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How many users state preferred pronouns on Academia?

Now that The code of conduct has been changed, I found myself wondering to what extent non/gendered pronouns are a concern for people on Academia.SE. Do we have any data/rough idea about how many ...
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How are different disciplines represented on this site?

I am pure mathematician, and my impression (which I'm sure is not unique) from frequenting this site for some time is Academia.SE there seem to be a relatively large number of mathematicians on this ...
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Why are there so many "guests"?

There seems to be a huge number of very low-rep users called "guest." Is this the same individual, or a small number of individuals, who are using "guest" as a burner account? Does this violate either ...
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Is this sort of blatant trolling common on Academia SE?

There was recently a deleted answer to a question of mine based on a blog post I read, to which I also attached a bounty. The answer in question is just a verbatim copy-paste from the blog post with ...
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Is it a bad etiquette on our site to simply welcome new users in the comments?

In other Stack Exchange sites (mostly on TeX website), I have seen that the users with longer period of membership welcome newer users. I really like this action as this warms the new users' heart and ...
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Can we do something about this self-promoting, spamming user?

This user obviously just promotes whatever company they work for:
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