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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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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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Vorschlag: Einstampfung von [standard-german] und [rules]

standard-german und rules sind als Tags praktisch nutzlos, da sie über die Jahre praktisch beliebig genutzt wurden – ohne einen großen Zusammenhang zur Frage. Es gibt nur sehr wenige Fragen gemäß des ...
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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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2020 Community Moderator Election

The 2020 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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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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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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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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I passed my German B2 exam. Thanks guys!

Few days ago I completed the last part I needed for getting my B2 certificate;schreiben. Now I am a certified intermediate German... doer? Anyways, thanks guys for your passion and all the indepth ...
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We should not migrate questions in German to other sites

The question has since been deleted on SO. This question - originally asked on GermanSE - was recently migrated to stackoverflow but currently the question and all answers are in German and thusly ...
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Thanks for the help people!

Recently I passed the reading and hearing section in my German B1 exam after approx 9 month of what predominantly constituted of self study. I'd like to thank every one who helped me and wrote careful ...
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2020: 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 past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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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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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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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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Grund für Suspendierung eines Users?

Warum wurde der User Prishon bis August 2031 (also für die nächsten 10 Jahre) suspendiert? Ich kann weder hier auf German.stackexchange noch auf anderen Seiten des Stackexchange-Universums ...
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2019: a year in moderation

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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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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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Intention of "Grammar-style" tag and how to proceed with it

The tag grammar-style is currently used for just 7 question (when looking today) and has no tag description at all, neither short nor extended. From the referring questions I assume this is used as a ...
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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 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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letters from Bern, Switzerland from the 1850's that i'd like translated

I have hand written letters from Bern Switzerland from the 1850's that I'd like translated from Swiss Deutsch to English. Is this the right site to ask for help with this? If not could someone point ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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A request to open my self answered question on Lückentexte

this is in regards to this question. I think it would be in best interest of the site to keep this question open. To begin, we all find this site in different ways. I for one found this site when I ...
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Vielen Dank für Ihre Hilfe

heute würde ich informiert, dass ich meine Aufnahmeprüfung beim Studienkolleg Darmstadt ( angegliedert mit Technische Universitaet Darmstadt) bestanden hab. Ich moechte ihnnen danken, fuer ihr Geduld, ...
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kommentarlos gelöschter Beitrag

Warum wurde dieser (m.E. interessante) Beitrag kommentarlos gelöscht? Möglicherweise gibt es ein Missverständnis aufgrund eines Tippfehlers? Im ersten Satz heißt es Ich kenne kein Deutsch, dieser ...
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2022: a year in moderation

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Needs detail or clarity ([Etymologie] „Streuselschnecke“)

I have expanded the initial question by 1000% with detail and clarity and voted to reopen just now, which will soon expire! This is the second meta-thread about the [Streuselschnecke] (Streusel-...
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Warum wurden die Farben der Links geändert?

Warum wurden die Farben der Links geändert? Sämtliche Links sind seit heute orange. Warum ist das so? Kann man bitte wieder zum alten Layout zurückkehren? Die neue Farbe wirkt - zumindest auf mich - ...
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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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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 ...
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