Linked Questions

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Any way to recover my unicorn?

As many of you know, a few years ago, April Fools Day was celebrated by generating an image of a unicorn, complete with rainbows, for each user and displaying that unicorn for the users avatar. The ...
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Allow awarding a bounty to “question” poster at stackapps

Since many "questions" at stackapps are actually finished scripts (e.g. this) I'd like to be able to award a bounty to the script itself.
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How does StackOverflow generate profile picture dynamically? [duplicate]

I am curious how Stack Overflow generates profile pictures randomly in cute way. What is the best way to achieve that? What tools or programming knowledge I should know?
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Allow adding an URL to the image in the user's profile

I'd like to hotlink a different image in my profile, instead of having to upload it to gravatar. Could we have an option between gravatar (that would remain as default) and a link to an image? If ...
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1answer
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What is the longest comment thread of any SO question/answer?

Does anybody know what the longest comment thread on SO is? By "longest" I guess I mean either the question or answer with the greatest number of comments in response to that single question/answer. ...
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Can moderators get access to Community user and perform moderation activities?

According to its profile description, the Community user can perform some actions like bumping old unanswered questions, deleting unwanted questions, tag tuning etc., but there are some unmentioned ...
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Acknowledging Pictures Posted on this site and then used on this site

If I use pictures taken from this site to post on this site. Like here. Do I have to acknowledge where the pics came from each time, or is it ok to recycle material like this from within the site. (I ...
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Why some superusers have Unicorn as profile pic? [duplicate]

Why some superusers(users with awesome reputation points) have Unicorn as profile pic? I don't understand philosophy behind it. You can check yourself -> This account And this account And this ...
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Why is meta in a question and answer format?

If meta is to discuss the community outside of the community, then why Q and A? Wouldn't http://www.discourse.org/ be better?
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Oneboxing has suddenly become too eager (aka oneboxing links formatted as code)

Here are a few examples of something I just noticed today, none of which previously became oneboxes: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/info/240/the-nineteenth-byte asdfasdf This is a link to ...
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Allow customizable “magic links” on a per-site basis. [duplicate]

When writing comments, you can type certain "magic links" to link to common help pages. For example, if a new post is lacking a minimal, complete and verifiable example, I can just write Please ...
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What are the criteria for deleting/keeping a Low Quality Post?

I searched and searched and I couldn't find the criteria for deletion/keeping of LQPs. What are the criteria for keeping or deleting a LQP? Usually in my experience it takes 6 Recommend Deletions, but ...
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Invalid link comment with no links in question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Auto-Link-validator marks punycode URLs are invalid I just noticed this question, which contains no links, has a comment from Community♦ indication a broken link in the ...
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Askoverflow.com has stolen your unicorns… Sad, but true [duplicate]

I just stumbled onto this when looking at Stack Exchange clones and found http://askoverflow.com/ which seems to be a truly laughable rip off to say the least... But when I looked at their "Top Users ...
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Can we have Robohash avatars? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change gravatar type to "monsterid" for meta only I know, it's silly, but it's also very cute: http://robohash.org/ Also, I think it's a cool hack.

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