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I couldn't comment on your site because my rating was below 50

I am new to technology and I have never commented before. This strange form of discrimination seems a little unfair for those of us who don't spend their lives glued to social media. Please help a ...
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Am I allowed to use other q and a sites?

I'm just curious if like, for example I was trying to answer a story-id question, am I allowed to use other q and a cites to find an answer to the question I'm trying to answer.
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How can I access a reply/comment on a deleted question?

I posted a comment on the question What does claim to notoriety mean in this sentence?, in which I suggested that there was no special meaning, the words meant what they normally mean, and therefore ...
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Is posting a whole copyighted poem allowed?

I would like to ask fellow users of the site what they think about a certain poem that fascinates me but that I don't understand. The poem's copyright has not expired, and it is not available ...
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Blocked by “You can only post once every 40 minutes.” after a failed post

I attempted to post a question, but forgot to type in a title. After filling in a title, I was blocked by a 40 minute timer. Is this the intended behavior? Since my attempt was blocked because of ...
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Rename [hitchhikers-guide-galaxy] to [the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy]

The tag character limit was recently lifted to 35 characters. With that room now available, I'd like to suggest that we rename hitchhikers-guide-galaxy (24 characters) to the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-...
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I've been told my question is better suited to a forum, but where should I go?

This question was adopted/stolen from the RPG Stack Exchange's Meta. I asked a question about literature that was closed. Someone recommended that I try posting the question on another website. What ...
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What are some good (legal) resources for finding the text of books?

Many good answers on this site are going to require quoting passages of the text of a novel, poem, play, or other piece of literature. Thus, knowing where to find such passages is going to be very ...
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Why was my question about Watership Down downvoted?

This is a copy of my question about Watership Down, which I have since deleted. I have the 2005 version of the book Watership Down. I have just read it, and also, I have read an offline review ...
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How to quote poetry and other multi-line texts?

This is just so there's something I can link to on the meta when this issue comes up. Is it possible to quote multi-line text on the Stack Exchange software?
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Why is this answer a community wiki?

Why was this answer made into a wiki? Should a moderator remove its community wiki status?
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Tag synonym request: [one-100-years-of-solitude] and [100-years-of-solitude]

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez has one of those long names which don't fit in tags and aren't easy to shorten. One way to make it short is writing "(one) hundred' as "100". We ...
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How do I add links into comments?

I was trying to direct a person to the tour when I realized that I did not know how to put links in comments. How do I do it?
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Is there a confirmed date for public beta? [duplicate]

Is there a confirmed date for public beta? I am just wondering, as I could not seem to find one.
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I typoed a tag but didn't notice. How can I fix it?

I tagged my question but spelled the author's name wrong. Because the first tag already has a tag wiki, I can't edit my question with the new tag. How can I fix this?
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How do I help with this site?

I've been wanting a Literature Stack Exchange for a while. I'm mainly on English Language and Usage with 5,000 rep (would have continued to grow, but a current job as an editor keeps me busy.) That ...
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Tag synonym request: lord-of-the-rings -> the-lord-of-the-rings

Can we please have the-lord-of-the-rings and lord-of-the-rings as synonyms? In SFF, the latter is popular and in Movies.SE, the former. I think both are likely to be used here. (I personally prefer ...
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What are the criteria for the Beta badge?

The Beta badge is supposed to be awarded when you: Voted 10 times, added 3 posts score > 0, and visited the site on 3 separate days during the private beta. But there are plenty of us who've voted ...
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Why have I lost 7 reputation from one downvote?

My reputation dropdown indicates that I've had a change in reputation of -7 from this question, which only has one downvote. Therefore, shouldn't I have only lost 2 reputation instead of 7?
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Can [on-topic] and [scope] be merged and synonymised?

The scope tag is for questions about the scope of the site. That includes questions about what kind of things are on-topic or off-topic, but there have already been four questions using the on-topic ...
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When will Literature get its own badges?

This is my first time to participate in an SE beta. I've gotten a badge or two already, but I noticed that they show up in my notifications as the same shape as whatever other SE sites use (i.e., a ...
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What are the criteria for private beta?

Forgive my ignorance, but I couldn't find any documentation on this subject. This is the first time I've been part of an SE private beta and I am unfamiliar with the process. The info page you have ...