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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I noticed a link between meta sites and parent sites except for Stack Overflow, how so?

I noticed that there's a link (the reputation is the same) between meta sites and the corresponding Stack Exchange site. But, on Stack Overflow the meta site and the parent site have different ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the current role of the suggested edit review queue on the meta sites?

On the meta sites (including discuss.area51), <2k users can't suggest edits to posts. The edits of the 2k+ users happen without any review, as on the main sites. This results in the edit review ...
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Move child metas from meta.sitename.SE to sitename.SE/meta [closed]

Currently, every SE site has two domain names - one for the site itself (sitename.stackexchange.com) and one for its meta (meta.sitename.stackexchange.com). This makes it hard to improve HTTPS support ...
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Should we make it a general practice to cross-dupe or migrate all technical meta-questions to Meta SE? [duplicate]

On the various sites I participate in, I see many users asking technical questions about how SE itself works on the site-specific metas. The same question can be asked 60 times on various site-...
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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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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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Should Roomba have customized rules for meta websites? [duplicate]

Roomba, i.e. the system that takes care of automatically deleting supposedly low quality questions, is used in both main sites and meta sites. However, in meta sites, the voting system is different: ...
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Cannot access the per-site metas of only a few SE sites

I’m experiencing a very strange error these days; not sure if it started yesterday or two days ago. When trying to access the meta-sites of German, Travel, Anime & Manga and Academia. I get the ...
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Top voters tab is not working correctly on per-site metas

The top voters tab is not working correctly on per-site metas. If I am on a tab that is not all time voters, and I click to go to page 2, then it sends me to tab 2 of the all time voters. Example: Go ...
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Can we have the ability to undo up or downvotes on meta regardless of when you voted? [duplicate]

Can we make it so people can undo up or down votes regardless of time voted? I want this feature request only on the meta sites. Can we do this? If not, why? This would be helpful because sometimes ...
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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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Modify voting button alt text on Meta sites [duplicate]

We've had yet another person get confused by the nature of Meta voting. This guy proposed a pretty good idea, though... change the voting button alt text on Meta from the standard "shows research ...
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How did the community user gain rep? [duplicate]

I thought the community user was locked at one rep, but here, it says the community user had three rep on meta unix and linux. See this: Why is the community user locked at one reputation? There, the ...
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Request for Meta [closed]

In relation to other metas, this site should transform to "Stack Exchange Meta". This includes the following modifications: It should really be a meta. Now it really is a main. Posts move from Meta ...
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Are thankful announcements allowed in meta sites?

The SE network has a "protected question" feature that is justified by saying "this question is protected to avoid 'me too', 'thanks' and similar responses. It is perfectly understandable. It is ...
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Why are meta communities restricted by reputation per community?

I have enough reputation to open a meta question in one community, but I don't have enough reputation to open a meta question in a different community. I thought the point of requiring some ...
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Suspension reason shows on main, but not on meta

I recently discovered that there was a high-rep user suspended on Arqade, so that they could calm down a bit. When I was looking at their profile, I noticed that the suspension reason was shown on ...
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Include the child metas of closed sites in their data dump

When a site fails, its questions and answers (plus some other data) are shoved into a data dump, which is attached to the Area 51 proposal. The associated child meta site, however, is not included (...
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Moderators recording themselves as absent/inactive should work for main site and Meta simultaneously

A moderator on a Stack Exchange site can record themselves as absent or inactive. Currently the status changes independently for each main site and the corresponding Meta. I, myself, had taken a ...
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How to indicate “useful” vs “agree/disagree” on site metas?

This problem just came up on a site meta: A user commented on a question, I can't decide whether to upvote because this is a good topic or downvote because I [disagree with the proposal]. So, ...
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Mobile web: from a user's profile page, how do I navigate between main and meta profiles?

I was browsing a main site and saw a post from a particular user. Hey, I wondered, whatever happened to that question this user asked on meta a few months ago? On the desktop site that'd be no ...
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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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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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SE employee appearing on the mod list on every per-site meta

Similar to this question, but not a duplicate: this is a new issue. Laura, a "product manager at Stack Overflow", has appeared on the moderator lists on various per-site metas: meta SFF meta M&...
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Which per-site-metas are offered in the chat-room creation dialogue? [duplicate]

Chat rooms can be associated with meta sites, as discussed, for example, here: Why can meta sites be parents of chatrooms? (In this post you can notice that there were some recent changes concerning ...
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Double account section on the active section of the profile of per-site meta

I found a weird bug: The account section shows up twice on he active section of the the profile page of a per-site meta. I checked three sites: Math (graduated), Puzzling (public beta), and Language ...
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Are general tag discussion threads ever useful?

I've seen “tag spring cleaning” meta threads on many sites, where people are invited to raise problematic tags, one tag per answer. They usually end up in a mess: after the first few, nobody pays ...
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Disable “Are you sure you want to answer your question?” popup on meta discussions

When you answer your own question on a per-site meta, the following popup appears if you have low reputation (not sure how much): Note how the post is tagged discussion. The main reason why many ...
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Create automatic tag wikis for the automatic tags on per-site metas [duplicate]

In an answer to Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas?, I received a list of 53 tags, plus required and moderator-only tags, which are automatically added to every per-site meta when ...
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Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas? [duplicate]

The four necessary tags (discussion, feature-request, bug, support), plus the various moderator-only tags (featured, faq, status-completed et al), are presumably automatically included as tags on ...
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Why can meta sites be parents of chatrooms?

Not sure if it counts as a bug or not, but some per-site metas can be the parent sites of chatrooms. This room is a living example, where the parent site is MathOverflow meta. Here is a beautiful ...
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/help/whats-meta should link to meta.site[.stackexchange].com/search, not to site[.stackexchange].com/search

On [I suppose] all sites' /help/whats-meta (but Meta.SE's): Please look around to see if your question has been asked before, and avoid asking questions that have nothing to do with [site] or the ...
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Make flags from child meta sites appear in the main site's menu and vice versa [duplicate]

Flags on child meta sites are only shown to the site's mods when they visit meta. On sites whose metas are not very active, this means that it could be several days before a mod notices the flag. ...
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Bug when mod migrating - very easy to migrate to a site's Meta instead of main site

Somewhat related: Improvements to the mod-only migrate tool Mods have the ability to migrate to any site on the Closing > Off-Topic > Migration page using a text box to select a site. This list ...
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Remove precognitive & beta badges on meta [duplicate]

"Quorum" and "Convention" participation badges are listed on non-meta sites but not on the meta sites, sensibly (they are for participation on meta). "Precognitive" and "beta" should also be not ...