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How can a user with no activity make a 5-year-old Stack Overflow question "active"?

A 5-year old question on Stack OverFlow, Page Navigation not working on the final for loop iteration, is currently showing as "Active" (AND displays at the top of the list) under the tag &...
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Why does my reputation go down after a user self-deleted the question I posted an answer to? [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to Stack Overflow and managed to earn some reputation in little over a week by posting good answers. Today, I found that my reputation was lowered by 45 points (almost one-third of ...
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Cloudflare challenge on API and WebSocket traffic used for AI Analysis

Currently, there's a reproducible issue with Cloudflare blocking (via user/browser challenge as in this question) all API and WebSocket traffic from several sources. This is impacting the AI analysis ...
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How can one search for a word that was removed during an edit?

I'd like to search for a word that was edited out of one of my questions. I don't know which question. How can one search for a word that was removed during an edit? (Input: word; output: list of ...
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Some user which is not a staff now but show a “white” staff indicator in user card [duplicate]

Like for this answer (Employee profiles are now marked with a “Staff” indicator) When I scroll down the answer, it brings me to the user card of the OP. See the picture below: The user Catjia is not ...
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I accepted the updated moderator agreement yesterday; why do I have to accept again?

Yesterday some moderators on the site I moderator accepted updated Moderator Agreement, some - declined. But as of today all these outcomes are cleared. We all see the Moderator Agreement as it's not ...
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What is the process by which Moderators can determine the Moderator Agreement has been violated?

To trigger this process, a moderator must send a “Community Emergency” report through the Contact Form detailing: The exact nature of the situation that has violated the Moderator Agreement; Which ...
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How do I change my Stack Exchange/Overflow account email and use it to sign in? I expect my new email to be my signin email after email verification

I changed my Stack Overflow account email under profile/email settings and verified my new email address from my email account. However, I am unable to sign in with the new email. The old email still ...
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On what site can I ask about guidelines for image detection model [duplicate]

I have 20,000 plus images of art (paintings, sculptures, jars, etc). My goal is creating a computer vision model that, from an input (photo), identifies the exact same piece of art and returns its id, ...
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What does `[Text]` refer to in the no-alt-text warning message?

What does [Text] refer to in the no-alt-text warning message? Screenshot taken on https://ell.stackexchange.com/
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Whatever happened to the rollout of the 'new' editor?

I honestly got reminded of this by this post and I've been interchangeably using different editors on the network. I'd love to know what the status of the stacks editor is, and what future plans on it ...
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I reopened a duplicate question, changed my mind, then attempted and failed to change my mind again. How is my vote counted?

This is the post marked as duplicate which I will refer to as the "dupe": What Apache Ant version should I used to run Java 6 projects? This is the post linked to as the original: How to fix ...
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“0 edit suggestions canceled” in review stats: what is that used for, is it not same as “rejected edit”?

I recently saw this in any of my edits in the “editor stats”: user1176409 had 95 edit suggestions approved, 10 edit suggestions rejected, and 0 edit suggestions canceled. I was surprised when I saw ...
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Intermittent Stack Overflow website connectivity issues

I'm trying to browse stackoverflow.com through my company's internet, and often the website fails to open. We reviewed the company's firewall but there are no rules to prevent from reaching the ...
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Does Stack Exchange not have an issue tracker?

I have been witnessing a few (different) bugs/problems on Stack Overflow and probably other Stack Exchange websites, but haven't found an issue tracking system. There is a Contact Us link in the ...
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Is a new comment format for duplicate votes being tested?

I just cast a couple of duplicate votes on Ask Ubuntu and got this exceedingly verbose comment posted on my behalf: This question is similar to: ... If you believe it’s different, please edit the ...
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API - associated sites doesn't return meta.stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

I'm using the https://api.stackexchange.com/2.3/users/<account_id>/associated API call to get the list of my associated stack exchange sites. But it doesn't return meta.stackoverflow.com. ...
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What amount of time is between submitting a post to review queue and until the post is getting reviewed?

Is there a rule for posts that are in repeated review for how much time is between editing and submitting for review and a review being started? Is there a defined wait time until a review can be ...
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dispute -100 rep decision [migrated]

I was given -100 reputation for this sound mathematical post https://mathoverflow.net/questions/473947?noredirect=1#comment1231454_473947 This is excessive and I want to dispute this decision, how do ...
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Why is the API method for statistics not accessible?

Why is https://api.unix.stackexchange.com/1.1/stats not accessible?
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Can people still answer my questions if I delete my account?

I know if I delete my account, my question still remains. Can people still answer my questions if I delete my account?
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Why can't I ask a question on Stachexchange's main site? [duplicate]

I'm new to Stackexchange. I assumed that I can ask general questions on the main site but this doesn't seem to be the case. I have to first choose a group or specific Stackoverflow site before I can ...
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How can I run SEDE queries on my computer? [duplicate]

Some SEDE queries time out on SEDE. How can I run SEDE queries on my computer?
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Received response clearly meant for someone else to a support ticket; what happened? [closed]

My profile was suspended on Math Stack Exchange for voting to close questions that lacked context and didn't show any attempt. Other users who also voted to close those questions were not suspended. ...
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Can I publish a thesis here? [closed]

Can I publish a thesis here? Is it possible to share Doctorate's thesis about the education through the acts in early stage of a children Also I was wondering about the thesis language should it be ...
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Why is blocked tags list only allowed to edit by the staff, but not on site moderators level? [duplicate]

Modify the list of blocked tags is only possible by the staff as mentioned here. What the problem we can face if we allow to make it on site's moderators level? Is there something other than technical ...
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Personalize your profile pop-up won't go away

This annoying pop-up won't go away, even after I personalize my profile. It can be removed with the "x" but shows up again whenever I refresh or open a new page. Is there any way I can get ...
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How can one unselect a post that was selected with a keyboard shortcut without selecting another post or reloading/changing the page?

How can one unselect a post that has been selected with a keyboard shortcut without selecting another one or reloading/changing the page? Example of a selected a post, which is indicated by a grey ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Is editing a post the only way to select a post?

Is editing a post (then saving or canceling the edit) the only way to select a post? If not, how else can one select a post? (Example of a selected a post, which is indicated by a grey fade.)
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The keyboard shortcut E sometimes edits a post that isn't the post currently visible to the user

The keyboard shortcut E sometimes edits a post that isn't the post currently visible to the user. Example (I pressed E to edit) with this URL: Tested with the latest version of Chrome on Windows 10.
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What are differences between synonyms with and without merging from the practical point of view?

It is well-known that creating a synonym and merging two tags are two completely independent actions1 - sometimes a synonym is created and the tags aren't merged, sometimes two tags are merged without ...
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Why does "disclaimmer" return a result but not "disclaimer"?

Searching for "disclaimmer" returns a result but not "disclaimer", even though the matched text in the returned post is "disclaiming". Why? (Ignore results pointing to ...
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asking for link to mathjax shortcuts and code [duplicate]

Does anyone kindly have a mathjax shortcut link and relevant codes that work with stack exchange that they can share. I appreciate all the help. I'm kind of new to mathjax, so copy and paste will help ...
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Can moderators chat in gallery chat rooms? [duplicate]

When reaching 1k reputation, user gains the create gallery chat rooms privilege, which states: A gallery chat room allows anyone to enter, but only specific users may talk in the room, as determined ...
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Turning thumbs, waiting for a review audit test

As described in this other question, sometimes the creation of an audit test takes several seconds, making it a real giveaway. Is there a way to improve the performance?
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Which sites use citation helper?

On which sites is the citation helper enabled? As far as I know, it was first introduced on MathOverflow: New feature - citation helper. And it was later added to Mathematics Stack Exchange, too: Let'...
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Every SE site that I don't have an account for started prompting me for Google login

This started today (5 jun 2024) or yesterday. Example: Is this initiated by Google or by SE? In the latter case, how can I disable this? ========= Follow up ========= From the answers/comments so far ...
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Getting Save Count for a particular post

Is there any way to see how many users have saved a particular post in Stack Overflow? For example, I have saved the following post in Stack Overflow. Ansible-galaxy throws ImportError: No module ...
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What factors could prevent a question from appearing in the reopen review queue for a specific reviewer?

Recently, I was one of five users to vote to close a question (timeline link) on Movies & TV SE. After it was closed, I realized that my chosen close reason didn't accurately apply (my bad), so I ...
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What is this string in the translation DB that refers to moderators accepting bribes to be unsuspended?

Just found an interesting string on translation DB: A moderator has unsuspended this user for good behavior (or bribe) This string appears on user history page visible to site moderators. I'm merely ...
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I log in and I find out I am another user. What are the privacy implications?

I just logged in after being off for a week and I found out I was in the profile of another user. I understood what happened because some notifications pointed me to this and this question. I ...
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Skip to main content link on the Meta Stack Exchange header

Randomly, I encountered a "Skip to main content" link on the Meta Stack Exchange header. Clicking on it redirects to https://meta.stackexchange.com/#content and hides the Meta site bar. I ...
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How do I revert an edit to my question? [duplicate]

Someone else edited my question inappropriately (IMO). What is the right way to revert their changes? There is a Rollback link for all the other revisions in the history but not for the top one, just ...
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Why do questions remain visible after answers are deleted?

While browsing SE sites, I often see questions (some quite old) that have been bumped because answers have been deleted. I did originally assume these were pending edits, but they're not. Should ...
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What’s with the new cookie banner with "legitimate interests" only on certain SE sites?

Stack Overflow has a new cookie banner/setting page which includes somewhat hidden "legitimate interests". Which also have to be objected to individually, not by using the "necessary ...
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Questions of another user now appear as if asked by me

Shortly after I asked this question I received an email update and I found out that another question asked in another group by another user now appears as if it was asked by me. What is happening?
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What happend with tags? [duplicate]

Is it new tag design? The whole style of tags is changed: font, colors, filling ... That's how it looked before, e.g. on ruSO.meta And now it looks like that: I didn't find any new related ...
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All tag labels suddenly appear in bold font

On all the sites, the tag names started appearing bold in the last 15 or so minutes. Looks rather garish. Is this some new un-announced feature release? For example: One of the worst affected pieces ...
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What is the correct way to ask help finding an old SE Q&A I can't find anymore? [duplicate]

I am an active member of Sci-Fi and Fantasy SE and I found myself in this situation several times: I see a question (sometimes answered) that piques my interest. I read it, mark it down in my memory ...
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"Last seen more than x ago" is sometimes inaccurate

"Last seen more than x ago" is sometimes inaccurate. Example (mirror): "Last seen more than 1 month ago", even though they posted a question 22h ago.
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