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Would a PARI GP specific (teaching a bit hopefully) chat be popular?

I'm thinking of opening a PARI GP specific discussion, and teaching (I know a bit) chat room. I've been made aware that chats freeze if left 14 days without activity, and I don't want that to happen ...
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Should we eliminate protecting?

There are many users who, at the moment, have less than 10 rep. There are many reasons why, including the fact that they haven't come across a question in their expertise, or that they don't have any ...
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'Tis the season to be...

...wearing your hat! December is just around the corner, and that means that a few annual traditions will soon be here. One, of course, is Kwanzaa. Another is Stack Exchange's Winter Bash! For those ...
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Do we want community polls?

I have seen that TeX.SE has community polls on their meta site. Those are polls conducted on their meta to find out various things about user base. Similar polls were conducted on mathematica.SE, on ...
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Name Suggestions for SE Blog

This is to discuss name suggestions for the blog. Upvote items you like. Downvote items you do not like. Add new ideas as separate answers Feel free to discuss titles in the comments (plus other ...
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What sorts of posts would you like to see on the Math.SE blog?

This question is to gather community input on what sorts of posts we should have on the upcoming math.SE blog. If you have an idea for a type of blog post, post it as an answer below. Vote up an ...
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math.SE and Winter Bash 2013

Note: See robjohn's answer below for the surprising result. Thanks to everyone for voicing their opinions! As the year draws to a close, the Stack Exchange network is planning another Winter Bash. ...
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Should review audits be disabled (pending improvements)?

Last August, so-called "review audits" were introduced on MSE. These are fake review samples added to the review queues, designed to catch those users who (in a dash to get a badge) practice mindless ...
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How should we deal with ill-founded questions?

Inspired by this question on the parent site. Somewhat related to this meta question, but people who ask ill-founded questions are not necessarily cranks. People will continue to ask questions ...
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Do we need moderators pro tempore right now?

Per this post on the SO/SE blog (which, curiously, does not include math.SE in its graphic list), it looks like the admins will choose moderators pro tempore at about 7 days into the public beta. In ...
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Logo ideas/proposals

Right now, math.stackexchange has the same look as every other beta SE 2.0 site. However, we will eventually need our own logo. Please post as answers below, your logo proposals for this site. One per ...
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elect our (Provisional) Moderators

In accordance with these guidelines, we should be participating in Moderator nomination discussions. Add another answer to this question for your nomination for a ...
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What domain name to use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: Wrong ...