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Old posts that cite a since-disgraced rabbi
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I can see this situation turning into a hot political issue. Let's keep Mi Yodeya a neutral community where people of all persuasions can safely ask and answer questions. I also see little gain from ...

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Dealing with users who reject the answers of traditional Judaism
6 votes

To add to msh210 answer, I believe the right approach is to answer the question, rather than attempt to answer the questioner. MY is a public, open forum. Many more people are reading questions and ...

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Useful question titles
5 votes

I believe your question has a very simple answer: Edit the titles yourself! It's hard to come up with good titles, but that's no reason to flag a question. Use your editing privilege to edit titles, ...

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Why comments and not answers?
Accepted answer
4 votes

Mi Yodeya has very strict quality standards. When I have an answer which is not of high-enough quality - for example, it lacks sources - I often post it as a comment. When I do post it as an answer, ...

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PTIJ: JOKE-A-THON!!!!!!1!
3 votes

A very old one.... A maskil named Nochum is giving a speech and the hecklers are chanting ״ולא נחם״ So he turns around and yells, “דרך ארץ פלישתים!!! ולא נחם אלוקים דרך ארץ פלישתים פרשת בשלח

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Hiding Dangerous Information
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אַבְטַלְיוֹן אוֹמֵר, חֲכָמִים, הִזָּהֲרוּ בְדִבְרֵיכֶם, שֶׁמָּא תָחוּבוּ חוֹבַת גָּלוּת וְתִגְלוּ לִמְקוֹם מַיִם הָרָעִים, וְיִשְׁתּוּ הַתַּלְמִידִים הַבָּאִים אַחֲרֵיכֶם וְיָמוּתוּ, וְנִמְצָא שֵׁם ...

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PTIJ: JOKE-A-THON!!!!!!1!
2 votes

This is really a question, hoping it belongs in this thread. Just before bentching, my brother makes the following assertion quite loudly: “Rubber tires never break!” Then the family continues ...

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What are mi yodeya's standards for rejecting potentially offensive content?
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אבטליון אומר, חכמים, היזהרו בדבריכם--שמא תחובו חובת גלות, ותגלו למקום המים הרעים, וישתו התלמידים הבאים אחריכם וימותו, ונמצא שם שמיים מתחלל Avos 1:11 tells the scholar to be careful with his words, ...

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What are mi yodeya's standards for rejecting potentially offensive content?
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I think you need to use common sense to determine what is acceptable to post and what is better discussed elsewhere. Posters need to be cognizant that their posts are read by a wide variety of people,...

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What are some mistakes non-Jewish people should avoid when asking questions on this site?
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I would suggest you read a few questions to try to get a feel for the tone and content expected here. In general, any question that is asked respectfully is welcome. Questions should focus on facts ...

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What should we do with "does Judaism permit this random special case that I won't elaborate on" questions?
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I think this is less a Mi Yodeya specific question and more a general Stack Exchange issue. I believe we can resolve it by quoting back Stack Exchange policy. I don't believe these questions meet the ...

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Can questions be asked that might challenge belief?
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I think nearly any question can be asked, if it is written properly. The question you brought in your example was not written properly, it should have included motivation (that the OP brought in a ...

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Creating a new tag for simple questions
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I think we should create a tag called "Judaism101" or something like that. It's hard to grade questions as being more or less basic, but that is kind of impartial. I personally would enjoy following ...

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Propriety of a Tag for "Counter-Missionary" Related Questions
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I think most of these should be labeled with the "Christianity" tag. "Counter-missionary" suggests an agenda, which we would prefer to avoid. Most people need Google to know what polemic means. So ...

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Criteria for tag: Judaism101
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A question tagged Judaism 101 should meet the following criteria: Ask about a foundational Jewish belief or practice (intermarriage, Shabbat, Mitzvot, Kashrut, basic understanding of any of the 13 ...

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