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Are there any easier ways to organize my favorites? [duplicate]

May I ask are there any ways for users to categorize their favorites by self-written tags (not the official tags provided)? E.g. in Biology Stack Exchange, a user is asking a question with the tag '...
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Are diamond moderators exempted from the minimum duration of bounties (1 day)?

During the recent Winter Bash, Yaakov "solicited help on finding ways to prevent (or at least make it harder) for folks to cheat at Hat Dash" and awarded successful users with a bounty. The ...
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Why can deleted questions be reopened but not closed?

You can vote to reopen a deleted question, as shown in the below screenshots: However, you cannot vote to close deleted questions; if you try you just get a popup that says "this question is now ...
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Which site should I ask this question on? [closed]

I would want to ask questions related to how to write with my non-dominant hand. On which site would this question be ideal?
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Reminders for [status-review] tags

While the ability to set status-review tags helps the mod community to help bring up topics of interest to their respective communities (and in the context of meta, to try to triage matters of ...
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Received two Yearling badges within a week? [duplicate]

How come that I received two Yearling badges within a week (almost)?
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Citizen Patrol Badge wasn't rescinded when the flag was retracted - shouldn't it be? [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the intended behavior of the badge system. Reproduction steps: Flag a question (eg: duplicate) Get awarded Citizen Patrol Retract the flag Expected result: Badge rescinded ...
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Why do some of profiles say I have not participated in any tags yet? [duplicate]

I took a look at my profiles and found that my profiles at Puzzling and Code Golf both say that I have not participated in any tags yet, although I do have answers with upvotes on both of these sites. ...
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I have a question about a bug with a smart watch, where would I ask this?

I have had a problem with my Amazfit Bip smartwatch, where would I ask a question about this?
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How did this suggested edit bypass the 6 character limit?

This suggested edit, while a useful one, only edits a single character in the answer. How did it manage to bypass the minimum 'edit size' of 6 characters? When I try to change just the 'B' to a 'C' ...
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Which Stack Exchange site should I go to ask “How To Document a Database”?

Is there a Stack Exchange site for how to create user-friendly specifications and documentation? For example, if I was the owner of Northwind Enterprises how would prepare a specification for my ...
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How do I get Askubuntu.com to recognize the fact that i'm already logged-in on Stackexchange? [duplicate]

I have a profile on AskUbuntu.com which is recognized on my StackEchange profile (https://askubuntu.com/users/780824/camion). I have already asked and answered questions there. But even though I'm ...
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You can't post in 40 minutes? I haven't posted anything in two days? Is it a problem? [duplicate]

I am trying to post on the Mathematics Stack Exchange site, but the message I get is that you can only post once every 40 minutes. The problem is I haven't posted anywhere, anything in any community ...
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Why isn't the reputation gained for editing a tag wiki refunded if the tag is burned?

I suggested a tag excerpt edit that got approved. But later, the tag was burned and the wiki "orphaned". Instead of getting a -2 in my reputation, the rep stayed and the link led to a 404 ...
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On which site can I ask questions about product suggestions?

I am looking for RFID readers and antennas which work within 915 - 917 MHz according to Israel regulations. I have searched a lot, but found nothing. On which site should I post this question?
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How can I get URLs and site names for a cross-site SEDE query?

When doing cross-site queries on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, two of the main problems are 1) getting the URLs right and 2) getting the site names right. For URLs, we have constructions like the ...
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Does network-wide search for tags work only with is:q?

I saw a discussion on one per-site meta today and I wanted to check whether something similar was discussed on some other meta sites. Since tags on various metas often have similar names, it seemed ...
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Which site for making decisions about hardware

Which site can I use for making decisions about hardware? Like, for example, asking about which hardware would be better to use, depending on the circumstances. I saw Hardware Recommendations, but I ...
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What happens to a comment flag if that comment gets deleted by its author?

Imagine the following sequence of events: Some user posts a question or an answer. User A comments that post. User B flags the comment as, say, unfriendly or unkind, and doesn't retract that flag. ...
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Log in problem via GitHub

Generally I log into https://stackoverflow.com/ via GitHub, and I can access all my Stack Exchange network sites. I do not need to log in to all Stack Exchange network sites separately. But this thing ...
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Where's the 'Edit my profile' button gone?

I clearly remember that when on a PC I would go to my profile page > Edit Profile and Settings and there I could change stuff like my login settings and alike. Now I got to my profile and all I ...
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Having difficulty listing my comments on Stack Exchange Data Explorer [duplicate]

I'm having difficulty listing my comments on Stack Exchange Data Explorer. I'm not experienced with it. I tried this query, and it didn't list anything. 42672 is my id on SuperUser. SELECT Id AS [...
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How do I search for double quotes in Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Long story short, I'd like to search for question containing the text operator"".
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Include related topic link (learn more button) instead of go get it button in the badge tooltips, if necessary

In the privilege tooltips we see learn more button and button link give us details information on related topic/rules. link & picture below In the badge tooltips we see some badge tooltips has go ...
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Curious badge display 3/5 instead of 4/5

I have asked well-received 4 questions on 4 separate days but its display 3/5 instead of 4/5 in this network. Date: Dec 16 '20 at 11:20, Dec 17 '20 at 11:42, Dec 4 '20 at 9:01, 2 days ago, Note one ...
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How to disable syntax highlighting in Markdown fenced code blocks [duplicate]

For indented code blocks, adding <!-- language: lang-none --> disables syntax highlighting. What about for fenced code blocks? Can I use lang-none or none in fenced code blocks too? Which of the ...
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Who is the synonym, and who is the target?

Let's assume I found that tags a and b are synonyms. Now let's assume that tag a is much more popular. Therefore, I am still assuming, tag a should be maintained while tag b should be the synonym. For ...
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Suggested edits queue for a question I edited and profile reflect different stats on the number of questions I have edited

(I think my question is different than this one because that is asking for help in a specific example about deleted posts while I am asking about inconsistency in general.) In the suggested edits ...
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On which sites are suggested tags currently enabled?

There is a feature called suggested tags where the software suggests some additional tags depending on what is already written. Originally I thought that they are only enabled on Stack Overflow, SO ...
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How do I have 32 reviews in the low quality posts queue?

I noticed I somehow have 32 reviews today in the LQP queue on Stack Overflow: Only after my 32nd review did I get the message that I'm only allowed 20 reviews. This is not a new problem, every day I ...
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Why do I have to log in again to https://data.stackexchange.com/ frequently? [duplicate]

I stay logged in on https://*.stackexchange.com for weeks except on https://data.stackexchange.com, where I have to log in again every few days. Why?
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Something happened to my Chrome on mobile, and now Stack Overflow looks weird [duplicate]

Something happened to my Chrome on mobile (my phone was in my pocket, so maybe something got pressed), and now Stack Overflow looks weird. What happened? This is how it should look (this screenshot is ...
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My question is not shared in LinkedIn when I copy the link

One of my questions was closed for being a duplicate. When I share it to dev.to it's shared. The problem is when I try to share it via copy link to LinkedIn, it fetches the duplicate question instead ...
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Weird: “connection failure”

A couple of minutes ago, I was experiencing "connection failure"s on Mathematics Stack Exchange, and other sites. What's happening?
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Move an existing Stack Exchange account to a new user account?

I have recently signed in at a non-tech Stack Exchange while I have had only technical Stack Exchange accounts before. Now I would like to keep tech and non-tech separate. I would like to do the ...
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Can something be done to not CAPTCHA every search from DuckDuckGo's bangs?

DuckDuckGo (DDG) has a feature called bangs that lets you use sequences of characters staring with ! (in this case !so) to redirect your browser to that site's search page. For example, if you type in ...
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Possibility of using booleans in the query parameter of /search/excerpts

We can use the symbols ; (respectively &) on the tagged parameter to represent an AND (respectively an OR) boolean operator on tags. For example, the API call /2.2/search/excerpts?order=desc&...
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Race condition with commenting and migration

I was writing a comment on How can we post more questions on AskUbuntu without the 40 minute rule?. As soon as I hit Enter, the question got migrated to meta but my comment wasn't copied over there. ...
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Does a low rep user see a question has answers, if the answer is voted -3 or lower?

I can't think of a way to test this for myself. As I'm high enough rep to be able to see what is actually a spam answer that just hasn't had enough flags yet, I can also see on the main page that this ...
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Long/Large tables are challenging to edit in the traditional SE editor

While I suspect the "WYSIWYG" editor used in Teams might be helpful here (but Markdown mode there lacks a preview - which for the workflow of many... is sub optimal), currently where there's ...
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Where should I ask this question related to biochemistry?

I read that banana contains Potassium-40 isotope. But most common isotope is K-39. K-40 makes up 0.012% (120 ppm) of the total amount of potassium found in nature. I need to ask why banana contains ...
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How can I use the pipe (|) symbol in a table?

I must use the pipe (|) symbol in a table cell. How can I do that? Is there an escape character for it? For example: |Code |Comment | |-----|----------| |a | b|Comment 1 | Table: Code Comment a b ...
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Is there a community for such a question?

The question would be about whether XYZ is a good way to have someone understand that their behavior ABC is wrong (from the social perspective). To me this topic seems pretty close to pedagogy/...
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Voting a second time on a post after migration [duplicate]

Yesterday I was reading a question on MSO which I upvoted. While I still had that question open in my browser it was migrated to here. I instantly switched to the migrated question which at that time ...
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How does the question seeding work?

When I first found this network (from Math SE), I was questioning why the question seed was combined along with the answers. If I were to look at the revisions, the link would show posts instead of ...
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Why do privileges on some sites have different reputation requirements? [duplicate]

(For the purposes of this post, disregard the beta and meta sites on the SE Network.) We know what reputation is, right? When you reach a certain milestone of rep, you gain a privilege. What's strange ...
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Users don't see their tag score on `tags/[tag]/topusers` if score is negative

I've noticed that users don't see their tag score on tags/[tag]/topusers if score is 0 or negative. Is that by design or a bug? E.g., on my side, I don't see myself on https://money.stackexchange.com/...
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What Stack Exchange site should I use to ask programming questions based on the vision? [duplicate]

I don't know which Stack Exchange site I should use... These are some examples of the question type I want to share: Is it possible to become a software developer in two years? Why don't the well-...
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When is the network wide rep graph updated?

For a couple of days now, I have been getting some reputation on 200+ rep sites, and I want to be able to see the reputation in my network-wide graph. However, even past 0:00 UTC, sometimes, the ...
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Possible error on /search/excerpts documentation?

The StackExchange API documentation states the following for the tagged parameter of /search/excerpts: tagged - a semicolon delimited list of tags, of which at least one will be present on all ...

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