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By nks43, history, 2 months ago, In English,

I have found myself in a number of situations where I feel like I should participate in the contest but I am unable to because I know that I would not be able to participate for the entire 2 hours as I have my exams tomorrow and that my rating might fall.

This "fear of losing" could be avoided if there was an option to participate out of the competition without having any effect on the rating. I know we can virtual contests later but then if I have one hour of time to participate in the contest, I should be allowed to participate without fearing my rating dropping for the number of problems I might have solved in the second one hour right?

MikeMirzayanov Please look into this.

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By nks43, history, 5 months ago, In English,

I was reading through Codeforces blogs when I came across this amazing blog which contained a collection of problems from various topics. I then wrote a script to save all the questions given there in the blog to a CSV file. I successfully completed the script but the attempt was useless as I found out there were 2500 questions from the 100 topics listed there and it seemed better stored in the blog post itself.

Just in case you would like to the use the scrapping script here is the Pastebin link.

EDIT: The code has been saved to repls (thanks to art-hack), so you can just run and get the file directly (link).

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