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By TimDee, history, 2 weeks ago, In English

Hello cf people (though this post is mostly directed towards Mike and other cf admins/developers)!

Div3 and Educational rounds have 12-hour hacking phase after the contest which I find cool, but here is one thing that made me question:

Once you get hacked : 245168582, in your submission you can see "Hacked" verdict on which you can even click to see details. However, it won't show you the test itself, which usually will leave you questioning what was wrong in your solution, without answer. For me it was always a common thought that I can't view the hacking test until the end of the phase.

However, to my surprise, by simply resubmitting the code I can see the whole test unhidden...

...which basically takes away any sense behind stopping me from seeing the hack test directly by clicking here.

So what I question now, what is the actual reason for this? =)

Ping MikeMirzayanov geranazavr555

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By TimDee, history, 4 months ago, In English

Hi codeforces! This blogpost is mostly intended for BalkanOI2023 participants.

This year BOI will be hosted in Slovenia, website, already very soon, on 29 October — 3 November.

Let's make list of participants with their respective cf handles (and attempts left, why not?)

Team Moldova:

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By TimDee, history, 4 months ago, In English

Hello everyone! RMI 2023 happened this week, 11-14 October. This blogpost is to discuss problems for those who participated onsite or in online mirror contest.

[Spoiler alert] avoid this post if you don't want spoilers for problems [/spoiler alert]

Personally I wonder whether anyone solved day1A like me, by heavily optimizing original DP solution to pass under 200ms or by precalculating all values like some of people I talked to did.

Also I'm curious about people's solutions to day2C that would get significant score.

Feel free to ask/answer/discuss in comments.

Btw I hope TimDee didn't cheat today

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By TimDee, history, 8 months ago, In English

TLDR somehow codeforces judge is working way slower than oj.uz

Hello codeforces! As the IOI is coming closer and closer, I started upsolving some of the IOI tasks. I think, you've heard about IOI archive on codeforces.

Sadly I faced this problem (already at least twice): Same code running on oj.uz and on codeforces gets difent score. Surprisingly, smaller one belongs to cf.

As I thought, codeforces judge should be faster, no? Instead I have:

Problem IOI18_seats, TL on codeforces is 3 seconds, which should be enough for 2 seconds taking it to run on oj.uz

Another example:

Problem IOI19_rectangles, TLE'ing on codeforces as well, while passing on oj.uz .

Obviously, it's normal for unoptimal solutions not to pass, the only questions appear when same solution passes on oj.uz which is expected (at least, for me) to have slower judge?

I apologize in advance for pinging if that's not your responsibility, but PavelKunyavskiy, MikeMirzayanov, maybe it's a problem that can be fixed. Thanks!

Upd. submission links:

IOI19_rectangles: codeforces , oj.uz

IOI18_seats: codeforces , oj.uz

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By TimDee, history, 18 months ago, In English

Hi codeforces! Does anyone know where we could see JBOI2022 live results? Or at least, results after day 1 ends?

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By TimDee, history, 22 months ago, In English

Hello codeforces. As you could probably see in my previous posts, recently team selections ended in our country. Now the teams for IOI/BOI and EGOI are defined: IOI/BOI team:

SlavicG KrowSavcik FLEA _Vanilla_

EGOI team:

SlavicG KrowSavcik FLEA _Vanilla_

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By TimDee, history, 22 months ago, In English

Today finished the 3rd day of team selections in Moldova.

Now I can introduce to you the Moldova IOI 2022 Team:

MDA1: SlavicG (11th Grade — 1 attempt more)

MDA2: KrowSavcik (11th Grade — 1 attempt more)

MDA3: FLEA (12th Grade — last attempt)

MDA4: _Vanilla_ (10th Grade — 2 attempts more)

edit: someone asked for grades (attempts left). Here they are

I sincerely congratulate each one of them and wish those who didn't pass it to present Moldova at next year IOI 2023.

Moldova IOI Team:

I would like to thank FLEA for RedFlea trick which helped me earn 60 more points

More photos from Team Selection:

Following tendency of previous post, vibing with SlavicG:

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By TimDee, history, 22 months ago, In English

Did you know Team Selections for IOI/BOI in Moldova are anime rounds? Photo from Team Selections with SlavicG

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