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Should we be retaining a user's opinion in meta if they delete their account?

As confirmed by Shog9, votes may be retained on the meta sites, if a user deletes their profile for that Stack Exchange site. This originates from another post, where a user has brought up various ...
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1answer
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Why do votes represent agree/disagreement? [duplicate]

I've been pondering where voting behavior on Meta came from in the sense that it's not the same as ordinary sites. In the meta FAQ it says something along the lines of people voting based on how much ...
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3answers
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Should Stack Overflow be used as a means of crowd source syntax correcting?

I've noticed an increase in the number of questions asked on Stack Overflow related to syntax errors. Should there be a dedicated site for that so that Stack Overflow can be cleared to actual provide ...
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2answers
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Should stack overflow allow questions to be hidden from search engines?

Should we have an option to hide question on stack overflow from google or any other search engines.Following are some of the reasons why I or someone might like to do so. The fact that my question ...
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6answers
225 views

How can I improve my posts to make Stack Overflow more useful to me?

I want to ask about Stack Overflow and asking questions. I have written several questions on Stack Overflow and in most cases I have received downvotes or the question just wasn't answered. Many of ...
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2answers
993 views

Voting on Meta is not just for (dis)agreement. Update the help center to reflect this

Voting on Meta is a bit of a two-headed beast. In addition to the regular meaning of votes as on other sites, the votes on Meta are sometimes also cast to express agreement or disagreement. In the ...
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1answer
105 views

Getting attention of a concrete user to a question [duplicate]

Sometimes there are some users that you know they can answer your question (for example you're asking a question about Google App Engine and you know there is a user who works for Google, concretely ...
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1answer
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Downvotes related to reputation [closed]

Reading around on meta you realize that downvoting here is not the same as on stackoverflow. Downvoting is quite more "subjective" as many questions here don't deal with technical problems, but ...
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7answers
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Get rid of the question ban on Meta; suspend actively harmful users manually

This user appears to have been question banned because of two unpopular Meta suggestions. (He says so in Chat) Look at the two contributions that appear to have gotten him banned. Like those of many ...
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2answers
215 views

Why do stackExchange sites remove whitespace? [duplicate]

Problem I often have to rewrite questions/answers that I or other people have written because they are reformatted between being typed and them being posted on the site. I shall use "I" to mean "I or ...
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2answers
139 views

Are the height and width for all Stack Exchange sites the same?

Recently, I update my about page from Stack Overflow and synchronize with all Stack Exchange sites. But when I look at my a few different profiles, about pages' width and / or heights don't look equal....
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2answers
310 views

Update the meta FAQ to clarify when meta voting should be different from regular voting?

I recently saw a comment by Shog9 saying that he disagrees that downvotes are different on meta This surprised me, as I find almost everything Shog writes to be well thought out and correct, however ...
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2answers
268 views

Why was this question on unit test generation closed as not constructive? [closed]

I fixed some of the quality issues with this question, but following this it was closed as "not constructive". What is not constructive about this topic? The reason states, As it currently ...
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2answers
391 views

Appeal of closure of LGPL question on SO [closed]

I asked Can I use Qt LGPL license and sell my application without any kind of restrictions? on Stack Overflow and it was closed by five community members. I don't think it should have been closed. I ...
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5answers
477 views

When submitting an answer, when is it ok to use C++11? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When did the “c++” tag start to imply C++11 by default? I see a lot of answers around SO that use features of C++ that I'm not familiar with. Upon further ...

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