10 questions linked to/from Can we please be more generous to elementary beginners?
How to ask a good question.
How to ask a good question. This thread has advice on the following aspects of writing a good question on this site. Each item in this list links to an answer below about that specific aspect of ...
Three levels of Math
This is my first post on Mathematics Meta, I hope it is appropriate and not a duplicate. I do want to ask why there are only 2 levels of Math as MO and MSE but not a third one. MO is interested in ...
2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
In connection with the 2020 moderator election, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve ...
Quick downvoting of ill-formatted questions by new users
Is it just me, or are we seeing a substantial uptick in very quick down-voting of questions by fairly new users who post ill-formatted, ill-motivated, or ill-posed questions? This question got a very ...
What are the merits, if there is any, of deleting (correctly) answered questions in the main site of MSE?
Note 2: † This is NOT a duplicate of the linked question: I am NOT asking at all "Under what circumstances is it appropriate to delete a question that has received a good answer?" Again, this ...
Would splitting the site into more elementary and more advanced questions help?
There were several discussions about possible solutions of large increase in quantity of questions; with too many rather elementary questions. The possibility of dividing the site so that there is one ...
Under what criteria should we remove questions from the HNQ list?
Since the Hot Network Questions list was revamped 6 months ago, moderators have had the power to remove questions from the list. As Catija, the community manager for the SE network says, I ...
Downvoting newbie user's questions
I found this post today. Yeah, I agree that this question has been asked many times before but isn't 9 downvotes for a new user a bit too intense? I think mass downvoting newbies will only harm the ...
Questions from elementary beginners
I'm tutoring a high school student who is taking calculus for the first time. I've been trying to encourage her to become more interested in math, and so I thought it could be a good idea to teach her ...
Regarding the question on "Conics passing through integer lattice points".
I am making this post in regards to the ongoing delete/undelete skirmish (let's at least change the monotonicity of the use of "war"). The old version of the question is here, the current version (...