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Is there a quick way to see which WB questions are on the HNQ roster?

These are the Hot Network Questions (HNQ) that gets displayed across the entire set of Stacks: A different group of questions seem to get placed on it on refresh. While clearly these are the ones ...
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How do I un-wiki an answer?

Alright, I'll admit I stuffed up. I put up an answer to this question and through some kind of finger-fail, it got listed as a community wiki and I don't know how to undo that. Is there a way to undo ...
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I've completely rewrote one of my deleted questions to lift a curse. What to do?

I'm talking about this: https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/77710/adapting-military-tactics-to-plasma-rifles-ignore-this Who can look it up to judge, whether it's worthy of ...
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How to make men relevant in a world where magic is gender specific to women?

I have a question that might be considered broad. The setting is one where only women can use magic. All females can access it through some training, some being stronger than others. It takes the form ...
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Blog on mobile devices

I am interested about the Worldbuilding blog and would like to read some of the stuff in it but I cannot find it. The blog link at the bottom of the page takes me to stack overflow blog not Universe ...
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How do I put subscripts in an equation?

I was trying to figure out how to put subscripts into an equation for an answer to a question on Worldbuilding Stackexchange but I don't know how to make subscripts in the equation. How do I put ...
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@Mentions in comments not working

When responding to someone else's comment it is usual on this site to use @ThePersonsName, but often (about half the time?) this does not work. the tab-to-autocomplete label does not appear when ...
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Why aren’t my spoiler markup working?

On Recognizable natural numbers for alien message? I used >! at the beginning of a paragraph in 3 places. Only 1 of them works! What's the problem? I went over ...
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Does the Worldbuilding Contribution Model follow Social Network Norms?

I've been working on preparing some lectures for my upcoming semester of Business Intelligence Systems at University of Canberra, and I wanted to add in some teaching on Social Network Analysis (SNA). ...
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New cosmology tag?

I am thinking of adding a new tag that might be helpful in Worldbuilding. One of the tags I am think of at the moment is cosmology. Cosmology For questions about the creation and development of ...
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Why do I sometimes see questions in the low quality review queue that I already flagged?

Sometimes I flag questions because I don't think they are a good fit for the site and these questions are later shown in my low-quality review queue. Why is that the case? I already flagged them and ...
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Follow a Specific User

Say I really like some poster's questions, or another poster's answers. Unfortunately, they post rarely. Is there any way to be alerted (I mean inbox) when they post a new question/answer? A bit like ...
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How do I delete a question once it has answers?

So, I recently asked a question on Meta about what I should do about one of my answers that was being downvoted out of bias (I am a ID proponent, and apparently SE is highly Evolutionist). Anyway, ...
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What kinds of edits do we have?

I'm kinda new here, but I already edit posts I think need it. I already edit posts for Grammar Spelling and Math (I edit math to put it into LaTeX/MathJax format quite a lot, more often than any ...
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Can you ask questions anonymously?

On SE sites is there an option to post questions anonymously so they don't show your name or show up on your user data? (I have put "support" and "feature request" as tags because i dont know whether ...
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Is there a way to contact specific user?

Below one of my questions, I started comment chat with one of the Worldbuilding users. The chat itself is totally interesting for me and for the user, but I am afraid that it might be off-topic for ...
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How to get mathjax to display double digit or negative power to values?

$x^-3$ $x^15$ $x^1^5$ This sucks. What am I doing wrong?
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Unexplained loss of reputation points

I appear to have lost 28 reputation points (at least according to my reputation summary screen) for a post that I deleted 2 days ago on 26/9/17 Earthborn Inferiority. The post received 3 up votes and ...
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On which site do "What if author X wrote about B instead of A" questions belong?

I recently asked the following question What if The Royal Game written by Stefan Zweig was about Go instead of Chess? and still don't know if it belongs on Worldbuilding. I think there are multiple ...
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What happened to my comment to the question about merfolks' handling of their dead?

I was looking at this question, when it was put on hold. It was formulated badly and so put on hold. I made a comment about the expected question and answered the question in my comment, since there ...
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What if I have several questions associated with one topic?

If I have a question based on a specific topic (e.g. a special suit) and I have several questions associated with this topic (e.g. how it works, where it will work, and how effective it is), is it ...
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Is an alternative use of TeX reason to remove it from a post?

Similar to this question although about a different edit The help page on editing lists these as the most common reasons to edit a post: To fix grammar and spelling mistakes To clarify the ...
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I only seem to have 32 votes a day

I looked through the highest rating questions/answer earlier yesterday, quite a few gave me a laugh so I was up voting alot, after a bit I hit my limit, thought nothing of it and kept reading for a ...
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Number of Active Users

Is there any way we can tell how many users have been active on Worldbuilding over a period of time, like, say the past 5 minutes/hour/day?
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Lack of tags and mobile site problems

Why can't I crate new tags on Mobile? And why isn't there a tag about pyrokinetics in over twenty thousand question. And I noticed lack of tags before that to. Like There isn't any tag about mobile ...
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Does our site ask people who haven't upvoted a question in a while to upvote questions?

On other sites, especially those I haven't visited in a while (weeks to months), I'll get a screen-wide drop-down that says something along the lines of, "you haven't upvoted any questions in a while, ...
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I’m finally logged into Worldbuilding.SE, now how do I get my old accounts back?

Thanks guys, I’m finally I full fledged member of this Stack Exchange. Willk, Alexander JBH thanks for the help. Now how do I round up all the other DTs?
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Does someone have the source image of this site?

Where can I find the source image of WorldBuilding.SE? I mean this desert world, with the robot and the girl. If someone can help, it would be awesome.
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Please revisit this timely on-hold question soon

My post Can characterization contributed by actors (not the writer) have a significant effect in building a rich and enduring imagined world? has been put on hold. My on-topic question is whether non-...
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One of my flags might be stuck in limbo

I flagged an answer about 5 days ago, and the post has since been deleted, but the flag is still there and is listed as pending. I think when the post got deleted, the flag might have been messed up? ...
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Can the same question be asked twice but in different SE communities

If an in scope question is asked in the worldbuilding community, can the same question be asked in another SE community such as physics if it is also in scope there? If so can these two questions be ...
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I don't know if my question belongs to worldbuilding or writers SE

Exactly as the title says. The question is: "Could creating my own flora/fauna impact the popularity of my work by distancing readers?". As the question adresses both worldbuilding and writing ...
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Reopening portal question

I've added detail to this question: In 'portal', pushing interconnected portals on thin portal sized rectangles of material through each other? And requested moderator attention for re-...
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If a question is closed or deleted, what happens to the points accrued by those who answered or commented?

If a question is closed or deleted, what happens to the points accrued by those who answered or commented? If I delete my own question or it is closed, Do people who have contributed comments and ...
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Why was the "Warm Welcome" Hat changed?

For this year's Holiday Winter bash, I had earned the Warm Welcome hat. It was a traditional-looking Russian style hat, with a red and yellow star on its front. I liked it because it referenced the ...
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Large Scale Edit

Many times when I edit someone else's post the changes take effect immediately. I don't know if they accept them that quickly or its because of my rep. I would like to propose large scale edit to ...
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Upvote mechanics

What happens, exactly, when I reach the "maximum daily" (200)? I know I won't get more points for upvote (accepted answer do not count; I once got 230 in one day), but what about the upvote itself? ...
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Delete my Worldbuilding account

I would like to delete my WorldBuilding account. The "Delete Profile" button isn't there. What can I do?
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Is there a way to remove this bug related to the hard-science tag?

This question was created with the hard-science tag, but I was asked to change it to science-based. I agreed with the change, and so it was made - But the "This question asks for hard science..." ...
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How to hide closed questions when searching for questions to answer

It seems many of the questions here end up closed. Having most of my searches consist largely of closed questions makes finding questions I can answer even harder and more tedious. (Rarely will will a ...
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How long do you have to undelete your post?

I'd like to know how long I have to change my mind if I delete one of my posts. I deleted some of my sandbox questions several weeks ago and they're still there, but I don't know how long they stay or ...
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"Stuff" not appearing in review queues. Invisible red blobs

Since I was able to observe them (circa 4 months ago), I've observed a certain erratic behaviour of review queues, the red blob refusing to disappear in spite of when one expands the queue menu - ...
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How to delete chat comments?

A questioner has sufficiently clarified his question that my comments are no longer valid. Normally, I'd just delete them, but they've been moved to chat, and I don't see a way to remove them. ...
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Why was "Zombies Versus Skeletons: Optimal Strategies?" closed?

I had asked the question titled Zombies Versus Skeletons: Optimal Strategies? a couple weeks ago about what might happen given my two armies with their various powers clashing. It was closed a couple ...
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How is "low quality" flagged?

How to explain atheism in a world where religious miracles are commonplace and spirits visit earth This appeared in the queue "because of length and content". Why? It wasn't a super-short post by a ...
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What else am I meant to add?

I made a question about parasites here that i admit was kind of vague at the start but after JDlugos and Brythan asked me to, I edited it accordingly, giving the information they asked about an hour ...
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How do I put integrals into an equation on Worldbuilding StackExchange?

I was trying to figure out how to put an integral into an equation in an answer on Worldbuilding StackExchange but I'm not sure how to? How do I put an indefinite or a definite integral into an ...
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Am I missing a badge?

I happened to glance at my progress towards the various badges yesterday and noticed something peculiar. My current progress for Epic is marked as 2/50. Epic states that it is for reaching the 200 ...
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Is it possible to see which of my question earns me the "Socratic" gold badge?

Despite suffering from an acute Generalized Anxiety Disorder for a brief moment you know that feeling when you accidentally received a windfall of a significant amount of cash and you are stupefy ...
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Does reputation count back from deleting answers factor in the 200 point limits on the day?

I've been having a relatively good month, rep wise. Most of my highest performing answers have been written in the last month and I've had more than my fair share of 200 point days. One thing I noted ...