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Please block the [help] tag on AU Meta

As noted in my comment above, the tag hasn't actually been recreated since it was blocked, so there doesn't appear to be a need to block the tag at this time. If it does end up getting inappropriately ...
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Can we have a tag for scientific-computing?

First of all, if you were going to go this route, I would recommend using the same data-science terminology that Stack Overflow uses. They may not be identical terms, but I think the software that ...
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Should we pay more attention to self-answered questions when considering flagging them as duplicates?

Based on your question title here, I was thinking this was going to be a very different type of question. In my experience, many self-answered questions are duplicates. The OP has run across an issue ...
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Should we pay more attention to self-answered questions when considering flagging them as duplicates?

You did the right thing in both situations and also by posting here. Neither of these questions are duplicates. We do need to do better at making sure that questions are not prematurely closed as ...
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Can we have a tag for scientific-computing?

This tag seems unnecessarily vague. It's not even a single class of software (eg calculator), it barely an intention and broadly speaking, it would probably only serve as an umbrella around several ...
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View inactive posts to achieve Excavator badge

You can use this SEDE query which was created exactly for this purpose: Posts inactive for over 6 months: Useful for Archaeologist badge progress Or you can use advanced search options in the site's ...
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What does our community need? (Magic wand time in MSE)

My goal is to archive Ubuntu articles that have no technical value in a current search for help for a Ubuntu/Linux Mint content, but are readily available in a historical context. Archiving is already ...
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How can I easily see my own questions and threads to which I have commented on this site?

Simply click on the area containing your icon and that will take you to your user profile. From there, scroll down to your list of Newest questions or select the appropriate tab for other options. To ...
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