gnometorule
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How do you tell when someone is being mean or reducing your score for legitimate reasons
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I sampled maybe 10-15 of your questions, and it seems that the downvotes are all on those that you answered yourself. I didn't find anything objectionable with any of your questions at all, so I ...

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How is plagiarism best handled by nonmoderators? Should it be kept entirely private?
23 votes

As the author of the post who likely initiated this one, I would like to chip in. Jonas is known for very well-written and thought-out posts. In my reply I will simply list thoughts that come to my ...

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Are these questions not about mathematics. If yes then is there any other site on SE network or outside SE where I can ask these type of question?
15 votes

I was not involved in any step of putting the question on hold, but even cursory reading of your question and the related comments makes the hold reason "not about mathematics" perfectly valid: the ...

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Question About Serial-Upvoting
15 votes

For larger scale strategic upvoting, see above. However, those keen (petty?) enough about raising their scores are also aware of thresholds that actually trigger attention and action. I have chat ...

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Sketches of answers in comments
8 votes

I don't see how this could this be made policy of any sort, nor for the matter why it should be. With sufficient vigilance, cases of actual plagiarism can be dealt with swiftly. In many cases answers ...

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How "civil" should we be?
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I think this is a very good question, and one that - in slightly different form - I had thought about recently. I had come across a couple of events that I referred on for moderation, while thinking ...

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Filtering tags/questions by subject *and* level of difficulty
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5 votes

I'm not opposed to the idea, but fail to see how the specifically mentioned advantage would be true and important. It is suggested, in my words, as a shield from questions at a higher level of a ...

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I use the site to ask about specific topics in my math learning. Is it ok?
3 votes

Here are some personal thoughts that by no means represent the site. Bylaws are hard to get right, in particular for a community that means to be inclusive, friendly, and helpful. I never like when I ...

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Sacrificing the grammar of title of questions for clear visibility of relevance in related links on the side
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Personally, I would prefer to instead try to guide OP to learning how to post proper and helpful titles him-or herself. If you are dealing with a transient user, one question matters little; it you ...

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