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Create a musician and singer resume

In Stack Overflow there is a functionality to maintain a developer resume. What about musicians and singers? Is it possible to make something similar?
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Unable to retract a flag

I flagged an answer as "not an answer". The flag is currently "disputed", and after a second look, I realize my initial flag was in error. However, I'm not able to find a way to ...
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Vote for a solution: Use of unicode accidental symbols adversely affects searches

Issue: We should standardize our use of unicode accidentals versus keyboard equivalents. Why there's a problem Questions and Answers that use the unicode sharp (♯) and flat (♭) symbols (for example) ...
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ABCjs: can't set clef in K info field if mode not fully specified and image is cached

The following three ABC code samples should be equivalent: X:0 X:0 X:0 K:C bass K:Cmaj bass K:C major bass A,,B,,C, A,,B,,C, A,,B,,C, However, the first image ...
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Should I flag a very old question for migration?

I came across a question from 2011 that, were it not so old, I would flag for migration to Music Fans.1 Is there a rule or rule-of-thumb for this? The question has been here a long time, and it's not ...
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ABCjs misinterprets L:1

The two code blocks below should produce identical results. In Example 1 we have L:1/1, which renders correctly, displaying whole notes; however, in Example 2 L:1 incorrectly renders as eighth notes. ...
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Request to implement ABCjs arpeggio symbol (and a note regarding other decorations)

A question regarding the interpretation of a vertical arpeggio symbol revealed that the SE ABCjs implementation does not render the arpeggio decoration. (An answer attempted to use it.) For example, ...
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Should we create a FAQ about Music Theory?

I see a lot of people asking duplicate questions (including me). So should we create one page to list the most duplicated questions so that it can prevent it more effectively than commenting on every ...
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Proposal: The MP&T “precognitive” badge be retired

As I understand it, the "Precognitive" badge can no longer be earned for Music: Practice and Theory. I suggest to move it to the "Retired" list. From https://music.stackexchange....
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ABCjs compound time signature numerator not centered properly

When attempting a compound time signature, like 3+2/4, the SE implementation does not properly center the numerator. For example, the code X:0 K:none M:3+2/4 L:1/8 c6 c2 | [M:3+2+3/8] c3 c2 c3 | ...
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Can I describe a specific piano training/learning situation and ask if it's a bad practice?

The title pretty much summarises my intent. Basically, I am learning piano without a private teacher but rather following some lessons, because of which I can only rely on following the instructions ...
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“you cannot vote again after retracting”: applies to just that question?

When attempting to retract a close vote, one is asked to confirm the retraction with a message saying: "you cannot vote again after retracting". That applies just to the specific question, ...
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Courtesy accidental – FAQ

Every week we have a question (or five) about accidentals. 9 out 10 times the answer is: "courtesy accidental". I can't blame the people who asked the question, because if they never heard ...
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How can I appeal a closed question?

I asked a question here and its reason for closing is... not even relevant to what the question is asking. It's so irrelevant that I'm having a difficult time defending against it outside of "the ...
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Does piano recycling count as instrument maintenance or is on topic at all?

I recently (something like 1 or 2 years ago) bought an used digital piano off of a comrade who didn't use it anymore. The instrument is perfectly playable, fit for training, and doesn't show much sign ...
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Is there a way I can write about how this website has benefitted in my music learning journey?

This question itself may sound silly, but it's more of my experience here over the last 1 year that I've been a member. I attempted to give my Music Theory Exam last year through self-study, and I ...
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How should we respond to questions whose answer depends on the genre?

I have noticed a few questions where the answer will depend heavily on which genre the original poster is asking about. In some cases, the question is simple enough that a good answer could say, ...
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-1 reputation for downvoting. How does it work?

We know that when you downvote a post, you lose 1 reputation. This makes sense because you don't want people randomly downvoting questions without a strong reason behind it. But I have a few doubts ...
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Schedule Post for Questions

I have noticed that the Music: Practice & Theory Stack Exchange is very active when I am asleep and barely active when I am awake. Is there a schedule send feature so that I could post my ...
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Open images and links in a new tab instead of the current

Images and links in questions and answers open in the current tab, redirecting away from SE. With use of the browser back-button you end up where you were, including the position you scrolled to, ...
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New tag for multiple voices issue helpful?

This question is only the latest of a re-curring kind of question: too many notes in a bar due to multiple voices in one system. It is quite difficult to find one of the numerous duplicates due to ...
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Is a question about sung phonemes on-topic?

I'd like to ask "Over what phoneme is overtone singing possible?", but it seems there currently is no question about phonemes in singing. Should I ask this question on Linguistics SE instead?
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Should the Help Center be updated?

Today we had this question: The Art of practicing electric contemporary guitar where OP was basically asking So, I'm a classically trained guitar player who also plays contemporary guitar, mainly ...
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What can we do in self-isolation?

Now the whole nation is recommended to act like musicians usually do. Isn't this touching! I think most of us don't have to change a lot ;)
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Community Wiki questions about modes

Every other day, a new question about modes arises. Or better the same question rephrased, some variation of "are [mode] and [parent major scale] the same?". Would it make sense to build some ...
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What's wrong with the review queue?

The review queue shows up like this: And after I've reviewed it, I just get: And it loads for a long time without anything happening. I closed my tab, opened it up again and after a while I got the ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Answers not always sorted by votes

Has something recently changed that allows answers with lower scores to end up higher up than answers with higher scores? I think I've seen this a number of times now in the past few weeks, and the ...
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Do we need the [identification] tag?

Note: this is not about the on or off topic status of identification questions, this is just talking about the identification tag. The identification tag is in desperate need of clean up and we need ...
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Edition of a question: how to contact editor?

If someone proposes an edition of my question - how can I contact him for discussing a point?
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transcription how-to

I just learned that questions about transcribing music are off topic. I do agree that if someone has a tune that they're having trouble notating, they shouldn't be able to just come here out of ...
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Does SE have any policies I should be aware of before requesting a text transcript of an audio recording

I have a recording where someone was talking about a piano's having some kind of problem, but I couldn't find out what it was due to primarily being hard-of-hearing. I can't find anybody to help me ...
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What's the deal with the “guest” posts?

I've been active on this site for a while now, and I'm just wondering -- what is the deal with all the "guest" answers? Is this a single person who just re-registers for a new "guest" account every ...
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Would a question about whether it is possible to play a note on the flute at a certain dynamic and tempo be on topic?

Before I ask the question, sorry that the title is so long. If somebody could shorten it while still getting across what I am asking about, that would be nice. On to the question itself. So, I have ...
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When is it appropriate to post one's own music/material?

I understand there is a policy that prohibits self-promotion and product placement. But, I'm wondering when it is ok to post one's own material on this SE? I assume it is acceptable in instances ...
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Add migration to Music Fans to the close vote options [duplicate]

I see this was proposed 5 years ago. Can we do it now? Add migration to Music Fans as an option to the close vote menu?
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Is it okay to post products and ask which one is better?

I want to buy a violin and there's none to advise me. I searched through the Internet. Read a lot and concluded on some products. Is it okay if I post them and ask for an opinion? They are online ...
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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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Can the idiotic jTab thing just cease to exist please

Stop the madness. What kind of a campaign is needed to get the idiotic formatter to just stop formatting PRE-FORMATTED TEXT. This is pre-formatted text
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why my profile has this odd icon?

Highlighted in the image below. This icon appears in all sites with my account:
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What about introducing a collaboration Zone/Tag on Music?

I posted an answer to a Question about engagement on the site, that was actually intended to be just a comment but grew while I was writing it. Even though I truly mean what I wrote down there, I was ...
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Are book recommendations on topic?

I got interested in basso continuo and so searched the site and found this great question with many useful answers: How can I learn thoroughbass? But then I wondered about whether a product ...
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Votes on questions in meta should not be interpreted as endorsing/condemning the topic of the question

I just gave an upvote to a question on meta because I think it is a valuable question to ask. Upvotes/Downvotes on questions should not be about whether you agree/disagree with the position expressed ...
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Legal to post whole music sheet with fingerings?

I have seen people post segments of music sheets with title in the screenshot such as "Pirates of the Caribbean." I'm thinking about posting a whole music sheet of a pop song with all my fingerings ...
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Is this question on topic?

I think it belongs on superuser or stackoverflow. LilyPond - how to write a basic makefile
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Is it ok to link to LilyPond GitHub Repositories?

On other SE sites like code review some people linked to their GitHub repositories to give readers the chance to have look to the code as a whole and not just the snippets used in the question, as ...
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Why is our engagement rate low?

@Dom remarks in Please upvote the questions you answer The bigger problem I'd say is we only generate 4 votes per answer and 6 votes per question and our question rate is pretty low only about 51 ...
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Please upvote the questions you answer

This is something that I'm very guilty of but I'm trying to improve. Somebody asks a question and I answer it to the best of my ability but I don't upvote the question. If it's worthy of my time to ...
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Could we have a tag like „puzzles“?

I‘d wish we had a tag called „Puzzles“. Recently someone asked: What means inuendo. I thought this must be joke as it was clear that was a part of dim...
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Is it important for previous answers and comments to still make sense after an OP edits a question

Wondering about the necessity of editing this specific question: What technique is Eddie Van Der Meer using? ...the OP originally asks about a specific technique starting at 0:21 of the video he ...

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