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Why was my edit reverted?

I edited this question: In Blend S Episode 7, why were strawberries sold out in every market? But it has been rolled back the next day. Why was it rolled back?
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Downvotes: What is Hideri's voice type? (Deleted Question)

https://anime.stackexchange.com/q/56430/45359 Why the downvotes here? Well... is it that I can't ask for characters' voice types here? Post deleted.
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Why was a seemingly valid answer in “What is the bounty of Gol D. Roger?” got deleted?

In What is the bounty of Gol D. Roger?, there was an answer posted by a new user stating a crude, direct answer to the question. The original revision might look low-quality since it only stated the ...
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Should A&M reduce the close vote requirement down to 3 from 5?

Recently we've had our stellar diamond moderators step in the gap and close questions on the site which shouldn't be kept open for too long (mostly identification requests). It got me to thinking - ...
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Downvotes: What are the birthdays of Maika, Kaho, Mafuyu, Miu, and Hideri? [duplicate]

Why was this question downvoted? Please don't downvote for no reason. This is madness! Also, downvoters should tell me here why you have done so.
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Downvotes: When is Maika Sakuranomiya's birthday?

When is Maika Sakuranomiya's birthday? This closed post of mine has been heavily downvoted. Why the downvotes?
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Why was my flag declined? (2)

I see that on my flag list: Why was it declined?
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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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Happy Holidays, Anime & Manga SE Community!

Yet another year has passed, and the season of festivity is once again upon us. This year around a lot has happened in our community once again, and as a community, we should celebrate the good. One ...
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PSA: Reputation has been recalculated for questions

So if you logged in today on any site you might have seen either your Rep go up all of a sudden or this as per the link in the banner, Stack Overflow is now rewarding Questions more rep We’re ...
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What's the difference between remove the sentence and put <s></s> on the sentence?

So just now I look some old question and I found that there is an answer that is written something like this: The resurrected Minato is stronger than when he was alive, but that is due to the ...
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I am here to know why my questions are put on hold with a solid reasons? I need someone to explain I am new

why I am asking for help, it is basically because I am new to anime. I am also a user of other communities like StackOverflow and puzzle exchange. but I don't get the reasons why the questions are put ...
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Is there a way to find old post?

I joined this community back years ago and asked about finding an old (80's) anime. The answer I got was accurate but the Anime Stack-Exchange community was curated since then and old posts aren't ...
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Is adding more proof/evidence not allowed?

So there's a question someone already answered, but I found that the answer can be improved by adding a few more examples. But it seems like this is not allowed... As you can see below this image, I ...
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How does one get suspended due to voting irregularities and what can I do to avoid it?

Just noticed one user who was very active in asking questions suspended. I can't seem to find any criteria on how a user is determined and suspended due to voting irregularities. I'm curious since I'...
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Congratulations! Your site design is now live!

As you may have already noticed, our new design is live! ✧*。٩(ˊᗜˋ*)و✧* Thanks for all the input over the years, and particularly in the most recent Meta posts around this (here and here). As was ...
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Should we really allow spoilers in the title?

By nature, this site is where we ask questions from both manga and anime. However %90 of the time, anime is behind the manga so asking a question from the manga can be considered as a spoiler for ...
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Is comparing feats from characters from different animes on topic in Anime SE? [duplicate]

I found this page which compares feats of fighting characters from different animes based on data from the series. Top Strongest I wonder if this kind of questions are on topic here, since they can ...
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Are Japanese culture questions derived from animes on-topic?

For example, In anime XYZ, W person behaved this way. Why did he do so, is this common in Japan? Is this kind of question on-topic?
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Anime & Manga Site Design — June update

A bit over a month ago, I presented y'all with the design we'd created for this community, and asked for some feedback. The response wasn't the most positive one, and some of the things we heard from ...
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The “Asking” page is unclear about if ID-ing merchandise is off-topic [duplicate]

In the Asking article it says that you can ask about [...] a piece of merchandise that you or someone you know personally owns. Further down the same article it says: Are you looking to ask a ...
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Is it alright to compile a list of a series' soundtracks in one discussion?

To clarify, what I'm describing is a discussion where the question is about a series' soundtracks and the answer would list the soundtracks used, the approximate time it occurs and a brief description ...
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What is the new icon? [duplicate]

I see that the site has a new look. And there's a circular icon with what looks like a 4 leaf clover. What is this and how does it relate to anime?
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Anime & Manga Site Design

Some quick notes based on the feedback provided here and in chat: On the original feedback gathering post Catija left a really relevant link that I failed to put in a more conspicuous location, which ...
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When to use the spoilers tag and should it be used at all [duplicate]

Ok, this is my personal opinion, I always thought a spoiler tag in a Q&A board about stories doesnt make sense. Why? Because anything it's a spoiler for someone who hasnt seen a segment of a story ...
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Downvotes being used as retaliation/something else?

I'm not sure if this can be asked but since this discussion mentions that multiple downvotes with no explanation can be consulted on meta, I decided to just ask. Anyway, I just noticed that I've been ...
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Are questions regarding creating an anime magazine off-topic?

I recently posted a question on this site regarding pages order for an anime magazine I am working on and surprisingly some people found it off-topic. I'm really curious to know if it really is, ...
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How should we tag the Yu-Gi-Oh! series?

Yu-Gi-Oh! is a media franchise primarily consisting of manga and anime (along with a trading card game). Over the last 20+ years, it's spawned seven different anime series (two of which are different ...
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What sources/references should we consider as valid/acceptable?

This came to mind after seeing this question: Why is Ulquiorra the only espada with a second release? While I have no problem with speculations as answers, since I sometimes give them, I agree with ...
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Regarding answering identification requests in comments

For identification requests, are we allowed to give an answer in the comments? I'm just confused since while the site bans these questions, I sometimes see comments giving out the answers anyway. ...
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Gathering ideas for the site design — 2019 edition!

In late 2017 we were asked if a design for this site was being worked on or not, and at the time the design team was stretched pretty thin, to the point where I wasn't able to provide this community ...
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Is this really not a 'low quality' answer?

I've flagged this answer as 'low quality' because it has no sources and the way it is phrased, the author of said answer seems unsure of what he/she is saying. Here's the full answer, which I'll try ...
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Is this spam or an extremely naive question? Should questions like those be answered?

Can I do a Tiger Shoot like Hyuga Kojiro from anime Captain Tsubasa
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

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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Is it ok to change the title of a question, if the question isnt descriptive at all?

Sometimes the titles of questions arent descriptive at all. This isnt the case in most of the cases (perhaps 99% of the times the title is alright) but in some cases you have no clue what the question ...
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Clarifications regarding images that can/cannot be posted

Just wanted to clarify something regarding images that are used to support answers. I am referring, in particular, to this answer here: What happens to Ichika after the fated summer ends? While the ...
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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, ...
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What happened to the Goblin-Slayer tagged questions?

A few weeks ago I saw 4 or 5 Goblin Slayer questions. Today I looked at the tag to look up something, and all I find is one. I checked another spelling and there are 0 questions ins in that tag. I ...
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Are Korean dramas on-topic on this site?

I know what is anime and manga, but could I ask about Korean dramas here? Or maybe should I ask this topic on Movies & TV Stack Exchange instead?
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How did this edit 'deviate from the original intent of the post?'

I submitted a proposed edit to this question but one of the reviewers said that my edit 'deviates from the original intent of the post. Even edits that make drastic changes should strive to preserve ...
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Sources/Citations that do not exist anymore, are out of date or probably never existed in the first place

So I found this question and edited its answer. However, it was only after I submitted a proposed edit that I noticed that the link given, specifically this link, points to a non-existent section of a ...
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Is this question really “primarily opinion-based?”

What are the odds that Kirito can build a harem? I am unclear how asking for a number or set of numbers where I provide most of the input for a calculation is "primarily opinion-based". For example, ...
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Policy revision: The appropriateness of boardly scope questions based on a contested theory

There exist a question asking about the most connected seiyuu by six degrees. As innocent of a question it may seem, but the foundations the question is based on is flawed and unreasonablely scoped. ...
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This question is not a duplicate; the answers don't answer this question

This question is not a duplicate of this question. An answer (importantly, not the accepted answer) on the second question comes close to answering, but does not do so. The first question should be ...
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I'm watching an anime and don't recognise one of the characters. Can I ask who he is?

I'm aware that this site no longer accepts anime ID questions, but I'm also aware that there are exceptions: merchandise items, for example, or songs. I have a question that's sort of an ID question, ...
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Would a more general version of “why was [X] light novel not animated” be on-topic?

I recently voted to close Why wasn't the Death Note light novel animated? for being opinion-based, but it got me thinking: would a general version of this question (e.g. Why are light novels not ...
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What should we do with unreleased soundtracks in anime song identification questions?

As you may know, there are lots of unreleased soundtracks. However, these days, you can usually find an unofficial version of the track floating around online somewhere, presumably spliced together by ...
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Does Vocaloid count to our Music Identification Exception?

After Identification Requests were removed we kept Music Identifications under the prevision that the asker knew the series it came from. A recent question (while an answer to this Meta wouldn't make ...
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How did list questions become off-topic?

There are quite a few links to list questions that redirect to the error page. I am guessing that initially they were allowed albeit with some heavy restrictions. These are the discussions I found ...
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Change the ID request close plaque text to include a link to a meta post for self-help and tips

Right now (and this has been going on for a very long time) the text says this: Identification questions are off-topic, because they tend to attract low-quality and low-effort posts. The community ...