wythagoras
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Can my students ask questions in Chinese here, and can I write answers in Chinese?
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Vote here! [no downvotes please. Only upvotes count] $$\Huge{\mathrm{No.}}$$

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Community Promotion Ads - 2017
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Tag management 2016
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Resolved: The tag is now deleted I think java-applet should be removed. It has barely a relationship with math. Also, the tag is being abused for general questions about math and the Java ...

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Tag management 2016
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Resolved: The synonym is approved. double-factorial should be a synonym of factorial. Link to the suggestion. The double factorial can easily be expressed in terms of factorials. In fact most ...

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Congratulations: the big thread!
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Congratulations to Qiaochu Yuan for reaching 200k reputation today! Qiaochu is already a great contributor to the site in terms of giving answers, but let's not forget the fact that he has also ...

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Congratulations: the big thread!
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Congratulations to Jack D'Aurizio on reaching 100k reputation. He has made several great answers with often inspiring, creative and elegant solutions.

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Congratulations: the big thread!
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Congratulations to Brian M. Scott, who reached 300K reputation as second user today! Also, it turns out it is exactly four years since he posted his first answer. My guess is that he planned on this. ...

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Tag management 2016
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Resolved: The tag is now deleted I think hardware should be removed. Out of the 9 questions, I think there are only 2 or 3 with the right tag. Most of the other questions use hardware when math-...

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What to do with edits that "just add dollar signs"?
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If it looks reasonable, I will click Improve edit. For example, to change $sin$ to $\sin$, or adding \left and \right modifiers. But if there are trivial things let undone, I usually Reject and edit....

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Expanding abbreviated tag names
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I also went trough the list of extremely short tags (using this query). svd can be expanded into singular-value-decomposition (created synonym) lft can be expanded into linear-fractional-...

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Can my students ask questions in Chinese here, and can I write answers in Chinese?
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Vote here! [no downvotes please. Only upvotes count] $$\Huge{\mathrm{Yes.}}$$

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Ask for proof verification and ask for other ways to prove the same statement. One or two questions?
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I would advice you to put it in one question. You should tag it as proof-verfication and as alternative-proof, along with other tags regarding the field of the question. If you will have two ...

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Monetizing SE bounties?
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I don't think this is possible. The Terms of Service guarantee that the service is and remains free, so I think your idea would violate that, even if it is voluntary. (Maybe a moderator of SE official ...

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Area 51 proposal: Mathematics golf
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Mathematics puzzles are already on topic on Puzzling.SE and they form a large part of that site. I think that the golf part does not really work. The example questions you have so far are all on-topic ...

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Expanding abbreviated tag names
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The probability-limit-theorem can be expanded to probability-limit-theorems. See this answer: Tag cleanup 2014

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Expanding abbreviated tag names
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It has been suggested that synthetic-differential is expanded to synthetic-differential-geometry: Tag rename request: (synthetic-differential) to (synth-differential-geometry)

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Expanding abbreviated tag names
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The divisors is for divisors in algebraic geometry. There have been discussions about this in the Tag management threads earlier: Tag management 2015 and Tag management 2016 Among the options is ...

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How should one handle posts offering money?
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I think it depends on the question. If it is an interesting and well-researched question form an unexperienced user, I might consider removing the notice, explaining in a comment why and adding a ...

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Is there a way to bring back a dead question?
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If you are wondering about this question, just have some patience. You asked it yesterday. I put a +50 bounty on the question you linked in your question, since it is quite interesting. Hopefully ...

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Difference between active time and actual time it was active.
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The last activity was a Community♦ bump at 05:48:10, which was not displayed in the timeline. Protecting a question does not count for the time displayed at the active timer.

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Merging different questions
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I flagged this post for merging, so I will try to provide my original rationale here. However, I now realize I was mistaken. I shall be more careful in the future when suggesting a merge, since ...

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Suppose $A$ is linked to $B$ and $B$ is linked to $C$. Will $A$ appear to be linked to $C$?
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No. I just tested it. I took a random question with a linked question and posted it in an now deleted comment. Post $B$ did show up, but post $C$ didn't. However, I think that this could be very ...

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For/Against: Collective Math.SE Textbook
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I would be in favour of this. I wonder to what extent a documentation-like feature (as we have on Stack Overflow) would work for this. But since SO Documentation is still in beta, we will probably ...

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