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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. ...
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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: 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. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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Reject an already-approved suggested edit when rolling it back

The content of this post has been sanitized in response to anonymous feedback that the formatting was making it completely unreadable by assistive technology (AT). I strongly value making content ...
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Allow another close vote after retraction

tl;dr Users that have retracted a close vote should be able to vote again on that same question. I don't believe there is any danger in allowing this, provided some controls are in place (see below)...
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Could we be permitted to provide a reason for rolling back?

I just had an occasion where someone reformatted the code in my question, not because it was ill-formatted, but to match his preferred style. I would have liked to be able to type a reason for rolling ...
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Is there such a thing as an edit-troll?

Yesterday I got a Stack Overflow notification that someone edited a question of mine that had been idling since April. Looking at the edit (revision 5), it was made by a user with quite a respectable ...
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Meaning of Cleanup badge (First rollback ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a 'rollback'? I don't understand meaning of first roll back badges. When I move cursor on CleanUp badge it shows message "First Rollback". What the meaning of ...
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Discard a suggested edit before it's accepted in peer review [duplicate]

Should there be an option to discard an suggested edit to a question or answer before it is accepted in peer review? I saw a badly formatted and non-edited question, edited it and saved my changes ...
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When one does a rollback, please make it more obvious how to include a comment [duplicate]

Edit history "rollback" links don't allow you to leave a comment. There are ways to leave a comment while reverting a post, but they're not obvious. Please make it more obvious how to comment while ...
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How to revoke a suggested edit? [duplicate]

While trying to update (by editing) my answer, I accidentally edited another answer and submitted the edit. A message told me that the edit wouldn't be visible until it was peer reviewed. How can I ...
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Report vandalism in edits?

Is there a way to report vandalism on edits? I don't mean on suggested edits, but edits that go through, as for example where the editing user has edit privileges? I have just experienced another ...
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What should be done when a user edit a question to remove it?

I answered a question and the user accepted my answer but then he edited the question to replace it with... something that is not a question. Should I edit back the question? (Although in this ...
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Dilemma after someone else edits a spam post

Should spam posts be edited? - Everyone knows: No. Today someone edited a NSFW spam link (10k on Stack Overflow) into [NSFW spam link] Before clicking on the image, please note that there is an ...
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Misusing edit options for users with reputation of 2000+

Assume that a user with 2000+ reputation (whose edits are applied immediately and don't need approval) by mistake or intentionally edits a good question or answer and just puts rubbish instead. Can ...

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