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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
24 votes

Kuba I don't think I am a good candidate with respect to human interactions but there is a lot to do content-wise which I think I enjoy and do anyway. How would you deal with a user who ...

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Mathematica updated site theme is ready for testing!
19 votes

Subheader and logo Why so red (and ugly)? I need to check how important it is but ® is gone. Edit halirutan In particular, when I look at the site, I see many different red tones that not really ...

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Finding duplicates
17 votes

Very often the answer is obvious but good luck finding list[[##]]& @@ {1,2,5} or Table[With[{i = i}, .... I keep that list of bookmarks as well. This list is slightly subjective because the ...

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Community Knowledge Exchange day 2016
17 votes

Upvote this post if you are interested in coming to a lecture described below. (coming to Champaign, not in general :-), if in general then you can post a comment or something, this can motivate me to ...

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How to motivate new users to upvote/acccept answers and complete the discussion after their issue is solved?
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15 votes

Let me answer for new/episodic users case: The answer is, get used to it. While from time to time the OP has an alibi for his absence, more often he/she simply doesn't care as soon as he/she get's ...

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Linting - Code analysis for bugs, errors and style issues in the Wolfram Language
13 votes

Status Partially Completed 1. Invalid number of arguments for some of built-in functions e.g. Which called with an odd number of arguments Switch called with an even number of arguments Module/...

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Finding duplicates
11 votes

Sometimes the answer is built-in, it must have been asked/answered before. But good luck with finding the answer "Transpose" among many answers that use it. 'There is a function exactly for that' I ...

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Finding duplicates
11 votes

Aim for the answer. There is no point in looking for a question duplicate as opposed to looking for an answer that fits and was posted before. If I don't know if it exists or I don't remember ...

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Place to collect the most egregious bugs, flaws and deficiencies of Mathematica?
11 votes

SE imposes a specific format, see asking guidelines. Your post is not even trying to ask a question. Had it been a question it probably would've stayed opened. We do even have a bugs tag. Where we ...

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Are we closing questions too quickly?
11 votes

About that specific case: More precisely, the closing reason was that it was too localized. I knew there are duplicates about HoldFirst and friends that could be linked, yet my impression was that, ...

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Ask Question - Tags box: Placeholder
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8 votes

Don't worry it should not happen often as it seems they are picked randomly each couple of hours: What determines the example tags? (tags in the placeholder of the tags section when asking new ...

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Header/Footer for serious bugs
8 votes

Here is what I propose, an example of a question template that should be used when you create a topic about a "feature" you find serious: Let's say it was already confirmed by WRI Support: ...

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Should duplicates be closed any more?
7 votes

Slightly subjectively: Surely some of us value marking duplicates more than others do. Otoh I'd be surprised to see that someone, who understood that such mark is not an equivalent to "use-a-search-...

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StackExchange ethos; help with caption
7 votes

"It is certainly a duplicate, the answer is {##, f[##2]} & @@@ list, let me just look this up quickly..."

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Meet at Wolfram Technology Conference?
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6 votes

place update That room is already taken but I will wait on a way to catch you and once gathered we will find a place time updated I am trying to schedule a meeting. 5:30pm today, the meetup room in ...

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Should we cull content in community wiki omnibus Q&A's?
6 votes

I wouldn't worry about good examples thread as it is for users who know, more or less, what they want to find. Or at least it is not a place you go when you are in hurry. It is the opposite to common ...

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How to search among your Favorites?
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6 votes

Start the query with infavorites:mine https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/help/searching

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What is the policy on encouraging a poster to accept answers?
6 votes

OP won't notice being on your do-not-answer list, but that's what I'm doing too after getting annoyed with OP's selfishness. (it's not about accepting only, some of folks are ingnoring commenters as ...

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"Mathematica can't solve this" as a reason for closing a question
6 votes

Ok, I will post here old topics I've faced that I didn't know what to do with. EDIT: Or rather, I'm tempted to close them as too localized, simple mistake (in understanding functions/math) but I ...

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Standard header for bugs-tagged posts V2
5 votes

We should not change anything about how we handle bugs.

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Creating tag synonyms for a new tag
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5 votes

Is this promoting that we should use the tag in order to get it merged? No, the synonym is the inferior object so if you propose a synonym for position then you claim the proposed one should be ...

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Mathematica.Stackexchange Themes - Show your styles!
5 votes

I took the least resistance path. I've found StylishThemes/StackOverflow-Dark, installed Stylish and added mma.se path in options: ^https?://((chat|meta).)?mathematica.stackexchange.com.* Isn't ...

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Tag merge: Keyboard and Shortcuts
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5 votes

Yes, of course they should be merged under keyboard name.

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Possible tag merge: controls, gui-elements
5 votes

Yes, but gui-elements is better, deserves the wiki and controls should be marked as synonym.

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Question about Wolframalpha itself
4 votes

According to https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic Some kinds of questions are considered off-topic: Questions on Wolfram Alpha (but questions on using Wolfram Alpha within Mathematica ...

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Standard header for bugs-tagged posts V2
4 votes

FixedBug token + bugs FixedBug introduced in X.X and fixed in X.X.X This prefix fo Bug will be useful because 'fixed' keyword may happen somewhere in the body and the search will be corrupted for ...

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Am I breaking the rules if I embed data in the questions using HTML-like markup?
4 votes

Ad 1. Couldn't find anything official so let me quote R.M. with whom I agree: I don't think there's anything wrong per se... my only thought is that we shouldn't rely on hidden HTML tags because SE ...

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GeoGraphics vs. Geography
4 votes

Alternative Partial Merge Option: I understand arguments for having geographics but I think that considering a big picutre we should use geography as a secondary tag similarly to how filtering was ...

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Tired of questions not showing mathematical formulae explicitly?
3 votes

Would be nice to have both in many cases but I agree with commenters that there is not much we can do. Summing up: Assuming the question contains code but not traditional form formula, otherwise user ...

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Suspected-bug Tag
3 votes

I moved my old answer to a separate topic: Standard header for bugs-tagged posts V2 I don't think it will help with anything. What is the difference whether you tell OP to "not use bugs until it is ...

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