Unanswered Questions

28 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Beware the slopes of “As an expat …”

This hasn't become a major problem, but I'm seeing it creep into some of our initial questions. Part of it is just the usual breadth that initial questions take, where folks are equally focused on ...
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Stack Exchange support of the community

Recently there has be a lot of discussion regarding Firing mods and forced relicensing: is Stack Exchange still interested in cooperating with the community?. A number of moderators have resigned or ...
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Expatriates.SE turns 5 years old today

This is just a small notification that the public beta of Expatriates.SE started in 18 March 2014 at 7pm, exactly 5 years ago. I would like to use this opportunity to thank everyone who joined this ...
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Please give a warm welcome to your new moderation team!

The response to my call for moderators was overwhelmingly good. Everyone seems to share a common goal and vision for the site, and I think I'm not alone in wishing that this resource existed years ago ...
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We aren't voting enough

In 2014, Mark Mayo recommended to Vote early and vote often. In the past quarter, only 8 users voted more than 10 times, including 0 moderators (assuming the user voting report can be trusted). In ...
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Clean up request on unanswered questions

I'm hoping to do some spring cleaning (well it's spring in Australia) and if anyone has a few minutes, to go through the close queue (if you have rights) or the unanswered questions, and see if any ...
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x-post October Travel comp

On travel we've had a September competition to bounty a bunch of questions to get them answered. We've done a massive push to try and reduce our languishing unanswered questions, and it's been pretty ...
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Vote early and vote often

This is copied from Scott Morrison's post on meta.latexSE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually unsolicited advice, based on our experience from the initial launch ...
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Tag synonyms: voting -> elections

Should we make voting a synonym of elections ?
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Tag merge: 'employment' and 'foreign-employment'

I think in the scope of this SE site they mean almost the same, and there isn't any good reason to separate them. Current questions: employment (3 questions) foreign-employment (4 questions)
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What to tell newcomers posting Not-An-Answers

As common with a lot of other SE sites we have a lot of newcomers posting questions and comments as answers to existing questions. Before deleting these posts I usually comment the following for them ...
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Why would this question on all a 4-digit French phone number from the US be off-topic?

The question How can I call a 4-digit French phone number from the US? received 4 off-topic close votes. Why would this question be off-topic? Copying the question here in case it gets removed: ...
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Dual site competition around hats!

If anyone is interested in a travel/expats dual competition, we're running one over on travel: December double site competition around hats!
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Migration along inofficial routes to seek refugee status — when is it off-topic?

A question on someone seeking advice on how to get to relocate from Afghanistan to the USA without proper documentation was first asked on Travel, then migrated to Expats, where it has currently ...
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Christmas Hats!!! C'mon Expats!

Hats are now active on expats! Our very own leaderboard is available here. If you're wondering what the hats are, or what you have to do to get them, check out the winterbash page of hats. The ...

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