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Is this a bug or am I missing something?

Profile of the user https://hinduism.stackexchange.com/users/26545/surya-kanta-bose-chowdhury?tab=profile shows that user is a member for 4 days. Member for 4 days Last seen this week But you can ...
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Is this site promoting a culture of bullying new users?

Welcome to Hinduism Stack Exchange! Please don’t spread false information about Hinduism. They maybe your views, but the various answers have clarified to the contrary and have been accepted and voted ...
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Unsourced answers need more time before getting to VLQ queue

Background : While reviewing Very Low Quality, I noticed that some answers which are answering questions or answering partially. What they lack is just a reference. This meta is about discussion ...
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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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To which users is the "Guidelines for new users" pop up is shown?

There is a site specific feature for us. That is the popup of suggesting guidelines for new users. Can we have a suggestion for meta post "Guidelines for new users answering questions" at ...
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Is there any way to take legal action on the inflammatory answers?

For the last few days the site has been impregnated with inflammatory answers against Gods which are excessively abusive. Is there any way to take legal actions on them based on any IT act? If Yes, ...
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New users and community responsibility

I propose that we be a little benevolent towards new users, because they are almost always unfamiliar with the site rules. e.g. Today a user named rajesh kaza posted an answer. He does not have enough ...
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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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Should a famous Hindu Swamiji, Guru, Indologist, Hindu book writer etc. were to join this forum

...will we enforce the same kind of rules on them as we would on ordinary users? That is: Will we bug them to support their answers with citations? Will we remind them they cannot cite some of their ...
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How does a new user get started on Hinduism SE?

What is the best way for a new user to get started on this site? What are dos and don'ts for new users?
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I can't access my asked question anymore?

I asked a question as a guest, with my name as Navik and later on decided to register on the website. So I went ahead and now I'm a registered user but I have now lost access to the question that I ...