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Raspberry Pi — Top User Swag!

Can you find your name on the first two pages here? If so, brace yourself for some good news! {obligatory pie/pi pun or pie-related joke here} We wanna send you a little package, as a token of our ...
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Congratulation Joan for 50k!

Congratulation to Joan for being the first user on RaspberryPi to reach the astonishing amount of 50k rep. Thanks for putting in that much effort (close to 2k answers) to help countless (stats say "~...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Raspberry Pi 's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Raspberry Pi's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be installed as elected moderators shortly — please thank them for ...
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Raspberry Pi give-away - blog participation

As you're all aware - We Started a Blog! and to stimulate community contributions we will be giving one shiny Raspberry Pi away*. Eligible for nomination are contributions within the next three ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Removal of personally identifying information

Hear, hear: There's now a new mod only editing tool redact that allows to remove personally identifying or login information from posts (as those things were previously still in the edit history). It ...
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Late 2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Raspberry Pi's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering, ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 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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Where is da SWAG?

Anything expected in this area? I liked the shirts presented in the Design Meta post. Any kind of promotional things happening? Or can we buy from anywhere
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It’s time to get back on course

I’ve noticed a growing obsession with numbers on Raspberry Pi these past few months. The thing is, watching stats isn’t your job. Your job is to create the very best body of Raspberry Pi knowledge on ...
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The strange case of the waxing and waning reputation

Yesterday I received +150 odd reputation points - someone had voted up all of my posts. Today they were automatically removed. Has anyone else been the victim of strange voting patterns? Would ...
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Thank you Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange! A book was born

I never thought I would, but I did. I published a book :) And it all started here at this Stack Exchange. Thanks to all the questions that I could answer and all the answers to my question. I have ...
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How should we handle Raspberry Pi Foundation Trademark issues?

With the meta question The evaluation period is over. We need your feedback! suggesting that we might want to encourage better integration with the wider Raspberry Pi community, and the earlier meta ...
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Happy 100th day!

Happy 100th day of existence on StackExchange! I'll brink the cake, if you bring the beverages! But, seriously, I wanted to thank all of you who have worked hard to answer nearly every question and ...
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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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Should We Find A Better Way to Deal With no-boot/crash Questions?

On Raspberry Pi SE I have noticed a ridiculous amount of "Why is my Pi not booting?" or "Pi crashing" questions that are very poorly asked. I understand that a lot of people have this problem, and if ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 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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Want to write for a blog?

One of the most important, and hardest, tasks for a new beta site is to get more members. A blog could be a great way to evangelize our nice, little site while getting more members and increasing ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 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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SD card shrinking stuff

Just going to say that there seem to a lot of questions with 'How do I make a SD card image smaller?' or 'Fit SD card image onto other (smaller) SD' etc: Shrinking Image Truncating SD image How to ...
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Could more arm dev-boards be on topic?

Dear fellow Raspberry Pi lovers, I know this question has been asked before, but the last time seems to have been a while ago, and I think it might be time to consider it again. We all love our Pi's,...
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How to ask good questions?

How can I ask better questions? As I looked at the site stats, I noticed that many questions go unanswered. I believe that this is the fault of the questions. Some links that have helped myself: ...
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Is “Community” pushing themed questions now?

This night Community choose eight audio related questions to push in a row (ok, one HDD/WiFi question in between). Is this intentionally? If so has it been observed before? (I cannot remember to have ...
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Winter Bash 2015

This is more of an announcement than a question. If some of you have noticed or received a hat for your profile pic (yes, really...) this is part of Stack Exchange's network wide Winter Bash. Here's ...
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I got RasperryPi stack exchange on the Jupiter Broadcasting TechSnap show, kinda :)

I recently started listening to this show TechSnap I found while spending countless of hours watching yuotube clips. It actually got me hooked as the questions are by people like you, or me and ...
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Help narrowing down a broad question

I'm building a security project on a Raspberry Pi and want to ask the following: Is motion detection and facial recognition best done in real time or taken from still photo? Some Context I want ...
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How to decide/action make a Wiki?

Is this a good question to make a Wiki out of? Is there a serious alternative to the Raspberry Pi that includes Gigabit Ethernet? And what is the process to flag this up?
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Does Self-Evaluation affect graduation chances?

There are a number of questions on this meta to do with the chances of the site's graduation from Beta. There is a common theme regarding lack of participation in areas other than the main Q&A. ...
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What should be done with the [setup] tag?

I was recently browsing the tags and I noticed something weird. The setup tag. Currently we can split up the tag into two separate categories. Questions about configuring operating systems, and ...
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Can we encourage users to use OS specific tags?

I've had to ask many times what flavour of Linux is being used in the question. I know there are only three, but answers can vary wildly depending on which is being used. For example: What's the ...
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Stack Exchange Annual hacking

Do we REALLY have to have this childish prank each year? This is hardly encouraging responsible adult behaviour.
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TAGS for Revisions

Do you think we need to make TAGS for revisions of PCB's ? Sometimes hardware questions and their answers will depend on if it's the early PCB or the slightly newer ones or complete new ones, ...
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Should we maintain a list of open source repositories that users can upload/contribute or download from?

It makes sense to me at least that there should be a list of useful repositories that users can download code from and maybe contribute to. This isn't a wish to enforce policy but that having a list ...