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Is it ok to review only a part of the code [duplicate]

Recently, I went through a question where there was quite alot of code and I didn't have time to read it all carefuly (I still went through the code!). I still posted an answer that reviews the code ...
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Code Review SE is graduating!

Many of you have already seen announcements both on main and on meta announcing this site's graduation. At the request of a few of you who were skeptical (or perhaps merely in shocked disbelief), I'm ...
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Short answers and code-only answers

What should we do with: Short answers (for example, "I suggest you use [hyperlink to this standard API] instead.") Code-only answers (for example, an improved version of the code in the OP) Such ...
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Is code ever clean enough? - Can there be too many follow-up questions?

Some posts can at times have several follow-up questions, sometimes a couple of follow-up questions on the same day. All this brings us to the question of Can there be too many follow-up questions? ...
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Which answer to accept?

I can imagine this situation coming up frequently on this site. What should we do when there are multiple helpful valid answers? Accept the one we think is most helpful? Accept the one that was ...
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6answers
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Is it always ok to suggest best formatting practices on code that doesn't follow popular conventions?

In an effort to make progress on the oldest JavaScript zombies, I've been offering as much of a review as I'm capable of, based on the content, or the quality of the code, or sometimes, the amount of ...
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5answers
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In 2014, how quickly, on average, are questions of popular languages answered on Code Review?

Assuming questions with less popular languages take longer to be answered, I'd assume a decent wait time on reviews for them. What surprised me though, was to see that two up-voted questions I posted ...
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3answers
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Tackling overwhelmingly long questions

I'm wondering how some users handle huge amounts of code. There's a vba question out there right now that I would really like to review. However, as stated in the question - it's 1400 lines. I know ...
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2answers
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Teamwork - editing your answer based on another answer or comment

This will be related to teamwork on this question: So we all had some ideas and I really don't want to: Accuse anybody of stealing my ideas - it is great to see somebody use and enhance it or even ...
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3answers
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Frequently posted documentation - a new zombie weapon?

Background The number of zombies have been on the rise. Lately we have almost stopped their growth, however they are still great in numbers. There has been built many great weapons to combat this, ...
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1answer
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Is it okay to give a review without actually answering some of the OP's requests?

I sometimes find questions that look interesting, or badly need a review, but sometimes the OP requests certain things to be reviewed, like "algorithm correctness", or "performance help". Sometimes I ...
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Is solely suggesting another solution a bad answer?

Related to Is a bad approach for a problem a good reason to close a question?, this question is about the opposite instead: Is solely suggesting another solution a bad answer? We've been over this ...