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Questions tagged [support]

A request for assistance with one of the site's features, or a question where you're expecting a concrete answer, and not discussion. If your question is not reporting a bug, requesting a new feature, or soliciting open discussion, this tag is probably the right one.

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Stack Exchange name pun? [duplicate]

Is 'Stack Exchange' a pun on 'Stock Exchange'? Or does it refer to programming 'stacks', and so not related at all? A similar question is [here]. However I am thinking 'Stack' to 'Stock' is a ...
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Is there any theming support? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Addition of themes for Stack Overflow Is there any way to change the default Stack Overflow colors and to keep that colors linked to my account? What I have in mind is ...
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Why did my account disappear? [duplicate]

My Account disappeared yesterday from math and chem stack exchange. I am very confused what happened was that I was told something strange happened to my account and I logged in and sure enough I ...
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Too many of my flags are active; is there no one to review/decline? [duplicate]

I am talking about moderator attention Flags I have flagged many questions, some of them were reviewed very soon but some still remain active. I have some active flags that are older than a month. ...
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Is there an option to close your own questions regardless of reputation?

So let's say that I received an answer that like and accepted it. While I have read How do I close my own question?, I do not nearly have enough reputation points to do that. If such a feature doesn't ...
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Is there a council of the elders? [duplicate]

When a question is put "on hold", I verified three or four times (when my answer was ready), most of the "close" voters seem to be rather older programmers. It's not that I'm interested, but I can see ...
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Where can I discuss Meta? [closed]

Searching Meta for "meta meta" gives me the impression I am supposed to discuss Meta on Meta. I'm having difficulties starting meta discussions on Meta. They have a high tendency of being: Down ...
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Why was my good answer deleted?

On the question How to Ping External IP from Java Android I posted the following answer: Thanks your solution with execute ping on works fine. You even need no root permissions (tested on Android 4....
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May you reopen my account?

https://stackoverflow.com/users/1020386/dreamchaser My account is suspended. I like this site very much, and many people are kind and helped me a lot. Sometimes, I also want to help others, but my ...
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My account is banned [duplicate]

I`m no able to ask questions on stackoverflow. Can I be unbanned? Else can I know quantifiable step to do to release the ban?
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Is there a way to ask (or invite) a specific user to take a look at our question? [duplicate]

I wonder if there's a feature availabe in SO that let us ask a specific user (one that apparently has some knowledge about the matter at hand) to take a look at our question?
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Where do I ask opinion based questions on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Where do I ask opinion based questions on Stack Exchange? Why can't we have a stack-exchange that works like Quora? There has been a lot of research based on people's opinion. I think it is really not ...
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Could this bounty be left open forever?

I opened this bounty, no answers yet and probably no solutions will be given any time soon, because I really asked a hard, maybe impossible question. I know that and that's why I opened a bounty. The ...
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How come this question is being closed as off-topic?

Regarding Stack Overflow question Facebook - 'Misconfigured app. Sorry, the details for cannot be displayed because': How is this question off-topic? Facebook is redirecting us to Stack Overflow for ...
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Can I delete room owned by other?

Can I delete other owners' rooms on stackoverflow chat?
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Why do the users who edit questions not turn the poor questions into the best ones?

What are the mistakes which will get your account blocked from asking questions? If others also have permission to edit our questions, why they don't turn the poor questions into the best ones. Every ...
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After how many “closed” questions does an account forgo its privilege to ask questions? [duplicate]

Is the number constant or does it change as the reputation of a user grows? I've been there, myself, in the beginning, I had my privileges revoked. I don't want to repeat such a thing. Can we list ...
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Why has my question regarding PHP operators been put on hold? [closed]

I was wondering if someone can direct me in the right direction as to why my question was put on hold.
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Stack Overflow closed my account due to upvoting my friends

Why did Stack Overflow delete my account without any warning? They said that: "You are fake" I had just upvoted one of my friend's post. They closed my account without any warning. The worst things ...
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My account is not accepting any more questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do when getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”? I have read other questions that have similar problems and I am ...
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What have I done wrong? Flamed for asking a question? [duplicate]

Just look at what happened here, very simple question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21386037/how-can-i-take-take-text-and-display-it-in-an-image-in-asp-net-c-sharp?noredirect=1#...
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I need a mod to undelete my posts that were deleted for too little content

I have added lots of content to all the places where I answered a batch of questions that were all basically the same. I would have marked these all as dupes, but that is apparently an admin action or ...
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Why are legitimate questions with no duplicates marked as duplicates?

Questions that are not duplicates should not be marked as duplicates. There should be some sort of peer review system. See https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/12184/184301 for what is, it seems, a ...
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How to find an appropriate Stack Exchange site for my question? [duplicate]

I have a question that I have asked in many Stack Exchange sites and it got deleted there, its format is the one that I am providing here: Title: How to help a postgraduate student to write a book? ...
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Creating a tag so that our developers can track the related questions [closed]

We need to create crossrider, and track it so that our developers can find and answer the questions and bug reports on such. We are writing a script that will send us an SMS every time a question is ...
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Tag wiki edits rejected

I have tried to edit a couple of tag wikis with verbage from the appropriate Linux man page, aka the Linux Programmer's Manual. The edits were rejected due to quoting works without citing the source ...
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How do I report specific moderators to the actual owners of Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

There are several moderators that abuse their powers, and I want to seek justice and report them to the actual owners on this site. How can I accomplish this request?
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What exactly is wrong with this title?

I am trying to ask a question with the following title: using 'stdin' with fread I actually tried a variety of variations on the above and it just refused to accept any title I have come up with ...
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Why are my questions closed by these users? [duplicate]

I get blocked because my questions have been closed several times without a clear reason for closing them. Why were my questions closed? First question asked (now closed and deleted) Second question ...