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The Q&A format we use for meta support plays a lot of roles it wasn't really designed to handle seamlessly, but we've mixed and reused these tools to get a lot of functionality out of this site. In this case, the post wasn't so much a "question", but an announcement informing folks of the agreement reached. The Q&A format allowed folks to react and ...


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I will leave the judgement to the public and especially MathSE users. I think this literally spells out why the post was meant to be deleted. "To the public" - meta is not a place for trial by public opinion. "especially MathSE users" is why that question's topic is only applicable to one specific site in the Stack Exchange Network. I was quite frankly ...


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Rant: what kind of "rant" does one see here?! That is the essential point: this seems to be a very complicated story, and the author of the question only gave their interpretation of it. Whilst using strong language to denote the other side (for a serious contributor, the term troll is a real insult). This becomes painstakingly obvious when reading the ...


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What did I do so wrong that a moderator need to delete this post on meta? This is Meta; even if the question is closed, people are likely to discuss at length in comments. Just closing and comment-locking it might not suffice. Furthermore, suspension details usually aren't discussed in public and this should not be an exception. I'll give you credit that ...


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One reason might be that there's a very good chance there will be no Winter Bash 2020. A staff member has stated: Chances are good we won't be doing hats next year, but finding something brand new to do. We wanted to do that this year, but wouldn't have been able to pull it off. Hats have just gotten too overdone and repetitive. – animuson♦ Dec 11 '19 at ...


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The help center posts "What topics can I ask about here" should help you judge whether a question is on topic for a given SE site. Look at those rather than looking at the available tags. Biology.SE topics Your question could be on topic for Biology.SE if it is written to focus on biological concepts or drug mechanisms MedicalScience.SE topics ...


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