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Good Tags now save a lot of work later!

Since you are just setting out with this SE, you might appreciate to hear about my learning experience: I've been a moderator on Bitcoin.SE for almost two years now, and I have spent a lot of time on ...
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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

Edit, due to the low meta activity: Everyone involved with this site, please take the five minutes and fill out the form at the bottom of this post and state what you consider on- or off-topic. Edit ...
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Please change our site's topic!

This question is a follow up of: What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site? -- And very important. It's about the $Topic of our communty, which is the most basic explaination what Ethereum Stack ...
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Google/Code-Prettify: Who can create syntax highlighting for solidity, serpent, and …?

It would be nice to use syntax highlighting on Ethereum Stack Exchange for our questions and answers. Stack Exchange uses google/code-prettify. For the development question regarding decentralized ...
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Vote early, vote often!

A big shout out to all of us for a successful graduation into private beta. Let's make it a success now, and make sure we graduate into a full-fledged site. So, this is one post which every user of ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site?

The tour page states the scope of our site as following: Ethereum Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Ethereum, the crypto value and blockchain-based consensus network. It's ...
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Congratulations! Ethereum is graduating!

You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Ethereum met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites and after a review, the Community Team determined that you're good to go....
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Frequently used comments

Do you have any suggestions for comment templates that you frequently use to educate (new) users? The close modal has a couple, but I think there is room for more guidance before actually closing a ...
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Ethereum Stack Exchange Summer Challenge 2016

I'm willing to put up a bounty to any user in here to earn the Convention silver badge until end of July of 2016. This is a reward for participating in our site's meta. Currently only eth, murch and ...
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Should we get questions from Reddit and the forums?

There are probably some questions on Reddit and the forums that have been asked more than once, and that have specific answers. Is it good protocol to go and get those, and the good answers and put ...
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Are questions on specific DAPPs on or off topic?

Sooner or later people will ask questions on specific DAPPs. I guess we need to make a decisions whether or not this os on or off topic. We also might come to a middle ground where some canonical ...
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Should we discourage questions about exchanges, trading, buying?

On some days, Ethereum Stack Exchange feels like a help desk, and it's a lot of work to forward people to the correct peers. Should we discourage questions about exchanges, trading, buying? ... How? :...
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Should we rename the tag smartcontract to smart-contracts?

As follow-up of this question, should we rename the tag smartcontract to smart-contracts? It's two words and should be seperated by a dash. It should be plural, like contracts. It should be a synonym ...
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Are Ether price questions allowed?

This hasn't really come up, but where do we draw the line about price discussion? For example, this post asks about the value of ether after the POS switch. This is not simply a "what will the price ...
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What should our documentation contain?

As a follow-up on: What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site? What should our documentation contain? What is our site about and what not?
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Should we dissolve the smart-contracts tag?

We have: contract-design contract-development contract-debugging contract-invocation Do we still need a smart-contracts tag? (Y/n)
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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions and Reference Answers

Inspired by this, here is a list of frequently asked questions grouped by topic: Here are some provisional categories: What is Ethereum Getting Started Mining (Proof of Work) Proof of Stake ...
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Let's improve our top-tag wikis and usage guidance for new users

I just went through our top-tag wikis and see there is not much but still a little bit work to do. If you have time, please lend a hand. One tag a day ... Priority List Tags used more than 100 times ...
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On Ethereum Classic usage

After the recent Hardfork not only on a technical level but also on a community level I think Ethereum Classic questions will be well on topic for our Q&A site. (If not, please use this thread to ...
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what a downvote means to you?

I always hesitate to downvote a question or an answer that I would flag anyway, mostly because most of the time it comes from new users. A few months later, I still could deserve some downvotes for ...
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We graduated to Public Beta!

Congrats fellas! We have graduated to Public Beta. So, we would be having more influx of users. And from now onwards, we would be tracked and our stats would be very important. So, yaay! Time to ...
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Do we eventually ruthlessly edit questions (and answers)?

I took a look at some Stackoverflow Q&A and noticed the thorough scrubbing that's done. The main thing I notice is the scrubbing for conciseness (after the usual grammar, etc is done). One ...
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Answer early, answer often!

We currently have 18 questions per day which is excellent regarding the quantity content is generated on our little private beta. But we now have to transit from quantity to quality. The answer rate ...
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Blog: Simple Storage Patterns in Solidity [closed]

Posted in relation to the blog initiative. Simple and appropriate data organization can challenge Solidity newcomers. It wants us to organize everything in ways many of us aren’t accustomed to. ...
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Should I use any Ethereum Wallet listed on your search engine or advertisments?

Spoiler: No! It comes up once in a while that users wonder why their tokens are missing from their legit-looking wallet they found via search engine. So here comes my warning: Don't use any Ethereum ...
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Introducing Ethereum Blog Overflow

We’re launching a technical Ethereum community blog – the Ethereum Blog Overflow. We’re starting with setting the focus, scope and audience for the blog. Ideally, this will be completely driven by the ...
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EDCON: A Cryptofriendly Guide To Paris

where is the venue? EDCON will take place at ESCP Paris the 17th and 18th February but you can come before and hang out with Asseth (see below "Meet blockchain minded people"). The campus address is ...
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At what point are mining questions off-topic?

As previously referenced in the recent post about closed questions, many questions pertaining to mining are being closed as off topic. I think that much of the confusion comes from ambiguity in the ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

This site graduated last year, and so as we're rounding out to the end of our first month of the new year, we'll be starting Community Promotion Ads for this site! What are Community Promotion Ads? ...
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2017 Graduation Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Stop blindly closing questions please!

I am really enjoying that there are so many users already with the close-vote casting privilege and actively using the review queue tools to help maintaining this site. However, while going through ...
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2017 Graduation Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In tune with its graduation, Ethereum is scheduled for an election next week, July 3rd.In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for ...
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Ethereum StackExchange direction

It's been a short time since I'm here on Ethereum StackExchange, but i have one question about the site. Personally, I love full detail answers, with a high technical value and explanation, that ...
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Should crypto-bounties be allowed in questions?

The posting of jobs in this community isn't allowed, but unsolicited tipping, as per Is tipping allowed on the Ethereum StackExchange site? is allowed. An honorarium isn't the same as getting paid to ...
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Let's brain-storm a site-theme for inspirations!!!1

Hello fellow Ethereum Stack-Exchangers! It will take probably a looong time till we see first proposals for a new site-wide theme for Ethereum Stack Exchange! However, it would be nice if we could ...
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Who is going to Ethereum DevCon #2 in Shanghai to promote Stack Exchange?

The Ethereum DevCon #2 will be held on Sept 19-21, 2016 in Shanghai, China. Around 800 Ethereum developers and enthusiasts will be around to discuss newest advances in technology and trends in web 3....
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Is tipping allowed on the Ethereum StackExchange site?

I recall that users on bitcointalk and other crypto discussion boards post wallet addresses that people can send tips to. I haven't looked at many profiles here so maybe users are already posting ...
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How to flag 3rd-party support questions?

Often, we see questions like "A 3rd-party site has my funds, help me recover". It could be that the web app screwed up, or maybe the user, or both. It seems straightforward that these questions ...
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Vote down or delete low quality content?

Several answers are of very low quality or some only include links. I often see users are flagging them for beeing low quality. There are basicly three things I can do as a moderator: leave a ...
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Should we blacklist the smart-contracts tag?

In Should we dissolve the smart-contracts tag? Joris did excellent work to burninate the smart-contracts tag: The tags contract-design, contract-development, contract-invocation and contract-...
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When (if ever) should [solidity] programming questions be considered off-topic and migrated to stackoverflow?

Are all solidity oriented questions on-topic by virtue of being about the programming language that Ethereum uses?
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Should we rename the tag statetree to state-tree?

As follow-up of this question, should we rename the tag statetree to state-tree? It's two words and should be seperated by a dash. Here is how.
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Should we retag “exceptions” to “out-of-gas”?

Should we merge "errors" into "exceptions" tags? suggested that exceptions is too general. Since "out-of-gas" is the most common exception/error in Ethereum, should we retag/...
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Encouraging commenting before down voting

I have seen several examples this week of new users' questions getting down-voted without any explanation in the comments, as happened in this case. I find this upsetting, particularly when the ...
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Are questions just about IPFS on-topic?

This question may need improvement Add file to IPFS using API but it leads to this meta question of whether IPFS-only questions are on-topic. Opinions?
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How should we tag questions?

The following tags might be too broad or too unspecific. security could be anything from contract-design to rpc-security or simply chosing weak passphrases offline could refer to cold-storage or ...
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How to deal with generic question titles like “why didn't this transaction work…”

If we get more questions like Why isn't msg.sender.send getting called? should we somehow try modifying the title after it's been answered, to be more descriptive, or hint at resolution? There ...
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Community Wiki And Sidebar

I was wondering if a post like Where can I find some Solidity / Smart Contract source code examples? and other reference materials can be made into community wiki pages. And can these be listed in ...
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Should we delete meta-tags?

Asked by @5chdn in a comment. Should we delete meta-tags like introducing-ethereum ? http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/the-death-of-meta-tags Also, when a tag is deleted, is there a way of ...