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Questions tagged [fun]

Reviewing code is fun! Use this tag for anything that suggests adding a new layer of gamification to the site.

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Playing our home-made games!

As developers we know that it's not always easy to get people to play the games that we make. We also know that it's not always easy to find motivation to work on the games you want to make. This is ...
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Should we bring back the fun?

Since we've not had any fun in a little while, I thought maybe it'd be a good idea to 'bring back' the fun. In the past this has been in the form of Winterbash, community challenges, best of Code ...
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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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A friendlier challenge

I am an emissary from Programming Puzzles and Code Golf, bringing a more co-operative and friendly challenge than before. I am aware that this too may get shot down, but I hope not, as this one is ...
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A friendly challenge!

A few years ago you beat us (PPCG) to getting out of beta and getting a design. It is time for us to strike back. I am planning on hosting a King of the Hill challenge Programming Puzzles and Code ...
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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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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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Best of Code Review 2016 - Night and Day category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2016 - Night and Day category. The most dramatic improvement (nominate both the question with the most hopeless code and the answer that ...
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Exterminator category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2016 - Exterminator category. Answer that points out the most interesting obscure bug in the original code. In your nomination post, please ...
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Title category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Title category. The question with the best title. In your nomination post, please make sure to include a link to the revision ...
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Diplomat category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2016 - Diplomat category. Tough advice in an answer, delivered in the most tactful manner. In your nomination post, please make sure to ...
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Newcomer (question) category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Newcomer (question) category. Best question by a user who had not posted a question before 2016. In your nomination post, ...
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Newcomer (answer) category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Newcomer (answer) category. Best answer by a user who had not posted an answer before 2016. In your nomination post, please ...
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Best of Code Review 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, let's kick off Best of Code Review 2016! All Code Review users will be invited to nominate (link to) the best questions and answers from this year, and showcase them as ...
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Should we stay opted-in for Winter Bash 2016?

It's that time of year again! This year's event will run from December 19th to January 8th. More information on this and individual hat-earning progress will eventually be posted here. Once again, ...
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Can I submit invalid and funny code on Code Review?

I found some cool functions in some really old code that I have to maintain. I think it could be useful to review them. For fun, and to understand what they're supposed to do. Finding what it is ...
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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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Code Review Secret Santa 2015: Unveil yourself!

Since we've been using meta to follow the steps of the first Code Review Secret Santa, I thought it would be fair to use the meta to reveal your identity to your victim recipient. I think that ...
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Best of Code Review 2015 - Diplomat category

Please post your nominations for Best of Code Review 2015 — Diplomat category: Tough advice in an answer, delivered in the most tactful manner. In your nomination post, please make sure to ...
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Best of Code Review 2015 - Exterminator category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2015 - Exterminator category. Answer that points out the most interesting obscure bug in the original code. In your nomination post, please ...
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Best of Code Review 2015 - Lots of Laughs category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2015 - Lots of Laughs category. Answer that makes the best use of humor to illustrate a point. In your nomination post, please make sure to ...
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Best of Code Review 2015 - Night and Day category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2015 - Night and Day category. The most dramatic improvement (nominate both the question with the most hopeless code and the answer that ...
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Best of Code Review 2015 - Best Newcomer (answer) category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2015 - Best Newcomer (answer) category. Best answer by a user who had not posted an answer before 2015. In your nomination post, please ...
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Best of Code Review 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, let's kick off Best of Code Review 2015! All Code Review users will be invited to nominate (link to) the best questions and answers from this year, and showcase them as ...
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Code Review Secret Santa 2015: Show off your gifts

Now that some of the gifts have been sent and begin to arrive, you can show off your awesome christmas swag in here and write a "Thank You" message to your giftee! Don't worry if your gift hasn't ...
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Code Review's Secret Santa 2015

To celebrate our first graduated Christmas (and because we feel like it), some regulars in The 2nd Monitor thought it would be a good idea to make a Secret Santa between members of Code Review! The ...
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Should we sign up for Winter Bash 2015?

Winter Bash 2015 is approaching! We signed up for it last year, and it was a really big hit. We all had a lot of fun earning and showing our hats to the rest of the world. Now after we have ...
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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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Best of Code Review 2014 - Night and Day category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2014 - Night and Day category. The most dramatic improvement (nominate both the question with the most hopeless code and the answer that ...
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Best of Code Review 2014 - Best Title category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2014 - Best Title category. The question with the best title. In your nomination post, please make sure to include a link to the revision ...
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Best of Code Review 2014 - Exterminator category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2014 - Exterminator category. Answer that points out the most interesting obscure bug in the original code. In your nomination post, please ...
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Best of Code Review 2014 - Lots of Laughs category

Please post your nominations for the Best of Code Review 2014 - Lots of Laughs category. Answer that makes the best use of humor to illustrate a point. In your nomination post, please make sure to ...
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Best of Code Review 2014

As 2014 comes to an end, let's kick off Best of Code Review 2014! All Code Review users will be invited to nominate (link to) the best questions and answers from this year, and showcase them as ...
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Winter Bash 2014: A Community Thing

In case you are living on another planet weren't aware, Winter Bash 2014 is on, which means we get to collect hats until January 4th. Once again this year, Code Review is ranked above every other ...
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2014: What a ride!

Here we are, with another year [almost] behind us. 2014 has been very, very special on Code Review, and that has been completely because of you. 2014 was ...glittering. We've put Code Review on the ...
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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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Should we sign up for Winter Bash 2014?

Winter Bash 2014 is approaching! We signed up for it last year, and it was a really big hit. I'm still posting this in order to get an official word from the community and to make new users aware of ...
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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 ...