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That link now points to How can I use MathJax/Latex to typeset equations on this site?


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The best way to get a high-quality answer is with a clear, interesting and well-researched question. We recognize that our users come from a wide range of age groups, cultures, engineering disciplines, and experience levels. At a minimum, your question should: Clearly describe the problem, using diagrams, equations, specifications, etc. Share the work you ...


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You actually only have one account. Reputation on the StackExchange network is on a per-site basis. If you click on your avatar (top-right bar on the screen), you'll enter your user profile page. There you'll see a link "Network profile" (top-right of the page, to the right of the Profile / Activity / Edit Profile and Settings tabs). Clicking on that and ...


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I have a question I asked and later after researching different schematic that that only answer is wrong. You have a question that you self-answered and now you're trying to get a competing answer deleted. This is not the way to demonstrate that you are returning to the site in good faith. I added mine the correct one and received down votes while the ...


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It sounds like you want to ask a question that is fairly open-ended. We discourage that because we want to stay closer to a site full of "problems with direct solutions ranked from most to least useful" and farther from a site full of "conversations where a group of people discuss and guess and speculate about something but there's no clear solution." We do ...


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OK. So. Here's the lowdown on how comment notifications work. This passage is relevant to the mystery we encountered in our comment thread above: Note if a user comments on their own post and there is only one person who has previously commented, then that person is also notified if @name is not included. Read up on that MSE post -- this is how it ...


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I did a little digging for you and confirmed that you did meet the requirements for days visited and posts with score > 0. However, your votes are not visible even to site moderators, so I can't confirm that you met the voting requirement. I see on your profile that of your 13 votes, 7 were cast in the month of February. Of those 7 votes in February, at ...


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Examples Well-Received Questions Here are a few examples of questions that have been well-received on Engineering SE. Why doesn't a lightning strike destroy the lightning rod? What is the physical interpretation of the second term in the viscous stress tensor in the Navier-Stokes equations? My customer wants to use my products to do something unsafe. ...


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Sample Outline If you learn better from seeing an example, you may find this basic outline useful. It is not necessary to follow this format exactly; however, your question will benefit by having all of the information necessary to fill in the outline, or that information should be intuitive or obvious to the casual observer. Question Title Use a ...


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Specific to questions on pumps and pumping systems: So you want to size a pump or pick a pump or have questions if a particular pump is suitable to your purpose. Here's what you should state in your question: State the problem you want to solve, what you have tried so far and where you get stuck. With most questions on pumps, this information will be needed ...


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You couldn't edit that question because there was already another edit pending approval and you have not gained enough reputation to perform edits without review. As list of the things you can do against the reputation required to do more can be found here: https://stackoverflow.com/help/privileges n.b. as it's my question, I will add the friction tag.


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This topic is perfectly acceptable. There have already been a couple of similar questions, so please search for those. The existing answers may also help.


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We are aware, thank you. The user has been temporarily suspended and the relevant question has been locked in the hopes the situation will soon blow over. Once again, thank you for the heads up.


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Looks like it could work here. Send it over.


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This is just the Community♦ user bumping questions with no accepted answer. This is an automated means by which the site tries to call attention to questions which might need it. See the second link above for a description of the "rules of the game".


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