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Diversity, please?

I see my name appears on that list and it's one of those names that is often thought to be masculine. However, there is a feminine spelling of the name (a town in Scotland) so at least people in ...
Lesley's user avatar
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Can we have this "no advice allowed" site disclaimer like judaism.stackexachange has?

I like the idea. It doesn't seem to prevent other notices, like community ads, from appearing in the sidebar; rather it just shifts everything down a bit. Let me suggest that we use the following ...
Nathaniel is protesting's user avatar
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Off Topic Questions

For some types of questions, we do this already – the Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange site is frequently referenced in response to questions that ask about the meaning of specific biblical texts. ...
Nathaniel is protesting's user avatar
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Can we have a font with better italics?

Inconsistent letter heights
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Can we have a font with better italics?

I would fully support this. Lusitana was not a good font pick for many reasons. Italics is only one of its issues. It's probably worth working up a list of them to convince SE to take the change ...
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Proposal: Change our masthead to read: "about CHRISTIANITY"

I don't think adding "about" will really help explain much. I don't think anyone comes here thinking their off-topic questions aren't about Christianity. Possibly something like this could help? But ...
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Diversity, please?

It is sometimes useful to appeal to a meme to answer a question The series of accusations and assumptions offered in your wall-of-text rant seems to overlook a core issue regarding internet-based ...
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The "No Answers" of Unanswered Questions

First of all, the structure of the overall page markup is common across all the Stack Exchange sites. If you think there is any improvement to be made in those areas you really should bring it up on ...
Caleb's user avatar
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Why is the only option for "off-topic because it should be migrated to another SE site" our meta site?

I'm not sure the information on Wax Eagle's answer is complete or correct. You can flag for "other reasons" and recommend to the mods that the the question be migrated to BH.SE and we can do it. He ...
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Off Topic Questions

I don't think that's such a hot idea, The website is blocked by my company's firewall. Sounds like Protestant mischief. For Catholic mischief, I might as well tell you to ask it on catholicanswers....
Peter Turner's user avatar
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Can we have a font with better italics?

The bold is also very muddy looking, and is especially poorly hinted in headings: Probably a more generic font stack would be fine.
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The "No Answers" of Unanswered Questions

Caleb has already discussed the difference between "no answers" and "unanswered". So I'll move straight on to the issues you mention for your "ideal rewrite". I'm not sure what you're referring to in ...
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How can one respond when down-voting seems to be because of prejudice and not because of content?

You're not alone. This Meta site contains a variety of similar questions by users experiencing similar frustrations. Though some may downplay your concerns, there's plenty of history to show that the ...
Hold To The Rod's user avatar
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Require reason for down-votes?

Pay attention to the first point of the answer on that question: Voting is, first and foremost, a content rating system. Rather than being a way of communicating with the author, downvotes are a way ...
Ward - Trying Codidact's user avatar
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Require reason for down-votes?

As far back as I can remember (and I was on Stackoverflow since the beta), people have been complaining about this. The only thing they've done was snatch -1 rep per downvote pop up a message to ...
Peter Turner's user avatar
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Is it problematic that one can accept their own answer to their own question?

There can be occasions when it is quite proper to accept one's own answer. It is used as a mechanism to convey one's own research of a subject. However, it can be (like anything on SE) abused by ...
Nigel J's user avatar
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BLOCK QUESTIONS/ANSWERS/COMMENTS THAT ARE WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS

You know what, I'm not an active user here, but I know the answer since it's the same as at Islam.SE where I'm more familiar. I WAS VERY OFFENDED AND I FLAGGED IT AS UNFRIENDLY OR UNKIND. This is ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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Would the moderators of the site consider the following:

We don't have any control over automating a welcome message, however, posts from new users appear on the post review queue. So a moderator or one of the community members reviewing new posts by new ...
Peter Turner's user avatar
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Is it problematic that one can accept their own answer to their own question?

Is it problematic that one can accept their own answer to their own question? There is no clear response to this question. The answer can be both yes or no, depending on the nature of the question ...
Ken Graham's user avatar
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What about creating a Badge s) for "active participation" in the upper 10%?

I have mixed feelings on this. For: rewards those who participate a lot Against: activity does not correlate necessarily to participation or positive use of the site if someone is trying to get ...
depperm's user avatar
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Is it ever been considered the possibility of "accepting two Answers"?

Yeah, for a while they had some idea of "versioning" in which we might be able to do that, but the feature never really took off
Peter Turner's user avatar
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Would this feature "fix" Christianity SE or make it more confusing?

I believe this feature can be useful for some types of questions such as basic level questions to which I propose a use case scenario here. And yes, with carefully prescribed policies and minor ...
GratefulDisciple's user avatar
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Would this feature "fix" Christianity SE or make it more confusing?

Curiousdannii's right in commenting that our scoping rules are already quite tight, but to say that it would probably not be useful here is what I'm getting at. If we could tag answers, then we could ...
Peter Turner's user avatar
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Add Markdown and/or OneBox support for BibleGateway

Based on our current roadmap, this isn't work that we will take on, as it doesn't coincide with functional areas that we plan to improve in the near future. We recognize that time and thought was put ...
Des's user avatar
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Proposal: Change our masthead to read: "about CHRISTIANITY"

Don't fix what isn't broken. A man named Deming would call your proposal 'tampering' since the presumption is that the closed questions is due to our name/brand. Others might just call it an XY ...
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