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How do questions on the “Tour” page get chosen? [duplicate]

Every SE site has a tour page. This page exhibits various actual Q&A from the site. On Lifehacks.SE, the tour uses one of my questions. Was this manually selected by somebody on the SE Community ...
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SE engine won't let me choose example question for about page. Naughty engine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What determines the questions available for selection in the about-page? The SE engine won't let me choose the example question for Chemistry: I know my right. I'm a mod! ...
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What are the requirements for the example question in the site tour? [duplicate]

The site tour uses an example question to illustrate how sites work. By default, it is a question about preventing unicorns from eating daisies. I know that it's possible to change that question (...
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What are the exact criteria for the example question on /about? [duplicate]

Moderators can choose an example question for the about page of their site. But we can't choose from all the questions, but only from a limited subset. This leads to the following situation on ...
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What are the criteria for questions to appear in the list for choosing to use on tour page? [duplicate]

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/about/choose-question On this page there is a list of questions, from which moderators can choose one question to be shown on the /tour page. What are the ...
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We're rolling out a new “Quick Start” guide to help new users learn the basics

Here's the first one, on Ask Different. We've been working hard on ways to help improve the experience of new users, and one of the best ways to do that is to help teach them the basics about how our ...
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Allow mods to edit a section of the about page

The /about page is a great intro to the Stack Exchange model, but pretty useless as an introduction to the actual site you're on. This makes the page useless for all SE regulars, as there's usually ...
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Better about page example questions/answers/comments

First of all, I really like the new about pages for SE sites. I think they do a much better job of explaining to new users how things work. There is one thing I don't like. Some of the example ...
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Can the tour page be reformed and can moderators be allowed to fine-tune it?

Before anything, this should be made clear: I am not currently a moderator on any Stack Exchange sites; most of what I will be proposing here is based on statements I myself have read from moderators (...
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Two SEDE accounts; please fix and how do I avoid this?

I just found a use for Stack Exchange Data Explorer, so I created an account yesterday in order to favorite a query. Then I logged in (from a different computer) today, and now I have two accounts. ...
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Some problems with “about” pages

The accepted answer of the question on EE.SE is outscored 150% by another answer, making it a bad example for how the site works. The about page: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/about The ...