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How can I acquire copies of insurance claims not by me?

I don't want get banned or get my question closed again by moderator. Just checking if this question is on topic on the main? In 2016 my mom bought a NEW car as clearly stated on the contract. ...
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Questions that ask “is this a good idea”

I see there's another current meta question about the recent car buying questions, but I have a specific point I felt needed to be addressed. Here's the current question that triggered me into asking ...
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Disappointed in StackExchange management

We are posting this to add our names to the chorus of unhappy moderators across the Stack Exchange network about the sacking of Monica Cellio. If you haven’t already come across the controversy, there’...
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Why was I suspended?

Moderators please don't disclose my personal detail. I can't find moderator message, but it about bounty? I think I messaged back moderators, but got no reply. But Tim Post moderator said it's OK if ...
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How does ASEQ Studentcare work as “plan administrator” to insure Canadian students?

Ganesh S himself closed How does ASEQ Studentcare work as "plan administrator" to insure Canadian students?. This question needs details or clarity. He didn't comment what was unclear? ...
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How long must an insurer retain records of opt-outs for, in Canada?

Why did Ganesh S delete close How long must an insurer retain records of opt-outs for, in Canada? as off-topic because it's a very specific question of law with only peripheral relevant to ...
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Canonical: “I am X but I want a expensive car” question

It seems like we have a fair few similar questions. They are all something like: Asker says they are not wealthy, but they want an expensive car. Then they say something about their finances, and the ...
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Remove “problem” tag

There are currently 6 questions tagged with problem. A couple of them are basically just homework problems, and a couple are along the lines of "help, I have a problem". Aside from one, they all have ...
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Editing out an incorrect term that a question is centered around

Coming from HNQ I saw the post "Are all current world currencies 'decimal'?" I read the post and then moved onto the answers and the first thing I come across was some nonsensical sentence: The ...
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2019: 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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How do we get rid of the flood of sugar daddy questions?

There are too many sugar daddy questions and as far as I can tell, they are all the same. There are ten questions with the sugar daddy tag on the current first page. This is not only ridiculous, but ...
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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 was my question closed?

I asked: "Where can I find historical world stock returns? [closed]" and it was flagged as off topic. How is this off topic? I'm just asking if anyone knows where I can find a chart showing total ...
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Have there been any “Is this a scam?” questions that the answer was “No”?

I think most here would agree that whenever someone asks Is this a scam, the answer is almost certainly, Yes, this is a scam. Have there been any instances of questions like these where the answer ...
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Why can´t we answer this question

Why am I not able to give an answer to this question: I’m 18 years old and want to finance a £30,000 car Presumable, because it already has a lot of answers? Edit: apparently a bug? I know ...
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Does any official website annunciate tuition credits for certain schools offering the equivalent of university courses (Advanced Placement)?

I don't grok how Does any official website annunciate tuition credits for certain schools offering the equivalent of university courses (Advanced Placement)? is "seeking product or service ...
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User with a flood of questions

https://money.stackexchange.com/users/40527/melissa-yue-wallace?tab=questions This user has asked 12 questions about income tax in Canada in the last 16 hours or so. Most of them are referencing ...
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Can we define a guideline on questions that have a simple “No” as answer

Quite often I came across questions that ask for a specific thing. More often, the answer is a simple "NO". Something like this does not exist. The dilemma here is it is difficult to prove / establish ...
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Spreadsheet that calculates your RRSP contributions now, based on expected CPP, GIS, OAS, RRIF?

I don't want suspension, and just want check this. Would this question be on topic? It's not product recommendation when computer expert can create it free of cost. Title – Spreadsheet that ...
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Reopen request - Debit Card Risk

Debit Card Risk This was closed with a reason of Questions seeking product or service recommendations are off-topic because... Personally, I don't see this question having anything to do with ...
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Is a fictional account of an iffy personal financial transaction on topic?

I have just finished reading a novel in which an innocent, deserving couple receives an 8-figure [repeat, 8 figure] electronic transfer into their checking account from a third party. The money was ...
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New tag suggestion: cohabitation

How to handle shared mortgage payment if one person can't pay their share? is one of many "my boy/girlfriend and I bought a house together, and then we broke up and he/she owns 50% of the property,...
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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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Are there any points for tag creation?

I had created at least 8 tags in past and was wondering if there are any points for that. I'd also like to know identify the tags I've created or who has created a specific tag.
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Dear Stack Exchange: A Statement and a Letter from your Moderators

Crossposted from Meta.Stackexchange Dear Stack Exchange, Inc., We know you know about this already, so we'll keep this brief. The past two weeks have been rough. Lots of moderators have lost ...
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Attacking an answer

Is it acceptable to attack another person's answer? Shouldn't their own answer speak for itself? Since the attack, I have received a lot of downvotes. The meaning of my answer has been twisted.
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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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Frequently Answered Questions (by topic)

Members are welcome to continue to directly edit this FAQ Note The Help Page shows a link to this FAQ If you missed it, please read the Code of Conduct along with the Official FAQ Getting Started ...
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Why isn't there a small business finance community?

It seems like one of the most common sources of off-topic questions. I saw this post which looked positive. What are the costs / needs to get one started?
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How to delete wrong tag that was created by accident?

I created a tag shorting-lending that I want to delete, but could not.
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Are minor grammar edits desirable?

I'm going to nitpick. A recent edit of a single word ("it's" to "its") brought this one to mind. The FAQ states: Edits are expected to be substantial and to leave the post better than you found ...
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What is the appropriate way to address the cause of the financial issue if the question doesn't really mention it?

A recent question about handling a co-signed mortgage after a breakup got me thinking... Is it even appropriate to provide an "answer" on how this situation should be avoided in the first place? I'...
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Goodbye PF&MSO!

Goodbye, Stack Overflow! It's been fun collecting 11,758 Internet points and helping start the overflow site, but I'll be leaving as part of the Monica Cellio backlash.
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Why was my answer deleted?

It challenges a direct quote from (in fact, the seeming prime motivation of) the question.
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Why is the question about 'Value of time' not closed?

The question how do you value what your leisure time is worth? is IMO begging for opinions. People may find it interesting (which might explain the high number ...
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Should the question about making a living in real estate be reopened?

This question was asked yesterday and closed today: Why does it seem the best way to make a living is to invest in real estate? Should it remain closed, or be reopened, and why?
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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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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 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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Should answers be left in the comments?

Sometimes users leave comments on questions that are essentially a short answer to the question. What is wrong with answering a question in the comment section? Is it ever appropriate to leave an ...
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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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The Intent and Purpose of Comments

Stack exchange is a Q&A site, unlike other message boards members may be familiar with. The Tour offers this simple statement of when to use comments: Use comments to ask for more information ...
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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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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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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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