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Why we should not discuss new theories? [duplicate]

I heard recently that we should not discuss new theories here. Why we should not discuss new theories when they are very closely resembling the existing accepted theories but with slight modification. ...
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The mainstream-physics close reason has a link to meta with the user ID of a moderator. Can it be removed?

Basically, what it says on the tin. The mainstream-physics closure dialog, which is accessible on the closure dialog as well as on closed questions (example), contains a link to the mainstream-physics ...
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Would having a second set of tags relating to the nature of the question make sense?

Yesterday I asked a question which was based on a conceptual confusion, as was revealed by the excellent answers I received. It made me think that it would be nice if that fact was visible straight ...
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Why has this question been put on hold?

I have a question about my Physics Stack Exchange post: What is wrong about the following reasoning concerning hypersphere cosmology? I was wondering why it is put on hold. It is honestly not clear ...
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Question about flagging policies

I am wondering as to the exact policy of flagging answers. I have flagged answers which promote non mainstream science four times. Of these four times, the first three times the flag was accepted. ...
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Can I State a Thought About Physics and Ask for Comments

I have what I think is an insight, based on a set theoretic analysis of the Riemann integral, regarding whether or not there are any physical variables that really are continuous, vs. discrete. For ...
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Fast successive upvotes and downvotes: Is critical thinking forbidden here? [closed]

There is recently an odd reaction to my questions/answers. I see when somebody dislikes any, it is straightforwardly downvoted $-$ probably by somebody else. Or, when I ask a challenging question, in ...
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Deleted comment

My comment got deleted in the topic Aspiring scientist. It got deleted - fine. But I don't see who did it? Is it normal here, is it norm? I would like to be aware of moderators who do that without ...
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How about common edit summaries and common comments?

On Wiki Pedia, for example, when you make an edit (to the source) , there is a box called "Common edit summaries." And also minor edit summaries. So that many common edits can be given quick ...
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Is there a StackExchange place where I can ask questions about non-mainstream physics?

I have some ideas about sub-quarks and sub-leptons and the structure of them. I can't ask this question on the PhysicsStackExchange place because the only questions you can ask there are about ...
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Where can closed and deleted questions and comments be searched for - and how can deletion be appealed? [duplicate]

I have a question that was deleted and some closed when I was just getting started as an author (again here after many years). I did not think the closure and deletion was fair, but I had no ...
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What are the criteria for journals being “reputable” hence mainstream physics?

"Mainstream" physics is a requirement of the Physics SE site and the definition of "mainstream" is in terms of "reputable" journals. There are a lot of journals that cover or intersect with physics. ...
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Can we allow non-mainstream questions? [duplicate]

I recently asked a question about a theory proposed by someone I know. It is not a scientifically known one, but it is not so obviously true or false that one can avoid speculating on it, to reason ...
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Should “biased views and crackpottery” comments be deleted?

For example, the comments in this answer: Entropy and the principle of least action. Original comment sequence: There are many issues in this answer. For instance, it confounds the general concept ...

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