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Schengen overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

Suggested Syntax: **Question** - [link to dupe] (possibly comments) Where should I apply? Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions? ...
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2016 - Maintaining our '100%' answer rate and trending our answer rank to 1st

Update answer below with the following: date of update (Date) # questions with no upvoted or accepted answers (NoVotes) # questions with no answers (NoAnswers) % answer rate on the network (%Answered)...
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Is Travel now as good as it gets?

People tend to have questions they need answered on travel. Lots. Visas, how to get from A to B, stuff that isn't always that easy to find out. Lots of people google actors, movies, just for ...
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2017: Trending our answered percentage ranking to 1st

Update answer below with the following: date of update (Date) # questions with no upvoted or accepted answers (NoVotes) # questions with no answers (NoAnswers) % answered rate on the network (%...
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Bounty Bonanza impact

According to the site analytics, there's an improvement in the following areas: Upvotes: ~50% increase in upvotes compared to May, 2016, while in May it increased ~10% only compared to April: ...
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Schengen overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

Core documents to be used as part of answering questions: Schengen Visa Code (PDF, 2009-07-13) - explains the rules for issuing Schengen visas avoid using pre 2020 version update answers (or note ...
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Bounty Bonanza impact

Bounty bonanza was great fun and a nice experience. Happy to be in for the next one. I wanted to share some impressions of mine about the bonanza in random order we had a huge impact especially in ...
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Why are our questions per day going down?

Besides the normal going up and down we usually have, the situation with Monica means that a lot of regulars do less or nothing on the site. It is not as visible on Travel as it is on some other SE ...
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2018: a year in moderation

Thank you to all the work that moderators and users do. Even though I haven’t been on this site for long, I know it is a hard work to moderate the site. Remember everyone can help not just moderators....
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Is Travel now as good as it gets?

1000 visits a day difference? Pah, that’s almost a rounding error. Don’t read much into that number. On a different note as somebody also coming from Anime.SE (which is even more English-centric than ...
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Why are our questions per day going down?

At least one reason for the lower number of questions is that Travel is a seasonal activity and thus we end up getting more or less questions depending on the month. Here's a graph plotting the number ...
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2016 - Maintaining our '100%' answer rate and trending our answer rank to 1st

Well, I believe congratulations are in order:
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Is Travel now as good as it gets?

One thing I think needs improvement is the Visa topic. It feels like half or more of all questions is about Visa procedures, a very tedious and fickle subject, and always changing. I often thought it ...
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Is Travel now as good as it gets?

A lot of the high-rep users have an account on Stack Overflow. This suggests we're not doing a good job of attracting people from the general public.
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2018: a year in moderation

As your newest mod I have no long experience being a mod on this site but I know that we have a good active community and many members do their part in community moderation. That works so well that ...
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What do the numbers for "awarded" mean for badges?

Prompted by @Mark Mayo's Comment (many thanks!) I have reverted to this 'afresh' rather than merely baffled. Following a lengthy trail I eventually came to @rene's post. As I understand it at present,...
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Is Travel now as good as it gets?

There are probably more interested people and 'specialists' for movies and TV than for Travel. Looking at the US, a large part of the population has never left the country (some think Belgium is a ...
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