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Why was a moderator on our Stack asked to step down?

First of all, allow me to be clear - Richard is an active and well-respected member of the community. His contributions and participation as a user are not in question. However, over the course of the ...
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What should the new background/theme look like? The decision asking if we wanted a new theme after the update was pretty unanimous and we collected some feedback on potential ideas for a new one. ...
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Increasing representation of black SF characters and authors: Ideas and discussion

We do have an issue with some over-popular works being, well, over-popular, but I don't see any need to explicitly bring race into it. It's definitely true that a few mega popular franchises like ...
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What does it mean when the Community bot modifies my question?

Community bot bumps old posts with low views and no accepted answers occasionally. It doesn't change anything, it just wants to help you get more attention.
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Why was a moderator on our Stack asked to step down?

I am concerned that "the title controversy" was mentioned here, albeit just in a comment. This was NOT in ANY WAY the desired outcome, of my post questioning the moon landing title change, Should ...
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Community action regarding questions and their answers

On "community acceptance" Sorry, but this isn't going to happen. You're far from the first to propose it, but such a change would have to be made at a coding level by Stack Exchange staff, and as ...
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Can we have relevant icons on tags? I'm well aware that tag icons are due to sponsorship, however, this older post asks about adding them outside of sponsorship. It would add a little flair to the ...
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status-completed See: New Feature: Table Support Add support for tables This one seems like it would be quite useful and was popular. We also moved to CommonMark now and so it should be possible there....
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Prioritising our bugs and requests for CM review

Can we add a way to allow tags to be marked as dependent upon other tags? Our whole tagging system is a mess relies heavily on tag hierarchies. Other tags are dependant on each other and so if a ...
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Can we have a per-tag "Make Spoilers Visible" button? Allowing users to opt in to automatically uncovering spoilers on posts which have a specific tag seems like it could be useful. If you'...
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Prioritising our bugs and requests for CM review

Ignored tag still shows up in HNQ? Spoilers, people don't like 'em. HNQ + spoilers, well we're just asking for trouble there. A request was made a while back to make it so ignored tags don't show up ...
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What does it mean when the Community bot modifies my question?

Every so often the Community user will bump old questions. Quoting from its user profile: I do things like […] Randomly poke old unanswered questions every hour so they get some attention The only ...
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Increasing representation of black SF characters and authors: Ideas and discussion

of our top franchises, only the comics franchises and Star Trek have had a work with a primary protagonist who was not white Heinlein had a primary protagonist who was not white before it was cool ...
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