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Why did my question get a downvote?

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Source Request: Danish State in the Early Modern Period

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"No longer needed" comment flag for merged question declined

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How to deal with accepted answers that were sourced out of bigoted propaganda/conspiracy sites?

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Meta-meta Site Policy on History.SE — FAQ

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How reliable are the sources we use?

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FYI: new biblical archaeology magazine

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Do questions about current events of historic significance belong here?

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Is the History Stack activity experiencing a major downward trend?

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Are questions asking for deciphering texts on paintings (or other objects) allowed?

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Disambiguate [indian] (or merge it into [india])

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2021: a year in moderation

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What is the community criteria for referencing religious sources?

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How should we recognize our anniversary?

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Standard comment situations: suggestions for close votes and down votes

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Why is this question considered opinion based?

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Should we unpin accepted answers from the top of the list?

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Why was my question on 'why didn't the Allies discuss the possibility of a homeland for the Jews in occupied Germany' closed?

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Why was the question about whether the West ever influenced Indian elections closed?

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Please merge the 30-year-war tag into the Thirty Years' War tag

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Commenting a particular question crashes Android Chrome

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Can we please get a tag for Sri Lanka?

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Etiquette/customs/ethics of showing flags or symbols in questions?

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Do we need to clarify what we mean with "famous persons" on our ask/on-topic help page?

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Why are anachronistic, ahistorical & prescriptive wrong answers preferred over those to the contrary with direct evidence from medieval manuscripts?

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Is it ok to ask a factual question that is linked to an opinion based question?

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Will uploaded images, that are no longer referenced, be removed?

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Are comments a forum for (possible) trolling?

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Some of my comments that I believe relevant have been deleted

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Does anyone use any offline tools to help compose their answers?

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Why was suggesting the subject of a photograph was a woman criticised as a possible 'insult'?

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Why was this question closed as "off-topic"?

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Merge the [european] tag into [europe]

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Does a question about "where a people may come from originally" fit to History Stack Exchange?

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Why was this question closed as being "opinion based?"

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Are motives part of history, or is supporting claims about motives too difficult if one wishes to avoid relying upon opinions?

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Are you giving me the silent treatment because of a question I asked?

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What is the policy concerning previously destroyed accounts returning under new names?

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Requests for references

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Would it be on topic to build a castle, question by question? [dupe]

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Would this question be on topic on the main site?

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What should we do with potentially offensive usernames?

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Is it okay if you unfreeze my Speculative History Discussion?

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Why is my question still off topic?

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1 answer
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A Cautionary Tale

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I'm new at History, but why such a fast closing on my questions?

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A modest proposal for flawed questions from new users


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