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Closing questions that are not questions: what to pick?

It happens regularly that a user complains about something but does not have a question. When voting to close, would it make sense to have the option "not a question", or otherwise at least ...
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Should we have a canonical question for "should I quit my PhD"?

I've seen a lot of posts on here where someone is in a PhD programme, and they're very stressed and unhappy, and want to know if they should quit. Typically, there are a number of complicating factors,...
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New tag proposal: APA-style

The American Psychological Association (APA) publishes its Publication Manual, now in its sixth edition, documenting (among other things) the APA Style, a citation and referencing style. APA Style is ...
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Sort questions by number of views

The available options to sort the questions on academia.stackexchange.com are newest, featured, frequent, votes, active, and unanswered. While the option votes does reflect quite well what are the ...
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Messaging system for moderators

I just wanted to ask, why there does not exist any personal messaging system in this site, just to be able to contact users? At least, moderators should have this ability to contact users personally ...
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My questions and answers are missing from my profile page

I have asked a few questions and answered some questions too, but when I click my profile name on top, I get this screen. How can my reputation be 213, without asking, answering any questions.
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Do we need an EVENTS tag

I was going to ask a question about graduation and I didn't find the tag I was looking for. I was thinking that an "events" tag would be useful for questions about different events that academics go ...
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Contacting/Referring to another member of SE outside of a comment thread

I've noticed that it's only possible to mention another SE user using the "@" symbol in a comment thread where the user appears, and I was wondering if it was a feature or a bug. In particular, I ...
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