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Where is my comment?

I commented several times to one question. I did not receive any thing after my last comment. When I try to check it though my "all actions", I did not find it after I checked my "all actions" several ...
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Why is something flagged as “opinion”?

I entered the following question: How do you calculate an exact two-tailed p-value using binomial distribution? The system generated a warning that this "appears to be an opinion" and "is likely to be ...
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A mod removed my answer (referencing the answer from comments) to my question saying it doesn't answer it

I have a question about my Cross Validated post: Statistics: what kind of test to use to test this hypothesis? A member commented on my question in detail, and that comment did answer my question. I ...
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How to advertise on CrossValidated?

I occasionally see an Ad above a question, and it seems to be a native Ad (not powered by Google AdWords). Is there a way to advertise (paid advertising) on CrossValidated? I could not figure out how ...
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Can (should) I delete a question that gained no attention to re-create it with a simpler formulation?

I recently made a question that gathered no attention: Bootstrap and numerical optimization of statistic. I think I've come up with a much simpler and to-the-point way of asking the same thing (...
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How often/how quickly do community ads get posted?

I posted an ad to the Community Promotion Ads - 2019 thread, and the ad has had the requisite 6 votes for several days, but as far as I can tell it has not yet run on the Q&A site. Just wanted to ...
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Who implemented and operates/maintains the user Community?

I'm talking about this fella. I know it's a bot (?), but how is it implemented, who maintains it?
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Strange upsurge in up-voting of my questions [duplicate]

I have noticed an unexpected upsurge in the frequency by which my past questions are being upvoted. Whereas for most years of my membership I had maybe on average one or two upvotes in a week, since ...
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Can there be robot upvotes? [duplicate]

During each of the last five days, some of my answers - most being quite old - were upvoted within a short lapse of time. More precisely: 5, 3, 3, 3, 3 answers were upvoted within a few minutes for ...
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What does the red circle at the review queue pictogram mean?

I've recently gained acesses to some review queues, but most of the times there's something to be reviewed (gray dot beside the queue), there's no notification saying so, other times I see a red dot ...
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How do you notify that you edited your question if was put _on hold_? [duplicate]

I asked a question and it turns out now is [on hold] because 'it's unclear what I asked' I edited hoping the unclear step was that but I am not sure if it was that. How do you notify the people who ...
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Chaos Theory Thread Reopening Request (with a detailed answer ready)

I’m posting this thread reopening request here in keeping with the procedures outlined in the Meta post "How do you reopen a closed question?" I only learned fairly recently that my question “What are ...
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Why was my question deleted if It was not even on hold nor closed?

This was my question https://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/374062/least-square-estimators-for-beta-0-and-beta-1-and-uncorrelated-relation-b I am surprised that was deleted because there is ...
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Filter for questions for review

I received the requests for reviewing the questions. Among them there are questions related to machine learning which I have not any knowledge. Is there any way (for example, modify my profile) such ...
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How can I figure out why my reviewer privileges were revoked and how can I get them back?

This question concerns me personally, but some parts of it might also be of general interest. During the last week or so, I had been regularly reviewing first posts and late answers. Yesterday @gung ...
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I can't find the place to ask my question

I have a question about my Cross Validated post: I have a question I want to ask but I can't find the appropriate place to ask it Is this a statistics question or something else? What tags should ...
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Which image file formats can be embedded in posts on Cross Validated?

The question is in the title: which different image/animation file formats can be embedded here? I have searched around without finding any list of formats.
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Is there a way to contact a specific moderator directly?

DISCLAIMER: This isn’t about any moderator decision directly regarding me (I don’t think I was ever subject to a direct moderator decision, or if I was, I forgot :-) As for the title, I’d like to ...
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How do I see my deleted answers?

It's happened a few times that I recall writing an answer on a topic but can't find it later. I think it happens when the question was deleted -- for example, if the answer has score 0 and the user ...
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Is this question in the reopen queue and if not, why not?

This question was edited while being on hold by me. This should have pushed it to the reopen queue. However, this does not seem to be the case: A reopen review task does not appear in its timeline – ...
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How can I find questions where I and another user interacted?

I would like to find a post showing an interaction between me and another user, probably under the form of me (or him) asking a question, and he (or me) providing an answer, which would be the easy ...
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Are you allowed to edit an answer that you disagree with?

In this answer of mine there is a disagreement with another user over the validity of my answer. In response to the user's comment, I edited my answer to provide an explanation of why they were wrong ...
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Finding question with an interesting comment about ReLU activation functions?

A few months ago, I read an interesting comment by user shimao to a question, which linked to a YouTube video where some lecturer (a mathematician, I think) showed how ReLU activations don't solve the ...
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What is considered an “unanswered question” in Stack Exchange?

I noted the discussion recently about the high proportion of unanswered questions here on CV and decided to try to answer some. So, I clicked on the "Unanswered" button but, rather than start at the ...
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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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Why do we have a tensorflow tag if questions about programming are off topic?

This question was put on hold for being off topic with the following note: "This question appears to be off-topic because EITHER it is not about statistics, machine learning, data analysis, data ...
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Why do tag-synonyms show up separately in search?

I was trying to collate some tags about randomization and noted that random-allocation seemed to be the parent-tag of preference. As I searched tags for instances of "random" I noted some hits for ...
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Calling attention to an edited question previously marked as a duplicate

I have a question, here, marked as a duplicate. I have substantially rewritten the question to differentiate it from the question it supposedly duplicated, and I am fairly certain that no one reading ...
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Does this question violate any of the community rules?

I'm new to Cross Validated SE. I've asked this question and got 2 down votes. So, I'm asking if it was an off-topic question or if there is a better way to ask it.
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Best practice for creating tables on Cross Validated? [duplicate]

I have a question about my Cross Validated post: Appropriate econometric model for repeated cross sectionals I am wondering if someone could please point to some online resource or provide some help ...
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How to see when a bounty was started?

I was wondering which answer would be awarded the bounty for this question: Convolutional Neural Network Scale Sensitivity If I understand correctly the bounty mechanism, since no answer has been ...
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How can one find tags with no wiki excerpts? How can one sort tags by recency?

In tags, there are options to see them by name or popularity or recency. For the first two, you can go through all the tags, but for recency, you can only see the most recent. It would be useful to be ...
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How to delete an empty tag?

There is a new tag coupla which is a clear typo of copula. I corrected it in the one post it is used in, but how do I delete the tag itself which is here: https://stats.stackexchange.com/edit-tag-...
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How to write the independence symbol?

I wanted to write this formula in an answer: All the instructions I found involved creating new command or extra packages, is there a list of available symbols supported by Exchange? I got stuck in ...
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Odd upvoting pattern? [duplicate]

I haven't been very active on the site lately. In the past several days I've noticed that very old crusty answers of mine have been getting upvoted what seems like an atypical amount. Is anybody ...
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Help me find a question on multiple measurements of the same quantity

I'm quite sure this question A better estimator than average? (whose title is not very appropriate, btw) is a duplicate. I suggested closing it as a duplicate of this one: Two measurement devices ...
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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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Tag [smallareaestimation] needs a couple of hyphens in its name

I found the smallareaestimation tag and I think it needs some hyphens, i.e. should it not be small-area-estimation instead? I wanted to edit it manually as there were only five questions tagged with ...
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Can I reopen/extend the bounty on a question?

10 days ago I asked a question here: What is the difference between a Spine, Register, and Index? On the following day (Sunday) I added a bounty worth 50 reputation. That expired this Sunday gone, ...
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Must logging out of CV really require 4 clicks?

Does the new site design really need four steps to log out of CV? Click the StackExchange image top left. Click the StackExchange image top left, but this time featuring a down arrow/triangle. ...
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Where did the link to the help go?

The top bar has changed and I can't see the link to help any more. Where do I find the help pages now? Are they gone? (Everyone should be seeing the change now.)
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How can I access the edit history of a post?

This must be somewhere in the help system, but I fail to find it with SE search which is not very good! So, how do I see the edit history?
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I have 50 rep. Why can I not start a bounty?

The help center explains that the minimum offer for a bounty is 50 reputation. I have enough repuation to do so now, but I do not see a link to start a bounty under any question, no matter how old. ...
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What happens to reputation if an upvoted answer is moved to another SE site?

As per object: if a question which received some upvotes is moved to another SE site, what happens to the OP reputation? Does her/his reputation on CV decreases, and the reputation on the other site ...
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Can I move a conversation to chat before the 11 comments threshold?

I searched for an answer to this question before asking, but I couldn't find it (I admit I'm not very skilled in using the "search" function on the SE sites). I would like to move the comments for ...
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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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Can I find excerpt/Wiki of a tag that is now a synonym of another tag?

Can I find (the old) excerpt/Wiki of a tag that is now a synonym of another tag? E.g. the excerpt and Wiki of the arima tag builds on ARMA (does not discuss what ARMA is). But since arma has been ...
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Why was my question on combining probability distributions put on hold?

I asked a question about combining equally-likely observed PDFs: Combine three equally likely observed PDFs. I'm not sure how to combine them. I showed my best attempt so far. What more can I do? ...
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How to search among my favorite questions

As per object. I tried to search among the questions on Meta, but I couldn't find anything (maybe it's also because of limitations in the mobile site).
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Duplicates? Where should I put my question?

I asked a question about Neural Networks in the Signal Processing site Question However now, checking the different sites I wonder if this is more on topic in Cross Validated? And second, What is ...