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Would a moderator edit out the deprecated [learning] tag from the locked posts which include it?

Over the past couple of days I've been editing out the deprecated learning tag from the several dozen posts which had it, since most of those posts are either off-topic or don't need such a useless ...
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2020: 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 past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Would it be on topic to ask for a comparison of common wire insulation materials and their relative merits?

After seeing this question, I got to thinking about how I am not aware of any resources on selecting wire insulation materials here, and I feel like that might be a good resource to have on EE.SE. ...
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Could the "verilog-a" tag be created?

I don't have 300 rep yet on this website. A verilog-a (and maybe as well a Verilog-AMS) tag would be useful for a few questions, ...
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Question about identifying a specific Radio Shack electronics kit; on topic?

I've been trying to find some details online about a specific Radio Shack electronics kit I had as a young person (c. mid-80s). I can recall some details about this kit, but my Google-fu is failing. (...
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Default font - issues with Verdana

Windows 7, Firefox, 100 DPI display. I see the body text on EE.SE pages rendered in Verdana font. I can tell this because of the notorious bug in this font, namely broken kernings in particular sizes. ...
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Does EE have a community ad?

I'd like to put one on rotation at https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/ I did search here a bit but all I get are the ads for rotation here, which obviously would not include such a thing.
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Tag Cleanup: `imageprocessing` to `image-processing`

To better fit the style of multi-word tags, should the current tag imageprocessing be converted to image-processing?
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CircuitLab touch capability?

Since I've only accessed SE from my mobile devices for the last month now, I've begun noticing some interesting erm "characteristics" of the CircuitLab links on this site. If browsing with "Request ...
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Fix the help on-topic page for pure programming questions

I came across a random question about generic C programming, which was closed by 4 regular users and 1 diamond mod, with the following explanation: This question does not appear to be about ...
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why are there no tags for Analog-to-Digital Conversion, Digital-to-Analog Conversion, and maybe Zero-order hold?

and also abbreviated tags for ADC, DAC, and ZOH.
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The "synchronous" tag

From the mysterious/ambiguous tag department, today I stumbled on synchronous. Just quickly looking at it took out a sigh of me. Various things can be synchronous, including (AC) synchronous motors (...
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The "resonant-converter" tag

Is the resonant-converter supposed to be only about DC/DC resonant converters, such as these or other resonant oscillators in general? The questions in there seem a mixed bag, including induction ...
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Retrieving lost draft

It appears that I just lost about eight hours of work on an answer because I left the page for a while and didn't save the draft before I left. The system usually saves drafts, it seems, but not this ...
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Closed duplicates that may need some moderator attention

There's a process called the Roomba that automatically deletes posts that meet certain criteria. Because duplicates often help others locate answers to the same question they are excluded, however a ...
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Daily vote count effect on review Queue

Whilst reviewing, this popped up: ( just took a screen shot of the important parts) I think Understand this, if you have hit your vote count for the day it is only "first posts" and "late answers" ...
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Using Math text in the website

I want to express a few equations centered around a transistor circuit, however when the circuit gets a little complicated and involves a regenerative feedback, the equations are not discernible ...
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Preview and Formatting Tool not showing on page

Only on electronics.stackexchange.com is the post preview below my text always empty, and the formatting tool is not shown at all. However here on meta.electronics.stackexchange.com it is working just ...
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Kronig Penney model and E-K diagrams

Is this the right place to ask for assistance with plotting E-K diagrams for valence and conduction bands and the Kronig Penney model?
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10k moderator tools - view flags button

Ever since the the new top bar went live I haven't seen the flags button. Is it broken, haven't I been paying enough attention or is it coincidence and I missed them?
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Tag-Completion Feature applied to Search

Would be useful for searches to have that same feature when asking a question and assigning tags Right now this is what it looks like when you half way typing in a tag, no attempts to complete the ...
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stackexchange/circuitlab-bug or linux/firefox-bug?

I submitted a bug report for Ubuntu in parallel: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1177236 I think it is a Linux/Firefox bug, but I want to double check here. Sometimes while scrolling some (not all) ...
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Code Block Formatting indentation

In the Edit window there are obviously spaces in this question. Why are the indentations ignored in the rendering of the code block?
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Math rendering with Firefox 16.0.2

I'm noticing some differences between how the math is getting rendered in edit mode vs. after the edit is done. Case in point: In edit mode, the rendering looks fine. Look what happens after I save ...
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CAPTCHA being too aggressive

I feel something is wrong with CAPTCHA on Electronics SE and Electronics Meta. For the last several days I ask something like no more than one question per day and I'm shown CAPTCHA almost every time. ...
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Migrated question that might have been relevant on here

Just seen this question: https://engineering.stackexchange.com/q/39823/10902 migrated from here to Engineering. I added a comment that the most similar application of that sort of safety was in car ...
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Why was this question closed?

This question is from my perspective, a perfectly reasonable one. The OP does not appear to be asking about a particular product or where to buy, but rather if a source of supply they have found (...
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reverse blatant revenge downvotes

Case: User1's answer gets downvoted, user2 comments on the answer's quality. User1 answers like this: "You have not put any effort in helping this newbie, and you reward my effort with -1??? If ...
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Are questions of the form "What is the best way to explain concept/phenomenon X in answers" appropriate for EESE and/or EESE/Meta?

There are times, in the process of answering questions, that there is a mismatch between what I am hoping to convey, and how some site participants interpret what I am trying to convey. (I will give ...
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How should we deal with Phone/Tablet charging questions?

We seem to get a lot of questions from people who want to do something related to charging a mobile phone or tablet. Sometimes they want to build a charger, sometimes they merely want to buy one. ...
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How do I change the email address where I get email from StackExchange?

How do I change the email address where I get email from StackExchange? The email server I previously used wants to shut down my account.
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How is this a use question and not design?

Qi Charging transmitter types was closed as a usage question when it's about using a semiconductor reference module in a design. Wouldnt that make any question on why a given electrical engineering ...
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iPhone SE app bug?

The StackExchange app on my iPhone (6s) keeps prompting me to join meta - which clearly I already have. It prompts for this whenever I attempt and up/down vote or comment. I have tried logging out, ...
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Question Ban Criteria

How is it possible that I posed a question several months ago, take a haitus for 4+ months and now I am suddenly unable to pose questions? What is the quantitative criteria that determines status?
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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How to see again my daily reputation?

As of today, I don't see items in the daily reputation menu, while the reputation value is updated. It is visible in my profile, but until today it was also visible as item in the menu. (I will add ...
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Forum about component sourcing

I know that questions about component sourcing is off-topic on electronics.stackexchange.com. Do you know any question/answer based-sites (such as forums or even IRC channels) where electronic parts ...
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Responses page takes a long time to load

In the last couple of weeks or so, it takes a long time for the page to display when I click on "responses" in my EE.SE main site profile. At first I thought this was something on my machine, or ...
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Component-selection vs Component-values tags

I was about to use a the component-values tag until I noticed that asides from not having a description, the component-selection tag actually includes selecting specific passive component values ...
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Reasking a question with modified conditions

I asked a question about the mounting of an electronic part (this). Now my requirements for the mounting changed a bit, but the device stayed the same. Should I change the question itself, or just ...
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Did I produce a broken question?

I wrote a question: How is a one-hot code called, if zero is acepted, too?, which is listed on EE.SE, but I can't open it. As I clicked submit in the Android app, ...
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Bad migration to arduino.se

https://electronics.stackexchange.com/posts/203448/revisions has nothing to do with Arduino. Better off here, or closed.
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Log out error keeps appearing

Today I wanted to log out from EE from the mobile site but I can't.Instead,I keep getting an error message which says:"We apologize for any inconvenience,but an unexpected error occurred while you ...
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Bug in editor toolbar

Over the last few days, there have been several instances where I have gone to enter a new answer, or edit an old one, and the editor toolbar (the one that shows the icons for links, pictures, quotes ...
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Chat Etiquette, and Rules

Are there any set "rules" or an etiquette for the chat rooms? Like, when is it polite to "ping" someone, and is it rude to "ping" people in a chat room if there is no activity. As I understand, just ...
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SE crashing chrome?

Over the past couple of days opening the main questions page or viewing questions is frequently crashing chrome. I get the "the following page(s) have become unreposive" box. I have had to open the ...
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Flagging history is not showing up?

I am not able to see my flagging history in my profile. I remember I have raised two flags. Why I am not finding my flagging history? I want to see whether my flags were helpful or declined. I ...
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URL linkification doesn't get all of some URLs

For example: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thévenin's_theorem If I try to be more explicit about it: Thévenin's theorem ...then it's totally busted. Of course, I know I can URLencode the link: ...
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Immigrated or emigrated?

Should questions that migrate into EE be labelled as "immigrated" and should questions that are migrated from EE be labelled "emigrated". "Migrated" appears to be a label that covers both currently.
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Circuitlab scematic editor: touch screen devices not supported message even though it used to work

I used to be able to use the circuitlab schematic editor until perhaps a month ago (I could be way off) on an Android tablet. Why the regression? It used to work fine. I've noticed that going ...

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