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Best of Code Review 2015

Best Newcomer (Answer) category: Best answer by a user who had not posted an answer before 2015.
24 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

Best Newcomer (Answer) category: Best answer by a user who had not posted an answer before 2016.
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Best of Code Review 2016

Diplomat: Tough advice in an answer, delivered in the most tactful manner.
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Best of Code Review 2016

Best Newcomer (Question) category: Best question by a user who had not posted a question before 2016.
18 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Lots of Laughs: Answer that makes the best use of humor to illustrate a point.
18 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Night and Day: The most dramatic improvement (nominate both the question with the most hopeless code and the answer that cleans it up the best)
16 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Exterminator: Answer that points out the most interesting obscure bug in the original code.
16 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Diplomat: Tough advice in an answer, delivered in the most tactful manner
15 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

Best Title category: The question with the best title. (If the title was later added by someone else, be sure to credit the user who edited the title.)
15 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Best shortening Of course I am not talking about CodeGolf, this category aims to reward answers that given an absurdly long and bloated code in the question, shorten it significantly while retaining ...
15 votes
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Title category

I'm nominating the following question: The right way to hang a man While the title could be considered somewhat dark, it's still a very unique and clever way of titling a question about Hangman, ...
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14 votes

Best of Code Review 2015 - Best Newcomer (answer) category

Nominating this answer to Easier user input in C++ There is more topics covered in the answer than lines of code in the question. All thoroughly developed, educational, and to the point. What more?
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14 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Best Title category: The question with the best title. (If the title was later added by someone else, be sure to credit the user who edited the title.)
13 votes

Best of Code Review 2015 - Exterminator category

This answer by Quuxplusone to "Hybrid Lock Implementation (C++)" points out a nearly invisibly typo that breaks the whole thing. In the question, OP meant to write ...
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13 votes

Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Title category

One of the questions that I think drew the most attention this year due to its title is: How clean is my snow? As evidenced by the 10,000+ views and multiple answers, the title, which accurately ...
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12 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

Night and Day: The most dramatic improvement (nominate both the question with the most hopeless code and the answer that cleans it up the best).
12 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Not As Easy As It Looks category: Question that superficially appears simple but turns out to be more difficult than expected
11 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

Exterminator: Answer that points out the most interesting obscure bug in the original code.
11 votes
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Newcomer (answer) category

Cody Gray's answer on Implementing realloc in C left a good impression on me. It started out simple enough, with the usual remarks about formatting, braces, and declarations. Then it gets more ...
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10 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

Best Newcomer (Question) category: Best question by a user who had not posted a question before 2015.
10 votes
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Missing questions and answers in Best of Code Review 2016 query results

Looks like those queries are set up to only display the first post from each user who hadn't posted before 2016, rather than all posts in 2016 of each user who hadn't posted before 2016. Best ...
Der Kommissar's user avatar
9 votes
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Exterminator category

I'm going to nominate my own answer here: CultureInfo with fallback routing to another language OP had built a FallbackCultureInfo which was designed to fall back ...
Der Kommissar's user avatar
8 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

Jamalizer* Award category, for question edits that turned bad questions into good ones. *see Jamalized
7 votes

Best of Code Review 2015 - Lots of Laughs category

When I saw this, the first thing which came to mind were CR's couple questions under the lolcode tag. Therefore I nominate Vogel612's answer to LOL'ing-Up Project Euler One. A question using a ...
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Best of Code Review 2015 - Exterminator category

I guess I'm nominating my own here. This answer I wrote was actually one I did not intend to write; it was actually pointed out to me by @200_success, probably due to the fact that I asked a question ...
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7 votes
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Best of Code Review 2016 - Diplomat category

Nominating this answer from Gareth Rees to the question Google Foobar Challenge: Lucky Triples for the lengthy details and teaching nature of an answer that boils down to "your code doesn't work as ...
6 votes

Best of Code Review 2015 - Night and Day category

Nominating Shorter cleaner technique of writing code with variables and lists? for the "night" and my answer for the "day". More because the night was so dark than the day is bright. The code went ...
301_Moved_Permanently's user avatar
6 votes

Best of Code Review 2015 - Diplomat category

I'm a bit hesitant to post my answer to Connect 4 refine the diagonal check, mainly since I guess OP didn't really accept the tough advice. I usually try very hard to understand all the code in OP, ...
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5 votes

Best of Code Review 2016 - Best Newcomer (answer) category

Answer on "Event scheduler in C" by @Herickson. First answer posted March of 2016. Of the most upvoted answers, this is the first one that reviewed multiple aspects of the code rather than making ...
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