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Addressing the "I just lost a lot of money in Monero. Should I sell?" question

As most of you already know, StackExchange's biggest draw is how it populates Google's search engine with Monero content, so when people type "Why is my Monero wallet doing X?" the answer quickly ...
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Is it considered on topic to ask about the dev's or the community, rather than specifically about Monero?

For example, I'd like to know the security/crypto/tech publications to which the dev's subscribe. For that matter, those in the community (dev's or not) who are technically savvy and are getting ...
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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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Idea: Moneropedia Mondays

Moneropedia is sorely lacking. I propose that each Monday, we ask questions about topics on Moneropedia, and then add the answers to it! We could set topics to provide more focus and create really ...
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IRC-Relay: Please remove noise

Since my messages in the chat room are drowining in noise, here I will repeat it on meta. Please remove the noise from the IRC-relay. There is no point in relaying IRC Ping Timeouts, Joins, Quits, ...
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Original is a duplicate?

On the 28th of August, i created this question including detailed logs. I followed up by creating a GitHub issue, reporting another bug (wrong compilation of win32) and following up with the issue ...
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bitmonerod/simplewallet tag renamming

Since bitmonerod and simplewallet will be named monerod and monero-wallet-cli respectively in the next release.
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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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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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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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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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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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Technology vs Business site category

Currently Monero and Ethereum are both categorized as technology sites Bitcoin is categorized as a business site I can see the rational for both categories. How can we compare the relative ...
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Not accepting answers

Looking at the questions with answers that have not been accepted, many of them are from the same 2-3 people. In some cases people asking questions may be waiting for better answers. However in other ...
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Tags monero-history vs history & monero-research-lab vs mrl

These two pairs of tags are coexisting at the moment and one tag of each should be retired. Regarding monero-history vs history, I prefer history but I noticed studycrypto have already edited a ...
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Just a "Congratulations" to an active community

I just wanted to say that I enjoy how this SE is brimming with activity both on the main site and meta. I love how much voting is going on, yet hope that reviews, flagging and edits are similarly ...
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Is this type question too broad?

This quantum computing plan question may lead to some important answers but seems impossible to answer in its entirety today. Is this a good example of a question that should be closed as "too broad"?...
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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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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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How can we distribute this Monero Stack Exchange press release in a cost effective manner?

Sample press release below. Content originated from this Azure press release written by fluffyponyza, which I modified prior to asking for community feedback. Please share any recommendations for ...
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Short link stability

When I use a short links such as the link to this question are there any guarantees how long the link will remain viable assuming this question is not deleted? I ask this question because I just ...
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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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Accepting Nominations — Who should moderate this site? [duplicate]

Ideally Moderators are elected by the community, but until the community is large enough to hold a proper election, we will be appointing three provisional Moderators to fill those roles. We need ...
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Are questions about OpenAlias considered off-topic?

OpenAlias is a project by the Monero core team but is not specific to Monero. Should we consider it off-topic when the question is not directly related to its usage with Monero?
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Mining hardware mega thread question

What are people's thoughts of starting a mining hardware comparison mega thread question? Something that would have to be curated, but would allow for people to comment or answer what h/s they get ...
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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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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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Zooko's-Triangle

I was trying to create a tag for "zooko's-triangle" but accidentally created two erroneous tags: "zooko" and "s-triangle" instead. Now under the impression that the apostrophe cannot be included in a ...
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When is the appropriate time to invite more people to join this beta?

I know that we are in private beta and not yet "open" to the public. However, I believe newcomers can still join now if sent an invitation or by committing first on Area51. Since activity levels are ...
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tail-emission tag modification

I disagree with the edit that a changed "tailemission" tag to "tail". Instead I agree with the logic here: Should two-word tags be separated by dash? Applying the above rule, "tailemission" should ...
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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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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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