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### Should we test lowering the vote to close and reopen threshold?

YES Physics.SE should undergo a 30 day test with 3 votes required to close and reopen questions.
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### Is the new profile style on SE coming to Physics SE?

(Edited to reflect the current situation) We now have the new CSS and profile page layout. Prior to this, nobody knew when it was coming (except maybe the design team, but I'm not sure if their ...
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### Can we have a font which harmonizes better with MathJax?

Ask and you shall receive. This site is in line for CSS conversion, and, while we're in there, we'll make sure that we match the serif font in the body like Chemistry SE and Math SE. Thanks!

### The $F=ma$ competition was February 18th, 2021

The exam is over now! Thankfully, nothing went awry on this particular site.
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### Should we rename the homework tag as "problem-solving", or such?

How about homework-and-exercises? It is self-explanatory, and that way we still call a spade a spade while simultaneously leave open the possibility that it might not be actual homework.
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### Should Physics enable a "triage" review queue for homework-like questions?

I went into Stack Overflow and handled a few questions from the Triage queue there to remind myself a bit how this works. I've done over 1,100 triages on SO, but it had been a while so I had forgotten ...
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### What happened with the experiment to lower the vote-to-close threshold?

Ah Dec. 2019... those were simpler times eh? So what happened was by Jan. 2020 we were on the list and working to get a more complete dataset defined to extract, and the Community Manager (CM) who was ...
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### A tag for nuclear magnetic resonance

nmr Pro: the abbreviation is widely understood and recognized. Con: it's better to have longer tags that are self-explanatory instead of just initials.
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### Should we re-word the homework-like close reason to better match how we actually deal with homework-like questions?

Here's my go: Homework-like questions and check-my-work questions are considered off-topic here, particularly when they are about specific computations instead of asking about the conceptual ...
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### MathJax on Meta

Typically if MathJax is enabled on the main site, we turn it on for meta too. I'm not at all sure why it wasn't done here. No doubt there was a good reason (or at least an understandable one, such as "...
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### Should we rename the teleportation tag to quantum-teleportation?

I can't think of anything else that the teleportation tag would be used for, at least not within the scope of actual physics (and hence of this site). Unless there is some such thing, yes, I'd say go ...
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### The scope of \newcommand changed

OK, I've gone through the list of answered questions. There should be no more broken LaTeX caused by this change on the site, but if you find any more, fix it on sight!
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### Physics has switched to CommonMark

Good news, then! Suppose a user discovers a post that renders incorrectly after the transition. Should that user fix the problem themselves, or cast a custom flag for the diamond moderators, or leave ...
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### Physics has switched to CommonMark

Tracking the current state to keep you updated: physics.meta.stackexchange.com has been migrated successfully. CommonMark is now active I've started probing physics.stackexchange.com (no changes are ...
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### A tag for nuclear magnetic resonance

nuclear-magnetic-resonance Pros: Allowed as of today. Cons: There aren't any cons. This is the solution we wanted.
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### A question erroneously labeled as duplicate

Changed the title from Balance of a spinning coin to Balance of a rolling coin, and reopened question.
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### Physics has switched to CommonMark

How can we help? I'm happy to do my part to help this come off smoothly, but I'm not sure how and where we can help. The Mother-Meta announcement mentions the possibility that the migration will ...
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### What happened with the experiment to lower the vote-to-close threshold?

Y'all may have seen the update I wrote as it was linked in the comments but I wanted to give y'all a specific update because the use case y'all have for this is very different from our goals of the ...
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### Do we really love PO that much?

Alas, I was a little optimistic in saying that the new ad threads would be live by now. I switched Physics over to the 2015 post, so barring any caching issues, you should be seeing new ads shortly.
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### Can we blacklist the general-physics tag?

To offer something authoritative: pursuant to our discussion in chat and the strongly supported suggestion for its removal, the mods are currently working on getting this tag blacklisted. I'll update ...
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### Should we test lowering the vote to close and reopen threshold?

This should be an easy answer. Yes. We should trial this. Stack Overflow tried it and were really happy with the results. And that's just what it is, a "trial". Rather than speculating on what the ...
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### Updating links upon site migration of https://www.mat.univie.ac.at/~neum

Thanks for raising this one to our attention. We've now executed the requested change. As with all link replacements, we do expect a bit of routine cleanup work, so be on the lookout for any cases ...
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### My question has disappeared :(

It seems you accidentally deleted your question 5 hours ago. Update: OP has now undeleted his question.
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For future reference: if you see a user with a username you consider offensive, the correct procedure is probably to flag the post with a custom flag explaining it. Moderator action will probably ...
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### A tag for nuclear magnetic resonance

magnetic-resonance Pro: actual grammatical phrase with correct spelling. Con: loses some impact and recognizability.
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### Physics has switched to CommonMark

More precisely, what time and date and timezone does this go live? You said: on Thursday, June 4th, 2020 but of course that means different things to different people, so could we get the time and ...
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### Déjà-vu answer, or a blatant case of reposting a deleted post?

You are correct, there is a deleted post that is exactly the same (only visible to >10k users). I have flagged the reposted answer for moderator attention.
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