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Declined comment flag again. Why?

I recently asked a question Who are these women mentioned in the Hiranyakeshin Grihya sutras? I thought the verse which I posted is from Shukla Yajurveda. But a comment came from a moderator that the ...
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False editing in order to bump the question on active tab [duplicate]

[Note - Referred the Question-1, Question-2 in order to avoid duplication., I am not asking about linking own post. I am not asking about permission of insignificant edits. I am asking about the ...
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Is there anything the moderators could do to stop the offensive edits from anonymous users? [duplicate]

Anonymous users are adding abusive edits to two of my questions regularly with the f word,it is just annoying, is there something the moderators could do about this issue?
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Can I Know the Reasons why any of my question is downvoted [duplicate]

Recently three of my questions were downvoted by some reader. Is it possible to know the reasons for the down vote - to re-frame the question. The questions are: Before Aruna, who was the Sun God's ...
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Atheism vs. Agnosticism - one tag will do or do we need two?

So I accidentally created a new tag atheism not knowing there was already one with the name agnosticism Do we need two tags or one? I guess the mods can link up both via a synonym. But more ...
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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 ...
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Few questions on user suspensions

It must be an extremely disappointing feeling for a highly active and a fairly contributing user to find that he is banned for a period of 6 months or one year or more. Given that he will be eager to ...
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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 the question 'Kaaba of Mecca and the Hindu connection' migrated to History SE?

Kaaba of Mecca and The Hindu connection? on Hinduism SE was migrated to History SE (Was Kaaba initially a Shiva temple?) yesterday with this reason: This question was migrated to History Stack ...
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If all answers are only perspectives, why are some users trying to delete answers they don't like?

Two of my answers keep getting deleted by the same set of users. And when I eventually discover they are deleted, I have to request other users and mods to undelete them. https://hinduism....
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What does the notice about personalized advice imply?

A few weeks ago, A Notice About Personalized Advice was requested on our site like Christianity Stack Exchange has. After some discussion, it came into live. This is the text in the notice. Like ...
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This search yields the correct result only when I'm logged in and not when I'm logged out

I am talking about this search mentioned in this answer. It is supposed to give the number of answers by me (or by any user if the number 4732 is changed accordingly) that are accepted. When I am ...
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Why was the question 'When and why did Ganga become a holy river' migrated to History SE?

Why was this question ("Historically, when (and why) did Ganga become a holy river? Is it after Sarasvati dried up?") migrated to History.SE? For those who can't see the deleted/migrated ...
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Request to reopen my question

This is the question I asked. It has been closed as a duplicate. But the duplicate doesn't answers my question. My question is about satvik rajasik tamasik food mentioned in gita. And not about satvik ...
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How long it will take to reopen my question?

I by mistake made a question about religion and science both. So it was closed. But after it was closed I made corrections and made it a religious question (100%) it didn't have any science.
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Why can't I vote to close a question with an open bounty? [duplicate]

The title of Are there any verses which say Vishnu is source of all avatars? looks fine but the body has several unrelated questions: Since there are different Vishnus and such complexity in ...
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Ways to reopen a question?

I want to understand the logic of collecting 5 votes to reopen a question!. For instance, I believe that I have a pertinent answer to the question posed here: Do Nastika and Astika have direct ...
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why isn't my post showing up?

Have there been instances of rivalry between Brahmins and Kshatriyas? If I search for it I can see it - but it doesn't show up in the list of posts.
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What prompted the changes to moderation in main chat room?

Recently (not very recently but a couple of months ago) there was a change in room ownership in Hinduism chat room. A couple of old owners were removed from the list of Room owners. After a week or ...
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Is it allowed to get in sectarian denigration in the guise of a question?

Did Adi Shankaracharya lose a debate against the Buddhist philosopher Vasubandhu? This post cites a website that no longer exists and gets in denigration of Sankara under the guise of citing this ...
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Can the duplicate-hunting be made self-serve?

It feels like a mongoose-bite when your effort is consigned to the dustbin out of the blue. Why not give a "vet for duplicates" button to the poster so that he can self-censor for duplicates?
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Should formulaic prayers/slogans be allowed?

This is not obviously a site to promote any religion, let alone any sects. some posters include prayers/slogans in their posts like "Jai Shree Ram" and so forth. Is there an official policy ...
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An answer of mine was deleted as "offensive" with a penalty of 100 points. how can i appeal it?

It is in perfectly respectful language and is of crucial importance. I'd be happy to reproduce it here and get more opinions. The deleted answer can be read here. (for those who can see it)
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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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Is it fair to flag and delete answers taking an extremely conservative position?

While I understand the downvotes this answer to Feminist's claim that the Vedas, Ramayana and Mahabharata were written by male writers has received, I don't understand why the answer has been ...
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What to do when OP refuses to approve (correct) edit suggestions

In this question, I recommended to edit the title. Now, without going into the arguments, it can be said that the OP is refusing to be open-minded. Even though he knows his question title is improper (...
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Is name-calling and bigotry allowed on this site?

The Be Nice policy of SE is pretty clear: Name-calling: Focus on the post, not the person. That includes terms that feel personal even when they're applied to posts (like "lazy", "ignorant", or "...
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On the two recent user bans

Why is one user banned for a year while the other only for 7 days? Why is one user's recent post deleted by a mod as offensive and also warned in comments not to ask such anti-XYZ questions, but why ...
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Banned from asking questions

I have a question about my Hinduism Stack Exchange post: Is having sex with a woman not married according to Hindu marriage ceremonies, parastreegamana? I keep receiving strange notifications, I don'...
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Why was this request to undelete the answer rejected by the mods?

This top-upvoted answer (to Is the Manusmriti written to favor a particular Varṇa?) written by user17294 (a.k.a Partha Banerjee, commonman, Pratimaputra, etc.) back in 2019 was recently deleted by a ...
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Is there a mission statement for HSE? if not, can one be provided?

There seems to be disagreement as to what HSE is about. I understand from this Moderating for knowledge, not truth post that The mission of HSE is to become a high quality reference source of ...
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Can we stop scriptures sourced from a self-declared non-Hindu faith from being cited as Hindu scripture?

From here There is a misconception that the Krsna consciousness movement represents Hinduism. Krsna consciousness is in no way a faith or religion that seeks to defeat other faiths or religions....

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