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Thank You @GayotFow! RIP

I noticed yesterday that after a long absence from TSE, Gayot Fow deleted his personal blog as well, I feel sad but obviously its his personal decision. That blog was a link people were using lately ...
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Why do we bite new users instead of welcoming them?

Today, we had a fairly new user asking how to get from Douala, Cameroon to Brazzaville, Congo by land transport. This is a good, interesting, off-the-beaten-track, non-Googlable and really quite ...
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If a question is worth answering, it's probably worth upvoting

(Start rant) Looked at a question today about seatbelts.. It had 0 upvotes, but already had garnered three answers! Surely if you feel it's worth answering, you should give it an upvote too. Does ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Travel Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election starting next week, June 11th. In connection with that election, we will be hosting a Q&A here for candidates. This will be an opportunity for ...
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Is it okay to 'flood' the front page?

I've been recently working on removing the rationale tag and this has received some complaints in the chat room, as 90 different questions "flooded" the front page. Is it okay to do so in the future ...
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Traditional English place names or current official English place names for tags?

We have had some discussions before about Native placenames vs English placenames and placenames with accents, umlauts, diacritics. But this question is about a different case. In English many ...
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Different users editing Saudi Arabia in and out of answer

I noticed that there's been sort of a back and forth on this answer. OP posts answer. (Shortly after) OP adds Saudi Arabia to answer. User A removes Saudi Arabia from answer. User B re-adds Saudi ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Should smuggling questions be considered on topic?

Should questions like Carrying two laptops to India - will I have to pay duty? or Can I take two laptops to India from United States? One bought in India and one in US or How much electronics and ...
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Do we insist on using month names instead of numbers?

DJClayworth's comment under this question seems very valid to me: Can I suggest not giving dates as number/number/year as they mean different things in different parts of the world. Writing the ...
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Suggested mandate of Wikivoyage links

Since the community from Wikitravel has mostly migrated to Wikivoyage, I'm suggesting we mandate that if you see a new answer with a Wikitravel link in it, we alter it to the equivalent Wikivoyage ...