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Can I post a cooperative challenge where there isn't a single winner?

I don't see why not. Teamwork challenges look interesting, and they are a nice addition to the site. And about the issue with a winning answer, I don't think it really is an issue. It could be useful ...
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Re-evaluating [tips] and tip-like questions

Hm, the existing answers kind of focus on allowing non-list tips questions or allowing tips-question at all, with some peripheral notes about community wiki. Furthermore, the general question of what ...
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Proposed golfing showcase

A question whose answers explain existing answers on main is inherently a meta-question. Whether it's on topic for the meta site is debatable, but if it's on topic anywhere then it would be meta, not ...
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Can I post a cooperative challenge where there isn't a single winner?

I'm also hoping to see cooperative King of the Hill questions. The approach I had first imagined was to pick the teams randomly and assign points to everyone on the winning team, and repeat for many ...
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New tag proposal - anarchy

On scoring by ratio to shortest code I like the philosophy here that you're competing relative to your language, but I don't see it working. The idea seems to be based on assumptions from Anarchy ...
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Could there be a way to have obfuscation challenges?

Well, we do have obfuscation challenges: -ENDED- Do something that looks like something else A code challenge with an objective winning criterion. Obfuscation Challenge An implement one of four ...
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Thoughts on compiler golf?

As user23013 commented, this isn't really all that novel. It's normally referred to as metagolf (and as you can see, we even have a tag for it). In general, any sort of code generation challenge which ...
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New tag proposal - anarchy

You can have such a thing in the leaderboard snippets. But as an objective, it isn't really much different from a regular golf. Every user can decide how they think who is the winner in their own way, ...
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Identifying what golfed code does?

This question would be much better suited for Super User or Stack Overflow than for Code Golf. Deobfuscating the code is trivial: Just replace ...
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Identifying what golfed code does?

I'm not sure that this is really a good fit for any site on the StackExchange network. It definitely doesn't fit here. The two closest fits are probably StackOverflow and Security, but I don't think ...
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