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What is the main chatroom of this site?

It seems that there is no official, permanently open chatroom in the chatroom list?
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Why do Dharmafarer URL links to Piya Tan's publications not work anymore?

For example, in this answer, the Dharmafarer URL does not work anymore (as of today): http://dharmafarer.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/14.13-Khemaka-S-s22.89-piya.pdf How can we fix it?
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Should we have a new Buddhism stack favicon?

Can we have a nice favicon for our stack instead of BU, like the Christianity or Hinduism stack... I propose the dhamma wheel as a favicon.
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Could we be able to choose more than one answer to our questions with a check-mark?

I appreciate that there is the option to up-vote answers, but I would also like to be able to choose more than one answer as the "this helped me most". I realize that the idea of "most" would not be ...
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Rename this site 'metta'?

I thought it would promote better interactions if we changed 'meta' to metta. Realistically, having more compassion and perspective is what meta means, anyway.
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un-upvote an answer without downvoting?

My perception about the quality of an answer may change from positive to neither positive nor negative. The answer is subject to change as well. In either case, one might want to un-upvote the answer, ...
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How about a resource pool?

I have often seen that new people who just join ask for Books,Abhidhamma explanations,Meditation teaching audios & etc. And every time a person tries to answer these question he has to go all ...
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Stack Exchange in regard of skill, time, material things (possibility to practicing certain other mertiouse deeds) wished/possible?

Atma wonders if there would be the possible and wish to make the practice of things like dana (gerneosity in regard of material things) or Veyyāvaca (serving others with time skill and effort) ...
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Is there a way to give a acknowledgement (reputation) for an edit?

Since that is one of the most generous deeds and helpful for everyone, are there ways to do such? It would be great if such would have 1. Share of the answer and question reputations (1:1), if the "...
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Footnotes in Q and A?

I think I've seen someone put footnotes in both questions and answers? Is this a feature I just can't find, a feature for only moderators or not a feature at all? Would it be an idea to have this ...
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Table with Merged Cells

Currently there is not way to have: Tables Merged cells in tables Currently there does not seam to be a way to do tables than draw tables other than image links or character by character drawring
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Can I set the order of the Tags in a Question?

When I view a Question, the heading in the tab of my browser begins with the most popular of the Tags attached to the Question. For example: Are There Other People has the word philosophy - then the ...
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How about a 'resource' tab?

Their is a lot of information on Buddhism (in the broadest sense), in different languages and when translated often multiple times. Since the users here are dedicated, I thought it might help (...
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Attachment of files to questions and answers

When looking at the editing help and the different options for text editing I see a lot of useful options. Sometimes when writing an answer I would like to put in a reference to the texts. The thing ...
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On reputation, badges and Buddhist principles

I hear sometimes that a Buddhist person shouldn't speak about his/her accomplishments. For example, someone shouldn't call himself an arhat. But does it limit to the spiritual path alone, or does it ...
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decorating our page

I just visited English language SE here. the appearance of the page is quite catchy. can we do something like that for our Beta page? will it be good to attract more traffic, resulting in increased ...
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Display votes on the question

It would be good to be able to see which question you have voted and not vote and how many answers you have voted and not vote by glancing over the questions list of question on the front page. There ...
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Social Media Accounts

Many of the other sites have social media accounts. I think we also should do the same. These are powerful way to communicate in the moderns world.
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Use of the Blog / Newsletter

Our site has a blog feature which we have never used. The blog point to the main site. Also I read somewhere some sites have a newsletter. Perhaps we can try to have on also. I think we can automate ...
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New General Chat Room

Not really a question but I've just created a new general chat room called Buddhism Chat (not original sorry) to replace the general chat room that got frozen. Someone was asking about it on another ...