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How are Stack Exchange sites officially branded?

How are sites in the Stack Exchange network, including Stack Overflow, officially branded? How are their names abbreviated? What conventions should be used in the FAQ? Return to FAQ Index
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How do you challenge the closing of one of your questions? [duplicate]

As a newcomer to StackOverflow, I recently asked my first question. I wanted to start with a fairly safe general question, to get the feel for how the site worked. My question was intended to be ...
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What are these notices above my post?

My post has been marked with an informational notice in a box above it. What should I do about this? Who attaches notices to posts? What kinds of notices are available? What should I do if I think a ...
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How do I read the history of my reputation?

When I visit the reputation tab of my profile, I see a lot of stuff. I can make out some of it, but not all. What do all the event types mean? Why do some events show an odd reputation gain or not ...
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I think I found some user accounts that should be merged; what do I do?

While reviewing the suggested edits queue I found a suggested edit to a question or answer that appeared to be submitted by the same person. Upon further research, I found that the user actually had ...
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What is the etiquette for correcting old questions with incorrect answers?

What is the etiquette for fixing up questions which have an incorrect answer that is the highest voted answer, or a wrong answer is accepted? Related: Why do incorrect answers keep getting “accepted”?...
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How do I make search return results that actually contain all the search terms?

When I type in multiple search terms in the search box I expect to see results each of which contains all of those words and to see the words highlighted in the search results. This is the standard ...
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What can I do to lift or reduce a suspension?

I understand what it means to have an account temporarily suspended, but what happens if I think the suspension was too harsh or unjust? If I am a new contributor and unfamiliar with how things work ...
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Flagging a post for moderator review

Suppose I want to have someone with moderator abilities review a post. What would be the best way to flag this? Is there already some standard way to do this that I don't know about? For more ...
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How do I remove an OpenID or login?

How do I remove login credentials (emails or OpenIDs) from my account? For more information, see "How do I add or move login credentials from my account?" in the Help Center. Return to FAQ Index
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How do I see which of my questions are not accepted?

I want to quickly see all questions I have asked where I have not accepted an answer. How do I do this? Return to FAQ index
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RSS feed for responses to your posts

Jan 28 2009: Due to website changes these pipes no longer work, check out https://stackoverflow.com/users/recent/{user-id} (or write a pipe for it). Edit: Thanks to Beau Simensen's answer I've fixed ...
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Why is my gravatar on Meta Stack Overflow different from my gravatar on Stack Overflow?

Why is my gravatar on Meta Stack Overflow different than my gravatar on Stack Overflow? My profiles are: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/10026/ykaganovich https://stackoverflow.com/users/10026/...
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I lost control of my account before registering, can it be recovered?

I asked and answered a question on an SE site without registering. I was accessing my unregistered account through my browser, which kept me logged in. However, someone reset my cookies and now I've ...
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How can I log in to my Stack Exchange account if my current account provider is blocked?

I usually log in to a Stack Exchange site using Facebook as my account provider. However, I'm currently in an environment where Google and Facebook are blocked, or I'm experiencing a bug with the ...

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