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Accepted two answers, earned twice the reputation

In question https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/3917/is-there-anyway-i-can-improve-my-implementation-of-this-c-function at code review I accepted one answer, then a better one came along ...
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Can't suggest an edit: “edit” link missing

I was going to try editing this question, but there are no edit/retag links available: At the same time, the link is there on other questions. For example: I've run into another question where the "...
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When we close a question, can we have an option to send it to Stack Overflow?

Since Stack Overflow can send it here, I figure it's only fair to have the ability to send them the other way. There's been a number of questions that are Stack Overflow type questions..
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Defining answers

How does one define an answer in Code Review? Because we are just giving other people our code to review, how is it possible to define an "answer" to our "question". Is the answer just the comment ...
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Questions containing code with poor formatting or no comments

I have seen several questions containing code that is poorly formatted and totally devoid of comments. One recent example is this C example. For a short code block that might be acceptable, but it ...
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Friendly notifier for review questions with missing code?

On occasion new users, unfamiliar with how code review works, would post a question for review without some sample of the actual code in question. I'd imagine this happens because the user wants to ...
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Are code reviews of kata's welcome here?

I occasionally do some 'katas' as programming practise, often in a language I am not particularly familiar with. Are questions asking for feedback on a kata welcome here? For example, I recently ...
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SiteSmashers - Reviewing Website designs?

So, a few times pals in the JS chat over at Stack Overflow have provided some really insightful comments on web designs I'm working on. What i'm wondering is, can i ask questions like that here? I'm ...
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How long can code be?

First of all before, I hate the typical "codez plz" homework question. I hope this has nothing to do with that, but it is actually a class assignment. I won't post my code until it is completely ...
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Error approving tag synonyms after swap

Steps to reproduce: Pick a tag and click "Synonyms" Type a tag synonym and click the "Suggest" button Click the "see all tag synonyms" link Swap the tags on the unapproved suggested tag synonym Click ...
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Tag synonyms for [optimization] and [sql-server]

I would like to propose the following tag synonyms: effeciency (7) -> optimization (25) mssql (3) -> sql-server (4) In the latter case, I think sql-server should be the master as mssql looks too ...
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Synonym tags have an “edit” link directing to a “page not found”

If I hover over a tag on the tags page, an edit link appears. If the tag is a synonym, then following the edit link will result in a "page not found". I would suggest the edit link shouldn't appear ...
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Typing comments feels sluggish on CR compared to other SE sites.

For a while now typing comments on CR has felt very sluggish compared to comments on other sites such as SO and MSO. Is there anything we can do to improve this? I'm currently using Firefox 4.0.1 on ...
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Why can't rep from other SE sites count towards at least some rep here?

This has probably been addressed vis-a-vis stackoverflow, though I mostly hang out at gis.SE. I posted this question, but don't have enough rep to give it a tag. Seems like this impedes movement of ...
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Am I in the right place?

I have a small python program (1000 lines) that I'm pretty sure could use some fundamental internal core restructuring or at least re-orienting. Is Code Review the right place to ask "what's the ...
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StackOverflow questions being incorrectly sent to Code Review

I've noticed a couple of questions where the poster originally posted on Stackoverflow and then was sent here. However, its not a proper code review question because the code doesn't actually work. ...
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Removing tags in title [duplicate]

I just removed 5 (scheme) tags from 5 questions. Some examples: Before: (Scheme) [SICP ex. 1.30] Iterative Sum After: [SICP ex. 1.30] Iterative Sum They were all in the similar format: Before: (...
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Best practice questions

I wanted to ask a question at Code Review, so I visited the FAQ. It says this is ok: Code correctness Best practices and design pattern usage in your code Application UI Security issues ...
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Tag synonyms for [codeigniter] and [multithreading]

I would like to propose some more tag synonyms: multithreading (8) -> threading (4) codeigniter (3) -> code-igniter (2) thread-safety (5) also exists, it's not quite the same thing as threading, and ...
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Tag synonyms for [strings] and [parser]

I would like to propose the following tag synonyms: strings (6) -> string (6) parser (4) -> parsing (5) Also, I'm not sure that the improvement (4) and readability (19) tags adds anything useful to ...
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Is it possible to merge questions?

Is possible for two questions to be merged? This user posted the same question identically here and on Stack Overflow. Both questions got good answers. And now the Stack Overflow question was ...
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PasteBin and GitHub Gists to be embedded directly into CodeReview

Maybe we can have PasteBin and GitHub Gists embedded directly into CodeReview. Given that each Gist has a unique number maybe it could be. [gist NUMBER HERE] ...
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Textbook questions on Code Review

I have answered to four Scheme-related code review requests on the site, which are for proposed solutions to exercises from a famous text book Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (...
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On migrating from SO: how to do this efficiently and appropriately.

Not having the privileges on SO to manually migrate questions, I thought I'd flag the question I was looking to migrate as 'Off Topic' so that I may be able to select CR as the recommended place. I'd ...
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Is it possible to have a duplicate in Code Review? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do we define duplicate questions? In other stackexchange sites, questions like: ...
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This question appears to have been migrated from programmers.SE twice

First as: Reversing a string And then again as: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/1697/is-it-better-to-put-more-logic-in-a-for-loop-condition-or-to-use-a-while-loop
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Which is the better fit — Code Review or Stack Overflow?

In the CR question "Terminating a C loop when maximum hardware limit reached" the use of a positive sum wrapping to a negative value is used to terminate the loop. The queston was posted to Code ...
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Do stylistic questions belong here or on programmers.SE

I was surprised to find a question about coding style was migrated to codereview.SE from programmers.SE, since in the past such questions have been migrated in the other direction. Which site should ...
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FAQ proposal - review can be general

I think that we should amend our FAQ to say: Reviewers may comment on any part of the code. Feel free to call attention to specific areas you are concerned about (performance, formatting, etc). ...
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Odd use of the Community account.

I noticed that the community account was used to add a comment to the content of a question. The comment doesn't look very automated and probably would have been better off as a proper comment ...
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Growing Code Review, One Idea… :-)

Really like the idea of a Stack Exchange site for peer reviewed code, which leads me to my question. Is there any reason why code "reviewers" can't review code on other SE sites, post a comment ...
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Change the “code” icon in markup editor toolbar?

Since a few weeks Stack Overflow has a new icon in the editor toolbar for code markup. It's a pair of braces (curly brackets) which is much more recognizable than the old [101 010] icon still used ...
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Lisp symbols not highlighted correctly

Exhibit A: The symbol d_n+1 is highlighted as the variable d_n, operator+, and 1. This is incorrect; the symbol should be all ...
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Add questions about performance to FAQ

Personally, I feel questions about performance are on topic on Code Review. This topic makes me believe most people agree. As an example: this question. Shouldn't "Performance" be added to the list ...
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Are non-specific code-style questions acceptable?

Taking these two examples from the last 24 hours for comparison Migrated https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/58630/how-far-should-var-and-null-coalescing-operator-be-entertained-...
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No tag exists, and I'd like to get a feel for what tag should be used

I still use a lot of Classic ASP/VBScript - migration is not an option at this point - and I find myself in need of a little code review. This leads to two problems: I don't have enough rep to create ...
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What should our elevator pitch be?

In one sentence, how will we describe Code Review to the world?
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Redundant tag: [review]

Since this site is about reviewing codes, review is redundant and should be removed.
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Tag based syntax highlighting not working on all tags

If you look at this question, you'll see that it's wrongly highlighted and the poster had to add 's in comments, so the whole code didn't show up as a big string. ...
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What's the purpose of the tag 'code-review-practice'?

I just noticed the tag code-review-practice. I don't quite understand what the purpose of it is on a SE site which is all about Code Review.
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Solving wide code

This SE site has a lot of long code postings. Usually these are just copy pasted from actual source code. The maximum line width before a horizontal scrollbar appears, seems to be only 80 characters. ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Code Review not for debugging or understanding — Added to FAQ

The Code Review Stack Exchange is for sharing working code from projects you are working on for peer review. As such, I added a provision to the FAQ that this site is not about debugging or learning ...
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Can I ask for a review on a website?

Is this OK or not really? If I develop a website template, CSS/HTML/JS, is it acceptable to post that as a code sample to be reviewed as an external URL?
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Where do high-level architecture and design questions go?

The FAQ states this: your question is not about … Higher-level architecture and design of software systems So, where should a high-level design question go?
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Statistics on the success of this site

I am wondering if anyone can provide statistics on how this site is doing as compared to others in the SE network at this stage in its life cycle. I'm curious to see if the site is on par, or lacking ...
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Why do so many people on CR have a reputation score of 101?

I was looking through the user list and it looks like a lot of people registered on Code Review (the main site, not meta) already have a reputation score of 101 without having participated on this ...
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Are “What does this code do?” questions on-topic here?

Example (now deleted): https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4917334/what-does-the-below-codes-do
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What's the point of Code Review.SE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is this site different from StackOverflow? I think you can ask and answer questions for code review either on SO or programmers. What's the point of Code Review Stack ...

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