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What to do when a user persistently posts unsourced opinions as answers

Mi Yodeya works very well as a motley crew of advanced Shas learners, regular run-of-the-mill Torah students, and even complete beginners such as myself. What do we do, though, when a user with ...
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Ranking users by badges

I'm wondering if there is any way to rank myself against others for the number of general and specific badges I have. Is there some site feature, some query, or anything that can do this? Some ...
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What can a blocked user do on the site?

I came across a user account that appears to have been suspended for at least a few days, yet was "last seen" 6 hours ago. On other websites (outside the Stack Exchange network) being suspended can ...
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What are the general demographics of the site?

The interpretations and applications I've seen here have been much more strict than I am familiar with from my experience with my Jewish friends. Out of curiosity, is there any sense of what portion ...
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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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Inactive members

I've noticed that many of our questions have either inactive queriers or respondents. If so, is there any way to clean up inactive members who haven't been seen in a determined length of time? ...
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Who is Meta-man?

On V'Dibarta Bam, the Mi Yodeya chat site, one can often find a user named "Meta-Man" sharing interesting meta-posts about site governence or pointing out interesting discussions, but I cannot tell ...
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Are there any active Karaite members here?

I have at least one question (probably more) that I would like to ask on Mi Yodeya, regarding the practices of Karaite Judaism (having recently discovered that they're still around). Really, I would ...
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Rabbonim on the site

How many number of users of this site are either "qualified" (i.e. have smicha, shimush, etc) Rabbonim or are actually "praciticing" Rabbonim (Rabbi of a Shul, Dayanim, Morei Horah, etc.) (This was ...
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Why is the accept ratio not displayed anymore?

Why does the percentage of questions for which a user has accepted an answer not appear anymore? Is there a way to see this information?
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Vote counts on “Voters” tab doesn't match counts in Users profile pages

Basically it's this issue again: Why is the total vote count different in user's profile and on voters tab? But only on Mi Yodeya; I checked several other sites, and none of them had this ...
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Who are these users?

There is a user here who is labeled as "Aaron1". I assume he was here before the migration which is why he doesn't appear like a normal user (he was normal before migration ). However, there are ...
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What's the rule with religion-spam?

A new user is asking countless questions which seem to have the goal of proving from Jewish texts that Mohammed was a real prophet. Do we just allow this to go on indefinitely? Personally, I have been ...
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Answers - When is a source required?

Disclaimer: Sources are extremely important in Judaism, as (almost) every Halacha, or Minhag (custom) has a clear source. Additionally, Judaism places sources and tradition so high, that it is ...
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What Do I Do if Someone is Systematically Downvoting my Answers?

I hope this is the right place to post this question! I just found that, about two hours ago, eleven answers of mine were suddenly downvoted, including some from several months ago. I can only assume ...
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How many regular users here work in IT?

Every day, I realize that more and more people here know a lot more about tech than I'd expect a random set of Jews to know. It makes sense, but of the regular users, what percent work in or have ...
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Should/can we survey inactive users?

I think it would be helpful to the site to know why some users stop using the Judaism.SE. Can/should we create a survey/poll specifically for users who meet a certain reputation level and have not ...