Reasons used for Submission Rejection

This page serves a list of all the reasons that rejected submissions have fed the grue. In addition, it provides a basic summary of the different reasons that submissions have been rejected.
This page is maintained separately from the submission queue and judges' decisions. It serves as a summary of their 'official' verdicts i.e. the judges did not pick these from a set of choices upon rejection. The list is derived after the fact, based on the judge's rejection comments.
This page provides a detailed description of each rejection reason

Reasons Submission Count
Optimization 582
Game choice 332
Goal 213
Entertainment 102
Joke 72
Version 58
Incomplete 57
Emulation 29
Other 27
Mode 19
Unapproved hack 15
Troll 9
Unauthorized 6
Unable To Sync 1