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Can we have a suggestion for meta post "Guidelines for new users answering questions" at the answer popup?

Ok.
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Can we have a different favicon (ॐ) for Hinduism SE?

After more internal discussion and comments under this meta post, we agreed that ॐ would indeed be a good favicon for this site. We forwarded the request to our design team a little while ago, and ...
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can we personally block particular users so that we become invisible to each other on HSE?

This is currently not possible, even though it's a long-standing feature request: Add the ability to ignore users (from 2009!). It was declined, but since then there has been a reply from a former ...
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why not give notification before adverse actions against questions/answers/comments?

Because... users behave like schoolchildren. Lets get a few things up front here - I'm a mod elsewhere and I can't say I'm terribly active here. That said, this came up on MSE chat, and I'm ...
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should there be a statute of limitations for duplicate-hunting?

About expiry of close votes and pending, This is a status-bydesign. You will find that there is a section with most votes in tools section. Check on close tab. This is present in Meta site also. A ...
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A Notice About Personalized Advice?

This has been updated as outlined in Mr_Green's answer and, thanks to Shog9 is now live.
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Should we allow anonymous user edit?

As well as the nice moderation, StackExchange also welcomes some contributions from unregistered users e.g. posting Q/A and improving posts. But unfortunately we have been getting trolls recently and ...
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Can we add a citation banner for answers that rely solely on Wikipedia?

Wikipedia is actually a tertiary source of information and are not meant to be used for research. Remember that Wikipedia cites most of its sources, so instead of using a link to Wikipedia, the author ...
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Is it possible to mass-update broken URLs to IndianScriptures.com with HinduScriptures.in?

All of the url replacements have been made.
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Purge and blacklist the mythology tag

This request has been completed. mythology is burninated. The tag was also blacklisted as requested as it was widely used, here's what people will see when they try to use it: If you want to add ...
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Opening links in a separate tab or window

It is better to post such questions (that affects whole the SE network) on Meta Stack Exchange. Visit similar question : Make links posted by users open in a new window which has status-declined. The ...
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Is there any feature of subscribing to other user's Questions?

Discussed in detail here: Subscribing to questions and comments that don't belong to you and a related: Adding Favorites to the Stack Exchange global inbox It seems that the feature is not ...
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Allow to accept more than one answers to a question

Only one answer should be allowed to be accepted. Usually OP selects the best answer among all and as the superlative suggests "best" cannot be many! Also, giving of +15 reputation with an ...
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List out the numerous references provided in answers

Yes. This. I was ruing about losing a very good resource which I had found while writing an answer, when Nog Shine directed me to this feature-request. While we know that Stack Exchange would not want ...
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Why down voting comments not allowed?

As suggested by @TheDestroyer, this is already covered in below post & its duplicate: Why was "downvoting comments" declined? Should this feature be revisited? To me the major blocker ...
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Should there be an "unclose" vote?

It's discussed at many threads in main meta. This thread links to 3 other posts: How about a "Vote not to close" option to counter the "Vote to close"? Can we have the ability to ...
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Purge and blacklist the mythology tag

Similar to the recent request on aviation can you please check questions that have only mythology + one other tag to make sure they still make sense without the mythology tag? Since this is a fairly ...
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Feature request for ‘federalising’ the citation banner

The post notice system - which is what the banner you mention is part of - is one that we believe should remain under the power of the moderators alone. For this reason alone, we're declining this ...
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Delete tags: "scripture" and "dharma-shastras"

I hate to say it but vote after reading the complete answer. This tagging thing is tricky. Deletion of all the tags is not required. This is why.... There are some tags on the site for different types ...
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Allow users to see who is voting to close their questions

This is a terrible idea. Voting is anonymous by design; one significant reason for that is to prevent the poster from retaliating against the voter, be it by harassment or revenge-voting or whatever ...
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Can we have more polite statement for closing a question as duplicate?

It is an automatic comment rather than a statement. From How do comments work? What are automatic comments? In several cases, the system will automatically add comments to posts on your behalf. You ...
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If N users flag an answer for "source not cited", add the banner automatically

Currently we have following 4 choices for flagging an answer: I recommend to add 1 more choice selection button, which reads something similar to "Banner needed for no source citation". Depending on ...
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A Notice About Personalized Advice?

I believe this would be more fitting - Hinduism Stack Exchange is a website for answering queries about Sanatana Dharama. It does not offer personal advise, and is not a substitute for Guru, Pandit,...
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A Notice About Personalized Advice?

My opinion is as follows: Like any library, Hinduism Stack Exchange shares great information, but is not the place for getting personalized advice. It does not take the place of seeking such ...
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Should there be an "unclose" vote?

This feature already exists and it is a status-completed. Users with close vote privilege (Reputation 500) are able to vote to leave open a question in the review queues. If there are three "Leave ...
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Update the help center page with all off-topic reasons and other changes

The scope of Sanskrit language related questions and that of Ayurveda is now clarified at on-topic page of help center. Find an update to help center as follows: Coincidentally a meta request ...
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Allow account "deactivation", instead of irreversible "deletion"

Good feature. I support it. One strong use case is that an "Inactive user" will not cause reputation loss to anyone. It happened recently in our site to several users. Additionally the username ...
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A Notice About Personalized Advice?

What do you guys think of this? I didn't change much as I think most of it applies here as well. Like any library, Hinduism Stack Exchange shares great information, but does not offer personalized ...
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Can we change the "help center" link appearing in off-topic reason to on-topic page?

We've updated (replaced) the close reason from: This question does not appear to be about Hindu religion, within the scope defined in the help center. To: This question does not appear to be ...
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Require quoting original texts/links in questions

They must have copied it from some website/book online If they have copied from some websites there should not be any reasons for them not to provide the online links. So, in those cases they should (...
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