casey
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Can we graduate please? :)
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Update: Yes, we can, and in fact we have reached the design-independent graduation milestone. See Congratulations, Aviation is graduating! for more information. The new design-independent graduation ...

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Should I just leave a pointless edit?
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The edit isn't pointless and I would consider it beneficial. The markdown item lists (bullet or numbered) provide you with benefits: There is more whitespace, and that increases readability If you ...

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Can we allow reopen votes early?
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If you want to contest close votes, the proper venue is the close vote review queue where you can vote "Leave Open" on posts that have accumulated close votes. Close votes naturally age away over ...

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Why don't we see more technical commercial aviation questions?
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Lets consider the questions you hypothesize about -- questions about how to work a certain approach, or and what the best taxiways might be for a certain airliner at a given airport. The ...

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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
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casey's answers: How would you deal with a user who produced a steady stream of valuable answers, but tends to generate a large number of arguments/flags from comments? This is an ...

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The scope of Flight Simulation questions on the Aviation SE
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For the discussion about this Q, see this. This particular question had more wrong with it than just that it was an FS specific question. If the question were framed as "How do I engage heading hold ...

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What is the deal with THE most viewed question
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Most questions with a huge number of views spent some time in the hot question list that gets displayed on all sites. This question in particular got much wider exposure and wound up in aggregator ...

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Has the 5-minute grace period been removed?
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According to this MSE post the 5 minute grace period has not gone anywhere, but there is more than just the 5 minute timer that determines if an edit is rolled into the previous revision or a new one ...

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Are questions that may come up on the oral portion of the practical test on topic?
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A study guide in the form of lists of questions that may appear is bad form for SE, but asking individual questions should be fine. I wouldn't spam the whole ASA study guide, but rather stick to ...

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Why do we see the Community account so less frequently here?
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The Community account is automated scripting. Community will bump old questions, delete questions meeting certain criteria, will show up as the editing user for anonymous edits and in a few other ...

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Is there a cleanup of comments going on?
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There is no active organized comment cleanup going on (that I'm aware of), but there have been a fair number of deleted comments recently. Addressing the question posted by @JayCarr, we can either ...

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Is this infantile of me, or do I have a point regarding points?
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You currently have 7,593 fake internet points and your primary concern is that you will lose privileges a year or three from now when we finally get a design and the reputation thresholds increase. ...

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When this site graduates, what will happen to user reps and privileges?
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When the site finally graduates, you will keep your rep, but the rep requirement for privileges will change. Take a look at any graduated sites privilege rep requirements and that is what we will ...

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Help Otto teach people to fly!
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Power. Ailerons. Rudder. Elevator. Memorize it. It might just save your life someday. More right rudder. Just because it has 4 seats doesn't mean you can put 4 people into it. "November Charlie ...

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Duplicated results following a search?
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You search for just "VHF" finds all posts, not just questions or answers that match. The results are not duplicate, one is a question and one is an answer (that happens to be for the question). ...

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Why do I get a "403 Forbidden" error when visiting meta over https?
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HTTPS on meta sites has always been problematic due to the way the certificates are issued and how the sites are structured. From the meta post fooot linked in the comments (posted by Adam Lear): ...

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Marked an edit as Rejected, what happens next?
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The review of that suggested edit received two approvals and one reject (yours) which was enough to let it through. For sites other than stack overflow the threshold to accept or reject edits is 2 ...

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What does a grayed-out name mean?
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That is the leftovers of a user that no longer exists. When user accounts are removed, their content remains and the system reverts the display name to a generic userXXXXXXXXX username. The reason ...

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Would you consider this question suitable?
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I was going to post an answer to that one but ultimately decided against it as it was just my opinion. It is primarily opinion based as worded and I dont think any answer will be suitable.

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