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New "follow" feature?

So I opened a question link in the morning and noticed this new "follow" feature. Can we know more details about this feature? A screenshot for reference:
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Meta flag pending since Aug 26

Is asking for direct references containing science on-topic? [duplicate] asked Nov 11 '18 at 15:44 by hanugm this is not a dup of the other, needs to be reopened so it can be properly answered – ...
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What minimum reputations one should have to ensure reps of other users don't get reduced owing to one's account deletion?

How many least reps one should have to ensure the one's account deletion doesn't affect others on whom the one voted?
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Having some problems in using the site

First of all, I don't have this problem all the time. It started only from yesterday when I decided to bring out an old laptop that was last used around 2012. After that it was not used until ...
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Why answers are being deleted by moderator?

So recently I answered this question: What was Madhvacharya's argument against the Shaktas? which was asked by one of our Moderator. I am sure I didn't receive enough flag for my answer, but this ...
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Why I am getting the error "This post does not meet our quality standards."?

I wanted to ask a question but not able to submit it due to the error "This post does not meet our quality standards.". Can anyone help me on what are these quality standards?
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Confusing question

I do not want to come across as rude, but am I the only one who has trouble understanding this question and what the OP wants as an answer? OP has answered his question, but even that does not make ...
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Should a moderator with extreme bias be removed as moderator?

Both of below posts attempts to denigrate a widely worshiped Hindu God in the guise of a question: Which scripture does Pillai Lokacharya reference in which Shiva enjoins his devotees to offer human ...
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How did this answer enter the low-quality review queue?

SE usually doesn't let anyone flag an answer with high # of upvotes (such as the one below) as 'Very Low Quality' so how did this answer enter the review queue? N.B. This discussion is not about the ...
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Can someone edit a post that is already edited by Community♦?

Can someone edit a post (Questions/Answers) which are edited by Community♦ but having spelling and grammar mistakes?
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The rate at which I accept answers

I'm looking to find the ratio "number of questions from me with accepted answer" divided by "total number of questions from me". This is what I mention as my "answer accept ...
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After how much time the "Start a Bounty" option appears?

When a new question is asked, then after how much time the "Start a Bounty" link appears? Some time it appears immediately after asking a question. I recently asked a question for which I didn't see ...
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What website people use for vedas?

When someone qoutes verses from vedas, which website it is. Because I can't find any good translation of the Vedas. Expect ralff t Griffith. Please give the URL.
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Why was user12262 a.k.a shanu deleted?

Why was user12262 a.k.a shanu deleted? His/Her last post was: Do any Hindu scriptures say that Hinduism is not a religion but simply a way of life? Was it voluntary account deletion or was it a ...
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Are flags once rejected get "rejected forever" or can they be reconsidered?

Suppose one flag is rejected by one of the Moderators. Does that mean it has attained a "permanently rejected status"? Or some other Moderator can still revisit/reconsider it and accept it (or even ...
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Who assigns the hotness points to certain Hot questions and on what basis are they awarded?

Recently i have found that all the Hot questions are assigned particular numbers which are called the "hotness points". When we hover mouse over a particular question, we get to know how much point ...
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Tracing previous question from list

I had an earlier question on updating of Hinduism but am not able to find it among questions list/discussions. Can you please help me find it? Thanks.
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Is it possible to get a list of closed questions?

Is it possible to get a list of all closed questions?
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How can I get answers of my most curious questions?

2-3 of my answers are marked either opinion based or the answers their don't justify fully. Following the rules of site is at one side, but knowing the truth related to Hinduism is not a wrong. Here ...
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Why is this flag declined about exact duplicate questions?

Today there was a question posted about a claim of Devdutt Patnaik made about third gendered people. Which verse in Ramayana is Devdutt Patnaik referring here? This was about a story where third ...
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Advanced search syntaxes?

I think there are many advanced search syntaxes which might be helpful while searching something. From Who can see other user's Deleted questions and how?, I came to know that one can search own ...
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Questions regarding Revival badge

One day I got 2 Upvotes for this answer which was answered by me more than 60 days later. Then I received revival badge. But when I edited the answer, somebody removed their Upvote, now I am having 1 ...
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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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What is your philosophy behind [tag:philosophy]?

There is a popular tag philosophy which has no guidance/wiki yet. I am bit confused about it's usage. So, When should I use that tag? What type of questions should fall in the category of philosophy? ...
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Can this answer be made objective, clearly marking sectarian views as sectarian?

When Devi Bhagavatam says Gods as doers of karma and that they are sinners, how they can remove my sin? However, Shiva and Brahma are still under the influence of karma, since they are created by ...
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please give reason(s) to move comments to chat

Today comments under a question were moved to chat within a couple of hours, but there are older posts with many comments on the main site. Can a reason be given for moving comments to chat?
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Two answers using exactly the same source to answer the same question -- Does that make the answer posted later flag-able as not an answer?

Let's suppose I have posted an answer A to a question Q using some texts T as reference. Now, some hours later, another user posts another answer B to the same question Q using exactly the same texts ...
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Why was my flag declined here?

Under the following question, Why does world start to fall apart and burn because of one's tapasya? there was a comment where one user said something like "those are just metaphors". To this ...
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How is our site faring compared to other SE sites when it comes to daily traffic?

From Area 51 stats we can see that currently the visits per day for Hinduism.SE is 6,399 and which is considered as "excellent". But compared to all other SE sites what is our exact position?
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Who decides 'requires additional references', moderators or system?

I am getting this message in one of my answer: "Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources that support the ...
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Questions related to Jainism is allowed on Hinduism? [duplicate]

Is it valid if I ask about History of Jains , their god Bhagwan Mahaveer or about their temples? Or will it be considered as off-topic?
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Flagging questions

I feel I need to flag two questions (1, 2) because they are unclear and are quite related to each other, but both happen to be from the same user. Should I go ahead and flag them or would the user ...
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Can users who constantly engage in edit-wars with other users over tags be banned from the site?

Does the system allow for banning users who engage in disruptive behavior of the following nature; User doesn't like the use of a particular tag. Instead of bringing the issue to notice on meta, user ...
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Whats the real reason my answer was deleted?

https://hinduism.stackexchange.com/a/26647 This answer was marked as spam or rude or abusive. There is nothing spammy or rude or abusive. The objection "current events not allowed" doesn't stand ...
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Is Rajiv Malhotra an authority to quote in answers?

There are currently 22 answers that cite some work or other of Rajiv Malhotra. One of the answers citing him is written by a moderator himself. Is Rajiv Malhotra an authority on Hinduism? On what ...
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Can one set up a query to count how many times a user has used a word/phrase?

I want to know how many times certain repeating themes are used by users.
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irresponsible behavior?

How do Dvaitins explain Vedic verses which declare deities other than Narayana to be supreme? Moderators - these two are speculating about people's private information - they may be exposing the site ...
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How many comments I have posted - Is this info found somewhere?

We can find how many months we are a member for, I can even see for how many days I have visited the site. Besides that, I can also see how many questions/answers I have posted, how many posts I ...
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How this question about Vishnu avatara in current mahayuga is a dupe?

I asked a question: What are all the Vishnu avatar from current Mahayuga according to scriptures? then it got closed as a dupe of: What is chronological timeline (in Manvantara and Mahayuga) of ...
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How does the Community Bulletin get updated in private beta?

How are meta posts added to the Community Bulletin in private beta, when we don't have pro-tempore mods? Our Community Bulletin is quiet as compared to Buddhism.SE.
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What should be the action on a question which has more than one querries and some of them are duplicates of already existing questions?

I was talking about this question: Was Vivekananda a proponent of birth-based caste-system or the guṇa-based? The title question appears to me as a duplicate of the following question: Is there any ...
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My question regarding surya namaskar yoga asanas is marked as duplicate

My question regarding Surya namaskar yoga asanas is marked as duplicate. The question which was mentioned is about suryanamaskar mantras and not asanas. My question is about suryanamaskar 12 yoga ...
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Rename tag request (yajnopavitam to yagnopavitam) [duplicate]

Can one of the mods rename a tag I created, from yajnopavitam (yajnopavitam) to yagnopavitam? We can leave it as it is too, I'm not too sure if the Sanskrit letter 'ज्ञो' from यज्ञोपवीतम् sounds more ...
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Reputation bug or a Reputation display bug

I can't understand my reputation chart for today, is it due to rep-cap or something else? Only for the highlighted part, I mean blank rep for upvote and 8 rep for an upvote, sounds weird. It even ...
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What is the policy on unverifiable, extravagant claims in answers?

In this Is it possible for the Vedas to have been authored? answer, it is said But as a matter of fact, before the kali yuga, people believed that the Vedas were authored by the Rishis. For example, ...
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To find out when a particular user has cast his/her last vote

For many users/cases it is a trivial task to find out. For example, for me, it is today only when I have cast my last vote. But for many others, currently active or inactive, it is not possible to ...
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Is this site going to spend a second week in private beta? [duplicate]

It's been 7 days and 3 hours since the private beta began. Does this mean that the private beta is going to continue for another week? (I know that 3 hours isn't very long, but Buddhism's public beta ...
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Is it possible to add screen shots in the question?

Is it possible to add screen shots in the question. If yes How
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A question that is answering itself

I am not talking about self answered questions. Suppose the body of a question has answered itself. In that case, what action shall we take? Shall we close the question? If yes under what reason?
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How to handle questions with wrong or opinion based answers accepted? [duplicate]

I found some of the questions with answers which are inauthentic but accepted by the OP. People who are beginners to the site may take it in another way. How to handle the scenario? Can I mark ...