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Is it possible to invite someone to chat?

Sometimes discussions erupt in the comments. Now, this is not a forum. I see those are moved to the chat sometimes by moderators, but how do I actually pro-actively start a chat with someone when I ...
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Rationale and Purpose of topic-based chat rooms on C.SE

Contents The "Charter": Rationale and Purpose for creating topic-based chat rooms (see below). The "Index": a community wiki answer containing the list to active chat rooms that ...
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What is the link to new material on Se-C? [duplicate]

I was given a link to see what new activity was occurring on SE-C : new questions and new answers to old questions. But I had to re-install my browser and I lost the bookmarked link. Can anyone assist ...
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What is the reason for answering questions as 'community wiki'?

A recent answer was given as a 'community wiki' answer with which I am not familiar. What is the reason for answering in this way and how does one do so ?
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If I give away reputation using bounties, can I lose access to a privilege if I end up below the required reputation for that privilege?

Let's say I reach 20 thousand reputation (giving me more things that I can do), and then bounty away 100 reputation. Will I lose my newly gained privileges?
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Feedback to improve this question

I asked a question of exegesis and interpretation on a passage in 1 Timothy, but it was closed for being "opinion-based". I wanted to know if it was correct to interpret that all pastors ...
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Undelete answer to question about

This question asks what it means to say that the Bible is the Word of God. The answer to the question is that the phrase is being used improperly because it is not The Word of God, Christ is. So “what ...
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Is there not a 'Trinitarian' tag?

I attempted to put in a 'Trinitarian' tag and there appeared to be both 'trinitarian' and a 'non-trinitarian' tags but when I chose the 'trinitarian' it did not come up in to the tag box. Am I doing ...
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Is the duration of usage no longer publicised?

It seems to me that I can no longer see how long a User has been on a particular website on the Stack Exchange platform. Possibly this is a matter of GDPR, a matter of 'identifying' individuals, which ...
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I answered a question. Now the question has been changed after the fact and my answer deleted. Why?

I answered this: Question: What is the earliest recorded instance of a clear and unambiguous affirmation that the Holy Spirit is a Person, distinct from the Father and the Son, in the history of ...
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Am I able to track all new answers?

I see answers to old questions in the review queue, but these are just the answers from users new to the site. Is there any way I can see all new answers on the site ?
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The Upper Room has been frozen for weeks

Is this site now so much of a ghost town that no one's noticed? Can it be unfrozen?
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Propose that the apostolic-fathers tag synonym be removed

I propose that the tag synonym apostolic-fathers currently linked to church-fathers be removed for these reasons: Apostolic Fathers is a special group, having known the apostles personally, and ...
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What to do about troll-type behavior?

What can be done when the a user posts the same type of content in various answers and comments on various questions despite not being relevant to the topic and the content cannot be substantiated?
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What are Moderator Tools and what am I supposed to do with them now I have access?

This question will probably get down-voted because it looks like I haven't done any research. Trouble is, having gone through the obvious links on the Site Information, I am none the wiser. I ...
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Is Christianity.SE suitable for seeking annotated bibliographical list for further research?

I posted a question which understandably attracted "hold" vote for either too broad, attracted "listy" answer, or too TL;DR. I'm new to posting questions to this site, and I'm asking long time ...
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Do I need to reinstall the app?

After the latest iOS update my phone and CSE are not cooperating like they used to. Is a reinstall of this site’s app in order? Is there still a app that can be downloaded?
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How do I stop a person from giving multiple answers to a question I asked a year ago

I asked a question on Christianity Stack a year ago and chose an answer as being the best. A new contributor has now recently posted four different answers, some of which do not even address the ...
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Should duplicates be made from low quality questions?

I am trying to improve on my question and am having trouble. The linked duplicate I believe is not helping. My question was mark as a duplicate to a poor received question also does not answer may ...
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Tag synonym request: identity-christianity and christian-identity-movement

This is a request to make the identity-christianity and christian-identity-movement tags synonyms. The identity-christianity tag has been around longer and has more questions attached to it. The ...
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Should we burn the tag "of"?

I've been wandering through the tags, offering a wiki improvement here and there, when I came across the tag of. The tag was originally used for this question where the individual tags gospel, mark, ...
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Why can't I ask questions?

I have been banned from asking questions? Can one bad question equal a question ban?
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Should pastoral questions be kept?

If a pastoral question is motivated by a curiosity into a specific doctrine of a Christian organization, should it be kept? The author should be asked on the motivation behind the question in the ...
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Can these tags be created?

Several tag suggestions: demonology 2-john 3-john haggai baruch
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Does a question count as a personal question if a normal Christian would not ask such a question?

The question in question: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/59662/what-are-the-general-guidelines-on-amening My question was put on hold as off-topic. "Questions seeking pastoral ...
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Why was my answer to *christian-and-sin* deleted?

As I understand the question; it is asking why a Christian should have concern about sinning since Jesus has already paid for our sins. My answer was directed to that particular question, and to me ...
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I want to change my email address [duplicate]

I recently stopped using the email address that I log-in with. I want to change it to the current one that I use. Example: Change it from me@gmail.com then type in the password to me2@gmail.com and ...
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Do you lose rep every time you downvote?

I've noticed that I lose 1 rep for every downvote that I do, even if I leave a comment to explain. Is this supposed to be happening? I thought that the rep penalty was only for if you downvote without ...
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Why don't Christianity.SE questions ever show up in the "Hot network Questions" sidebar? [duplicate]

Not once have I seen a question from a religious SE site show up in the "Hot questions" side bar, and I've been keeping an eye out for over a year now. Is it because the stack exchange network doesn'...
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Moderator trump card

My answer to this question was deleted by @caleb, a moderator without a single down vote cast. The alleged problem with my answer is that it fails to meet his bar for dealing with all objections: ...
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Why does my answer not answer 'Does Genesis 1 creation contradict Genesis 2 creation?'

In asking this question the actual question asked whether the asker was taking an irrational idea that the question might be allegorical as I read and reread the question. In my answer I showed that ...
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Why was the question about seeing Jesus and his being God rejected?

This question was closed as asking for an opinion, and yet there is Scriptural reasoning as to how that phenomenon came about. To me this is a cogent question about Christianity since it deals with ...
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Can somebody please help me provide acceptable answers?

I recently answered the question What is the Biblical evidence that there are ONLY three persons in the “Trinity? As of right now, the question has 20 up votes that I can see. It was asked in 2011 and ...
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Don't delete my account

Thank you for the encouragement. I'm sorry for taking up everyone's time. I'll try to deal with the system. After a recent answer of mine was deleted, I went back and found several other past ...
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Question "Martin Luther and the Bible" should not have been closed

@YOONJI's question Martin Luther and the Bible was marked my community vote as a duplicate of Why was Martin Luther attempting to change the canon. I don't believe this should be the case. Richard's ...
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What are the guidelines spelling out when a 3rd party can edit a question?

Someone edited one of my questions with no explanation. They were fairly simple edits, but the person who edited is not listed as a moderator and I would have preferred to leave my question as is. ...
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Is there more than one way to tag a fellow user in comments?

Recently on the question: What is the biblical basis for the Athanasian Creed's statement that believing in the Trinity is necessary for salvation? I noticed two users using initials like IOW and ...
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Please undelete this answer

Please consider undeleting the following answer: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/a/48977/14721 I have addressed the valid issue which was the reason for deleting the answer. As written, the ...
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What is the result of flagging a comment?

I was reading through some comments today and while trying to click a link in one, managed to inadvertently flag it. This caused me to wonder what this does or means. Apparently clicking it again ...
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Can you open this question now?

https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/48727/do-any-denominations-officially-endorse-the-antichrist-as-a-warning-to-christian I have already removed pastors and clergymen from my question, ...
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Can somebody add the "sacramentals" tag?

I wanted to ask several questions about [not limited to Catholic] sacramentals, such as chalices, religious icons, ciborium, etc. Can we add it? Thanks!
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When the community determines my question to be a duplicate should I delete it?

I asked a question that was declared a duplicate (Does the Catholic Church teach that only Catholics are Christians?). I want to be a good steward and not leave it to clutter the stack. Is it ...
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Did FMS leave on his own or get kicked out?

FMS a longtime user of CSE is now only a user #. There were some head butting issues with flimzy. Did FMS gather up his toys and go home or did the mods give him the heave ho?
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Is there a simple way to edit an answer to make scriptural references hyper links?

I answered a question and included lots of scripture citations but it is not easy to read like others who make hyper links to, for example, bible gateway. How can I edit to make this happen?
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Can a user change screen name?

I recently looked back at a question that had an answer from a well known user and the answers is still there but instead of the old familiar moniker there us a user number. It seems he changed his ...
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Why is C.SE question search not reliable?

I used to ask Christianity questions on Google and older type search engines. I can't recall when the Stack started showing up in search results. I enjoy reading the things I find here but it seems I ...
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Does the tag "acts" refer to the book of Acts?

On a recent question I asked about a scripture in Acts I had trouble coming up with appropriate tags. Another user edited the question and added tags, including acts (lowercase first letter). Does the ...
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When does my "too many rejected edits" expire?

I have been working on tags a lot, I mean, a lot, and a lot of them were approved. Some were also rejected though, and I suspect my hyper-tag-editing is the cause of my inability to review new answers ...
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Didn't recieve badges?

I just used up all 40 of my votes for today, and I expected(ok, anticipated) to receive the "suffrage" and "vox populi" badges; please help? I know I used all of them up because when I go to vote on ...
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Defining tags help

I have ~900 reputation and I am trying to define the tag "niv" by going to this page but all I see under the big paragraph are the options "edit pending", "history", and "excerpt history" Do I have ...
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