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There's something you want to discuss with the community. You want users to answer and comment to express their views about it, rather than just voting; and you expect your question to be voted based on usefulness and quality. // Quieres debatir sobre algo con la comunidad. Quieres que los usuarios respondan y comenten para expresar su opinión sobre ello, en vez de solo votar; y esperas que tu pregunta sea votada acorde a su utilidad y calidad.

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¡Empieza el Winter Bash 2017! / Let the Winter Bash 2017 start!

¿Habéis visto un nuevo icono copo de nieve en la parte superior de la barra de usuario? ¡Se trata del Winter Bash 2017! Tenemos desde hoy, 13 de diciembre de 2017, hasta el 2 de enero de 2018 para ...
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When the line between nice and not nice is fuzzy

I will begin by jumping ahead to my bottom line proposal: When we find ourselves in a gray zone between what is nice and what is not nice, let us take into account the relative newness of the ...
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Is it OK adding information to an answer through suggested edits?

Usually edits to questions or answer correct misspelled words or enhance the formatting of the post. Today, when reviewing suggested edits I came across an edit that added a paragraph to an answer. It ...
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Proposing moderatorhood

This is a formal proposal to add Charlie to our crack team of moderators. Diego described Charlie's contributions to the site better than I could: preguntas muy interesantes, respuestas geniales ...
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Juegos y otros en Spanish Language

Estaba yo pensando que, ya que tenemos un foro donde hacer preguntas y respuestas sobre el idioma español, y tal vez un poco por darle más juego al sitio y atraer más atención, ¿sería posible ampliar ...
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Quoting sources and copyright issues

Many good answers here so far have involved quotations from dictionaries, RAE publications, etc. What should people keep in mind in terms of copyright rules and legal issues when quoting like this? ...
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¿Necesitamos la etiqueta "sustantivos-propios"? Hagámosla sinónima de "nombres-propios"

Actualmente hay bastante jaleo en las etiquetas. Intenté encararlo de una forma bastante genérica en ¡Ordenemos las etiquetas!, pero tal vez porque había demasiados elementos a discutir, poco se ...
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How to deal with questions like "where is this expression valid"?

Consider the question ¿Cuál es el origen del modismo "es equis" para decir que algo no es malo ni bueno, sino "más o menos"? I tried to answer it, and long ...
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Porqué discutir muchas cosas del lenguaje en ingles en lugar de en Español?

Porqué discutir muchas cosas del lenguaje en ingles en lugar de en Español? Desde que he intentado aprender otros idiomas como el ingles, tanto formalmente como autodidacta siempre ha sido en el ...
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Do we need the standard-spanish tag?

The standard-spanish tag's description reads: Questions seeking correct usage, spelling, etc. as endorsed by the Real Academia Española, the body officially charged with the maintenance and ...
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Let's not answer questions that are not well posed

Here is a question that is not well posed in my opinion: Can somone give me one or more sentences using 'acabar de'? OP went fishing in Google Translate for the vocabulary he needed to write ...
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Should I avoid editing the forms including "@", "x" and "-e" when/if seen in posts?

I just provided an answer to How should we address people in Spanish in a gender-neutral way on our site? in which I linked Are there any non-binary pronouns or neopronouns in Spanish?. Both questions ...
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¿Tiene sentido indicar que una pregunta es un duplicado de una publicación cerrada?

En mi opinión, cuando se cierra una pregunta como duplicada, no es únicamente para indicar "la respuesta a tu pregunta la puedes encontrar aquí". Es también para decir "esta pregunta ya se ha hecho ...
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Propuesta de nuevo tipo de preguntas: concursos de popularidad

Ya en su día cogí del sitio de Code Golf la idea del Translation Golf, juego que a día de hoy lleva ya 50 ediciones, y no quería perder la ocasión de coger otra de las ideas que se gestaron allí para ...
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Can we merge word-choice and some related tags?

I'm seeing what looks like a bit of a mess with a number of related and possibly overlapping tags: selecion-de-palabras term-choice terminology term-request nuances connotations meanings-definitions ...
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Editing misspellings

I know that editing for typos or misspellings should be avoided in Stack Exchange sites. However, as this is a language site, I find dangerous to leave some mistakes in Spanish that could lead to ...
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Why I closed this 'resource' question

Download Spanish–English translations (esp. conjugations) as Open Data I recently closed the above question. The OP, quite politely (thank you!) challenged my closure. My explanation quickly ...
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Should we have "request" tags?

Tags were recently added for term-request and single-word-request. The intent seems to be a pattern where requests for certain categories of things get their own "request" tag. What does the community ...
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Should we close or protect the "shit happens" question?

I want to draw people's attention to the Shit Happens question. Recently I have reviewed a couple of First Posts/Low Quality Post for this question. I have done my best to help the users make ...
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How shall we tag regional questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should we tag questions on regional dialects of Spanish? While going through all our tags, for the English/Spanish tag conversion, it became clear that we need a standard ...
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Would moderators please be as quick to reopen as they are to close

A recent question was swiftly and unilaterally closed by a moderator using a special power. (I'm in favor of our moderators using that special power when it's really necessary. I'm not going to ask ...
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Should a civic-minded question-fixer have the responsibility of creating additional questions?

Motivation Let's say an OP asks a bundle of questions all in one post, he gets politely guided to ask one question per post, he ignores the guidance, the correct number of days go by, and now I'm ...
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Should the prohibition on questions on resources be changed?

This question is motivated by this suggestion of moderator 'Flimzy': [Source:] I have wondered at times if our "no resource requests" policy is a bit too hard-lined, so I, for one, would welcome a ...
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¿Cómo evitar venganzas a la hora de votar posts?

Lo siguiente me ha pasado en varias comunidades y lo considero bastante injusto. A veces, veo una pregunta de la cual conozco la respuesta, y sé que la respuesta no es tan sencilla como parece. ...
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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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¿Cerrar las preguntas de anteriores ediciones de Translation Golf para que no inunden la "front page" del stack?

Como algunos habréis visto, esta mañana le he pegado un repaso a los tags de todas las preguntas de translation-golf para indicar el idioma del texto de esa edición. La parte buena, espero, es que ...
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How to categorize questions about the personal "a"

I was looking to see if we have a tag about the "personal a" and it did show up in the list of tags as personal-a. However, there were no questions associated with it. I tried adding it anyway, and ...
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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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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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Site etiquette proposal: do not downvote newcomer answers unless spam or nonsense

Suppose a newcomer, first-time participant, writes an answer that's not very strong (but shows some well-intentioned attempt to help the OP). (A strong answer being one that gives correct information;...
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Has anything changed in our policy regarding the language of answers here?

The bottom line summary of this answer says Ideally, the answers should be in the same language as the question. However, I don't think we should down vote or limit these other-language answers ...
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Can questions on resources be posted on Meta?

Dispirited and distressed by the closures of my 3 questions on resources, but still desiring assistance, may I repost them here on Meta please? What books explain Spanish's difficulties? https://...
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Let's train new participants to ask well-constructed questions

Suppose an OP poses a question without showing any effort, any research. Obviously, we should not write an answer as such. I think all the regulars on this site are on the same page about that. But ...
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Do we want to participate in Winter Bash 2014?

Those of you who have been here a while may remember Winter Bash. Spanish Language & Usage did not participate last year for the first time. It's coming up again, 15 December 2014 through 4 ...
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Are we getting enough notifications about new user activity?

In theory, new user activity will show up in the Review Queue, under "First Posts." But I suspect we're only getting THE FIRST first post, not multiple first posts. Has anyone else noticed this? ...
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We have a "lo" tag but no "le" tag

We get lots of beginner and intermediate questions about lo and le. We have a "lo" tag but no "le" tag. Should we create a "le" tag? Or modify the existing "lo" tag to something like "lo/le"? (...
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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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