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Why there is no forum like DSP educators or tag like teaching?

There is which is a question and answer site for those involved in the field of teaching mathematics. Also, there is a tag ...

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Is it possible for moderators to accept an answer?

There are numerous examples of questions on TeX.SX and SX sites where the OP has asked a question, some one has provided at least one complete solution but the OP has not any of the answers. ...

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Questions from rus.SE shouldn't become hot

Localised sites such as pt.SO, ja.SO and ru.SO have been hidden from the Hot Network Questions list. However, questions from rus.SE do appear, as has just occurred: Link to question Can ...

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Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

What is the Sandbox? This "Sandbox" is a place where Programming Puzzles & Code Golf (PPCG) users can get feedback on prospective challenges they wish to post to the main page. This is useful ...

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Adding the consensus to review's history

Today, I started exploring the reviews section on Stack Overflow and specially the Triage queue. In the history section I can see all my reviews, and also the triage category I chose (for ...

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Cork the [bottleneck]

The bottleneck is a 6 year old tag which has a wiki literally copied from the respective Wikipedia page and only 98 questions. Should this tag be burninated?

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Is it mandatory to post screenshots to support your answer?

For questions which ask about when a specific event happens, pointing out the anime episode number or the manga chapter number adequately answers the question. Is that sufficient, or is it also ...

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Are mods notified when users edited a closed question?

Strangely enough, I'm used to vote for reopening others' questions on SO, but since I'm new on this site, I can't really vote to reopen my question. (Since it's put on hold by a mod I don't think ...

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Should separate tags be created for spin-offs?

I created a question about Fairy Tail Zero, thus tagged it appropriately and additionally tried to edit the fairy-tail-zero tag, adding some information. But as I was adding the information, all I ...

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Minecraft crash questions should be made off-topic: yes/no?

I'm tired of seeing terrible Minecraft crash log questions. I'm tired of closing them. I'm tired of posting comments asking for a shred of useful material. Tired of seeing the same errors repeatedly. ...

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What should an Off Topic Close Reason for Minecraft Crash Dumps look like?

So, we've seemingly come to a conclusion that Minecraft tech support/crash dumps are a thing we don't like and don't want to tangle with. People are starting to close these with custom reasons, and it ...

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Let's get critical: May 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Puzzling Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what ...

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This tag should not be [legal]

I propose that we burninate the legal tag. There is no reason for SO to have it. Of the 479 questions tagged with it, 186 of them (39%) are closed of off-topic. I'm sure there are many more which ...

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Unreadable text on

On, a few of the sites have words that are impossible to read. For example, the words on the Biology block are so faint that it is almost impossible to read: This is ...

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I can't join a site, because I am already a member

I am on the iOS app. When I try to upvote a post on a site of which I am already a member, the following string of events happens: It thinks I am not a member, so it asks me to join. But since I ...

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User with 1 rep can post comments on own question/answer, bug or rule has been changed?

I just saw a comment from a user with rep of 1: I thought you need to have at least 50 to post a comment (if it's not your own question) in someone else answer. Is it a bug or something changed?

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Block Building Bot Flocks [posted]

Introduction This is an interactive king-of-the-hill contest where the controller is fully contained in a Stack Snippet at the bottom of the question. The controller automatically reads the answers ...

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Should we flag questions with incorrectly accepted answers for moderator attention?

Take for example this question. The top answer is pretty great, and as such it has received a lot of votes. But it is not the winning answer. Should we flag such questions for moderator attention? If ...

4 answers | 3 hours ago by orlp on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf Meta
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Can I find out easily which questions that I close-voted have subsequently been deleted?

Title says it all really: "Can I find out easily which questions that I close-voted have subsequently been deleted?" The "meta questions" (IE why I'm asking this question) are "what is it that in ...

1 answers | 3 hours ago by GreenAsJade on Meta Stack Overflow
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Sorting lists fails after first sort in mobile version

On the mobile version of StackOverflow (and most likely on other SE sites as well) sorting a list a second time seems to break after the first sorting. Here’s what I did: Go to own profile page ...

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Community Promotion Ads

Here on Health.SE, we have suffered a drought of visitors. We are averaging less than 100 visitors a day. We should be around 500 at a minimum. We are doing okay question-wise, but we need more ...

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Throw this tag under the [bus]?

The bus seems to be used to describe various concepts, and has only 3 followers, should it be burned? Q1. Does it describe the contents of the questions to which it is applied? and is it ...

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A list of 'snippets' for commenting

Several active users are making a terrific effort in welcoming new people, asking for clarification and pointing out issues in question-asking. I've seen a lot of these snippets in the comment ...

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Will I lose permission to comment if I start a bounty?

At the time I'm writing this, I have 77 reputation. I was thinking to add a 50 rep bounty for this question, which has been unanswered for more than six months. If I do that, my reputation will go ...

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Should we be able to close questions as “unclear” if they are answered

May be it's the wording, but, we can close a question as being unclear even if the question has been answered (and marked as answer) If a question has been answered and marked as answered, I'm not ...

1 answers | 5 hours ago by Dave on Meta Super User
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Are ansible/puppet/chef/salt questions on topic?

This is the description of the ansible tag: Ansible is a model-driven configuration management, multi-node deployment/orchestration, and remote task execution system. Uses SSH by default, so there ...

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Should we approve suggested edits just removing [apple]?

I see user phatwrat suggesting lots of edits only removing [apple], and ignoring all other issues. Here are a few edits he suggested: ...

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How can I view favorited questions only?

Motivation: Being on math.SE for a month, I noticed that almost every non-trivial question is favorited by a user. Got a bit tired searching for a problem I can think of, among questions that are ...

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Not so random tag for dice

I created the dice tag this morning. At over 60 candidate questions, it was time. Here is the list of candidate questions. When adding the tag, please be sure to make all appropriate edits. Of ...

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A save-as-draft feature (maybe privilege for users with 500 points)?

Many times, I wish I can save a question I'm typing up as a draft, so that I may revisit it. I mean, I want to sip coffee and walk and then sit down again in the library rather than my bed (I use ...

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