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Reduce the required number of reopen votes to reopen a meta question to 3 instead of 5

Current state: currently, the required number of reopen votes to reopen a question is 3 on the main site and 5 on meta. Proposal: reduce the required number of reopen votes to reopen a meta question ...
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Why have several of my answers to meta posts been permanently locked?

Recently, a moderator, Rubén ♦, locked several of my answers to meta posts (three were permanently locked) as “There are disputes about this answer’s content being resolved at this time.” Those ...
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Why are questions asking about the actions of one moderator closed by this moderator as opinion-based? Aren't mod decisions supposed to be objective? [duplicate]

Title: Why are questions asking about the actions of one moderator closed by this moderator as opinion-based? Aren't moderation decisions supposed to be objective? The meta questions: Why was my ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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A better name for this community, part 1

Request to non-members If you are not registered or have the minimal reputation required to post an answer, please consider joining The Bright Tree Village, a LinkedIn group I created on May 17, 2023. ...
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As of today, May 2023, who do we understand that is our intended audience and what is the first that we tell them about how to participate?

Preface Please forget about what I said in Let's make "research efforts" more specific: request to search the web app help, and let's start from scratch. In this post, I'm trying to ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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The Meta > Users > Participation page only shows nine users [closed]

While I was looking for the user id of the Community Managers / Employees while doing the search/research for posting a question here on Meta, I noticed that only nine users are shown: Why occurs ...
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How to get attention to unanswered no-status feature request questions?

Today this search returns four feature-requests that have no status tag and no answers : (sorted by number of votes) 10 upvotes 2 downvotes 4 comments Drop spam flag lock action limit from 6 flags ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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Web Applications not accepting questions about web applications

Trying to post for the second time a question about HYPERLINKS. First on Stack Overflow, second on Web Applications (because error message said that it is a web-programming-related question). I should ...
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Is it acceptable to solicit edit suggestions on meta?

If I post a question that I need help finding a better title for, or if I need some edit assistance for clarity, is it appropriate to ask for edit help on meta?
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New custom close reason here on meta

I've proposed the following new custom close reason for here on Meta.Webapps: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances affecting the ...
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Rep hit for downvotes on meta.webapps

Earlier today, I got two reputation hits from downvotes here on meta. I'm not particularly worried about the two rep points, but I was under the impression that downvotes on meta weren't supposed to ...
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Why Is It That Meta WebApp Rep Is Linked To WebApp Rep?

I find it strange that my meta webapp and webpp reputation are linked to each other. Don't you think that the ability to discuss meta topics is completely different from the ability to provide good ...
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Meta for Web Applications

Since the StackExchange sites are webapps, it seems like Web Applications should be the one site that doesn't have a Meta. In other words, right now you can ask questions about all the web ...
Lance Roberts's user avatar
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How will the domain be chosen?

Things to consider are: Domain squatters It has to be relevant to the site name (e.g. "Web Apps" would make sense to have a webapps.com domain) Someone could easily register the most popular domain ...
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How do bounties work on WebApps meta?

It turns out you can't get reputation from the WebApps meta site and you presumably can't lose it either. However, the WebApps meta still has a featured tab, so i'm wondering how bounties work on it. ...
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No rep for question upvotes?

I was just upvoted for a question on Meta, but there was no rep increase.
Lance Roberts's user avatar
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Is this meta site going to get merged with meta.stackoverflow.com at some point?

NOTE: I'm not saying that we don't need this meta site during the beta phase - I think it will be vital. However, once the site goes public a lot of the questions that will be asked will have already ...
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