Ekadh Singh - Reinstate Monica
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Moderators marking answers as "controversial"?
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I think you misunderstood the meaning of the controversial post notice. The notice said Controversial Post — You may use comments ONLY to suggest improvements. You may use answers ONLY to provide a ...

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Can censorship of this site by the Liberal Democrats be prosecuted?
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Can censorship of this site by the Liberal Democrats be prosecuted? Nope, what law did we break? Just in case you were going to say first amendment, that only applies to governments Because I want ...

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Should code markdown be used for emphasis?
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I believe that code formatting for text that isn’t code should not be allowed. I believe this because it makes it more difficult for screen readers to understand posts, and there is little to gain. I ...

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Why has my question been so butchered that now it is necessary to post a dis-avowal due to excessive edits
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This answer will only attempt to answer a portion of the question, as the rest is already covered. I will be attempting to answer: The count of Up-votes v. Down-votes is a good indication of the ...

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When are list questions too broad?
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Note this is a side proposal to Joe W’s answer, if that doesn’t get implemented than this proposal is moot. I propose that we make the questions community wiki, in addition to the answer. I propose ...

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Is it possible to make this closed question acceptable to the site/
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One thing I would like to point out (others may disagree here) is that the question Needs More Focus. Others seem to believe this is a lesser or non problem judging by the close votes, but in my ...

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Why my comments and questions are repeatedly getting deleted?
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Those comments are generally flagged as "no longer needed" because it has rarely accomplished anything. Presumably, the question is getting downvoted because some people think it is too ...

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Why has my question been so butchered that now it is necessary to post a dis-avowal due to excessive edits
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If you truly wish for your post to be dis-vowed, you can contact Stack Exchange and request for it to be anonymized, and they might do it if they believe that it is worthwhile. Another option (if you’...

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\[ranked-choice-voting] = synonym for \[voting-systems]?
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If this ever does happen, it’s probably also worth making range-voting and first-past-the-post duplicates, as well as maybe some others.

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Be more responsible with your votes
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I would have hoped this would be fixed by now, almost 4 years later, but it isn’t. Recently, this question got 8 upvotes and only 2 downvotes. This is an incredibly opinionated question, and I can’t ...

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Merge [tag:uk] and [tag:united-kingdom]
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This should be marked status completed now, as those two tags are merged.

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Is there a way to propose an edit without automatically applying it?
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One possible solution is to have a sockpuppet (AKA a secondary account) suggest edits. Here are some rules you should follow with a sockpuppet if you are doing this1: Do not use it to do anything ...

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When should questions or answers be marked community wiki on P.SE mainspace?
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(This answer will only cover CW answers, as CW questions are normally far less common since they can only be created by mods) CW answers should only be created when it’s really difficult to fully ...

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How should this closed question be changed in order to be sufficiently narrow
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How the question was deleted The question was deleted because three users with 2k reputation or higher, or one moderator voted to delete the question. How to fix your question As you mentioned in your ...

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We need to be more polite with new users and amateurs
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I definitely would encourage them to take the tour, but also send them to the help center (maybe saying which pages are the most important), and to the faq. I would also encourage pointing out ...

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How should the dos and don'ts listed on the tour page be customized?
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This is my proposal: For the “Ask about” section I propose changing it to: Governments, policies, macroeconomics, and political processes. Real questions that you’ve encountered. Anything else that ...

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Do we need [voters] and [electorate] as separate tags?
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List of questions tagged electorate, and whether they could be tagged voters instead In an MMP system, why don't parties game the system by splitting into two parties? Could be tagged voters. Does ...

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Has Politics.SE ever hosted a question criticizing Joe Biden's government?
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Maybe There’s this question, which (kindaaaa but not really) criticizes Hunter Biden (Joe Biden’s son). Make what you will of that

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Should the controversy of a bill be edited into a question?
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I believe that the only the official name should be mentioned in the post. If the official name of something is offensive to somebody, I believe the official name should be left there. After all, if I ...

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Should we have the "Controversial Post" post notice?
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Now that this post has been applied to answers as well as questions, I think it would be a good idea to create a variant of the post notice that removes the part “answers should only be used to answer ...

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Better defining the [polling] and [public-opinion] tags
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I almost completely agree with JJJs current answer, except for one thing JJJ thinks the public opinion tag wiki should be Questions asking how the public views certain issues, for example based on ...

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Should [public-opinion] be made a synonym of [polling], or vice-versa (or neither)?
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I would make public-opinion a subset of polling. As far as I can tell, there are only three types of public-opinion questions those that can only be answered with polls. those that should be closed ...

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Can we get a gay-rights tag?
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We already have the lgbt+ tag, which should work for your purposes, as lgbt+ includes gay.

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What kind of "details" can I add and what further "clarifying" might be necessary to get one more reopen vote?
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Note: I’m one of those people who votes to close a lot, and I’ve often got into disagreements with people about what should be closed, and it’s not uncommon for stuff I vote to close to stay open, or ...

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How early is too early to answer a question evaluating a person or policy?
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I personally think that such questions should be asked multiple times, with a date to make them not duplicates. What this would look like is: May 2021, the question is asked, saying “what has Biden ...

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Is this the right place to ask about UK Government policy on renaming "ministries" to "departments"?
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I disagree with Philipp on this one, and I think this would be off topic because Questions asking for the internal motivations of people, how specific individuals would behave in hypothetical ...

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