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Community poll: Do we want a banner warning against AI generated answers?

This recent Meta-Post announced that: Sites can now request to enable a banner to warn about their policy on AI-generated content. We will initially offer two banner text options that all sites in ...
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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top of the list?

Stack Exchange staff have announced an upcoming change to the way answer acceptance works. Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers Currently, the original poster of a ...
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The message that appears after casting a third vote in the moderator election contains a <br/>

After casting a third vote in the moderator election, this message appears. The <br/> should either be fixed into a newline, or it should be removed altogether.
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Proposal to rename [desexing] tag to [neutering]

For UK/US users desexing is not a tag most would think to look for when refering to spay, neuter, castration, etc. In fact "desexing" is a term that I (a vet) have never heard used by any veterinary ...
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Adding 'Poop' as a synonym of the 'defecation' tag

This morning I was looking for a duplicate Cat poop question, but we don't have a 'poop' tag, we do have defecation with 7 questions using it so I had to look through 300+ posts with "poop" in them. ...
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The [dog-obedience] tag isn't being used as intended

The wiki for the dog-obedience tag says that it's: About the obedience competition sport, where the dog is trained to perform a series of obedience exercices (heel work, scent discrimination, long ...
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Should [heart-failure] be renamed [heart-disease]

I created a tag heart-failure and upon reflection it probably should have been heart-disease. If the community agrees, I think a moderator should mass edit change (and maybe set heart-failure as a ...
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Moderator Position Open -- Nominees Needed

Update: We have accepted Yvette's nomination as a pro tem Moderator. Congratulations! Access should be enabled shortly. We last had a pro tem nomination thread in late 2015, so it's time again to ...
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How do I unscribe to this for I never signed up for this?

This is not my pet's question but my pet peeve. Never ever ever signed up for this website and never heard of it until I got an email this morning. So how did you get my personal email address? I know ...
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how to remove myself

I asked one question and got three answers from 2 people over four days showing neither ever read the question or the updates. One suggested his death. Not helpful and want nothing more to do with ...
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Do we really need these tags?

I was looking around the tag section and two of them caught my attention. growling and purring I was wondering why do we have these too specific(IMHO) tags, if anything both should just fall under ...
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We need another volunteer Moderatorā™¦

We need a 3rd moderator for this site. Ideally, Moderators are elected by the community, but until this site reaches a critical mass to hold an election, we need to appoint another provisional ...
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Do we need a "fur" tag?

We have a tag for fur (15 questions). Should any questions about fur be tagged grooming? Is there any benefit to having two separate tags?
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Request for new tag: euthanasia

Could someone create a tag for me? I wold like the tag euthanasia for my question on the board TIA
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Biweekly Topic Challenge: Junior-Pets [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the junior-pet tag. For the next two weeks (until midnight of April 19, 2015) you are challenged to ask and/or answer as ...
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Request to change "please delete me" to something less... sad

User please delete me (aka p.t.) was a prominent user in the early time of the Beta and still has a high value, but was not deleted from the system (probably due to the utility the user provided to ...
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Biweekly Topic Challenge: Hamsters [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the hamsters tag. For the next two weeks (until midnight of March 22, 2015) you are challenged to ask and/or answer as ...
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Biweekly Topic Challenge: Habitat [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the habitat tag. For the next two weeks (until midnight of March 8, 2015) you are challenged to ask and/or answer as ...
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Biweekly Topic Challenge: Training [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the training tag. For the next two weeks (until midnight of February 22, 2015) you are challenged to ask and/or answer ...
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Biweekly Topic Challenge: First-Aid [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the First-Aid tag. For the next two weeks (until February 9, 2015) you are challenged to ask or answer as many questions ...
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Biweekly Topic Challenge: Senior-Pet [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the Senior-Pet tag. For the next two weeks (until January 26, 2015) you are challenged to ask or answer as many ...
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Biweekly topic challenge: Mental-Stimulation [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the Mental-Stimulation tag. For the next two weeks (until January 5, 2015) you are challenged to ask or answer as many ...
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Tag request - [gerbil]

I'm a little off the point where I can create tags here, so I thought I'd see if anyone here would create the tag gerbil, as animal-specific tags seem to be welcome(?), unless it's not likely it'd be ...
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Biweekly topic challenge: Molting [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for the molting tag. For the next two weeks (until December 22, 2014) you are challenged to ask or answer as many questions ...
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Biweekly topic challenge: Rescue Organizations [Completed]

The current topic for the Pets: Biweekly Topic Challenge is the suggestion for rescue organizations. For the next two weeks (until December 8, 2014) you are challenged to ask or answer as many ...
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Do we want topic challenges here on Pets?

Completed A great suggestion from Jon Ericson is to have Weekly Topic Challenges, these would involve 4 steps: Step 1: Ask for topic ideas. Step 2: Post a challenge. Step 3: Profit!!!! Tally the ...
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Anonymous survey posted on Survey Monkey

An anonymous survey has been posted on Survey Monkey. It asks questions about your perception of the Pets.SE site https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YGCQKZF
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Merge [laws] and [legal]?

So we have two tags: laws and legal. The first has a wiki: For questions related to laws, ordinances, rules, or regulations governing the behavior of pets and their handlers in public places. ...
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Should me make the tag 'agility' a synonym of 'dog-agility'?

There are presently only two questions tagged agility and five taggeddog-agility'. Should we make dog-agility the master and agility a synonym?
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Custom Post notice Request

Requesting a site specific post notice as suggested by Robert Cartaino in the Pets meta post Consider carefully if story-sharing anecdotes are REALLY acceptable answers Thank you sharing that ...
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Is asking what houseplants are toxic to cats too much of a list question to ask?

I was thinking about asking a question asking what houseplants I should avoid getting, but it's pretty obvious it's a list question. What I'm not sure about is whether it will be okay because the list ...
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Should [holiday] be a synonym of [vacation]?

In the UK we'd talking about "going on holiday" whereas I understand US usage to be "going on vacation", with talk about a "holiday" being more in line with the UK's "public holiday" concept. Despite ...
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Do we really need a tag for "vermin"?

I'll be honest this is mostly just because I dislike the word itself, but.. We currently have 5 questions (1 is on hold) using the vermin tag: https://pets.stackexchange.com/questions/4414/how-can-i-...
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Should medical emergencies always be off-topic?

I don't really have a strong opinion on this but thought it was worth bringing up for discussion to clarify. I noticed the following question was closed just recently and some in the past have been ...
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Can we define [rescues] better?

rescues is used for 5 questions. Four of these questions it seems to describe that the pet in question is a rescue. How do I convince my dog that a collar or harness is not the end of the world? ...
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Is [Mythbusting] a meta tag?

I'm concerned that mythbusting is actually a meta tag (and if so, it should be removed from use).
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Should a cats/dogs tag always be added to kittens/puppies questions?

I was surprised that this question What is an acceptable flea treatment for kittens? was not displayed in blue despite the 'cats' tag being in my favorites list. So I quickly added a 'cats' tag to the ...
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Should we require comments on close and/or down vote?

The Background In my participation in other areas of the StackExchange family of sites, I have seen some back and forth about requiring comments for close and/or down votes. The culture at ...
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Request mod-level synonyms be created for [spaying] / [neutering] / [fixing]

We have the desexing tag, which someone set-up a while back as the go-to tag for this sort of thing. Unfortunately, while it is the correct term, "desexing" is not the word the average person uses ...
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Should the synonym between [eating] and [chewing] be removed?

It was mentioned in chat that we have a couple questions that deal specifically with problems of dogs chewing on things, and in that case adding a [chewing] tag might be nice, but [chewing] already ...
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Treat and Treatment tags

I noticed these two tags treat and treatment. A glance at this tags, one would think that they are talking about the same thing, Treatment. After looking at the questions in the tags, I realized they ...
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Tag synonyms fish-tank and aquarium

aquarium fish-tank are both used to describe indoor fish containers. I propose to make them synonyms. While I think that a fish-tank describes something bigger than an aquarium, the practical ...
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Are "aquarium" and "fish" tags redundant?

Are the aquarium and fish tags redundant, or do they have different purposes? You can have an aquarium with something other than fish in it (frogs, turtles, shellfish, etc.) However, the majority ...
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Should our pet tags be plural or singular?

So far, there are more questions tagged as plural than singular. However, there is already a duplicate: cat and cats One should be made a synonym of the other. Additionally, we've got rabbit which ...
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