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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election Results

Korean Language's Moderator election #2 has come to a close. Since there were not enough candidates for a competitive election, we simply appointed the candidates who nominated themselves: They will ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election

The 2023 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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2023 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. Korean Language Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next ...
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Announcing a “Graduation” election for 2023

Summary: Korean Language Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on October 24, 2023, as your “graduation” election as a result of having lost your beta label a while back and a ...
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2022: a year in moderation

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Could Korean language SE have the dark theme?

Stack Overflow has the dark theme, which you can opt in. It’d be nice if I could have it on Korean language SE, too. The light theme is too bright for me.
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Congratulations and thanks to everyone on graduating to a full stackexchange site

Our Q and A site for Korean language was recently upgraded from a beta site to a full site by stackexchange I would like to thank everyone who has participated on our site, by following the site from ...
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How can we best prepare for graduation from Beta status?

Hello Korean Language SE community! In December of this year, there are plans to move our site from a beta site to a full site. This is an important step. A very important step. I have been a ...
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Convert [postposition]/[postpositions] to [particle]

I think particle fits better than postposition/postpositions for the translation of the word “조사.” The word “postposition” means a somewhat different thing: a word or morpheme placed after the word ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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How does stackexchange search for non English words work (or Korean specifically if that matters)?

NOTE: originally attempted to ask on stackexchage meta, but couldn't due to some problems. Let's take searching for this question as an example If I search for "금수회이록", 금수회이록, 회이록, I get a 0 ...
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Two font issues

From this question and answer: On desktop, the "strong articulation" diacritic, [ ͈] (U+0348), is rendered at bottom-right of the combined character, rather then directly beneath it, like ...
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First moderator flag declined

I raised a custom mod flag with this text: A-ing~♡ This means in Korean: 아잉~♡ But it was declined: Why is this not a "valid flag"? Why did the mods decline me to act cute/aegyo here?
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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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Can I ask this translation question on the regular site or will it be closed as off-topic?

I'm looking for a translation of a small song I've written for my South Korean girlfriend. It is only a few sentences long. I have read the help center, which says this site can be used for help with ...
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Stackoverflow bitcoin giveaway 2019?

Good news everyone! Stackoverflow is giving away promotional bitcoins to encourage user participation, and our site has been selected in the program Some lucky users from Korean Language ...
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Our 1000th Question

Congratulations to our user @CreativiTimothy on asking our 1000th question
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Announcement: very old TOPIK results to be unavailable after July 2019

TOPIK (Test of Proficiency In Korean) is the standardized Korean level test offered by the Ministry of Education in South Korea Upto this point, the results of any TOPIK tests you have ever taken ...
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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, in ...
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Who is the top foreigner speaking Korean?

Recently, I watch splash english - youtube. As you know, we can find many foreigns speaking Korean. Someone speaks fast and uses splendid vocabularies, more than natives. Further, they have a ...
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TOPIK exam discussion and group study chat room

I want to do an experiment on boosting the visitor numbers to our website This year's Korean language evaluation test (TOPIK) will be held on Oct. 20-21 and I am sure there are many people self ...
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2018 Moderator Election - We need more candidates!

The nomination phase of the moderator elections was scheduled to end today. However, we didn't get any candidates. Remember, this is a pro tempore election. Having users actively curating the site is ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 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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Announcing a Pro Tempore election

Summary: Korean Language Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on September 24 to bring in one more moderator. For full details of the process, see the announcement on ...
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Ask questions that I already know the answer to

Can we ask questions that we already know the answer when it seems to be a good question to the community? I am asking this because i think the reason this community is week and beta is that there is ...
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I am stepping down as a moderator

I have made the decision to step down as a moderator on Korea.SE. My work schedule has made it difficult for me to remain active enough on this site to be a productive moderator. I still will remain ...
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Could help with translating larger passages be on-topic, and if so, what's the best way to ask and answer such questions?

We've had a couple of questions recently that seem to be asking for help with a number of difficult words in larger passages: Terminology related to Social Thoughts and Korean Society: 위정척사, 공맹사상, 가묘,...
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Which kind of Korean sentence do you have a listening problem in?

I believe that almost all Koreans have some level of confidence about grammar when reading English articles But while listening, there is usually not enough time for interpretation. Perhaps the ...
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Where we do use Romanisation, should we prefer a particular type of Romanisation?

In the meta question Should we set some preferred standards for usage of romanization?, we expressed a strong preference for avoiding the use of any Romanisation in answers where possible. However, ...
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What questions should be asked on Chinese.SE instead of here?

With a couple of questions I asked here, It has been suggested that Chinese Stack Exchange would have been a better place to ask: What's the etymology of 점심 (點心) meaning 'lunch'? Origin ...
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Should we have a korean-statistics tag?

While cleaning up untagged, I came upon this question, which has been well received so I think we should keep it. However, no one seems to know how to tag this question. I have thought of korean-...
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Are questions on vocabulary off topic?

After a discussion with a native speaker, I realized that parts of the foot vary in terms of vocabulary and wondered what interesting aspects of the conversation might turn up in a question on the ...
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What should be done about untagged questions?

I recently saw an untagged tag, supposedly created by Community One of our helpful users has proposed the following as tag wiki excerpt: This is a special tag that is designed to be used only ...
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Is asking for lyrics transcription on-topic?

I just found this song on my computer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKlkaeZ8Fog&pbjreload=10. I suspect it might be Korean except for the spoken part which seemed like Chinese. The comments ...
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Cross-posting from other sites

I frequently see questions on other sites (usually Reddit's r/korean) where I think they would be good questions for our site. What do people think about cross-posting them here? I'm not saying they ...
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How can we promote the beta?

This site is great and seems to be slowly gaining popularity, but still needs work. How can we get the word out more so there are more users and more activity? Related questions have been asked before,...
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손님, 여러분 - 우리 채팅방에 오세요!

I just wanted to point out that, like all SE sites, we have a chat room: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/41465/korean-language It has been a bit quiet in there. But as the site gets more visits, ...
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Should we have a list of 'general references' in meta to help with very simple questions?

https://korean.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic says that 'general reference' questions are off topic. This is so that people don't come along with ultra-simple questions that would be easily answered ...
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Should we change our off-topic rules to allow small translations?

At the moment, https://korean.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic states that "Requests for translation that contain no particular question about the Korean language" are off-topic. That wording was ...
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Vote early, Vote Often!

(Inspired by this post on meta.languagelearning.stackexchange.com, and originally sourced from this post) We should encourage everyone to vote positively as often as possible! Every Stack ...
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Feelings on Seasonal Hats

It’s time for Winter Bash 2016!! Overview Those of you who are on other Stack Exchange sites may remember previous years’ events, but here is a quick little reminder. Winter Bash is an annual event ...
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Suggestion for custom close reason : "reference questions that can be answered by a resource such as a dictionary..."

https://korean.stackexchange.com/questions/2073/need-the-word-happiness-translated-and-drawn currently looks like a question that could be answered with a dictionary. (I think my own question What do ...
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How do you feel about questions on non-verbal communication?

We recently got a question over on Anime.SE that is about what appears to be about some sort of Korean hand gesture (depicted in a manhwa): What do these money-related gestures mean? Would this ...
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Questions about offensive language - should they be allowed, and should we take any special precautions?

I asked: How to say or suggest in an informal (and possibly rude) way that someone can be disregarded?, and noticed that it was quickly met with a flag and a couple of downvotes. On the other hand, ...
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The "Be Nice" Policy

At this point in the (young) history of our site, I would like to remind all users of the Be Nice policy that we have instituted on the site. This is of course a general policy that is germane to all ...
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Can we stop upvoting posts as "Thank you for asking" and "Thank you for answering"?

The tooltip for upvote shows: Question: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. Answer: This answer is useful. The tooltip for downvote shows: Question: This ...
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Is asking to translate a short paragraph from English to Korean on topic here?

I want to see if I'm allowed to ask such a question in the main site? Would you please translate the following paragraphs into Korean? a proposal for creating a remote sensing and ...
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"General reference" questions

Although we haven't had much of a problem with off-topic questions of any kind being asked yet, we wanted to be proactive in starting our on-topic page. It contains a brief mention of general ...
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