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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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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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Why has this abusive comment not been removed

hand analysis This guy left a comment I need professional mental help. I flagged it several days ago and it has not been removed. How is that kind of language OK?
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I left a question in the chat I'd like you to see

Well, I don't know whether Meta is appropriate to point users like this, but I left a question in the chat I'd like an opinion about. So what I'd like here in meta to ask you: Could you all review ...
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Can we, somehow, sticky-mark popular questions to serve as a kind of starting documentation?

It surprises me a lot that there are popular questions like these ones: Who wins? I have no clue What happens if there is royal flush on board Flush confusion Just to name that particular topic. ...
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Deleted question

There was an active question on how to put your opponents on cards. It was a silly question that I VTC. It is gone. I (should) have privilege to see deleted questions. I am OK that it is deleted ...
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What is required for a question/answer to contain “enough information”?

I'm re-purposing this question I was helpfully redirected to by my Mod peers, for the use of Poker.SE. There are questions/answers on this site that are requesting/recommending software and I suspect ...
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Why did a moderator delete my post?

I posted my opinion that it might be harder to produce a straight than it is to produce a flush. A moderator deleted my post!! I'd like to understand why my post was deleted ?? that is sensorship at ...
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Onsite poker games using reputation as chips

So as the title suggests, what if you could play cash games on this site but instead of using cash you use reputation. I'm mainly suggesting NLH and PLO. Pros: Could encourage activity on the site ...
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Time to appoint a new pro-tempore moderator?

Poker is an (almost) unique site in the Stack Exchange network, in the sense that it has only two (pro-tempore) ♦ moderators. Three is the standard for beta sites. As mentioned here, one of the ...
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Why no upvote on the question?

Since this site began, I've noticed that despite a question being decent enough to warrant an answer, the same user/s will not upvote the question? Reputation points are valuable to old and ...
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What is with the site bashing?

We have some new users that just disrespect the site I agree the folks on this site are totally clueless about theory and dont understand basic facts, this is not an insult, just a basic fact. ....
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Remove comments speed

Today I flagged a couple of comments and they got deleted almost immediately. No moderators were on. Is there a bot that will auto delete based on the content?
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Should calculating probability for a specific situation be closed because of a canonical answer?

There is a VTC on this AA versus AA what is the chance of winning To me many of the users on this site are not able to calculate probability even with instructions. If I did not know how already I ...
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Reopen?: Ultimate 6-max cash game open raise chart without antes

This Q has been dramatically altered after being closed/put-on-hold. I was wondering what the community's opinion was about whether to reopen it?
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Edit community answer

Please see this question community answer It has Float as Calling a bet on one street with the intention of winning the hand on a future street without going to showdown. To me a float is a ...
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If “which hand wins” questions are off-topic, what is the purpose of the reading-hands tag?

There has been some discussion about how "who wins this hand" questions should be handled and there doesn't appear to be any clear agreement or ruling on what the site's stance is on these kinds of ...
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How to develop Poker.SE?

I know this is a subject which has been discussed a few times at various points in the past here, but as a relatively new user who would love to be active and helpful in this community, I would find ...
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Should this answer have been converted to a comment?

This question has a top comment that was converted from an answer. It was a short answer but in my opinion a valid answer. I up voted it.
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What are the benefits of Poker graduating from beta to full SE site and the requirements for doing so?

I see that this site has been in beta for quite some time now - mostly due to low question frequency it seems. I was wondering what benefits (if any) come with the site making it out of beta and ...
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Why can I not submit a suggested edit for this question?

I was looking at this question today which could benefit from a little editing, just to make the meaning a little clearer. However, the edit link is greyed out with the following hover text: ...
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Request to add Symbol for Joker

As There is no symbol Joker in Poker site. Some Game has a five of a kind and they have add one special Card known as Joker. And as per the Google and wiki search the below Card is discover. So my ...
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Who wins this hand

We get a lot of who wins this hand questions and they typically get closed as duplicates. A new user answered one and someone commented we usually just close them as duplicates. I wanted to provide ...
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Would a question on what is small ball be to broad

Exactly the title. Would a question on what is small ball be too broad? Without being too artificial I am trying to ask questions that might be of value to the community.
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Area 51 has a proposal cousin to Poker SE

Casinos & Gambling has been proposed for Stack Exchange, and is for gamblers, casino and industry professionals, and those interested in aspects of the games, workplaces, etiquette, standards ...
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Hot Network Questions

Why does Poker never get on the hot network question list? There was a poker question from board games on the list.
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Who wants to spend some of my points on bounties?

The site limits a user to doing three at a time. Go ahead and suggest some unanswered questions for me that you think are good candidates. Perhaps some Q's that you think could do with a better answer ...
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How could we improve participation?

Seriously. This site has very low engagement. Even when it reached a beta stage I see very low activity. Please let's discuss how to get more people's attention. Some time ago I participated in a ...
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Should we address odds-related topics in a generic way?

There are many questions involving the odds of getting a hand in certain conditions. If they involved the same hand they could be considered duplicates, but they do not, and the answers are similar ...
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Why allow a duplicate of a Main site question on Meta.Poker?

This meta is just a repeat of the question that got closed What the site isn't I tried to close as a duplicate of the original question but that is not allowed The question needs to be on the ...
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What the site isn't?

So I asked this question - Is there a list of sites that generate pure random hands? - my first question asked on the site, although I have thumbed through the site hundreds of times. I am a long ...
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Should this have been deleted?

This answer was deleted and converted to a comment Should this have been deleted? The 48 is all in. There must have been a side pot. Why did I win a portion of this hand? The stated standard ...
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Questions about forbidden software

Should these be allowed? This question about the hypothetical zoom bot, for example, is talking about creating a tool that is explicitly forbidden by the PokerStars TOS. It could certainly have been ...
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When asking for advice on playing a hand, is it best practice to not tell the outcome?

When describing a single hand in poker is it best to give all possible relevant information for that hand(your hand, table cards, opponents range/vpip/pfr/bluffs, etc) EXCEPT the outcome? I say this ...
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Page 43 of Questions

The last question on page 43 of questions (13/3/2015), which I have assumed was the first question ever asked on Poker Beta, is marked as a duplicate. How so? Q is here
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Bug: Spoiler markdown not behaving as expected!

I had a little trouble formatting this question (How to play when you hit a straight) to include a spoiler, so as to obscure the results from immediate view. The issue is that when including card ...
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Let's get critical: Feb 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Poker Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...
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Expand the Definition of Poker SE?

Proposal: Increase the Scope of Poker SE There is a new site proposal on Area 51 that has minimal traction related to all forms of Gambling. You can check out the proposal here. It has been asked ...
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Asking a question about material in poker book

I have a question that came directly from a poker book. To be precise the reasoning and how the writer came to a solution. So I can't 'mask it' using simple 'villain' and 'hero'. The question is, can ...
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What is the Stack Exchange Model?

I read this post here in Poker Meta where the OP wrote If this site is going to work on the stackexchange model, I think it's important to keep the questions definitively answerable. It started ...
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Why is this question closed as off topic?

The question: Why did I lose a Flush in Omaha? The reasons it was closed: closed as off-topic by Radu Murzea♦ Sep 22 at 6:50 This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close ...
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What are we doing here?

The short answer is we are doing a beta. This means a couple of different things to me, we are testing our concepts, and we may be modifying our concepts to become usable. Please go to area 51 to look ...
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Are there any static in-hand thinking procedures

I took exception to how broad this question was: Do you have any "in-hand" thinking procedures? To my mind, the question rather assumes the decisions are static throughout the hand, ...
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Should this question be allowed?

What do we think to this question: https://poker.stackexchange.com/questions/4183/how-is-multi-accounting-in-online-poker-detected I am not sure that we should allow any answers to this question as ...
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add open face chinese

I posted a question about pineapple OFC and was told that it was not within the scope of the poker stackexchange. I was wondering if we could add Open Face Chinese (OFC) and its pineapple variant POFC ...
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Let's get critical: Aug 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Poker Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...
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Is closing (or flagging) this question valid?

Reference https://poker.stackexchange.com/questions/2899/no-time-limit-holdem Are there any poker sites which allow for days or hours to think for on each street instead of the usual seconds? This ...
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Is Pandante on-topic?

Is it considered on-topic to ask questions about Sirlin Game's Pandante on Poker.SE? On one hand, it is very much a "poker-style" game, using a great amount of rules from Texas Hold'em and X-Card ...
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Tag holdemanager should be renamed

We got a tag called holdemanager but this is wrong. It is called holdemmanager - so we should rename this tag. I would suggest name holdem-manager for this tracking software. Or is there a place ...
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Let's get critical: Feb 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Poker Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...

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