19 votes

We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!

My favorite JDH paragraph, from Have you solved problems in your sleep?, is worth quoting in full. At times, naturally, it is an interesting (or obsessive) MathOverflow question that I set myself to ...
15 votes

We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!

A lot of Joel David Hamkins best questions are things which are really elementary in statement, but quickly lead to thorny logical issues. Examples here are this question about a game involving ...
13 votes

We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!

My favorite answer by Joel was to the fourth question I ever asked on MathOverflow, six years ago. I was just recently wishing there was an 'MO appreciation thread' on meta where users could express ...
12 votes

Where did the reputation go?

StackExchange is constantly evolving. Since the script is maintained by the moderators, and we are not notified in advance about these changes, we have no choice but to be reactive. Changes happen, ...
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We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!

His answer, explaining different ways to think about the continuum hypothesis is a really good one.
8 votes

We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!

As an amateur mathematician with an interest in set theory and computability, I have to say JDH has probably advanced my mathematical knowledge in those areas more than anyone else (there are some ...
7 votes

We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!

As for favorites (or "favourites", if you like), I will go with this one for narrow selfish reasons. It is his answer to a question of mine that I intended less than fully literally, but he ...
7 votes

We have our first user with more than 200K reputation!

Congratulations to professor Hamkins for this achievement! I hope I am not off the rails here, since his answers are mostly above my level of understanding. But I wanted to mention his great book ...
7 votes
Accepted

Serial voting was reversed

It pretty much coincides with my reputation reversal of one vote on another site in the network. Normal serial voting reversals happen around 3am UTC, and I asked about it here - the response I got ...
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Accepted

Reputation displays after an edit even if opted out

We rolled out the fix. Thank you for noticing that bug.
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4 votes
Accepted

Reputation number not visible on main page

2 August, 2022 update: We have implemented a fix, finally. Hopefully this will survive any UI redesign in the near future. Yes. I noticed that as soon as the front page changes were happening, but ...
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2 votes
Accepted

Hiding reputation

This has now been implemented on the main site (and not here on Meta): see the announcement at Viewing reputation and badges is now opt-in and compatible with the new front page for further details. ...

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