Linked Questions

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Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups This is a call for proposals for the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. Provide one proposal per post A tag cleanup proposal is a tag, or a ...
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What's all this about heroic edits?

I've heard there's a way to get questions reopened by doing something called a heroic edit. What is it, how can I do it properly, and how does it help?
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What can we do about incorrectly pedantic moderation?

I've just seen a question closed by a moderator because "Career advice is explicitly off-topic, per the FAQ" (link), which is simply incorrect: the FAQ makes clear that career advice specific to ...
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Request for comment: structured tag cleanups

So one of the major problems we have on Programmers is the proliferation of bad tags. We've had a number of discussions and posse requests for different tags, but killing a tag—when it's even possible—...
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Career Development Questions - Moving rather than closing? [duplicate]

I was surprised to see that the top five questions on programmers.SE this morning were closed as off topic. As is often the case, they were all career development questions. Since there seems to be ...
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Blacklist [career]

career was recently cleaned up, through the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. It's a rather troublesome tag that we've been trying to get rid of for quite some time: Previous attempts to clean up ...
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Belated birthday celebration proposal [closed]

We're a month behind, but that's no excuse to not celebrate our first birthday. :) Following the discussion here, it looks like we have most of a proposal in place that we can go to the community ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [career] - what happens to good off-topic quesitons? [closed]

Yesterday I flagged a lot of questions (which are now here Structured Tag Cleanup: [career]) to get closed. No doubt, many from this list are actually useful and of good quality. The primary ...
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What needs to be done “What is the most productive way to handle development-related failures?” to salvage it? [closed]

The question What is the most productive way to handle development-related failures? is currently flagged for deletion. Dealing with project failures or your code being rejected seems like something ...
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Will this edit to “Burned out on programming and given up?” make it on-topic? [closed]

The question Burned out on programming and given up? is currently flagged for deletion. Would it be considered on-topic if the personal wall-of-text... er.. information was removed, and it is turned ...
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Can this question be reopened: “Case studies for successful service based development businesses without constant overtime from its employees”

Case studies for successful service (project) based software development businesses without constant overtime from its employees was recently closed as off topic. However I believe that the question ...
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What needs to be done “Most effective way to increase programmer salary besides just doing your job?” to make it on-topic? [closed]

The question Most effective way to increase programmer salary besides just doing your job? is currently flagged for being closed. This is very similar to a question I had about how to grow out of ...
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Closed questions: What is wrong? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Career Development Questions - Moving rather than closing? As I write this post, out of 48 questions on the main page, there are are 27 that are closed. Is the FAQ is not ...