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### Should private-key-format and wallet-import-format be merged?

I noticed yesterday the tag private-key-format. Given that wallet-import-format already exists and has three times more questions, should the two be combined in some form? Is one of them a subset of ...
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### What should hd-wallet mean?

There are several HD wallet proposals. The most common one is BIP32, and a less common one is gmaxwell's proposal. Recently, we've been getting questions about both of them, both tagged with hd-wallet....
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### I have a question for a post on the Bitcoin site. Can I post a long FAQ Q&A on bitcoin and cryptocurrency?

Well, as the title says, am I able to post a long FAQ Q&A on bitcoin and cryptocurrency? I feel like it could help some people. Would it be considered off-topic? Example: Why does X happen? ...
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### Canonical Answer for “my payment went through, but the sender is not acknowledging it”

I just answered Bitcoin successfully deducted on sender wallet but did not reached receiver wallet, and I think I've seen a few similar questions in the past months. Let's collect similar topics ...
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### Where can I ask questions related to BitcoinGold?

I got here since my question about BitcoinGold was closed. Search brought me to a similar topic: Where can I ask questions related to other cryptocurrencies? But where to ask a question about ...
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### Help - New user wishing to post University Survey

I'm a Uni student who is currently conducting research into determinants of cryptocurrency investment behaviour. I have a 10-15min survey that I'd like to get responses from people who are trading in ...
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### Collection of Canonical answers (Token Questions/Lightning Rod questions)

There are some basic questions that get asked and answered again and again. Over the past year, I've gone through a bunch of tags to collect and close as duplicate many of those towards Canonical ...
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### Where can I ask questions related to other cryptocurrencies?

Since questions about cryptocurrencies have become off-topic on Bitcoin Stackexchange, where I ask about other cryptocurrencies? I couldn't find a list of relevant Stackexchange sites.
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### Do we have a canonical question and answer pair for the watch-only scam?

I think we have had about a dozen questions about imported addresses that can't be spent or watch-only wallets that can be turned into spending wallets with "just one more payment" this year. We ...
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### Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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### 2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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### What sites are for distributed computing?

Blockchain is a kind of distributed systems. I was wondering what sites on the StackExchange network or on the Internet (like reddit, quora, etc) are for discussion and questions and answers for ...
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### Is this question (about blockchain generally) on topic?

I found What can blockchain do that normal databases systems won't?. The text of the question asks about blockchain advantages and real life use cases outside of cryptocurrencies. I would like the ...
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### Semi-broken link in tour page

The Tour page links to https://augur.stackexchange.com/ . Augur Stack Exchange closed and this link now redirects to an Area51 paged informing visitors that Augur closed 3 months ago. That is ...
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### How many users does this forum has?

I am interested to know some information about this forum. How many users use this forum? What is the total number of posts on this forum? What is the total number of topics discussed on this forum?...
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### I believe my question should be reopened

I had a question closed for the reason that "Questions on current or future market values, energy costs or service provider availability are off-topic". Of those 3 possible reasons, it seems my ...
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### Three tags for Multi-signature: multi-sig, multi-sig-address and multi-sig-transaction

Does it make sense to have different tags for multi-signature addresses and transactions? Aren't those intimately linked?
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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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### Are questions about other crypto-currencies on-topic?

Originally in Area51 the proposal was for Bitcoin, but then it was suggested to enlarge the scope to all crypto-currencies. This idea seemed to have gained some traction, and the name and description ...
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### Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

Bitcoin.stackexchange.com (Bitcoin.SE) appears to have been misnamed as the scope of "allowed topics" is much wider than Bitcoin. Originally, in Area51, the proposal was for only Bitcoin, but then it ...
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### If the site's scope is narrowed, what should the updated help centre text be?

Background There is a proposal to narrow the scope of the bitcoin.stackexchange.com that has received positive feedback from a large majority of users that have engaged with it. The vote count on the ...
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### Proposed Timeline for Scope Change

Following up from the proposal to change the Bitcoin stackexchange's scope and the proposed help center text, we propose that the scope change occur on Monday July 1st. This scope change will result ...
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### Vote early, vote often!

An essential point raised in another StackExchange beta I participated in was that at launch a community pretty much sets the "level" of voting that occurs. For example, on some sites a good question ...
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### Why so hostile towards all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin?

How do we remove the hostility and radio silence for cryptocurrencies which are not bitcoin on this site? Recently I posted a question about bitcoin-cash and it was met with hostility followed by ...
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### Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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### 2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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### Should we create a canonical question answer pair on how to buy bitcoins with credit cards?

Over the years we've got quite a bit spam on how to buy bitcoins with credit cards. I'd like to have a more permanent solution in place instead of a clutter of different questions and answers, and ...
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### 5 duplicates, which one is the best?

There are five duplicates. Which of them should stay, which of them should be duplicates? json-rpc api works locally but getting "Connection Refused" remotely rpc error: code = Unknown desc ...
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### Some possible synonyms I've found

.net->c# accounting->accounts bech32-address->bech32 bip39->mnemonic eu->europe nxt-2.0->ardor p2pubkey->p2pk (Rename) raiblocks->nano user-base->user-data And, maybe removing virtual-...
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I've noticed some trading questions that ask about topics that cannot be closed as off-topic because they are about bitcoin, but where the real question is only incidentally related to bitcoin and can ...
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### Should MathJax be enabled on cryptocurrency sites?

Even Code Review, Game Development, furthermore, World Building has MathJax "Latex rendering". I believe it'd be really useful if it was enabled on Bitcoin SE. For the full list: https://meta....
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### Spam is sticking around way too long. What can be done about it?

I've been lurking the site for a while, and I've noticed a disturbing amount of spam that shows up on this site. That alone isn't too worrying, Bitcoin is a new monetary system and there are a lot of ...
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### Off-topic Qs: Service reviews that are obviously scams

I'm posting in regards to this question By the strictest reading of the site rules, asking for a review of a website/service is off-limits. However, in the example above, I think it is quite ...
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### Some tag synonyms I found

bitmain -> antminer bip-37 -> bloom-filter bip-70 -> payment-protocol wif -> wallet-import-format fraud -> scam seed -> deterministic-wallets hacking -> hack On the contrary, I still don't have ...
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### Is a question about the difference between Bitcoin Wallet and Bitcoin Exchange in-topic here?

I would like to ask the following question on this site: "What's the difference between a Bitcoin Wallet and a Bitcoin Exchange" I want to invest a small amount of money in Bitcoin. Reading this, I ...
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### Should tag [btc-trading-corp] be removed

I noticed a recent question used the tag [btc-trading-corp] There are currently seven questions with this tag. It seems to have started with this 2013 question about a now-defunct company BTC Trading ...
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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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### Should Bip141 be a synonym of Segregated-Witness?

Could someone please merge bip141 into segregated-witness?
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### Should mastercoin be renamed to omni or omnilayer?

There is currently a mastercoin tag. However, mastercoin renamed to Omni quite some time ago, and is no longer used. Most users who started in recent times simply know it as Omni or Omni Layer. I ...
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### Low upvote rate and number of answers?

I've been wondering for a while wether the upvote rate and the number of answers per question is low compared to other SE. I recall seeing in the Area51 site, when the Bitcoin SE was in beta, that ...
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### Should tags zmq and zeromq be merged?

tags [zmq] and [zeromq] are different names for the same thing. Should they be merged (e.g. zmq made an alias of zeromq) and given a description?
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### OT concerning customer relationship?

Does anybody have contact details for tradebot.bid? I refrained from asking anything remotely like a customer service question and instead asked if anybody has contact details so that I can take my ...
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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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### I had a flag declined - not a big problem but claification

I had a rude or abusive flag declined - not a big problem - but is shitcoin allowed terminology now? Cryptocurrency exchange needs more info than any bank or brokerage firm?
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### Questions about the Bitcoin market are off-topic here, right?

Looking here https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic and here Are questions about trading on-topic? I conclude that questions about the Bitcoin market are off-topic here, right? I'm not ...
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### Canned responses

Any chance of starting a discussion about the possibility of SE having canned responses for comments? I often find myself typing the same resposes, e.g: Welcome to Bitcoin.SE! You can help the ...
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### What should we do with blockr.io links?

Blockr.io has been discontinued by Coinbase and now all links pointing to this explorer redirect to Coinbase.com. Should we edit past questions and answer that used this explorer to point to another ...
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### Any criteria for flagging “no longer needed” for comments?

Generally, I think stackexchange sites treat comments as a sticky notes, which is better to be removed if it can be. Reference: How do comments work? I’m asking this question because I came ...