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Is anything wrong with this question?

I know the voting is a little shy on CR, but I'd have thought this post would have generated more views/votes at least a couple comments. But there's almost 60 views now, and still nothing. List<T&...
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Is it okay to ask questions about algorithm help?

I have code that solves the "Traveling Salesman" problem using "Kruskal's algorithm" for a code competition site. The code run and generates the correct result, but has O(n3) complexity. I am not ...
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Some more answer badges to encourage participation

I have posted this as a part of an answer of mine on meta question "Approaching 1000 days on beta", but it's burried in the question and actually deserves its own post. I posted it on Meta....
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Tags for [optimization], [performance], [speed]

There is currently a suggestion to make performance a synonym for optimization. I don't think that's right, for two reasons: You can optimize code for several criteria, such as maximum execution ...
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Burn the books of [learning]?

I've come across learning, which is only tagged with 15 questions right now. It seems unneeded because it doesn't add anything important to the question. We already have beginner, which sort of ...
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Number list formatting followed by code formatting issue

On this question, I found that when I tried to edit the question and add a numbered list format, it sucked in the code formatting that followed, so I had to add ...
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Is the Q&A format optimal for code review?

I'm new here, but it seems to me that the Q&A format isn't necessarily the best option for code review. It's been my experience when asking for code review that I don't know exactly what I am ...
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Is a question on topic if its asking to improve code, but not for a code review?

There is some blurryness to the definition of on-topic here that has existed for as long as I've been around. However, deciding where that line is has become a recurring problem as a moderator. So I ...
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Can pseudo code be used be used as a clarification to the problem in addition to the code you want reviewed?

So I believe in not submitting pseudo code to be reviewed or as an answer and it is clearly decided against here. I had a question about code where I knew of an alternative approach to solve the ...
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There's no [mootools] tag here yet

I've just joined Code Review and am looking around I didn't find the mootools tag. Could someone please create the mootools? I don't have enough rep and I think it deserves its place on Code Review.
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Merge [math] and [mathematics] tags

The math tag currently has 9 questions; mathematics has 3. I recommend merging math into mathematics, keeping the long form rather than vice versa, since Americans like to say "math" and British ...
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Create [serial-port] tag

I currently work quite a bit with serial ports in C# and have asked a question pertaining to them. I don't know if the usage would be there to warrant it, but it would be nice to have a serial-port ...
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Should code block(s) as answers always require an explanation?

Here is a great example of this. Granted, that was that user's first post, but this is still common. UPDATE: That example has since been updated, so consult the original version. This type of ...
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Add notice to FAQ for (new) users

As requested by one of the mods, this is the first of 3 suggestions/requests made here I've copy pasted it with some edits, during my lunch break, so if this suggestion doesn't make too much sense on ...
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What to do with good code?

There are 'Unanswered Questions' that contain good code and do not get closed, because saying 'looks good' is really a comment, not an answer. Example: how-can-this-simple-handler-in-nodejs-be-...
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Burninate the CSharp tag!

Tag csharp has 0 questions asked here. Let's burninate it before its existence becomes widely known... ...or make it a synonym of c#.
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Guidelines for editing tag wiki excerpts

Just went on a little tag-wiki edit-spree, and then realized that pretty much half my edits, despite being useful (the tags had no wiki whatsoever), were mostly defining what the tag is about. Is ...
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Handling Asker not learning from previous reviews

Recently, a certain user has asked three times for code reviews in quick succession, for different parts of a project he is doing. This in itself is perfectly fine. However, he does not seem to have ...
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What's the proper way to ask for database review?

I'm currently designing a database that I wanted to get some input on. It's entirely theoretical at this point, I haven't written a single line of SQL. Would it be acceptable to just post the database ...
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Reopen vote dialogue box still shows confirmation after cast

I've just noticed that the reopen vote confirmation Nominate this question for reopening? was displayed on a post that I've already nominated (and is still collecting votes). Is this a bug? I'm ...
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1000 days in beta: let's make CR t-shirts

As of 2013-09-05, Area 51 stats for CodeReview are as follows: Days in beta: 960. Questions per day: 19.4. Healthy at 15, need work at 5. Check. Answered Questions: 89%. Healthy at 90%. So we're ...
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FizzBuzz tag wiki — should we even mention the game?

At the moment, the suggested text reads Fizz buzz (also known as bizz buzz, or simply buzz) is a group word game for children to teach them about division. Players take turns to count incrementally,...
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What is a non-wiki question?

On my CR profile, I have seen a number of tags related to questions I have asked. When I hover over these tags, it says "asked non-wiki questions." What is it?
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Specific questions about design

I have some confusion whether specific question which are asking about design off-topic or on-topic? Specifically these 2 questions are confusing me Are private extension methods a bad thing to use? ...
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What should the [windows] tag be used for?

I was going through tags to create one-line details when possible and came up with a problem with windows. Question for Microsoft Windows as well as GUI windows are being tagged on this. So should a ...
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What can I do if someone is downvoting my answers without explanation?

Getting a downvote now and then isn't a problem, but what if someone is downvoting answers without explanation and it seems it is just for the sake of downvoting? I got three downvotes on answers ...
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Should specific questions about example code be on-topic?

I've noticed some questions, like the following, come up: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/30092/map-then-iterate-why Inheritance and forcing methods to be called inside another method ...
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Guidelines for new users + proposal tag

When asking a question on code-review, the goal is clear: To get a second opinion on your code. By peers, or by people with more experience ("experts", some might say). If you post a ton of ...
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Further action needed for non-working code that gets fixed here anyway?

This is in regards to Problem in calculating prime numbers in python As you can see from the title, the post is only about a problem and not a code review. The issue at hand also seems to have been ...
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What is the upper bound for size of the code I can post on Code Review? [duplicate]

Suppose I'm writing a library and there are parts of it which I wish to be reviewed. What is the upper bound for size of the codebase (in characters, classes for example) which is considered to be ...
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Code Difference

I've just been visiting code review lately and I've realized what I'm doing is opening two browser windows, putting them side by side to compare my code with the answered code. What I've realized ...
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Should mostly working but a little bit broken code stay or be deleted?

I posted the question Parsing structured text in Java At first I thought it was working, later I have found a bug in the code. Should it stay or should it be deleted? Update: I have fixed the bug in ...
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Are comments asking the applications purpose really relevant?

I've asked for a review on the way that I'm populating some comboboxes in a datagrid. One commenter asked what the purpose of the application was. Are those comments really relevant to a code review? ...
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Should quick fixes to non-working code go into comments only?

I've started thinking about this after seeing the answer for this question. Of course, non-working code shouldn't be posted here. However, there are times where someone addresses such issues in an ...
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Should a post with no specific question(s) imply a general review?

I've started thinking about this more after seeing this question. I'm sometimes tempted to vote such questions as not clear what you're asking, but I also feel that it's not quite needed for this ...
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Correct edit rejection

As code edits are reviewed by peers, anyone who has rights to review the edits can approve or reject edits. I suggested this edit and, AFAIK, my edits are correct. But this got rejected. I know this ...
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What if OP has doubts about the code being working?

I was browsing questions and found this question. In this the OP states that the code is working according to him but someone told him that it isn't working. What kind of review should be done in ...
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Proposal to change the wording of Off-Topic reason redirecting to Stack Overflow

As it currently stands, it is: Questions must contain working code for us to review it here. For questions regarding specific problems encountered while coding, try Stack Overflow. That kinds of ...
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How can I handle flagged posts?

I have started getting yellow notifications of flagged posts. For example, this one. When I look at the original post I see that it has been closed. On the 'flagged' page the only option is a button ...
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“How To Ask” text should link to help center, not faq

Similar to my question here, Code Review's "How To Ask" text should link to the help center, rather than the FAQ: Interestingly, CR's Meta seems to be more up to date than SO's:
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Trying to get this website get out of beta

The questions under unanswered contains questions which may or may not have answers. The only common factor in them is that there are no upvoted answers. I was trying to improve the percentage of ...
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Should name of programming language be in the title of a question?

Almost every question on the website has the name of the programming language in its title. Also words like feedback, review etc. are unneeded I think as that is this website's purpose. I wanted the ...
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Should you edit someone else's code in a question?

I have seen several (suggested) reviews lately, where someone edits the code in the original poster's question. Should such edits be allowed? The edits in question are mostly minor. Some add spaces ...
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Tag proposal: [weak-references]

A weak-references tag would be suitable for: What is the right way to “remove” Reference from it's ReferenceQueue? Observer pattern in Java
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Can this test-case timing analysis question explanation be improved?

I have asked this question about Python. I am not getting any comments/answers on this. I think I might have missed something leading to this. What can I improve in the question (like details, more ...
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Can I improve this question?

This is just me trying to get to grips with the site as it is now. I asked a question that has received no comments. I'd like to know if it was off topic or how to better formulate a question such ...
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Someone's code too bad to review

What if someone posted a code to review and he/she doesn't have the basic knowledge or logical approach of the programming language they are using and their code doesn't make any sense; should i 1) ...
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Is it okay to edit part(s) of code not yet reviewed?

In this question of mine, the one answerer so far has only reviewed a part of my code. However, I've made changes on other parts of my code, but I don't want to somehow invalidate that answer. Would ...
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Is it okay to ask which snippet is considered the most clean?

Is it on-topic to ask a question with two more or less equivalent snippets, and ask which of the two snippets is considered the most clean? The way I see it, there are four possible answers here: ...
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Off topic reason for questions that don't include code?

Currently, one of the two custom off topic reasons for CR is: Questions must contain working code for us to review it here. For questions regarding specific problems encountered while coding, try ...

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