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What's the protocol tag for? Should it be deleted?

Could the protocol tag be deleted? It seems that questions in this area will relate to a specific protocols, or set of protocols. E.g. devp2p rlpx
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How to deal with help-desk questions from pre-sale?

A lot of people participated in the initial coin offering for Ethereum two years before it launched. Today, four years later, people check out their wallets and sometimes have issues with the presale. ...
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Should a guide on mining testnet ether be a community wiki?

With Comprehensive guide to mining testnet ether there were 3 close votes for it being off-topic. It's hard to understand why it would not be on-topic. How should it be dealt with? Some options: ...
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Is Augur use on topic for this site?

https://augur.net/ is a trading and betting platform used to predict real-world events using Ethereum. But is the use of Ethereum merely coincidental to this as a stand-alone subject for a new site? ...
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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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Is a Tax question/wiki appropriate?

Is there any concern about liability if I were to post a wiki-question where we could consolidate sourced guidance on crypto tax policy from around the world?
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One excellent year of Ethereum Stack Exchange - happy birthday!

TL;DR Happy Birthday Ethereum Stack Exchange Community! Let's remind people we have a high quality library of questions and answers on Ethereum. On January 20th 2016, or 365 days ago, Ethereum Stack ...
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Three outstanding features you probably didn't know they exist

did you know there are features on Ethereum Stack Exchange which are currently barely utilized (or not at all)? I would like to take the time today to introduce you three features you probably like to ...
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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 ...
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Should we dissolve the dapps tag?

I'm a bit confused, because I was 110% sure we already dissolved the dapps tag. But there are 100+ questions tagged with dapps and I recommend we proceed like we did with the smart-contracts tag. We ...
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The long meta post you should read evaluating 2016 community status and giving useful hints for 2017

Edit: Happy new year! Let's make 2017 our year! With the Christmas holidays approaching and before I'm preparing to leave for the family I would like to share some analytics on how we are performing ...
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admin bare notification counter [duplicate]

I want to know what is the meaning of the counter (orange) shown in the top bar. I thought it was for the unreviewed posts but it seems not, because sometimes there is no post to review and i get 9/8....
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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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Do we want to participate in Winter Bash 2016?

The winter bash is a community promotion and allows users to earn hats to place them on their profile pictures. I have an email from the Stack Exchange community team, telling me that Winter Bash ...
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What do we do with an answer with a meme in it?

Today I found this. How to count empty accounts? What do we deal with these kind of answers? To the future I saved in archive.org
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Are conceptual questions for techniques used by smart contracts allowed? (eg futarchy)

Recently this question was asked and put on hold as off-topic: In a futarchy, how do you measure the success of a specific proposal? Using futarchy to measure the success of a specific proposal is a ...
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How to deal with "is there productX on Ethereum?"

"List-like" questions are usually off topic for "Questions asking us to recommend or find a book, tool, software library, tutorial or other off-site resource are off-topic for Ethereum Stack ...
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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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How to deal with all the questions raised due to recent DoS attacks?

The last 4~5 weeks the ethereum network was stress-tested by some malicious parties who exploited too low gas prices as potential DoS vector. In one case it caused the whole network's geth nodes to ...
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ethereum stack exchange DNS problem

Today i've tried to access to ethereum.stackexchange.com many times and i got DNS error even if change the DNS settings or i change the pc. How to resolve that issue?
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If you had a T-Shirt and on that shirt were printed some part of the Ethereum codebase, what part would it be?

Shamelessly copied from CiviCRM meta, because I really love the idea: Serious question - the most popular answer will most likely make it onto one. Think hard, people, and feel free to make other ...
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Advertisement on the ethereum stackexchange?

I have run across this user that has a link to a series of online courses in his profile and have seen him post it in some of his comments, and also a question linking to a supposed solution on that ...
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Can Ethereum Stack Exchange have a Documentation area like Stackoverflow? [duplicate]

I noticed the very interesting - but still beta - Documetation area on Stackoverflow. Can we enable the same here? I think it will be very helpful for a topic like Ethereum. Moreover, we already have ...
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Are questions asking for a security audit on-topic?

Given TheDAO hack, security has become more of a focus for smart contracts. Are questions that request for an audit or analysis of smart contracts for vulnerabilities and ways to improve, on-topic?
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Ethereum Stack Exchange is featured at the DevCon #2

The Ethereum Developer Conference DevCon #2 will be held this September in Shanghai. The Ethereum team kindly reserved a spot on the DevCon website to promote and link back to the Ethereum Stack ...
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What topics can I ask about?

https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic currently has the following. What modifications do you think should be made to it? Ethereum Stack Exchange is for users and enthusiasts of Ethereum. ...
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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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Request for Feedback: How is the Ethereum beta performing for you so far?

I'm not trying to go through a full self-evaluation process here, but, however, I feel after the first six months of Ethereum Stack Exchange beta, we should discuss the status of this site and the the ...
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Can we set up a Documentation section right like in stack overflow?

I read today about the new Documentation section in stackoverflow and I think we really can benefit from that. I don't see the option to create such a thing, but maybe a moderator with more ...
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How can we get our default off-topic close reason back?

We added some custom reasons for off-topic and it removed the default one. So as a workaround, we've had to manually add the default reason. How can we get our default off-topic close reason back? ...
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How can we edit the placeholder text in "Ask Question"? [duplicate]

In "Ask Question" (on Ethereum SE not this meta) how can we edit it so it's simply "What's your Ethereum question? Be specific." Currently our placeholder text is very long.
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Should we delete the "api" tag?

Should we delete api? It doesn't seem to add value, and on stackoverflow the guidance is "DO NOT USE: Tag with the library you mean, [api-design], or something else appropriate instead."
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Should we delete the "data" tag?

Should we delete data? It doesn't seem to add value, what would even be the wiki and description for the tag, and for example https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/data is empty. For ...
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What are we doing with questions asking about services?

https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/q/6791/87 Is Ethtrade.org real deal or a scam? I think it's pretty obvious they are either offtopic promoting services or generating unwanted, opinionated ...
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Is our site for technical questions only?

How to buy ETH in big volume? Without discussing the style of the question above, I would like to point out that a user complained about this question not being of a technical nature. Down vote, ...
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Should we add a reason for closing questions that are discussions?

Should we add a reason for closing questions that are discussions, or that try to seek discussion? "primarily opinion-based" may sometimes not work. Here's a suggested reason, right from the help ...
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How to cope with "helpdesk" questions?

I use x, y, and z and can't do A,B,C, is my q,r,s right? How do you cope with questions I like to call 'helpdesk' questions: Questions that are made to solve users problem, and most likely ONLY the ...
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How to answer a question when another user has provided the answer elsewhere? [duplicate]

For example, in How was the recursive call vulnerability attack conducted via proposal #59 when there were no Yes votes?, a user from DAOhub.org provided the answer. As I did not provide the answer ...
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I closed nine questions regarding TheDAO hack

As a moderator I don't want to intervene too much but today I had to close eight nine questions regarding TheDAO hack. I don't feel very comfortable with this action and therefore I would like to list ...
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Which tags should we consider blacklisting?

Good Tags now save a lot of work later! and @5chdn suggested we think of which tags should be blacklisted, since some of them just aren't helpful. Which ones should we consider blacklisting? Let's ...
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Any news on the graduation from beta?

Given the performance of the beta site. How do we know if and when a graduation is in order?
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Which question should be included in the Tour page?

many of you noticed that there is an example question on the tour page available to explain new users how the stack exchange site mechanics work using an ethereum specific example. When I set this ...
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Are questions about books and tutorials on-topic?

This question: Ethereum Tutorial for Beginners asks for a book and tutorials. Are that kind of questions on-topic? In case it is off-topic, can we have appropriate close reason for that kind of ...
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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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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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Add Mathjax to Ethereum.SE

I'm reading Gavin Wood's yellow paper. I anticipate asking some questions on the formulae. Would it be worthwhile adding MathJax functionality to the Ethereum StackExchange site? Or do you think I ...
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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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Question is not duplicated but answers might

I asked a unique question, I agree that implicitly the answer of the other question leads to a answer of my question through inference logic. But, the question is unique and very different than the ...
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How do you handle answers or questions that are expired?

Some questions/ answers are outdated after a while. For example about when Homestead will be released etc. They are in a future form and now have already passed. Should one edit all the questions and ...
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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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