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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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Is it acceptable to write a thank you in a comment?

There have been a number of cases where I would like to thank someone for providing me with a thorough response and give them feedback beyond the vote up. Often I wish people would tell me why they ...
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Etiquette for posting civil and informative comments

Sometimes I leave a comment like "Stack Overflow is not your personal research assistant," but am accused of being rude. How can I craft a comment that is seen as civil to the community and ...
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Use upvote button for “Thank You” if you don't have enough rep

It's human nature to thank someone when they help you: Comments, Upvote and reputation constraints. StackOverflow prevents you from from adding comments or upvoting until you have some experience with ...
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Official reference for “don't leave ‘thank you’ comments”

The Why and how are some answers deleted? page in the Help Center says: Answers that do not fundamentally answer the question may be removed. This includes answers that are: “thanks!” or “...
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How can I acknowledge, thank, or otherwise approve of an edit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There should be a way to thanks the editors of posts Sometimes I get an edit that greatly improves a question or answer I have submitted. I'd like to acknowledge an edit like ...
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Is it important to say “thanks” after getting correct answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Thanking users who answered my question I want to know that if got the correct answer and I accepted the answer. Then is it necessary that I have write some lines like thanks ...
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A thanks to this network [closed]

Till now, I have learned a lot from this network. I believe that there is unlimited knowledge here. It is a good place to share and gain knowledge of almost all types. This network inspired all the ...
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Where to say thanks? [duplicate]

Where is the right place to say "thanks" to all those that answered my question? In a comment to my original post, or in a comment to the latest answer or where?
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Why is saying “Thank you!” in question undesirable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should 'Hi', 'thanks,' taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? Thanking users who answered my question Is it important to say “thanks” ...
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Where can I thank contributors to StackOverflow?

Actually, I would like to thank StackOverflow for providing great Q&A site. But I don't know where to say thanks or to whom to say thanks. Let me explain why I would like to thank StackOverflow: ...
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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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Should you thank comment answers to your comment questions with a comment or just up vote?

I understand that a separate thanks isn't useful for answers to your questions, but in comments, you're often asking a specific question of one particular person (as opposed to anyone who reads your ...
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How to show gratitude to all the people who posted great answers to my question? [duplicate]

I have posted a question about the Romans in London (UK) and I liked all the comments and specially both answers that were given to my question. Both answers were very good, I just chose the one I ...
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Showcase of Stack Overflow-contributed projects and/or methods to show appreciation? [closed]

I am currently developing a web application that is far above my knowledge level, but thanks to the help, input and contributions of the Stack Overflow community, the learning and development process ...

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