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Can this “serial” attitude be considered mis-behaviour? Is there a way to deal with it? Should one do it?

I'm quite new to reviewing, and I'd like some advice on the following matter. While reviewing suggested edits, several times I stumbled into the same user ($\ >1000$ reputatio) proposing edits on ...
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Deleted Answer From Question

I posted from a guest account this question: Linear Diophantine Equations in Three Variables It got one useful answer, but the answer got deleted? I don't know why, the answer seemed to be useful. ...
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search for questions on quadratic polynomial in two variables and a matrix determinant

From time to time, someone posts a question amounting to setting $$ g(x,y) = a x^2 + b x y + c y^2 + d x + e y + f $$ to zero. Then either the OP or someone answering points out the significance of ...
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Being aware of changes in some question or answer

Is there a way to be aware of changes in some question or answer of someone else? I mean when changes happen I receive a note in my inbox, like my own questions. thank you
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What should I do to make people at least see my question?

This is my first question at meta, and I was really confused what to do when my question only got 9 views. The link to the question : Maximum product of lengths involving secant drawn to a parabola. ...
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Would it make sense to ask for a list of “combinatorial argument” strategies?

I think many of those reading this will be familiar with the idea of a combinatorial argument: instead of proving some combinatorial identity (usually involving binomial coefficents) by algebraic ...
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Looking for template which says something like “the way of saying thank you is upvoting or accepting an answer”

I saw a question here on Meta with several templates but not the one I need. I remember seeing sometime ago a template that read more or less like: "the way of saying thank you here is upvoting or ...
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Problem with visualization of pages

I've problem in correctly visualizing the web pages: This is the error message : Mathematics Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. ...
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Is this “crowd-sourcing” question appropriate here?

In this question on the game "Threes!" it was suggested that a statistical approach might be informative. So I've had an idea. I'd like to test some strategies with a programme. I'll take as many as ...
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Voting comments not working

In this post I tried to vote up one of the comments, but it did not show the normal triangle and flag icons when I moused over it. Is this a bug, or am I missing something? Edit: It seems as if it is ...
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Are questions about diagram drawing on-topic?

I have a finite set of formulas (some of which are pairwise equal) and some binary relations between these formulas. I want to draw a diagram expressing these relations, to represent visually several ...
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Did I post a question about an induction proof of the Multinomial Theorem?

Please forgive me, but I can't recollect if I posted such a question that might have been subsequently deleted? I don't know of a way to search for any old, deleted question (and not simply recently ...
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No subpixel smoothing in MathJax

I have no subpixel smoothing in MathJax, in FireFox 28, 29 and IE 11 under Windows 7. Prevuously all was OK. I suspect this happened due to a Windows update. In other texts in FireFox and systemwide ...
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Can't always select “Very low quality”

I have noticed that when reviewing flags on answers, I can't always select the "very low quality flag". Why is that?
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Broken display of this site

Roughly half of the time, the ME site does not display properly on the various devices I use. I get something that looks like this: This happens quite a lot when using Internet Explorer on Windows 7 ...
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Can edits be for copying and pasting comments underneath an answer into the answer?

Update. I'm not asking about changing anything in the original answer. I ask by dint of https://math.stackexchange.com/a/265062/53934. My eyes aren't very good hence I don't want to fret about ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I answered my own question and the answer was deleted by a moderator. The answer is an adequate solution to the question asked, but I am looking for other solutions. I feel that my answer could have ...
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Chrome thinks LaTeX is unsafe script?

Whenever I open a math.stackexchange page from outside the site, the LaTeX doesn't render because Chrome thinks it's unsafe script. Thus, I have to keep manually loading it on every individual page. ...
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Is it appropriate to migrate my old question to MO?

My old question was still unsolved though I gave a bounty. No progression was made. Although it's not a research problem of a working mathematician, it seems that the problem is open and challenging. ...
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What tag fits, for questions about strategy but not for proofs?

I'm referring to questions from https://math.stackexchange.com/search?tab=votes&q=trick like: Lesser-known integration tricks, How do you prove that $n^n$ is $O(n!^2)$?, Ways to evaluate $\int \...
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Looking for Scientific Computing Qualifying exams, appropriate to ask on SE?

I have a Qualifying Exam in Scientific Computing fast approaching. My school doesn't make many past exams available for practice, but I presume some schools do. I was hoping that perhaps people on SE ...
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Merging two accounts

I have two accounts: 2128 (old one) and 112679 (new one). I'd like to merge the old one into the new one. That is, I'd like to only use the new account (112679) after the merge. I'm doing this because ...
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Matrix and other arrays : Converter to Latex/MathJAX?

For matrices, system of equations, and other arrays, is there something akin to http://truben.no/latex/table/? Latex/MathJAX can smart the eyes.
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I cant see math formulas.

I do not know what I have done that I cant see math formulas in this site, I just see them as matjax!badly I need help.
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Metadata to encapsulate migrated questions

Is there now, without feature-requests, a way to set migrated posts as categories to hide or display? If there is no direct feature, can it be done by adding a tag like migrated-to-mse to ...
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resize or recrop gravatar

I had no trouble uploading a new jpeg as my gravatar. However, it never gave me the option of choosing where to crop the image, which was a little too tall I guess. Assuming the proportions of the ...
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Am I allowed to post links to ebooks in my profile?

Am I allowed to post links to ebooks in my profile? I am not sure if I can and do not want to get banned or something, because I am evil, just look at my username!
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not getting notifications of comments

The last notifications I received (via email) were on 9/12. There were several comments posted on 9/13 that never came through, and I found out about just by accident. I would like to attend to ...
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mathjax doesn't work for me in comments

I'm getting good results using MathJax in answers, but it doesn't seem to work for me in comments. I am in firefox 22.0 and OS is Ubuntu. Am I doing something wrong?
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Are questions about maths bookstores accepted here?

Yesterday I was thinking about making a question about bookstores that sells mathematics books, ship internationally and accept PayPal. Is such a question acceptable here?
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Can't log in using IE10

I'm clicking on the Yahoo logo and nothing happens. Why? Is there something I can do in order to avoid this kind of trouble?
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How do I delete my question?

I tried to contribute to the math forum by providing a question and an answer that I thought was insightful, I am getting a lot of down votes without any explanations. I want to take my question down. ...
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Reputation drop by 2 without event

I experienced a drop by 2 in my reputation without anything displayed in my event history. Why was that? EDIT A deletion of an answer that I accepted would do, but shouldn't I see a "user removed" ...
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trying to find the question about $\sum_{-\infty}^{+\infty} \frac {1}{ak^2+bk+c}$

Update : following search results : https://math.stackexchange.com/search?q=+%24%5Csum_%7B-%5Cinfty%7D%5E%7B%2B%5Cinfty%7D+%5Cfrac+%7B1%7D%7Bak%5E2%2Bbk%2Bc%7D%24 , do not turn into proper format, I ...
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It says I haven't asked any questions, but I have.

I placed a question at math.stackexchange.com, and it was answered. It was a request for a resource. I got some good resources from it. It was great. Of course, I didn't bookmark the resources.... ...
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“…its answers may be merged with another identical question. ”

When a question is closed, because it's an exact duplicate, it says: closed as exact duplicate by Chuck Norris 8 hours ago. This question covers exactly the same ground as earlier questions on ...
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Is there a way to quote other posters?

I'm used to being able to quote responses from other people on another website. I want to know if there is a way to quote other people's posts that you want to respond to.
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Logging into the Chat site

I have not been able to log into the chat site for a few says now. All the tests that are done by the test thingie end up being ok, but... If I log out of all SE sites, then back into the math.SE site ...
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Tex not work: I use Google Chrome as the browser …

I have not faced up this problem before. But today, when I open the website, I can just see the code, not the formula. Besides that, opening the website is far more slower than before.
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CSS and JavaScript files not loading on Stack Exchange

What is going on with stackexchange tonight? I am able log in from one of the three machines I tried to log in from, and not from the other two, where the format is messed up and there are no open-...
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Font size in new theme?

Is there something funny about font size in the new "theme", or is it a problem at my end or what? These days when I write/edit a post the preview looks the same as always. Then when I "save edit" ...
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Issue with picture uploads

I just uploaded a picture here, and there seems to be an issue with it. For me I can see it. The TS seems to not beeing able to view the picture. To draw the rectangle $R=[0, 2]\times [0,1]$ What ...
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What has happended to MathJax?

I recently noticed that the quality of equations rendered in MathJax has deteriorated quite a bit. In particular, I would point the square root and integral operations. Am I missing something here? Am ...
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Solved. Dark theme flair not being updated while the others are.

I noticed that the dark flair theme is the only one that has not been updated, as shown in this picture from my profile: It must be emphasized that this dark theme flair is the one I display on my ...
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Please help me find a home for this question about GAP.

I'm looking to install GAP on my Android phone. I thought MSE would be a good place to ask for help with this since I suspect that others there would want to install it too. Here is my question on ...
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Request for explanation of rep change due to recent answer of mine

Today I see a $-15 $ change in my Reputation due to my recent answer but it does not say "User was removed" and my A has no votes and no comments. So I am wondering what happened.
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How long for a question to come off “hold” after the requested edit has been done?

The original formulation of this question: Is there any known context in which a simple concatenation operator is defined so as to produce "abbc" from (a,b,c), "abbccd" from (a,b,...
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how to fully track reputation changes

I've been reading extensively Where reputation disappears but in the end I'm still unable to fully follow my reputation changes. In particular the latest I observed was the loss occured exactly at the ...
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unable to change email address

I need to change the email address in my profile, which I also use for logging in. I found a black square aside of it. I tried all the same and regularly got authentication msg and proceeded with ...
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Hot Network Questions (temporarily) gone?

I notice recently that the right side of pages (both the main page and question pages) shows a list of tags and recent badges instead of a list of Hot Network Questions that usually appears. The hot ...