Alex A.
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Would language restrictions for fastest-code problems be ok?
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Generally speaking, no. For fastest-code challenges, the OPs typically restrict the allowable language to the set of those freely available for their operating systems. Anything further than that ...

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Can I ask a question seeking feature requests for a golfing language?
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No, such questions are no longer on topic As you said, times have changed. Such questions would now be considered too broad and/or opinion-based.

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Are pure programming puzzles on topic?
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No, pure programming puzzles are off topic. All challenges on this site require an objective winning criterion so that the choice of a single answer to accept is unambiguous and indesputable. ...

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Rep requirement for asking
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Yes (Still not entirely convinced on this, but I'll make the argument in favor.) On Q&A sites, the point of posting a question is to get help, to ask a question and get an answer. There shouldn'...

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Should we have additional room owners?
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I don't think it's necessary. As it stands, there are many moderators who are active in The Nineteenth Byte besides those of PPCG. These users have been entrusted to uphold the standards of the Stack ...

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What does (printable) ASCII mean?
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The definition of ASCII on this site should be the typical 7-bit ASCII, which contains 128 characters. Printable ASCII includes the 95 characters found in this chart, which are listed below: !"#$%&...

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Things to avoid when writing challenges
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Entirely nonsensical rationales for short code length. This was fun (and was documented as a local meme) when the rationales vaguely made sense, for example, "We want the program that does this to be ...

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Should we flag questions with incorrectly accepted answers for moderator attention?
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Flag them This would require a custom moderator flag.

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