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Best of Code Review 2014

Best of Code Review 2014 - Lots of Laughs category: Answer that makes the best use of humor to illustrate a point.
30 votes

Best of Code Review 2014

Best of Code Review 2014 - Exterminator category: Answer that points out the most interesting obscure bug in the original code
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Best of Code Review 2014

Best of Code Review 2014 - 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.)
25 votes

Best of Code Review 2014

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 cleans it up the best)
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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.
20 votes

Best of Code Review 2014

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

Best of Code Review 2016

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

Best of Code Review 2014

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

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 2014

Jamalizer* Award category, for question edits that turned bad questions into good ones. *see Jamalized
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 2014

Rags to Riches category: The rags-to-riches question that took the worst original code and made it shine like a polished gem
16 votes

Best of Code Review 2014

Gordian Knot Untied category: Most justified advice in an answer for taking a completely different approach from the code in the original question
16 votes

Best of Code Review 2015

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

Best of Code Review 2015

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

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
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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 2014

Stack Snippets category: The question, answer, or edit that makes the best use of Stack Snippets
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.)
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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13 votes

Best of Code Review 2014

MathJax category: Question, answer, or edit that makes the best use of MathJax
13 votes

Best of Code Review 2014 - Lots of Laughs category

Simon on 'Team Split' problem One word: Rewafadhabihlgdity Okay, maybe "one" more word. Dontyoufinditabithardtoreadtext/codethatdoesntcontainanyspacesandappropriatepunctuation? These two ...
13 votes
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Best of Code Review 2014 - Best Title category

Regularity in the “Rusty Towel of Mutual understanding” Author: Rolfl (revision 3) | answered This question also went to the Hot Network Questions and into the weekly CR newsletter the week it was ...
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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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 2014 - Lots of Laughs category

I just realized that meta answers were eligible for nomination too, so... Mat's Mug on Can I put my code on a third party site and link to the site in my question? Why? Because cats and the internet ...

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