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2017 Graduation Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

This post might be off-topic as I am not a candidate, but I would like to answer the last question publicly as some members of the community approached me about running for moderator. In what ...
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Are questions on specific DAPPs on or off topic?

My vote is that they are on-topic, as long as the question still relates to the platform in some way (i.e. not if it is user support for passing a level in a game that just so happens to use ethereum-...
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Are questions on specific DAPPs on or off topic?

So far so good. So, it shouldn't be an issue till now. As this is still in the infant stage, having a very open policy is very important. Let's gradually narrow the scope down on specific questions ...
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Good Tags now save a lot of work later!

Thanks for shareing your experience. I will start looking through the tags right now and list suggestions here. Unfortunately, there is no member with the merge-tags privilege yet. Issues identified ...
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Are questions on specific DAPPs on or off topic?

I believe questions about DAPPs should be on topic always, unless there is another stackexchange site about it in the same way Ethereum talk is allowed in Bitcoin's stackexchange site but when this ...
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What's an interesting or creative name for the chat room?

Inspired by @arodriguezdonaire, what about: Whisper Whisper, to the shh communication protocol. :-)
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2017 Graduation Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

it's @eth and nomination statement here. What keeps you coming back to the Ethereum Stack Exchange? Things may be "hot" now, and what will keep you coming back when things "cool" down? When ...
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Please change our site's topic!

It should be aligned with the help center / tour page to something like: Ethereum, the decentralized application platform and smart contract enabled blockchain. This post is a community wiki. ...
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What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site?

Maybe something like: Ethereum Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Ethereum, the smart contract enabled blockchain network. Technical questions about Ethereum are welcomed ...
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Should we rename the tag smartcontract to smart-contracts?

Update: I'm leaving this answer for better understanding, but after Jeff's explanation, I think his suggestion is better. Original: I disagree about the last point. I'd turn it around: contracts ...
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Merge "contracts" and "smartcontracts" tags?

Is it possible Yes, but currently only by a stackexchange moderator. The minimum rep to suggest a tag synonym is 1250 rep, which noone has at the moment. Should the contracts and smartcontracts ...
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Request for Feedback: How is the Ethereum beta performing for you so far?

Positive aspects: we generally have some really interesting questions showing up every week a healthy and fair competition among the ambitioned top contributors quality assurance works greatly (...
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Request for Feedback: How is the Ethereum beta performing for you so far?

I just joined and posted few questions. I am satisfied with the responses so far. They are quick and the members tries to explain it as best as possible. I also find the Related sidebar quite helpful....
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2017 Graduation Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

My name's Richard, and you can find my nomination statement here. Apologies if the below is a little long! What keeps you coming back to the Ethereum Stack Exchange? Things may be "hot" now, ...
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2017 Graduation Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

My name is Bellaj badr I am providing short answers to give you an idea about my vision, if you need further clarifications,please comment below: What keeps you coming back to the Ethereum ...
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Are questions on specific DAPPs on or off topic?

I feel that this SE should be about the entire ecosystem, the platform and the community. That certainly includes topics on code, (behavioral) economics, governance (not necessarily politics), ...
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Should we merge "errors" into "exceptions" tags?

exceptions is better than errors, but neither is a good tag. The problem is that any software can have them and the tags will get stuck on everything from "human errors to errors in any kind of ...
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Should suicide tag be synonym of selfdestruct?

Agree. Think we may need to add the support to this question.
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How should we tag questions?

I have reviewed how these tags are used in practise to see if they can be broken down logically: security could possibly be broken down into consensus, encryption / cryptography, cold-storage, ...
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What’s the “elevator pitch” for our site?

Seems this could be a community wiki and combining the OP and Hudson's answer: Ethereum Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Ethereum, the smart contract enabled blockchain ...
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Good Tags now save a lot of work later!

Quite a few of the listed tags in my question where already removed, but here are some comments on the remaining: development: Since Ethereum is Software, a lot of very different question topics ...
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Request for Feedback: How is the Ethereum beta performing for you so far?

Agree with Roland Kofler' s answer. Negative aspects i consider are, Asking help for trading related things. Asking help for building or explaining something from bottom up. But i understands that ...
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Should suicide tag be synonym of selfdestruct?

I agree with this and you are correct that SUICIDE is deprecated.
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Good Tags now save a lot of work later!

Singular or Plural tags? we should point out if we want tags in singular or plural. here is a list of tags: Singular dapp ---> rename dapps blockchain ok wallet ---> rename wallets address ---> ...
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What tag should we use for questions relating to developing/designing smart contracts?

I suggest: smart-contracts for general questions on smart contracts. contract-design, contract-debugging and contract-development for special issues while creating smart contracts. dapp for anything ...
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What should our documentation contain?

Ask about ... Specific issues with Ethereum, the smart contract enabled blockchain based consensus network, including Swarm and Whisper protocols Specific issues with Solidity, Serpent ...
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What's an interesting or creative name for the chat room?

Make it academic, serious like. "chat" is too casual, non-serious. ETHought Serious subject serious discussion (although all nonsense banter is welcome of course) :-))
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What's an interesting or creative name for the chat room?

What about { EthCetera }
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Should we blacklist the smart-contracts tag?

Yes it is too generic, and all the technical aspects are well covered by the other tags. So I can see why this one should be buried.
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Which question should be included in the Tour page?

There are a lot of great options, but I have to vote for How can a contract run itself at a later time?. For one, I think it is a short question that most Ethereum newbies would understand and be ...
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