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Questions tagged [meta]

The tag has no usage guidance.

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What sort of resource request questions do we accept on meta?

We often migrate resource request questions to meta, and there's no denying that some resources are very useful to the users of this community. Here's my attempt at broadly categorising these ...
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Seeking [answers] about these tags on meta

As well as answers, there's answering-advice, appropriate-answers, accepted-answer, unanswered-questions, and answer-howto. I understand what an accepted answer is, and also what an unanswered ...
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Color Scheme on Meta

The second question should have a different color since I favorited 'tags'. While the RGB values I picked from the picture try to convince me of a difference between the background of the second ...
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What is the point of migrating all resource requests to Meta?

There are a couple of resource requests that were recently migrated to ELU Meta (e.g Is there an online speech comparison programme, What are some good and authoritative reference/data source for ...
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Is there evidence of concrete Meta contribution to the rules that govern ELU?

This is a nice place for giving vent to our frustrations, to express our best thoughts on how to improve the site and to suggest the improvements we would sincerely like to see implemented to make ...
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Meaning of [Correspondence] tag?

What is the meaning of the tag correspondence?
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“Style” and “formatting” tags on Meta: synonyms?

In the real world, there are any number of ways to distinguish style from formatting, but on Meta.EL&U, neither has been specified in the tag wikis. They are both a jumble of questions about which ...
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Why aren't metas easier to find?

Okay - I've found this meta but it could have been made easier. It's not on the main menu or list of communities and is hidden in 'help' which is in very small lettering at the top of the page. Also, ...
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Should questions about resources be asked on main or meta?

https://english.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/4204/speaking-english-with-native-speaker , which was asked on meta, has been closed. The justification given was "This question does not appear to ...
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Is there any way to check which of my posts on meta was upvoted?

When I hover the cursor over my username on this site, a small box comes up giving 'votes, votes cast...' for the last day, week and month. If I see a +1 in the first row , is there any way to check ...
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Why are there so many meta questions about how so many main questions are being downvoted or closed?

Why are there so many meta questions about a supposed recent uptick in downvoting, closing, and/or bad questions themselves? Also, why are these questions so presumptuous, assuming that there are ...
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What is the difference between the “appropriate-questions” and “on-topic-off-topic” tags?

When I was adding a tag to another question, I noticed there are two tags that apparently have similar meanings: appropriate-questions and on-topic-off-topic. When should those tags be used?
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Is the list of questions differently cached, on the meta site?

I noticed that when I ask a question on this meta site, and then I click on the "Questions" link, I don't immediately see the question I asked; sometimes I need to click again on the same link, and ...
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Why was this question migrated to meta, when it is not a question about the main site?

I noticed a question, Is there a thesaurus which takes more than one word as an input? and I read it trying to understand why it was on meta. After I read it, I noticed that it doesn't suit on meta ...
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Is there a way I can view the sum of my theoretical meta rep?

I know I can do a query, but that only updates every month or so, and right now it's stuck at 70, which doesn't help. I could also do the math, looking at this page (133 total), but that could ...
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Does it make sense to show the “the questions appears subjective” message on meta for feature requests?

Does it make sense to report the message about the question being subjective for questions on meta? In particular, does it make sense, when the question is probably a feature request?
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Merge the “retagging” and “retag-request” tags

On meta.english.SE, both the tags are used. retagging is used in three questions, while retag-request is used in more questions. The first should be merged with the second, and made a synonym.
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My rep is not changing upon upvoting

Usually I do not follow my score but in this cas the score was easy to remember - 400. So, I noticed that my reputation has not changed upon upvoting of my question tomorning "How should I give ...
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Unreadable styling for highlighted tags on meta

When highlighted because the mouse moves over them, the “status-bydesign” tag and some others turn into a weird and unreadable combination of colours: black text on maroon background. Here's an ...
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Meta required login text is cramped

Surely the text shouldn't intrude on the border?