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Is it ok to ask about the correctness of preprints on crank-friendly topics?

See this question in which someone asked for an update on the status of an arxiv preprint on graph isomorphism. It was downvoted, with a comment "Are this kind of discussions on-topic here? I think ...
David Eppstein's user avatar
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Policy: Questions about topic for research project

This policy is now in effect, with 13 votes in favor and 2 against. In addition, three of the amendments suggested in comments passed as well. The new policy on 'topic of research' questions is as ...
Aaron Sterling's user avatar
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LaTeX math support ?

I'm hoping we can get the same math support that other SE sites (math.SE in particular) are making use of. Does anyone know how to enable this ? Here's a test to see if the current system works by ...
Suresh Venkat's user avatar
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Latex math and "show N more comments"

If I click the "show N more comments" link (in any question or answer with more than 5 (?) comments), my Firefox displays the comments without MathJax rendering. I can easily guess why this happens, ...
Jukka Suomela's user avatar
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LaTeX support in community blog

Not sure if this should be separate from the other blog-related threads. I started fooling around with the new blog and drafting a post. However, I can't seem to get LaTeX to work... I am not an ...
Artem Kaznatcheev's user avatar
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I think this proposal has enough support here. Since this is the template for requesting RETAGs, I thought I'll just make this thread for all of them. While we're at it, can we also do math.ct....
Robin Kothari's user avatar
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Answers with low score are no longer shown in gray text

During the beta, answers with low score (score −3 or below if I remember correctly) were shown in gray text, but they are no longer shown in gray. I guess that this change is unintentional, judging ...
Tsuyoshi Ito's user avatar
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Merge [open-question] to [open-problem]

Please merge [open-question] to [open-problem]. Edit: The tag synonym has been created but we need 4 upvotes for moderators to merge tags according to the current procedure. If you like this ...
Tsuyoshi Ito's user avatar
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"Your votes are too old to be changed"

Yesterday I've casted my 1st choice vote. Today I was about to cast my 2nd choice vote, but the system doesn't allow me to do so and says "Your votes are too old to be changed". This is weird. Of ...
Giorgio Camerani's user avatar
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Nomination statement is grayed out after re-nomination

According to Lev Reyzin, he nominated himself as a moderator, canceled the nomination, and re-nominated himself (see the comment here). On the election page, his statement is grayed out, and there is ...
Tsuyoshi Ito's user avatar
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Compiler Design and PL Theory questions ?

This question on the main site is stated as being well within the realm of programming language theory. However, it has a -2 score and votes to close. Is it within scope, and in general are we to ...
Suresh Venkat's user avatar
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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Deleting answers to clearly off-topic questions after they get closed

Update (May 6, 2011): This policy received 8 upvotes and 4 down votes and is now in effect. This is a policy question. The proposed policy in the question (or answers) will be adopted in the case that ...
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Replacing the [advice] tag

In the past the [advice] tag has been used for requesting advice (i.e. confused with [advice-request] tag). Peter suggested replacing [advice] with some other tag. ...
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Two minor issues with the look of vote counts and vote icons

I know I am being picky, but I realized two glitches in the vote count. Both are minor, but anyway: The vote count appears lower than the center of the upvote icon and the downvote icon. This may ...
Tsuyoshi Ito's user avatar
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