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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as [memes], which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral&...
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Updating the Hot Network Questions List - now with a bit more network and a little less "hotness"!

Some of you may have noticed that we've been making some changes to the Hot Network Questions on the back end over the last week or so. I'm here announcing our first round of changes to how the HNQ ...
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Why do you stay?

As I read about the Monica controversy, part of me feels very disheartened. Clearly this community means something to people, the passion in the words I read affirms that for me. At the same time ...
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Magic wand time - what does your community need?

Continuing in my series of questions to you: Last week, I heard some great origin stories. This week, I’d like to refocus a bit on what could be better (in your view). I’m very curious about whether ...
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What should we be looking to change and what is inviolable?

Updated note (with the original post still below the line)- Thank you, very much, for the time you've spent answering these questions. I learned a ton. In fact, as I've hinted below, I'd like to do ...
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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean ...
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Eeeek! Where did the reputation graph go? [closed]

The reputation graph no longer shows up on my profile when I click on the reputation tab. Is it gone now (like the mail icon)? Or has it been moved somewhere else? I do like the more detailed ...
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What purpose does Meta Stack Exchange serve for *you*?

Note: I am aware that this is the epitome of an opinion-based question. I am explicitly asking for people's personal opinions. Bearing in mind that this is meta and it works differently from a regular ...
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Suggested edit by Anonymous

From time to time, I see edits like this one made by anonymous users here on Meta Stack Exchange. I know that these edits are actually made by logged-out users or even users without an account. But ...
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The Community Teams @ Stack Exchange and how we work together

I wanted to share with you about who the people that work on our Community are, and how we are organized. For context, I (Teresa Dietrich) am the head of Product, Community, Design and Engineering, a ...
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Custom 404 pages are gone :-(

I just realised thanks to DavidW that all sites have just lost their custom 404 pages, see here for example: They're the same across the entire network now, without the fun site customisations. Only ...
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Hat Dash Strategy and Mechanics 🏃‍♂️🦄🎩

Accessing Hat Dash The Hat Dash game can be accessed two ways: Controls To jump, press space or ↑. If your device has touch controls, you can press the touchscreen to jump. To duck, press ↓. This ...
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The 2021 Community-a-thon has begun!

Today is the first day of the 2021 Stack Exchange Community-a-thon event (the event will continue for the next four weeks). The Community-a-thon is an event for staff of Stack Overflow where employees ...
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What is the appropriate site for asking questions related to electronic parts and manufacturers? [duplicate]

I've a DIP I scavenged from a old receiver but I cannot find a datasheet that's why I've to ask a question about its manufacturer but I don't know on which site I should ask the question. I've tried ...