April Salutes Monica C.
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Announcing our contest results!
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Wow -- thank you! A lot of this was luck -- I just joined SE the week before the contest started, looking for help with some Word Template questions. Hot Network Qs brought me here, and since ...

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Has there been a noticable downturn in the quality of questions on Writing SE?
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For me, my "SE Energy" has been funneled into Meta, mostly. (I just joined in early spring of this year, and there was the question contest surge around them, too. ) First Chart - my reputation ...

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Suggestion: Continue question pushes?
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My suggestion for how it would work -- keeping it low key, more of an "inspiration" than a "contest" - a single Featured Meta Post. Title: Tag of the Week - "name of tag" Body: Keep ...

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Can we fix the [accessibility] tag?
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In other stacks that I visit (User Experience, Super User, and Stack Overflow), accessibility is also the one that I search specifically when I have questions about how to make things that interact ...

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Ending the tag challenge
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As the one who proposed the extended challenge, I agree -- it needs a break, at the very least.

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"Where can I learn about X?" questions
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I thought a guideline of Stack Exchange questions was that one was supposed to indicate one's prior attempts at answering it, if possible.

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2019 Community Moderator Election
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I'm curious -- how many people voted? (How many were eligible?) Were other recently ex-beta sites also having elections around this time, and if so, how active were theirs? Any other interesting ...

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There should be a "subversion" tag
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Would perhaps a TROPES tag cover it? It makes me think of https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/SubvertedTrope Sometimes the writer may actually do better to play that trope straight, ...

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Are we being graduated?
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I first checked https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/1623/writers and it showed only 8 Qs/day, so I worried that we were being demoted down to 1990/myspace layout!

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How would having the writing challenges on Meta work out?
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Did I miss this? Did it run, or fizzle, or never make it out of this discussion stage?

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10 question per day, now what?
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I'm also asking because I want the 5-questions badge. Not kidding. Answering is more my comfort zone, but the combination of rewards (badge + contest starting right when I discovered SE) is pushing ...

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Let's break constraints of Constrained Writing
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Would an "Experimental Writing" tag work? That would cover constrained writing (such as the novel without an "e") , avant-garde bizarreness, and also people writing fiction that is deliberately ...

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If we could have a custom design, what elements are most important?
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Suggestion for a sidebar image: Assemble a bit of a collage from the mods or users who want to contribute, using screenshots showing Word Track-Changes (or GDocs with multiple people editing). ...

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getting-started vs beginner (RIP)
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To me, "Getting Started" means "in the day" or "in the project." Example: for every single book, Terry Pratchett, Margaret Atwood, and Michael Chrichton had to get started. Maybe it's from random ...

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Tags of the week! April 29-May 5, 2019: Research & Book — RESULTS
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I think just a general "thank you" to those who post Qs on those tags, even if they don't post here, might be good -- it is boosting the question count, which is good, as you said. Some might not ...

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Add a writing competition to our tag challenges?
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Who would assess them? It's another layer of work. Also, I feel like the SE network incentivizes us to have more questions (both daily and per tag), but excess answers are unnecessary. So while "...

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Earning the vox populi badge bug?
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I was wondering about this too -- I tried to vote all 40 times -- I got the 30-vote-badge (suffragist) , and thought maybe one had to earn that before earning the 40-vote one. I figured since I'm ...

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Why the down-votes?
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I admit, I sort of want to earn the down-voter badge, but if I think a question is problematical, I'm likely to flag or ignore it.

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