Unanswered Questions

19 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Vote Early, Vote Often!

Note: This post is identical to this one on Vi & Vim stack exchange I would like to echo a post that Scott Morrison made on Meta.Tex.SE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" ...
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Vote the promotion ads

We have a new ad, it looks like this; I have posted it on Movies.SE, and Yannis has posted it on sciFi&F.SE. To promote this site, I wish you all to vote these ads up.
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Create the Tag Wikis!

In order to have a well worked out beta we need to understand the tags that we use. So, we need people to start creating the wikis for the tags. This will allow new users to better understand what to ...
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Does this stack exchange accept resource request questions?

I'd like to find a on a particular strand of book of French folklore, and I've had no had no luck with Google. I was wondering if the site policy allows me to ask for references here?
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Are legends on topic here,seeing its close ties in definition to folklore?

I am new to this site and would like to have some clarity for myself. I am not talking about urban legends either. Do you consider folklore and legend to be the same or different for this site?
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Should we be more measured in how we regard Theoi?

Theoi is useful and incredibly convenient, but it it is not definitive, nor peer-reviewed: Listed passages on a given subject are often assumed to be the complete body of material, which may not be ...
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Dead Languages/Living Myths

Not to keep stirring the pot (although I am more and more seeing my role here as partly taking on unpopular positions, in order that they are at least represented;) but where do artists like André ...
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Myth of the Month #3: Lebor Gabála Érenn

I've picked femtoRgon's suggestion, the Lebor Gabála Érenn, as our third myth of month. Here's an English translation of the myth: Lebor Gabala Erenn: The Book of the Takings of Ireland, better ...
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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, ...
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Can we please update the help center to avoid scaring away people interested in folklore?

Currently, the page "What topics can I ask about here?" in our help center is worded in a way that turns away people who are interested in questions about folklore. The phrase "Folklore is on-topic" ...
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Happy Birthday, us!

According to Area 51, we are 365 days old! I've seen Movies.SE do a similar thing, so I'll try that. So Mythology.SE. Where are we? What should we work on?
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I'm hoping we get a flood of Wonder Woman questions per the film opening

and implore people to regard them as my own teachers did, as a gateway to the original canon and not as an assault on the integrity of this stack. Every question on superheroes with origins in ...
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List of Peer Reviewed Mythological Resources

PERSEUS PROJECT (TUFTS UNIVERSITY): Perseus offers a large body of texts in the original, usually with linked English translations, and utilizing hypertext links for vocabulary. The collection ...
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How often do you have to log in to be an “active” user?

In the summer, there will be a time (at least three months, eight max) where I will be 1000% unable to log in to this site (or use WiFi at all). So, I was just wondering if it will take me two years ...
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Possible distinction for folklore

I was editing the animals tag today, and I needed an explanation for why wendigo is on topic, but chupacabra is not. (I love chupacabras and even wrote a book about them, but the legend only seems ...

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