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Dark Mode for Economics.SE

Is it possible to implement dark mode on Economics.SE similar to what's available on StackOverflow, please? Below is a sample screenshot of how it looks like on SO: And one can toggle dark mode on or ...
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Tag for perfect substitutes

It is really correct that there is no tag for perfect substitues? There is one for complements. Can someone perhaps create it?
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Statistics for posts from unregistered versus registered accounts

This request stems from a related discussion, Banning Unregistered Users. According to a similar question on Meta.SO, the registered/unregistered status is not available in the SE data explorer, so I'...
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Banning Unregistered Users

Recently I've noticed quite a few low quality posts made by "unregistered" users whose user name is of the form "user3####". For example, this and this. I'm sure there are a couple ...
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Add sources header thing

I just saw this over at History (part of the question is included to show the exact location of the header): Text of header above the answer, for the visually impaired and in case of image removal: ...
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Should we add automatic comment under homework questions?

Presently when user votes to close question as a duplicate an automatic comment is generated below with message "Does this answer your question?" with link provided. I think that having ...
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Removing the beta label from Economics.SE

We have been a beta site for 2031 days, just over 5.5 years at this point. Taking a look at our recent statistics: The criteria regarding questions per day has been fairly healthy, even with some ...
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So many low-quality questions that are not homework per se

I suggest we either expand the "homework sans effort" close reason to cover more "low effort" and/or "completely clueless but opinionated" questions or create a new close reason to cover the latter ...
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How can I find the anwer of an deleted question?

Sometimes questions are deleted, like this here. When someone like me invests some work to answer such question, it is not nice that the answer isn't readable in the personal activity. Or are answers ...
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How can I approve an edit to $\LaTeX$ when the preview is not shown?

I was just presented with a suggested edit to my $\LaTeX$ code, but the preview was not shown. Thus, it was not easy for me to check that the code would render properly and what it would look like (...
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EconSE twitter is LIVE

Hey guys after being given the green light on creating a Twitter Account I took initiative and i made it. Check it out, follow it and tell your friends! https://twitter.com/EconomicsSE
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Meta Tag Proposal: Site analysis

A number of threads on the meta have popped up providing some insight on the users of the site. The ones that come to mind are: 1.Ranking of votes by reputation among top (+1k) users 2.August 2017: ...
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Policy on posting surveys to the site?

Im looking to collect data for a research project. can I post a survey to the main site or meta?
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Update of Help Center > Asking

I've just found that the proposal for Accounting SE was deleted when I tried to answer another question on another SE site. Please update your Help Center > Asking that says Accounting: ...
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Does StackExchange screen suspicious voting behavior?

We have a user who I have never heard of and who has cast 500 votes. (I noticed because I am vain and I wanted to see if anyone but me has this badge.) I don't really care about his badge, but I ...
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Why don't we indicate "offtopic" for offtopic questions?

The standard "offtopic" reason has become the "homework offtopic" reason. What to do with many off-topic questions, which are not homework questions but simply off-topic? (And yeah, let's assume there ...
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Proposal for Custom Off-Topic Close Reason

I have created a proposal for a new option for closing homework questions that don't meet the standards that we've set forth. I anticipate the benefit of this being that the reason for closing will be ...
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Increase Reputation Requirements for Tag Creation

OP in this question, a new user, just created a new tag, "company" - which I believe is a bad tag for many reasons. Now that we are putting so much effort into cleaning up the tags, and that we have ...
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Facilitate "on-topic?" querries

Related to this discussion about creating some specific guidance on what is on-topic here and what is not, when a user hits "Ask a question" (on main) he or she sees To the right, the question "Is ...
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Code Highlightning

Can we get proper syntax highlighting for the few coding languages that are likely to be discussed here, as is the case on Stackoverflow? I guess that list mostly constitutes R Python Matlab STATA (...
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Is there a way to make it easier to talk to higher rep / regular users in chat?

In Physics SE and Math SE, there is a healthy group of people who use the chatroom. They usually aren't there to answer questions but just bounce ideas around because they love the subject. This has ...
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Requesting MathJax/Latex Support

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but can we get MathJax/Latex support in here for more serious questions? NOTE: We have MathJax. Put away pitchforks. Also: Thank you SE powers.
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