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Why was this question closed as too broad?

EDIT: I've made the requested changes and I would very much appreciate your reopen vote. What does Catholicism teach about 'The Massacre of the Innocents'? I went to great lengths to ...
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How do I reject a edit to my question which i disagree with?

There have been a couple of incidence where edits have been made to my posts which I do not agree with. Do I have the option of rejecting those edits?
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Getting better results from the "Ask" query than the main one

When I enter text in the "Ask" title box I get, in my opinion, better results than when I type the same thing in the main search box. Does this have something to do with how I enter the text or is the ...
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Where can I found some of my old question?

I asked once why most sunday school version of the Solomon story doesn't mention that the 2 women that come to Solomon is prostitute. I think I got good answers there that I want to quote for my book,...
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what are down votes for?

Are you supposed to down vote if you don't personally like the question, or are you supposed to down vote if the question is offensive/makes-no-sense or is just really off on any point the asker is ...
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Is there a punishment for voting on your own question?

Is there a punishment/against-the-rules for voting on your own question to help others see it and/or help it gain popularity?
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Why does the "Active" link not work?

Sometimes the link by the "Active" stat doesn't go anywhere. I'm talking about the highlighted text here: It goes to that page with ?lastactivity in the URL, which then redirects directly to the post ...
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Shouldn't I ask philosophical questions on Christianity Stack Exchange?

My last question (now deleted) was very unpopular, the main reason seeming to be that it was unclear as a Christianity question as it was about God being infinite and all good things being perfected ...
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Why don't all the flagging options show up?

I don't know why some of the flagging options are missing when I want to flag a question. By missing, I mean they are not there. Sometimes, the SE allows me to flag twice with two distinct messages, ...
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How do I chat about a specific question?

My comment just got erased. Epic. Anyway, I dont know much about chat here. How do I engage in chatting about a specific question. Do I just say something in the chat and post a link to the question. ...
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I'm new but I still can answer questions right? The captcha won't load

I would like to answer a question but the captcha won't load so I can't. Does this have to do with cookies and what not. It usually does. No one has answered it yet. Not sure if that matters. I can't ...
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How do I give back a badge to which I am not entitled?

I was recently bombarded by someone who voted up every one of my questions and answers. That caused me to be awarded the mortarboard badge, but when the votes were reversed the badge remained and ...
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How can I apologize?

I posted and answered a question which was based on another question which had been put on Hold as asking for an opinion. I thought that it was because the question asked "what do you think" at the ...
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More downvotes today: I think I am the victim of some serial downvoting

I made a meta post describing a peculiar sequence of voting events on some of my questions. I log on today to see that three more of my questions have been downvoted and no comment was left. 1 2 3 ...
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How does flagging and moderation work here?

After I flag a post I see, in my flag summary, the word active, meaning that it is awaiting a moderator's attention. But what happens after that is unclear to me. I see the word helpful after a while,...
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What are the up and down vote decorations supposed to be?

They confuse me greatly. What are they supposed to be? At first I thought they were snowflakes... In any event, if I wasn't an experienced Stack Exchange user, I really don't think I would have any ...
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Why are comments now disabled on "first posts" reviews?

As the title asks... I'm doing my normal reviews and the one hing I do on almost every "first post from a new user" is welcome them to the site and put suggested links to help them learn the ropes. ...
David Stratton's user avatar
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Where did Featured Questions go?

So, there used to be a link to show questions that have a bounty on them. I'm realizing I can't find it now. How do I see what questions have a bounty?
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How does one contribute a blog post?

A fellow contributor to Stack Exchange Christianity suggested I make an answer of mine a blog post. How do I go about doing that? He gave me a hyperlink which led me to some blog posts, but I didn't ...
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Odd question selection in the "About" section of the site

I'm currently seeing this question in the About page on them main site: This doesn't strike me as a particularly good, on-topic question here, and might need to be looked into. If I'm missing ...
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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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Is it possible to indent within a Markdown block quote?

It seems like indentations could be useful in a variety of circumstances, including formatting quotes of Scripture. For example, we're all familiar with how publishers often indent verses in Psalms ...
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Are we allowed multiple votes in the election

How many votes are we afforded in the moderator election?
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What Bible translation should I cite?

I am quite new to this site, so welcome everybody! As I do not live in any English-speaking countries, and English is not my mother language, could anybody please help me what Bible translation ...
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How long before Christianity is on the SE Data Explorer?

I noticed the data link in the footer, but following it I found that Christianity has not yet been added. (With 3,410 questions we would be between Skeptics [3.8k] and Bicycles [3.2k].) I am tagging ...
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Truth seeking questions

I've seen several questions asking for truth or reason recently. Specifically this one today: Why did God create the great flood? Why isn't this question closed? It does not fit the guidelines of ...
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When an association bonus is awarded for a new user?

At what stage is this bonus of 100 points is awarded to a new user and what are the privileges that come with it?
Seek forgiveness's user avatar
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Why are some questions closed with less than 5 votes?

The faq says this: When a question reaches 5 close votes, it is marked as closed, and will no longer accept answers. Closed questions may be opened by casting reopen votes in the same manner. ...
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Where can I ask for suggestion about Parish newsletter?

I want to create a parish newsletter, and I want to ask for information about which software to use, how to format it... and so on. It looks like there is not an appropriate site on the whole ...
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How can I unfreeze a frozen chat room?

How can I "defrost" a chat room that has been "automatically frozen because of inactivity"? It has long been my desire to respond in this chat room, but various circumstances in my life didn't allow ...
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What is an unregistered user?

Lately I've seen that a lot of user profiles have unregistered written on them. Does this mean they are using the site without having an account? And they seem to have a list of questions and points ...
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Is this really John Bunyan?

I used to see the J. Bunyan and I thought it's just a nickname or a similar name. I checked the profile today, is he really the John Bunyan who wrote "The Pilgrim's Progress"?
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Re-open: Has the bible been changed over the years?

I believe this question should be re-opened The reasons to close for a possible duplicate are: What major discrepancies exist between “versions” of the Bible? Lineage of Each Verse of Scripture 1) ...
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Is there a way for a bounty from a deleted user to be awarded manually?

We've got a slight issue that will take some dev involvement, a hack, or just us settling for a significantly less than optimal solution. The problem: A user posted a bounty on this question with ...
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How to add hyperlinks in my comments?

I've seen others do it but am unable to figure out how to do it myself. I've tried using this approach: [Word][1] [1] : http://google.com
Monika Michael's user avatar
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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 ...
Philip Schaff's user avatar
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How to delete a user account on a Stack exchange site?

I want to delete my account on this site. How to can I do that?
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Is my avatar offensive / a poor choice?

Just occurred to me. For a Christian website, is an anime character dressed as an angel a poor choice in an avatar?
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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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wrongly tagging

Does the community pay lot of attention to tags? And what happens if a question is wrongly? What does it cost me? If it costs me nothing shouldn't the community take a look at it, because I for ...
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Was this answer deleted appropriately?

Unfortunately, @caleb was either bored or having a bad day. My answer, which was accepted by the OP as the correct answer, was swiftly deleted by @caleb. I really, really, really, really, really ...
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How do I format lists?

I like to subdivide my answers into numerical points Like This And Like this. But, if I get to explaining point #1 Like this Only with explanation of that point Even if my markup says "2" ...
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Where did the Book of Mormon question go?

There was a question regarding the book of Mormon, and its compatibility with Christian scripture. It vanished, along with the associated answers. Is this common practice? Why did the book of mormon ...
Ron Maimon's user avatar
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"Book of" tag cleanup

I was just looking through some of the bible related questions and was wondering if anyone wanted to help cleanup the stuff you get when searching for "book of"? Adding book-of-revelation, etc... ...
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Why such comments still have not been deleted?

I know this phrase in FAQ: "For the purposes of this site, any group that identifies themselves as Christian are to be considered part of that set. This is critical!" While I have a huge problem ...
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Removing Community Wiki status

I was unaware that making too many edits to your own answer will cause it to go into community wiki mode. I wrote a rather long answer that took a lot of time and research, and over the course of its ...
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What are the requirements for leaving beta?

Just curious, what are the requirements for leaving the beta stage and becoming a full-fledged site like, say, English Language & Usage?
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How do I delete this account without affecting other SE accounts? [duplicate]

I logged in here once (was browsing) but don't participate here and don't want this account as part of my broader SE profile. How can I either delete it or dis-associate it? I couldn't find anything ...
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arbitrarily deleted answer

The user wax eagle deleted my answer https://christianity.stackexchange.com/a/4921/282. His comment, to justify his action, is wrong. He wrote: I'm deleting this because there is in fact supporting ...
user unknown's user avatar
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Quoting public domain text

I did quite a bit of quoting in this question: What is unique about Christianity? which raised eyebrows about whether I was breaking some copyright laws by doing so. I know that it is completely ...
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