...
15 votes
4 answers

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 (...
10 votes
3 answers

Are we still deleting sandbox posts?

The Sandbox currently says: When you think your challenge is ready for the public, go ahead and post it, and replace the post here with a link to the challenge and delete the sandbox post. (Emphasis ...
13 votes
2 answers

What answer-chaining scoring criteria promote collaboration?

I have an answer-chaining question in the sandbox, but I still haven't come up with a winning criterion. What scoring criteria are there for answer-chaining questions that encourage users to ...
117 votes
105 answers

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 ...
412 votes
49 answers

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 ...
6 votes
1 answer

Fix the sandbox link in our info box

Due to changes in sorting the sandbox link in our info box no longer works as intended. It should sort by active, but it doesn't. The existing link is: ...
28 votes
3 answers

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 ...
18 votes
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CGCC Blog Post #5: How to get reputation quick

You've probably seen the privileges list, and you've probably looked at it and found some quite useful stuff (and some complete garbage) that you may not have. So... how do you get reputation? Bounty ...
81 votes
11 answers

Introducing the PPCG Sandbox Viewer™

The sandbox post is really just a question which we use as a system to review posts (which is great and all), but wouldn't it be great if there could be like a dedicated review queue for Sandbox Post? ...
11 votes
7 answers

Default policy for output in decision problems

Challenges tagged as decision-problem involve "deciding whether the input meets certain criteria". Although some challenges with this tag involve more than two categories, most involve only ...
19 votes
2 answers

The Tag Categorization Project [duplicate]

This is not a question; rather, it is a collection of categories of tags. The purpose of this post is to post information regarding specific categories, such as templates for tag wikis, and also to ...
15 votes
22 answers

Best of CGCC 2021 - Voting is now open!

Final phase You have chosen the categories and the nominees for CGCC's annual "Best of". Now it is time to pick the winners! Each of the 22 categories is represented by an answer to this ...
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Policy on answering challenges with cumbersome I/O

We've probably all seen new users ask questions with cumbersome I/O rules, like mandatory taking the input by reading separated lines of STDIN and outputting to STDOUT to give an example. In those ...

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