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It looks like the Community Wiki checkbox is no longer appearing on the ask/edit question page, making it difficult to mark questions Community Wiki.

Where is it, and how is one supposed to mark a question as CW now?

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+1 Good question, I wondered about it myself no later than 3 minutes ago! =P Thanks for having asked. – Will Marcouiller Dec 8 '10 at 21:25
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We removed that option globally from all questions.

If it really needs to be wiki, flag it for moderator attention, it was causing confusion and pain.

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see also… which is a better statement of the reasoning behind the change IMO – Jeff Atwood Oct 14 '10 at 9:03
I can understand if novice users might be confused by it, but at least make it a privilege for high-rep users such as trusted-users. Sometimes a question will get closed as a regular question, but would work as CW. Flagging to have a mod convert it could work, but why bother a mod and add it to the back of the mod queue when it could simply be done by consensus just like other things such as close-votes or suggested-edits? – Synetech Dec 31 '13 at 4:41
Can users with 10k reputation also make a question a community wiki post? – John Apr 29 at 23:01

We have provided some additional guidance at the blog:

TL;DR version

Most of the time, you should be asking yourself “How can I improve this post so that community wiki isn’t needed?” Community wiki is like a cheese knife: it is a specialized tool to be used sparingly, and only in very specific circumstances.

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