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What does the expression “gamification of MSE” mean?

I see the term "gamification" appearing in two moderator election candidates' messages, and there are several questions and answers here that contain references to it. Is it possible do write a short,...
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What is “the intuition behind a result”?

A search for "What is the intuition behind" on the main site yields loads of questions that use this phrase, many in the title. Seeing it used a lot in recently posted questions prompted me to try to ...
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Retire localized meta.MSE acronyms including PSQ and its variants

Earlier in 2013, for a short time a volcano of postings about basic homework questions took over practically the entire meta.MSE, with the same 20 users rapidly exchanging what seemed to be thousands ...
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Error in the Bounty FAQ

In the bounty FAQ it says If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded ...