TheSimpliFire
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2021 Election Results: Congratulations to our new moderators!
51 votes

I guess I'll also write an answer :P Thank you to the community, especially those who have contributed to asking questions and voting during the election process! Very looking forward to join the ...

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Can I make this little table of diagrams better than ASCII graphics?
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21 votes

In your special case we can get away with the built-in \triangledown to represent the lines connecting each vertex. We can also make use of \odot to represent each ringed node: $$\begin{array}{ccc}\...

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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
21 votes

TheSimpliFire (my nomination) Regarding actions by moderators, do you think that MathSE is (over/under)moderated? If so, can you elaborate on which aspects, why, and what would be your suggestions ...

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How can I write backslash in MathJax?
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For fun: How can I make \ appear in MathJax? The command \cancel produces a forward slash: $\require{cancel}\cancel{\phantom{k}}$. A simple rotation flips it around to produce a backslash. So \...

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1/2 of question answered by different people
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12 votes

In terms of reputation, one way to minimise the difference between the two answers is to upvote and accept the answer (by ticking it) you think is the most clear and of higher quality. This would gain ...

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Community Promotion Ads — 2020
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Do questions have to be "good questions" to not be put on-hold/closed?
11 votes

I believe that this issue of what and what's not on-topic, or what counts as a question deserving closure has cropped up too many times in MSE. Is it the standing policy of this community to allow ...

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Drawback of answers written by some high reputation users
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10 votes

This question should actually be generalised to all answerers regardless of reputation. In your post you mention the inconveniences from the asker's perspective. I will come back to this but I think ...

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Why do we care about monitoring for CodeChef problems?
8 votes

There's no harm in drawing more attention on such contests. The meta post you link says that "This contest has attracted attempts to cheat in past months." Those programming challenges are very ...

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Why this question is deleted?
8 votes

I cannot see the question you gave in the first link so my answer will be based on the second. What you have posted is a question. Just a question. What you haven't done is show your attempts. We don'...

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Why can a question be deleted (by non-moderator users) without being closed?
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This is because it is possible that a question can have five reopen votes from users with above 10k reputation even whilst it remains deleted. An old post on the main meta explains some reasons why ...

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Is the font difference of 'history' of the answers of a nominated user for the election different from 'link' and 'flag' intentional?
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6 votes

I have raised this on the main meta and it is currently under status-review. The three bugs are: "Revisions to unknown" page title for questionnaire revision history page "history&...

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Special commands for absolute value and norm
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This is not possible as the physics package is not supported; \newcommand (or \def) is the best there is. See $\rm\TeX$ Commands available in MathJax. Note there are alternatives like \left| \right| ...

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How to let MathJax only apply bold to characters?
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To have a single command like \mathbfco means that it is able to detect the nature of each character and bold only uppercase and lowercase letters that are not subscripted or superscripted. I am ...

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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes (volume 07/2018 - 12/2020)
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Reopened, closed, reopened I just came across this question: Derivative of Square Root Visual after failing a reopen review audit and I'm wondering why it's still closed: unclear what you're asking. ...

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What causes one to lose reputation from a question
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You lost a total of $4$ reputation because each downvote costs you $-2$ rep (there were two), and the times at which they were cast can be viewed in your profile. A place showing more details about ...

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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
5 votes

TheSimpliFire (yes, surprising appearance here :) Many moderator duties concern the removal of low quality content. Aside from this, what will you do to facilitate the creation of high quality ...

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Remove "This question has more than 30 answers" warning for "big-list" questions on meta
4 votes

The notice is intended for future answerers to carefully check if what they plan to submit has already been posted. So all the more reason to have it implemented in big-list questions. I'm not sure ...

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I want to view recently closed (not so recently asked) questions of mine
4 votes

Try user:171248 closed:1. The number 171248 is your user number which can be found in the URL of your profile.

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How to search for duplicate of this classic complex analysis question?
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For the MathSE built-in search: as non-MathJax is detected more accurately we can use some of the content in the body of the post to aid our search. So for example: \leq "integral formula" ...

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Filtering a Tag
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The search command hasaccepted:0 does the job. Then you can click on Newest or Votes to sort those questions.

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How to change horizontal spacing in arrays?
3 votes

An easier way to do this is to use \hspace as follows: \begin{array}{lcr} & \text{A} & \\[-0.1cm] & | & \\[-0.1cm] \text{C} \hspace{0.9cm}& \text{B} &\hspace{0.9cm} \...

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Chat room reputation display mismatch
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2 votes

As has been said already, the rep score under any chat user is the network-wide reputation. Note that reputation from other Stack Exchange communities is included even if it is less than 200 rep. This ...

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Is it a bug that over/under braces vary in size for same-size expressions?
2 votes

The braces are meant to suit the size of the expression you want them under. If you look at the code, you see the following: \underbrace{blah blah blah} which means that everything you have put ...

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Ignoring the unneeded
2 votes

There is already that feature. For example, I am watching the calculus tag at the moment and if I click into it, I get this: The heading says '12,990 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers'.

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Awarding a bounty after expiration.
1 votes

Unfortunately, there isn't currently a way to 'restore' the bounty and award it to the user. However, you can place another bounty on your question with the description 'One of the answers is ...

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Community Ads for 2021
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