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UPDATE: Poll to choose level of restiction on Artificial Intelligence-generated answers and associated warning banner

UPDATE - 19th March This update is to inform all parties concerned that the banner change has been implemented and it will show up on the answer tab as a reminder. The tag status-completed is ...
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Why is my question about the nature and mechanism of "white fumes" from bottles of concentrated ammonia and HCl in close proximity so down-voted?

Update: I'm temporarily deleting the question to think about all the advice here and about how it might be rewritten in a streamlined way. Perhaps it can be broken up into multiple questions, now that ...
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Do we appreciate questions?

Looking at the question feed on the main chemistry site today, it seems like more than two thirds have a negative score. Have the questions gotten worse, or have the voters become more critical? Or is ...
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Wrong tooltip for vote buttons on questions

Due to an unknown mistake, the tooltips for the vote buttons now read Downvote this question if you find it unclear or not useful and Upvote this question if you find it clear and useful The ...
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Let's not forget to pay tribute to questioner if the question is good enough

I believe this has been discussed in one form or another before, starting with the famous Vote Vote Vote Vote Vote Vote Vote post. Several SE sites promote voting occasionally too via a pop-up message:...
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Why can't I take back a downvote of an answer?

Moving the mouse over the arrow says "klick again to undo", but when I try, I get a message that my vote is locked until the answer is edited. Why? I misread sth., and think the answer actually ...
Karl's user avatar
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Meta: too much talking, too little action, and a proposed solution

$\large\textbf{Firstly}$, if you haven't already noticed, we have decided to reinstate the homework close reason. Martin and I aren't great fans of the policy, but we also don't get the feeling that ...
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Sins of a User: I upvote low quality answers by new users to encourage them to contribute this bad?

I have this habit; whenever I see a new user post a "low quality" answer to a question, I tend to upvote it. When I say "low quality" answers, I mean answers that aren't particularly helpful, or don'...
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Voting at is less

Why there is not as much as voting to questions and answers as in other stack exchange sites like overflow or information security? Why users do not cast their votes even its simple?
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Reputation losses on Chemistry.SE - Can we please get the votes back?

The following illustrates the dramatic impact of a situation described earlier in Don't throw away all votes when a user is deleted. Chemistry.SE is a vivid beta site with ~ 2700 questions. The ...
Klaus-Dieter Warzecha's user avatar
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When should I up / down vote

This question is at a stack exchange meta level The alt text for up voting a question is this question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. Should the ...
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A guide to moderating chem.SE yourself - close voting

We have an awesome guide on close voting posted by Ninefingers for crypto.SE. I'll just copy it to our meta-faq, with a few tweaks.