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Please undelete this question on String Theory

For some reason, Community has deleted my question. As far as I know, Community only deletes questions upon a certain number (6?) of "Spam" and "Offensive" flags. What's so spam-like or ...
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Email notifications for updates

Can we have email notifications similar to facebook? Its very hard to keep logged into stackexchange site waiting for relevant questions to come or to wait for answers for questions we post. ...
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Why is math not being rendered here on my browser?

I am using Firefox 26.0 on most recent Ubuntu. Math formulas surrounded with the dollar sign are not being rendered as formulas, just as plain text. I can't pinpoint when it stopped working, because I ...
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Raising the privilege limit for tag creation from 300 to 1k?

I have observed .3k users creating a lot of new tags that often in the end have to be manually remove again, which are time consuming for editors, and which, in turn, create unnecessary extra traffic ...
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The intro-to-QM books question: reopen?

We have several questions asking for recommendations of books for beginner-level quantum mechanics. Many of them are closed as duplicates of this one: What is a good introductory book on quantum ...
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Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaats?

Last year, we had the Winter Bash on Physics Stack Exchange. For those who weren't around or don't remember, the event is one where completing various achievements on the site earns you different ...
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Can this post be completely removed?

I posted this question (https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/82329/inducing-thoughts-with-brain-waves) and mentioned that if this was too off-topic, I would be willing to close it, it was even ...
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Why do I still see the “beta” CSS?

This post refers to the white-on-black, blackboard design initially proposed in Design for Physics-SE. This design was withdrawn and (after a spell back in site-beta design) replaced with the current ...
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Is [fun-stuff] on topic?

I just approved two edits removing the tag fun-stuff from the two only posts that currently have it: What are the limitations of performing music in space? How much force is in a keystroke? (...
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schrodinger or schroedinger tags: please standardize

What applies to Gödel,1 may also apply to two Schrödinger tags: schrodinger-equation and non-linear-schrodinger. The third one, schroedingers-cat, being "right" already. So, whatever you may think of ...
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Getting rid of “theory” tag

Most of the questions tagged theory are either closed (because they are advertisements of non-mainstream ideas) or tagged very irrelevantly. Many people like to pick on meta-tags, I've realised. But ...
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Tag cleanup - pluralization

As I was casually going through the list of tags, I noticed several whose pluralization stood out as... off. It seems to me that for non-unique things (so I'm excluding sun, earth, etc.) that are not ...
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Can we include homework guidance in the How to Ask sidebar?

This question is a follow-up to this question about what some of us feel is a large spike in low-level homework questions. I propose we include a specific link to our canonical homework meta question ...
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What is the fate of the engineering tag?

Given the discussion related to whether Engineering questions are on topic, we also need to consider whether the engineering tag has any reason to exist. We discussed it in the chat room using the ...
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Chat session to discuss and possibly finalize close reasons

We have a bunch of proposed close reasons here, and there recently have been a few more good ones brought up there (Like Chris' alternative homework close reason or tpg's "engineering" close ...
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Why do we have an intuition tag?

Being subjective and rather vague, I propose that the intuition tag be done away with.
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Can we get a migration path opened to math.SE?

Update from Manishearth: Now that migration to Math.SE seems to be reasonably high, I'm bumping this to see if we can get the migration path now. One for the SE team: can we get an official migration ...
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Can we get rid of the “philosophy” tag?

I know there are good tags and not-so-good tags, but this one in particular just irks me. Physics is not philosophy; philosophy is not physics, and if we have a "philosophy" tag on the site, it's ...
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Do we want the citation tool from Math.SE?

Related: How can I cite a question in SE? Math.SE has a citation tool. Basically, if you click "share" on a post, there's a little "cite" link: Clicking that, you get: This lets one properly cite a ...
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Minor typo(ish) in the non-meta FAQ

In this section of the FAQ the Mathjax code is missing the $ symbols ;)
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What makes this question too localised?

This question probably has one of the best answers I have received on physics.stackexchange and I think the question itself was clear enough too. The moderator who closed it for being "too localised",...
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Why do some posts show up in more than one review queue? Could we stop it?

I have seen some posts show up on more than one category of the review panel. For example, say a new user posts a one-line answer to an old question. This will flag the post for the Late Answers and ...
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is tag 'phenomenons' really appropriate?

thefreedictionary.com has the following usage note under 'phenomenon': Usage Note: Phenomenon is the only singular form of this noun; phenomena is the usual plural. Phenomenons may also be used ...
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How should we go about retagging the salvaged posts?

UPDATE from D.Z.: I'm hijacking Manishearth's question to organize the tag cleanup effort, because most of the links are already posted here. Here's how this is going to work: whenever you have time ...
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Split account question

I seem to have a split account. My user name has 2 addresses with 2 different profiles. User 20397 and 20270. Can someone fix this for me please or let me know how I can fix it. These are the two ...
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Incorrect reputation being displayed

Please don't mistake me as crazy. I was just wondering if other users have seen about this case... At the start (for a day), I had 2980 rep. I just returned now, answered a question here. The user up-...
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2012 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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can't post to physics SO [closed]

there seems to be a problem going on with the site, list of questions are not being updated, and some of them are dissapearing, like this one: Does positronium have a stable crystalline phase?
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Mathjax broken? Is it just me?

Is Mathjax rendering broken on the main site, or is it just me? Is cdn.mathjax,org timing out for others?
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Can we burninate the “paradox” tag?

paradox doesn't help characterize the physics content of a question. Sure, there are some questions that deal with (apparent) paradoxes, but I think it's enough that the question title or body ...
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Correct duplicate tags - solar.system and solar-system

There are two duplicate tags, solar.system solar-system Please correct
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LaTeX not working? [closed]

Well, that's it. MathJax doesn't appear to be working. Maybe it hasn't been put in place yet.
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Latex/MathJax is broken in preview

Latex and MathJax preview don't seem to work anymore when asking/editing/answering questions.
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Unreadable dark text on tag pages. [closed]

On tag pages such as https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/electromagnetism, the text "tag has no wiki summary, would you like to" is unreadably dark. However, the "help us create it?" ...
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Can we please change the design to black-on-white?

Dear community, I think Jin has done a great Job for the community so far and comes up with very nice ideas. Nevertheless, as pointed out by a lot of people by now in Design for Physics-SE and New ...
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Is anybody there from the SE team?

It is clear that most of the people providing content on this site don't like the current design and would like it changed to a black on white default. It would be nice to know that something is being ...
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Flair font color unreadable

The default and clean theme for user flairs have unreadable font colors.
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Some bright backgrounds

All the edit boxes are still white, and combined with dark design this is really eye-hurting. I think they should all look like the search box. BTW there are few issues of bright text on bright ...
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Unreadable bounty message

Unreadable bounty message
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“Welcome back” bar colour scheme

This is what I got on top of my screen when I first logged in: My eyesight isn't good, but I believe that's light yellow over light grey (mostly #FFF7CE over #F8FAF7), which is to say it's hardly ...
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can't see number of votes on accepted answer in user pages

The small boxes on user pages that are supposed to show the number of votes just show blank green squares for me if the answer was accepted. Like this: In case it matters, I'm using Chrome on Ubuntu.
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Firefox 3.6.13 messes up Mathjax

This problem was first reported on Math.SE. I'm bring this to your attention since Physics.SE also uses Mathjax. Basically, the latest build of Firefox version 3.6.13 has a known issue of messing up ...
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I didn't get my 100 starting reputation from associating this account to my other accounts.

Thus, I can't ask this question in meta, since it takes at least 5 reputation. Can a mod transfer this?

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