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 659
Game choice 258
Goal 210
Entertainment 102
Joke 77
Version 57
Incomplete 57
Emulation 29
Other 25
Mode 21
Unapproved hack 14
Unauthorized 12
Troll 9
Unable To Sync 2