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### cpforfunCmnt's blog

By cpforfunCmnt, history, 8 months ago,

Hey coders if you are new to programming then I let you know competitive programming is a sport which people do for fun .

Now come to the biggest issue CHEATING IN CODING CONTESTS!! and thirst for High rating **Youtubers and many people ** are making beginners believe that good rating and high star will make your chance higher for getting into xyz companies. But is this reality?

No...Actually a big no

Never ever has high rating benifited you in placements.Yeah some people will tell you that high rating will provide you referals ,but if you are freshers then referal is going to do nothing help in your hiring rounds.

Okk now so Why coding? What is the perks of doing cp??

First of all cp is not for those who want to showoff their rating among friends

Cp is fun.Whenever I give contest and get AC on comparatively harder question,it give me big dopamine boost.And this is not the only reason for me to do cp.Like when I compared myself with what I used to be two year ago ,I had changed lot.I had 0 knowledge of dsa then and now I know many of the good topics like segment tree,graph algorithms.... Cp will somewhat make you more disciplined and focussed and made you gain knowledge in best way.

CONCLUSIONS So if you are still doing cp for placement(high rating!) then just stop doing this cause high rating will be ignored in cv just like came first in many local coding contest .You better do leetcode and gfg it will help you more than cp.

But if you are doing cp for seeking knowledge and getting dopamine boost then keep doing till you enjoy..

Now if you are doing cp for fun then I expect you are never going to cheat!!

If you are downvoting this blog then I assuming you had also cheated in past and you are that influenced kid which think high rating will make you famous

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 » 8 months ago, # |   +5 Much needed blog. But I don't think cheaters will find this useful. They are brainwashed and if you try to tell them this (for example in the famous telegram group chat), then you will be brutally abused. Nothing can stop them and they will keep cheating :(
•  » » 8 months ago, # ^ | ← Rev. 2 →   -14 Sadly I had watched many youtubers are telling their large audience that cp is must for placement and most of their students are beginners or have just entered college so they easily got influenced and started focussing on high rating.I wish HealthyUG SecondThread Ashishgup will make video related to this in future ,Cause this is becoming somewhat serious issue.Earlier incident of cheating was only limited to codechef long but It is now happening in codeforces also.
•  » » » 8 months ago, # ^ |   0 Their videos will not help much as the people who follow them already know what is CP, its just the other youtubers who in the name of content bait these people and their followers follow them blindly.
•  » » » 8 months ago, # ^ |   +26 Being good is CP does help a lot in getting placed (although other things matter too depending on the company).But as far as I know, ratings don't help you at all, only skill helps you. There's no point making a video on this because I'm pretty sure that cheaters don't watch my channel, moreover I don't even want them to watch my channel.
•  » » » » 8 months ago, # ^ |   0 Exactly I meant same that having high rating doesnt benifit you , being good truly in cp truly will always benefit you by every ways...And I agree that they will never watch you channel ,but I wish if they ever come to know about reality....i wish one day all of you which I mentioned become bigger than so called coding channel
 » 8 months ago, # |   0 Auto comment: topic has been updated by cpforfunCmnt (previous revision, new revision, compare).
 » 8 months ago, # |   +19 1- What is wrong in doing CP for high ratings?2-If you think you gain knowledge by doing CP, can you please tell what knowledge you have gained?3-Why do you think CP is all about DSA?4-If CP is a sport, then what is wrong in showing off your rating to your friends?
•  » » 8 months ago, # ^ | ← Rev. 3 →   0 What is wrong in doing CP for high ratings? It is an extra perk for doing cp.Your main focus should always be becoming good .You can see many good cpers telling that they never did cp for xyz rating,they always focussed on becoming better.If you think you gain knowledge by doing CP, can you please tell what knowledge you have gained? Ok so first of every thing I gained patience , second my thinking capabilities increased with time and I came to know about many beautiful algorithms and many more...Why do you think CP is all about DSA? I never said that ,I meant cp is for fun just like any sport,dont do this with any other expectations.If CP is a sport, then what is wrong in showing off your rating to your friends? cause your oj rating doesnt show anything about you,If you have to show then there is contests like ICPC, google kickstart and many more....UPD Your oj rating is measure for your only ,Its not something that you should boast about... You can ask good cpers when they were beginners whether they were thinking for becoming grandmaster.I have heard many that they were just focussing on better like when they were specialist they were focussing on expert level, I had said that they never focussed on xyz rating
•  » » » 8 months ago, # ^ |   +4 cause your oj rating doesnt show anything about youI don't think that's true, if you really love CP then contests are a great way to measure your performance.You can see many good cpers telling that they never did cp for xyz rating,they always focussed on becoming better.I am sorry but who are these good CPers? Well ratings are always a part of CP,I don't think you will ever want to write a contest alone. They must have practiced hard and that's it.
•  » » 8 months ago, # ^ |   +18 The only problem is people thinking 5 stars in cc = job in google.
 » 8 months ago, # |   +6 First ban Aman Dhattarwal. In each and every video, he says "Become CM and 6 star on codechef" and get into google. Ban these fake youtubers first who never themselves did cp.
 » 8 months ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   0 I think talking about this topic repeatedly and posting blogs about it has increased in recent times..NVM, this time, there are more downvotes.- .. XDD
•  » » 8 months ago, # ^ |   +1 No,this is not like other blogs ,I just wanted to make sure all beginners know what cp meants.But its truely said if Spoileru share something good it will leads u downvote while if I shared negativity i.e. created a blog about exposing some xyz coder I have got a good amount of upvote
 » 8 months ago, # |   0 i want to open cf one day and not see a blog which isn't related directly or indirectly to Indians. Stop ruining cf with these nonsense blogs.
•  » » 4 weeks ago, # ^ |   0 what harm did indians do? lol ..its just a truth