# Tag Info

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Bubbler chat profile | main profile | meta profile | nomination Chat user since 2018-02-26. 53 messages this week. 45 messages last week. 75 messages per week.

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caird coinheringaahing chat profile | main profile | meta profile | nomination Chat user since 2017-04-01. 1k messages this week. 860 messages last week. 809 messages per week.

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Adám chat profile | main profile | meta profile | nomination Chat user since 2014-10-23. 429 messages this week. 285 messages last week. 303 messages per week.

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Redwolf Programs chat profile | main profile | meta profile | nomination Chat user since 2018-04-17. 1.1k messages this week. 743 messages last week. 672 messages per week.

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Under-appreciated / low-visibility high-quality answers We could include a recurring section including some answers from the past period of time that have a lot of work put into them but haven't gotten the visibility or the upvotes they deserve.

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Keep them ...assuming they've shown any sort of effort. As caird coinheringaahing mentions, a serious contender is one that: ...makes a serious effort towards optimizing the submission's score within the chosen language(s) and other choices (such as algorithm choice or optional restrictions/bonuses taken). [emphasis added] I would argue that the answer in ...

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Yes LotM is indeed an event with a defined period, and if being an event does free up one slot for featured/hot meta posts, why not :)

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Lyxal chat profile | main profile | meta profile | nomination Chat user since 2018-05-31. 876 messages this week. 639 messages last week. 489 messages per week.

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Language design and development This is more relevant recently due to the surge in language creation. Sub-topics include: Posts by language creators about their languages; design, development, implementation, unique features, etc. Comparison of and/or expositions on language styles (stack-based/procedural/tacit, prefix/postfix/infix, etc.) In-depth ...

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Monthly Mini Golf in The Nineteenth Byte Every month, we could hold an event in TNB which lasts an hour or two. CMCs could be drafted ahead of time (or during the event), and through some method we could choose which ones are posted when (or just make it a free for all). We could optionally also have some sort of scoring, where the person who wins the most ...

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Making your esolang tryable online without Dennis: creating esolang usability yourself A post explaining how to make an online interpreter out of an already existing offline interpreter as getting languages added to TIO is currently an impractical solution. Writing candidates Lyxal Redwolf Programs add you

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Get rid of most, keep a couple I more or less agree with Martin's points in the previous post about this, but with a few thoughts of my own. "Current answers are outdated. The current answer(s) are out-of-date and require revision given recent changes." Not a thing here - with our current rules, new languages/features aren't even allowed to be ...

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user chat profile | main profile | meta profile | nomination Chat user since 2020-06-29. 941 messages this week. 516 messages last week. 684 messages per week.

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How to write a good explanation Perhaps a post could be made that gave advice on writing good explanations that are accessible even to users who don't know a language or algorithm particularly well. Users who could write this: caird coinheringaahing hyper-neutrino [add yourself here]

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How to get started learning a stack based golfing language A post þat teaches þe basics of using any stack based language (stack mechanics, common operators and ways of control flow) Writing Candidates Lyxal Wezl Razetime add yourself here

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Code Golf Stack Exchange is a site for code golfers and coding challenge enthusiasts. It's built, maintained and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of sites. Unlike most other sites in the network, we are not a Q&A site. Instead of asking questions and posting answers, we work together to build a collection of coding competitions and ...

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Ban generally, not specifically I'm very much opposed to the idea that "OP has final say" (I.e. if the post author dislikes an answer, or doesn't think it's ok, they get to disqualify it)${}^*$. Answers should be objectively valid or invalid by anyone who has read the challenge rules. Therefore, I suggest that bans be more general than specific. ...

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Did I die or not?

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History of golfing languages An outline of how we went from practical languages to somewhat readable programs in golfscript/pyth/cjam to Unicode gibberish winning every challenge. Users who could write Lyxal caird coinheringaahing add yourself here

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Introduction to rarely used but interesting esolangs This is meant to be a recurring topic, maybe once in a couple months. While LotM includes general-purpose languages and has an emphasis on general usability across challenges, this blog post will exclusively introduce esolangs and highlight certain aspects of it (along with a few specific challenges/...

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Yes, a Vim submission is valid if it ends in Insert mode. Once the intended text has been outputted, the question has been answered. The insert mode is simply another command mode in which most keys are simply commands that output that character. For example, there are commands specific to Insert mode, as well as commands shared between Insert and Normal ...

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Vim submissions can be valid in any mode if the output is displayed In Aaron Miller's mentioned answer, the required output is shown in insert mode, and hence it is valid. However, if a change of mode/other motion is required for output, like in the V quine 2i2i, then it is required to be valid.

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How to write a KotH Tips all about KotHs. How to do design them, how to write a good specification, how to make a controller, etc. Users who could write this: Redwolf Programs [others]

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History of Code Golf and/or CGCC As a slightly more general addition to hyper-neutrino's suggestion, this could cover things like Code Golf on Stack Overflow, abandoned challenge types like underhanded, the addition of things like "every language is its own sub-challenge", and so on. Could be a smaller section of every post, or its own standalone ...

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Yes This is a good way to introduce our community. It may not be as effective as the Hot Network Questions (for example), but if anyone happens to be on SE Chat accross the network, they will be more likely to see the Nineteenth Byte (and hopefully join CGCC). An event idea: Esolang Showcase While on main "challenges that require the answers to be in a ...

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Plz Halp I Need \$ Again Bob’s startup is running out of money and desperately needs investors to keep it afloat. Although you have helped Bob find the maximum number of investors, Bob has quickly realized that more investors does not lead to more funds because different investors give different amounts of money. Each investor interested in Bob’s company ...

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200 rep for Vyxal answers I'm basing this off the Japt bounty, so some of the wording is going to be the same Vyxal has managed to get 21 stars on GitHub without much usage on the site. Let's change this by providing an incentive to answer! If any of y'all posts 5 Vyxal solutions in a 30 day period (starting from when this bounty was posted), Razetime and I ...

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Are golfing languages good for the site? A post which would talk about both sides of the argument on golfing languages. Could maybe be "bundled" with some other golfing language related post ideas I have for the blog. Users who could write this: Redwolf Programs caird coinheringaahing [others]

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How to make a golfing language A more specific post than the other language development one, covering things like tacit vs. stack based, custom code pages, and so on. Could go with my other golfing language related suggestion, or not. People who could write this: Redwolf Programs Lyxal [others]

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The pros and cons of challenge types other than code-golf The post would discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of writing challenges that use scoring criteria other than code-golf, for example king-of-the-hill, cops-and-robbers, answer-chaining and more. Some pros off the top of my head: They're often novel challenge ideas, more so than code-golf, ...

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