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One of the coolest things I discovered during the contest period was something I used for answers that ultimately didn't make the cut, in terms of points. It's the commentary of R' Moshe Askenazi, the student of Shadal, called Ho'il Moshe. I like Shadal's commentary and it's very clear that R' Ashkenazi completely takes after him: Short and to the point, ...


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My understanding of that particular close reason is as follows: Some questions that relate to other religions are on topic, while some questions that relate to other religions are off topic. The determining factor is how the question is asked. If the question is asked in such a way that it can be answered with just expertise Judaism then it is on topic. We ...


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Kazi bácsi – 8 points 1 (8 points) I don't think that I'll eventually win, but it's a really nice initiative and the important thing is not to win, but to take part.


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JoelK, Total: 29 points 1 (6 points) 2 (5 points) 3 (4 points) 4 (4 points) 5 (3 points) 6 (7 points)


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רבות מחשבות, Total: 24 points 1 (7 points) 2 (9 points) 3 (4 points) 4 (4 points) (Temporary filler text)


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Harel13 Total: 46 points 1 (6 points) 2 (6 points) 3 (4 points) 4 (5 points) 5 (6 points) 6 (3 points) 7 (6 points) 8 (3 points) 9 (4 points) 10 (3 points) What is the "inyan" of this: (temporary filler text)?1 1 See comments below.


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@Dov Total: 42 points 1 (6 points) 2 (3 points) 3 (6 points) 4 (3 points) 5 (3 points) 6 (6 points) 7 (3 points) 8 (6 points) 9 (3 points) 10 (3 points)


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Dr. Shmuel Total: 8 points 1 (4 points) 2 (4 points) (Temporary filler text)


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Mi Yodeya's faq includes a set of guidelines for citing others' work, including the following points: Even more helpful would be to also summarize, in your own words, what the external material says. This helps people get an idea of the answer you're presenting, and also helps them decide whether to follow your reference. If there are parts of the external ...


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I was running the contests, and I stopped doing it. There was no formal discussion precipitating this, nor a clear decision-making process on my part. Reduced participation was a factor, but certainly not the only factor. Anyone who wants to run this or any similar community-building initiative, please go for it! There's very little in the way of moderator ...


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