Caleb
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Status of "What theological teachings of Watchman Nee, Witness Lee, and the Local Churches differ from Reformed Theology"
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It's still not a great question because there are a wide spectrum of differences that could be mentioned and it's not clear what sort of differences you are looking for, put the extra background does ...

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Answer removal dispute
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I dispute the basis on which you are objecting in the first place. You admitted the problem yourself here: answered the same question with an opposite position On this site we do not handle ...

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Regarding 'concoursis' duplicate
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Re-asking is not the right approach! You can disagree (and in this case I agree with you this wasn't a duplicate) but don't abuse the system. Questions can be re-opened if appropriate. Commenting, ...

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In what way was my question about some Catholics and labels too broad and how could it be fixed?
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First of all, it shouldn't come as such a shock that your question was deemed to be too broad. I warned you specifically this would be a challenge before you even asked the question: @FMShyanguya I ...

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Deleted answer. Do you think my logic is flawed?
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Whether you agree with them or not—whether you think the terms are legitimate and should be used or not—whether any one of the groups involved uses any of the terms or rejects them is irrelevant to ...

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How does a downvote with no comment assist the answering of a question of the aims of this site?
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You seem to be hung up on this issue, and I think the main reason is that you've mistaken the purpose of the voting system. Votes are not primarily a feedback mechanism. In other words they are not ...

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What defines an "Active user"?
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Those are one thing not two. Earning 200 rep durring the year is what defines active. There are other badges that cover just logging in. Active means you are asking and/or answering at least a modicum ...

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Why was this closed for being "truthy" when it's anything but that?
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The question has nothing to do with Christianity. As you say it is a scientific question. Science questions are not a good fit for this site—the usual problem with them being that specific groups ...

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What is the 'reformed-theology' tag about?
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Reformed theology typicalny includes the main points of Calvinism but is quite a bit broader category. At the same time it's quite a bit narrower than all of Protestantism. It's definitely something ...

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When should the community flag an answer as "not an answer?"
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Here is my take: Flag as Not An Answer. To boot that attitude is not welcome here. Mod or community delete¹. Flag as Not An Answer. Give 'em a newbie help link. Mod delete¹. Give the kid a cookie. «— ...

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Anglicanism is too inconsistent to ask about ordinal requirements
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My personal (vested interest) opinion is that the question is reasonably scoped. It might not be answerable, but in that case a valid answer would be to explain why it cannot be answered. If the ...

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Who named the chatbot "Does Elisha speak?"
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I did. (With some suggestions from bruised reed.) All of the "Elisha" accounts are chat bots that post the output of RSS feeds from various sites. There is a collection of them: Elisha spake thus: ...

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How does this question remain open while others do not?
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No, it is not even close to "Is X a sin". The first paragraph expressly identifies a subset of Christians based on a particular belief ("ones that believe X is a sin"). The second and third ...

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Why was this question closed as too broad?
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Several close reasons might have been appropriate, but I chose one based on the feedback the question had already gotten: You're asking too many different things! ...in conjunction with the fact ...

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Can I get feedback on a suggestion for cleaning up old off-topic posts?
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Editing the questions bumps them to the home page. I think doing that en-masse for old questions would be counter-productive. For now we've just been closing the ones that come up. Some of them are ...

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Why are edits not presented to posters for review before they are approved
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In addition to the points noted by fredsbend I'll add a couple of notes on how the system is implemented: There are two kinds of edits: suggested edits and edits. Suggested edits can be done by ...

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2014 Community Moderator Election Results
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I would like to register a complaint in regard to our newest moderator. It's only been one day and already the force has been disturbed. I logged into the site this morning after putting the coffee on ...

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A moderator - Caleb - asked me to recreate the question. Now what?
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It's not a duplicate. The two questions are quite different—that is why I suggested asking it as a separate question in the first place. Answers to one are not ever remotely compatible with the other. ...

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Can we have uppercase and lowercase tags?
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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 ...

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Where are the mods?
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This election is to add one more moderator to the team. The four current moderators will continue to serve along with whoever wins this election.

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'Baptist' Tag Synonyms
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As large and with as clearly defined different Baptist groups are I think I could make a good case for them being broken out. That being said with one question each I think the lone tags can simply be ...

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How close can two questions be without being duplicates?
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I think the litmus test in this case would actually be the more in depth answer. We are trying to optimize for detailed responses that throughly treat the subject matter of the question (incidentally ...

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Is it acceptable to "vote your convictions" on Christianity.SE?
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No. Please don't. But technically we can't stop you either. Voting on SE sites is strictly a personal affair. Your reasons for voting are your own and the system cannot tell why any single vote is ...

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Why do Christians need ratings to reply to your questions?
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I think you may be confusing a couple of issues as if they were one. Let me try to separate them out. It sounds like the SE servers that host this site may have been having an issue as some point ...

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Why was "How many jews were in times of Jesus" on hold?
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I'll try to keep this short and sweet. As far as the "why" of the closure goes, I stand by my inital comment when I closed it: This does not appear to be about Christianity either in belief, ...

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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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If you already have 10k or 20k rep you will no doubt have found all the tools you have at your disposal to participate in moderating this community. How have you found yourself suited to those ...

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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
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A fresh question hits the home page that clearly does not have a narrow enough scope according to our guidelines to garner high quality specific answers. There are not enough clues for you to just ...

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Why was this answer deleted?
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You already identified the problem in your answer: your question is of a personal nature and outside the scope of this site The problem here is with the question, not your answer per se. We have a ...

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Is it accaptable to say, “You're a cult and you’re going to hell”?
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Throwing personal accusations around like "you're going to hell" is never an appropriate use of this site. On the other hand the term "cult" does have specific meanings that are relevant and the ...

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There's a tag called "judgement"
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Both spellings are actually valid in the context of a multi-regional site like this one. Note the Wikipedia page is titled 'judgement' and See here for a note on how the mess got started. Which ...

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