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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, ...
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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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How broad is too broad?

Let's imagine we had the following question: What are the differences in usage and meaning between 슬프다, 서럽다, 눈물난다, and 서글프다? These four words basically means 'sad' or 'sorrowful'. From my own ...
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Suggestions to fill in “What topics can I ask about here?” in our Help Center

As you all know, Help Center will be a general guidance to all current and future users. What topics can I ask about here? in Help Center needs filling in. I think the linked question should be ...
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Replacing an example question on 2-minute Tour

As you all know, our Help Center, especially our 2-minute tour will be a general guidance to all future users. Koreean SE's 2-minute Tour shows an example question, What is a polite term of address ...
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Do we need a technology tag?

There have been a few questions related to electronic dictionaries or other electronic resources for studying Korean Why do some words show XX-X다 (들어-오다) form in a dictionary? What is a good ...
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Follow up on “allowed” languages on Korean.SE

In this question, we had a discussion of which languages would be allowed on Korean.SE. The discussion mainly revolved around whether we should allow questions to be asked in Korean as well as in ...
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A step forward towards building our stack exchange site

Our site has completed 90 days in beta Stackexchange recently appointed moderators for our site including myself I would like to congratulate the other moderators as well as promise to do my part in ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Beta metric charts

Below are some charts for various beta site metrics against number of days since private beta launch. The scripts I am using to automate this is still experimental. The charts will be updated (...
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How to deal with spam

Since the traffic on Korean Beta SE is so small, the number of spam is not that big. However, we don't have a moderator appointed yet and I've just found that my spam flag aged away without being ...
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Our site is turning into a ghost town. Thoughts on Why?

The title says it all Our site is literally full of tumbleweeds I know there is a demand for a site such as ours It has the potential to become the site for Korean language Q and A During ...
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Would it be a good idea to migrate Korean-related questions posted on Linguistics SE?

In Linguistics Beta Stack Exchange (LSE), there are questions that could be posted on Korean Language Beta Stack Exchange (KSE) as follows: Irregular Fortition(경음화, 된소리 되기) in Modern Korean Rules of ...
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Is it appropriate to have a tag to show that a question is about the '겠' particle?

In this question: Why is the 겠 particle used in '알겠습니다'? We were discussing whether 겠 itself would be a suitable tag. it. I didn't want to tag it 'future' as '겠' doesn't have a future ...
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We've gone public

Looks like we've made it to public beta A big Thank You and Congratulations to everyone in our community Now we have to see it through to graduation Here are our currents stats Please ...
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Accepting Nominations — Who should moderate this site?

Ideally Moderators are elected by the community, but until the community is large enough to hold a proper election, we will be appointing three provisional Moderators to fill those roles. We need ...
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I think we have a system problem that doesn't show new questions immediately [Problem Solved]

I once asked a Meta question "I can't see my question Where does "약방의 감초" originate and what does it mean exactly? as it was invisible for a few hours after I posted it. I deleted it after I ...
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Should we transcribe text from image?

I submitted an edit for the following question: How is 니까 used in this sentence? In that edit, I transcribed the text from the image: Q. 집에 ( ) 비가 내리기 시작했다 A. (1) 도착하거나 (2) 도착하기까 (3) ...
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How much of Korean culture questions should be allowed here?

And by culture I am implying everything related to Korea besides language (history, contemporary society, music, art, politics, etc) The original name of this proposal was meant to be Korean ...

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