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By Libraion, history, 2 months ago, In English,

Hello Codeforces Community,

I have been thinking about a simple but intriguing question in my mind recently.

As day by day, we have many new contests with many new problems being made for us to do. So is there a time when all the ideas to make new problems are actually used up and there is no idea left to create a beautiful and new problem (that wasn't created before) ?. And then problem setters have to use some old ideas and problems of long time ago to create new contests for us (and this won't be interesting at all) ?

I wonder if this scenerio could be possible then?

Thanks for reading <3 <3.

 
 
 
 
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Bro scope of idea for new problem are unlimited.It may be hard to get new ideas but not impossible.So always there will be scope to new problems because as time passes then may be more new algorithm and data structures will be discovered. This is just my view.

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    Thanks! So the problem setters need to think harder and harder everyday to have new problems for us. Really appreciate them <3.

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      Yeah problem setter really do lot of hard work to set new problems.That is commendable.

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      I always appreciate all the Problem Setters who give a lot of efforts it create a problem and the participants try to solve it and learn new things from that problem.

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You haven't attended a single contest and you are worried about repetition xd:)

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    You know people use clones to post weird posts, don't you :D ?

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      why to use clones, I have my own identity.

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        People will not have your information like nations, names, schools, ... and you are free to speak what you think straight without worry about some of personal reasons.

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      I am here to spread the corona, with new handle! LOL

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I guess there are many problems that use concepts from old problems with just different wordings. It must be difficult to think of new Ideas everytime.

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Reminds me of this vsauce video about if we'll ever run out of new music.

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Just think about a little combinatorics. Suppose we have three basic color. Red , green , blue. How many new colors can be created using these colors and the colors that can be created from these colors and so on? Problem setting is just like this way. Happy Coding!