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By global_optimum, history, 2 years ago, In English

For a few of the CSES Sorting and Searching problems, such as Apartments, Concert Tickets, and Traffic Lights, and Movie Festival 2, I can't avoid TLE on the largest testcases in java.

Here is code for Movie Festival 2, https://ideone.com/AKdglG

I am using bufferedreader already, but CSES time limit seems to strict. Any tips? Or should I accept my fate as a java user and not care since CF and other platforms don't have 1sec limits?

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By global_optimum, history, 2 years ago, In English

I see many people upset at beginners asking repetitive questions. The reason for annoyance at this is because many such posts fill up the recent actions part at the bottom.

Instead, similar to how EDU tab is being developed (which i love so much already btw), there should perhaps be a blog tab where blogs can be separated by topic. Announcements of contests could be one subsection, beginner questions another. Other sections too.

If you have any thoughts, let me know.

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By global_optimum, history, 2 years ago, In English

Does anyone know of a discord bot to get random problem of rating X unsolved by user Y? This would be useful to have.

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By global_optimum, history, 2 years ago, In English

As you can see from my handle color, I am newbie to cp. Does anyone know if we will ever see a Div. 4 level contest again, after that experimental one? Just curious, because I like div. 3 contests and think div. 4 might be nice too.

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