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How to add the picture of my network profile in my profile [duplicate]

I have seen some users show a picture of their network profile on the profile tab. How can I add this for my own account?
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Where can I see the content of tickets I raised on the Stack Overflow community support portal (https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact)?

Where can I see the content of tickets I raised on the Stack Overflow community support portal (https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact)?
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What makes a “Top Network Asker”? [duplicate]

On Stackexchange.com, in the side bar is a list of the "Top Network Askers", having just found this I thought it would be showing off the most prolific and highest rep earning users ever to ask ...
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How do I check my flagging record on Area 51? [duplicate]

As of late, I have been flagging proposals on Area 51, primarily to alert moderators to proposals that have failed to meet minimum activity requirements but have not yet been closed or removed as ...
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Diamonds (♦) remain. Is Stack Exchange still holding out hope?

We've seen many resignations by moderators recently, now even on some of the sites I'm more active on. It's been hard for me to keep up. But curiously, though these users say they are resigning and ...
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How do I stop having the same “community members have suggested a similar question” pop-up? [duplicate]

I have posted a question here: Is it possible to run a script on power button press with systemd? and every time I come back to this page I have a Some community members have suggested a similar ...
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How do I check if a chat flag has been reviewed?

How do I check if a flag I’ve done in chat has been reviewed? If I wasn’t busy at the time I flagged, I would have hung around and see if extra users came into the chat, but I was busy.
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Is there a specific site to ask about recycling railroads at SE?

I seem to remember having asked or commented on questions related to railroads. But now that I have one, I cannot find a pertinent stack using "train" or "rail" or "railroad" nor the plurals of those....
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Why do some users have a blank avatar? [duplicate]

I have noticed that some users are getting a bluish Gravatar which looks like the following: jee Clara Diaz Sanchez Riya Is this intentional or just a bug?
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Does Stack Overflow for Teams Enterprise (on premises) offer a data migration tool from open source Q/A platforms?

I suggested Stack Overflow on premises for my employer. The result is that I was allowed to set up a open-source Q&A-Platform for the company and if the acceptance is high there might be a budget ...
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What IP addresses and ports are required for firewall exceptions for Stack Overflow sites? [duplicate]

While using the Stack Exchange sites, image uploading is restricted in my office by default and I need to request an exception to interact with Stack Exchange sites (i.e., post questions answers with ...
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What does “comments” mean in the coded responses to the Site Satisfaction Survey Summer 2019?

In the latest blog post, The Loop #2: Understanding Site Satisfaction, Summer 2019, this graphic is included: Coded responses to "What do you find most frustrating or unappealing about using Stack ...
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Why do I see multiple Stack Exchange accounts on the My Logins page?

However I've changed my logins a few times, I would expect to have only one Stack Exchange account. I dug my emails and got the following history. Registered with StackOverflow by Facebook login (...
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How can I align images? [duplicate]

Is it possible to align images in questions and answers? If yes, could anyone specify how to do so? On MathJax enabled sites, I tried encapsulating the "![][]" within "$$" and "$$" as I used to do ...
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Why is the Hot Network Questions page not responsive? [duplicate]

I browse the hot network questions every day and for years I've been wondering why every individual Stack Exchange site has a mobile version, but the hot network questions page is not responsive. ...
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Find the right site to ask a question [duplicate]

Where can I find the place to ask my question? I'm looking for a way to copy a web page with its LaTeX commands. The page is in HTML with MathJax. I tried the Stack Overflow site, but no answer ...
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How do I list the SE sites that have a specified tag, sorted by the number of questions with that tag?

I whipped up a Chinese.SE meta post in which: Sites that have a [China] tag... Travel (tag; 718 Q's) History (tag; 281 Q's) Politics (tag; 201 Q's) Skeptics (tag; 74 Q's) ...
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Was the character limit on tag wikis lowered?

On SO, the PHP wiki was a bit... long. Anyways, people love to make minor tweaks when new versions come out. I went to prune some old material, when I got an error stating there was a hard limit of 30,...
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Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load

[Whatever] Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. I am now getting this 'banner warning' when I visit any Stack Exchange site using ...
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How do I migrate a question to a more appropriate SE site? [duplicate]

I asked a question on SO and someone has pointed out (via a close vote) that it would be better suited to Super User. I agree. Let's move the question. How do I do that? A minute or two of looking ...
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Who in the company is responsible for accessibility?

We've had a number of accessibility concerns/complaints lately: "The Loop #2" contains inaccessible images with no transcription (January 23, 2020) Low contrast text --- doesn't meet ...
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Can we have the dataset for the loop #2?

Independent verification is a pillar of the scientific method, partly for sanity-checking and also because (and I've mentioned this multiple times before) both the cohorts used for the loop and the ...
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Did this question require editing?

This question is already asked on local meta. I want answers based on experience of other sites. I could've asked in moderators team, but I prefer public sites whenever possible. Yes, I'm a moderator ...
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Why don't off-topic close notices indicate which specific users voted for specific off-topic canned reasons anymore?

In the old notices, on questions closed as off-topic, the notice would not only indicate all of the close voters who closed the question, but also the specific users who voted for specific canned ...
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What were the complaints filed under “other” in the survey data?

In the latest blog post, The Loop #2: Understanding Site Satisfaction, Summer 2019, this graphic is included: Coded responses to "What do you find most frustrating or unappealing about using Stack ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange site where I can ask my question about clothes making sounds?

Is there a Stack Exchange site where I can ask about what causes my clothes (usually upper body clothes, such as sweaters) to make certain soft sounds when taking them off or moving them after sitting ...
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Where was the issue acknowledgement and apology?

In his blog post today, Prashanth Chandrasekar said, We acknowledge these issues, apologize for our mistakes, and have plans for improving in the future. "Scripting the Future of Stack ...
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Which sites are missing from the All Sites list? [duplicate]

On stackexchange.com there is a list of all sites. Except that the list does not include all sites. Today I was reminded of CS50, which is not listed there. I had forgotten about this site. Area ...
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Am I allowed to create a Stack Exchange-like forum?

I am looking into creating a forum with a system of self-moderation and reputation which is the same system as Stack Exchange sites. I have seen many websites on the Web with the same format, ...
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How does legal@ work?

Some users have already complained on Meta.SE that they didn't receive answers on legal issues. I also sent two messages to legal (at) stackoverflow (dot) com from different emails last month, but ...
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How can I browse custom tag filters created by other users? [duplicate]

I am a heavy user of custom tag filters through stackexchange.com. For all of my custom filters, I am (unsurprisingly) the only follower. However, custom filters are public, and I can browse/view/...
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How or when is the featured tag supposed to take effect? [duplicate]

If I add or remove the featured tag from a meta-topic, that doesn't take effect immediately -- i.e. the text isn't immediately added or removed from the sidebar of the main site. When and how does it ...
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Swag in “Community Milestones Notifications about bounties, reputation and more. Hint: sometimes involves swag”

What does swag mean in "Community Milestones Notifications about bounties, reputation and more. Hint: sometimes involves swag"?
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Does this answer your question? Notice remains open even after submitting feedback

I have asked a question today and one member was voted as duplicate and private feedback was there, I choose no and submitted the form. When I revisit the question or refresh the page same notice ...
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Has a CM (specifically) gone back to being a mod before?

I know that some Stack Exchange site moderators have become Stack Exchange employees and then later left the company and gone back to being moderators on their individual sites. Sklivvz and Jeremy ...
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Does the Stack Exchange network claim to have a site for every possible topic?

I wonder if network has a site for everything. Or are there topics which are not covered by stackexchange?
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How multiple answers by one user on same question impact on People Reached

EDIT We're working on a new stat to help convey the reach of your posts here discuss the Big Question #1: Do you have any suggested tweaks to improve the calculation method? Big Question #2: What'...
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Dump my Stack Exchange Favorites

I'm trying to morph this wonderful query to get all of one's posts so that it retrieves all the posts I have favorited. Full code here but here is the key piece I have modified, but does not work. ...
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Where on Stack Exchange can I ask questions about internships? [closed]

I've looked through some of the sites, and I don't know where's a good place to ask questions about data science research opportunities?
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Is there a way to backup an SE site? [duplicate]

I am not a high rep user nor active on Meta SE yet I worried that SE might disappear forever. Can I backup a certain site?
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Is it possible to see which percentile I'm in for the given year?

I see on my profile below my reputation score "top x% this month". My questions are: 1) Is it possible to see which specific percentile I'm in? I don't know if they just show "10%" for everyone in ...
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Unable to view Twitter because it's blocked in my country; what do Shog9's recent Stack Exchange-related tweets say?

Since Shog9 was a longstanding Stack Exchange employee, his opinions may give valuable insight into the future of Stack Exchange. Recently, it seems he has expressed his opinions on Twitter. But I'm ...
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Where can I ask a question about a SNES game?

I want to ask a question about the Mega Man X game on SNES. There are helmet enemies in every level and at the end of each level there appears a table with many helmet enemies and a number on each. ...
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Achievements bar is showing positive reputation gain in spite of the answer getting unaccepted?

On Physics.SE my answer to this question got unticked/unaccepted. I found this because my reputation got down (and surely unless I get serially downvoted or a user get removed such reputation change ...
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“Watched Tags” as links on the top of each page

I have about 10 tags in my "Watched Tags". Once I go to a particular tag, there is no way to jump to another tag unless I go back to "Watched Tags" and click on the other tag I am interested in. This ...
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The UI is confusing when you add a synonym tag and it disappears

Late last year I started to suggest edits about complex-analysis and also related tags such like holomorphic-functions. I was not aware that holomorphic-functions was a synonym of complex-analysis ...
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Timeline duplicates list edited, suggest improvement

Thank you for the great new feature Timeline, that we see now in questions and answers, it gives you a great vison about what happened in a post. I would suggest to list the full url of the duplicate ...
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Is there any valid reason to delete the “SE Inc answer” given to “Firing community managers…”?

I am talking about this answer by SE staff member Juan M. Obviously, many community members aren't happy about that answer (right now: 660 downvotes). But what caught my attention: Specifically: ...
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Why I am labeled as a new contributor when this is not the case? [duplicate]

Why does philosophy.stackexchange suddenly label me as a new contributor when in fact I have already posted many questions in the last 2 years? It this related to deleting cookies from my pc?
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Action upon suspected sock puppeting [duplicate]

About an hour ago I received a series of upvotes. All on different, unrelated questions and answers, all within a few minutes window. This obviously raised a red flag. Should I do anything with this ...