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What is the solution of marking an old question as duplicate of a new question?

I asked this question more than 8 years ago on this site. However, this question did not get a good answer in my view, and that is why there is no accepted answer in it. Around one year ago, the same ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Background of folkelore necessary to understand some questions

I have seen many questions about "Jinns", just as an example, for what I'm asking. There are many, many questions looking for personal advice, and some questions about Islam, that seam to ...
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How can I improve questions that are looking for personal advice?

When I look at the questions, most are looking for personal advice, but somehow cannot state the question in terms abstract enough so to only state it as a question about Islam. Recent example is Is ...
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Is it appropriate for me to answer questions?

I am a Westerner, and only slowly learning about the Quran. I don't even know the difference from a Muslim to a Believer. Would it be allowed to answer questions all the same, from my point of view? ...
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Can a super moderator close a question unilaterally?

Today a question was asked Why most of the terrorists are muslim? I took some time to write answer to this question but when I tried to submit it, I see that it was closed by a super moderator of this ...
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Your new site design is live!

As you can see, the new design just went live! At this point, we are done with major revisions to the design (although you can still report CSS/styling bugs by starting a new post and tagging it with ...
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Why is the tolerance of site so low on bad questions?

When I tried to post a new question when I had received two downvotes on my first question it said you can't post another question for several days! I think a few Stack Exchange sites (if any) are ...
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Why are most down-votes because of personal dislike here?

I asked a question which has received 3 down-votes. Well, a good question is a question which is clear and well-written. My question was also clear. A post that should be down-voted is a post that is ...
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How can we encourage challenging questions?

When I saw the questions on the site homepage I found most of them are about seeking if a particular deed is permitted or not, and Some other questions have superstitious premises. Of course, most of ...
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Islam site design and logo — Draft

Salaam alaikum, Islam Stack Exchange community! I'm V2Blast, a Community Manager here at Stack Exchange; I'm also working with the design team on the site themes project alongside Catija. I first want ...
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My questions are valid. The users just refrain answering them

I ask rational questions but what can I do if users dislike them. Its not upon me to improve them. They make sense. But in reply I get downvoted.
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Censorship in Islam Stack Exchange?

I've been answering some questions regarding the death of Jesus (as) with a very detailed lists of proofs as to his death being proven by Quran and Hadith. Yet they are being deleted by moderators (...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Why am I banned from posting islamic question?

Why is this asking question through other stackexchange sites has banned me from asking questions related to islam? How to get out of this?
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Should Islam.SE hold any contest/competition?

There should be a contest held based upon Islam, such as "Islamic Art Competition". Our fellow site "Arqade" is have(ing) it's Screenshot of the Week #78 (Where you have to submit ...
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Reason for large number of downvotes

I am new to islam.stackexchange.com I have experienced large number of down-votes without any explanations. I am also observing that many well written serious questions get many down-votes. As an ...
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Why am I banned from raising flags?

I am unable to flag any post as I am banned from flagging for seven days? I have raised 48 helpful flags and had 3 flags rejected (2 of them were yesterday), I understand why the 3 of my flag raised ...
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Whats wrong with this question?

I have a question about my Islam Stack Exchange post: Am I allowed to name a baby Alan? Hello, The answer chosen for this post is discrimination and voting negative without reason or argument to my ...
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Are non-islamic answer acceptable in this SE community?

Some of the questions presented here (like "Should I do ..." ) can be answered in more than one perspectives. Like some questions can be answered in a religion independent manner. For ...
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Should age, religion, gender or any other personal information be edited/omitted out of questions?

Should questions where the questionnaire is telling their age, religion, gender or any other personal information be edited to remove thier personal information? For example : I am 14 year old and I ...
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Is there any website I can ask any Question even It's not fully related to Islam but have something to do with Islam

I want to ask is there is any website where I can ask any Question even It's not fully related to Islam but has something to do with Islam? Or any discussion website where only Muslims are allowed and ...
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Community Bot poking old questions

The community bot modifies old unanswered question but the factors such as questionaire being inactive correct answer isn't accepted/ticked Given these factors: What are we supposed to with old ...
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Why is Islam.SE community so stubborn?

I have posted questions on Hinduism.SE. Personally, I have a feeling that they are more open and flexible in accepting new questions, and the community is larger as a result. On the other hand, Islam....
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How can I improve this question?

Why does islam encourage covering female bodies? Why does the holy Q'uran begin with "In the name of Allah , the Compassionate, the Merciful."? I have two down votes on each of these ...
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It's no sense to can't comment without gaining reputation

It's no sense to can't comment without gaining reputation. I've to comment that it's obligatory to say/write salawat when mentioning final Prophet Muhammad ﷺ name
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Curation is a community effort: Is this really a site you can be proud of?

This has been brought up countless times in the past, most recently with Lazy Questions Are Destroying Your Site Yet instead of becoming a repository of useful Islamic knowledge to future visitors, we'...
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Custom Islam Stack Exchange design and logo - Information gathering

Congratulations, Islam SE community! We’re going to be creating a custom site design for you that we hope will represent your subject and we want you all to really love it. You’ve been waiting almost ...
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Islam.SE's 10 year anniversary is coming! Share your ideas for the SE blog announcement here!

June 19, 2012. That's the day when Islam—StackExchange stopped being an idea on Area51, and was actually launched as a private beta Q&A site. For those who have done the math, this means that we'...
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Should we add the tag "intention" or "niyyah"?

There are a lot of questions regarding intention in this website. Can someone add the tag "intention" or "niyyah"? I think these questions might be appropriate for the tag "...
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Why do you guys downvote ;

We should use platforms like this to spread the deen; it's not about Islam StackExchange guidelines. Answer for the Sake of Allah; Is it for reputation? Some people speak like they put StackExchange ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Can we make [pronunciation] a synonym of [tajweed]?

Questions about the Arabic language and/or pronunciation are off topic: Should we allow questions regarding the Arabic language? But questions about tajweed are on-topic: Should questions on tajweed ...
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Asking about one post

I have a question about my Islam Stack Exchange post: Looking to communicate with Allah and getting supplications as well as prayers accepted I wanted this post to benefit the community as well as ...
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Do we have to take advice from Shias and Sufis on this website?

Assalumu alykom warahmat allahi wa baraktuh (Peace be upon you) and Assaloto wa salamu aala sayedna wa habeebuna Muhammad ibnu abdullah, ama baad brothers and sisters (muslims) I have a question ...
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Lazy Questions Are Destroying Your Site

When I visit the front page of this site, more often than not all I see is lazy questions, drowning out anything that's even slightly useful or interesting. Sometimes ignored, but more and more often ...
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Why do people of this site vote so less?

First five pages, I saw very less questions with even 1 vote. Why isn't this community actively voting?
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I wonder if the moderators(some) here have slight knowledge of islam?

There are many qood question with down vote. Seriously. And as for answers, many of them are hilarious. And when i stated this fact, my answers got deleted. you kidding me!/ if you have(moderator(s)) ...
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Please synonymise the tags on prostration

The following three tags are the same: prostration , sujud , sajda
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Topics to which some reference questions could be useful

We have lots of questions that are asked in a way or another rather frequently. My intent with this post is seek some ideas and agreement on some topics that could fit. We already have: Is X halal? (...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #1 on Islam has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: Since this was your "graduation" election, these are now your inaugural "...
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Why are you deleting some posts?

Why was you delete Valorant shirk posts?
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Islam Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, 2021-...
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Announcing an upcoming election

Summary: Islam Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on June 28, as your "graduation" election (as a result of having lost your beta label a while back). The ...
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Can I ask questions about sufisim?

Is it allowed to ask questions about sufisim and Sufi sages(like Rumi) on the website. Will my question be answered
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Is it OK to guide those asking off topic questions to other sites?

Salaam alaikum I saw this post, where a mod commented saying that the post was off topic. They're are other sites for p which the question is on topic, and he would likely receive valuable input, إن ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Why didn't site design change after the launch?

According to Area 51, Islam.SE is launched. Given that, why is the site design the same as beta design?
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What should I do, my account says a can't ask questions anymore [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum waramatullahi wabarakatuhu Please what should I do, my account is saying that I have reach the limit of asking question. Till when will this be and how can I take that away
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