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Is it OK to ask and answer a general question? [duplicate]

I was getting a certain error for a while. It took long reads and days to fix it. This error could have several causes, and I learned a few of them fixing mine. So, I was thinking about asking and ...
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How do I troubleshoot when voting isn't working?

Today, I can't vote, at least on Travel.se and possibly on other sites. Sometimes, I get the red "an error occurred, please retry" message and sometimes it appears to work but if I load the page again,...
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Problems formatting code with <% %> in SO questions [duplicate]

I was editing a question during the review and I'm having troubles formatting this code: can anyone tell me how to do it? The code is not shown in the question body! [...] Added this to my ...
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“How to ask a smart question” overhaul

I'm speaking strictly about Stack Overflow here, but shouldn't there be some kind of reference to the ability to troubleshooting? It seems as if more and more SO users are seeking help with their '...
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Troubles removing ignore tags from Stack Overflow

This may be a stupid question on my part and/or possibly a duplicate, but I'm having problems deleting ignored tags from Stack Overflow. When I hover over them, I don't see any "X" to delete the tag ...
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How to handle questions that are are essentially a one-time troubleshooting request?

How should we handle questions that are essentially a one-time troubleshooting request? I've seen quite a few questions that seem to boil down to "why isn't my stuff working"? Examples: Font-face ...
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Can't log in with my OpenID - Troubleshooting Tips [duplicate]

I'm experiencing trouble with OpenID sign-in on site. What are the needful steps that can help on troubleshooting OpenID login issues? Return to FAQ index