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How can we encourage people to participate in the meta site?
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If you want to regard reputation as something desirable, a kind of reward system, and not only as an index of the expertise and helpfulness that other users have attributed to this user, integrating ...

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Who wants to win a duck? Wait, what?
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Number one: 24 Number two: 133

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Undesired scroll bars on new tags page
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I don't get this anymore with Firefox 13.0.1 and Safari 5.1.7 on Windows 7. Does anybody still get the scroll bars? Unless they're related to the specific tags that are displayed, the problem seems to ...

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How can we explore the content of TeX.SX?
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Post Reputation over Time – average post score for each month the site has existed. How Many Users Can Do X? – breakdown of privileges earned, similar to the "Total Reputation" table on http://...

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Link template doesn't follow the pattern given
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I had noticed that behavior, too, but never worried about it. Just now, I researched it on meta.stackoverflow.com. It is rather a correct, but misleading or counterintuitive description: The "optional ...

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List positioning wrong on privileges page
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This problem does not appear anymore on Win7 with Firefox 14.0.1, Safari 5.1.7, IE 9.0. Unless anybody else still has this problem, it seems to be solved.

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How to list questions for which I have left a comment
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You can find your "inbox" for tex.sx at https://tex.stackexchange.com/users/10827/maesumi?tab=responses&sort=comments (everybody can just see it for themselves). In order to get there manually, go ...

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Can I set closed questions to be ignored?
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This has been discussed and seemingly declined on meta.stackoverflow.com, the mother meta site of the stackexchange network: Can a closed question be given special tags? You might be interested in ...

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Discussion about TeX Community Polls
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Question Tips that may be regarded as best practices in LaTeX. I really don't think this question fits the poll format. There are questions on the main site where such matters can be validly ...

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What would you like to read in a TeX.SX blog?
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(Major) updates or lesser-known features of tex.sx's functionality, e.g. changes and tricks in comment markup (vs. post markup), e.g. there are some (series of) characters that aren't straightforward ...

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Who Wants to Win a LaTeX Book?
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17. Current number of upvotes. Also a number. Second guess: 56

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Do we want more migration paths?
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As there seemed to be a fair amount of supporters for SO and ELU (and nobody against new migration paths), but no official SE participation here, I put in a request on meta.so: Request for new ...

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The Unofficial FAQ - discussion
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So this is the thread where you propse that something be tagged faq? Then I'd like to propse How do you accept an answer? be tagged so. There are a number of users who have really low accepting rates.

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Discussion about "Contest: Show Off Your LaTeX Skillz"
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I'm not sure how I feel about edits to submissions that happened after the deadline. I'm aware they are mostly typo-like corrections, but if we allow these kinds of edits, where do we draw the line? ...

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What shall we do with future out-of-date answers?
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Regarding answers that are out-of-date already: If the author of the answer is still active, my first approach would be adding a comment to the answer telling the author about the out-of-date part and ...

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What would you like to read in a TeX.SX blog?
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(Illustrated?) Reviews of TeX tools and helpers like editors viewers services like crocodoc great off-CTAN manuals and introductions interesting posts on other blogs (perhaps in a special, very brief ...

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Discussion about TeX Community Polls
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Regarding introductory LaTeX reading Tiny detail @MartinScharrer: The name of the document is The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX2e, not A ( Not So ) Short Introduction to LaTeX2e. It's a minute ...

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Rename {dropcap} to {initial}
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The Wikipedia version makes sense, a drop cap is an initial that extends into the line(s) below, but an initial might as well extend into the space above. To the Germans among us, initial might be ...

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