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¿Son offtopic las preguntas sobre términos en inglés que se refieren a aspectos del idioma español?

Recientemente se ha formulado en el sitio la siguiente pregunta: When talking in English about Spanish orthography, which diacritics does "tilde" cover? Iba a responder a la pregunta ...
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Será posible (en un futuro) agregar fragmentos de código ejecutable en el Spanish Language Beta

Acabo de ver esta pregunta en el Spanish Language Beta: ¿Existe una versión del “color carne” no racista?. Quise contestar la pregunta agregando un fragmento de código con algunos nombres de colores ...
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What's a kosher way of switching to the community wiki approach?

Let's say there's a question that gets several answers, but I think the question lends itself to being community wiki. Do I have to post at Meta, or is there some more direct way of switching the ...
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Why can't I see my close vote?

I voted to close How to convey in Spanish "That is flattering" with positive connotations? because there aren't any sample sentences with a blank where the word would go, to show us how to ...
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What are multiple ways a visitor could find the canonical questions?

In a website, the most important information should be findable in multiple ways. For example, an organization's phone number or email address could be in a thin banner at the top, and in the footer, ...
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What topics do we need canonical answers for?

We have some canonical Q-As (listed in ¿Qué preguntas canónicas tenemos? What are the canonical answers we've discovered over the years?), but we need more, so that we can point ...
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Invert the duplicate relationship

I came across a duplicate question relationship which I think should be inverted. The closed question has better answers. From the accepted answer in the current duplicate I like: It's a polite ...
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Is it fair to close an English duplicate question where the pointed-to Q-A is in Spanish? [duplicate]

This question arises from the discussion about whether to close Removal of accents from demonstratives. Let's say we get a new question in English about something that's already been asked and ...
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Cambio del mensaje de bienvenida en el chat de “La Tertulia”

En el chat principal del sitio, La Tertulia, se puede leer ahora mismo el siguiente mensaje de bienvenida: Lugar de chateo para los grammar punkies de Spanish Language Se está debatiendo sobre la ...
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Y tú ¿por qué participas en Meta?

Inspirado por Y tú ¿por qué no participas en Meta?, me gustaría comparar las diferentes motivaciones que tienen los que participan con cierto ritmo en nuestro Meta.
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Do we want a different favicon for Spanish Language?

Currently both Spanish Language and Earth Science have a favicon that is almost the same (see Meta.SE Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar (exactly the same in HNQ list) and Earth ...
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Y tú ¿por qué no participas en Meta?

En estos últimos tres o cuatro meses, quitando a los dos moderadores, se pueden contar con los dedos de una mano los usuarios que han preguntado / respondido / comentado algo, lo que sea, en hilos de ...
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¿Qué etiquetas deberíamos utilizar para las preguntas del tipo “Diferencia entre la palabra X y Y”?

Veo la pregunta What is the difference between "migas" and "migajas"?, con etiquetas uso-de-palabras y vocabulario y me quedo dudando: ¿es correcto que use estas etiquetas? Hago ...
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Moderators can now exclude questions from the HNQ list – when should we use this?

The mechanics Hot Network Questions (HNQ) are questions shown in the bottom right sidebar featuring from other sites of the Stack Exchange network that are considered “hot” by a heuristic that takes ...
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¿Sobre qué elementos de revisión debemos evitar los mods ejercer el “binding vote”?

Los moderadores tenemos un "binding vote" para todos los elementos del stack que moderamos (cerrar y abrir preguntas, borrar y desborrar contribuciones - cualquier cosa en las colas de revisión). Esto ...
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Shall we start making our own collection of false cognates, and if so, where?

I was just editing a bilingual answer and had to take out "censorship" and use "censure" instead. ("Censure" is "criticism" but "censorship" refers to the suppression or prohibition of part of a book,...
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How do you decide whether to vote to close an iffy question?

I've noticed that deciding whether to close a question on this site is a bit different from some other sites. I've become persuaded that it makes sense to be less stringent here than on some other ...
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How can we encourage participants to assist with the “review” queue?

In a recent Meta comment, a moderator wrote: We need more people to go through the /review section. Otherwise it is @Diego and me cleaning it up, which works in the meanwhile but just hides the ...
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¿Qué implicaciones tiene graduarse?

Al hilo de la pregunta Would our site like to contribute an opinion to a Meta.SE question about difficulties sites like ours have trying to graduate from Beta? ha resurgido el debate sobre qué tan ...
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Would our site like to contribute an opinion to a Meta.SE question about difficulties sites like ours have trying to graduate from Beta?

A Meta.SE question Writing.SE clamours for graduation has brought up the difficulties sites like ours have trying to graduate from Beta. Would we like to weigh in? Either with one voice, or with ...
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Catalan Language SE?

Would any of the members of this site be keen on supporting a Catalan Language SE proposal on Area 51? Apologies if meta isn't the appropriate place for questions like this! I saw similar Meta posts ...
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How can we salvage the question “Are names of international figures still translated routinely in Mexican universities?”?

I would like to reopen Are names of international figures still translated routinely in Mexican universities?, which is specifically focused on famous people whose names come up in Mexican ...
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2018: a year in moderation

A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in that we amortize the overall moderation cost ...
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Retrospectiva de 2018 en Spanish.se // Spanish.se 2018 Retrospective

Sirva este post para desearos a todos los usuarios feliz entrada y salida del año. Ahora que estamos a punto de empezar 2019, parece un buen momento para hacer una retrospectiva de lo que ha sido ...
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¡Empieza el Winter Bash 2018! / Let the Winter Bash 2018 start!

¿Habéis visto un nuevo icono copo de nieve en la parte superior de la barra de usuario? ¡Se trata del Winter Bash 2018! Yo me acabo de dar cuenta de que estaba. ¿Me he perdido alguna notificación? ...
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Are questions about specific sentences allowed?

There is a sentence which I want to write, but I am very uncertain of it. The site that I'm using (SpanishDict) gives me a direct translation, which I am not sure if I can trust. Here is the question ...
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¿Seria on-topic una pregunta sobre la traducción de un juego de palabras en particular?

Hace como un mes quise hacer una pregunta, pero me faltó tiempo para publicarla y luego empecé a preguntarme si sería on-topic o no, así que hoy he sacado tiempo para preguntar en meta. El contexto ...
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Where are the links to the features questions in Meta after the redesign?

Is it possible to reinstate our links to favorite posts in the semi-permanent sidebar? Or did we lose that feature with the redesign?
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Is there a difference really between [tag:reflexivos] and [tag:pronominales]

Is there a difference really between reflexivos and pronominales? I had never heard of pronominal before participating in this site. Example question: I understand that Me llamo is like, I am [...
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Removal of a link to an article and video from an answer by a moderator

The question I answered was this: The use of 'imperfecto' vs. 'indefinido' in two specific sentences I gave an answer based on a formal, written article and provided the link. ...
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¿Hay alguna manera en la que podamos hacer encuestas en el SE?

Estaba pensando en una encuesta para el grupo, tal vez polémica, pero que siempre me ha interesado averiguar: Cuales crees que son los dialectos mas bellos y mas feos del español.
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What's the difference between [orden-de-palabras] and [sintaxis]?

What's the difference (if any) between orden-de-palabras and sintaxis? What I mean is, what are some examples (if they exist) that should have one or the other tag, but not the other? Or, are they ...
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¿Responder de acuerdo al uso coloquial o de acuerdo a las reglas del idioma?

Dado que el lenguaje es dinámico y está en constante cambio, es habitual que primero se genere una nueva forma de expresión, y sólo después se acepte como norma dentro del lenguaje. Cuando una ...
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Si queréis contactar con los moderadores a través de flags, hacedlo en publicaciones (y no en comentarios)

Cada mes los moderadores gestionamos entre 50 y 100 reportes (flags). Los hay de muchos tipos, pero básicamente se pueden dividir en dos: los que se hacen a comentarios. los que se hacen a ...
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Is the “deletreo” tag needed?

Prologue: This question originally appeared at Tag Housekeeping Requests. I brought it over here and gave it a separate thread of its own because that request/proposal turned out to need more ...
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Tag Housekeeping Requests

This is a page where simple tag housekeeping can be requested. If you have an idea for, for example, a tag synonym, this is a good place to record it. If your simple request turns out to need more ...
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Newcomer's off-topic post: to downvote or not to downvote?

How this question originated: I read an interesting discussion in La Tertulia about whether it's a good idea to downvote a newcomer's off-topic question. I thought this could be a fruitful discussion ...
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What is the purpose of “meaning-in-context” tag?

I just noticed that we have a meaning-in-context tag. As of now the tag has no usage guidance. Only two questions are tagged with this tag and one of the is closed as off-topic. The other queston is ¿...
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Gentle ways of bringing newcomers into our way of doing things

Let's edit imperfectly posed questions which are salvageable. What I have learned from my participation at Academia SE and ELU SE is that when a newcomer asks a question that isn't on topic, rather ...
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What's the difference between [acentuación] and [diacríticos]?

What is the difference, if any, between the tag acentuación and the tag diacríticos? If a question is correctly tagged with acentuación, then is the ortografía tag actually ...
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Agenda del sitio [closed]

He encontrado que este sitio tiene implícitamente una política y una mentalidad bastante nocivas para el español. No se pueden hacer preguntas "culturales" o "políticas", más bien, consiste ...
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Proposal: add custom close reason for questions that are not about the Spanish language

This is a feature-request post. Upvoting it means you agree with the proposal. Downvoting it means you disagree with the proposal. You can answer or comment if you want, but you don't need to. ...
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Documentation of bounties

I noticed that a site participant put a huge (400) bounty recently on an oldish question. I've only touched the surface of that Q&A page, and am planning on spending some time digging into it, ...
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¿Dónde podemos hacer memes del SE o podemos al menos hacerlo?

A veces veo cosas interesantes en el SE que me llaman la atención, por ejemplo preguntas relacionadas con otras, usuarios que se destacan. En este caso para mí es la reciente obsesión de Charlie por ...
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Let's start collecting our HNQ data

I am interested in learning more about how exposure via the Hot Network Questions (HNQ) list affects our efforts to attract more participants to Spanish Language Beta SE (SLB) and stimulate ...
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¿Cuáles son los hitos de esta comunidad en cuanto a proyección mediática?

Hoy nos avisó Charlie de que Alfred López se ha registrado en el sitio. Se trata del autor del famoso blog Ya está el listo que todo lo sabe. Tras la alegría inicial, y hablando del tema, se nos ...
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¿Por qué la pregunta “Technical translation for 'stream'” tuvo tanto 'éxito'?

¿Qué tiene una pregunta como ésta para ser vista 1k en un día, con 9 votos y 5 respuestas? Desde mi punto de vista es poco atractiva y referida a un ámbito súper restringido. Con todo respeto por ...
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Some concerns about recent messages in the chatroom La Tertulia

(Please jump to the ampersands at the bottom if you want the TL:DR) English version follows Compañeros: Antes que nada, ¿puedo pedir, querido lector, que eches un ojo a Stack Overflow Isn’t Very ...
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How broad is “too broad”?

I just noticed that this question has been reopened: What are the main differences between Spanish in Spain and Spanish in Latin America? It is a very old question -- actually a pre-Beta question. ...
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¿Cómo podríamos clasificar las etiquetas por tipos de sentencias?

Después de ¿Deberíamos juntar modismos / frases idiomáticas / expresiones en una única etiqueta? Should we use a unique tag for idioms?, modismos tiene estos sinónimos: frases ...

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