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Don't be afraid of the Close button

I've noticed lately that it seems not many people are using the close button. I realize that we are in the middle of figuring out what is and isn't on topic for the site, but if you see something ...
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The Privilege Scale Has Been Relaxed (With Great Power)

When we imported Social Sound Design to the SE 2.0 platform, it was previously what we would consider a fully graduated site as far as privileges like closing, editing and access to moderation tools ...
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Combining to eliminate [pro] & [tools]

I've been going through and editing the improperly entered tags pro and tools and changing them to either pro-tools, or pro-tools-10 (or whatever version) if there's a specification of the version ...
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Please welcome your new moderators, AJ and Arnoud!

I'm pleased to announce that two people that are very passionate about making this site work have stepped up and agreed to take on the roles and responsibilities of a moderator: Arnoud has been with ...
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The Sound SE community is about to get much bigger!

It's with a great deal of pleasure that I'm letting you all know that your community is soon to grow quite a bit. The linked post on Meta Audio & Video production outlines our plan to bring the ...
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Remove the 'audio' and 'sound' tags

The audio and sound tags aren't needed on Sound Design, since every question on this site should be about audio and sound. Some of these were added during the migration from AVP, but both tags existed ...
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Sub-genre tags on every question + refined searches

Introductions are in order... For those with Stack Exchange and AVP who don't know me, my name (and my handle) is Steve Urban. Hello. Sorry for my first question to be such a long post, but please, ...
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Your Sound Design Stack Exchange Moderation Team

There have been quite a few major changes in the recent months for the Social Sound Design and Audio production communities. One community was just absorbed into the larger Stack Exchange network ...
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Clean up on aisle everywhere

I'm pleased to announce that the first phase of merging the audio community from AVP with Sound Design has successfully completed. Over 1500 questions have been migrated here, and users are quickly ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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SFX Request and a Community Project: A Sound Effect Remembering MH17

I'm sure most of you would have heard of this tragedy so I'll just get to the point. I'm trying to add a plane flyby to all my projects on hand as a tribute of sorts to the lives lost on this flight ...
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Instance of bulk downvote?

Looks like someone had a bad day.... I'm not worried about this whatsoever, more concerned with others if this happened to them? Did someone get out of bed on the wrong side or is this just par for ...
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Tag Clean-up: Recording and Field-Recording

Recording Tags This first tagging issue I noticed while editing this question. As of writing this, my edit has not been approved, but I attempted to add tags and fix some things for clarity. The tag ...
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On-Topic, Off-Topic

I read with interest Jay Jennings comments on: Sound Design/Sound Engineering Masters in Europe ...and wonder whether it is worth opening discussion on what we consider on-topic and off-topic? I ...
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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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Looking for canonical Q/A - BM-800 NW-700 NW-800

We've had a few questions on these cheap Chinese mics - all of which seem to be the same thing in various colours & with various labels. - BM-800 NW-700 NW-800 The question is always pretty much ...
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Merge tags: post-production, postproduction, post

post and postproduction should be merged (and synonymized) with post-production.
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Tags: ableton and ableton-live

Is the reason for both ableton and ableton-live tags so that people have a place to put Push or Link questions? I don't know of anything anything else that Ableton makes. A lot of the ableton tagged ...
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Can you help re-tag some untagged posts?

I'm working rather hard to try to clean up tags so that everyone stands a better chance of seeing the types of questions that interest them. This is something I've been doing behind the scenes for a ...
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Combine [backup] and [backups]

We've got a few questions tagged backup and a few more than that tagged backups. Makes no difference to me, but it would seem that backups is more inclusive to the act of backing up, as well as the ...
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Larger New Contributor warnings?

I can't see what new contributors get to see when posting their first question, so this is complete guesswork, but it would appear that the notification that, if your question is about your TV, HiFi ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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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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List of questions to cleanup

Stuff we should close: Is MP3 good for cats? Setting on Zoom H5 How can I send an audio re-recordered by whatsapp without distortion
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Tag Merge suggestions

Suggest merging the following tags: [Recording], [Audio Recording], [Recordings] [portable-recording],[field-recording] [film-mixing], [re-recording] Suggest deleting the following tags: [...
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On-topic question on music.stack

I just joined the "Music Practise and Theory" stack to get some tips on piano performance and I note that there is a massive amount of sound-recording related questions getting hoovered up by that ...
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Are questions about how to perform some task on a specific tool on topic?

The question below is not related to sound design in general but rather it's about how to accomplish certain task on an specific audio editing tool: How to select all regions above a threshold in ...
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Tags: format or formats?

There are two tags, format and formats, which should probably be merged. I suggest keeping it under the name format or renaming it to formatting because they can be used as verbs to describe the ...
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Moving on from Social Sound Design

Now that we've lost this avenue to converse in, lets move on somewhere else. At the moment I believe The Sound Collectors Club has the most members from the old SSD. I haven't joined but I do think ...