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A "Feature Request"

This is for the Moderators: Would it be possible to place a comment (perhaps from the "Community Bot") to each "newbie" who asks a question here? The comment could have a few ...
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When will ChatGPT render StackExchange obsolete?

I just watched a couple of videos on ChatGPT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw5ybNwwSbg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpwsQrc2Jls ... and then this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_aPB2pPzqE ...
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Handling really poor questions

I'll confess that I don't expect this proposal to get any real traction here, but I'll make it anyway because: a) I believe the average "question quality" has deteriorated substantially over ...
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This page is asking you to confirm that you want to leave - data you have entered may not be saved. default

I'm trying to learn the source of this warning: Is this done under control of the browser, or is this part of the code implemented by the website - Stack Exchange in this case? If it's "Stack ...
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Is "Community" designed to perpetuate clueless questions?

I'm aware "recycled Questions" appearing from Community are the system's attempt to cull hopeless questions from the stack. And I've read the "formula" for culling unanswered questions. As one ...
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Beyond Raspberry Pi?

Is it possible to expand the scope of our Raspberry Pi SE site to include other, similar single-board computers?
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Close questions that have issues that cannot be reproduced?

Here's a question where the OP determined that his original problem was down to having the wrong part number: 128x64 OLED Display Issue On other SE sites, there's a flag for that saying it should be ...
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Do we need the "Close vote" review process to show answers already in existance?

I am trying to do my duty by participating in the Review process but I find that when looking through the "Close Vote" review I have to look at the question in the normal view in order to see what ...
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Please remove the limits on user access to the schematic tool

I'm in a discussion with a user who doesn't seem to have access to the schematic tool. Is there a "reputation threshold" for access to this tool? If so, can we get rid of them?
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Suggestions for update to `Flagging > Closing > Off-Topic > Migration` page

Some questions here are definitely better fits for other SE sites as they have no special relevance to the Raspberry Pi. I think this comment is more or less generally accepted. At stands now, however,...
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Cleaning up link-only answers

A week or so ago Dmitry Grigoryev brought up the problem of informationless answers and how we deal with them. This was largely inspired by a popular Stack Exchange Meta post from several years ago. ...
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The use of proper grammar and spelling on Raspberry Pi StackExchange

Recently I have started editing lots of posts and here are some common themes I have noticed. There is a tendency for people to start questions saying they want something, personally I find this rude ...
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Gaining reputation through comments

As far as I am aware it is not possible to gain reputation through having one your comments up-voted. This seems strange as some comments I have seen are as good at answering a question, as the best ...
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Colour scheme for the Raspberry Pi meta site

I know colour is personal taste, but here me out here. I find the main Raspberry Pi site to be colourful, inviting and representative of the colours I associate with the Pi. Then there is the ...
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Tags suggestion: e-Ink e-Paper

For questions like this: Can PaPiRus serve as normal display for Raspberry Pi? (ePaper / eInk Screen HAT) linke: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/tags/e-ink/info https://stackoverflow.com/tags/e-...
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Should we have Schematics?

Because of the Pi's usage in electronics projects, we have a few questions related to connecting the Pi to various circuitry, which occasionally will require diagrams to demonstrate how it could work. ...
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Should we have MathJax? [closed]

We share some ground with Electrical Engineering - according to our on-topic rules - whenever it gets specific to the Pi. As such there are posts out there that could benefit from a readable ...
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Should we have syntax highlighting?

This has been asked before, when we were still in beta. Now we've graduated and everything looks all spiffy, I thought it would be nice to have syntax highlighting. As Jivings points out in the ...
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Cools names for the RasPi site?

I realize this site is still in beta, and compared to larger sites, it has a pretty dull name. There's Stack Overflow, Super User, Ask Different, Arqade, and then, Raspberry Pi. Oh yeah, and same with ...
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Tools for trusted users

Allot of people are register, ask and go users on here. It is getting pretty crazy typing in "Welcome .... Please read the FAQ ... ask a specific question... etc" A "Welcome" button would be nice ...
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Enable syntax highlighting for code [duplicate]

It would be nice to have syntax highlightin in the same way that StackOverflow does. As far as I could see, right now we do not have support for highlighting.
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Blog for the RaspberryPi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Want to write for a blog? I am putting this question soliciting opinions and interest from the communicty about having a community blog for the RaspberryPi.SE as mentioned ...
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Why can't we embed or upload videos?

There are many times I would love to embed a video from YouTube or even my own. I am not sure if its the correct place to ask as this section is small; but imagine if we were the first to allow for ...
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Is it worth having a redirect for rasberrypi.stackexchange.com? [closed]

I've got this wrong several times, and all I got was a panda... UPDATE updated the title to avoid confusion, sorry if that renders some comments obsolete
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Can we rename this site to be more inclusive of Linux ARM hardware?

I think there is a lot of overlap between questions that will be asked on this site concerning the Raspberry Pi, and questions related to other similar hardware such as the BeagleBone, PandaBoard, etc....
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