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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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Are questions about Ethereum's core development team on-topic?

I've been reading about Mike Hearn's departure from Bitcoin XT. The supposed in-fighting between Bitcoin's core developers reads a bit like a soap opera. It would be a shame if something similar were ...
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Do we steer opinion questions toward becoming design-tradeoff questions?

As is common on many SE sites, I see opinion-oriented questions that are off-topic. This is an example of one, here, I think. Whereas I think questions like this ask for an answer that demonstrates ...
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Why there are no Triage and Help & Improvement queues?

In stackoverflow there are two other additional review queues; Triage Help and Improvement Why those queues are not in this community? Because low traffic compared to Stackoverflow and all of them ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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What tag should we use for questions relating to developing/designing smart contracts?

This category seems to make up a large but distinct portion of the questions here. So far I have seen: smartcontract contract-design dapps debugging Example question: How do I program BTC Relay into ...
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Is it possible to create a GNU+Linux Tag?

I tried to apply a GNU+Linux Tag to a question, but the system automatically breaks the Tag into either GNU or Linux. Without the possibility of applying a GNU+Linux Tab, might people stray from ...
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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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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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How to deal with users spamming one-line questions and answers?

Several users joined yesterday to start a spree on creating masses of questions (and some answers) with only one line clearly no research (most of them are closed) no formatting no proper tagging ...
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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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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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Is it worth having a community wiki question about blockchain explorers?

Blockchain explorers will come and go, but I think it may be worth having a canonical question with a community wiki answer which lists those that are live. We can encourage people to edit the answer ...
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Are “find the code/package/link” questions on topic here? Don't we need a close reason for those?

On Stack Overflow find the software, find a tutorial, etc. is off topic. Questions asking us to recommend or find a book, tool, software library, tutorial or other off-site resource are off-topic ...
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How to track the ethereum beta site's performance?

Is there any way for non-moderators to track the ethereum beta site's performance? For instance the questions per day moving average of the last 14 days? I read 10 questions a day make up a healthy ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 diversify answers on most popular questions?

Most of the questions on our site are usually found using a search engine. It's often good to have multiple answers on one question. 3 answers per question is good, only 1 answer per question needs ...
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We graduated to Public Beta!

Congrats fellas! We have graduated to Public Beta. So, we should be having a greater influx of users. And from now onwards, we will be tracked and our stats would be very important. So, yaay! Time ...
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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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Can we get a logo and a header?

I know, I know ..., this question has been asked so many times on so many Stack Exchange sites and has been answered that there will be no custom themes anymore. I've been following this site since ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

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 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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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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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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How do we edit or remove a Tag from the Tags section?

If a Tag has been entered by mistake, for example, the spelling is wrong, how can the Tag be changed?
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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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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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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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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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