Unanswered Questions

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A Lifehacks Manifesto

This is a gentle introduction to what this Lifehacks site is about. For a bit more detail about how we got here, see the Un-Manifesto. Welcome to Lifehacks! We can't teach you how to wire your stereo ...
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Tags should not contain the words 'lifehacks' or 'hacks'

This is redundant tagging, and tags with 'hacks' or 'lifehacks' in them should be renamed.
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The UN-MANIFESTO (commentary about the Lifehack site and how we got here)

I recently posted A Lifehacks Manifesto, but I wanted to post this commentary separately to keep that introduction free of the historical baggage about how we got here. Building a Lifehacks site is ...
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Moderators Pro Tempore 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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Why isn't this question about opening ketchup packets on-topic?

How can I keep from squirting myself with ketchup whenever I use ketchup packets? Per this meta, I think it fits the criteria. It is a problem most people encounter at some period in their life. It ...
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Some stats for the Lifehacks Community

The site is in Beta since December 2014 and now we have about 8400 users. I have made some analysis of these users which I want to share it. Maybe some of you will find it interesting. Users age ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore Moderator election

Summary: Lifehacks Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on July 15 to bring in one more moderator. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta Stack ...
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Please undelete a meta post on videos

There is a user who recently had his account deleted. This causes various things to run, in particular a down voted post gets deleted. When this down voted post is a question, it deletes the ...
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Winter Bash 2015

Winter Bash 2015 will be starting on December 14, 2015 and ending on January 3, 2016. And you know what that means? Hats! HATS!! AND MORE HATS!!!! I'm a big Winter Bash fan For those of you who aren't ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Make users with a lot of closed questions reread the "asking in private beta" agreement

Some users (avoiding the "naming and shaming," but I think we all know a couple of users for whom this is the case) here don't seem to understand that the serially low-quality questions they ask need ...
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July Graduation Moderator Election - Might you stand?

As you know, Lifehacks recently graduated from Beta status. It's time to hold an election for moderators of the graduated site. The last election we held was back in 2019, a pro-tem election. Since ...
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Lifehacks is Graduating

The staff at StackExchange have tipped us the wink that Lifehacks will be one of the sites to graduate from Beta status on 16th December. A formal announcement and details will appear on The Main Meta ...
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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, in ...

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