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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: Jamalized Originator: Jamal ♦ (actually, apparently me) Cultural Height: All over CR (see this chat transcript search) Background: Jamal being a frantic editor. And he's fast. So fast, we're ...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: Java vs. JAVA Originator: Jamal(?) (to be determined) Cultural Height: The 2nd Monitor (as usual), but also in various comments scattered across meta. Background: Question with the word JAVA (...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: Monking Originator: Morwenn Cultural Height: The 2nd Monitor Background: A morning greeting to the Monkey doing his monkey-business, in other words: monking Examples: A small chat search ...
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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.
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Name: Overly long acronyms Originator: Simon André Forsberg with this message Cultural Height: The 2nd Monitor Background: IWNPFETTOLAI (I will not provide further explanation than this overly long ...
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2014: What a ride!

Code Review Graduated Official SE "Decision made" date: Sept 22 2014 Announcement "Going Public" date: Sept 30, 2014 Graduation applied (Privs/Colours) date: T.B.D. In large part ...
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A friendly challenge!

The title says "A friendly challenge", but really, what this is is a duel. For honor and glory. There is no possible good outcome to a duel. PPCG is going to lose. Then you'll be out for revenge a ...
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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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April 2017 Community Challenge

Simulate a Multi-Way Intersection This was actually a project I had to do in college with PLC's. The idea is to simulate a four-way (or other intersection) stop-light, each light should be ...
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June 2016 Community Challenge

Chutes (snakes1) & Ladders When I was a child, the board-game "Chutes & Ladders" really grew my hatred for anything random. The board is 10 x 10. The object of the game is to get your piece ...
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Should we stay opted-in for Winter Bash 2016?

It's not simply tradition, it's part of the community's culture. We're one of the few SE sites known for actually liking fun™. Let's keep it that way. Let the Winterbash games commence! May the odds ...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: LOL - AutoStar Originator: Mat's Mug / Jamal Cultural Height: The 2nd Monitor Background: "lol" somehow got targeted at this point here (the first starred lol): retailcoder: lol (darn, ...
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Let the CR Games begin!

Content posted to Stack Exchange websites is under the Creative Commons license. Specifically, code posted to Stack Overflow and Code Golf are available for use, ..... and abuse! I suggest we take on ...
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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.)
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Should we bring back the fun?

Zombie Hunting Season The old memes pretty much all happened during the Great Revival, during which we equated unanswered questions with zombies, and votes/answers with ammunition. The site ...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: Yet another linked-list (also nooooooooo) Originator: skiwi Cultural Height: The apparent popularity of linked list implementations Background: The site has received a lot of linked list ...
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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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April 2015 Community Challenge

Re-Nominating this one, because I think it's a fun little challenge. https://codereview.meta.stackexchange.com/a/3786/41243 Implement a simple calculator Where the definition of "simple" ...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: [TTQW | TTGH] | TTGTB Originator: [attributed to] Simon André Forsberg (first TTQW here) Cultural Height: The 2nd Monitor Background: leaving the chatroom and/or going AFK isn't something we ...
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Prebash Challenge - 2014 - Simon Says - Now Complete

Simon André Forsberg Says Let's play a game of Simon Says! The older folks around here probably remember a game called Simon. The Challenge Create a UI with four colored buttons that light up in a ...
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2014: What a ride!

Not just one, but two open source projects were born in the 2nd Monitor. We don't just review code around here. We write it too. A lot of the regulars in the 2nd Monitor began working on a card game ...
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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.
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Best of Code Review 2016

Best Newcomer (Answer) category: Best answer by a user who had not posted an answer before 2016.
23 votes
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July 2016 Community Challenge

Monopoly A Monopoly question was posted recently, and was very well received by the entire Stack Exchange community. So my proposal is to create a Monopoly game. It seems like it'd be a challenge to ...
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August 2016 Community Challenge

The Rainfall Challenge Problem description is copied verbatim from the linked Code Review question: Problem Statement A group of farmers has some elevation data, and we're going to help them ...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: Exploding bear traps Originator: Grace Note Cultural Height: The 2nd Monitor, Website Graduation Background: During the endless talk about Code Review graduation, some were wondering whether ...
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May 2015 Community Challenge

StackSTV Stack Exchange uses an STV-based system for holding elections. They use the software OpenSTV to host it. That software is no longer being maintained, and the system is being rebranded as ...
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April 2017 Community Challenge

(re-submit of an idea from the last round) Chain (or belt) drive system I propose a variation on this challenge by Ell over on PCG - minus the golfing requirement, of course. (Disclosure: I've already ...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: Smoking The Documentation / STM Originator: Simon, in response to a question by rolfl Cultural Height: The 2nd Monitor Background: "The documentation." is now a common response to rhetorical ...
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What's a Zombie? And what are the many other memes of Code Review?

Meme: Pimping my answer Originator: rolfl Cultural Height: Lack of voting on answers Background: In an effort to increase exposure to under-voted answers, users on The 2nd Monitor started "pimping ...

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