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### Remove all [tag:custom]-isation

There is no usage for the custom tag, and it doesn't seem to add anything but noise. Currently it is applied to 33 questions, a few recent ones, mostly quite old questions. All of them appear to have ...
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### Tag Edit queue is full and has been for several days

Saving Tag Info edits has been showing the error message "The edit queue is full at the moment - try again in a few minutes!" for several days now, which is quite a few minutes. If this isn'...
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### Should "what is the name for parts that do X?" be on topic?

A lot of time when I want to ask a question on a SE site I'm in a position something along the lines of: I've got an idea how to solve a problem but it would require a component with specific ...
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### What happened to Hoagie?

A few moments ago I was talking to Hoagie in the comments of a question I asked. I went back to browse some questions and saw that another answer of theirs had been downvoted without comment, and that ...
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### Should the 'group' tag be removed?

There are four questions tagged [group], used in three different contexts: group delay: Difficulty understanding group delay concept For what type of signals group delay of a filter should be taken ...
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### I disagree that this question is opinion based

Why is this question closed? I think the question could be better worded, sure. But the gist is asking about what areas of EE might overlap with Quantum computing. I don't see how answering to that ...
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### What should I edit in my previous questions?

Two days ago I posted a question and today I am surprised that I can't post again. In this five years, only one question was downvoted, but its ok. So I am asking you to help me out to put things ...
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### Can I answer my question with a comment screenshot?

I posted a question about a CPU transistor and finally a member has answered it, but in the comment section. I asked him to put that in an answer so that every one can benefit from the information, ...
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### Another strangely "Locked" question

This Question: "Can a 50mm2 cable handle 350 amps?" has been locked for 7 days. Why? It doesn't appear to be particularly controversial, and considering that it's only been viewed 13 times ...
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### 2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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### Unclear why question about thermostats remains closed

Question in question: Powering home thermostat using standard four-wire connection This is a question about building a thermostat to work with a standard home HVAC communication protocol. It was ...
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### Should I edit or re-post a question with a fundamental flaw?

I recently asked Can I trickle-charge (constant current) NiMH cells in parallel?. Looking at the answers and on further reflection, some points now stand out to me. First, This question has a major ...
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### Can we add the option to migrate questions to DIY?

I know this topic has been oft repeated, but I find it silly that there exist only options to migrate questions to Meta or SuperUser. Really?! The vast majority of questions I see migrated seem to go ...
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### Tag core is used in the contexts of magnetic cores and processor cores

I recently used the core tag for a question about transformers and noticed that it had no description. I then wanted to add one, but noticed that it is used for two very different subjects: ...
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### Should questions about ChatGPT responses be closed?

There seems to be a consensus that ChatGPT answers should be deleted. What about questions that are essentially "ChatGPT told me X. Is X correct?" This question is a long exposition about ...
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### Is this the right group to ask questions about uninterruptible power supplies?

Title has my question: Is this the right group to ask questions about uninterruptible power supplies? I found " https://electronics.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/5279/is-a-question-asking-for-...
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### off-grid energy questions

Are questions about off-grid energy situations off topic on EESE? For example, sizing batteries, sizing solar arrays, compatibility of devices with inverters, generators, etc. From looking here it ...
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### What happened with a recent question about a 6V motor and a 5V LDO regulator? Apparently user was removed along with all content

There was a question about powering a 6V motor and also a 5V circuit that needed a regulator. There were several answers explaining why the 7805 type regulators have too high dropout voltage and are ...
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### can someone open linked question? [closed]

Can someone open linked question. I havw the picture changed. transformer capactive
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### 'Yearling' badge awarded three times in five days

I'm not sure if this is intended behaviour or a bug, but this notification has come up three times this week. I've definitely only earned 200 reputation in one calendar year (or, at best, in two ...
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### Should the [vlsi] tag be added to the list of synonyms for the [integrated-circuit] tag?

The info page for the vlsi tag states: it is used as a generic term to mean ICs in common usage. and it is similar to the integrated-circuit tag info. Also, the Wikipedia page states: Very large-...
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### Suspension for Plagiarism

If a user is suspended for plagiarism, is it possible for non-moderators to view the plagiarism? If not should it be possible? It seems that this would be a good idea from the perspective of ...
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### Referencing: non-English material

Not everything I claim to know/be true is basic (say, Horowitz/Hill or part's data sheet) or self-invented. I am aware of the help on How to reference material written by others. What is the politics (...
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### Getting back to schematic entry in the post editor

I'm practising using the schematic entry in the post editor. When switching between Firefox 107.0.1 (64-Bit) tabs and windows, the schematic entry disappears time and again, apparently when I click &...
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In a recent question, jonk and I had an extended discussion in the comments and we realized that this would be better suited to the chatroom feature. But we didn't know how to open such a room. To be ...
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### Discussion Tab in the side panel of each question [closed]

I want to suggest to add a Discussion Tab in the side panel of each question. I think it will help users to discuss about the topic with out interfering with in the comments and share their thought ...
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### Request for tag spelling correction: [differiential-pair] [sic]

Please could the tag differiential-pair have its spelling corrected to differential-pair. (There are currently only five questions using that tag.)
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### Why do I repeatedly get these ads when I have reported them and flagged them dozens if not scores of times?

Why do I repeatedly get these ads when I have reported them and flagged them dozens if not scores of times: - They are totally inappropriate to me. How can I stop these inappropriate ads being ...
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### Constantly downvoting with no reason

There are some people (or a single person) here who have been constantly downvoting my answers since yesterday (I don't care who they are, for the record). The problem is that they don't give any ...
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### Is this SE an appropriate site to ask questions about fuel cells?

On occasion, I have questions about generating electricity, which would clearly make these sort of questions applicable for this SE. On the other hand, some of the questions I have involve generating ...
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This question: How is pitch changed and lift generated in QNET VTOL (Vertical Take off & Landing)? , has been closed as off-topic (seems reasonable since it's not about EE), and then locked - ...
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### Edits just for style?

Before I revert the changes, I figured I'd ask here, since the editing user has high rep and has generally been very helpful to me in the past. This edit, seems to be fairly pointless. It changes the ...
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### Are "Is My Circuit Safe" questions on-topic?

I understand that open-ended design review questions are generally discouraged. However, I'm designing my first mains powered device and was wondering if constrained design review questions such as &...
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### Make "mesh" a synonym of the "mesh-analysis" tag?

We had a tag called "mesh" but it had no tag wiki. I reviewed all 80 questions it was on and found that 75 of them referred to mesh analysis. Consequently, I removed "mesh" from ...
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### Merge [batteries] and [cell-battery] tags?

cell-battery appears on 285 questions but has no tag wiki. batteries also appears on 138 of those questions and its tag wiki indicates that its use is for "one or more electrochemical cells",...
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### Add syntax highlighting for the matlab tag

Please add syntax highlighting to the matlab tag. From What is syntax highlighting and how does it work? : Only moderators can change the highlighting language for a tag. ...
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### Reason for question closure unfounded

My question has been closed on the grounds of "Questions on the use of electronic devices are off-topic as this site is intended specifically for questions on electronics design." Whoever ...
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This answer https://electronics.stackexchange.com/a/634310/17178 does not seem to warrant a content dispute warning or forced hidden and deletion. Why did it receive that.
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### How about a simple graphics tool?

How about including a simple drawing tool in the answer section. I was faced with answering a question about cmos transistor layout today. I needed to produce some graphics for this. This was as ...
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### Circuit editor missing from Ask Question page?

Have we lost the Circuitlab circuit editor feature? I started asking a question this morning, and the button appears to be missing from the editor. Maybe it is down for maintenance or such?
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### Splitting up and re-tagging [high-voltage] questions

In my EE.SE search today, I noticed that high-voltage is a really... bad tag. Not the tag itself, but the fact that it's managed to propagate into so many not-high-...
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### Merge 5V 24V 3.3V tags with power-rail

The tags associated with a voltage are back. SE discourages the deletion (burnination) of tags. The problem with these tags is they don't really define a group of questions well (a 5V tag could ...
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### Comments edited regarding safety? [closed]

In, DC-DC boost converter theory / principle / testing, I had a comment about something OP mentioned that I found concerning, regarding operating with a live battery; at least, I think I did?! But ...
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### What might be the reason this question was deleted by a moderator?

This question has been deleted by a moderator but there is no clear indication why this deletion was made as far as I can see: - What might be the reason for this deletion given that there were two ...
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### What should we do about the bad close vote culture of this site?

I have noticed a growing problem here during the last year or so - likely it surfaced/escalated when we got the reduced close vote consensus necessary reduced from 5 to 3. There is a whole lot of ...
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### 2022 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #6 on Electrical Engineering has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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### Why am I in the Penalty Box when I just joined (sorry posting here, temp. non-citizen can't post where it's needed) [closed]

I wanted to join the Statistics Stack Exchange, so I did join the community, but as soon as I did, I was put in the penalty box there. Of course, once in the penalty box, I'm a non-citizen and can't ...
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### How to use several similar CircuitLab schematics in one post without redrawing the whole diagram?

Sometimes I want to use two or more circuit diagrams in one post, which are only slight variations of each other. Is it possible to "continue" an existing schematic and then insert it as a ...
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### Should a moderator change the meaning of an answer?

In this Q/A, the questioner asked for guidance modelling the self capacitance of a solenoid. Andy Aka had already answered with a good method for measuring it. I supported this answer, and said so. I ...
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