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Without a doubt, I can tell you that plagiarism is bad, and it does go against our rules (which are network wide). The Help Center addresses this specifically: Plagiarism - posting the work of oth …
answered Aug 17 '16 by Laurel
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You can get accurate and recent results by using an advanced search. When I search with is:a I get 184,750 results. Try a search.
answered Aug 21 '16 by Laurel
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I'm not against the question being re-asked here, as long as it follows these rules/guidelines: Proper attribution to the source/inspiration. Even if the ELL question is yours, it's just the right t …
answered Jul 1 '17 by Laurel
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I could argue that comments like these are not against the rules because they're "suggestions for improvement", but I think that would be missing the point. (An answer only supported by anecdotal evid …
answered Sep 20 '18 by Laurel
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The question of how this site makes money was already answered here by me. In summary: English Language and Usage doesn't make money but it is instead supported by the sites elsewhere in the network t …
answered Sep 30 '18 by Laurel
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If you have a different question about Pig Latin, then you should ask a new question. This can be done at any reputation (obviously). You may not get a response from that particular user, but you're l …
answered Oct 29 '18 by Laurel
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The entire point of allowing anyone to edit posts is so that mistakes can be fixed. Because your edits will need to be approved by other users, make sure you fix as many problems with the post as you …
answered Nov 16 '18 by Laurel
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A few things: If it's older than 60 days old, it can't even be migrated by a diamond moderator (see Disable migration for questions older than 60 days). You'd need a Stack Exchange employee (i.e. a …
answered Dec 1 '18 by Laurel
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I think the main problem is that you didn't include your research in the question. Including said research (and probably some context about how that research relates to your question) would fix the qu …
answered Jan 7 by Laurel
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One idea I've had for a while (but never got around to posting, as far as I remember) is that we should hold a periodic contest. Lots of other sites have contests like this, although the rules vary fr …
answered Oct 8 '18 by Laurel
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As of March 2019, moderators can now kick a question off the HNQ. Otherwise, the criteria used for the HNQ can be found here. As you can see, there are two actions that would stop a question from bei …
answered Sep 28 '17 by Laurel
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It doesn't actually matter if if the user is a Neo-Nazi. Or the opposite of one, whatever that is. The only thing that matters is the content in the user's contributions. It would be better to say wha …
answered Feb 22 by Laurel
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As far as I'm concerned (since I ignore edits), more edits would be only a minor inconvenience for browsing new answers (as I usually use the front page, sorted by active to browse new answers). But I …
answered Jun 8 '17 by Laurel
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Looking at the stats (10k+ link), two questions were migrated here from ELL in the last 90 days: How did 'by' semantically shift to denote 'succession'? Why use singular they? Why not make a new wor …
answered Oct 24 '18 by Laurel
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This feature is not unique to this site. It was originally implemented for Skeptics, as a way to indicate an answer requires citation. Applying it to a question helps the message be visible for those …
answered Oct 15 '16 by Laurel

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