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Questions about Hebrew names

Are questions of the form "What is the origin of name X" considered on-topic, since many of those names originated from Tanach and Shas?
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How can I defend myself against an abusive fighter? 14 comments in 28 minutes!

See here ; see here someone had posted to me 14 posts to fight me in 28 minutes. I want to know what is the way following the law to resolve this problem Please answer without waffle or ...
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Are the [bava-kama], [baba-metziah], and [baba-batra] tags for the Gemara or the Mishna?

None of these tags has a tag wiki excerpt that explains which one, and I'd... like to write one? :P But seriously, are they for the Mishna or the Gemara?
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Merge [averah] with [sin]

Someone created averah (2 questions), but there's an existing tag, sin, with 165 question. Can someone synonymize averah with sin?
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search a topic in my posts

When I search in my post to look a topic, I don't know if there is a way to shortcut the review of each post. is there a mean to adapt the "Search Q&A" window to my own posts or to the post of ...
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Step by step writing answers

Shalom Rav LeOhave Toratecha A double question: Mostly I write answers step by step, for many reasons, new ideas, correction after comments that show me errors... But the main reason is that I can ...
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quoting questions

I want to utilize the `` sign to show an other font other font sometimes this works and sometime not see here the contrast between the last Q and the firsts. Can someone help me to master this?
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Moderators control of downvotes

I got a down vote for my question here Interfaith debates and my answer here Is God Praiseworthy? By neither place were there any negative comments, to tell me what's wrong or how I should improve. ...
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duplicate. or not. a case study

First I want to clarify that I don't want to complain. I am very happy because I found an answer after some research. here But I see that the question has been called "duplicate" to this but the ...
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Who is Community? [duplicate]

I see in mi yodeya question, "modified by community" In the post itself it is not possible to see the modification. What is it? Who are the authors?
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Up to Date for Leil Haseder

How can I be sure that I download the last version of the mi yodeya's Hagada? I see multiple posts and it is not clear for me.
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How to see deleted comments

I can understand if the poster deleted his comment But if a moderator deletes a comment should we not be able to see it, if we want to Divrai hoil Shel talmidai chachomim tzrichim limud Even if we ...
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Are questions about the Hebrew language on-topic?

There's been a proposal on Area51 for a Hebrew Language SE for a while now, but as it isn't open yet, is it appropriate to ask a question about the Hebrew language here?
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Help about chat rooms

I've been hunting the SE help, and I can't find answers to these 2 questions: Can I create private chat rooms without using the gallery? The other day, I tried to create a chat w/ another user, but ...
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Good length for answer, fidelity to question

Shalom leChachmey Mi Yodeya. I will spend a few minutes to ask about aesthetics and proportions of Q&A I want to know if there is a standard concerning the length of answer or question. A ...
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Can my question be taken off Hold now?

I have a question that I believe is now clear. Can it be re-opened or can you explain what more I can do to make it fit the guidelines? Are there any specific laws and consequences for claiming to ...
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Mistakenly approved suggested edit

By mistake, I approved the edit to erroneous decisions by beit din for which korbanot must be brought by beit din and the people, when I wanted to improve the edit. The edit's last sentence changes ...
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phonetic hebrew how to build a rational consensus?

I know that the following may show strange. The phonetic hebrew for a specific language may change. We vrite it differently in French, in English or in Italian. Many point interest me. the "ת" and ...
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My 'about me' on my profile has been hacked. What's the procedure?

Title states it all. The blurb in the 'about me' is not from me. I have no idea who gained access and placed this stuff there. I'm leaving it there for now. Besides determining, perhaps, who may have ...
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How do I retrieve my deleted question

About an hour ago, I asked a question, and decided to delete it. Now, I want to undelete it, but I can't find it. Is it permanently deleted? If not, how do I retrieve it?
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How to request re-opening question placed “on hold?”

How do I request re-opening a question that was placed "on hold"?
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Questions not well received when none have negative votes!

Here is the record for my questions on this Mi Yodeya site Yet (on the fast of Av of all times) I get this offensive message warning me that I am near to being banned because of some problems with my ...
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Are there please any statistics on users and their time zones?

I posted a new question on Friday at around 10 am British Summer Time. I wonder when the responses will start coming in. Are there please any statistics on users and their time zones? (It's not ...
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Who deleted the answer

A deleted answer says "deleted 20 mins ago" at the bottom. Deleted by whom? Deleted by Community? Deleted by User?
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can i receive notifications on my phone when there is activity on mi yodeya

Is there a way I can set up the Stack Exchange app (for Android or iOS) so that, when there is activity, I receive a notification? Now I only receive one if someone answers or comments on my question ...
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Why is an edit link disabled on a question that is not locked, on-hold, or closed?

I was going to remove the "cats" tag on the question https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/56141/how-do-we-kill-all-the-cats-in-israel Not terribly important, just some community clean-up work. ...
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Is it possible to access my comment outbox?

Is it possible to access my outbox to search for a comment I made? I've tried searching my inbox for the conversation I'm looking for, but it hasn't helped.
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What is “serial voting”?

When I clicked the "Recent achievements" button, I see an entry saying "Serial voting reversed". What is serial voting?
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Vote-limited votes counting as feedback

If a not-logged-in user tries to upvote or downvote a post, the post gets an anonymous-feedback counter incremented by one. Does the same happen if a logged-in user tries to vote on a post but has ...
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Why was my comment deleted?

I put wrote relevant comment to this question. It was even upvoted. Now, both it, and DoubleAA's noticing a typo, are deleted. What happened? I am not upset, I just want to understand the process.
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How can i make the link in my question/ answer open in a new tab/window when clicked on?

In Mi Yodeya, how can I make the link in my question/answer open in a new tab/window when clicked on? In other words, how can I set up my posts so that when other users click on the links, they will ...
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Where's my tag badge?

Apparently I met the requirements for a bronze tag badge (how-to) a few days ago (I think around Wednesday or Thursday; it's now Sunday): I know that sometimes the update of the tag scores shown on ...
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What happened to 'too localized'?

Does the 'too localized' close reason still exist? I recently went to vote to close a question as too localized, but didn't see it.
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Edit off-topic question with valuable answer?

At first sight, it appears that our policy on changing question meanings would discourage editing this question, because it already has a valuable answer. But is that still true when the question is ...
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How To Close an Account

Is there a way That I can close my account? I just didn't find my place here and therefore I'd like to leave.
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Please move these comments to a chat room

This answer has more than 20 comments, and they're old enough that the mod ability to move long comment threads to chat does not work. I think the comments here are worth keeping in some form, but ...
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How do you see a list of closed questions?

I'm not sure if I have the privileges to see them. But, in theory, how would someone with the appropriate privileges see a list of questions that have been closed? Or perhaps a list of still-open ...
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How to access V'dibarta Bam

How do I access the mi yodeya chat 'V'dibarta Bam'? I'm using the stack exchange android app.
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Why was this question auto-deleted?

This question sat around at +1 for a while. It recently picked up a downvote (so score 0) and was auto-deleted by Community. According to Turbocharging the Roomba, old closed questions with no ...
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Deleted merge target

Referencing Iron before the Iron Age (#18447) was merged to this post (#18453), which was subsequently deleted, resulting in the following unfortunate consequences: 18447 is closed and locked, so it ...
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Hebrew directional “bug”

I know right to left languages are hard to accommodate in left to right processors, but I found an error in the one SE uses. If you are scrolling through a chunk of Hebrew text, pressing the left ...
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How does user with low rep address a locked post?

When a post is locked comments and edits are disabled. If a user has less than 20 rep the user cannot participate in chat. How can a user with low rep address a question of theirs which is locked?
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How to ping other users

What are the rules of pinging? You can ping a user on comments and in chat, but the rules for doing so aren't clear. You can ping a user by commenting on his post and by writing @username in a ...
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Unable to edit own deleted question

Based on this, it seems like I should be able to edit my own post which I have deleted; however, I am unable to edit a post which I have deleted and want to edit before undeleting. The edit button is ...
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CC-SA and copyright dates: what date(s) do we use for republishing site content?

We are currently working on our second book compiling content from Mi Yodeya. The book uses a document template that's evocative of the site and includes the logo; this was provided to us by Jin for ...
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Maintaining Hebrew word order when copying from SE to MS Word

When I was typesetting Hagada - Mi Yodeya, I discovered that, at least in most cases, when I copied text from posts here on Mi Yodeya Meta into MS Word, my typesetting tool of choice, the order of ...
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Delete posts — how can we appeal?

My answers to a post were deleted as "not answering the question." I admit they didn't answer the direct halachic question (I'm not qualified!) specifically, but did provide an answer/solution. It was ...
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100 suggested-edit reviews but no Proofreader badge

On the main site, the suggested-edit review page shows that I have reviewed 104 suggested edits. When I'd reviewed 100, I should have gotten the Proofreader badge. I don't have that badge. What gives? ...
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Questions about the site

Is there a chat room for this site? Are you allowed to ask a question of a question, ie., seek further clarification to an answer to your question? Are you allowed to razzle dazzle your posts with ...
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Nice links in comments

How do I insert a nice looking link where the displayed text is not the URL (this as opposed to this: h​ttp://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1914/3073) in a comment?