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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes, etc. (volume 01/2015 - 07/2018 ) [duplicate]

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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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 07/2018 - today)

The purpose of this thread is to help focus the attention of the community on posts that may require reopen and undeletion votes. A request should be posted as an answer below (one request per answer)....
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Why is this question still “on hold”? [duplicate]

After this question was put on hold, I proposed an edit (which was accepted), clarifying what was presumably the OP's intended meaning. Given that the edit was more than 24 hrs ago, is it normal for ...
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About the deletion of my answer [duplicate]

I am referring to my answer here (undeleted now, so everyone can see it). I had originally posted an erroneous answer, but later edited it to give the following hint: $\left(u^3-2u^2+1\right)=\left(...
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Why is Mathematics and Law closed? I based it on Mathematics and Law School? [duplicate]

https://math.stackexchange.com/q/790266/79539 was thought of as "off-topic", but the idea is based it on and supported by Mathematics and Law School?. Hence I'm wondering if we can please reopen the ...
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Unfair duplicate label [duplicate]

With regard to this question which was labeled a duplicate, I wish to understand how to best register my disagreement with that labeling. The alleged original question asks for a short proof of the ...
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Reopening the question [duplicate]

I'm dealing with slightly disappointing situation and I decided that the best thing to do would be to ask here. I asked this question recently. I got some helpful comments and one brilliant answer. ...
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Question on hold etiquette [duplicate]

Hello folks: is there a polite way to draw attention of moderators that a question should not be on hold? I do not want to appeal to a decision of keeping a question on hold but my impression is that ...
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Working Towards Re-Opening (Undefinably large algebra?) [duplicate]

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/685061/undefinably-large-algebra?noredirect=1#comment1437509_685061 The question has been substantially rewritten since being put on hold. Any further ...
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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 ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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Proposal: ban verbatim homework questions which have no accompanying text

Edit: Clarification: I think we should start closing questions which are obviously copied verbatim from a homework assignment and which consist of no other text. Questions about homework with other ...
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Proposal: Discourage questions that are nothing besides a problem statement

This is a very clear followup to Qiaochu's question: http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/9180/proposal-ban-verbatim-homework-questions The reason that I create a new post is because I want ...
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Is there an MSE-like site that is more pleasant to work in? Or are there other solutions?

The Problem: It becomes more difficult to help people on a site in which there is mass closing of questions. And I am disturbed that a small group of people is engaged in trying to delete permanently ...
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Is it appropriate to downvote answers for the sake of deleting a question?

I have noticed that sometimes answers are downvoted in order to cause the automatic deletion of a question by the community user. In particular, there are closed questions with $1$-point answers - ...

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