Nick ODell
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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Two questions in the same theme: How did you discover Bitcoin SE? How can we make contributing to the site more approachable for new users?

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Why do you answer questions on the Bitcoin Stack Exchange?
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The problem you're having lies at the intersection of four different problems: complexity, empathy, length, and teaching. Complexity: In Bitcoin, new concepts build on previous concepts. If each ...

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What is the bch tag?
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Yeah, that looks right. Retagging.

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Is there a problem with stackexchange community?
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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: ...

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What do we do with answers consisting of dead links?
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Should a moderator delete outdated answers? Yep. Done.

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Should "hardware" only pertain to "mining hardware" or should this include payment kiosks?
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I didn't realize that was a tag. Kill it. Kill it with fire. Retag hardware questions like so: mining hardware becomes mining-hardware hardware wallet becomes hardware-wallet ATM becomes bitcoin-atm ...

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Are the tags [hd-wallet] and [deterministic] different in scope?
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They're describing different things. Deterministic wallets derive all keys from a seed. Hierarchical deterministic wallets derive subkeys from a seed, and generate subkeys from those. That allows you ...

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What is the meaning of the bitcore tag?
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bitcore means the software developed by BitPay. Bitcoin Core questions should be tagged with bitcoin-core.

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What tag should we use for brick and mortar store payments?
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Keep it simple. face-to-face Covering all situations where two people meet in person and have a cryptocurrency transaction.

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Why does BitcoinSE attract particularly low quality posts?
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I think it's worth noting that all three of those things were posts bumped during the Great Retagging. There's a correlation between a question being poorly tagged, and a question being poorly ...

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hashrate vs hashpower, which tag is better?
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We should merge hashing into hash, because the latter looks nicer, and merge hashrate into hashpower, because the latter is more popular. We should also fix the description on hashrate Edit: Done.

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Why is Bitcoin SE still in beta?
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There are a few reasons for that, but the #1 thing I want to emphasize is this: 90 days is a minimum length. Most sites will take much longer. Longer-running betas are not in some sort of failure ...

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How can we clearly say what is or is not a question?
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I think we can all agree that just adding a question mark to the end of this (and the post it refers to) does not make it a question: It's also possible to have a question that has no question marks: ...

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Tag for "time between blocks": Block-Interval or Block-Solution-Time?
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difficulty and confirmations have a different focus for me, speed is completely unfocussed and should be removed altogether. I agree. Which one should we use then: block-interval, block-solution-...

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Attention needed on comment of old question
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It depends on what kind of attention you're trying to draw. If you're trying to draw moderator attention to it (e.g. because you want it deleted) then you should flag it as "other (needs diamond ...

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Are we willing to embrace other cryptocurrencies?
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I've been thinking about this for a couple of days. I don't entirely disagree with Murch, but there are a couple of points I'd like to address. Why don't we have more [altcoin] questions? Critical ...

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Let's get critical: Feb 2015 Site Self-Evaluation
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Which bitcoin script forms should be detected when tracking wallet balance? I might be biased, but I think this is pretty good :). The only non-SE source I can find that touches on this is http://www....

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How come I can't put math equations in my questions or answers?
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The mathematical symbols you're seeing are generated by MathJax. MathJax is a client-side Javascript library; it increases page load times, so that's why it's not enabled on every SE site. How do you ...

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Bitcoin SE - Seeking Community Moderators To Help This Site Stay Awesome!
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I'm interested in joining the Bitcoin moderation team. I joined nine months after the public beta started; I've been part of Bitcoin.SE for almost two years now. I'm mostly interested in the technical ...

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Are questions about websites central to the community on topic?
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Is it on topic? Maybe. The topic page is unclear on this point. Should it be on topic? No. There are a huge number of questions that could be asked about external websites, most of which have ...

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What should we do about the tags "attack", "weaknesses", "vulnerability", "security", and "resilience"?
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I agree that the current tags are confusing. I don't think we should just merge them though. It seems like there are a couple distinct categories represented. We should have three tags, weaknesses, ...

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Should bitcoin-qt and standard-client be synonymous?
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Done. Vote here.

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Should we tolerate questions about buying illegal drugs or similar stuff?
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I think you guys are looking too hard at the legal angle. Hell, Amazon sells a book called "Practical LSD Manufacture". StackExchange is unlikely to get a call from the US government unless it links ...

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Must one never ask about mtgox's outages?
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Your question was closed as being too localized. A good rule of thumb for detirmining whether a question is too localized is to ask yourself, "Who would be interested in this question in 6 months?" ...

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How should we handle outdated answers to questions?
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I say we make a list - not only of answers that have changed, but answers that will change. I'll start: How much would it cost for a government to undermine Bitcoins? How much would it cost to ...

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tag "alternatives" losing focus
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Arguments in favor of removing it: As a tag, it's pretty vague. It's sort of like tagging your questions with 'not-bitcoin'. If it's supposed to go on all non-bitcoin questions, then that's not being ...

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Who hates Ripple?
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Who is doing it is irrelevant. The important question is why. Ripple questions are getting close votes, but nobody's spoken against Ripple's inclusion in this discussion. (edit: AntonAnsagar has now, ...

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Adjusting the FAQ to make clear Ripple is on-topic
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Ripple is a very interesting cryptosystem, with entirely different solutions to currency distribution and double-spends. Because of that, I feel it ought to be discussed. However, Ripple is definitely ...

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"Business" or "businesses"
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Keep business, because that's the most obvious tag. Either way, though, merge the services tag with it.

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