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By ashchk, history, 13 months ago, In English

Last day another cheating case got my attention.

In codeforces, we are here mostly to learn and practice problem-solving. What is the benefit of such a rating increase, if you did not earn it yourself? Where is the honor in that!!! It's not like in an interview, you will be passed, just because you have a good rating. You will be asked questions, what will you do then!!!

Codeforces might introduce a Hall of Shame list. If someone is caught in such cheating cases, their profiles may be archived, so that the cheaters can not delete their profile and displayed in the "Hall of Shame" profile. Codeforces can level these profiles as bad practitioners/cheaters.

However, some hard steps are needed to be taken, maybe then these kinds of cheating will be reduced.

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By ashchk, history, 6 years ago, In English

One of the most exciting events in competitive programming is the time after contest is over till the score and rating are updated. The thrill of that moment itself is strong enough to keep programmers interested to contest programming. To add cherry on top of the cake, Codeforces has a feature of sharing the highest rating change of an individual. But the rating calculation is a bit complex system. So, if we have some example of high rating changes that could be inspiring and also informative for new contestants. What are some of the highest rating changes in a contest in Codeforces?(Please avoid those,if the rating chart looks intentional)

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By ashchk, 6 years ago, In English

How to delete a comment in codeforces ? Or is it not at all possible ? I could not find any answer. Please Help !!

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