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Bounty and visibility for low-rep users

I asked a question this month, and it didn't get much attention. I tried bumping it two times by adding a tag and by editing the title for something more fitting, but it still didn't draw much more ...
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Question ban after two questions [closed]

Net-score -4, one question closed, two total negative-voted questions. I don't understand how this warrants a question ban; is this an error? I also don't see why this question warranted closure or a -...
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Mysterious loss of reputation

I have recently noticed that I lose some 2-10 reputation points every day (been going on for about a week). I disregarded it because it was a very small amount and I used to think that my edits would ...
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Is there a page explaining how to use the search function? [duplicate]

I've been around here for a while, but I never really learned how to use the search function. I know there is a page introducing new users to LaTeX. Is there also a new page introducing users to the ...
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Bad display of preview of a question

My question Example of $f \in K[x]$ solvable by radicals but having a root inexpressible only by coefficients of $f$ and +, -, *, /, $\sqrt[n]{...}$ has a bad preview display (checked in various ...
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Review audit on my post. Reviewer is Community♦ [duplicate]

I looked at one of my old posts and saw that it was used in a review audit. Here is a link to the audit. Rather than an actual person being the reviewer, it appears that the reviewer is Community♦. ...
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Reaching question limit problem

Recently I would like to ask a question but it showed up "I've reached the question limit", what should I do to remove my ban?
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Repeated question bug?

I just posted a question, when I was posting something happened and the site shown an error without any description. I clicked “send” again, the same error appeared. I refreshed the page, tried to ...
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What should I do with this question?

I asked this question awhile ago: Is this a correct natural deduction proof? I naively did not account for the deduction system I was using not being used much broadly speaking. A good answer was ...
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Why don't my gold badges show up in my profile?

In my Badges list, I have 1 gold badge (Famous Question). In the "select your next badge" popup it said I have earned only one gold badge (Electorate), and the Famous Question badge doesn't ...
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Suspicious downvotes [closed]

So recently I posted an answer to a fresh question. In some few seconds, another person added their answer very similar to mine. Since I was ahead of them, I received some upvotes. Suddenly I began to ...
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Should special editing tips and Sandbox Links be added to the MathJax Help page?

Addendum-1 added as response to some of the comments. Should the following information be added to the MathJax Help page? Start of Information Here are some miscellaneous resources/shortcuts for ...
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How can I create a specific math expression on mathSE [duplicate]

This meta-query discusses the following question: Q1: How can I create a specific mathematical expression in a mathSE query? Edit Insert Much of the information that a user would want is contained in ...
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Mobile phone Latex/MathJax not showing in..

Is there a way to see full symbols in Titles and Comments using equations and expressions? Thanks.
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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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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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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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