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Do we need the Drug tag, or can it be discarded?

Do we need the drug tag? It has no wiki, and only 6 questions. "Drugs" are not a statistical topic. While it's true that there are statistical components to medical research about the ...
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What should the "MathJax help" link (in the LaTeX section of the "Editing Help" page) point to?

The moderators recently received the following message from the SE community team: As you may know, on sites where MathJax is enabled, the /editing-help page ...
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Suggestion: delete [comparison] tag

The comparison tag has 121 questions, almost half of which have zero upvotes and only one of which has a score >10. There is no tag wiki or usage guidance. A substantial proportion of statistical ...
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Increasing reputation needed for creating tags?

At present, the reputation threshold for creating new tags is at 300, making this accessible for relatively new and inexperienced users. A lot of new tags created now (2022) are unnecessary, or simply ...
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Should we reduce the vote threshold for closing questions?

Currently, it takes 5 close votes from users with the vote-to-close privilege ($\ge3000$ reputation), or 1 vote from a moderator, to close a question. If the question is being closed as a duplicate ...
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Should we have a "stratified-sampling" tag?

We currently have 279 questions containing "stratified sampling", and 84 questions containing ""stratified sampling"" (the phrase, including quotation marks). Would it make sense to start tagging ...
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"Upcoming events" side box lists the wrong election end date

The side box that appears on every page currently displays that our moderator election ends in just under a day: However, the election page states that we have about 8 days left: My guess is that ...
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A space is missing in the design of the opinion-based post notice

It lies before the "If..." sentence.
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Is there no cite tag to generate a bibtex MISC entry for answers on Cross Validated?

I would like to cite a response by whuber to generate correlated binomials: Generating correlated binomial random variables. On other sites in the SO family (math ones) you can generate a cite key ...
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Matlab syntax highlighting now works on CrossValidated but does not turn on automatically

There has been this feature request on Meta.SE since 2012: Add syntax highlighting for the MATLAB language In May 2016 it was marked as [status-completed] and the following answer was posted by an SE ...
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A question is not displayed in the Linked list, even though it is linked

This question (A): How to write the error term in repeated measures ANOVA in R: Error(subject) vs Error(subject/time) contains a link to this question (B): Specifying the Error() term in repeated ...
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Why am I seeing the SE network icons exchanged?

Basically, when visiting profile pages or looking at the HNQs the SE sites icons are exchanged for me. CV appears with SuperUser icon, while Personal Finance & Money (money.SE) appears with the ...
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Why did this edit go through the review queue?

Yesterday, the author of: Volume representation of ring distribution (cylindrical coordinates) attempted to edit his own question (edit 4 in the revision history). Instead of going through, the edit ...
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Tags: Bayes-network vs. Bayesian-network

I have noticed a user actively changing bayes-network tag into bayesian-network. Both tags have approximately the same number of ...
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Tag proposal: [cronbachs-alpha]

Cronbach's $\alpha$ is an estimate of the reliability of a psychometric test. It's admittedly rather field-specific, and I don't think many people outside of psychology or psychometrics have ever ...
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Show reason for closure when reviewing questions for reopening

It would be helpful if the reopen review queue always explained why the questions were initially closed. When reviewing close votes, the system shows the reasons other reviewers gave for closing the ...
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Cannot add comments to my own post

I am trying to comment on my own, active bounty, open question, here: Classify users by the pages they liked and for some reason the page is not responding to my click on the "add comment" button. I ...
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Do we need data-imputation, multiple-imputation and imputation tags?

There seems to be a fair amount of redundancy in the tags containing imputation in them. As of this writing, I observe the following distribution of imputation tag usages: data-imputation: 160 ...
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Proposal: add reference-request as a synonym for references

references has 718 questions, synonyms books, sources and resources and a tag wiki that seems to cover requesting references: "References" is our generic tag for questions seeking information ...
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Links to review history on the election page are broken

On the election page there is a link "review history" under each nomination. It's supposed to display the list of nominee's reviews, but it does not. The reason is a recent tweak of user profile pages:...
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Should Cross Validated participate in the 2014 “Winter Bash”?

For the third year running, the Stack Exchange team is organizing a "Winter Bash". Users earn "hats" for their gravatars by completing novel tasks (analogous to badges). Certain specific actions will ...
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Could someone create tag Rayleigh-distribution?

Apparently I'm far away from the reputation required to do this. (Or is there a reason not to do this? Granted one can simply search the site for "Rayleigh," but I assume the tags are there so ...
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Problem with log-in and posting when using https://

I am unable to ask questions or post when accessing https://stats.stackexchange.com/. When I attempted to access the meta site it was also not possible for me to log in. Edit: Screenshot: Edit: ...
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What about data visualization novices?

The Help/Tour page says, Cross Validated is a question and answer site for statisticians, machine teachers, data analysts, data miners and data visualization experts. (Aside: Should "machine ...
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First post review queue -bug or new feature?

I flagged a post for "unclear what you're asking". Just a few minutes after, I got the same question on the first post review queue. Before the change on the flag options, the "I am done" button ...
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I have the min reqd. 10 reputation points so why am I not able to post image?

As required by the community, I've 10 rep points which are needed to post an image. I need to post a function as an image and my research is stuck with every passing day of inactivity, I honestly ...
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Is this a bug or is there a large lag between the time the grace period ends and the time a bounty is automatically awarded?

Edit: The grace period on this bounty ended around around 7 hours ago with no automatic award per the rule mentioned in the original post so I'm wondering if there is (a) a significant lag between the ...
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Latex not formatted under review tab

I'm not sure if this is a bug or expected behavior, but I find it a little hard to do reviews for posts including Latex. Basically when I go to the review screen and see the list of all possible ...
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Support for bibtex / ams citation exports from stats.SE Q/A

The ability to export a citation would make it easier for an author to cite a question or answer. It would also increase the percieved legitimacy (to editors and authors) of citing a stats.SE ...
David LeBauer's user avatar
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Should Machine Learning SE be merged with CrossValidated?

The SE team apparently completely ignored us and the previous consensus and allowed Machine Learning proposal to reach private beta. And as expected, till now all questions I managed to sneak seems ...
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Make notification bar transparent enough to see links/search underneath

A prominent blogger made a post today giving our site a plug. The poster initially made a comment that he could not find the search bar, and it was later determined that the opaque notification bar ...
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Uploading 5kB image takes more than a minute and without success

I just tried to upload a 5kB GIF image to the question I'm composing but it is still saying 'Uploading ...' even after more than one minute!
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Can I suggest that a question be migrated to another stack exchange site?

I saw a question that belongs more to quantitative-finance.SE than to stats.SE. Is there a way to migrate questions across SE sites? If there isn't, is it appropriate to suggest the user ask on ...
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How to notify me when someone comment my question?

I didn't get any notify that someone give comment to me. How to set the be alarmed? Thank you~
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Reputation for the answer when the questions get merged

This question was cross-posted on math.SE. It got separate answers there and here (by me), both of them were accepted. After the merge, the one from the math.SE is shown to be accepted, but I still ...
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User gone from stats.SE

I've noticed that user @svadali has disappeared from the all reputation page. He had about 6000 reputation, but was inactive for quite a long time. It is possible to find references if you search for ...
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Explanation of the Generalist badge

The explanation of the Generalist badge is “Active in many different tags”. This explanation is less clear then the ones of other badges. Especially what does many mean here?
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Should the HTML title of this CrossValidated site still be "Statistical Analysis"?

Is it intentional that the HTML title for the CrossValidated site is "Statistical Analysis"? Or is it a hold-over from the beta name? The HTML title is what determines the browser window title and ...
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Unnecessary message about MathJax loading

As I understand there were recent changes in SE engine, also MathJax version was updated. Now everytime I visit stats.SE, math.SE a message appears at the top of the page that MathJax is loading. It ...
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Code chunks rendered in too large a font

The font used to render code chunks (whoel paragraphs rather than in-line) is too large, and larger than on say SO. This makes it difficult to insert code chunks from languages such as R in Questions ...
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Firefox 3.6.13 messes up Mathjax

This problem was first reported on Math.SE. I'm bring this to your attention since Stats.SE also uses Mathjax. Basically, the latest build of Firefox version 3.6.13 has a known issue of messing up ...
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Merge tags -> Duplicate tags

I recently merged [graphical-techniques] into [data-visualization]. I was expecting this to remove the graphical-techniques tags when the other tag already existed, but instead it added duplicates. ...
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Formatting problem

For some reason, this question is ignoring all paragraph breaks and formatting for the last 40% of the question. It looks ok in preview, but not after saving.
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Chat box in the right panel shows "Could not access chat."

Actual screenshot:
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What migration paths should we allow?

See this blog post from Jeff. I suggest we need to allow migration to StackOverflow (the programming questions) and math.stackexchange (the more mathematical questions). What other migration paths do ...
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Site name selection

The second round of voting on the site name is now open. This is a very important decision in the site's formation, so we appreciate everyone's contribution. Keep the site's scope in mind as you ...
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Syntax highlighting for code chunks

Several blogging systems now includes an optional syntax highlighting scheme for most common languages, including Python, Perl, Ruby, R, Matlab, etc. Code chuncks are post-processed using CodeRay, or ...
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TeX display problem

Sometimes maths seems to have strange and squashed spacing, but the problem is intermittent. For example, this is what Fitting a fixed, exponential relationship between categories with categorical ...
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"Visit link" problems

The "visit parent" and "visit meta" send me to http://stackexchange.com instead of stats.exchange or meta.stats.stackexchange
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Can we change the "down for maintenance" page?

Right now the down for maintenance page looks like key mappings for some sort of video game. Shouldn't we have a more relevant down for maintenance page?
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