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July 2020 photo competition: “Human- or animal-powered vehicles”

The theme for the July photo competition is "Human- or animal-powered vehicles". Essentially, this covers any object used for transporting people or goods, that receives all or most of its ...
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Can anything be done to prevent askers from deleting their question once answered?

I've just had a very weird experience with the following question: https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/157748/apostille-two-times-of-the-same-document-with-a-translation-added Moments after I ...
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What is our stance on questions on curfews requiring individuals to return to and stay in their houses or homes?

What is our stance on questions on curfews requiring individuals to return to and stay in their houses or homes? On-topic or off-topic as not related to travel? I would have guessed that such ...
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When does a 'where on earth' question become so vague it's off-topic?

This question has just appeared on Travel. It's the latest in a series of posts by the same author featuring poor photographs and asking for a location. This one differs, though, in that the ...
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A google-maps tag?

Should we make a google-maps tag? It is a map so hence it is on-topic here as it relates to Travel. The search term google maps has 400+ results and is used in quite a lot of q's: https://travel....
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Why wasn't my deletion flag on this unconstructive comment approved?

I asked the question Are taxi drivers in Bangkok expected to round up the taxi fare to the nearest multiple of 10 THB? and received the following comment: Maybe just enjoy your immense privilege ...
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Why do so many identify-this questions feature odd or archaic words for landscape features?

Consider: Where's this skiier on snow hills with tors behind? by Ghreu Where's this cwm and mountains in Nunavik, northern QC? by Accounting Where's this tarn in Mt Garibaldi? by Mark ...
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June 2020 Photo Competition - Local Markets

I will once again be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is local markets! This theme was suggested on this post by obligated to keep his content. A description of ...
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Can I ask this as a question on the main site: “Enough detail to identify this picture?”

In pandemic, family's flicking through old pictures. Because my first two questions here were closed and downvoted, I just wanted to run this draft by you before posting on main site. If this is OK, I'...
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Can I ask this question on the main site: “Where's this parking lot in front of a white building in the US?”

Because my first two questions here were closed and downvoted, I just wanted to run this draft by you before posting on main site. If this is OK, I'll post it. I cut out my dad's head from this ...
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Can I ask for recommendations for a place in a picture?

Where can I find this red sunset in winter, with snow and evergreen trees? and Where can I find similar vista from hotel room like Costa Rica looking out Whale Tail National Park? were closed as "...
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Why was my comment simply thanking a commenter and quoting a definition deleted as not being nice?

After posting Can passengers flying into Thailand do the mandatory 14-day quarantine at home?, someone commented "is this even relevant for "travel"?", to which I replied (mirror): thanks, travel =...
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May 2020 Photo Competition - Waterfalls

I will be hosting this month's photo competition. The theme chosen for this month is waterfalls! This theme was suggested on this post by obligated to keep his content. According to the dictionary, a ...
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Where's girdled look out, above coast, in Oregon?

This post is hidden. It was flagged as spam or offensive content and deleted 1 hour ago by Community♦. I posted four questions yesterday Apr 21 2020 on video uploaded May 22 2015, so no use ...
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Spring Tag Rename 2020

Since it's no longer Summer 2016 and the predecessor to this question contained a reference to a specific point in time, it's time for a new Tag Renaming topic. So let's once more compile a list of ...
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Covid-19-virus tag

I was surprised to discover that the tag regarding the current pandemic is covid-19-virus. As the blurb describing the tag correctly explains, “Covid-19” is not the name of the virus but the name of ...
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Is it okay to add off-site links to cross posted questions?

I have noticed a few questions recently where the author of the question has manually added links to other Q&A sites on the internet where they have asked the identical question. I didn't think ...
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Why don't we have the “blatantly off-topic” option as a close reason?

This question seems to be closed as opinion-based, however the comments indicate that the question is not related to travel. I have the "cast close and reopen votes" privilege on TSE only, maybe I'm ...
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April 2020 photo competition: “Hotels” (and other accommodations)

The April 2020 photo competition is now over! The theme for the April photo competition is "Hotels". While the name of this competition specifically refers to hotels, this doesn't necessarily mean ...
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I think a question is off-topic but it's been under bounty for three weeks. What can I do?

Recently, I learned it is not possible to either vote or flag a question as off-topic when it has a bounty. Normally the advice is to flag it for moderator attention, but this question was asked by a ...
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Can we have a big fat DO NOT TRAVEL FOR FUN RIGHT NOW banner?

Now is a bad time to travel, but not everybody has got the memo. In almost all places, the pandemic is going to get worse before it gets better. The more we travel the worse it will get in the short ...
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What is our stance on questions asking for a percentage related to traveling? On-topic or off-topic as being a statistical question?

What is our stance on questions asking for a percentage related to traveling? On-topic or off-topic as being a statistical question? Examples of questions asking for a percentage related to traveling:...
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What is our stance on questions on airlines/governments' activities/policies pertaining to COVID-19? On-topic or off-topic as too ephemeral?

What is our stance on questions on airlines/governments' activities/policies pertaining to COVID-19? On-topic or off-topic as too ephemeral ("the answer may change many times as airlines/governments ...
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What is our stance on questions specific to one airport? On-topic or off-topic as too specific?

What is our stance on questions specific to one airport? On-topic or off-topic as too specific? I'm asking as I saw that there exists some questions specific to one airport (probably why many ...
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Why was this question on onward ticket policies closed as opinion-based?

The question If an airline or immigration policy requires an onward ticket, is it ok to purchase it at the last minute / after being refused check-in/entry? was closed as opinion-based and comments ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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What self-defense weapons are legal in England?

I still don't cotton why What self-defense weapons are legal in England? was closed but not What self defense items are allowed in India?. I've tried to focus on one possibility here - when there's ...
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March 2020 Photo Competition - Travel Favorites

The March photo competition is now closed! The theme for March 2020 - Travel Favourites A favourite photo from your travels - maybe it's your favourite because it looks amazing, or maybe there's a ...
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Why was this question on airport fee administration closed as opinion-based?

The question Why is the airport tax at some airport charged outside the airfare ticket but instead must be paid at the airport? was closed as opinion-based. However, none of the close-voters left a ...
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Coronavirus designation

The International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses has designated the novel coronavirus first detected in Wuhan as SARS-CoV-2, replacing its working designation of 2019-nCoV. The related respiratory ...
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Announcing my return to Travel.SE

it's Daniil Manokhin, ex-user (89966). Most of you will probably know me. I was an active contributor to Travel.SE and a few other SE sites till I got destroyed on 11th November on 2019 on all SE ...
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February 2020 Photo Competition - Lighthouses

The February photo competition is now Finished! Congratulations to jason.kaisersmith for the winning entry! Entered later than most but pulled ahead very quickly, well done! And the virtual prize ...
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“marshrutkas” tag wrongly written

As I was just looking for a marshrutka in Ukraine in noticed the tag: https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/marshrutkas It's a Russian word commonly used in all countries of the former ...
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What tags do we have related to [the-netherlands]?

As a Dutch citizen, I like to follow tags related to The Netherlands. As such, I think an overview of all tags related to The Netherlands may come in handy, not just for me. So far, I've found ...
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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 https://travel.stackexchange.com/q/151871/76132? there's a Tipping tag with 112 questions. Chris H says I didn't address his question. Apologies – I thought this was obvious. I typed out ...
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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

Entries for January have now closed. Congratulations to Dirty-flow for their winning entry! Theme for January, 2020 - Countries . Describe your experience with a certain country with a set of ...
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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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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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