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Why are so many people on this site so rude?

This site has some of the rudest people I've ever encountered. If whoever knew the answers I would hope they wouldn't be asking the questions. Why do you feel the need to answer so hateful? Those of ...
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Merge tags “abroad” and “offshore” into tag “international” and establish tag synonyms?

Do we really need the abroad and offshore tags? We already have the international tag which is used far more often than either of the aforementioned.
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Why do we have the accounting tag?

@RonJohn comments that its use is a flag that the question is probably off-topic. That sounds like a tag that will not be used by people who know what it's for.
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What does flagging a comment actually do?

What happens when a comment is flagged? Someone posts a comment that adds zero or negative value, I flag the comment. What happens?
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My suggested edit doesn't show up in the queue

Some days ago I suggested an edit to a question. I simply wanted to improve the title, which was very vague. I also removed some double spaces which were not needed, in an attempt to reach the minimum ...
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Answer deleted, but I think I did, in fact, answer the question

https://money.stackexchange.com/posts/112048/revisions OP asked for opinions on getting a personal loan at age 19 without actually having a job, and I gave them. I no way shape or form did I abuse ...
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How should we handle older questions involving a bereavement?

I won't (at least initially) provide links to specific questions: if I'm later asked to, or you find them anyway, please be careful of triggering any "meta effect". A question from October 2018 from ...
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What's the purpose of this flood of nonsense answers?

Tonight, there's a torrent of Lorem ipsum answers this evening. What's the goal?
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My question is well answered, but not from any one individual answer. How best to handle/accept?

I asked this question: Credit card details stolen every 1-2 years. What am I doing wrong? Which, per a recent comment, has generated a lot of very different answers. Many of the answers have very ...
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Why does moderator never reply?

Why did I get a question from moderator and never get any reply even after I answer it?
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Best way to start posting, for a young person just having a new account?

I am young, just started a new account, and looking to begin posting so I can kill some free time. I'm still living like I did in college (posting on various stack exchange site) and I would like to ...
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Why do we have to wait to answer questions?

Why is there a 2 minute waiting period in between answering questions? I am posting here just because I started on the English learning exchange and don't have enough rep yet to post on their meta, ...
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Should we remove our scam questions from the HNQ List?

This question is prompted by this sugar daddy question, which is the third sugar daddy question I have seen in only a few months. Sorry, but I cannot give you links to the others because it would ...
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Should we have canonical scam questions?

We have a lot of questions asking "is this a scam", and in most cases the situation and the answer are the same. Someone giving me free money and: Asking me to pass some of it some someone else; ...
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Why did i get blocked

Why I get block for trying to ask a simple question and when I dislike there answer because the question and keep telling me to do what I told them I already have done and had nothing to do with the ...
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What rule does this post violate?

Should I replace some parts of my portfolio with an option strategy? This post got 4 close vote, 3 downvotes, and 4 upvote on a comment on "this is not suitable for a Q&A site" I really don't ...
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Question about awarding a bonus

I self-answered this question about the IRS, but I am not 100% satisfied with my own answer, as a little crevice of ambiguity remains. I'd really like an answer with no ambiguity quoting an extremely ...
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Disabling reduced ads

Following the enabling of advertisements on this site, will you be also enabling the profile setting to disable reduced ads? Currently I see this setting in my profile settings on StackOverflow, but ...
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We're testing advertisements on Personal Finance & Money

My name is Juan M and I'm one of the community managers here on the network. You can read more about some of what I'm working on here and here. For several years we've had advertising on technology-...
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Should I also edit some of the top answers when editing questions for reopening?

I've been thinking about the rewrite of this question: Could a business be structured around Multi-level Marketing, yet still be ethical? My own interpretation of the problem is that it asks about ...
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Why was the edited question about tax brackets not reopened?

I am surprised that this question was not reopened. (How do Tax Brackets Work; Do they Yield Significantly Different Results than a Continuous Curve?) The question was edited so it was no longer a ...
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How far should we go in rewriting off-topic questions in order to make them on-topic?

I did a wholesale rewrite of Why are capital gains taxed at a lower rate than normal income in an attempt to make it fit the site better. I might have violated the author's intent in asking. I've ...
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I answered a question a couple of years ago and now it's gone

I just saw this question on the HNQ list Is it a good idea to copy a trader when investing?. This reminded me of an answer I had given to a question on this site a couple of years ago. The question ...
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What standard flag should I use for questions asking about the reasons a government made laws affecting personal finance?

Upon reflection, I realized that Why is there a cap on 401k contributions? is ultimately a question about politics rather than personal finances. Any answer is going to boil down to identifying the ...
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Can I ask about topics regarding elderly parents and taking legal control of their finances and assets?

It's certainly no unusual thing that parents age and sometimes need special care in their final years. One such situation is they can no longer manage their finances and assets appropriately, leaving ...
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Are questions based on books off-topic?

Apologies for any offence. As this site has many questions based on books, I'm disheartened by RonJohn's comment I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this --and the similar one ...
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Luxury car question on topic?

What are the advantages of luxury car brands like Acura/Lexus over their sibling non-luxury brands Honda/Toyota? This is a site about 'Personal finance and money'. The only relevant aspects in that ...
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tag form-w-4 and w4 be synonyms

I am new to site, but feel that https://money.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms should show https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/form-w-4 and https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Can we remove “Strategies for earning more money” from the on-topic list?

In theory, "Which non-mathematical subject could I tutor to make the most money?" is on-topic, as our help centre explicitly lists Strategies for earning more money It doesn't feel like a ...
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Why Question about “US demonetize large bills” was closed

I have a question Could the US demonetize large bills? If so, how can I protect myself if I rely on holding US dollars in cash? Is there a way to reopen this question. Till "April 08" is was shown ...
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Is asking for a general investment strategy profitability on-topic?

Requests for specific investment buy/sell advice; e.g. "should I sell X?" or "should I buy Y?" or "will X continue to go up?" Is the question about, whether it is worth to buy Internet ads for a ...
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Why was this question about a specific currency off topic?

I'm asking about this question: What is this coin and what is its value in INR? The question was originally closed as off-topic by five users, and when it has been placed in the reopen queue by ...
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Member discussion on Closed vs Deleted

I am resurrecting a discussion of Closed vs Deleted. It seems that there was consensus some time ago, as these questions showed: Deleting Closed Question of No Value is not happening (Oct '11) - ...
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Candidates For Editing and Reopening

There are questions that are closed, but have high votes, and multiple answers. Over time it would be great for us to review these with an eye towards an edit that could make them a good on-topic ...
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My question was unilaterally deleted because it “copies too much content from elsewhere”

I can happily shorten my question, but I quoted the Reddit comment in full to preserve context and integrity? What ought be removed? Also, my question spurred an answer with 5 upvotes. So I don't ...
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Why was this question about Student Loan minimum payments deleted?

A few days ago, a moderator deleted this question: Student loan grievance: Is it illegal for servicer to lower my minimum monthly payment because I've been aggressively overpaying? The question was ...
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Why does the URL “stockoverflow.com” not point to “money.stackexchange.com”?

The idea can't be new, but I found no question mentioning it. internic.net says it's a GoDaddy domain, so I guess they are just sitting on it until the cash rolls in. But maybe it's cheap, who knows.
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Why was the question about the SIPC closed?

Today, this question was asked: Is SIPC a scam or does it protect investors from fraud? It was closed as "unclear what you're asking." Would one of the users that closed care to comment on what ...
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Seemingly Opinion-Based Answers

I'm a fairly active user over on StackOverflow for my job/hobby and while I was at work this question popped up on my feed. It is something that I feel I have some expertise around. However, when ...
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On-topic to find new stocks in certain business area?

Is it on-topic if I ask for help finding publicly traded companies whose stock one can invest in, given that these companies are in a certain business area? I want to invest in AI companies, ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Questions marked unclear by people lacking necessary background knowledge

How can this How does "debt prescription" work in America (Utah if that matters)? be unclear? I specifically asked about terminology and gave an example from South African English asking for ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Are detailed questions about medical billing and health insurance considered on-topic?

Medical billing and Health insurance (at least in the US) are quite complicated. From my experience, there are also lots of errors made by billing departments and insurance companies, and almost never ...
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Accounting vs Financial Statement Analysis

I understand that "accounting" questions are off-topic, and I can understand why since accounting rules are incredibly complex and contextual, but I see several questions (example) that I would ...
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Is there any SE site where I can ask a question about small business?

I'm opening a Very small kiosk and I have a very small question about tracking revenue, is there any SE site I can ask it on? Here? workplace? somewhere else?
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Personal Finance & Money updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Useless edits bumping old questions [duplicate]

It seems that one user has been on a roll this morning editing tons of old questions and basically filling the front page with this. This type of behavior makes the site quite unusable as real, ...
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Can we redo the tag 1099-b

Can we redo the tag 1099-b. Either create this as per standard tag form-1099-b and a synonym as 1099-b OR Make the tag 1099-b as synonym to one of the existing generic tag form-1099
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Will you please create an asset-backed-security tag?

I think it would be appropriate for this question: Extension risk with IO bonds

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