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How to set different email address to private stack overflow for teams? [migrated]

In my stack exchange public account there is my private email. Have created a private team (free stack overflow for teams) and would like to set for that my work email. Couldn't find how. Is that ...
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How do I edit my network profile 'bio'? [duplicate]

How do I edit my network profile 'bio'? When I click ' Update profile info ' a box pops up with 'Choose a site to copy profile information from: ' in it. Selecting a site makes the box disappear and I ...
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Why can't I dismiss these Stack Exchange cookie popups on mobile browser? [duplicate]

These pop-ups keep appearing on my Android phone when browsing Stack Exchange sites. No matter what I choose these popups occur on every page refresh and whenever I try to view a question. I'm using ...
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Why do I not see many OP's answering their own questions? [duplicate]

I feel very awkward about asking and answering my own question, mainly because I never have seen anyone else doing it. Why is it so rare? Is it really acceptable?
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Why is it so important to restrict questions to being 'on-topic' that some questions can't be asked anywhere on SE? [duplicate]

For example, a question about physics education is seemingly not on-topic on Physics. But there is no Physics Education nor Science Education, so it seems there is nowhere on SE that a question about ...
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What is the benefit (rep?) to someone who votes to close a question? [duplicate]

What is the benefit (rep?) if any to someone who votes to close a question? Is that benefit still there at all if the vote is wrong?
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What is the benefit to someone when they flag a question as a possible duplicate? [duplicate]

What is the benefit (rep?) if any to someone when they flag a question as a possible duplicate? Is that benefit still there even when the question is actually not a possible duplicate?
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I feel like I'm in a catch twenty-two situation when posting questions

Similar to this question: One post with multiple questions or multiple posts? except my main problem is accusations of creating duplicates when I (correctly, in my view) post separate and completely ...
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How do I shift my StackOverflow user team private to public? [closed]

I want to convert my StackOverflow user team from private to public, but I didn't found the change option. If anybody knows the process please let me know. Thanks in advance.
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Can I answer my own question without accepting it?

I recently posed a question on stack exchange biology about how viruses persist outside the body, and HPV in particular. The question received some upvotes initially but no answers. After putting a ...
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How do I delete our free stackoverflow teams account? [migrated]

How do I delete our free stackoverflow teams account? I do not want to delete my stackoverflow account, just the teams account /c/spintype where I am the only user and admin.
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How do I prevent data from our teams account to show up on stackoverflow [migrated]

We(Or rather I) have a free teams Stackoveflow account (/c/spintype) but how do I prevent data from this teams account to show up on my normal stackoverflow website. There is for example "...
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What was the teams rationale to using third party cookies in the cookie preference settings?

There has been a lot of fuzz regarding the cookie consent pop-up lately. One of the reasons for this is that it uses a third party cookie, to store your cookie settings. Some users experience this as ...
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Why aren't tag synonyms deleted from the list of tags?

If you navigate to the last page of tags on basically any site, you'll see pages of tags with zero questions. Doing a little investigation (clicking on any of them) shows that they are all synonyms of ...
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Change in the way the first posts review queue works?

Was there a recent change in the way the first posts review queue works? I ask this because am I used the get reviews from that queue within the first five minutes after the question (or the answer) ...
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Which sites show recent badges on the frontpage?

In a recent discussions about spam in users' profile on MathOverflow Meta I noticed the comment saying that recent badges appear not only in the help-center. (I did not notice that until now.) I will ...
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What is the procedure for notifying the moderator team when a moderator can't perform their responsibilities?

How does a moderator or their family inform the rest of the communities moderators or the community manager when they are unable to perform their duties or service their responsibilities? While the ...
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List of previous searches?

I'm trying to recall a previous search of a phrase related to ancient religion, but so much information has passed through my mind since, I can't remember. Is there a way for me to view my previous ...
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Post about teams mentions minimize *this* prompt - what prompt, exactly?

In the post about teams being free now it states If you don’t belong to any teams, there will be a prompt to start a team, which can be minimized. what is this referencing? I can not find a way to ...
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How can I register account that I posted a question without registering? [duplicate]

I asked a question on Computer Science Educators Beta without registering and need to register it now. How can I do that?
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Where can I ask a question about identifying encoded data? [closed]

I need help identifying the type of a piece of encoded data, which site should I go to? I guess Cryptography is not the right place to go.
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Is there someone named Juan Garza on SE's Community Management team?

I got an automated email congratulating me on reaching a quarter of a million points on math.stackexchange.com, purporting to be from: Juan Garza, Manager, Community Management Team. There does not ...
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Where can I find a SE community's purpose description?

I'm looking for the community focused on Windows OS issues. I suppose it is Super User, but I didn't find enough to be sure about that. Thus, for any generic Stack Exchange community, where can I find ...
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“Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain” - What domain? [duplicate]

I've somewhat recently started seeing a red banner on top of every page, stating: [Foo] Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Retry using ...
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Yahoo! Answers is shutting down. Should we be worried? [closed]

A similar site to Stack Exchange, Yahoo!Answers, is shutting down, effective next month. I can't say I'm sad to see them go (most questions were bad and answers were worse), but it does worry me. ...
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Which SE website should I ask my question about a web design framework on?

I would like a site recommendation. I want to ask a question about how to use Bootstrap 5 (a Web design framework) to implement a type of web page design. In other words, about how to use Bootstrap 5 ...
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How to get “duplicates list edited” history from the public data dump or SEDE?

I want to search questions whose duplicates list has been edited. Take this question as an example: The timeline shows that the type of "duplicates list edited" is history, but the list ...
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What will be the migrated blog.msdn links?

There are many posts referring to https://blogs.msdn.com and we see below message. If you were looking for MSDN or TechNet blogs, please know that MSDN and TechNet blog sites have been retired, and ...
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Why does my daily reviews count go up and down depending on the amount of outstanding reviews?

On some sites such as SO, it may happen that for specific review queues there are hundreds (thousands?) of outstanding reviews. For such queues, users may be allowed to perform up to 40 (instead of 20)...
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Can the Stack Exchange websites work with a small cookie notification? [duplicate]

The massive cookie acceptance notification is a major annoyance. Even more annoying, is that even if I've logged into Stack Overflow, when I visit another Stack Exchange website, I'm shown the ...
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Why haven't I received badge Unsung Hero even after 10 days?

These are some stats that I have self calculated: I have 10 zero score accepted answers. Less than 40 total accepted answers. I haven't self answered any questions. The latest zero score accepted ...
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A mod @-mentioned me but I didn't get a notification

On this question I received a comment from a moderator, for which I didn't get a notification. This is the comment: @MatthewChristopherBartsh - It has almost certainly aged out of being a hot network ...
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What is the status of the removal process of Stack Exchange OpenID?

Back in October 26th 2018, SE project manager wrote: Currently, https://openid.stackexchange.com/ is still on the internet, but we are in the process of completely removing it It's still on the ...
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How can I increase my reputation if I can't answer and I can't vote? [duplicate]

I wasn't active on Stack Overflow for a long time. When I wanted to vote or to post for some question or to leave a comment I found that I have a low reputation. Unfortunately I didn't research a way ...
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Why is it hard to find my most recently asked question on the Stack Exchange network?

I often ask a question on a network site, and come back a bit later wanting to re-read it. If it has had engagement I can find it in the in-tray, but if not I don't know where to look. I just spent a ...
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Who is this user #0?

I typed https://stackexchange.com/users/0 and found there is a user with #0 named RAKESH KUMAR. Community user is user #-1 Jeff Atwood is user #1 Who is this user #0? Are they a co-founder or ...
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Do post-bans work the same way on all per-site metas?

All regular Stack Exchange sites (including Meta Stack Exchange) have automatic question and answer bans. If a user posts enough poorly received content, they get banned from asking and/or answering. ...
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Review queues can be accessed after reached 500 reputation, but the review queue page says differently

As per the Review Queues introduction page, "First Posts" and "Late Answers" can be earned at 2,000 reputation. But I can access those review queues, after reached 500 reputation ...
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Every Stack Exchange site, StackOverflow, Super User etc continue to asks me for cookie consent even if i accepted multiple times [duplicate]

As the title of the question says, every time I visit a site of stack exchange family I get the dialog for cookie consent. I accepted it multiple times (clicked on "Accept all cookies") but ...
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Is 'or' considered as a tag when filtering?

In review queues I'm trying to filter tasks like this [python] or [javascript] or [c++] but I get an message saying A maximum of 3 tags are allowed. Is this supposed to happen? Is 'or' also ...
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Review help page contains “How do I use the First posts queue?” page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have “First Posts” review queue [duplicate]

Meta Stack Exchange review help page contains "How do I use the First posts queue?" page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have "First Posts" review queue itself. Also in other site'...
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Where should I ask others to review my long codes about statistical algorithm?

My task is mainly to extract the core algorithm implemented in an R package written in R and Rcpp. I need to translate the codes to pure R and add few more features. My codes seem to work reasonably, ...
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What is this dialog about? STOP! You have one(1) copy/paste remaining

STOP! You have one (1) free copy/paste remaining. Get unlimited copy/pasting with The Key by Stack Overflow today. Have you checked it?
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Questions before ordering The Key

I love The Key and would like to order it but I have some questions: The product shown has light keys. Does it come with dark keys to match the dark mode on Stack Overflow? Can I use the light ...
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What sort of switch does the Key have?

The description of the key is described as Our click’s volume and tone were crafted by sampling the natural wonder of song bird chirps. We run that audio data through cutting edge deep learning ...
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Where can I ask this question about writing a character that tries to overcome a disability?

I have a question about a psychological topic, but it is also about a fictional character in the story I’m writing. I posted the question to psychology first. But it was closed for being unfocused, ...
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Editing Year missing for community edited post [duplicate]

Editing Year missing to community edited post Edited Year Missing link But Tooltips Show Year Generally Year Present question link answer link
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Unattractive design of CAPTCHA window on Russian Stack Overflow

Once I was writing an answer on Russian Stack Overflow I got a CAPTCHA window that suggests clicking a tick to confirm your humanity: Text translation:Confirm you are not a robotAre you a real person?...
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Why does this question show up in the [developers] search results?

UPDATE The tag has been burned; the locked question is no longer on the list. Or maybe that should be, "Questions with mod-removed tags show up on that tag's search results"... I went and ...
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How do I dismiss the new cookie popup that appears on the site?

Lately I've been seeing this cookie popup that blocks a lot of the screen. When I try to do the "manage cookies" thing, all it shows me are several categories, with a green oval containing ...

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