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Unanswered and abandoned questions

I had the same question as Nolan about rendering in blender, Why won't objects appear in motion tracking? But there is no answer to the question and it is a few months old with no signs of ...
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Pre-canned comments to help users?

I often find myself writing the same comments over an over again, each time getting more brisk and less helpful. I thought it would be good to have a selection of pre-canned comments to pull from... ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2015

As your site is undergoing our new design-independent graduation process, you'll be enjoying your own run of design-independent Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...
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Awesome Weapons - Challenge #2

Contest: Crazy Firepower The two most modeled things in blender are shiny cars and awesome guns. Here we are going to expand a little and make any type of weapon. It can be anything, from a rugged ...
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Are material requests on-topic?

Are requests on how to simulate certain materials (e.g. asphalt, ice, water, etc.) on topic here? We've had questions like this before which seemed to have been received well, e.g. How To Create a ...
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Questions overlapping the Blender manual

Since this is a Q&A site on Blender, we should accept questions regarding the functions of Blender (other than too broad/tutorial requests). However, does the community here accept questions ...
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Blender — Top User Swag!

This has been shipped today! Enjoy your swag, everyone :) If you still don't have yours and think you should have it by now, please send me an e-mail so I can look into it instead of leaving a comment ...
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Blender is currently unusable on NVIDIA GPUs (M - MX family)

Update 2 Waited a couple versions or so, can confirm issue is now gone in 376.33. Tested on a Dell XPS 15 with a 960M. Update This issue seems to be only on the M - MX family. Desktop GPUs aren't ...
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Bringing back scheduled chat - Meet the Pros

A little over 2 years ago when we entered public beta, to drive traffic to the site and engage our then avid users we came up with the idea of scheduled chats where we picked an active "celebrity" in ...
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What is our criteria for a minimum effort?

This is a two part question, but it is centered around one issue: What is the minimum effort we expect to see in a question? I bring this up because, yet again today we had another "How do I do X" ...
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Should we downvote questions which are overly simple?

Sometimes questions which seem overly simple are downvoted, such as How do I select an object in the 3D viewport? and How to retrieve the objects of a group. While answers to these questions can most ...
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"Improve the Blender Manual" event proposal

The Blender manual still has many rough spots from it's recent migration from the old wiki. Many pages are severely out of date, incomplete, or missing. Since we are a community of Blender users who ...
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2015 Experimental Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the experimental moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates ...
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p3d.in embedding?

Should we have p3d.in embedding? It could be handy for geometry or modeling questions.
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Is it possible to mark a question in order to be notified of the answers?

Is it possible to mark a question in order to be notified of the answers? The aim here is only to have a quick way to be informed of the answers, without taking any kind of action on the question.
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The anatomy of Questions without accepted Answers

I'd like to compile a list of reasons why questions go unanswered on bse or don't have accepted answers. With the intent to categorize them, and do rudimentary analyses on the 500 questions that have ...
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Answering vague support questions (once)?

There are certain questions that don't fit our criteria very well, eg: Why is blender crashing? Why is blender's viewport so slow? Why is blender running slow? Why am I running out of memory? The ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020 [duplicate]

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Can we rethink requesting MathJaX?

I know this has already been brought up and (sort of) rejected, but that was over a year ago and I think it deserves a new discussion. Computer graphics is an inherently mathematical subject (we do ...
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Should we migrate all future .blends not on Blend-Exchange to Blend-Exchange?

At Blender Stack Exchange if someone wants to share their .Blend with us, the community-preferred method is through Blend-Exchange, kudos to GiantCowFilms, Gandalf3, TenShrike, and mhsjlw.Whenever a ...
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Why is saying THANKS forbidden here?

Simple as that, WHY? I always put a 'Thanks in advance.' at the end of my question and after a while it always gets edited, some stuff get added and some removed, probably from a moderator, including ...
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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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2015 Experimental 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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We need more Questions!

So, I've been looking at the stats on area51 for Blender Stack Exchange and most of them are looking pretty good... other than questions per day. When the site originally started, there was a pretty ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Blender's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They've replaced the pro-tempore crew — please thank both teams for ...
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Why use Blender Stack Exchange over Blender Artists Forums?

Why should users be using Blender Stack Exchange instead the support forum on Blender Artists? P.S (Would a moderator mind adding this to FAQ?)
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Is there a way to encourage voting?

I find that there seems to be a misunderstanding among many users of this site about how voting posts up/down should work. In my mind a question should be upvoted if it is clear and fits within our ...
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Closing old questions from inactive users as unclear

I'm going through old unanswered questions trying to answer, but some of them needs the feedback from OP which have been inactive on the site for a long time so it is unlikely that they will respond. ...
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Are questions about external render engines on topic?

Are questions specifically about external render engines (engines not bundled with official blender) allowed? For example, What's going wrong with my Luxrender Prism?
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Blender site design: Captcha / 404 / Error page - input needed!

We are working on finishing touches for the site design, and one of the fun parts is coming up with the design concepts for the 404 / Error / Captcha pages. We generally like to have metaphors closely ...
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Should we have a few questions on resources for use with Blender?

I suggest that we allow one question on each of the following resource types (list is incomplete) to create a list of resources: As in this post Blender resources for architects? The questions should ...
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Can we get a "Not Answerable" close reason?

https://blender.stackexchange.com/q/71770/2217 Picture just for historical reference. That is just the latest example from the plethora of questions BSE gets that may be clear, on topic, but we can ...
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Pro-Tempore Moderator Nominations [closed]

Well, we've made it out of the rough, (Private Beta) and are well on our way into the Public Beta gaining more and more users daily. According to the Moderator Pro Tempore, the SE Team will pick up (...
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BSE has a external image problem

We all will agree that there should not be images hosted externally. However in the past it has been accepted to host gifs larger than the 2mb size limit of ...
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Should the 'tool' tag be removed?

Should the 'tool' tag be removed? It's kind of broad and undefined. Besides, blender is a tool. I don't think using it to mark a question about the knife 'tool' makes sense either; that's too broad.
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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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Add content to make a post easier to find

I was looking for this answer. Luckily, I remembered the post was about two displaced meshes which were joined by the shrinkwrap modifier and the data transfer modifier. With these (is:answer ...
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2020 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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Do questions about Python belong here if the issue isn't strictly with Blender?

The Big Picture While I've seen many questions about Python and Blender together posted here, most of them have strictly to do with the Blender Python Library. My question is, do question that ...
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How to record steps in Blender

Sometimes here people post amazing gifs that show their workflow. These are really compact sequences, often with keyboard shortcuts displayed. How does one do that? And what additional software is ...
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Should we rename the blender-internal tag?

I'm constantly seeing the blender-internal tag (somewhat understandably) misused for questions about the way blender handles things internally. E.g. like this. Should we rename this tag to avoid ...
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Can a punishment be implemented for using the word "vertice" in a Q/A?

<sarcasm> Of course, the problem is also pervasive within the Youtube tutorial world. But it would be nice, even in this this small bastion of BSE hope, if we could change the modeling world for ...
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Do we want hats 2014 edition?

For those new to the site. StackExchange has a little winter themed event in December for sites to participate in called Winter Bash (2014 link). Basically, users earned "hats" for their ...
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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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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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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Blender is scheduled for an election next week, October 12. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose ...
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What is the proper action for a question that requests links to tutorials

Quite often we get the following question: Can I get recommendations or links for tutorials on such and such topic? This is not about requests to make custom made tutorials, but explicitly looking ...
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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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Add feature for high reputation users to manually mark as answer?

I've noticed for a while that sometimes someone will answer a new person's question, but that person will forget to mark it as answered, even if they are reminded to. I have a feeling this happens ...
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Is this an acceptable place to ask for feedback on a sculpt? If not what would be a better place?

Feedback from people who know what they are doing would be helpful in getting better, but I do not know a great place to ask for that feedback.

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