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Enable MathJAX?

Someone asked a question about why picked guitar strings sound different from finger-plucked strings. A complete answer to this is very math-heavy for this site. I posted my answer here: https://...
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This has to be too trivial to be approved, right?

Come on. You cannot possibly convince me that that edit was substantial enough. It was one character! Is there some glaring reason to approve this that I've missed? I mean, no offense to the person ...
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Asking an unanswered question again

If I have a question which was unanswered, or if I didn't receive satisfactory answers for it, do I ask the question again (by typing the whole thing again), or there is a way of bringing back this ...
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What exactly is peer reviewing?

Okay, so this is probably an idiotic question but how exactly does peer reviewing an edit work? Do you have to be of a certain reputation to peer review edits? Who exactly reviews your edits? I ...
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How “basic” is basic for “basic analysis question” from the off-topic close description?

Sure, no one likes "What key is this completely diatonic pop song in", or "what is C-E-G-A♯", or their million uninspiring counterparts. But the close reasons we have seem to expressly forbid "chord/...
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Are questions on chords with more than one possible chord symbol not allowed?

So I asked a question regarding a chord which could possbily have more than one chord symbol. The answers to the question also said that there could be more than one chord symbol. But now my question ...
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What sense does it make to ask for the a#- (b-) minor scale pattern before learning a-minor tab?

The question is related to this one: What is the scale of A # Minor / B flat minor? What does it look like in tab? I would agree with The comment of Tim to transpose up the a- minor scale (or the b-...
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Can I delete a post of mine via the app?

I cannot seem to find the delete button on the app (Android phone). I clicked on the three dots on a post of mine and I just got the option to flag it.
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Can anyone downvote on a question if they feel like it?

I have read a few questions on downvoting. There are a few people who downvote on a question, questions which at times don't need a reason to be downvoted. Since there is no reason justified in doing ...
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An answer got accepted absurdly rapidly (Never mind, it was a proxy user troll)

https://music.stackexchange.com/q/84207/45266 is the question at hand here. Great question (it too is in response to another question, interestingly), and I took the time to offer my opinion in the ...
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Should answers contain any practical and objective advice?

I have not been on this site for long, and I may not be the best judge as to what belongs on the site, but should we welcome contributions like this answer? (Part of the problem is of course that the ...
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Should the [catholic-church] tag be burninated?

It looks like a user recently created the catholic-church tag just so that they could do a tag-edit on one of their own old questions. Someone has already removed the tag from the question, but do we ...
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I'm nearly certain that I'm being serially upvoted, but it's NOT being reversed

There have been three occasions now when I've received a bunch of suspicious upvotes, and so far (EDIT: ALL FOUR OCCASIONS), the system's failed to catch it. The first time, I was literally sitting ...
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Constant downvotes were due to III+ chord / harmonic minor?

This question is a continuation from I am constantly getting downvotes on my posts for no reason. It looks like my posts like this are receiving unexpected downvotes: The diatonic chords are: ...
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Are there any Music XML sites on SE or Stack Overflow where I can ask questions about the code?

I want to ask a question either on here or on a Music XML forum because I'm trying to figure out how Finale made a flute part pitch bend in MIDI, and yet, upon opening the XML in notepad, I can't see ...
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Is asking for books or online resources for Trinity Music Theory not allowed on the website?

I am trying to self teach myself Trinity Grade 8 Theory. I asked a question regarding any help available online, such as good websites or additional theory books which can help me learn more. My ...
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Where to ask about BUYING music

I want to ask a question about BUYING music as a consumer. From the Tour of this site, I recognize this is off-topic, as it is not about MAKING music. Where to ask about buying music?
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Gogehat's question - clarity

Gogehat's question Why isn't there a closely related key to C minor that has D as tonic? is in question here. At first his / her question was so unclear. So a bunch of users began to guess ...
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Edit has not improved the answer?

This question is being further elaborated from Question over Neil Meyer's answer involving Neil Meyer's answer on Minor key and its chords. Here is how Neil Meyer's answer looked like: The ...
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Really old questions on the “Close Votes Review”, with no votes

Just now as I opened the Close Votes review tab, there were some really old questions: Is there a term for music composed of everyday sounds? Is there a single command for vertical padding in ...
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'Greyed out' questions and answers

Already a question and answer for this, but recently I see q&a that have positive votes, so having -3 votes can't be the reason. Anybody like to enlighten? (like this one: 1964 JB Hutto Airline ...
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Should mistakes in questions be fixed if answers address the question as it stands?

Why do we have same chord but different name? I recently saw this post and its revision history. It got me thinking: this post has what is likely a mistake in it, but all the answers (which are all ...
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Issues over a closed question involving a strange chord

Here is the post in question: Chord has every note of the harmonic minor scale. Name? Transcript of events that have occured: Maika Sakuranomiya: What is the name of the first chord in these bars? ...
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What are the attributes of a good repertoire request?

I voted to close this question on the basis of its being too broad: Piano Piece Recommendations My reasons for voting to close were that the two works mentioned by the OP as an indication of present ...
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Wanting to phrase the question more objectively

Here is my most recent question on Music Stack Exchange: Are my orchestration ideas for the Grave section good? Here, I am asking about whether or not I need to adjust my orchestration. That sounds ...
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identified related questions - what to do?

I've found that I have already given an answer to a similar or related and duplicated question. What is to do? The following questions are mentioning the same problem - in my opinion - but they are ...
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simple questions simple answers

I'have to admit that I have still a problem to vote up simple elementary questions and also simple answers that could be solved by looking up any site for music theory or searching at google. I ...
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Why do questions pop up on the Home Page, then are voluntarily removed by their authors?

Why do I keep seeing a bunch of questions popping up on the Home Page, then being voluntarily removed by their authors? I'm sure I've seen it at least twice now, where I've been on a new question, ...
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Is this a bug: There are no review queues available to you?

I was looking through the website, when I came to my profile. Then, spontaneously, I decided to go check the review queues out. When I clicked on the review queues icon this is how it looked: Is this ...
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Why were my two answers deleted?

I posted my first answer on Why did Beethoven include "in the Lydian Mode" in the title of String Quartet, Op.132 - 3? and it was later removed by Community: So then I posted a second ...
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Are Dom, Doktor Mayhem, Matthew Read, and Community the only moderators on Music Stack Exchange?

When you reach 10,000 reputation, we can access to moderator tools. However, only Dom, Doktor Mayhem, Matthew Read, and Community have a diamond moderator sign next to their names. Are they the only ...
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Why can't I make comments over notifying users about content issues?

Doktor Mayhem has posted this comment to me: Maika, editing out that word was okay, but making comments like yours about something so minor is really not appropriate. If you have an issue with a ...
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Edits: Foul Language in a song warranting removal of link?

In relation to To summarily edit out offensive language?, I just saw another edit that I feel was a little over-the-top. I think this one should probably be okay given that the song in question simply ...
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Edits: To curse or not to curse?

I notice that there have been a bunch of edits in the queue recently to the effect of removing one curse word. I understand that profanity in general should be avoided, but is there a lower boundary ...
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My post does not answer the question?

One of my answers on How can A minor key have a sharp chord in it? has been deleted after a comment by Doktor Mayhem: Hi Maika - this doesn't answer the question. Please read How to Answer for ...
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Question over Neil Meyer's answer

Neil Meyer has posted this answer to one of the questions about minor key harmony: Minor key and its chords The chords are: Tonic (minor) (A-C-E) Supertonic (diminished) (B-D-F) Mediant ...
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Why did I lose 6 reputation after deleting a post with a negative score?

I deleted one of my answers because it had a score of -1 which brought a -2 reputation penalty to me. However, instead of gaining 2 reputation, I lost 6 reputation. What is going on?
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Comment is Gone

I got this comment on one of my answers: Did @RailroadHill become Maika Sakuranomiya? All the comments on the thread here is mixed up. (A comment on this answer: Does anyone play 11th chords?) ...
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Is this question a duplicate?

I asked a question last night about improvising vocals in chiptune, and then one hour later, someone else posted a question about generally improvising vocals. Is the question about generally ...
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Request: Person must give reason for downvote

Asking effective questions is more of an art than a science. I request new function - person must give reason for downvoting question For instance, I believe my question is clear, yet someone is ...
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How to get notes and staves to show up without images? [duplicate]

I noticed with the second answer on my polytonality question, that the answerer was able to get notes and staves to show up using some kind of code instead of images. I am wanting to post a question ...
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I am constantly getting downvotes on my posts for no reason

I am currently active on Music Stack Exchange. I've been posting a lot of answers and questions - and a bunch of them had received unexpected downvotes, and on one of them, user45266 tells me that it ...
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What criteria should we use when choosing close reasons for marginal questions?

Sometimes we get questions that seem like they may be closed or put on hold for multiple reasons. I have in mind this question at the moment. The question is asking about analyzing MusicXML files ...
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Requesting Bansuri/Venu tag

I humbly request Bansuri/Venu tag. Bansuri is Hindustani Classical flute, while Venu is Carnatic Classic flute (from melodious South India). Update: Bansuri tag created March 13th 2019 by Community
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How to share files

If I am to share a file what's the appropriate way? See my answer for context.
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Why am I not getting reopen votes?

I saw my scherzo question go from open to on hold. I edited it and voted for it to reopen but 5 votes are needed for the question to be reopened. I saw the reason why it was put on hold as being ...
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Do we allow posts to be disparaging towards artists, works, or genres?

Inspired by an answer to Difference between new-age classical and traditional classical as far as theory?, which refers to two artists as writing "formless drivel": Most users of this site - myself ...
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What is the proper tag name for tempo indications/directions/instructions?

I'm writing because of the question What's the difference between "con brio" and "con fuoco"?. The tags "conbrio" and "confuoco" (which should be "con-brio" and "con-fuoco") ...
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Why was my question closed?

Is there a set of closely related keys in modern popular music? - This question has been closed as unclear what I was asking. I could not know why.
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is the question about different types of learning off-topic?

Almost all teachers I had (piano, theory, singing) had the position: If you don't want the bread I'm selling you can leave. They were not my private teacher, they were payed by the state and also by ...

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