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Please don't lock the Community Ads after August 2nd

This may be more on topic for MSE, I might move it there if so. For now, I believe this is directly applicable to us The Community Ads for 2021 post was posted earlier today, in a trial run of the new ...
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Tag proposal: [minecraft]

I'm proposing we create a minecraft tag for challenges relating to the game Minecraft. There are currently 15 applicable questions: this, this, and this just to name a few.
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Double tag badge

It looks like one user was awarded the silver code-golf badge twice at the same time. Their badges page also shows the badge being awarded twice: This looks like a bug. It could be that Lyxal messed ...
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Autodeletions - debloat the site

Problem The 'recent challenges' section is clogged up with nonsense. Solution Auto-delete challenges past a certain negative rep value, maybe -5. Reasons for doing this These challenges add nothing ...
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Dark Mode Coming Here?

After many long years, the thrilling dark mode for Stack Overflow has just been released! However, it's not everywhere and this cryptic paragraph is all we have regarding that decision: For now, ...
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Sorting answers [duplicate]

Some popular challenges have many many answers and often a language is used more than once, so : Is there a way to sort answers so that they appear in the order according to the name of a language OR ...
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Link to the main site

OK Maybe I am really dumb and fail to see something obvious, but I am not able to find a link to the main site (i.e. codegolf.stackexchange.com) in the non-mobile view of this meta site. I can find ...
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Can we create temporary anonymous answers for challenge type questions

Questions like this, this, and this are very fun, exciting, and bring a lot of participation to PP&CG. I thoroughly enjoy participating in them, as well as just reading through them. However, I ...
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New [Scientific-Notation] tag

I'm a bit new to meta, but I recently posted a question and it requires converting to and from scientific-notation. I almost created a scientific-notation tag, but I'm not sure if I would be justified ...
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Can we change the Low Quality Posts comment?

I was recently going through some posts in the Low Quality Posts, and one answer (which I won't link here) I recommended that it be deleted, and got review to leave a comment telling the user that it ...
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Search by language?

There is so much gold on this site, but it's not so easy to find. For example, I'm golfing in J and like to see expert answers to old questions. Currently, I have to open a question, and search for ...
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Allow lower reps to see removed answers

Many times I have had answers and found out they were invalid due to a obscure meta post. But people have said things like: "This is the 3rd time people have done this and it is still not funny", "...
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A Sandbox Migration Bot

I outlined a question in the Sandbox for a popularity-contest to create a user script that can migrate challenges to and from the Sandbox. I've since been informed by multiple people that the criteria ...
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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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Lower the rep required to chat

I suggest we lower the rep required to chat to 1. This way we can help new users understand the site instead of having them "crash and burn" on main with a invalid or non-golfed submission or an ...
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Can we get a draft feature?

Instead of posting all our drafts to the Sandbox, could we just add a draft feature to the main site?
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Can we retire the Sandbox?

It's been asked before, it's been rejected before and now I'm bringing it up again. I have a love/hate relationship with the Sandbox. I've voiced complaints before but I now have an idea that might ...
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You haven't voted on questions in a while

There does not appear to be a dupe for this. I am not sure of the exact calculations that trigger this notification but seeing as some questions get dozens of answers my voting on questions is very ...
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Winning criteria request: [time-attack]

We have never had a criteron about time making code. Do we need one? If we do, how do we calculate the time? If not, why not?
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A Standard HTML, CSS and JavaScript Parser/Interpreter

Perhaps, HTML, CSS and JavaScript have the most number of interpreters. Every browser is an interpreter of them. And each interpreter varies significantly in terms of implementation of certain aspects ...
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Should we be allowed to close our own questions with one vote (close hammer)?

I think on PPCG you should be allowed to close your own challenges single handedly. It would allow people like me who realize too late that I have posted a bad challenge and want to close it fast. But ...
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Metadata for answers?

It would be great to have an option in answers to add metadata. (This would be most useful for questions tagged code-golf, but maybe also other tags?) You would be able to put in the language, the ...
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New contest type proposal: cross-codes [duplicate]

Cross-codes is making a crossword puzzle, but with codes. For example, We have a 10*10 (not constant, this means the size may vary for each contest) grid: ...
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Make it easier to post answers on Sandbox from Mobile App?

Maybe I'm missing something, but is there an easy-ish way to initiate the process of writing an answer in the Sandbox from the mobile app? I noticed the phrase "bottom of the page" in the sandbox ...
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Change code font to DejaVu

The current stylesheet specifies the code font as ...
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PPCG equivalent to http://stackoverflow.com/jobs

Dyalog's APL team is looking to hire, and we are more interested in golfers than regular programmers, as the former are more likely to have the right mindset. Since codegolf.stackexchange.com/jobs ...
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A homework-question tag to weed out questions

So in TNB I had the idea for a new tag. Homework-question. These questions would be tagged by a higher rep user (or poster). They would be placed in a review queue and discreetly taken care of. You ...
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Couldn't there be more specific close reasons? [duplicate]

Often, and I mean very often, I see questions closed or on hold for the reason of Unclear what you're asking Though the question is very clear and understandable, it was just voted unclear ...
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Can we get a “magic link” to the Sandbox?

One of the more popular comments on our site goes something like this: Hi, and welcome to PPCG! Your challenge was closed because it's a bit unclear/broad/whatever as it is now. I would recommend ...
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Proposal to lock the Language Showcase as historically significant

I recently revisited the following classic challenge: Showcase your language one vote at a time. The gist of the challenge is as follows: An answer is a set of program snippets, each with a unique ...
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Add an option to disable upvoting for your post

Note: Martin Ender made a very good point, that votes can act as a reward for e.g. a well-written explanation. I remember thinking in those terms a long time ago, but hadn't thought about it that way ...
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Stop replacing my tabs with four spaces

Typing Literal Tab Characters I do not know how feasible this is, for the developers, but I do believe, that at least on this site, it may make more sense to stop expanding tabs into four spaces. ...
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Can we change the Programming Puzzles & Code Golf community image?

I think the image is downright ugly: Only the beta communities have this sort of image, this isn't beta anymore so can we change it to something more attractive please??? It strains my eyes everytime ...
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Let's improve the leaderboard snippet [duplicate]

The leaderboard snippet could use some improvements. Improvements usually fall into three categories: Formatting & CSS - make it look better Functionality - stuff it should do Misc - everything ...
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Is there a sandbox or “unpublished” option for answers that are being developed? [duplicate]

While working on a code snipped for a recent question, I found that due to the self-referential nature of the answer, it would have been helpful to have a sandbox or test area for answers that aren't ...
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Do we need the [color] tag?

While reviewing suggested edits, I came across this one for the color tag's tag wiki. After looking further into the tag, I found that it did not have a tag wiki beforehand, and there are only three ...
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Accepting answers in challenges

In any code-golf question, there is the possibility that the OP wants to accept an answer that is not the shortest. I have not heard of it being possible for mods to change the accepted answer. ...
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In-line code block

If you still don't know this, you can create an inline version of the code block, by using backticks (`), it's a great thing if you want to post golf ideas in the comments, but this is also one of it'...
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Make [codegolf] a synonym for [code-golf]

I would like to propose a new synonym: codegolf. It should be merged with code-golf to avoid confusion errors. I'm not allowed to create this by myself because the difference is the dash only, so I ...
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Change the stackexhange subdomain to “ppcg.stackexchange.com” and let the original redirect

A large amount (20-60%) of the questions here are not code golf questions. It might also confuse new users.
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Required tags on the main site [duplicate]

Meta site has a set of special tags: discussion feature-request support bug At least one of them is required to ask a question on meta. What about the main site? Is it possible to make tags with ...
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New tag proposal - anarchy

This is not to be confused with anarchy golf, which it is named after. This tag means that each language has its own leaderboard, and the leaderboard will not only list the answerer, but any editors ...
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Necessary tag for each question [duplicate]

Meta SE (and all in-site metas) requires you to use one of the tags discussion feature-request support bug in every question you post. Code Golf also has various challenge types and questions without ...
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Can we have a different Put On Hold message?

put on hold as unclear what you're asking by Xxx, Yyy, Zzz 1 hour ago Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it’s ...
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Code kata should be added to Programming Puzzles & Code Golf

The idea of Programming Puzzles & Code Golf is excellent. Putting-out challenges, submitting your take on the solution, receiving feedback. But it seems to be mainly code golf, and this then just ...
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Remove MathJax support on meta

As you may or may not know, we briefly had MathJax support on our main site. However, it caused all sorts of problems and was removed. For whatever reason, MathJax support was not removed on meta. ...
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Why isn't there default syntax highlighting for code?

I was going through Code Golf, and I noticed that there is no default Google code prettify like there is on Stack Overflow. I recently updated one of my submissions to be syntax highlighted. I think ...
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new badge: good timing

I would like to suggest a new badge. In one of the golfs Morgan Thrapp and i posted an answer the exact same second. He said that should be a badge and i think hes right. The rules for the badge ...
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Code Golf Scoreboards

Throughout all of PPCG, we can find questions relating to the tag code-golf. Unfortunately, finding the lowest byte answer for questions can be difficult if not frustrating without an automatic system ...
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Leaderboard function

I know nothing about the way the site works etc., but how cool and convenient would it be to have a simple wrapper to add a leaderboard for the question, like here and here? That functionality would ...