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Is it time to review the low quality answers with notices on them?

We have 18 answers with notices on them for being low-quality—the notice reads: Want to improve this post? Provide detailed answers to this question, including citations and an explanation of why ...
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Can we synonymize the tags [fatboy-slim] and [norman-cook]?

The musician Norman Cook is also popularly known by the pseudonym Fatboy Slim. We currently have the tags norman-cook as well as fatboy-slim; there are 2 questions with the former tag, 4 questions ...
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Should we merge the tags [definition] and [terminology]?

We currently have the tags definition and terminology which seem to be used with the same purpose. The [terminology] tag is one of our more popular tags with 60 questions, and it also has some ...
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Can we burninate the tag [track]?

The tag track has no excerpt or wiki, and there are four questions tagged with it: Why are bonus tracks so common in japanese versions? What is the genre of "Kiss me (IMSA remix)"? Original ...
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What steps can I take if SE is no longer accepting answers from my account?

I have answered two questions so far. But Music Fans SE is not accepting any more answers from my account. So, I need to improve my existing answers, so that I can answer more questions. So, how can I ...
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Not satisfied with original formulation of my question and the answers I received — what steps can I take?

I have a question about my Music Fans Stack Exchange post: Taylor Swift and Maroon 5 - same song titles? I am not happy with the answers posted in my original question and I really needed some ...
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Is everyone aware of the excellent program Gnoosic?

Just thought I'd put this out here for all the people looking for similar artists: Gnod is a self-adapting system that learns about the outer world by asking its visitors what they like and what ...
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Introducing the [european] tag

I am constantly frustrated by the lack of relevant tags here at Music Fans. So, I decided to test the waters of tag-creation by introducing the european tag. I understand that this site is fairly slow ...
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Are questions about Apple Music on-topic here?

Are we allowed to ask questions about using Apple Music or other music streaming apps here? I would say that most music fans nowadays use streaming services, but I don't decide if it's on-topic here. ...
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Can we merge our synonymised tags?

Tag synonymization is officially considered a precursor to merging. To quote from a post by @animuson♦ on Meta SE: [U]ltimately, this action should happen at some point. If everyone is too afraid ...
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Do we really need the [song-title] tag when we have the [identify-this-song] tag?

It looks like the unknown-title tag was burninated back in 2016 because it was too similar to identify-this-song. It sure looks like most questions tagged song-title are either "What is the title?" ...
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A roadmap for revitalizing Music Fans SE: Come, see how you can contribute!

Dear fellow music fans, Our site has been in Beta for close to 2000 days now, but, rather than moving forward with great enthusiasm, we instead find ourselves mostly. . .just drifting along. Well, it'...
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Should this question that is not being automatically deleted due to a bug be deleted manually?

This question meets the criteria for automatic Roomba deletion as RemoveAbandonedClosed. In particular, it: has been closed more than 9 days ago, for a reason other than duplicate has a non-positive ...
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What is the best SE site to ask for Spanish Catholic song identification?

I want to find the names and original composer or artist of these songs I heard in my childhood from 2000-2006, and I'd also like to find lyrics for them, as well. I can probably record the melody as ...
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Can this ID question be closed for lacking details -? “Persian song: can you please tell me what this song is called?”

The song ID question Persian song: can you please tell me what this song is called? was asked around two years ago and self-answered (and accepted) around a year ago. The question only contains a ...
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Red dot on Close Votes review queue but the queue was cleared (Bug)

Bug or as designed? If this actually IS a bug, can this be fixed?
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Is there any way to sort questions on main page by ALL recent activity, including comments?

Sometimes, users, especially new ones, ask questions or answer with a comment that will most likely remain unnoticed by most of users. To help them posting in the right section, and to avoid missing ...
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Closure: Example of a rock song that cadences iiø7-V-i

Example of a minor-key rock song that ends with a ii∅7-V-i cadence This question was just closed as too broad. I don't get why. I am just limiting to an example of a rock song that cadences iiø7-V-...
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Let's add an off-topic close reason for YouTube video soundtrack ID questions

We regularly receive questions asking to identify songs used as soundtracks in YouTube videos. This Q&A posted on our Meta nearly a year ago explain very well the reasons for why such questions ...
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Why is there greyed, unclickable usernames?

I have just seen an answer and three comments with their usernames all acting weird: What's going on here? It's definitely not migration, and the "deleted-users-username-change-to-user-id" thing ...
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Are questions about dance/dancers on-topic?

This was discussed before, apparently with the consensus that it might be a good idea to extend the scope. There was a trial, but the results were never analyzed. There seems to be a consensus that '...
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What can I do to improve my flagging quality?

I just got banned from flagging posts for a week, so I am uploading a screenshot of all my flags that were declined in the past seven days. Here are my flags: Rude or abusive Can you mark this as ...
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Question left open: How do I store my vinyl records?

Should I store my vinyl records side by side or in piles? This looks more like a Music SE question than a Music Fans SE question. I flagged/voted for closure but it is left open when the review was ...
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Why can't I make trivial edits on my posts for extra reputation?

How I make trivial edits for extra reputation: I make a minor edit on my question or answer. The post gets pushed onto the "activity" tab of the front page. It receives attention to other ...
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Answer deleted for formatting?

This answer is formatted poorly, and has an overabundance of CAPITALS, but it seems like a legitimate answer, even if it's not the most helpful one. I would suggest it should be edited and improved ...
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How close is Music Fans to getting out of beta?

It appears that the 'beta' status of Music Fans is the chief obstacle to migration from Music Practice & Theory. What needs to happen before graduation?
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2019: 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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Running through the review queues… and found two inappropriate posts from a new user

I was going through the FP review queue, and here's what I've found: I just flagged the answer as "rude or abusive" and the comment as "harrasment, bigotry, or abuse". Not only the two posts ...
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What causes review bans, and how can I prevent them from happening?

I am close to getting the "cast close/reopen votes" privilege, and I will be reviewing close and reopen votes when I receive it. It is quite fun and interesting to look through the review queues and ...
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Please reopen my question

Identify this excerpt This question was initially closed as off-topic. But I've edited it and made it into an on-topic one. I want this to be reopened, but I can't cast my vote. Can anyone else ...
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What makes a good use of the phrase “Nico-nico-nii” here?

I see that using the phrase "Nico-nico-nii" is not allowed here due to various reasons, like this. So, are there any ways to use this phrase in a good/valid way here?
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Closure: Standard clef arrangement for SATB

Standard clef arrangement for SATB My question here was closed as off-topic. Can someone explain to me why this was closed? If this is on-topic on Music SE, I would love to ask it there, but my ...
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New tag: [blend-s]

I just created a new tag blend-s on one of my questions. Can we further develop this tag - for example, adding a description to it or something?
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Who declined my flag?

I see that my flag was declined, with a custom reason: I suspect it is Dom who had declined this, since he/she is also a mod on Music SE - he/she has been quite active all over me lately in an ...
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Post Lock: Why are major keys traditionally happy and minor keys traditionally sad?

Why are major keys traditionally happy and minor keys traditionally sad? was locked. What was the reason?
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Closure-Reopening-Reclosure: Analyzing the final cadence of Dvorak 9 Finale

Analyzing the final cadence of Dvorak 9 Finale was closed, then reopened, and then re-closed. What is going on to my question?
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(Variation of Topic Challenge) Game suggestion: Find the gem!

In order to increase participation in voting, I suggest a variation of a topic challenge, namely a game suggestion: Find the gem! I invite you to find an underrated answer and write a link to it as ...
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Why is “Nico-nico-nii” not allowed on Stack Exchange?

I flagged a post for moderator attention, with this custom reason: "Nico-nico-nii!" But then it was declined. Now I am curious: Why is "Nico-nico-nii" not allowed here? "...
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Why was my edit reverted?

Two days ago I've seen another user's post which contained the bad word "d@mn" in it. I have edited the post in order to remove the bad word. I've also been doing the same thing when I've gone ...
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Are questions about naming certain chord progressions on-topic? [duplicate]

I'm going to be taking an exam later this month (October 2019), and part of the exam will ask me to name a bunch of certain chord progressions. Most of the progressions that I need to study are long ...
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Undelete question with TOO MANY CAPITALS

I reformatted the answer that was in all caps for this question: https://musicfans.stackexchange.com/a/9777/92 I think it's a decent answer, now that it's readable, and I'd like to ask for it to be ...
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Jincheng Zhang - standard response

The mods and the wider community do a good job with the posts we get related to work by Jincheng Zhang. I guess there a lot of musicians who do what Zhang does with freely available tracks from YTL. ...
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Are questions about seeking for music that is used for specific purpose on-topic?

If my question is "has there been any music that is used for the purpose of _______?", would it be on-topic? Reading What topics can I ask about here?, I'm not sure if it's on-topic or not. ...
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Duplicate with no answer (II)

A user has posted twice the same question with different accounts: Karaoke/instrumental version of HotCha song Is there any similar backgroud music for this lyrics? I can't mark one as dupe of the ...
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What's the difference between plagiarism of an answer and “the same answer”?

I just had a declined flag after mod-flagging this answer for being plagiarism of this one. However, the mod declined the flag with the reason: "It's not plagiarism, it's the same answer though (.....
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Duplicate with no answer

A user has posted the same question on Music and Music Fans, then Music sent us the question. Now we have dupes with no accepted answer: What is the name of the girl in the beginning of Dante Thomas&...
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Can we reverse which question is marked duplicate?

What is the particular genre of the soundtrack in this music video? We have two identical questions, with identical answers, but the one with an accepted answer is closed as a duplicate --the one ...
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Why are our numbers so lopsided?

We've talked before about our stats being lopsided --we have far fewer questions than most sites, but a VERY healthy number of visitors per day. It never before occurred to me to ask "why?" Why so ...
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Question on close policy for answered questions

Question in relation to "Close" policy and discussion in comments to this post : Old school Hip Hop song, circa 1999, in background of personal video. Although the original video link is dead, the ...
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Flags invalidated or aged away due to low activity in review queues

I regularly raise flags on questions for closure since I do not yet have the reputation to vote to close them. Recently, a number of these flags were "aged away". By checking the timelines of these ...

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