Linked Questions

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Formatting Sandbox

Notes: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye on the post. This site, Meta Stack Exchange, is usually ...
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Creative Commons Licensing UI and Data Updates

When we last updated you to clarify concerns and answer questions about our transition to version 4.0 of the CC BY-SA license we committed to posting updates to the UI and addressing unanswered ...
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as [memes], which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral&...
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Can we ask any question on any topic by tagging “Community Wiki” post? [duplicate]

If yes, then here is my question: What is the global lock down's impact on the software industry for the long term? What will be the impact on technology trends?
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How does accepting an answer work?

What does it mean to accept an answer? How do I accept an answer, and what are the rules? Can I accept my own self-answer? What are the reputation benefits? Which answer should I accept? Should I ...
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Who are the diamond moderators, and what is their role?

Some people have a diamond after their username (e.g. Michael Myers ♦) What special privileges do diamond moderators have? How can I become a diamond moderator? Who are the diamond moderators? How ...
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Where should I post something about Stack Exchange but not a question, such as a table of badge IDs?

I am currently working on a table that contains all the different Badge-IDs for all the different Stack Exchange sites. Where should I post things like that?
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1answer
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How does "Reputation" work?

On Stack Exchange, users may gain a certain level of reputation. What does reputation do? How can a user gain or lose reputation? See also What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) it? in the ...
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Regular post/answer is showing as "Community-wiki Answer" [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? I have posted an answer to the question: "Which programming languages can be used to develop in Android?" The answer is here: Which ...
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My answer got converted to Community Wiki [duplicate]

My answer was converted to Community Wiki. Can someone give me an explanation for this?
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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1answer
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What to do with my popular but mediocre answer

My answer gets upvotes. Someone else's later answer shows mine is speculative at best, wrong at worst. Mine keeps getting upvotes and never even one downvote despite the newer answer's better ...
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Can “Community Wiki” become public domain? [duplicate]

What is the license of an answer marked community wiki? It seems a normal answer is CC-BY-SA, which can possibly not be kept for community wiki contributions, since the author becomes the community. ...
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Network-wide HTTPS: It's time

Update 2017-05-22 stackoverflow.com is now https://. I've written up a lot of what it took to get here in a blog post. Next up is chat and then https-only cookies. We'll be ramping up HSTS max-age ...

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