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[closed] Didn't get laddus for March Long Challenge for the new prizes

I was fastest to solve the problem https://www.codechef.com/MARCH17/problems/EXTRAN of March Long Challenge .

In the new prizes category, one of the prizes said -

First one to solve each of the problems individually: In each rated contest, the first person to solve each problem (100%) will get 100 Laddus

The laddus of this contest have been given but I didn't receive the laddus for the new prize.

@admin please see.

asked 07 Apr '17, 18:17

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closed 10 Apr '17, 22:29

Just making sure- How do you know the laddus are already distributed? asking cause I really don't know about that. :)

(07 Apr '17, 19:09) vijju123 ♦♦5★
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I asked my friends.

(07 Apr '17, 19:30) mathecodician6★
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Apologies. There is a slight delay in disbursing Laddus for some of the categories. It'll be done soon.

(08 Apr '17, 19:56) admin ♦♦0★

Thanks @admin

(08 Apr '17, 23:24) mathecodician6★

It has been given now.

(10 Apr '17, 22:29) mathecodician6★

The question has been closed for the following reason "Problem is not reproducible or outdated" by mathecodician 10 Apr '17, 22:29


I think the quote you copied from the new laddus system means, that if you get 900 point (tie-breaker isn't counted) as first, then you get the 100 laddus, not for each problems 100 laddus.

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answered 07 Apr '17, 20:18

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No dear, that's not the case. Else...who would be able to solve ALL 9 problems first? XD

(07 Apr '17, 20:19) vijju123 ♦♦5★

You don't have to solve all of them first individually. You have to be the first, who reaches 900 points. So you can solve all 9 problems as 10th individually, if noone else has solved all of them together before you, then you get the laddus. But as I stated at the beginning, it's only my understanding of the text, maybe I'm wrong.

(07 Apr '17, 21:38) bazsi7006★
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I see your PoV. From the quoted content, yes we can derive that. But if I remember correctly, admin has himself confirmed that "100 laddu to every coder who solves a particular problem first." :)

(07 Apr '17, 21:59) vijju123 ♦♦5★

BTW, I saw a very dreaded line at codechef's facebook page today-

#DoYouKnow 5 lucky participants (outside the winners) will be given 200 Laddus each from our #APRIL17? So, what are you waiting for, join in the contest now. #CodeChef

In case someone missed where I am pointing at-

given 200 Laddus each from our #APRIL17?

Can admin or anyone confirm regarding if those new laddus were given from MARCH contests or AFTER March contests?

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answered 08 Apr '17, 18:59

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Sorry, that wasn't the intention of that line. Will be modified. The new Laddu categories are implemented from MARCH17.

(08 Apr '17, 19:58) admin ♦♦0★

Thank you for the clarification. That line got me confused :)

(08 Apr '17, 20:02) vijju123 ♦♦5★

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