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Lock Appeal Request April 2023 Promise Not to Change the Airlines

I am requesting for a lock appeal at Is English the official language for international flights?. The comment: This question is locked for now as OP keeps changing the airlines, which may make ...
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Can someone please move this question to this site?

I have asked this question on the Language Learning website. It has not yet received an answer. But a user told me in a comment that Travel site is more suitable for my question. I asked there for a ...
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Why did Roomba delete this question today?

I posted Where can I find a map of all the canal boat routes in Bangkok? in July 2020. No upvotes, no downvotes, no answers at the time of the deletion. Why did Roomba delete it today (2023-01-07)? ...
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When will Travel SE be available for querying at data.stackexchange.com?

I just tried some queries on http://data.stackexchange.com, and noticed that despite graduation, Travel SE database cannot be searched yet. Any idea when that will be possible?
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My answer is being censored

I wrote Avoid Revolut like the plague. It has two gigantic red flags: one, the ties to Gazprom (the father of the CEO, Nikolay Mironovich Storonsky is Deputy General Director of Science for Gazprom ...
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Moderator again abusing the site for propaganda

In this question, a moderator has repeatedly claimed, including in comments and the answer he posted, that Russia is safe for Westerners. Not only this is factually not true, but the moderator ...
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My flags are being declined. How do I get rid of these low-quality answers?

It's crystal clear these answers do not belong to this question. They are completely misleading and yet my flags are declined.
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How to include chart or table

Screenshots within questions or answers are disfavored because their content isn't indexed. That makes good sense. In my answer to this question, I nevertheless included screenshots of two charts, as ...
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Migration path between Travel and Expatriates

I know we've been down this road a few times before, but the lack of a migration path has been really bothering me, because it provides an awful experience for people asking questions who wound up in ...
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Why was one question accepted, while another, similar question received very negatively?

Earlier this year, I asked how to keep myself and my family safe by escaping from a high-risk COVID country. The post was received very negatively and was eventually deleted. The moderators declined ...
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How do I reopen a question wrongly closed by someone

I asked this question: Work for a company in a different country while on tourist visa in Austrlia? My question is related to Australia but someone (without reading the question) marked it as ...
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My question about prepaid roaming billing was closed. I've improved it. Perhaps we could reopen it, or perhaps I could somehow improve it more?

My question about prepaid roaming billing was closed. Perhaps it was too carrier-specific. I've now edited it to make it non-carrier-specific. Is it ready to be reopened? If not, is there some way I ...
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Why did I just get the close privilege?

Someone just upvoted one of my questions, and I got a notification. At the same time (likely due to that action) I also got a notification that I was awarded the close/reopen voting privilege. That's ...
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Access help and tour from mobile

Just joined, and I want to review the help before asking a question. Is there a way to get to the help /on mobile/? I do not see an obvious link.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Please unlock and open question 125122

With reference to question How to get live status of train in a website?, I would like to reopen it and rephrase it. The title could be: How to get the live status of an Indian train? There are 2 ...
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What is the logo?

Every time I see a question on the hot topics list belonging to Travel SE, I've always figured that it was a rocket to represent travel. Now when I look closer, it seems to also be some map markers. ...
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Tag synonyms standard-visitor-visa and standard-visitor-visas

We seem to have two separate tags: standard-visitor-visa - 85 followers standard-visitor-visas - 569 followers Should we set one of them as a synonym for the other?
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Why does this thread's title appear faint?

Here's a screenshot of the Travel SE page, taken just now. Look at the middle entry: Why is the listing so faint?
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Why was this question closed?

Any plans to ban body scanner opt out after Brexit? I asked a very specific question: whether plans exist or not. I did not ask what will happen. How on earth can the existence of these plans be a ...
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I couldn't find a tag for vaccination, though it should have been used in some questions

Is this the right place to ask for someone to create a new tag: vaccination
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User experience for new users who post questions as answers

Often new users of the site will somehow miss the "Ask question" button and instead post their question as an answer to another vaguely related question. The "answer" gets flagged as not-an-answer and ...
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Would meta be a good place to ask for a update on old question

Would meta be a good place to ask for an update on an old question? Example: Is there anyone from India that could update this question on electronic payment methods, I am sure there has been ...
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Locking of close options

I just voted to close a question as a dupe and selected a question that was meant as the dupe (Dupee? Dupor?). However in hindsight I realized that the question I had selected was not really a dupe ...
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Google Maps if someone enters coordinates in the chat

Similar to the feature request I placed in this question, I would like to propose another feature request. Whenever someone enters coordinates like that in the chat: 49° 14′ 0″ N, 7° 0′ 0″ E It ...
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Is the background picture of the Travel.SE website available for download?

I find the background image of the Travel.SE and Travel.Meta.SE websites (world map with hexagonal tiles) very appealing. Are they available for download to use privately as desktop background etc.?
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What's wrong with my question? It says too broad but I have a very specific ask

I have a question about my Travel Stack Exchange post: Which airports require going through immigration for a connecting flight? How do I improve it? My question was "Has anyone anywhere compiled a ...
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What is the "user was removed" +2 achievement?

Just saw this: What is the achievement, and who was the removed user? Just learning how this website works, thanks
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Problematic links in a locked answer

This answer to a locked question of historical significance contains links (plural) to www.londonelegance.com. Upon clicking one of the links I was asked to upgrade my Java although it looked more ...
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Can I accept an answer after some lenghty period of time?

I have recently asked this question: Tips to avoid forgetting a bag It received quite a few good answers, however I am really not in a position yet to accept any one of them - these are tips that I ...
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Tag for 'gender' request

I'd like to request a tag for gender, since it seems like there might be a lot of questions about navigating expectations around gender as people travel places with different cultures. Would've used ...
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What happened to the Meta link?

We used to be able to reach this meta site from the StackExchange logo which had a drop-down. Not I could not find and but luckily guessed the right URL to ask this question: Where is the link to ...
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Merge tags "baltic-sea" and "ostersjon"

The tag östersjön is a localized version of the tag baltic-sea and should be added as a synonym of the baltic-sea. Other (rare) synonyms of the baltic-sea include: baltiska-havet baltiska-sjon ...
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When are profiles between Meta and Travel synchronized/updated?

I just recieved the Yearling badge two times on my travel.meta-profile in about 30 minutes. Since I joined travel.stackexchange about 2 years ago and I do have over 200 reputation, this is not the ...
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Is this down-vote in my answer justified?

I gave an answer to this question but user ptityeti down-voted it mentioning: -1 Manaslu is a clear example where it is required. I've heard of plenty of people that they where stopped at the Jagat ...
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Can only diamond mods close questions as duplicates of unanswered questions?

I noticed that Question B is closed as a duplicate of Question A. I tried to VTC Question C as a duplicate of Question A, but couldn't because Question A is unanswered. Is closing a question as ...
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Why were my examples edited out

In Can I bring computer parts (eg: Intel CPU) from US to the UK? (emphasis mine) my answer contained examples of Intel CPUs, examples that I actually researched to make sure they are correct (the i7-...
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Unsourced notice - how to add one?

Today I have seen a notice "Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources that support the assertions made here. ...
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Certificate error while loading site for first time

I used chrome to access the website for first time and it says "This site's security certificate is not trused" and this site is meta.travel.stackexchange whereas the certificate is from *....
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What should I do to get my answer upvoted?

This https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/94162/4188 has an upvote, while mine https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/94161/4188 doesn't. Mine is older by a few minutes, has sources and photos. What else ...
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Should I re-ask my question on expatriates?

My question regarding working as a software developer in Addis Ababa was closed as off-topic, and the close reason stated that Expatriates SE might be a better place to ask. Should I re-ask my ...
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How does one determine the "consensus view"?

Where there are questions about the Community's 'consensus' view (many of which relate to tagging as the tag most often applied on meta TSE in conjunction with discussion) users may refer to decisions ...
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How to delete an old Closed Question that is spread across two sites?

Inexpensive beach locations to learn surfing as a newbie? [closed more than a year ago] is both on TSE and The Great Outdoors, with the latter seemingly having rejected migration there. How might ...
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The tagging system appears to be broken

With many thanks to RoflcoptrException a lot of tags have recently been renamed or synonymised. These include, for example, renaming drone to drones and ecuador-citizens to ecuadorian-citizens. ...
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Why do I keep seeing CAPTCHA?

Everytime I want to answer a question I need to fill CAPTCHA. I already answered 4 questions here and I also have account on other StackExchange sites. Does the system still think I'm not a human?