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Use of [moderation] in Meta

TL;DR: Should moderation be added to questions about the general practices of using moderation privileges in Super User? Could it be better to create a new tag, i.e. "community practices" or ...
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HTTP status 404 for image on Meta's 404 page

Stack Exchange 404 error pages ('page not found') usually have site-specific images, like this one from the main site: However, the image on the equivalent page on the meta site 404s itself; it leads ...
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Why doesn't Superuser have superuser.stackexchange.com address unlike other stackexchange websites? [duplicate]

Similar to Stackoveflow, Superuser has independent domain. Is this because Superuser was older than most of the StackExchange sites before the StackExchange idea did come up? What's the relation ...
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Suggested edits on meta - something weird

Normally, on a per-site meta, the suggested edit button is grayed out with a message that says that suggested edits are not permitted on meta sites: However, when manually typing the URL to suggest ...
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How does the Community user have 3 reputation here on Meta? [closed]

On most sites (including on main), the Community user's reputation is stuck at 1. However, if you look at the very instant that this question was posted, the Community user's reputation here is 3. I ...
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How does rep carry over from Super User to Meta Super User?

I do not quite understand how this works. My Meta user here has 509 rep, and my main user has 513 rep. Why is there that difference? It would seem to me that, since I have not answered/asked any ...
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Meta questions missing required tags

There's an even dozen older posts on Meta Super User that lack any of the required tags (i.e., bug, feature-request,discussion, or support). It used to be that Moderators could post questions without ...
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No "privileges" link on meta site user profile card

There's no privileges link on the user dropdown card on meta sites: Main site: Meta site: /privileges on meta redirects to the main site's /privileges, so one could assume the site change is the ...
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You must log in to answer this closed question

The Meta site tells visitors who aren't logged in that they need to log in to answer. Unfortunately, that won't help, since it's closed. So let's get rid of the message, as it doesn't apply.
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Should the upvote/downvote tooltips on meta.su be harmonised with meta FAQ?

The upvote/downvote tooltips on meta.superuser are the same as on the main site.     For the question downvote it is "This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear or not ...
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Why do we have both [retag-request] and [tag-synonym-request] on meta? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Synonymous meta tags about tagging Why do we have both retag-request and tag-synonym-request on meta?
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Meta sites should count question scores toward tag scores

Questions don't count towards a user's badge score. This might make sense on the main sites, which thrive primarily through answers contributed by regular users. But those same regular users post ...
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Recent diamond activity on MSU

For the past 3 weeks or so, diamond activity on Meta has been on a long time high. Even team members partipate. And it's not just recent topics, but also older ones being replied to and statuses ...
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Reputation related badges exist and are attainable on MSU

Quoting any child meta site's /reputation: Reputation on this per-site meta is derived entirely from the main site; nothing to show. Which is consistent with what's shown as part of the user info: ...
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Bounties for Meta topics

On MSO, bounties are used extensively to raise awareness about specific issues. Child Meta sites don't have bounty support. The reason is stated in this related MSO topic: Child Metas don't have ...
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Add all-time column to meta user card drop down

By "user card drop down", I mean this: It'd be interesting to see the all-time +/– votes score in an additional column. It's not something that can be easily determined otherwise, since there's ...
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Use block quote style from SU on MSU

Block quotes are a good (if semantically questionable) way to visually separate e.g. screenshots as part of a post on SU, which might otherwise be mistaken as part of the post text, since the get a ...
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Meta questions are also managed by root users?

Are meta questions that do not meet the FAQ requirements (off topic, not constructive, duplicated question, etc) are also closed, migrated, etc? Or it is available to discuss any doubt about superuser?...
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Why is my reputation on SU/meta.SU different from the one in SO/meta.SO?

I've been here for quite some time, but I haven't really yet understood the following situation: A few weeks ago, I had ~2000 rep on SU, maybe a bit more When I then visited meta.SU, I received ...
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How to reply to a user about something off topic without derailing a comment thread?

Since I started using Super User a short while ago, I've been wondering how to comment on a user's attitude, spelling or similar without getting into a long off-topic comment thread which doesn't ...
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Comanswer duplicates Superuser answers

I was just doing some Google searches to find out how to selectively always trust certain certificates on intranet pages using Google Chrome on a Mac. I came across this SuperUser answer. Another ...
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