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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"). As ...
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Thank you Jeff Atwood!

I'm quite a new user, so it feels somewhat inappropriate for me to post this (I kinda thought it would have appeared already ^^). But as a member of the Stack Exchange network who just read Jeff's ...
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Should employees with head injuries be allowed to post on meta?

While yodeling to myself quietly in our warehouse today, a pallet full of mugs came crashing down on my head, and gave me a concussion idea. First, it's very unlucky to go yodeling around on a skate ...
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I would like a mug please

Where can I go to purchase a mug or some other pretentious geeky SO swag to support/promote this fine, fine community? If there is no SO shop can I get my own at CafePress? Thanks Note This ...
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Why do people downvote questions? [duplicate]

I recently asked a question which I still haven't gotten the answer to, yet some people decided to downvote my question. I agree that downvoting is useful for discerning which solution is the right ...
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Account banned from asking questions despite being compliant with rules? [closed]

I've asked five questions on Stack Overflow, and all of them are in compliance with the FAQ on the question ban. What was the purpose of my ban? You guys tell me, because I'm clueless. Check my ...
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Could the “Made Community Wiki by …” entry in the revision list show the actual reason?

As we know, a post (question or answer) can be made community-wiki automatically when some conditions occur, like adding too many answers or having too much edits. In these cases, the revision ...
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SOA 2014 is going to be awesome!

I propose the Stack Overflow Awards. The SOA would be kind of like the Oscars/Emmys/ESPYS/etc, in that it awards Stack Overflow individual members with recognition and more importantly with a svg/gif ...
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Why is meta unprofessional?

Since my first post I noticed that the meta site of Stack Exchange is very unprofessional. See first comment on same post, when I find that comment on my post I took it in a more professional way but ...
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Where can i get a Stack overflow T-shirt [duplicate]

Where can i get a Stack overflow T-shirt ? I read this before posting question but the answers are outdated ! Could somebody tell me where can I buy one ! for me
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Why not put some fun into Stack Exchange? [closed]

Stack Exchange is about learning. People come and ask about their problems. Others help by answering them. My Question is why Stack Exchange is not planning on adding some fun like games, quizzes and ...
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Strange revision note for Community Wiki

On a recent post, the revision history states: Post Made Community Wiki by question having more than 30 answers Now, I totally understand why it was made wiki, and realize that it now has over 30 ...
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How can a fan get swag / promotional gifts without any challenge or high reputation score?

Today is my 51st day on Stack Overflow and I am a huge fan of SO/SE. Yesterday on Twitter I read about SE swag / promotional gifts and I really fell in love with it. Is there a way to get this swag?
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Please reopen the Stack Exchange Store!

I really would love to buy a StackOverflow T-Shirt, and I guess I'm not alone. In the first I thought about to limit it so a reputation could to avoid a overrun to your shop, but I read that you "...
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On Question Bans [duplicate]

First off, I want to make it clear that I am not asking for it to be lifted, I know that won't happen. I just want to know if there is anything else can do. I cannot fix my questions, because I have ...

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