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Stepping down as moderator - Renunciando como moderador (Diego)

I have decided to step down as moderator. It was not an easy decision. I thought that you guys deserved at least a proper "goodbye/thank you" note and that you probably would ask or care for an ...
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Resources for Learning Spanish

Meta is for questions about "the workings and policies of Spanish Language Stack Exchange" (source: What's Meta?). This question was outside of said scope, so it's been repurposed as a FAQ on the ...
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Should we allow question and answer bodies to be written in Spanish?

The following question was asked in Spanish: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre tú, usted y vos? This SE is oriented to learning and improving the Spanish language, so it doesn't seem that ...
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¿Quiénes somos?

Spanish Language está creciendo y cada vez somos más usuarios. Algunos indican en su perfil de dónde son y eso nos ayuda a ver que el sitio tiene visitantes de muchos lugares del mundo. A las usuales ...
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Stack Overflow in Spanish is in commitment phase!

Finally! Stack Overflow in Spanish is in Commitment phase! This is a great opportunity for us to help the SE network grow... and in the long run, to help this very site grow! If you have a ...
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Easy way to type accented characters

Spanish has several accented or special characters: áéíóúÁÉÍÓÚüÜñÑ¿¡ Is there any easy way within the question/answer editor or Markdown to type these characters for users who don't have their ...
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¿Se vota poco en este Stack?

Acabo de aportar mi contribución a una de las preguntas más recientes del foro: "¿Palabra adecuada para referirse a un retiro anticipado?" en forma de una respuesta y un upvote para la pregunta. Al ...
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Should we make Spanish our official language?

French L&U was the first SE site to use a language other than English as its official/preferred language for questions and answers. According to at least one of the mods over at FL&U, this ...
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Stepping down as moderator (Flimzy)

Good day everyone. After something like 7 years as pro-tem moderator on this site, the time has come for me to step down as moderator. I hope you will all participate in helping to select a ...
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What are some good online resources we can use? [duplicate]

Seems like a lot of answers refer to dictionary definitions that are far more comprehensive than whatever results Google is pushing. I've also seen a few links to RAE publications that I don't seem ...
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Steps out of beta?

I just wanted to express how absolutely awesome I think spanish.stackexchange.com is for a Spanish-language enthusiast like me. I'm really happy to see the site active, and would very much like it to ...
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How are we going to deal with spanish regional variations?

It seems to me that a problem we'll have to deal with, specially with answers, is about spanish regional variations. Native speakers answering questions will naturally tend to provide answers within ...
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Can I ask beginner level (grammar, syntax, etc.) questions here?

I am about to embark on a serious, long overdue mission to learn Spanish. Assuming I put good effort into finding an answer first, can I ask beginner level (grammar, syntax, etc.) questions here (not ...
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Shouldn't we encourage people to vote up good questions? How?

I've noticed on this beta there seems to be a slightly greater lack of voting for questions than for answers. Of course I might be a bit biased by looking at my own questions too much - maybe they're ...
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¡Estamos de enhorabuena! Estado efervescente del sitio y cómo seguir creciendo

Estamos de enhorabuena. De un tiempo a esta parte en Spanish Language estamos experimentando un crecimiento progresivo y constante. A las excelentes contribuciones de guifa, Rodrigo, Diego, Gorpik, ...
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This is it! Gracias por todo. Renuncio al cargo de moderador (fedorqui)

Estimados compañeros de fatigas, intereses, curiosidades y demás: He solicitado mi baja como moderador de este sitio. Seguiré participando en el sitio pero como usuario. Hace tres años y medio ...
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Can we get the close and reopen voting thresholds lowered to 3?

This is almost a verbatim copy of a question with the same title on Home Improvement Meta. It goes to the point and I don't see anything to be improved or expanded. This has been tinkered with on ...
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Juntemos en respuestas wiki las respuestas cortas específicas de regiones / Let's use community wiki to summarize set of short region specific answers

El idioma español tiene casi 500 millones de hablantes nativos, más de 20 millones de estudiantes y es oficial en 21 países (fuente: Wikipedia sobre idioma español). Este gran dominio lingüístico ...
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fedorqui, nuevo moderador

Desde esta semana soy moderador de este sitio, a propuesta del equipo de Community Managers de Stack Exchange. Como estamos aún en fase Beta, soy un moderator Pro Tempore y me uno a Flimzy, JoulSauron ...
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Lista de comentarios útiles para el sitio

A continuación detallo algunos comentarios tipo que pueden ser útiles. Recurso útil relacionado: ¿Conoces los magic-links para los comentarios? Aprende a usarlos por el cual por ejemplo tenemos ...
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Uno entre catorce mil – ¡Enhorabuena Charlie por llegar a 50 K!

Más de catorce mil usuarios registrados. Más de quinientos usuarios en el ranking de reputación. Menos de una decena de ellos por encima de diez mil puntos. Pero solo UNO ha sido el primero en ...
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List of existing canonical questions AND the place to propose that a question be canonized

A lo largo del tiempo se ha ido creando, eligiendo o identificando ciertas preguntas/respuestas como canónicas para determinados casos. Estas son las respuestas en las que la comunidad ha respondido ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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How can we encourage people to ask more questions?

I was just looking through recent questions on the site, and realized that in the past seven days, 27 out of the 33 questions asked were created by myself and just two other users. I realize we're ...
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Seeking site translators

Soon it will be important to translate our new FAQ into Spanish. We've also talked somewhat half-heartedly about translating many of our questions and answers into both Spanish and English. For this ...
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Moderator Pro-Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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What about vulgarities and profanities?

I realize that this is the internet and that every manner of vulgarity and profanity can be found within almost no effort whatsoever. Nonetheless, that does not change the fact that this is a ...
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Retrospectiva de 2017 en Spanish.se // Spanish.se 2017 Retrospective

En el desarrollo de software (sé que muchos de los aquí presentes hemos acabado en este stack de forma tangencial debido a stackoverflow y a stackoverflow en español, así que esto no os sonará muy ...
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What to do with older, highly voted, but wrong answers?

I'm thinking about "What does “lo” in “(no) lo es” refer to?" 1 in particular, but it goes for any. It's clear that some early answers despite being heavily voted up are actually wrong, but they've ...
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Escribamos títulos de preguntas más concretos y textos con menos ruido

Últimamente me estoy fijando en que muchas preguntas contienen títulos del tipo "help me with X" o "¿alguien sabe por qué Y?", etc. Creo que debemos mejorar esta parte: el espacio del título es muy ...
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Resources for answering common questions

On this Stack Exchange we often get numerous questions of the same type, e.g. What is the meaning of this word? What is the etymology of this word? In what regions is this word used? These ...
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What should we call our "Chat Room"?

Does anyone have name suggestions for Spanish.SE's chat room? I don't like the current name (Sala de Chat) because it's too common; I think we should choose a distinctive name for our chat room. ...
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Mixed English/Spanish questions?

The consensus on Should we allow question and answer bodies in Spanish? seems to be that both Spanish and English should be allowed. However, what about mixing both languages within a single question/...
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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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Are questions about learning Spanish on-topic?

Is this site purely for experts to provide answers about translation, nuances etc about the Spanish language, or can advice be sought about learning the Spanish language. For instance: What tips do ...
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Shall we switch to Spanish-language tags?

We seem to have had a very positive reaction to the idea of making Spanish our official site language, which pleases me. This does, however, bring up another question, one we previously addressed ...
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Should quotes be in pre-formatted blocks?

I noticed a user has recently been mass-editing dozens of posts to change all quotes in quotation marks to use Markdown's pre-formatted text formatting. My understanding was that pre-formatted blocks ...
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Provide a button in the editor to insert a sound to an answer

It would be better if you can directly record the sound using the client's microphone, but if that's not possible, a upload dialog similar to the image will be sufficient. Sure all of questions in ...
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A Leadership Vacuum: Please Step Up

For the last several weeks, I have been seeking a third moderator for this site. Currently, there are only two active moderators: Joze and Flimzy, both of whom have done an excellent job of keeping ...
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Mi presentación como moderador

Desde ayer por la noche soy moderador en Spanish Language Stack Exchange. Esto ha ocurrido algo más rápido de lo que esperaba, lo cual parece que ha generado cierto descontento. Espero que ese ...
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Are word translation questions on topic?

Should questions that can easily be answered with a Spanish-English dictionary be considered on topic here? For example: How do you say "tablecloth"? Translation of "miel" What about phrases that ...
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Are comments in spanish accepted?

I think that comments in Spanish should be accepted. I've been having a series of flags condemning comments in Spanish for some reason. For now I've been dismissing them but for the sake of having a ...
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Question of English > Spanish and Spanish > English

Discussing with Filmzy we are not really sure if questions that ask a translation from spanish are on-topic on the site. All this because of this question: COLMO This question is including a ...
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How can we promote our site?

As many of you have likely noticed, we seem to have fewer questions these days than we did during the early days of the site, a few short months ago. Some of this is of course normal, as when a new ...
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Should we convert our tag wikis to Spanish?

Long ago we converted most of our tag names to Spanish, but most of our tag wikis are still in English. Do we want to convert these to Spanish as well?
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Proposal to drop "& Usage" from the site title

Update 11/25: Thanks for your feedback! We're going to go ahead and drop "& Usage" from the site title. The header image and the "official" language around the site (in the help center and about ...
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¿Conoces los magic-links para los comentarios? Aprende a usarlos

¿Qué son los magic-links? ¿Cómo funcionan? What are magic-links? How do they work?
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¡Cumplimos 5 años en beta!

Mirando en la página de estadísticas de Spanish Language en Area51 me di cuenta de que... ¡estos días se cumplen cinco años de la entrada del sitio en beta! Por lo que veo la cosa fue así: El 29 de ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Spanish Language's first moderator election has come to a close and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank him for volunteering, and share your ...
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¡Felicitemos a Charlie y Diego por llegar a 30 000 puntos y a guifa a 20 000!

Observo que Charlie acaba de llegar a los 30 000 puntos de reputación. ¡Enhorabuena! Diego está a punto de llegar (al fin y al cabo, fue el usuario con mayor reputación durante un par de años) y ...

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