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reminder for comments/responses

Suppose a user commented on my post and due to some reason I overlooked and then forgot. As it is my question, the one who responded for my question would not care to write another comment if I do ...
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Should there be Anonymous Comments?

I currently got a downvote for my question Making a Graph Eulerian for Applying TSP Heuristics, but unfortunately the downvoter didn't leave a comment explaining what the motivation was, thus ...
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Would this question be on topic?

I'm independently working on some research, and would like to see if there are any other papers on this topic. Can I ask a question on the main site, with a brief description of my work, to see what ...
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Is this post incompatible with its tags?

Is the following question incompatible with its tags? I really do not understand the reason that some participants voted to closing this question as off topic question: PhD dissertations that ...
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What if I want to increase bounty by somebody else?

I found an exciting question that somebody gave bounty of 50, and I would like to increase it. Seems there is no way to do it. Why? Also, I never tried this so I don't know: can I increase my own ...
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"Singular Perturbation" is not among tags

Can I ask MO to define a new tag "Singular perturbation". I did not find this tag among the tag list. Thank you
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Another close reason: "subsumed"?

This happened few hours ago: the question Series involving gamma function about the sum of a specific series, probably not research level, was followed by another one, Series involving factorials ...
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"Conley index " as a tag

Is there a tag which can be related to methods on Conley index theory?I could not find a tag with this title.
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Can you suggest some negative point in this post

Can one suggest me some negative points in the following post with several downvote https://mathoverflow.net/questions/247716/topological-groupoid-structure-on-a-pair-s3-a Thank you
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Why is this question counted as "off topic"

Why is this question counted as off topic? Unreasonable application of mathematics to the other areas
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Is this question suitable for MO?

I recently posted this question on MO. However, it quickly got downvoted and there was a comment which read that "MO is not for homework." However, that question was not homework and I had not got ...
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Should we delete or reopen these old posts?

The purpose of this question is to link to various old (say $\succeq 1$ year old) closed posts, mostly by no longer active users, most of which are reasonable candidates for deletion, and a few for ...
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New tags: Functional Data Analysis, Time Series, Functional Time Series

In my opinion there should be at least the following two tags, I couldn't find: "Time Series", "Functional Data Analysis". Since functional data are used more and more and time series as a ...
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Rule against asking the same question that was once asked in the past (on another forum, yet)

In its relatively early days, MO was an organic and dynamic website — it encouraged active discussion among its members, that in almost all cases was extremely fruitful. But now, even if a similar ...
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Should there be a separate tag for videos?

Sometimes there are questions about videos, movies, documentaries, etc. (I'll add a small sample below.) Would it be useful to have a separate tag for this topic? This could possibly help when ...
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Is something objectionable about this question?

Reference request: Expository paper on the use of functional analysis in differential and integral equations Nobody's said a word about this question, but somebody down-voted it. They didn't explain ...
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Why is this answer about naming deleted?

My answer for Naming in math: from red herrings to very long names has been deleted. According to Why and how are some answers deleted?, the only two relevant reasons are: commentary on the question ...
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