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Is there a fake Stack Exchange sandbox site I can use for my students to practice posting and voting?

Possible duplicate of Can we get a Stack Exchange sandbox? I'd like to make an assignment for my students to login to a Stack Exchange site, ask a question and upvote a fellow student's question. ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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Is there any method to catch users who never select answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force Accepted Answers on Questions by Inactive Users Encourage users to select 'Accepted Answer' for old Questions Some users on Stack Overflow or Meta only ask ...
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What caused Community ♦ to reject this particular edit suggestion? [duplicate]

When does the Community♦ "user" reject suggested edits? What was bad about this particular suggested edit, please? https://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/258612
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Is it expected for reviewers to verify all information in a suggested edit?

Most of this is a copy from my meta post here at Open Source: I recently made a review that you can find here (Note that the "Emacs" spelling changes were made after I had done the review). Also ...
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How long does it typically take for an edit to be peer reviewed?

I'm an English teacher first (30 years' experience - 14 of them with scientists and engineers) and developer second, so I often find it relatively easy to grasp what a non-native speaker is trying to ...
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Should users be penalized for rejected suggested edits? [duplicate]

I have been paying more attention to the suggested edits pending approval area in my shiny new 10K tools, and I have noticed (just a few) very poor suggested edits. Reputation is a rough measure of ...
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How does editing affect reputation? [duplicate]

I've seen a few posts on the topic of "How to Increase Your Reputation" (e.g. Six simple tips to get Stack Overflow reputation fast), which say that editing is an important reputation-affecting ...
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Unable to suggest edits on a closed question

Backstory TL;DR: It was discovered on Gaming that I cannot suggest edits on a closed question. I can edit open posts and >2k rep users can edit the closed post. Is the fact that I am unable to ...
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Edit will be displayed after peer review

I made an edit to a question on Stack Overflow and it said my edit would be displayed after peer review. A few moments later it said the question was edit by so-and-so. I clicked to see and they had ...
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Is my reputation frozen? [duplicate]

Until this day, for each interaction with the SO Site, I received my reputation points at the same moment of the interaction. For example, when suggested edition was accepted, my reputation would ...
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Should this edit have been approved?

https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/1910225 Should something like this be approved?
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What should I do when a user repeatedly rejects or roll-backs valid edits to his/her post(s)?

I know the rules of editing your own posts but what should be done when a user consistently rejects and/or rolls-back a valid edit to their original version. I am curious after my experience with ...
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So is there absolutely zero place for poll questions on programmers/SO?

I wanted to start a poll wiki question so that people could vote on what they think the most useful Git aliases are. This is something immensely useful for Git newbies, and similar questions on other ...
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Why does editing other users' posts require lower reputation than commenting?

I'm a new SO member and I experienced this use case: sometimes there exists a good answer to a question, but the answer does contain some missing detail or inexact information. Having a low reputation,...

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