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How to increase Voting contribution in Hinduism.SE?

Out of curiosity, I was checking Users > Voters section. To my surprise, I noticed that even with large amount of my absence from this site, I was holding 8th rank among the voters! I would rather say,...
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Private beta extended - please focus on quality

I'm a member of the Community Management team here at Stack Exchange; we're the ones responsible for determining when each new site is ready to move on to the next stage of its life cycle. It's been a ...
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Let us stop asking for “Sources” every time

I am noticing that users are asking to cite sources for every answer posted without a relevant source. We are actually encouraging users to write the answers on their own, please refer The copy-paste ...
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How to deal with an answer which is basically “a blog owner's opinion/interpretetion”?

In recent times i found that one user is basically copy pasting posts from arbitrary/unknown blogs as answers.Many of his answers are like that with this being a typical example. How to deal with them(...
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Does Hinduism SE promote a reductionist approach to answering questions?

I am a new user and I have been reading through many questions and answers and observing the moderation process. It appears to me that this site encourages or enforces a reductionist approach to ...
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Quoting random persons opinion/reference about scriptures

Are we allowed to quote a random article or person who has an opinion about our scriptures or mentions that something exists in our scriptures, and ask for reference/justification without doing any ...
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Where is the Hinduism SE FAQ?

As a new user of any site I first have a look at the faq of the site. I could not find the FAQ for this site containing the rules and regulations of this particular site (like what questions we can ...
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Can we add a citation banner for answers that rely solely on Wikipedia?

How about adding an insufficient explanation banner to answers that use Wikipedia as their only source? From this answer: insufficient explanation We're looking for long answers that provide ...
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FAQ Index for Hinduism Stack Exchange

Community FAQ For Hinduism Stack Exchange and Hinduism Meta Stack Exchange For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. HinduismSE is part of a wider network; for issues that ...
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Are transliteration questions on-topic for the site?

When I was going through some old questions on the site. I found a question which asks for transliteration of a mantra. What's the English transliteration of this Sanskrit mantra? It received ...
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Answer wrongly deleted - 1 [compromised]

Here is the post: Why did Krishna steal butter and milk?. This nearly 2 years old answer is deleted under no clear written policy. I have presented 2 reasons to the Qn & also cited following ...
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Reliable citations

Lately, I have been seeing answers that are quoting blogs. Citing blogs can be very problematic as circular citations are a likely possibility i.e. the blogs would in-turn cite Hi.SX as source and ...
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Is it needed to add something from our end when Question can be answered directly from Scriptures without any explanation?

I see few upvoted comments on my answer: "You can just paste a link of chapter number in comments instead of just copy pasting totally..." "Pure copy paste. Is there anything from you in the answer?....
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What are the rules to be followed for citation?

Please look at this answer to the question Garuda purana Is it a myth to create fear in humans? that I recently provided. Asker commented that citation has not been done. Can someone please refer me ...
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Can we be mature about close voting?

This is an issue I have observed lately on main site. Pinpointing the close voters in comments. When a question is closed by the community, some users are losing their patience and and pointing and ...
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Standard comment suggestion for no source answers

As we are moving forward, our site is facing many answers which do not have sources or they are based on user's point of view. Whenever I have time, I am editing the "copy-paste" posts with the ...
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What steps are the site taking for providing correct guidance for new users?

Important feature which differs Stack Exchange sites with regular discussion forums is having community moderation. That is we are the people help each other. Users having knowledge on how the site ...
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What is clear difference between “Plagiarism ” And “Opinion based answer”

Pls. Refer Why eating rice is prohibited on Ekadashi? for my comment on "Plagiarism. I want to know the difference between Plagiarism and opinion based answer?. Is it against the rules that for ...
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Answers which are totally copy pasted from other websites should be deleted

I've seen many users that they are copy pasting their answers entirely from other websites without taking efforts to understand whats written in the text they have copied even after raising a similar ...
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Are questions related to Hindu music and dance on-topic?

As we all know Hinduism has its own music and dance. For example, "Sa re ga ma pa da ne" (saat sur) Our own musical instruments (Veena, tabla etc) And in dance, we have our own God "Nataraj" (who ...