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By fried-chicken, history, 2 months ago, In English

Since there isn't an existing one, I'm writing this blog for discussion of this wonderful contest, feel free to share any thoughts or solutions about this contest.

For me, how to solve the problem L?

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By fried-chicken, history, 4 months ago, In English

The position of 'GYM' button on the top box of codeforces seems change.

The position now:

While the position in my memory:

It make sense since more and more people start to use gym for practice and (from my point of view) the number of contests in gym are booming recently.

UPD:

After check some screenshots several years ago, it seems I got it wrong. The position of GYM button have never changed.

Maybe as a kind of drug, codeforces not only make me addicted, but also casue me some illusions :(

Anyway, sorry for bothering.

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By fried-chicken, history, 12 months ago, In English

Recently, I noted a funny thing about various views on codeforces’ problem.

In China, majority of competitive programmers described codeforces like “a good website for practicing your thinking” and “ advanced algorithms and data structure not necessarily required” (especially common in participants of Informatics Olympic).

At the same time, I saw some on codeforces said that codeforces’ problem have too much certain algorithms and data structure.

One possible reason for this may be that we(Chinese) consider the data structure vital and train mostly by some data structure problems .

So,what’s your point on codeforces’ problem? Further more, what do you think about the problems based on thinking and observation? What do you think about the problems based on a certain advanced algorithm or data structure?

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