# All Questions

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### How to skip directly to page x of n in a long list of search results?

It would be very helpful if one could go directly to a specific page number when the number of pages returned for a search is very large, but I am unable to figure out if it possible and nothing pops ...
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### email notifications of activity on questions I am interested in

I cannot tell if there is a way to get email alerts when there is activity on questions I want to monitor. Is this possible, and if so how? Thanks, Nick
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### What's with these “sangaku” geometry problems?

This morning I decided to whip out my phone and check out some new questions on the main site through my mobile app. To my surprise, I saw 8 questions, titled or labelled as "sangaku" geometry ...
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### Why am I able to flag my own questions?

I just noticed that I (as everyone else) can flag my own questions. There are fewer options (no "spam", "rude or abusive" nor "very low quality") to choose, but it's still possible to flag your own ...
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### MathJax rendering in preview but not in actual post?

So I just passed the 2,000 rep threshold this morning and, eager to try out my newfound powers of automatic editing, I went ahead and looked for the first post I could find that could use some ...
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### Edit by op makes question meaningless [duplicate]

I recently came across this question. At first glance it just seems to be nonsense, but then I realized that it actually had had genuine mathematical content before the op edited it. In the comments ...
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### How can I search questions asked a specific period of time?

As stated in the title, I do not know how to do that... I see only things arrange questions like "newest, votes, active"...Thanks in advance.
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### My question gets a perfect answer which deserves a bounty (or some kind of recognition). What can I do about it?

This Stack Exchange site is a very welcoming place to all kinds of questions. People usually do their best to help (not like Stack Overflow) and I would like to pay something back to the community. ...
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### Redundant “Red Dot” within the review queues menu

It happens to be that yesterday evening, for the first time since I have access to the review queues, there appeared a - I would call it - "Red Dot Icon" within the drop-down menu. In fact this ...
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### What to do with spoiler questions?

I've recently noticed and flagged for moderator attention 2 questions: this and that. Both about the same problem from MIT 6.431x online probability course, from the second midterm exam which is still ...
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### How to make this question more interesting?

How does the locally compact group play a role in many branches of math? I have tried bump edited it several times, but it still lacks of attention. I can start a bounty, but it's just external ...
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Could someone please explain why this answer on the main site appears grayed-out, but when I put my mouse over it, it springs into life like a regular answer. There are two other answers to that ...
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IIRC, in the past, every page would sort solutions based on acceptance and then based on the number of upvotes. Has that changed in the new schema? Items seemed to be ranked using some unknown ...
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I've been using the IOS StackExchange app for a couple of years now, without a problem. Today I got a new iPhone Xs, downloaded the app, and tried to log in using Google, the way I always do. Each ...
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### What's with some new contributors flagrantly violating the rules for answering questions?

Recently I have posted a few questions in varying fields and new contributors keep posting with what only can be described as nonsense. Sometimes they're ill attempts at humour other times they are ...
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### The late answer review queue for “Late answers from new users”

Recently I've noticed a pattern of comments being left for new users who leave "late answers" which show up in the "late answers from new users" review queue. The general gist of many of the comments ...
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### Editing the list of abstract duplicates

I'd like to add some content to the meta post List of Generalizations of Common Questions. The entry will be under Probability and is going to be titled something ...
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### What Counts as a duplicate Question?

Imagine somebody who is studying differential equations. He comes to the section on first order linear differential equations. He attempts to do the first problem in the section, but he comes up with ...
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### Why does it take longer to click “x questions with new activity” than to click “Questions” on the left?

I have a pretty stable and fast enough internet connection so I rule this out. I use Firefox 63.0 on a Ubuntu machine. When I click "x questions with new activity" and the x happens to be some ...
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### I have been banned from asking question from mathematics stack exchange from two month what should I do now?

When I was banned, my reputation was less than 50, and now it is greater than 100. It means I have improved. Also I am a beginner in abstract mathematics, so I should be given at least one more ...
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### Is it OK to create a tag about exercises from one particular book?

Is it OK to create a tag about exercises from one particular book? The book I have in mind is a book with many hard exercises and unproved theorems in it (the total is about 200 or 300 maybe more), ...
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### Where to post for feedback

I had difficulty finding a single, concise treatment online of the construction of numbers from the naturals through the reals. I have collected my notes in a document (<1,200 words) and before I ...
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### Answering by copying from textbooks feels like cheating; should I do it?

So I want to answer this question: How to look at the covariant derivative along a curve? The OP asks for a formal definition of an object. I found a satisfactory definition from a textbook, which ...
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### Electronics/Physics related question which is mostly mathematics - on topic here?

I have a question which is related to a physical topic (force of one charge on another). In fact this specific question is about a charged ring with a radius $R$ and a charge in z-direction in ...
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### Active Contest Ending 12 November 2018: Questions from CodeChef November Challenge

Questions have begun arising on this site from an active contest. It is the CodeChef November Challenge, which ends at 15:00 Indian Standard Time on 12 November 2018. There are two divisions, ...
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Recently, I've seen a few examples of users asking questions and answering their own questions as a way of adding to the question pool here on MSE. The most recent example I've seen of this is the ...
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### Why was this question removed? “Example of a metric space where diameter of a ball is not equal twice the radius”

The question Example of a metric space where diameter of a ball is not equal twice the radius was recently removed (around an hour ago). I noticed this because I had written an answer to the question, ...
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I wonder why are deleted answers still visible to people with enough reputation. I'm not comfortable with this. Is it possible to change that. If I delete something then I don't want anyone to see my ...
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### Abstract duplicates vs. canonical question

What is the difference between the concept of canonical question (as used across the whole SE network, see e.g. 1 2 3) and this abstract duplicate thing that you have at math.se? Are they just the ...
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### MathJax broken by font clash in Related Questions and Hot Meta questions under new responsive design

We used to ren­der the Re­lat­ed Ques­tions and the Hot Me­ta Ques­tion lists in Geor­gia so that they looked right when com­bined with Math­Jax. Now we don’t, and it looks... sub­op­ti­mal (i.e., ...
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### Where to report MathJax bugs?

TL;DR: What is a suitable place where to report MathJax bugs? I mean the bugs which seem to be issues with MathJax in general - not specific to this site or Stack Exchange network. Often some ...