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Which questions should have tag grammar?

Which questions should be asked under a tag grammar? Should those questions be only about formal grammar of programming languages (which are used in EVM for smart contracts for example) or should ...
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Why low quality posts queue option in the review queues drop-down has a red dot even the queue is cleared?

Most of the time I have seen the low quality posts in the review queues drop-down has a red dot left to it, probably indicating the queue is needed to be cleared urgently. But when I go to the review ...
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What's with the lack of voting?

I only joined the site 11 days ago; despite spending a lot of time reading StackOverflow and various other StackExchange sites in the past I haven't felt like I've had much to add elsewhere but as I'm ...
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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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Are support question about EtherDelta on topic?

Most exchanges question fall into the third party support: How to flag 3rd-party support questions? But EtherDelta is a third party, but like other decentralized exchanges the contract's source is ...
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How to deal with potential scams?

This is inspired by @RichardHorrocks' comment regarding a post offering to help recover private keys by running a script (not provided) by sending an e-mail to the poster (who also happens to be a new ...
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Addition to explicit list of items in help centre for legal information?

A legal question pops up about once every two weeks which, from my understanding of the modus operandi of the Ethereum stack exchange, is out-of-scope. In the Help Center, legal questions are not ...
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Are questions about Hyperledger Fabric on-topic?

Should questions that are specifically confined to the workings of Hyperledger Fabric be on topic? Context: https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/questions/32223/does-hyperledger-fabric-support-jason-...
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Suggestion for auto-highlighting syntax, by tag

It was suggested that I make a post proposing syntax highlighting by tag. This is based on a quick scan of tags by popularity. So the list is surely incomplete, but hopefully a good starting point. ...
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Does a downvote subtract 1 from the reputation of the downvoter?

Yesterday, I downvoted an answer that I thought was wrong, and also added a comment that it was I who downvoted and why. Today, I see that I have a -1 in my reputation because of the downvote. Is it ...
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How do I turn on python syntax highlighting?

Even when I specifically add a code language hint for python, code highlighting does not seem to trigger. See: https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/31010/1461 I added this, plus a newline between it ...
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Ability to save unfinished post for later

To the Moderators: Please create the ability to save unfinished posts for finishing up later on. It is difficult to get a detailed answer in a single sitting. I am writing a community wiki atm and ...
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Strange requirements for 3 Answer Badges

I just noticed the requirements for the following 3 Answer Badges: Explainer: Edit and answer 1 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) 67 awarded Refiner: Edit and answer 50 ...
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Ethereum Stack Exchange is blacklisted

It looks like Ethereum Stack Exchange was recently blacklisted. I'm using a VPN with malware-blocking. Today I suddenly get this: I am able to circumvent this by clicking visit the site anyway but ...
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Where did the link to meta go?

I just came here to ask a question, but I can not figure out how to find the way to meta without manually entering the URL in my browser. Where do I have to click? Usually, I clicked on the Stack ...
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What do do with answers that have pre web3 v1.0 code?

What do do with answers that have pre web3 v1.0 code? This has come up in one answer and will come up in others. e.g. see How do I know when I've run out of gas programmatically? There are lots ...
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Should the “gas-limit” tag be changed?

The "gas-limit" tag refers to transaction gas limit, right? But "gasLimit" in the chain spec file and genesis file refer to BLOCK gas limit, right? I can't get a straight answer on that but if that ...
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Original Question being marked as the duplicate

May be this is not really a big issue. But it took my attention because it was done by a moderator of the site. My question is what can we do, if a the original question is marked as a duplicate of ...
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Are Truebit questions on-topic here?

Are questions about Truebit on-topic and appropriate here? Truebit is a recent proposal for building smart contracts on top of Ethereum. Truebit allows outsourcing complex computations to untrusted ...
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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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What should I do when someone down votes my answer?

I answered a question well, but I didn't really answer the question that was asked, so the question asker (I presume) downvoted my answer. Totally understand why that happened, and it should have ...
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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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"Do it for me" - How to deal with open ended questions?

I have noted over the past few weeks that a large number of questions are very open ended. The submitter has clearly done little/no research and is simply requesting that someone else builds their ...
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Multiple questions in same post

From time to time, I stumble upon single post on ESE containing many questions which might be related or not like this one : Help needed understanding ERC20 smart contract functions and workflow In ...
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Creation of a new close-question reason/flag for "verify this work"?

I don't know if new reasons for closing questions or raising flags can be added, but I was wondering how the community feels about questions such as Is this a satifactory crowdsale contract? . I think ...
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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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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Ethereum's 1st moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: Both Tjaden Hess and Badr Bellaj will be be replacing the pro tempore moderators ...
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Should we merge Meteor and Meteorjs tags?

I noticed recently that there are tags for Meteor and Meteorjs and it seems they refer to the same thing. Should we merge them? And if so, how is that done, and how many reputation points are required ...
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Does Ethereum Meta SE recommend or suggest where to ask philosophical questions?

I searched for an answer to this question here on Ethereum Meta SE but did not find any. Are there any recommended sites for philosophical questions about Ethereum? I have such a question that I would ...
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What to do with the questions of the new users who don't use the searcher?

I'm every day here looking for new questions, and trying to learn more about Ethereum and the blockchain, but since 2 months ago i only see the same qeustions of a new users like "how many time ...
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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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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 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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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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Why do some people asking about Ethereum in stackoverflow instead ES

I've noticed that many questions were asked about Ethereum on the stackoverflow, check the link below: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ethereum I think we should flag such questions, to be ...
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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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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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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 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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Can we flag questions or answers that receive one or more down votes without comments?

This question is related to but distinct from my other question about how to encourage people to comment on questions or answers they down vote. It has do do with how the rest of us can best clean up ...
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Duplicate question, should we flag

I was wondering what is the easiest way to check if a question is duplicate and how to get the right and accurate duplicate question. Besides, Sometimes the duplicate question doesn't match 100%, it ...
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Bumping Questions?

Is there a way to Bump a question? The reasons it might be acceptable to do this: 1) The question was asked before it got "on the radar" for enough people to notice it. 2) The question was asked ...
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Should thank you comments flagged as too chatty be deleted?

Here's an example comment on an answer. Thank u very much :) It gets flagged for "too chatty" too chatty delete | edit | dismiss Moderators have seen a few of these flagged comments. Should ...
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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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Including a link to the FAQ page in the "How to Ask" box on main site?

As a newcomer on the site (just joined 3 days ago), it took me several hours of roaming around to accidentally find this very useful bird's eye view of FAQs on Meta: FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions ...
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Clear the review queue :-)

Just a quick heads-up. We have 181 users with the Access Review Queue privilege (350+). Currently, there are 17 items in the queue for review. Most of them are first post and close votes! First ...
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Bump for Google-Code-Prettify! Let's get this done!

Follow-up of: Google/Code-Prettify: Who can create syntax highlighting for solidity, serpent, and ...? Our fellow community member ComandanteCheth contributed a google-code-prettify module for ...
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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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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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Ropsten Testnet Issues? Read here!

If you're experiencing trouble getting ropsten testnet to work, please read Ropsten testnet is under kind of attack? What can we do? before asking a new question. Thank you.
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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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