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Add 404 Page not found image [duplicate]

There are a lot of SE sites with page not found image like this, But CGCC page not found image is 404, Can you add? I don't suggest 404 polyglot!
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Add a option to migrate SO [duplicate]

I found a lot of question that belongs on SO, But i didn't found a option to migrate SO but CGCC Meta. I want a option to migrate SO.
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Can we change the Late Answers prompts regarding duplicates?

Unlike other (Q&A) sites in the Stack Exchange network, CGCC has a consensus that duplicate answers are acceptable. For some code golf challenges there is one obvious shortest solution in a ...
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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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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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Footer "Not the answer you're looking for?" doesn't make much sense

Currently, the footer below the questions and answers reads Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged [...] or ask your own question. In my opinion the text doesn't work ...
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Isn't there some way to have "just-for-fun" questions?

I can understand the need to keep things under control and nip problem trends in the bud based on the experience at SO and other graduated sites. While [tips] questions strain the discussion/list ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Is the Chrome UserScript still recommended?

If I recall correctly, the chrome user script used to be recommended in the About/FAQ pages somewhere, but I can't find it anymore. I know that UserScripts must be installed from the Chrome Web Store ...
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Automatic code-trolling disclaimer

One of the rules for posting a code-trolling question is to clearly state that the question is a code-trolling question. Therefore most questions include the below disclaimer recommended by the tag's ...
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Adopt (and reopen!) SO's closed code-golf questions?

Our site budded from StackOverflow as an outlet for code-golf questions when the need for reigning-in the focus of SO became apparent. [<-this is all guesswork, am I right?] This has left a ...
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Suitable format for language specific code golfing tips

I'm not a huge fan of seeing 'Tips for Golfing in language' in the Code golf questions page - and I wonder if there could be a more suitable format for this type of question. Perhaps something like ...
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Shouldn't the users on codegolf be able to close their questions?

Shouldn't the users on codegolf be able to close their question after let's say the question's winners are announced without them having to have some amount of reputation?
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Can we migrate questions to StackOverflow / CS.SE? [duplicate]

First, I realise that this question is a duplicate, but since that was asked a long time ago, I think it would be appropriate to ask it again. Edit: Some questions may be a better fit for the ...
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Too trivial Close Vote

Can we get a "Too trivial" close vote for questions that would force very similar answers? For example this one: Ration your integers and feed the people After the edit the question allowed only for ...
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If a question is deleted, should posters keep reputation gained?

As discussed in What should our policy on insults, vulgarity, profanity, and other possibly offensive material be? , a very popular question has just been deleted. Like other users, I noticed a ...
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voting popularity contest

I recently noticed that on many popularity contests the earlier answers get more upvotes than the ones that were submitted later. This effect is - I think - amplified by arranging the answers so that ...
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Sort by code size for code-golf problems [duplicate]

For easier position calculation and as a handy way for the questioner, a sort by code size feature should be added which would sort out all the answers from the very least byte-ed to the most byte-ed.
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Proposal - Sandbox for custom programming languages

A Sandbox for custom programming languages This was adapted from this answer. I'm posting it here because it sounds like a feature-request. I've noticed a lot of people have invented custom ...
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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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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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Make the criteria tags obligatory

There is this question: Should we consider dropping or modifying the "objective winning criteria" requirement? Instead, think it is better to make the winning criteria tags: atomic-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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Move the sandbox to main

A little over a year ago, we had a discussion on meta about whether the sandbox should be migrated to the main site. The answer suggesting to do so was at +8/-4, but there were no counterarguments in ...
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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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Exclude code-golf and code-challenge from "Frequented Tags"

Recently, I started seeing over half of the questions on the site highlighted in blue. Later, I noticed that code-golf appeared under my "Frequented Tags". Frequented Tags is a feature of the site ...
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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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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 ...