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Progress tracker of implementing the scope change

On-topic help text -- updated Introductory paragraph of Tour -- updated Asks and Don't Asks of Tour -- updated Off-topic close-reasons -- updated Update altcoin tag descriptions -- in progress Close ...
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Sort RSS feeds by date?

Looking for info on formatting RSS feeds - I found mine but is there information somewhere on formatting the feed? I would like it by date rather than by type. https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/feeds/...
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Auto tweeting activity

Was I wrong that I saw a banner/notice somewhere for a user to setup auto-tweeting of their activity on Bitcoin.SE to their Twiter account? Where can this be setup (or was I seeing this on another ...
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Is it “frowned upon” to ask a lot of questions and not answer other people's questions?

I guess my question doesn't get much more complicated than this: Is it "frowned upon" to ask a lot of questions and not answer other people's questions?
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Why did my answer get deleted?

I have a question about my Bitcoin Stack Exchange post: Bittrex API rate limit My post answered the question "what is Bittrex's API rate limit". Specifically, my answer stated: "...to limit to 1 ...
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How should you handle questions formed with “flags” like (HELP!!!) (CRISIS!!) etc?

Some questions have additional flags that do not really contribute information. Many times due to loss of funds. How should these questions be handled?
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Not sure what to do with this but here is a highranking question with the wrong answer that can have horrible results

Would seriously suggest removing this answer since it's ranking on google, is wrong and really risk fucking up somones backup... Not sure who should know about this... Where can I view my HD wallet ...
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Questions motivating users to do malicious changes to source code

I'm working on changing the Bitcoin Source Code in order to rebuild a selfish node. Do you think asking detailed questions on Bitcoin.SE beta is a tolerable idea? I think maybe this could motivate ...
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Flag on own comment

Can I somehow attract mod's attention to my own comment on an answer for validity? I'm not sure if my comment is complete or not. Example: Where is coinbase transaction after a hacker successfully ...
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Updated an answered question with a fix suggested in answer

I'm not sure if to start a bounty or to start a new question in this case: I asked a question about building a tinily modified bitcoin source code and got a plausible answer and updated my question. ...
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Please help put tags on [Untagged] questions!

We have burninated almost thirty useless, terrible, or ambiguous tags today, and could use some help: Pick a question that has the untagged tag and fix the whole question: title grammar errors typos ...
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Lots of anonymous edits that just alter punctuation

The review queue for suggested edits has a lot of edits "by an anonymous user" that don't seem to make any substantive changes, but replace various punctuation characters by HTML entity versions of ...
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Why do i need to have reputation before i can vote?

I see some real good answers on this site but I can't vote and I can't comment. How do i get reputation points the quickest?
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Three tags for Transaction Malleability

We currently have at least three tags for transaction malleability: txid-malleability, malleability, transaction-malleability.
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A lot of sock puppet accounts on the Bitcoin Stack Exchange site

I am aware the the Bitcoin site has its own Meta, but that meta was last active on the 6th of January so am posting here also. I'm more of a lurker on Bitcoin Stack Exchange than an actual user, but ...
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Bitcoin SE Twitter account

I'd like to follow the official Bitcoin SE Twitter account to keep up to date with questions here, but it looks like it hasn't been updated since May. It's got over 1320 followers, so is probably a ...
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When to flag “not an answer”?

I have been flagging a lot of answers lately that were actually no answers, but comments or new questions - today one of those flags was declined, because "it shouldn't be used to flag wrong answers", ...
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Is there a “See Also” or “Related” template?

I found two questions (here and here) that are not QUITE duplicates of each other (different fundamental question, same answer... 3^2 = 9, 3*3=9). Is there an official flag or 'See Also' template for ...
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Subscribing to a Question

I apologise if this has been asked previously elsewhere, but is there currently / could there be any facility to subscribe to a question? I frequently find questions that are very interesting, and I ...
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Question quality standards

Why doesn't the following question meet quality standards? Title:Ripple ledger Question: How can one download and analyse Ripple ledger? Tag:Ripple I also made the title the same as the question ...
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Asking question to which you know the answer

Is it reasonable that I make questions for which I know the answer? A couple of examples: What is Freicoin's annual and per block demurrage rate? How will Freicoin's fixed supply be initially ...
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Being strict or kind about “newbie” questions?

Recently a few newbie questions popped up on the SE, like this one. Seeing them one knows that they were already asked before a couple times. My question is - should we be strict or kind about such ...
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Why I am not able to make a comment in different questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't some questions be commented on? Why I am not able to make a comment in different questions? I though it is possible, but now i feel it is not.
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Why can't some questions be commented on?

For example, this question. You can add answers to it, but there is no "add a comment" link on the question or any of its answers. Does this mean we're supposed to "shut up and answer it already?" Or ...
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Somebody has rigged the voting system, I'm leaving

When I downvote questions by ripper234 my votes mysteriously vanish, but when I upvote his questions the upvote stays. Must be pretty easy to get a huge rep by spamming the site with dumb questions ...
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Which time zone are the statistics based on to calculate badges?

eg for the "Suffrage" badge ("Used 30 votes in a day"), when does the day start? (Alternatively, it could be based on a rolling 24hrs, but I doubt it because that would seem unnecessarily complicated!...
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What's the problem with syntax highlighting?

Any reasons for syntax highlighting not working on main and meta? (Even when specified explicitly with <!-- language: lang-cpp -->) // small test bool this_is_awesome = false;
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Are tag badges created automatically?

The reason I ask is because we now have 100 mining questions but the wording of descriptions on tag badges is vague. Per this answer: What are tag badges? How do they work? A tag must appear on a ...
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Bitcoin Meta tags descriptions

Is there a way to write tag descriptions in the meta part of this SE? I tried doing that just now and I don't seem to be able to (whereas on the main SE there is no problem with that).
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How come the tag excerpt doesn't match what's in the wiki?

I was scanning through tags and noticed that the excerpt for protocol says "transfer cryptocurrencies" which is just horrible. But when I clicked in to edit it I found "Questions relating to the ...
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Bitcoins Day Destroyed - 9K Views

I noticed that the What are “bitcoin days destroyed”? question has 9K views. It is indeed a good question, but why is the view count so high? Is it a bug? Most questions, even the highest voted ones, ...
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Sort questions by FAQ?

I am confused what the sort criteria is when selecting FAQ on the main questions link: http://f.cl.ly/items/3V0K1u3R3F0P2L0P380n/Screen%20Shot%202011-09-07%20at%2012.51.26%20PM.png Do we eventually ...
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When does the Public Beta start? [closed]

For a while it was always coming in the next few hours, and now it just says "soon." Does anyone know when the public beta is planned to start?
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Why are 'wallet' and 'e-wallet' tagged as synonyms?

I admit I don't fully understand the tagging system, but we seem to have 'wallet' and 'e-wallet' tagged as synonyms. They have nothing whatsoever to do with each other. The tag 'wallet' is for ...
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Have the FAQ explicitly allow other crypto-currencies / bitcoin forks

The Area 51 proposal originally included "Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies". I think the FAQ should be changed to include this explicitly. The ones I'm thinking of are currently Bitcoin forks (...
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How is the privileges list made?

I noticed that privileges here on our website can be acquired with a significant lower score than on other SE sites (ex: a trusted user at StackOverflow or Superuser requires 20000 reputation while ...
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Why can't I set a bounty for my own question

Recently I wrote this question and I've had a couple of interesting answers but it's all gone a bit quiet. I'd like to offer up some reputation as a bounty to encourage more activity but I'm not ...
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To what extent are out-bound links acceptable in this forum?

Sometimes links are necessary for references or other purposes, given that a large number of questions have already been answered in the original forums does this type of behavior belong regularly in ...
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How were the initial moderators for Bitcoin Stack Exchange chosen?

I found this question on how moderators are chosen for public beta and "open site". How were the moderators chosen for the private beta?
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How should duplication between sites be addressed?

The question "Is BitCoin future-proof?" is a duplicate of the Stack Overflow question "Is bitcoin protocol future-proof?" with only a slightly different slant, and the same answer. How should inter-...