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Fast scrolling speed when selecting part of question

Sometimes, when I am asking a question on Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange, I want to select part of my question or code I am writing in the 'Body' block, the frame where you type your question. But the ...
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Stack Overflow: How to lift ban on asking questions [duplicate]

I was banned on Stack Overflow for questions that I asked around 3-4 years ago, when I was a newbie in IT domain and was unaware with the working of Stack Exchange Q&A sites. Now I have good ...
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Repeated downvotes on my posts [duplicate]

Yesterday someone started downvoting my answers. I ignored the downvotes knowing that the system will reverse them, and the system did reverse some of those downvotes. Today I flagged one of my ...
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Downvote bot or random downvoting? [on hold]

I posted this question a few minutes ago: Functional difference between normal method, Task, Paraller.invoke, async await And literally a second after I published it, I got an uncommented downvote. ...
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What is the harm of an “overlapping” question? (usually closed as a duplicate)

I often see questions marked as duplicates because they "overlap" another question. Usually, the correct answer is a part of an accepted answer on another question. Why wouldn't we want to allow the ...
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Is there a list of all cross-posted, but open, questions?

I lighted upon this list, but is there a list that links to all cross-posted questions that haven't been closed?
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Where to ask: Is OpenGL 4.5 supported on enough hardware that it can used without worrying about too many people being unable to use my application?

I have the following question: Is OpenGL 4.5 supported on enough hardware that it can be safely used without worrying about too many people being unable to use my application? Should I post it on ...
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Plural one for awarded badge count

Plurals live forever here. E.g. on badge award page:
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Where should I post signal processing questions that involve programming? [on hold]

I think this is the right site to ask this question. I have a signal processing question that also involves my implementation in Python. So it's both mathematical and programming oriented. Where's ...
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How do I add a description to newly created tags? [duplicate]

I've created a new tag for a popular programming library called Nuklear. I would like to edit the description to provide some context when others are trying to use the tag. Is this possible?
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Raise an autoflag if somebody deletes a post that was previously undeleted by a moderator

Proposal Raise an automatic flag if a post that was undeleted by a moderator gets deleted by anybody other than a moderator. Rationale If a moderator undeletes a post, this usually overrides a ...
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I'm having Wi-Fi troubles. Where should I post my issue? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble with my Wi-Fi connection, and I'm not sure where on Stack Exchange I should post the question. I am using Windows on a Lenovo laptop. I am trying to play a game in a local coffee ...
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Why can't 10K users search for others' deleted posts? [duplicate]

I have been trying to get to 10 thousand reputation for a while on Science Fiction & Fantasy (taking a while :P) but learned something weird a few weeks ago: users with 10,000 reputation can't ...
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Emails about non-Stack Overflow sites come from Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I get some emails from Stack Overflow that are about specific non-Stack Overflow sites, such as one. This was all checked on the email talked about here: the email address is do-not-reply@...
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Some weird random ellipses in the Bounty Grace Period Started emails

I got this email a few days ago on my bounty entering the grace period: This looks pretty weird. The ellipsis at the beginning are strange, and the ellipsis at the end make it look like the whole ...
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Why isn't the word “religion” mentioned in the description for some of the religion based Stack Exchange sites?

Right now, the only Stack Exchange site that mentions the word "religion" in its description is Hinduism Stack Exchange. Neither Buddhism Stack Exchange, Christianity Stack Exchange, Islam Stack ...
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Where to ask a question related to buying a new computer?

I'm considering buying a model of Dell computer that is so new that there are no reviews of it yet. So I want to ask if anyone has seen it and had any experience using it before I buy it. I also need ...
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Should we burninate the [groups] tag?

I recently found out that Meta Stack Exchange has a groups tag. It has 9 questions and no tag wiki or excerpt, and really doesn't add any useful information to questions. On most (not all) questions, ...
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Create a new Stack Exchange site to comment on Economist articles [duplicate]

In my view The Economist is one of the best sources of political and economic information. Unfortunately they disabled comments on their side, but they are still publishing a lot stuff that is worth ...
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Add strings from the bans history page into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/review/bans https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/review/bans/historical
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Respect aspect ratio of profile picture

It looks like profile pictures are just stretched to be squares. Look at this profile: https://stackoverflow.com/users/191226/bill-criswell A sweet and simple object-fit: cover or object-fit: scale-...
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Ads on SE sites are flashy, irrelevant, dubious and resource-intensive

SE had very high standards for ads on Stack Overflow, ads were curated, generally static images and well-behaved. I found the stance SE took on acceptable ads admirable, and they certainly left some ...
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Allow to translate “Discussion on answer by” for autogenerated chat room name

I know that pure chat strings are not allowed to translate for localized sites, but ... ... could you please make "Discussion on answer by" string that is visible through the site interface ...
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Receiving help on research articles [duplicate]

If someone receives some help on some research article from any of the stackexchange websites, should those people be included as co-authors and in such a scenario how to contact them?
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Will we get our reputation back if bounty is not answered in SOF [2019]? [duplicate]

I saw many other old posts which states that we won't get our reputation back but I would like to know whether stackoverflow has added an option for it or not? If there is no feature till now please ...
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Merging SO and SE accounts [duplicate]

I always have to log in again if I'm going from any SE website to SO. How can I merge my SO and SE accounts so that I don't have to log in twice?
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Inserting code method should be changed

I realize this suggestion would affect only the Stack Exchange sites that use code as part of their questions. However, since my suggestion would involve a re-code, if it's accepted, I thought it best ...
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What is the appropriate way of handling cross-posting?

Recently, two identical questions (copy-paste) were asked by the same user here on MSE, as well as on Stack Overflow. The question is on-topic on both sides, and the question on SO is currently ...
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Search on all sites: tag links lead to the 404 link not found page [duplicate]

Searching on all sites, e.g., https://stackexchange.com/search?q=dokuwiki, gives me a list of questions with tag links. Clicking one of the tag links, e.g., https://stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Do the criteria for a link-only answer differ on Meta than on main sites?

Just now someone asked a question about Markdown syntax for chat messages, and an employee answered with the following response: For chat markdown, click on the help button located at the bottom of ...
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Chat FAQ is misleading regarding markdown in multi-line messages

This question follows the discussion in comments here. We know that Markdown in chat fails for multi-line messages. Debatable, but OK. However, the Chat FAQ for formatting shows us what appears to ...
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Syntax for chat messages?

Chat messages do not seem to support markdown like questions and answer on SX.com websites - at least not fully. Where can I find the full syntax supported in chatroom messages?
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Augment search with a duplicate-target keyword or similar

Often when I search for the duplicate when voting to close as duplicate, the duplicate target I search for has been used as duplicate before. So one way to search for dupe-targets (or maybe reverse-...
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Where to ask about Google Adsense

Recently, I asked a question on Super User about Google Adsense here. I figured it wasn't really Stack Overflow material, and the ask question wizard on Stack Overflow directed me to Super User. ...
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What are the technical difficulties that would be caused by MathJax in chat?

There were many discussions about MathJax in chat both on this meta and on per-site-metas. (One of the main arguments why it might be useful seems to be that comments are rendered differently when ...
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How to add a blank line in a blockquote? [duplicate]

I'd like to do know how to do the following: Blockquote A blank line that's not part of either block, visually distinguishing two different blockquotes Blockquote B Experiments Without adding ...
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Preview question is not working via the Stack Exchange Android app

When I tried to add a question on Android Enthusiasts via the Stack Exchange Android app, I clicked on the preview button to get the preview of question, but it showed nothing. Android version: 5.0.2
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Cannot add tags via the Stack Exchange Android app

When I try to add a question on the "Android Enthusiasts" site via the Stack Exchange Android app, it doesn't allow me to add any tags. There is a text field within which to add tags on the "Ask ...
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Should certain sites specifically encourage askers to tag with location?

There's a few specific sites (Workplace, Academia, Law, IPS, Money, etc.) that commonly appear the Hot Network Questions list. On these sites, questions often greatly benefit from location tags yet ...
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How do I modify this query to search for specific tags?

I am forking this query, which essentially outputs the time between the question being asked and the answer being given. However, I am trying to modify the query to only search for java. I tried this: ...
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How frequently do people actually follow tags?

I have noticed that, even with the most popular tags (such as discussion), there are very few followers for tags. I have read about tags in the Help Center to try and find some more info about this, ...
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Does reputation on sites with site-specific chat servers count toward the ability to chat on the general Stack Exchange chat server?

In other words, say, if I have 20 reputation on Stack Overflow, does it count toward the ability to chat on https://chat.stackexchange.com/? Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange have their own chat ...
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Hot Meta Posts titles aren't spaced from vote totals if vote total is a three-digit number

Recently, a post with a three-digit vote score ended up on the Hot Meta Posts list on Stack Overflow. Due to its high vote score, it ended up just barely touching the post title link: Can extra space ...
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Why does the number of consecutive days counter *not* show what I expect?

While I would be proud to have a consecutive days counter of 1, as the screenshot shows it should at least be 3 for June alone. Why does it show as 1?
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Reproduce top tags for multiple users with Data Explorer

I want to reproduce the top tags overview for multiple users with the Data Explorer: In the following I simplify for two users. The required solution should be able to scale to 50+ users. What I ...
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Onebox of new blog posts is broken

Trying to onebox new blog posts from https://stackoverflow.blog fails, the message stay as a plain link to the blog post and does not onebox anymore. Example. Oneboxing of older posts is still fine. ...
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Add anchors to privilege pages

Now and then I want to support a Meta answer with a link to information about a certain privilege from the Help Center. However, some detail pages are actually about a group of related privileges and ...
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Option to keep the reputation hidden [duplicate]

Is there an option to keep the reputation blurred out when you're on stackoverflow? I mean, it stays blurred or hidden with an overlay until you hover on it or click it. Because I often have to pair-...
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Joining new SE site with association bonus: +98 rep visual glitch [duplicate]

I just joined Code Review SE and was surprised by this visual glitch: It says "+98" on the top right corner, but the popup clearly states "+100". I can think of 2 possibilities: I started with 2 rep ...
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Why do some community wiki posts say “unknown”? [duplicate]

Why do some community wiki posts say that the OP is "unknown", while others actually have a username under "community wiki"? For example, this answer has a username on it, while this answer just says ...

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