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Does it make sense to offer a bounty “Thanking users who answered my question” as Current answers are outdated?

The accepted answer (+162 / -1) to Thanking users who answered my question was last edited on Dec, 2017. It's a community wiki and includes the following First of all, anyone posting here with the ...
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Improving my question about the Teachers' Lounge so it can be reopened

I am trying to improve my Meta Stack Exchange question Rename the Teachers' Lounge in order to get it reopened. It was closed in October 2019 for the reason "This question does not appear to be ...
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Why is a bug report about Stack Overflow's search functionality considered “off-topic”?

A bug report I posted earlier today (Search fails to find matching issues) was just closed due to being "off-topic". This is despite the fact that it is a very clear, easy to reproduce bug affecting ...
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Would a drug related question best belong on “Biology.SE”, “Medical Sciences.SE” or “Chemistry.SE”?

First of all, an important detail: Chemistry.SE has a tag for "drugs", and Biology.SE doesn't (it has one for "pharmacology"). Yet, I am still a little uncertain, and considering this question could ...
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Why was “Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio” historically locked?

The question Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio was given a historical lock yesterday. According to the tag wiki for historical-lock, A historical lock preserves older content that was very ...
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Why was my recurring question about suggestions for Winter Bash 2020 received so negatively? [closed]

Recently, I asked Suggestions for Winter Bash 2020, which is a recurring yearly question asking for suggestions about the next year's Winter Bash (or other winter celebration). It is a recurring ...
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My question (which had an answer from a Stack Exchange staff) was deleted by a moderator, what should I do next appropriately?

I recently posted the following question on meta: Has Stack Exchange ever permanently kicked out (by the longest possible suspension) a high rep troll? (now closed and deleted by a moderator) Some ...
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What is the dispute surrounding my 2018 chat suspension question?

My old question How could I have handled this better in chat (flag apparently led to suspension)? from September 2018 has, within the last hour, been locked, unlocked, locked, unlocked, and then ...
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Weird boxes in question title and body

I've just noticed these weird boxes in this specific question. Is this normal or does this look like a bug? It even appears in this link-generated sentence: Javascript line-height Property with █████...
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Why was the previous Code of Conduct FAQ (and all answers) removed?

I noticed that the original-now-replaced CoC FAQ was deleted. When the new CoC FAQ came out, I tried to look for my old answer as well as others for comparison. Why not just mark the old one ...
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Is there a reason why calls for the MRRP post being [featured] are being ignored? [duplicate]

The post Feedback post: Moderator review and reinstatement processes affects the community as a whole. It is supposed to exist to collect feedback from users regarding the recent changes. Surely it ...
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What disputes need to be resolved with respect to “An Update to our Community and an Apology”?

The question An Update to our Community and an Apology was locked about ten hours ago with a message that clarification can be sought right here on Meta Stack Exchange: This post has been locked ...
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Why people are downvoting this question? [closed]

Can anybody please tell me what is wrong with this question? People are down voting it and I am not getting any comments telling the reason. Which technology would be good to use to calculate ...
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Question I didn't favorite shows up in my network profile list of favorite questions (but not in site account's list)

I have this Stack Overflow question as top-voted among my favorite questions on my network profile: But I didn't ever see this question until today, and I never marked it as favorite. And in my site ...
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Is the site 'i.stack.infuriating.com' affiliated with Stack Exchange?

The (now deleted) questing in Biology SE Why female mosquito not considered as a parasites? appears to contain an embedded image but it is not displaying for me. The URL is shown below, it looks ...
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Where should I ask my question about ISP networks?

I tried asking the following in networking, but it does not seem to fit the topics. Maybe there is a better place to ask? I have a pretty general question about how networks work on ISP (Internet ...
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Should this question about the Code of Conduct be moved here from Politics Meta?

I believe the "Code of Conduct" is of broader concern than just one site. Would my question here be better served on Meta Stack Exchange than on Politics Meta? If so, can someone help me with its ...
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What is the difference between “only applicable to one specific site” and “a general question stems from a specific example”?

The reason I ask Would adding more examples to a post be acceptable? in the mother meta instead of the child meta is because I think it's applicable to other sites as well. So what is the difference ...
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Why does this question continue to show as Community Wiki, even though a moderator removed community wiki status?

This question shows as being Community Wiki on the question page. However, if you check its revision history, it shows that a moderator removed Community Wiki status. Additionally, I tried answering ...
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Android app not updating content

I used the Android app to edit an answer that I had previously posted on Stack Overflow for this question. But the app is not displaying the updated content, even though I can see it OK on the Stack ...
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Is this kind of question “unclear what you're asking” or "too broad? [closed]

What should a question like this be flagged for? I'm torn between "unclear what you're asking" and "too broad". My problem here is indeed applicable to other sites, too. This question on the blender ...
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What to do with deleted question that is off topic for this site

I posted a question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/49772011/no-page-information-in-search-results-magento-2-1-8 Then realised that it doesn't belong on stack-overflow and deleted it. I got the ...
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What to do if I find an answer, but I don't have permission to post from the author?

Last month I asked a question on Arqade about the luck-based Mario Party 2 minigame "Day at the Races". I wanted to know if each of the 4 selectable racers had an equal chance of winning. A few days ...
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Are these duplicates?

Add tag wiki/excerpt audits with copied content We need tag wiki plagiarism audits I'm very curious why they aren't duplicates. Both are requesting basically the same feature, with highly similar ...
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Why was the recent question about “unwarranted” suspensions deleted?

This isn't a big deal; I'm partially curious about what happened, but I also think it was a pretty good question with some very useful answers. There was a question posted here yesterday by someone ...
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Is this request for statistics of skipping in reviews hard to accomplish or does it somehow lack visibility?

Related: New top bar is live (section "Review queue icon sucks") Review queue updates & icon poll Please change the review icon back to a text link Review icon survey by Stack Exchange DAG ...
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Was the Ask Different <kbd> style implemented?

While browsing SE, I came across a request to implement Ask Different's <kbd> tag style network-wide. (Can we have the nicer Apple SE/Ask Different <kbd> tag network-wide?.) The accepted ...
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Why was this question about increasing downvote weight locked?

I'm a bit unsure why the following question was locked: Should the weight of downvotes be increased? Typically, locked questions display a specific reason for being locked. Strangely, the linked post ...
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Is it appropriate for a moderator to delete a question based on borderline self-promotion rather than closing or putting on hold?

I'm on a team that develops APIs for developers to create apps within our platform. We thought Stack Overflow was an appropriate place to do Q&A specifically for programming questions about our ...
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iOS app crashes on a specific question in Movies & TV

In the Hot Questions feed right now is a question titled What cameos has Stan Lee had?. Tapping on this question displays the post and then the app crashes about 4 seconds later. Happens for me ...
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Bounty claimed by answer with just URL in it on Stack Overflow [closed]

I started a bounty for the first time for a question. Someone immediately posted an answer which had only a link in it and referenced link, and also it didn't have anything about answer. And it seems ...
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Starting counter of 50 questions per month? [duplicate]

How do I check when my month ends? For Math stack exchange I recently got the 50 questions a month limit, just wondering how to check.
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Why doesn't this question show a vote to close?

I voted to close a question. Later, I was brought back to the question by a comment and noticed that it doesn't show any votes to close. So I clicked the link, only to see that it said I'd already ...
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Where to ask questions, that are related to 2 Different sub-Sites? [duplicate]

I have a question about how to mount best a DSLR camera to an aeroplane. But now I'm wondering, where I would have to ask it? The camera does also have to be controlled from inside the plane. In the ...
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For technical vocabulary questions, what site should I use?

I am not trying to do something technical. I just want to understand a couple of things about SaltStack. Which site is the most appropriate for vocabulary questions? Here are the technical DevOps ...
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Android app crashes when attempting to open a specific question

Normally the app works great but always crashes when I try to open this question on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf. App Version: 1.0.89 Device Manufacturer: LGE Device Model: LG-D802 OS Version:...
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Should I flag for comment restoration? [closed]

A user is accusing me of plagiarizing their comment as my answer. We both posted relatively the same comment within 30 seconds. My comment had a functional example though and the OP told me to posted ...
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Why has this user's tantrum about a question they wanted deleted been successful?

This heavily-downvoted semi-dupe has been deleted after its author vandalized it several times and tried to vandalize the upvoted answer as well — mine, to be precise — apparently with the ...
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Undelete a question (without URL, it doesn't appear in my profile)

I accidentally deleted a long question I just posted on Stack Overflow. I am trying to recover it, but I can't find it in my profile or activity list anywhere and do not have the URL. It was titled ...
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Which Stack Exchange site to use for dynamic app development tool questions? [duplicate]

We are building a dynamic app development platform. Its approaches are directly aligned with the way apps are built using code though it's a complete drag and drop and no code system. Though ...
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View count and vote count are not matching on a question [duplicate]

The screenshots speak for itself. How is it possible to have 2 upvotes but only 1 view (which should be anyway my view)? Link to the question. I tried to refresh and hard refresh but the view count ...
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How is a feature request a duplicate of a support question? [duplicate]

I asked Could we allow users to challenge moderators' decisions? but it was marked as a duplicate. But I believe it isn't a duplicate because the questions linked to are asking how to use a ...
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Should I cross-post a question that hasn't been answered? [duplicate]

I didn't get answer from my question for EX:"How to use chrome Plugins in Selenium WebDriver" IN SQA, So can i post same question on Stack Overflow. Please help me... any how iam doing this for to get ...
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Converting 'Is Stack Overflow a forum' Q&A into Community Wiki?

There is a Meta SE Q&A that I would like to be able to cite quite frequently: Is Stack Overflow a forum? and I would cite it frequently if it were titled something like `Are Stack Exchange (...
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Completed feature-request gets closed as off-topic

This feature-request was marked status-completed and then it got closed as off-topic. If it was really off-topic then it should not have been tagged completed. To me that is really strange, maybe I am ...
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How do new users get help on Stack Exchange?

I'm having a computer issue and joined SuperUser looking for help after your site popped up in a search for tech help forums. I asked a question as a guest and received a couple of comments, so I'm ...
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Should opinion-seeking questions with many answers be reworded or left as-is? [duplicate]

I have an opinion-seeking question that is several years old and just recently was marked as on-hold. The on-hold status requests I re-word my question, but since there are already so many answers ...
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When to ask multiple questions in a single post ? (Revisited) [duplicate]

This question has been asked several times in similar (yet often slightly different) ways. The general consensus seems to be that it's best to ask multiple questions individually in multiple Question ...
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Question removed by OP after I answered it

The OP removed this question after I posted an answer (and an useful edit) to it. Not sure if this is too un-common as I faced it only second time. (can't get the first instance details as it was ...
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Deleting a question which is answered and must be deleted for company reasons [duplicate]

I want to delete my question which is answered. I breached my company policy by sharing the original code! Now my account is suspended for 2 days! How do I delete an answered questions?

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