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I have several book reviews. How should I answer in the book request?

During my learning I've read a couple books on a topic and have my reviews about them. How should I answer in the book request on that topic, which already has some answers on the books I read? Should ...
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What is the Latex and MathJax, how can I write beautiful formulas in my posts?

I get regularly the feedback in comments to use Latex or MathJax. Also I would write beautiful formulas what I can do only on pen & paper. Where can I get info about these?
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Standard answers to “why can't ____ be explained by ____ instead?” [duplicate]

There are many questions which come up again and again, virtually every day, trying to propose an alternative explanation for a well-established principle. I think it would be very useful to keep a ...
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Why frozen and locked topics becomes community wiki

So here is what the locked and closed question banner say. Locked questions: locked by <username><date> at <...
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Would it be a problem if I wikify all my answers?

I was about to report a bug when I noticed why my recent upvotes haven't changed my reputation. I heavily edit my answers as I am trying to develop technical writing skills, upvotes with low ...
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How can I ask a “community wiki” question such that the answerers can still earn reputation?

If I dont want to take the credit (reputation) for a question, but answerer should still obtain the reputation they deserve, is there some kind of a "question-only community wiki" option I can invoke? ...
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When to use Community Wiki option?

When should this community wiki button be ticked while answering or edit?
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How can I know if an additional edit is going to turn my answer into an open community-wiki (CW)?

I have had a nice and pedagogical idea to add to this answer of mine but I am afraid that, by doing an additional edit now, it may turn into a wiki-thing, as once happened. I just want to do one ...
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Why my recent upvotes haven't changed my reputation?

It is not that I loose sleep because of this, but I am curious. I posted an answer and it collected 4 upvotes yesterday, but my reputation hasn't changed. Am I missing something?
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The problem with community wiki

This is not a great problem. While poking into a question yesterday, I thought I might answer (as it didn't get a lot of attention though). Today (I mean, NOW) I see my post under "community wiki". I ...
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How do I find community wikis?

I'm curious to see what topics the wikis cover, but I don't know how to find/locate them. I tried doing a tag search for "community-wiki" but it didn't show up anything.
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Are “What are some intersting Foo problems?” questions off-topic?

Two recent questions from one user What are some interesting calculus of variation problems? What are some interesting coupled harmonic oscillators problems? From my point of view these are "make a ...
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What is a community wiki? [closed]

I often see a comment that a questions should be a community wiki. What is this and how is it differentiated from a normal question?
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Interpretation of quantum mechanics

The wiki article on interpretation of quantum mechanics discusses 16 different interpretations. It is a subject that probably will continue to come up among users. And I personally think that the ...