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Remove tag [my-little-pony]

Science Fiction and Fantasy. First, some facts. As of this writing, our site has about 30 questions about (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic(, all of which are tagged with [my-little-pony-fim] ...
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Should all comments that have 1+ and little else in them be flagged

I am saying this because I have seen a lot of comments that say things that like: 1+ for the awesome answer or question 1+ for the detail 1+ I always wondered that I have read this question but ...
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Can anyone please describe “warehouse-13” tag?

I viewed warehouse-13 tag page which has bunch of questions, but no description. Can someone please update it.
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How is this an answer?

In this question: Why did they build the Wall in the first place? OP says Given that dragonglass kills the Others wouldn't it be easier to equip armies with dragonglass weapons than build a Wall ...
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commenting on an edit

I can address a comment to the author of a post, or to a user who has commented on the post, but unless I'm missing something there is no way to address a comment to a user who has edited without ...
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Who is considered to be a new user

In this SE - and others possibly, I haven't really encountered this problem elsewhere yet - but this SE keeps referring to "new users". Who is classified as a new user? Do new users have low ...
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Suspend (ban) account of spamming user account

A user calling themselves hitasoftmadurai has been banned several times now, for spamming with nonsensical answers, usually by cobbling together fragments found on the page. Please suspend this ...
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How is this question 'primarily opinion-based'?

Today there was this question: Who is the most legitimate heir of the Iron Throne? Which was put on hold as primarily opinion based, but it is not opinion based; it is a question that can be answered ...
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Tag wikis from Wikipedia [duplicate]

Recently, I had some suggested tag wikis rejected (fairly) because they were copy-pastes from Wikipedia. But today, I saw the tag wiki on the zombieland was an exact copy-paste from Wikipedia. Why ...
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Can you ask the same question on different SE's [duplicate]

I have a question that is pertinent to both Scifi and fantasy SE and anime and manga SE, but I want a good answer, explanantion and discussion, so since it pertinent to both can't I post it on both? ...
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How do I delete Questions that I posted?

The site has " Can I delete an answer I posted?" but I don't want to delete answers I want to delete questions. I don't really want to delete it on this SE, but I might want to on the automotive SE, ...
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Why are my tag wiki edits rejected?

Today, I edited the zombieland wiki and it was rejected. I don't understand why it was rejected, as it was a valid edit (IMO). Is there any way to see why my edit was rejected?
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what constitutes an off-topic question? [duplicate]

I had asked if a TV series could be considered sci-fi, and it was closed for being off-topic. Is asking if something meets the criteria of sci-fi off-topic when it comes to sci-fi?
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Can I retract my 'approved suggested edit' vote?

Today, while I was reviewing Suggested Edits, I approved one I wanted to reject. The Edit needed another vote in order to be approved, but is there any way I retract my vote ?
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Can I ask a question that would require a list as an answer?

I'm editting the content of my question to better reflect what I want to ask. I would like to know how many and what spells did a character cast in the entire story, which would obviously require a ...
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if im making a Development Journal For a Tron Fanfiction [closed]

if im making a tron project (Creative story/comic book)- using stack exchange / How best is it for me to present a development diary with external links?
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Is there a way to reject/recall your own flags?

I just flagged an answer that, IMO, was not actually an answer since it only gave a short and obvious "out-of-universe" explanation for a question. I flagged it as "should be a comment", only to ...
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Why don't all VTCs come up in my queue? [duplicate]

Scenario: I look at my review queue. I have one Close Vote item. (Q1) It's for a possible duplicate. I act/skip/whatever. Refresh the queue and there are no items for review. I go to the front page ...
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Results sorted by relevance?

Searching for posts by a given user with a given tag, the default sorting is by "relevance", whatever that is. Looks pretty random to me. Relevance to what? How is relevance measured, and why is it ...
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What does “Serial downvoting reversed” mean?

I have found the following in my reputation status: +6 | 4 hours ago | reversal | Serial downvoting reversed I was wondering if someone could please explain what this is?
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Are questions about webfiction on-topic?

I've been avidly reading Worm and Pact, two very good web serials that are about superheroes and demons respectively (a bit of an oversimplification, but close enough). However, although Worm has been ...
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How many posts have I edited?

When I'm at the review page, the posts I've edited are 59: But when I go to Users > Editors > All, I have edited 86 posts. Which one is correct? As a matter of fact, the same happens on Musical ...
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Who do I talk to to get a bad Tag fixed?

The highlader-franchise tag is misspelled. It should be spelled highlander-franchise. Someone forgot the 'n' in highlander.
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What's our Spoiler policy? [duplicate]

As I have a great reputation for not hiding spoilers, I want to know Spoiler policy of this site. This question What is the policy for spoilers? is asking about formatting. I want to know what should ...
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Why don't I receive notifications on Scifi & Fantasy Meta?

I would like to know why we don't receive notifications in Scifi & Fantasy Meta when someone... Comments on your question [Sometimes it doesn't work for me - is this a bug?] Replies to your ...
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Are Unicoins April's Fool Prank?

I have just tried a power using Unicoins. And, it's working. I have just adopted star-trek tag to show my Avatar (it's working at least from my account). All other powers seem legit except Guaranteed ...
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What is the number in the “Low Answer Score” in the review section?

Looking at the current flags on an answer, I see the following line: Low answer quality score [66], /questions/how-to-answer shown and skipped I have seen other numbers in the otherwise same text ...
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How is this question duplicate?

This (now deleted) question; Why are most of companions of The Doctor humans? has been closed as duplicate of this question: Does The Doctor ever have a non-British companion or non-humanoid friend? ...
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Are identifications of Anime Characters allowed on S&F?

When I went to visit S&F I noticed a particular question which was asking for a anime character identification request. You can view the question here. Is this allowed? Why do we have a [anime] ...
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I earned 100 reputation because I can be trusted on other networks

What does this mean? When I went to see if there was any new questions on Scifi & Fantasy I noticed I had earned reputation, so when i clicked the symbol where it shows how you earn't reputation ...
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Reputation points for dewikified answers

If my answer is made community wiki because I revised it too many times, and if I get a moderator to dewikify it, will I eventually get the reputation points for upvotes received while the answer was ...
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Didn't get mortarboard badge?

Yesterday (Feb 11th) I gained 240 reputation, but I didn't get the Mortarboard badge. Earned at least 200 reputation (the daily maximum) in a single day Anyone know why this may be?
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Why is reputation requirements for creating tags, different on other Stackexchange Sites?

I noticed that on different stackexchange sites, reputation requirements for creating tags vary and differ. Why is that?
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How to increase bounty?

I put a 50 rep bounty on this question but frankly it's driving me insane. I'm happy to increase the amount (to gain more attention) and I don't want to wait until it 'times out' in four days. Is ...
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How are number of flags available calculated?

When I first started flagging, I had something to the tune of 10 flags available. Over time, I've seen this number increase. I currently have 39 total available (I've already got a couple open at the ...
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Why am I suddenly getting all these review tasks?

Over the past two or three weeks, I have noticed an uptick in the number of review tasks open to me (which is pretty cool- it's neat to help out more). How are review tasks assigned? Is it based on ...
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This is a troll, right?

Looking at this answer https://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/48912/4495 I can't help but notice that they pretend to not know what the names of the movie is (even though they have the name and the year ...
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Duplicate username

I've noticed another user that's using an identical Display Name to mine. Is there a protocol for dealing with this on SE or am I expected to just suck it up?
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Can a moderator prevent my answer from becoming a CW?

I'm still writing my answer to Is there a canon explanation for how Proton Torpedoes were able to turn 90 degrees at the end of Star Wars: ANH but I've hit 9 edits already. I keep finding new bits ...
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User cards (?) seem broken for users with many badges

User cards (not sure what official SE name is) seem to be too small for fitting the info for users with many badges. 2 examples in 1 image: This seems invariant as far as zooming in/out with Ctrl-...
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How can I find out who all the current moderators on the site are?

So, I tried to ping the mods on chat to make sure they are OK with a post of mine. Just to make sure my brain isn't stuck in 2012, I decided to double check who current mods are. And discovered that ...
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Why does my profile picture keep changing?

Why does my profile picture keep changing? Is this a bug? And why can't I change it back? There's only ever 1 default image to choose from, even though I know there are many different default ...
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New top bar confusion - please help navigate

This is possibly a design gripe, but I'm sincerely hoping it's merely a case of me being blind and not seeing existing links. I can't find a link to chat on either main or meta site I can't find a ...
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How to hide spoilers inline?

I can block-hide a spiler with >! line-prefix. How do I hide a spoiler inline? Will it remain hidden in the summary on the question-list page?
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OP wants to upvote and accept my answer but doesn't have enough rep

Good morning, The person who asked this question wants to upvote and accept it as the answer. However, he says he can't do either because he doesn't have enough rep? What are his options? Thank you,
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Some assistance, please

I am not disputing the closure of my question on end-of-humanity SF and politics, but how could I edit it so that it falls within the rules of this Exchange? Seems I'm not the only one interested, it ...
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Is it okay to ask about a story's writing style?

I'd like to ask a question about an apocalyptic short story titled "Episode Seven: Last Stand Against the Pack in the Kingdom of Purple Flowers." My question concerns the author's writing style, ...
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Increased amount of vandalism

In the last few days we've been seeing an increased amount of vandalism edits, mostly including spam advertisement. I'm not sure if this is only a perceived or an actual problem, but I thought I raise ...
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Closing > Off-topic > Migration… Why only to meta.SE? [duplicate]

I reviewed this question and I thought it should be migrated to RPG.SE, but the only site I could indicate it should be migrated to was the meta, why? Scifi is related to a lot of sites, MOVIES, ...
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Why can't I post a comment anymore?

Is anyone else getting this or is it just me? I seem to be able to ask questions, or at least the option is there and it brings up the dialog box. I have not gone all the way to posting a question to ...

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