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Reopen request: “Why is our planet called Earth?”

I don't see why Why is our planet called Earth? is being considered off topic for this site. That it is about the history of a word doesn't make it off topic. Simply because there might be a better SE ...
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Why do reputation-points allow negative hits from members?

This just makes reputation points into a popularity-contest, simply suppressing dissension by opinions rather than facts.
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Excessive self-serving censorship by the moderators. Can anything be done about it?

I noticed that my comments that are in any way contradicting statements by @Semaphore get deleted without a trace (not just moved to chat), at least three in the past week. This comment was the latest ...
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Why was this answer which breaks down the term america to the four root words deleted?

What is the reason for deleting this answer at Since the inception of the United States, has the term "America" ever referred to something more than simply "the United States"? ...
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Why is this bigotry tolerated on the site?

I find the existence of this question, as worded, rather offensive. Am I really alone in that opinion? Update: I have done some additional thinking on why this post offends me. What offends is the ...
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Stop censoring Questions and Answers

There is no legitimate reason for deleting this Answer at Earliest story?. Why has this Answer been deleted? Because scholars that are the direct descendants of the African Ancient Egyptians challenge ...
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Badgering over sources

The information page for this Stack Exchange site says that sources are not required, and moreover that questions are not supposed to ask for sources. Nevertheless, a Wikipedia-like witchhunt over ...

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