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2022 Potential Moderator Election: Community Interest Check

It is time for us to consider holding a new election for moderators for the Cardano SE. The last election we held was back in Q2 2021, where we elected three moderators. One of those has been recently ...
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Should the nix, nix-shell and nixos tags be merged?

At present there are several "nix" tags on the [cardano.se] site. Nix (34 questions) Nix-shell (23 questions) Nixos (5 questions) For the sake of easier searching, I suggest that we merge ...
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Cardano is leaving Beta

Today we are leaving the Public Beta of the Stack Exchange. Good job everyone. Keep it up by posting questions and most importantly, answers.
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What standard should we set for questions tagged "Plutus-Pioneer"?

There are a large influx of new users here when a new cohort starts on the "Plutus pioneer" course. It leads to a lot of new questions that do not come close to the guidelines set out in ...
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At the beginning of 2022, what are our site's biggest challenges?

Our "Cardano" site caters to a diverse set of users. I believe that this is causing some unusual challenges and would like to hear what others feel are our biggest challenges and how we ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Can we transition out of Beta?

This Stack Exchange is titled Cardano Beta. Why is there a "Beta" in it ? Wouldn't it be better to remove the "Beta" ?
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Were we just missed, or did we ask to not graduate?

We were well beyond the required 1000 questions to graduate, when the 58 other sites graduated out of Beta recently. The announcement by Stack Exchange said "we allowed the communities to stay in ...
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Who is using the Plutus Application Backend (PAB) here in this forum?

My last three questions all concerned the PAB and have received no answers. This got me wondering if anyone in this forum is actively using the PAB and if so, how he/she is using it. This is more a ...
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Is our Beta label being removed?

Quantum Computing and Matter Modeling just learned that their Beta labels are being removed. Is it happening here too?
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Misspelled tag 'plutusplaygroun'

The tag 'plutusplaygroun', recently created by a questioner, is misspelt. It should be corrected to 'plutus-playground' or 'playground', or deleted
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A way to incentivise quality questions... Maybe?

I feel that the way to get quality questions is to incentivise a discourse about the technical and governance issues along with roll-out and deployment strategies. To incentivise, allow payments to be ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #1 on Cardano has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering and ...
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What should we ask the CMs to add to the "Cardano on Topic" page?

In answer to How can we turn this flood of question that do not meet the site guidelines into a positive? Catija said: The CMs can also drop some guidance on the Cardano On Topic page - y'all just ...
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What should be the style of the tag excerpts on this site?

Tags excerpts on this site have a variety of patterns. The inconsistencies annoy me a little and some are much more helpful than others. For example, the "For questions about..." prefix on ...
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Closing a question without even a comment

It is my understanding that due to this StackExchange's infancy, questions that otherwise may seem close-worthy, shall stay open if they aid in the discussion of Cardano and help in forming this ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Is there a site-specific help section?

I would like to see somewhere that we could define site-specific guidelines and help for users. E.G. Opinion based questions should be asked on Reddit When will.... questions are unsuitable unless... ...
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How can we turn this flood of question that do not meet the site guidelines into a positive?

You may or may not have noticed but the Cardano StackExchange site has recently been flooded with question that do not meet the site guidelines. This is unfortunate because this recent flood has ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore Moderator election

Summary: Cardano Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on May 31 to bring in your three inaugural pro-tem moderators — congratulations on making it out of private Beta! ...
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We may need to promote the site more (still in Private Beta!)

Sorry everyone, that I have been a bit tied up with some non-StackExchange things in the last couple weeks. I was meaning to participate more and write this post earlier, but time was tight. As ...
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Should we use 'mint' or 'minting' as a tag?

Most of the existing questions use 'mint', but 'mint' is a verb whereas 'minting' is a noun. If tags are topics and topics should be nouns, then 'minting' should be used, but 'mint' is shorter. Do we ...
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How can we raise the participation rate for this beta?

I am periodically checking the beta tracking page for our Cardano SE proposal. Avid users is climbing but I have no idea how it compares to other betas. I have set a personal goal of 1 question per ...
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What should be on topic here?

The help center about what topics you can ask about here is really vague, saying just If your question is not specifically on-topic for Cardano Stack Exchange, it may be on topic for another Stack ...
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Could we have some leniency to this new user?

I am aware that moderators (and CMs) will not discuss why a user was suspended and I am totally not complaining about that right now, nor am I asking for details about what happened, but the user that ...
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What should we name the General Chat Room?

On Bitcoin.SE it's called "mempool". On Etherium.SE it was called "Whisper". Does anyone have any suggestions for a name for the Cardano general chat room?
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How to become Moderator in Cardano Stack Exchange Network?

I see a lot of users are automatically chnaged from normal user into Moderator So is their steps to follow to be Moderator or specific number of reputation or badge or something other.
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Vote early, vote often!

Like other Beta sites, such as Operations Research, Matter Modeling and Ethereum, I think it would be a good idea to advertise this voting principle to the Cardano community. This is a condensed ...
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What about better Icon more releated to https://cardano.org/? [duplicate]

What about better Icon more releated to https://cardano.org/ as this icon not readable and very similar to other sites in Stack Exchange Network? My Question is different. Beacause Site icon is very ...
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Are trading/traders questions appropriate for the site?

Twice today have I seen questions that I consider related to the trader/trading sphere. Which started me questioning about whether traders/trading questions in general should be considered Off-Topic. ...
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