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

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Unable to suggest edits on meta sites with mobile app [duplicate]

When using the Stack Exchange iOS app, the edit button for suggesting edits appears to be missing when viewing posts from a per-site meta. App Version: 1.6.4 Device: iPad mini 2G (Wi-Fi) OS Version: ...
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Don't lock votes on Meta sites

When I talk about Meta here, I mean any meta but this one. I understand the Idea behind "Your vote is now locked in unless this answer is edited". However, I don't think this reason applies ...
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Is it acceptable to cross-post questions to site *metas*?

I recently posted this discussion on MSO when pursuing options for Directing Prior Art Searches from Ask Patents. After reviewing the newly added example prior art request, I'd essentially like to ...
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Google.ca sent me to the wrong URL for Android Enthusiasts Meta, so my browser gave the error: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

I found a bug. It's either Google Canada's fault or Stack Exchange's fault, or a combination. I'm not sure which. Steps to reproduce Do a Google Canada search for: [ android stack exchange questions ...
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Meta link on footer [closed]

I use Stack Overflow, Super User, Webmasters, etc. in the Stack Exchange network. I know that there are multiple meta sites like meta.stackoverflow.com, meta.superuser.com, etc. There are various ...
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Disappearing meta chatroom

(I previously asked this question at Mathematics Educators meta, where this answer suggested that I report it as a bug here on the main meta.) I regularly visit the Mathematics Educators chatrooms ...
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Meta sites infinite redirect loop

Since yesterday, meta.mathematica.stackexchange.com redirects to mathematica.meta.stackexchange.com. At the same time, my browser (Chrome) goes into a redirect loop, so I cannot visit the site. If I ...
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Do we want a data.meta.stackexchange.com?

Unfortunately, the data SE doesn't have any meta site. It could be a very useful feature, people could share their tips and experiences about the site.
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Untrusted connection when visiting per-site meta over SSL [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: In Firefox (with HTTPS Everywhere), visit a non-trilogy Stack Exchange site (for example, http://movies.stackexchange.com) Get redirected to the HTTPS version Click on meta link (...
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“New users” reputation tab should be removed (or at least changed) from per site metas

Per site metas don't have visible reputation for users. But the user list on the new users tab sorted by reputation contains users with no activity on meta. The top new user hasn't actually ...
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Read-only no-participation view to discourage meta effect

David Arenburg wrote in "Restrict up vote rights": I won't post examples because I don't want to create any Meta effects This refers to increased voting and other attention given to a post under ...
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I am suddenly locked out from all the meta sites

I have been active on various Stack Exchange sites for about a year and a half, that includes the meta sites. Suddenly, I cannot log into the the meta sites. When I go to one of them, I am not logged ...
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Is there even an automatic ban on meta?

Somewhere I heard the automatic question ban on Meta is set lower than on the main site. But looking at the profile of this user on SR.SE it looks like there is absolutely no automatic ban on meta. ...
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Link for search help via meta site ignores keyword

If you open the contact page via meta site, you can see a form with search box, e.g. in 3d printing meta: Searching for example for "privilege" gives you some results with a link at the end: ...
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What is the “Participation” user sort on Meta sites? [duplicate]

I notice that users on per-site metas are, by default, sorted by something called "participation". I would assume this to be Meta-pseudo-rep, but it seems that someone who has basically no Meta ...
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Are there best practices for individual sites to use their per-site-meta [faq] tag?

A question arose in Literature chat recently about the use of the meta FAQ tag, what goes in there, and how best to curate it. After looking into this, we realized that there doesn't really exist any ...
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I want to title this question “[tag] prohibition in titles on meta sites is inappropriate”, but I can't

If you start the title of a question with a construction like "[tag]", you get a red box telling you that: Title contains a [tag] prefix; please use the tag field to enter tags instead. And so, I ...
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Please disable “tag in title” warnings for meta sites [duplicate]

So I recently discovered that feature requests such as this and this have already been partially implemented. Any title beginning with a phrase in [square-brackets] will trigger a popup warning: ...
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Should we be retaining a user's opinion in meta if they delete their account?

As confirmed by Shog9, votes may be retained on the meta sites, if a user deletes their profile for that Stack Exchange site. This originates from another post, where a user has brought up various ...
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Should we be able to change our votes more freely on a meta site? [duplicate]

On a meta site, votes are intended to imply agreement with the question/answer. In contrast, votes are intended to imply quality, on the general site. Overall, when we cast a vote, we have a brief ...
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Inconsistency with link styles of suggested edits on main and meta sites

History of the suggested edits on main sites have same style for links to suggested edit itself and to post: On meta sites they differ:
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Wrong tooltip for greyed out edit link on locked meta post

When I was trying to edit a locked question on a per-site meta, I noticed the edit link is disabled, so I hovered over it, and was surprised to see the generic tooltip: Or in words: Suggested ...
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Broken “go get it” link for “Strunk & White” on meta sites

"go get it" link for "Strunk & White" badge on ruSO.meta refers to 404 page: Same on enSO Also redirect to 404, because not available/exist Loq Quality Queue
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How often is the meta participation ranking updated?

On per-site meta Users page, instead of reputation tab, there is a participation tab, e.g. on Meta Stack Overflow: How often is the list of users by meta participation refreshed? I'd assume every ...
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Should any Meta post that calls out a user by name be deleted, not just downvoted?

How can I report a specific bad user? suggests that calling out by name is, at the very least, discouraged. The context is when the Meta post reports "bad behavior" and suggest a ban for the user. I'...
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Related Meta discussions in the sidebar [duplicate]

Scenario: I see a dubious question A on basketweaving.SE, and I want to discuss its appropriateness. So I open a question B on meta.basketweaving.se. Of course question B will contain a link to ...
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Why can't unregistered users post on meta?

A particular user was trying to post a problem that he had about migration of questions, and it would seem that he is not able to login. Why is this so? The user in question has amassed closed to 1k ...
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Do you have to follow instructions on Meta but not the FAQ?

I asked this question, while it's not a great question, the FAQ didn't say anything about it. Then a user said that this topic is discussed on meta and topics like mine will be closed. I didn't read ...
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FAQ sidebar for per site metas

Meta Stack Exchange has a nice side bar over when you are on the main page (the one you hit when you go to the 'meta' link, not the 'questions' tab). It's great. You can see there is a 'faq' ...
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Signup button in “Thanks for the feedback!” dialog on meta.*.stackexchange.com redirect to the meta via HTTPS

Visit any question on http://meta.*.stackexchange.com/ without logged-in Upvote that, you will get "Thanks for the feedback!" dialog Click "Sign up using Email and Password" Then redirected to https://...
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Featured MSE posts are not listed in the sidebar of child Meta sites [duplicate]

Stack Overflow currently shows two featured posts in the sidebar under Featured on Meta: MSE: A proposed philosophy of question migration MSO: Documentation Update, September 29th Meta Stack ...
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Can I get Meta sites on my combined flair?

I have a good idea of what my top SE site is. I have a large base of answers, a few that are high-scoring, a lot of badges, and I'm a few answers away from have my first tag badge. I even have the ...
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I don't yet have my I Am Your Father hat [duplicate]

I posted to Mi Yodeya Meta 4 hours ago, and did not receive the badge on that site. Are there any hidden requirements for the badge (post a positively-scored answer?) that I need to fulfill?
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Do “positive contributions” to get out of question ban include contributions to Meta?

Help Center: The ban will be lifted automatically by the system when it determines that your positive contributions outweigh those questions which were poorly received. Does the "positive ...
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Silver badge on Meta [duplicate]

You get the 925 badge for getting a silver badge. Do you still get the badge of you got that silver badge on the Meta site for a particular SE site? N.B.: I am not talking about Meta.SE, I'm talking ...
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How can I move a post from Meta Stack Overflow to Meta Stack Exchange?

I already post some question on Meta Stack Overflow here and here, but I think this two question should be here on Meta Stack Exchange, because they are related to winterbash-2016. So how can I move ...
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Why are all “meta.sitenamehere.stackexchange.com” sites HTTP-only? [duplicate]

Why are all meta.sitenamehere.stackexchange.com sites HTTP-only? For example, https://unix.stackexchange.com/ supports HTTPS, but its meta site https://unix.meta.stackexchange.com/ does not support ...
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Why doesn't the default “off topic” close reason appear when you add a custom close reason?

I've added the following close reason to three of the four meta sites where I moderate: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances ...
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When someone ask how to behave in a situation, do we vote for the general problem or the specific case?

Meta often receives a lot of questions about "How should I behave when ....". Often those questions are just made by user asking how their own specific case should be handled, but many times those ...
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Could we allow child Meta questions to be closed as duplicates of Meta.SE ones?

Now that we have one central cross-network Meta, we have a core place where network-wide issues can be discussed. There are a lot of great frequently asked questions and answers here, ones that will ...
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Why does the 40 minute question limit apply to both main and meta sites? [duplicate]

I asked a question on Movies & TV about a series that did not have a tag yet. Not having the 300 rep to add a new tag, I posed the question with the closest tag I could find, and then went to ...
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In Linked/Related questions list mark the questions with a status tag (Meta sites only)

On meta sites (both per-site and MSE), I don't really care for accepted answer. What I do care about is the status of a bug report or feature request. Currently, the Related/Linked questions in the ...
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Top network posts and wrong community count shown on meta profile for hidden community

Cooking.SE is currently a hidden community for me; I hid the community from my profile a long time ago (probably at least a year ago). When I am logged out, my user profile on the main site correctly ...
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Provide a link to per-site Meta

The iOS app has no convenient way to get from a main site to its Meta. You have to go to the full site list and search for the specific Meta you want. Could a link be provided somewhere? My first ...
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Gold badge for meta participation

At the moment there's Quorum and Convention which encourage participation on meta and seem to be related (bronze / silver style.) However, there's no gold badge in this family - would this be a good ...
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Why can't mods undo a migration from main site X to Meta X?

I saw this question on Ask Ubuntu Meta "Firefox redirects askubuntu.com to google.com" which got migrated there from Ask Ubuntu by the community through the "belongs to another site" close votes. ...
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Should “discussion” tag gold badge holders be able to dupe-hammer questions on Meta? [duplicate]

This topic has been raised previously on individual site metas, but I observed it as an issue on main Meta as well. Ordinarily, holders of gold tag badges have the privilege of "dupe-hammer" (binding ...
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How should we deal with questions that seek to identify deleted users?

It’s happened occasionally that a new user will wonder about the identity of a deleted user, whether, on the main meta or on a per-site meta (or indeed on one of the non-meta sites). Often such ...
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Why the limit of only 1 post every 40 minutes on meta sites for trusted Stack Exchange contributors? [duplicate]

People like myself are Stack Exchange trusted users with thousands of reputation points and hundreds of badges. In other words, we've proven ourselves as people who are assets to Stack Exchange and ...
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Am I allowed to set Bounties on meta sites?

When I visit SE questions, I can see a "start a bounty" link, but I can't see it in meta sites? Am I not allowed to set bounty on meta (either here or on per-site metas)? Does it even make sense to do ...