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Use this tag for tips about using the Stack Exchange network.

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Tips/hints based on tags

We see the same problems over and over again and I think a lot of questions/problems could be solved by simply showing the poster a couple of tips based on his/her tags. We recommend to check the ...
Karoly Horvath's user avatar
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Advanced Search Tips should also mention about the use of wildcard

On the search page, Advanced Search Tips should also include the wildcard usage which are valid for both tags searches and word searches. Wildcard is mentioned against the "url" search but it does not ...
Aziz Shaikh's user avatar
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Can I post tips instead of questions?

Many topics on Server Fault, Stack Overflow, etc. are framed as a question. People respond with their answers. I have a topic that I would like to discuss, but it is more of a tip than a question. I ...
Stefan Lasiewski's user avatar
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How can I get help with Stack Overflow addiction? [duplicate]

My Stack Overflow addiction is beginning to hurt productivity. Have you ever found yourself in this situation regarding some site? Any advice on how to deal with the problem?
Paulo Scardine's user avatar
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Under "How To Ask" .. Rename "Is your question about" to "Questions here should be about"

For example "Is your question about computer software or computer hardware?" on SU. How am I supposed to answer that question? There is no button. :P It may seem strange but when I was new and I ...
700 Software's user avatar
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