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It seems some image links in the posts are not working any more

I have noticed that previously-working images in some posts now flickers for a second before eyes and are hidden immediately. While inspecting such problematic image links in the posts, I have ...
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What is the Physics SE logo supposed to be?

What is the favicon of the site supposed to represent? My initial impressions are that it looks like a partially unrolled condom. I'm not trying to be a troll, but I just don't see it making a good ...
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Please consider supporting arXiv trackbacks on the mother Meta

One long-standing feature request for the Stack Exchange engine is the implementation of trackbacks for mentions of the arXiv on Stack Exchange sites. In general, if you have a blog and you blog about ...
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Broken theoreticalphysics.SE link - What to do?

Recently, I arrived to this physics.SE page where the first link is broken, presumably because it is pointing to theoreticalphysics.SE which does not exist anymore. My questions are: what to do in ...
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Can I ask to have a block or left alone by a user?

I have a user who is always the first to close and down vote most if not all my work if you can call it that. I do not want him on my stuff. I truly feel harassed even though he has not really broke ...
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Explicit references matter!

I know that this forum should not replace a good bibliographic research, but... It is quite useful to know which book or paper or tutorial or any other external source of information that people have ...
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1 answer
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vote to answer?

Is there a mechanism to "vote to answer"? Some questions appear unanswered, but in several cases for rather pedestrian reasons like the original poster never visited the site again, in spite of ...
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A "random page" user script useful to improve the site

I am trying to navigate our main site to find question and answers to improve: Edit posts which I can fix Up and down vote what I can Vote to close or reopen Flag those lengthy comment threads and ...
3 votes
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site usage, bulk statistics on new questions/votes/comments/users over time

Is there any condensed info on site usage, bulk statistics on new questions/votes/comments/users over time just like on a user page?
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A 24 hours answering curfew on some questions?

It seems that that a lot of unclear or ill-posed questions get premature answers, which may effectively "freeze" the question in its current bad formulation, instead of revealing a perhaps more ...
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How about a voluntary survey of physics education for users of the site.

I'm interested in answers to questions like Took HS physics? Physics or math major or minor? Last class taken? Teacher? Researcher? Published papers in Phys? Reads any phys journals? Which? ...