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What fate for historical [code-golf] questions? [closed]

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 ...
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Is this a code golf question, and what should be done about it? [closed]

I came across https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6274313/why-is-my-game-of-life-code-so-verbose/6274338#6274338 today, and I'm wondering if it should be moved to the Code Golf SE beta. Does the fact ...
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Where do code golf questions belong?

Just had an exchange regarding this SO question: Code Golf: Numeric Ranges Since reading Jeffs' blog post about programmers and the FAQ on programmers, I was under the impression that code golfing ...
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What should be done about [code-golf] on Stack Overflow in light of the new CW policy? [closed]

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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Libraries in Code Golf? [closed]

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 ...
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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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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 haven'...