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Does notification in comment work for gold tag badge holders if they are not the only person that reopened/closed a question? [duplicate]

The answer for the question How do comment @replies work? states the following: For questions: The moderator or gold badge holder who closed or reopened the question, provided they were the only one ...
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How to find posts with tags in the body? [duplicate]

Is there a way to find the posts with tags in the body (not the questions tagged with specific tags)? I mean when post body contains tags written in a form of [tag:tag-name] and displayed as a ...
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Can the question asker (<10K rep) see deleted answers to their own questions?

I realise that users with less than 10K rep can't usually see deleted answers, but I'm wondering if there is an exception when a user asks a question? Can they see deleted answers (from other users) ...
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Resolving the issue with closing or using red tag?

What's the correct approach to resolve old questions tagged with bug which are no longer reproducible? Should they be closed with the reason: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. ...
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If I flag a comment from a mod, can the same mod review my flag? [duplicate]

If I flag a comment from a mod, can the same mod review my flag?
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How can I find my posts where the headers are now busted after the migration to CommonMark

CommonMark is a bit more strict than the previous markdown flavor. One of these cases is the markdown for headers to generate an H1, H2 or H3. A # on a new line followed by text was all that was ...
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Get a list of audit reviews for each review queue

Is there a way (I suppose via Data Explorer request) to get a list of completed (with any result) audit review for each review queue on site?
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Showing question with active Bounty: what it means? [duplicate]

I'm looking for question with active bounty. What does bounty means and how does a question become the questions with active bounty?
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Frequent rate limiting (Too many requests) during normal browsing

Recently I seem to be hitting the too many requests rate limiting while browsing on the SE network. According to the rate limiting guide I shouldn't hit this during normal browsing and potentially my ...
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Deleting old no-answer questions? [duplicate]

I deleted some old questions of mine with no answers from stackoverflow.com. Is this OK?, as I don't want a question ban.
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What does “UTC time” refer to in the “Achievements” dropdown? [closed]

In the "Achievements" dropdown, I see a clock labeled "UTC time". I want to know what "UTC time" refers to, and whether is it different from a normal clock. If it ...
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What happens to users who request deletion of their accounts, who both qualify for immediate deletion and for staff to preserve their votes?

To provide context: For a long while, there's been a feature where users who request deletion of their accounts and meet certain criteria for low activity have their account deleted immediately, ...
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Why do some comments not have a checkmark? [duplicate]

I asked a question on stackoverflow, Exporting data to Excel with Python. Four people commented, two were helpful and two were not. The two helpful ones did not have a checkmark, so I hit the up arrow ...
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Question is available, but the answer and its comments are not visible [closed]

Yesterday I asked a question and someone had replied as comments. More than 10 or 11 comments are shared with me and the one who helped me to solve my question. But today I am not able to view the ...
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Incorrect indentation for questions loaded via AJAX

I am seeing a weird indentation for questions loaded via AJAX (i.e. by clicking the n question(s) with new activity link). The following screenshot was taken before I click the link: and this is ...
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My question on Portuguese StackOverflow just disappeared as if never existed? [closed]

I asked a question on the Portuguese version of StackOverflow almost a year ago and now I wanted to check if anybody has answered anything (I don't follow my e-mails too frequently, so I wouldn't know ...
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Less results when hitting the API compared to using the search bar for the same query

I am new to Meta so let me know if I need to add clearer information or correct it. I am currently trying to determine what the differences in functionality between making API calls and using the ...
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Is there anyway to see the original name of someone commenting before they changed it?

Take the accepted answer on this thread: OOP vs Functional Programming vs Procedural If you look at the comments, someone @'s techzilla. But who is techzilla? No one in this conversation is named ...
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Who is the chief executive officer of Stack Exchange?

I am a new contributor to Stack Exchange, and it has so many websites... the tour page explains it all. I've been through some sites, such as Stack Overflow, and it is well designed! It's almost like ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange community for the Microsoft Windows PowerShell? [duplicate]

My interests are related to the following items: The Microsoft Windows command-line pre-processing system batch files, which are related to the C:\Windows\System32\Cmd.Exe executable binary file; The ...
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When does the Community user delete an answer? [duplicate]

This must've been answered before somewhere but I couldn't find a duplicate. I just noticed that the Community♦ user had deleted and locked this answer (which has since been undeleted and unlocked by ...
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Where can you ask questions on Tesseract?

I was wondering which site would be best suited for such a question like below: I'm doing OCR work on a Raspberry Pi system using C# and Tesseract and I would just like to know would you use Tesseract ...
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Is there a “test” chat room? [duplicate]

I'm looking into a possible bug in the SE chat system. To do this, I need to be able to send a bunch (10+) of chat messages. I don't want to bother anyone. Is there already a "test" chat ...
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Can I ask (and where should I) a question about a public speaking manual I cannot find anymore? [duplicate]

I am new to SE so please bear with me if this is not the right place for such a question. I have already looked and found this but I do not think it is what I am looking for. My question is, can I ask ...
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My latest post on Stack Overflow from Chrome on Android 10 won't show the code [duplicate]

I've posted a post on Stack Exchange just a few minutes ago from Chrome on Android 10, since I'm developing in TermUX and the Stack Exchange app on Android is no longer available. Why is the code in ...
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Can sock puppets be used to curate more content? [duplicate]

From a single account, one is rate-limited in how many votes can be cast per day (depending on privilege level for some vote types). Similarly, there is a rate-limit on how many reviews can be ...
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Is there (should there be) a work-aloud tag? [migrated]

I am a long time SO user and aware of the need to put a lot of effort into the form of the question. There are some questions, like this one (call it a rabbit hole question) where I find that I keep ...
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How can I embed badges into my profile?

I want to showcase my rarest badges on a site in my profile. For example: How do I do this?
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Who, if anybody, can see grace period edit history?

I recently made a post with an image in it that had some mildly sensitive information that I forgot to blur out. I edited the image, then edited the post and replaced it. I managed to do it during the ...
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Can an answered question be anonymized because it can't be deleted? [duplicate]

You cannot delete this question as others have invested time and effort into answering it. For more information, visit the help center. The situation is as follows: A question has a positive record ...
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What happens to users who were underage at the time they created their account, but are now of age?

Let's say that I discovered a user who joined the site as an underage user (less than 13 years old) but is no longer an underage user. An example of this could be that they joined the site in 2018 as ...
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The approve, reject or improve edit option makes the Rendered output window appear on the right

The approve, reject or improve edit option in a post makes the Rendered output window to appear on the right instead of the usual way of appearing on left. This forces us to scroll to the right to see ...
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What should I do when my question is already asked and has a bad answer that is definitive, or even bounty-rewarded? [duplicate]

I have seen many cases where my possible question would automatically stand as a duplicate of an older one that seems to have answers, but these are bad, old, or just "no" answers providing ...
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Talk in Stack Overflow chat [closed]

I am getting an error when I try to join the chat, https://chat.stackoverflow.com/: Oops! Something Bad Happened! We apologize for any inconvenience, but an unexpected error occurred while you were ...
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How do I disassociate an email from my account? [duplicate]

When I go to the page that lists my logins, I saw that there was a login associated with my previous email address, so I removed it. But when I log on to Stack Overflow and click "Forgot password&...
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Where can I ask a question about making a website's content distraction / clutter free for reading?

I have a self-answerable question wherein I want to answer how I can make a post on Medium.com distraction / clutter / bells and whistles free. Is there a Stack Exchange website where my Q&A would ...
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Trying to ask a question about running C/C++ code from CosmosOS but it thinks that I want to run C from C# [migrated]

I'm am developing a basic OS using CosmosOS devkit, and I have a question: Title: CosmosOS - Run C/C++ code from kernel Tags: c# cosmos c c++ ============================================ Hello, I am ...
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cdn.cookielaw.org is blocked by my browser

When navigating Stack Exchange, I get this error in my browser's console The resource from “https://cdn.cookielaw.org/scripttemplates/otSDKStub.js” was blocked due to MIME type mismatch (X-Content-...
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Cookie customization popup doesn't appear on per-site Metas

I went to Meta AU in search of a question, but the cookie customization notice that usually pops up didn't come out. It appears when you visit the main site, but not on per-site Metas, it seems. Is ...
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Why wasn't this upvote counted toward rep? [duplicate]

Why wasn't this upvote counted toward rep? Screenshot from https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/178179/franck-dernoncourt?tab=reputation
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What happens to posts by an underage user whose account was deleted?

If an underage user's account is deleted, will their posts still be there? I know that if a normal account is deleted by the owner, their posts remain. But, is it the same for underage users?
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Is there a way to be notified of top questions across Stack Exchange platforms, such as in a weekly digest?

I am a part of many Stack Exchange sites, which I love - and I would like to receive a weekly email with the top questions from each site. I know that I can subscribe to specific topics, such as '...
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Previous year(s) ranking on a site (Stack Overflow)

Is there a way to get your previous year (2020) ranking on Stack Overflow and/or other sites. The all-time rank becomes a bit irrelevant for someone who has not been active before last year. The ...
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Where can I ask about learning material? (And how can I find the appropriate place for my questions in the future?) [duplicate]

I wanted to ask for some recommendations for JavaScript tutorials on Stack Exchange, when I noticed, that this kind of question is against the rules. Then I found Software Recommendations, and I ...
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A moderator accidentally created a chat event, then deleted it, but it still shows in the upcoming events list. How can they remove it? [duplicate]

For context: https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/57011728#57011728 A moderator in a chatroom created a joke event, then deleted the event once they realized it sent out a site-wide ...
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How did the system not catch these two <30 character answers?

A few days ago, I saw this answer, and thought nothing of the fact that it had <30 characters (including zero-width spaces and HTML tags and other Unicode characters). But then I saw this answer, ...
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Changing the site from a full URL redirects to a valid page

While I was viewing this post, I wanted to redirect to the skeptics site, so I changed the earthscience part of the URL to skeptics. This took me to this post. Is there an explanation behind this?
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Will there be Community Promotion Ads in 2021, if so when?

(title stolen from Will there be Community Promotion Ads in 2020, if so when?) Community promotion ads were usually posted in January, but this didn't happen in 2021 yet. It's not urgent but I've just ...
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“Too many of your edits were rejected.” while trying to add a tag wiki [duplicate]

I am getting the message "Too many of your edits were rejected." while trying to add a tag wiki. Am I banned from such edits? Is the ban temporary or permanent?
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What is a good site for questions about engineering projects? [closed]

I am into engineering and I am looking for a good Stack Exchange site that can answer some of my questions. What is a good site for this?

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