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unvoted-on comments look voted-on

Upvoted and non-upvoted comments on Mi Yodeya Meta look the same to me on mobile. For example, the following screenshot shows three comments: one by the person who took the screenshot, one he had ...
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Where are the non-moderators in Meta?

I've asked a whole bunch of Meta questions. It seems that almost all the answers or comments that I've received are from the moderators: Isaac Moses Monica Cellio Double AA msh210 (For example, this ...
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It looks like my account just got wiped

This probably isn't the right spot to post this, but I just wanted to ask - I just went onto the meta for the first time, and it looks like my account got wiped - the records of questions etc. and ...
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Old links to Mi Yodeya Meta are broken-ish (https)

I clicked on the link to Mi Yodeya Meta in this comment earlier today, but Chrome wouldn't take me to https://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/, because "Your connection is not private." I assume this ...
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On Meta Mi Yodeya, every link has a dotted underline. Is this ideal?

Background It's true that modern web browsers always provide a solid underline to all links by default, and that web designers like to override this behavior. On quora.com, Edo Amin explains why: if ...
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Could we increase contrast for links on meta?

Some recent style updates changed the link color on meta: Did you spot both visited links there? I had trouble doing so. Even the two unvisited ones are a little hard for me to see. (I grant that ...
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Why is there a suggested edits review queue for Meta?

When I clicked review on the top of meta.judaism, I noticed that exists a Suggested Edits Review queue. This makes no sense, because (IIRC) users with <2K rep can't suggest edits on Meta, and users ...
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Misleading tool tips on Meta

Votes on Meta often signify agreement/disagreement on content and not research-usefulness-clarity. Shouldn't the tool tips match that, so newbies like me won't get confused? I suggest "I support the ...
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Rewriting canonical Meta Q&A as dedicated official FAQ posts

Our FAQ and About page each link to material that originated as Q&A here on Meta. This material currently includes: Lists of in- and out-of-scope topics for the FAQ (FAQ) CYLOR Disclaimer (FAQ) / ...
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Bounties on Meta?

Since we are always trying to improve our site, why don't we give people an incentive similar to the bounty system on the main site in order in order to give people the opportunity to work harder to ...
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Badge Requirements in Election

Over on Stack Overflow, there are badge requirements for nomination to be moderator including Civic Duty, Strunk & White, Deputy and Convention (source). These requirements are designed to ensure ...
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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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Chat badges on meta.J.SE

Is it possible to get the chat badges (talkative and outspoken) on meta.J.SE? If chat is site independent, how are the badges different for each site? Can meta.J.SE have its own chat rooms or are they ...
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Undeserved Badge

I just logged into meta.J.SE and was promptly notified that I had received the "Vox Populi" badge. This seems impossible as I have only voted 9 times all week. Bug? (From my meta.J.SE user page) ...
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Crediting an answer previously posted by another

How should we relate to an answer where that answer has already been given by a previous poster with the same or greater detail? I assume this happens because the poster failed to read previously ...
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Is there any reason to post bug questions on meta.J.SE?

Simple enough. While in the past, SE mods have responded to bug reports on this meta, recently they have not. Is there any reason we should post bug questions here rather than on meta.SO? If not, ...
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Reputation in Meta.J.SE

Should upvoted questions/answers on Meta.J.SE gain the writer reputation points? If yes, should they be worth the regular +5/+10 or have different values?
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tweets of meta questions

@StackJudaism, the Twitter account that (I think automatically) tweets news from [main], also tweets (at least some) meta questions. I assume this is an error (hence my tagging this question bug); if ...
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How should policy decisions be finalized and codified here?

How should we determine the final answer to policy questions posted here? The moderator[s] endorse[s] an answer, and we go with that? Whichever answer gets the most upvotes after some period of time? ...
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Is rep on the main and meta site linked?

I keep noticing that my rep on main and meta are the same. Is this true for everyone and if true why is it so? (as opposed to say stackoverflow and meta.stackoverflow)
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Migration of old meta-questions to meta

Should we migrate old meta and site-policy questions (with some exceptions) from the main site to the meta site, or just leave them as they are? What are the pros and cons to each approach?
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How can we get more people involved in meta discussions?

We've got some pretty important (to my mind) site-definition meta questions out there already, with more to come, but there hasn't been very much community participation on them to date. What can we ...
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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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What are your favorite online forums in which Jewish links are posted?

As announced on lo.yodeya, we're going to launch into public beta on Rosh Chodesh Nissan 5770 (March 16, 2010). Basically, this means that we're going to start posting links to mi.yodeya in as many ...