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Close Reason for overly speculative question?

I see a lot of questions that I find frivolous, or that bring up familiar yarns from 2000 years ago or more, and I often wonder if this is the place to entertain such rehashing. There really should be ...
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Why was this +10 answer deleted by a moderator (some time ago)?

I just saw that this answer of mine was deleted 4 months ago: Is it defensible to claim that religion is a personal relationship with God and therefore contains no claims? In that answer, I try to ...
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Why are so many upvoted questions with upvoted answers being deleted recently?

Just as a small sample, these questions have all been posted in the last few days, and subsequently deleted by the "Community" bot a few hours or days later: Is an explanation for ...
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Threads disappearing without a trace

I have recently seen a couple of threads disappearing totally even from my inbox and achievement list, as if they never existed. What has happened? Shouldn't deleted posts be still visible in pink to ...
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Mysteriously deleted comments

In this answer ScottRowe and I had an on-topic comment exchange that was mysteriously deleted. As best I recall, this is what it contained: Scott asked about the chance that a God hypothesis would be ...
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Are trolling/bullying comments moderated?

I have flagged a few times a user (won't name it assuming this is the correct behaviour) that comments on many posts, almost directly spamming the posts. The definition of spammy is: Unrelated-to-...
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Deleted answers

A moderator with 35K reputation, deleted my answer, with no negative points, and no voting. I cannot undelete, and I do not know the reason. The answer was well worked. The only way I can see this is ...
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Disabling answer ban by editing old answers

I got a answer ban for I used different language in SE. I believe that I some edit these. This ban will disabled as automatic by my forum contributions. I have 9 point :/. What am I missing or doing ...
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Will Someone Powerful Undelete?

Objections to this answer? https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/a/101398/40730 Please undelete.
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What to do when my edit to someone else's answer is still pending after three weeks?

I edited this question [Edit: I mean "answer" not "question"] https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/a/73819/58715 about three weeks ago, and the edit is still waiting to be approved....
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contact with moderators

I am not sure how else to get in contact with moderators so I ask my question here. One of my questions ("Antonym(ic) definitions of a phenomenon by its lack of property), or perhaps an answer to ...
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What should I do with my "hidden assumption in the zombie thought experiment" question?

I feel like in my question Does the philosophical zombies question/idea contain a hidden assumption? I have bit by bit over time unintentionally provided overwhelming evidence that there is a hidden ...
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How to report spam of questions?

What to do when a user is asking the same question, with different words, every few days? First there was a series of questions asking about events of extremely low probability, and some users ...
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Why won’t the comment notification go away?

Somebody please delete the comment notification to me. It is not going away after much effort.
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Why did I lose a point on a question that I had nothing to do with?

Exactly one point was deducted from my total for no reason. The link takes me to someone else’s question, where I posted neither an answer nor a comment. All I ever did was read the page. What is ...
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What is the meaning of the light red background in a question?

At first I thought it indicated questions I have participated in, but then I saw one of those with no light red background. To avoid confusion, the colour is the same as the one for "Featured in ...
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How to enable chat in advance for a question?

I have already asked some questions where the comment section turned into a discussion, however the option of moving it to the chat prompted only after a major number of comments accumulated. Is there ...
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Is Nonduality considered a topic for Philosophy SE

There is currently no nonduality tag and no questions about it, except one from 2015 asking if it was appropriate for the Site. Lack of interest? Or not on-topic?
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Altruist badge: necessary and sufficient conditions?

Out of curiosity: I spent a bounty on sb else' question and have yet not got the Atruist badge. How come?
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What are the numbers, triangles, and flags opposite the comments?

What are the numbers, triangles, and flags opposite the comments? I have looked through the available topics among the Help pages. I have done a search on Meta and reviewed 9 of the 17 pages of ...
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Why are some questions paled out in the queue?

I noticed that some questions in the queue appear pale, for example How did Descartes made a logical skeptic argument... and Why aren't Kripke semantics "syntax in disguise"? It is similar ...
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How Do We Escalate a Conflict in Editing a Question?

I recently posted a question about the relationship between non-semantic and non-syntactic aspects of language, and logical functionality. An SE user proposed a number of grammatical and similar edits,...
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Why I'm blocked from asking a question?

Last thing i did was ask a question in the logic/philosophy forum, Only one person answered me but his way was a method i didn't learned yet, ( he answered via conditional proof, and i needed ...
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Deleted answer, edited/discussion

I had an answer deleted. I edited it. Has the edit been rejected? Or is that it now, I cannot post to the question? I don't feel I made any statement that can't be fully referenced. How can I get ...
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Can I view my answer, to a question that was deleted?

I have had a look for answers, couldn’t find one quite right.. Someone posted a fairly bad question, but it made me summarise my views on the topic in answering, and I'd really like to be able to view ...
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Is the edit history for a given question available?

I commented on something that I really think was in a post. Later it was not there. Now the poster is making a point of calling me a liar. I consider this terribly rude. But I do actually have ...
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What's a good way to insert Latex math onto this site?

I understand LaTeX math is not supported. I'm looking for a recommendation on how to take math expressions, render them, and insert them into an answer on this site.
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What does removal from site for reasons of moderation mean

When I went to search for this question: https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/74217/is-equality-as-a-political-goal-meaningless/74227#74227, which had earlier been closed, I was confronted ...
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Deletion Of Posts Concerning Epoché And Trance In Phenomenology

Recently I learned about the deletion of my posts that I submitted about an year ago. To me it meant loss of knowledge that the answers and comments provided. What are the reasons for deletion of ...
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Cue with red dot

My review queue "Close Votes" is marked with a red dot. What does that mean? I could not find the answer elsewhere.
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How many good answers before question asking is restored?

How many good answers before question asking is restored? I have been banned from asking questions. SE meta said that good answers can get question asking restored. Good answers get upvotes, ...
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What can I do in my specific case to show my positive contribution to the site to get my question ban lifted?

What can I do in my specific case to show my positive contribution to the site to get my question ban lifted? I just asked this question several different ways on the SE meta site and the answer ...
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Asking a brand new question that has never been answered before counts as a bad question?

Is Haskell Curry's unconventional way of defining True(x) incorrect? Closed. This question is opinion-based. It is not currently accepting answers. Update the question so it can be answered with ...
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After I asked this question I was blocked from asking questions

What is there about this question that is so bad that I should be blocked from asking questions? Is Haskell Curry's unconventional way of defining True(x) incorrect?
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Why would this answer be voted down?

Two dogmas of empiricism - logical vs analytic truths... is there really a distinction?
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Discussion shouldn't be moved to chat

https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/a/72645/35947 This is an important discussion that clarifies both the question and the answer and should be restored to the main page of the question.
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https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/70435/what-is-a-both-sufficient-and-necessary-condition-for-not-treating-people-merely

I am trying to understand why the now editted question is still off-topic. I am looking for a necessary and sufficient condition to classify some/any arbitrary treatment as a treatment merely as a ...
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How can I best ask ontological engineering questions?

I try to bring up things such as the incoherence of trying to construct the notion of a set containing itself from the perspective of ontological engineering and get voted down on a non-ontological ...
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On which stack exchange site should I ask this question?

Where should I ask Language and Sociology?
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Restoring an intuitionism answer

There was this very fine answer by @Jobermark justifying and explaining intuitionism. I think it was this one: https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/q/64039/37256 though I'm not sure since the question ...
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Why was this answer deleted

The answer given was an answer to the question, but deleted without an apparent reason. It was an example of a thing that could be stated as true, when the question asked if there was anything that ...
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Some of my posts aren't listed in "Activity"

I haven't found an answer to this question in Help. But maybe someone can point me to it. I'd like to know why some of my posts do appear in my Activity page, and some don't. I posted four answers to ...
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Lost 120 pts. 3 Users Removed Same Day

Three users were removed on May 7 (it looks to me like they were all removed on the same day) this seems very odd to me and raises some red flags about whether I want to continue to use this site. Can ...
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Does my question still need revision?

I asked the question "Why does Nietzsche think pain has value?" and cited a quote from The Gay Science. I have edited the title to narrow the object to just psychic pain. As well, I have added a ...
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Re: Chat room restrictions

I've been informed, thanks... You have 120 seconds to edit your messages. Only moderators and SE staffs can bypass this restriction; editing/deleting anyone's messages at any time. My I submit a ...
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Chat room restrictions

What are the restrictions on editing and deleting messages in the chat rooms? The first time I tried it the options were there, but they went way.
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Bringing something to the moderator's attention

If it were the case that there was a specific user of this site who has had a long career in public forums of spreading aggressive and unapologetic anti semitism, including but in no way being limited ...
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Where is the appropriate place to ask about Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, cited as founder of the philosophy of illuminationism?

This is the gentleman I am referencing:-- (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahab_al-Din_Yahya_ibn_Habash_Suhrawardi) This is an example of his philosophy and/or theology:-- "Whoever knows ...
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Should I ask to have a frozen chat room unfrozen or start a new chat room with the same or similar name?

A chat room that I wanted to post more information in has been frozen for inactivity: https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/76868/free-will-omnipotence-determinism Should I start another chat room ...
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Hi can I please get my question off hold status now

I have a question about my Philosophy Stack Exchange post: Is legislation that denies us the freedom to change our consciousness good or bad and WHY? Yea Hi I'm new they just asked me to rephrase ...
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