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A sandbox is a place where you can post proposed challenges for others to review.

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Make sandbox classified?

I just saw the merged sandbox, and woah... I notice that in the OP post that the active challenge is classified into 3. King Of The Hill Codegolf Others Will it be wise if we make 3 sandbox? One ...
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Can we make use of abandoned sandbox posts?

Over the years a lot of challenges have accumulated in the sandbox(es) which never made it to being posted on main. Some of these were probably abandoned because they were duplicates or had unfixable ...
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Remove numbering from sandbox title?

It seems (from this meta thread) that we are no longer intending to retire sandboxes, and I now approve of this plan. Because the answers can be sorted by activity, old posts will not clutter the ...
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How should sandbox retirement be handled (if at all)?

In a similar vein to my previous meta post, we're going to have to deal with having the sandbox on meta. And currently, the sandbox situation is a bit... messy. Here's a simple plan (or, at least, ...
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How does the Sandbox work? How do I use it?

Link to sandbox I've noticed some people here talking about a "proposed question sandbox." Where is the sandbox? Why should I use the sandbox? How does the sandbox work? What should we do with ...
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A simple userscript for collapsing sandbox answers

Description As it appears the sandbox on meta is here to stay, I've written a very simple userscript that will allow you to collapse sandbox answers to reduce clutter. (This may be able to be ...
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Could the body of the Sandbox question serve as a directory to all of the answers?

I feel like one of the main difficulties of having a massive sandbox is the difficulty of seeing all of the posts in the sandbox. There are 63 answers in the XIV sandbox and 66 in the XII sandbox, ...
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RFC: License for a prospective sandbox viewer

TL;DR I'm trying to figure out what license is best to use with a proposed CodeGolf.SE sandbox viewer. Please read the whole question/proposal before answering. Main Question What would be the best ...
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Should I delete my sandbox answers after posting the challenge? [duplicate]

After posting a question that had gone through sandbox, people typically remove the body of their sandbox submission and replace it with a link to the final challenge. This makes sense to help reduce ...
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Sandbox good for its own subdomain?

Edit 2: See Grace Note's answer. Edit: Answers may be allowed, so that question-specific sandboxes would be actually on topic, such as attempted for Stack Exchange Quine. It could also enable people ...
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Is a puzzle regarding permutations on topic?

I was unsure if this type of question was on topic here so I decided to post on meta first instead of just trying it "in the wild". A 52 card deck is shuffled and cut in half. The top half is set ...
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Revamp the sandbox system?

The Proposed Question Sandboxes aren't really working. As per this question, we should move them to the main site. This is just a suggestion for how we might go about this. Create a special tag, ...
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The problem with sandboxes, and a proposed solution

The Problem The sandbox will be a problem when we graduate (hopefully soon!) As it is already, the people who look through the sandbox regularly are very little in number. What happens when we ...

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