# Tag Info

### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

I have been unable to reproduce this issue. Sorry, I've looked around for issues where this has happened to me, but can't find anything, even intentionally trying to make it happen. This issue of ...
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### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

Clearly, something needs to be done... I propose we reignite the fortnightly challenges with the following theme: Puzzling Honeypots The challenge would be to devise puzzles that were challenging, ...
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### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

How to stop mods from answering puzzles Write the solution in a comment (or a chain of comments if necessary) below your puzzle, then immediately delete the comment(s). Mods, who can see deleted ...
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### Puzzling's new favicon is too similar to Workplace's favicon

Whilst I quite like the current logo, I think there's plenty of opportunity to keep the spirit of it, and still avoid the overlap with the Workplace logo... With that in mind I've mocked up a few ...
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### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

Yes, Deusovi should totally be banned from solving. What more need be said?
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### What is our reason for wanting bounties on questions?

Increase the value of an upvote for a question. Currently, an upvote on a question provides only half the reputation that an upvote on an answer does. (5 reputation vs. 10 reputation.) This would ...
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### What is our reason for wanting bounties on questions?

Implement "bounties" for questions that can be awarded instantaneously. This would be a method where one user could transfer some reputation to another user to reward them for an exemplary question. ...
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### Do we need review audits on Puzzling?

No. There are at least a couple of reasons why review audits are, in my view, useless at best. Nobody's been banned due to them, so they're either not needed or not working. Emrakul said he doesn't ...
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### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

Yes, we should totally ban Deusovi from solving all puzzles. For proof, all you have to do is look at his profile - he has conveniently placed a lot of quotes of people telling him that they hate him ...
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### Can we get +10 reputation for upvotes on questions?

As of yesterday, November 13th 2019, this is now in effect network wide: We’re changing the reputation earned from getting a question upvote to ten points, making it equal to the reputation earned ...
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### Auto-protect questions on HNQ?

I came here via a HNQ. I think it's worth it to bring in new visitors, even if it might temporarily distort voting. Getting my first answer in and accepted is what got me hooked on this site. I would ...
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### New off-topic reason for puzzles where the source is not mentioned

As GPR noted, we already were discussing a custom close reason for this; I'm very much in favor of having one, and just hadn't gotten around to posting here about creating one and what it should look ...
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### Can we award bounties to questions?

Upvote if you think that this feature request should be implemented Is this a feature-request worth asking about? I think yes. There is nothing wrong in asking a feature request. And it seems like ...
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### Find posts without accepted answers

You can enter "hasaccepted:no" in the search box to search for questions without an accepted answer.
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### Change "unanswered" search to "unsolved"

If the suggestion is to alter the option bar for the list of questions, I would very much like to see unsolved added and would use it regularly, but perhaps unanswered could be retained as well. &...
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### What is our reason for wanting bounties on questions?

Implement bounties for questions that work the same as the current "exemplary answer" bounties for answers. We would use the current bounty facilities, but when placing a bounty, you would be given ...
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### Can we have site-specific control over HNQ?

This answer explains how the HNQ algorithm works. The basic math is as follows:  \frac{(min(\text{AnswerCount}, 10) \times \text{QuestionScore}) \div 5 + sum(\text{AnswerScores})}{max(\text{...
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### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

How about: Deusovi (and other black-listed members of the gang) are only allowed to post 1 answer for every 20+ voted questions they have posted? Booming high-quality postings on site might be a ...
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### Does the current Puzzle answering format discourage some solvers?

This is a symptom of a more general problem, which is that the Stack Exchange format is not a good match for puzzling. There are several other inconsistencies, into which I won't go now, but the basic ...
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### Please vote on a new title prompt for questions

What's your puzzle, or puzzle-related question? Be specific. Suggested by @COTO. Edited to include a comma after suggestions from @Curmudgeon. Hopefully nobody will mind such a minor change, but feel ...
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### Please vote on a new title prompt for questions

Rand's suggestion was reasonable, except for the abomination that was the comma - so I stripped it of this demon and made the change: At Curmudgeon's suggestion, I also added an extra "your": What'...
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### The Ability to Change Vote?

It seems to me that this is the intended usage behind the Favourite star. The name of it (Favourite) implies additional meaning, but in reality, it just adds the item to your watch list. This list can ...
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### Too difficult or pointless badges

Badges are, to the best of my knowledge, consistent in meaning across the entire StackExchange network. This means that smaller communities like ours have much more difficulty in reaching the upper ...
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### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

I think we should urge puzzle posters to discuss their puzzles with Deusovi before posting them. That way we: Get high quality puzzles because Deusovi himself helped forging them. Get Deusovi out of ...
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### Can we have a longer bounty-period?

As a workaround, you could start with a 50-point bounty, and after a week increase it to 100, then to 200, etcetera. Given the mixed feelings about bounties among the CMs (well, at least Shog9), ...
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### Can we have a longer bounty-period?

Generally, bounties are used for one of three purposes: Draw attention This question has not received enough attention. Improve details The current answers do not contain enough detail. ...
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### Filtering by difficulty would allow to extend the user base of the main site

There are several reasons I see that this is not likely to happen, and not worth the time and effort it would take to implement. Technical problem There's one main technical problem: We, the users [...
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### Should we disable the "math problem" close reason?

No. I don't think we should. We get things that are blatantly homework fairly frequently, and taking away that close reason would only mean that we'd use the custom close reason option to close the ...
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### Should we ban Deusovi from puzzle-solving?

Yes we should If we don't, then all the good quality puzzles will be solved before people see them. Moderators in general in fact should be banned from solving puzzles. Just to be clear, if the ...
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