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It seems you purposefully chose a word that is similar to what according to you is an inappropriate word. It is not very clear why you even need to ask why this was changed. Basically you tried to place the name right next to the line of what is inappropriate but just to the appropriate side in your opinion. This is like somebody that puts their finger ...


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As I mentioned in a comment, you can see some kind of distribution of users by reputation in the reputation league. (Notice the table on the right. Reputation leagues is also linked from the thingy in your profile which says "top x% this week/month...") If you want to calculate average reputation, you can use SEDE. This is a useful tool which can ...


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There are quite a few users who use photos of their children as avatars. A prime example is one of the Community Managers. There's nothing wrong with that :) If you do see a user who claims to be younger than 13 years, or see an equivalent statement about their current grade (pay close attention as those might differ per country), they're not allowed to use ...


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Steps towards a solution: If the user is somewhat active (e.g. visited the site in the last month or so), leave a comment asking for clarification and wait a few days. I get such comments every now and then, and that's fine. If the first step failed, ask a new question. Put a link to the question, quote the answer, set up the whole context, and explain ...


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A suspended user cannot award the bounty. See Will bounty rolled back if user removed or suspended? Thus, what will happen is that same as if the user just would not show up during the relevant period of time. Roughly, a reduced bounty will be automatically awarded based on score. From How does the bounty system work? Approximately 24 hours after the end of ...


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The Math Help Center's Privileges page gives you a full list. If you're logged in, the dialog also shows the ones you've already earned with a green checkmark on the left side. One way you can get to this dialog is by clicking the Help button, which is the one with the question mark second from the right side in the buttons list at the top right, as shown ...


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It might be that upon further reflection they realised that the answer is not as clear to them. That happens on occasion, and it happened to me several times in the past (which is quite annoying, to be honest, especially when the answer is accepted very quickly). There's no need to alarm, and you could leave a friendly comment under the question (or under ...


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The commands \DashvDash and \dashVdash in LaTeX are part of the stix package. As far as I can tell, they are not available in MathJax. However, you could use Unicode. (These symbols can be found in the Unicode block Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-A.) Or you could simply copy-paste them when needed. $⟛$ and $⟚$ produces $⟛$ and $⟚$ $\unicode{x27DA}$ and $...


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There is no problem in itself with close or identical usernames. There is a quite active user quid on money.se that is not me. There are any number of users named John, some of them likely actually named John others just picking it as some common name. And so on. This was also said in the message: "even identical user names are possible." The ...


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Quote from the FAQ post "How does “Reputation” work?" (current revision). Deleting and undeleting posts may reverse reputation effects as well, if these posts have votes. Actions previously taken on deleted posts cease to affect reputation within five minutes (source), unless the post meets both the following criteria (in which case the reputation ...


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It is hard to reconstruct what exactly happened but questions with low score are not shown on the front-page. This seems a plausible explanation.


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An alternative way to access this if you are logged in is through the achievements dialog.


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Although I was not one of those voting to close as duplicate, I will usually prefer that action to closing for lack of context. Your Math.SE post says, "I've never solved diophantine equations of degree 2 so I didn't know how to approach this problem." This in your words justifies adding nothing of your attempts to solve the problem and leaves it ...


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How does $=\hspace{-5pt}|\hspace{-.5pt}|\hspace{-5pt}=$ look?


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We have two sites in the network with a lot of questions about using Debian: Super User (5k questions) Unix & Linux (11k questions) As long as your question is clear and you describe what research you've done, I guess it would work on both sites. This is a fair and (IMHO) balanced answer about when to post on either site. If I may summarize: if you ...


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How could this question be deleted? Quoting from this answer on the main meta site (with a tip of the hat to Martin Sleziak): We had discussed this before, but deferred until there was a problem - it seems we now have a problem :) The new rules (also apply to undelete votes): 10k rep users get 5 deletion votes per day on questions they don't own, ...


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I checked to see if any of these were marked as duplicates of the same deleted Q, and there is exactly one such pair. All three Questions were posted by the same user, and in such cases we weaken the requirement that the dup target have an upvoted or Accepted Answer. Here the deleted Question never had such an Answer (though it got one that its author self-...


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As an experiment, I have just edited a question which has a low score, to check whether it appears among the recently active questions. It was shown there. (It took about a minute after the edit until it appeared there.) Are you sure that you were looking at the active tab? Here is a screenshot:


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No, unlike upvotes to posts there is no list of comments you've upvoted. If you remember some words in it, you can use this SEDE query to list the comments with a score of 1 or higher and visit each one of them to check if you upvoted it. Please note that SEDE is updated once a week, on Sunday morning, so very recent comments don't appear in it yet.


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@Jyrki Lahtonen has specified one way to do so which is most widely used. I would like to add a more information : When using an <img> tag, any attributes must be specified in the following order else it will strip the tag and the image will not be displayed: src, width, height, alt, title. The values for the width and height attributes can be up to ...


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MathJax moved from ttf versions of the fonts some time ago, and now uses woff versions (or otf for very old browsers). You can find the fonts used for v2 (which is what is in use at StackExchange) here. You probably want either the STIX fonts or the TeX fonts, and should be able to install either the otf or woff versions locally on your PC.


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