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Am I editing too much?

This is mostly about formatting. Whenever I see a post that does not uses the proper formatting somewhere on it I edit the post and add it. The problem is, sometimes it's a really small thing - or ...
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About the creation of a "Bessel functions" tag

I am quite new to tag creation, and I was wondering about adding the Bessel functions tag for related problems. I had already created a Bessel tag, when Asaf Karagila suggested me (just here) to write ...
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Editing Binge Etiquette

What is the etiquette for extremely minor edits that bump dead threads by no longer active users? A related meta question. Recently someone has been on a binge of such editing. Most of the edits are ...
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Why so many Riesz Representation questions in such short time?

I was scrolling through MSE on the cell phone earlier today and these popped up: and the list went on. Is this an artifact of the search engine, or is there some reason for the sudden "interest" in ...
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Is a (pseudoinverse) tag ok?

I tagged a question of mine pseudoinverse, but it got removed. Since a pseudoinverse is about matrices/operators that are not necessarily invertible, inverse is not exactly adequate, so I'd prefer ...
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A proposal about the tags [tag:integration], [tag:indefinite-integrals], and [tag: antiderivatives]

Right now, the tag antiderivatives is a synonym of integration. I do not think this should be so. Rather, I propose to make antiderivatives a synonym of indefinite-integrals. I further propose to ...
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Should I refrain from editing older questions/answers? If so, why?

I recently was looking up a question and noticed a small improvement I could make to an answer by adding an additional detail. The user whose answer it was told me that I should not have made this ...
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Tag [lp-spaces]

In this question, the tag lp-spaces has been created. I personally think it's not a bad idea , as it's a topic which frequently comes when we work on measure theory. The problem is that it's the ...
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Editing a post for activity [duplicate]

Is it acceptable to edit a post (adding a random comma, adding more spaces, etc.) just for the sake of activity? It could be used to draw more attention to the post since it comes to the top of the ...
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Bumping new questions to format, highlight or update context

I tried to search past questions, to see if this was asked, and found one (of a similar nature) that does not address my problem here. Now we proceed with the question itself: Is it okay to bump a ...
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user on an editing spree

One of us has edited over 50 old questions in the last 50 minutes, mostly just retagging them. Is there any way to stop this? [note --- I have flagged one of the questions for moderator attention, and ...
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What is the etiquette of tag creation and editing?

In this years Tag management thread, I've suggested the creation of the tags hochschild-cohomology and a-infinity-algebras. Let's say for the sake of argument that this suggestion is well received and ...
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Can this "serial" attitude be considered mis-behaviour? Is there a way to deal with it? Should one do it?

I'm quite new to reviewing, and I'd like some advice on the following matter. While reviewing suggested edits, several times I stumbled into the same user ($\ >1000$ reputatio) proposing edits on ...
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Naming of an [ordered-groups] tag

It seems like there are a decent number of questions about placing some sort of order on a group. I would like to tag these questions to better organize them, but I'm not sure what to call the tag. ...
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Why does it take longer to click "$x$ questions with new activity" than to click "Questions" on the left?

I have a pretty stable and fast enough internet connection, so I rule this out. I use Firefox 63.0 on a Ubuntu machine. When I click "$x$ questions with new activity" and the $x$ happens to be some ...
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