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Answer-dependent questions

I would really like to make this challenge type work. (Full disclosure: partly because I seem to have come up with with a fairly popular challenge idea based on it. Mostly, though, because I genuinely ...
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Golf Practice questions

Is this type of question on-topic for PPCG? I certainly think so. It is a kind of programming puzzle, and it has a well-defined, objective winning criterion. One potential problem is the ...
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Answer-dependent questions

Thanks for posting this, I had been meaning to. Note that I'm trying out another one of these. A few random notes and comments... My original notion of these questions An incremental answer question (...
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Should I always give every minimum detail and specifications about a challenge or we can rely also on intuition?

To achieve that, I gave all the basic, but complete, minimum information possible that could be needed to solve the problem I disagree, but assuming for the sake of argument that it's true... So ...
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Golf Practice questions

Let me begin with my experience with that question: I ignored the answers and had a quick take at the challenges alone. Given that there were already many answers and I wasn’t keen on counting, I ...
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Answer-dependent questions

I'm not sure how relevant this may be, but there recently appeared a spontaneous acronym acrostic. So there's definitely a desire among the community for something more collaborative. These challenges ...
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