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Extract software-specific default close reason

Almost four years ago there was a discussion on Meta that lead to formulating the "not about statistics" default close reason description as following: This question appears to be off-topic because ...
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Would CV benefit from Documentation?

StackOverflow launched its beta-Documentation page about a year or two ago. The response there seems to be very positive. I am wondering if this site would benefit from something similar and what the ...
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Counting accepted answers towards tag badges

As far as I can tell, tag scoring (used as a counter towards a tag badge) measures score based on how many upvotes all answers under a certain tag have gathered. It ...
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Italics in question titles: $math$ or *asterisks*?

I noticed when editing Is there any *mathematical* basis for the Bayesian vs frequentist debate? that entering italicized text in the title field is problematic. The markup ...
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Drive-by Questions - Should Answers Be Accepted by Proxy?

I have been answering questions from users with reputation 1, knowing fully well that chances for reward in points from up-votes, or acceptance of the answer, are low. In great part it is simply that ...
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Downvoting comments

A few months ago, I posted this question on the CV meta asking about why a flag for deletion that I added to a comment was declined. This question generated what I think was some very interesting ...
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Just got an invalid security certificate for meta.stats.SE … what's up?

I normally get to meta.stats.SE by either typing "meta." in the address bar or by clicking a link to meta in the sidebar - which might link to say ...
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Is there a way to see your progress toward badges?

CV has tons of badges. Some require that you do XXXX task XXXX times (e.g. edit 500 posts). Is there a way to see your progress toward these goals?
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Is there a way to attach a file?

Is there a way to attach a file such as .txt or .xlsx to my question? If not then what no-cost alternatives do I have? BTW I work at a high security national laboratory so I can not post it online ...
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Weighted vote mechanism

I have noted that the vote mechanism assign the same score for one vote up/down independently by the user score. In my opinion this is not fairly as high scored users has a deeper understanding of the ...
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Should there be a way to indicate answers you're especially proud of on your user profile page?

I've learned an incredible amount on this site from the many great contributors we have. One situation that often occurs is that I notice a particularly insightful answer and I click on the user's ...
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Uploading data to site?

Would it be possible to provide a facility to upload data, in a similar way that an image can be uploaded? For example, although small samples of data can be pasted into the question, it could be a ...
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Why are comments not included in question-feeds?

I like to monitor the development of a question in which I'm involved in an RSS-reader. Often the interesting development is in the comments, though. Currently, a question's RSS feed includes only the ...
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Tag synonym: auc -> roc?

I believe auc should be a synonym for roc. auc was created only for this question.
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bordermatrix in MathJaX

It would be nice to have the option to use bordermatrix in MathJaX. See the bottom of the page http://www.math.harvard.edu/texman/node25.html
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Feature to edit without bumping?

I've seen related questions regarding tag editing, but not editing of an actual response. Is there a way to edit a response to a question without bumping it back up to the top? I find that I ...
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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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Shall I attach pieces of code to my answers?

I'm very grateful for the code function, as it makes it easy to illustrate some answers. Yet, I feel I for one have the risk of overloading my answer with R code. Good if you know R, but not always ...
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Is it possible to integrate data from so.com/questions/tagged/r here?

There is some concern that this new site may bifurcate the statistical computing community that has been extremely active over the last several months at Stackoverflow under the R tag. The thought is ...
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A sketching tool would be very useful

I basic sketching tool to quickly draw out graphs / concepts etc. along the lines of Balsamiq markups would be really useful. It would be doubly useful if people answering questions could access the ...