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Design for Mi Yodeya

Shalom! I'm Jin, I work on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic and culture. However, all ...
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CYLOR Disclaimer

The previous incarnation of this site had the following disclaimer at the top, in red: Like Wikipedia, mi.yodeya makes no guarantee of validity, and does not offer professional (particularly ...
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integrated hebrew virtual keyboard

Would it be possible to add a Hebrew virtual keyboard to the edit and comment boxes so that we can type in hebrew, should the need arise? Right now I'm either cutting and pasting, or just ...
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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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Design Ideas for 404, Captcha, and Error pages

As you all know, StackExchange's resident designer, Jin, has informed us that our site is due for graduation soon. Jin has been really awesome about getting input and ideas from the community about ...
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As a moderator, I can't tell which questions on a user's profile on Mi Yodeya are deleted

As a moderator on Mi Yodeya, I can see deleted answers on any user profile and I see all the questions, but the deleted questions are not visually distinguished. I would like to be able to see at a ...
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Site self-evaluation - how are you doing? [closed]

Here at Stack Exchange we are all about making the Internet better by giving great answers to awesome questions. We periodically check in on individual sites to see how they stack up against the rest ...
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Very confusing [sefarim-books] [seforim-books] synonyms

sefarim-books is a synonym of jewish-books; seforim-books is a synonym of books-generally. This is extremely confusing. If they both exist, they should both go to the same place. Which one should ...
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Mi Yodeya Launch Party!

Welcome to the Mi Yodeya Launch Party! If you're not familiar with Mi Yodeya - Stack Exchange yet, go check out our aweseome Jewish Q&A community at mi.yodeya.com. When If you're looking for ...
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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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yodeya.com/* links are not working

When I browse to http://yodeya.com/q/1 or http://mi.yodeya.com/q/1, I get a blank page. These URLs ought to (and used to) resolve to http://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1, and in general, yodeya.com/* ...
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chabadlibrary.org link structure has changed, and there are now many broken links

chabadlibrary.org recently changed their page structure, and as such any links to that website have to be updated. For example (from here: How to pronounce the name of the sefer "Bnei Yso(s)...
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2012 Community Moderator Election

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Mi Yodeya is scheduled for an election starting next week, January 23rd. In connection with that election, we will be hosting a Q&A here for candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of ...
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Name Mi Yodeya's chat room [closed]

We've discussed naming our chat room before, but never came to a conclusion. Let's do this again, with two changes: We now know that this site will be launched out of beta in about a week, B"H, under ...
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Refresh of the Purim Torah Policy

We've done four Purim seasons under the existing Purim Torah Policy, so we have a decent amount of experience to draw on in determining if it needs any changes. This meta-question last season garnered ...
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Name of judaism.stackexchange.com

I think most of us would agree that "mi.yodeya" was a snappy and memorable name. Is there any way to incorporate that into the site's present identity? WADR, directing your neighbor or co-worker to "...
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Hebrew in comments and sidebars is too small to read

The current font used on site (Georgia) renders Hebrew letters smaller than their English counterparts. In posts, this causes no problems, as 15px is plenty large enough to read clearly. However in ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Mi Yodeya's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 1 new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, ...
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Yodeya.com down?

I usually go to Mi Yodeya by going to yodeya.com (instead of judaism.stackexchange.com), because it's easier to type quickly, and m.y redirects to j.se. The last time I went to yodeya.com, however, it ...
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“And Revision, and Houses of Prayer, And Tzedaka Distribute the Goodness of Mi Yodeya!” (Please help.)

You may have noticed by now that Mi Yodeya has been working on our fourth publication - ימים נוראים - מי יודע?‏ / Days of Awe - Mi Yodeya?. This is our most ambitious publication project yet, ...
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Professional advice disclaimer (post-launch re-request)

Follow-up to CYLOR Disclaimer Now that Mi Yodeya has launched, I'd like to renew the request for a more-pervasive placement of our "professional advice" disclaimer. Currently, the following ...
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Long question titles have words broken up by the 'Ask Question' button

Notice that the word "violation" in the title of the question is split into two by the 'Ask Question' button. I only just noticed this. Has it always been like this? Or is it something new? Either ...
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July 2012 Moderator Election: Town Hall Chat

In connection with the moderator elections, we held a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This was be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the ...
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Design bug in badge page

The date and post title overlap on the tumbleweed badge page, as well as other post-related badge pages. As Monica noted in the comments, there also seems to be a vertical offset between the two.
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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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Please enable Community Promotion Ads here

We've been trying a bunch of different initiatives to grow the community and content base, including the Ingathering Contest, the weekly topic challenge, and Parashat Hashavu'a Chat. Right now, the ...
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How does one person have two undelete votes?

Similar to the other question but this time the other way. szmear somehow had two votes to undelete his post. How did that happen?
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Should we have a state-of-israel tag?

We have zionism and I see now israel-defense-forces, but no state-of-israel. Questions that are actually about the State of Israel frequently are tagged eretz-yisrael even if they have nothing to do ...
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Shall we have a launch party?

To promote our impending launch, I think it would be cool to have a launch party. Some elements that it could include: Live text chat Live audio A call-in show format, using BlogTalkRadio. People ...
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targum-translation tag seems to merge two mostly unrelated tags

Why is there only one tag targum-translation for both "Questions about the various Aramaic translations that accompany much of the Jewish Biblical Canon" and "about translation of specific words in ...
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Blacklist the Torah tag

As was until recently indicated on its wiki, the torah tag is unproductive. Now that it is an empty tag, the wiki warning not to use it is gone. I want to request that it be blacklisted. The ...
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Does the 2012 election add to the moderators or replace them?

Are we voting to add moderators, or are we voting on a complete slate (so existing moderators need to nominate themselves if they want to continue)?
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Lowercase “judaism” on the Ask a Question page

The "How to Ask" section on the Ask a Question page reads (emphasis mine): How to Ask Is your question about judaism? We prefer questions that can be answered, not just discussed. Provide ...
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“Jewish Life and Learning” in Data Explorer

The Data Explorer URLs still use the old name of the site, "Jewish Life and Learning", instead of the new one, "Mi Yodeya". E.g., http://data.stackexchange.com/jewish%20life%20and%20learning/queries.
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No Hebrew keyboard on Meta

I notice that there's no Hebrew keyboard for posting questions on Meta. Can we get that?
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Contrast of the word “search” next to the expanded search box

On both Main and Meta, when you start typing into the Search box, and the box expands, the word "search:" next to the box is in white, which has a very low contrast with the light background.
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Allow editing of site-specific tag wikis in meta

As discussed here, it would be quite useful for us to create a meaningful tag wiki for weekly-topic-challenge, but unfortunately, it seems that we actually can't edit tag wikis here on Meta; tag wikis ...
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Planning Meeting on Monday night, May 7 for a Launch Party

Please come to Chat on Monday, May 7 at 10:00 pm EDT for a planning meeting for our Launch Party. You can register for the chat and get a doodad for your calendar here. Purpose: Plan a party to ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-21 (week of Ki Sisa 5772): Medieval Jewish History

This week's topic challenge is Medieval Jewish History. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose as a topic Medieval Jewish History. There was a ...
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Should we remove the “list” tag?

The tag list was recently added to a whole bunch of questions. This tag clearly describes the form of what the question is asking for rather than the subject-matter of the question. That's not what ...
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Weekly topic challenge 5772-40: Pirkei Avot

This week's topic challenge is Pirkei Avot. You're encouraged to think of and post good questions on this topic. Topic Proposal I propose questions relating to Pirkei Avot as a topic. What is it? ...
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Final Vote to name Mi Yodeya's chat room [closed]

We've had a number of good suggestions for our chat room's name, and the upvotes and downvotes on each showed that there are five favorites (answers with net vote count greater than one standard ...
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Jewish Life and Learning self-evaluation: how ARE you doing? [closed]

Let's do another one of these. :) There are lots of metrics we can use to "measure" a site, and we do, but none of them matter as much as having a healthy and happy site full of interesting questions ...
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Should we add “PTIJ:” in the title of all Purim Torah questions?

Should there be a rule to have to add "PTIJ:" before the title on all Purim Torah questions? This way it seems that people won't click on a question without overlooking the fact it's a Purim Torah.
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Help us make Mi Yodeya referencer even better!

UPDATE by msh210: The contributions below have been collected by HodofHod and are being worked into the script. Do not add further contributions below. Any further suggestions for modification to the ...
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July 2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the July 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the ...
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Can I ask this question?

The below is the question I'm hoping to ask. If I'm not allowed to ask it, I would be much obliged if one of you reading it could answer it/help me modify it to fit. Thank you! I've recently been ...
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Ingathering contest! Promote your favorite question and win our prize [closed]

This contest is now closed to new contestants. Hatzlacha rabba to all five contestants, and thanks very much for your participation! There is an ongoing score chart here. Have you ever seen one of ...
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On-screen Hebrew keyboard pops up for no reason

Even as I'm typing this it has done it again. Every time I click into the text box to form an answer, ask a question, or edit a post, the on-screen Hebrew keyboard pops up for no reason, and remains ...