Caleb
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Why was a question closed quickly, without the OP being able to edit it?
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The page you landed on showing the question was deleted explains all we know about the situation: This question was voluntarily removed by its author. Questions being put on hold quickly is normal ...

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Why are up votes not showing on the question?
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Please read each of the articles under Reputation & Moderation in the help section as well as review this FAQ post on the main SE meta. These posts detail everything that can happen to reputation ...

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Do you feel your question standards are ok as is?
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I actually see where you are coming from. In fact I have been toying with the idea of advocating for lower expectations on questions. The problem is--and what I see your question here completely ...

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Should [lucifer] really be a synonym of [satan]?
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As far as I can figure, pretty much any time there would be a meaningful distinction to be made between the two it's reasonable to expect the question and answers to specifically delineate their own ...

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Why are obvious trolls tolerated?
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We've had more than our fair share of trolls and probably put up with some of them far longer than we should have. That being said the post you linked to doesn't seem trollish at all. A bit lazy maybe,...

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Did FMS leave on his own or get kicked out?
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Deletion of established1 user accounts is not something mods on this site ever want to or even can do. We simply don't have the ability to delete accounts, and kicking users out is not part of our ...

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History and theology, or just current doctrine?
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Yes, absolutely. The only caveat I would add is to make sure you ask specific questions. Don't throw out questions that would require sweeping generalizations to answer; include details about exactly ...

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Is there someone targeting my posts? What does the community suggest?
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There is not a problem here. This is not the result of one person's votes, it is at least a couple. One person cannot vote on the same post more than once. 7 downvotes across 3 days and 3 posts is ...

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Is "According to Evangelicals" too broad?
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Yes. No. Maybe so. Much like I mentioned in the discussion about the Protestant tag, I think the answer to this is highly dependent on the content of the question. Only experts with some experience ...

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Question about being a new user
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It seems like with this approach you are limiting different opinions. Yes. That's kind of the point. This site is not a discussion forum and we are really trying to avoid as much opinion based ...

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Defining tags help
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You caught the system at a bad time. Tag edits have to be approved by a couple users. You have the rep to suggest edits but not to approve them. In between the time an edit is suggested by anybody and ...

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Updates to the site
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status-completed This issue has been fixed. Very nicely done. I like a lot of the little refinements (and of course having the new profiles is nice). The most obvious change to me was the font stack,...

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I'm confused about a negative point that I received
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Per the help center documentation on situations where you can lose reputation, down-voting other people's answers costs you 1 reputation. This is to avoid new users going on down-voting rampages or ...

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I think there's more to the "Catholic professors" question than may appear
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I think I see your point. But the question need fixing as you describe first... Closed questions are fair game for editing, even it ends up being a slight adjustment in scope from what the OP was ...

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How many people per day view Christianity stack?
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You can get a general idea of usage for all SE sites by sorting the site list by traffic. Over the last two weeks the median visits per day for C.SE has been 26,438.

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Why is 50 reputation needed to comment?
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This is a question an answer site, not a discussion forum. A large portion of folks arriving at this site off the Internet are expecting a discussion forum and this is a major attitude adjustment they ...

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Deleted question stays in my inbox why?
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Deleted posts aren't actually removed from the system. Deleting posts causes them to be hidden from most users and freezes new voting and comments, but the posts are still there and there are a number ...

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How should differing chapter/number schemes be handled on this site?
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This isn't as simple as an East/West split or two schemes. The rabbit hole runs a bit deeper than that and it's more than theoretically possible that questions might come up where the verse schema is ...

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Question about use of "Catholicism" and "Christianity"
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Whether it is appropriate or not is probably not a good question for this format, but a question about why it is sometimes broken down that way and sometimes not (with specific examples) would likely ...

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Big Catholic events, where are the questions?
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The Catholic Culture proposal holds some promise and I'd like it to succeed. If that interests you please do go sign up for it. But... I'd like to see what other people think about _____. ...don't ...

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Why were my answers deleted, is there a moderator bias on this site?
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Just a couple comments in addition to David's answer which certainly covers the basics. As one one of the moderators who deleted a couple of your answers I'd like to reiterate that the motivation for ...

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Is scoping in the body of a question sufficient, or must it be in the title?
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Scoping can be done in any part of a question. When considering what the scope of a question is all parts should be taken into account: the site it is on, the title, the body and the tags.1 If the ...

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Why have we become so quick to migrate to BH.SE?
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I apparently read the question rather differently than you did. Besides probably not speaking English as a first language and some formatting issues it seemed like a very obvious question of "what ...

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Missing profile features
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This is a function of Stack Exchange rolling out rewrites of the CSS architecture for all their sites and Christianity.SE not having gotten the rewrite yet. The new profile features will come when ...

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Can we delete all answers to a question when it's closed as 'pastoral advice'?
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I already do delete answers to pastor advice questions (and comments that attempt to address the issue rather than redirect to real counsel) on sight. But I don't see everything, no even do all the ...

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Will you please delete me
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As Mr. Bultitude said we do actually need you to trigger the delete yourself by following the steps in the help. Even as a moderator I can't actually just remove your account. When you do delete there ...

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Request for a time period before migrating question
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No, actually that's not the way it works. I "grace period" just doesn't make any sense in this case. First of all there is not really any ambiguity about where that question belongs. There are some ...

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Has chat been derailed and should we add a siding?
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Well then that settles it. This suggestion got +10 +11 upvotes and I haven't heard a peep to the contrary, so consider it done. For your chatting pleasure I present: Apologetics 'n Paraphernalia ...

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Do these posts meet the criteria for answers?
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Neither of these are great answers per-se but neither are they flagrantly out of place. Neither of them exhibit the classic NAA symptoms we deal with a lot around here and neither one seems to be in ...

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Is it appropriate to post your personal fringe beliefs just because you give them a name?
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No, it is not. But the reason it is not is not that they are fringe beliefs, it is that they are personal and don't answer any questions of the form this site is built around. This site asks for the ...

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