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Is Poker a site we should keep around?

I'm a community manager here at Stack Exchange, and part of our jobs here on the Community team is to periodically review sites in beta to see how they're progressing. Part of this involves ...
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Now is the time to stamp out unanswerable questions

How do you recognize when you are playing "on tilt"? this question is analogous to "what is good to drink while programming?" "How do I know when my computer is exploding?" or more ...
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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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Can we get markup to help with hand histories?

Similar to this question, it would be useful for the site to support markup for hand histories. If nothing else, markup for suits could be helpful when I say I have AsKc (a little spade and club next ...
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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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Do we need to allow 6 tags?

For hand histories, I think the following tags apply: Poker variant (texas-hold-em, omaha, 7-card-stud) Betting structure (limit, no-limit, pot-limit) live or online cash-game or tournament Stakes (1-...
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Is it possible for us to get a plugin that would make it simple to show images of the table situation a particular question is in the context of?

Many poker books such as the Harrington on Holdem series include images of tables showing the current situation as a visual aid to the questions asked. It would be great if there was something like ...
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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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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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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Poker self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or ...
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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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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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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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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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Should hand histories have accepted answers?

Hand histories are subjective questions, and as such there won't be a single, definitive correct answer. Does it make sense to accept one? Or should we rely on voting to bubble the best answers to ...
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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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4 colour deck in hand history questions

What do people think about making all the suits in the hand posts be 4 color decks? Personally I think this greatly improves the readability of the hand histories when they are in text format. It ...
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In what format should we post hand discussion questions?

I just posted a question for a hand discussion. But I'm not sure if this is the right format. What are the main points of a question about a played hand? This is my opinion best practise should look ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...