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Whitespace

Is the reliance on exploiting parser wrinkles (particularly regarding separation whitespace) to get lower scores intentional, or a side effect?

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scoring algorithm

hi what is cssbattle scoring algorithm??

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Is it possible to display more distinct Top Solutions for Open Targets?

Currently, the "Top Solutions" button for Open Targets opens a list of distinct solutions from top-10. Since they are supposed to be copied, this could lead to situation where there is only one solution in this list (or 2-3 minor variations of the same solutions). I suppose it…

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We are moving to a new place!

Players, since Spectrum is going to be deprecated soon, we are moving our community to a new home - https://github.com/cssbattle/forum/discussions/ Please avoid putting any new message here from now on 🙏🏼 See you all there! 👋🏼

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Feature Request - Scoretable

I would love a page on my profile that lists a simple table with the following structure. #Battle Number | Top Score | Top Char count | My Score | My Char count This would be very helpful for keeping track of where I should work most on. …

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#66 Batmicky geometry

In case anybody finds this useful: I’ve made an SVG of target #66. Not aimed for short code (SVG isn’t allowed anyway) but to show the geomety.

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Fun and interesting solutions

Just want to start thread for sharing solutions that not the best, but fun or interesting in some way. Lets start with "round" Triangle #13: <style>*{margin:-998;background:#F3AC3C;border:dotted 76in#0B2429.

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Top solutions that stopped working after backend update

I’ve checked all targets where I’m on par with the top solution: Still working: 1, 2, 7, 13, 18, 20, 29, 34, 38, 45, 48. Not working anymore: 3, 9 (you’ll need one character more), 30, 39, 62 (the open target, ooh-ooh). …

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Tips n' tricks

I think it'd be nice to share some specific tricks we've stumbled into while grinding through these, here are some I found helpful: • position:fixed almost always beats position:absolute; • never use rotate(180deg) in transforms, use scaleY(-1) …

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