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Please do not use code blocks formatting for text that is not code

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I am the "resident stickler" Kim Holder told me so and I wear it like a badge of honor. My profile link(ed) to it; why removed? Is there an undo?

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Do we need a 'livery' tag?

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I have 6 out of 5 days toward the Curious badge, but it has not yet been awarded. Why is that?

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Is there a way to give someone the edit privilege before they reach 1000 rep?

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Why do I lose 1 reputation for downvoting answer?

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How extensively should we interrogate/pursue post authors about suspected ulterior motives or suspected thoughts or beliefs?

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Please, use capitalisation of proper nouns

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Are there many or any Apollo era aerospace types watching this site?

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2022 Community Moderator Election

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Announcing a “Graduation” election for 2022

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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

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2022 Community Moderator Election Results

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Where did all the Apollo era NTRS documents go? Do we need to preserve them?

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Markdown renderer for answers does not match what is posted when no newline is included before a table

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Is the mission-design tag description wrong? Should the trajectory-design tag be somehow nixed?

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What exactly is "PR puffery"? Where exactly is the harm, and how to distinguish between that and prior research or just plain catchy title-izing?

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Now that the site has graduated, how do we get a site-specific icon?

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Should we start using the normal MathJax chemistry notation for chemicals? e.g. \require{mhchem}\ce{H_2O} for H₂O

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What's best to do about questions that might not be answerable for a few months?

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ECEF and ECI tags, do we need them? Frames seems to be the standard

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Is this particular close vote's reason absurd and the timing damaging to the site? Does this make us look silly?

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Should we have a comment left behind when closing questions about building your own rocket (propellant)?

6 votes
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Are we going to suddenly reverse course and quickly remove 'bad questions, those with no notability', or remain welcoming to young people and noobs?

9 votes
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2022 Potential Moderator Election: Community Interest Check

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Is there an explicit principle that edits shall not invalidate existing answers?

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Exact process in counting votes for closing a question

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Is it always possible to make comments/edits in an anonymous way?

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Inconsistencies in the practice of SE policy on this site

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2021: a year in moderation

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Space exploration jobs

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Need help getting two questions undeleted/unroombad so I can put a bounty on each of them!

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Resources and references on the topic of space exploration

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Make JWST a synonym of the James Webb Telescope tag

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I want to ask opinion-based questions to drive community engagement. Should I?

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Space SE has graduated, now what? What kinds of changes can we expect in the next year or two?

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Graduation of Space Exploration

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"Can I offer you a hydrolysis tag?" It's delicious and essential to future spaceflight, but can we maintain such a tag?

5 votes
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What's the difference between the [astrodynamics] and [orbital-mechanics] tags? Do we need both? Will question authors always know which to use?

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"I’m voting to close this question because it belongs on Physics SE" is bad and here's why

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Is our Beta label being removed?

6 votes
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Is referencing a professional's Linkedin page appropriate?

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Where does the low-earth-orbit tag end and the very-low-earth-orbit tag begin? How should they be defined?

9 votes
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Why can't I ask my question about amateur space projects and development?

3 votes
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Duplicate Mars colonization questions

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Do we need the ORBITAL tag?

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We have both electric-propulsion and ion-thruster tags, are they distinct? What would be good usage guidance for electric-propulsion?


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