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Standardizing units

There are starting to be more and more posts with numbers in them - often temperature and weight, but the argument can be extended to volume and length. Since Stack Exchange is an international ...
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Activity on Pets.SE

I have joined this almost a month ago and had a lot of fun answering people's cuddly creature questions; however, it seems that activity on the site has plummeted to only two questions a day. Why is ...
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Did not one single person vote in the 2020 Moderator Election?

The Pets 2020 Community Moderator Election page found on Pets Meta states this: 1,167 voters were eligible, 0 visited the site during the election, 71 visited the election page, and 0 voted Is this ...
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Should this question be moved Biology SE and how would I do that?

I've posted a species identification question earlier and learned just now that these aren't really suited for this site. So I'd like to have it moved to Biology SE but I don't know how to achieve ...
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Hijacking of my question in comments

Some people have hijacked my question about cats using a cat flap and started talking about cats exterminating wild species. Is that really reasonable on a pets site? I feel it's rather insulting ...
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Would this question be accepted?

I want to give money for the well-being of animals. I found many opportunities to send money in my country (Sweden) if I search the terms "swish ge pengar till katter". But I have no means to evaluate ...
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I want no more help with this situation

NOTE: Thanks all guys and gals for all your wonderful support but I need no support at all any more, I am quite capable of taking my own care. Thank you
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Why does the Community user keep bumping questions?

Those of you who regularly browse the site will notice that every now and again, the Community user (bot) 'modifies' which bumps it up to the top of the questions list. The questions and answers haven'...
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Is there a way to turn a comment to an answer, if it's not your comment?

I know the tip is to refrain from giving an answer in a comment, but I've found that in "unanswered questions" and elsewhere, there are a few like this. Is there a way to change someone's comments ...
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Am I able to ask specific users a question?

If I've read answers from a specific handler and think they seem super knowledgeable in a subject I'm curious about am I then able to PM or ask that specific user a question? Or is this discouraged? ...
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What's the policy on showing images of neglected or sick animals?

As simple as the title reads. There are many relevant cases of animal neglect which could well be on topic for the site. If showing images, should these be hidden? What sort of NSFW policy applies for ...
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What do you do if a legitimate answer looks like spam to the forum software?

I typed up an answer to a question about feral cats and when I try to submit it I keep getting a red box saying it looks like spam. What do I do? What is it keying off of? I promise you that it is ...
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Relating/ Duplicating Own Questions

Is it allowed to duplicate your own question but where it won't get marked [duplicate]? ex. q: Can I give surgery to my fish Q: Is it ok to give surgery to a fish because I want to give surgery to my ...
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Deleting your own chat room

Is it possible to delete your own chat room? I would like to know if you can or can't. If I can please tell me how to do it.
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Buffalo questions off topic?

Will a buffalo question be allowed in a pet question because I own a buffalo and I have many questions about it?
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How do we add other SE sites as options for flagging?

I just flagged a post to close, as it belongs on biology. When I went to the "belongs on another site" flag, it only gave Pets Meta as an option. Does the system dynamically determine what sites ...
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Is the multi-pet-families tag too similar to the compatibility tag?

Tag wiki for multi-pet-families Regards concerns about households containing multiple pets of the same or different species and their interactions. Tag wiki for compatibility Questions about ...
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How do I get back to the main site with this new format?

I worked out how to get to meta by clicking on the help tab. Where is the link back to the main site?
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Removing mistaken tag synonym

Quick housekeeping question. I have created two tag synonyms back to front (ie wrong master tag). Can I delete these or do we wait until they are downvoted and disappear?
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Deleting downvoted posts

We have the facility to vote to delete downvoted posts. I am not sure what the moderators actual privileges extend to, whether they can delete with a magic button or need to vote. I have voted to ...
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Can I ask questions on the biology of my pet?

I began asking a question on the biology of my fire-bellied toad regarding skin complexion. The question involved inquiries on melanin intake, certain diet patterns, and the biology/science behind ...
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Chameleon(s) tag

For a question about chameleons I tried to remove the singular chameleon and instead add chameleons as per our meta discussion on tag plurals but I get a message saying You are attempting to ...
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Participation in user tab

How is the participation measured in the users tab?
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Accepting answers on Meta

When asking about tags, on-topic subjects and the like. Is it best not to accept an answer and let the votes float the answers? Or do we accept an answer after one has [X] votes? What is the ...
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Is this question too broad

I asked this question and it already had 4 Close votes as too broad. I don't see how this question is too broad and I'm sure this question can be answered correctly (though I stand to be corrected). ...
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synonym request: “enclosure(s)” and “pens”

We have enclosure and pens, each with one question. Can we (a) pluralize the former ("enclosures") and (b) make the latter a synonym of it? "Enclosures" seems more general, and most of our counting-...
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I didn't lose all reputation for deleted posts

This answer I posted was deleted by Robert Cartaino ♦ and I agree with the delete reason but the problem now is that in my reputation changes history it shows -28 for the deleted post but my change in ...
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Do we have review queues on private beta?

Do we have review queues on private beta? How are people finding suggested edits and close votes, other than stumbling upon them?
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Why is the “edit” link grayed out in some, but not all posts?

Why are some of the "edit" links on some questions active and others not?
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Why don't I see direct links for posts (on main or meta)?

On every other Stack Exchange site I see "share" links under questions and answers, which provide access to a short, direct URL. I don't see those links here, leading me to manually construct a URL ...
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Why isn't my profile on pets synching with my network profile?

Just joined the private beta here. I'm viewing my profile, but unable to synch it (avatar, about me, basic info, username, etc.) with the several other profiles I have on SE. I can click the Network ...
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Who is going to handle flags without Pro Tempore Moderators?

We don't yet have Pro Tempore Moderators, so who is going to handle the flags?
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Do we have experts here?

Before asking for help with our pets, especially before asking for medical advice, we should at least know if we have any professionals here. Having professionals will help us to get good answer and ...
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Create a tag synonym for behavio(u)r

We have both the behavior and the behaviour tag. At the moment, American spelling is winning 6:2 but we should probably settle on the one and make the other a synonym. I'm not sure who has the power ...