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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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Adjusting the appearance of Stack Exchange sites

This extremely helpful post (https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/389568/298955) has enabled me to customize the appearance of the up/down arrows on Stack Exchange sites. By toying around a bit and ...
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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 personally identifiable information in the developer survey? [migrated]

I started the 2024 developer survey and stopped on page 1: On that note, throughout the survey, certain answers you and your peers give will be treated as personally identifiable information, and ...
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Where should I post a question asking for help using an app? [duplicate]

I've been having trouble registering for WhatsApp using my phone number, and I don't have any idea why it isn't working. I've gone through WhatsApp support and only gotten form answers. Searching on ...
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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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How should I go about retrieving the date of when a question became/was no longer hot with SEDE?

I am currently making a SEDE query to determine which questions from a specific user have made it onto the Hot Network Questions list and when. While I can get the specific questions, I am unable to ...
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(COMPLETED) Site maintenance - Thursday, May 16th, 2024, 22:00 - 23:00 UTC (6 PM - 7 PM EDT)

[UPDATE - Maintenance complete] We will be performing maintenance on Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange sites on Thursday, May 16th, 2024, 22:00 - 23:00 UTC (6 PM - 7 PM EDT). During the maintenance ...
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Is the forced dark mode flag in Chromium-based browsers supported?

Chromium-based browsers support a feature flag about:flags/#enable-force-dark to force a dark theme on sites. Over the years this feature has existed, we've gotten many bug reports of things not ...
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Stack Overflow in Read Only mode for past 2 days [closed]

I posted a question yesteday. Output characters to Word document with different formatting for each character When I tried to edit it I was told that Stack Overflow is in read only mode. It is still ...
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What does the "timeline score" of a question mean?

If you go to some questions and open history, you might see "timeline score: _". What does that mean? Does it mean the number of upvotes - downvotes? Or is it just saying who upvoted/...
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Is questioning Israel's right to exist allowed on the Stack Exchange network? [closed]

Is questioning Israel's right to exist allowed on the Stack Exchange network?
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In the data request page, what does the "Object to Processing" request type do?

Following my precedent still unanswered question "In the data request page, what does the "Do not sell my information" request type do?" I noticed that the aforementioned page ...
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What, exactly, is "OverflowAPI"?

The description on the OverflowAPI website is rather vague marketing speak: OverflowAPI is a subscription-based API service that provides continuous access to Stack Overflow’s public dataset to train ...
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Where can I ask questions regarding generative AI?

I want some suggestions on which tools and technology to use and and how to approach a requirement which involves generative AI engineering. On which network site should I ask this question?
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Why am I suddenly seeing ads on Ask Different and other sites?

Why was this Stack Exchange site (Ask Different) and others suddenly filled with ads? It wasn't so before. It's annoying trying to navigate through the ads, which fill the page when I open a question. ...
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How do I remove my contributions from Stack Exchange, in the event of a license violation?

Stack Exchange is now partnering with OpenAI. While the company has received a commitment from OpenAI that attribution will be maintained, and the company has not relicensed our contributions (as of ...
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How am I supposed to report an obviously incorrect answer if I can't downvote, comment, or flag?

I saw an answer to a question which completely misinterpreted it and does something completely different; it is also very short and lacks explanation. What am I supposed to do with one reputation only,...
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The similar-question panel is sometimes missing on Stack Exchange

The similar-question panel is sometimes missing on Stack Exchange. This makes it much harder for me to find old posts of mine or others' related posts. Is there any way to solve this?
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Where can I ask a question about domestic PBX setup?

I recently asked Can Asterisk use an Android smartphone as an external line? on Super User but it was closed as off-topic. Here's the bulk of my question: I am setting up a home PBX with Asterisk. I ...
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What was the rationale for expanding the ID space for i.sstatic.net?

The ID space for Imgur's IDs is 5 characters of alphanumeric characters. I noticed that i.sstatic.net has opted instead for 8 characters, while still supporting the 5 characters for images from the ...
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Data explorer query takes a lot of time and needs to be optimized

This is a Stack Exchange Data Explorer query which gets the top users on specific skill scores (example: JavaScript) based on a specific country (example: Egypt), and it took a lot of time until it ...
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GIS Stack Exchange - Login Unavailable (29 / 30 April 2024) [closed]

I have been trying to access the GIS Stack Exchange since yesterday 29 April 2024. When clicking the "Login" icon, I am directed to a page where I am told that Logging in is not available. ...
Keagan Allan's user avatar
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Data Explorer Query crashes with collation conflict error

I have a website built off my Q & A posted in Stack Exchange sites such as; Ask Ubuntu, Stack Overflow, SE Security, etc. Data Explorer is used to scrape ALL Stack Exchange Q & A I've posted ...
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List of Sandboxes

New users can fall afoul of not knowing how to use the tools available to create their posts, they can also need a bit of a hand to structure their ideas or ensure their question is easily ...
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Question out of scope on two Stack Exchange sites. Where should I have asked it instead?

I posted the same question on two different Stack Exchange network sites - the only ones I thought were relevant. However, on each site I was effectively redirected to the other one.The questions are: ...
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How to appeal the deletion of questions? Question was falsely flagged as "spam or offensive," but was just about school classes [migrated]

This question got deleted as "offensive or spam": https://superuser.com/questions/1840456/ ["BUD" (for Android OS) has asset editors, map editors... how to use wireless mouses with ...
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I contacted SE via contact form and didn't receive the ticket

About an hour ago I contacted Stack Exchange via the contact form (https://stackoverflow.com/contact) and I didn't receive the ticket by e-mail until now, is there any staff here who can check this ...
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Why am I unable to re-flag a post after my previous flag has been attended to?

According to the status-completed Meta SE post “Once a flag is cleared from the mod queue, the same post cannot be re-flagged”, it says that "Once a mod has attended to your previous flag, you ...
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Where should I ask questions if the voltage of a USB adapter differs when programming under Windows and Linux?

I have an RS-232 adapter cable (FT232 chip) and use it to transfer data via a Python script. Although I use exactly the same script under Windows and Linux, the measured voltage differs in the data ...
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Sharing code and images efficiently

Let me assume I would like to share a particular image that contains certain simplifications. I don't want to directly paste it to make the question short, simple, and straightforward. So, the best ...
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Where should I ask questions about making music with Linux?

I have questions about using Linux (Debian) to make (professional) music. I will change from Windows to Linux, because I like Linux a lot. While migrating, I had many questions about integration of my ...
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Why there is no link to Area 51 discussion in all sites in Stack Exchange?

Why is there no link to Area 51 discussion in all sites ? Are there any other sites that are not included in all sites ?
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Can mods see a tally of the warnings and suspensions a user has received, and is there a way for the user to see the same tally?

In a discussion in chat, a mod said Phil is really not helping you - he had various warnings and suspensions for failing to follow site guidelines." (ref) My question is about what a mod can ...
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Does the new image uploader keep track of the uploader identity (i.e., who uploaded what)?

I wonder the following: Does the new image uploader keep track of the uploader identity (i.e., who uploaded what)?
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Are old Winterbash leaderboards still available?

I tried to search for old Winterbash leaderboards but I always get redirect on a blog page. Is there a way to see old leaderboard pages or are they lost forever?
pinckerman's user avatar
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Are SEDE results ever cached on client side, or solely on server side?

I know that SEDE query results are cached on the server side. I wonder if in some cases they are also cached on the client side.
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Where can I ask about the Chinese language and its characters?

I would like to learn about Chinese language, especially about the signs where I can't even imagine how these strokes meet up to make a character. Is there a site on Stack Exchange where I can ask ...
Gyro Gearloose's user avatar
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Contact form ticket to appeal suspension was closed without any response by Stack Exchange

Stack Overflow moderators banned me for a year. I appealed the account suspension. The reply to my appeal makes no sense: RE: 126302 - Appeal of temporary account suspension We've closed this ticket ...
guest271314's user avatar
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How can one see when a query was cached in SEDE?

Query results in SEDE are cached: How can one see when a query result was last cached in SEDE?
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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What determines the visibility/priority of review tasks?

Based on my observations, not all review tasks are created equal. I have noticed that in the review queues, even though there are hundreds or thousands of possible review tasks the system could choose ...
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Can I discuss topics related to a site's subject, but not suitable for a question, somewhere on Stack Exchange?

I have been using Math Stack Exchange for a while now and my experience has been pretty great. But I have faced a limitation. On this site as we know we are only allowed to ask relevant questions and/ ...
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Math mode in image alt text [duplicate]

I used math mode in an image's alt text. This had worked in the past, but now upon an edit, it is broken: the alt text now appears as a link after the image. See answer at What is the difference ...
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When can we expect the Tor experience to be fixed?

Since about half a year ago anyone using Tor was unable to comment, flag, VTC, and more. This all is extremely frustrating because I as a Tor user have to edit my posts instead to respond to comments ...
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Which Stack Exchange website is best for asking questions about wikitext? (wikitext is also known as wiki markup or wikicode)

Which Stack Exchange website is best for asking questions about wikitext? (wikitext is also known as wiki markup or wikicode.) An example of code written in the wiki-text language is shown below: {{...
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Where can I ask questions about a problem with using Firefox?

I have a problem with using the Firefox web browser and I'm not sure where to ask the question on the Stack Exchange network. What site on the Stack Exchange Network is appropriate for questions about ...
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If I include my user ID in a domain redirect URL like arqade.com, will this still count toward the Announcer, Booster, and Publicist badges?

Several SE sites have alternate domain names that redirect to their main URLs. Arqade redirects from arqade.com to gaming.stackexchange.com Ask Different from askdifferent.com to apple.stackexchange....
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Is "traffic sources" still available in Site Analytics? [duplicate]

In the past, when I visited site analytics, there was a link for "Traffic Sources". I do not see it anymore as of today. Has this been removed, or did it move somewhere else?
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