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Updating links upon site migration of https://www.mat.univie.ac.at/~neum

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Should we test lowering the vote to close and reopen threshold?

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What happened with the experiment to lower the vote-to-close threshold?

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Testing 3-vote close and reopen

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Why was my question downvoted, and why won't people give advice when they downvote? [migrated]

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Can I ask for an example?

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How serial does serial upvoting need to be?

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(How) Should I move a question from Math SE to Physics SE?

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We shouldn't answer homework question directly, should we?

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Strange triple downvote on my (well-received) question

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Reopen question request that may be useful for a large public

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Why don't we allow check-my-work questions?

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Questions being responded to negatively

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Is sharing recreational physics models allowed?

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Why is this question closed? I am finding no satisfactory answers from the personal comment

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I am not a student and my questions are not "homework". I am a hobbyist. Do I need to tag these as homework questions?

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Education tag and questions on physics education

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Why was this question closed as a homework-like question?

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Is the purpose of physics.stackexchange to teach or to provide a stage?

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Why has my answer to whether the fine structure constant been deleted?

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Is there a way to easily/automatically merge the many Veritasium questions?

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Post flagged as duplicate, but I still don't know the answer to my question! [closed]

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How do I ask homework questions on Physics Stack Exchange?

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Where is a statement of the purpose of physics.stackexchange?

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Why am I being downvoted in various posts?

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Cite documents rather than linking only

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Rationale behind downvote button

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Why was a question manually removed from hot network questions?

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Data collection: When should (or shouldn't) we exclude questions from the Hot Network Questions list?

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How does community wiki get decided on?

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When might the elimination of an answer by back-spacing (rather than "deletion") be acceptable?

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Book recommendations: On-topic, on-topic but community wiki, or off-topic?

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Is Many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics considered non-mainstream on this site?

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Is a "how should these experimental results be interpreted?" question admissible?

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Should any check-my-work questions be made on topic?

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Should users answer questions that they think should be closed?

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Comments sent to chat and addition of a new comment after that

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I need to get a better idea about essential mathematical prerequisites for GR from a book. How can I improve the question?

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Why can't I write down tilde? Is there any MathJax syntax?

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