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Not an answer flags An answer in the style of "This is my approach / This is what I ended up with: (Code-dump)" is flagged as "Not an answer". What do you do? Is there a difference ...
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Nefarious user still allowed to contribute?

I can't confirm whether the link is harmful or not. Ordinarily I'd summarily suspend and destroy such users regardless. We have a dedicated 'Destroy' option for accounts like these: This user was ...
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How should I include resources (images, videos, audio, etc) in questions?

Include links, embed images and where possible audio and videos From the beginning of Winston's answer to Does my code example need to be compilable/runnable?: Post the relevant snippet, link to a ...
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Theory of moderation changes There currently is a push underway to reevaluate what the role of a moderator should be in the SE network. Has this impacted your decision to run for moderator? What is ...
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2024 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

Site activity has been going downhill for years. Where we had 1500-2000 posts a month in '19, it's 400-700 a month since the start of '23. There are various reasons for this and Code Review is not the ...
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Let's update the tour- what should be added?

I recently asked a user if the code posted in a question was written or maintained by them, since it was not explicitly stated in the description that they wrote it or maintain it. They asked why I ...
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Was splitting my code review into 6 parts excessive?

Well Received Examples 1. Question Series In my experience the exemplar question series is a specific manifestation of follow up questions: The asker, typically a more beginner programmer, posts a ...
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Question closure / dealing with upset users Suppose that you closed a question, which angers the original poster, who calls you a power-tripping moderator. How do you respond? The implicit question ...
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2024 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

This site gets a lot of off-topic questions, since its rules are more complicated than other sites on the network. Is this something best left to the community to handle, or is there more that ...
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Coroutines vs. async-await

Coroutines and async/await are not the same. Coroutines are a control flow mechanism. You can reimplement coroutines by using goto and mutating an address both ...
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What are the most active languages on Code Review

Based purely on usage, the easiest way is to look at the Tags and ignore anything not a language. The top 5 happen to be languages and include both C++ and JavaScript. Language Questions This month ...
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How should we [compose] this tag?

I was reminded about tag synonyms. Looking at the options: android-jetpack-compose - not all questions are related to Android compose-desktop - is a small subset of compose-multiplatform compose-...
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Is CR targeted at anyone else except the OP?

Concurring with the other answers, and also: what is the value of such site? To a certain extent, the value of this site is the same as the idealized value of other sites in Stack Exchange - ...
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Are vectorization requests on-topic?

Generally, questions where the code is a spec and the desired answer is new code belong on Stack Overflow, not Code Review, right? Unless I'm misunderstanding the purpose of cr.SE, I thought the code ...
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Frequently Posted Comments

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How to post a follow-up question?

Everything that Simon wrote. Additionally, you can help readers of the original question find your improved version: Include a link to the original question. This will ensure that each question ...
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What is the best strategy to reopen: text based adventure in python

Why is the question off-topic Code not implemented or not working as intended: Code Review is a community where programmers peer-review your working code to address issues such as security, ...
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Code Review iterations

Pretty much everything you mention in 1, 2, 3 and 5 can be incorporated into your code (either functionally in the code or its tests, or by renaming identifiers or adding comments to it that explain ...
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How should I include resources (images, videos, audio, etc) in questions?

Expanding on the existing answer: If your code depends on data, include the schema or an illustrative example of that data. For example use the newly supported tables to explain stuff: Names of ...
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What is the best strategy to reopen: text based adventure in python

I agree with J_H. It would have been sufficient to have edited the question to remove the offending sentence. As acknowledged, the code is working as is. If the asker had not included that sentence, ...
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How should I include resources (images, videos, audio, etc) in questions?

Use the techniques you'd use for your auto tests. Often the best form of compression for stress-test inputs to programs is in the form of a program or script that generates the required quantity and ...
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