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A sandbox is a Q&A on Meta where you can test, e.g. ideas for new puzzles or features of the Stack Exchange system. This way, they don't cause any noise on the main site.

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Should we have a sandbox?

Should we have a sandbox for Puzzling like we do for Code Golf? I will count your answer as correct just for your opinion.
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The MathJax sandbox

$\require{begingroup} \begingroup \def\safeMathJax{\text{\endgroup error}}$ $$The\ MathJax\ Sandbox$$ It's occasionally difficult to figure out if your MathJax will work in a post, even if it works/...
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Sample commentaries on puzzle creation

Update: Wrap-up posts have been approved by the community and may be posted as answers at their puzzles. No need to first post them here anymore. Examples of wrap-up posts may be found by searching ...
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Why is this question still closed when sandbox is no longer necessary?

According to this meta post Okay, the sandbox didn't work. We still have a quality problem; let's figure out how to address it: As of today, the riddle sandbox is no longer mandatory. The ...
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Okay, the sandbox didn't work. We still have a quality problem; let's figure out how to address it

As of today, the riddle sandbox is no longer mandatory. The close reason related to it has been deactivated, and the requirement has been removed from the sandbox text. It was an experiment to see if ...
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What should we do with the answers in the sandbox after the riddles have been posted on the main site?

Yesterday, I believe I have read, on The Riddle Sandbox, that a riddle reaching a vote of 7 could make it to the main site. So far, so good. And I remember that the sandbox answer should be cleaned, ...
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Have the number of riddles reduced after sandbox?

Is there any data about the number of riddles posted before and after sandbox? Also, what is the average upvotes given to riddles before and after sandbox? It could be nice to have both of these ...
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Will our new sandbox cause problems with review audits?

For those of us with 500+ & -2000 reputation, there are two review queues open: First Posts, and Late Answers. The LA I;m not worried about, but sometimes, in the FP queue, we have questions that ...
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To add to the sandboxing idea

The riddle sandbox was created recently to improve the quality of riddles on the site until a specific standard is set. Riddles posted which have not been sandboxed are put on hold, with an ...
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The Riddle Sandbox

Where am I!? This is Puzzling Stack Exchange's Official Riddle Sandbox™! Users who wish to post riddles can post them here first, and receive feedback, development advice and guidance before posting ...