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Questions tagged [welcoming]

For question about the Welcome Wagon, started at 2018.

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Is this year April fool joke really welcoming? Are we joking about technology or people?

I think by now almost everyone using the site has already seen the fake "90's style" redesign that was created as an April Fool joke. Many words were already spent discussing about it. From people ...
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If 95%+ of comments have been rated as “fine”, does the site deserve its reputation of “unwelcoming”? Do we still need to focus on it?

Quick review There's been much ado over the last 5 years ago about the SE network being "unwelcoming". From the summer of love to the code of conduct, from the welcome wagon to the instantaneous ...
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Is a “recap” or “effects so far” of the welcome wagon coming?

In the last couple of months Stack Exchange has undertaken significant effort to make the network more welcoming. From a regular user's perspective, we can only see the internal consequences and ...
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Please host the Stack Overflow Comment Evaluator 5000™ under Stack Overflow domain

Received this email: Link sent me to https://false-mammal.glitch.me/ If this is truly your research then please put it under the SO domain. Otherwise it looks like a phishing attack and may cause ...
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Let's use the Snark Detector to actually find out if the Contributor Indicator is having any effect where we want it to

Background Regarding the need for persistence of the New Contributor Indicator, Animuson pointed out, there are some particular "users who definitely should be seeing it" (Emphasis in original). I ...
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Are we creating divisions in our quest to make new users welcome?

One of the more frequent accusations that get leveled against long-time users of various sites is that we treat new user questions differently. That we downvote and close vote them maliciously, to "...
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How were the comments selected for the Comment Evaluator 5000?

We've got an analysis of 3,992 comments. How were these selected? Right now, it's not very clear at all how this entire process worked, other than comments were served up, rated, and recorded. Some ...
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Can we get a comparison of new user comments?

So. We just got another welcoming blog post. Leaving aside analysis of it, I think it's missing a critical piece of information. We've got a tiny subset of comments that were used to compile this ...