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Good Tags now save a lot of work later!

Since you are just setting out with this SE, you might appreciate to hear about my learning experience: I've been a moderator on Bitcoin.SE for more than two years now, and I have spent a lot of time ...
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Are questions about other [CryptoNote] coins considered off-topic?

Other coins exist that share code bases with Monero. Will we cater to questions about similar coins as well or is this strictly a Monero only stackexchange?
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Let's not vote up everything, also do not reopen everything

Update: U-R-G-E-N-T! Stop upvoting crap please! This is a serious issue now. Best example of vote-brigading: Monero technology information (10 upvotes and counting) This thread is now featured until ...
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Improving tag wikis and usage guidance

Based on the success of a similar effort on Ethereum SE lets apply the same process developed by 5chdn here. Priority List Tags used more than 25 times** These tags should have both a good usage ...
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Mixin vs Ring Size

Historically, many SE tags have been inspired from Monero source code (see monero-wallet-cli, monero-wallet-gui, txpool and other examples). I followed the conversation related to this pull request ...
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Are StackExchange Twitter bots run by StackExchange or the community?

For example who operates these Bitcoin and Ethereum bots? If they are community driven, do I need to ask anyone for permission to create one for Monero? Update: Work in progress (to be activated ...
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Is there any reason to wait before adding tag usage guidance?

Most of our tags currently have no usage guidance. Looking at existing stacks I often notice tags with no guidance. Is there any benefit in us waiting to do this? For example will waiting until tags ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Should two-word tags be separated by dash?

This question has tag currencyexchange, shouldn't be currency-exchange? I've tried to rename it, but it failed to do that.
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What is Monero Meta?

I saw it in my profile and went to check it out but don't understand what the difference is with here. It also doesn't allow Monero tags.
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IRC/SE relay bot

Being new to SE chat, I would like to hear opinions from others of any pros/cons of this recent idea of adding an IRC relay bot.
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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions and Reference Answers

Inspired by this, here is a list of frequently asked questions grouped by topic: Here are some provisional categories: What is Monero? Privacy Security Scalability Mining Daemon Command Line, ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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What is the preferred tag: mempool, memory-pool or txpool?

I noticed when asking a regular question that there's both a mempool (used 2 times) and memory-pool tag (used 5 times)? I went with memory-pool, but what is actually the preferred one? Shouldn't one ...
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Why did this Shadowcash question get downvoted to -5?

I think the question is relevant, was the answer incorrect? How was the faulty ShadowCash implementation of ring signatures repaired in February 2016? In particular, questions like this will keep ...
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Are questions about trading and markets okay?

Are questions about trading and markets okay? For example, could I ask "has there been any correlation between the monero price and amount of development activity in the past?"
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Can we stop old tags from coming back?

For example: Transaction tags are being replaced with more specific tags Mining tags are being replaced with more specific tags Sync are being replaced with synchronization How can we prevent the ...
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ShadowCash (SDC): Is it on topic?

After seeing this question, I believe we need to come to a decision as to whether SDC is a valid topic on the Monero StackExchange. While SDC is on a Bitcoin codebase (and not CryptoNote), it does use ...
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What channels do we want the IRC/SE relay bot for?

So we have an IRC/SE relay bot (code here). What irc channels do we want it for? We would need to open up a chatroom for each irc channel we want to connect to. (needmoney90 on irc currently runs ...
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2018: a year in moderation

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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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