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Shall we have tea?

Although I am not so much involved on meta, I prefer the current Q&A format over the alternatives. Let me try to convince you that our current system is a good one. The main reason, for me, is ...
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Should meta be Q&A?

As you may know, our old system before the merger with stackexchange had a meta discussion board which is now called 'tea', and it still exists: http://mathoverflow.tqft.net/. There is a brief and ...
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10 votes

Shall we have tea?

I also miss tea and I would like to have it back for discussions. However, tea was really bad for creating authoritative statements of policy that we could link to later, and meta is really good for ...
8 votes

Shall we have tea?

I want to respond to Joel's post, but I'm unclear whether I should be doing that as a comment or an answer. :-) My main concern is that while we used to have conversations about the future of ...
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Why is my feature-request not showing on meta?

It doesn't show on the homepage, but you can find it via the list of questions. This is status-bydesign; questions with a score of -4 or lower on the main site and -8 or lower on the meta site are ...
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Moving back my question to MO

The question on MathOverflow has been restored. The corresponding question on Meta.MathOverflow has been deleted.
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Invisible posts

As far as I know there is no way to make posts with very negative scores show up on your front page, but you can see a list of questions sorted like the front page but with no posts hidden at https://...
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What about bountying a meta question?

The question here is - who are you trying to get the attention of? In your example, you're talking about something that the community seems to have weighed-in on at least to some degree. If you think ...
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Where is the link to Meta from Mathoverflow?

It's cleverly hidden under the Stack Exchange logo drop-down on the right-hand side of the top bar (NOT the one on the left-hand side of the top bar): Alternately, you can just type "meta." in the ...
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Shall we have tea?

Who else is going to be there? I think the current meta (I call it 2.0) for short is well suited for a number of issues pertaining to day-to-day operations and to the SE interface, and 2.0 is ill-...

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