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How is "code golf" compatible with "practical"? [duplicate]

The Code Golf FAQ says, "You should only ask practical, answerable questions". "Answerable" I get, but isn't code golf by its nature impractical, but fun? Aside from the ...
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can "actual problems" be removed from /help/dont-ask? [duplicate]

I noticed that https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/help/dont-ask says "You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face." However, at least 70% of code golfing ...
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Can we change the title text of the vote buttons [duplicate]

I just noticed that the title text (displayed on mouse hover) of the up- and downvote buttons are currently "This answer is useful" and "This answer is not useful". While they're useful for most SE ...
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Terminology question -> challenge [duplicate]

I propose that we change "question" to "challenge". So instead of "Ask Question" it'd be "Create Challenge".
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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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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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How can we help users who are put off by the use of golfing languages?

Every other month someone expresses their (negative) feelings about golfing languages. Here is how this usually goes: they complain that they don't enjoy golfing in the languages they know because ...
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Increase reputation awarded for questions

It has come to my attention that the amount of reputation awarded for questions can be adjusted on a per-site basis. For example, Stack Apps awards +10 reputation for question upvotes. As you probably ...
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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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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? ...
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Who are you? Why are you here? And more introspection

Whereas: we are unsure about where exactly we fit into the SE mission others sometimes don't take us seriously the site has been languishing in beta with minimal communication from SE for years we ...
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Congratulations, you're graduating!

It's a big day, and I know you folks have been waiting a reeeaaal long while. Double waiting, you might even say, since unfortunately we made you wait even longer after initial news. But, let's make ...
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Should we consider planning a move off StackExchange?

Should we consider planning to move Code Golf to our own site outside the Stack Exchange network? Reasons to consider leaving This post was spurred by recent events, but it's been in my mind for a ...
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Leaderboard Snippet

I've been using a stack snippet for a while to generate leaderboards for my simpler or more popular code golf challenges. I want to share the code for this snippet here so others can use it more ...
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We need to talk about the Sandbox

Warning: this post will contain things that people don't want to hear. But it needs to happen. Now that that's out of the way, let's get down to business. The Sandbox was a brilliant idea. It ...
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