A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
Elections are held to choose moderators for Puzzling Stack Exchange
What is allowable or desirable in question titles.
For questions about the practice of answering one's own question: rules, etiquette, suggestions, and so on.
Markdown is a lightweight, plain-text, markup language. It is used across the entire Stack Exchange network for post formatting (Questions, answers, wikis, chat).
The reputation is a measurement of a user's contributions to the site, and the extent to which the community "trusts" that user with extra privileges.
Questions about Meta Puzzling
for questions on Meta that relate to a specific answer on Puzzling Stack Exchange.
Taking chunks from a source and letting no one know about it as you pass it off as your own.
A sandbox is a Q&A on Meta where you can test, e.g. ideas for new puzzles or features of the Stack Exchange system. This way, they don't cause any noise on the main site.
Questions about diamond (♦) moderators, their powers, and actions they have taken.
New users are those users who may be new to the Stack Exchange Q&A format, and generally have a low reputation score, which starts from 1 at the time of registration.
Badges are awarded to encourage and incentivize positive community actions within the site.
Indicates that the feature request will not be implemented, or that a bug will not be fixed at present time.
Indicates that the reported behavior is intentional and not subject to change
for general questions about users and user accounts.
For questions about the flagging process, how flags are handled, etc.
for questions specific to upvotes, the community's way of telling peers that their content was clear, helpful or interesting. Up-votes on the meta sites may have different meanings.
Requests to have a tag "burninated" (or deleted) from the system. Use in case of uncertainty when requesting discussion, or when the popularity of the tag makes manual retagging followed by automatic…
For questions about riddles on the main site.
A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag should be a synonym of which. Bidirectional synonyms and cycles are implicitly disallowed, so suggest wisely.
used when you want to ask if a type of question is on-topic for the site.
Voting to close is the process by which users can vote to close a question if it is off-topic or otherwise disallowed by the FAQ.
For questions about search and advanced search features.
General questions about questions that have been closed because they are off-topic or otherwise do not meet the criteria defined in the FAQ.
For questions about the behavior or usage of tags, which are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.
for questions about suspected user spam, the spam flag or combating spam as a community.
Test items in review queues that are designed to help new reviewers hone their moderation skills, while nudging more experienced users that don't seem to be paying close attention to what they're revi…
A "tag wiki" is an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people.
Questions may be protected by users with 15,000 reputation or by diamond moderators. Protected questions can only be answered by users with at least 10 reputation.
Unanswered questions are those questions which have no up-voted or accepted answers.
Questions about sizes and other quantities of Stack Exchange sites, e.g. number of questions, GB/day transferred, etc.
Peer voting on questions and answers gives users most of their reputation, and also usually controls how posts are sorted to the top.
Questions about the user profile page, which contains a list of all the questions, answers, and an audit trail of the user's activity on the site.