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

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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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Link to official SE response on [status-*]'d feature requests

Sometimes when poking around MSE (or any meta site, really), I'll come across an interesting feature-request, read through it, think it's a great idea, and notice that, oh hey, it's already been ...
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Is there an easy way to get here from the meta sites? [duplicate]

Some questions that address basically the software behind SE sites seem to appear sooner or later on every meta site. But they have already an answer here on META... Would it be possible to make the ...
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Why do some SE sites have a quorum badge on their meta page?

I'm thinking specifically of the great outdoors, where the meta page shows the quorum badge (and the similar convention badge.) Is this a bug or is there something I'm missing? I can't see any good ...
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Allow diamond moderators to create tag synonyms on their meta sites from the synonyms page?

Over on Robotics Meta, I have just tried to create a tag synonym of tags for tagging† since there seems to be some confusion as to which to use, and people end up adding both. † ...
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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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User deletions do not get reflected across the parent-meta relationship

A lot of things are carried across the parent-meta relationship for a user, but it appears that deletions do not. For example, if the parent account was deleted, you can still find the meta account by ...
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Show question suggestions of MetaSO on per-site-Metas [duplicate]

No, this is not a duplicate:I'm talking about all MSO questions in the suggested questions list, while @MadScientist wants to be able to view the faq posts on all per-site metas. That's a difference. ...
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Overflowing text in Hot Meta Posts box

I've noticed the text of the Hot Meta Posts box is not within its limits. I guess this would happen for any question with a word that's long enough:
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Should I vote to close discussion and feature-request questions that are about the same topic as duplicates?

Let’s say I have 2 questions with exactly the same topic, asked by 2 users. There is but one difference : The first one wants to discuss solutions (what can be done?) about the problem and only ...
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Reputation sync from main to meta is stalled

It appears that updating the reputation shown for users on per-site meta sites stopped working sometime yesterday. (I think I have it narrowed down to a span of a few hours.) Here are the data ...
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Notification of voting activity on MSO posts [duplicate]

I use notifications in the "recent achivements" toolbar dropdown more to see whether people are upvoting/downvoting me than to see how much rep I'm going to get out of it. Consequently, it's ...
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Should suspensions on parent sites follow through to meta sites?

If a user is suspended on the main site, should that suspension carry over to the meta site? For example, vgv8 is here asking about their suspension on SF and SU. These questions should be asked on ...
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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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What's happening with this users account links?

I was looking at a puzzle on the Puzzling riddle sandbox, and I clicked on the user. This what I clicked on: That brought me here: Note the rep difference. Then I clicked in 'Main user', and I got ...
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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 ...
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Unify the flag indicator and flag queue between meta and main sites [duplicate]

The flag queue on meta sites is separate from the flag queue on main sites. It's one more thing to check, and it's low-volume so there's no incentive to check it often because it would be empty most ...
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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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Revision history links for wikis/excerpts for standard tags on metas (status-*, bug, discussion, etc) result in 404 error

The history links for the "standard" tags that are present on all metas (the mandatory ones like discussion and the mod-only ones like featured) don't work unless the tag has been edited at least once ...
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Show Meta notifications on parent site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: More closely link the “meta-xyz” sites with the xyz sites. With all these wonderful new StackExchange sites, I find I'm not as vigilant about participating in Meta as I was ...
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Strange tag-related error message on visiting a per-site meta [duplicate]

I visited Beer, Wine, and Spirits Meta, from the supercollider, and got this cryptic error instead of a list of questions: Say what? I wasn't searching tags, as you can see from the URL. This ...
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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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Is it okay to edit by-design bug reports into support questions?

Lately, I've been seeing a lot of bug reports on different meta sites that were by design. Some of them did get the status-bydesign tag added to them. Many others got edited into support questions ...
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Reddit-like “contest mode” sorting option for meta threads

Reddit has a feature wherein moderators can set threads to be sorted in "contest mode". As the name suggests, it was originally designed for use with "contests", where the userbase is tasked with ...
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Reflect the specific of meta sites on meta site’s top banner [duplicate]

I take an Academia site for an example, but almost any other site is affected. To check the issue just open sites in browser private mode. I noticed that top banner of main and meta sites are the ...
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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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Should design/layout/css issues be brought up here or on per-site metas?

In the case of a bug that appears to be due to a CSS layout on a StackExchange site, should the issue be raised on that site's meta, or on Meta? I know there is a lot of consistency across the network,...
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Why is meta.unix.stackexchange.com not recognizing me as logged in when unix.stackexchange.com is?

I wanted to ask a question on Meta Unix & Linux (http://meta.unix.stackexchange.com). I'm logged in to Unix & Linux (http://unix.stackexchange.com), and it's showing just over 700 rep for me. ...
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No differentiation between main and meta sites on mobile web anymore

Previously, on mobile web, main sites had a blue bar and meta sites were dark. Now, though, they're both the same color:
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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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Convenient button to switch between main site and meta site on the Android app [duplicate]

Currently, to switch from a main site to its meta (and vice versa), one needs to search for the other site in the side bar. I think we can make the process more convenient of the switch button is ...
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Aren't the Mortarboard, Epic or Legendary badges useless on a Meta site? [duplicate]

The site I am most active is TeX.SX and its Meta site. As such, I can only assume that most of the rules there hold for general Meta sites as well, as there is no reputation gain (apart from Meta.SX ...
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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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Should questions about SE site features be moved from all other metas to SO meta? [duplicate]

I wonder if questions about a feature that any SE site has on other metas belong on the StackOverflow meta. For example, this question here: How to follow (or favourite) particular users? It's ...
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How do we (now) close meta questions that are no longer relevant?

On per-site metas we sometimes need to close the following two types of questions: The question was related to a project or contest with a particular duration, and that time has passed. The question ...
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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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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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Shouldn't Stack Overflow Careers have its own meta?

Almost every Stack Exchange site now has a meta. It seems that http://careers.stackoverflow.com should have one too. PS: I'd ask in it: Why not include other Stack Exchange sites like https://gamedev....
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How does SE creates and maintains the source code of another site of its network [duplicate]

How does it handle the same base code for all sites? How does SE deploys an upgrade through all its sites?
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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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Ability to move questions from per site Meta to MSE (this site)

I think there should be an option to move from a per site Meta of any Stack Exchange site, to the general meta Stack Exchange (this one).
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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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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.