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Proposal: Change our masthead to read: “about CHRISTIANITY”

Compared to other StackExchange sites, Christianity.SE has a very high percentage of closed questions, as pointed out and discussed in this Meta post: Why does this site have such a high percentage of ...
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Should new users be allowed into chat?

It seems like there is a common trend of new users not understanding the format of the site, and asking questions that could be easily addressed in chat. They are unable to do so, however, until they ...
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Why is the only option for “off-topic because it should be migrated to another SE site” our meta site? [duplicate]

From time to time I believe a question is better suited for another Stack Exchange site. Most often, hermeneutics.SE. However, when you try to flag a question as off-topic because it should be ...
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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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Please add a category under “Questions” for “Recommended” questions for that user

I would like to have a category added under "questions" for "recommended" questions for that user. (Next to "newest", "active", etc.) Our volumes are getting up there, and I don't want to have to ...
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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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Proposed addition to “How to Ask” block

One of the most difficult challenges I had when first participating with this site was overcoming the urge to be part of a conversation. It took a long time to understand (and a part of me will ...
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Is there a way to draw attention to a new answer?

I added an answer to this question which has been around for a while. It would be surprising if there was not a way to improve this answer if other community members read it and make suggestions. Is ...
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WHERE can we ask a truth or advice question?

I really don't know if this question belongs on this meta or stack exchange meta or Area 51. Suggestions appreciated. Anyways! I know that we can't handle the truth and we don't give pastoral advice ...
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Can we have “Branded” tags?

On SO, we sometimes see "branded" tags: Is there any possibility of doing the same here? Would it even be a good idea? I think these tags are "corporately sponsored" on SO (source?), which probably ...
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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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Tag merge request: history and church-history

We currently have two tags which I thought ought to be merged: history has 288 questions, and the tag wiki says Church history is the chronicle .... church-history has only 68 questions, with a tag ...
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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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Isn't it obvious that I need assistance in editing my question? [duplicate]

There are often times when the question page is back-logged with questions on hold or closed. A percentage of the questions just need a simple edit, would be a great questions and still fit in the ...
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Off Topic Questions

Should we direct people who post off topic questions to sites that would be glad to answer them? People who ask questions that are related to Christianity, but fall outside of our scope could be ...
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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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Why is “how to ask a question” not in the top three?

I go to the help center, and I find, in order, that number 11 is "how to ask a good question" and there is a whole lot of admin stuff on top of that. We get a lot of closed questions. We get a lot of ...
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Is there a meta that provides an overview of various sects?

If not, I'm thinking of a place where anyone (maybe with a certain amount of reputation) from each sect can edit and provide very brief information about their particular beliefs. I realize this could ...
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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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The “No Answers” of Unanswered Questions

I actually really like stackexchange, however, I think a lot of improvements could be had in the site interface which would boost participation. The real test of the usefulness of a site like this is ...
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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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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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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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Is there an option to message a member privately or to contact by email? [duplicate]

Is there a way to contact a member privately, like on Facebook; or to contact by email?
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This Stack Exchange should have an “Insignificant Change” option under Review

Agree or disagree? I recently reviewed something on here, and I noticed that none of the options really fit. But the edit was so insignificant that it seemed to me that it wasn't much of an edit at ...
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BLOCK QUESTIONS/ANSWERS/COMMENTS THAT ARE WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS

RECENTLY ON THIS QUESTION I FOUND A RUDE COMMENT THAT WAS WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS. I WAS VERY OFFENDED AND I FLAGGED IT AS UNFRIENDLY OR UNKIND. THE COMMENT FLAG WAS MARKED AS HELPFUL (GOOD COMMENT ...
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Request for a time period before migrating question

Recently my question, Why Greek Septuagint of Genesis 34:3 refer to Dinah as a virgin?, is migrated to Hermeneutic SE. I want to ask for the moderators to reverse it. I'm willing to change my question ...
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Can we have an “x many members logged on” box?

Sometimes when I ask a question and no one has even viewed my question, I wonder how many people are actually on here. Can we have an "x many members logged on" box? As an added bonus, this would also ...
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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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How do I give back reputation points awarded for answering a question? [closed]

I was just awarded rep points for answering a question, and I would like to give them back. It is a personal thing in that I do not wish to have any reputation that someone else earned. I only want ...
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Would the moderators of the site consider the following:

I’m a member of a very well-moderated subreddit. Part of what the moderators have done to make sure both that outsiders feel welcome and that people have adequately understood the directives of the ...
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Diversity, please?

Can we please do anything to vary the people and the backgrounds on this site? Here is a screen capture of the users. As you see, the vast majority of activity comes from only a few OP’s. This leads ...
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It's a Wonderful Life

Though I'm still new to this site, and don't spend any time in chat really getting to know people, I still feel the effects of the loss of @AffableGeek. @LCIII and I joined this site around the same ...
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What if you can't find the question that yours is supposedly a duplicate of?

Occasionally, as a fairly new user, I see interesting questions that are flagged as duplicate, but I search and I find no questions that really adequately answer the issue. I really think that if you ...
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Is there an option to specify your religious affiliation?

Can we have an optional description on our profile about personal religious affiliation? To specify our religious belief. For example, Lutheran Missouri Synod or Byzantine rite Catholic. People can ...
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Would it be constructive to allow questions have multiple acceptable answers based on denomination?

Not everyone specifies what denomination or tradition they want an answer from, some even state in their questions that they are open to answers from all denominations. Would it be constructive to ...
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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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Can we have uppercase and lowercase tags?

There is this question lately on the Christianity.SE. It asks for "orthodox Christianity". I edited it, so that the question would be more focused toward one specific branch of Christianity - Eastern ...
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Is there an option to specify if you're an ordained clergy?

As a Catholic we do honor clergy in a respectful manner more than fellow brethren with good biblical background. As a former Calvinist I did honor an ordained minister for their in depth understanding ...
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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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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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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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What would it take for the site to consider it a must to register a comment for a downvote?

From the understanding that the criteria a user votes +/- on answer is that the answer was useful or not, what would it take to ensure that downvoter leave a comment before their vote is registered? ...
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What does the community suggest be done here and what might be some site improvement suggestions?

Cf. This question: When did “he descended into hell” become part of the Apostles' Creed? Nathaniel's answer and my answer and the commens below each and the my chat with Nathaniel. It appears that ...

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