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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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Let’s make a German welcome page/FAQ for visitors who speak little or no English

Why? Naturally, our site can be a valuable and attractive resource for visitors who speak English only a little bit or not at all. Be they language learners who did not learn English first or native ...
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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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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, ...
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Still unchanged summary in the StackExchange site overview page

In the overview page for all S.E. sites* we are still listed with our initial site summary: Q&A for speakers of German wanting to discuss the finer points of the language and translation *site ...
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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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Tag synonym requests

Related: Which language to use in tags? If the consensus is to use english-language tags, I suggest the following tag synonyms be created by whoever can create them (Mods? Community managers?) for ...
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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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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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Welcher Tag passt zu einer “Wie verbreitet ist Wort X”-Frage?

Diese Frage, die danach fragt, wie verbreitet/bekannt das Wort "Treppenwitz" ist, hat (nur) den Tag compounds, der hier natürlich überhaupt nicht passt. Ich habe aber keinen gefunden, der eher passen ...
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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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Normative Fragen

Wie sollen wir mit normativen Fragen umgehen, d.h. mit Fragen, die nach der Richtigkeit oder Falschheit sprachlicher Ausdrücke fragen?
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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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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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The link “show [1] more comments” doesn't work on the mobile site

As the title says, the link "Show [1] more comments" simply doesn't work. Note, that you have to be logged out to see this behavior.
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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 auf ...
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The most abused tags?

E.g. on every second question I'm seeing the tag "meaning in context", where the question doesn't really have to do much with context specifically (see below), but rather with grammar or something ...