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I think that Joel Spolsky correctly identifies the tendency here: I do think that the vast majority of the participants come from an orthodox background and relate to the questions here in an orthodox way. That is not because of a conscientious decision by the members of the site to exclude Jews from non-orthodox traditions, it's just a demographic fact. ....


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Answers to halacha questions quote halachic literature. The vast majority of the halachic literature comes from more than 150ish years ago, and so it comes from an orthodox (small "o") perspective due to the fact that non-orthodox streams of Judaism didn't exist that long ago. Of course there were always less-observant Jews, but they were not trying to ...


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This was a decision made by the good folks at Stack Exchange. See the question, answers, and comments there for the whys and wherefores. There is a way to see this information: go through every question a person asked and see how many (that qualify) he accepted. Or write a query for it on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer.


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Here is a SEDE query that counts the number of distinct users who have posted, and the number of posts posted, during each hour of the day on Friday and Saturday GMT. On the X axis: 0 = 00:00 GMT Friday, or 7pm EST / 8pm EDT Thursday 12 = 12:00 GMT Friday, or 7am EST / 8am EST Friday 24 = 00:00 GMT Saturday, or 7pm EST / 8pm EDT Friday 36 = 12:00 GMT ...


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The Stack Exchange API still returns a value for accept_rate for a user query. For example: http://api.stackexchange.com/2.1/users/883?order=desc&sort=reputation&site=judaism&filter=!nTBZKAKmnK returns a key:value pair of {"accept_rate":63}.


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Thanks to a query jointly edited by myself and Isaac Moses, we have these data: February 10–27, 2013 saw 33 PTIJ questions posted. (That was, roughly, the 2013 period in which PTIJ questions were allowed.) January 10–27, 2013 saw 123 non-PTIJ questions posted. February 10–27, 2013 saw 144 non-PTIJ questions posted. March 10–27, 2013 saw 189 non-PTIJ ...


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