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How to flag a question for protection

I just hit my 10k rep, and I gained access to the moderator tools, I took a look around and I found a question like this marked for deletion. The question is flagged as too broad, but it has a long ...

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Who plans to go to the TUG 2015 conference in Germany?

TUG 2015, this years meeting of the TeX Users Group will be in Darmstadt, Germany, from July 20 to 22. Who would like to go there? Does anybody plan to make a presentation? April 10 - bursary ...

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How can we stop the trolls?

It seems pretty obvious that certain users are voting down questions etc. based on personal opinion and lack of perspective - i.e. dislike of certain other posters. How can we stop this, given the ...

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What to do when an edit is wrong, and then I am stuck with the six-characters limit?

I asked a question and got a great answer. When I ran the answer though my test code I noticed that the last line is not the one I actually get (it must have been a typo as the answer itself is ...

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What is the best scope for Learning Management Systems (LMS) StackExchange?

I am thinking that LMS is the right scope, to build a large enough community to enable the SE magic to work. However, I am a sysadmin and I am doing data minining and Student Information System (SIS) ...

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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes, etc. (volume 01/2015 - ) [current version]

The purpose of this thread is to help focus the attention of the community on posts that may require exceptional handling. This includes requests for reopen and undeletion votes. A request should be ...

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March Answerathon - NOW OPEN

To give people time to enter, this will start on March 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for ...

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Why can't I see how many people favorited my question?

In full site you can see how many people favorited my question. One person, in this case. But in the mobile version, there is no number. Can the number of people who favorited your question be ...

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er diagram of stackExchange database

i want to know how these famous sites normalise there databases. if any one share the pictorial representation of stack Exchange or Overflow. Thanks in advance.

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February Answerathon - last man standing competition!

To give people time to enter, this will start on February 6th, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote. to ...

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Let's make Mi Yodeya more friendly to people and machines that can't see images: alt text fix

Background Today in the chatroom, we were discussing the practice of adding meaningful alt text to images on the web. Alt text is displayed when the image cannot be displayed and is therefore ...

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March 2015 bounties for tags: Studio Ghibli anime

The rules If you create a tag for a Studio Ghibli anime (see the list below) by asking a question with that tag, I will award you a 50-reputation bounty, provided that: The question is posted ...

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February 2015 bounties for tags: summer 2011 shows

Absent any opposition to my proposal, I hereby announce the first iteration of the bounties-for-tags program. How it's going to work If you create a tag for a summer 2011 show (that's on the list ...

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Angle brackets to indicate orthography

Choosing the right ‹angle brackets› Linguists often enclose letters in angle brackets to let people know they're talking about orthography (the way things are written). But Unicode has ...

1 answers | 3 hours ago by snailboat on English Language Learners Meta
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Why was this question deleted? Could it be Un-deleted? That's my question. Originally it was off-topic, but I edited it, and I think it should be undeleted. Is that possible? ...

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Help us test the shiny new “User Activity” page! (Plus a bunch of new features.)

Today, we're shipping the new "Activity Page" of the Profile here on Meta SE, so you can test it out and hopefully share some feedback and suggestions before we ship it network wide. Hate words? ...

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Should we ask users for proper image attribution?

Being from Germany and the concept of fair-use not being something that is used there at all, I always properly attribute images I use in answers with the source and the author. Example: How is human ...

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notify on new answers for question not ask by me

Hi there, I checked Unanswered questions where I found one that is intersting to me, I don't know the answer to the question but I want to follow it up (to see I someone has a good answer), there is ...

2 answers | 4 hours ago by Radu Maris on Meta Stack Exchange
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If 'Answer Similar Questions' is kept, offer an opt-out

As many will know, there's a new Answer Similar Questions feature being trialled. I'm not arguing against the feature in general (or for, I don't have an opinion either way), but for me, the new box ...

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System message breaks mobile site layout

When a site has a "system message" shown (such as the message shown on recently launched beta sites, like Vi/Vim), the mobile layout suffers: Compare the above with how the mobile navigation bar ...

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What is “mainstream Christianity”?

This is an attempt at discussing what manifestations of Christianity are the subject of study for this site. I'm throwing stuff out for discussion. I also realize that may / will probably conflict ...

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While editing someone's question, how should I improve formatting of such quasi-formula?

I think I should improve readability of the piece with the text saying "(Quantity per re-order)*(unit price)" to visually emphasise that this is kind of a pseudo math expression: What formatting ...

1 answers | 4 hours ago by Suseika on Meta Stack Overflow
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Review text bug - lower case letters cut off

As you can see here, in Arqade's review page, the lower parts of the words p and g in the title got cut away. The review can be found here. All reviews have the same problem. I am using Safari ...

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Is tagging sufficient to scope a question?

Time and time again I see questions that are phrased as Truth questions... The title asks "Is X true", the body asks "is X true", but the tags specify a denomination.. Catholicism, LDS, etc. In my ...

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Is reputation important?

I'm wondering how much a reputation score would make people trust an answer or not? Does my current (167) make it more likely that you believe me or distrust me?

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Chat bug with displaying starred message in Hebrew

I've noticed that there is a bug in displaying Hebrew symbols when a message is starred. Here we go: The message sample: Message is starred: As you can see, it's displayed wrong (I ...

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Stackapps Overlapping Bug

As you can see, the title of this question is overlapping with some other text. The ask question button is also not in the right position. You can see the site here. I'm using Google Chrome on a ...

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Is a “casting” question about a movie-in-the making on topic?

I'm working on a screenplay that I hope/dream will be made into a movie. I've decided to "cast" Julia Roberts as a tough "Erin Brockovich" type boss. She has a 30-year old subordinate, "Phil Potter" ...

1 answers | 5 hours ago by Tom Au on Movies & TV Meta
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Who has a GitHub, Bitbucket, other code profile?

In the style of Who are the package maintainers here? and other big-list questions, I was wondering who here (package maintainer or no) has a GitHub, Bitbucket, CTAN author page, Launchpad, or other ...

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Open Science is a duplicate (subset) of academia.SE

Proposal: Open Science I'm going to go further than the related question Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE? I can't see any reason why this isn't a subset of Academia.SE, ...

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