I was reviewing a user's first answer today, and that was when I noticed this line:

This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam.

What does the hidden gem mean?

Spooky hidden gem

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"Hidden gems is an idiom which means something which is extremely outstanding and not many people may know about"

See https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/237652/whats-an-alternative-for-hidden-gem

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    Frankly, for a moment I thought they are referring to some sort of hidden script, since this is a programming community :)
    – Johansson Mod
    Feb 11, 2018 at 22:05
  • @JackJohansson It could refer to both so that's probably a valid point.
    – Howdy_McGee Mod
    Feb 12, 2018 at 15:41

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