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looking for a glossary of terms [duplicate]

Is there a stackexchange glossary somewhere. I still haven't figured out what OP stands for and I probably have some other definitions wrong but I don't know it yet.
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FAQ for math.stackexchange

Right now, the faq only contains the boilerplate explanations of the stackoverflow engine, reputation levels, etc. This page serves as an index of other important support questions for the community. ...
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Etiquette: How to deal with “spoon feeding” requests?

I gave hints for this question, https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/839401/limit-of-arg-mins/839962#839962 and explicitly told the op they were hints not an answer. I am not expecting to get the ...
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Editing to remove a “Thank you” in a post

What should be done when a (for example, brand-new) user has a question which ends with, "Thank you." I ask because in the "edit suggestions" review queue today there was an edit which removed such ...
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Asking “Where did my math go wrong” questions

Let's say a Math Exchange inquirer posts: 1) A homework problem (with book citation) 2) The inquirer's workings towards an (ultimately incorrect) final answer 3) The textbook's answer 4) And ...
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PSQ and the FAQ

There's a lot of talk about PSQ (problem statement questions). It was recently suggested in this question that PSQ should be an issue at the upcoming election. From the aforementioned question: "...
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What does “OP” mean?

I've seen that word ('OP') on "Math.SE" a couple of times and, I'm actually not sure about it's meaning. Is it a jargon or term for example? Could someone explain it simply, please? Thanks.
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How to deal with users padding their answers with custom signatures?

I'd like to start by clarifying that this is not a question about whether custom signatures in posts should be allowed. That issue has been discussed before, and the SE policy on the matter is pretty ...
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Is my solution correct? Posts

I feel bothered by questions where the body begins with a problem statement and then is followed by a giant solution and then succeeded by the question: "Can someone please tell me whether or not this ...
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Retire localized meta.MSE acronyms including PSQ and its variants

Earlier in 2013, for a short time a volcano of postings about basic homework questions took over practically the entire meta.MSE, with the same 20 users rapidly exchanging what seemed to be thousands ...
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What is the quantitative-aptitude tag?

There are 47 questions tagged quantitative-aptitude. What is this tag, and how should it be used? The questions seem mostly to be covered by the arithmetic or algebra-precalculus tags. They look ...
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Review statistics analysis

Is there anyway for a normal reviewer to get any feedback on their reviewing technique? I know Google Analytics takes statistics on like everything, so can I see some?