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When searching on the site you can restrict the search to posts created in some date range using created:2021. You can also search only for question if you use is:q. If you sort by votes you get this as a result. (You can use is:a to get the answers posted in the given range.) And of course, you can add other restrictions, just as in any search. For example, ...


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I suggest leaving a comment along these lines (if it seems appropriate): "This site is dedicated to questions of math research. I'm not sure there is a research angle to your question. If there is, please edit something about that angle into your question."


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In general, cross-posting is frowned upon. And rightly so, it feels like an unnecessary duplication of effort, especially when the two communities intersect on a non-trivial subset of their users. To me, personally, this sort of behaviour feels often like a blatant disregard to the efforts of those who interact with the question. Nevertheless, there are ...


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A lot of times they are closed silently; they accumulate a pile of downvotes, eventually get 5 close votes, and disappear with no indication to the user of what has gone wrong. This is not correct; there is a clear indication of what has gone wrong: I think the author of the question gets an extended message with more information, but I am not sure where I ...


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Jamie Haddock (Harvey Mudd), David Jekel (UCSD) and Christelle Vincent (U Vermont) are organizing an effort to reimburse early career mathematicians who lost funds to non-reimbursable travel expenses due to the cancellation of the JMM. Fill out this poll to be considered for support; contact davidjekel@gmail.com to contribute time or money. I am not involved ...


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Maybe it might be useful to collect examples of some situations where it is actually useful to see the users reputation. (In the other words, some cases in which MO users might want to switch the displaying of reputation and badges back on.) This post is a community wiki - so that anybody can contribute. Do not hesitate to edit this answer, if you have ...


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible