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the norms and standards of accepted behaviour and politeness in our community. The golden rule is "Think before you post."
For questions as to whether a particular subject is on-topic for the main site. Use in conjunction with the discussion tag
Regarding the use of comments on a post.
Regarding answers and answering.
Regarding promotion of the Retrocomputing StackExchange site.
for requests to replace one tag with another existing tag. It also applies to requests that one tag should be merged into another, or simply abandoned.
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For questions and discussion regarding the use of hyperlinks on the Retrocomputing site.
For instruction and guidance on closing or migrating questions and the reasons therefor.
For questions regarding the process of editing posts.
For questions concerning the Retrocomputing Blog. See questions on this tag for details.
For questions and discussion regarding a specific answer posted on the Retrocomputing site.
For questions regarding a specific edit of a post on the Retrocomputing site.
a flag that can be applied to posts which lowers the rep threshold for editing and prevents any reputation change from voting.
awarded to encourage and incentivize positive community actions within the site.
a measurement of a user's contributions to the site. The extent to which the community "trusts" that user.
the process by which users can vote to close a question.
For the process of identifying and closing questions that have the same possible answers as another question because they are essentially the same.
For questions regarding user accounts on the Retrocomputing site.
the real time, stateful web chat that's a part of the Retrocomputing site.
Regarding questions that have been deleted from the Retrocomputing site.
For questions and discussion regarding the annual StackExchange Winterbash.
Regarding the Hats issued during Winterbash.