Questions tagged [specific-user]

For questions which focus on a particular user, rather than those discussing general user issues. NOTE: For questions regarding suspected fraudulent behavior by specific users, please prefer flagging one of their contributions for moderator attention rather than calling them out in public.

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Announcement: I'm retiring

I've been thinking about this for some months now, and recently I've made up my mind to retire from moderator duty. It has been an awesome four years, and I see a lot of positive in how the community ...
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Congratulations, Brian M. Scott! [duplicate]

Congratulations on reaching 100k reputation! We all appreciate the quality (and quantity) of your posts on Math.SE.
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Congratulations to Brian M. Scott!! (200K edition) [duplicate]

It's been a little more than two weeks since our last celebration, but today another math.SE user has passed the 200K barrier! Prof. Scott's habit of providing fantastic answers to questions of all ...
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Congratulations to André Nicolas! [duplicate]

Congratulations on reaching $200,000$ reputation! I think I speak for us all when I say that your posts here are greatly appreciated.
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Congratulations, Arturo! [duplicate]

I think congratulations are due to Arturo Magidin on hitting 100k reputation points here on MSE! All the users of this site are better off for his tireless contributions, and we appreciate his ...
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Congratulations, Asaf! [duplicate]

Congratulations to Asaf for joining the 100k club (Arturo, Qiaochu, André, Brian, Did). Your contributions are always appreciated!
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Congratulations, André! [duplicate]

Since yesterday, the number of 100k+ users on MSE has doubled, courtesy of André Nicolas. I think congratulations are in order!
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Congratulations, Qiaochu! [duplicate]

The 100k club (or "100k-club", if you care about hyphens) has increased in size again!
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Congratulations, joriki! [duplicate]

Congratulation to joriki for getting $100,001>100,000$ reputation! Thanks for you amazing answers! You've helped a countless number of people in the M.SE community. I will wish you, on the behalf ...
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Changing $dx$ to $\operatorname d\!x$

Seems like someone has gone on a bizarre edit spree, deciding to randomly change $dx$ to $\operatorname d\!x$ (with no other edits). This is purely a matter of stylistic choice, and I find it really ...
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Congratulations robjohn for getting into the 100k club. [duplicate]

We truly appreciate your constant presence and insightful hints in the Mathematics chat room. Your dedication to learning is inspiring. Thank you also, for all your hard work as a moderator.
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Congratulations, Ross Millikan! [duplicate]

Many congratulations to Ross Millikan on reaching 100000 reputation points. Very well deserved.
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Congratulations to Asaf [duplicate]

Asaf Karagila has become the first to be on MSE for 1000 consecutive days. There is even a movie, Asaf of the Thousand Days, with Richard Burton, and Genevieve Bujold playing Asaf. EDIT. The Guide ...
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Why is “Gone” completely gone?

A long-term suspended user known by many by his real name and lastly named Gone has recently gotten his account deleted. While I do not want to discuss the suspension or anything alike, I would like ...
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Congratulations, Gerry Myerson! Gerry Hits 100K Reputation!!! [duplicate]

Gerry Myerson has just hit $100,000$ reputation on MSE (and EXACTLY $100,000$ rep as I write too). I just wanted to congratulate him for reaching such a big milestone and to thank him for contributing ...
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Congratulations, Hagen von Eitzen! +100k !! [duplicate]

The number of +100k users has increased! Why? Because of the ~4000 excellent answers Hagen von Eitzen produced. All the hard work paid off. Congratulations!
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Congratulations, amWhy hit 100k! [duplicate]

Congratulations to @amWhy for hitting the 100k mark today. As far as I know, she is the first woman to also reach this amazing milestone and we are lucky that she is a participant here!
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Congratulations, lab bhattacharjee! [duplicate]

Congratulations lab bhattacharjee on reaching 100k reputation! We all appreciate your continued efforts on Math.SE.
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Congrats to Ross Millikan AND Davide Giraudo [duplicate]

This just in. Ross Millikan has joined J.M. in the exclusive club of users who have cast at least 10000 votes. Congrats and thanks! As per Julien's suggestion I'm also soliciting opinions from ...
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Congratulations to Robert Israel! [duplicate]

With Robert, we now have two rows of 100k members complete. Thanks for all your contributions... $\hskip2.3in$
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Congratulations, DonAntonio! [duplicate]

I'm all for another occasion to celebrate. DonAntonio has surpassed $100$k today! Congratulations, DonAntonio, for this impressive accomplishment! And just as important, thank you for your time, ...
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Congratulations, Bill! [duplicate]

Only a short while after returning, he has broken the 100k! Thanks for your answers, and congratulations, Bill!
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Suspicious behavior between two MSE users

In fact the purpose of this post is flagging one suspicious behavior between two MSE users. But I'll start from something seemingly non related. In the question Downvoting complete solution there was ...
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Congratulations to André! [duplicate]

Congratulations to André Nicolas $300 K$ edition!!!! Just writing this message to congratulate André for being the first user in MSE to reach 300 K.
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On the loss of some users and their PSQs

There are some users who specialize in asking PSQs (crude problem statement questions). According to all the discussions about PSQs, it seems that a vast majority of users think these should be closed....
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Clever downvoting

I realized that someone methodically downvotes my answers. This guy knows that serial downvotes may be automatically reversed by the system. Usually he downvotes three my answers per day, but not ...
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Strange new users with Chinese/Korean usernames

From here, we can see many 1-rep users with Chinese or Korean usernames. Their profile photos are their usernames themselves. I am a Chinese native speaker, I can see their usernames do not seem to be ...
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Congrats and Thanks to Jonas Meyer! [duplicate]

Unless I am mistaken Jonas Meyer just became the first member to have offered bounties in excess of 10000 points. Congrats and Thanks to a most generous benefactor! In order to turn this into a ...
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Congratulations, Did hits the 100K!! [duplicate]

"Did" is now one of the top 5 users of Math.SE He hit the reputation score of 100K today!! Congratulations to him from the community!
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The Word “Beautiful” in Titles

I've noticed that there are two users (here and here) are including the word "Beautiful" in the title of almost every question they ask. It seems to me that the purpose of including that word in the ...
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User with homophobic name

I am posting to formally register my disapproval of this user's name. I believe it constitutes hate speech. If you look at the comments on this user's answers, you will see that many others do too. ...
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How to deal with users that just won't use MathJax?

I recently stumbled upon DmRo912's most recent question and found that there was no MathJax where there probably should've been, and so I edited appropriately. But I then noticed that this was not a ...
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Another valuable user leaves MSE. Why? [closed]

It seems that Qing Liu decided to leave MSE. Know anyone why he did this? (He was QiL, QiL'8, and lately user18119. )
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Suggestions of tags and title edits by user NormalHuman - How to do it?

Almost $90$% of the questions I have seen from the time I have joined Maths.SE, I have noticed that the user NormalHuman suggests title edits, tag edits and question modifications almost instantly ...
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User who posts ongoing contest problems

Over the past few days, I have come across multiple posts from a particular user that are questions from ongoing contests. On both, I have commented this fact on both the question and the answer, and ...
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What happened to 5PM? [closed]

Hey I am wondering where 5PM is? I enjoyed reading his posts on partial differential equations and am just curious. The account seems to be deleted.
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User adding irrelevant tags

There have been a couple days now when at around the same time, a certain user has been going through old posts marked with the 'probability' tag and editing them to add irrelevant tags, most commonly ...
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Congratulations once again, André!!! [duplicate]

From today André Nicolas is the top MSE user. Congratulations André!
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Question having excellent answer marked as dupe of a newer question

A high rep user who posted an answer to this question asked in 2014 marked my question asked in 2012 as duplicate. As such there is nothing wrong with flagging older questions as dupes of newer ones ...
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Am I in danger of being banned?

I wanted to post a new question, but when I try to do so I got a warning: Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more....
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Why has Bill D. been hit with a 1 year suspension?

I have been watching closely the events unfolding on Meta this past year or so which include the MK issue and more recently the deleting/locking of contest/take home questions. Now just a few minutes ...
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What happened to NormalHuman? [closed]

I've noticed that NormalHuman's automatic tagging/commenting has ceased, and I can't find a trace of his account (user147263)? I've been less active on M.SE, so can anyone update me on what happened ...
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Slightly spammy behavior

I don't know if it's too early to call this a problem, but two usernames with seemingly identical style, notation and subject matter have spammed a total of 10 questions today. (Not that asking a lot ...
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Where did julien go? [closed]

I noticed that @julien wasn't around and he doesn't turn up in search. Did he delete his account? That would be a pity if he did.
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User not formatting answers

I have recently come across a user (who I shall not name) who has posted $150+$ answers and has accumulated a reasonable amount of reputation, but who uses no LaTeX / MathJax formatting at all in any ...
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Low reputation users with a lot of ghost votes

In the list of mathSE users by number of votes in the last quarter, there are a few examples of users with little to no reputation gain or site activity, but a lot of votes. Specifically: A user has ...
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Can the same person have multiple accounts?

I have noticed two users namely Justim Bieber and Justen Bieber who I suspect are the same person. Is this allowed and encouraged especially when one is commenting on the others posts.
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How to flag names?

I remember discussions, but a quick google didn't give me an answer to how to flag names that should be changed. In any case, a mod probably wants to have a look at this one.
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User gone rogue

This user has been asking a series of ill-formatted question showing no effort whatsoever, and he (or she) does not even seem to answer any comment posted. Moreover, at least one question has been ...
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What to do about these set theory questions

There have recently been a number of set theory questions of very low quality - many of these (most?) appear likely to have been asked by the same person under different accounts (the username is ...