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CODE REVIEW 2017 Challenge: Entries

Update: no one entered on time, but as I've seen at least one question on main site meeting the requirements, I'll be extending the entry date to the end of this week (23:59:59 UTC+0000 on 8 December ...
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CODE REVIEW 2017 Challenge

I want to introduce the Community Oriented Development Extravaganza, Requiring Extreme Vigor Inciting Extraordinary Winners (or CODE REVIEW) 2017 Challenge. Traditionally our Community Challenges are ...
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June 2017 Community Challenge

The May 2017 community-challenge has just been selected as simulating a chain/belt drive system, so let's get started on picking one for June 2017. It's time to choose a community-challenge for June ...
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May 2017 Community Challenge

The April 2017 community-challenge has just been selected as simulating a multi-way intersection, so let's get started on picking one for May 2017. It's time to choose a community-challenge for May ...
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Votes on a Community Challenge come to a draw, what should we do?

Currently in the April 2017 Community Challenge selection, we have two answers that have been drawing for a while now. Or at least near enough. And so it got me thinking, what should we do if two ...
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April 2017 Community Challenge

It's that time of year again! I want to get a head-start on the 2017 community challenge, we have a lot of new faces over the winter and it would be great to get everyone participating again! For ...
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September 2016 Community Challenge

We've just gotten the August 2016 Community Challenge going, so it's time to pick one for September. It's time to choose a community-challenge for September 2016. Post your challenge as an answer to ...
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August 2016 Community Challenge

We've just gotten the July 2016 Community Challenge going, so it's time to pick one for August. It's time to choose a community-challenge for August 2016. Post your challenge as an answer to this ...
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July 2016 Community Challenge

We've just gotten the June 2016 Community Challenge going, so it's time to pick one for July. It's time to choose a community-challenge for July 2016. Post your challenge as an answer to this ...
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June 2016 Community Challenge

I don't see one of these yet, so here's the question for the proposals for the June 2016 Community Challenge! (I skipped May, as there wasn't enough time to get a good pool of suggestions.) It's time ...
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Should Community Challenges be monthly, or not?

Noticing the the September 2015 Community Challenge has just started (10 days ago), a few things came up in chat (that concerned me): http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/23991661#...
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October 2015 Community Challenge

I don't see one of these yet, so here's the question for the proposals for the October 2015 Community Challenge! It's time to choose a community-challenge for October 2015. Post your challenge as an ...
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September 2015 Community Challenge

It's time to choose a community-challenge for September 2015. Post your challenge as an answer to this question. Feel free to resubmit non-winning ideas from previous months. Vote for those answers ...
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August 2015 Community Challenge

The top-voted answer is Racetrack: "In the game of Racetrack, cars race around a track bounded by two concentric closed loops drawn on a square grid. Implement a program that plays this game." It's ...
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July 2015 Community Challenge

The top-voted answer is StackSTV: "Build an implementation of the Single Transferrable Vote algorithm used for Stack Exchange moderator elections." What should we do this time? Feel free to resubmit ...
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June 2015 Community Challenge

At the end-of-day on Sunday, May 31st, the most-voted post will become the next community-challenge. It is June 1, and the top-voted answer is: Decrypt a monoalphabetic substitution cipher April'...
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May 2015 Community Challenge

Last month's community-challenge spawned a lot of Calculators. April is history and the success of last month definitely asks for a new challenge. What should we do this time? Feel free to resubmit ...
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April 2015 Community Challenge

Last time we created and reviewed Simon Says games, and that was a lot of fun. So, what should we do this time? Feel free to resubmit non-winning ideas from previous rounds, although new ideas are ...
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Prebash Challenge - 2014 - Simon Says - Now Complete

In Memory of Ralph H. Baer - 1922-2014 - co-inventor of the "Simon" game. This round is now complete! Simon Says will be the challenge this time Simon Says: +17 score Resistor: +12 score ...
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Challenge - Showcase the Stack Snippet Feature! - Challenge over!

The official blog announcing the feature has gone out, this competition is now closed. The Stack Snippet feature is now live. When you ask, or answer a question, click this button: When you use this ...
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How should really big code challenge submissions be reviewed? [duplicate]

As far as I am aware, a question consisting of a really big codebase is generally off-topic here, as our answerers are simply not able to put so much effort in it. I'd like to talk about a special ...
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Weekend-Challenge Reboot

In December 2013 we held a bunch of weekly weekend-challenge events, which was fun, and generated posts that made it to the site's newsletter, week after week. One may want to tweak this query so as ...