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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 ...
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Can you have an answer without any code in the question?

I was doing some reviewing earlier when I came across this question, which in my view doesn't have sufficient code to constitute a reviewable question. It essentially consists of a data structure <...
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Peer review a code review?

I recently made a for me, somewhat extensive code review and going through all the details I am unsure if I didn't lose myself a bit to much in reviewing. Can we ask in someway to peer review a code ...
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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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Self-answers that re-write code with little/no explanation

I came across this self-answer today: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/a/10844/46800 It had no explanation or evaluation of the code in question, just a code rewrite. This seems to me to not ...
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Are encrypted answers acceptable?

In these sorts of problems you can't take the simple approach, you've got to come up with a clever way to avoid actually simulating the eating of the candy bars. Some hints (in rot13), for ...
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I saw no notification about my answer that was to be deleted

I spotted the deletion only because I forgot to close the browser tab: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/a/134503/665 It's ridiculous that I was not notified that someone saw some issue with my ...
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Should minor broken code be reviewed?

Translating array pointer access from C++ to Delphi I agree that the question should not be deleted for minor problems like that (Should mostly working but a little bit broken code stay or be deleted?...