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By nik7, history, 5 weeks ago, In English,

I have seen nearly all high rated coders talking about upsolving being the key to perform better. But tourist hasn't upsolved a single problem in his contests. I know he is the best but that doesn't mean by any means that he can't improve. For instance in Codeforces Global Round 2 he didn't upsolve the 2 problems which he couldn't solve during the contest. Why is that so.

 
 
 
 
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Maybe he got the idea to solve the problem after the contest, but didn't bother to submit it.

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Plot twist: He upsolves using an alt on purpose so that naive people will think that he doesn't upsolve.

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    And why exactly would he do that?

    I don't think a person like him would give a shit about what people think.

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When a person has already won all major algorithmic programming competitions, they might consider pursuing other goals. There's much a brilliant competitive programmer can do with their time, besides getting better at competitive programming.

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Because there is a legendary and magical beer, which he drinks from and gets the ultimate problem solving power and doesn't need that childish and naive tricks to improve his skills.

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To upsolve, you need to have some unsolved problem after the contest. Since tourist solves all the problems during the contest, he doesn't need to upsolve.

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INBOX tourist, if you are so curious.

Who else would know better than tourist?

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    Yes as if he will reply me straightforward

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He has judging system in his mind

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Even tmw168_orz doesn't upsolve much and he is geniosity.

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I think you should upsolve rather than wondering why other top coders upsolve or not.

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Thanks everyone for making my contribution reach 50... Oh sorry -50

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Please stop downvoting. Have some mercy. Just look at my contribution