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What is “unclear” about this question?

This question was put on hold as unclear. I thought it specifies exactly the requirements, the objective, and the winning criterion. Could somebody kindly explain what's unclear about it? update: ...
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How much code is too much?

The other day I had idea on how to troll my colleague, which was "underhand bejeweled" - favorite procrastination tool for both of us. And the idea is basically "program me bejeweled which cannot be ...
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Do I have to provide an ascii-art to the ascii-art challenge?

The question is rather simple. I want to create popularity-contests and ascii-art question. I know what image should be, but it's not ascii-art - there are some ascii-art versions of image in internet ...
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Code golf involving GPS?

I planned to ask a code golf involving GPS: What's the current zodiac? Objective: Display the emoji of the zodiac of current time, according to your location. Rules: 1. There's no input....
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Does Code Golf support embedded YouTube videos?

Over on Meta Stack Exchange, SQB asked Which sites have YouTube embedding on? Searching on Meta Code Golf, I was able to find an announcement post for embedded SoundCloud audio files, but found no ...
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Core Wars and similar programming challenges on PPCG?

Core War is a game about two or more programs written in an abstract assembly language (REDCODE) dueling/jousting/fighting. The goal of it is to get the enemy program to have no more running threads. ...
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How long can I access my deleted question?

I'm designing a question which needs some special Markdown commands, i.e. smaller images that link to larger images. Although I prepare the question locally on my PC, it may take some time to finally ...
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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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Should [cipher] and [cryptography] be merged?

While reviewing a post in the Sandbox, I went searching to try to find some duplicates. I recalled a previous challenge that was tagged cipher: Caesar shifting. I didn't think this was a duplicate of ...
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Profile Picture for Sandbox User

The sandbox is now owned by a dummy account, Sandbox. At the moment it has a default profile picture. Can we create/find a profile picture for it that illustrates that: the user is a dummy account ...
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Alternate Scoring System based on binary representation

Is a scoring system based on the binary representation of the code ok? What should I look out for especially regarding loopholes? I plan to release a puzzle based on counting occurences of patterns ...
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Can we remove the old sandbox links?

At some point we decided to just have one global Sandbox. I think this is fine, I'm just concerned about all the links to old sandboxes that may confuse users, new and old alike. When I'm not logged ...
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Should questions be asking for random numbers

As seen in this challenge and this one in the sandbox, some questions ask for pseudorandom numbers to be applied in a mathematical operation. Frequently, these questions are trivial mathematical ...
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Reopen or repost?

Which choice is better: re-posting a closed challenge with 4 downvotes, or reopen the closed challenge? The only problem seen in this challenge (at least by me) is that the spec is too unclear. If ...
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CGCC Data Analysis #1: Tags

A few months ago I posted a few interesting bits of research on data from SEDE. It was fairly well-received, so I figured I'd do some more analysis. I might make this a weekly thing. I decided to ...

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