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What is a “thread” called on SE?

How do we refer to a question and all of its answers and comments collectively? What is the normal word to use for this? I associate thread more with forums, not with SE. But is it used? What's the ...
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Why isn't this language hint working?

In the following answer I've inserted this language hint <!-- language-all: lang-html --> However, it is not picking it up and therefore not formatting it with HTML syntax colours. https://...
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Questions tagged with “Vaadin” should interpret code snippets as Java [closed]

On this post Use GridLayout to make a smart layout that responds to the window being resized? someone had to add the hidden language specifiers to flag the code snippets as Java. However: Vaadin ...
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How to hint objective-c code?

I have checked the language hint list and could not find one for objective-c. My question is how should I give an objective-c hint?
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Language hints for quoted code

In this post I tried to add language hints for syntax formatting to code blocks quoted from the question. However, it seems they won't be honoured if I write them as a comment in my own part of the ...
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Language: lang-none adds unwanted line breaks

The <!-- language: lang-none --> hint seems to add unwanted line break after each line. Without the hint: code line; another line; more; lines; With the hint: code line; another line; more; ...
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The prompt for new users to write a good question

Is there any way on earth to get a Jeff Atwood replacement? Since February 6, 2012 I think the quality of the questions have gone down. IMHO the absence of Jeff is reflected on this site. I ...
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Reason behind adding language hint to code?

Note, this is related to the question Can't see difference in suggested edited labelled 'language tag'; what to do?, but none of the questions I have regarding it were answered in it.... ...
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Display language hint changes in suggested edit diffs

I've recently seen more suggested edits with the edit description containing something along the lines of "Language Tag". The diff for these edits shows entire blocks of code being changed, except the ...