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Limits on self-promotion?

This is totally acceptable on Stack Exchange in general. It is also not really something enforceable. For a significant number of users, let's call them Category 1, having their profile marked with ...
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Can I perform "test solves" on MSE?

I don't think it would be well received by avg MSE crowd. If your goal is to test the difficulty of your problem, then you can try AOPS. If your goal is to check your problem and your given solution ...
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The community need to make a good decision regarding closing/downvoting good questions/answers

There has been a broad cultural shift on this website over the past several months (years? it's hard to evaluate when exactly it started getting bad, but I suppose this post is really the main turning ...
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Enforcement of Quality Standards

The real problem with so-called low quality questions and answers (which are often duplicates) is that the incentive system is set up to encourage it. If a user has several tens or hundreds of ...
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I haven't been around for a while; what are the new policies I need to know in order to use the site?

A brief note on two important parts of MSE While you're attempting to participate on any question in this website in any role (as the OP, the answerer, a visitor, a curator etc.) focus on the ...
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Does the moderator violate the EoQS?

Ok, so I'll try speak a bit candidly. While the EOQS could be phrased in whatever way, I feel the underlying idea behind it was to cut down on calculation heavy/ textbook example type/routine problems ...
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Does the moderator violate the EoQS?

Reason $1$ : In the mentioned question op doesn't provide any attempt. More generally we don't know how much op can understand. OP just give two statements and asked to prove equivalence between them. ...
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Enforcement of Quality Standards

My concern, while related to another answer, is the timing of such things. I have seen many times in the past on others', and again today even on an answer I gave, a near-rabid rapid descent of the ...
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Does the moderator violate the EoQS?

This is a protest answer. Other answers and comments have made a great show of answering the question that could have been fairly asked: Shouldn't question X have been treated as not meeting quality ...
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