Tim Post
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Implementing LaTeX?
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This is declined, for now - but we're happy to revisit the idea if you're able to show us a decently-sized group of posts that would have been significantly better if it had been enabled. If you've ...

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A guideline to evaluating Link-Only anwers
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On this particular site, answers with barely more than a link really compound the broken windows problem, since so much of the spam that we see actually looks like a legit answer recommending some web ...

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The North American Bitcoin Conference, Chicago, 2014 - Sponsorship Proposal
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Get in touch with us with a link to this, and we can go from there. We do sometimes help really engaged members of communities attend events, and we'll give you a bunch of SE swag to give away while ...

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"I made my own altcoin"
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These are a bit like the finance questions, professional accountants are probably not going to understand the currency sufficiently to be of use. I say that in most cases, because you can go out of ...

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How can we increase participation in Meta?
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I'm going to continue to monitor meta activity, and it is improving. Remember, you have the 'featured' tag you can apply which causes questions to appear in the community bulletin, and that does ...

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Are GPU-specific hardware questions on topic?
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I don't like to really consider other sites and overlap when talking about what's on-topic during a beta. Well, I consider them, but I don't like ruling out questions purely because another site would ...

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Could we implement a spam filter?
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We have one implemented, and we've adjusted the black list accordingly. The issue is that this is coming from a vast number of large networks, so it's taking a while to stop. I'm going to be ...

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Do tags for specific countries make sense?
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The only real use case I could see is countries making the news themselves when it comes to crypto currencies. For instance, Hong Kong indicating that they don't find them legitimate, or perhaps if a ...

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Is a "Does X exist?"-type question a product recommendation?
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These can be good, but they're also an enormous source of overhead. Have a look at the guidance that I laid out for Software Recommendations SE to get an idea of how they can turn out well. These ...

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At what point do I flag "not an answer"?
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The answer that Murch linked to does provide some good guidance, but Bitcoin has some unique challenges when it comes to moderation in general. Ordinarily, moderation activity is commensurate with ...

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What is the focus of the tag Software? Remove it?
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I'd agree, it's better to just mention the specific software that you're dealing with, this is a meta tag. It probably grows because folks sometimes can't create software specific tags if they're new, ...

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When to flag low-quality, flag "not an answer", and when to downvote answers?
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It can be a bit of a subjective call. If the answer is: Wrong - down vote it, consider leaving a comment Completely out of left field - as in someone posted the answer on the wrong question, flag as ...

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When to flag "not an answer"?
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"Not an answer" was created to address the issue of folks leaving commentary, or even additional questions as answers. It also applies when someone just typed an answer to another question in the ...

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