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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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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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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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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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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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How does the asker know what answer is correct?

Let's say I'm a beginner and ask a question which someone answers, should I just wait until theres a couple different answers which are voted around (or one voted highly)? I've only used tech ...
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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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Congratulations on getting to private beta

I would like to congratulate our community on getting to private beta and thank everyone who has been involved with us since the proposal stage We need enough activity during the private beta to go ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Our 1000th Question

Congratulations to our user @CreativiTimothy on asking our 1000th question
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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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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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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 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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Should we encourage examples to be written in 존댓말 (when possible)?

One thing I've noticed myself doing is automatically writing all my examples in 해요체 or 합쇼체, just out of habit. But it hit me that we don't have any defined standard procedure for this. We obviously ...
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Deletion of tag “grammer”

Someone seems to have made the tag 'grammer' (kind of ironic that it's misspelled) which is surely a misspelling of the (intended) tag 'grammar'. As of this writing there were 4 posts using this tag ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Do we need to avoid criticism of any governments in this stack exchange?

Do we need to avoid criticism of any governments in this stack exchange? I'm not the kind of person who'd launch into a multi-page diatribe within Stack Exchange, but when drafting Is hanja opposed ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How fast should we be to vote to close?

Having recently followed https://musicfans.stackexchange.com/ through its commitment, private beta, and public beta phases, there have been a couple of schools of thought there on how quickly we ...
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How to create a tag such as 'adjective-ending'?

I just posted a question about verb and adjective endings. How many verb/adjective endings are there? There are tags 'verb', 'verb-endings' and 'adjective', but not 'adjective-endings'. Should there ...
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Rename the “formal” tag to “Formal Language”?

There's a formal tag used in this question that would possibly be more clear if it were renamed to a noun such as "formal language" or "formality". Should we change it, create a synonym, or leave it ...
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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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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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We have some work to do for this site

According to the statistics on Area 51, we are in trouble: 19.6 questions per day: It says 10 questions per day on average is a healthy data, but we now depend on one particular user for a majority ...
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“Learning” should be defined

The tag "learning" seems to be undefined, and used inappropriately. For example, it is being used on Do 같이 and 함께 mean the same thing? which is just a straightforward question about the Korean ...
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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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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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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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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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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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