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How does the bounty system work?

It's possible to offer and award bounties of reputation on questions. What is a bounty? How can I find questions that have a bounty attached? How do I start a bounty? When can I start a bounty? Why ...
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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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What can I do when getting “We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”?

If you are reading this, you may have been affected by one of our post quality bans. If so, it is important that you read the following information to understand what has happened and how to regain ...
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About Codes of Conduct and the welcoming spirit of SE

As a casual user of SE I have some concerns about the CoC and the welcoming spirit of SE. My personal experience is this: More often than not I feel unwelcome (as a novice and non-specialist) because ...
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Difference between the Cross Validated and Data Science SE sites?

The site description of Cross Validated says: Cross Validated is a question and answer site for people interested in statistics, machine learning, data analysis, data mining, and data ...
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Is cross-posting the same question in different languages allowed?

I saw the question Is cross-posting permitted and I am wondering: What's the deal with multiple languages? For example asking something on the the German TeXWelt (of course written in German) and on ...
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What is the appropriate way of handling cross-posting?

Recently, two identical questions (copy-paste) were asked by the same user here on MSE, as well as on Stack Overflow. The question is on-topic on both sides, and the question on SO is currently ...
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How to deal with questions that might get more attention on Stack Overflow, when more appropriate for another board [duplicate]

I was just reading this question regarding the appropriate place to post questions about WAMP (XAMPP in my case, but the same question): Do questions on WAMP belong on Stack Overflow, Server Fault or ...
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What to do with cross-site duplicates?

What's the right course of action for cross-site duplicates? There are two flavors: A question is posted which belongs on another site and ends up already having been asked there. I can't find an ...
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How should we deal with questions that fit on more than one Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

First, this is about beta sites that might not even exist later, but imagine they will for the sake of this question. Taking the latest 10 questions on the Unix Stack Exchange, I see 3 questions ...
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Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with “crossover questions” between sites

I've been a Stack Exchange contributor for a couple of years now, currently most active on travel.SE. One thing that keeps coming up is questions that would appeal to audiences on two different Stack ...
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Is copy-pasting your own answer between Stack Exchange sites appropriate?

I recently posted a question and self-answer on Stack Overflow. Because (in my opinion), it's the best contribution I have made to the site thus far, I would like to post it on other topic-appropriate ...
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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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Is it OK to crosspost Stack Overflow questions, now that the Portuguese SO is open?

Somehow related (but not exactly) to Is it OK to translate and repost Stack Overflow questions/answers in different language? Let's suppose I have a question in the following manner: How do to x ...
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Profile: Stack Overflow profile Top Tags are not updating

Last week I have updated my Stack Overflow email address from EMAIL SETTINGS option. After that, I didn't get any confirmation email for my new email and from last week my profile top tags section are ...

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