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A goodbye to the community

Most of you here probably don't know my handle or haven't interacted with me personally since I've taken a back seat for a while now. I was the very first moderator here and I'm very proud of that ...
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David♦ Moderator resignation

Well here is a post that even a year ago I never thought I would be writing. I've been part of this site for six years to the day, January 21, 2014. My interest in blender caused me to get more and ...
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Should popular tutorials get their own tags?

Recently I noticed the donut tag had been created. Initially, I was a bit unsure about having a tag like this; it seems like one of the first 'non-technical' tags and I wasn't sure whether there was a ...
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How to insert blend files into a question [duplicate]

I wanna ask a question about something concerning parenting in blender but I know I’d be clear if I knew how to insert blend or .mov files into my question. How do you do that on Mac?
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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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Why was this flag declined?

So I flagged a question as off-topic (bug reason) Why do I get funny glich in my viewport? And the flag was declined. Isn't this a bug then? What's wrong with the flag?
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Should [raytracing] be removed?

The raytracing tag has... 0 watchers and 18 questions. Half of the questions don't have an accepted answer, and of those which do have an answer, the tag doesn't seem to add to or help filter the ...
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Reccomend including a .blend file in a new question

Mighty admins of Blender Meta, Would it be possible to add a short text, suggesting to include a .blend file in a new question? It could make answers more relevant and specific. Just something ...
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Questions lacking research

There are increasing numbers of questions that are "How do I do this" + picture. The basic rules of [SE] are that questions should be focused, show some research and are basically non-forum type begs ...
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Is there a site for getting help with learning to use Blender?

I have a question about my Blender Stack Exchange post: Is there any instructional/tutorial articles or videos for face mocap? I had the impression that's what this site was for, but when I asked a ...
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Merge [loop] and [looping] or make them more specific?

I noticed that there are two confusing tags: loop and looping and the latter has around twice the amount of questions. It seems that both are used for questions on looping animations, code ...
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The moderators of Blender Stack Exchange are on strike

In direct response to the disorderly firing of Monica Cellio and the increasing distrust in SE policies and tone shift towards the community as a whole, all the mods of BSE have recorded themselves as ...
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What's the difference between Stackechange blender and blender artistes

What are the differences between them and in which way should we use each?
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Combine prism topics into the caustics tag?

Does anyone see reasons for or against the caustics tag including prism topics? Caustics are not explicitly prism-rendering, but caustics are often prismatic in ...
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how do I answer a question which looks to have been removed as 'ambiguous' (How can you render Eevee animations quicker was the original question)

I could not answer this question: as it had been deemed 'ambiguous', So I had to comment...(I would disagree that it's an ambiguous question, as I can answer it). So this is in the hope of reaching ...
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Answer using stable or master?

Taking into account that Blender release cycle will be pretty fast from 2.80 up, is it ok to answer using features available in master branch? Pros: Answers could be simpler They can be future ...
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Should questions that need a new answer for 2.8 be flagged somehow?

I came across an answer that would have worked for my question, except the new layout in 2.8 has moved that item and so the answer was useless. I could ask a new question - but then, people who google ...
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how can newly joined members to blender sa correct serious mistakes they find

Moving the 'center of the object' to the actual center... this is not a duplicate. the answer provided (alt g) accurately answers a distinct question to what is asked in the purported "...
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reissue of questions

My opinion of this stack exchange system has never been good, I will never have a good opinion of this system, for many reasons, starting because it is a heater farm, but this ... !!! This is already ...
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How to distinghish 2.8 question (and the corresponding rendering settings)?

What can we do to understand the subject when the question can be 2.8 (or not) and can be Eevee (or Cycles)? I think all is said, except that the OP rarely (never) indicate this context. Previously ...
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Allow questions that are potentially bugs in Blender

I've recently witnessed that question regarding potential bugs are put on hold, since they are among the questions consider off-topic. I'd like you to reconsider this for the following reasons. ...
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How to record and upload animated screen shot [duplicate]

A lot of posts and answers on blender.stackexchange have nifty animated screen captures to show where/how to select various options, or to show "live" examples of problems one is facing in blender. ...
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replies to thread box very restricted

one can write a question and have paragraphs etc, add images. reply to a reply and hit enter for a paragraph and the typing gets posted ! small little box to type in. also I have to wait 40 mins it ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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