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Burninate [flight]

Personally, I agree to the burnination. I'll wait to see if there is any dissenting opinion
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I am unable to ask a question on aviation stack exchange?

From looking at the logs, it looks like you've hit several issues: A question hit the quality check. The quality filter is a bit on the dumb side, so it doesn't actually know whether your question ...
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How do you remove a tag?

Just remove the tag from the question. Tags which aren't used by any questions just disappear on their own after a short while. In this case, though, since the tag content is questionable, a staff ...
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If you get a privilege, but drop below the amount needed once you have it, would you lose the privilege awarded at the needed level?

Yes. So to take you as an example, if you have 1250 points and bountied a question for more than 250 points, you would no longer have access to the 1000 point privileges.
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Why the down vote on my last 3 question?

You've been on StackExchange a long time now and have had a lot of feedback about your questions and answers on many SE sites, so you really should know by now why they're not very good questions. ...
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Should we have a tag popup also for "accident-investigation"?

I would propose a pop-up text that would look like the following (simple adjustment of a few words from the accidents pop-up): Tip: Questions about investigations get better answers if they: ...
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Opinion based? No, just quite difficult

I agree that asking for data would be an improvement and it's probably a good general way to improve 'fuzzy' questions and make them more focused and answerable. In this case, asking for data or ...
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Do the current moderators stay moderators?

Do our friendly neighborhood mods @voretaq7, @Lnafziger, and @egid have to nominate themselves if they want to keep the role? That's exactly the case: existing moderators will need to run for ...
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Reputation points not attributed

To add on ratchet's answer, you can check this page [NOTE: this is mins' page, any user can get its own by checking its own profile] And from there you see what is happening:
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Reputation points not attributed

The green check mark of the accepted answer is worth 15 points all on its own. So you have 1 upvote (10 rep) and the accept (15 rep) for a total of 25 rep.
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Merge [boeing-747-8] → [boeing-747]?

It was discussed that we do not need variant-specific tags of aircraft models here. Unless there is a change in consensus, I support the tag merge.
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Under what conditions can an account be suspended? (EDIT: Case Closed)

Moderators don't generally discuss the situations of particular users publicly. Nobody gets suspended for asking a duplicate question, or even several. No user has been suspended for anything related ...
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Tagwiki edit was accepted with only one review

What went wrong? Nothing. ♦ moderators have superpowers™. If a ♦ moderator accepts or rejects something, no other review is necessary.
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Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"?

It is my understanding that flags should not be used to mark answers that are factually wrong. We delete answers if they are spam or if they do not actually attempt to answer the question. The answer ...
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How do I get my question privileges back?

The help centre has a whole page about question bans and how to get out of them. Note in particular: Stack Exchange cannot lift question bans by request. It'll be tricky to get out of the ban. ...
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Why were my rebuttals to another user's comments deleted?

While you may feel that your comments were just "blunt and lacked some grace," others may see them as being more harsh. You felt that the other user was not understand what you were trying ...
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How do you remove a tag?

AFAIK new tags pop up in the mods' cue anyway, so it will be killed quickly. But at least now they'll know it wasn't your doing :)
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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.sstatic.net/6Mqcu.gif To get the "Medium" scaled version add an "m" to the filename: ...
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What does tag score mean?

Per Meta: Users with more than 2500 reputation (1250 on beta sites) and a total answer score of 5 or more on a given tag may suggest synonyms for that tag. So you as a user would need to have ...
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Can moderators post as other users?

That comment is automatically generated by the system when you click the "Vote to Close" button while selecting a duplicated question as a reason.
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How can we best tackle the reviewing discrepancy?

How can we best tackle this ongoing discrepancy? It also sometimes leaks into the comments of questions creating bad noise for newcomers, and rarely individual posts are discussed here on meta. Well, ...
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How do I flag as "low quality"?

An answer can only be flagged as Very Low Quality when it has a score of 0 or lower is less than 7 days old If the score is the problem, you can try to downvote it first, and open the dialog again. ...
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Why is this question being repeatedly closed?

I lean towards agreeing with you, so I have cast the deciding reopen vote. You may find it gets closed again, at which point I think we can safely say the community has spoken.
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Why can't I select which site to migrate to?

The short answer is "We haven't set up any migration paths yet - the lazy-ass moderation staff should get to work on that!" The longer answer is we've been kind-of ignoring the issue since we really ...
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Where can I find site statistics, now that we have graduated?

Now that the site has been graduated we're not really supposed to be concerned with these metrics, the idea being that the site has proven it's "healthy enough" to stand on its own (and frankly these ...
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How do I get my question privileges back?

Answering your original question rather than the many duplicate questions you've made on the meta here, here, and here The best way to get out of a ban is to improve your posts as explained here. ...
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How do I get my question privileges back?

You appear to have run afoul of the automatic "quality ban" system - Refer to the information here for more details.
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How exactly am I supposed to gain enough reputation to make a comment?

when I see an answer where I'd like to post a comment for some clarification on specific parts and I don't have any questions to ask These two statements don't fit together. If you want to ...
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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 ...
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Question ban still in effect?

You have asked several times in the past already, and the answer does not change: you need to make the old questions liked by the community. You managed to do this once: The system says you should ...
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