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What is a meta for?

A guest at my house over the weekend stood puzzled next to my driveway. "What is that for?" she asked, pointing to a framework of 2x4s and hardware cloth perched on an old tire amid piles of sand. "...
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What's with the censorship here on meta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What topics can be discussed here? I can understand that questions will be closed and/or edited here on meta and I'm fine with that. But recently there were two very active ...
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Why was a slew of questions recently deleted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What topics can be discussed here? I recently noticed quite a few recent "popular" questions were deleted. My question is why? 1 2 (linked to google cache) Why were these ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Deleted Meta Questions Archive

Some keep deleting questions with a lot of discussion, both relevant and/or historical, and we can't search on deleted questions. Some of them are locked so that they cannot be undeleted, so I'm ...
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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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Site autonomy and governance: community-driven democracy or benevolent dictatorship?

We need to talk. We need to talk about StackExchange sites: about their autonomy, about governance. We need to sift through all the analogies that have been thrown around (democracy, policemen, ...
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Great question got deleted [closed]

This is a cross-post from meta.programmers. I think the discussion also belongs here and to be honest, I’m really angry at the moment and I want this to get some attention. Executive summary: ...
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Should old questions that are no longer relevant be closed as too localized (meta)? [closed]

Meta is way more affected by time than the other sites. There are a lot of questions that are not useful anymore (example). Should we close them as too localized? It seems correct according to the ...
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Can more of the functionality of the old envelope be added to the new drop-down menu?

Buried deep in the now deleted Eeeek post, I had a well-hidden feature-request. Grace Note encouraged me to make it a real feature-request, so here it is. The new drop-down menu is nice, but some ...
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Please add a combined view of recent reputation changes and responses to the user profile

On the user profile, I would like to see a combined view of recent changes, e.g. in the form of a "Recent" tab page1. This would be a sort of aggregated "News stream" of the kind that most people are ...
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Why isn't the community FAQ more prominent?

The official FAQ for Stack Overflow, Server Fault, and Super User (should perhaps be renamed to include SE-2.0?) is quite informative, but there is no prominent link anywhere at parent sites. Why isn'...
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Please make the default view on the reputation page be a shorter period of time

The new reputation page has an interesting quirk that it allows spans much greater than the old 90 day limit we used to have. It also provides data in a slightly more condensed fashion, though equally ...