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Why do some questions closed as duplicates lack a duplicate target? [duplicate]

The question https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/345815/336163 (asked less than ten minutes ago) was closed as a duplicate less than five minutes ago, but it lacks any semblance of a duplicate target. ...
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Closed as a duplicate, but the duplicate list is empty?

Obligatory: This is not a duplicate of this question, which is concerning the much older duplicate closure process. Have a gander at this closed question. Notice anything weird? The Community♦ user ...
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Edit marked as rejected by Community, but actually rolled into someone else's [duplicate]

I suggested this edit, which was rejected by the Community user due to an edit conflict. However, when I looked at the post, I saw my edit there anyway. Looking at the revision history, it appears ...
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Why is this question NOT automatically deleted by the RemoveAbandonedClosed script?

This question on Music Fans SE seems to qualify for auto-deletion by the RemoveAbandonedClosed script since it seems to satisfy all the mentioned criteria for deletion. However, I have been tracking ...
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Why do I not receive reputation for answering question? [closed]

I check Stack Overflow every day and one thing that surprised me is that the users do not upvote my answers or select my answer as The Answer when my answer is the solution. Am I missing something ...
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Localize the username of the Community user on rus.SE and ja.SO

https://rus.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community This was already asked for in Rename the Community user on localized sites and marked completed, but it wasn't implemented on these sites for some ...
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Why do I own this tag, and not Community ♦?

A follow-up from: Do tag descriptions/wikis edit suggestions no longer require two reviews? From the dupe and comments, the tag creator should be Community ♦, why isn't it the case here? Why do I own ...
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Split the community and Community User statistics in “Year in Moderation” posts

In the annual statistics posted on Meta Stack Exchange (e.g. here) as well as each per-site Meta, moderation actions are aggregated into "Moderators" and "Community" columns, with the second caveated ...
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What does it mean if Community “asks” a question? [duplicate]

Just scrolling through Stack Overflow, and saw this: I looked in and the author who asked it wasn’t Community. What does this mean? The real asker’s profile picture was gray.
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What is the rationale behind RemoveAbandonedQuestions?

There are a number of reasons why the system will delete posts. One of these reasons is called RemoveAbandonedQuestions: The system will automatically delete unlocked, unanswered questions older ...
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Where's the bump notice?

Does anyone remember this? Bumped to the homepage by Community♦ 2 hours ago This question has answers that may be good or bad; the system has marked it active so that they can be reviewed. ...
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Can we get Community a hat too?

Last year, Community ♦ had a wonderful Santa Claus's hat on. However, this year I can't see Community wearing a hat. Could we please bring that back? Although it is not so important, it greatly ...
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Specify again which Community bot process deleted a question [duplicate]

In the days of yore (i.e. before last Monday or so), on questions deleted automatically deleted by Community, one could see which process caused it to be deleted, e.g. RemoveDeadAbandonedQuestions. ...
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Did the Community user stop automatically demoting [featured] posts after 30 days?

I recall that once upon a time the Community user removes the featured tag from posts 30 days after it's added (example, see revision 4). However, this question has been featured for more than 40 days ...
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What causes Community to destroy non RA or spam-flagged questions?

On Politics, a troll used to like to spam some weird question about urbanization and homicide in South America or some similar incoherent nonsense. Looking through some deleted questions in moderation ...
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Can we bring ancient duplicates up to date?

In the past, before we had the current closure notes the community user edited in the possible duplicates inside the text of the question, once the question got closed. See for example here. Today ...
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Excavator badge awarded for editing question after Community♦ had bumped it to the home page

I just received an Excavator badge for Why can't I access my FTP server with Windows Explorer?. However, I was just browsing the home page, not merely looking for old posts; this question appeared ...
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HTTP -> HTTPS script didn't change everything [duplicate]

In 2017 the network decided to implement the HTTPS protocol, as was announced in Network-wide HTTPS: It's time. Although that post isn't completely marked as status-completed I think most, if not ...
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What does it mean when an answer is submitted by Community?

What does it mean when an answer is submitted by Community? (The example I came across - the screenshot is from the Aviation home page.) Surely a user didn't answer and delete the unregistered ...
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What are the evil posts that the community bot downvotes? [duplicate]

The description of the Community user mentions: Own downvotes on spam/evil posts that get permanently deleted Should the correct wording be "inappropriate" instead of evil? What does an evil post ...
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What does the “help post localization backfill” automatic deletion reason mean?

I noticed this question (10k-only) that was apparently deleted by Community more than five years after it was originally deleted, but no events (neither undeletion nor anything else) have occurred ...
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Community♦ raised flag for 20+ comments even though most of them are deleted

2 comments left. But Community♦ raised flag to move comments ('cause there are 20+) to chat. I guess, only not deleted comments should be counted.
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Why wasn't this question automatically protected after receiving a combination of spam answers and non-answers?

As per the FAQ on protection, questions are automatically protected as a result of deleted answers if the number of deleted answers from new users, plus the number of deleted answers with helpful spam ...
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Community should add HTTPS to Chat links

Community changed all links to stackexchange.com and stackoverflow.com to HTTPS a while ago. However, it seems to have not done this to links to chat.stackexchange.com, as seen in this search, this ...
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Community user profile has a non-HTTPS link

I was recently reading about Community, when I noticed this ironic, very minor, problem in its profile: the link to an answer in its profile is not HTTPS. However, Stack Exchange moved to HTTPS almost ...
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Is the community bot ruining the community by bumping old posts?

I have been an active member of UX Stack Exchange for a little over 2 years and in that time, I have noticed the Community bot push years old posts to the top of the questions homepage. Now, I ...
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When are tag wikis created by the Community user vs a normal user?

When viewing the history of tag wikis, I've come across quite a few tags showing that the original revision was by the Community user, and quite a few that were by normal users. Two random examples I'...
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What's the difference between Community♦ and user0?

(https://webapps.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/111499 shows action by both.) [Edit: At first glance they both looked like special users. Not so.]
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Why does it say that the Community user does not participate in any other communities?

I know that the Community user is in every site, but when looking at its profile on any individual site, it says "This user does not participate in any other communities currently": Why is this?
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Why can't I find Community user on Meta sites?

You can find him on main site. For example, on Stack Overflow: But can't on Meta Stack Overflow:
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Link to help center instead of meta FAQ on community user profile for automatic question deletion

On the Community user profile there is a list item Remove abandoned questions. This item links to this meta faq, but should probably link to the help center article: The help center also includes a ...
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Why did Community auto-protect this question when an answer from a high-rep user was deleted?

This question was automatically protected at the same time as this answer being deleted. However, I believe it was incorrectly protected. Per the protection FAQ, questions are automatically protected ...
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Is the Community user able to earn badges?

Just recently the one question that the Community user asked on MSE got up to 25 favorites. This means that Community now qualifies for the Favorite Question badge. I've waited a while, but community ...
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Can ordinary users with access to moderator tools undelete questions deleted by the Community♦ user? [duplicate]

When moderators delete a post, ordinary users cannot vote to undelete. When a question is dead or abandoned, it may be deleted by the Community♦ user (RemoveDeadQuestions, RemoveAbandonedQuestions). ...
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Does undeletion reset the RemoveDeadQuestions clock?

A ~35 day old question with no votes or answers received a downvote resulting in a score of -1, and was deleted under the RemoveDeadQuestions criterion. I have voted to undelete such a question. ...
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Why are old (and abandoned) questions getting bumped to home page?

I'm a big fan of WordPress, - and want to help the community by answering questions on the dedicated Stack Exchange. However, - I can see that 'Community' has started to bump old questions to the ...
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Can a moderator overrule a suggested edit approved by the Community user?

I'm aware of what's explained in the answer to "Why does the Community ♦ user approve and reject edits?". However, consider a suggested edit review scenario which looks like so: ModeratorX♦ reviewed ...
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Community user id interpreted by absolute value in search

On every use profile page the search bar on the top of the page already contains user:<id> text to simplify search for post of the currently visible user. But this doesn’t work correctly for the ...
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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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Is it possible for a mod to delete the community user?

A mod can delete a user, or destroy their account if the user has less than 500 reputation points. The community user has 1 reputation point and is a user. So, what happens if I try to delete or ...
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Is there a way to filter out all “Community” bumps?

Do we really need Community pushing 3 year old posts to the top just because the OP didn't select an answer? Why do I have to go to "hot" posts to get all the recents?
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Should bounty-winning answers still be downvotable?

This is a multipart question regarding bounties, votes, and something I don't quite understand. On one post I made, I was awarded a bounty (by Community), and had two upvotes on my answer. OP says I ...
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Allow hiding automated script edits from the Community user in its activity list

I was looking through the Community user's activity list so as to get a list of the anonymous edits I (and many other users, but before December 2017, almost all mine) made over the course of editing ...
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Community rejects edit with incorrect reason [duplicate]

Community properly rejected this edit due to edit conflict. The rejection was triggered by this edit by the author. However, the review message by Community is This edit did not correct critical ...
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Why does the Community user wear the 'Ooh, Shiny!' hat on Meta Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I just noticed on this post that the Community ♦ user wears the 'Ooh, Shiny!' secret hat on Meta Stack Exchange. This is not the case on other sites, like Stack Overflow and a handful of others ...
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Community user's RSS feed is a 404

Recreation steps: Go to "Community" moderator (user -1) user page on the Security Stack Exchange: https://security.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community Click "Activity" Click "user feed" 404! NB: ...
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Why do edits from Community require approval? [duplicate]

This revision has Community User as an editor, not a reviewer*, and it even has summary of its edit: So I think that there is actually a human behind this. But even so, why would its edit need to be ...
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Inconsistent usage of deleted user name on closed questions [duplicate]

This question is closed: Mod links disappear on profiles with long display names One of the close voters has been deleted, but his name still exists in the list of voters in the notice message of the ...
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Odd things going on with Community ♦'s network profile

The network profile of the Community ♦ user seems ... odd. The Top tab contains these three questions. Why only those? Community ♦ owns many more questions (and answers) with a positive ...
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HTTPS image conversion didn't work for .ico files

In Roadmap to HTTPS: serving and uploading HTTPS-images only, Step 3 said: After this is enabled, old posts that have HTTP images, accessible via HTTPS, will be edited accordingly. This will be ...

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