Gottfried Helms
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Casually "commentless downvoting", now "deleting by community".... What's wrong with my question(s)?
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I assume now, that the problem considered in my question is of a difficulty that rather a professional mathematician would work for a complete article on it for a solution, and cannot be solved with ...

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Can hypothetical questions with impossible criteria really be on-topic?
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If there exists "an educatory component" then it might be instructive for the OP (and for the advantage of future readers of MSE) to be explained how the question has improper premises. (I'be been ...

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Why is the website suddenly weird? How can I permanently change it?
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You see, after 640x480-screens we upgraded to 800x600 then 1024x768 and now 1920x1080 pixels. Just to see 5 thematic subjects on one screen-page... But well, we're not happy with this. We need ...

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Are the machines upon us?
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What about this recent answer? I was tempted to delete it as a simple lunatic answer, but the inclusion of a "special" link made me thinking of this thread here in meta...

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Tag management 2017
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I'd like to have a tag "exponential-diophantine-equations" . For one, it is of course an important area in the diophantine problems. But second, surely because I'm involved in that, I think there is a ...

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Why is nobody answering my question
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For me it is very difficult to answer. I worked on that what I understood in the first read, also because I'm interested in this myself. Then I became aware, that I was misreading the question in some ...

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Too "difficult" for MSE and too "easy" for MO questions
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I've reduced my engagement here in the SE-network much and thus I should possibly avoid to take explicite position here, but, well, for what it's worth... I think it should be made more ...

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Should we have a tag for "Carleman matrix"?
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I closed the case accepting Martin Sleziak's comment as relevant hint

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MathJax v2.5 beta released
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The \small -directive doesn't extend over the \tag{} - expression. For example \small \sum_{k=1}^\infty x^k \tag{1.2} gives $$\small \sum_{k=1}^\infty x^k \tag{1.2}$$

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MathJax v2.5 beta released
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There is another issue: mathjax stops when I'm editing my question. See this meta-thread

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mathjax stops when I'm editing this question
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For the opportunity of testing I include here just the original text of my question. Perhaps try to edit/update this "answer" to isolate the point from where the bug can be reproduced ...

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No good answer, even with bounties.
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I think this is a case of "do it if you feel like but don't do it much". Doing it much pulls the MSE-experience into a direction away from the math content towards some social and individual feeling; ...

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Using automated solutions, such as WolframAlpha?
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Perhaps not always a good idea. In principle there is nothing to say against it, and actually I used to post WA-links myself here. But WA may change its policies, so the behave of the freely available ...

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Would animated GIFs appear noisy here?
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For me this is in general noisy, and tolerance for it competes with the benefit of the msg. Am I correct, that there is no option for the reader to switch it on/off?

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What's up with all the spambots?
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I'd like to mention another observation although I cannot guess the rationale behind. In the "tetration-forum", which is a usually calm and spam-free much focused discussion-forum, we had an increase ...

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