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How can we teach/animate the users to participate more on this site?

The answers to a previous question I asked make it clear that the users who actually read here on meta know what the problems are and how to fight them. To summarize: Vote, vote, vote! (A question ...
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What is the anatomy of a well formed question?

I've been ruminating on what is a 'good question' and I'm not yet totally convinced that Optimizing For Pearls, Not Sand neatly answers the question. I don't think a question being interesting defines ...
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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Stack Exchange recently changed the way answers are sorted on Stack Overflow, meaning that accepting an answer no longer pins it to the top (regardless of sorting method). It still has the green check-...
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How should we use the Tag Info wikis?

kiamlaluno and I began a discussion in a question that I think merits more consideration here. I have recently begun placing some basic information in the tag information field such as links or ...
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Is this question too similar to another to ask? How should I handle a situation like this?

I asked this question: How to check if an entity bundle has a field?, but soon realized there was another very similar question: Get all fields defined in a bundle. I ended up answering my own ...
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Can I use the code I found in a question for my Drupal site?

Can I use the code shown in the answer for How can I add a CSS class to the body tag based on the current path alias? in a Drupal site?
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Can I add my question to an existing question?

I am having difficulties following some steps of an answer to an existing question. Can I add my question to an existing question? If not, how can I get clarifications.
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Why was my edit rejected again?

I'd like to know why my original edit was rejected again, even though I asked to give some time to the user who posted it to review it. Was there anything "factually wrong" in my edit? It ...
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Should we accept Drupal DevOPs questions?

Generally, nowadays, it seems that Drupal dev-ops is an important topic. I think that, since Drupal dev-ops becomes such useful and save so much time, we should accept questions about Drupal dev-ops.
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Badge not awarded

I have 5 different questions with a positive score. When I look at the page that lists the badges I haven't not yet received, the Curious badge is listed, even though I have 5 questions with positive ...
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Difference in moderation results

The moderation results for 2019 has just been published on 2019: a year in moderation. Comparing the data for this year with the data for last year, the difference is the following. Users suspended²: ...
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What’s the reason for closing the Community Promotion Ads posted for the previous years?

Many of Community Promotion Ads posts created in the past years have been closed as duplicates. Why is this done? Does closing the Community Promotion Ads posts as duplicate help the search engines to ...
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Is it possible to delete the user profile on the meta site without deleting the user profile on the main site?

Is it possible to delete a user profile on a meta site like this one, and keep the user profile on its parent site?
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Is deleting a user profile to restore the reputation bad?

I asked two questions which got heavily down-voted and closed. I lost some of the initial reputation I had. I could delete the user profile and recreate it. In this way, the reputation would be back ...
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Does flagging a post as spam automatically down-votes it?

I flagged some posts from the same user as spam, and I have noticed that all those posts have been down-voted. Is that an automatic down-voted caused by flagging the posts as spam? If this is the ...
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What should I do when I see spam posts?

I found a post that I consider merely spam. What should I do? Should I down-vote the spam, remove the spam link, or post a question on the meta site to ask them to delete the spam?
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Are questions about drupal's git/forking mechanism on topic?

I posted a question about how to fork projects on drupal which has a vote-to-close on it, and now I'm wondering whether it's on topic. I actually checked the guidelines before posting it and convinced ...
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3-vote close - how's it going?

Part of understanding the impact of three-vote closure is to understand what impact it's having on y'all. I'd like to ask anyone who feels up to it to write an answer to this question and to tell us ...
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Do we want a gutenberg tag?

Just found a few questions being tagged gutenberg an hour ago. Not sure if this is needed as it also sounds a bit off-topic to me.
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Do we want to lower the close vote threshold?

Stack Overflow now has a 3 close vote threshold We’re lowering the close/reopen vote threshold on Stack Overflow from 5 to 3. Shog9 then made this comment Other sites can have whatever ...
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Filter by answered/unanswered on user profile?

At the moment when you go onto your user profile > questions, you can sort by newest, votes, views etc. I think it would be really handy to have a filter for answered or unanswered. What do you think?...
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Is there no penalty for users who have large numbers of questions closed?

If a user has, say, asked more than 20 questions and more than half of those have been closed, shouldn't there be some sort of penalty (such as not being able to ask any new questions until some ...
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How can I ask a question about drupal.org?

I just created this question: Get more drupal.org project usage information but it is really about drupal.org and not drupal -is there a way to tag it appropriately?
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Ideas for new Drupal modules

Myself being just a mere, beginner module developer, I'm not capable of writing advanced modules at this time. I often feel though like submitting an idea for a module for those who have some spare ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Winter Bash 2020 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoyed it. Hopefully, this will be as fun as previous years. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their ...
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Is it valid to post answers from other user's comments?

For some posts, the answer might be very short or a single line answer. so sometimes users post them in comments instead of as answer. For example, Have a look at this Question. Bala left a comment ...
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Adding graphics to other peoples answers

There have been a few times I've seen a fantastic answer here on drupal.stackexchange and thought the inclusion of a graphic (an example or reference) would make for a much more readable answer. I ...
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Can we, and should we, handle abandoned questions?

Some questions will never recieve an answer, because they have been abandoned. One example is this one: 'Notify user of new account' checkbox to be selected as default The same goes for ...
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Fix the downvoting system to require downvotes to give a reason why it was downvoted [duplicate]

I'm getting down-votes on valid questions that have zero reason to be down-voted. Plenty of them have been answered, in fact. I recently asked in the comments for someone to explain why the post got ...
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How can we encourage users who down vote to leave a comment as to why

We get a lot of questions and answers down voted without the voter commenting as to why they down voted. This is really frustrating because at the lower and of the spectrum it is not constructive ...
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Create a [rest] tag

There are over 2000 questions related to using REST with Drupal. It is clearly a subject that many people are interested in and many people have problems with. I think this is a good opportunity for a ...
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Create [mimemail] tag

I am the maintainer of the Mime Mail module and I would like to add a mimemail tag here on Drupal Answers in order to better support this module. There are years of questions about Mime Mail here on ...
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Unjustified downvotes, tag stinginess, and general site dysfunction

Several of my questions have been the target of multiple downvotes that I see as inappropriate and unjustified for certain questions. The latest example is this now perfectly valid question, which I'd ...
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Reason for review suspension

I have been a member of the StackExchange group for a while now. I spend time checking the review queues to keep it clean from time to time. Recently, I found that I didn't have access to the reviews. ...
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Feedback on “Providing support via text forums” task (and related pages) on drupal.org's Contributor Guide

As part of the Getting Involved Guide refresh project on drupal.org, we created a “Support” contribution area section and moved a couple of tasks (Provide support on IRC and Provide support on the ...
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Community-related closing reasons for 2020

It is time we reevaluate the community-related closing reasons (previously called custom closing reasons) that Drupal Answers is using. Right now, we have two custom reasons. Questions on programming,...
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Add a view-modes tag

Add a view-modes tag, there are lots of questions about the subject. Here are the guidelines for new tags: Most common tags already exist on a mature site. You should always favor existing tags; ...
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How do you address this warning - "You have reached your question limit"

I am seeing this? I don't have a lot of questions that I have asked. Would an admin have to look at this and reset?
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Why a concise question to understand what Drupal programmers aimed to do, per formal literature, is rejected?

About last week I tried to publish a similar question here. What is Drupal designated for, for PHP (Drupal) programmers according to Drupal Association and/or Acquia? Drupal is the most ...
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Ability to change the type of flag? Or have an unflag option?

I come across questions, when sometimes I find the need for flagging it. But, sometimes in confusion / or due to error I flag it wrongly. And when I again try to flag, it says, you've already flagged ...
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Whatever happened to this off-topic option?

Questions asking to recommend or find a book, tool, module, theme, distribution, tutorial, or other off-site resource are off-topic for Drupal Answers as they tend to attract opinionated answers ...
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How is this installation related question off-topic?

I have a question about my Drupal Answers post: Installing a site with a specific configuration I've read through most all of the install documentation, and it seems like what I'm trying to do should ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Winter Bash 2015 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated in Winter Bash 2014. Hopefully, by adding this sentence, I can make this different enough to trick the system to not detect it as an exact ...
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How to proper use tagging system in search?

When I'm adding multiples tags, it seems only somes are used, without any notice or error message. Am I missing an important thing or a missing patchnote ?
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Same post in two review queues

If a new user posts an answer for an old question,that will be shown under both the First Posts and the Late Answers review queues, so I can review the same post twice. Is this by design, or a bug?
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How can I delete a chat room I've made?

I've created a chat room which not belongs to Drupal. Just I realized that I've created it in wrong place. I need to delete the created chat room. My question belongs to Linux so it should be created ...
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What should be done if user approves other answer by mistake?

I have given two answers to this question. OP considered my first post as an answer but approved second one. I intimated the user about the mistake (through comments) but the user didn't respond. ...

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