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How about website suggestion based on something such as tags? [duplicate]

Sometimes I don't know which stackexchange website is suitable for my question. For example, in the past, I had a question about anonymousness of vpn. I asked this question on Network Engineering. But ...
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Add a [conduct] shortcut similar to [help] and [tour] to link to the code of conduct in comments

I like the [help] and [tour] shortcuts to concisely direct people to a specific section of the help in whatever site I’m commenting on. Can a [conduct] or [code] or similar magic link to create a ...
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Where should I ask questions about a problem with my Android app? [duplicate]

I am new and really confused where to ask my questions. My questions are related to an Android app. I am learning app development but my app is crashing after tapping a button. I can provide code of ...
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What is the meaning of accepting an answer (esp. less upvoted) in the child meta sites? [duplicate]

In child meta-s, we often try to get community consensus about certain policy or rule by asking a question. But let's say that, the OP (which can be a Mod also) accepts an answer which satisfies ...
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Show whether “new contributor” has taken the tour and/or read help pages

The "new contributor" feature sounds potentially useful. I'd find it more useful if it told me Whether they've taken the tour (e.g., do they have the Informed badge) Whether they've viewed the How to ...
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What's rate limiting And how can i ask yet another question? [duplicate]

I just get a question ban it says : You have reached your question limit How can i improve my questions ?
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How do I reset location info and avatar in my profile across all sites?

I would like to set my location message to the default message on all communities. I would also like to make the icon the same as my Gravatar.
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1answer
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If somebody wants to write a longer comment than allowed, should they ask a question instead?

I once read on Stack Exchange that people shouldn't write something that's a suitable answer as comment. I've sometimes seen somebody reply to my comment by writing two comments as one because it was ...
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Deleting Main Stack Exchange Account [duplicate]

I want to completely delete everything I have with Stack Exchange, but I can only delete the accounts on specific communities. The main stackexchange.com account doesn't seem to have an option to ...
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New comment buttons cut off comment text

New comment buttons cut off comment text. This appeared Friday August 17 2018. Contrary to appearance of the image, I do not have custom CSS loaded. This is the standard High Constrast Black color ...
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How can I access to my previous account? [duplicate]

I have an account in Stack Exchange communities. I use OpenID login, but apparently I can't do this any more. I add Google address as they asked, but it creates this new account and I lose all my ...
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0answers
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Unable to upload an image or even close upload popup when responsive design is on

When responsiveness is enabled on the site, I can’t upload or even close the image upload dialog due to unscallable nature of the upload popup. Here’s the screenshot: “Add image” and “close” ...
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“Edited by” block is not updated after editing tags inline [duplicate]

Go to a question that was already edited by someone else Press "edit tags", edit, "Save Tag Edits" => the "edited <date> (<br>) <user>" block in the center under the post still shows ...
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Keyboard-only users cannot flag questions or answers

One of the baseline principles of web accessibility is that all functionality of a site should be available via keyboard navigation alone. It's an important baseline to accommodate those with muscular ...
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0answers
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Add teams to sidebar on any site or to the site switcher

Teams only show up on Stack Overflow. We will only see the new activity indicators if we first visit Stack Overflow, or make a habit of visiting the team itself. However, some users of teams do not ...
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Space triggers confirm dialog regarding reversal of vote on comments

I use space to scroll down on the page, but a recent change has left me unable to do this after upvoting a comment. Previously it would just keep scrolling, but now it triggers an attempt of undoing ...
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Typo in “It's no longer needed” flag

There is a typo in the explanation of the "It's no longer needed" flag. AFAIK, being not a native speaker, there must be a comma after "conversational: This comment is outdated, conversational, or ...
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How to rate off-topic comments in comment evaluator?

I opened the comment evaluator today and the very first comment was: Have you had a solution already? I'm facing the same case as yours. This is clearly not a "fine" comment, since it's unwanted (...
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Obscured digits while chat in timeout for mobile client

As you can see, the top part of the countdown digits is obscured in mobile chat on Android Chrome.
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1answer
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Edit comment yields [object Object] instead of comment text

At some point this afternoon the edit comment functionality was changed and now when you edit a comment you see [object Object] instead of the text. If I click edit here: I see this: This is ...
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Are we creating divisions in our quest to make new users welcome?

One of the more frequent accusations that get leveled against long-time users of various sites is that we treat new user questions differently. That we downvote and close vote them maliciously, to "...
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Remove the underline on links to duplicate targets on duplicate closures

I noticed that today, the team changed the style of hyperlinks in posts to show an underline. This has been clarified to be by design. However, I think that this is too cluttered in links to ...
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1answer
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How to login to SE sites that don't support SEOpenID without giving them my SEOpenID password?

When I'm already logged into openid.stackexchange.com (aka SEOpenID) then I am able to log into stackexchange.com (aka SE) by simply clicking the button "Login with Stack Exchange". I am not asked for ...
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Come Take a Look at our New Contributor Indicator!

We've been doing quite a bit of research into ways that we could help new users have better experiences that ultimately lead them to becoming increasingly valuable, long-term contributors to our sites....
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Missing pins for some help pages on localized sites

On enSO there are pinned links at help center (just showing part of them to demonstrate what I'm talking about). But on esSO there are none of them. On ruSO only one is present (near Code of Conduct)...
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Why is Worldbuilding SE so slow (in terms of website scrolling)?

Worldbuilding SE is the only site on which scrolling along answers is really slow for me. All other sites work very smoothly. Specs: Acer ES1-311 (Intel Pentium 3540) Ubuntu Mate 16.04.3 LTS Google ...
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1answer
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Top viewed questions by tag within a timeframe

How can I use the data explorer to fetch the top viewed questions within a certain tag within some time frame on Stack Overflow? For example, the top viewed questions tagged [android] in the last 6 ...
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2answers
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Must we censor discussion that may be grounds for blacklisting in other countries?

Some sites discuss information which is illegal in certain countries. There is always a risk that such countries will block the Stack Exchange network because of this. I would like to clarify that ...
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4answers
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Underline appearing for hyperlinks

All the hyperlinks in the Post and Comments in the site are displaying with an underline. Sample link. Previously the hyperlinks are displaying without an underline. While edit the post, in the "...
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1answer
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Data Explorer query to get my post with specific tag

I would like to select all my posts with a specific tag with Data Explorer. Some posts may have multiple tags. If my specific tag is say powerbi I would like to select also all the posts that have ...
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Let me See “Questions that Need an Answer” across sites I'm active on in one place

I'd like the ability to see "Questions that have no accepted answer" for all of my sites at once. Preferably with a toggle to limit it to "Questions that haven't had an answer submitted yet".
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Is it possible to retrieve comments deleted by a moderator?

I believe a moderator inappropriately deleted some of my comments. I have about 5K reputation there, and I am quite aware of the rules of Stack Exchange (SE) in general. My comments were ...
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Posting timeout because of bad tags

I am currently undergoing a posting timeout on the IoT site: But I have never posted anything (successfully): I think I tried to post a question, but I lacked the rep to create a new tag. I then ...
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What happens to my votes I cast when I was <15? [duplicate]

I joined SE network sites. As I am new, I have low reputation. As a part of contribution, I cast votes. But when I cast votes, I see the following message. Today, I gained 15 reputation on money....
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Let mods flag comments (without deleting them)

There are at least two use cases when moderators really need to flag comments: when the comments to be flagged are on their own posts (e.g. someone tells a mod to go get lost under their own post) ...
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pro-tem moderator appointment date is hard to parse and should either follow ISO 8601 or state only the year

The pro-tem moderator appointment date is currently shown in middle-endian notation (%m/%d/%y). For example, see Outdoors.SE moderators: I find 6/5/2014 ambiguous and hard to parse. From the other ...
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“Add” button in Watched Tags section in sidebar is too narrow, breaks into two lines

When I click the “edit” link on the Watched Tags section in the sidebar, I see this — the “Add” button seems too narrow and the word “Add” splits into a second line: The above is a screenshot from ...
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Is it rude to say “stolen from here”?

When I'm answering a question (not a duplicate one), I often copy-paste some contents from another answer and also provide the link to that answer. I think adding the link itself contradicts stealing, ...
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3answers
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German sharp S or eszett

How can I write the German sharp S or 'eszett' (ß) in a question here? In LaTeX it is written like {\ss} but that doesn't seem to work.
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Deleting question causes loss of answerers' reputation [duplicate]

I was quite baffled by what happened yesterday. On Worldbuilding Stack Exchange there was a line of questions, revolving around alchemists and spoons. Given that it was quite fun, these became quite ...
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1answer
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Can moderators get access to Community user and perform moderation activities?

According to its profile description, the Community user can perform some actions like bumping old unanswered questions, deleting unwanted questions, tag tuning etc., but there are some unmentioned ...
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Why is it called “initial revision” if it's not a revision?

When you look at a post's edit history you can see each version of the question going back to the original version. Each version has a number next to it, starting with 1 for the original version. On ...
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Is there a way to disable responsiveness network-wide? (If not, can we add one?)

In the footer, there is a "Disable Responsiveness" link that toggles responsiveness on the current SE site: But I don't like responsiveness and would prefer to disable it across the entire SE network,...
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Stack Exchange … for kids! [duplicate]

I recently taught a batch of 7th graders to program and a little about electronics. Have we ever considered having a more general youth site where people are more patient with novice questions? It ...
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Shouldn’t deleted:1 return all deleted posts, not just those of the one searching?

According to this thread, once a user hits 10K, the deleted:1 search operator becomes available, but it only allows users to see their own deleted posts. This seems a bit counter-intuitive to me. ...
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How to direct attention of another SE site visitors to a relevant question on another SE site

Suppose I posted a question on an SE site. I know there are 2-3 other SE sites whose regular visitors would also be able to give good answers. How do I bring their attention to my question?
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Not receiving notifications on my new phone from android app

I have app version 1.0.95 beta and android os 8.0.0. My new phone is Samsung galaxy note 8, and the stack exchange app was installed automatically when I set the phone up (it's a warranty replacement)....
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Is it possible to get more detailed voting information? [duplicate]

I'm doing some research on Stack Exchange data. It would be helpful for our research to get more detailed information on voting. I understand this is not generally available in the information Stack ...
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Where can I ask for PS4 games for 6-year-old kids? [duplicate]

Is there a SE site in which a question similar to "what are some PS4 games good for 6-year-old kids?" on-topic? (I know that questions starting with "what are some [...]" aren't usually a good fit for ...

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