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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Why have I been barred from posting questions? [duplicate]

I have only asked ONE question till now which is: How to fire a trigger after the SPROC has completed execution? It has received 3 up-votes so I think it wasn't a very low quality question. In ...
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What recourse have users, if the “contact us” link to SE employees doesn't help?

The "contact us" link to SE employees does not result in useful contact. What I've gotten back is clearly a form letter saying "Generally, if you have a question about a site or an action taken on it, ...
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When will I be able to ask questions in Stack Overflow again [duplicate]

My account on Stack Overflow is currently question banned. What should I do in order to be able to ask questions on Stack Overflow again? I'm beginner on Stack Overflow and Meta. Please advice me on ...
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Why did I get a chat suspension?

Is there any place where the official reason is provided? I got no communications.
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Have I been permanently banned from suggesting edits [closed]

I was unable to suggest edits to questions on Stack Overflow. But now I see after a long time I am still unable. I thought it would be fixed after some time. I don't know why that happened. Almost ...
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Why do answers need to be copy-pasted from other sites? [duplicate]

With regards to: Why was my answer deleted? And why didn't I get an explanation for the deletion? The link fully answered the question right from the boost documentation. What is wrong with it?
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Reviewer deleted my comments and i do not think he have enough reason to do so [duplicate]

I saw a question and I think I may also help by answering this question, and my account was banned then, why they have the rights to ban me and what can I do with it?
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Unable to ask more than 50 questions in a 30 day period? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 50 question per month limit? Stack Overflow does not allow me to ask any further questions! Despite logging in, verifying my email address etc. The message I get: Sorry, ...
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I asked a question, and, from a previous question got bad rep due to a reposting, and all the comments on my new question were delete [closed]

I am truly outraged. I made a question, and 1 person answered. It helped, but didn't solve the problem. Every single piece of input from members was, from then on, through comments. Now, about 3.5 hrs ...
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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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Android go recovery menu [on hold]

So I accidentally entered a menu that has all sorts of tests and gimmicks, you can't use touch and you have to use vol up down and power buttons to navigate. It was cool and I want to enter it again, ...
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What is there to gain by blocking permanently a user for making “bad” or “unpopular” questions? [closed]

I know "why has my account been blocked?" must have been asked a thousand time but my question is this: I am learning iOS development. I'm going through Apple's documentation. I get stuck, desperate ...
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How we got my previous stackoverflow account

This my second account in stackoverflow, my last account have not permissed to ask any question, I want again I use my last account, without any interruption.
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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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How is closing a question helpful to the community? [duplicate]

People sometimes ask unclear, duplicate, or broad questions, which are downvoted and closed. Closing it is literally just keeping people from answering the question. I do not see how closing such ...
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Can we can the “Many Memes of Meta” question

The question The Many Memes of Meta stopped being funny at least a year ago and has been updated no less than 8 times this year just to change Welbog's name. Can someone please take it out the back ...
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I have a big problem with too sketchy and cryptic posts on Stack Overflow [closed]

Stack Overflow is a great resource, but it is dominated by terse questions and answers that are often so cryptic that it takes an expert to understand many of the "answers." I think that users should ...
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Can the Mods reset the Vote Count for good questions that received an unnecessary judgement? [duplicate]

I asked a serious well formatted, no duplicated, and delicate question and maybe because some users had their leg bitten by their dog subsequently while looking at my answer they decided to downvote ...
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Beginners unwelcome on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I'm a relatively new programmer so some things, that are simple to many, are complex or at least not immediately obvious to me. Whenever I post a question, except for one or two responders, most ...
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Suspended account for the first time… for too long time

I have recently opened my second bounty question... For being a bounty, I've received a lot off-topic answers... finally, my patience was over and I've made a slightly irritated comment to an answer: ...
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Possible display names in Stack Exchange

I'm member of Stack Overflow. My profile name is Abdulla. A week ago I changed my name to Moderator. But after 2 days it changed back to Abdulla. My questions are: How did my name change? And how ...
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Why is a moderator on one SE site allowed to change my username across all communities?

Today I got this email from ArtOfCode, a Hardware Recommendations moderator, after he changed my username on HR from "Mͣͭͣ̾ Vͣͥͭ͛ͤͮͥͨͥͧ̾" to "user924": Hello, I'm writing in reference to your ...
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Find Stack Overflow profiles based upon e-mail address

I am having built-in data with us. So I need to search Stack Overflow profiles so that I am passing an email id as input, and then get the exact matching profile as output. Is there any API to do this?...
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Can I ask for proof of the allegations made by moderators when banning? [closed]

I would like to make this question very generic instead of very specific. Take a situation here. Suppose if any user gets banned from the site so and so allegations, and if that user doesn't feel ...
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Browser sniffing on Stackoverflow.com

According to Microsoft and best client-side scripting techniques, one shouldn't use the browser sniffing using navigator.appName, navigator.userAgent, attachEvent and detachEvent etc. to provide cross-...
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Why can't I post a question on stackexchange.com?

What happened to automatically gaining 100 rep for sites in order to post questions if sufficient rep on a sister stack? I cannot post a question on stackexchange.com. There is no "ask" button:
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How can I make a new account when I am question banned? [duplicate]

I have an account on Seasoned Advice, but it has been question banned. I would like to create an additional account so I can continue to ask questions. How can I do this?
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Is there any way to delete a question which has answers?

I was wondering if there is any way of deleting a question which has answers? As if you do you cannot delete them, I understand that someone has taken the time to reply to my question and thus it's ...
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Is it ok to use an alternate account while my main user is restricted? [duplicate]

I'm new to Stack Exchange, and my main user only has 16+ rep. And it's been blocked in Code Review. I need to use Code Review today. Should I use an alternate account?
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Image on my profile always gets truncated

The image on my profile always gets truncated. I tried different images and different sizes, but they all get truncated. I could not find any image size information in the Stack Overflow help file.
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Are there any plans to improve the Answer editor?

The rumors say that you've made a lot of changes to the backend so that you can now easier implement features that has been requested for a long time... I don't know whether this feature is one of ...
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Why was my account suspended 2 times? [closed]

I have my account in Stack Overflow. https://stackoverflow.com/users/2909797/monika But one moderator Andrew Barber suspending my accounts 2 times. I like this site so much. But I am not getting the ...
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How was my username changed without any notice or my permission?

My username was changed without any notice or my permission. How did it happen? I do understand that the username "idiotretard" is unorthodox but why has anyone changed it into something even ...
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Why am I suspended from chat?

I just got suspended from chat for posting inappropriate content. The message was: Just restarted movies and tv How is this inappropriate?
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Why was the Android Stack Exchange created?

I don't understand why Stack Exchange has created a separate network for Android when they already have android tags in all of their programming networks? Is this a beginning of language specific ...
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How do I appeal a suspension on Stack Overflow? [closed]

I have been a user for about two months. I was recently suspended for one month. The reason given for the suspension was inappropriate comments, but I disagree with this. I have been trying my best ...
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How does this question not meet your quality standards? [closed]

given an array of objects that have an attribute count and an index n, how can objects after n be removed if their count is 0? Please explain what is lacking in this question?
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Why does my question supposedly not meet the quality standards? [duplicate]

I'm trying to post the following question and get: This post does not meet our quality standards. Why? This is the question: I'm writing an iphone application that sends email, sms and make ...
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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 much I have to wait for my question to be answered? [closed]

https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/q/66169/32188 This question I asked 16 hrs ago and no one not a single person have answered it. This is for first time the delay thats why I am asking?
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How to best donate your reputation (+ badges if possible) to other deserving users?

If someone wants to donate his/her reputation to other deserving users. How can he/she best achieve this goal? Is it possible to donate badges too, if that is what one would want to do also?
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Are rudeness rules necessary or desirable?

I have been suspended from skeptics recently for "rudeness". I have written the following on physics regarding rudeness rules and rudeness in general: In any human society, whenever a person isn't ...
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You need to protect children from harm [closed]

I am concerned about a question I saw on Parenting that details the emotional and physical abuse of a five year old child by its mother. SE should have mechanisms in place to coordinate with the ...
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Set Some conditions to answer my question

Suppose I wish to allow only users who have scored at least 15 in the particular tag to answer my question, Is it possible to set a condition like this while asking a question? So that I can avoid ...
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Add “Vote Up” button for external sites similar to Facebook's “Like” button.

I would like being able to post in my blog an exact copy an SO answer. I have already an script that can extract a question and my answer by parsing the page. However I would like to go one step ...
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Why did you block my Stack Overflow account for asking a question here? [closed]

I wrote a post criticizing this system in a constructive manner here on Meta. Now my Stack Overflow account is blocked. The rules say if my question is about Stack Overflow it is welcome here, so my ...
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Why can't I vote down a poor answer to my question? [closed]

Something is wrong when people acquire 14000 reputation posting untested suggestions that don't work, while those who have enough sense to know the limits of their knowledge have zero reputation.
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effect of vote up and down on user profile

If I do randomly vote ups on random questions/answers is there any adverse effect happened on my user profile? If yes what type of adverse effects will be there?
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What are Established Users?

Meta already has a page with same title as this question: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges/established-user, but it doesn't answer its own question. So, to repeat, what is an "Established ...
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Is there an appeals process for the automatic question rate limit? [duplicate]

I get this message: It looks like you might need a break - take a breather and come back soon! You've asked 4 questions recently, some of which have not been received very well by the ...