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Questions motivating users to do malicious changes to source code

In my opinion, if you're not exploiting any weaknesses that are unknown to Core Developers, questions on modifying the standard client for research purposes are perfectly fine. Bitcoin is secure and ...
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Where can I ask questions related to BitcoinGold?

The Bitcoin Gold community appears to be organizing themselves via bitcoingold.org. The page links in the "Our Community" section to: Forum Discord r/BitcoinGoldHQ
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How should you handle questions formed with "flags" like (HELP!!!) (CRISIS!!) etc?

If they are legitimate, original questions we should answer them. However, those "flag" words should be edited out of the title and body of the question. New users don't realize that they only ...
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Is it "frowned upon" to ask a lot of questions and not answer other people's questions?

Not at all. Not everyone knows enough to be able to answer other people's questions so its perfectly fine to not answer any questions. Of course if you can answer questions, then that's great, but if ...
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Questions motivating users to do malicious changes to source code

Since you are doing research for your thesis, which is a commendable purpose, questions along that lines should be fine. I suggest you put an explanation in your posts and/or profile, that you are ...
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Flag on own comment

My usual procedure would be to only tackle topics that I feel reasonably sure about. However, it is acceptable to take a question as a point to start your own research in order to answer it. A lot of ...
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Why did my answer get deleted?

The wording of your answer made it sound like you were talking about the OP of that question which thus sounds like commentary. The usage of "they" was a bit vague (generally I think it's clearer to ...
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Constant harassment and false accusations on bitcoin stackexchange

Thanks for the heads-up. I responded to each of the three comments and communicated expectations for acceptable behavior. Please let us know if this happens again.
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Question closed without a valid reason

It was pointed out to the asker that the scope of the question was unclear via a comment per a custom close reason. The question was reopened after the asker addressed some of the feedback.
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Why can't we ask questions about services related to bitcoin?

Thank you for bringing this up. I voted to reopen the question, because I agree that the reason given does not apply to your question. Bitcoin Stackexchange has been getting a lot of low-quality ...
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How to ask closed question to be migrated to the site where they are relevant?

You can flag the question for moderator attention (this would apply to non-closed questions as well). See the FAQ about migration; but it also contains a warning: If the site isn't in the list of ...
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What sites are for distributed computing?

Following sites in the Stack Exchange network would be relevant to specific discussion on the distributed computing aspects such as Consensus, Fault Tolerance, Partial Synchrony, etc. Stack Overflow ...
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Progress tracker of implementing the scope change

I've updated the Ask & Don't Ask section of the tour. Before: After:
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Progress tracker of implementing the scope change

I've updated the introduction on the tour. Before: After:
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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

thanks for raising awareness. I'm going to add a warning to both of these answers. If you already have the privilege to do so, downvoting the answers would be proper, too. (I've done so already.) ...
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Updated an answered question with a fix suggested in answer

Unfortunately, the Stackexchange format doesn't lend itself to evolving a topic in one post. So, if your update to the question changes it so much that answers already given would become obsolete by ...
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