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Ethereum Stack Exchange Spring Challenge 2016

I'm willing to put up a bounty to any user on here to earn the Electorate Badge and Civic Duty until end of Mai of 2016. This is basicly the most easy-to-get gold badge available on stack exchange and ...
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Define a well structured answer.

After wandering through the website some answers are unrealistically large. Do we have a guideline how to make a better readable well detailed answer? If there is nothing as of now, what about ...
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Beginner References / Resources

I would like to see something like an "Introduction to", "Beginner's Guide" or something similar to make it easier for a beginner to get access the to relevant resources. The answers should be ...
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Connecting Mist to a remote private network. Duplicate or not?

The question How to connect Mist to a remote private network? was marked as a duplicate of Can Mist be attached to a Geth node on a different computer over HTTP RPC? . The (1) first [duplicate] ...
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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 ...
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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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BokkyPooBah reached 2k reputation - who's next?

Congratualtions BokkyPooBah for reaching 2k reputation in two weeks! Every healthy beta site needs a dozen very active users. BokkyPooBah managed to show us how it's possible to write a lot of high-...
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How to deal with questions related to 3rd party software

Check this question its about Quorum Wallet, in the site itself that are stating Warning: alpha software intended for developers only! The question is somewhat related to creating a Version 3 of ...
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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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Do we want to tag products and services according to their classification?

Do we want to tag products and services according to their classification? Or do we "prepare" for the future by having specific tags? I think we have mainly been doing the former. The latter 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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questions on hold, comments explaining why

I'm not familiar at all with the moderating part, reviewing question tool, so maybe this is irrelevant. I just wondered if it is really necessary to write 4 comments all explaining the same thing to ...
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Should we add a yellow-paper tag?

I'm seeing review requests for a tag yellow-paper (YP). Quite a few answers reference the YP, but much fewer questions reference the YP. I checked Bitcoin SE and there is only 1 question with ...
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What's an interesting or creative name for the chat room?

Our chat room is currently named Ethereum This is quite generic and I would like to change it to something more creative. Something that is both clever and somehow Ethereum-specific. Some ...
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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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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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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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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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Are DApp related services like IPFS or Swarm on-topic?

Just came across What is the difference between Swarm and IPFS? which looks like off topic to me. off-topic because... This question does not appear to be about Ethereum, the crypto value and ...
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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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Should we break up the mining tag like Bitcoin SE?

Murch♦ from Bitcoin Stackexchange is currently dissolving the mining tag. He is working hard on retagging roughly 1400 questions! Here are his recommendations for Ethereum Stackexchange: Good Tags ...
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How many meta questions should have a 'featured' tag?

Currently we have two sticky threads. I think it's okay, since both are currently important. Moderator Pro Tem Announcement Let's create tag excerpts and wiki entries! But in general: How many ...
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How to handle questions on buying ETH?

As an example: How do I buy Ethereum with USD? These kind of questions could be a potential source of all kinds of spam, fake/scam site or affiliate links posts. On the other hand to mark them as ...
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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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Let's create tag excerpts and wiki entries! [duplicate]

We need to start documenting Ethereum Stackexchange. Let's start with the tags and create descriptions and wiki entries! How? Start with the excerpt / description. That's the part of the tag wiki ...
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How should we handle questions when the selected correct answer is no longer correct or new information has come to light?

This started on this thread, but it was recommended to start a new one. Ethereum is a rapidly growing and improving technology and sometimes an answer from even a month ago may not be 100% correct ...
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How do we promote our site?

After half of the official 3 month beta phase, let's recap some numbers: With 11.9 questions per day, we have an excellent influx of new curious content. Also, 90% answered questions is excellent and ...
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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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Is it worth reminding people to consider upvoting questions that they've answered?

Occasionally, I see a question where someone has posted a reasonable answer. I still see the question with 0 votes. Some of our community may be new to answering and participating on SE. Should we ...
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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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How do questions per day get calculated?

On the Area51 stats, it says we have a rate of 8.8 questions per day. And the rate is dropping very quickly (was at above 10 some days ago). I tried to redo the maths: we have 585 questions and the ...
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Should we have a tag for ethereumj?

EthereumJ is the Java client. How can configure EthereumJ to connect to the public testnet.?
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How to deal with non-English questions?

Example: Problems accessing my funds with Ethereum Wallet 0.3.9
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Can we just import all the tag-wiki from other SE sites?

I am seeing many tags like c++, rss etc which are common on the SE ecosystem. Is there a way to import these tags from any other SE website to Ethereum SE? If yes, it would help us keep the tags ...
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How to deal with all the Casper questions?

Casper is yet only and idea and there are not many hard facts available out there. Still, there are so many questions popping up on that topic, casper (15) proof-of-stake (21). Most of the ...
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Should we merge to a single tag for web3.js?

I tried creating tag synonyms https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms. Saw on some meta SE that they just aren't used much. Should we merge web3js web3.js web3 ?
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Should suicide tag be synonym of selfdestruct?

The OPCODE suicide is deprecated in favour for selfdestruct, see. For reference, let's make the suicide tag a synonym of selfdestruct?
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Is it the State-Trie or the State-Tree?

This affects the tags state-tree and state-tree-pruning. Vitalik Buterin refers in his blog to "State Tree Pruning". Gavin Wood more recently talks about the "State Trie Pruning". So, what is it, ...
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What should we do about questions where the answer is in a comment?

Example: How can I use msg.value twice? Do we ping the answerer to also write an answer on it? We don't want to take credit away from the initial person who answered.
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Should we just have one “master” question about Ether issuance?

A new one sprouted: How many ethers will ever exist? I'm not sure exactly which one to make it a dupe of: What is the expected Ether issuance schedule after transition to PoS? What is the total ...
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What tag should we use for nodejs development in ethereum?

There's quite a few differences between nodejs and browser based development. I'm currently using nodejs heavily for contract and back office application development and would be glad to find and ...
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Why doesn't answering a question automatically upvote the question?

Did a quick search and didn't find answer. I would think that answering a question is an "endorsement" of a question. Should we also include that reminder in the guidelines?
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N total posts awaiting review, but why does clicking on it show nothing for review?

In the topbar, I see "N total posts awaiting review", but clicking on it shows nothing for review: all items (low quality post, first post, etc) have zero. I had already done a review, but why is the ...
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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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Should we migrate questions from Bitcoin SE and Stackoverflow to our site?

There are 50 questions tagged ethereum on stackoverflow. 43 questions tagged ethereum on bitcoin stackexchange. 13 questions tagged smartcontracts on bitcoin stackexchange. 3 questions tagged ...
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How to deal with questions which appear to be bugs?

In the really early state of Ethereum, some questions may turn out to be bugs or based on issues caused by bugs. Like this one. How to deal with questions which appear to be bug reports? Close? ...
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Should we have disclosure guidelines?

At some point we will need to rewrite some site-specific help text, e.g. the consensus on what's on topic or not. I've just edited this question which mentions Oraclize. It's a useful answer and well-...
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How to list all questions with less than 3 answers?

As our answer rate is really, really poor, currently at 1.5 answers per question, I am wondering, is there a way to list all questions with less than 3 answers? I've seen there is the unanswered tab, ...
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Who should the moderators be? [duplicate]

As we graduate to public beta it is time to nominate some pro tem moderators to look after the Ethereum Stack Exchange community. We are looking for some people with… reasonably high ...
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Are questions about other blockchains on-topic?

Considering we are funding a DogeRelay Bounty, I suspect we may have questions about it, which I'd say is perfectly on-topic... but, I suspect we may also have errant questions about the Doge chain ...

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