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Tag Cleanup - Vote for the following proposed tag changes

There are several proposed tags changes lingering about here on meta. I thought I'd capture them all here, each one as a separate answer, and let people vote on them. Awaiting Review make database-...
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We need to formalize a site title/name. Does “Database Administrators” still ring true? [closed]

We had some original thoughts here: Why Database Administrators? but that seems to read more of a "why is this site named this way" and not so much of a "we need this name". So I'm making this thread ...
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Sometimes, an answer is just plain wrong. What to do?

Why "Begin Transaction" before "Insert Query" locks the entire table? The question above contains outright, no two ways about it, plain old factually incorrect answers. I've ...
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“Database Administrators” needs to die [duplicate]

Every few weeks another sharp poster asks: Why are you asking DBAs about source control? Why are you asking DBAs about performance? Why are you asking DBAs about database design or data warehousing? ...
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Most of my DB questions are about OODBMS/NoSQL. Should I ask them here, or in Stack-Overflow?

I'm in charge of an OODBMS at work, and am generally mostly interested in NoSQL DB. It seems to me that most questions here are about SQL database. But SQL is just one sort of database, and the "About"...
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Is it really considered 'Clutter' to be polite here?

I am a Newbie here. In other forums, my habit is to close my messages with the signature "Kind regards Uwe Hesse http://uhesse.wordpress.com" Regarding the automatically attached username, pointing ...
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Database Administrators logo design

As mentioned on the site design thread, I don't quite understand the purpose of the blue covering (orange earlier) around the logo. IMO, it shouldn't be there. If it has to be, don't you think the ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Discussion questions that are not “I have one very specific problem with one very specific answer”

Are general discussion threads allowed or frowned upon? What I mean is what if I'm going down a certain implementation route that doesn't have a right or wrong answer? Is it ok to post asking "how ...
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Should we change the font size within code tags (it is very small)

EDIT: (jcolebrand) Do you want to see the code block font size changed? Vote up for yes, down for no. And comment or upvote below with a size if yes. Thank you. - jco Original: Is this intentional?...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: Tuesday October 4th, 22:00 UTC / 6pm Eastern

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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I somehow miss a post about the results about the 2011 moderator election

From 2011 Community Moderator Election I see that 3 candidates where found and 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest seems to be a further step in the procedure. But I miss the clear ...