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Can we change the reference to "professional mathematicians" on the main page?

I'm personally quite bothered by the statement on the MathOverflow main page (when not logged in) that "MathOverflow is a question and answer site for professional mathematicians." It seems both false ...
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Change a question after counter example

This following question was motivated by this question, though many of similar nature can be found throughout MO. The Problem: The question asks whether any bound exist on an expression, and ...
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How do people determine if other people's questions are research level or not?

I post a question here: (now deleted). Obviously, those who closed it think it is too elementary. But how do they know ...
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Should we create an Erdős tag?

I was thinking about creating tags for some famous or important people, like Erdős (that already exists, as pointed out by Joonas: erdos), that could be used for questions related to their work. ...
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Migrating a question which is already posted on the other site [closed]

When a question begins by saying "This question appeared earlier on" and links to that earlier posting, how does it make sense to migrate it to (thereby ...
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Protest for my account suspension [closed]

I posted this question about two month ago. Shortly after this, I got a moderator private message. It says: We've noticed that you have a pattern of engaging in lengthy discussions in comments, ...
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The question 'Mathematical work of Jonathan Gleason' disappeared

The question was deleted by some unknown person, not long after Jonathan Gleason passed away. I am shocked with the ...
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adding n cat lab tag

I propose adding n cat lab tag with an intention to discuss mathematics that is written in As has large amount of ...
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More precisely defining the scope of mathoverflow's subject matter

A few months back someone asked about the difference between questions appropriate for and those appropriate for And someone answered, saying something along ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

The axiom of choice as a consequence of a stronger semantics? On what grounds? "It is not people who break ethical standards who are regarded as aliens. It is people like me who are isolated." (...
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