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Standard Loopholes Pertaining to [underhanded]

On our standard loopholes post, there are several different answers that pertain to underhanded questions. Since the underhanded tag has been retired, there is no longer a need for these answers1. I ...
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The state of the underhanded tag

I recently looked at the underhanded tag and noticed that all 3 of the newest questions are closed as "Too Broad". From our new rules for popularity contests and the code-trolling tag being off-topic ...
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Obfuscation/Encryption question

Would a question which calls for an obfuscated answer be considered invalid? This has come up recently, and I would like to see a community consensus on this. I am not asking this question to defend ...
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How much code is too much?

The other day I had idea on how to troll my colleague, which was "underhand bejeweled" - favorite procrastination tool for both of us. And the idea is basically "program me bejeweled which cannot be ...
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Has underhanded been getting too much like code-trolling?

Some time after the Great code-trolling Purge, a huge wave of popularity-contest underhanded questions emerged. Are some of the underhanded questions too broad and hence facing similar issues to ...
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What is the difference between underhanded and code-trolling? [duplicate]

PCG no longer permits code-trolling, but there is another category called underhanded, of which the tag wiki currently reads: An underhanded challenge is a challenge to write a program that looks ...