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Cross-posting in CV and math.SE tends to become an epidemic

I know that the general issue of cross-posting questions has been discussed before; opinions were not unanimous, but one could discern that the general tendency was rather "against" than "in favor". …

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How often should we read Meta?

I only look at meta.* once every couple of months. And then I see questions, answers and comments referencing "decisions" that were apparently made or changed weeks ago. I put that in quotes because I …

3 answers | 3 mins ago by Zan Lynx on Meta Stack Overflow meta.stackoverflow.com
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Are there posts about good references?

I wonder if there have been some posts about good references (in particularly books, either sold in stores or available online) for learning OS, in general, with Linux and Unix (and Windows) in ...

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Can I set a bounty to a on hold question?

Can I set a bounty on one of my questions that is put on hold ? Here is the question. I do not see where to click to set a bounty for it.

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Where is the best place to ask question about Google Spreadsheet

Particularly I want to ask how can a google doc reference a cell in a google spreadsheet

1 answers | 9 mins ago by Chen on Meta Stack Exchange meta.stackexchange.com
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In privileges, it mentions reduction of advertisements. What advertisements is it talking about?

I noticed that at 200 rep, advertisements are reduced. I have never seen an ad on here to my knowledge, so what is it talking about?

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Cross-Posting on ME and CV

As I've been using ME, I've noticed that questions related to statistics or probabilities take more time to get answered, if they get answered, than at CV. This is just my impression without any ...

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Why does it look like a warning?

I went to Unanswered page. On the left side you can see something written 398 questions with no up voted answers. Does it effect the site. I am asking because I have read that every beta versions …

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Most intuitive path to rep point privilege list

On any given SE network site, what's the sanest click path to get to that page that shows you what privileges you get at various reputation levels? http://stackoverflow.com/help/privileges I can ...

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What happen if a user offers money for answer?

Just bumped a question, the title was saying WILL PAY CASH MONEY FOR THIS TO BE ANSWERED. Edited the question eventually it is approved and down voted. Is there any enforcements for this kind of ...

2 answers | 53 mins ago by mohacs on Meta Stack Overflow meta.stackoverflow.com
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How can we increase user involvement on this meta site?

I recently came across the discussion about the fate of the homework tag. Now, before I start, let me make it clear that I agree that the homework tag should be removed. I'm a regular user on the …

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Does flagging a comment as “other…” count as a vote to delete it?

In the past, I'd always assumed that comment flags worked more or less like normal post flags. In particular, I assumed that choosing the "other..." option would always queue the comment for ...

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Two bad translations when adding experience on the French version of Careers

I'm filling the experience part of my Careers page and I'm surprised by two things. 1 On the english version, the label is Job Title while it is Titre de l'offre in French. The problem is that ...

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How does comment voting and flagging work?

Comments can now be upvoted and flagged. How do those features work? Do users get rep for their upvoted comments? Do upvoted comments have any effect on comment sorting? And can users see their own …

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TeX sometimes displays incorrectly on search pages

When I type a search into the search box, sometimes the list of questions returned contains incorrectly handled TeX (of the sort that once was common all over the place here). Here is an example: …

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Criteria for allowed analysis of specific music

(skip to the "in short" section for the TL;DR) One of the reasons of not allowing analysis of specific works is that the question and answer might not be useful to many people, potentially useful to …

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I think we should start allowing the analysis of (all? some?) musical works

(You can find the discussion about the criteria we could use to allow musical analysis here: Criteria for allowed analysis of specific music) Analysis requests of specific works (time signature, ...

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Does “Elephant Vs Terminator” = “Gorilla Vs Shark”?

This question : Is an elephant stronger than a terminator? instantly attracted 5 votes to close for being 'primarily opinion-based'. Several of the commenters made reference to the classic 'Gorilla …

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Proposed Question Sandbox - Mark XIV

Proposed Question Sandbox - Mark XIV TL;DR (Too long, didn't read) Use this sandbox to work the problems out of your question before posting it on the main site. People will comment if they see ...

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Why are users answering questions as quickly as possible?

Very often, I read a question and think about an answer. During my thought process I see that new answers pop up very quickly but sometimes they are incomplete or address only part of the question. …

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Página 404 - Imagem de erro

Se for em uma página não encontrada do SOPT verá esta imagem: E no SOEN existe esta imagem que é mais interessante: PS: se possível acho que deveríamos utilizar a versão atualizada do mesmo.

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Unable to comment on review audits

I was trying to leave a comment on a review-audit (before I knew it was an audit) and when I clicked on the "add comment" button I received no indication that my "click" registered (I tried opening …

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Consider giving better titles to the questions you answered

This is a proposal inspired by the overwhelming number of questions with uninformative titles on the site. Such titles tend to contain words like question, anyone, help, doubt, easy, exercise, ...

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Fate of (homework): The community voted… now what?

Well, the results of the voting seem pretty conclusive: Leave homework alone: 43 upvotes (20.38%) Deprecate but don't delete homework: 12 upvotes (5.69%) Burninate and blacklist homework: …

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Search results are old/out of date

I was trying to do a search for new questions using the advanced search tags such as is:question and intags:mine. This normally works well, but today it is not showing any questions newer than 2nd ...

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A question links to a very NSFW site

This is similar to this question, but I just came across this question and it links to a site that is defiantly not safe for work (it's an escort site with nude women on the ads). On the other meta …

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How should I treat a well-written question that is a duplicate?

This question, to my eyes, deserves a lot of credit for being clear, providing good examples, and is pretty much exactly what we want from a new poster. That said, it's not particularly ...

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Why do closed or on hold questions appear on the homepage?

I only go through the home page to find interesting questions and now I wonder why questions which are not open appear if there is any activity there. I'm talking about questions which have [on hold] …

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Does a question need to have code to be considered complete?

I wrote this answer to a question, and got a comment from a user saying I didn't actually answer the question. Should I put actual code in my answers to have them be considered complete, or is it ...

1 answers | 2 hours ago by duci9y on Meta Stack Overflow meta.stackoverflow.com
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Why doesn't live-refresh on tag pages work on Windows in Chrome?

I use Stack Overflow on both Windows and Linux machines, mostly using Google Chrome. On tag pages (like the JavaScript page) on Linux, it shows how many more new questions there are dynamically. But …

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