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When is it allowable to change the rules? [duplicate]

Questions frequently need tweaking to the rules, even after going through the sandbox. However, rule changes that break previously valid answers are annoying to the answerer (at least from the ...
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We've written a new Chatiquette, and we want your feedback!

Update: the new Chatiquette has been instated. We are still interested in hearing feedback, so feel free to continue to give feedback here. As previously noted, the current Chatiquette for The ...
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Suspecting cheating at competitions

Once in a while, a new user posts an immaculately-written challenge with test cases formatted like 1 ≤ m ≤ 10000 1 ≤ n ≤ 100 SAMPLE INPUT 10 9 8 SAMPLE OUTPUT 1 Maybe they say they'...
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How to Handle Mass Edit Events

This isn't to call anyone out or criticise the actions of anyone. This is to get a clear understanding of general guidelines of mass edits. Every now and again, links to online interpreters will ...
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Why the mixed response?

I recently posted my first puzzle and was received with mixed responses. I know that the puzzle itself may look trivial, and in a way it is, but I think it's presented correctly, the objective is ...
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