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Revising the help page on "What topics can I ask around here?"

With apologies for the long delay, we've now spruced up this help page a bit. You can see it here. We tried to take into account some of the excellent ideas in this discussion, and also had an eye ...
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Downvote and vote to close of a recent question

I looked into that case, and even though your assumption may be right, I didn't find any indication of inappropriate (= not according to post quality) voting. If you are asking questions related to ...
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I have a question which is a near fit for MathOverflow. What are some other resources I might consult?

Various math-related databases For example, databases of various mathematical objects. The website Catalogue of Mathematical Datasets has a very impressive collection of various databases. At least ...
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I have a question which is a near fit for MathOverflow. What are some other resources I might consult?

Reference tools. Wikipedia PlanetMath Encyclopedia of Mathematics nlab arXiv Zentralblatt ProofWiki - a wiki which contains various mathematical results and their proofs. (At least in some cases the ...
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I have a question which is a near fit for MathOverflow. What are some other resources I might consult?

Not purely mathematical questions: You might check one of the numerous science sites or technology sites here on the Stack Exchange network. In another direction, Academia Stack Exchange or ...
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I have a question which is a near fit for MathOverflow. What are some other resources I might consult?

Meta questions. If your question is about MathOverflow itself, then right here on MathOverflow Meta is the place to ask. If your question is about the Stack Exchange Network, you might try Meta ...
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I have a question which is a near fit for MathOverflow. What are some other resources I might consult?

If your question is about mathematics, but not research-level mathematics, then you can find some great alternative resources at the following MathOverflow Meta question: My question was closed on MO ...

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