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Feedback and suggestions for the editable section of the Help Center?

What useful info should we add to the Parenting Stack Exchange Help Center? The part between the search box and "Find out more about..." is now editable by moderators. I posted a short possible ...
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Should we have location tags?

Should we have location tags? Because parenting is a thing that varies by location, and I wanted to tag the info for a question, but no location tags existed. I don't have enough rep to make them ...
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Can we have a "this answer assumes information" flag?

At this moment, the most popular question on our site is this question about a confiscated device. At the time of writing this, it has received around 30,000 views! That's amazing, right?! The ...
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"homosexuality" tag should be updated to LGBT

The "homosexuality" tag is not only outdated and borderline-offensive but it is incorrect. It is often being applied to questions about gender-identity, for example, which is unrelated to sexual ...
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Why is the list of acceptable topics so hard to find?

I saw a user vote to close a question as off-topic the other day. Which lead me to trying to find the list of topics deemed acceptable for the parenting site. Which lead to an awful lot of frustration:...
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Is it possible to add information on the title page/title of Parenting SE? This is about the look of the site

I understand that as this site is Beta, we cannot change the decor. I think we'd save a lot of trouble if under Parenting over the list of questions and in the Ask a Question section -- added to the ...
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Is there a reason this site is focusing on parenting instead of family dynamics?

So this site is a bit of an interesting oddball. On the tin it says parenting, but if you open it up inside you find questions on parenting, but also questions from the perspective of cousins, ...
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Do we really need anonymous or unexplained downvoting?

There are reasons why I don't like anonymous downvoting. It is very confusing to new members. It doesn't encourage people to stay. It isn't helping to make this site not 'beta.' I understand that ...
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Anonimity for users?

There are many users who need to make a new account to ask questions here in order to separate their personal stuff. I would like to suggest creators/devs of this site to get one option for anonymous ...
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How May I Tell Who Keeps Deleting Legitimate Comments In Order To Take Action?

I have a comment to a question that I need clarified before attempting to answer a question. The question has had many off-topic comments which were either deleted or moved to chat. My comment is on-...
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Improve protection message regarding required reputation

An hour ago I found this question, and ended up just adding a comment to it, since it didn't seem to me that it was complete enough for posting as an answer. However, the OP apparently thinks ...
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Synonym request: [conflict] ← [arguments]

I believe that arguments is an exact synonym of conflict, which is the more prevalent tag.
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Sensitive Information Warning

I didn't realize this was a thing until I was a moderator, but we get more people than I expected who post a question that they later regret due to divulging too much personal information. We often ...
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Rephrase the "please don't add thank you" comment?

I'm interested in this comment that is automatically generated when an Answer is flagged as a "thanks!" Please don't add "thank you" as an answer. Once you have sufficient reputation, you will be ...
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Do we need better close reasons for questions?

So I saw this question pop up today and took a look. After looking it over I felt that it should be closed because I feel like the question is really asking for relationship advice between the poster'...
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Can we remove auto-bold for an entire post?

Bold on Parenting.SE is applied automatically to all text for a Question and Answer after some short period of time, making bold effectively useless for us. Since when a question is rather new, the ...
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The [middle-schooler] tag isn't logical for the US definition

Can we change middle-schooler to something else? I am very confused every time I see it, because in the US, middle school is the pre-teen/early teen years (ie, 11-13), grades 6-8 commonly (or 7-9 or ...
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Can we see a plot of our site's Area 51 stats over time?

Our Area 51 statistics have always been excellent, except for "questions per day" which continues to linger around 1-3 q/day. But this is only a snapshot of right now. It would be interesting to see ...
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Questions should bring more reputation on parenting

This site lacks questions. And as with all sites on SO, questions have generally less votes than answers. While I am not a great fan of the whole reputation system, I think that in this particular ...
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Is there a way to view badge progress?

When you review first posts or possible edits, you can actually see progress toward review badges (and a few others). Is there a place that is similar but allows you to view progress toward all ...
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Is there or could there be a Glossary

It would be really nice if the site had a "Glossary of terms". I have no idea what a roll back is for example. I don't see it in the faq and it isn't the only term I've run into that I would have ...
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"Teacher" Badge

I see that you have a teacher badge, but it would be nice if there was a signature or something that could be added if one is actually a teacher offline. Aside from my experience with my own child, I ...
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Can we add a tag for Home Education?

The number of families using home education with their kids is climbing but the issues one faces and answers to those issues can be slightly different so this tag would be nice.
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Can we add a new tag for budget / budgeting / expenses?

These may need to be linked to money, but I would never think to look for that tag when searching. If people think we should add the new tags, should there be something different for budgeting than ...
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Should there be an option for asking and answering questions anonymously?

As the questions on here are to do with problems parents are having while parenting their children, should there be an option for asking and answering questions anonymously? Isn't it unfair to our ...
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Should questions be closed when they're wildly popular, have good answers, and more up votes than down votes?

I asked a question on firearms for children which was quite popular based on the views (>2K currently, more than any other on the site so far), up-vote to down-vote ratio (15/5), and real answers to ...
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Do we need greater visibility of "Location"?

I have been reading a few questions and it has occurred to me that there already a number of different answers depending on which country you live in. I can see many other potential questions on ...
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I want more votes!

Especially during the beta, I've been reading nearly all questions and answers, and I'm upvoting and downvoting a lot -- for two reasons: First, I hope to raise the content quality by making it ...
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How can I delete my contributions and account to Parenting.SE?

I have clearly have lost confidence in Parenting. The topic is just too subjective to have clear answers on questions asked. I don't want to take part anylonger. How could I delete my contributions? ...
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Elements of a signature which are custom to this site

Although reputation is nice, on parenting sites, people typically have signatures which indicate how old their kids are. This is obviously relevant to their experiences, as to sex and number of ...
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