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Questions that just get Closed

I find it common that people ask for ideas for their project. If they ask it on Blender.stackexchange, they get closed for being "to broad" or "off topic". Then there are times when people ask for ...
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A meta dissertation on Conduct with new users

I came across this post yesterday and it bothered me enough to bring this to meta. First take a look at how the question looked originally. Granted it was a lousy question. There were many problems ...
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Should I delete my question?

I posted this question: Automatic Weights not recalculating after moving Bone While I think it's a valid question, it is kind of a duplicate. I just realized that this behavior is happening because ...
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Was Question posted?

I tried posting a question a few minutes ago. It seemed to take a long time to post and I did not see any confirmation it posted. How can I tell if my question was posted?
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How to mark question as solved?

they told me to mark the post as solved .. so i did that in the title.. seems not to be allowed.. but i asked and don't get an answer.. maybe help beginners by answering would be a nice feature. Can't ...
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Question(s) about asking Questions

I just need some clarification about links when we ask questions. Here is how I understand it at the moment. 1) We need to use 3rd party image websites such as Imgur.com to host pictures we need to ...
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Change BSE's site description and intro section

BSE is the featured site today (yay!) That got me thinking about our site description. Why do we have the "Who use blender to create X"? Why do we care what people are creating? As long as there is a ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Blender's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for volunteering,...
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2019 Moderator Election results (unofficial)

The official 2019 Community Moderator Election Results Here is the result of running the ballot file in openSVT using the Meek SVT method: Loading ballots from file blender-stackexchange-com-2019-...
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Compatibility Tag

I added the compatibility tag for "Blender's computer requirements". There is a comment to close vote this question which states: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is about ...
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Could we brush up the Help Center, please?

As I said before, some (many) points in the Help Center are quite vague and were probably written for Stack Exchange in general. With all the new users pouring in due to Blender 2.80 Beta and the ...
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reply box has character count and also time limits

first use of forum the reply box to a reply to my question has a text character count and also says 5 minutes exceeded for reply edit. Am I using the right box as I cant say whats needed or post an ...
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Tag creation suggestion

I'd like to ask a question about teaching Blender but can't find a suitable tag. Could we have something like learning, training, or any other that would seem relevant to the tag creator (I don't have ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Is there a newbie forum?

Is there a forum for complete newbies like myself, where we can ask the really ignorant questions, like how to paint the surface of an object or make objects move together as one etc? I just started ...
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Images not displaying

Images do not display on Chrome (and Firefox) anymore, the alt-text shows correctly. Clicking on their source reveals a page not found. I'm using Chrome 73 on Windows 8.1 from Berlin, Germany. ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Blender is scheduled for an election next week, April 15th 2019.In ...
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How do I upload a question with a moving gif image? [duplicate]

How do I upload a question with a moving gif image? It is inconvenient to have to link only the video of YouTube every time.
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Can someone clean up these comments?

Not enough reputation to flag them myself out at least don't see that option. After typing out "win-win for you print it out and send it to your mom so she can put it in her fridge and marvel at the ...
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How to get a link to an old question that was probably deleted for no answer/no votes?

I'd solved a scripting problem and included it as part of a question here a few years ago. I don't see the question and I'm guessing it was deleted for no answers/no activity or similar. I've searched ...
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Editing - what's the purpose, where is the limit?

Yesterday I posted an answer to some topic, and someone edited it. Usually, I'm okay with that, sometimes it happens that I write things wrong or destroyed some markdown tags. And as for myself, I did ...
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Why I don't get an answer?

I have my two questions pending, don't know why no one is answering. Only comments don't lead to any conclusion! Reading comments and checking if it is right or not and at the end there's no answer, ...
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Dubious 'You have reached your question limit' ban leads to counterproductive user behavior

My last two questions were not well accepted, and now I have this ban. But I am trying to make a living out of video editing among other things, so getting my questions answered on time is above any ...
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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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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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Is it possible to post .webm videos on the Blender Stack exchange?

I know how to make .gifs but they have no sounds. I also know how to make .webs which do have sound. Is it possible to attach a .webm on a post?
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Can haz “render of the week”?

We've requested a photo.SE style render contest before, but it never received much attention from SE. In light of the site redesigns taking place, now seems like a good time to revisit the idea (again)...
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Was the 'blender-2.8' tag created intentionally or should we remove it?

A blender-2.8 tag seems to have cropped up recently on the main site. As it seems to have been somewhat discussed that we won't have tags for different versions (or at least, there's no real consensus ...
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Silly question time: Indirect Blender questions?

I just posted THIS and it got flagged as not Blender related (which it kinda is indirectly ;P) I knew it would get flagged but there are some people that are only on this site that I highly respect ...
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Blender 2.8 is going Beta. What now?

Blender 2.8 is getting its Beta status today or tomorrow. Which means that we can expect the interface, workflows etc to be in their final form. Bug fixes, and bringing back of features that were lost ...
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How do you create a chat room from commentary?

I've seen chat-rooms created from over-extended comment exchanges, copying the accumulated commentary into the room. How is this done?
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How do I attach files in comments and sub-comments?

I can't find a way to attach files (specifically, .mkv or "FFmpeg" in blender) to my comments. I'm new to the site so it might actually be really obvious... Thanks, -Cobra
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A question form

Maybe a question form, with the Image Link field required, should be introduced to the site? It must be wearisome to ask for screenshots all the time. I noticed these requests are pretty frequent here....
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I want to embed YouTube videos. What should I do?

I usually include a YouTube link when I post a question. But I want to embed YouTube videos. What should I do?
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GPU post maintenance

It's been a while since we made Enabling GPU rendering for Cycles?, and a few things have changed since then (opencl support has come a long way, but also has more than a few issues worth documenting)....
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Should we ask users to indicate what version of Blender they're using?

Given the changes in 2.8, should we ask the users, whether they are asking or answering, to indicate which version they are using, in order to make sure that the answers provided are correct? Or, ...
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Blender SE's 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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Create 'gltf' tag?

Similar to existing fbx and collada tags, would others be open to creating a 'gltf' tag? See https://www.khronos.org/gltf/ for ...
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A Selectively Helpful Community

I've been on this site for quite a while now, but there's something that keeps bugging me. This might sound a reminiscent of the reform of the whole StackOverflow site that happened a while back. It ...
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Need to tell blender developers to add different symbols in future updates

I am in need of letters which are not in the standard english alphabet. I personally am after the ancient Hebrew alphabet from the times new roman font file. I am not able to copy these letters from ...
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Spent 20 minutes trying to find out how that I should known not have asked about blender 2.8

I have a question about my Blender Stack Exchange post: How to do a simple smoke in 2.8 eevee I am glad it was taken down anyway because smoke does work 2.8 alpha. As incorrectly stated from a user. ...
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How to be a Contributor to Code of Conduct

While Browsing Through Blender Stack Exchange. I noticed that some users are Contributor of "Code of Conduct". If You hover the Text 'New Contributer' it Shows a message about "Code of Conduct". ...
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I see soo many questions, low views, and almost no answers

Title explains it. Weird, right?
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Blender.sx font issues on Ubuntu [closed]

Recently, and I cannot pin point a date, in this website and its meta all fonts are bold-faced and its rather unpleasant to the eye. I've seen this on two separate machines (both with Firefox though) ...
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Blender Stack Exchange Dark Theme

The site is too bright when working in a dark room or at evening when switching from all the 3D software that all has dark UI. Is there a Dark Theme? If you have your own feel free to post it next to ...
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Revoking false close votes from multiple users

I recently viewed a question that I initially though was a duplicate of another question, so, I voted to close it as such. Anyway, I asked for clarification just in case it wasn't a duplicate. After ...
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Deleting answer by deleting content

https://blender.stackexchange.com/posts/115940/revisions Is that an acceptable way to delete your answer when you feel you overthought the problem?
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Image Error “i.stack.imgur.com redirected you too many times”

All browsers, Windows 10. As of last night images from i.stack.imgur.com have been broken for me. In Chrome, attempts to load the image directly result in the 'redirected you too many times' error. ...
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Blender 2.8 and Duplicate Questions

On the stack overflow blog it is said that "questions are merely the sand that produces the pearl." and "that you optimize for pearls, not sand". So with that context here is my question. The public ...

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