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I have recently encountered the same situation here, and a similar case on Chess Stack Exchange (where a user used 'he' to refer to a hypothetical character, and somebody suggested a gender-neutral version). The FAQ on pronouns mentions this answer, which gives some advice about using pronouns for hypothetical characters. In those situations, gender-neutral ...


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Using generic language and pronouns is fine and is encouraged both to refer to groups as well as to individuals when the gender of the person is not known. Using a so called neopronoun for someone who has not indicated a preference for it is akin to misgendering and should not be permitted.


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Only based on the title: Proper SE Site to ask about freelancing consideration (like best price suggestion, freelancer sites) No site within the SE network is suitable for that question. What you're asking is a recommendation question, looking for an off-site resource or more popular expressed: a shopping question. Those type of question are not a good ...


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I don't have 10k on Android.SE and can't comment on what happened on that edit, but generally speaking, those suggested edits stay in the queue. This SEDE query lists quite a few on Stack Overflow, e.g. this one where the timeline looks as follows: 2019-12-29 03:16:05Z: edit suggested 2019-12-29 04:20:17Z: question deleted by author 2019-12-29 04:49:31Z: ...


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From some snooping around, this bug only happens if the first editor of the tag wiki submitted a binding edit to make the wiki (or excerpt), not a suggested edit. As suggested edits are based on diffs, and you can't by definition have a diff if there is no prior revision, when a user without enough privileges submits a tag wiki or excerpt proposal, the ...


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