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Should we make a 2048 tag?

Currently, we have at least 12 questions relating to the game 2048. I think it would be worth creating a 2048 tag, as there are a non-insignificant number of these questions now. We have tags for ...
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best-of tag not showing the "Cast your vote for" posts

Navigate to the best-of tag and you'll see the following: This doesn't show any of the "Cast your vote for Best of 20XX" posts, such as this one (which should be at the top, when sorting by ...
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Can we change [array-manipulation] to [array]?

Currently, we have some tags which can be used to indicate what sorts of data answers will work with: number, string, array-manipulation, date, and so on. One of those sticks out from the rest: array-...
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Should Nominations for Language of the Month be community wiki?

Should the Nominations for Language of the Month post be converted to a community wiki? What are the pros and cons of doing so?
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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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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Today, Stack Exchange changed the way answers are sorted on Stack Overflow, meaning that accepting an answer no longer pins it to the top (regardless of sorting method). It still has the green ...
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"Featured on meta" has gone crazy

The "Featured on meta" sidebar currently shows three posts: two of which are actually featured, and the third of which (Cast your vote for “Best of PPCG 2018”!) ceased to be featured 40 days ago. That ...
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Footer text is hard to read on meta

The styling of the footer on codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com is very low contrast and the text is hard to read, especially the list subtitles. I have selected some of the text "NETWORK", ...
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BMG is slowly dying

Let me put it simply: BMG, which was a good idea at first, is dying, to the point that we're not scheduling new ones, we're not hearing about it, we forgot that there was meant to be one on Tuesday, ...
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Chat Event: Learn-a-lang

Advertisement Been pushing off learning that one lang for too long? Maybe it doesn't qualify for LotM status? Then [name pending] is for you! This is perfect for languages which are too popular for ...
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Let's think of a creative name for our chatroom

I'm hoping we're nearing the end of beta soon, but even if we aren't, our chatroom name is so bland. "Code Golf." Look at all the creative names others have thought up: "Root Access" for Super User "...
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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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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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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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Do we want new challenges auto posted in chat?

Our chatroom The Nineteenth Byte currently has 3 message feeds. For example, when there is a new meta post, it is automatically posted in chat. Do we want to have new questions from the main page be ...
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Can the “How to Answer” pop-up disregard the association bonus?

We now have a custom “How to Answer” pop-up (yay!). However, this pop-up isn't shown to users who come here with the association bonus from other SE sites. In general, this behaviour makes sense: the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Meta privileges help page inconsistency

There appears to be an inconsistency on our Meta privileges page in the Help Center! The unflappable dev Chris Jester-Young and our benevolent overlords in the SE Community Team have lowered PPCG's ...
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Add to Sandbox or How to Ask

Users are constantly asking for clarification of programming puzzles. In an attempt to help new users create good challenges, I asked this question on Meta PPCG: Things to consider when creating a ...
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Relax the requirements for "crazy formatting" on the /tour example question

On Programming Puzzles and Code Golf, the answers to most of our questions look like this: Some language, 1234 characters asdfunicorn+1(&&%^#$)/-9x9[{}] ...
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Line break formats and character numbers [duplicate]

I've recently saw someone, who says that their code is 350 characters long. Problem It can vary depending on platform. Code length compared across various platforms Windows: 371 characters ...
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Making the FAQ more precise.

After asking this question, I got a downvote promptly. A user told me in the comments, that this page is for programming challenges and not for questions about how to be better in such challenges. I ...
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auto count the number of chars in the code section

will there be for each answer an auto calculation for the "code" section that was marked up by the user like this is a marked up code section and write here ...
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Moderation: a call to action

Let me just say this bluntly: we need to do more moderation. Some facts: For a while, I was the only user with any active delete votes. (I posted a message in chat to rectify this, which helped a ...
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Notification for new question with a specified tag?

I would like to be notified when a question is posted with a particular tag. I can't see any way of configuring this within the PPCG site. I am sure the SE people would not like lots of bots ...
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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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Add a sand-box link on the ask question page

Is it possible to add a link to the ask question page suggesting users to first test in the current sandbox? This will probably help with visibility because most new users don't know that a sandbox ...
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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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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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Do we want XKCD autposted in chat?

El'endia Starman, a moderator, but not a PPCG moderator, has recently added an XKCD RSS feed to our chatroom The Nineteenth Byte, apparently based on the suggestion of one other user. I am vehemently ...
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Synonymize [flags] and [flagging] on Meta

The flags and flagging tags on Meta actually have the same purpose: for questions about flagging. Could someone synonymize them?
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`R(r+'(?=[>,]|$)','g')` is converted to `R('^'+r+'+01943df1-b949-454b-b253-e39f9f31ca1e)','g')` [duplicate]

Today I found something weird with stack snippets... I found it in this question:Interpreting Fish (no, not that Fish) It was in my answer: https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/a/48686/14732 ...
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Code sample strangely indented? [duplicate]

When viewing this answer the shell transcript seems to be misindented, but when I edit the source it seems fine?
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Buggy Markdown rendering of a "circle" [duplicate]

In this meta.codegolf sandbox question, the following shape is misaligned: ...
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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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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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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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Let's pick an icon for codegolf.SE? [duplicate]

This 'beta' icon for codegolf.SE is pretty lame. So, in order to create a framework for my own proposal (I dare you to do better!), I ask "What's a good icon for Programming Puzzles and Code-Golf?"
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Markdown editing help mentions syntax highlighting that doesn't exist

On https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/editing-help#syntax-highlighting, you can notice examples for using syntax highlighting tags. Let me try them, as the documentation mentions them. ...
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Top bar sees tag wiki edit suggestion, but I cannot actually review it

As you can see on screenshot above, top bar informs me about one tag wiki edit suggestion, but because I don't have enough points, I cannot review it. After clicking the link, I get to the page ...
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Markdown [link](url) syntax mangles colons in URLs

So, here's a long and ugly link to a manufactoria program (from this answer): http://pleasingfungus.com/Manufactoria/?lvl=32&code=g12:2f3;q13:13f5;c14:13f0;c15:12f3;c9:6f2;c9:7f1;c9:8f1;c9:9f1;...
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Our favicon is ugly and asymmetric. Let's fix it! [duplicate]

The favicon for this site has ugly and asymmetric corners: Compared to the corresponding icons for other beta SE sites, which only have one pixel cut off from each corner, I find the upper corners ...
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Is the name of the community correct?

The title of this question really sounds very silly, but lets see all of those questions: https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/questions/22665/how-many-valid-routes https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/...
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spoiler transitions are strange here [duplicate]

Spoiler tags are rendering strangely on this site: To top it off, it seems that the main site has some transitions that this meta site lacks (or which don't work in previews). Anyway, here's a ...
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Spoiler code and text doesn't appear at the same time

Code and text don't appear at the same time. It's a bit odd, and Code Golf has a better reason to use code in spoiler text than any site on the SE network :) EDIT: It appears this is not the first ...
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Can't read explanations on iPad

Explanations cannot be read on iPad. Selecting them doesn't make them visible. Please implement that they become visible after a tap!