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View count and vote count are not matching on a question [duplicate]

The screenshots speak for itself. How is it possible to have 2 upvotes but only 1 view (which should be anyway my view)? Link to the question. I tried to refresh and hard refresh but the view ...
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How is a feature request a duplicate of a support question? [duplicate]

I asked Could we allow users to challenge moderators' decisions? but it was marked as a duplicate. But I believe it isn't a duplicate because the questions linked to are asking how to use a ...
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I feel way too often that I have to over-explain a specific question. Is that a community feature? [closed]

On Stack Overflow, I learnt quickly that I have to be as short as straight-forward as possible. On other sites, however, I dump into the "please specify" demand too often, and despite I always do my ...
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Should I cross-post a question that hasn't been answered? [duplicate]

I didn't get answer from my question for EX:"How to use chrome Plugins in Selenium WebDriver" IN SQA, So can i post same question on Stack Overflow. Please help me... any how iam doing this for to get ...
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Converting 'Is Stack Overflow a forum' Q&A into Community Wiki?

There is a Meta SE Q&A that I would like to be able to cite quite frequently: Is Stack Overflow a forum? and I would cite it frequently if it were titled something like `Are Stack Exchange ...
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Completed feature-request gets closed as off-topic

This feature-request was marked status-completed and then it got closed as off-topic. If it was really off-topic then it should not have been tagged completed. To me that is really strange, maybe I am ...
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How do new users get help on Stack Exchange?

I'm having a computer issue and joined SuperUser looking for help after your site popped up in a search for tech help forums. I asked a question as a guest and received a couple of comments, so I'm ...
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Should opinion-seeking questions with many answers be reworded or left as-is? [duplicate]

I have an opinion-seeking question that is several years old and just recently was marked as on-hold. The on-hold status requests I re-word my question, but since there are already so many answers ...
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When to ask multiple questions in a single post ? (Revisited)

This question has been asked several times in similar (yet often slightly different) ways. The general consensus seems to be that it's best to ask multiple questions individually in multiple Question ...
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Deleting a question which is answered and must be deleted for company reasons

I want to delete my question which is answered. I breached my company policy by sharing the original code! Now my account is suspended for 2 days! How do I delete an answered questions?
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Why is my question put on-hold since there are plenty similar ones? [closed]

Do you know is there anything different between my question (Are there any examples of using the state design pattern in .NET Framework?) which is put on-hold: "Questions asking us to recommend or ...
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Revision history says these two questions are deleted, but they still exist

While playing around with some SEDE queries, I came across the following two odd questions (both from the same user): 758706: Insert matching parentheses xcode? (revision history) 1101705: Input ...
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Delete my own misguided question?

When I asked this question I didn't understand enough basics to even formulate the question correctly. Specifically, I asked about basis when the real question (as I now understand) was about how ...
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How can I make this question acceptable? [closed]

Earlier today I posted this question on programmers.stackexchange: How can a manager best communicate software development best practices to junior and mid level staff? My boss asked me this ...
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After reading the meta I still don't know where to post my question [duplicate]

I posted a question on Programmers and was told that I should post it on Stack Overflow instead. Having posted it in both places, both questions are now "on hold as off-topic" so really, I don't ...
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Regarding specific edit

One of my questions had a suggested edit and I approved it. I am still having a feeling that there wasn't a reason to make that edit. It was addition of a relevant tag. The question was quite old. The ...
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Help me count editors of this post (made CW by “more than 5 different editor”, I found only 3) [duplicate]

This post was made community wiki in rev 14. Edit summary says: [Post Made Community Wiki by being edited by more than 5 different editor] (Side note "5 different editor" (instead of ...
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Where does a question about how to put meta data in webpages belong?

I'm trying to find out how to best put meta data in webpages, but so far can't find the right site. I've asked variants of it on StackOverflow, Programmers.SE, and Webmasters.SE. In all transparency, ...
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Delete the popular popular deleted Stack Overflow and Programmers questions

The justification for keeping Popular Deleted Stack Overflow questions on Meta.SE is: So those two Programmers questions are the only justification for keeping this on Meta instead of SO meta or ...
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Ability to embed a snapshot of a main site post into a meta post

On any main site, if you post a link-only question or answer you're likely to get downvoted (possibly heavily) and your question or answer closed or deleted. This is good: links can break or change, ...
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Graphic Design vs Writers: Which is best for designing a document?

These are two examples: Is this a good way to present images and captions for research document? Nice and elegant separation between proof/equations and explanation I am writing a thesis and I ...
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How to get a Question OFF hold? [closed]

There is one question which got on hold, where the reason is not really plausible for me and it would be a good discussion and I would like to answer it but I can't find a button to ask for "off hold" ...
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Is a question about a payment policy appropriate on any SE site?

Is there any SE site where the following question is acceptable? Walmart in my area requires ID for any credit card transaction, even though this is strictly prohibited by Visa, Mastercard, and ...
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Why an unprotect option shown for a question which was not protected?

While viewing this question, i'm just wondered of why all the options(share, edit, reopen,delete,flag,unprotect) are shown in two lines instead of a one single line. Is this a bug? And also i have ...
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Should an old, popular C# Static Analysis Tools question be deleted or locked? [closed]

This question currently has some re-open and delete votes on it: What static analysis tools are available for C#?. There is some debate between users in the comments about whether the question should ...
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Why was my “newbie getting started” post deleted?

I recently made a post on Stack Overflow that was kind of a "getting started newbie" question regarding XMPP and Google GCM servers. Someone gave me a vague answer and that was about all that ...
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Is this answer worthy of redemption?

Patient: It hurts when I bang my head against the wall. Doctor 1: The reason for that is [lengthy technical discussion]. But try again at 5pm on a Tuesday. Doctor 2: Don't bang your head on ...
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Why is this question on hold? How can I stop it being on hold?

So I asked my first ever question on Stack overflow: How to move a CSS and Javascript image carousel around a static image? Within minutes I'd been told three times I'd asked the question wrong and ...
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How on earth does this question have 2.7k views on day 1? [duplicate]

How come the views for this question is at 2,732 if it was only posted today? It has a lot of answers, too! Is this a bug or is this really happening? How has this happened?
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Question does not belong to SO but has been answered on SO, what to do with the answer?

One of the first (naive) questions I posted on SO actually belongs to Super User: I wanted to ship the question over there despite it being already answered on SO; it received more upvotes than ...
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Why did my custom flag on a comment placed as answer get declined?

I just got my custom flag on this answer declined for the well known reason "flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an altogether wrong answer" My custom message was ...
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I don't believe this question should have been closed or deleted

http://stackoverflow.com/q/15908116 OP was trying to pass the value of processId and was passing the string "processId" instead. The question was clear, the answer was clear. The only possible hitch ...
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Why is my question still on hold despite of being narrowed down and added explanation?

I asked a question several days ago, and soon after being posted it was set to "on hold". The reason being that it was too general. I tried explaining more and the question itself got edited as well, ...
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Question Appeal

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/22585844/how-do-karma-jasmine-and-protractorangularjs-relate?noredirect=1#comment34432682_22585844 I don't think this question is about opinions but It was closed ...
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Original question being marked as duplicate of a question that should be duplicate [duplicate]

So here is a question that was asked on SO on Jan 2 '11 at 16:32 Can we instantiate an abstract class? and the other question that was asked on SO on Dec 2 '12 at 16:01 Interview : Can we ...
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Is this question really too broad and not simply off-topic?

Why would computers transfer data and instructions form main memory to cache in blocks when this means a single cache miss may overwrite a lot was put on hold as too broad. While I can see it is ...
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Should I reword this question to try get it reopened?

This question was put on hold because it wasn't clear what they were asking. I had an idea what they wanted so I asked if my assumption was correct (I asked it before it was put on hold). They have ...
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Feast on this batch of duplicates

As part of my ongoing preaching T4 as a replacement for generics I went through the linked questions and noticed there were plenty of them that were once closevoted but the votes dissapeared (due to a ...
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Invalid reasons given for putting my post about modifying an XAML document on hold

I received the following reply to a post: "put on hold as too broad by Robert Harvey♦ 11 mins ago "There are either too many possible answers, or good answers would be too long for this ...
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Can I do anything if I don't agree with migration to another site? [duplicate]

Yesterday I asked this question on SO, How to completely avoid business logic in DAL? and soon after it was closed as off-topic and migrated to Programmers (the history is here, ...
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Appeal to reopen a closed question about Nanigans API

I'm about to appeal to reopen a question This question is: a specific programming problem practical, answerable problems that are unique to the programming profession I see the question as pretty ...
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Why edit is disabled for the following question? [duplicate]

I am trying to edit following post but edit link is disabled. Bootstrap text box not stretching full width Then I tried to go to other question to look weather they allow me to edit and seems all ...
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Question on hold

I guess I am just a little confused as to why my question is put on hold It says that my question was "too broad," but provides no other information. This was my first question posted to Stack ...
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Why exactly was this question put on hold?

A couple of days ago, I asked this question Can't apply filter in Matlab It was about applying a low-pass filter in Matlab. I included in the question what I wanted to do, references to the pages ...
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Should the bold text in this post be changed to normal?

Take a look at this question: As you can see, there's a part that's bold. Many users bold parts of their questions that don't necessarily IMO need to be bolded. This distracts users from looking ...
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Can you create small chat rooms or did I just embarrass myself?

I was just looking though questions and stumbled upon this question (now deleted). There is nothing special about the question (and it's a dupe of many other very similar questions) but I felt that ...
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Is “Can you be terrible at math and still be a great programmer” historically relevant, or old and off-topic?

I found this question a few days ago and was a little curious about whether it should have a historical lock or just be closed in the usual fashion. ...
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What to do with a question which is a “duplicate” of 2 different questions?

This question seems to have several possible answers. One (for now) exists as an answer to this question; OP indicated that the answer is not good enough (might be good for future viewers though, so ...
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Request to reopen SO question on JavaScript error detection

Here is the question: How can I check JavaScript code for syntax errors ONLY from the command line? Several days ago I cast a reopen vote. I've edited the question to the best of my ability so that ...
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Why was this Question Regarding GCC and Clang on Linux Deleted?

This question was a genuine inquiry for me when I was studying programming in C and considering switching to Clang which appeared to me more user friendly and more newbie friendly than GCC. I did in ...