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Appeal request for my two questions

I have a question about my 3D Printing Stack Exchange post: What measures can be implemented to ensure equitable access to personalized treatments using 3D printing? I usually ask questions on the &...
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How to share an stl file?

I have a question about slicing. If I just describe the problem I would expect my question will be closed since the users have no way to reproduce the issue. Is there a way to share the stl file I'm ...
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Merge input-shaping, resonance-compensation and vibration-compensation tags as synonyms

I don't have the needed reputation on this site yet and I didn't seen another option to suggest this, so I'm suggesting it here. Please make the following tags one, as synonyms: input-shaping (the ...
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Am I allowed to ask the correct name for a specific feature?

I'm aware I cannot ask for recommendations and I'm not interested into. But I'm looking for a specific feature of a 3D printer and since my primary language is not English I'm not sure which is the ...
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Tag synonym: support & support-structures

We have two tags: support & support-structures These two are essentially the same thing. Even the abbreviated tag-wikis are pretty much saying the same thing. IMHO, we should combine the two ...
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So it looks like [tag:e3d-hermes] should be changed to [tag:e3d-hemera]

Without going into the specifics (because I don't know them) E3D got into a bit of hot water with the name of their new Hermes extruder and determined that just renaming the extruder to Hemera would ...
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Delete mistaken post

Can somebody please delete this question as it is useless as it stands, and I am apparently not allowed to do it myself.
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Why do I have a 'User was removed' entry on my reputation change sheet?

This is actually an odd question for me, so let me explain it as best I can... After logging back into the Stack Exchange Network after some time, I got a notification stating that my 3D Printing ...
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Is there a way to manually add tags?

Looking at some of the meta questions (Should the specification of printer technology be mandatory? ,FFF/FDM vs… everything else? ) and having asked myself the questions about proper tagging, is there ...
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Renaming the tag [folgertechft-5] to separate company from model

The tag [folgertechft-5] is about questions related to the FT 5 by Folger Technologies. I'd like to request a rename so that the ...
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Deletion of the tag [flashforge-adventure-3]

The tag flashforge-adventure-3 was created due to a mis-spelled tag in a question which has since been corrected. Can this tag be deleted? (bad) Alternatively, can ...
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All of my favourites look the same!

If you use the favourites function and have accumulated a number of favourites, I am sure that, over time, you will look back and think, "Why on earth did I favourite that question?" This is obviously ...
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Could this Printing Material Recommendation Question be or shaped to be valid on 3D SE?

Common 3D printing materials/ methods to suitably replicate (w durability) this injection molded Polypropylene item? Please advise. As I am new to 3D Printing and SE Rules can get pretty restrictive ...
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Is a question about software to create models on-topic?

I would like to ask how to convert photos of some object to 3D model, and eventually how to treat the object before taking the photos to increase accuracy of the result (see How to optimally make a 3D ...
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Is there going to be a Logo Contest?

Are there plans or ideas floating around for a logo contest, or is that a Public-Beta stage thing?
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Why don't members like our questions and answers?

I have noticed very few people up-vote questions or answers in our community. Why? There are lots of metrics on how well a group is doing Visits per day Questions per day Answers per question ...
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Why was this flag on a 'thanks' reply to a deleted +1 comment declined?

I've just had one recent comment flag declined on a noisy comment. This comment was a reply to a deleted '+1' comment, and said, simply: @FrankL Thanks! When you go to post a comment, you see ...
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Handling possible advertisements

While doing reviews I noticed this answer. Innocent enough yet an odd answer for someone so new, upon checking their history I found another (their only other answer) that is nearly identical to this ...
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Does this reworded question meet the SE requirements?

I have a question about my 3D Printing Stack Exchange post: Reverse engineered complex data sets produced by a 3D Solid Scanner. What would you scan for 3D printing?
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Typo in arduino-mega-2560 tag

We have an arduino-mega-2560 tag but we also have an incorrectly spelled arduino-meda-2560 tag (which unfortunately is used far more often than the correct tag). Creating a synonym doesn't seem the ...
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Curious badge not working

Hm strange behaviour of one badge. So... I asked 3 questions, all three have positive score. What are the pros and cons of collecting parts yourself, versus getting a DIY kit and then modifying it? ...
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Repairing 3D printer

The end switches of my 3D spider printer don't work well. I wonder whether it's on-topic asking how to repair 3D printers. In my case I'd describe what does not work, what the result is and what parts ...
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Are questions discussing printer construction, internals, and firmware on-topic here?

Looking at the highly upvoted area 51 questions, we seem to have a lot of questions focusing on 3D printing from the viewpoint of someone producing items, but a dearth of those discussing actual ...