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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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Please do not answer a question in a comment

From our help section on the comment privilege: You should submit a comment if you want to: Request clarification from the author; Leave constructive criticism that guides the author ...
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Neue Ergebnisse und Fragen vom Atlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache

Der Atlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache ermittelt über Online-Umfragen die Häufigkeit regionaler Varianten und ist daher eine nützliche Ressource für unsere Seite. Jetzt ist er in die nächste Runde ...
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Please do not edit Swiss Guillemets

Today a user made a post edit where only the Guillemets in the title where changed from: Wann wird «das Morgen» statt «der Morgen» benutzt? to Wann wird »das Morgen« statt »der Morgen« benutzt? ...
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New audience-specific texts for our custom close reasons

Background With recent changes to the closing system, we can now tailor the texts for custom close reasons to different audiences: One text that informs close flaggers, voters, and reviewers when ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Please don't edit offensive or rude posts without flagging

Whenever we see a rude or offensive post we should flag it to allow appropriate moderation. Offensive posts can be deleted by community moderation if they gather enough offensive flags. In case ...
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New Beta Theme Launched

Your site looks a bit different today. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished and finished design for sites in beta. You can read more about the redesign ...
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Browser-Script für Interface-Übersetzung / Browser-Script for interface translation

See Help translate the StackExchange UI (Unofficial) (and my upcoming edit or answer there) for the English version - I'll not translate all my text here to english, as it is mostly the same as there. ...
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What to do with our book recommendation questions?

We have a few questions asking for recommendations of books, movies or the like, e.g.: Simple but interesting German literature Classic childrens books that are unknown outside of DE/AT/CH? What ...
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Werbung für diese Seite

Advertise this site! Will nicht irgendwer ein bißchen Werbung machen? Does anyone want to advertise this site?
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TagOverflow – interactive exploration of Stack Exchange tags

(Taken from here and adapted to German Language Stack Exchange) Nodes represent the most popular tags. The area is proportional to the number of questions. Edges represent relation between tags. The ...
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Why is asking for the right google translation considered a good question?

The question How to say I'm going out to buy myself something received 3 upvotes (Effective 23/03). While OP has at least provided google translation effort, OP has not clarified what he thinks is ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Wofür soll das Tag “political correctness” stehen?

Bei dieser Frage ist das Tag "political correctness" zugewiesen. Meiner Meinung nach hat das Tag mit der korrekten Aussprache fremdländischer Vokabeln aber nicht zu tun. Der Erläuterungstext zum Tag ...
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Let's add German explanations to our help center

In a recent discussion about our close reasons, it was proposed to add a German explanation. While a basic knowledge of English is required to handle the SE user interface, it is debatable whether ...
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Questions asking for a tool or offline resource

On most other Stack sites there is a close reason for searching for tools and offline resources. This reason seems to be missing on german.stackexchange.com. So would this question be on topic ? ...
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Allowing audio files with pronunciaton

Ist es möglich das Hochladen von Audiodateien (z.B. um die Aussprache zu erklären) zu erlauben? How possible would it be to allow uploading audio files for pronunciation purposes?
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Is it ok to advertise related area51 sites on meta?

There are at least two area51 sites at the moment that are likely to interest users of this site. Is it ok to open a meta thread to advertise? If yes, should there be a single meta thread for all ...
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Can We Build a Compilation of Common Small Talk Questions?

I'm looking to compile as big as list as possible of common small talk questions / answers that might be asked when conversing with a native German speaking individual. German will be my 4th language ...
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reopen “closed questions” if they get referred as origin for a duplicate?

There was this question: The difference between stellen, abstellen, aufstellen It got closed March 6 of 2019. Because of considering it a dupe to this question: What's the difference between ...
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New site theme about to launch

As has been announced before all sites on the Stackexchange Network will get a new site theme. For launch schedule and discussions refer to: Rollout of new network site themes Beta sites like us ...
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Tag discipline and convention

Today I stumbled upon the tag food-and-drink. Since there are no special language rules for words around that theme, I edited 10 questions, marked with it, and replaced the tag or just deleted it. ...
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Is marking as duplicate in a natural language topic a viable solution at all?

In case of a superficial question, which shows little evidence of research or reasons beyond "would have expected b instead", I see these options: Flag it as low quality. Assessment: low effort, no ...
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Tag proposal for formalistic/bureaucratic/legaleze: officialese?

When encountering this question I searched for a tag to mark words, which are never spoken by a living person, but live only in official documents. It would a a kind of counterpart to colloquial. ...
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tag synonym annoyance

Eine neue Frage meinerseits verzierte ich mit dem Schlüsselwort (i.f.: Tag) "Redensart", welches von einem aufmerksamen Geist rasch entsorgt wurde, weil sich eine fehlgeleitete Mehrheit hier ...
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I want to make a complaint about a user (and moderator): πάντα ῥεῖ

I just want to start by saying that I really enjoy this community. I have a passion for the german language, and I appreciate the opportunity that I get here, to ask various questions and get most of ...
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Language-Golf Proposal

Da wir es hier nicht mit so vielen Fragen zu tun haben, möchte ich unsere spanische Schwesternseite als Vorbild nehmen und Translation-Golf vorschlagen: Ursprüngliche Regeln hier Laut leginda.de sind ...