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It's utterly pointless to complain about comments being deleted. It's perhaps even more pointless to be upset by some being deleted while others remain. That just leads to wasted emotion. Comments are ephemeral. They are not meant to be permanent. Don't ever assume that any of them will continue to exist at any given moment. If you want to say something ...


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The principal problem is that you did not cite your quote. I've done that for you on this occasion in order that the post can be undeleted. Quoting from a search engine is insufficient. You need to cite the original source. This is explained in the Meta.SE question to which MetaEd linked in his comment and in the ELU Help page on referencing. We also have ...


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I won't repeat what Jason has written (but I did upvote it). Your comment did not really touch upon the question: In German these would translate as Hals, (Gebärmutterhals, also Flaschenhals "bottleneck"), whereas Nacken exclusively describes the back of the neck, as in Red-Neck. Hals in that sense is understood as a kind of tube, i.e. throat; cp im ...


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No, ELU has nothing to clarify with other sites. ELU's standards are its own to determine. But a good general rule for every site is that if you suggest another site to ask a question on, that you include a brief note something like "but make sure you check out their on-topic page and question guidelines."


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Your question is whether the following message is adequate: This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta. No, it isn't adequate - at least, not yet. The natural sense of the message is that the link would bring the reader to some information about the dispute. Instead, it simply brings the reader ...


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