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Can we have a big fat DO NOT TRAVEL FOR FUN RIGHT NOW banner?

In order to better gauge support by voting, it would be useful to have an answer that unambiguously says "yes, let's have a banner". Since at the time of writing we have one that says "no", and one ...
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Winterbash 2016 - Yay or Nay? Hats!

Yes, yes, give me hats and give them to me now!
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24 votes

2016 Community Moderator Election Results

Thanks to all who voted, and to the other amazing candidates - it's fantastic to see that when we grow further and need more, or if someone else steps down, there are already other well-supported ...
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PROPOSAL - The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bounty Bonanza

Proposal n. 1 Participants must have three bounties on offer throughout the duration of the bonanza. This proposal wins. Mark created a chat event for the Bonanza. Let's make sure that the ...
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Can we have a big fat DO NOT TRAVEL FOR FUN RIGHT NOW banner?

I am fairly well convinced by JoErNanO's answer that a banner would probably stoke controversy. I would suggest that a less controversial way of calling attention to the pandemic would be a banner ...
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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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Do we need an [october] tag

In my opinion we do NOT need month tags. I have had a look at the three questions which have the october tag. In all cases the question is not about the month but about traveling in the time period in ...
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PROPOSAL - The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bounty Bonanza

Proposal n. 3 Let's not make this only for the super-high-rep people. You choose your level of participation when you sign up: "Gold" giveaway. Gold-level participants commit to having three open ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Well done Joe and Jonathan - congratulations. Enjoy your slightly increased powers :-)
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PROPOSAL - The Great 5 Year Anniversary Bounty Bonanza

Proposal n. 2 Participants define a rota so that each participant posts a bounty on their assigned days. Upvote this if you prefer this proposal.
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"Tag spag" on the tips of some of our tongues, but not others

As far as consistency goes, you are right -- we need to agree on a policy and follow it through. I'm not convinced by your argument that all language-related questions should be tagged languges -- I ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Recently (a) single user(s) have been on a spree of intensive editing of old posts , often mostly tag edits, which has led to some annoyance with other users in chat & comments. What is your ...
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How to handle the [ist] tag after the IATA code IST is transferred to Istanbul Airport?

We could mass-retag ist to former-ist on the day it closes, so anyone searching for just "Istanbul" will at least see in the tags that it's possibly obsolete. (If someone wants to go through and fix ...
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Synonymize [mail] and [postage] ([post]?)

Personally I agree with renaming postage to post and synonymising post into mail so that the latter becomes the main tag.
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Why was this highly upvoted answer deleted?

It's a correct and valid answer -- that's for sure. Just not very helpful. The problem I have with such non-answering answers is that they can be applied to many air-travel questions. Problems with ...
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Can we have a big fat DO NOT TRAVEL FOR FUN RIGHT NOW banner?

I noticed https://academia.stackexchange.com/ has sort of a banner, that can be turned off by clicking the X mark at the right. Works on Chrome browser on PC, but not sure about mobile May be ...
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Expatriates is leaving beta. Should we finally get a migration path from here to there?

I cannot see any blocks to this being implemented once ExPats graduates. A similar process occurred when Cryptography graduated - they were one of the main destinations for mod-migrations from Infosec,...
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How do I get my rep points from a question I asked as an unregistered user?

Use the contact form to get in touch with Stack Exchange staff, and select the "I need to merge user profiles" in the combo box. Supply some details as necessary, and point to this meta question as ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Two users are fighting, leaving snipey comments on questions/answers, in chat, etc. How would you deal with this?
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7 votes
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Issue with the offline page

It has been fixed, it will be live after our next production build.
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So what's with the [tag:time] tag?

I removed the tag from questions that didn't really need it, and only two remained that kind of need it -- when the concept of time keeping itself is discussed, not e.g. "how much time to spend in ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

JoErNaNO Recently (a) single user(s) have been on a spree of intensive editing of old posts , often mostly tag edits, which has led to some annoyance with other users in chat & comments. ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Thanks everyone for the support. Now, I was promised a Travel Emperor crown, which I can't seem to find that anywhere in the mod tools. What's that all about? In all seriousness, I am ready to do my ...
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How did we get an [italy-weather] tag?

Yes please edit and take them out. When empty it should disappear.
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May I request a second opinion on this edit rejection?

I did reject the edit, in hindsight I should have accepted it. I missed the strong feelings, which could have been kept even without offensive wordings, The edit has been handled by someone else now, ...
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Enough already with [travel]? Time to get it block-listed?

The travel tag has travelled straight onto the blocklist as an intrinsic tag - users trying to tag a post with the travel tag will now receive the message: The 'travel' tag is not allowed. Safe ...
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CSS styling for IP address display is unreadable

Yup; the moderator-specific JS here was assuming the text was black, without consideration for site-specific themes; this should be fixed next build.
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Rename [norwegian-citizen] tag to [norwegian-citizens]

Done. norwegian-citizens is the master, norwegian-citizen is a synonym to it.
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Overachieving badge notifications

As @Jan mentioned, this was a systemwide bug in the whole SE network, and was mentioned on Meta SE today: We had a problem with badges failing to award last night, so I added some extra logging ...
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6 votes

Winterbash 2016 - Yay or Nay? Hats!

Hats are nice but we should be getting sleighs too! Or something!
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