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Change the Islam.SE icon (currently “Is”) to something Islamic?

Many sites replace their icon using a unicode character. Chess.SE uses a rook ♜, Poker.SE uses a club ♣, and so on. I believe it's possible to do the same here. I understand the restrictions are ...
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An article in the interpretation of dreams

I have a site in the interpretation of dreams I want to publish an article on your site with a link to my site What are the conditions
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Request to follow

I have created a proposal for arabic language learning on area 51, i request all of you to please follow it https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/123316/arabic-language-learning?referrer=...
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What is our community's stand on Inviting non Muslim friends to join this community?

I am living in a non Muslim country and have several non Muslim friends/colleagues. During conversation there often comes a topic which I am not qualified to answer. Moreover I feel like there are ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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Does keep posting Quran translations on the Internet, can make a threat on the original Arabic script in the future?

I understand it's almost impossible to lose the original script as we have millions of copies of the same exact Arabic book (on paper and digitally and in the savers(حفظة) hearts) and we have Islamic ...
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Why there is so many negativity in this community?

I'am so sorry to say this, but each time i answered based on what i believe to be true, solid reasoning behind it and a couple of research, there are people who disagree, downvote, and trying to argue?...
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Two accounts banned from asking questions

Recently I have been undergoing problems. It has been related to timings, health problems and other curiosities which have left me asking questions. I ask but the answers I receive do not seem to be ...
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Why it is so wrong to add also beneficial non Islamic teachings?

Yesterday, a user asked: "when it is permissible to abandon another Muslims?". I granted him answers, but in the same time I have also added some beneficial non Islamic teachings and also Islamic ...
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Can I ask for the hadith reference/number if i know the part of matn or the matn gist heard in a speech?

I sometimes hear hadiths through speeches or reading articles but due to bad memory I can't recall it exactly enough to search for the source, maybe if it's a mashhur hadith someone can let me know. ...
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Why my question is classified as off-topic and others are not?

This post is to find the reasons that this question was classified as off-topic (and closed) without giving the OP this possible explanations: The Quran or Islamic scripture doesn't explain this ...
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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, ...
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Why do I get down vote when I up vote something?

Today I just saw a notification telling me that I got down vote. I looked for it, and I found that it was my up vote that made down vote. It was really frustrating, because it shouldnt happen this, ...
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We are Islam—Stack Exchange. Please keep questions and answers about Islam

I've just gone through yet another purge of comments. This is nothing new. The diamond hammer was swung, comments disappeared, questions remained unanswered, and feelings were hurt. Such goes with ...
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How should I improve this question?

I asked if there is anything in Islam for killing atheists. Does Islam Requires/Encourage/Condone Killing Atheists It's downvoted. The question mentions why this is "worth questioning". Namely ...
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Can you please turn this site into a fatwa and Q&A?

I forgot to ask you a small favor in first place. I had posted a question, and someone told me that this is a fatwa and we all know that fatwas are forbidden in this site due to unknown reasons. But,...
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Idea- make a special site that has every site of SE and to be allowed there to discuss about corecting a post before posting to the real site

I’m asking this because I have few problems when trying to write a good answer and question. Here’s few major problems that I’m facing: unable to verify whether it is correct or not the question text....
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What’s the rules of using each sign?

I’m asking this because, you see? There’s in keyboard of Stack Exchange this: Block quote “Enter code here” Those numbers: B B H And there are also dots: List item And there’s also bold and ...
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Why have I got banned just because of this question?

I want to know this, is because, I’ve been banned just for this question? Really? I don’t see a reason why I have been banned. Question: What’s the main reason that I got banned just for posting ...
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Why I don’t get any votes when I have answered correctly? [duplicate]

The reason I’m asking this, is because yesterday, someone in Islam S.E. asked wether Quran mentions that werewolves and vampires and aliens exist, and I answered correctly each one of them. I want ...
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How to write an excellent question and answer in Islam S.E.?

I’m asking this because on IPS it different way of writing a good question. Don’t believe me? Here’s the link: [How to write a good question]. Ok, I want to know how to write an excellent question ...
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Was stack exchange built to answer ahl al sunnah wal jamaa'ah muslims' questions?

i know there many sects in islam and only one of them will go to jannah as the prophet said صلى الله عليه وسلم , so is this stack exchange for everyone to post questions and have them answered, for ...
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Encouraging downvoters to give constructive feedback

Can the moderators , somehow, encourage the act of providing feedback to a downvoted answer , possibly in the comment section of the answer, as this might guide people in the right direction, ...
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I'm looking for feedback and some clarifcation on the shahada tag!

I have a question in mind on the topic of martyr and tried to find an appropriate tag as I'm primarily thinking in Arabic my first thought was to look for shahadah الشهادة, which has different ...
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Why have I got downvotes when I have answered correctly the 3 questions?

I’m asking this because, when I read in first question: Can God/Allah(swt) change the past? And I answered positively, why? Because, He truly can, He has called Himself in Quran “All-Capable”, which ...
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Where is my question when I ask is it okay for muslims to vote for non muslims governor?

I think I had that question. Where was it? I wanted to ask a follow up question whether muslims are allowed to ally with secular parties and propose non muslim candidate. The party that says that ...
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Can I be given a second chance regarding a stupid action of mine?

Since the only 2 people who can still see my answer are @goldPseudo and @Medi1Saif I'll point this question towards them. On this page my answer got 2 downvotes which soon afterwards got deleted for ...
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Can someone briefly explain this platform

Can someone explain step-by-step how different is meta islam from the islam stack exchange? And how would getting professionals here rather than there change the situation of some people being left ...
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How to word a hypothetical question about God that Muslims will feel comfortable answering

I have discovered that many Muslims shy away from any appearance of guessing at God's mind. I can understand this perfectly. But surely Muslims know God's character well enough to speculate about God'...
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Need advice asking the following question: where do Muslims find guidance for dealing with slander, mockery, and insults against Islam?

I find three places in the Qur'an with words that seem to apply: 7:200 - If a provocation from Satan should provoke thee, seek refuge in God 23:96-98 - Repel thou the evil with that which is fairer.....
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Is it ok to ask if someone can tell me where a certain story might be found?

I remember reading a story about Muhammad in which one of his followers felt that Muhammad was too kind to his wives, or too indulgent, or didn't require some formal respect from them. Something like ...
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Seeking help/advice on formulating a question about Muslim knowledge and opinion of the Biblical Jesus

I would like to find out how much Muslims know about the Jesus character in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. I realize I need to direct the question to a specific group, but really, I'd ...
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How do I add evidence to my answer?

We complain when answers don't have evidence. For example, on meta: If the poster is not able to produce proofs for any claims made in the post, those claims should not be made. goldPseudo ♦, ...
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Do you mean “read” (from a book) or “recite” (from memory) or “perform” (prayer)?

This is what reading looks like: This is what it means to read the Qur'an (or read a surah); we don't usually do this during prayer. Here's a question which actually asks about reading during prayer:...
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Read this before declaring “it's not fair”

0. What is this post? We get occasional meta posts where a user basically decides "it's not fair" for some reason or another. The content here should be considered basic background knowledge before ...
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We just hit 87% answered!

Hitting 87% answered We started at 80% answered, then we hit 84% answered, and we just now hit 87% answered!! (After rounding.) From Area 51: Jon Ericson ♦ previously mentioned that having 17% ...
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How do we answer a question “Is X haram?” when there's no reason to think X is haram?

Here's some unanswered questions of the form "Is X haram?" where there's no given reason (nor obvious reason) to think that X would be haram. Is sale of luxurious goods with a huge profit margin ...
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List of 27 “unanswered” questions which are answered in the comments (Mar 2018)

Here's a list of questions which are currently considered to be "unanswered" (i.e., they appear on the unanswered list), but I consider them answered in the comments. This is mostly a reference post. ...
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Allow moderators to migrate a question to a right site

I’m asking this because, I have been banned and I have some questions I’d like to ask in Islam Stack Exchange and when I’m trying to do that on Islam Meta, then it simply gets deleted instead of ...
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Overworked “talaq” tag: talaq (husband-initiated), khul' (wife-initiated), faskh (annulled), and civil divorce. What to do?

There are 161 questions tagged talaq. These include four topics: talaq khul' (wife-initiated divorce), e.g. Is meher payable even after a divorce demanded by wife? faskh (an Islamic kind of ...
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What about the Islamic State?

I recently commented on a question criticising the belief of the so called Islamic State, al Qaeda, Boko Haram, etc. I was told by a member that I could not use such language / disrespect their ...
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Examining fatwa-request questions

There's currently some momentum on chat behind changing the off-topic close reasons. So I'm writing this post to identify some example fatwa-request questions, as mentioned in chat. This is a ...
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Were these comments deleted inappropriately?

I am raising this issue of double standards on behalf of a moderator by the name goldPseudo. Though I know he is very active and does this site a fair share of favour. However, I strongly believe ...
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Can you allow users to use any kind of colors?

I’m asking this because, I think it might be very helpful for many users, because, this can make things much easier for the readers to understand. Like I want to use red bold so that other readers ...
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How to write with any color? [duplicate]

I’m asking this because, I have a trouble on finding “how to write with blue or any other colors” and I try to find out by viewing on edit, but it does not work at all to me even if I copy the same. ...
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How and where to view all deleted posts?

I’m asking this because, I forgot how to view a list of all self deleted posts and deleted posts by moderators on each site. And I really need to know how to do that. Q-1: Can anyone please, show me ...
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What should we understand from upvoted answers?

Everybody can vote. Although the site encourages upvoting by quality, users may not follow this. It is unlikely but possible that some answers have a very wrong viewpoint in controversial topics, but ...
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Asking Question about Islamic history [duplicate]

When we say Islam we generally speaking about era of Muhammad(SAW) but I want to ask if we can asks question about Islamic history on this site which effected current state of Islam as Religion. Like ...
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How do you log out from this site?

Sorry for asking this question but I don't know how to log out from this site, I did look for answer in help section but couldn't find it, I am new here.
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Are people on this site fully qualified to answer questions here?

I'm concerned that people are throwing around fatawa without knowledge. FOR ALLAH to legislate what is haram and halal is part of Tawheed. It falls in all parts of Tawheed. Tawheedun Uloohiyah (...