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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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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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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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Shall we 'accept' answers in the private beta?

I've had some great answers to my questions so far - thanks all! Should we 'accept' answers in the private beta? I definitely feel we should upvote as much as possible, but I wonder if leaving ...
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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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What is our stance on questions about tool requests?

What is our stance on questions about tool requests? Are they on-topic or off-topic? Example 1: Are there any online tools available for entering Korean text? This issue came up somtime during the ...
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IME Widget to enter 한글 input in editor?

I noticed other exchange sites have special input widgets like: Code snippet editor on Stack Overflow Balsamiq mockups on ux.stackexchange.com Latex/Math editor math.stackexchange.com Would it make ...
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Does the "south-korean" tag need to exist? [duplicate]

I feel like it can apply to nearly every question here, as south Korean is the "default" Korean.
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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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