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Do the upvotes/downvotes shown on the profile page and in SEDE include votes on the deleted posts?

Information about number of up/downvotes cast by a specific users is displayed both in the user's profile and is also available in SEDE. In the user profile, it is in the part "votes cast" ...
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What should I do about a flag ban? [closed]

I was banned from flagging because "too many of my flags have been declined". What should I do about this? Will it be automatically lifted, or am I banned forever? My flag history:
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Pinned questions

Is there a way to pin up a question on the "Questions List"? I know I can bookmark. Pinning is something different. I very often use the TeamViewer forum where formerly they had Lithium ...
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Did something change with the review queue system and badges? [duplicate]

Over on Science Fiction & Fantasy, I've just been re-awarded a Steward badge that I had earned almost a year ago. When I visit the badge page, I see that they say they're awarded for different ...
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Why is it not possible to sort question by number of views?

As far as I know questions of any SE site can be sorted by the following parameters: Newest Recent activity Most votes Most frequent Bounty ending soon The following related question shows that ...
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How can I volunteer to keep a Beta site alive?

I've literally just noticed that an SE site I love and have been contributing to diligently for years, is still in the dreaded Beta. (side note - that "Beta" designation should be way more ...
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I deleted my question from Stack Overflow. How can I delete the revision history? [duplicate]

I deleted my question from Stack Overflow having some sensitive information, but I believe the question is not completely removed from Stack Overflow. It also has a revision history, so I want to ...
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Where is the documentation for MarkdownSharp?

I want to use the same functionality on my website as Stack Overflow / Stack Exchange uses with the text editor (in which I am currently typing). I have seen and downloaded MarkdownSharp, because ...
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Leagues for participation/moderation?

I am aware of reputation leagues, but those only track your rep gains. As a person who makes everything a competition and who is active in participation/moderation (for the two and a half months I've ...
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Server error when trying to log in to Winter Bash 2020 Hat Dash after it has ended

Today I found this: Please make the Hat Dash leaderboard link a different color And was interested to see what this is: https://winterbash2020.stackexchange.com/ When I try to login, I get: Oops! ...
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How should I deal with a stubborn, annoying user?

Long story short, out of the blue there appeared a user that seems determined in their attempts on derailing discussions I start on SE. At first they were attempting to start comment wars and being ...
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Where is the testing area for new users/members?

I read this: Where do I ask where to ask? And I want to ask: Where can new users/members test editor features, in a way which will automatically delete threads/questions after a few days, and not ...
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Explanation of [featured] tag auto removing by Community user [duplicate]

Recently I learned that the featured tag can be auto removed by the Community user. When featured tag is auto removed by Community, there is no edit summary I would like to know how this feature works....
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Was there some special “badge” awarding moment tonight? [duplicate]

Logged in today, and saw this: Note: no upvotes today, but 6 badges earned?
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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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