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I read a question sometime ago but I can't find it anymore

I was looking for a specific question related to the probability integral transform, i.e., the theorem which states that if $X$ has a continous distribution, then $F_X(X)$ has the uniform ...
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Bug in displaying the list of review badges

Badges such as "Custodian" (bronze) to "Steward" (gold) are awarded for each of the six review types. However, in browsing the list of users who have been awarded a badge, CV reports the same users in ...
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How do users go about reporting errors in Badge Stats (particularly for participation badges)?

For the past few weeks I've been signing in every day to check various posts and noticed that I was getting close to an Enthusiast Badge, having accumulated 21 or 22 days out of the necessary 30. I ...
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Is there an area to ask a question about how a company uses data science?

My question is: What data science tools does Khan Academy use to track student performance? More specifically: I'm curious as to how they track their performance in relation to a student that is not ...
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Is it okay to add the bayesian tag if my answer is Bayesian? [duplicate]

I have given Bayesian answers to questions that do not have the bayesian tag. Sometimes my Bayesian answer is accepted and there's not tag to lead anyone there. Is it ever okay to add the tag? Do I ...
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Is it okay to substantially edit (i.e., completely rewrite) my answer?

I answered a question recently and then realized I needed to add material to provide a full answer, which I did. (I did this after the answer had received an upvote. I don't know if that's an issue.) ...
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Can't see rendered MathJax [closed]

I'm trying to see the MathJax equations but all I can see is the $$ with the text in it. What's happening ? Do I need to install a plugin? I'm currently using ...
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Practical NLP questions CrossValidated, Data Science, or Neither [closed]

I have a very specific question that might actually be rejected at both places. I, for one, have tried to push through an NLP site on StackExchange but such approaches tend to be merged and don't ...
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Can't post answer because Captcha hangs

I can't post an answer because the Captcha hangs. It keeps spinning indefinitely when I check "I'm not a robot", and the reCaptcha button cannot be activated. I'm using Opera 12.x. Is this something ...
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Where can we ask open ended questions about research?

I have been reading the paper Efficient Global Optimization of Expensive Black-Box Functions by Jones, et al. and they describe maximizing the expectation of a metric they created, called the ...
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How to get a \permille perthousand sign in mathjax?

How to get a \permille ("‰", or per thousand) sign in MathJax? For this post Binomial GLM and different sample sizes I need a ...
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Correcting authors' typos in excerpt from papers

In this question the correctly copied excerpt from the paper used reproduces a typo that would make the findings of the paper invalid. The correct simulation setting is found in the paper cited ...
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Why was this question closed as unclear? Please vote to reopen it!

This question: Sum of Gaussian Mixture and Gaussian scale mixture In its current form it is clear enough. The OP did not specify the word "independent", but it is quite clear that is intended. ...
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Why are there 500+ entries in the Late Answers queue?

On inspection, it looks like many "late answers" from years ago have been added to the review queue. Is this a change to, or an error in, the algorithms that select which answers get added to the ...
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Where to ask if a simulation is correctly performed?

I've done a simulation with R and would like to post it on my blog explaining the steps I took. The program simulates a player playing at a famous game and is aimed at estimating the probability of ...
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Cannot add comments to my own post

I am trying to comment on my own, active bounty, open question, here: Classify users by the pages they liked and for some reason the page is not responding to my click on the "add comment" button. I ...
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How exactly are three user's tags selected for the “Users” page?

If I go to the "Users" page and search for myself, clicking on the "all" reputation tag, I find myself displayed with the following three tags in the following order: [pca], ...
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Are people in this community interested in having a new site for other Geospatial technologies?

Regarding this discussion that took place about 1 year ago and considering all the comments, I want to have a similar discussion here since CV is a community somehow related to remote sensing because ...
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Problem with the Mortarboard badge?

I had got a reputation of 225 (200+) on a day, but wasn't awarded the Mortarboard badge. So, just wanted to know whether the badge is still active or is the explanation of the badge wrong; so that it ...
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Creating a new tag for Julia language

I wanted to create a new tag for Julia language, which already exists in Stack Overflow. But, as I do not have a question in order to create a tag, I wanted to know how do I do it. Update: So, there ...
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How to find the list of my rejected edits?

I saw it before here, but now I can't. I checked meta SE and found this. I was able to see my rejected edits in Math SE (I'm 140308) but not in Stats SE/CV (I'm 44339 ).
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Is this version of the site real, or a phishing scam?

While searching around google, I found the following site: Potentially Fake Site! (Doesn't load on mobiles) I almost logged in to it using my google account, then noticed the bizarre URL. Is this a ...
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Is there an SVG version of the CV logo?

SVG versions of a few logos are available here. Is there an SVG version of the CrossValidated logo available somewhere?
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Review queue and skip button

I just had a quick look at the first-post review queue to see if there were any questions I could helpfully edit. The answer was no (in the time I had to do so), so I pressed 'skip' for each of ...
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Many (historical) duplicate questions - how to pick a “canonical” question?

I want to bring this up here rather than mass-flagging a whole bunch of questions as duplicates (and also avoiding the issue of choosing one as the "base") This question from today is a new member of ...
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Changing the parameters/settings of my subscription

Honestly I don't know where else to put this question, so here goes. I would like to subscribe to certain tags, but I do not want to receive daily mails, each of a different tag. How do I change ...
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Why was the bounty not awarded to me?

First I answered this question on March 30 (the same day as the question was posted). Later I got two upvotes. Then a bounty was started on that question some time in mid-April. I received two ...
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Have Latex tables stopped working?

In a range of browsers, I've found that $\LaTeX$ tables no longer seem to work on this site. Neither of these posts display correctly: If I have a 2x2 table of proportions of treatment effects, what ...
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How to get rid of wrong “This question may already have an answer here”?

One of my questions got an obviously wrong "This question may already have an answer here" attached to it (I give an explanation at the end of the question): Is the standard intuition for ...
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Using all votes in Elections

I didn't see anywhere that it specifies whether or not we have to use all of our votes in elections. I know that process for determining winners is STV, under which it is possible to include voters ...
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How best to use the review queue?

For the past couple of months I've had access to the review queue and haven't really got to grips with it yet. I find the design rather unintuitive and clunky - when looking at a post in the review ...
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Sending a private message to another user? [duplicate]

Since I don't have the enough reputation to "add a comment" (less than 50), I was surprised that I can't find the way to send a private message to another user. How can I do that?
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Number of tags versus number of views

I noticed that some questions with many tags get low views. Is that a coincidence? If I want to avoid getting low views, should I use fewer or more tags? I have no intention of abusing tags to ...
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How to write R code in my posts?

I am a new member of this group. How can I write the R code while commenting or posting? I read also the previously asked questions related to this but don't get my answer.
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Printing pdf with just the answer, rather than the whole page

Some answer are so interesting that I would like to print them, to read them again later on. I would also like to take advantage of the latex format, instead of printing the whole page, and print a ...
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“Possible duplicate” label vs. “This question already has an answer here”

I noted that the old duplicates and the new duplicates have different formatting. The questions that are now getting closed as duplicate get a bluish plaque on top saying "This question already has ...
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Managing different accounts in Cross Validated

I have an account in Stack Overflow and as well in Cross Validated with different user id. Is it possible to link the two accounts from different user ID? If yes , then how to link both the accounts ...
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Why do I see some questions with a blue background?

I just noticed that in the "Questions" view, I see some questions with a blue background, e.g., the first one here: Is this some new feature?
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Why was an answer considered off-topic and when it was deleted?

One of my recent answers got deleted while it got scoring of +12/-2 and for some time it was the accepted answer. I would consider this scoring to be rather positive. The answer that got deleted ...
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Best practice: How to request clarification from the author without 50 rep to comment?

I'm new to Stack Exchange and want to answer questions, but without 50 rep I can't post a comment asking the OP for clarification. Is there a clear guideline for what to do in this situation? (If ...
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When should answers be self-deleted?

I'm new here. Yesterday (my time) I answered this question. In the subsequent micro-discussion that took place in the comments, discovered that I had, in fact, misread the intent of the question, and ...
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Reopening and migrating a valid coding question from Crossvalidated to Stackoverflow

I have come across a vibrant question - how does one visualize results of post hoc Nemenyi tests - on Crossvalidated. This question is often raised in my institute and by students or peers at ...
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The Talkative Badge?

I just received notification that I have earned the Talkative Badge for posting 10 messages in Cross Validated chat rooms with one or more of them starred. I can recall only one message that I have ...
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Is it ok to ask for guidance on my research project?

I am a novice in statistics and would like some guidance in data analysis for my research project. I just want to make sure that it is ok to post my research question, method, and ask the community ...
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Is there a way to unflag?

I incorrectly flagged a post (simply caused by me being especially unobservant) before realizing I should have just voted-to-close (which I then did). Is there a way for me to unflag, so I don't ...
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All reputation is gone

I am sorry to post here but Cross Validated did a merge on my account and I lost all reputation points on my stats forum and I cannot post to meta without any reputation points. I don't know what this ...
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Our name on SE Data Explorer is Statistical Analysis. Is this by design?

Is it on purpose that our name on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer is 'Statistical Analysis' rather than 'Cross Validated'. This is not only on the main page, but also when one is inside a query ...
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Did the interface change, did I lose a privilege, or is everything just slightly wonky?

I've just noticed that I no longer seem to have the ability to recommend some posts for closure (which I noticed because I wanted to do something with a link only post – I eventually took the ...
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How to filter for questions that had a bounty on them?

I enjoy serendipitously learning new stuff based on answered questions on CV. But given the volume of questions a day, I end up only sampling from the newest questions, which are more likely than not ...
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Why am I not gaining reputation for upvotes?

(Appologies if this is the wrong forum/format, I am open to guidance.) I posted a question yesterday (What is your favorite statistical graph?), modeled along the lines of another well received ...