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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 chords ...
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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? Link to ...
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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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How to ask for showing Youtube links that are in foreign language meant for beginners?

I have discovered some really good videos in Youtube that would help beginner's questions concerning note reading, chords, staff etc.such I have encountered here in the last few weeks I've been in ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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who has the competence to define a term in music (if it has not been known or used before) [closed]

Zlet's say "paraphrasing" in music as an analogy of paraphrasing in psychology and psychiatry? or in other words: how much reputation will I need to determine or define a term? will 40k fit for it? ...
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Edits that add to answers

If someone answers a question, and another user edits it by adding on more information, should the edits be approved? On the one hand, the post is improved by the edit, but on the other hand, shouldn'...
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can I propose a new tag: hand-signs for solfège?

I wonder what experience teachers all around the world have made with this method of Kodaly of which I would hold my hand in the fire that it is most successful that I propose to add a new tag: hand-...
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Language Barriers

I recently came across a post in a review queue that was completely written in another language. I couldn't understand it, and couldn't translate it using the internet, so I left it as is. How does ...
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Questions with accepted answers: May I upvote and post other answers?

Is it appropriate to answer questions with accepted answers and to upvote other answers?
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How can I find a question that was recently asked?

I've read a question this morning and can't find it again. is there a possibility to search by date?
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Interval terminology vis-a-vis 'exotic' chords

Your quality standards are incomprehensible to me. What's wrong with asking a question about interval descriptions and including examples of what I believe to be the answer?
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what is this site NOT for? (to answer questions concerning elementary music theory? chords?)

... questions that could be answered by consulting wikipedia or youtube, elementary courses of music etc? In another group I have found this restriction for put on hold: "This site is about the usage ...
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combining accounts

I've just stumbled across my first account here, back on Feb. 06, '12, answering the question 'As a guitarist, how can I learn to sight-read music?' How can I combine that account with the present ...
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Can I share Beatles Guitar Tunings and Keys Here?

I would like to share a list of Beatles Guitar Tunings, Keys, and Intonation parameters to see if other people agree. Here's an overview of how I see it (where I have adjusted the guitar intonation to ...
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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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Typing musical signs!

I've now found out simple ways of printing sharp, flat and natural signs for this site! At least, it works on my PC Windows. Sharp is ampersand sharp semicolon. Flat is ampersand flat semicolon. ...
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How to use preformatted text *without* abcjs rendering it as abc music [duplicate]

When I put text like "Bm" into preformatted text it gets rendered by ABC JS as chord symbols. Is there a way to override this?
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Is asking for methods to find/book small gigs on topic?

I'm currently mulling over a question that I'd like an answer for, and I wanted the site's opinion on whether it would be considered a good, on-topic question for the Music stack exchange. As a ...
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Upvote and Downvote icons are rests

It would be really fun and make music stack exchange even more unique if the upvote icon on a post could be a half-rest, and the downvote icon could be a whole-rest.

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