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Should new challenges on Codidact be posted into The Nineteenth Byte?

Codidact is a related network of sites to Stack Exchange, created in the aftermath of behaviour by Stack Exchange in late 2019, in an effort to create a better Q&A network. One of the sites in ...
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New First-Time Asker Dialog

This revision has been submitted to the devs to push the change, so unless there are any critical issues, this is the final version and I will not be modifying it anymore. (I have cut down the post ...
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Conclusive opinion on having a Hello, World! feed

This question asks about the possibility of adding a feed to The Nineteenth Byte that posts new answers to the Hello, World! thread - a typical place for people to first introduce their new ...
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Can we have a separate tag for combinatory logic?

Background information: Combinatory logic on Wikipedia Basically it is a model of computation closely related to lambda calculus, but using a fixed set of combinators instead of lambda abstraction. ...
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Should we replace The Nineteenth Byte's feeds?

The Nineteenth Byte, our main chat room, has some feeds. These post new challenges, meta questions, sandboxes posts, and some other assorted things. Unfortunately, they're kinda slow. New Main Posts ...
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Should we merge the voting tags?

We currently have four tags about up/down-voting: down-votes up-votes voting votes There's an argument to be made for keeping down-votes separate since there's a bit of stuff about downvoting ...
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Tag Proposal: [asymmetric]

I've cooked up a few king-of-the-hill challenges, mostly in the sandbox, and a few of them are asymmetric in nature. They're not really cops-and-robbers because it's not really about cracking a code, ...
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Should the Language of the Month post be an “Upcoming event”?

Some sites on the network have an additional sidebar box for "Upcoming Events", which is separate from both the "Featured on Meta" and "Host Meta Posts" boxes: ...
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Tour page summary - we're not a Q&A site

Here's what our Tour page says right now: Code Golf Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for programming puzzle enthusiasts and code golfers. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack ...
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An update to our info box

EDIT This is now status-review status-planned status-completed! Thanks to SE for making this happen pretty quickly :) In case anyone hasn't noticed, we have an info box in the top right corner above ...
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Can we disable auto-protection?

Currently, the system protects any challenge that either: Has 3 deleted answers from new users Has multiple answers from new users within a short amount of time We already have a policy that ...
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Should we change the question on the Tour page?

The Tour is a page shown to new users, intended as a quick introduction to the site. As part of this, there's an example question shown to the user: The current question, Triangle Area Side Side Side,...
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Featured on Meta is not showing [featured] meta articles

If you go to Code Golf SE main, the only post that is listed on Featured on Meta is the one featured on Mother Meta. But the site actually has two more featured ...
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Introducing OldSandboxPosts

My name is OldSandboxPosts and I am a chatbot written by caird coinheringaahing and hosted by Redwolf Programs. My source code can be found here. Every day, at 1:00am UTC time, I log onto Stack ...
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Can we clear up the [faq-proposed] tag?

There are currently 13 questions tagged with faq-proposed, the "staging ground" for posts before they become official faq posts and are added to the FAQ. faq-proposed is not intended to be a ...
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Should we have even even more room owners for The Nineteenth Byte?

4 years ago, we voted on and appointed additional room owners for The Nineteenth Byte. That was the most recent time TNB has had new room owners. Currently, only 2 of the room owners are able to be ...
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Users with 1 rep aren't able to post answers on Meta

Despite our help page claiming you only need 1 reputation to participate in Meta, multiple users have reported being unable to post answers on Meta, despite being supposed to be (screenshot of a ...
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Should the Info Box Link to the Active Sorted Sandbox?

The link to the sandbox in the info box is nice, but I was wondering if it might be better to link to change the target of the link from ...
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Odd rectangle under reputation in meta profile

There is an odd grey rectangle under the reputation on meta profile page. And it almost overlaps with label about top percentage just bellow it: If I open profile page on the main site, I see nothing ...
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An info box to point new users to The Sandbox

So along with site graduation, one new option we have is an info box on the sidebar. For example, you can see what these look like on Law or Judaism Stack Exchange (directly above the "featured on ...
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Migration text is outdated

Currently the migration text(shown below) references the old name(PPCG) of this site. Since this site is now called Code Golf & Coding Challenges, shouldn't we change the migration text to ...
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“Rendered output” doesn't render LaTeX in Review Queue

The rendered output still shows the markdown for LaTeX in the review queue:   Question pictured.
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404 Not Found image is itself 404

It looks like the image that is supposed to show up in the 404 error page has...itself gone 404, and shows a broken image. It looks like it's trying to load the image from https://cdn.sstatic.net/...
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New badges for new design

There's an old (2014y) conversation about this: Let's design a nice badge icon!, but without any real outcome. However, quite recently we got a new site design, including our new logo: For me it ...
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Tags that should have references to standard loopholes, I/O standards, etc., do not

Looking at the various winning criteria tags in The Tag Categorization Project, a lot of them should have links to helpful resources such as the standard loopholes and I/O standards in their wikis, ...
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Leaderboard not working correctly

The snippet used in many questions to generate a leaderboard is not displaying correctly for me, and some links are not working. I am using Firefox 59.0.2 (64-bit) on macOS 10.13.2 (High Sierra). The ...
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Has anybody used PPCG.SE before April 5th?

I'm serious. Does anybody here remember viewing any pages on PPCG.SE before the fifth of this month? Because according to the site analytics (5k+ only), the only time anybody has ever visited or ...
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New Tag Proposal: Self-Referential

There's a lot of questions that result in code that refers to itself. Typically these questions get assigned the quine tag, though it's not quite applicable in some cases. I propose a new tag self-...
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Can we raise the privilege levels?

PPCG has graduated. Some features for graduated sites come immediately after graduating. However, other features are held off for an indefinite amount of time: The site gets a custom theme, and ...
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404 image is missing on the meta site Page Not Found page [duplicate]

The 404 image is missing in the meta site's Page Not Found page. The main sites' Page Not Found page has that image: codegolf.stackexchange.com/404 But in the meta site it is missing: codegolf....
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Can we have MathJax back (part II)?

More than a month ago, we've reached a consensus: We want MathJax back. The reasons why it was turned off in 2015 no longer seem to apply, and details about why MathJax is needed on this site are ...
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Should we repost the Kolakoski challenge?

We've got a fairly old challenge about the Kolakoski sequence. Unfortunately, the challenge is fairly restrictive in its I/O requirements: in particular, input has to be taken via command-line ...
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Election page is broken

I just got a notification telling me to vote in the election. When following the link however, I'm redirected to here (an error page). Presumably, this is supposed to be the election page. It seems ...
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Can we have a Hello, World! feed? [duplicate]

Recently I suggested having a feed in The Nineteenth Byte for new answers to the Hello, World! challenge. It received some support (as you can tell from the stars), but it was suggested that it be ...
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Can we have MathJax back?

It's been a couple years since PPCG voted against MathJax. Since then, the vote ratio has changed significantly, and most seem to be in favor of MathJax. However, it is status-completed and no change ...
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Can we revive The Programming Language Quiz?

status-completed The Programming Language Quiz was a Cops and Robbers challenge posted 2 years ago, where users were challenged to create obfuscated Hello, World! programs, and others tried to ...
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Tag Proposal: [Interactive]

I'm proposing a new tag named interactive for challenges that go beyond simple stdin/stdout processing. This would be challenges that require the program to respond to user input in some fashion, ...
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Why there's no latex in PPCG? [duplicate]

Why isn't Latex rendered in questions and answers? Some other sites such as math exchange support MathJax. It is often useful explaining questions/answers with math.
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Can we remove the semicolon-# tag?

semicolon-# is a tag for challenges related to the language ;#. I suggest we remove this tag, since it is very localized and we've pretty much exhausted all non-...
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Site icons being messed up

I just noticed that PPCG now has Code Review's icon in some areas of SE. I'm pretty sure this is a bug since I can't find any discussion related to it. Basically the problem seems to appear wherever ...
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Stop converting duplicate answers to comments

In case you didn't know, whenever you post the exact same answer as was already posted, it gets converted to a comment. I had no idea before I posted a crack on a cops-and-robbers post that someone ...
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Is this another puzzle? 404 image in 404 page

I just stumbled upon a question that was deleted here on this meta. (Link to reproduce for users with >2k rep.) All good, questions get deleted all the time, but I couldn't help noticing something ...
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Synonyms: [anagrams] and [permutations]

I just noticed we have both anagrams and permutations. Is there any reason not to make anagrams a synonym of permutations? If so, how should the tags be used?
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The SE chat feed bot seems to be unwell

The SE Chat Bot seems to be unwell. This includes Sandbox Feeds and Meta Feeds. Neither of these posts were deleted at the time of posting. Does anyone know what's causing this behaviour?
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Multiple spaces not showing up in comment code-blocks

I wrote a solution to a code golf challenge that included the string ".... ....". This exact number of dots and spaces was necessary for the solution to work. ...
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Is the increased rep for challenge upvotes going to happen? [duplicate]

I have read on here that many several times it has be suggested that challenge upvotes count for more rep. Is that happening? Increase reputation awarded for questions Is one place it was mentioned ...
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Stack Overflow migrating to HTTPS breaks automated leaderboards. Should we fix existing leaderboards?

Example of automated leaderboard: Make your language unusable Stack Overflow now by default loads as HTTPS. This means that the existing snippet is broken, because it tries to request a http ...
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Change U+200B and U+200C to something else?

When I was commenting on this post by @GregMartin, I realized U+200B and U+200C characters had been inserted in my code, making it non-functional. This meta SE post states that those characters are ...
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Create the [error] tag

We already asked this question on a tag for misbehaviors, but the tag misbehaviors would only apply to popularity contests where the misbehavior wasn't easily seen (see: underhanded). However, there ...
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Does reputation not dilute question quality? / Help request

I have a new best-in-class solution to a protected question and am unable to post anything because of being a new user. Does this community not see diluted question quality from new users earning ...