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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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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?

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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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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Can we have the tag **maths** as a synonym for *math* please

Or better yet, make math and maths both synonyms of mathematics, that way, everyone is happy and neither way of spelling is shown favoritism.
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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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We should have MathJax. What should the escape sequence be?

All right, it's time for everyone's favorite post: the list of posts that would benefit from MathJax! The Stack Exchange team looks for posts that would benefit by having MathJax (they want to make ...
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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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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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Difficulty rating on questions

And who's supposed to judge the "difficulty rating" of a puzzle? If it's the original poster of the question, that's almost certainly going to be subject to lots of bias. "Oh, I don't want beginners ...
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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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How can I make a truth table?

Yes, tables are possible with MathJax. Here's an example, taken from Mathematics.SE: $$ \begin{array}{c|lcr} n & \text{Left} & \text{Center} & \text{Right} \\ \hline 1 & 0.24 & 1 &...
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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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We should have MathJax. What should the escape sequence be?

Yes And, the default escape-sequence for MathJax on SE is to use a $, like $log(n)$ .... Should this be changed (like it is on ...
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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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Click to edit tags

This is a privilege unlocked at 10000 reputation for graduated sites (2000 in public beta, 1000 in private beta). It has absolutely nothing to do with math.SE or specific sites. (Here have linky)
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Up/Down Voters' Remorse

I thought a lot about this and I came up with a few ideas I thought I'd bring forth; your reasons are: A better post (post B) has come since I voted (on post A) and it makes my vote on post A totally ...
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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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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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