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ticking with several views per minute

I wonder if anyone can explain the viewing pattern at this MSE link. It seems to receive clicks from some type of bot at the rate of several clicks per minute. What do you suppose is causing this? ...
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Symbol for permutations in MathJax

In the basic tutorial on MathJax, I'm unable to find the symbol for permutations. Could someone please enlighten me on this ?
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How to reproduce the “old” Peano's symbol for set inclusion

In his Arithmetices Principia Novo Methodo Exposita (1889) [see this post Giuseppe Peano used an $\text {"inverted C"}$ for set inclusion (modern : $\subset$). There is a way to "invert" the ...
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Edit history not always visible?

For example Edges of what kind of graph may not be partitioned as triangles? I'm pretty sure the question-text has changed at least once (some examples were removed), but I can't see any edit history....
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Is searching a post with latex or MathJax possible?

The title of a post contains latex in Title with the help of which I wish to search for it. How is possible ? There was no luck with e.g., $y''y^3=1$ .
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Where did my answer go?

I just answered my own question, Calculate the probability of n of the same event happening first, then edited the question to clarify it and my answer disappeared!
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Does the use of labelled equations and equation references normally slow up rendering?

I spent the evening learning how to mark up equations with labels and use references, following the advice here. However, this probably took about twice as long as it ought to have, because it seems ...
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Drawing commutative diagrams

I am reading category theory and in order to post my questions I need to make commutative diagrams. Here is a question with useful answers already available. However I would like to use the DCPic ...
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Is there a possibility to search for mathematical symbols in question titles?

So here is my question, First of all It is my first question on Metha so I am not sure if am allowed to ask this here if not please tell me and I will immediately delete the question. Furthermore I ...
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Why can't some people view my images?

Sometimes I get comments that people can't view my images, even though I can view them perfectly on the posts on different computers. Are you guys able to view the images of my question here:? Have ...
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Loading LaTeX packages

Is it possible to load a LaTeX package and/or use its features on this site? In my case, I'd need to load multirow to make block matrixes. Is that possible? Or is ...
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How to get list of questions by status?

How to get a list of the questions according to status as: No answers. On hold, requiring improvement. With no up-voted answers (which number is advertised in the site but I can find how to access ...
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Selecting “Skip” when reviewing

I want to be sure I understand what the options mean when reviewing a submission. I'm usually faced with choosing "Approve", "Reject", or "Skip" (among others). When can "Skip" be correctly used? I've ...
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Reputations recalculations

If I go to https://math.stackexchange.com/reputation the amount computed at the end differs from the amount I see. Before, there was a way to trigger a recalculation, but I do not know if this is ...
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I have 'keep me logged in' turned on but get logged out anyway - cookies disabled but mse added as an exception.

I recently disabled cookies on my browser (Firefox 26 or Chrome 31.0.1650.63 m - I use both); however I have also added math.stackexchange.com (and other URLs I regularly use) as an exception so its ...
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Why does the unanswered questions tab *not* show questions which have answers?

It is common knowledge that a question only becomes "answered" when it has an answer with a score of at least +1. Why, then, do all of the questions in the unanswered queue have no answers (or at ...
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Do votes keep the question in the “active” pile?

Does upvoting on a question keep the question in the "active" tab?
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Nothing showed in the preview window

I am new here and things here are still new for me. My friend got in trouble in posting a new question. He is new here too. And when he wanted to edit a quesiton, we found that nothing was showed in ...
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Perspective to equip MathStackExchange resources to the creation of diagrams such as in LaTeX

There are some perspective to equip MathStackExchange resources to the creation of diagrams such as the packages TikZ LaTeX? This is a viable possibility in the future?
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Why can't I chat in Mathematics chat room?

I am not able to write anything on mathematics chat room, what could be the problem. I need help. thanks. I have tried many times but been unsuccessful. Is it possible that someone blocked me or ...
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Is the quality filter for questions customized for MSE?

Is there any evidence that the automatic "quality filter" for questions has been customized for math.stackexchange.com? Is the filter uniform for the whole network?
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Is it possible to see the highest voted question of the day/week?

Is it possible to see the highest voted question of the day/week/month ? When I look at the "votes" tab, I get a list with the all time highest voted questions. Is it possible to somehow filter this ?...
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Are bumps by community user shown/logged somewhere?

Community user bumps some old unanswered question from time to time. Is this activity shown somewhere? Quite often it can happen that someone edits a post in order to improve it - since the questions ...
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Reposting a (mathematical) question that disappeared

Yesterday I posted a comment on a recent math.SE question that interested me, suggesting a "perhaps.. fruitful" approach. Later with a bit more insight I looked back and found the question had ...
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Answer made community wiki

My answer here was made into community wiki. I flagged for moderator attention to undo it, but nothing has happened. Can a moderator please undo the CW status of it? Thanks.
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Automatic messages are not occurring

Yesterday, When viewing a question/answer: the vote counts updated automatically. a banner automatically told when a post was added or updated. When viewing the Questions page: a banner ...
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Need a new Tag for linear groups?

Do we need a new tag for indexing questions about the Linear Groups or other related tags like finite groups or permutation groups can cover them well? Honestly, I asked frequently some questions ...
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Could someone check the edit processing code ? I think there's a bug in it?

this post gave me trouble, I edited it, tapped the +2 for editing after page refreshing (I do that too much), played around putting my mobile browser into desktop site mode (another thing I do too ...
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need help on how to re-post an existing question that contains too many questions

I want to repost part of my question: Questions concerning quotient spaces specifically collapsing a set to a point. One of the commenter stated that I have included like ten questions in a single ...
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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 being able to view the picture. To draw the rectangle $R=[0, 2]\times [0,1]$ What ...
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I would like to delete this question of mine, community deletion.

I would like to delete this embarassing older question of mine: $\lim_{x\to -\infty} f(x)=L$, definition But I can not delete it, since it has an answer and I do not have 10.000 reputation (I guess)....
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In the StackExchange iPhone app, how do I get MathJax to work in comments in the Math StackExchange section?

I’m not sure this is the right place to ask but it seemed like it is. I don’t get this problem for other sections of StackExchange. Just the “Mathematics” section.
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Anyone else having a problem deleting comments?

I am running Safari on a Mac. The last few days I have made some comments on questions or answers which I would normally simply have deleted, because they were dealt with. But every time I now go to ...
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How to write question on MSE offline?

I have recently downloaded MathJax-2.7.4 and successfully render test htmls in folder test. Then I save the webpage https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/ask offline to write question. But when I ...
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How is this restriction of 50 questions in 30 days calculated in Mathematics Stack Exchange?

I have started asking questions since April, the 3rd and today is May, the 3rd and I have already asked 50 questions so far in this period. Reason behind this is that I have been constantly solving ...
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Relating slit scan photography to linear algebra?

This should be ok but I thought I'd check, the FAQ suggests that it might not be. I wish to ask a question regarding a simple form of photography (slit scan) and its equivalence to 3D linear ...
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When to raise flag above 5k reputation?

I have a 5k reputation and so what are the cases where I should use flag because I have some of my flags declined. Secondly, there are some answers where the questioner didn't accept my answer in ...
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Looking for a removed question. Can I still find it?

Recently, I noticed that a couple of questions I posted were removed. This is unfortunate, because my questions become a reference for me when I go back into the texts, and reading them again helps ...
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Can I ask about my chances in maths career or will I get flagged?

I've been thinking lately how good chances I have to achieve my goals as a mathematics researcher. I need someone who have enough experience in the field. I'm not sure tough, if Mathematics SE is the ...
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Google Chrome doesn't parse fomula

When I open Math.StackExchange questions in Google Chrome, the browser doesn't parse formula, so I see "$f(x)$", as it is, not in the proper way under LaTex environment behavior. Version of installed ...
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How do we highlight the question within a question?

Sometimes within a question I write a precise question with a question-mark at the end, but also include within the body a bit of background. I usually think it's clear exactly what the question is ...
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Why is this edit shown as just me?

I made this edit, and it was approved, however the final change included edits I didn't make The edits I didn't make were the removing of a tag and noise at the end of the post. I recognize I ...
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Incomprehension about how tag scores are actually computed.

While tracking the abstract-algebra bronze badge, I noticed that some of the recent upvotes I got on answers to questions featuring this tag did not increase my abstract-algebra score. Actually, they ...
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Why not flag questions because they're homework?

During last days a lot of people have sent so many questions that are like homework, for example: this this this this this this and basically they don't make any effort to show what they have tried. ...
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Has the question about antiderivates vanished?

I noticed a question on this forum, whether functions are known, for which it is known that a closed-form antiderivate exists, but the antiderivate is unknown. Since this question would interest me ...
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What happens to “lost answers”?

I was answering a question and a phone call came in. To answer the call I went away from my MSE answer which was under construction, when the call ended I could not find the answer or even the ...
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Problem with math rendering in a long post

I posted this answer, https://math.stackexchange.com/a/1944415/30391 , but the first eight display style equations are not rendered. Instead their LaTeX commands are shown in boxes. The equations were ...
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Tag for the field of fractions

I wanted to edit in the fractions tag a related / suggested alternate tag for the field of fractions of a ring (integral domain). But to my surprise I can't find a tag for the field of fractions! ...
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About the number of moderation flags

I have looked on the website for quite some time now, and I still haven't find how the number of moderation flags available is computed. I think at first I had $10$ of them, but then after a little ...
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What happens if a question is deleted for old age and lack of response?

Say I made a question a year ago and it gets deleted for old age or lack of responses. Can I recover its content and if so for how long after such a deletion? Also is it possible to keep track of ...