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Calling attention to the Staging Ground, a new site area under development to help new users

Recently Stack Exchange is developing a new area of the website called the Staging Ground, and the announcement is now a featured post on Meta.SE. Having searched the meta and a couple of chatrooms ...
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New associated site. [duplicate]

Although I've not been active on Mathematics.se, on Physics from time to time, there are people enthusiastic about their new model, very often with an incoherent or incomplete proof. I'm assuming ...
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New stack exchange site: for interactive theorem provers and automatic theorem provers

Stack Exchange will soon create the Private Beta site for Proof Assistants and Automatic Theorem Provers. If you want to see what a StackExchange site is like in its initial beginnings, want to help ...
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Transferring reputation between different SE sites [closed]

As someone who has accounts on multiple Stack Exchange sites I am wondering if there is a means by which reputation between accounts can be transferred. This may be useful, for example, to offer a ...
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Concerns about MathJax in proposed new SE editor

Over on Physics.SE, Emilio Pisanty has pointed out that the proposed new StackExchange editor (currently in alpha testing) would present major difficulties for MathJax-heavy Stacks such as this one. ...
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Network-wide feature request to support MathJax in tables

Many of us here frequently use MathJax, whether for this site or another site on the SE Network. Recently SE added support for tables, but ignored the needs of the communities with MathJax support, ...
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Should there be a community for math contests?

On occasion, there are posts related to math contests and olympiads on math.se, and there is a contests tag well. I was thinking recently about whether it would be appropriate for there to be a ...
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What happened in StackExchange Mathematics

During the last 24 hours, an avalanche of users were asking constantly about basic StackExchange features, Mathematics questions ceased appearing in my news feeds, and I am receiving updates about ...
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Meta Stack Exchange in relationship with the site Meta of Mathematics Stack Exchange

I would like to know what is the relationship of the site Meta Stack Exhange and the site Meta of Mathematics Stack Exchange. I am not member of the community Meta Stack Exchange, I don't know if ...
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StackOverflow-specific announcements at math.SE

I got this banner this morning on math.SE: This is a StackOverflow podcast and is unlikely to interest people on math.SE... can we ask to not get this sort of thing across all SE websites?
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Auto-detecting dead links within the Stack Exchange network

I was exploring this question. The answer in particular links to a CS Theory question (that I assume was similar or the same) that had been deleted/moved. I imagine that there A LOT of questions ...
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Are my SE questions too difficult?

I hope it is OK to ask this like this here. I thought about asking on MO, but then I was warned because once I had a question that was not appropriate. I also was told once how my questions are not ...
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Questions about 2018 community ads

Is there a specific date for starting the community ads post for next year? I and my friend created a free LaTeX tool and were wondering if it is possible to post it there ?
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Reputation increase not visible.

I have accounts on different sites of stackexchange. But on my math.stackexchange account instead of its reputation and comments. Reputation and comments of stackoverflow are visible. How to stop this?...
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Financial donations by StackExchange - how do the moderators fit in?

I have just read that at every end of a year, the moderators of all the communities under the StackExchange umbrella decide on some donations to various organizations of public international interest (...
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Should I ask questions about Maxima here at Math SE or at Stackoverflow?

I see that questions about Maxima (a computer algebra system) are asked both at the Math SE and at Stackoverflow. Where should I ask my question about Maxima? Does it depend on the type of question?
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The Terms of Service currently prevent posting hint answers.

The Terms of Service (http://stackexchange.com/legal) currently prevents posting answers only containing a hint: Section four states that: Under no circumstances will Subscriber use the Network or ...
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Question location

Yesterday I posted this question on Mathematics Stack Exchange. Except for the one upvote it didn't receive any attention. What is the problem with my question? Is it too vague? Should I better ...
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How is "change" calculated in the Stack Exchange reputation leagues?

In the different Stack Exchange reputation leagues, like this one below, there are nice $\color{green}{\text{+green}}$ or $\color{red}{\text{-red}}$ or $\color{grey}{\text{grey=0}}$ numbers called "...
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Are most of the SE users American? (And can SE publicise itself more?)

Is there any public data on which nationalities do most SE (dominated by SO) users belong? I was curious because I'm from India. Hardly anyone knows of the site, and I got to know from the net. I ...
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How to protect against the thought police?

The past days, tensions have sparked on meta about certain comments and their allegedly insulting nature. Arguments were made that these comments were not of this nature, were not intended that way, ...
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Drawing attention to a question in another StackExchange site

I asked a question in CrossValidated Stack Exchange site because it deals with probability distributions. But it is a theoretical question (although I think it does not involve high-level maths). I am ...
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History and development of mathematics

Tour says we can ask about "History and development of mathematics" - is it valid anymore since History of Science and Mathematics SE is already alive? Won't we be stealing the life out of it still ...
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How can one tell if a feature request posted here has been seen by someone who can attend to it?

When one posts a feature request here, is there any way to tell whether any responsible person has read it, i.e. a person responsible for developing new features?
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History of Science and Math is now in public beta

There is a new StackExchange site: "History of Science and Math" which has progressed into public beta. If you are interested, take a look. [I didn't follow the details, but it is no longer "Math ...
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Subjects that, while still being on-topic here, you can get better response on our sister sites:

The On-Topic page says: There are certain subjects that, while still being on-topic here, you can get better response on our sister sites: [...] I suggest adding to this list: teaching ...
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What happened to the hats?

Is it true that hats disappear every January 1st? Or did they disappear for good? Forgive my ignorance but I am a relatively new member.
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What is an association bonus?

Some user in the main page has 101 points without any questions or answers, because of an association bonus. Could someone please explain what is that?
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Where do I publish very large formulae related to my question?

Recently I asked a question at Math.SE that contained several formulae essential for the question to be understood. While investigating the problem further, I came up with several other very large ...
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Bonuses awarded on Mathstackexchange

A month or two ago i was awarded the association bonus (still wondering what is it). I wanted to know are there any other bonuses awarded by M.SE, if there are how can i earn them. Many thanks.
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Title formatting of LaTeX in StackExchange hot questions list

There is the StackExchange menu at the top left on every site in our network. It opens a popup box with Hot Questions, All Sites,...
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Where to look Mathematics.SE statistics?

Where can I see statistics on the number of questions per day, percentage of answered, number of users etc? I guess there should a common mechanism across stackexchange.
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PUZZLING -- Area 51 proposal [closed]

Is it OK here to put information about a proposed topic for stackexchange location ... "puzzling" ... Since puzzles may be off-topic here, check out that proposed location: http://area51....
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Which stack exchange is appropriate for information theory questions?

There are information theory tags on at least 4 sites in this network (Stackoverflow, Math.SE, Stats.SE, and CS.SE). Which site is most appropriate for such questions? This topic can really bridge ...
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(Probably) A bug on the links to meta in math.se

In my recently asked question in math.se I see this: I guess it's a bug. I see it on the visit meta links. Thanks in advance!
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