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Should we have a "Welcome to PPCG" new user post?

Let's do it! This is a great idea! While new users won't necessarily see it on their own, they can be easily linked to it, once it exists. While we currently have a community FAQ, I think it would ...
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16 votes
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Should we allow people to nominate their own language for Language of the Month?

Yes: The intention of the language of the month was to generate interest in obscure languages made by ppcg users Whereas, many of us are the inventors of said interesting languages, and would like ...
Destructible Lemon's user avatar
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Should we allow people to nominate their own language for Language of the Month?

Also Yes: Nothing wrong with the other answer, but I would like to propose an alternate change rather than no change. I think self-nomination is valid and well within the spirit of the event. The goal ...
Kamil Drakari's user avatar
10 votes
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Users with 1 rep aren't able to post answers on Meta

This has been fixed! (Yes, this is a sockpuppet account created by caird coinheringaahing, I forgot the password to the previous one I made)
Sock Puppet Meta Bug's user avatar
8 votes

Users with 1 rep aren't able to post answers on Meta

There appears to be more than one issue here. While I've fixed this part, something is still preventing low-rep users from posting both here and on Worldbuilding. I'll see if we can get that figured ...
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What should be the process for updating an established consensus?

Make a new question Posting a new question is perfectly acceptable provided you can justify that it is worth opening up the discussion again. Then, by closing the old discussion as a dupe of the new ...
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Should PPCG have an official, objective, list of rules?

This is impossible While I think your desire for an easy, definitive list of rules is understandable, this seems impossible to me. Some reasons why: Rules change frequently new languages / new ...
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Should we stop accepting answers on meta?

Accepting an answer is a way for the person who asked to question to publicly signal "This is the answer which I found most helpful". Nothing more, nothing less. So with respect to an accepted ...
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Do you gain reputation from upvotes from the meta site

No. I've upvoted your question for you to verify this. From the What is "meta"? How does it work? page: Votes on meta do not affect your reputation; your meta reputation is the same as your ...
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Did decreasing the amount of rep required for meta cause spam?

Yes, all of it Stack Exchange Data Explorer lists all spam or offensive flags ("red" flags) in its Votes table. When messing around with this query listing all votes on the site, I noticed ...
caird coinheringaahin g's user avatar
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What is a meta consensus?

Consensus simply means "general agreement." There is no specific quantity of upvotes or downvotes that you can use to measure it, because if we change our minds later, the vote count will no longer ...
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Should we have a "Welcome to PPCG" new user post?

Make this post featured. Perhaps, this welcome page could take the form of the Frozen list of community consensus. Then, we could unfeature the sandbox, and have this post serve as a signpost to the ...
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Footer text is hard to read on meta

Edit: this appears to no longer be an issue; the footer is now readable. If any other issues appear with the footer, please raise it as a separate bug-report. I can confirm, this is an issue for me ...
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Should we upvote/accept unclear answer on meta?

If a meta answer is unclear or ambiguous, I'd comment to say so. If a meta answer makes the case for both sides of an argument, demonstrating that the decision is not clear cut and should be ...
trichoplax is on Codidact now's user avatar
1 vote
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Why does Community have an answer here?

This answer was dissociated from the original owner and assigned to Community. Dissociation completely assigns the new assignee (in this case, Community) as the owner of the post, so they will also ...
Yaakov Ellis's user avatar
1 vote

Does a downvote to a view on meta mean disagreement?

On feature-request answers, yes Quoting the Help Center: Voting is different on meta. Like normal Stack Exchange sites, Meta allows members to vote on questions and answers. For most posts, votes ...
Nathan Merrill's user avatar
1 vote

Should we have a "Welcome to PPCG" new user post?

This now exists: Welcome to Code Golf and Coding Challenges Stack Exchange! It is tagged with support and faq, and is now linked in our info box
caird coinheringaahin g's user avatar
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Should we have a "Welcome to PPCG" new user post?

This would have been a good idea, if new users would see it. But they won't. New users don't read the meta, so greeting them in a meta posts seems to me pointless. TimmyD's reference to the ...
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Closing as Duplicate on Meta

Post an answer explaining that this has already been addressed When an opinion or discussion-starter of yours is closed as a dupe, it feels strange to be told that your viewpoint is a redundant with ...
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