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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 ...
200_success's user avatar
30 votes
Accepted

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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29 votes

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 ...
RubberDuck's user avatar
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29 votes
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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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26 votes

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 ...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar
24 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

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

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 ...
syb0rg's user avatar
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23 votes
Accepted

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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22 votes

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 ...
Flambino's user avatar
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21 votes

Should we stay opted-in for Winter Bash 2016?

WEAR TEH HATZ! I think we should participate, it is kind of a tradition.
Malachi's user avatar
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20 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

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

April 2017 Community Challenge

Virtual machine The task here is to create a simulated computer of some kind. The virtual machine should have a CPU, an instruction set and anything else needed (e.g. simulated ROM, RAM, registers, ...
Edward's user avatar
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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

September 2016 Community Challenge

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 done this challenge in JavaScript) To ...
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A friendly challenge!

No. This will not be a battle between PPCG and CR. In fact, it is not acceptable to post a challenge on PPCG where only some people are allowed to participate. Now you might say "Anyone is welcome to ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
17 votes
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CODE REVIEW 2017 Challenge

Write your own programming language I think for this challenge we should make the barrier to entry low, the barrier to win high, but most of all it should be fun! Since we're writing a language, it'...
Peilonrayz's user avatar
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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, ...
Ethan Bierlein's user avatar
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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13 votes

April 2017 Community Challenge

Chess! Last year ended with a board-game spree. Let's continue this year with one. I think you all know the game of Chess, which is exactly why I just linked to the wikipedia page. Even though ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
13 votes

A friendly challenge!

I think this is pretty much doomed from the outset (but don't let me stop you having fun). To see why it's doomed, imagine things were the other way round: Hey, PPCG, let's have a collaboration to ...
Gareth Rees's user avatar
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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

Should we bring back the fun?

Community challenges These started off as weekly challenges, and has slowly expanded to three monthly challenges. These can be found under the community-challenge tag. We should probably refresh what ...
Peilonrayz's user avatar
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11 votes

Best of Code Review 2016

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

August 2016 Community Challenge

CRitter Collaboration Choose a previous community challenge and work with someone(s) to complete it. Though interest in challenges may be high time can be scarce so this is a way to get more ...
Legato's user avatar
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11 votes
Accepted

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

Can I submit invalid and funny code on Code Review?

As a reviewee, it's your responsibility to tell reviewers what your code does, and the code is expected to be working as intended - so invalid code isn't going to fly. Valid and funny code can be (...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar

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