Linked Questions

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Why are my questions hardly answered? [duplicate]

I like to think that I explained questions quite clearly yet I feel like the exposure of my question is quite low, reflected by the views of each question. There are hardly any comments or hints ...
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Legitimate methods for attracting attention to an old unansweed question [duplicate]

I asked a complex analysis question here that got a number of views but no comments or answers. I am aware that some questions just do not attract the interest of the SE community, but I feel that ...
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Answering my own question to attract attention. [duplicate]

Sometimes I have a question and have an idea how to answer it. I'm pretty sure (see edit 1) the idea is correct but not so sure (see edit 1). However, I do want to be so sure (see edit 1), so I ask ...
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What should I do when my question do not have any answer.. [duplicate]

This Question is not intended to grab answers.. http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/3478/how-to-grab-users-attention-on-an-old-question is not a duplicate of this My Question is.. I have ...
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0answers
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What would you do to resuscitate a fading posting? [duplicate]

I am currently a graduate student in an online program. Honestly, it is an understatement to say that I depend so much on this forum in finding like-minded people to engage in an intelligent ...
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How to draw attention to an old question? [duplicate]

I asked a question a few months ago but after a few days it began getting less and less traffic, so I put a bounty on it. The question was answered, but was done so using a computer program to ...
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10answers
4k views

List of chatrooms

This is a place where we could collect list of chat rooms associated with this site. There are several rooms which have potential to be useful if more users were aware of them or more users visited ...
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2answers
460 views

How to bump someone else's old, unanswered question that's exactly the question I want to ask?

On the main site, there's an old, unanswered question that's exactly the same question I'd like to ask. Is there some way to bump it? And what would meta be without a meta-conversation: I've read ...
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1answer
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Can I ask the same question twice?

I asked a question but since it was very long, nobody answered me. I'm wondering if I should ask it again as a new question again (Of course I will make it much simpler than before) or should I just ...
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4answers
324 views

Beginner Questions.

As a beginner who has experiences of vBulletin forums, I have some questions: 1) what is difference between a forum and stackexchange? 2) How can I recognize moderators? 3) is there any PM system? ...
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Is double posting allowed if a question is not answered after some time?

I've asked questions in the past that have gone unanswered or have not had sufficient answers, would it be unethical to repost my questions to try to get an answer another time?
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5k views

Main Chatroom Guidelines

Welcome. Hello friends. My online handle is anon, and I will be your guide. Associated with the Mathematics StackExchange is the main chatroom. I am chatroom co-owner alongside current moderator ...
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2answers
795 views

What to do if my question is already made?

Suppose I have a question that is already made, but it has been there from a long time and without no answer. If I want to bring that question to the top as every new question by users, the only way I ...
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2answers
560 views

Is it okay if I use this site to have someone check my work or give a solution?

Seeing the level of work on here and the bad feedback I have gotten makes me wonder if it is okay to use this site to check my work for errors or ask for a solution to a problem that I can't solve. I ...
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1answer
1k views

How effective are bounties?

Background: When you add a bounty to a question, it appears on the featured questions list. However, depending on the timing, the featured questions page can be multiple pages long. So for about half ...
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1answer
696 views

Is it possible to “bump” a question?

Hello, I recently asked a question asking for the help of the community in my preparation for grad school. However, I only got one answer to the question and I fear it has now faded into oblivion. Is ...
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1answer
283 views

Is it allowed to repost?

If I have a question no one answered or comment to ever, since 2 months. Is it allowed to delete it and repost it, or is this abuse?
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2answers
494 views

What to do when I get no feedback on an answer to my own question?

I asked this question sometime ago and had no idea how to solve it. Later, I got a hint(the first answer there) and used it to reach a conclusion, which I then wrote in the comments. The person who ...
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2answers
123 views

Is there a way to bring back a dead question?

There's a question you see that you know is good and deserves to be answered, but has not been so yet. Furthermore, the most that has happened on it is some people commenting. People haven't voted to ...
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1answer
171 views

I deleted my post. And now?

I recently deleted one of my own posts so I can ask the question again and maybe drive more attention to it, since I put much effort into it. But it seems like deleting a post does not really delete ...
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1answer
361 views

What to do with old questions whose only 'complete' answerer gives no clarification?

I've had a few questions where I only received one response, and while they answered my question (at least partially), I had some doubts about it, and left a comment (while upvoting, but not accepting ...
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2answers
254 views

Why are people downvoting my question?

My question Coming up with a rigorous definition for a Riemman-like sum which is easier to compute? has been downvoted twice. Is it because: a) My question is too similar to this question? b) I ask ...
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744 views

Non-OP bumping a question

I am working on a Java algorithm to plot multiple hyperbolas at different angles. To help with that I googled and stumbled on this question. My old and tired brain doesn't think I can do the ...
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1answer
93 views

Can I repost any old question of mine?

I had asked this question a while ago (a month or two). It has two upvotes and $37$ views as of now, thus this question hasn't gone unnoticed. But the question was active only a month ago and I haven'...
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0answers
388 views

I have a question that has been asked and answered, but I am not satisfied with the answers provided.

Generally, I have been very satisfied with the stack exchanges, but on occasion I run into a problem like this. I am trying to understand the significance of the transition functions of a manifold ...
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0answers
493 views

Asking a question which is pretty much a dupe

I want to ask a question, but it is basically a duplicate of a (5 year old) question already asked here and that question doesn't have an answer. Morally, any good answer to that question would be an ...
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0answers
308 views

Is bounty really guaranteeing more exposure?

Setting a bounty on a question should (at least in theory) guarantee it gets more attention. This is evidenced by the fact that one of the possible reasons on the list offered when you're setting it ...
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0answers
361 views

Bounty and visibility for low-rep users

I asked a question this month, and it didn't get much attention. I tried bumping it two times by adding a tag and by editing the title for something more fitting, but it still didn't draw much more ...
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1answer
276 views

How can I proceed trying to solve a too difficult problem? [closed]

I was asking about an ODE problem getting some answers that were somewhat useful. I failed to understand it though and I still haven't solved it. In which ways can I proceed if I still want to solve ...
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1answer
141 views

What to do to get a question more views?

Following the advice given in a previous topic, I placed a bounty on one of my questions, though it does not seem to provide additional traffic/views. So if we suppose that a bounty fails in getting a ...
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1answer
166 views

If I am not getting feeback for my questions, can I just post the same question another day?

I posted a thread a few days ago about the explanation of a proof. I arranged the thread by providing little fragments of the proof, getting feeback on that specific fragment and then posting the ...
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1answer
73 views

Posting question on chat

Is it okay to post any asked question link in mathematics chat room to get attention, and get answer soon? I was thinking if I had did some thing wrong by posting in chat room to get answer.
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1answer
195 views

Can anything be done if a question doesn't get any answers?

This may be a noob or stupid question, but still: I asked a question like 12 hours back on Maths SE and didn't receive any answer. Now that many hours has passed, I am sure that it will never rise to ...
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2answers
247 views

Solutions for fast pace of questions disappearing from MSE's front page

I've noticed that MSE is a very active site, with questions often rolling in every few minutes. It's wonderful to see so much interest in mathematics, but it can be frustrating when one's question ...
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0answers
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Enable FAQ sidebar on the meta

A little known feature of meta sites is that they can have a sidebar with a few most frequently asked questions: for example, Programmers Meta does. For a description of how it works, see FAQ ...
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1answer
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What happens if the answer which had appeared after starting a bounty is not worthy of that bounty?

This happened to me once. I had a question and started a bounty over its topic but the "new" answer which came for the bounty was "to my standards" not worthy of that particular bounty. Stackexchange ...
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1answer
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How do I get answers to my earlier questions?

I've some unanswered questions, these are following Overlapping of unit length real lines? How to draw DPDA for language $L = \{a^ncb^{2n} | n \geq1\}$over the alphabet $\Sigma =\{a,b,c\} ?$ ...
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How to be visible?

How can I improve the chances of my questions to be more visible for those who can answer me? I know the use of tags help a lot, but sometimes you can't figure it out which tag is better for each ...
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1answer
119 views

Looking for An Answer [closed]

I was not sure whether to ask this question here or delete my question and ask the question again. The problem: I asked a question a while back but I am still waiting for an answer. I was not sure ...
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1answer
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How to get viewing for a new answer to an old posted question?

I intended to post a question, but found it had been posted on MSE months ago and received several answers, all up-voted though none yet accepted. Thinking it over, I discovered my own answer to the ...