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Community Wiki is a flag that can be applied to answers (and sometimes questions) which lowers the barrier for editing and prevents any rep gain/loss from voting.

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Can a question classified as community wiki be rolled back to a standard question?

Does LASSO suffer from the same problems stepwise regression does? is a well-received cromulent question I asked in June. The question has received several helpful comments pointing to insightful ...
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Should we start redirecting “why are my forecasts shifted one step ahead from the actuals” questions to a community wiki?

It seems like almost every other day now, we get a new post with somebody asking the question: "My forecasts look very good, they almost follow the actual to the letter, except that they are shifted ...
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Convert our canonical neural network threads to community wiki?

We have at the present two threads on canonical solutions to common neural network pitfalls, thanks to initiative of @Sycorax and @DeltaIV: What should I do when my neural network doesn't learn? ...
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Why am I not gaining reputation for upvotes?

(Apologies if this is the wrong forum/format, I am open to guidance.) I posted a question yesterday (What is your favorite statistical graph?), modeled along the lines of another well received ...
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3 upvotes (on answer) yielded only 10 reputation. Why not 30? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I posted this answer: https://stats.stackexchange.com/a/350970/117812 which yielded 3 upvotes, no downvote. My "latest achievements" (goblet icon) says that I have achieved 10 reputation ...
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How do questions actually convert to community wikis?

I stumbled upon this question which, aside from being in need of some cleaning up, is not "answerable" as much as it's an open community wiki. Common statistical tests as linear models How do users ...
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How can the same post be closed as 'opinion-based' and marked as community wiki? [duplicate]

I have to admit that I don't know much about the Community Wiki concept. I thought it would denote questions that were either particularly interesting, or which by their own nature would attract a lot ...
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Should all “book recommendation” questions be classified as community wiki?

Recently I came across with a question that was asking for book recommendation in an expertise area related to statistic. Then, I was checking for duplicates and I realized among all book ...
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Failure in CV to account for upvotes

I received two upvotes and an answer check on a response to an OPs question but the CV system failed to register them. Here is a link to this: Text to read to prepare for course in advanced data ...
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Should I edit a Community Wiki answer that seems wrong?

This answer just seems plain wrong to me. https://stats.stackexchange.com/a/501/39632 The question states that there are more features than observations, so backwards stepwise selection (which would ...
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What is and what should be our policy on making questions community wiki?

This recent question has just been converted into a community wiki (CW): When (if ever) is a frequentist approach substantively better than a Bayesian? I understand that the idea behind converting ...
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CrossValidated should not use C.W. as a rep-denial mechanism or for “soft-close”

I've noticed that community wiki status is sometimes applied forcibly to posts that moderators judge are not quite a good fit for this site -- too broad, too open-ended, or too likely to attract ...
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How to find community wiki

I know it is stupid question, but honestly, I can't find any link that would point me there. Maybe it doesn't exist in a way I expect it to find? Maybe there is no wiki per se, and one makes entry ...
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Clustering picture gallery

This is a proposed community wiki to collect pictures of unsupervised clustering of data sets, e.g. k-means and ANN, approximate nearest neighbors. Both pictures of clusters themselves, and diagrams ...
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What is community wiki?

We have somewhat of an on-going problem in that "community wiki" is not perfectly defined (and even so far as it is defined in the stackoverflow world, it's conceivable that it should have a different ...
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Accepting answers on Community Wiki (potentially big-list) questions

Although the exact meaning of community wiki on stats.SE is not completely decided, it seems like the intention is that it should mostly be used for things that don't really have definite answers, ...