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What kind of English learner is expected by ELL?

When a new member, who is an English learner, joins ELL, what kind of learner that ELL expects to be? A learner who is only a ‘passer-by’? means they join then ask, and leave anytime or leave if ...
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Comment Templates

Guidance is pretty important, and that's usually emphasized when we notice a new user's downvoted question without any comments. Comments are also ephemeral necessary evils — they're both ...
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Why will my account be blocked?

I was trying asking a question , it says : Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more. For help formulating a clear, ...
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Could somebody explain how to get the Curious, Inquisitive and Socratic badges?

I don't understand very well how it is possible to ask a question on 5 separate days or more. I can ask a question in 5 minutes or less. Also very confused about what the phrase "positive question ...
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Can I post essays for evaluation here?

In TOEFL exam for example they ask you to write essays to test your English level, and I am preparing for the TOEFL. Can I post essays so users can evaluate if my essay is good or not, or they may ...
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Standard exam questions welcome here?

I noticed that the "Error Detection" question was closed today, with the reason given "Not a real question". And while the original question was both phrased and formatted terribly, it shouldn't have ...
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What is StackExchange?

Is there a different community? Than English Langage Learners for English Learning? Where can I find the FAQ? How can I learn here if half the resources are on Google?
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How often can I post questions to ELL?

For example I asked one question. What does 'what sticks' mean? And it seems a little small. What if I have ten such questions? Should I combine them or update/edit them into one post? Or ...
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Where is the border between good and offtopic question?

What is difference between my question For all times or for all ages? and for example this one: "Could you please help me" vs "Could you help me please" I understand, that ...
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Is there anything to be corrected?

I have a question about my English Language Learners Stack Exchange post: Is there anything to be corrected?
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Replacing the “Off-topic because this question needs more details” close reason

Of the three standard reasons offered for closing a question as off-topic, the third one is: This question should include more details than have been provided here. Please edit to add the research ...
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Making URLs more readable

One of the most common edits I make is to turn ugly URLs into clean textual references. For example: https://www.google.com.au/webhp?ie=UTF-8#safe=off&hl=en&sclient=psy-ab&q=URL+...
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How to handle Stale questions with both close votes and bounty?

An old question was brought to my attention. I encountered a question in the "Close Votes" queue. I responded this way: Welcome to ELL! Please share what research you have already done, ...
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Why does this question have close votes?

I'm relatively new to ELL (though pretty experienced with the Stack Exchange network - I work here), so I think there are some nuances here that I'm missing. This question has four close votes at time ...
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Reminder to use the custom “Needs more detail” close reason

I know that it really sucks that this close reason is listed under "off topic"... There's a proposal on MSE to change the close voting system to allow more custom close reasons outside of the "off ...

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