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Please don't let the number of votes ever change from 1337 :) –  mellamokb Mar 22 at 22:35
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Now it's 1342, and now it needs to be downvoted 5 times! –  GingerHead Apr 7 at 17:03
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This needs to be weeded out; several questions specific to Stack Overflow are no longer relevant here (or need to be generalised). –  Raphael Apr 24 at 20:13
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@nicael please do not add it here until the proposed faq becomes a full scale faq. –  Shadow Wizard May 17 at 21:51
    
@ShadowWizard okay, when will it become "faq"? Simply interesting. –  nicael May 17 at 21:53
    
@nicael when a diamond mod/dev/CM will decide it fits and then retag as faq. Personally not sure it fits, but I'm not in a position to make a final decision. –  Shadow Wizard May 17 at 21:54
    
why is this posted as a question? the community is certainly not seeking answers for the above list. I think it would be appropriate to make it as a page. is it because of historical significance? –  SMR May 26 at 13:02

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