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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. Asking ...
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Which sites impose limits on Community bumps, and what are those limits?

Most sites don't have limits on how many questions can be bumped by the Community user, based on past bumps: regardless of how many questions were bumped in the past and are currently on the home page,...
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What is a "locked" post?

On Stack Exchange, a post can sometimes be "locked": What does it mean to lock a post? Who can lock a post? When should a post be locked? Return to FAQ index
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What is the point to show to anonymous users posts bumped by Community user? How to prevent that bad questions be bumped in low participation sites?

TL;DR: Showing Community-user bumped questions to anonymous users is more likely to cause harm than good, isn't it? If this is correct, what feature-request should be asked and where (per-site-meta or ...
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Last modification by Community user, but actually not [duplicate]

The last modification here was done by Journeyman Geek (mod): But for some reason, in the question list, the last modification is stated to be by Community (actually a currently deleted user): Is ...
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Yet another suggestion for questions bumped by retagging

There have been countless questions on the topic of question bumping to the main page for tag edits. I won't review or rehash any of that. Here are two suggestions I did not spot as having been made ...
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Why aren't there moderator elections on Meta Stack Exchange?

Why aren't there moderator elections here on Meta Stack Exchange? It seems to be moderated only by employees. I know that there aren't elections because here it shows no election history. Is there a ...
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How to move up/*bump* questions on Stack Exchange sites [duplicate]

At times questions are asked without any proper responses that are useful to the person who posts questions, even though there might be few upvoted answers. These generally get pushed back quickly ...
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Having the Community user offering bounties instead of bumping

I dislike when the Community user bumps questions and flags them modified when no (valuable) modification was actually made. It is no longer a problem per se since Unix & Linux SE moderators ...
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When does a post return to the top? [duplicate]

When does an old post return to the top of the question list? It seems to involve re-editing AND a window of time, i.e., if the edit is much later than the original post, it wouldn't move back to the ...
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Locked question "bumped" by Community bot doesn't appear at top of homepage on web, but does appear at top in apps/the API

According to this bug report, bumping locked questions to the homepage is by design. I disagree with this, but my question is about a different, but related, issue. A couple of times (and today is one ...
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Do edits to closed questions bump the question?

This is an addition to the following question: How to tell if you're making the right edits to your closed question? So say you've edited a closed question. Does this bump it on the Active tab ...
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Let us edit comments if it's the last one on the question/answer

I get that editing a comment when someone has replied to it could cause a lot of confusion, but if it's still the last on the question/answer we should be able to edit it. For instance, today I ...
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Should you be notified if something you vote on is edited? Why can you change your vote after something's been edited?

I've read that you can change your vote after something you've voted on has been edited. I didn't find any discussion about how you would know an item you voted on had been edited. Does this ...
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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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