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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
I see that I have to choose if my comment is in English or Russian, and the Russian comments (or maybe the comments posted from the Russian website version) don't appear in the English version. And it happens that some Russians write a comment in English but mistakenly select Russian for the language.

I agree that the Russian comments shouldn't appear in the English version, but I could miss an English comment because it was mistakenly posted as Russian.

I think we don't need to choose if the comment is in English or Russian, as it can be detected automatically if it's English or Russian. A simple way to do this is to check if the comment contains any Russian letter which does not exist in English (I don't understand Russian, but I think there are many such letters).

Edit: Now I see that if you are writing a comment in the Russian version you can't choose English for the language, it's Russian by default and you can't change it.

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
Hi everyone,

I've just finished the first Codeforces tools website, currently it contains only one feature called all users table.
This table is similar to Codeforces rating table, but with this additional columns:
- Number of Tried Problems
- Number of Solved Problems
- Solved Problems Percentage
- Number of Successful Hacks
- Number of Unsuccessful Hacks
- Contribution Rank
- Contribution

Also you can sort the table according to any column by clicking on the column header, it may take couple of seconds to sort the table as it's very big, also it may take few seconds to load the table.
There are some important notes in the home page, make sure to check it.

Keep checking this main post to see the new added features.

I'll add the following features:
- Add filtering for the all users table.
- Adding profile page for each user, which contains links for all problems he solved.
- Adding some statistics for each user, for example the languages he used to solved the problem, his average number of solved problems per contest, how many times he solved a problem for each level, and more information.
- The ability to compare to users, by merging their graphs together, or counting how many number solved by one of them while the other one failed to solve it.

If you have any suggestion or a feature you wish, feel free to ask for it in this post, and I'll do my best to make all requested features (if I can).

Hope you will find it useful.

Thanks!

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
Will Manthan 2011 affect the Codeforces rating?

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
I won't participate in next Codeforces round, becuase I'll be married just 1 hour before the contest. :)
Also I think many Egyptian coders won't participate in it because they will be attending my wedding.

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
In Codeforces round 56 there were 1193 registrants, which is new max number of registrants.
And the site didn't go down during the contest, well done Codeforces team. :)

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
When is the next contest?

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
I wanted to be the first one to register in Codeforces round 53, just for fun.
But I couldn't do it, because there are 10 coders registered in less than 30 seconds.

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
I'm waiting for January schedule. :)

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
I wish if the admins can add this feature, which allows me to sort the standings table according to each column (for example by handle, problem score or number of solved problems).

Something like these tables.

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
This contest will start in the same time with the next open cup round (Grand Prix of Peterhof).

And I think many Russians and non-Russians (like me) would like to participate in both contests.

Why not to make the Codeforces contest in Saturday?

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
Why the duration of Round #48 is 02:30?

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
I've just noticed that Codeforces logo contains the same 3 colors as ACM ICPC logo.

Is it a coincidence?

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
Did you notice that, 'School Team Contest #2' in Codeforces will conflict with 'Dhaka Regional Semilive' in UVa?

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
Is it allowed to participate as a team in round 37?
As I see some registered teams.
If it's allowed, how will the rate be changed?

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
Why do you make many Div. 2 rounds?
And Div. 1 coders can't participate.
I don't think this is fair. Because Div. 2 coders get a chance to increase their rating, but Div. 1 coders don't get this chance.

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By ahmed_aly, 9 years ago, In English,
When is the next Codeforces contest?
And will it be in the new format?

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