42 votes

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 ...
MadHatter's user avatar
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36 votes
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Winterbash 2016 - Yay or Nay? Hats!

Yes, yes, give me hats and give them to me now!
Mark Mayo's user avatar
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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 ...
Mark Mayo's user avatar
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16 votes
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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 ...
JoErNanO's user avatar
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15 votes

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 ...
phoog's user avatar
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13 votes

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 ...
Mark Mayo's user avatar
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13 votes

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 ...
Willeke's user avatar
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12 votes

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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12 votes

2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Well done Joe and Jonathan - congratulations. Enjoy your slightly increased powers :-)
Rory Alsop's user avatar
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11 votes

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.
JoErNanO's user avatar
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10 votes

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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10 votes

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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9 votes

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 ...
mindcorrosive's user avatar
9 votes

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 ...
user13267's user avatar
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9 votes

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,...
Rory Alsop's user avatar
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8 votes

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?
Mark Mayo's user avatar
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7 votes

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. ...
JoErNanO's user avatar
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7 votes

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 ...
JoErNanO's user avatar
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7 votes
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How did we get an [italy-weather] tag?

Yes please edit and take them out. When empty it should disappear.
Willeke's user avatar
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7 votes

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, ...
Willeke's user avatar
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7 votes
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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 ...
Kyle Pollard's user avatar
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6 votes

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 ...
Fiksdal's user avatar
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6 votes

2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Here is a set of general questions, gathered as very common questions asked every election. As mentioned in the instructions, the first two questions are guaranteed to show up in the Q&A, while ...
Grace Note's user avatar
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6 votes

Winterbash 2016 - Yay or Nay? Hats!

Hats are nice but we should be getting sleighs too! Or something!
Karlson's user avatar
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6 votes

2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

You see a question / answer that you personally consider naive, stupid, lying, missing info, etc. How do you handle this as a moderator? How do you respond to the user?
Mark Mayo's user avatar
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6 votes

2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

As an elected moderator, how much time will you be able to contribute to Travel SE tasks, at what time of the day and in which time zone? Will you have regular offline periods (we all love travelling) ...
mts's user avatar
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6 votes
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Do we delete answers just because they are wrong?

As a general SE policy, wrong answers should not be flagged for deletion by users, nor should they be deleted by mods. They should just be downvoted. The author can obviously choose to delete the ...
JoErNanO's user avatar
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6 votes
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Should visa questions be tagged with [country] or [city]?

There are possibly just a handful of cases in which the visa policy depends on the city and/or on the airport to which one is travelling. One that I am aware of is the Transit WithOut Visa policy of ...
JoErNanO's user avatar
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6 votes

Covid-19-virus tag

Yes makes sense to rename and make synonyms to ensure that all tags point to the same main tag. I suggest: covid-19-virus -> covid-19 sars-cov-2-virus -> covid-19 sars-cov-2 -> covid-19 Please add ...
JoErNanO's user avatar
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6 votes
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Expatriates is leaving beta. Should we finally get a migration path from here to there?

Go forth and expatriate questions, y'all. This change is live.
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