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Is changing quotation marks from German style to English style a constructive edit?

In and of itself, yes it is constructive. The "German" quotation mark style is not used in any version of English that I know of. However, it's not a substantive edit. If there are other formatting ...
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Is posting an embedded image as part of the answer (e.g. for a word definition) against the site rules?

I think the answer is "Yes, it's allowed", but if the answer consists only of the image, then the answer is likely to be downvoted as "Not useful", since the information can usually be presented ...
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How to ask a question seeking a quotation?

Sorry, I don't think there is any way to make this kind of question a good fit for this site. For a good idiom request, the criteria are generally only partially subjective, such as "the idiom should ...
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How to duplicate formatting of dictionary extract, with italics?

As mentioned in the Editing Help, you can use two spaces after each line: > This is one line > This is the next line > This line contains *italics* and **bold** produces This is one ...
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Make blockquotes inside blockquotes better distinguishable

You could solve this problem fairly easily by putting your example sentence in italics. A run-on sentence is something like this: I came I saw I conquered. If desired, you can also ...
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Make blockquotes inside blockquotes better distinguishable

I'd like to suggest a change to the CSS to make nested quotes more distinguishable: blockquote { border: 1px dotted rgba(151,151,151,0.43); background: linear-gradient(rgba(248, 237, 218, 0.5)...
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Make blockquotes inside blockquotes better distinguishable

I agree. I was just editing a question like this, and while I think the current embedded block quotes look better than code blocks, they are very subtle and could benefit from being made more obvious. ...
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Make blockquotes inside blockquotes better distinguishable

The design changes for enabling responsive design included unifying the formatting on quotes network-wide, which solved this issue.
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