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On the Bachelor/ette "correction"

Two days ago the question “The Bachelor Problem” (from Tao's Google+ account) was posted on MSE. It received a lot of positive attention, solutions and comments until an MSE user voted to close on ...
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3answers
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Downvoting unnecessarily complicated/irrelevant answers?

Quite often I see simple questions asked and people offering answers that are clearly not going to make any sense to the OP because of the gap between the knowledge assumed by the answer, and the ...
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Let's make one big, happy "Congratulations!" thread.

Update: The proposal in question has been implemented. We recently had a discussion about the celebration tag that raised some important issues, but did not result in a consensus. I'd like to pitch ...
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2answers
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Is downvoting a question because you don't like the subject against the rules?

Not that I would ever do this, but I'm just wondering hypothetically...say you have a dislike for a particular subject, for example group theory. Is it against the rules to downvote a question ...
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Is closing this question against the code of conduct?

Two days ago I stumbled across this question. Today I noticed that it was closed with the comment "This question needs details or clarity". One of the closers already posted the following ...
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2answers
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A proposal for a voting index

Downvoting seems to be a rather popular activity on MSE. In the few informal discussions I have seen there seems to be a base of support for this, and also for the preservation of (optional) anonymity ...
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1answer
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Proposed new solution to having unwanted noise and unfairly exposed questions again after editing on this site as to not decrease the site quality.

It has been noticed that when editing my own posts, that I sometimes get annoyed with a small wrong detail in a post that I then do a 5 character or less edit. Here is proof of this causing trouble ...
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1answer
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Where does one go to find out the reasons for why a Meta Mathematics Page has been downvoted?

I have been trying to find out why a question I posted was closed. My understanding was to post on Meta Mathematics (which I did). This post was then heavily down-voted (link below). Where does one go ...
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1answer
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Comment v/s Answer

Why more points are required to comment on threads, while you can provide answers more easily? I think it should be the other way round. I see many question on this site to which i have some doubts ...
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1answer
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Is it ok to take a picture of printed formulaes instead of typing them in MathJaxs?

And would it also be ok to take a picture of neatly written formulaes?
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1answer
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Can i post a solution to a problem in math.stackexchange?

https://code.google.com/codejam/contest/2984486/dashboard#s=p2 There is a problem in last year's codejam, it asks to decide given shuffled numbers comes from which randomizing algorithms. Absolute ...
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Can Math.SE be addictive?

Can Math.SE end up being addictive? Of course this depends on the single oneself, but the system of reputation and badges seems to be purpose-built to "encourage" the community to grow and to be ...