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Is [lolcode] reviewable?

Down with FizzBuzz created a lolcode tag. Some (cough) brainfuck (cough) are even further down the esoteric alley. Given our current site rules, I'd tend to agree. I don't think allowing lolcode ...
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Code requiring a third-party pre-processor to make it work

In this Wolves, Goats and Cabbages in Java question (here is a link to the pre-edited version), Java code is presented to solve the problem. The code requires pre-processing by a third-party tool in ...
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Can I request that someone look over my legal code?

I wrote two licenses under which I will place my software and art, and I want to make sure they're good enough for what they're intended to do. Is it OK to post them here for review?
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Questions about documentation

Are questions about writing/improving documentation appropriate and on-topic for Code Review? And if so, should there be a documentation tag? Let's be clear--I'm not talking about questions seeking ...
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Are we allowed to ask questions about just regular expressions?

Are we allowed to ask questions just about regular expressions?
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Can we review spreadsheet formulas?

So, this question has been bothering me for a long time now. It is asking for a review of one line of "code" which is really a spreadsheet formula. Actually, it's not even asking for a review in my ...
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Are Scratch questions okay on Code Review?

I want to post a scratch project on codereview for people to give feedback at, but im worried that it would get downvoted and flagged for being off topic. So are scratch projects allowed? And if not, ...
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Are Git workflow questions on-topic?

I recently started working part time in our organization's IT department and am working with one other person who has previously been the sole developer on several applications used in the office. We ...
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Is pseudo-code alright when asking about performance?

The FAQ states: Is it actual code from a project rather then pseudo-code or example code? But oftentimes pseudo-code is a lot more straight forward and easy to evaluate. It also applies to a ...
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Nothing to review

This question claims to implement the Nothing language. I'm citing the language specification (emphasis mine): Note: if the output does not meet the expectation of a "hello world"-program, this ...
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Is a BNF grammar for a language acceptable for review as concrete code?

Syntax for a simple scripting language is a question asking for a review of a grammar of a C-like language. The grammar specification isn't an input for any specific parser generator tool: I wrote ...
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Esoteric vs Golfed Code

I'm only talking about reviewing code not further golfing it. How do we differentiate esoteric code and golfed code ? Since LOLCODE is allowed does that make all esoteric languages on topic ? ...
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Do configuration files constitute reviewable code?

A question asks to have a Samba configuration file reviewed. Do we consider a configuration file to be code? It's certainly not a Turing-complete language. Is Turing completeness a defining criterion?...
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SQL Query Review

Assuming a SQL query is well-formed, works correctly, and meets the other general criteria for appropriate reviewable code here, are SQL query reviews on topic? If so, is there a threshold of ...
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What are the conditions for asking a Wolfram Mathematica question here?

What are the conditions for asking a Wolfram Mathematica question here in this community instead of the specific Mathematica community? There is even a specific tag for this: wolfram-mathematica

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