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Purge and blacklist the mythology tag

As we all know that since mythology had bad connotation since it mostly/usually refers to the "study of myths" and hence the use of mythology tag has been creating problems for years. (Community is ...
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A Notice About Personalized Advice?

Recently while exploring Christianity Stack exchange , I came across a notice mentioning that The site does not offer Personalised Advice and is not a substitute for advice of priest , pastor or other ...
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Is there any feature to maintain seperate queue for questions to answer in future?

While going through questions in the main site, I may get some (personally interested) questions that I can answer after some time (days/ months) after some research. In this context, is there any ...
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Showing relevant formatting option

While writing a post, Hinduism SE site shows "How to Format" option on the right side. Like below: However the part in the circle looks irrelevant for this site. Can we remove this and put some ...
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Tags lacking Hindu words like papa or papam

I recently post a question about if Sanskrit words like papa and atma can be translated to mean sin and soul. If it is appropriate or not. When I clicked the "Post Your Question" button, I received an ...
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Redefine and moderate the caste-system tag

The caste system is the biggest black mark on the face of Hinduism. While the whole of Hinduism is struggling to eradicate it, I think this website is quietly harboring caste feelings. Check some of ...
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To reconcile ancient beliefs to the modern: new tag

Since Hinduism is an ancient faith there is bound to be skepticism with changing times. Believers are often unwittingly charged with a responsibility to interpret and moderate several ancient Hindu ...
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should there be a statute of limitations for duplicate-hunting?

Let questions have a "pending duplicate-hunting" status that would expire, say, a week after the question is posted. If anybody thinks its a duplicate after that, he/she would just have to forever ...
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Why “citation required” banner doesn't appear in Android Stack Exchange app?

Earlier (in Dec2017), I noticed that "citation banner" doesn't appear in Android Stack Exchange app. But after looking at How will the users know that a "citation required" banner has been ...
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Update the help center page with all off-topic reasons and other changes

Recently, our help center was edited to add a banner like thing on its top. Lines for the scope of our site and guidelines about asking and answering were added to guide the users to appropriate help ...
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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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Is there any feature of subscribing to other user's Questions?

Is there any way by which one can subscribe to someone else's questions and whenever answer is added to that question one gets notification via email and/or via Recent inbox messages tab on SE site. ...
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Should we allow anonymous user edit?

Recently Trolls from anonymous account actively started participating in editing post and adding abusing words to it. Since those users are anonymous, we can't take proper action. But it should be ...
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Allow account “deactivation”, instead of irreversible “deletion”

Like Facebook, there can be a feature of deactivation of an SE profile, where the account is not deleted permanently but deactivated until next login for activation. All the user data is restored once ...
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Allow to accept more than one answers to a question

Some questions are so vast topic in Hinduism and may have more than one answers. So it should be allowed to accept more than one answer.
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Should there be an “unclose” vote?

people start voting to close a question and those who don't want it closed have to wait for the closers to gather their 5 votes and only then try to re-open it. If they express their opinion earlier, ...
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Delete tags: “scripture” and “dharma-shastras”

In this site, we are supposed to answer anything with the sources from scriptures (shastras). Now there is no common consensus about what is considered "scriptures" and what is not. The description ...
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why not give notification before adverse actions against questions/answers/comments?

Its great to be god, but not so great to be victimized by god. You put a comment out there, and one of the gods of the board feels it is inappropriate and summarily removes it without notification. ...
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Allow users to see who is voting to close their questions

After a question is closed, we know who voted to close it, but in the case of unsuccessful close attempts you never know who tried to close your question. This information should be made public. If ...
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Notify OP in inbox, when people close vote a question

I find it creepy that you put your question out there and as it percolates downwards due to newer questions, people maybe voting to close it, unbeknownst to you.
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Consider “Hinduism.SE” for the review towards the graduation process

We, the Hinduism StackExchange community have been receiving 10+ QPD (Questions Per Day) for more than about 3 months. According to the Graduation, site closure, and a clearer outlook on the health of ...
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If N users flag an answer for “source not cited”, add the banner automatically

When an answer doesn't cite a source, below steps are followed: Users flag the answer to Moderator's attention; Moderator will add a banner to that answer, as suggested here: What kind of banners (...
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List out the numerous references provided in answers

A lot of answers on the main site provide wonderful and rare citations and lists of sources. Is it possible to compile and index these and make them available in one place? The index will have to be ...
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An edit proposed to the on-topic page of our help center

As we know, we have an on-topic page. This is shown as What topics can I ask about here? in the help center. This page helps the users to know which questions are on-topic and off-topic on our site. ...
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Why down voting comments not allowed?

We can cast up or down votes on both questions and answers. But, as far as comments are concerned, we can only up-vote them (or flag them if necessary). Now, just like we have some comments that are ...
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A better way to catalogue duplicate questions?

Right now, when a question B (posted at time t+ t1) is marked as a duplicate of question A (posted at time t), and I attempt to access it (question B), I am taken to Question A. Now this often results ...
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Can we have a suggestion for meta post “Guidelines for new users answering questions” at the answer popup?

We often found that answers from new users are comments/opinions/lacking sources. So, we've to introduce how to answer and Guidelines like citing sources to them. When a new user first time writes ...
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Devanagari script in Hinduism.SE [duplicate]

I have a hell lot of doubts in hindu scriptures. It would be very helpful if there is a devanagari script as most of the scripts are in the same. It would be better if there is an option for ...
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Modifications in Downvoting System

Downvoting has attracted a lot of different opinions over the past few months. There are cases where people just downvote without giving any reason. It has become a fun activity for them. Without any ...
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Can we have more polite statement for closing a question as duplicate?

When we mark a question (say A) duplicate of other question (say B), the following sentence appears in the comment section by default. Possible duplicate of "question B" Instead of that can we ...
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Can we change the “help center” link appearing in off-topic reason to on-topic page?

Problem: One of our current off-topic reasons reads as: This question does not appear to be about Hindu religion, within the scope defined in the help center. The problem with the above help text ...
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Opening links in a separate tab or window

Currently links provided in questions or answers open in the same window. Can we tweak this a little so that the links opens up in a separate tab?
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Need a wiki etc [duplicate]

We need to enhance our posting guidelines, especially for newcomers. Users should be encouraged to google first and then post questions for which they have been unable to find answers. Users should ...
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How to activate the “Invisible Mode”?

In forums you have the option of browsing the site "invisibly" i.e without letting others know that you are online. Even information like when you last logged in is kept hidden from others once you ...
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How about indexing Hinduism SE with Google?

Whenever I search for queries relating to Hinduism, Hinduism SE won't appear in top search results in Google. However questions on Quora appear in top search results, though this site has good answers ...
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How about a Sandbox for drafts of long, complex posts like Math.stackexchange?

I'm referring to the following post in meta.Math.SE where ALL of the answers are community wiki's which are used by people working on (long) questions or answers that are "in the works", need further ...
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A minimum reputation of 50 to comment - why?

If someone can please clarify, I don't get the minimum reputation of 50 required to comment on someone else's answer or question. This is simply too high for new users. I have lost track of about 10-...
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No notification for comments posted on answers in my questions

I recently opened one of my earlier asked question and I was surprised to see that there was a big discussion going on in the comments of one of the answers. But here I have not received any ...
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Can we have a different favicon (ॐ) for Hinduism SE?

Generally, questions from other Stack Exchange sites are shown on the right side of the screen while reading our Hinduism questions/answers and most of them have favicons associated with them. For ...
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Can we pin some post with best reliable links for online Hindu scriptures [duplicate]

I have seen many sites containing various versions of the same Hindu Vedas, Puranas or other texts. But some of them might be reliable and some might not be too good. If readers try to find the source ...
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Nomenclature tag

Is it possible to add nomenclature tag? I needed it for Meaning of Sadhu, Sant, Rishi and Muni
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How should our logo and site design look like?

What should our logo and site design look like? This one is pretty straightforward. Solicit contributions, throw out ideas, post preliminary (or finished) designs, and be supportive and respectful of ...