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My votes on the new community ads get reverted

For the beginning, it's true that I don't like the fact that we use the same community ads again and again. According to that, I've decided that I'll downvote those 2014 community ads that I don't ...
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Reputation acquired in meta does not count

Since the beginning of the month, my reputation acquired in meta website is not taken into account. When someone vote up one of my question/answer, there is no reputation update. Before I was not ...
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How come we can't put a bounty in meta?

I was wondering why someone could not put a bounty on their question here on meta. Is this by design or has the community decided that it is a bad idea? Because, at SO you can put a bounty on a meta ...
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Badges on Meta vs Main

Since the Meta site does not maintain a reputation, certain badges related to reputation (like Epic and Legendary are unavailable. Which other Meta badges are (un-)attainable? For the unattainable ...
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What makes a good community advert?

The Community Promotion Ads - 2013 question has recently appeared on meta. In a comment there, tohecz points out that the stats for the 2012 ads show that older ads get far fewer clicks than newer ...
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How to find posts associated with voting

In terms of voting, the Meta FAQ mentions: What does voting mean here? Voting here works a bit differently from the main site. On Meta, voting is often used to express agreement or ...
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Why are badges in Meta separate?

In Meta.TeX.SX, everyone's TeX.SX reputation is displayed. However, the badges on Meta are separate from the badges on the main site. Why is there the following inconsistency? Reputation - Same on ...
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Should {accepted-answer} be a synonym of {accepting}?

Should accepted-answer be a synonym of accepting? I think that they are too similar too be told apart and, thus, should be synonyms. The only topic relating to accepting answers that is useful to ...
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Why can I edit only some questions on Meta?

I can edit some questions (e.g. Who are the package maintainers here?), but only retag others (e.g. Who plans to go to DANTE 2012?). Why? I can edit all questions and answers on main.
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should some unanswered “meta” questions be closed?

quite a few questions on this meta branch are technically "unanswered". some are about general information of a durable nature, but some have clearly outlived their shelf life. is it desirable to ...
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Discussion about TeX Community Polls

Please discuss any ideas and issues about TeX Community Polls in this thread to keep it tidy.
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How can we encourage people to participate in the meta site?

Discussing on meta helps to improve our site. Besides askings questions and answering of course, voting is especially helpful in making decisions. What can we do to encourage people to participate ...
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Rename {accessability} to {accessibility} (on meta)

It's just a typo, "accessability" isn't a standard spelling, you can ask dictionary.com, Macmillan Dictionary, Merriam-Webster or whomever. Google judges 170m : 805k in favor of "accessibility". On a ...
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Not possible to edit tag-wikis on Meta.

Tag wikis on Meta don't show the edit button to suggest edits. Empty tag wikis have a “Propose Tag Wiki” button, but it doesn't do anything. So only 20k users and mods can edit tag wikis on Meta. Is ...
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There is no syntax highlighting on Meta

I just posted, in Meta, a bug report about wrong syntax highlighting on the main site. However, my example code showing the wrong behavior is not very useful because there seems to be no syntax ...
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rep score changed due to activity in meta?

I got docked -2 for two down-votes I did in meta. Is this by-design? I thought that meta activity was divorced from rep score (I don't care much about rep, let alone two points of it, but I'd like to ...
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clicking on rep score while in meta leads to “page missing” page

If I click on my total reputation score in the status bar next to my username while in meta, I get to a "missing page" page. In the parent site I get to a page that explains my privileges, and the ...
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Where can we find statistics about the site's progress through beta?

It would be useful to know what needs work at-a-click. Where can we read, gather, and/or store such information? It appears that we're moving from the answer-the-seeded-questions stage to another, ...
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How long should the site remain in Bootstrap mode once it leaves Beta?

I believe that the default for a new site is to enter bootstrap mode, which is a state where reputation limits are relaxed while the site revs up. From the SE description: Bootstrap Mode helps to ...
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Is SE the right platform for the meta site?

In the spirit of "horses for courses", is the SE software the best platform for the meta site? At MathOverflow, they use a traditional forum for the meta site and I feel that it works very well. ...