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Why does this question generate so much traffic?

Oh boy. Did you take a look at the title? 8.5 billion searches take place per day on google. 10 to 20% are related to you know what… And that title has it all!
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What to do with a horrible question haunting my question record?

Just continue to participate in the site in a constructive way, and don't worry about one deleted question. If your early participation includes lots of downvoted/closed/deleted questions, you may ...
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How frequently can I ask questions on one site and in one tag?

There is no limit but you would be very prolific if you could ask more than one good question per week, although initially you might have a backlog of good questions. It is NOT easy to ask good ...
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If I see a question mentioning an AI as the source, should I modify it?

The linked question seems like a good candidate for an exception to our broad preference to avoid chatbot/LLM-generated text in questions and answers, if only because the chatbot seems in this case to ...
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Is "needs details or clarity" too subjective to be a useful closing criterion?

There is a difference between "I can tell what this question is asking" and "The question is perfectly specific and clear". Remember: Questions should be useful for other users on ...
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Why are all questions given a tag homework and exercise and then closed?

The question is written like an assignment question. The question is taken from a textbook, is extremely specific, not written to emphasize concepts but instead emphasizes calculations, so ask ...
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What is the proper way to make a community wiki at physics.stackexchange?

Community wiki is described at length on the mother meta, as you've seen. You can make community wiki answers, but the only way to make community wiki questions is to ask a moderator to do so. ...
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Should I delete and repost my question if the only answer to my question was deleted?

No, please do not delete and repost questions - your reposts will be closed as duplicates of your original question(s), and you will soon find yourself unable to post any further questions at all. See ...
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Why is this question unclear? What details should it have added to make it clear?

Why is this question unclear It's unclear at least because it starts out with OP asserting that something false is true: "I know that energy is equal to the work done..." No. No, it's not. ...
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Mainstream Physics: Unconfirmed Particles

Asking about the detection status of specific quanta that are predicted in theories of beyond-the-standard-model physics should be fine. Looking for new particles is, of course, a major activity in ...
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Good list, bad list

So I'm pretty late to the party and have a biased interest here, but I'll voice my opinion nonetheless. I think sometimes lists are good. People want to organize information in a way that's easy to ...
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