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Trolls in our Halls

In Stack Exchange portal, it says: Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of 112 question and answer sites on diverse topics from software programming to cooking to photography and gaming. We ...
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10answers
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What is “code golf” on Stack Overflow? [closed]

See http://codegolf.stackexchange.com It seems that someone gives us a problem to solve, tags the question code-golf and the winner is whoever completes the solution in the fewest characters. I ...
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8answers
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SO: Weekly code golf [closed]

2 weeks ago I had an idea to start a weekly code golf challenge, so I did. Code Golf: Morse code Code Golf: The wave However, after I started, there seem to have been an increase in [code-golf] ...
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4answers
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Understanding a flag response to a Code Golf question on Stack Overflow

I flagged a Code Golf question on Stack Overflow for attention after voting to close. Granted, it was nearly 2 years old - but that's why I sent the flag in; I found it randomly and doubted it was ...
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6answers
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What should be done about [code-golf] on Stack Overflow in light of the new CW policy?

Code golf has been played on SO for most of the site's life, and the consensus has been strongly in favor of allowing it, but there is also a widely held feeling that such contests should be community ...
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6answers
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Why do people allow Code Golf, but not other competitions?

Edit Actually, maybe it would be possible to come up with a more objective scoring scheme than "resembling the code". Will work on this when I have a chance. Main I started a competition, but the ...
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5answers
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Golfscript in Codegolf on SO — cheating or not? [closed]

I think, it needs a discussion. Accordingly to http://stackoverflow.com/tags/code-golf/info and Acceptable level of code golf questions?: have built-in-to-some-languages solutions excluded but ...
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2answers
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What should we do when code-golf goes bad? [closed]

Two recent code-golf questions have proceeded nicely until an accepted answer is chosen collatz-conjecture - originally the asm answer was accepted, now a shorter solution is accepted, but not the ...
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1answer
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What fate for historical [code-golf] questions?

Long ago, code-golf was ruled on-topic on Stack Overflow subject to certain limits. Then we entered the Stack Exchange 2.0 era, and CodeGolf.SE was born to provide a home for these and related coding ...
2
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1answer
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Editing at tee time, should we include a link to articulate code golf?

Please see this answer. I'm wondering if code golf challenges should directly spell out their purpose by linking here or perhaps here. This might help people avoid over thinking and partake in a ...
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1answer
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Libraries in Code Golf?

Hi, So, I was wondering if you are allowed to ask Code Golf questions that need an API, library or framework. Let me explain this further, for example lets say I wanted to do some question related ...