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What should I do about upvoted, inactive, unanswered questions that I'm also trying to find the answer for? [duplicate]

One question has been suggested as a possible duplicate. However, my question points out a few specific scenarios that could be worth discussing. Another question is also relevant, as it's about ...
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Should I repost somebody else's deleted question if it looks recoverable?

Suppose I know about or find out about a deleted question. I might remember visiting it before it got deleted, or found a reference to it. It may have been deleted for being low quality or having ...
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After getting voted up on my question I am not notified & confused [duplicate]

My question got 22 votes up, but there is only 190 reputation points... better see the pics... All votes are counted about last 4 hours (today). Picture One Picture Two
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xspdf is polluting Google search results using Stack Overflow content [duplicate]

More and more lately I am getting a lot of Google results from xspdf when searching for programming questions. e.g. https://www.xspdf.com/resolution/57076008.html The problem is these are copy pasted ...
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Where can I report scoring bugs?

I found a scoring bug in the Hat Dash Game! Where can I report step by step to reach this bug? I had read this page and thought I would create a bug report with the steps to reproduce it here, but I ...
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Position of my hat appears to change after I wear the hat

The position of my hat appears to change after I wear the hat. From picture 1 and 2, the sword is clearly aligned with the letter N. However, after wearing the hat, the position of the sword is ...
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Is Freelancing taking part in Winterbash this year?

Is Freelancing taking part in Winterbash this year? Twelve hours in, and I can't believe nobody has qualified for at least the Social Distancing hat. According to the Leaderboard 0 Users have 0 Hats. ...
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Where can I find the leaderboard for Winter Bash 2020?

Where can I find the leaderboard for Winter Bash 2020?
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Why did my not-so-recently-active questions receive many upvotes all of a sudden?

I noticed that two of my questions received a number of upvotes today. At first, I thought perhaps they became active for some reason (edited, etc.) but I found out that neither of them had any recent ...
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Is Meta Stack Exchange a Meta site or a Main site for the purposes of the Social Distancing hats?

There are two Social distancing hats; one for Main sites and one for Meta sites. I see that I earned both of them on Meta Stack Exchange: Is Meta Stack Exchange actually both a Meta site and a Main ...
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How can I sort questions by date(s) on the all-Stack Exchange search results page?

How can I sort questions that are returned to queries on the overall Stack Exchange search (so not a meta site, nor a main site like Stack Overflow), by date? For example, how could I sort the ...
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Chat and the API are slow or appear to be completely down

Me and several others are experiencing periodic chat outages. Chat is currently entirely dead for me on all three domains. The API is also significantly slowing down the main site. Can barely flag ...
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What defines the dominant profile information when merging accounts? [duplicate]

I created this account because I cannot login to my original account. A user suggested merging accounts. This implies combining account data, posts, and reputation. However, I can only have one ...
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What percentage of questions which are deleted by the Roomba later get undeleted?

I'd like to know the percentage of questions that are deleted by Stack Exchange's automated deletion scripts, which later get undeleted, on each site. Initially, I thought I could query for this in ...
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Can I access my original Stack Exchange account even if Google is refusing to log me in?

I am asking this question over a different Stack Exchange account, because I cannot access my original account because it's a Google login. You never know when Google wants you to verify your identity....
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Stack Exchange API, access token request

I've done the OAuth process with Stack Exchange and I have my access token. I'm trying to perform this request https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/me-posts#order=desc&sort=activity&filter=...
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Can we have some statistics on suggested edit reviews?

There are two (possibly three) ways to review suggested edits: via the review queues by visiting a Q&A page where the edit was made, and clicking on the edit (1) link underneath a post authors of ...
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What is so special about merging duplicates that need locking for the merge source?

In the improvement about implementation of question there's no indication why the stub should be locked, since the only difference between a merged question and a duplicate is that answers in one were ...
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How can I find the email address which binds to my Stack Overflow account?

How can I find the email address which binds to my Stack Overflow account? I have logged in already, but I forgot the email address. I want to log in on another computer.
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Manjaro/Firefox: Can't log in to Stack Overflow via Google account - “Request lacked state, may have been forged”

I cleared all my browsing data, disabled and uninstalled all Firefox addons (extensions), and restarted my laptop. I still get this: I also tried Private Mode (incognito) and that didn't help either. ...
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Built-in (or recommended safe) way to post a link to an image inside a comment? [duplicate]

Screenshots are so useful. Is there a built-in way to upload an image that produces a link that can be shared inside a comment (since images can't be put into comments directly)? If not, what is a ...
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Seeking site(s) to ask questions about metric units and spelling

On October 16, 2019, I asked the question Why is the ångström not a metric unit? And why is the ångström spelled with the Swedish/Finnish letters "å" and "ö...
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ID of user in the Posts.7z public Stack Overflow dataset

I have downloaded the Posts.7z dataset from here. I have not been able to find a README file, so I go by intuition regarding the content of the file. To my understanding, a single line of the file is ...
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Is there a specific Stack Exchange site for asking information regarding radio, their protocols, implementation in code, etc.?

Sample question: How can I send custom EWS (Emergency Warning Signals) over DAB+ using a SDR like HackRF One?
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What is the status of three-vote closure testing on non-SO sites?

In the Community Roadmap for Q4 of 2020, one of the goals for November 2020 is Three-vote Close and Reopen Tests Three-vote closure has been requested by many many sites, including the one I ...
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Why is the traffic history prior to February 2018 missing on the site analytics page here on Meta.SE?

On the site analytics page here on Meta.SE (https://meta.stackexchange.com/site-analytics - requires 25k+ rep on this site), it seems that the traffic statistics history from prior to February 2018 is ...
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Why is half of the traffic history missing on /site-analytics on Medical Sciences?

I see on https://medicalsciences.meta.stackexchange.com/site-analytics Why is half of the traffic history missing (last graph)? I exported the CSV and all values before 2018-09-02 are 0.
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How can I see which devices are actively logged into Stack Exchange account?

The user page of Stack Exchange Open ID gives login history of Stack Exchange as well as Open ID, but it registers logout history of only Open ID and not of Stack Exchange. Is there any way to see the ...
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Tag badges awarded out of order: quirk or glitch?

About a week ago I hit the criteria for SE Music Practice & Theory's sheet-music bronze badge. Yesterday I hit the criteria for the site's harmony bronze badge. Today I received the harmony badge, ...
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How to access 'Private feedback for you'?

I got this on a question I asked (no big deal - I don't care if somebody closes it). Is this a feature? How would I access "private feedback"?
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Is there a site for Greek language?

Could you tell me if there is any site for Greek language? I can't seem to find one, but maybe I am just not good at searching.
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Where should I ask questions on telephony? [closed]

Which Stack Exchange site should I use to ask about telephony a services and implementation of ISP, how to set up automatic SMS, and other questions?
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Extra slash added to the chat room URLs in the side bar [duplicate]

There is a extra slash added to the chat room URLs in the side bar. This is not causing any redirection issue or 404 not found error. Just observed it and want to notify to the development team about ...
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Is there a way to “share” a link to an entire site (like we can with questions and answers)?

Sometimes I share links on Reddit to questions and answers on Chinese.SE. When sharing URLs via the "share" button, we get a link like https://chinese.stackexchange.com/q/42218/8099 wherein ...
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Lost my “Login via GitHub” account

I see there are a lot of folks in the same boat as me: All badges and credits (few, but hard earned) are now lost! My account that was created as "Login via GitHub" is mysteriously ...
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Why would this answer show up in my inbox in Spanish, despite appearing in English?

Please look at the screen shot. Why is the English answer shown in Spanish in my inbox? I’m an English speaker in the USA (although I know a fair bit of Spanish). The person who provided the helpful ...
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What are the sites that allow questions without details and any research?

A few days ago I posted a feature request asking to block questions where the title is equal to the body. Someone argued that there are SE sites that "do not require research". I think that ...
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How can I check if a specific user has answered any of my questions?

Is there a way to check a specific user has answered a question of mine or not? If the user did answer some of my questions, how can I get the list of those questions with the answers' links? ...
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How can I find my posts that use “old school” table format?

Now that the Table support feature Feature Preview: Table Support live, I would like to update my posts that still use the workarounds to show tables. Basically posts where I went nuts with dashes, ...
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Why is the auto generated duplicate comment disappearance not consistent?

I have flagged the following two questions as duplicates: Split list based on element value in Scala [duplicate] The POST method is not supported for this route. Supported methods: GET, HEAD. - ...
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Which SE sites accept “identification” questions?

Various sites on the Stack Exchange network take questions of the form "please identify this thing", perhaps from a photo or a description (where the nature of the "thing" would ...
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Can we know who voted to close a question and then retracted their vote?

Some time ago, I was browsing through the history of the close votes review queue of a group and I noticed that a certain question had been closed after five users having voted there to close it (and ...
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What is this “moderator” option on the access dropdown for users in chat?

As a Room Owner of a room on chat, I can see an option for "moderator" if I go to adjust the access settings for a user in that room: However, it doesn't appear to actually do anything. If ...
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Why am I logged out of the Stack Exchange sites so often?

For a few months now, it seems that I have to reenter my login credentials more and more often (it used to be once every few months, and it is now several times per week) when navigating Stack ...
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Permanently Force Mobile View on Stack Exchange Sites

Stack Exchange sites do offer a “Mobile” link on the footer; after activating it, that particular domain continues to serve its mobile theme for a few weeks (haven't counted exactly). But the site ...
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Why is the 'Next badge', Curious, the same as the Newest badge in this profile?

This user (not me) has been awarded the Curious badge. Why is the 'Next badge' still showing as Curious badge on this profile?
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Should deleted answers still be visible?

By pure chance, I was reading this thread at the same time someone was being downvoted heavily and their answer was deleted. I could still see their answer and even copy/paste the text of their answer....
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Can you tag multiple people in a comment? [duplicate]

When replying to comments you can do @username to make sure they get a notification of your response. But what should you do if you wanted to get the attention of to people? Would @username @username2 ...
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How are the number of questions answered for the last 30 days calculated?

Does anyone know how Stack Exchange calculates the last 30 day answers to certain tags, like the one circled in red: What are the numbers in the 1st and 2nd columns? BTW, does below screenshot show ...
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What's happened with the user name and why does this user have two 'Code Golf' accounts? [duplicate]

There is a user on ru.SO named Danis. Today, his chat messages have been renamed as if they belonged to someone named "a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae". If I click on the user's link &...