Robert Cartaino
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Welcoming new users
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Yes! Certainly. Every advocate for Jewish Life & Learning should regularly visit the /review path for just that purpose! https://judaism.stackexchange.com/review/ How to Review These are the ...

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CYLOR Disclaimer
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Note — The CYLOR Disclaimer now appears at the top of the right menu per Isaac's answer here: Professional advice disclaimer (post-launch re-request)

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Can we get our own custom Enthusiast and Fanatic Badge?
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8 votes

I wanted to offer my perspective as a Community Manager; This isn't necessarily an official response or the final say on the matter — You're right. If we were designing this system specifically ...

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Design for Judaism.SE
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8 votes

Designing a site is first about and keeping on the lookout for some inspiration and ideas. That's about where Judaism is in the design process. Jin asked us what sites have pretty much passed that ...

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How can we get more people involved in meta discussions?
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7 votes

Don't forget the obvious — Simply start having the discussions. The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta Users will emulate what they see and a bustling meta with intriguing activities ...

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The "Mark as Accepted"
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7 votes

The display of the "accept rate" did not exist in the SE 1.0 version which ran the mi.yodeya site. The premise of the accepted answer is that the author selects an answer they find most helpful. It ...

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How is this site different from the other site?
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7 votes

"What's different" depends on how deep you want to go. There have been a few fundamental additions to the ecosystem of a Stack Exchange site. This meta forum — You own, dedicated meta sites ...

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Will there ever be a Meet-up?
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I don't know what the plans are for a network-wide meetup, but don't wait for us! There's nothing keeping this community from putting together your own events and meet-ups through something like http:/...

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Should every title have something specifically Jewish in it?
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6 votes

To clarify… The questions Why do we double (or triple) wrap food? Why don't we bow "correctly" anymore? were clarified to add a bit of context: What's the halachic advantage of double (or ...

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Feature Request: Poll question for Meta sites
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The story you're telling yourself is that this "polling engine" will only be pulled out in the most useful of circumstances. There may be really, really limited use cases where this might be ...

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How will the beta be evaluated?
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This site will not be shut down in 7 days. The 90 day beta is a minimum requirement before a site can graduate. The vast majority of sites need more time to build up a critical mass of users, ...

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Why are votes locked after some period of time?
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Voting is largely an anonymous activity so problems so tactical down-voting — where a user down-votes another answer to temporarily elevate their own — caused the developers to add this ...

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Is rep on the main and meta site linked?
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Your reputation on meta is "inherited" from the parent site because this meta is about the parent site. Active users (i.e. higher reputation users) need to have the increased privileges on this site ...

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Why is there no badge for asking questions daily?
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I would oppose such a badge. It would be wonderful if everyone used this site to ask about the interesting problems you encounter in your day-to-day activities. But when you're suddenly put on the ...

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How should policy decisions be finalized and codified here?
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I think it depends largely on the nature of the policy. Policy decisions can become the community de facto "policy" on a few different levels: Majority Rule A meta discussion reaches a very clear, ...

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Idea: Weekly podcast
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This sounds like an interesting idea. To get started, is there any potential for partnering with an existing podcast of some kind? Just a thought. For further inspiration, a similar project was tried ...

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