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By kuroniorz, 3 months ago, In English,

Hi everyone, since you all know the Google CodeJam round 1A recently concluded and top 1500 qualified to the next round. Among the people who qualified, karangreat34 (or karangreat234) was also one of them and secured rank 967 with username treewalk7 (will be proved below).

He also boasted about in a LinkedIn post that is now deleted for unknown reasons.

Now there are few things that are worrying me. Since I was sure about the ethics of karangujar and unsure about his rank, I did some research

These three (and maybe more) shashank.gupta77 , karangreat234and c_rahul have almost the same code in problem A,B,C with some added useless code like

int e1,e2,e3;
e1=0;
e2=0;
e3=0;
e3=e1+e2;

to avoid plagiarism detection.

One of these guy is our very own 6 star coder https://www.codechef.com/users/karangreat234. Now our 6 star will try to defend that he is not https://codingcompetitions.withgoogle.com/codejam/submissions/000000000019fd74/dHJlZXdhbGs3. But I can surely prove it. Our karangreat234 had username chillax23241 in qualification round of CodeJam.

Proof

You can also refer this blog for more info.

Now we need to see rank of chillax23241 in CodeJam but we cant find such user. Here is a fix. Find rank of chillax23241 in this website https://vstrimaitis.github.io/google_codejam_stats/. what do we get ? Rank 967 of user chillax23241.

Now we see rank 967 in CodeJam page and we can clearly see its user treewalk7 that I mentioned above.

These guys are a shame to Competitive Programming community and I hope they will be removed from Google Codejam Round1A ranklist.

 
 
 
 
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It is so hard to believe this. Karan has always been my motivation.

There may be some misunderstanding.

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    Yes. I can't believe this too. Karan sir is motivation of many retards like me.

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      Dont say wrong about the legendary coder.

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      Your username was creative enough to get an upvote from me xD

      But like that said, such dumb noobs definitely should be banned not only from round 1A, but from every future Google Competition and every other platform he cheated on!!

      Such people are a disgrace to the whole competitive coding community -_-

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        I don't think he's going to do CP ever again

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          I don't know about CP, but he's definitely trying his best to get rid of this page from recent actions. Haven't you noticed how new accounts made 2-3 hours ago are asking so many doubts regarding CP by making new blogs? Now this can't be a coincidence that there is 5+ new blogs from different new accounts, and random comments everywhere "How to solve G?". XD This guy's hilarious. Even if he's not doing this, his super hardcore fans(his alts most probably) are really something else! Going this far to protect him.

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          Oh well, I don't think so bro, people continue to amaze me with their dumbness and shamelessness!!

          Someone in comments posted a link to codechef discuss, where he alleged that none of this was related to CP and everyone is defaming him with personal attacks (*facepalms*)

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          I love that you commented on this xD

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        one question .....why do masters get upvotes only on whatever they type....and loosers like me get a downvote even if they type something good or useful....i am not saying that your comment is bad ..... i am just pointing out that being a looser sucks so much so that nobody respects you not even you own spirit

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          See bro, what you are saying isn't necessarily true, I can show you people rated master and being heavily down-voted if they comment inappropriate things or things most people in the community don't agree with, for instance, here's my mate ck98, check out some of his comments n you would understand what I'm trying to say and not intending disrespect to anyone, I've seen even Legendary Grandmasters getting down-voted.

          And yeah sometimes the community might be biased against you, but most importantly getting down votes doesn't make you a loser!!

          And I literally mean it, that should never affect your self respect, or in no way should you take it as a sign of disrespect from others, it's just that maybe people don't agree with your views, or maybe you told something, they think is tooo trivial and maybe everyone knows.

          Lastly all the best for everything, and I hope u get a lot of upvotes if that is what you really want, and once again, just don't let it affect your self-esteem or self-respect!!!

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            Thanks bro for the motivating speech.......I have realized that it's my bad attitude towards life that has been stopping me so far.....i have been working on it lately.....and as far as downvotes go.....i dont want any upvotes.....i was just curious whether it's general nature of people to look down upon loosers and just admire the best.....you certainly broke that misbelief of mine.....thanks

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              Oh great to know that I could be of help!!

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      you are also fake aryapawn and aryanight karandi_gayazar_orz.just like your guru has 3 accounts you also have multiple accounts

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    Time to a find a new motivation bud

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    I'll be completing 3 years on codeforces soon. Never seen this amount of downvotes on a comment. Proves how honest your motivator is.

    PS: I didn't agree on one of your Quora influencer's answers and he blocked me. Lol. How insane is that?

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What is a Quora-influencer?

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    Basically a person who has 5 or 6 star rating on CodeChef, and has only participated in Long Challenges. In most of the cases, you wouldn't find this person's presence on any platform other than CodeChef. This person generally answers questions like "How to become Red on Codeforces/Topcoder?", "How did this person become so great in Competitive Coding?", etc. Most part of their answer would have some unrelated story which motivated them to start CP and which made them realize that CP is their true love blah blah blah... Their target audience is generally low rated coders who naively believe the things they write about and blindly follow them. I do not blame them for believing these influencers, as they are new in this community. But a general advice for platform like Quora is never believe the person until you have done some background check on that person.

    No offence to the genuine Competitive Programmers who help others out on Quora.

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      My favorite quora answer ever — definitely the key to learning CP.

      https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-learn-competitive-coding/answer/SQ-40

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        Isn't that practically the entire Quora? Random bullshit written to sound interesting. Not only about CP, but anything.

        My favorite is this. Yeah, tourist wins because he intimidates people with late submission strategy. Not because idk, he's like really good at problem solving? Also C++ is really important for some reason. Also also, the answer has nothing to do with the actual question — there is like 2 words about career paths.

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          That depends on your feed. There are pretty good people there as well, and as long as you cross off such spam for a decent amount of time and upvote the kind of answers that you learnt something from, your feed will be pretty good.

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            Like I_love_Tanya_Romanova,he is regularly posting inspiring things on Quora

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            There are definitely some good people. But I've found that it's kinda hard to control your feed, it's quite opaque. It's not like "you follow these people and these topics" and that's it, there's an algorithm that tries to be smarter than you.

            No matter what I did, new bullshitters kept creeping in. And I decided that it's not worth it if I have to work to keep it clean.

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              That's strange. Did you try "blocking the quora user" to stop seeing such answers or maybe "downvote question" or "report the answer" ?

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                I think we can assume that if I say "no matter what I did" that includes basic website functions :) Except reporting, I don't think I should report answers for reasons that don't actually break any rules, even if they are very stupid.

                I meant that new users appeared with similar content, not that the same people kept coming back. The algorithm can know for each post only the topic, author and list of people who clicked/upvoted, I don't think it's too good at measuring quality.

                Also I should stress that most answers that I called "bullshit" aren't like the example I gave, that was just something extremely silly. But there are a lot of posts that give the impression — sometimes very successfully — of being thoughtful, deep and intelligent, but actually are just full of mundane truths. They can trick you at first but after a while you start seeing the pattern. And how the correct strategy seems to be writing things "interestingly", having some actual insight is secondary.

                Maybe I just can't use the website right but looking at the number of upvotes those bullshit answers get says something too.

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          I'm new, please elaborate on late submission strategy, thanks!

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          Nah not at all, if this is the image of Quora for you then sorry, but you just aren't using the app right

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          I quit reading Quora when I realised how much bullshit there is regardless of where you go. Getting to good content there is about as easy as on 4chan, except the crap on 4chan is at least funny.

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            Reddit is the best thing happend to me, I have also quite quora and have started exploring post on platforms like reddit and twitter...

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              Reddit is also shit for everything except very small niche communities. The karma system encourages reposting what's popular and disagreements are usually solved by one half of a subreddit being kicked out by the other half and creating their own rather than just agreeing to disagree.

              Both Reddit and Twitter (and Youtube, etc.) also have insane content police that will ban you when enough people complain about you or if you post something they don't like, regardless if you actually broke the rules.

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      Hello niggasaurus!

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      Yeah, agreed. But you might also wanna know that there is a thing known as self-publicity/PR; which actually instantiates to making the best possible use of your limited knowledge and promoting it as something extraordinary. Karan Gujar excels in it and get your head straight to know there is nothing wrong in it! Self-projection is of utmost important in real life as well in corporate world (the one you're probably aiming to get at sitting in front of your computer and blasting off at this one guy who got caught at cheating). Yeah he did wrong, yes he cheated but at what cost?- does he really deserve to be bombarded with such hate/lewd comments (I've seen it first hand what treatment he's been made to undergo) just because he's some guy who used PR skills(read Quora, Youtube, medium and other blogs) much better than what average you/me or Joey can? I don't think so- the poor guy has actually deactivated all of his social media right now as I type and believe me he's not the only one who'd copy codes if given a chance at an international level competition!

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        Stop copy pasting same comment everywhere.

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        Leaving the impression of an intolerable ass is not good PR.

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        Yes, he and people like him in every sphere of our life not only in corporate world should be bombarded with hate and lewd comments. Pls stop defending such bs act in the name of PR.

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    I want to know too.

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Funny You are reporting now. He has been cheated a lot more times in codechef long contests and people reported a lot too. Everyone knows he is a cheater and pretending like a good coder posting achievements, standing etc to gain following and popularity. If you really want to learn somenthing follow good coders like jeel_vaishnav and taran_1407 for java and Rahul dugar for c++

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This isn't the first time he has been caught cheating, all he does is boast his fake plagiarised achievements to get a false sense of achievement and gain popularity. Pretty sad.

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I used to thought he is one of the best coder. What he is gaining showing these false achievements?

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I mailed to the code jam team and if they verify it to be true they will take the necessary action. If you can report more , please add them in the blog.

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Bruh everyone knows Karandi Gayjer is cheater and retarded. Don't waste your time to expose him.

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Hello everyone. Here is a reply from Karan on Code Chef. I think it will be more relevant to talk more about this only after reading his replies. Also, please try keeping the discussion here relevant to what it actually should be. https://discuss.codechef.com/t/code-jam-2020-qualification-round-cheating-scam-new-post-created/60357/44

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    That blog is about him submitting code that wasn't his in Qualification Round.

    This blog is about him doing the same in Round 1A, which is not allowed.

    Read before replying.

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    Stop trying to defend him(you probably are his shit alt), anyways this post is about Code jam Round 1A, in round 1A cheating/collaboration is strictly not allowed.

    http://prntscr.com/ryhxnm http://prntscr.com/ryhy8t

    Here are the attached rules of code jam, research before you post.

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    Learn to read. That is qualification round. This is Round 1A.

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      Don't try to defend yourself karan! Its pretty clear from your username that it's you, Karan gujar!

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    try keeping the discussion here relevant

    I don't think we should discuss it. KARAN never cheats :angry: please appologize

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From: karangreat234FanClub Well that's some next level of self obsession XD

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This guy has spoiled the meaning of 6 star rating.And most important thing is this guy has no shame when he bragg about his fake rating and rank everywhere.

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If there is anyone who can beat tourist in future , it's karandi gayjer.

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Hey if you ever talk dirt on KARAN at least do it from main account. I'm sure the man would never cheat he's hard working coder, real grinder!

Before you talk that shit about KARAN, how 'bout you clear your throat? I can hear you chokin' on my tenacious [CENSORED] everytime your dumb ass talks shit about KARAN. [CENSORED\, you're not shit, you're never gon' be shit, and you're just a piece of shit. So shut the fuck up!

Some might say I'm just shitpostin' but i'm a real KARAN(from INDIA). I really admire him he inspired me to do competitive programming.

P.S. Alts are forbidden you will be reported for having 5+ accounts.

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    Very classy response to a guy who did his research and gave reasonable arguments. So pathetic. Don't embarrass your country like that.

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      I did research I have proof of him never cheating. But I'm not going to provide it to you

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        How much did he pay you?

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        This is honestly quite hilarious. You're either a troll, the guy himself doing a comically bad job, or below 10 years of age. Whichever it is, you're amusingly inadequate at this point. It only adds to the hilarity that you're the only other person in his "fan club" here on Codeforces.

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          1. I'm serious.
          2. I'm over 10
          3. I can't even compare to KARAN
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          LOL, his name is literally 'karan fan' on his profile.

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          No doubt yarik_mutltiacc is karan Gujar himself with his another fake account like many others. Trying to defend karan. He is the only die hard fan of karan Gujar XD XD

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            Nope nope. He isn't Karan. Karan is barely 1600. He just got lucky in a single contest. This is some other drunk ass.

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              Bruh I told you I'm sober in DMs. Also don't you know about karans real account?

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                Which one are you asking about?
                karangreat234, karangreat34, lovesprogramming, i_love_saundarya, or some other?

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                  other

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                  What about this ?

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                  Which karan are you talking about?

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                  The Great one

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                  Codeforces handle? If he's so great, let us all see his handle and submissions.

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                  Sorry I'm not going to disclose this info. If, his majesty, THE GREAT KARAN thinks it's ok to share. Then he can post it himself I don't want to disrespect God's privacy by leaking this info.

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                  At this point.. I'm not so sure anymore if you are his true fan or are just being a troll whose sarcasm is way too complicated for us to understand.

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                  I think it is karangreat34 since he recently boasted about reaching expert on codeforces in a very few contests

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                He has many accounts , which he uses for cheating. Even caught on codechef few months back. He gave shifty reasons to defend himself.

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        Classic.

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    Dude, that guy simply does Long Challenges and gets his rating and boasts of everything around the world. You can see his codechef profile yourself. Why has he never participated in a cook off or lunch time? Because the time would not be enough for him to cheat and maintain his 6* or whatever.

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      My friend who was 6* at codechef was rejected by google. Couldn't understand that time. now i understood it.

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        You should not just simply imply things, there might have been some other reasons of him/her getting rejected by Google.

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          Actually I dont know. he never shared his codeforces profile to anyone and never mentioned in his resume. His contest on codechef are mostly long challenges and finishing 1 question was a mountain task for him in cooks or lunch time. May be he can be slow or something else.

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            B0JACK is right. You shouldn't assume too much. There are many other coders who are not ABLE to do well in short contests. That is OKAY. This is NOT OKAY. CHEATING is intolerable and more importantly, leads to that guy's own destruction anyway.

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What will he do in next round or in the invitational rounds? How he will be able to solve ?

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    He barely got in top 1000 while cheating. I doubt he has to worry about invitational rounds anytime soon.

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This guy could've tried to actually improve himself instead of doing these type of shit. And now he is a national embarrassment smh...

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Can anyone tell me why yarik_mutltiacc is so obsessed with whoever this guy KARAN is [imagine any laughing emoji].

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    Because he some how managed to get liquor during lockdown and now drunk AF. XD

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    He might be one of the other guys who cheated. This KARAN is quite famous on Quora as he brags his 6 star on codechef. He has only done long challenges in which people cheat a hell lot as I have heard. He has never had guts to come to a lunch time or cook off as he won't be able to cheat enough to maintain 6* in short contests

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      He is one of the reasons why I have muted the topic codechef on Quora.

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    i guess KARAN helps him to provide solutions xD

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    even this shameful guy karangreat is also included in his own fanclub [2*(laughing emoji)]

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Group of cheaters. Having good (generous) friends is the best thing for them

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This is one of the best blog to read during this lockdown, Much more entertaining than many daily soaps lol.

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Please sirs, I nneed discount on karangreat tutorials, has anyone discount coupon???? https://medium.com/@karangujar43/tutorial-10-my-experiences-dynamic-programming-b5d146a071a9

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    OMG, He is actually asking for money for DP tutorials.

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      Also he claims that 1000 people bought his tutorials. Wow, can't believe it.

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      Um yeah he charging for his tutorials, all right. It's his choice purely based on the time and dedication he might have put up in creating those tutorials, and from what I've heard from people they aren't half as bad as what's been made out to be by you guys. Sorry to burst your shocked bubble but nothing good in the world comes free. Also so that you know he charges minimistically for his tutorials and he is not coaxing anyone to buy them

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        I mean, he has the right to charge money, but considering the number of quality free tutorials, it does sound like he's taking advantage of inexperienced and/or frustrated people who don't realize how much of this information is available freely. Yeah, it's not against the law or anything but still kinda dickish thing to do.

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    Congrats, that cancer link is dead.

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    Luckily, I saved it before it went down.

    Saved on discord here

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      why he deleted his dp tutorial link ? what was wrong in that.

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        He didn't want his competition to read those tutorials and know the secret to 6 stars.
        Also, the tutorials were limited edition.

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        He is frequently coming here and checking out every comment. Probably this one too.

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    Now even this tutorial is deleted! How would I study DP now. SAD!

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    This is not the first time I'm reading such a post. This guy has conned a lot of people through his fake knowledge people just blindly follow him because of his lucrative answers on how to become a redcoder,etc. He's a jerk.

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haha! Lets invite him for an open contest where the setter could be any one.

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I think karan has made a group of friend who discuss solution together and at last they submit their code by putting some unusual variable,code snippet etc. to fool moss.And unfortunately they have become legendary grandmaster in it.

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Le karan :

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Bruh he’s deleted all of his social media accounts

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Damn, I just realized the guy right above him in Kick Start Round F is me XD

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Great work that you preserved all the proof. Do send it to Google and Google will ensure the rest.

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I guess now he won't be making a video on DSA as requested by many. :(

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Karan was pupil on all of his fake account.People argue with him that why a 6 star coder is pupil on codeforce.So he made a new account in january and reached expert few days back by doing cheating.So that people will not argue with him of having less rating on codeforce.

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    how was he able to cheat in codeforces

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Hmm, how exactly is this working? I mean how is his username different in the same contest (chillax23241 and treewalk7)? I am not doubting this post, just curious to know.

Anyways, seen this person on Quora. His answers sounded very boastful to me, and I already suspected he became a 6-star on CodeChef due to Long Challenges only. I thought he was at best a decent coder, who was just too happy to have achieved 6-star rating.

Nice work to catch the cheating.

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    Boasting only? He talks hell lot of nonsense and tries to gain popularity among beginners. He made up stories that how his girlfriend broke his heart and he became 6 star on CodeChef. Are you kidding me?0

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      Well that didn't bother me much, I considered he was joking anyway. That happens too much on Quora, so I ignored that aspect. You can see similar stories of success where the person started due to nonsense reasons.

      But to reach 6-star on CodeChef and boast about it, is very childish in my opinion since the better you become, the.more you realise your weaknesses. While I think having a goal to reach a certain rating level is motivational, almost every Orange or Red I have seen here on CF, realise there is nothing to boast about in rating. Feeling proud to have achieved a rating is welcome, boasting about it is childish.

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It's a shame that people like these steal the position of those who actually worked for it.

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This is what satisfaction looks like. XD

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75405466 He submitted this code in his last contest. He calls a function lol after each statement. I think he used it to avoid getting caught during plagiarism check.

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Yeah, agreed. But you might also wanna know that there is a thing known as self-publicity/PR; which actually instantiates to making the best possible use of your limited knowledge and promoting it as something extraordinary. Karan Gujar excels in it and get your head straight to know there is nothing wrong in it! Self-projection is of utmost important in real life as well in corporate world (the one you're probably aiming to get at sitting in front of your computer and blasting off at this one guy who got caught at cheating). Yeah he did wrong, yes he cheated but at what cost?- does he really deserve to be bombarded with such hate/lewd comments (I've seen it first hand what treatment he's been made to undergo) just because he's some guy who used PR skills(read Quora, Youtube, medium and other blogs) much better than what average you/me or Joey can? I don't think so- the poor guy has actually deactivated all of his social media right now as I type and believe me he's not the only one who'd copy codes if given a chance at an international level competition!

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    Just because you wrote a whole paragraph which I'm too lazy to read doesnt mean you can justify cheating in any way.

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      Didn't justify it bro- you might wanna read it! Its in a good sense that I asked the people to leave the guy alone

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        You are defending a guy who has in past replied with "I'll complain in police for cyber bullying me" when someone tried to reveal his cheating methods.

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          What if he used "I'll complain in the police for cyber bullying me" when he was actually verbally abused by hundreds of angry people like you in personal messages wherein this actually makes sense. My point being, sure he's done his cheating no doubt, but leave the guy alone, he simply just doesn't deserve this amount of hatred online as he's not the first one to do so

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            He wasnt verbally abused.

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              He is dude, sorry but you just aren't aware of the bigger picture here! You see lots many people making fun of him here right? Just think what these people have the ability to do in private messages if they get a hold of his number (which is easily available, thanks to social media). Why do you think he deactivated all his accounts? Get aware of the world kid

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                And get this straight there's no justification for online harassing (it's a real thing) whatever may be the magnitude of his crime- it just isn't worth it

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        there are so many hard working coders who try to get decent rank on their own and some cheaters come and spoil all of these.

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    1. Self-publicity is not equivalent to being full of oneself. The difference is subjective and if people think he sounds egocentric, then he does.

    2. " Self-projection is of utmost important in real life as well in corporate world ". Please reduce your Quora intake.

    3. Just because he's not the first to cheat doesn't mean anything. Try that logic for any actual crime and you'll see how dumb it is.

    4. Some people always take it too far, unfortunately. Most people will just make fun of him and meme it, all of which he deserves. People doxing him or harassing IRL are an inevitable minority.

    5. He's getting bombarded with "lewd" comments? Perhaps double-check the meaning of that word.

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      "lewd" comments XD :facepalm:

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        Well actually I'm facepalming as well to the likes of you guys on the extent you can go to defame a person for something

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          Do you know how fucking stupid you and your argument sound? Not just this sub-comment section in the blog but most of whatever you've posted here.

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            Well since you asked, actually not because I'm actually convinced by my thoughts and not simply following the herd mentality like you, simp!

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              following the herd mentality like you, simp!

              Being a sheep in the flock is not the fault of the sheep, son. According to your logic, simplified, a person $$$X$$$ who's done something wrong, although not punishable offensively, shouldn't be talked against or bad off (that's human nature. Welcome to planet earth!)? Well, you're right about that and I don't disagree with you completely there, but which society have you been living in to not have seen where this wouldn't happen? Show me the light too, Senpai. Whoever this dude is deserves the shit talked about him because I believe in the good ol' saying: "You ain't right until you done it right", and anything that's wrong is in human nature to be talked shit about. You have your opinion, I have mine. You've proposed yours through a thousand or so comments round the blog, and here's mine.

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                Erm- maybe put forward your thoughts in a more lucid way, because I couldn't figure shit you said. Because what you mentioned my logic did not sound my logic at all. Recommend you to read the above thread completely and comprehensively before jumping in this pool of comments putting across your seemingly worthless thoughts

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                  The main idea is, "He cheated, so he should be punished." Of course there's herd mentality here — this is how society as a whole handles cheaters, dissuading them from doing it again. The question is, to what extent should the punishment go?

                  He has built up a strong reputation based on being skilled at CP. As it turns out, this reputation is fake. So I think it's reasonable that this reputation, and only that, should be destroyed, as it's misleading and frankly offensive to those of us who have put real work into CP. Going beyond that may be extreme, but said hateful comments ultimately have that effect.

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                  Agreed 100%. This was exactly what I wanted to convey much to the disregard of some people who steered the conversation away by their non-sensical comments. In hindsight, maybe I too was at fault not being able to put across my thoughts more clearly.

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                  A strong reputation of being blue on CF or what?

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                  Probably not from being blue, but it's easy to play off orange/6 stars on CodeChef as impressive.

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      "While this may not sound appealing to most of you but the fact is competitive programming, like any other sport, is something which lets you learn a lot of aspects not only in programming but from the community in general. While it is advisable not to cheat in a sport or a competition, but defaming someone is not a solution. It should be kept in the hands of the organizer. You should complain on a listed link provided by the organizer. All these activities will undermine the true spirit of this sport.

      Yes the person in question may have done a lot of boasting, but we don’t have the right to judge a person on social media. It may not only hamper his career but it may affect cp as well. People may tend to develop negativity while coming to know about cp" — LinkedIn Comment providing proper insights as to why targeted community bashing is wrong

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        " While it is advisable not to cheat "

        It's not advisable. It's forbidden, literally by definition.

        " defaming someone is not a solution "

        Cheating in any sport will generally destroy your reputation. CP is not really different.

        " It should be kept in the hands of the organizer "

        I don't support bullying, but given that this person seems to have boasted a lot and even offered paid services, it is only fair for people to know the truth. It is not anyone's obligation to protect his reputation.

        " we don’t have the right to judge a person on social media "

        I thought that's the primary purpose of social media!


        I am generally against bullying the guy beyond some memes. Him losing his reputation is only fair, but harassment, especially IRL, is excessive. However, having said that, your points really are consistently weak.

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          Yeah, my points may seem weak because I'm apparently on the wrong side of the party here, but nonetheless no point in explaining/arguing to a person who is so made up in his mind that he refuses to acknowledge anything beyond its permissible limits.

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        Well, I used to see karan as one of my idols until a few months back. "What does it matter if he can't perform well in short contests? He helps newbies. He still performs well in Long challenges. He's a good guy. ".. This is the exact image I had of him.

        Then some facts were revealed... He has repeatedly been cheating even though he has been caught and exposed so many times. That directly affects the rating of other participants however little that effect may be. He boasts a lot about himself on social media due to which newbies may have fallen into his trap and bought his "tutorials". And most importantly he still doesn't change himself even after receiving so much bashing from the community.

        And now I'm even starting to think all that boasting was a marketing strategy to sell his courses.

        He is so shameless that he doesn't hesitate to cheat again and again even after getting caught soo many times. I don't promote harassing him, but he clearly isn't a good person for the community. HE NEEDS TO REALISE THAT HIS WAYS ARE WRONG.

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          First sensible comment on this thread inline with my thoughts. Community bashing is wrong no matter the justification

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          I wonder how the following facts are connected?

          1. Karan is an idol for many Indians
          2. There are no cheaters in CP world except Indians
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            There are no cheaters in CP world except Indians

            Do you even realize what you are claiming ?

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            correlation does not imply causation

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            Do you know Ahmed Makki?

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            Whatever downvote i get for saying this i am ok with it but i will say, You are a racist egoistic a**hole

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        Screenshot_20200414-0343302.png

        Irony being the person trying to sympathize with the accused is also plagiarizing comments ( from LinkedIN ) The whole plagiarizing sect of people to accused's rescue. Such people much wow !

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          Lol dude, get a life. Don't embarrass yourself by misusing the word plagiarism (I get it you're a coder). I simply found the argument placed by the person to be accurate and apt for the current scenario and decided to post it here, but now that you've said it I've given credits to the person. FYI, ripping off a linkedin comment is not something worth considering "plagiarizing" lol, not in my book at least.

          Such people much wow (oops, sorry for plagiarizing your line)

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            Ah it's good to see that atleast you accepted the fact that the comment you found apt and decided to use here was not yours ( although after being pointed out by someone else )

            Don't get too defensive , carry on with your agenda or whatever you are trying to do. Cheers

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              Oh yeah? Defensive is it when I try and explain thickheads like you why targeted community bashing is wrong no matter the reason. Just remove the wool from over your eyes and look around what is happening (oh, only if you could). Collectively 200+ people are spewing hateful posts (yes!) wrapt in the comfortable blanket of memes. Are you even aware that many people have actually reached his DMs in Quora/WhatsApp/LinkedIn and tried to downright humiliate and abused him (looking at your fickleness, I'd say not). Sure, his reputation as a good coder deserves to be tarnished all right, but you're not in your right mind if you think the treatment he's been getting is correct.

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                What are you blabbering about man ? I just pointed out that you copy pasted the comment in order to sympathize with the accused .

                And you are writing a whole paragraph of irrelevant shit as a reply.

                You must be a very funny or a very naive person XD Anyway peace out. I hope you succeed in whatever you are trying to do.

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                  With thickheaded misdemeanors like you filled in this place, lol trust me I wouldn't succeed at all! Nor will I try to strike senses in the little brain of yours XD. AS to my motive, I've made it clear multiple times above, I'm against online harassing (which is prevalent right now) instigated at first by people like you.

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                  I'm against online harassing

                  says the person who's been acting like a nut and who's tone in comments show otherwise. ironic. you should probably just stfu now and keep your thoughts to yourself. others who are against this stuff too have gotten their point through clearer than you with only one comment.

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        People may tend to develop negativity while coming to know about cp.

        He is not the face of cp for most people.

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          Oh yes he was, here in India atleast. He was the motivator of many (read hundreds) of newbies when it came to CP That's why I ask double check__ your facts before diving into this pool of comments.

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            And that is why you guys are still newbies.

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              Ha, you did what your little mind could do best, judge a guy based on his coding skills. How do you know for how long I've been coding? Um, maybe I've a life apart from this too, unlike you. Maybe unlike you, I cannot afford sitting on a laptop tens of hours a day because well I like to socialize too ,**NERD**!

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                Ah, the stereotypical guy who relies on ad hominem when his logic failed in an argument and an almost pathetic effort to accuse others out of almost non-existent proof, all to defend his fragile little ego. Well tell you what, you can go socialize with your newbie friends who would sympathize with your claim of disinterest but in reality laziness, leave this comment section and end the plague of the CP community that is you.

                Also, I'm a nerd, yes. I don't find being call one among those that actually contribute to the society's progress an offense, and given the choice of coding 10 hours a day and socialize with people like you... Well, no life is significantly better than a life wasted doing stuffs that you are currently doing.

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    Hello Sir, I want to politely write some beautiful things here. We are Coders, Our Job is to Write Code not to sell shit. If someone's Goal is to sell shit, go become a fucking Marketing Guy. We are Honest Problem Solvers. Our Ego lies in our Code. People Lies, Code Doesn't. So if your Karan Brother want to Pursue a Marketing Career, Ask him to Go Sell Stuff but Don't Insult Real Coders, Now Criticism, So I believe that Our Work is very Honest and Brutal, We don't leave anybody. This is not my Real ID, because I don't want to create a drama, but It took so much Effort and Hardwork to reach a High Rating and Winning Competitions. 8-9 Hrs of Problem Solving, Past Problems, Then Projects and all. It take Sweat and Hardwork. For you Coding means nothing and Marketing is valuable but for us Coding is our Life.

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      Dude get a life, be more aware of life in general- what if I told you coding is not the ultimate solutions to your problems. Pretty sure you took up coding to secure a good placement right? If something you took up for significantly materialistic gains, how can it mean your life to you? Trust me, five years down the line you wouldn't code quarter of what you do now. That'll be the time when you realise other life skills matter a lot, much more than sitting in front of computer screen 8 hours a day.

      Coding is our life- lol speak for yourself, you've no idea how unrealistically funny you sound right now

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        That'll be the time when you realise other life skills matter a lot

        Do these life skills include cheating, lying about your fake skills, and scamming innocent beginners using these fake skills?
        Yeah, copy-pasting code can be a useful skill, but programming competitions are not the right place for them.

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          The way he is writing comments, he should pursue MBA in future.

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        Seriously? that's your counter argument? you realise that you are mocking somebody for their passion right? Sit down and think again about what you have posted in this thread.

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      up voted your comment just after reading your username lol

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    Hello Sir, I want to politely write some beautiful things here. We are Coders, Our Job is to Write Code not to sell shit. If someone's Goal is to sell shit, go become a fucking Marketing Guy. We are Honest Problem Solvers. Our Ego lies in our Code. People Lies, Code Doesn't. So if your Karan Brother want to Pursue a Marketing Career, Ask him to Go Sell Stuff but Don't Insult Real Coders, Now Criticism, So I believe that Our Work is very Honest and Brutal, We don't leave anybody. This is not my Real ID, because I don't want to create a drama, but It took so much Effort and Hardwork to reach a High Rating and Winning Competitions. 8-9 Hrs of Problem Solving, Past Problems, Then Projects and all. It take Sweat and Hardwork. For you Coding means nothing and Marketing is valuable but for us Coding is our Life.

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It's simple. He got his rating doubled from Laxmi Chit Fund.

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karan is my cousin and he is depressed and tried eating mortien which is a poison in our country i fear he will harm himself, please stop now . its a honest request

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    So, to tell this to the whole CP community. His brother instantly makes an ID on codeforces instead of giving good advice to him. Very nice

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      i study economics not cse, im trying my best i doubt he will use a computer again, im just doing whatever i can

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    What about the poison that he was spreading in the CP community by his ugly methods

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    This one also seems to be copied from some Hindi movie(Tried and you jumped him to save). :P

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    There is something which this guy always had/has the option to do but never does: apologize and move on.

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    Sad bro :'(

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durgesh30508 tushar284 ishu_yash lakshya_7899

Things you need to know about Mr.Karan Gujar about his false reputation at different platforms like Codechef and Quora

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I don't know for others but Scalar and KarankumarGujar will not forget the Quarantine time ever

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I don't know why there is no drop in his rating in codechef. Even he caught twice for plagiarism. Even codechef blocked his account for sometimes.

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    Apparently he has some contacts with codechef HQ.

    He was a top contributor at the time when the plagiarism came into light.

    And he successfully managed to convince the admins that "His code was leaked from Ideone and it wasn't his fault entirely". Maybe they decided to leave him off the hook because he was a top contributor? Maybe some other reasons. But we never got the details.

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      he successfully managed to convince
      because he was a top contributor?

      I'm not associated with CodeChef but was pretty much active on discuss a while back. Correct your facts. Do you know someone who got a rating drop after that one incident of rating drop? At least I haven't seen someone getting rating drop in recent months.
      FYI about a month or two back they were resolving last June long's plagiarism cases. I know this because I did get a mail regarding false positive.
      As far as Top Contributors is concerned when last time they did drop the rating of top contributor.
      Its just unprofessional CodeChef doing work at the speed they are best at and known for.

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        I'm talking about plag case from March Long 2019.It's been more than a year.

        https://discuss.codechef.com/t/why-karangreat-is-suspended/34579/29

        That's the link to the discussion. The admin himself/herself has replied at the end of the post that rating drop will take place "after a while". But when? After he's somehow convinced the entire world that he's the best coder?

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          If you look there you will find my reacts over there.

          "after a while". But when?

          Do you know someone who got a rating drop after that one incident of rating drop?
          By one incident I mean here. Feel free to read it with popcorn.
          "Its just unprofessional CodeChef doing work at the speed they are best at and known for."
          Simply that their "after a while" never came.

          After he's somehow convinced the entire world that he's the best coder?

          If you want to believe someone more then CodeChef admins then who is at fault?

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            Okay this is confusing now. So what I understood is, Codechef doesn't decrease rating for plagiarism anymore? Does it ban the account instead?

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              TL; DR; Codechef says they will decrease rating. But even Mr. Turakhia cant promise you a date when they will decrease rating.

              Maybe one day admin will have a fight at home and since he cant say much to his wife. He will come to office fk people because he was lazy to punish them on time.

              Maybe due to corona lets expect it happens soon I guess.

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              It happened once when the Plagiarism Hammer as they say it came down. I haven't seen ratings of cheaters drop on Codechef after that. It has been more than a year maybe (Might be wrong about a year but it has been a really long time). The consequences of this can be seen in this month's LONG.

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      I wrote a similar post as it is written here on Codechef but I was blocked by Codechef Admin for 10 days with a warning.

      Summary: "You can catch the Devil, but you can't hold him long"

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This is one and only blog in cf i read all comments in the blog. Completely hilarious. There's other going on linkedin too. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/manashi-sarkar_cheating-in-codejam-round-1a-codeforces-activity-6655463684489469952-zdEw/

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The basic thing is that if you see his 6-star CodeChef profile, he has mostly given Long Challenges, where coders are usually found in malpractices because of the 11 days time to solve questions. Not blaming CodeChef for this but the point is that if he was as "Great" as he writes himself to be on Quora, LinkedIn, etc. he must have proven himself here by maybe being a Master or above. Guess that's not the case. Moreover as many people mentioned it earlier, its ok if you thought of him as an inspiration, well now you have time to rectify the mistake by following great coders who can actually teach a lot.

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    What do you mean by "normal" expert?

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    I already said that — around ~1700 rating. Like those who aren't close to transitioning to purple. And do_good_ were you able to Problem A and B full quick enough assuming you are not the fake account of someone purple coder account ;) .

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MikeMirzayanov https://codeforces.com/blog/entry/75958#comment-603316 I couldn't able to see the following comment on this blog!

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I searched for his LinkedIn profile as I wanted to see all this by myself but I can't find him :p Looks like someone hit home @kuroniorz

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Guys I know a lot of us here don't like him. But this is probably deviating towards bullying. People here are posting his phone number so that others can call/message and harass him. This is not cool guys. No one should be bullied. I am not defending him. All I'm saying is that there's a difference between calling out on someone/reporting them and harassing them.

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TO EVERYONE WHO'S TRYING TO SUPPORT KARAN

just ask yourself one thing first..

What if it was Round 1C and you were the 1501st rank holder? Would you still be supporting him?

If your answer is yes, then I've no idea what's wrong with you.

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    Being the 1501th or the 10000th rank is irrelevant here. You make a good question, not against that, but, anything against the rules should be punishable by offence, needless to add, unsupported by others. CP happens to be more "light-weight", if I may say, and isn't as strict as other sports, considering CP to be a sport too (a really good mind sport, in fact).

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      Yes I agree that rank is irrelevant here. But his fans seem just too dumb to understand that cheating is wrong. So I am trying to help them see what could be the consequences.

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Lol he must have gained more publicity through this blog than he ever got by boasting about himself :P

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I saw his other submissions to the 1st problem (the 2 that received a wrong answer verdict on the third test case). It is really strange to see how this person just without any reason is changing the variable names.

        int fo=0;
        int f1=1;
        int f2=3;
        f2=f1+fo;
        int tt=1;
         f2=f1+fo;

He wrote these lines of code in the starting of his code. Can you see that writing this does not make any sense and there no other occurrences of these variables in the actual code below.

  int lol1=0;
  int lol2=0;
  int lol3=0;
  lol3=lol1+lol2;
  ll i,j,k,n, ind, flag=0, flag2=0;
  lol3=lol1+lol2;
  cin>>n;
  lol3=lol1+lol2;

And finally in his submission that passed all test cases he has changed these variable names and has written this. You cannot be a 6 star coder if you right things like these for no reason and even changing the variable names and their values for no reason. Let me show you something even more interesting :

e1=0;
e2=0;
e3=0;
e3=e1+e2;
	cout<<"Case #"<<Case<<":\n";
e1=0;
e2=0;
e3=0;
e3=e1+e2;
	if(N<=500){
e1=0;
e2=0;
e3=0;
e3=e1+e2;
		for(int i=1;i<=N;++i){

			cout<<i<<" "<<1<<"\n";
e1=0;
e2=0;
e3=0;
e3=e1+e2;
		}
e1=0;
e2=0;
e3=0;
e3=e1+e2;

`` This person wrote all of this in the second question. If you notice carefully you can realise that all of those e1, e2 and e3 don't make any sense here. What is even more strange is that this person uses many different templates also while doing CP. Here are 2 of them from the submission that he made :

#include<bits/stdc++.h>
#define mod 1000000007 
#define pb push_back
#define endd '\n'
#define ll long long
#define mk make_pair
#define fi first
#define test ll int t,o;cin>>o;for(t=1;t<=o;t++)
#define codejm(q,aao) cout<<"Case #"<<q<<": "<<aao<<'\n';
#define take ll i,j,k,n;cin>>n;ll arr[n];loop(i,n)cin>>arr[i];
#define print(arr,n) for(ll w=0;w<n;w++)cout<<arr[w]<<" ";cout<<'\n';
#define printdou(arr,n,m) for(ll w=0;w<n;w++){ for(ll o=0;o<m;o++){cout<<arr[w][o]<<" "; }cout<<endd;}
#define dis(w) loop(i,w.size())cout<<v[i]<<" ";cout<<'\n';
#define mem(b,q)  memset(b,q , sizeof(b));
#define set_itr set<ll>:: iterator itr ,it;
#define mul_itr multiset<ll>:: iterator itr,it;
#define se second
#define pii pair<int,int>
#define pll pair<long long,long long>
#define loop1(i,a,n) for(i=a;i<n; i++)
#define loop(i,n) for( i=0;i<n;i++)
#define loop2(n,m) for(int p=0;p<n;p++)for(int q=0;q<m;q++)
#define loop3(n,m,l) for(int i=0;i<n;i++)for(int j=0;j<m;j++)for(int k=0;k<l;k++)
using namespace std;

And here is another one :

#include <bits/stdc++.h>
#define fs first
#define sc second
#define pb push_back
#define eb emplace_back
#define all(a) a.begin(),a.end()
#define lb(a,x) (lower_bound(all(a),x)-a.begin())
#define ub(a,x) (upper_bound(all(a),x)-a.begin())
#define rep(a,x,y) for(int a=(int)x;a<=(int)y;++a)
#define repd(a,x,y,d) for(int a=(int)x;a<=(int)y;a+=d)
#define res(a,x,y) for(int a=(int)x;a>=(int)y;--a)
#define resd(a,x,y,d) for(int a=(int)x;a>=(int)y;a-=d)
#include <ext/pb_ds/assoc_container.hpp>
#include <ext/pb_ds/tree_policy.hpp>
#define o_set tree<int,null_type,less<int>,rb_tree_tag,tree_order_statistics_node_update>
#define o_multiset tree<int,null_type,less_equal<int>,rb_tree_tag,tree_order_statistics_node_update>
using namespace __gnu_pbds;
#pragma GCC optimize("Ofast")
#pragma GCC optimize ("unroll-loops")
#pragma GCC target("sse,sse2,sse3,ssse3,sse4,popcnt,abm,mmx,avx,tune=native")
using namespace std;
using lint=long long;
mt19937 rng(time(NULL));

As you can see these 2 templates are completely different and it seems like 2 different people have written them.

I just hope people like these are removed from CodeJam final standings. @karangreat34 you are a shame man.

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    If you can't even replace template functions with their definitions you are not good cheater either. LOL!

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So will he be disqualified from codejam?

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eatmore have a look at this and do make sure he gets the treatment which he actually deserves. Cheating is a serious offence and will not be tolerated at any cost.

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I feel bad for genuine people who did not qualify due to cheats like this.

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Hello Codeforces!I suggest it is better to run a system to against cheating,like a Chinese OJ which is called 'luogu'.

(that's the rules we obey)

I think this is a lesson,we should unite and against with cheatings

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    >forbidden private letter
    >opening a trumpet
    >Pottery Banishment

    Were those rules introduced on April 1st by any chance?

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      I'm a Chinese,I have no idea for my rubbish translate APP,I translated half afternoon!QAQ