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eulerscheZahl: math and coding are closely related

eulerscheZahl: and have you ever tried to study computer science at University? you'll get a lot of math lectures

Kariin: yeah I did but irl i don't need to remember formulas and stuff

Kariin: there's google for that

Kariin: my brain got lazy for math

Default avatar.png SaadAhmed1: hi

linjoehan: I like both actually i like math more. The truth is that most CS jobs won't require much math, but it's usually the guy that knows the math that makes that page load in 3 seconds compared to the old version that takes 10x longer.

linjoehan: I think

abt8601: Mathematics is required to solve some problems. And programming itself is closely related to mathematics. Maybe have a look at this.

Default avatar.png macobo: Math is puzzle-solving and programming is puzzle-solving. Quite different, yet so similar.

hanzhere: why cannot launch clash game?

[CG]Thibaud: what do you mean hanzhere ?

ThomPouce: Yeah, after countdown, the game is not starting

Allis: Glitching here too.

ThomPouce: and the countdown restarts

[CG]Thibaud: with F5 maybe ?

[CG]Thibaud: let's see

Allis: I noticed something was up when one of my submissions got stuck on "Pending..."

[CG]Thibaud: ok I'm informing the devs

Allis: Thank you. Any sort of ETA?

ThomPouce: Thank you

[CG]Thibaud: I'd say 10 minutes

Default avatar.png ad99526:

Default avatar.png ad99526: private clash, joiiiinnnnn

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: everyone join on this its working

Default avatar.png ad99526: 1 minute left

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: you have 30 secs left to change your life

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: 10

Default avatar.png ad99526: 10 secs

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: 9

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: 8

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: 7

jrke: what is this countdown for

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: A bomb is going off

jrke: ??

[CG]jupoulton2: Clashes are working again

[CG]Thibaud: Thanks Julien

Default avatar.png ad99526:

jacek: :f

Default avatar.png OrsosAdam: How can I only join for a specific clash?

Default avatar.png OrsosAdam: I don't want to play Reverse, but gladly play the others

Astrobytes: OrsosAdam You can only do that within a private clash

toby666999: Hello?

toby666999: Anybody Here?

toby666999: I have a question

vitnsk: ?

toby666999: How should I do of the Security Check

vitnsk: captcha

toby666999: I have no captcha on my browser

toby666999: :confused:

toby666999: Why?

vitnsk: it's your browser

vitnsk: try another one

toby666999: But I tried another browser

toby666999: There isn't a captcha on it

vitnsk: connectivity issue with recaptcha services?

toby666999: I don't know

toby666999: There only a pictrue of Clash Of Code and 2 sentenses on it

toby666999: Security Check Clash of Code is meant for human coders only, please prove you aren't a bot!

toby666999: There aren't any thing under the sentenses.

jacek: i think recaptcha is blocked in china

Astrobytes: ^ this

toby666999: ...

Astrobytes: Maybe you can get around it with VPN? I'm not sure

toby666999: What is VPN?

toby666999: hello?

toby666999: I'm going to have my dinner

toby666999: ttyl

Astrobytes: sorry was afk, it's a way of protecting your anonymity online, very few work for China however

remi6: I think it is a serious issue if people of a whole country are not able to play CoC because the site uses Google's services.

Astrobytes: It really is pretty awful

jacek: hmm, maybe should report to discord

Astrobytes: The counter-argument is to blame Chinese government, but there must be a way that works for everyone

Astrobytes: Pretty sure something can be done about it, there are other non-Google security checks right?

remi6: Alternatives certainly exist. Cloudflare switched to hCaptcha recently for example.

Astrobytes: I'll put a message in the bug thread on discord

Astrobytes: Alright, reported.


jacek: s:

Astrobytes: DeWill, just ask if anyone wants to clash, then send them the link if they do

toby666999: Thanks

DeWill: Oh, my bad....:sweat_smile:

DeWill: Is anyone ready for clash....?

toby666999: Me!


Astrobytes: in PM I mean!

Astrobytes: So as not to fill the chat with clash links ;)

wlesavo: lol, nice one

Astrobytes: In retrospect it seems I should have been more clear

Default avatar.png SunnySponge_3235: any java geek here?

Default avatar.png SunnySponge_3235: want some help

AntiSquid: DeWill no clash invite links in main chat please.

AntiSquid: ever!

DeWill: ok...:thumbsup:

jacek: java geek?

MSmits: a jeek

jacek: kotlin ways would be keek

MSmits: and rust would be reek

MSmits: btw

MSmits: look at this test:

MSmits: 14:05:03,587 INFO Temporary results for othello.cpp (ETA : 39 minutes) :

MSmits: rps is nuts, i didnt even try for it to work for dbdr, i just maximize for total winrate

MSmits: still not worth submitting though

dbdr: definitely not ;)

MSmits: I wonder if there even is one that beats everyone. Doubt it, but we'll see

dbdr: maybe it's because many bots are *almost* deterministic?

MSmits: yeah thats usually the case

dbdr: well, minimax should be more than MCTS I think

dbdr: no randomness involved, just timing

MSmits: yes

MSmits: thats why i have such an easy time on yavalath also

MSmits: except vs the mcts bots

dbdr: well, the mcts introduces the randomness, yes

MSmits: even without random rollout

MSmits: it's much more sensitive to timing

MSmits: because iterative deepening always gives the same result

MSmits: except on deeper levels

MSmits: and there are only 2 possibilities basically

MSmits: either you get another level or you dont

MSmits: so on any game state you will do at most 2 possible moves

MSmits: unless the eval is equal and you random, this helps...

dbdr: not exactly, because of TT

MSmits: oh thats true, if you keep it from earlier turns

dbdr: I mean it affects later turns, even if you have the same result

MSmits: not if you only keep from current turn

LoGos: Hi. sorry for interrupting. What is TT?

MSmits: transposition tables

dbdr: transposition table

LoGos: Thank you both

MSmits: getting the same gamestate via a different series of moves

MSmits: or sometimes just by making a different move

MSmits: this last bit is usually true for symmetric gamestates

MSmits: i had a thought the other day. Othello is really weird for having only 1 unique move as a first move

MSmits: basically the opening board is not the opening board

dbdr: yeah

MSmits: because it really starts at ply 2

MSmits: btw dbdr, do you have a simple eval like me>?

MSmits: i mean besides the probcut stuff

dbdr: no, I evaluate patterns

dbdr: probcut is not an eval

jacek: so, ntuples as well

jacek: and MSmits, i think its worh submitting

MSmits: lol

jacek: gotta pull down the rus abit

MSmits: will be a while before i submit :)

Default avatar.png Schwase: just figured out network cabling. i feel so dumb

jacek: hmm swap rule wouldnt be interesting in othello, would it :v

Default avatar.png whitedeath: hello

jacek: ohai

MSmits: lol no... swap rule would be totally useless

MSmits: but since they believe it will be solved as a draw it's not necessary

G-Rom: Ctrl-F5 home page ;)

jrke: Is there any refree link for langton's ant?

MSmits: it's on the forum

MSmits: check the discussion page, I think it was in there

jrke: does cg website home page changed

jrke: or my net issue?

G-Rom: yes it has been updated with a quest map

jacek: yay free exp

jrke: hmm looks good

ntsd: Man

ntsd: just know it

ntsd: the quest map

jrke: thanks to new quest now level 24

ntsd: now 22

jrke: oh now 25

ntsd: you're growing so fast

ntsd: I'm stop now

jrke: also filled 900 in level 25

ntsd: I move from 20 to 22

jrke: ah now 26

jrke: now stopped

jrke: i went 23 to 26

eulerscheZahl: am i supposed to see the quest maps of other users?

eulerscheZahl: or is this a private thing?

jrke: hmm same ques also rised in my mind

G-Rom: @eulerscheZahl this is not a big deal if you see it but no you can't if you navigate normally. We're reworking the profile so that it displays more things

eulerscheZahl: i see

tobk: Uh, free XP just for clicking on things...

G-Rom: you're level 34, these things were not totally free ;)

dbdr: today CG is a clicker game :D

tobk: yeah, but now I get more XP for stuff I already did. In fact, looking at all those bubbles might be enough to get me to level 35 :-D

G-Rom: a short clicker ;)

jrke: :smiley:

jrke: this update gave me level 26 from 23

jrke: 3 level increase

tobk: I like the "where to go next" thing, but the "free" XP is a bit excessive

eulerscheZahl: you don't have to click it ;)

tobk: Oh, if you think that you do not know me...

[CG]Thibaud: also, the experience is different when you're starting CG

[CG]Thibaud: and doing all the quests 1 by 1

jrke: maybe it can be to give a gift for active users

tobk: Wow, I just got about as much XP as going from zero to Legend in three games...

Default avatar.png macobo: A quest map? Where, what how? :D

eulerscheZahl: I can answer the where:

Default avatar.png macobo: Snarky :)

Default avatar.png macobo: Found it as well - didn't expect anything to be behind the codingame logo

Default avatar.png AmarjitSingh: heyyy

Zenoscave: [CG]Thibaud what happens when you finish the new xp map

tobk: Huh, why isn't the ranking-bar on the new home page logarithmic like in the chart you see when you click on it?

[CG]Thibaud: for now, nothing Zenoscave

Zenoscave: Later things to be added possibly?

[CG]Thibaud: we'll add 2 new paths after those

[CG]Thibaud: very hard ones

Zenoscave: Great!



eulerscheZahl: what does the author want to tell us here?

inoryy: clash of code has the longest path :grimacing:

Default avatar.png tsq_code_game: .

inoryy: but otherwise looks nice

Default avatar.png tsq_code_game: 还能聊天?

jacek: ah inoryy i have an NN question for ya

inoryy: shoot

jacek: derivative of relu at 0. does it matter if its 1 or 0? sources say its arbitrary (i can choose either?) but for xor example the derivative must be 0 otherwise it wont converge, at least for me

Hjax: huh this map thing got me 2 levels

Hjax: free xp

darkhorse64: Is it really worth doing the CoC quest, XP Wise ? Many steps and Coc is not my cup of tea

Hjax: one of the coc quests is to complete a clash in 3 different languages

Hjax: which is where i am stuck, i always use python for clash

jacek: i got all from clashes

darkhorse64: I have done one clash in my life for the easy XP

inoryy: jacek it doesn't matter in the sense that for continuous activations you'd almost never run into a strict zero

jacek: xor example is just very small and i run into zeroes?

inoryy: if you're trying to learn xor then maybe look at another activation that's differentiable everywhere

inoryy: e.g. leaky relu, tanh, sigmoid, ...

jacek: leaky relu is differentiable? :o

inoryy: hmm I might be thinking of another one

inoryy: there was one that emulates relu but doesn't have the non-differentiable spot

jacek: well there was some smooth leaky-relu like

inoryy: yeah

LoGos: log(1+e^x) ?

LoGos: without parameters

inoryy: I'm not sure what do you mean by "xor example is just very small and i run into zeroes?"

jacek: that in more real world examples i would have thousands of units and i would never encounter exactly zero

inoryy: but even in your case I'm not sure how you'd run into a strict zero? I guess if both inputs are 0 and it's the first first step after init with biases set to 0?

inoryy: but then you can just init biases to something very small

Zenoscave: darkhorse64 I would say it is only worthwhile if you time it ;) There's sometimes lulls in CoC activity. Just compete when it's only the auto-bot players

darkhorse64: I am awfully slow at these kind of things and I am a C++ only coder. It's not going to make it

Zenoscave: darkhorse64 that's fair

dbdr: aren't the bots behaving like real players?

dbdr: reproducing the same solutions in the same time

Zenoscave: inoryy can a derivative be approximated? do taylor polynomials make non-differential-able functions usuable in activation?

Zenoscave: The last I played them they were very slow

darkhorse64: They are not modeled after me

Zenoscave: dbdr

Default avatar.png bipinsingh061: what up daher ? :)

MSmits: darkhorse64 you'll pick up python quickly

MSmits: useful to know

eulerscheZahl: ezpz

MSmits: give it up eulerscheZahl, noone can fill the void mk left

MSmits: it's a heroic try, but insufficient

eulerscheZahl: i still haven't started working on an MK bot

eulerscheZahl: hoping for the real one to return

MSmits: fun project

eulerscheZahl: and Cyberpunk

MSmits: yeah that may be fun to create, but not fun for us when it is running :P

MSmits: if you want someone to make chat walls, just ask me, no need to make a bot

darkhorse64: I can read Python, speaking is another level

MSmits: just do a bunch of easy puzzles

MSmits: it's more fun in python too, because you need less code

eulerscheZahl: i can make chat walls too. even below the actual chat

eulerscheZahl: wanna see?

darkhorse64: I have done the bare minimum of 15

MSmits: nooo

jacek: i wanna see chat wall

jacek: 2 3 is best yavalath opening

eulerscheZahl: \o/

jacek: lets tart

eulerscheZahl: muhaha ̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤̤

MSmits: 2 3 is very weak as player 1 tbh

darkhorse64: what's a chat wall ? It bounces questions ?

MSmits: evne though i start with it

eulerscheZahl: do you know the answer now darkhorse64?

jacek: i thought a chat wall was wall of text, not that thing

eulerscheZahl: kudos to AutomatonNN for discovering it

AutomatonNN: why do you plan to get the match to see what is the most promising than me?

jacek: how could he discover it if noone wrote it?

eulerscheZahl: no idea

eulerscheZahl: bug?

eulerscheZahl: oh, already over :(

MSmits: emergent behavior

darkhorse64: please do not make this chat look like #fr

MSmits: what does #fr look like

eulerscheZahl: 50% automaton chat activity?

jacek: omelette du fromage

eulerscheZahl: i hate that bot actually

darkhorse64: and 50% useless rant

Default avatar.png bipinsingh061: #fr

eulerscheZahl: now i want to know how that chat wall looks on dbdr's history

dbdr: we checked before, didn't we?

eulerscheZahl: did we?

eulerscheZahl: i remember wiki syntax

eulerscheZahl: {\displaystyle x={\frac {-b\pm {\sqrt {b^{2}-4ac}}}{2a}}\ \ }

eulerscheZahl: ${\displaystyle x={\frac {-b\pm {\sqrt {b^{2}-4ac}}}{2a}}\ \ }$


eulerscheZahl: the same as here

dbdr: I have done 1 clash :D

Default avatar.png JBM: welcome to the wonderful world of... [lost inspiration here]

dbdr: that's worth 2.5 CP apparently

dbdr: for finishing 2nd :D

eulerscheZahl: clickopolis

dbdr: 2.5K CP

eulerscheZahl: you have to explain that to me dbdr

dbdr: same as being 1st in one optim

dbdr: which part?

eulerscheZahl: oh, CP i thought about XP from the quest map

jacek: CP? :scream:

Default avatar.png JBM: don't get too addicted to clash cp

eulerscheZahl: what is that progress bar good for?

RoboStac: just think if you were 1st it'd be a full progress bar

RoboStac: now theres a tiny bit missing to drive you mad

dbdr: I guess some prople don't have a full bar ;)

eulerscheZahl: hmm, I should zoom in :D

dbdr: 1/100th of a pixel :)

eulerscheZahl: zoom stops at 500% for my browser

jacek: is it IE?

eulerscheZahl: Chromium

eulerscheZahl: i won't use wine just to power a shitty browser


pvchopade204: Chrome is best...😂😂✌

eulerscheZahl: dev tools :rolling_eyes:

pvchopade204: ...?

eulerscheZahl: clicking gave me a boost of approx 1.05 levels

dbdr: i'm a powa usa

Default avatar.png JBM: usa suck

dbdr: you're lucky I don't have admin rights yet ;)

eulerscheZahl: you never will

eulerscheZahl: moderator != admin

Default avatar.png JBM: not with that attitude

dbdr: never say never

Default avatar.png JBM: again

eulerscheZahl: did you send your application already?

dbdr: not yet

eulerscheZahl: you can't compete on contests anymore if you work there

dbdr: I could also buy the company

dbdr: and make the rules

eulerscheZahl: everyone better than dbdr gets DQed

dbdr: sounds fair to me

MSmits: better on any board?

MSmits: or 1 specific one

dbdr: Error 444: Submit it too good

dbdr: *is too good

MSmits: aww

wild: how do i get better

eulerscheZahl: better at what? how good are you already? ...?

Default avatar.png JBM: "this" good

Default avatar.png macobo: 100 pushups 100 situps 100 squats 10 km run

Default avatar.png macobo: Every single day

Default avatar.png macobo: should help

Default avatar.png cmd.exe: Input Expected output 31 5

tomatoes: and 100 clashes

Default avatar.png cmd.exe: input 31 output 5

Default avatar.png cmd.exe: i cant understand this

jacek: popcount input ~~

AbundantPuddle: cmd, are you clashing and doing a reverse engineering problem?

eulerscheZahl: 2^5-1 = 31

jacek: 7567489678979 * 0 + 31 = 31

jacek: ezpz

Kariin: xd

AbundantPuddle: Oooh, did CG get an upgrade?

AbundantPuddle: I feel like Euler has just done so many clashes he just knows all of the answers based off of 1 set of inputs and outputs.

AntiSquid: for a moment i thought i entered some kinda RPG game from steam lol

AntiSquid: when did the front page change?

eulerscheZahl: 5h ago

AntiSquid: and it feels like some kinda game, i click the buttons and collect XP rewards :D

eulerscheZahl: you can get a full level with that. and i even miss parts of the clashing path

Astrobytes: The clashing path makes me sad

jacek: i got 2 levels

eulerscheZahl: i fail the top1000 3 years ago i would have gotten it

jacek: and i have full clashing path

AntiSquid: it's funny because i got my clashing achivement through quick join + insta submit at 0%

Astrobytes: I just got 1 level

AntiSquid: oh i am stuck at win 3 reverse clashes, guess i need to do clashes now :/

AbundantPuddle: Thanks AntiSquid. I just realized that I could click them.

jacek: awesome UX isnt it

Astrobytes: Whole thing seems a bit... clunky?

AntiSquid: my gaming experience paid off AbundantPuddle

AbundantPuddle: Lmao

eulerscheZahl: who can click faster?

AntiSquid: i am not gonna click fast, gonna enjoy the slow clicks, reading description and savor the achievements

AbundantPuddle: ^

AntiSquid: otherwise could use a macro editor and just move mouse

AntiSquid: oh i need to make a contribution damn

eulerscheZahl: i'm far ahead of you

AbundantPuddle: Me too, but I don't like contributing to anything.

AntiSquid: so the community contest doesn't count eh?

eulerscheZahl: this particular quest might motivate users to contribute nonsense, we'll see

AbundantPuddle: Especially those programs for little kids.

AbundantPuddle: Or abused animals.

AntiSquid: it 100% does

jacek: like yinsh?

AntiSquid: or paper soccer

eulerscheZahl: or an ASCII value clash

AbundantPuddle: That is very true Euler. But wasn't there some sort of reward for contributions prior to this as well?

AbundantPuddle: jacek with the low blow.

Astrobytes: They're already pretty good at contributing nonsense eulerscheZahl!

eulerscheZahl: 250XP for an approved contribution, 10XP for an upvote

eulerscheZahl: there's a new SDK puzzle pending

Astrobytes: Perhaps a bonus system for clash easiness

eulerscheZahl: with a mouse in a see

eulerscheZahl: sea

el19oc: hey, what are these quests you're talking about?


el19oc: Oh damn

eulerscheZahl: CG does A/B testing, maybe you don't have them yet

el19oc: don't think I ever scrolled down on the homepage

Astrobytes: No this is new today

AntiSquid: next we need some gacha system and maybe some items / heroes / cards to play with :D

Astrobytes: God no

AntiSquid: the AI one is basically just get CSB legend on the path

eulerscheZahl: easy path

AntiSquid: anyone has clash path completed?

AbundantPuddle: How about a challenge where we have to code bots to auto-progress through th quests?

AbundantPuddle: *the

Astrobytes: But that's just bot programming with leagues, which we have

SPDene: just code an AI to replace yourself, and let THAT coe the bots :P

AntiSquid: hm i thought i was level 49 before

Astrobytes: Sure, ezpz :)

AbundantPuddle: Or code an AI to write the AI that replaces you.

jacek: or make code that would solve recaptcha

Astrobytes: Or just give up and hide in the corner.

eulerscheZahl: no AntiSquid. you are toad - 4

AntiSquid: well now i need to do clashes seriously ? :/ automaton2000 help me

Automaton2000: it's the easiest way to do that?

Astrobytes: Hey, why is there no multiplayer in the filter on the contributions page. Only clashes and puzzles

AntiSquid: would anyone be interested in 2v2 version of BotG ? :p

eulerscheZahl: because the filter is much older than SDK contributions

Zenoscave: I have the clash path done AntiSquid

eulerscheZahl: i could add a filter on my puzzle page :thinking:

Astrobytes: They need to update that, it's annoying

eulerscheZahl: have you ever tried opening the full page of approved puzzles?

Astrobytes: AntiSquid I'm barely interested in the original (no offense :D )

AntiSquid: it's ok

eulerscheZahl: 1k items on a single page, makes my browser cry in pain

AntiSquid: so another 2v2 game then?

Astrobytes: Just did eulerscheZahl, slowed the hell out of my browser

Zenoscave: I handled it fine

Astrobytes: I prefer your puzzle browser

Zenoscave: Wait chat is now typing one letter a second

Astrobytes: there you go

eulerscheZahl: exactly :D

AntiSquid: Zenoscave what are the challenges after the "win 3 reverse" ? if you don't mind telling, want to know if i want to commit to clashes (kinda hate the rushed format, i like to take a nap inbetween and watch random videos)

Zenoscave: Let me look on sec

eulerscheZahl: 3 shortest

Zenoscave: win 3 shortest, solve 3 in a row

Zenoscave: 3 different langs

eulerscheZahl: 3 different language

eulerscheZahl: top1000 leaderboard

eulerscheZahl: win 3 in a row

Zenoscave: yup

eulerscheZahl: i'm blocked on top1k

jacek: but later there is win 3 games in a row :?

RoboStac: top 1000 wouldn't take many clashes

Zenoscave: currently 476th :/

RoboStac: as long as you can win

eulerscheZahl: i just don't want to clash anymore

Zenoscave: It is like 5-10 wins to get top 1000

eulerscheZahl: got the rest long ago

AntiSquid: i am sure i was top 1000 just with the join - quit method

AntiSquid: even top 200 at some point

eulerscheZahl: i was top10 at some point i think

Zenoscave: Depends on the day, it's pretty volatile depending on some players

eulerscheZahl: in my early CG days

Zenoscave: My best was 2nd but I hadn't found the glory of multi's yet

eulerscheZahl: CoC is rather prominent on the website

AbundantPuddle: Yeah, I'm on the 3 different languages, but I don't know how to change the site language to French or Spanish.

AbundantPuddle: :joy:

eulerscheZahl: with a lobby that was on the main page till today

Zenoscave: no 3 prog langs

AntiSquid: should have a contest path there or something

Zenoscave: r/whooosh to me

eulerscheZahl: i did C# and python for sure. maybe py2 and py3?

AbundantPuddle: I know Zeno, I was being funny.

Zenoscave: just got it

AbundantPuddle: Lmao

AntiSquid: maybe even a language path

AntiSquid: final challenge: code in some obscure language

eulerscheZahl: thibaud said they will add 2 more paths

Zenoscave: Like D?

Zenoscave: ;)

eulerscheZahl: in the drafts they had a "hacker path"

AbundantPuddle: The Path of the D

eulerscheZahl: i forgot the quests

AntiSquid: D is super easy compared to other ones lol

G-Rom: shhhhhttt

dbdr: thibault said they would add some harder quests later

eulerscheZahl: with a /secret command on the chat

Zenoscave: eulerscheZahl giving away secrets

eulerscheZahl: :P

Zenoscave: is it the shrug command

G-Rom: I'm still trying to find good enigma ;)

jacek: double rot-13

dbdr: quadruple is more secure

jacek: ill make clash of it

eulerscheZahl: find the next contest before it starts

Zenoscave: G-Rom make a challeng to promote more than 1000 players at once on CSB

dbdr: lol

AntiSquid: G-Rom add a gacha system, i am only half joking, seriously you will boost the activity in no time with that

Zenoscave: gacha?

dbdr: gacha?

Zenoscave: gacha?

G-Rom: gacha?

eulerscheZahl: call an API function that isn't available via UI

eulerscheZahl: oh, combobreaker, sorry

AntiSquid: not sure based on what or what you'd offer with it, but basically having more forms of points would go hand in hand with that funny path system

Zenoscave: what is gacha

AntiSquid: well gacha is basically having multiple forms of currencies in online games

Zenoscave: ohhhhh

G-Rom: berk

eulerscheZahl: micro transactions?

dbdr: CGcoin


AntiSquid: but in case of CG it would be likes different types of point systems for different types of achivements or skills or whatever


Astrobytes: No, no and no. Plus moar no. With no on top.

dbdr: mine CGcoin in your bots

G-Rom: no, we're preparing a lot of new exciting stuff

AntiSquid: lmgtfy gacha system probably is better zenithude_web

AntiSquid: Zenoscave

Zenoscave: interesting

dbdr: gah, blocked on "play 50 clashes" :sweat_smile:

AntiSquid: clash-coins :D

eulerscheZahl: you should start to "play" them :D

Zenoscave: eulerscheZahl how many do you have left?

dbdr: automate you mean?

AbundantPuddle: I think I broke it.

eulerscheZahl: how many what?

Zenoscave: achievements left to finish

eulerscheZahl: i did 258 of 271

eulerscheZahl: do the math yourself

AntiSquid: he doesn't have the 1st in a contest yet

Zenoscave: Of the new one. the paths

eulerscheZahl: these are "quests". 2 clash ones

eulerscheZahl: top1k + win 3 in a row (which i probably have)

Zenoscave: thanks for the correction :) What is in algorithms after puzzle of the week

Zenoscave: that's what I'm stuck on right now. haven't done many puzzles lately


AbundantPuddle: I could have sworn I have done the puzzle of the week in the past. I guess not.

Zenoscave: whoa dbdr

dbdr: :innocent:

AbundantPuddle: Way to be a db.

AbundantPuddle: :joy:

eulerscheZahl: sure dbdr, you won a contest

Zenoscave: Can you still get the Community contest achievement?

eulerscheZahl: you can still create and suggest a community contest

eulerscheZahl: it's just that CG won't help you in the creation process

eulerscheZahl: where did my struct go? :sob:

Zenoscave: I recall hearing about that

dbdr: There, done with CG

dbdr: what's next?

Zenoscave: lol

AntiSquid: buy the company

dbdr: ah yes

AntiSquid: and make a chain out of it

dbdr: CookinGame

eulerscheZahl: your level isn't fully filled dbdr

dbdr: yeah, but if I do it will overflow

jacek: the good thing about dbd r is i could test multiple pass moves for the tree reuse

jacek: dbdr do you have only patterns as eval?

dbdr: no, also mobility

eulerscheZahl: Astrobytes have an ugly filter that's an insult for every web designer

jacek: like this?

Astrobytes: haha nice one. It's functional, that satisfies a programmer

AntiSquid: use padding, center top buttons

eulerscheZahl: "feel free to mail me, and I'll probably feel free to ignore you." :D

itzblinkzy: pedrosorio share your code please?

itzblinkzy: i'm tryna learn :pensive:

itzblinkzy: :cry:

jacek: huh

Default avatar.png pedrosorio: oh

Default avatar.png pedrosorio: @itzblinkzy can you link the clash so I can share?

icecream17: Is the nullish coalescing operator available (js)?

Astrobytes: Try it and see

icecream17: SyntaxError: Unexpected token '?' at Answer.js. on line 47

Default avatar.png Adassko: you can use ||

Astrobytes: have you seen struct yet eulerscheZahl?

BenjaminUrquhart: struct is a social construct

BenjaminUrquhart: I'll see myself out

Zenoscave: more like a social con\1

Zenoscave: because struct is a capturing group

Zenoscave: I'll see myself out too

Astrobytes: lol, gotta love a regular expression

Astrobytes: (that was actually pretty decent)


Astrobytes: hahaha

jacek: beautiful

Astrobytes: Othello weights?

jacek: eeyup

Astrobytes: What happened to your Oware?

jacek: essentially its the same but made unlucky submit

Astrobytes: ah ok

Astrobytes: robo still has a strong lead regardless

MSmits: the NN's are all good. With so few games and RPS, it doesnt mean all that much

Astrobytes: robo's did seem a bit stronger tbh, your benchmarks prove otherwise no doubt ;)

MSmits: I can make a bot that beats any single one, sometimes two. Haven't tried to fit against jacek yet, but pretty sure thats possible too.

MSmits: his current one wrecks me

MSmits: Robo took a lot of time to win games against yeah, seemed harder than re curse

MSmits: however, i got to some local minima where re curse was a lot harder to beat also

RoboStac: have you tried at all against my current one?

MSmits: nope

Astrobytes: I think you'll find it stronger (just a hunch)

MSmits: I am running a meta mcts, i hope that will help at some point, but no idea if it will ever do anything

MSmits: yeah it might be stronger

MSmits: but with this crazy rps, who knows

MSmits: Robo did you try a CG bench against the other 3 NN's ?

MSmits: that would give good information I think

MSmits: re curse beat your previous version

RoboStac: yeah, it was doing much better than the submit actually did

MSmits: 50+ against all 3?

RoboStac: out of 100 games it'd lost 3

MSmits: wow

MSmits: this was against all 3 NNs ?

RoboStac: yeah

MSmits: hmm ok

MSmits: looking at your last battles I would say jaceks earlier submit was lucky

MSmits: and your bot seems much stronger

Astrobytes: Don't say I didn't warn ya

dbdr: RoboStac you went all in on clash :D

RoboStac: needed to complete my quests!

MSmits: btw Astrobytes, ST Nemesis is a crap movie, but picard is good

Astrobytes: MSmits yes, you just need the story from Nemesis to get the background (they ruined that movie so hard)

MSmits: yeah

Astrobytes: Picard series atones for it somewhat imo

Astrobytes: But still a terrible way to end the TNG era

MSmits: yeah

**MSmits agrees

jacek: well

Astrobytes: Meh, all about 'shut up Wesley'

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: Wait what's this quest map thing?

Astrobytes: Wait, what's with your username MCU

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: I'm not mcu anymore :D

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: I'm a new person


Astrobytes: No, just MCU with lots of E

jacek: fire at will



Astrobytes: lol jacek

Astrobytes: MCU, click on the quest icons

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: just finished 22 quests


Astrobytes: Lots of clashy ones no doubt


EEEEEEEEEEEEE: I have to reach top 2% of bot programming...

Astrobytes: gj, levelled up?

MSmits: why top 2%?


MSmits: seems oddly specific?

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: msmits it's a quest

MSmits: really


EEEEEEEEEEEEE: 7nth one down on the multis

Astrobytes: You've seen the new quest map right MSmits?

MSmits: nope

Astrobytes: click back to home

MSmits: whoa

MSmits: nice map

Astrobytes: Now click on shit until there's nothing else to click on

MSmits: imma clickin

MSmits: I'm AI passionate

Zenoscave: I finished the puzzle of the week! I enjoyed this one

Zenoscave: Cool just two quests left

Astrobytes: Only had a brief look at it, some optimal path thingy?

Zenoscave: Floyd warshall but a non-euclidean metric

Astrobytes: Gotcha

Zenoscave: there's a few aha's in it as well

Astrobytes: Looked interesting but a bit wordy

Zenoscave: The idea was given a graph with `m `points in a cartesian plane, and `s` freebie points. what is the largest distance between two points discountinting any edges from the `s` verties

Zenoscave: the `s` verties aren't specified which ones are 'free'

Default avatar.png SandmanSW96: lol, I just wanna go on record and say, that bots golfing in clashes using python and ruby is a load of crap...

Zenoscave: SandmanSW96 why

Zenoscave: Nothing is stopping you from doing the same

Astrobytes: yeah I saw you had to find the optimal placement of those

Default avatar.png SandmanSW96: I can see a human winning like that but using a longer winded language handicaps you against something that just spews the answer lol

Astrobytes: The bots use human solutions

Default avatar.png SandmanSW96: still at least limit their golfing to javascript or something

Zenoscave: They only print solutions that past contestants have given on the same problem

Astrobytes: And the trick to golfing is using the right language for the job

Default avatar.png SandmanSW96: yeah but thats a bad reason to learn a whole new language

Astrobytes: Same with all problems really. Right tool for the right job.

Zenoscave: So if they can beat you so could any (hypothetically) player

Default avatar.png SandmanSW96: just to win a clash lol

Zenoscave: It isn't so much a reason as an incentive ;) think of it that way

Astrobytes: Is there ever a bad reason to learn another language?

Default avatar.png SandmanSW96: then give that human who solved it the win lol

Zenoscave: I'd be top 5 then

Astrobytes: The bots are only in there when there aren't enough human competitors, don't sweat it

Zenoscave: Most shortest sols are easy to find

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: o.O imagine clashing

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: imma invite euler :D


AntiSquid: that's a weird nickname

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: wdym weird =,=

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: u insulting my nickname?

AntiSquid: why not have something generic that doesn't stand out?



AntiSquid: weird as in very unusual, uncommon

Astrobytes: Like MostLongestE

AntiSquid: strange, peculiar

AntiSquid: odd

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: AntiSquid enough quoting the thesaurus

AntiSquid: 1 sec let me open up the thesaurus

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: oh lol you weren't

AntiSquid: i havn't opened it yet

Astrobytes: lol

AntiSquid: oh eerie, nice word, forgot about it



Astrobytes: eerie isn't really applicable in this context tbh

AntiSquid: don't really like some of the suggestions here:

AntiSquid: i mean "magical" wtf?

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: yeah you have a really eerie nickname

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: i think i missed another contest...

Astrobytes: They're context dependent

AntiSquid: i think elusive should be on there

Astrobytes: No

AntiSquid: horrific is on there

Astrobytes: Context again, though that stretches it a bit

Astrobytes: But elusive? No way

jacek: eerie? eeyup?

Astrobytes: giddyup

AntiSquid: well kinky is there too

AntiSquid: i mean seriously, a lot of the words don't make sense as synonyms

Astrobytes: They do in the appropriate context

AntiSquid: and you can try other words to you get WEIRD suggestions

AntiSquid: EEEEEEEEEEEEE : Antonyms for weird


Astrobytes: Like if someone is into vanilla sex and someone is into kinky sex, the former may consider the latter as 'weird'

AntiSquid: you should consider it a compliment then

jacek: i prefer mint sex

Astrobytes: i.e. 'outside of the norm'

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: o.O take it to pms lol

jacek: pms eh?


Astrobytes: No I wasn't being explicit, just explaining


EEEEEEEEEEEEE: ik ik astro

AntiSquid: dirty minds think alike


EEEEEEEEEEEEE: I feel like that was an insult

AntiSquid: in what context? :p

AntiSquid: it wasn't meant as one though

Astrobytes: ;-; <= what is that anyway

AntiSquid: some evolved form of UwU is my guess

Insufficient: JBM's troll vs castles game is lit if any of you haven't tried it yet

Astrobytes: Probably yeah

Insufficient: the dots are the eyes and the dashes are the tears

Insufficient: sad face ;-;

Astrobytes: That's really pushing it tbh

AntiSquid: OpQ

AntiSquid: it's a face with nose hair and monocle

Astrobytes: ??? Three question marks

jacek: o<-<

Default avatar.png JBM: So lit

AntiSquid: 3 eyed guy with funny hair Astrobytes

jacek: ?: elvis operator

Astrobytes: yep

AntiSquid: why elvis?

Astrobytes: The quiff

Astrobytes: It's your hair one on it's side essentially

Astrobytes: *its side

AntiSquid: i'll call it the yakuza operator

Astrobytes: lol

jacek: :horse:

Astrobytes: Did you see the Japanese police are trying to prevent the Yakuza from handing out Halloween sweets this year?

AntiSquid: no

AntiSquid: what's the background story?

EEEEEEEEEEEEE: ummmmm what did I refresh to?

AntiSquid: i've seen some news about china having their own digital currency though, quite interesting implications

Astrobytes: Preventing a turf war in Kobe


Astrobytes: Internal gang issues

AntiSquid: i see Kobe yakuza are as tender as their beef

Astrobytes: :D

Default avatar.png JBM: Halloween yakuza

Default avatar.png JBM: Like, there are other season's

Astrobytes: Sounds like a puzzle name you might come up with JBM :)

Astrobytes: Replete with complicated descriptions and language to forcibly educate euler ofc

Astrobytes: (I expect to see the above in the contributions section in the foreseeable :P )

Astrobytes: Anyway, out for tonight. gn/bn all

AntiSquid: gn

AntiSquid: so difficult to find a reverse clash ... :/

AntiSquid: 2 more to go

Default avatar.png JBM: I've got a few puzzles in my queue who already have a name but no content

Default avatar.png JBM: Or even topic, for some

Default avatar.png JBM: The Halloween Yakuza can wait

AntiSquid: only getting fastest and shortest wtf

starmaq: shortest challenges be like: ruby

AntiSquid: Zenoscave loves clashes?

Zenoscave: ruby :)

AntiSquid: just trying to finish the clash path starmaq

AntiSquid: (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

AntiSquid: i give up

AntiSquid: where's reverse?

Zenoscave: lol just did a reverse

Zenoscave: two in a row

Andy_F: im so lost with this reverse lol

Zenoscave: It took a second to figure out for me too

Zenoscave: It would have been easier if it was in numbers

Zenoscave: Is there a good tron floodfill?