Questions tagged [soft-question]

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Is it possible a question actually “too localized” in MSE?

According to the "close" box, "too localized" means: This question is unlikely to ever help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an ...
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Is there any way to recover my past questions?

First of all, it is completely my fault that I hadn't registered and kept posting questions, and I'm not sure which should this post be tagged.. I just have noticed that all my information is gone ...
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About posting identical answers to a question

I've been a fairly active member for about a month, and I first of all want to say that this is a terrific site for someone like me that loves to mess around with challenging problems for no reason ...
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Letting less-reputable people answer questions

I'm a soon to be math graduate student and thought that this site would be a good learning environment for my extracurricular endeavors. Through my experience here, I've come to realize that a lot of ...
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MSE getting stuck [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Still having trouble with crashes when composing answers in Chrome Probably, this is a problem with my machine or at least I hope so. Sometimes, MSE sometimes freezes whenever ...
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Regarding writing notes on M.S.E

I am not sure if this is where I should ask this question, but I am wondering if there is a specific place, on this site, where I can write my math notes on; using the same latex. I want to know ...
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Is it annoying that I don't answer questions and just ask?

Hi I'm pretty new with math.se, well I think I am, I have been getting a lot of great answers from a lot of smart and reliable people. However, I am starting to feel kinda bad because I never answer ...
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Average number of votes per answer

I am new here, so if this is not appropriate place for such question, the tags are wrong, or if this is a duplicate (I have checked, but found nothing, still absence of counterexample is not a proof), ...
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Merging of accounts

I had to create a new account due circumstances beyond my control. I already have an account with the same user name (kuku) and I was wondering if someone could merge my accounts. I tried to ask over ...
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Blackboard bold

Why do people use blackboard bold here and elsewhere in print? I thought the whole point of the font was as a substitute for bold when one was writing out something by hand. Shouldn't we be using ...
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Is the function of Displayed Math Gone?

Hello There, This might not be the place to ask this question, but I would not know where else to being that it pertains to SE in particular. I was wondering is the functionality of the displayed ...
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Asking three related soft questions and related matters

Hello everyone, I would like to ask three related soft (CW) questions, but I don't really know how I should do it. The questions are: It seems to me that there's is a great focus on Plane Geometry ...
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Should we eliminate [soft-question]?

Given "The Death of Meta Tags", should we eliminate the [soft-question] tag? Near as I can tell, there are three types of questions tagged with [soft-question]: those that are also tagged [big-list] ...

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