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Is SO becoming too popular? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stackoverflow is too popular. How do I get new questions answered? SO has become so popular that if you submit a question within about 20 minutes it's gone off the front page....
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Duplicate question but what if you still have questions or old accepted answer is wrong/not relevant now

Some new questions get closed because they are duplicates. They link to an older question which is old, has an accepted answer and probably no more looked at. Well... what if the new question needs ...
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How can I ask for a question to be updated / reopen it for updating?

Some questions here have time-related answers due to the ever changing nature of code. Specifically, I would like an updated answer for https://stackoverflow.com/questions/853295/javascript-build-...
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Moving badges to Meta

I noticed my gold answer (along with the question) was moved to the Meta site. Shouldn't my points and badge be moved here as well?
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1answer
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Bumping a post without a bounty

I have a question on Stack Overflow that no one has answered after 12 hours. I don't have enough rep for a bounty, so is there any acceptable way of bumping my post? If not, what should I do to get my ...
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Convert Flagged Posts Into Close Reasons

This may not be the best title but maybe my picture will explain it better. In the above image, it shows "exact duplicate ... URL". I now understand how this has been happening after reading the ...
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How to get new answers to a question to replace/update the existing answers?

This question was asked in Nov 2011 and the last answer was in Jan 2012. The answers may be way out of date now in Jan 2014. How should one go about getting new updated answers?
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Bounty didn't help

I've had the same issue of this SO question - Eclipse 3.7.0 Indigo with CDT shows many false compilation errors - and since it hadn't solution (the provided answers didn't solve the problem, nor to ...
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Does editing a question push it to the top of the main questions page?

When I edit my question, does that push it back to the front/top of the list on the questions page?
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What's the ranking algorithm of SO?

Will editing the question make it rank forward or not?
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2answers
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Why can't I restart my bounty question?

I have a question that has not correct answer. I have started bounty for it. Some guy gave incorrect answer on it. I would like to re-submit bounty but cannot see the way. EDITED: Here it is: ...
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1answer
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Apparently duplicate but time sensitive questions?

When it comes to frameworks, they tend to evolve over time. Sometimes there are questions that are over a year old and you effectively want to ask the same question again to see what the state of ...
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How can I help reduce the backlog of unanswered questions?

I can think of two ways: 1) Write a good answer (one that gets upvoted) to such a question . 2) Upvote an existing answer that is good (if this is genuinely the case). Is there anything I have ...
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If there is an old question and I have something to add how should I go about it?

In this case I am talking about this feature request on MSE. The feature request was last active 2 years ago and 610 people have seen it. I think that this question had too small an impact and I ...
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Questions with no acceptable answer

I asked a question on SO some time ago and none of the answers were appropriate. The question is effectively dead, but it affects my 'accept' rate negatively. What should I do?

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