Unanswered Questions

80 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Vote, vote, vote!

This is basically a re-hash that goes back to the early days of this site and in fact to the core of SE. I wish to encourage the community to vote early, and vote often. The reason I am bringing this ...
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10 questions migrated from Gamification

Just a FYI: Gamification was closed in private beta. As there was some overlap in scope with this site, some of the questions posted there were migrated here after it was closed. These may need some ...
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Google Scholar makes APA formatted reference only a few clicks away

Google Scholar now has a cite button on each reference which makes it easy to get an APA formatted reference. See the announcment on the blog and this image taken from the blog post: Implications I ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #1 on Psychology & Neuroscience has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them ...
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Invitation to active users to ask a few more questions

The site's answer rate is currently sitting at around 85% and our questions per day is around 1.0. One of the challenges of building this site is getting enough content so that we can start ...
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Mod-closure of questions

I've taken over from Josh as pro-tem mod and I am honored to join the mod team. However, the downside of this is that now I am a mod, I can't participate in the voting process any longer, so you have ...
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We've passed the 500+ Visits per day statistic (January 2013)

The following are just a few observations about our Area 51 site statistics. I have just noticed that our visits per day are now above 500 per day. This is enough to be classified as "okay". In ...
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Neurobiology Rivalries, part IV, A New Hope?

This is a follow on for these 3 questions: The neuroscience and neurobiology tags Are questions about neurobiology on or off topic? Splitting up questions on neurobiology between cognitivesciences.se ...
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What is the proper way of asking a question that seeks an explanation for a phenomenon that is believed to be real based on anecdotal evidence?

Questions seeking a scientific explanation for the asker's anecdotal experience has been asked before, with a very good reception by the community. For instance: By learning to read and write upside ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Upvoting under-researched questions

In re Brain Waves and Psilocybin Mushroom where the entire question was: Is there any research on brain waves when on Psilocybin Mushrooms or LSD ? Thanks Currently at +4/-0 votes, I'm kinda ...
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Is it possible to have a giant floating banner that reads: "YOU MUST CITE YOUR CLAIMS […]"

If you haven't noticed, there's been a small spike in new responders lately, which is great! However, it's not great that the majority of them are not citing any of their claims…many of which are ...
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Please flag posts which go against the site rules

The past few days a whole lot of flags were raised, but a few of them I had to decline since a simple down vote or comment was sufficient. Please only flag when needed! On the other hand, on one ...
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We're now "Okay" on the Area 51 Avid Users Statistic: August 2012

I just noticed that we've just switched from "needs work" to "okay" on the avid user count on Area 51. There's still much to do to get this site to where it's really thriving, but it's nice to pass ...
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Are "tool request" questions acceptable? Should we have guidelines for them?

Most of our software questions are recommendation questions asking for software that can perform a certain task. I'm generally against these, and they're generally against the SE philosophy of what's "...

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