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Moderation tools for spam [duplicate]

What kind of moderation tools are available in Stackexchange to delete questions automatically that contain specified keywords or download links? It's been few weeks that I see someone making new ...
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How to sign up for questions on chosen subjects [duplicate]

How do I get notification of new questions on particular subjects (e.g. JavaFX or something) sent to me? I presume there is such a mechanism. Maybe someone can show me a link. Thanks. I got a quick ...
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Find questions where any of the tags are in the title or body?

I would like to find posts where any of the tags are present in the title or body of the question, e.g. Python and C# are the tags and title is Fix my Python Problem? SELECT TOP 10 Posts.Id, Posts....
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Which questions count for the purpose of tag badges and dupehammer for the tag synonyms?

I have noticed that if two tags are synonymized then in the master tag only the questions/answers which actually have this tag are counted in the list of top users. The posts with the other (...
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Is there a community where I can ask questions about Google Hangouts?

Is there a community where I can ask questions about Google and it's products? I tried searching on the list of Stack Exchange Websites and that came out with no result. If there isn't one, how can I ...
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Typical room activity is missing for one room in chat lobby

I just noticed that one room in MSE chat domain doesn't have the "Typical room activity" widget: The Trashcan room doesn't have the graph at all. Why is that?
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How can I get the RSS-feed to post from YouTube into a chatroom?

Timothy Gowers YouTube channel is releasing weekly lectures which I'm trying to get the RSS-feed to post into my chatroom here. I've tried to post from his channel and from the playlist, neither work.
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Slowness or complete failure submitting edits to questions all morning on Stack Overflow

I've noticed these problems all morning. Usually the submission would succeed after a long delay, but recently they have just been failing with an vague An error occurred submitting the edit message. ...
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What website is appropriate for asking questions related to legitimacy, details of online websites? [duplicate]

I wanted to buy a few parts so after searching I came upon this website. I want to know if this website is fake so which website is appropriate for asking this question?
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Add an additional parameter as a filter to an API call

I would like to pass a filter in the API and use this option to receive the favorite count: However I receive this error: Error in !metadata$has_more : invalid argument type
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Notifications don't arrive to my email when new answers are posted on my questions in Stack Exchange

I am not getting email notifications when there are any posts to my questions on any Stack Exchange site. I have stackexchange.com, stackoverflow.com and superuser.com added as trusted senders and I ...
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Why were two policies deleted from MSE?

Last week two policies were posted to MSE: What are our policies regarding underage users? What are our policies regarding threats of self-harm and suicide? They have now been deleted, why?
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How does one appeal the removal of their account in a way that automatically suspends their account?

What can I do to lift or reduce a suspension? contains good advice for appealing manually-imposed moderator suspensions, which always have a moderator message attached to them that the user can reply ...
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Where should I ask a question about if a cookie notice is required on my website?

I'm using GoSquared for my website analytics. I've visited quite a few sites using Google Analytics but they don't have a cookie policy or a cookie banner/cookie notice, even though Google Analytics ...
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How can I find all duplicate questions asked under a tag?

Is it possible to find all duplicate questions asked under a tag per day? The intention is to find more recently repeated questions and go through their answers.
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Which Community is appropriate for Microsoft questions?

I understand that for Apple questions, I should use the Ask Different community for Linux questions, I should use the Unix & Linux community What about for questions about Microsoft services and ...
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Why are moderators now required to report underage users?

Just today (December 2, 2020), a new moderator agreement policy was enacted, which requires moderators to report users that they find to be underage: If you find a user claiming to be under 16 ...
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What are our policies regarding self-harm and suicide?

What should I do as a Moderator when I encounter situations regarding self-harm and suicide?
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What are our policies regarding underage users?

What are the age requirements for using the Stack Exchange network and what should moderators do if they encounter an underage user?
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How can I list posts which have a particular tag, but didn't have it when originally asked?

I would like to gather some hard data on the use / misuse / non-use of some particular tags. I need a Data.SE query, customisable by tag, which can provide me with a list of all posts which: have had ...
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Can’t access Stack Exchange sites

I can’t access sites in the Stack Exchange network like serverfault.com, stackoverflow.com, and superuser.com from my home network. I can access these sites from my mobile so I wondered whether my ...
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Evading question ban by triggering the automatic merger of accounts [duplicate]

While trying to ask a question, one could get: We are no longer accepting questions from this account. See the Help Center to learn more. This is of course something counterproductive towards a ...
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How can I see whether a user deletion was voluntary or forced?

I've noticed that one user / account was removed. How can I see whether a user deletion was voluntary (i.e., requested by the user) or forced?
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How can I see all the latest comments?

I can see the latest questions on https://money.stackexchange.com/questions?tab=Newest. I can see the latest question or answer activity on https://money.stackexchange.com/questions?tab=Active. But ...
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Will upvoting again when my upvotes were somehow removed make me banned from Q&A? [duplicate]

I've gone through the following questions: What can I do when getting "We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account"? Question on reasoning behind auto-'ban' From ...
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What does the bounty filter box's “Has bounty” do?

Not only can't I quite make sense of showing only bountied questions without bounty, de-selecting does not seem to have any effect either…
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Find users who bookmarked a question? [duplicate]

Is there any data explorer query that allows to find the users who bookmarked a specific question? EDIT: I tried searching for a direct hit on data-explorer but didn't find any post having a ...
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New feature proposal: move 'closed' questions to a “Recycle Bin” [duplicate]

Whenever a question is 'closed' in any of the Stack Exchange forums, for ANY reason, it instantly becomes locked: i.e., it is not answerable anymore. Now, some questions could be edited and then re-...
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Where do I post questions regarding physics books? [closed]

Can I ask a question on physics.stackexchange regarding books?
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Top users list of answerers that includes post count

I wanted a query like this that ranks by answer vote count for a given tag but that also includes a column with the number of answers. Essentially a replica of the topusers page list for all-time ...
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Accounts not linked across some communities

I am a member of many communities, including Stack Overflow, Super User, Server Fault, DevOps, and others. My settings show 20 communities. But it seems not all my communities are linked. I can see ...
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Why does this question appear twice in this search?

I made a search in the Stack Exchange Network, and the question I was searching for, Add a keyboard shortcut for ask a question, appeared twice: That question has no answers. It has not been posted ...
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Can I include material from Wikipedia in a Stack Exchange post?

Now that Stack is on CC BY-SA 4.0, is it possible to include material from Wikipedia, which still uses CC BY-SA 3.0? I have no desire to be a lawyer, but I'm given to understand that the two licenses ...
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Sites saying I can't edit account because I must log in

So I wanted to edit my account like avatar icon and stuff, and when I did in Mathematics, It said "Sorry, but this E-Mail is already registered. If it is yours, please log in above. If you ...
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How does the moderator vacation tool work?

I've heard about something named 'moderator vacation tool'. But there's very little information available about it in Meta Stack Exchange. I want to know how the tool appears (a screenshot would be ...
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Where should I upload code which is too long to get posted? [duplicate]

I put a bounty on another question and someone answered, but the answer contains a .zip file, because Stack Exchange has a limit on the maximum post length and the code exceeds that. Problem: The .zip ...
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Why is my previously uploaded profile picture still saved?

I used to have an uploaded photo as my profile picture (many months ago now). When I went into edit profile and hit Change picture, I noticed my previously uploaded photo was still saved. I figure if ...
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The votes table doesn't have the votes for deleted posts, does it?

Over the weekend I had a major mishap in my understanding what the Votes table in the Stack Exchange Data Explorer actually contains. For the last 6 to 8 years I assumed the schema only contains data ...
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Should the question be closed if it has been answered in another thread of some website?

The question which has been answered in some other website should be marked closed in Stack Overflow? It can help to find active questions and reduce time to investigate duplicate questions with other ...
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Ticket Smash - How is the backlog today?

In We expect some Q3 projects to be delayed "Ticket Smash" was announced: No tomorrows. No excuses. Ticket Smash on September 8th - September 18th In total we have almost 600 unhandled CM ...
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Is data URI in <img> tag not supported?

I'm trying to include inline SVG images into a post but I can't figure out how to make it work. Tried it out in the sandbox, and it looks like data URI doesn't work with PNG either. This is what I ...
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What other Stack Exchange sites support crossposting like Mathematics and Math Overflow?

The general rule is no crossposting, but what other Stack Exchange sites like Math and Math Overflow approve this after seven days? Can we list them here? I can't remember where, but I remember some ...
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Are cross-site duplicate Meta questions subjected to closure?

The title of my question is quite self-explanatory. Does asking a duplicate question on two or three different Meta sites actually subject them being labelled duplicate and closed by reputed users of ...
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I was incorrectly awarded the Sheriff badge today on Board and Card Games

Today I got the only Sheriff badge on Board and Card Games, which is not correct because we have never had a moderator election. This happened exactly one year after I was briefly removed and then ...
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Where can I ask questions about email campaigns?

I am trying to figure out where is the best place to post a question regarding email campaigns and configuration with Google. I just started working for a yoga studio and noticed that all their Mail ...
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During a search some posts show their tags, some others don't

When I'm doing a search, some entries show their tags, and some others don't even if when you go into their details the poster have put some on them. Where do you declare bugs about Stack Overflow / ...
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Inconsistencies in posts edited count

When looking at my Stack Overflow profile I see I have 64 posts edited: When looking at the statistics of an accepted review, I see I have 74 posts edits: When looking at my reputation, I see my ...
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Where should I ask a question about modding Minecraft?

I am currently developing a mod for the game Minecraft and ran into a little issue with it. Where can I ask a question for this? Is there a specialized site beside stackoverflow? Perhaps arqade?
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Email app download badges should be modernized [duplicate]

For the first one, the up-to-date design is available here, and there also should be a newer version of Google's with a sans-serif font.
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How to find the deleteHash of an inserted image hosted on imgur?

When I edit an answer I have used the toolbar to insert an image, that is hosted on imgur then. As found in this Q&A Imgur delete anonymous upload (Greenshot) there is presented a deleteHash that ...

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