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Why ON earth is stackoverflow more strict than the other sites? [duplicate]

On stack overflow, it is much easier to see the You post cannot be submitted due to the volume of spam and abuse originating from your network error. Also this you can only post every 90 minutes ...
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'Enter' is instantly submitting questions and answers on Android

How are you supposed to to start a new paragraph or line break on here using a basic keyboard? Or maybe I should ask "What's the preferred method?", as using the normal button (Enter) will post a ...
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How to ask a mathematics question using the right symbols and operators?

I am not able to use some special symbols like for theta, alpha and all similar symbols. Also, how to get on with the exponent and fraction?
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What is the preferred method to requesting enabling video embedding in an SE site's posts?

I have seen various meta questions either asking for a specific site to have video embedding turned on or discussing which sites have it turned on, but nothing about how to request it. What is the ...
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New user changes post after I answered [duplicate]

A new user completely changed this question after I answered it. Is this allowed? I suspect this is because new users cannot post more than 2 questions. I feel angered by this, as it wasted my hard ...
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Why does half of my question not show in the preview? [duplicate]

When I post, half of my question isn't shown. Why is this?
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Can someone show me how to use HTML or other coding for links? [duplicate]

I had a perfectly reasonable request that I create a link with words instead of a 'bare link'. Another person gave me an example, but I don't understand it and should not ask that in comments. Could ...
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500 Error when attempting to post an update to my profile page on dataSE

Looks like an intermittent issue. I couldn't update my profile page on dataSE a few hours ago: but now its working. Any explanation?
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Is there a way to know how long is left until I can post another question? [duplicate]

When I try to add a second question to a S.E. community and get this: It makes me a bit depressed. S.E. has great design and UX but I really wish there was a little counter to tell you when you can ...
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How do you make advanced spoilers?

Is it possible to make spoilers inside blockquotes? > text > more text > >! spoilery text > text > more text How about multiline spoilers? >! Spoiler >! Mor Spoilerz >! ...
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Cannot attach image from Android app

Why can't I attach an image from the Android app when posting a question on a Stack Exchange site?
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What is the AcceptedAnswerId field in Stack Overflow data MSR 2015? [duplicate]

I mean, how can I find the total list of description for AcceptedAnswerId in the post schema?
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Cannot understand what problems the quality filter has with my question

I can't figure out what Stack Overflow wants from my question. My code is formatted correctly and indented properly and I am still told it is not. I have been trying to post a short question with ...
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Where is the question I just posted?

How long does it take for a posted question to become available? I posted a question about 30 minutes ago and I can't find it. The title is "Android Client won't bind to Service".
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How to bypass this system error message? [duplicate]

I want to copy and paste the jQuery code in this forum, but the forum system says: Your code appear to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all code by 4 spaces using ...
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Can not post a question. It says see error above, but there is no error [duplicate]

I am trying to post a question, but I get: Your question couldn't be submitted. Please see the error above. But there is no error above. There is a right panel about formatting, but I do not see ...
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Post Entire HTML Document in Code Review Without Editing First [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I format my code blocks? This question has been asked and answered before. But some of the answers are outdated, and some don't work, and the only one that does, well, ...
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How can I see if my unposted question (or answer) is saved?

I am not a native English speaker (and probably a lot of SO users aren't either), and when I read some of my questions a few times, maybe later, especially if the question was written when I was tired,...
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What is Anonymous answering / answers

Recently, I came through a question answered by Anonymous. First I thought it as some account and I found lo link with the name. Below is the screenshot; What are Anonymous postings?
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Question repeatedly refused for unclear code-formatting reasons

I can't believe how difficult it is to post a question on Stack Overflow. I keep getting the following message: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: Your post appears to contain ...
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Unable to add image to post because of reputation or new user status [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can 10-rep users post images? I was trying to post photos (diagram) to clarify the ideas, but I coudn't do that because of the following: "We're sorry, but as a spam ...
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I can't post my question because of the “indentation”! How do I fix this?

I entered over 100 lines of code for my question, and then pressed "Submit" on Stack Overflow. The website gave me an error, saying that my code was formatted wrong. It suggested that I use the Ctrl+K ...
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How does Stackoverflow measure “quality”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What can I do when getting “It does not meet our quality standards”? Should the metrics used to filter good and bad questions be opened? Make the "Sorry, we can't ...
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Question posting style

I joined Stack Overflow in January. Until now, I was very satisfied with this website. I was getting proper responses when posting questions out there. But for the last week, I am not getting any ...
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I'm having issues posting my first question on Stack Overflow

Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but to be honest this post is mostly to test to see if the problem is with the body of my question. Every time I ask my question on Stack Overflow, I ...
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Can I post how-tos (questions with provided answer) to stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I answer my own question? Sometimes It happens to me that: I have a question/problem or I'd like to know how to do something in the proper way; I don't find the answer in ...
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How do I “cancel” posting a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Manually clear saved question drafts I looked at the related questions and they didn't seem to fit, so sorry if this is a duplicate question. I am getting really good at the "...
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Is there a limit to how much code one can post?

I wanted to post my code in a question and it's at present, 90+ lines long. Is it ok to post the whole thing, or should I try and only post the most important pieces?
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How do I get notified about updates to my questions?

it is a good idea to search before asking a question. Let's say I want to know if I can be informed (not via email) that there is anything new happening in the question I posted or I added to my ...
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How do I get a picture inside my post? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I post a screenshot on Stack Overflow? I would like to to post a picture in a Stack Overflow question but it's not clear to me how to do so. Do I need to host it ...