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When should I really flag or vote down?

Sorry if this has already been asked, I could not find an appropriate answer and I want to make sure that I understand these features. Question: what's the most correct way to use flags and down-...
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Vote early and often!

[Below is Scott Morrison's post from tex.se, reproduced here because it's good advice we need to see early.] I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually unsolicited advice, ...
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Using at least one top level arXiv tag

MO advises the questioner to add at least one top level tag for his/her question: Please try use at least one tag corresponding to an arXiv subject area (details about what each tag covers): ag....
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One Day Anonymous Users

I am not happy with people making an anonymous username, asking a question, getting the answer and then deleting that user name withing 24-48 hours. It has been happening for sometime now. I do not ...
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When are areas of pure math that are used in CS considered on-topic?

My motivation for this question is the response to my question here, which garnered a vote to close for being too mathy. Supportive comments and upvoting seemed to have saved that particular question ...
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big-picture vs soft-question

What's the intended difference between these two tags ? My question is motivated by the comments on this question. I tried trolling MO to discern the difference, and have failed so far. And no, "you ...
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Repeat a question from Math Overflow ?

If one have asked a question on MO, is it correct to ask it again on CSTheory ? In my case, my question is more than one week old, and even if it had some interesting answer, there was not any real ...
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Policy on suspending users

We will soon have temporary moderators from within the community, and so I wanted to initiate a discussion on policies for suspension/blocks/bans. Right now I'm thinking mostly of cases where users ...
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Non-meta, related discussions in parent site

I have just open a question about More on syntactic vs semantic classes, and UP vs NP. In the comments, @Tsuyoshi and I were discussing whether my interpretation about a related result to the problems ...
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Community Wikis

Just a quick question: It seems that we are marking quite a lot of stuff as community wiki. Apparently you earn no rep from community wiki answers, which raises the question of whether it is a good ...
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Should I ask this question now, which would be crossposted and on CSTheory history?

I'm asking this question about the history of computation. It's currently active, so I'm wondering if crossposting, in this case, would be ok. It's also on the history of computation, but some may ...
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Scope of questions ?

I was waiting to get some examples of questions that might illustrate a lower bound on the kinds of questions we want to field. Here are some examples: What does the theorem of Rice help to prove? ...
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Is my StackOverflow question a better match here than there? "Formally constructing control flow graph"

Given the PL Theory parts of my question (but seeing it also being part of practical compiler design) Im thinking it might be a better match here than there? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Is it OK to cross-post on CS.SE and TCS.SE, after a suitable delay?

If I post a question on CS.SE and don't get an answer, is it OK to post the same question on TCS.SE after waiting a week or so? In other words, is cross-posting on CS.SE and TCS.SE OK (rather than ...
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Re-ask vs. edit + reopen

A fairly typical case: A question is not clear enough in the first attempt. There is a lot of discussion in the comments. People ask for clarifications, the user answers questions, people suggest ...

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