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Policy on Greek questions

Our community's attitude towards Greek has changed since we started out, and it is time to reflect that in our scope. Below is a suggestion for a new policy on Greek on our site. Any comments and ...
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Vote Early, Vote Often!

Note: This post is (nearly) identical to this one on Mythology Stack Exchange I would like to echo a post that Scott Morrison made on Meta.Tex.SE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "...
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2022 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #2 on Latin Language — your "graduation" election! — has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are... the folks who were previously your pro-...
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Latin Language Stack Exchange graduates!

Our site, Latin Language Stack Exchange, loses its beta status and graduates to a full site on December 16th, 2021. Congratulations everyone, and many thanks for your commitment to our site and the ...
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Please support the Area 51 Proposal for Greek! We need ≥ 400 avid users

Click here to support the 4th try! For the record, here's the 1st attempt by someone else and my 2nd, 3rd attempt by me.
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Introducing your pro-tem moderators

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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Acta Diurna: Latin site, code of conduct, and Stack Exchange

Cari Amici, There has been an unprecedented amount of turmoil in the Stack Exchange network recently, and we wanted to share some of the developments with you. We will keep this brief; you can follow ...
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How was the first year of Latin.SE?

Happy birthday! Our site Latin Language Stack Exchange went online February 23, 2016 — exactly one year ago. The public beta stage started on March 15. I want the site continue growing and ...
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Some ideas to increase the visibility of the site and exit the beta stage

I've been an active user of the site from the beginning of the year, and I could say that there was a very nice discovery. It would be even better if we could do something to enlarge the number of ...
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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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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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Would a "historical linguistics resources for Latin (and Greek)" question be appropriate?

On a fairly regular basis, we get questions about the history and prehistory of Latin (and sometimes Greek), their descent from Indo-European and so forth. There are a few resources that come up again ...
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Updates to help pages

I have made edits to several help pages to add site-specific content. I followed the conclusion we reached in a previous meta discussion about our scope. This post has three purposes: announcing this ...
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Should we tag geographical/contextual variations in Latin language, and if so, how?

We already have the following meta questions for establishing tag scope: Latin language eras How should a tag for changes in Latin language through time be named? The former is a static ...
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2021: 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 preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway over! (There is a separate announcement of the results.) Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election ...
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Latin SE graduation election comes this August

Summary: Latin Language Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on August 15th, as your “graduation” election as a result of having lost your beta label a while back. The ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 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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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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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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As my apology and thanks, please don't hesitate to request of me paywalled resources

I'll scrutinize What should we do with low-quality etymology questions? that's undoubtedly directed at me. I apologise for miffing some of you and thank you very much for all your succor. As talk is ...
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2022: 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 preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Closing and reopening questions is now easier

It now only takes three votes to close or reopen a question. There is another question on the rationale and data behind changing from 5 to 3, so this is only an announcement. If you see a question ...
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Are crosswords on-topic?

Can I create simple crosswords (in Latin, of course) and post them as questions on the main site? The correct answer(s) would provide partial or complete solutions to the crossword.
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Questions solely in Latin?

I recently asked two questions in Latin: Exsistitne in lingua Latina verbum pro die post cras? Estne in lingua Latina verbum pro die ante heri? In the first question, @Kingshorsey suggested that we ...
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