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Who should our (new) pro-tem moderators be?

This question will serve as a nomination thread in our search for a complete team of three active moderators, as discussed in this meta thread. If you wish to nominate a user (including yourself) for ...
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Not everyone has English as their first language. Thanks to the moderators (but who are they?)

Very useful (and time consuming) site! English is not my native tongue, and I guess I'm not the only one. I think that sometimes it can be more difficult for us "foreigners" to make ourselves clear. ...
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Balanced Participation by Multiple Traditions

As things are going there is no balanced participation by all traditions within Theravada. Can we start a campaign to attract more balanced participation from as many traditions as possible. Also ...
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Moderation policies for Questions

The policy of each SE site is defined by its community, for each specific site like Buddhism.SE. In this topic (which is long, you probably don't want to read it all) I asked, and a few people ...
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Should we encourage people to fill in their profiles?

Just moving on from the sectarian affiliation question - should we encourage users to fill in their profiles with a few details about their own affiliation and practice. It may help new users ...
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Are we ready to use our "New User Welcome"?

A draft of a new user welcome has been up for about a week here and has been revised a couple of times to include good suggestions for clarification from the community. Are there any other ...
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Disparity in answers

I get the impression that questions have a tendency to receive answers that seems to differ a lot from each other. I realize there can be several different reasons for this, so I am curious about your ...
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How do i insert a hyperlink into a comment?

I have tried to insert a hyperlink in a comment but i cannot do it. I want to have the link embedded so one can just press the word and then arrive at the link. See picture.
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What is our question editing policy?

In recent discussions, the subject of how to moderate questions have been brought and we seem to be progressing on committing our own policy of participation in a helpful text. In these discussions, ...
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What's the purpose and policy of this site?

Do we need, can we have, a topic which describes or summarizes the purpose and policies of this site? Most people (including new users) don't seem to need one, i.e. they contribute questions and/or ...
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Introduce your self to the BSE-community, it's caretakers and visitors and say "hello" here

(draft to be modified for use as featured meta topic to be seen here when in desktop mode. Also good, if wishing for such, if the moderators create a new question, copy it if fine modified, and delete ...
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FAQ index (summary of site policies)

The community of users discussed and agreed various conventions, behaviours, policies for this site.
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What is the FAQ for this site and most important of the Meta Discussions regarding defining this site for Relevant New Users

What is the FAQ for this site and most important of the Meta discussions regarding defining this site relevant for new users?
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