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Why am I still seeing the “about” link on Web Apps and Gaming?

Why is there no About link in the top bar of Stack Overflow?

There is one on meta:

None on Stack:

What is the reason for this?

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marked as duplicate by ChrisF, kiamlaluno, jonsca, Martijn Pieters, Toon Krijthe Jul 28 '12 at 11:45

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I was wondering this myself the other day, but wasn't sufficiently motivated to ask... – Josh Caswell Dec 6 '11 at 22:45
I don't have an about link on the top of my page, it's just main | faq... Maybe it doesn't show for users past a certain reputation? – Brandon Dec 6 '11 at 22:56
It's because you have more than 5,000 rep on Stack Overflow. Related - meta.stackexchange.com/questions/72043/… (though the information presented there is incomplete) – ChrisF Dec 6 '11 at 23:00

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You don't have enough rep on meta to hide it yet.

I thought it went away at 10k to make room for the tools link, but now that tools and review share a spot that doesn't make sense. Apparently it goes away at 5k, but I don't know why

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I'd assume just because at 5,000 reputation you should know what Stack Overflow (or Meta) is "about". – animuson Dec 6 '11 at 23:22
Hmmm that is odd. wonder why they make it go bye bye at that point. – amanaP lanaC A nalP A naM A Dec 7 '11 at 13:53

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