Charles Koppelman
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New blessing tag?
3 votes

If we need to split them up, which I don't think we do, let's use verbs to clarify - giving-blessings and making-blessings-brachos. I'd keep the brachos on the second since it's by far the more ...

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What's the mesorah-tradition tag for?
2 votes

Since these are two tagworthy topics that are distinct but synonyms, they should be split into two different tags: mesorah-ancestral-tradition and mesorah-masoretic-tradition There's gotta be a ...

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Use the new tag tip feature
5 votes

history: Use this tag for questions about the history of Judaism or about Jewish perspectives on historical event. If this question is about history of Jews or of the State of Israel, consider ...

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Use the new tag tip feature
6 votes

sexuality: Please respect that in the Jewish tradition certain questions, especially certain questions relating to sexuality, are discussed only in private. Such questions will be closed or deleted ...

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Use the new tag tip feature
6 votes

purim-torah-in-jest: This tag should only be used in the few weeks leading up to Purim. Please read the info page for more details. Remember to include the required footer and not to add other ...

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Scripting challenge
0 votes

I began writing this and realized, after writing a directory structure with terms like lexer and indexer, that I'm basically rewriting a minor vertical search engine. Maybe there is something off-the-...

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What Yodeyan slang terms are there?
5 votes

JeLLy - of or related to Jewish Life and Learning It derives from when the site was defined as not Judaism, but Jewish Life & Learning. Basically, if something is JeLLy, then it is on-topic for ...

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Transliteration schemes explained
2 votes

Consonants: א - (nothing) or ' ב - V בּ - B ג - G גּ - G ד - D דּ - D ה - H (sometimes omitted) ו - V ז - Z ח - Ch or H ט - T י - Y כ - Kh or Ch כּ - Kh or Ch ל - L מ - M נ - N ס - S ע - (nothing) ...

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Having issues with my StackExchange login
Accepted answer
2 votes

Deleting my cookies from stackexchange.com and then logging on to chat from english.SE seemed to work. I can now use judaism.SE's chat, too.

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I don't think we're explaining sourcing properly to new users
4 votes

Feel free to copy the following boilerplate comment: Welcome to [judaism.SE] and thanks for your question! Like any Q&A site, improving the quality of your question will almost always improve the ...

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"Post notices" for Halacha questions
1 votes

I think this is a great idea! I'd also include a link to the Why ask your Rabbi question.

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Censoring comments
3 votes

I think Mi Yodeya should not censor anything beyond off-topic, spam, and hate-baiting. Why: It's an implementation nightmare It would be logistically difficult to enforce this - especially since ...

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How many regular users here work in IT?
3 votes

using @Aarthi's metric, I counted 12.5 people in the top 36 (first page) active this quarter who are NOT members of a technical SE. The .5 is one user who is only a part of Mi Yodea and LaTeX user ...

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