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Should we close old KoTH challenges as off-topic?

I don't think the intention of the "answers must be competitive" rule ever was to close all questions which can't be improved on, nor does requiring closing follow from noticing a question which has ...
dzaima's user avatar
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Should we close old KoTH challenges as off-topic?

Personally, I don't see any need to close old challenges that have ended, as people can still post (non-competitive) answers to them The "(non-competitive)" is a red herring. In a well presented ...
Peter Taylor's user avatar
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Should we close old KoTH challenges as off-topic?

Having one of my questions being quickly close-voted for this reason, I think it shouldn't happen. Just because an answer is late to a challenge, I don't think it's bad or invalid. The late answers ...
Rydwolf Programs's user avatar
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How to make question clear to users who voted to close without providing feedback as to what is not clear to them?

Asked the first two users listed as voting to close what part of the question is not clear to them, to which no reply has been posted. Putting @username in a ...
Peter Taylor's user avatar
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Voting to close question if it's unclear for some?

The situation described sounds like one in which the question needs to spend a few days in the sandbox. Vote to close and comment with a pointer to the sandbox.
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Voting to close question if it's unclear for some?

I don't think your example fits the question you are asking very well. If a challenge only asks programs to take in a 3D matrix, then there is no unclarity. Languages without a 3D matrix cannot ...
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