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Acceptable level of code golf questions? [closed]

As a forward, this is not about whether or not code golf is valid on Stack Overflow. If you argue against this, you're arguing against a mound of evidence, and you should be arguing in the other ...
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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 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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Why is Code Golf now the domain of Programmers.SE?

Edit The Programmers.SE FAQ no longer has a mention of Code Golf, as Code Golf is now back to being the domain of Stack Overflow while the Code Golf Area 51 proposal gets off the ground. ...
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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'...
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Have Code Golf questions been implicitly disallowed on StackOverflow, now that migration to PSE is possible? [closed]

Refer to Exhibit A: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/30273/codegolf-find-the-unique-paths This question was migrated to programmers.stackexchange.com from StackOverflow. Note ...
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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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Why do people allow Code Golf, but not other competitions? [closed]

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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Programming Puzzles & Code Golf does not fit in Stack Exchange [closed]

Isn't StackExchange a network to build a knowledge base for Google? Or to help people? Yes, it is. So why is there the Programming Puzzles & Code Golf website? What problems are solved there? ...