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By SHZhang2, history, 3 weeks ago, In English,

After today's contest became unrated, I noticed that the contest announcement received a number of downvotes.

Monogon, the creator of the announcement blog and writer of today's problems, did nothing wrong at all. The reason the contest became unrated was because of technical issues within Codeforces.

However, by downvoting the contest announcement, one negatively affects Monogon's contribution and feelings.

I believe that not only should the announcement not be downvoted, but it should be upvoted because the author worked hard to create a good problemset! Even though the contest became unrated, (in my opinion) the problems are still high-quality.

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By SHZhang2, history, 5 weeks ago, In English,

Currently, when I click on the link "Cities" or "Organizations" (to the right of "Countries"), I get this screen:

Sometimes the screen appears in Russian instead of English, even if I normally use English on Codeforces.

Do other people have the same problem?

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By SHZhang2, history, 8 months ago, In English,

After the DDoS attack ended, while Codeforces is accessible again, 502 Bad Gateway errors frequently appear while trying to do so. Refreshing the page for a few times solves the problem temporarily.

Anyone having the same problem? Any explanation of why this happens?

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