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Old deleted answers reading

Is there a shortcut to find my old deleted answers? I see a button for recent deleted answers but without possibility to extend the research.
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Consecutive Visits

I was on Mi Yodeya every day this past week or so and I just went to look at how many days I have been on consecutively and it says 1. How is this possible? Am I missing something?
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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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Scrolling to the first question

I use the stackexchange app and was wondering if there is a quick way to scroll down all the way to the first question ever asked on Mi Yodeya? (This question really applies to all the other forums ...
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Reputation in Chat

As usual, apologies if this has been asked before. I'm just wondering if there is a different reputation calculator within Chat rooms, as my reputation is boosted there by about 200+ rep points ...
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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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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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Awarding bounties late

If a bounty expires but the "best" answer hasn't been chosen, I know that half of the bounty is automatically awarded. Is it possible to then select one of the answers and award the other half? If ...
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What to do if I upvoted by mistake?

I upvoted an answer by mistake. I wanted to downvoted it. I get "You can't change your upvote without edit the answer" or something like this. How do I deal with it?
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Dispute the designation of a question as off topic?

What is the basis and process for disputing the designation of a question as off topic here? I'm wondering particularly about this question: https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/75736/why-no-...
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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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How can I suppress the appearance of closed questions?

Questions that are closed still appear on the page I see from MY. When they are immodest, I would rather they did not appear (e.g. this one). How can I suppress the appearance of closed questions? ...
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What to do if you answered a question which was then edited further to another topic [duplicate]

If you answered a question, and a posteriori, your answer is not relevant to the question because the question was edited to a different question? Is there a possibility for someone who asks a ...
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How can I locate stats on my bounty questions?

Is there a feature (or a database query) that would help me locate all questions that I have placed on bounty for both my own questions as well as other people's questions? I'd also like to get to get ...
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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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merge parshat-matot into mattos

I just asked a question about this week's parsha and didn't see a match when I typed "matot" so I created parshat-matot. I then went to add it to the systematic list of tags and saw mattos there. ...
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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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Undelete answer deleted by moderator

My answer here deleted by mod. I edited it so I think it valid now, but I can't undelete. what to do now?
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Finding My Favourite Questions

I would like to be able to locate the questions that I have marked as FAVOURITE. How can I do that? I have tried to find the answer in the FAQ's.
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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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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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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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Request for Closure

Recently, a question was asked which recommend "bypassing" some of the most important sanctifications in Judaism in favor of the exact inverse of what is in the spirit of the Torah. While there is ...
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How do I enlarge the type on my site page at Mi Yodeya?

For some reason, the size of my type has shrunken at Mi Yodeya. How do I enlarge it?
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badges disappeared from profile

I have two gold baďges: fanatic and copy editor, today I achieved 600 voting and suddenly I have again 2 gold badges only, the voting badge was cancelled .It is strange
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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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Deleting questions and answers on my profile?

How, if possible, do I delete questions and answers on my profile?
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Is there a feedback option for votes?

I was looking at an old post of mine and noticed that it received a down-vote. Is there a way to see why it was down-voted, perhaps to allow for further clarification on my part? Thanks
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Why can't I place a bounty on a question?

Why can't I place a bounty on this question? Is there a rule stating that a question cannot have a negative vote count to place a bounty on it?
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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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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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Why doesn't a question I asked show up on my home page?

A few months ago I asked this question Why is there a dagesh in second camocha, but not in first? and got a nice answer and a bunch of people also liked the question. So why does my home page show ...
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Hashavat Aveda answer

Two minutes ago, I repaired an answer of Shmuel Brin's about a Shut Yaavets concerning having a dog as a pet. I wrote half of the Shut (responsum) which was in a bad, old edition, and I repaired a ...
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Having issues with my StackExchange login

I didn't think my StackExchange user (the one I use for chat) had a different login than my mi.yodeya user. It's always been pretty seamless navigating between the two. Well, I just reinstalled my ...
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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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Merging Musar and Mussar tags

Can a Moderator please merge the musar tag into the mussar tag? I created the former not realizing the latter existed.
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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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Tag link does not provide complete list of questions with that tag

I was looking for this question, which I speculated was tagged parshat-shelach. I clicked that tag from another question and didn't find my question. So I searched for my question, confirmed the tag,...
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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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Auto avatar change and now not able to set it again [closed]

Some days ago one of the Mods removed my e-mail from here and set my avatar as default. I am looking for a strong reason why it happened. If I did anything wrong please let me know. Also, it seems I ...
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How is bounty awarded when a question already has an accepted answer?

I'm a bit unclear regarding the bounty policy. I gather that a bounty is automatically awarded to the accepted answer (if the "bounty"er didn't manually award the bounty.) Does the system distinguish ...
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The Tags Derabanan and Oral Law

Closely Related: https://judaism.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/4143/the-tag-deorayta-deoraita Could the descriptions of the two tags "Oral-Law" and "De-Rabbanan" be clarified - to clarify which ...
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The culture of erasing

It's seems that erasing answers/comments (maybe even questions?) is a common practice here on MY. Personally I don't like this culture. I KNOW that some of my viewpoints will cause a few Rabbis to ...
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Splitting a question that was answered in two opposite meanings

My question was understood by two answers in two different ways - riki answered about implications, and Yaakov answered about reasons. Seemingly it wasn't phrased clearly enough. I would like [you] ...
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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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"Site Rooms" link goes to the wrong place

I am in chat and I click on "site rooms": That directs me to: http://chat.stackexchange.com/?tab=site&host=judaism.stackexchange.com BUT if I try to change the URL to: http://chat.stackexchange....

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