Joël
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Measures to separate math overflow from the rest of the stack exchange network
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Upvote this answer if you think we should ask StackExchange to allow us to opt out of the "association bonus".

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What about the question "does Grothendieck have any pseudonymous paper"
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Okay, let me try to articulate what I think is wrong with this question: it is very unlikely to get a satisfactory answer. Indeed, suppose the rumor is false (which is think is more probable, but ...

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MathOverflow @ ICM2014 : We Want You!
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Do we want more people? Yes, MO could certainly use many more people. Of what kind? Exactly of the kind that come to the ICM: professional mathematicians of all ages, countries, and level, and ...

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Reference to Mathoverflow
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Let me discuss your question from the other point of view: someone who finds himself in the position of using things he learnt on math overflow. I was in this case for a recent article I wrote. Here ...

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Why do non-research and soft questions get closed if and only if the poster lacks high reputation?
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A quick answer, a little bit too long to be a comment. It's not directly about your larger point (that there is some biased toward not-closing high-rep users' question), but it is about the too ...

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Could I have some help improving a history-overview post?
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Twirlobite, I find your questions interesting but i think it is really not a good idea to have divided it in three. Now it looks frightening, a little like the broom of the Sorcerer's apprentice. I ...

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A radical proposal on votes and reputation
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This is a meta-answer, rather than an answer, but I post it here since there is no meta-meta-mathoverflow. I am not hostile to the proposition per se, but the problem is, why change mathoverflow, if ...

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Big list of feature requests and suggestions for a fantasy MO 3.0
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Restore the + 10 reputation for questions but make each negative vote also count -10 reputation. To maintain MO alive or well, we need a regular flow of good questions, and not too many bad questions. ...

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