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I'll elaborate, but I don't want to waste much time on this. Can you prove [any scientific fact]? No, we are not mathematicians. We are not a court of law. We would routinely edit out such language. So the better title would be: Did a plane hit Pentagon on September 11, 2001? My point was we already have that question on the site. You have tried to ...


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I edited this question into a bug report because, if true, I think it is an error in the documentation that should be fixed. However, I have been unable to reproduce it. When I load different StackExchange sites in a new browser (with no login credentials), the main banner says: Skeptics Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for scientific skepticism....


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I'm sorry you've had some trouble with your questions. This "question ban" thing is automated and cannot be altered by us moderators. It can only be changed if SE staff decides to change it, which, as far as I know, they never have and likely never will. Here's the "report" on your questions: That flag on your Oct 10 question was "...


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Welcome to Skeptics! I suggest you have a read of the Welcome to New Users FAQ. Your question has been substantially rewritten to make it possible to re-open it. In particular, the irrelevant references that were distracting from the claim have been removed and the relevant references have had their key claims cited. I think it remains a poor question. The ...


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We have a fair amount of material about what this site is about. I would point to the tour which is mostly focused on giving an overview of the general StackExchange philosophy and features. In particular, we are about getting answers to practical, detailed questions, we aren't about opinions and discussions. We reward appropriate behaviour with reputation ...


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Most regulars here won't quickly call it "fact check", but notable claims sounds like the same thing to me. Questions about Skepticism as a discipline would quickly be closed. This includes discussion of history's great thinkers, philosophies, and empiricism et al. Answers that depend only on logic or even tangentially related science to make inference are ...


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I don't have a definitive answer, but, as mod, I have some limited access to basic analytics. The site has been growing in the past 6 months - after dropping to a local minima in September, traffic has doubled in a reasonably linear fashion. We've had a huge spike of hits on Tuesday March 17, briefly doubling again. I am guessing some well-known social ...


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You simply clicked the wrong edit link! Easy mistake to make, it's not all that obvious unless you know it's there Once clicked, you can use the "Add" button to add as many other duplicates as you like However, it appear you need to be a gold tag holder to access this feature: Gold tag-badge holders and moderators can now edit duplicate links


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