17 votes

My reviews feel like a broken record

Personal hat on, not mod hat Burn-out? It is real, and I recommend you be more selective about what questions you answer. Code Review (this site) should be fun for you. If you are not enjoying the ...
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15 votes

My reviews feel like a broken record

Note: This is just an idea. A thought. I do like rolfl's answer First of all, is there anything essentially wrong with pointing out the same mistakes every time? Except the fact that it can get ...
7 votes

Duplicated answers for duplicate patterns/subroutines

For me an answer is related to a question. An answer about formatting and naming the vars correct is also a very common answer. Do we have to redirect them to answers of the other questions for that? ...
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7 votes
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Duplicated answers for duplicate patterns/subroutines

Yes, and No Let's be clear here, the code works for the purpose given. The code presented will never be called in a way that exposes that bug, so is it a bug? Not for the asker. That code is not ...
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7 votes

Common Review Quotes

Experiment one did not really work. I have rolled back the C++ tag wiki page. With the minor addition of a couple of lines at the top: As an experiment I am starting to collect snippets of common ...
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3 votes

Common Review Quotes

One possible way we could approach this would be to ask (and answer) questions on Stack Overflow like this one: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1452721/why-is-using-namespace-std-considered-bad-...
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1 vote

Duplicated answers for duplicate patterns/subroutines

This started off with a two-way duplicate; That is, two questions contained the same code-pattern. In that light, I would have said "each question is separate". If a question happens to contain the ...
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