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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Did you know there's grants for running an Ethereum node?

I saw this question Does any one have the archive node data? Instead of just letting them know an option is to apply for a grant, I thought it could help others more broadly by posting here. There's ...
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Questions regarding Kleros protocol — off-topic or not?

I want to create a public knowledge base about Kleros protocol, the first decentralized dispute resolution system built on Ethereum and live since 2019. So initially, mostly I will be asking and ...
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Where could I ask an ethics question about signers on a multi-sig wallet?

Let's say seven people who are well known in the Ethereum community were invited to and are now participating as signers on a 4-of-7 multi-sig wallet that holds a large amount of funds for a Web3 ...
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Middle Sidebar Advertising

As you all know, advertising is an important source of revenue for Stack Overflow and it helps us support all the sites across the Stack Exchange Network and the resources that go into maintaining and ...
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User is copy-pasting answers from ChatGPT

I have a question about my Ethereum Stack Exchange post: Why do nodes need to execute smart contract code? This answer is obviously generated by ChatGPT. You can actually copy paste my question into ...
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2022: 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 preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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What action to take for questions about debugging ChatGPT generated code?

I have seen some questions recently posting code generated by chatGPT and asking for debugging. Some of them are not even real code and the OP doesn't spend time on researching or having enough ...
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Are hats fun or not?

Discovered https://winterbash2022.stackexchange.com/leaderboard/ethereum.stackexchange.com and welcome especially to new and returning members :) Happy holidays to all! Since the bot requires a ...
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Accounts farming rep using chatGPT

I noticed this on ES, but i assume it's happening on SO too, and on pretty much every other stackexchange forums, but we got accounts generating answers to questions using ChatGPT and copying them ...
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Wen StackExchange token?

A lot of projects and individuals want to support people who contribute to the Ethereum ecosystem. Take for example airdrops where you can be eligible if you donate to Gitcoin Grants, NFTs for Github ...
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New site design launched

As you can see, the new design just went live! At this point, we are done with major revisions to the design (although you can still report CSS/styling bugs by starting a new post and tagging it with ...
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Experts should vote more often to help beginners determine good answers

I'm starting to learn solidity and Ethereum SE has started to be one of my main sources of information. I've found good answers here and I'm very thankful for that. However, it can be hard to ...
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Site design and logo — Draft

I’m Piper, Director of Product Design for our Community Products org and the designer working on the Ethereum Stack Exchange theme. I’ve spent some time reviewing your thoughts from our first post and ...
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Custom Ethereum design and logo - Information gathering

Congratulations Ethereum community! We’re going to be creating a custom site design for you that we hope will represent your subject and we want you all to really love it. You’ve been waiting almost 5 ...
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Are question about NFT markets on topic or third party?

Questions about some third parties like Etherscan, Infura, Moralis, etc. are allowed because they are used as building block for new projects and are used a lot by the community. Opensea also provides ...
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2021: a year in moderation

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What should we do with questions about contract verification on Etherscan?

They appear regularly and many go unanswered. In many cases a verification input is wrong: solc version, optimization settings, different source code, constructor parameters; and in a very few cases ...
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Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. Since there were no ad proposal submissions on this site, none will be displayed — go to the main post on MSE for a list of the ads that are ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #2 on Ethereum has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering and ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Ethereum Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, May ...
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Should we support other Ethereum-based blockchains

The description of Ethereum StackExchange is "Ethereum, the decentralized application platform and smart contract enabled blockchain" (wasn't sure where to find more detailed info, this info ...
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A suggestion for the site's logo [duplicate]

Related to Can we get a logo and a header?. I actually like this site even if I have no thoughts for Ethereum, and seeing that it doesn't have a logo at all, I think it's about time to propose a ...
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Is this question on topic for ethereum.se?

The question in question: Undetectable Nothing-at-Stake - why does it matter? Undetectable Nothing-at-Stake - why does it matter? The paper Formal Barriers to Longest-Chain Proof-of-Stake Protocols (...
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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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Should single-use questions be closed or downvoted?

The Ethereum stackexchange has a large amount of 'single-use' questions that basically only provide a chunk of code and an error message. Often, if they are answered, the answer amounts to not much ...
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When should questions be closed for being too basic?

I could ask this on StackOverflow's meta, but I feel like the Ethereum Stack Exchange deserves its own conversation for a few reasons. I've come across a number of questions that ask for very basic ...
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Changing Solidity tags from Solidity-0.5.0 to Solidity-0.5.x

There are two tags right now that should be changed. solidity-0.5.0 and solidity-0.6.0 by definition refer to a very specific subversion of Solidity (0.5.0 and 0.6.0, respectively), however these tags ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020 [duplicate]

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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Is deleting question with no real added value after the solution accepted a proper, correct or moral SE user duty?

I made the following question, and after being helped I find my mistake pretty shameful for not having reached the conclusion on my own and therefore had to look for help and some (myself) would ...
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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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Scaling Bounties

If a new user wanted to set a bounty on a question(with less reputation to put up as bounty), wouldn't it make sense for the more experienced users to be adequately compensated for their time and ...
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Are there any rules regarding badge farming?

Are there any rules regarding badge farming, either in this Ethereum Stackexchange site or general Stackexchange rules? More concretely, I will provide two examples: 1) I have been editing empty ...
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Why are moderators ignoring or declining something that I flagged?

A user flagged this comment "Ganache is currently on v6.5.1. Why on earth are you using v2.1.0?" as unfriendly or unkind. A moderator disagreed. Why?
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Would you be interested in any questions from Augur—Stack Exchange?

We're going to be shutting down Augur next month and I noticed that this site has an augur tag. There aren't a huge number of questions on that site and they will be available in an archive once the ...
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Consensys would like to run a answer campaign, any ideas of things to take into account?

Consensys, the company I work for, is currently leading a community effort to resolve as many unanswered question on the Ethereum Stack Exchange as possible. We planed this campaign to post on ...
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Questions quickly flagged as off-topic with "unclear what you're asking"

Some questions are quickly flagged with the very generic "unclear what you're asking". For example after two hours this was flagged: How to calculate circulating supply for geth private network? In ...
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Are questions about solidity/EVM used in other blockchains off topic?

Recently there were questions about Tron, and regularly we have questions about Quorum. And there are other blockchains using EVM like Qtum or RSK. For questions that are generic enough it should be ...
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Why should I vote and accept answers?

As a new user, how should I decide to upvote and downvote questions, answers and comments?
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Can we delete the best-practices tag?

Can we delete the solidity-best-practices tag? It's not allowed on StackOverflow https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/275039/why-is-the-best-practices-tag-not-allowed "Best-practices" are, more ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Is there a sidechain token that would be suitable for use as a reward system for greater engagement with the Ethereum Stack Exchange?

A layer for microtransactions for tracking and rewarding a broader set of activity than the standard StackExchange badges/reputation could help accelerate participation. Which existing sidechains/...
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2018: 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, in ...
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How to handle compliments?

Since I joined the community few months ago, I see a lot of questions where the OP is using a language full of gratitude and thanks in advance to the degree that the desperation is almost cringing. ...
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web3js questions

I always a bit in doubt when I see questions with web3js code. I start each question from analyzing version of web3js. There are lots of differences between 0.x and 1.x. It takes time to check it. I ...
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Question hijacking after posting a bounty

I recently came across this question, which seemed like it arose from a relatively simple misunderstanding of how Ethereum works. The sole answer seemed to assume a greater degree of understanding ...
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How should we handle questions which are potentially malicious in nature?

Ethereum probably has as many interested developers as it does people interested in ways to make a quick buck off of potential victims. There have been a number of questions I have witnessed, which ...
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How migrations to other stack exchange sites happen, Only Option is Ethereum Meta?

I have seen questions being migrated to other different stack exchange sites. How does this process happen? I have seen questions asking help for JavaScript related issues in this site that can be ...
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What would be a valid 'Opinion-based' question? Are there any guidelines

My first exposure to this SE was through this question. I wouldn't have it any other way and it is still clearly opinion based. Here there is a question that has been pointed out for being opinion ...
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