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Master list of publication project ideas

The Mi Yodeya community has produced four publications thus far: A Pesach haggadah supplement (2013) - 46 pages, 27 questions Expanded and revised (2016) - 48 pages, 38 questions (yes, we've ...
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What Yodeyan slang terms are there?

What are slang terms that people on Mi Yodeya use in comments or chat that are unique to this community? Please post one term with definition, etymology, earliest known usage, etc., per answer. ...
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Where did you find Judaism.SE?

Similar to What Jewish print periodicals do you read?. How did you find out about Judaism.SE (friends/google/ads)? Please write one source per answer. (If ads, please write the ad's location). ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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The name "mi.yodeya" should really be either "mi.yodey.a" or "mi.yodey-a"

This question is just for the amusement of those who enjoy grammar and pronunciation issues: The pasach-ayin in the word "yodei-a" is pronounced as an inserted aleph ending with the gutteral ayin, ...
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Anonymity on Mi Yodeya

What is the reason to allow for anonymity in our web community? Is it so that in case one makes a mistake they do not need to be embarrassed? In real life our Sages say (Avot 2:5) us: לא הביישן לומד "...
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Why can't we use mi.yodeya.com?

Why can't we use mi.yodeya.com in the address bar? It still says J.SE even after the upgrade! Related to this question on meta.so: How does this SE site (beta) get custom domain & brand? Also ...
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A newbie perspective after 60 days and 90 Q&As

I have now been active on MiYodeya for 60 days, asked/answered ca. 90 questions and thought I would share some newbie perspectives in the hope of being helpful to the more established users out there ...
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Why can't I edit posts on meta?

I have the required 500 rep on the main site so that I can edit posts, but why don't I see the edit link here on meta? Main page screenshot: Meta page screenshot:
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What kind of traffic is this site getting, and how does that compare to previous years?

I just started coming here in late December. It seems to me that questions from a year ago got a lot more votes and comments than new questions are getting, even accounting for the longer period of ...
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Who built/runs Mi Yodeya?

Who runs this site? Hillel is building a similar site for internal staff collaboration, and I would love to talk to someone about Mi Yodeya, and your user experience. Thanks!
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What do you all think about making a Jewish culture site?

The help desk makes clear what topics are off-topic. "Other religions" is covered under Christianity.SE, Islam.SE, etc. "Hebrew Language" has its own proposal ongoing. But what about Jews, Jewish ...
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LAUNCH IS COMING! How shall we promote it?

Dear Fellow Yodeyans1, I have exciting news for those of you who haven't been following chat for the past few days. It seems that Judaism.SE is slated to launch out of beta within the next few weeks! ...
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Request clarification on forum policy on Judaism

My post on living a Jewish life in the USA was closed as not being Jewish enough: https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/98951/seeking-jewish-version-of-the-mid-20th-century-green-book-travel-...
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The absense of the Beta Badge

How come no one has the Beta badge on this site? There was no active participation in Beta?
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