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Questions about the meta site that every Stack Exchange site has (also called 'child metas').

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What happens to NAA flag on a local meta?

As far as I can tell, when an answer on a main site is flagged as "not an answer" it enters the low quality posts review queue.1 What happens on per-site metas? On meta sites the only review queues ...
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Deleting suggestions posted as answers when they are implemented: Is this problematic?

On Meta Stack Overflow en Español we have some practices that I would like to know if there other child Metas that use them, but particularly if those practices could eventually become problematic. ...
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When to post on Stack Exchange meta, when to post on [site] meta [duplicate]

After browsing some questions here some of them are site specific. Should they be posted here or on that site's meta? If you post it here the question could get more attention from a wider audience ...
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When can I edit on meta?

On per-site metas, low-rep users cannot suggest edits. Are there any other differences in the rules on editing posts on per-site metas or MSE?
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Why do site meta questions get posted on Twitter?

I follow the Twitter accounts of the sites where I moderate. Over the weekend I noticed that they were Tweeting meta questions. These questions were really esoteric questions that only someone very ...
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Does the RemoveDeadQuestions directive apply to meta?

Under the RemoveDeadQuestions directive, any unanswered questions with a score less than 0 get automatically deleted by the Community ♦ user. The RemoveAbandonedQuestions does not run on meta, but ...
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Quotation of code on meta sites differs from the main ones

When I add code in quote on main sites it looks fine: But if I do same on meta, result is significantly differs: As you can see, only the text is highlighted, not the whole line. Pictures ...
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Why are there so many meta questions on Meta Stack Overflow that belong here?

I've noticed that on Meta Stack Overflow, there are lots of questions that should be here on Meta Stack Exchange instead. Why is this?
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User has 1 reputation on Interpersonal.SE but 189 on Interpersonal.meta [duplicate]

I was looking at the list of new meta members for IPS.SE and I came across a user UID #22035 looking at the profile you can see their reputation is exactly 189. But, if we go their main profile here ...
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Reputation shown for meta sites in site list dropdown is incorrect [duplicate]

I noticed that the reputation shown for meta sites in the site list dropdown differs rather greatly from the main site reputation: For example, there's a gap of ~2k on AU and AU meta (~1.5%), ~600 on ...
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Users with only the association bonus can answer protected questions on per-site metas

A user on Photography has only 103 rep, and has the association bonus rights. So their rep without the association bonus is 3. Yet they were able to post this answer to a protected question on the ...
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How is consensus determined on Meta sites?

On our main sites "the best answer" is somewhat fluidly defined as the superposition of the highest voted answer and the accepted answer. Truth be told, the system is rather insistent on allowing ...
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Allow suggested edits on site metas and show them in the main site queue

Suggested edits are disabled on per-site metas, which means that only users with full edit privileges (>2k rep on graduated sites or >1000 rep on public betas) can edit posts on a site meta. This has ...
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Strange padding around reputation on Meta profile page

The way reputation is displayed in a user's profile page on meta sites is a bit off. There's a gray padding around it: which is not visible on the main site: The 'top x%' label being so close to it ...
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Add a magic “question sandbox” tag for question sandboxes on per-site metas

The trend of having a question "sandbox" on a per-site meta so that users new to the site (or not) can post a draft of their intended question as an answer, and have it reviewed by site regulars ...
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Link to parent site on the sidebar for per-site-metas

In my opinion, the sidebar in the new theme is helpful but underused. The sidebar could be helpful, but it has too few useful links, which makes it a waste of space. One possible use of all of this ...
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Meta Stack Overflow needs a Meta Meta Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Meta Stack Overflow has gotten a bit (well, not just a bit) out of hand, what with all of the ponies, the perfect freehand circle obsessions, the parakeets, the haikus, the ponies, the circle and the ...
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How does a site initiate a request for having review audits?

This is a follow-up question to Which sites currently have review-audits? Not every site has review audits active. So, how does a site go about requesting to have review audits initiated? Is there ...
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No election/appointed date on moderators page on meta sites

I noticed that moderators page on per-site metas doesn’t have elected/appointed date. E.g. on ELL site: Main: Meta: This looks buggy for me. If it’s intentional I would like to see an ...
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Is the [feature-request] tag being misapplied in lieu of [support]?

Recently, I've been working my way through child-metas on the SE 2.0 sites (I've been cycling through old support, bug, and feature requests) and noticed an odd pattern. Many users ask a question ...
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What is the “best way” to keep selected discussions on all meta sites synchronized?

Tl;Dr There is an announcement about the new communication processes between international communities and Stack Exchange Inc. One of the processes is to keep the relevant posts on meta sites ...
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How about having “Frequently Asked” at right panel on child metas also?

On the home page of Meta Stack Exchange, the list of FAQ are displayed at the right panel: How about applying the similar feature on child metas who are having faq? I mean listing those questions ...
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What is the difference between “only applicable to one specific site” and “a general question stems from a specific example”?

The reason I ask Would adding more examples to a post be acceptable? in the mother meta instead of the child meta is because I think it's applicable to other sites as well. So what is the difference ...
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A way for “new users” to ask about their post specifically

We currently require that new users have 5+ reputation to participate in meta support discussions (bugs, feedback, governance, etc). This is primarily because the use case for meta is not ...
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How to find meta from the main site? [duplicate]

Say I want to find meta stackexchange. Is there any conspicuous link from main site to it's meta? Is there such feature already? I usually found that on google.
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I cannot load the PPCG meta

When I try to go to https://codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com/, I get an error just like this: I'm not sure what the problem is and i'm pretty sure this is a bug This has been happening since last ...
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How do per-site Metas differ from Meta Stack Exchange, and where should I go to ask my question?

How do per-site metas, such as Meta Writers Stack Exchange or Meta Stack Overflow differ from the general Meta Stack Exchange? Where should I go to ask my question? Return to FAQ index
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Can't post bounty on a per-site child meta

I found this post, which shows when this Meta gained the ability to post bounties. However, this doesn't work on per-child meta sites. I realise there's a problem in that rep is copied from the main ...
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The site description in the hero header is wrong for Meta sites

The hero header contains the same description for the Main and Meta sites. Here's the one for MSO: Meta Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast ...
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Update the “new contributor” indicator on meta to say “new contributor to meta”

Earlier today I saw the New Contributor indicator attached to a user who had 2,700 reputation and had been a member of the site for over 2 years. When I went to leave a comment, I saw a banner of “(...
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What is the meaning of accepting an answer (esp. less upvoted) in the child meta sites? [duplicate]

In child meta-s, we often try to get community consensus about certain policy or rule by asking a question. But let's say that, the OP (which can be a Mod also) accepts an answer which satisfies ...
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Alignment issue in the Tags page - Legend tags section

In the bottom of the Tags page, the Legend tags section is not aligned with the pagination section. The issue exists in all per-site-meta. Screenshot for reference: There is an issue in the #...
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Horizontal scroll bar visible when hovering on the faq tag in MSE and per-site meta

In the MSE and per-site meta (communities which you were already joined) main page, the faq tag is in the right hand side bottom of the screen. When hovering on the tag, there is a horizontal scroll ...
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Add migration path to Mother Meta for per-site metas

There are multiple questions, feature-requests specifically, on per-site metas that affect the whole network. Migrating these questions here would make it seen by a larger community, likely bring it ...
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What happens to new users with less than 5 rep when their questions are migrated to meta?

Yesterday on Retrocomputing a new user asked a question which I believed was off-topic on main but on-topic for Meta. I voted to migrate the question, and a few hours later it was moved by a ...
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Upper case in tips

Please approve the same rules of writing titles in tips on "Русский язык" Meta as they are on the main site. In Russian, only the first letter in a title is capitalized. Correct: Incorrect:
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Asking a question pertaining to another SE site that doesn't have meta [duplicate]

There is a question that I would like to ask pertaining to another SE site (mechanics namely, and a burninate request in particular), but I have been unable to find a meta site for this (like meta.se ...
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How do users navigate to Meta?

How do you expect users to: Know that a site's meta-site exists (and what it's for)? Find the hyperlink to the meta-site? I know it exists, of course, and how to get there; I'm wondering how (or ...
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How to hide “HOT META POSTS” on the sidebar

How do I hide just the "HOT META POSTS". I don't intend to engage much in the moderation of Stack Exchange sites, so most of the content is irrelevant to me, how do I hide it? I looked into just ...
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Help specific to child meta sites should be more easily discovered

I recently spent about half an hour trying to determine why I wasn't getting reputation for an upvoted question I asked on a child meta site. Let me give a bit of background. I posted a question to ...
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Tag excerpts from 'obligatory' tags on per-site metas do not appear in the 'all tags' page? [duplicate]

Tag excerpts from 'obligatory' tags (e.g. discussion) and 'moderation' tags (e.g. status-completed) on per-site metas do not appear in the all tags page. However, in Meta Stack Exchange they do (see ...
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Why don't I get reputation points on this meta site? I do get it on Meta Stack Overflow [closed]

I've over 500 reputation points on stackoverflow.com, and I joined meta.stackoverflow. I got the 100 reputation point association bonus. When I ask a question in meta.stackoverflow, and my question is ...
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The initial default version of the tag-excerpt not shown on the tags page

When looking at the tags on Physics Meta, I've noticed that many tags do not have the tag-excerpt. To my surprise, after I clicked on some of them I found out that they have a tag-info. (In fact, it ...
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When an account is deleted, don't auto delete its negatively scored posts on the meta site

Meta is different. Negatively scored questions are not always bad questions, and sometimes they have merit and draw good answers, especially discussions. When an account (in the main site) is deleted,...
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The imported tag-info for default tags is ignored in revision history

There are several default tags which are automatically imported to all metas. (See also here.) It seems that some of them have been also imported with the tag-info. By looking at metas of some ...
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Should (interesting-tags) be among default tags?

The tag interesting-tags is one of the default tags which are automatically imported to a local meta when a new site is created. (And cannot be removed, even if they are not used in any questions.) ...
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Feedback link on Meta Stack Exchange should be removed

Feedback link in the footer of MSE refers to the same page, i.e. to MSE itself. Other sites have such link only for main versions, but not for the per-site metas. I think this link should be ...
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The black hole known as Meta Stack Apps

Firstly, there isn't a Meta for Stack Apps. However, Stack Apps' help centre seems to disagree: Meta Stack Apps is the part of the site where users discuss the workings and policies of Stack Apps ...
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Is it better to use a dupe target that has an answer?

This is an issue only for meta, as a question without an answer can be used as a dupe target on meta, not on the main sites. Changes to "close as duplicate" (part deux) (thanks to Laurel for ...
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Is it possible to get the main site activity and meta activity together in one SEDE query?

What I wish to obtain is a neat table displaying these columns from left to right - "User Name", "Reputation", "Main site posts count", "Meta site posts count". The problem here is that SEDE won't (...