25 votes
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Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

Disclaimer: I'm obviously biased due to my long-term involvement in Bitcoin. I am in favor of narrowing the scope, and based on comments and close votes by some of the more active contributors here, ...
Pieter Wuille's user avatar
15 votes

What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

I understand that Bitcoin.SE has traditionally been inclusive of other cryptocurrencies, particularly those based off of the Bitcoin Core codebase such as Litecoin. I've always accepted that was the ...
David A. Harding's user avatar
14 votes
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Is it safe to mention bitcoin/other coin related information on this forum?

Well yes and no. Sharing an address here could link that address to your account, yes. But there is also no way to be sure someone owns an address just because they post it here. If people share ...
meshcollider's user avatar
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12 votes
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Join us in celebrating Pieter's amazing accomplishment!

Thanks all! It's been a pleasure so far.
Pieter Wuille's user avatar
10 votes

Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

I agree that we should narrow the scope of Bitcoin.SE. If you look through questions that are tagged as altcoins, you'll notice that many are left unanswered, and many are also fairly low quality ...
Ava Chow's user avatar
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9 votes

Site design and logo — Draft

I agree with not altering the logo too much as it could be mistaken for an altcoin. Background looks good. Sticking with the original #F7931A orange and 14 degree tilt inside a speech bubble is my ...
bosch-0's user avatar
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9 votes

Improved site description

I agree that the site description should be improved. I like Vojtěch’s suggestion: Q&A for Bitcoin users, developers and enthusiasts
Murch's user avatar
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8 votes

Custom Bitcoin design and logo - Information gathering

Thanks for reaching out, I'm very excited. I figured I'd just drop a few thoughts from the top of my head to help you get started. Bitcoin is the native currency of the internet. This community helps ...
Murch's user avatar
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7 votes
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Why does BitcoinSE attract particularly low quality posts?

TL;DR: We have bad content because bad content isn't being culled and good content isn't being added. If you want to see better content, try sorting the front page by hot instead of active. If you ...
Murch's user avatar
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7 votes

How can we get Bitcoin to graduate?

I have one idea: There are a bunch of tags for companies or projects which have a bunch of unanswered questions. I'll be trying to reach out in the next few days to see whether any of those companies'...
Murch's user avatar
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6 votes

Is there a problem with stackexchange community?

Reading through stackexchange proposal, I start to get a feeling that many experts do believe, ethereum is a blockchain or maybe that bitcoin is blockchain. Now my newbie :) question to the experts: ...
Nick ODell's user avatar
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6 votes

What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

Vote for this answer if you think the Bitcoin Stack Exchange site should keep the existing scope that encourages questions about alternative cryptocurrencies (except those which are more appropriately ...
Highly Irregular's user avatar
6 votes

What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

I think the distinction is often fuzzy, depending on how concrete the question is. A question of the form "How do I use software package X to create a multisig address for currency Y" is very ...
Pieter Wuille's user avatar
6 votes

2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations guys, and thanks for volunteering!
sr_gi's user avatar
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6 votes

Easy questions = More answers?

Some questions that are more technical require technically inclined people to answer them. Questions such as yours require people who actually know what they are doing, and there are far fewer of ...
Ava Chow's user avatar
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6 votes

Community Promotion Ads — 2020

Omar Saadoun's user avatar
6 votes

Omni layer - not bitcoin?

Lightning network is a caching layer for on-chain Bitcoin transactions. The transactions are denominated in Bitcoin, expressed in script, and can either be squashed off-chain or written to the ...
Murch's user avatar
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6 votes

Do we want Code Syntax Highlighting?

Yes, absolutely! I think syntax highlighting will really help make a ton of answers easier to parse.
arik's user avatar
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6 votes

How to address requests for Bitcoin book overviews?

I propose that we convert one of these topics to a canonical-question with a community wiki answer, and collect the answers from most of the above questions into a table overview similar to the answer ...
Murch's user avatar
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5 votes

Are questions about other crypto-currencies on-topic?

Are questions about other crypto-currencies on-topic? Not any more. Since about 1st July 2019 the scope has been narrowed to Bitcoin only. See Proposed Timeline for Scope Change Proposal: Narrow ...
RedGrittyBrick's user avatar
5 votes

Why do you answer questions on the Bitcoin Stack Exchange?

I answer questions, when I'm interested in the topic, feel like I can provide a comprehensive answer in a reasonable amount of time, and the asker has made a reasonable effort to ask a comprehensible, ...
Murch's user avatar
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5 votes
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Easy questions = More answers?

Since it's obvious that beginner questions draw on a larger audience that can answer them, it's pretty obvious that they'll get an answer more easily. So, what can we do to get interesting questions ...
Murch's user avatar
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5 votes

Is it safe to mention bitcoin/other coin related information on this forum?

Note that all of the information you're asking about -- your wallet id, transaction ids, and amounts involved in those transactions -- is already public knowledge, because it's stored in the ...
Jules's user avatar
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5 votes

Low upvote rate and number of answers?

Accepting the answer is the job of the asker. It seems anecdotally that many askers have little reputations and perhaps do not appreciate the subtle benefit to the community in accepting answers or, ...
Willtech's user avatar
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5 votes

Spam is sticking around way too long. What can be done about it?

When you see spam, please use the flag link and flag the post as spam. Posts flagged as spam appear in the moderator queue and we will handle those as quickly as possible. If a post has enough spam ...
Ava Chow's user avatar
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5 votes

Proposed Timeline for Scope Change

I just stumbled across some additional text that could be changed for better clarity: An Eth-related question was posted on Bitcoin.SE.com, and then migrated to Ethereum.SE.com. If you follow the ...
chytrik's user avatar
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5 votes

How many users does this forum has?

How many users use this forum? 72000+ What is the total number of posts on this forum? 23000 questions + 33000 answers = 59000+ post What is the total number of topics discussed on this forum? I ...
Saxtheowl's user avatar
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5 votes

Where can I ask questions related to other cryptocurrencies?

Where can I ask cryptocurrency or blockchain questions?
5 votes

Site design and logo — Draft

Thanks for taking the time to build a custom branding for the Bitcoin Stack Exchange! Here are some thoughts on logo and background. Logo I would suggest using the Bitcoin logo in its proper form, ...
Stephen DeLorme's user avatar

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