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121 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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A friendly reminder that this is meta. Questions here do not have to be questions

Apparantly, somebody attempted a meta clean up. At least, I just experienced five questions in the close vote review queue. That in itself is a tad weird considering the number of questions per day ...
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Reminder: 95% of all Schengen questions have already been answered

I often see Schengen questions being answered without first checking if a duplicate exists. This harms the structure of the website as instead of linking to a single canonical we're seeing several ...
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My thoughts on moderating and the community on Travel.SE

Since I'm the only moderator not campaigning for the next round, I thought I'd take a moment to share my thoughts of the last 20 or so months during which I've been a pro tem moderator. I hope it's ...
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New Design Launched

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback and patience. If you're still seeing the ...
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Rude, pointless or lengthy chats in comments

We've been getting a TON of mod notifications recently for rude, abusive, pointless (chatty) or lengthy chats in comments. We get auto notifications for lengthy ones and will clean them up, but we ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Don't forget to vote to close unclear questions!

We have a lot of questions (often several per day) which are too vague to answer. These are the ones I see in the last 24 hours: Cross Border Canada with B1/B2 Visa
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Valid question, but asked in a way which invites controversy. How to proceed?

I am referring to the question How to politely ask people from East Asia to give way. Essentially the question is valid, it seems that a normal "Excuse me" is misinterpreted by someone growing up in ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election Results

Travel Stack Exchange's first ever moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: That's two new faces joining Ankur Banerjee — please thank them all ...
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Up voting redux

Mark posted about this maybe two or three years ago, but we seem to be regressing and he told me it's ok to post a reminder. If you take the time and effort to answer a question, then the strongest ...
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Please help with tag wikis if you have some spare time

We had an event in the chat last night, and while not many where there, @Roflcopter and myself spent some time updating tag wikis. We welcome ANYONE with the required reputation levels to click on ...
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Prominent tags needing descriptions - want to get your tag editor badge?

Are you a good writer? Do you have a few minutes to spare? Why not update some tags and get the tag editor badge! Our tags generally have some pretty good descriptions. However, we could do with a ...
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How did temporary stays longer than a tourist visa become off-topic?

I found a question about a student visa that was closed as off-topic. Someone commented “your question is about immigration and thus off-topic”. I would agree with that sentence — but the question isn'...
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Can we add "worth" to the list of terms which trigger the subjective question warning?

The Stack Exchange engine has a pretty simple little filter to see if the title of a new question being entered is subjective. Apparently it usually looks for any of these keywords: Best Worst ...
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Reverse "mobile-phone" and "cellphone" tag synonyms

Currently, cellphones is the primary topic, with mobile-phone (as well as iphone and simcard) as synonyms. I propose that mobile-phones should be the primary term instead. The device has many names ...

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