DucatiKiller
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Why are we so mean to new users?
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I can't agree with you more I think in general many of us have worked very hard to welcome new users and show patience regarding their first few questions. Make some good edits for them. Using a ...

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Congratulations to DucatiKiller for reaching 20k Points!
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Thanks guys. The site has given back a lot to me so it's definitely a two way street. Good peeps here and lots of knowledge. I've learned quite a bit about the 4 wheelers here. What are those ...

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Ok when are we going to graduate?
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Great Question There has been talk that we need to have a big enough active user base to support an election. They have stated this in chat as well. The discussion really began on December 30th, ...

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How can we increase the number of eligible voters?
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I haven't even been here a year. So I don't feel I've necessarily earned the privilege to really put a stake in the ground. I've seen a timeslice of this sites growth. I will say that I am, at this ...

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At what point is it 'too late' to provide an answer to an old question?
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There are two badges for answering old questions. The first is Necromancer, a silver badge. Answer a question more than 60 days later with score of 5 or more. This badge can be awarded multiple ...

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Can we change the grey banner on the main site?
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The banner is slated for change as is the entire design of the site. Currently, we still have the beta banner. I totally agree with you, very bland, very blah. The designers within SE have us on ...

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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
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I have occasionally seen a user with a high network-wide rep (ie has a lot of positive interaction on other SE sites) cause a lot of friction on a site they have recently joined by insisting that "the ...

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Congrats to Zaid for Making 10K
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Congrats Zaid. Your mother and I are both very proud of you! Love your next level answers and attention to detail. Also, thanks for being a source and let me pest you about everything all the time. ...

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Why I think this site won't succeed
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I have a tendency to feel similarly regarding questions related to various cars or other vehicles. how can you identify a real Shelby Cobra from a replica, and what are visible differences between ...

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Animated Gif's for user content
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5 votes

Yes You can put animated gif's in your post and they will function normally

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Can we find a way to identify brand specific expertise?
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I really like your question. There are some mechanisms built into the SE framework that @paulster2 mentioned that I would like to clarify. There are badges that reflect disciplines. They are based ...

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Congrats to Brian Knoblauch for reaching 9k points!
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Congratulations Brian, That's a good chunk of rep. Haven't seen you around much but clearly you've cranked out some answers over the years. Hope to see you in chat sometime. Congrats, ...

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Why is my avatar failing to display on 10/27/2016?
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Imgur SSL Certificates are failing There is an issue with Imgur that displays many of the images on SE. SE Admins are currently working with Imgur to resolve this issue. Imgur uses these SSL ...

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What makes mechanics.SE so special?
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I really don't know where to begin...there's so much I really like the giving. People here tend to be givers. There's less 'show you how smart I am' here than on some of the other sites. It's ...

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Are manufacturer tags (i.e. "honda") given special meaning on this site? And is that unique to this SE site?
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There are no preferences or weights on manufacturer tags. Here's some tag info. All tags are treated the same Tags can have articles about the tag associated with them. Here's the 'info' tab for ...

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How To Find the Site Statistics
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I believe you can access some data without 5000 Rep. You'll find out real quick once you go there. Here is the location for the data explorer. Stack Exchange Data Explorer I do not believe there ...

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Do questions about vehicles security belong here?
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Yes they do but.... I'm reluctant to get too detailed. I feel like we get trolled by theives from time to time trying to find ways to defeat security systems. I'm reluctant to give full details ...

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Need suggestions for an April Challenge!
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3 votes

I think that some challenges may be able to be reused but it would cooler if we had something that was fresh. Suggested Challenges Since I'm vote freak I would like to see challenges that get people ...

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Should each question be required to post a code as part of the FAQ?
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I think if it was mandatory to post a code we would see the Questions Per Day number fall off the edge of the table and go to nearly zero. OP's frequently don't even know what a code is until you ...

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New tags for MGs please
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Tags are words you associate with a question. Look at the bottom of the questions and you will see tags. You can add tags at the time you ask a question or afterword. You can add tags to other ...

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What are the specific guidelines in this forum for automotive marketing / sales content?
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RAV4 Question I see Is RAV4 SE higher trim than RAV4 XLE? as on topic question. The OP was asking about trim levels. Certainly they seem to be engaged in shopping BUT the question was very specific ...

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Congratulatory Messages
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I like the logic, it's a bit more refined. I'm stewing on the single question as a placeholder and thinking people wouldn't see add on 'answers' for individual congratulatory messages. Nick C makes ...

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Quick Notes on the Stack Exchange
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There is an answer caching feature on the site. If you start a question and don't post it and wander off, when you come back to answer your text should be in the answer box. Don't know how long the ...

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Test Question Experimental Sandbox
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multimeter href="https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/users/3276/mikey">Mikey 72 total votes, 14 question votes, 6 answers, 820 views The really really big mountain - James 21 total votes, 8 ...

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Where could we talk about doing a real live meet at an event? Is this the right forum?
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1 votes

This part of the site is for what you are talking about as well as everything else. Propose away!

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Why was this edit approved?
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Community is a bot and has a 'mind' of it's own. It does exhibit interesting behavior. I wish we could ask it why. Perhaps asking in SO Meta may yield a more educated response from the dev team.

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Large number of head gasket questions
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Attempting to put together some questions and answers I agree with you that the head gasket questions become a little redundant. I think the real challenge is assisting the OP with troubleshooting ...

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How would a "Live" event on chat work out?
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It's an interesting idea There are many live events but the timing of them would potentially exclude some users located in particular points on the globe depending on the location and timing of the ...

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Community Wiki or Canonical dup for no heat
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As Zaid eluded to. I believe that while in principle this is a very good idea, it only really applies to a baseline of troubleshooting to generalize possible issues. It DOES NOT address the nuances ...

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Should questions about flat rate time be off-topic?
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Understanding that we are creating tags for models and nudging questioners for information such as year/make/model, answering questions related to book time for particular tasks on their vehicle are ...

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