רבות מחשבות
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PTIJ: JOKE-A-THON!!!!!!1!
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On Rosh Hashana at my shul this year, the Chazzan accidentally skipped the beginning of Malchuyot, "Lo Aleinu"...

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Should we revisit the “no other tag” Purim Torah policy?
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I don't think we should revisit the tagging policy. Firstly, we should keep things uniform as much as possible. Secondly, if I'm searching for a tag, I don't want to have dozens of results that I ...

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Mi Yodeya's updated site theme is live!
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We had this request (for linking the Hebrew Mi Yodeya text on the top right to the homepage) come up a couple of weeks ago - would anyone on your end be able to issue a fix/update that incorporates it?...

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5778
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This answer to Deviations of Ralbag from normative Jewish theology by Alex is one of the most comprehensive, clear, and well-sourced answers I have seen on this site. I would like to nominate it, as ...

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Answerathon meets Best Answer Contest--I'm here to fund it! (CLOSED)
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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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How shall we celebrate Mi Yodeya's tenth birthday?
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I know I'm a bit late to the party, but I have another idea. (Ok, fine, it's kind of a modification of @Monica's.) While I think we have very good exposure to the regular, hamon-am, English-speaking, ...

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Best answer contest: First quarter of 5779
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In my answer to Esav "kissed" (vayishakheihu) have dots over this word, is there an explanation? Or is it a scribal error?, I gave a clear explanation of the various approaches, and provided ...

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New Mi Yodeya site theme coming soon
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We had this request (for linking the Hebrew Mi Yodeya text on the top right to the homepage) come up a couple of weeks ago - would anyone on your end be able to issue a fix/update that incorporates it?...

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Is there a feedback option for votes?
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As noted by various commenters, there is no way to see why one was (or who) downvoted. See this meta post for more details. Generally speaking, downvoters are encouraged to leave comments explaining ...

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What's with the duck?
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No one is exactly sure, but see this Meta.SE post to better understand the background, how to disable it/re-enable it, and some speculation on whether or not it has to do with April Fools. (It still ...

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PTIJ: Worst post contest: 5778
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I nominate Tish'a Mi Yodeya for worst post. Why, even children know that such a question is based on something that does not exist, based on the known saying: Why was six afraid of seven? Because ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2018
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Explaining the difference between an answer and a comment
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Based on the link to Why do I need 50 reputation to comment? What can I do instead?, I understand it to be the as follows in a point by point analysis. That meta.SE post happens to be excellent, and ...

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Should specific information like phone numbers for individuals be allowed to be posted?
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(I am not at all commenting on whether such a question is on-topic or not; it isn't and we should discourage such questions from being asked.) That being said, as the person that answered that ...

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5779
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I would like to nominate Meir's answer to my PTIJ question, PTIJ: Aliyot for the deceased. It was the type of answer that makes you laugh out loud, but also kick yourself for not thinking of it...

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10th Birthday Publication
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I would be happy to develop https://judaism.stackexchange.com/a/99340/16354 into a written Hebrew piece and https://judaism.stackexchange.com/a/94370/16354 into an English article.

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5778
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I guess I may as well join the throngs of self-nominators! Of all of the ~200 answers I gave during this period (and some of them were pretty good), I would like to specifically nominate this answer ...

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5778
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I would like to nominate Ezra's answer to PTIJ: Yeshivas Shem v'Ever, as it was simply hilarious, and inspired a few great comments as well.

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PTIJ - Stopping Leitzanus
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I would suggest that since here, Leitz discussed Avodah Zarah, he should be considered ליצנותא דעבודת כוכבים, and be allowed to stay.

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5779
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I would like to also nominate my answer to Source for it being a mitzvah to make fun of Avodah Zarah? It provided a clear answer to the question, but also summarized and added to the previous ...

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5779
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I would like to nominate my answer to Why is kedusha only said during the day? It was a thoroughly researched answer, which tackled a few different possible answers with fascinating sources.

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5778
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I would also like to nominate msh210's answer to PTIJ: Why all the obsession with BSD?, which I (and at least 12 others) found so funny. (Apologies to those not well versed in non- 'Microsoft and ...

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Best answer contest: Second quarter of 5778
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I would like to nominate msh210's answer to PTIJ - Who is Boris Karshina. I cannot remember laughing so hard the entire Purim Torah season, or ever accepting an answer so fast. Shout out to Shalom ...

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PTIJ: Why are so many Purim Torah posts on here not food related?
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I think that quite enough of these are, in fact, food related. See, for example: PTIJ: Is Super Mario Odyssey a Basar B'Chalav issue? PTIJ: Why is there an inyan to eat Chinese food? PTIJ: ...

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Explaining the difference between an answer and a comment
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To have this as a separate vote, I posted this as a separate answer... If so, would it be possible to change the disclaimer to be the following (or something similar? This does not provide an answer ...

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