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¿Quiénes somos?

Argentina pablodf76 Nacido, criado y viviendo en Rosario, provincia de Santa Fe, región litoral de Argentina, 300 km antes de que el río Paraná se vuelque al océano. Dialecto rioplatense con eses tan ...
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This is it! Gracias por todo. Renuncio al cargo de moderador (fedorqui)

Gracias por dedicar tu tiempo y esfuerzo a las tareas de moderación. Sé mejor que nadie que le has dedicado muchas horas a asegurarte de que el stack estuviese libre de problemas (a veces incluso ...
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Lista de comentarios útiles para el sitio

Usuario nuevo o despistado, muchos votos negativos sin comentario explicatoria Por favor, no nos pasemos con los votos negativos, sobre todo con los usuarios nuevos. Animad a aprender [ask]/[answer]...
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Stepping down as moderator (Flimzy)

Thanks Flimzy! Wow, 7 years is quite a lot... Every now and then I have found myself looking for some ideas about the site, checking how some things should be handled or rules applied. Quite often, I ...
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Resources for answering common questions

Here are some resources organised by question type: Question Resources What does this word mean? significado definiciones Diccionario de la lengua española (DLE) rae Diccionario del uso del ...
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List of existing canonical questions AND the place to propose that a question be canonized

Estas son las preguntas que se han identificado como canónicas a lo largo del tiempo These are the questions we have identified as Canonical: When is it written with and without accent: porqué/...
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Can I ask beginner level (grammar, syntax, etc.) questions here?

Our only real prohibition against beginner-level questions is that questions must demonstrate a minimal level of research. As a general rule, if the question could be easily answered with a beginner-...
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Uno entre catorce mil – ¡Enhorabuena Charlie por llegar a 50 K!

Habéis conseguido que se me escape la lagrimita en pleno trabajo, menos mal que para esas cosas soy comedido y consigo disimularlo, pero que sepáis que todavía tengo la piel de gallina y me tiembla ...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In your opinion, what do moderators do? Moderators are just "exception handlers". Every user with a bit of experience may help moderate the site, but there are some situations standard ...
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What if there's a question here in a language other than English and Spanish?

All posts must be in either Spanish (preferred) or English (acceptable). All other languages are not permitted. This is explained here, without explicitly stating that other languages are not ...
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Do we want accepted answers on our site to be unpinned from the top?

The accepted answer should stay pinned to the top Upvote this answer if you want to keep the current behavior, where the accepted answer is pinned to the top.
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Charlie renuncia a su puesto de moderador

Gracias por tanto, Charlie. Gracias por enseñarnos que una pregunta puede ser la mejor excusa para hacer volar la imaginación, investigar y descubrir cosas sorprendentes. Gracias por enseñarnos que ...
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¡Estamos de enhorabuena! Estado efervescente del sitio y cómo seguir creciendo

Un par de opiniones genéricas sobre los sitios en beta: Por las normas de los sitios de Stack Exchange, votar una pregunta otorga +5 puntos, mientras que responderla otorga +10 y otros +15 si te la ...
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This is translation-golf! The translation with the least number of characters wins!

English Translation-golf rules Important notice: There can be only one active edition of a translation-golf game at any given time. The winner of the current game will have the right to ask the next ...
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Can I ask beginner level (grammar, syntax, etc.) questions here?

Absolutely, we're both ELL and ELU in one (I think the ELL split off once those questions ended up being too numerous on ELU). The main thing is to check to see if there's another question that ...
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Lista de comentarios útiles para el sitio

Usuario nuevo que no contesta a lo que se pregunta: Bienvenido/a a [Spanish.se]. Te recomiendo visitar las secciones de [tour] y [help] para entender un poco mejor la filosofía de este sitio. ...
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Stepping down as moderator - Renunciando como moderador (Diego)

Allow me to answer in Spanish, for I am too much affected to think in English. Lamento que al final todo haya desembocado en esto. Hemos estado hablando en el chat de moderadores y no puedo decir que ...
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Custom Spanish Language design and logo - Information gathering

I would say that the main conclusion of the discussion about the favicon is that the letter ñ is a good representative of the Spanish language. Seeing that using one special symbol of the language in ...
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How do we show how things are pronounced?

Pronunciation can be represented either phonemically or phonetically. Phonemic Transcription Phonemes are the perceptually different units of sound a language that are contrastable (that is, switch ...
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This is translation-golf! The translation with the least number of characters wins!

Methods to easily count characters in a text Please add here any method you find useful to count only the characters in a text, not counting puntuation marks, only letters [a-zA-Z] (including the ...
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Charlie's Greatest Hits

¿Por qué decimos "apropiar" (sin r) y no "apropriar" si viene del latín "appropriāre"? (aparente001: I have always been confused about apropriado and ...
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Pregunta para los mods actuales: ¿qué supone para vosotros ser moderador de Spanish.SE?

La lista de competencias de un moderador está bien explicada en: Who are the diamond moderators, and what is their role?, cuya traducción al castellano puede encontrarse en Meta SOes: ¿Quién son los ...
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