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A small suggestion to be considered before sharing personal info

Though we have a great platform to discuss Hinduism and also able to chat. Sometimes some users want to get in personal touch with other users by sharing personal emails, which is completely fine. But ...
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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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Either delete the tag "identification-request" or limit it's usage

The tag identification-request is completely redundant. And, the way it's excerpt is written, it can be used with way too many questions. A tag, which is redundant as well as not being related to ...
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Avoid posts targeting beliefs

We know that our community is suffering from the sectarian issue. The main problems are: Questions that target the beliefs of particular sect Comments that engage in sectarian debating Answers that ...
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Do we have rules already or we need to frame some to stop the unfair practice of making posts active again by making the most insignificant edits?

Example1: Here, OP 2 days back removed "of language" from the title and then again he added it today. Now, possibly after two days, he will add it again and two days after remove it again. By doing ...
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Please stay away from Shiva vs. Vishnu debate

I've been finding that we, the Hinduism StackExchange community sometimes face the issue of Shiva vs. Vishnu debate[1] which leads to the rude or offensive contention in comments, chats and even ...
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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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Community Poll - Reading Seminar - Pilot Experiment

Keshav Srinivasan, one of the power users of our Stack Exchange has kindly agreed to lead a reading seminar. The seminar entails, upon the selection of a common text, curated reading & discussion ...
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Let's make our site an excellent repository of frequently asked significant questions about Hinduism!

Internet has become a repository of information today. Though there are many question-answers about Hinduism on websites and forums but the quality & reliability of StackExchange surpasses that of ...
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Is it worthwhile to do a Best of Hinduism.SE 2016?

I have seen here and here where a "Best of Year" style event has been done as part of efforts to bolster the community. Do you think the time has come to do a similar albeit smaller scale version (...
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What kind of banners (notices) do we use?

Today on one of the answers, I saw this banner or notice. The answer was a complete copy-paste from quora.com. Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please ...
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Consider fixing questions that will lead to opinion-based or low-quality answers

Recently, I found that the nature of some questions leads to answers: that are opinion-based or that deviate too much from OP's title or main question or that are of very low quality So, I'm ...
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Let's concentrate on "percent answered" stats! [duplicate]

Our community/site is growing fine but it requires some attention to unanswered questions. From Area51.SE, our site shows 73% answered (1098 questions with no answers) so it needs considerable work: ...
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When sacred-texts.com website is down or unreachable, use this link instead

When sacred-texts.com is down, use the following link instead. E.g.,: http://web.archive.org/web/20160612014310id_/http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/maha/index.htm The extra "id_" in the URL will ...
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Moderators should give time & scope of discussion before deleting a post for active users

This discussion is neither intended for the few novice users who post low quality answers nor for actually "not an answer" kind of posts. Rather it's intended for the situations, where moderators end ...
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How should I react to those who write answers demeaning Lord Shiva and his family?

First of all, I don't hate any God, whoever it is Vishnu or Shiva or Krishna. I respect Vishnu (especially Lord Venkateswara of Tirupati) as much as Shiva, but I like Shiva more when compared to other ...
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Should we change the community name to Sanatana Dharma?

"Hindu" or "Hinduism" is the name given to Hindus by Britishers and other people while the Vedas and even Lord Krishna Himself referred to it as Sanatana Dharma. So shouldn't we change the name of ...
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What should our chatroom name be?

Currently, our main chatroom name is "Hinduism". Are we going to stick with it? If not, what should we change it to? Note: Feel free to add your chatroom name suggestions as answers.