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Burn the [beginner]s

beginner is unquestionably a meta tag, and yet, we continue to allow it to exist on Code Review. Despite communicating no information at all about the contents of the question, beginner is the 7th ...
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A moderator edited my question. I don't like the way it looks now

The question in question is this. I specifically relate to the edit #2. I guess the intentions of the moderator were to improve the post, but I am unhappy about the way it looks now. The headlines are ...
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Shouldn't [random] be renamed to [randomness]?

The tag random evokes the idea of a "random" post, something which is categorically disallowed on Stack Exchange.
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Code Score Cards

I'm trying out a new type of review, which includes a score card at the top in addition to the rest of the review to summarize how the code shapes up. I would like to standardize the scores within ...
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Change the licensing of code in Code Review contributions to GNU GPL

It seems that one of the community's main aversions to changing from the current CC license, to a more permissive MIT license, is the idea that people seem to not want to simply give code away. ...
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Should we use a [follow-up] tag when posting a follow-up?

I am looking at creating a follow-up tag, but thought that I should get everyone's opinion on it before I start tagging things sporadically here and there. I think that creating this tag will benefit ...
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Fold Code Review back into Stack Overflow

It seems to me that this site should be folded back into Stack Overflow. This site is little known, and because of a lack of reviewers, it does not serve its purpose well. Instead, requests for code ...
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Negativity specific to CR [closed]

First of all, some simple statistics. codereview.stackexchange.com 26490 - questions asked 345 - rated negatively 1.3% (negative of the total) tex.stackexchange....