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Sabbath-Keeping as Related to SE Sites and the Enthusiast and Fanatic Badges

I don't know if this is the right meta for this discussion or not, but as it might relate to some other folks with strong Sabbath-keeping beliefs, I thought I'd start it here. I just obtained the ...
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Delete a flag or un-flag before a moderator reviews it

Every so often, I flag a question or answer for moderator attention, and then want to take it back. Perhaps someone edited the question into a better one, or I've personally edited, or maybe I just ...
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Should we have an accept rate here?

Over on Programmers, accept rate doesn't show up on your card when you ask a question. I wonder if we shouldn't adopt the same model here, since a lot of questions are going to bring very different ...
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I can't tell the difference between an accepted and unaccepted answer

Perhaps I'm just color-blind, but for me it is impossible to tell the difference between the accepted and not accepted checkmarks next to answers to my questions: Even when they are right next to ...
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Can we make it more clear to a (new) user that they are browsing Meta questions?

My initial thoughts on encountering Christianity.SE for the first time were - "wow! this is really cool - I bet I can learn a lot here" & "This is such a great idea that I would really like to ...
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Can we have a close reason for “Truth Questions”?

I know that "Truth Questions" technically fall under the scope of "Primarily Opinion Based" or "Too Broad" and not "Off Topic," but to aide in the training of new visitors, and to reduce the need to ...
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Is Christian Fiction on topic?

Christian Fiction is on the rise. Primarily OT Fiction. NPR did a report on this. Mesu Andrews talks about what is Xtian Fiction her Interview video. Is this something that is going to be ...
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Why is the blog not themed?

The English Language & Usage Community Blog has the lovely EL&U theme. The Christianity Community Blog still has the beta theme. Why? Supplementary question: What happened to the title “...
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Proposed capitalisation fix

When you ask a question on main, you are greeted with the words What's your christianity question? be specific. I'd say that both Christianity and be should have initial capital letters.
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Why are questions which are closed not deleted, and why cannot the poster delete them after they are closed?

Several questions that I have asked have been closed as too broad or for other reasons, after they have received an answer. Rather than leave them just taking up space I have tried to delete them but ...
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Should we dismiss questions where the person asking is most likely in a quandry about religions?

I have seen several questions on this site mostly by new users which seem to be begging for help in which religion they should choose. While I do not think it is something we should voice an opinion ...
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Transfer points to Affable Greek

How can I transfer all my points to another user (Affable Greek) ? I took him a bet that involved all my points.
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Request for Tag Creation: Nestorianism, Chalcedonian, Monophysitism, Miaphysitism

I wish to request the creation of the following tags in whichever grammatical case is best: Nestorianism, Chalcedonian, Monophysitism, Miaphysitism. Edit: On this question: Is it Proper to State that ...
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Can we change the “recommend for deletion” options? Would that be helpful?

I find that typically the recommend for deletion options are not usually the reasons why I would delete a post. Here are reasons I would use more often because I see these problems more often: The ...
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How to deal with spam attacks on this site?

Is it possible to do something about spam attacks and hateful questions repeatedly being posted on christianity.stackexchange? For the past couple of days, it seems some users (or is it the same user?)...
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Can we do something about non-selected answers?

Take this post as the example. It is an okay question and I think I answered it pretty darn good. No one else has even tried to answer it; mine is the only one. Here is the issue: The OP hasn't ...
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How can moderators, site helpers, and administrators become more noticeable on this site?

Seriously, without going to the user's profile, these people look like everybody else. Maybe moderators should have color-coded names or have special profile pictures or speak in a distinct dialect or ...
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Private Messaging (PM) system on christianity.stackexchange.com

On most stackexchange sites, a PM system doesn't make much sense. Since most questions on the other stackexchange sites that I've used (stackoverflow, superuser, security, unix, etc) pretty much have ...
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Can we have an easy shorthand to reference SE blog posts?

I find myself linking often to a specific SE blog post. This one is fairly commonly linked as a close reason and for a number of other reasons. Is there a way we can get an easy shorthand to link to ...
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Where is the Eschewmenical blog?

Question says it all, really. I would like to read/revisit the blog. How do I find it? When there is a new post, it appears in the Community Bulletin panel on the right. Nothing there at the moment. ...
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Can we turn the “own text” color of chat down a few notches?

The new design has been implemented in chat. However the orange that is used for a user's own chat messages seems a little bit too bright. Would it be possible to turn it down just a touch? I don't ...
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Automatically delete downvoted annotated posts after a period of time

The moderators here make frequent use of the post annotations. We add things like "citation needed" "insufficient explanation" or other post notices to suggest to both the community and to the author ...
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Can something be done to these illegible info in the graduated version of the site?

I noticed that on the first page of the main site, the time and the reputation scores next to the user names are displayed in grey color making them a bit illegible. Here is a screenshot ...
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Does the new site design have any easter eggs?

Easter egg is a jargon phrase from game developers. It is a small, usually hard to find detail or feature that is not documented anywhere except by people who have found it. It would be neat it the ...
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Is it possible to have our most related sites in the footer?

This is probably most importantly answered by @Jin, but in looking at the site design, I find it difficult for users to find our most closely related sites. Hermeneutics is a very, very close site, ...
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Downvotes: remove the cost and increase the effect!

Low-quality posts are a constant annoyance (which is why it constantly comes up in Meta and chat.) The problem that I see is two-fold: It costs you rep. to down-vote a low-quality post, which (like ...
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What should I do with the 6-character minimum for edits?

I know quite a few posts with small mistakes involving less than 6 characters, but I can't correct them without some more changes in the post, because that "at least 6 characters changed" limit. What ...
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Are there any ChristianitySE community statistics?

My question is mainly devoted to know the composition of the ChristinaitySE community. My question is two-fold: If there are any statistics out there, I would like to know where to find them. If ...
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Is there any appropriate way to share humorous sermons?

I was just reading the following from Spurgeon's The Sympathy of the Two Worlds (minor paragraph splitting to simply reading) But I want you just to read the text again, while I dwell upon another ...
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Possible to adjust color of font for front page questions?

When I load the front page of C.SE, the questions that have been read are in one shade of blue, and any questions that haven't are in another, similar shade of blue. Depending on the lighting and the ...
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Is the scope of SE Christianity too narrow?

The FAQ of SE Christianity states that one should ask questions about - "Understanding the Bible from the perspective of a specific viewpoint." FAQ of SE Hermeneutics - "Interpretation of a ...
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How many users on christianity.stackexchange.com?

Is it possible to know the number of total users of christianity.stackexchange.com? I went around the site but couldn't see it. In case there isn't: which are the reasons of this choice?
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Allow the [gospel] tag

Currently the gospel is refused because it is already covered by gospels. But the two, while very related, are not the same. gospels covers the four accounts of the life of Christ. gospel refers to ...
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Is any corporate sponsorship allowable on this site?

PROPOSAL: Ask Logos Bible Software to sponsor regular contests in order to drum up support See if Logos Bible Software would like to incorporate our questions and answers into their passage guide ...
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How much am I 'trusted'?

I gained a privilege to create tags which led me to a page where I saw a link: user trust (which I cannot access anymore). It caught my attention and I wondered why it isn't a tab in my profile, ...
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The accept answer icon

I noticed the accept check mark icon changed a little while ago. Just an opinion - it looks very similar to the vote up or down button, may be better to make it look different to avoid confusion, ...
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Thinking about a community wiki for denominational distinctives

I'm considering asking a series of question that would be a little bit of reference for this site, and might eventually help draw users from search engines. The idea would be to ask the following ...
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Auto-linking of Bible verses

I undertand the technical design of this network well and I am developer by background, so I think I know why this is a no-go, but I wanted to suggest something that I think would be greatly helpful. ...
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Visually distinguish Bible quotes from other quotes

This feature request on MSO: Alternate (visually distinguishable) blockquote style I'd like to see Bible quotes have a style of their own. They're very centric to the site, but we have a lot of other ...
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Quodlibet style formatting

This is kind of out there, and more of a long term project for when/if the site gets out of beta and I'd be more than willing to help out with the programming. What I'd like to see is the ability to ...
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Don't you think that the tag “jesus” should be starting with a capital letter?

I may be too picky here, but don't you think that the tag "jesus" should be starting with a capital letter?
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Add a new close reason

This question got closed as "off-topic" recently. The reason it was closed is because it's a question asking for pastoral advice, and if not that it's probably a duplicate. In any case, if we're going ...
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Where is the RSS feed of this site?

I can't seem to find the RSS feed of questions. Isn't there any feed yet?
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I propose a comment flag tag for “debating troll”

...or something along those lines. The current comment flag options give us no defense against the trolls to come. I know that comment flags were suggested as a defense, maybe I just need to be ...

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