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Moderation principle

I have many issues with what happened to Why is the subway in Seoul so cheap? I see absolutely nothing in the question that is objectionable or in need of moderation. There is a mildly (but only ...
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Why was this question about tipping closed?

Why close If a restaurant manager asks you to tip more, is it then fair to tip 0?? there's a Tipping tag with 112 questions. Chris H says I didn't address his question. Apologies – I thought this was ...
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Is there a policy on multiple accounts?

There's a certain small group (maybe 4 or 5) of users who I very strongly suspect (due to the combination of a very distinctive writing style, a shared affinity for particular very specific question ...
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If I travel to Osaka, Tokyo Feb 1-10, can I view plants and nature?

Why If I travel to Osaka, Tokyo Feb 1-10, can I view plants and nature? closed off-topic? It undeniably is NOT constructing travel and tour itineraries because I already said I can go just to Osaka ...
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2019: a year in moderation on Travel.SE

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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January 2020 Photo Competition - Countries

Theme for January, 2020 - Countries . Describe your experience with a certain country with a set of pictures. This can be culture, nature, people, food, buildings. Note: The rules for this ...
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Should questions on aviation regulations be posted on aviation, law or travel Stack Exchange website?

Should questions on aviation regulations be posted on aviation, law or travel Stack Exchange website? Assume the question is of interest to commercial airplane passengers, e.g. For which planes do ...
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A broad question about identity card tags

Our primary identity card tag is identity-cards. I had a hard time finding it because I typed id-card. Could we add id-card as a synonym? Maybe state-id too? The EU specific tag is eu-id-card. It ...
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We just reached 9000 visa questions [duplicate]

We just reached 9000 visa questions. visa is by far the most popular tag on Travel.SE, followed by usa with 4618 questions at this moment. If 39,637 is the count of questions on Travel.SE, questions ...
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Questions about visiting unrecognized states are acceptable? Most of them inevitably lead to law infringement

I searched all the Meta but it seems the issue hadn't been discussed thoroughly yet. Let me start with an example. Here are two questions presented on Travel SE: What is the correct way of visiting ...
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Is “denied-entry” a synonym of “denial-of-entry”?

denied-entry has 1 question and denial-of-entry has more. denied-entry has a long description though but it seems it's just a duplicate. Should they be synonyms?
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Why does the question list show “0” for this already-answered question?

An answer has been posted to this question. The Travel list of questions, however, shows "0" in the "Answers" box. Here's a screenshot: Is this because it's been migrated? Some other reason?
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Spam items that can't be found in suggested edits review queue?

The suggested edits queue showed me an edit that looked "community wiki" had created an empty answer, which was two years later replaced with spam by a user whose profile says "has not posted yet." ...
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Is a question trying to remember the name of a place I've been to during a trip on-topic?

In 2012 during an Euro-trip I spent some days in Vienna (Austria's capital). During that trip I got a recommendation for a restaurant from a local citizen. I really liked the restaurant and memorized ...
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Purging details from question edit history

In this question the OP uploaded an image chock full of personal information. User outflak edited the question to remove that information, but of course the original information is still visible in ...
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December 2019 photo competition: “Winter or near winter public holidays”

The theme for the December photo competition is "Winter or near winter public holidays". I'm looking for photos that depict a public celebration of a holiday that is celebrated either during the ...
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For anyone wondering about Daniil

---content from him below, approved by CM in TL to post. It’s Daniil from Travel. My accounts were destroyed by a CM so I had to go. Please post this message from me on meta: Hello Travel ...
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Who is 'Monica' and why should we support her (changed user names with added 'support Monica') [duplicate]

This has nothing to do with traveling, just as 'supports Monica' has nothing to do with traveling, but I have noticed in the last days many user names suddenly have this extra 'supports Monica' added ...
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Why are our questions per day going down?

Here are some statistics: Over the last 90 days we have had an average of 19 questions per day Over the last 30 days we have had an average of 14.8 questions per day Over the last 14 days we have had ...
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How did a question get migrated to IoT from here?

I saw a dubious question, and it went on hold which is fine, but it ended up at https://iot.stackexchange.com/questions/4657/how-rude-is-it-to-put-feet-on-a-table-in-public And that's really ...
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Was my answer downvoted due to anti-semitism?

My answer: Where is a celebration-free, little-to-no Christmas skiing destination during the holiday season? received 3 downvotes with no explanation. It also received comments complaining about "...
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November 2019 photo competition: “How Did That Happen?”

The theme for November 2019 is: "How Did That Happen?" When asked for more information Mark Mayo gave these samples: a tank upside down next to the road, or a guy flying in the air above a bull (...
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Support of Monica

There's a big debate / kerfuffle going on over at Stack Overflow is doing me ongoing harm; it's time to fix it! and it's a real shame that it's gone on for over a month without a satisfactory ...
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Photo competition series needs a new person to run it!

Having run the photo competition for about a year I am stepping down. I am not sure if it is permanent or whether I will come back. But for now November will be the last one I will run. This does ...
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'Identifying destinations that meet certain criteria is not the same thing as constructing a travel itinerary.'

User phoog commented, and was upvoted 20 times by others: I'm uncertain then why my questions below were closed? They pertain to identifying destinations that meet certain criteria. Deleted ...
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Do spam posts’ personal information need to be redacted?

I recently flagged this spam post (visible to 10k+ users) with a in need of moderator intervention flag with the following message: Redact post history please It was declined with the following ...
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Regent of the Castle November competition [closed]

In an effort to change up the monthly answering competition, I introduce the 'King of the Castle' format. Rules: Day 0: Nobody is Regent. The Game of throne begins. Continuous: Answer a question ...
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Why was this question on why Myanmar got removed from the list of countries on the international driving permit put on hold?

Why was this question Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the international driving permit issued by the AAA sometime between 2016 and 2019? on hold? Knowing the reason(s) why ...
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Posters' Reluctance to Name the Countries Involved

The answers to travel questions often depend on the traveler's (or proposed traveler's) citizenship and itinerary. Frequently this information is not disclosed in the question, or is obscured in ...
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Purpose of the [fuel] tag

When I came across the fuel tag, I assumed it related to automotive fuel, like finding diesel stations, or about fuel pre-purchase options for rental cars. The actual questions tagged are rather ...
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October 2019 photo competition: “Musical instruments, buskers and travel related playing of music.”

The theme for the October 2019 photo competition is: "Musical instruments, buskers and travel related playing of music." In a line of text please add location, date and why this for you is a travel ...
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Not all tags show up in question overview

I just did a search on is:q wheelchair. This is one of the questions that shows up: This shows tags air-travel and aircraft. However, when I click through to the question this shows three tags: air-...
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Should visa questions be tagged with [country] or [city]?

I came across a question today, about a user asking if Indian citizens need a transit visa for Thailand (Bangkok). The questions revisions can be viewed here. It was tagged with all the necessary ...
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How did we get an [italy-weather] tag?

That seems highly specific. Two questions, both already tagged italy and weather-and-climate. https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/italy-weather can we just get rid of it?
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October 2019 Old Question Answerathon! Winner Willeke

To give people time to enter, this will start on October 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question asked ON OR BEFORE MARCH 31, 2019 not asked ...
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Have a feed for Hot Network Questions in Chat or Seperate Room

Can we have a feed in chat for Hot Network Questions? This could help us: See what questions are hot just out of interest Pay special attention to edging them An example of what this could look ...
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Cross posting and morphing from answer to question?

I just saw this How do I find out what areas to avoid to minimize an attack like the murders of the hikers Jespersen and Ueland in Morocco? in the travel site which starts off with: I am a citizen ...
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How much do I cut and how much do I leave

https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/131096/4188 this is a highly upvoted answer but it is now outdated because DT 564 / 565 now exists between Lagos and Luanda M/W/F. This makes most / all of the ...
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Do we need an [october] tag

We don't have any "month" tags except for october. I am struggling to work out when such a tag would ever be useful. Should we delete it?
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Inconsistent tag naming for insurance

There is inconsistent tag naming between insurance and travel-insurance-claim. Travel-insurance is a synonym of insurance but travel-insurance-claim doesn’t have an insurance-claim synonym. We need ...
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Adding “delta” as a synonyme for “delta-air-lines”

delta is a newly created tag at Travel.SE and is being used like a synonyme for delta-air-lines. I suggest we make them real synonymes, unless anyone can think of any other use for delta. I don't ...
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Putting on hold until OP clarifies some of the questions in the comments

Travel Stack Exchange. comment Aug 30 at 0:04 Seat aisles blocked by baggage 'Putting on hold until OP clarifies some of the questions in the comments'. How am I supposed to clarify the ...
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How is the question/answer on the tour page chosen?

On the tour page under the heading Ask questions, get answers, no distractions there is a question, and my answer appears underneath. How is the question chosen? I have no objection to my answer ...
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September 2019 Old Question Answerathon! Winner Willeke

To give people time to enter, this will start on September 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question asked ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30, 2019 not asked ...
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September 2019 photo competition, Towers

Theme for September 2019 is Towers In the Travel Stack Exchange chat we came to the following wording: Any natural or human-made structure that rises beyond 100 feet (30 meters) and should be ...
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Tag Frankfurt ambiguity

Looking at a question I just see there's a tag Frankfurt. As a German everytime someone says Frankfurt I ask which one, as there is another town in far east Germany Frankfurt an der Oder. I'm ...
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Shengen-visa and Schengen-visas tags [duplicate]

Why do we have two tags: one for Schengen-visa, and another for Schengen-visas? The latter is used far more often than the former. Wouldn't a single tag suffice? EDIT: This topic has already ...
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Renaming the tag “schengen-visa” to “schengen-visas”

Currently the tag is named schengen-visa but all (most) of the other visa tags are named visas. Shouldn't the Schengen Visas tag be named schengen-visas?
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Where's this rentable house in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo? Has staircase and at least 2 floors

Why close Where's this rentable house in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo? Has staircase and at least 2 floors? I don't have exterior pictures, but this house can be rented and thus be located? Peradventure on ...
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Why was this flag declined?

Is there any way to tell if someone has been through our hotel room? I flagged this specific answer as being needed to be deleted, as the answer could not stand on its own, as the answer relied on a ...

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