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Get rid of the question ban on Meta; suspend actively harmful users manually

This user appears to have been question banned because of two unpopular Meta suggestions. (He says so in Chat) Look at the two contributions that appear to have gotten him banned. Like those of many ...
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The meta.stackexchange question 79453 should be moved to meta.stackoverflow

The question Revert tag synonym [mysqldb] -> [mysql] should be moved to https://meta.stackoverflow.com. I refer to the The future of meta.stackoverflow and meta.stackexchange, saying: [W]hich ...
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Revert tag synonym [mysqldb] -> [mysql] [closed]

mysqldb is currently a tag synonym for mysql and I think it shouldn't be Asking a question involving MySQLdb (while obviously it uses MySQL), is not quite the same as asking a question that is about ...
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Can moderators from other sites be differentiated here?

I am active mainly on Programmers now, but keep an eye out on meta and stackoverflow for questions about Programmers. Several times I have seen questions/answers from our moderators, but the only ...
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Community-led deletionism: a protocol for sanity

A couple of events in the past few days have caused me to reflect - yet again - on the direction we're headed with regard to deletion on Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange. First, a moderator on one ...
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Dedicated meta sites vs. Meta Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Each Stack Exchange site has its own, dedicated meta site. I just asked by myself, why not one meta site for all Stack Exchange sites? I suppose that many questions have cross site duplicates and for ...
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Stack Overflow is getting a Meta of its own

We've grown considerably as a network since the days of the original trilogy, when the prospect of growing into a network of over 100 thriving Q&A sites was a distant glimmer in a cloudy night sky....
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A more “meta” logo? [closed]

I think that the Meta logo does not reflect its "meta" nature. What about something like that instead: Or or, as suggested by random, something more ouroboros such as: Any other ideas?
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Line between meta.stackexchange, meta.stackoverflow and stackoverflow.blog

Recent Joel's post (or however you would like to call it) on MSO sparked up quite a bit of discussion about What does an immigration executive order have to do with Stack Overflow? And we have ...
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A Proposal for More Constructive Downvoting on Meta: Express Disagreement by Answering the Question

Downvoting legitimate questions on Meta because one disagrees with the question's premise has become a bit of a problem. Question bans on users asking legitimate questions are a real possibility. ...
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If MSE rep is used for voting, why is it tied to privileges?

I realize I am taking a risk by reopening what seems to be an old, hoary, and thorny discussion. However, it seems that in all the long discussions about Meta Stack Exchange reputation, what it means, ...
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What's the difference between meta.stackexchange and meta.stackoverflow? [duplicate]

What's the difference between meta.stackexchange and meta.stackoverflow? Help didn't help me out. https://meta.stackexchange.com/tags says: Questions specific to stackoverflow.com should now be ...
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Add escalation system to chat flags

The offensive/spam flags in chat are shown to every moderator from a parent site (on chat.stackexchange.com that is every SE 2.0 moderator, more than 200 right now) and 10k chat users as well. This is ...
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Is the “all-sites” tag necessary?

I see there are 52 questions tagged all-sites, which seems used for saying that the issue is for all the sites. Is there really any difference if the question is about two/three sites, or it is about ...
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Why do I see questions regarding other Stack Exchange sites on here? [duplicate]

From my understanding... doesn't every Stack Exchange site have its own meta? I sometimes see questions about other Stack Exchange sites. Is it because SO is one of the first ones? What exactly is the ...

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