Linked Questions

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What caused this site to be excluded from Hot Network Questions?

Recently, the Stack Exchange team made the decision to exclude this site from the Hot Network questions on the right sidebar of questions across the network and on the stackexchange.com homepage. Why ...
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Revisiting HNQ participation for IPS

As of today (11 March 2019) we've made significant changes to how the Hot Network Questions List works, including giving moderators the ability to remove questions from the list and limiting the ...
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Does IPS want to be back on HNQ? [duplicate]

So as you all know, questions on Interpersonal Skills are no longer shown on the Hot Network Questions sidebar. As much as can be said about the way this came to be, it is interesting to reflect on ...
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What are the data regarding this site's removal from Hot Network Questions? Is this site cleared for potential re-inclusion?

Note: This isn't a request for SE to add this site back to HNQ. Rather, it's a question asking about what evaluation has been made about this site and HNQ overall, and if this site can be cleared for ...
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How should we address answers that advocate violence?

I spotted, downvoted, and flagged an answer that suggested violence should be used to solve a problem. Initially it looked like this answer would receive a similar response from most users, but the ...
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Question was protected while I was composing an answer

There's one answer that got some downvotes, but no spam or egregious answers. You may want to reconsider your policy of protecting every question that hits HNQ. It's discouraging to put effort into ...
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Related Answers: Why your Pakistani answer won't always work for India

n.b. I'm creating this post as a guide and canonical reference for why an answer to a question that lists a different culture may not always be appropriate and acceptable. As you may already have ...
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Can the threshold for protecting questions be lowered?

Can the threshold for protecting questions be lowered, while we're in beta? Just thinking that protecting questions a little earlier may help with some of the issues we're seeing when questions hit ...
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Should we make the tour a requirement for new user activity?

Many, many new users get frustrated by their deleted comments, answers, closed questions, etc. I've heard a number of high rep users complain about HNQ voting from the 101 rep users. I don't think ...
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At what point will the length of a Q/A be too long to be usable?

I am asking this because while we understand that even a single issue can be complicated with many points of view, at some point the length will get in the way. For example, How can I tell people ...