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Another scraper-site? (math.readquestion.com) - Could we have a (dynamic) list of scraper-links?

This is not legitimate under the terms of the cc by-sa 3.0 with attribution required license used by StackExchange. In fact it is a bait-and-switch style operation. Although one cannot tell it from ...
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Gender Neutral Language Not everyone who does mathematics is a man. Consider using gender neutral language such as "they" and "person" instead of "he" and "sir" when talking about other users. <...
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Congratulations: the big thread!

Congratulations to Georges Elencwajg for surpassing 100,000 reputation on this final day of 2016! Georges's answers in algebra and geometry are an amazing resource for a multitude of users. His ...
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A more constructive comment for promoting better questions. I would like to inform you that while Stack Exchange is a Q&A site, more than just a question is expected from the asker. Try to focus ...
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Which words (if any) in the title of a question should prevent inclusion in the HNQ list?

status-completed I propose the following word help for inclusion in the HNQ block-list. Please up-vote if you agree with the inclusion. Down-vote if you disagree with the inclusion.
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Congratulations: the big thread!

Congratulations, rschwieb, on reaching 100k reputation points! Keep up the good work!
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For answers to low-quality questions It is explained in Enforcement of Quality Standards that (and why) users answering low-quality questions should (politely!) be reminded of the policies regarding ...
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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 01/2022 - today)

Reopened How do you find the center of a cake with just a knife? was closed as a duplicate of Determine the centre of a circle but it is not a duplicate. Cutting a cake with a knife is not the same ...
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Congratulations: the big thread!

Congratulations to Mark Viola, the artist formerly known as Dr.MV, for reaching 100,000 reputation! I think I speak for many here when I say that we admire his tireless and constant striving to "...
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Congratulations: the big thread!

Congratulations to Olivier Oloa for reaching 100K. I share many interests with Olivier and I learned very much from his always elegant and inspiring solutions. I wish him a pleasant stay and to reach ...
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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 01/2021 - 12/2021)

Reopened, Re-closed (by a mod), and Reopened again with context edit reinstated Please consider reopening Any criteria for a category to have all connected limits?. This is a very natural question ...
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Reopened This is on the chopping block again: Is zero a prime number? The question was the subject of this meta discussion: How to prevent the loss of excellent answers to poor questions. which ...
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List of Generalisations of Common Questions

Probability probability "Two Children Puzzle / Boy Born on a Tuesday" and variants: In a family with two children, what are the chances, if one of the children is a girl, that both ...
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Reopened, Put on hold, deleted, undeleted, deleted, re-undeleted, re-deleted, undeleted again, deleted again, locked, unlocked and reopened Please consider reopening What digits is the "number&...
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Self-promotion and link-only answers Please note if you want to promote your own website/blog/text you should disclose your affiliation, otherwise your answer may be flagged as spam. For more ...
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Examples of poor review audits

This question post is a horrible "exemplar" of a post that should be reopened, according to a "reopen review queue audit." In fact, the question should be put on hold, so the asker can improve it, ...
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Reopened, reclosed, reopened again, closed once again, and reopened once again Please consider reopening this Question, which was closed for lack of context. Yet the original opening paragraph gives ...
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Questions about [irreducible-polynomials] concerning generic methods: Methods to see if a polynomial is irreducible How to choose correct strategy for irreducibility testing in $\mathbb{Z}[X]$? ...
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The duplicate thread

NOTE: This post is about collecting links to different posts that I think should be closed as duplicates of this post explaining the basic techniques in modular arithmetic. Before acting I recommend ...
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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 07/2018 - 12/2020)

Closed, re-opened Solve for $x^2 + 7x +1 = 3n(x^2 + x +1), n \in \Bbb{Z}$ My this question was put on hold as off-topic because it lacks context. It also gives a link to how I can add context. The ...
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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 01/2021 - 12/2021)

Undeleted (still closed), Deleted, Undeleted, Deleted again, Undeleted again, and yet deleted again, and locked – permanently! – by moderator Xander Henderson The question What are sufficient ...
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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 01/2022 - today)

Undeleted Please vote for undeleting this question: Bounds involving number of invariant factors and elementary divisors. The question is interesting, and I provided the OP enough hints in order to ...
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