Questions tagged [etiquette]

Questions regarding etiquette and proper behavior toward other users, both on and off Hinduism.SE.

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How to deal with comments and posts bashing Abrahamic religions?

The road to Taxila As usual in this recent history, everything has been destroyed by the religions of “peace” aka muslims and christians. Are such comments and posts "normal" across SE ...
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Why was this flag declined?

Who cares for Spitzer here.... – Rakesh Joshi Mar 26 at 18:47 unfriendly or unkind – sv.   Mar 27 at 20:48   declined  (10 hours ago) I'm not sure why the comment which clearly ...
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Is it fine to use a derogatory word like Mleccha on this site?

Only some time back I got to know about the word "Mleccha" and Wikipedia offers the following definition: Mleccha (from Vedic Sanskrit mlecchá, meaning "non-Vedic", "...
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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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What is the site policy for comments used to attack authors?

This from an answer written by a mod a few days ago: Even comments should be used only for asking clarifications and suggest corrections on posts (questions and answers) and many comments become ...
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How to deal with the users who have an ulterior agenda?

Nowadays seeing that the main site is flooded with questions, from primarily two users who have set out to denigrate certain community of Hinduism. It is annoying to read such questions. These users ...
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Is it fair to promote own posts by either linking them into own Q&A or making insignificant edits?

This post is not an attempt to oppose/blame anyone but only to better understand the stance of community. There are 2 ways to promote own posts: Link own earlier posts into newer posts just for sake ...