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Can old questions not be pushed to RSS readers when they're edited?

Last night drj edited the tags on many posts. This morning my RSS reader had 57 "new" items from homebrew.stackexchange.com. Only they weren't new, they simply had their tags edited. Can this site ...
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How Do I Continue a Conversation if Someone Mentions Something Interesting in an Answer?

Say I'm reading questions and answers, and someone like @Graham, mentions something about how the crazy Aussies don't chill. So I want to touch base with Graham and find out about it. It would be '...
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Are “Looking for clone of” questions encouraged/discouraged?

Title pretty much says it all...
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My account from brewadvice didn't merge with my homebrewing.stackoverflow account. Can I merge them?

My old account came over, but it didn't merge with my account that I created over here. Can I merge them? It would be nice to have my old questions and all of that under one account.
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[META] Are we being merged into the other stack exchange brew site?

Are we just being added to stack exchange or are we being merged with the new stack exchange brew site that opened yesterday?
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Can't login to meta

I'm trying to login to https://homebrew.meta.stackexchange.com/ . Going to the login page on meta automatically logs me in, and redirects me to the meta homepage, where I am logged out again. I can ...
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[meta] Rules for subjective questions.

http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/09/good-subjective-bad-subjective/ How about adding this to the FAQ? http://moms4mom.com/back-it-up Anyone reading this has likely been guilty of using hearsay or ...
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[meta] When is this site going to take off?

Well? When you can check in after overnight and there has been 0-2 new posts or edits I wonder if anyone is really here. Seems like there is just 1-2 new people each WEEK! That seems dead to me. Is ...
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[Meta] Upvotes and view count

I just noticed a few posts with +200 views and single digit upvotes. How does that happen? They are good questions. More importantly why and does this format really work? Non registered users I assume,...
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[Meta] Is BrewAdvice open to increasing its scope to include wine/mead/sake?

I proposed a similar site on meta.stackexchange.com. The URL is: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/5680/proposal-for-beer-wine-brewing-stack-exchange-site Is this community open to increasing ...
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[Meta] Did our site make the cut for StackExchange 2.0?

I'm going to keep posting questions and answers here no matter what, but are we defined as an "Active" site or not under StackExchange's new rules?
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[META] How can we add BrewPoll's submission badges to questions?

BrewPoll is "A Place for Sharing Beer Brewing Articles, Tips and News - Where Every Vote Counts!" It's a submission site for brewing articles sponsored by BeerSmith. Their RSS feed has a steady ...
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[Meta] Why don't tags auto-complete anymore?

When asking a question, it used to offer suggestions as I was typing tags. This is no longer happening. Was this changed on purpose? Is it happening for anyone else?
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[META] How about a [WIKI] prefix?

Like the meta-questions, how about using a [WIKI] prefix on community wiki "questions"?
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[Meta] Bootstrap mode?

StackExchange now offers "bootstrap" mode, which relaxes reputation requirements for things like up-voting while you're building your community. Have you considered it?
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[META] New user. Oy.

Just how long will the site think I'm a new user?
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BrewAdvice.com Revenue Discussion

Required Reading: blog.brewadvice.com - Revenue Ideas tl;dr: This site operates on a service which cannot be offered for free forever. Our intent is not to make a profit, but only to sustain our ...
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[META] Voting Etiquette

Under what circumstances do you vote a question up or down? Let's have a little discussion on voting and friendly behavior. Asking and answering questions is not the only way to participate on ...
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[Meta] Community Wiki- Site Question

Can I get a better explanation as to what a community wiki is? I can't seem to find a good definition on the site or FAQs. (If we don't want this question mixed into the homebrewing vibe of questions ...
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Recipe and ingredient questions

What is the prevaling opinion on questions for recipes or favorite ingredients? I think they are a little too broad for this forum. BrewAdvice is for focused questions. However this site is about ...
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[META] What's the difference between BrewAdvice and a forum?

What makes BrewAdvice so cool? I can ask my questions on HomebrewTalk, AHA Tech Talk, ProBrewer, or the HBD.
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[META] BrewAdvice.com Feedback?

Hello All, If you've found your way here you may know a site admin (myself or PJ). We'd like to thank you for testing and contributing to our experiment. The content developing here has exceeded any ...