HDE 226868
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Asking too many questions?
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think you're asking not so much about asking loads of questions as you are asking about asking questions but not answering. Is that accurate? The answer to that question ...

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Are questions necessarily "static"?
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In general, it is considered poor practice to change a question drastically enough after an answer has been given. The person could have spent quite some time writing up a good answer, and if an edit ...

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History and development of mathematics
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I'm HDE 226868, one of the mods on HSM, finally writing up something for this. I should add that I put forth a similar question on Physics. There's absolutely no need to follow the same viewpoints or ...

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Unfriendly Community in Mathematics Stack Exchange
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You can't change how people vote on questions. The power to choose one's standards for voting is an individual's own prerogative. I don't think that this is something that needs changing, or should be ...

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Migrating questions to HSM
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Here's the perspective of an HSM mod. The problem is that, being HSM still in beta state, and the questions related to mathematics, there's often resilience about it. This is absolutely ...

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Why not add a feature to categorize the questions personally?
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You can already "favorite" questions. To do this, click the star below the voting buttons on a question. It should turn yellow, orange, or some related color depending on the site. Click again to "...

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How important are the "age" and "identity" of a moderator?
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Biased though I am about this, perhaps I can write something interesting from the perspective of such a mod. Question 1 As with Mad Scientist, I don't use my name on SE. I even came up with a new ...

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History of Science and Math is now in public beta
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On HSM, we've been attracting some high-rep users (I won't say who) from relevant SE sites, such as Mathematics and Physics. One (from Physics) has taken an active role in shaping the site, in cases ...

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What other ways beside rep can gauge the quality of a user's contributions?
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You (technically) ask different questions in the title and the body. On Stack Exchange, contributions $\neq$ reputation and posts. There are many, many, many other ways in which a user can help out: ...

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What should I do if a user is malicious after providing an unhelpful answer?
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Eh . . . I don't think the downvote was out of pure malice. An Analysis of the Post A quick summary I read through the comment thread on that question, which was between you and the other user. ...

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What to do about a not-fully-answered question that is too old to be migrated to an appropriate site
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From the perspective of an active HSM user: Some parts of the question would be perfect for HSM: I also want to study the historical perspective of this term and want to know how and why it has ...

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Are most of the SE users American? (And can SE publicise itself more?)
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A long time ago, jmac figured this out, and used a query using Data Explorer, created by Bishan. I modified the query for Mathematics, changed the rep threshold (to >100), and came up with a new ...

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