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Why wasn't my close vote binding?

On SO, I have binding close vote on the c# tag. There was a question that was an obvious duplicate of a previous question I was involved in, so I voted to close. The question, though having the c# ...
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In my profile, how can I see all Tags for which I have earned Gold Badges?

I'm trying to find out for which tags I have earned Gold Badges. In my profile I found this section: But this shows a looooong list of tags indicating how many gold badges have been awarded for it ...
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When you enter a moderator tag in the body, it isn't formatted

In the tags bar, the moderator only tags have different formatting, as do the required tags: But when you use the [tag:tagname] markdown, it doesn't format it at all on the per-site meta sites. ...
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Are there any other requirements for the Taxonomist badge?

Both this query as well as this say that I am the creator of the soundtrack tag on Movies & TV. But while the tag already has 82 questions associated to it, I haven't yet been awarded the ...
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Search query returns “0 questions tagged” until you refresh it a few times

Ever since I added 2 new tags to my search query (about a week ago), it gives me this problem where I have to refresh the page 3 or 4 times before it shows all questions again. Refreshing can be done ...
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Persist sort criteria of tagged questions

The questions list itself already remembers the sort and filter in the iOS app. However, I would like the same for tagged questions. For example, sometimes when I choose a tag, the app automatically ...
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Can we have a new mandatory tag on meta for proposals?

bug is for reproducible problems due to software (including styling, browser compatibility, the mobile apps, etc.). feature-request is for proposed new features or modifications to existing features. ...
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Why isn't the predictor predicting?

Since "Jan 8 at (more or less) 19:57" the predictor or Tag Future Report hasn't been updated. This could screw more than one Recommended/Interesting tabs of Stack Overflow users. How often does this ...
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Default Code-Prettify highlighting for c# incorrect [migrated]

Recently I had quite a bunch of edits on codereview-se to include the correct syntax-highlighting for c# questions, which is: <!-- language: lang-csharp --> That's needless editing for a ...
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Visualisation of Stack Overflow Tags [migrated]

I have done various interactive visualization based on stackoverflow data. Can check the whole collection of visualization at GraphOverflow . The oucome is pretty intresting. Some of them are ...
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Common Keyword Tag Not Available And Changing Tag Creation Requirements [migrated]

I was posting a question today on StackOverflow about uninstalling a Visual Studio extension. When I went to enter some tags there was no tag for the word "Extension" and nothing really even close. ...
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Exposure with an unused tag

I have a question that fits a certain tag, but the problem is there are 4 questions on that tag and I'm worried no one will see my question... Can people only see questions in tags they browse? Or ...
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Too many tags on a question?

prompted by someone else's 30 day adventure in answering Stack Overflow questions, I tried my hand at answering some of the unanswered questions for the angularjs tag. What I found is that some of ...
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How to store AND tag groups combinations in favorite filters?

in order to get reputation, I am trying to filter the list of questions in StackOverflow by several tags or tag groups. I get the "related" tags concept. But I can't store the combinations anywhere. ...
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Clarification on “How do I propose or vote on tag synonyms?”

On http://stackoverflow.com/help/privileges/suggest-tag-synonyms, we got: Users with this privilege and a total answer score of 5 or more on the tag, can suggest tag synonyms. Users with a total ...
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how to keep a tag wiki for an empty tag

Empty tags are deleted after 24 hours, if I understand correctly. Right now, on Mi Yodeya, we have a tag which has been used in the past which we do not want used. It currently has a warning as the ...
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Synonyms of tags don't display the tag wiki

When you view the tags, any synonyms don't have a wiki: 10k is a synonym of 10k-tools. Why does 10k not display the 10k-tools tag-wiki? Edit: It is the same on other sites. Ask Ubuntu: ...
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Could we have a different color for new tags?

Suppose that I want to tag a post with foo, bar, and baz, and bar is not a tag that presently exists. There are some cues that a tag may be new in terms of autocompletion, but it would help to know ...
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Display text-only language hint on each tag for regular users

It's currently very difficult (not impossible) for regular users to determine if a tag on their site is currently set to one of the available language hints. For moderators, there is a drop-down box ...
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My position in top tag users missing [closed]

Clicking on the top user link of a tag I can see the top 20 users lists. If I am not in that list (not in the top 20) then normally my score is still shown below the top 20, but not anymore. Please ...
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Sort Jobs by tag match on Careers [duplicate]

When looking for jobs on Careers I can sort the job list by date, job name or company name. But since jobs have tags it would be great if there were another sort option that takes the tags into ...
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Can [advanced-search] be made a synonym for [search]?

I noticed that MSE has two tags for search: search advanced-search Can [advanced-search] be made into a synonym for [search]? I see no reason why we need both. "Advanced search" questions are just ...
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Tag input box is misaligned on MSO [duplicate]

The tags in the tag input box are aligned too far towards the bottom, see the below images: Asking a new question Editing an existing question The problem seems to be more visible when editing ...
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Bug in sorting by newest questions and filtering by tag

Identical to Bug? sorting by one tag and newest questions I am using android stackexchange app version 1.0.43 , android version 4.1.2 For example I was searching by newest questions with a specific ...
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Why are top users of a tag ranked solely by score?

When looking at the "Top Users" page of any particular tag, (http://{site}/tags/{tag}/topusers) both the "Top Answerers" and "Top Askers" sections show the total score and the count of posts that use ...
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Tags getting cut in Top Users Page [duplicate]

When there are too many tags associated with a single user, they got cut. It's a UI Issue.
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Query for the usage of a tag over time

Maybe a query like this already exists. I am looking for a query that accepts more than one tag, for example, java, sql and vb, and then tracks their progress over time. It would be useful to see ...
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How does Stack Overflow suggest related tags? [duplicate]

I am in the process of creating a forum where user will be creating tags similar to the way Stack Overflow does. To allow users to discover more and more questions, I liked the related tags in the ...
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Should the questions about the API be moved from MSE to Stackapps?

I saw recent questions about the Stack Exchange API on this website. Questions about the API have been posted on StackApps for a long time. So there are questions about the API on two different ...
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Why SO, SU and SF allow to style the tags?

Maybe it is a bug, but on SO, SF, SU and their metas is it possible to style the tags: #[meta-tag:featured] #*[meta-tag:featured]* ##[meta-tag:featured] ###[meta-tag:featured] [meta-tag:featured] ...
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Tags on different Stack Exchange sites overlap

I have posted a question with fftw tag on Stack Overflow. It turns out there are are loads of useful Q&A fft(w) there. But, then I scroll through the stack exchange menu in the upper right corner ...
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Explain what good/bad tags are when asking whether users want to create one

This nice message appears when users create new tags. It's a good way to remind them of the fact that they should be spelled properly and that there might be existing tags. But: The dialog says ...
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Tags page fails in iOS App when unregistered

It seems to be a problem on any site where I have favorite tags, but only if I'm currently logged out. Maybe it's caching my favorites somewhere and then trying to update that?
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Tags that format the indented code: what precedence is given?

Here is an example: VBA openweathermap XML retrieval The code used in this Q is VBA. OP has also tagged it as XML (which I would consider appropriate since it's dealing with XML parsing, ...
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No. of users online following your tag

Just wondering if this would be a good idea or not but when entering tags into the Tags section of the question, would it help if the tag showed the number of online users currently following that ...
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Please remove some redundant tags from the list of default tags on child metas

As seen in the answer to What tags exist by default on child metas?, there are some redundant tags in the list of defaults. From the following list, please remove one of each pair: tags or tagging ...
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Support AND combinations of tags on the meta filters and RSS feeds

The tag filters right now get questions through that have any of the tags in the filter. (for example here's mine) It would be really helpful to support combination of tags where the question goes ...
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A pox upon small sites: the thing that prevents you from creating plural or hyphenated versions of tags

Recall that it if the tag foobar exists, it is impossible to create either the tag foobars (which differs only in hyphenation) or the tag foo-bars (which differs only by a trailing "s"). Now, look. ...
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Where did my participation tags go?

I posted my first question on Meta Stackoverflow yesterday and got some upvotes. But even today, it displays 0 tags with: You have not participated in any tags Where did my tags go?
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Badge for ????????? tag - I guess the non-ascii characters are converetd to ?'s [duplicate]

On Russian.stackexchange.com there is a badge that was Earned at least 100 total score for at least 20 non-community wiki answers in the ?????????? tag However there is no such tag on this ...
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Tooltip with the question's tags in the hot questions column

When browsing Stack Exchange sites, I often notice questions that may interest me in the Hot Questions column, however they sometimes have titles that don't exactly tell what ...
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Editing questions with single character tags fails

When using version 1.0.1 of the iOS app it is not possible to edit question that have tags with only one character (e.g. c or r). After clicking Submit the user is thrown to the tags page and the ...
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Retagging UI is still enabled on uneditable locked questions

The retagging interface is still enabled for questions which have been locked and can not be edited. Attempts to retag result in an error. In these cases, the retagging interface should be ...
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What tags exist by default on child metas?

Some tags are automatically created when a new child meta is spawned, including mod-only tags like featured and mandatory tags like discussion, as well as some ordinary tags like bounty, users, and ...
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Should tags `filter` and `filtering` be merged?

Should the tags filter and filtering be merged? The former has no wiki summary, but seems intended for the same purpose as the latter.
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Tags do not work on the Official Android app

I have installed the official Android app, and can input title and question. But, when I tap on the tags field, I am taken to the tags screen which consists of a field with a magnifying glass to the ...
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Should I reject tag wiki excerpts based on tag itself?

I'm currently reviewing (or I was, considering SO is a fast moving place) a tag wiki excerpt for interface-inheritance. In my opinion, this tag should never exist in the first place. Just using the ...
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The single-use-tag deletion script will no longer be turned off on any new sites. Will it be turned back on at sites where it is currently off?

It used to be the case that any tag that was 6 months old and had only been applied to a single question would be deleted. This was a bad idea on many beta sites, and so the script that did the ...
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When reviewing queue tagged by ``[tag]`` test question should be honestly related to the tag

When I'm reviewing close queue by tag (python) but thats irrevelant sometimes I get questions that are not related to python at all, but are tagged python. Obvious solution would be to edit them to ...
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Migrated SO question get an untagged tag

Questions on Stack Overflow with the google-spreadsheet tag, that are migrated to Web Applications, will receive the untagged tag upon migration: Why is that? The tag on Web Applications is named: ...