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There is no Meta Meta Math.SE, so questions about this very site just get this tag.

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How can we increase user involvement on this meta site?

I recently came across the discussion about the fate of the homework tag. Now, before I start, let me make it clear that I agree that the homework tag should be removed. I'm a regular user on the ...
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Downvoting vs voting to close on Meta

It's perfectly legitimate to downvote posts here on Meta with proposals one disagrees with — but looks like nowadays some people vote to close just because they disagree with proposal. A couple of ...
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Can we have a link in the header of this site a link to the main site

Can we have a link in the header on this site (the mathematics meta site ) to the main (mathematics site), just a simple link will do, it is just to make swiching between them easier.
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Retire localized meta.MSE acronyms including PSQ and its variants

Earlier in 2013, for a short time a volcano of postings about basic homework questions took over practically the entire meta.MSE, with the same 20 users rapidly exchanging what seemed to be thousands ...
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Display votes for individual posts on the user popup window

Getting upvotes on the main page adds an entry to list that is displayed when you hover over your user name Can we have that on meta too? I'd like to know what people vote on, but it's difficult when ...
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Does vote(up/down) in MSEmeta affect reputation in MSE or the converse.

Does the vote up and vote down in MSEmeta affect the reputation in MSE or the converse. Also why is there a difference between the reputation of MSEmeta and MSE. They are fairly close in my case, just ...
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Should a near-duplicate meta-question not be posted?

People don't seem to like discussing an old meta thread. Moreover, since members are always changing, I think it's meaningful to hear new members' opinions. Please notice that the members who ...
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Can't vote to migrate from meta

Another one to pile on the heap: The new closing system seems to have some inadvertent effects on meta, like a strange typo, and the loss of the option to vote to migrate to main: Moreover, as I ...
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Why is my “old” meta profile still available for viewing?

Now some months ago there was technical glitch involving my profile which got like deleted and a new one created. The old profile on main is no longer there but why is my meta profile still around? ...
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Why Meta Reputation?

The meta reputation is kind of strange. If you don't keep track of it you don't know where it comes from, if you recognized it all since it's not tracked like on the main site, where the $\nabla$ pop ...
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How long is the time of the transfer of the reputation value from the main to the meta site?

It seems to be more than half an hour? Does it vary?
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Unreliable search box when looking for users on meta

This is a minor issue but a bit annoying: The list of users page on meta was recently modified. Since that change was effectuated, the search option's behavior is somewhat erratic: While users ...
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Meta question 1154: “Too many redirects”

When I attempt to go to this question I get ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS from Chrome, whether I'm logged in or not (the latter using an incognito window). IE 8 seems to just infinite loop: eventually SE ...
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Can't suggest edits to tag wikis on meta; excerpts not consistently shown on tags page

It appears that there is no ability to suggest edits to tag wikis on meta (at least, I can't). It also appears that several tags that have excerpts are not showing anything on the tags page (e.g., ...
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Why was the featured tag removed on meta?

The featured tag, a special moderator-only tag, had been on several entries (such as the FAQ and a post about how to use LaTeX) and is now gone. It caused those tagged entries to show on the parent ...
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Is stackexchange really the right platform for meta?

I'm inclined to think that it's not, given my experiences here and on MO. meta.MO is, rather surprisingly, pretty laid back. There is no voting on topics, and it gives us a place shielded from the ...
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Meta.Meta: Please add new close reason: Noise or Pointless

Like meta.stackoverflow.com, I think we need a "Noise or Pointless" close reason on meta.math. (Note: I am talking about the meta site, not the parent).
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What do upvotes and downvotes mean on Meta?

What do upvotes and downvotes mean on Meta? Does it mean "We should not discuss this," or "Good question, the answer is 'no'"?
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Two naive questions about “meta rep”

This may well be a "newbie" question: I am for the most part quite familiar with the SE platform via my participation over the past 9 months at MO. But their meta site is totally different from this ...
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What's the difference between [tags] and [tagging]?

What's the difference between the [tagging] and [tags] tags? Are they similar enough that we shouldn't have both?
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Why do you need reputation to post on meta?

While this website is in the embryonic stage being able to post meta threads important. could you move this thread to meta rather than closing it?

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