Linked Questions

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Strange outcome of a “review audit”

There are sometimes audits when doing reviews on MSE, and I perfectly agree with that. It's my understanding that usually, people who ask questions should show what they have tried to tackle the ...
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Is it OK to ask approximately one question a day from old application exams?

If I ask approximately one question a day (from old application exams) will it be considered flooding/spamming or is this perfectly legal?
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1answer
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Why has this question been downvoted and closed. And how should I improve my question?

I asked this question:https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/732370/what-do-we-mean-by-number-of-things. I do not know why it is downvoted. I asked in my comment why the silent downvotes but none ...
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1answer
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Which flag should I use when somebody did not try anything and wants help?

Which flag should I use when somebody did not try anything and wants help? I tried the off-topic, not about what is in the help-center, but the flag was declined.
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130 views

What does “viewed n times” mean

Sometimes my question gets viewed 100 times, but still no answer, does viewed count unregistered users too?
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0answers
269 views

Referencing answer given on SE

Recently I asked the math.SE community my first question (link), after a few minutes an experienced used resolved my issue with a smooth answer. But my problem is that this question was derived from ...
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1answer
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Has there been discussion about a Beginners sub-community?

It would provides a space for beginners to ask questions that may be "stupid" without spamming the serious forum. (Thus only those feeling particularly generous in a given moment would have to be ...
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Please advise if this posting is off-topic

I posted this question yesterday, received great feedback and was able to solve my problem. Many, many thanks to @Tom and @Henning Makholm. But today I see that the posting was voted twice for ...
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1answer
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What context was this question missing?

Why does $n = \lceil 1/\sqrt{x-1}\rceil+1 $ imply that $\frac{1}{n^2} < x-1$? Since this clearly doesn't require any complex 'context', the only reason I can think of for it getting closed is ...
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Excessively long question titles

I have been using math.se for about a month and have noticed that often in comments on a question, people say things like "please don't put the entire question in the title". Makes sense - such ...
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How to phrase title

There are some headings which lack preciseness such as: Exercise 1.17 from Introduction to Lie ALgebra and Representation Theory by Erdmann and Wilson and Just and Weese II exercise 13.20. When one is ...
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A message before new users post

Almost all the time, new users post a question with no explanation with no context given, and no mathjax used. I have written "Please write what you tried" a countless number of times. There should be ...
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1answer
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Is asking for tutorials bad practice?

I will ask for help on solving systems of linear equations but it might be taken off. will it? And what are the questions supposed to ask? a clarification or a tutorial or something else?
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How to ask a question if I would like to answer it on my own?

According to an instruction in Help Center: Can I answer my own question? and an answer to a meta question Can I post a question and an answer just because I think it helps others?, answering one's ...
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1answer
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Downvotes on a specific question - understanding the rationale behind them

I have a question concerning this question of mine: How to prove $f(x)=\ln x$ continuous by proving first that $f(x)$ continuous at $1$, and then by using $\ln(xy)=\ln(x)+\ln(y)$. The question is ...

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