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### 2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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### How is TeX rendered in edit summaries?

I recently edited a question Dynkin type classification for 2-dimensional hypersurfaces in non-commutative space, and entered as my edit summary "$<x,y>$ -> $\langle x,y\rangle$" <...
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### MathOverflow in the classroom

My belief is that it is legitimate to cite some posts of the main site MathOverflow in the classroom of some course. Under this assumption I've wondered about the following question. I don't know ...
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This question was asked and correctly answered three weeks ago. Since then another user has posted, as of today, five other "answers" describing his thoughts about related questions, ...
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### Should this question have been CW?

Yesterday I asked a big-list question (Examples of errors in computational combinatorics results). The question is naturally big-list because it asks for various examples. Now I am not quite familiar ...
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### Gaining points for posting

How do I earn 50 points to comment if I am not allowed to comment or post? So my problem is as described as far you can see.
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### Spoiler mechanism not working

In a recent answer I've tried to hide some text. Unfortunately, something seems broken. Here's the not-so-hidden text: ! Let $X$ be the set of complete theories that satisfy "everything is ...
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### Let us wear hats

Many of the other stackexchange sites enable a festive wintertime custom every year in late December, the Winter Bash, in which user profiles are accommodated with fanciful hats, earned for various ...
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### Drop-down lists

Would it be possible to have markdown drop-down lists in MO? I think that hiding lengthy examples, components of long proofs, edited out text etc., inside such menus could add readability.
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### What is the status of the imgur images on MathOverflow?

Many posts on MO contain a link to imgur.com. Such links can be created outside the Stack Exchange network - if somebody simply creates a picture on imgur. But some of them might have been uploaded ...
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### Should we flag suspected ChatGPT posts?

Another meta question raised the issue of AI-generated (by ChatGPT or similar) posts. I have a more specific question. If we see a post that we suspect to be of this genre, would the moderators like ...
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### How should we respond to user profiles (as opposed to questions or answers) that appear to be spam? [duplicate]

I've come across 10 different MO user profiles that all have very similar usernames that contain the name of a company. None of these users have any activity on the site except for filling out their ...
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### Asking if a post about a mathematical characterization of gravitational geons can be potentially interesting for the main site MathOverflow

I would like to ask about if a question about the following subject can be potentially interesting and on topic on MathOverflow. I would like to ask on the main site of MathOverflow about the ...
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### How to find highly upvoted comments?

My question is simple: is there a way to find the most highly upvoted comments on mathoverflow?
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### Upcoming election announcement (2022)

It has been quite some time since the last moderator election, and we decided that it would be a good idea to hold one soon. This is just a preliminary announcement to let you know that this is going ...
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