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What answer-chaining scoring criteria promote collaboration?

I have an answer-chaining question in the sandbox, but I still haven't come up with a winning criterion. What scoring criteria are there for answer-chaining questions that encourage users to ...
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Should we reopen the “Tips for golfing in Befunge 93” question?

I'm referring to this question: Tips for golfing in Befunge 93 It's currently closed as a duplicate of "Tips for golfing in Befunge 98", but they're really not the same language - they're probably ...
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Tips for writing [proof-golf] questions

As you may know a few days ago I asked you guys to prove (-a) × (-a) = a × a in as few steps as possible and it seems to have been more of a success than I had ever imagined. We've had a lot of fun ...
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VBA Immediate window Byte count

What are the rules for counting bytes in the immediate window? I have found very little in the way of VBA docuimentation to try and help with this, because is seems to be a relatively uncommon golfing ...
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Is “Most Elegant” objective [duplicate]

This comes up in popularity contests all the time. Most elegant as a scoring criteria (or similar). Is a popularity contest objective in and of itself by saying that most votes wins? It is very ...
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Tips for writing good code golf questions

I think the code-golf tag wiki doesn't have enough on writing a good code golf question. I'd like to collect advice on these, and perhaps the most well-liked can be incorporated. What makes a code-...