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What is our stance on questions on people traveling with F1 visas?

What is our stance on questions on people traveling with F1 visas? Are they on-topic or off-topic? Sometimes they get closed, sometimes they stay open: Can I travel to Boston from Bangalore with ...
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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 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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Question 'asked' timestamp is newer than first answer timestamp

This question appears to have been asked on 01-Mar-17 10:17 UTC, while the answer has a time stamp of 27-Feb-2017 11:28 UTC (The mouse-over mentions Z at the end of timestamp so I assume that means ...
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What *precisely* is an "active" question?

There are triggers in the SO system that move a thread into the active queue and all the other questions in the queue are pushed down. So in developer language, the active queue is a stack, right? It'...
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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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Removing / editing / closing / obsoleting out of date questions?

Doc raised an interesting point about questions which are out of date (eg law changes for electronics on airplanes, visa rule changes) which google will still find on here. This has come up before ...
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South American Week

Someone pointed out that we lack questions on South America. As some of my favourite countries are there, I agreed. For the next few days I've created events that will be announced in the chat room ...
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