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What is the Solution to CAREFUL Serial Down-voting? [closed]

I came to know that there is a script to detect serial down-voting but as it is the case always for any script, there is a set-threshold, and if a careful person somehow figures that out (for example, ...
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Has the notification system for comments changed?

I noticed in the past days, that I do not get a notification when someone writes a comment under an answer, where I commented too, unless I am referred to with the usual @username. I have the feeling ...
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Question on the Retaining or Forfeiture of Bounty Points When the Awarding User is Removed

My question is: If User A awards User B a bounty, say 500 points, and later on, User A either requests to be removed or is removed (i.e., ``User was removed''), does User B retain those 500 bounty ...
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How do I edit the description for a bounty after I have started a bounty

Is there a way to edit the text description I have put in for a bounty on a question? I started a bounty, but made a math composition error in the text and don't know how to fix that as there is no ...
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Editing answers by other than the posting of answer should not be allowed [closed]

For example in part of my answer I write matrix A... Then someone other than me comes back and edits my answer as such: for where I had i he writes I, and where I had matrix A he writes $A$ so then I ...
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Inserting math, brackets etc [duplicate]

I'm kinda new here. May I know how I can insert math here? For example, matrices and the Greek alphabet? Sorry if it's a stupid question, I'm honestly clueless.
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Why cannot I delete a duplicate (and low in quality) post with answers while the other posts with my answers were deleted in the past?

I recently asked this question on MSE. Afterward, some community members found out that it was a duplicate question. Now, I also see that it's kind of a low-quality question, so wanted to delete it. ...
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How to put 2x2 matrices in the denominator and numerator using MathJax?

Answer(s) to Reciprocal vectors of a two dimensional lattice without borrowing from the third dimension suggest a way forward in figuring out how to divide 2x2 matrices in a straightforward way. In ...
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How to write roots other than square roots in MathJax?

I can't find how to write roots other than square root using MathJax. There doesn't seem to be anything about it on the legendary MathJax basic tutorial and quick reference These are my best attempts, ...
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How can I resolve a question ban while having no negative votes? [duplicate]

To all my wonder, I noticed that I am question banned, after coming back to use the website after a long time. While I had received very clear and good answers on my questions and had no negative ...
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Is it possible to view my account information while logged in?

I am currently logged in of course, but if some reason I get logged out I'll be in trouble since I don't remember my password. Is there any way to view my password and any other relevant account data ...
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Total reputation > total reputation

The page https://stackexchange.com/leagues/69/year/math/2020-01-01/796779#796779 contains infomation about the rep number of me ( user JCAA). It says that the total reputation is ~$12200$ and the ...
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A plagiarized question [closed]

This question: If $x^2\pm px \mp q$ both factor into terms with integer coefficients, then $p$ and $q$ are the hypotenuse and area of a right triangle. is an exact copy of an AoPS question. I flagged ...
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Saving Mathjax generated SVG

This concerns rendering SVG in Mathjax via the context menu "Math Settings" -> "Math Renderer" -> "SVG". This works fine in the browser but I'd like to save a .svg ...
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Are there any functions to search with keywords or categorize my thousands of bookmarked questions?

Although the bookmark function can save my favorite questions, it is still a mess since I have bookmarked thousands of questions for a long time.
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How to See a List of Posts Upvoted by Myself

Over the years that I've been on MSE, I've encountered many many good questions and answers. Recently, I've been trying to collect some beautiful math problems for others to play with, and I wanted to ...
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Why is my score on this tag less than it should be?

I have just noticed in my profile that my calculus score is given as $36$. However, when I click on the tag, it takes me to this link, which shows all my posts (questions and answers) tagged calculus. ...
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Where does one go to find out the reasons for why a Meta Mathematics Page has been downvoted?

I have been trying to find out why a question I posted was closed. My understanding was to post on Meta Mathematics (which I did). This post was then heavily down-voted (link below). Where does one go ...
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Unsure over why Question was closed

I had a recent question closed (link below) and the reason given was that it lacked detail... Not exactly sure how anyone can read this as lacking detail? Applications of Vector Spaces that are not ...
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In MathJax, how can one write a double underscript on a displayed summation sign?

Typically, summation is over some range, such as $k=1,...,n$, which might be written $$\sum_{k=1}^nx_k\quad\text{or}\quad\sum_{k=1,...,n}x_k.$$But suppose that the range is restricted by a further ...
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Help sought in finding a question.

Caveat: The following question is mistaken and wrongly posted here. A question was posted asking for all natural-number solutions $(a,b)$ of the equation $\surd a+\surd b=\surd2009$. It was near the ...
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Mathematical symbols in Mathematica and Stack Exchange

How may I transfer mathematical text (with symbols, etc.) from Wolfram Mathematica into Stack Exchange?
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Are there any users who have invested more than what they presently have?

Are there any Mathematics SE users who have invested more reputation points in bounties than what they presently have? How can one find out?
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Is it possible to pay to get a quick answer? [closed]

Reading this section of the Stack Overflow site it seems that there are some payment services to have quick answers in any Stack Exchange community: is this true?
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What is just happening to my reputation?

I was at 1080 today in the evening and I suddenly saw that my reputation dropped down to 784 without any notification. I have been active only for 7 days. And even my individual daily reputations add ...
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Can I make this little table of diagrams better than ASCII graphics?

In my question How can one recognize when two Coxeter diagrams represent the same uniform polytope?, I have a simple table into which I want to put three little Coxeter diagrams. Here are the three ...
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What is the minimum time difference between 2 questions?

What is the minimum time difference between 2 questions ? Like I have recently posted a geometry question but I also got a FE doubt and I want to ask it as soon as possible, but if I post it ...
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Are askers notified of close votes on a question they've asked?

If I encounter a question that is, for example, missing context, so I give it a close vote accordingly, is the poster notified? Or should I copy the relevant blurb: Please provide additional context, ...
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If not flagging, how to dispute incorrect answers?

I was browsing the top sequences-and-series questions for fun and stumbled upon this problem, where the only answer is incorrect (the user misconstrued the problem and tiled $[0,1]^2$ with rectangles ...
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Should we retroactively tag all relevant questions that are missing a relevant tag, or not?

For example, I've just now realized that, When searching questions that contain the word "palindrome" but do not contain the appropriate tag [palindrome], ...
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How to delete your old username from the comment's section, after changing your username?

I had been using math.stackexchange with my real name. As I begun noticing that stackexchange community is SEO friendly, I decided for privacy reasons, to change my username to just my first name. But ...
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The new color of Blockquotes bothers my eyes

The new color of blockquotes (transparent gray) bothers my eyes? See the example: This is some text to illustrate how blockquotes look like. Is that my problem or all?
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Is it possible to view my own answer for a deleted question?

I was trying to remember a problem I answered a month ago but could not find it in my profile page answer list. I think it is safe to assume the question was deleted. Is there any way I can look at a ...
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Why does it show 'No review queue available for you'

I was looking for some reviewing stuff and this happened It shows no review queue available for you, why is that so and when can I expect them back? Just for reference, I haven't been reviewing much ...
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Quicker command for fraktur letters than \mathfrak?

There is a shorthand way of writing letters in blackboard bold: instead of using \mathbb, we use \Bbb. This substantially sped up my time writing questions and answers on math.SE. In the course of ...
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Rendering MathJaX: cropped formulas

In my recent Question Limit without de l'Hôpital: $\lim _{x\to 0\color{red}{\boldsymbol -}}\left(1+x^3\right)^{\frac{1}{\left(x^2+1\right)^4-1}}$ there is a problem of visualization. I have ...
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Uploading an image from local computer in a post is not working.

Uploading an image (40kB) from local computer in a post is not working. Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur. Update: Works now.
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Guidelines for context edits and rewrites

Suppose you come across a question that has been closed for lack of context, has high quality answers, and on its way to being deleted. Can you save the post by editing it to include more context? ...
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The “Private feedback for you” message.

Some of my questions have been closed. A box appears with the title "Closed". In it the message "Private feedback for you" appears. In my email box no message from Stack Overflow ...
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request help erasing part of my old answer

Find a solution: $3(x^2+y^2+z^2)=10(xy+yz+zx)$ Recently I had to make some impromptu updates to my computer, in order to be able to use zoom for doctor appointments. This introduced some side effects; ...
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Post with zeroes in all windows. [closed]

Hi: Would you mind looking at this post: Let $N$ be an abelian minimal normal subgroup of $G$. Then $N$ has a complement in $G$ iff $N\not\leq \Phi(G)$. In it not only the question but all three ...
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There is a MathJax command for the GCD. What, if any, is the command for the LCM?

There is $\gcd(a,b)$, written as $\gcd(a,b)$. How I can write lcm(a,b), the command $\lcm(a,b)$ gives an error.
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Can I eliminate an answer after its deletion?

I know that users with 10k reputation can view other user's deleted answers. My question: Is there a way to completely eliminate an answer so that no one (including myself) can view it? Background: I ...
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Merging questions with multiple duplicates (not a duplicate)

21 days ago from August 15, I asked my first question which looked like $ a_1=1 ,\space a_{n+1}=a_n+\dfrac{1}{a_n} $ The question was marked as a duplicate by me undisputedly. But as being observant ...
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Marking Cross-Posted Questions

I have come across several questions which have been cross-posted to MO with no clear indication, such as this question cross-posted here, or this question cross-posted here (note the second example ...
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Is there a functioning tracker for the number of questions that need review in the close queue?

Recently, the number of items that need review in the close queue stood at $10$, nearly into the single digits. Here is a screenshot: I was curious and searched for a way to track the number of ...
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Why are some New Contributors placed into the Low Quality Posts queue, instead of the First Posts queue?

With some frequency, I see posts that I would say could have been in either queue. Is it decided somewhat randomly? with one of the queues in priority? by some maybe indirect trigger? in a ...
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How can I delete some of my old questions?

I want to delete some of my old questions that are off-topic and received downvotes. Frankly, they were bad questions because I was not so mature 3 years ago. Can someone please tell me what I should ...
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How to make and paste an image of a graph in graph theory questions?

I saw references in meta to an app known as TikZ but I also found the statement that TiKz does not work yet. So I am left wondering how to generate images of graphs that I can paste into my questions.
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Why have I been blocked from posting questions?

I was about to post another question, but for some reason, I am not allowed to. I haven't received any down votes in the last few months, my last post hasn't had negative feedback, why am I not ...

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