Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options user 2451

The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.

4
votes
Ideally, OP should before asking his question X on Phys.SE: 1) Google X. 2) Check Wikipedia. In practice this means Goggle X wiki. And that's it! The two internet searches (1) and (2) constitute …
answered Sep 30 '13 by Qmechanic
10
votes
Technically speaking, it is not reopened. Rather it is a new SE proposal with the same name, although it might be difficult to tell the difference in scope. So in practice: Yeah, it reopened.
answered Dec 18 '13 by Qmechanic
1
vote
You could try and post them (one item per answer) in one of our lists for online lectures, e.g., Learning physics online? Online QFT video lectures and let people vote them up or down, or comment. …
answered Feb 24 '12 by Qmechanic
6
votes
The preferred procedure is to not make simultaneous cross-postings, since it may waste potential answerer's time. Then if e.g. the post hasn't received an acceptable answer after, say, a couple of …
answered Mar 10 '13 by Qmechanic
3
votes
Speaking generically, links and reference make a question more accessible, and editors are encouraged to improve the question any way they can. Concerning the specific question, I guess as the editor …
answered Oct 9 '16 by Qmechanic
-3
votes
Generally speaking, there might be cases, where it is difficult to decide whether a new answer should be considered related or unrelated. (Moreover, it is a general principle on SE that moderators s …
answered Nov 9 '15 by Qmechanic
1
vote
JIM mechanism
answered Oct 12 '16 by Qmechanic
-1
votes
Gator's girls use jimmies
answered Oct 12 '16 by Qmechanic
3
votes
1) Very good initiative! First of all, titles should be informative about the physics question. When a user reads the frontpage of Physics.SE, he (or she) should at least have a general idea what a qu …
answered Jan 3 '12 by Qmechanic
5
votes
We certainly endorse that users amend their posts with relevant links, as long as the post is self-contained, and not just a link farm. Permalinks should not be demanded, but it should definitely be …
answered Aug 20 '13 by Qmechanic
3
votes
Concerning OP's specific question: The question was originally cross-posted within 4 minutes on both Phys.SE and Math.SE. A request from a Math.SE moderator to merge the two posts lead to the migratio …
answered Oct 1 '14 by Qmechanic
2
votes
More than one question per thread is of course allowed, but let me here list some reasons why there should preferably only be one question per thread: The meaning of voting becomes unclear. Should o …
answered Apr 18 '16 by Qmechanic
25
votes
/minimal research of the topic (like googling before asking) is generally expected, cf. this meta post. As for a discussion of a Popular Physics site, that seems to belong to Area51 rather than on …
answered Apr 8 '14 by Qmechanic
4
votes
Ups, yes, I read it pretty quickly, and mostly noticed what seemed like a question at the end. I have no time to deal with it, so I'm just going to undelete the answer for now, removing the question a …
answered Dec 15 '13 by Qmechanic
1
vote
Speaking in general about a down-voted post, i.e. not necessarily about OP's actual post: If on one hand, one is worried about further deterioration of one's reputation tally, and if on the other hand …
answered Mar 25 '13 by Qmechanic

15 30 50 per page