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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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Clean up “Coinbase transaction” duplicates

I came across a recent question that was esentially "what is the coinbase transaction?" I figured a duplicate question existed so I went searching. I found far more than just a few that could be a ...
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Is it safe to mention bitcoin/other coin related information on this forum?

Although nobody shares their private keys, I have seen so many people sharing their wallet information, bitcoin transaction ids, amounts transferred and to which exchanges/wallets and so much of ...
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2017-12-23: On the first day of Christmas break, my mods gave me…

A nice little Christmas cleanup: Retagged all questions with untagged Renamed deterministic into deterministic-wallets Added tag info to private-key-export, fragmentation, inventory, transaction-...
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Should we burninate the tag [alternatives]?

The alternatives is to be too broad and unfocussed to be useful. I suggest it's burnination. Questions tagged with alternatives should be retagged to the following other tags: altcoin-development: ...
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stackexchange for litecoins?

...Repost... Is there any stackexchange forum for litecoins like bitcoins? I would want to know about its mining process and all from credible sources on exchange.Yes, there are blogs and sites which ...
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How many of you with addresses in your profiles have actually collected tips?

For many years now, it's been popular to post a crypto address for "tips" if you are participating in any online bitcoin community. I've seen a few of the users here do it. I'm wondering if any of ...
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Easy questions = More answers?

So I asked a day ago about how to monitor traffic and connections from and to my daemon and I got ZERO answers. But I look at the main page and absolute beginner questions like: "What happens if I ...
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How to handle answers with security issues?

The most upvoted answer here appears to be quite dangerous advice. Exposing your wallet seed to an online tool might lead to all sorts of trouble, no? What to do in cases like this? Comment/downvote/...
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As of 2017, are altcoin-specific questions off-topic?

To be clear, I am referring to questions which have nothing to do with Bitcoin like this: What does one need to do to earn Decred through PoS? Considering the author (@highly-irregular) has been ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Bitcoin's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be replacing the pro tempore moderators shortly - please thank both ...
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A tag for questions where coins are sent to a different cryptocurrency by mistake?

eg when BTC is sent to a Litecoin address, or to a Bitcoin-Gold or Bitcoin-Cash address. These kinds of question are becoming quite common. We have tags for wallet-recovery and recover-private-key, ...
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What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

Since this site started, one of the most frequent topics in our meta was this site's scope in regard to other cryptocurrencies. In fact, the site had originally been proposed as "Bitcoin and other ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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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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Community Wiki for Bitcoin

I noticed that on some popular stack exchange sites there are community wikis such as StackOverflow and Unix StackExchange. Since we've graduated from beta, do we also get to start a community wiki?
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Coinciding with your having just graduated, all y'all are scheduled for an election next week, October 16th.In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Congratulations! Bitcoin is graduating!

You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Bitcoin met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites and after a review, the Community Team determined that you're good to go. ...
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Updating and Improving our Tour/About site

We haven't updated our about page, the Tour, in a long time. I'd like to use this opportunity to clarify the inclusion of other cryptocurrencies on our Site. Please discuss and contribute specific ...
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Is this an appropriate site to ask “applications of blockchain” questions?

I have a question about the feasibility of using blockchain technology in a specific domain, which has nothing to do with crypto currency. Is this the appropriate site to ask such a question? If not, ...
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Usage of the off-topic reason “customer relationship”

I feel like the customer relationship close reason is perhaps getting a bit overused lately. IIRC, it was originally meant for questions e.g. about customers not receiving a deposit on an account or ...
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Any plans for bitcoin documentation?

I am new to this site and wanted to get some knowledge about bitcoins and was wondering if there is any plan for a wiki for this website? just like there is one on stackoverflow.
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Stepping down as moderator

I'm stepping down as moderator of Bitcoin StackExchange. I find that I haven't been able to make the needed time commitment to the site. Thanks to Murch, Stephen, and the StackExchange CM's. It's ...
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Please tell new users where to post questions!

Frequently, new users will post questions as an answer. For example: New users don't mean any harm - they just don't know that we want questions to be posted as their own separate question. When ...
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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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PSA: Please don't post a multitude of link-only answers with url-shortener links

We recently had a new user post eight answers in a short amount of time. They all linked to a website obfuscated by the same shortener url, and didn't provide much explanation what they were linking ...
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Why do you answer questions on the Bitcoin Stack Exchange?

Maybe this will be closed, but I think this is a valuable question even if it does skirt the rules and I think the answers to this question may help others who are asking "why isn't someone answering ...
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Please post answers as answers, not as comments!

For the Stackexchange system to work properly, we need answers to be posted as such. Lately, I have seen a lot of comments that contain at least a rough seed for an answer posted on questions. While ...
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What is the bch tag?

There is a tag called bch. It looks like it is supposed to refer to bitcoin-cash, and maybe is mean to be BCC, but can anyone confirm? I've been wrong about such things before.
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PSA: Warning about Electron Cash wallet

There have been multiple questions / reports now about the Electron Cash wallet stealing users BCC. There has been a official warning as well on the Electrum website: The person who distributes the ...
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When is it appropriate to redirect a question to Stack Overflow?

I was recently reviewing this question: How to watch for the transactions over blockchain via nodejs? It has been voted to be closed with the reason being "off-topic because belongs on ...
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Canonical question for tracing IP address of transactions

Maybe it's just me, but I've noticed a several recent questions regarding trying to find the originating IP address of a transaction or Bitcoin address. Perhaps this is due to the proliferation of ...
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How are our users “accelerating” unconfirmed transactions, and is it desirable?

As everyone knows, we get a huge number of duplicate questions saying "My transaction is unconfirmed, what do I do?" I've sometimes noticed users responding with comments saying "accelerated". ...
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Is there a problem with stackexchange community?

For some reasons I though that stackexchange is a place where you can talk to experts. How is that possible, experts seem not to be willing to read or to understand: https://area51.meta.stackexchange....
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Add “future market values” to close reason

Currently one of the close reasons reads: Questions on current market values, energy costs or service provider availability are off-topic as the answers are changing too frequently to be useful to ...
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Influx of Trezor questions

TL;DR: Please mark Trezor's "customer support" questions as off-topic. We don't care whether packages have been sent, how to apply for a refund or whom to talk to regarding faulty hardware. Please ...
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Please help on First Post Reviews

Good news! We have lots of new users asking questions on Bitcoin.Stackexchange.com. However, that means that we currently get about 20-30 new reviews every day. Especially, Badr Bellaj, Jestin, and ...
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What do we do with answers consisting of dead links?

Today, I answered a question about altcoin price charts from 2011. Most of the original answers were outdated, of course. Four answers contained broken links, and given the nature of the question, the ...
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Do we have a canonical question for “How to sell bitcoins?”?

After encountering yet another question about "How to sell bitcoins for fiat?" today (what things may I need to start withdrawal of bitcoins), I was looking for a canonical question akin to the ...
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How can we get Bitcoin to graduate?

Recently, I was asked about whether or not Bitcoin was ready to graduate, after looking at the site statistics it looks like it's ready, but there are some things holding the site back which I'd like ...
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The transaction tag is too unspecific. Should we split it up?

transactions is on a huge number of questions. Transactions are such a central element of Bitcoin that it would make sense to better structure those questions. We had a similar issue with mining. ...
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Hey! Welcome to new users, find us in chat if you have questions!

I've been seeing some new names popping up on answers. Welcome to Bitcoin.SE! Welcome back, if you're returning. :) I've seen a few flags on obsolete comments, thanks for that as well. If you need ...
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Reminder: Please don't just answer bad questions

If you find a bad question (see bottom), please don't waste your time on writing a good answer. Rather use one of the following approaches: Improve the question to an acceptable level, then answer it....
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Why is Bitcoin SE still in beta?

What is holding bitcoin SE back from becoming a fully accepted SE page? It's been in beta 1500+ days. Looking at the area51 page, it seems like it meets at least OK and above on the metrics. Are there ...
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Potential privacy breach due to question rate limit from IP addresses [closed]

You can only post once every 40 minutes. I got this response from bitcoin forum while trying to ask a question, strangely I had not asked anything in last 40 minutes, In fact, that was my first ...
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I've burninated a few tags, sorry for the mess on the frontpage

I've manually burninated the following tags: control: Multiple topics, so I replaced it with governance, ownership, coin-control speed: Multiple topics, replaced with hashrate, transaction-capacity, ...
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When to flag low-quality, flag “not an answer”, and when to downvote answers?

We have some strange low-quality flags most days, so I think perhaps a discussion on the best practice would be in order. The Very Low Quality flag is intended to be used for posts that are beyond ...
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Why does commenting on Bitcoin Beta Stack Exchange requires higher reputation?

Why does commenting on Bitcoin Beta Stack Exchange require higher reputation? How does that help on SE on Bitcoin beta? Newbies' questions go unanswered and just merged to questions related prior to ...
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Unconfirmed transaction? >> Read this! <<

If you're experiencing trouble getting your transaction to confirm, please read Why is my transaction not getting confirmed and what can I do about it? before asking a new question. Thank you.

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