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Is it rude to tag someone in the comments of an old post and politely ask them to check out your new question related to another post?
9 votes

I wouldn't find a one-off comment rude or even a problem in the slightest, especially if this was a subject of particular interest to the user. After all, it takes a moment to be notified of a ...

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How do I ask a good question about a topic I am not completely familiar with?
4 votes

This is by no means a full answer to your question, but I've asked a lot of bad questions in my time, so I have a pretty clear idea of what winds people up and leads to negative feedback: failure to ...

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How to deal with defamations perpetrated through public chat rooms?
-1 votes

In this circumstance, if the mods have some circumstantial evidence that the user in question does not have sock puppet accounts, e.g.: different IP address online at different times other user uses ...

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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 07/2018 - 12/2020)
-1 votes

Undeleted, reopened I humbly request undeletion and reopening of this question, if you see fit to do so, because a) reasons for closing should be derived from the question itself and not from ...

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Should duplicate questions be deleted?
15 votes

If a duplicate will improve search then it should be left. There are questions on the site whose title bears little relation to the general form of the question it answers, or to a number of different ...

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Mathematics new site theme is live
1 votes

status-bydesign The current mobile theme is unchanged and as such there is no left nav. Show / Hide Left Nav Inaccessible As shown on the screen shot, it's impossible to show or hide the left-nav on ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
9 votes

What role, if any, can a moderator play in making the site more welcoming to new users?

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
-2 votes

Question: Would you put your faith in the upvote / downvote system to suppress unpopular content, or be more supportive of its proactive elimination via closure and deletion? MSE has an inbuilt ...

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Why is the reason for the down and close vote for this question?
-5 votes

I hope others will correct me if they think I'm mistaken, but there are two issues: The scanned image is a bit of a no-no to some users as these links a) aren't searchable and b) often subsequently ...

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Three levels of Math
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Many results are proven in a single line by an experienced mathematician which would take pages of work for a high school student. Moreover, the compact proof is often inaccessible to the less ...

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Should we encourage upvotes on more advanced questions, that are seemingly well written, even if you don't understand it?
5 votes

Not a perfect remedy for precisely this issue, but a nice feature that would help with this and bring other benefits for the community, would be to give a few users exceeding some reputation threshold ...

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I don't understand the deletion of a recent question
2 votes

I think some people might sometimes realise the answer should have been obvious from the outset, and then don't want to look less capable than they are. Other people, learning the answer is trivial ...

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Why the chat rooms are created?
-2 votes

I frequently have this same problem but I have learnt to ask the question anyway. Provided the question or equivalent doesn't already exist, often the answer is given in a comment rather than an ...

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Math Stack Exchange swag ideas
-5 votes

As somebody who will never make it to those illustrious two pages, I am perhaps not qualified to comment. But a nice mug might lean on Alfréd Rényi's quote "A mathematician is a device for turning ...

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Is there a stack exchange for people learning math?
1 votes

Yes, use this for learning maths and "good" questions will be answered, but be sure to see if your question has been asked before, which it often has if you search thoroughly first before asking it ...

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Shouldn't the answers to questions be automatically accepted after few days?
-5 votes

How about after a certain amount of inactivity the OP is prompted to accept or not within a few days, or to give a reason why no answer should be accepted. If they fail to do so a moderator could ...

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