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This is completely unnecessary and generally isn't in line with the mission of Stack Exchange. If you want to interact with users live, that's what chat is for. However, knowing how many folks are online would be irrelevant to your ability to get answers for two reasons. First and foremost, a lot of folks have tag subscriptions or RSS feeds that tell them ...


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Answer selection is completely optional. Creating a mechanic for answer selection outside of the OP returning and selecting the best answer is a nonstarter In fact, there has been a proposal from this community to completely remove the answer selection option. Neither of these things are feasible for the following reasons. We're a part of the SE model. ...


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I don't think automated deletion is the correct way here. We have a very similar issue on Skeptics, though we probably use a lot more post notices than you there. A post notice doesn't mean the post has to be deleted, it is a warning that the post needs some work. So there should be an evaluation of the post after some time, to check if the issues have ...


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Besides not wanting this for the normal reasons tags are not cased, I think this would only serve to confuse the issue. Nobody would pay a bean of attention to the difference between two tags that were the same except case. I realize the distinction between the terms in Christianity but in the case of a tag the name needs to be more self explanatory. If we ...


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I'm not a fan of the way accepted answers work on this site, but I think your suggestion is going the wrong direction. The original purpose of the feature was explained thusly: The question owner is not required to accept an answer to their question. We view accepting an answer as a simple social convention, a little informal "thank you" between ...


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No. I suggest spending some time looking at the available Help pages, found under the Help link at the top of the page. These will give you an idea of how this site is intended to work and how it (and all the other related SE sites) are different from social media sites. One key point to keep in mind is that this site is part of a much larger network of Q&...


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