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How can I see the number of questions that a given user voted to close but got later reopened by someone else?

I wonder the following: for a given user, how can I see the number of questions that they voted to close, but the question was later reopened by someone else (possibly a group of users)?
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What site should I post a question about an error given from a SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) query?

I am working on composing a SEDE (Stack Exchange Data Explorer) query to find questions from 3-4 months ago that do not have any accepted answers that I feel like I could answer (as in limiting it to ...
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Strange new database 'Data.StackExchangePOC' is messing up cross-site SEDE queries

I just read a comment by user @questionto42 that one of my cross-site queries isn't working. My educated guess is this is because a special database Data.StackExchangePOC was created two days ago: (...
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The SE Data Explorer captcha is unnecessarily annoying

Whenever I try to run a query with the Data Explorer, my process is: Type the parameters for the query. Click "Run query". Click the "I'm not a robot" checkbox that suddenly ...
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What's going on with SEDE right now? It's being fickle

When I open a new tab, I get "we are currently offline", and then I refresh a couple of times and it's fine. Then when I try to run a query, it will give unknown job being polled! or ...
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Periodically publish a data dump of all IDs in the image ID space (and make it available in SEDE)

I see that Imgur has an API to query for image IDs in its ID space, but api.stack.imgur.com is not an API endpoint (and SE is moving off Imgur anyway). Say I want to get all the IDs of images in Stack ...
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The Data Explorer (SEDE) Refresh choked on a Raspberry

As we all know the community eagerly awaits the weekly SEDE refresh with all our posted content so we can analyze, share-alike or train our large language models (LLMs). The script that runs the ...
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Get statistics about self-deleted accounts

It's interesting to know is there a possibility to get the number of deleted users on site per specified period? Additional information like reputation, number of posts etc on the moment of deletion ...
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Magic columns and site:// do not work for alcohol.meta.stackexchange

The site Beer, Wine & Spirits has the URL https://alcohol.stackexchange.com but in SEDE it uses beer for the main site and beerme for meta. As far as I can tell, the shortcut site:// and the magic ...
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How can one see how many regular users cast at least one reopen vote during the current year?

I am looking at some question reopening statistics. How can one see how many regular users cast at least one reopen vote during the current year? Preferably with the count of how many reopen votes ...
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SEDE query to pull votes on a post within 90 days of its creation date

I am trying to query SEDE so I can count the upvotes (and I would also like to count the downvotes in its own column) that happen within 90 days after the question or answer was created. I have tried ...
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Some Users have an AccountId being Zero

We know account creation is finicky from answers to questions like Why is my profile messed up on a single site and how can I revert it? among others. In some of these cases you end-up with a user-...
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How to query SEDE for user sign-up dates for a specific community

We are looking to query a list of users to receive the sign-up dates to the Stack Overflow sub-community. Does anyone have a suggestion how to do this via SEDE?
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How can we check how often questions sent to the close queue age out?

My site is dealing with a rather long close vote review queue and we believe reviews are regularly ageing out. We want to address the problem in Meta and motivate it with stats over time about how ...
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Should Windows Phone site be removed from SEDE?

I have noticed that it is possible to see Windows Phone as one of the sites where one can run SEDE queries. As an example, here is a query listing the recent posts. This query shows the date as the ...
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The visual human test sometimes appears very far away from the captcha checkbox in SEDE

The visual human test sometimes appears very far away from the captcha checkbox: (click for full size) Tested on an iPhone with Chrome. This is inconvenient because one has to unzoom to find it. It’...
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How can I view unread messages?

At one point I had up to a hundred of unread messages. I read many of them, but the notification icon says there are four I have not. Because of the sheer number of the messages, I am having ...
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Can you save an edit to a SEDE query's title or description without editing the query?

I don't create queries in SEDE much but when I do, I forget to give them a useful title and description until after I'm finished creating them and click the permalink button. In an effort to avoid ...
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Search for comments on posts with a certain tag based on a keyword

I am trying to get the comments on posts with a specific tag which include a phrase or a keyword of interest using SEDE. Here's my first attempt: https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/...
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Finding my upvotes on Data Explorer

This T-SQL finds all the questions I have answered on SO. https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/1779459/questions-i-have-answered I want to determine if I upvoted the question or not (as ...
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SQL query used to calculate staff escalation statistics doesn't take into account different tag names for international sites

This is a bug report of a SQL query used at What posts should be escalated to staff using [status-review], and how do I escalate them?. In the above post, status-review posts are counted using this ...
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Add option to download a message in SEDE

In SEDE, one can download the results as a CSV file, but there are no options to download a message. Feature request: Add an option to download a message in SEDE. That'd be useful for queries ...
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Can I see other user's badge progress and/or tag progress short of doing SEDE query?

I can see my own badge/tag progress in the "Select your next badge" dialog box from the User Activity screen. For example, I can see that I'm 455/500 for a gold Copy Editor badge in ...
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Discrepancy in Post Counts between Local MySQL Stack Overflow Database and Data Stack Exchange Query

I recently downloaded the Stack Overflow data from Stack Overflow datadump and imported it into my local MySQL database. While attempting to retrieve the total number of posts for the year 2021 using ...
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What am I supposed to do when I get what is probably the "requires external JavaScript" error for the chat domains and SEDE?

I'm suddenly getting this error in my main sites (like SO and MSE) Meta Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Retry using another source....
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The company's commitment to the data dumps, the API, and SEDE

Many words have been written around the company's commitment to the ongoing existence of the data dumps, the API, and the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE). Much of that text can be confusing or ...
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What exactly do VoteTypeId=4 (offensive) and VoteTypeId=12 (spam) mean?

According to the Database schema documentation for SEDE, the table Votes contains as VoteTypeId 4 = Offensive and 12 = Spam. The latter was mentioned, for example, here: How to find posts closed as ...
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How can I download a small data set (1 year 2023-2022) from Stack Exchange?

I want to download a small dataset for one year. I didn't find a link that allows me to download 1 year of data or the last five years' data. I tried "https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/...
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Does Stack Exchange offer any incentives related to use of their data explorer in research?

I'm interested in whether or not there have historically been this sort of partnership with research in the academic space or if it is planned for the future. This could be something like a grant, ...
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Ranking users with most edits and close votes on a specific tag

A while back I asked this question about writing a query which would rank users based on their number of close votes on posts related to a specific tag: Table of users ranked based on their number of ...
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View "people reached" data/trend through time for user

Is there a way to view a trend (graphically or tabulated) in the number of "people reached" per user per site? E.g., to see how many people a user's posts impacted monthly or annually, etc. ...
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Table of users ranked based on their number of close votes in a specific tag

I am trying to get the list of users that have the most number of close votes (tallying each type of close votes; i.e. Duplicates, Too Broad, Need MRE, Not About Programming, etc.) in a specific tag. ...
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Add a bit column for whether a badge is retired in SEDE or a RetiredDate column

It would be nice (for example) to be able to easily filter out badges that are retired when querying SEDE for analysis purposes. A bit for it would work, or alternatively, a nullable RetiredDate. Or ...
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Why does this SEDE query think that the MathOverflow Meta is mathoverflow.meta.stackexchange.com?

I ran a query created by @peterh to find all my network posts. It works perfectly for the task, but it believes that all my posts made to MathOverflow Meta were actually made to https://mathoverflow....
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Some sites names shown in Data Explorer Stack Exchange doesn't match the current site name. Is this a bug or a feature?

Volume 1 : TL;DR Please fix the names of the sites in Data Explorer of Community Building, Music: Practice & Theory, Medical Sciences, Mythology and Folklore, Bricks, Cross Validated and "...
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Weekly SEDE refresh may be stuck restoring Literature.SE

I'm again looking at rene's SEDE query Status of the SEDE Refresh on Sunday 03:00 UTC to check the status, which is currently (in part): . category database_id Description create_date days ago 3 ...
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Why have you hidden the "Data Explorer" tool?

Why is Data Explorer tool accessed only by clicking the word "Data" at the bottom of the page? Correct it. Change the word "Data" to "Data Explorer". Bring the word &...
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When were comments first available on Stack Exchange?

I am curious about when comments first became available on Stack Exchange (or whatever the site was when the development occurred). I ask this because, in the Database schema documentation for the ...
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Can GPT-4 be used to do SEDE queries?

I don't know how to do SEDE queries, but I would like to explore some of the Earth Science Stack Exchange data. Once I needed a query it was done by user rene, but I have many queries to do on Earth ...
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Add tooltip with exact timestamp to 'Data updated ... ago' label on SEDE homepage

Can we add a tooltip with the exact UTC timestamp to the 'Data updated ... ago' label on the SEDE homepage? It would help indicating whether the refresh was slow (as it was today) or even incomplete. ...
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Where is the GitHub link in the Data Exchange Explorer located? [duplicate]

I went closely over the SEDE's fields, but couldn't find where the GitHub link is saved for a user: I ran this query on my own profile but couldn't find my GitHub account.
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How do I get the highest posters for a certain tag in a specific country?

I would like to get the user IDs, user names, the number of posts, and the total score for a certain tag for each user in a specific country (sorted in descending order by score). For example, in the ...
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How can I get the total number of posts for a user that have a certain tag in them?

User abbood (myself) has eight posts (in total) that have the tag cocoapods; six questions and two answers. I thought that this query should simply get all eight: SELECT Count(*) FROM posts p ...
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Why isn't the summation of a user's score equal to their reputation? [duplicate]

I was going over the database schema documentation and was trying to understand how the Post scoring system works. I was expecting this query: select sum(p.score) from posts p where p.OwnerUserId = ...
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How can I find users with a specific number of earned/offered bounties?

How can I find users with a specific number of earned or/and offered bounties?
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How can you view the most upvoted comments on your posts (answers and questions)?

Is there a way to view the most upvoted comments from any of my answers or questions on Stack Overflow? There are two similar questions/answers: Search for my most upvoted comments and Can I view a ...
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Find posts deleted by authors, that deleted their own account later

How can we find posts deleted by their author that deleted their own account later?
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Data Explorer throws server error when attempting to query Psychology & Neuroscience

The Stack Exchange Data Explorer lets you write SQL queries to find questions, answers, comments, users etc across the StackExchange network, but the query interface throws an error if I try to select ...
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How can I find my OpenID identifier for logging in to SEDE?

In my previous post, all the login options at SEDE seem to be linked to the same URL which doesn't work. The last one I haven't tried is OpenID. But how can I find it?
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Why isn't there any captcha asked when running a new query in SEDE?

When I tried to create a new query on https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/new, I didn't see any hint for me to work on CAPTCHA, so I just clicked Run Query, and the next page was https:/...
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