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What is the policy for translation requests?

Are translation requests ok? How much text can be asked to be translated at the same time? One sentence, one paragraph? What kind of answers to these questions should be considered good? While we ...
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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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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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Use of dialect tags

I added south-korean and north-korean to What, if any, are the primary differences between Korean as spoken in the North and that spoken in the South? since they seemed relevant. However, the former ...
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What should be on-topic here?

What kinds of questions should be on-topic here? (Sometimes this question works well in meta if we have one simple answer per reply, and then people can upvote and downvote each suggestion).
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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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Should all questions be in English, apart from the 'example'?

Should all questions here be asked in English apart from the Korean being 'asked about'? What about answers and comments?
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Should we set some preferred standards for usage of romanization?

Romanization is an unavoidable reality of Korean-learning communities. But most learners will probably agree that it's a good practice to discourage becoming dependant on romanized Korean if at all ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Questions that are lists of resources

Following our definition question "What are some Korean songs that are useful for learning Korean?", I've posted Wiki: List of songs that are useful for learning Korean which is intended to become a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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2022: 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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