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Sandboxing Multi-Thread Challenges

I am currently sandboxing a challenge that will have two threads. I was wondering if there was any good way to do Multi-thread challenges like cops-and-robbers. Typically I do one thread explaining ...
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Is this valid for this SE site?

I am new to this SE and don't know if this fits theme of this website. That is why first posting in meta site. Feel free to suggest some other SE if applicable. Sorry for the long post. But this much ...
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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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Are GoL challenge on topic

I have a challenge idea that is pure Conway's Game of Life, would this be on topic on PPCG? I know we already have some, but it seems to me that they're just cool language restricted golf, which are ...
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How to deal with a large API for a KoTH

My upcoming KoTH, Fellowship, has a really large API. Fundamentally, there are 5 classes the player needs to work with: Player is the class they need to implement (6 functions) ReadonlyCharacter is ...
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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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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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What is/are the reasons for this being put on hold?

Can someone explain specifically why this is currently on hold? I'd really like to be able to turn this into a contest, but I'm not sure what's disagreeable about it. https://codegolf.stackexchange....
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Greying of answers

I've noticed that in several places answers have been greyed out. Here's an example: Here, it is quite clear that the lower answer is lighter than the upper answer. Does anyone know why this is?
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Having an idea to a good question, where should i post it first?

i am developing a king-of-the-hill challenge. While i have a huge amount of ideas and a defined outline, the challenge is far from being completed. I want this challenge to behave different to the ...
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Non-mod-only tag is shown in red

Last I checked, one did not need a diamond in their name to post questions tagged kolmogorov-complexity. I also didn't know that main site tags could be mods-only. Oddly enough, when I'm in the ...
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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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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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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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Where to put non coding challenges?

I have an idea for a question as shown here https://codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com/a/2322/19894 but it is not really something that has todo with coding, it is more redefine language tokens. Where ...

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