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Please enable a migration path to Drones Stack Exchange

We looked into this and determined that this migration would be valuable. We have the pathway active now for you to use.
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The Aviation.SE icon should be a different colour.

The current light blue colour makes it look like the site is still in Beta. But we ARE still (partially) in Beta. We are simply undergoing the "two step" graduation, and we are at the first step. We ...
Federico's user avatar
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Should we penalise people who vote to close questions that should not be closed?

No. We should not. Giving users of a stack exchange site the ability to vote to close questions which are badly worded, off topic, or otherwise unwanted brings a lot of benefit to the wider community....
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How do we go about creating a "Stack Overflow Salary Calculator" for Aviation professions?

The SO salary calculator is only a gimmick to promote their jobs website; it doesn't actually work in most countries or for most developer skillsets. The input to it is based on SO's annual survey, so ...
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Why are question with bounty not closable?

Questions can only receive a bounty 48 hours or later after they're posted. Most off-topic questions are closed before somebody gets a chance to put a bounty on them. In (relatively rare) cases like ...
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How do I scale down an image without manually editing it?

This is an imgur feature: The original image: https://i.stack.imgur.com/6Mqcu.gif To get the "Medium" scaled version add an "m" to the filename: ...
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Suffrage and Vox Populi Badge are almost equal

You are not the first person to point that out (see this and this). If you vote on at least 10 questions, you can vote on 40 posts a day and get Vox Populi. If you are only voting on answers, you get ...
Farhan's user avatar
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How do we go about creating a "Stack Overflow Salary Calculator" for Aviation professions?

Unfortunately, Dan is right. The salary calculator makes sense for Stack Overflow because we have the data (annual developer survey), we have the audience (SO gets two orders of magnitude more unique ...
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How should we handle misleading comments?

When you use a comment flag, you are asking a moderator to review that comment. We moderators are here to make sure that everyone acts respectfully and abides by the rules. We are not here to be ...
Federico's user avatar
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I want to ask questions. A better reputation scoring is needed

You're asking several questions here, which I'll try to address. The rules are defined, but the most important rules not stated. The most important rules are about how to ask a good question, ...
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Image upload does not accept many of commons.wikimedia.org URL's

This is not a bug. There are two issues here: The link you're trying is not a direct link to the file. It's a server-generated thumbnail. Have a closer look at the path of the link. You will ...
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Should we penalise people who vote to close questions that should not be closed?

No, we should not do that, we will not do that, and we cannot do that. I can feel your pain because you think that people don't like your questions, which is not true. Although it is true you do ask ...
Farhan's user avatar
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Request to add a 3rd option to the "Off Topic" options when flagging a question as OT

The final page of options is only for the flag. For users with >=3k rep, here are the off-topic close reasons they can choose here: The top reason is what gets shown on the question if it gets closed....
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How should we handle misleading comments?

There has been discussion on being able to downvote comments, which I think would solve your problem. They are status-declined. Allow downvoting comments Why can't we downvote comments? However, ...
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Why are votes locked in?

It's a safeguard against certain types of abuse, as explained in the answers to this question and this question. You aren't alone in seeing this as a nuisance to those who aren't trying to abuse the ...
Ralph J's user avatar
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Desaturate blue color in vote buttons

The blue in the arrow seems to be a match to (most of) the blue triangles in the map, as well as the Ask Question button and the section highlight line. I tried desaturating them to match (the other, ...
voretaq7's user avatar
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Will enough time pass where I'll get a fresh start here on Aviation SE?

Here is said: How long do I have to wait before I can post again? What can I do to release the ban? How can I reactivate my account? Automatic bans never expire or "time out." This means that ...
Federico's user avatar
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Appealling for question ban to be lifted

Question bans are automated and none of the mods are involved. Please read this for more details and how to get out of the ban: What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/...
Farhan's user avatar
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How do we go about creating a "Stack Overflow Salary Calculator" for Aviation professions?

Before anything else, please note that we are not a forum. A forum is a place for discussion, this is a Q&A website, the working principle is a bit different. Now, semantics aside, you are ...
Federico's user avatar
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I want to ask questions. A better reputation scoring is needed

You have multiple questions here and it's a hard to understand what some of them are, but you seem to be concerned with: what restrictions are there on voting how do question bans work why can't ...
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When are we getting the Dark Theme?

Meta Stack Exchange already has it, why don't we just import it from there? Because we are completely under control of Stack Exchange, and have no control over when they implement functionality on ...
Jamiec's user avatar
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Could we arrange things so that simply editing the tags doesn't bump a question up to the top of the "active" list?

No, this is not something we can control. This has been suggested before, so I suggest you go and register your agreement with the suggestion: It should be possible to retag a question without bumping ...
Jamiec's user avatar
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Should we have a new reason for close votes which is "There is an inaccurate statement or a false premise in the question"?

My current thinking is that on a site that is open to beginner-level questions, it is impractical to expect that some, even many, questions will not contain inaccurate statements or false premises. ...
quiet flyer's user avatar
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Should we enforce comments when downvoting?

NO! Downvoting is protected as a fundamental tool of SE sites. Yes, it is often frustrating to recveive a down vote and not be sure of where it came from. I have walked a few miles in those shoes, ...
KorvinStarmast's user avatar
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Should we enforce comments when downvoting?

Downvoting is not some offense or the equivalent of beating someone up. It's merely a way to say "I don't think this is a useful post". Adding a comment is always an option, but the voting system ...
Therac's user avatar
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there should be a function for following a thread

If you "star" a question, you'll get notifications of new answers. FYI, we don't have "threads" here in the forum sense. Threads are ordered and have replies, but answers to questions can appear in ...
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