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Was my comment permadeleted? [duplicate]

If a comment is deleted, is it permanent? Is the data destroyed and gone forever, or is it still stored somewhere?
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2answers
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Everyone is off line on SO [duplicate]

I asked this question which did not get any answers in a while. I need answers asap How can I get answers fast and why is noone online? or am I just fake news
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Can I learn what [learning] is?

The tag learning on this site seems to have no clear purpose, with questions ranging from "learning how to use the site" to "learning about topics". It seems to meet the definition of a too-broad tag. ...
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Fix text in message box on contact page for “How to add or remove login credentials” item

https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact Link just opens a profile page. open at least settings page. "my logins" is in the bot left, not top right.
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1answer
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Tag Wiki Approved by one person [duplicate]

I just had a tag wiki edit approved here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/62777 But only one person approved it. I thought two people were meant to approve edits?
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Safari - overlapping boxes on mobile flag page

On Safari when I went to my flag summary I noticed the Rude or Abusive and Pending boxes overlapped each other: This doesn't happen with other flags like Not an Answer of Low Quality as they don't ...
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2answers
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How is a new beginner meant to grow on one of the Stack Exchange communities [duplicate]

I am new to Stack Exchange and I think it's very impressive. One thing bothers me is that because it is so far down the line, I don't think beginners stand a chance of growing. As time goes on, ...
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2answers
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Is the flagging message “we take your reports seriously” generic or specific?

I created this account about a year ago, and have been flagging things steadily (if infrequently) since then. After I submit a flag, I get a pop-up reading Thanks for flagging! We take your reports ...
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Missing item in Achievements

Yesterday I wrote an answer and subsequently noticed an alert on the Achievements icon for upvotes. Clicking on it and returning to the answer, I noticed that the answer score was +5 (with 5 upvotes ...
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Exempt users with the association bonus from the IP-based question rate limit

I've just created an account on Cross Validated, and typed up my first question. Unfortunately, when I try to submit it, I get an You can only post once every 40 minutes error message. I've never ...
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0answers
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Titles in revision history are bold if (and only if) the title changed

I noticed this behaviour when looking at the revision history of a hot MathOverflow question: The question title is in bold if and only if the body was changed. This behavior only occurs in the two ...
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5answers
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How do I transfer reputation points from one Stack Exchange site to another? [duplicate]

I have earned points on Stack Exchange for Database related. How do I transfer those points to dba.stackexchange?
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Responses layout distorted when using “Full site” in mobile

Under Activity section of user profile, when I load the comments under responses, the layout seems out of place. This happens both in Chrome and Firefox for Android. I am using the latest version ...
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0answers
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Proposal To Separate History Beta Into Army Beta and “Historical Matter” Beta [duplicate]

I am recently rather active at History. To be honest, I am getting sick and tired of watching at tons of military questions that are questioned over there. Would you consider to divide History Beta ...
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Should the Help Center sidebar also match the theme color of the website? [duplicate]

While checking out the Help Center, I noticed something that I think in my opinion should be slightly changed. Should the sidebar of the Help Center (The box which holds all of the questions and ...
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Help Center: add links to FAQs in detailed topics

My initial search context: I looked at the SO Help Center to find information about inserting an image into a post. Not just doing it - get to know the mechanics/ errors/ whatever. As the main help ...
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1answer
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What Area 51 questions belong here as opposed to Area 51 Discussion Zone?

There's an impressive body of Area 51-related questions here on Meta Stack Exchange, linked together with the area51 (1,688 questions as of the writing of this question) tag, but there is also a ...
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2answers
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Which Stack Exchange is Appropriate for Questions regarding map based mobile libraries?

I have some questions regarding which mobile app library would be the most appropriate to use for a mobile map based app/game. Which stack exchange site would be the best for such questions? Seems ...
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0answers
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Can the days reputation be added up and displayed next to the 'Today'/'Yesterday'/etc. label on the SO app?

Sometimes I am out on the road and am wondering how much reputation I have accumulated today or in a day. Currently I have to add line by line to see how I have increased/decreased. Can a total number ...
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0answers
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Not notified of all rep changes, old bug returns

This seems to be a reincarnation of Reputation notifications seem to be broken again, which was marked status-completed. So: status-uncompleted. Today (Feb 6th) on Science Fiction and Fantasy I ...
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2answers
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Automatically move comments to chat if the author already posted a few comments on the same post

Summary Force comments to chat if the author already posted n comments or is replying to such a comment. This should considerably reduce moderation load of long comment threads. Proposal ...
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Is rude or unfriendly language prohibited on all SE sites? [duplicate]

Is rude or unfriendly language prohibited on all SE sites? Or are some "dirtier" fields like politics and law exempt from the rules? I have had unfriendly comments posted on my questions about ...
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A side-community separate from main that deals in more subjective subject matter [duplicate]

I have seen many cases where there have been questions people have wanted to ask on the topic of their community, and people who wanted to answer them, but the question violates certain criteria, such ...
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Suggested edits view only partially visible when using “Full site” in mobile

Although the review queue works fine, if I try to review a pending suggested edit by visiting the post and then clicking on edit(1), the view for the review is only partially visible. I cannot ...
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0answers
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Allow automatic draft saving to be turned off

There is a limitation in the amount of drafts, only one per user. From Allow questions to be saved as drafts prior to posting You only get one draft for an answer and one for a question. (If ...
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0answers
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Alignment issue in users page while searching user

There is an alignment issue occurred while searching the users in the Users page. The grid cells' height is increased while fetching the result. Once the result fetched, the grid's height become ...
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1answer
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“Can't move comments without an account” issue

Mod on academia, went to migrate comments to chat, got a notice: Turns out one user had deleted his account in the interim. Issue is, hell if I care that you can't move comments without an account... ...
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0answers
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Incorrect reputation summary on profile page [duplicate]

As you can see, it shows 2 events and +10 reputation. But there are 3 events below.
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1answer
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Does bounty influence PageRank?

If a bounty is added to a question, it is added to the featured/bounties tab. I was a bit curious whether having the question prominently displayed influences how high the question will appear in ...
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Add a button to scroll me to my answer if I navigate to a question that I have already answered

If I open a question that I have already answered, I think it is better to show some icon or link telling me something like, "You have posted an answer to this question." This will scroll me directly ...
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Add some bottom padding to code snippets [duplicate]

Currently it's impossible to see the bottom line of code snippets because the horizontal scroll bar is positioned over the top of them (post in question): Please could you add some bottom padding so ...
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The “moving comments to chat” feature is too limited [duplicate]

Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat. It seems that moving the comments to chat hasn't helped - can you please move some more? We can only move ...
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No tooltips for Advanced Search Tips

Two years ago there were tooltips for the Advanced Search Tips (see related post: Strange hint alignment in the Advanced Search Tips), but nowadays there are no tooltips. What's the reason to remove ...
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Is the 'In the news' section of Stack Exchange's site updated regularly?

In the footer of every Stack Exchange site there is a link to Press, where a page with the title 'In The News' shows a list of news entries talking about Stack Overflow as a company. I noticed there ...
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1answer
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Will there be 2019 monthly product team updates?

Last year, SE began publishing monthly updates from the Developer Affinity & Growth team at 2018 monthly product team updates. I see that the last update was published in November 2018, as a ...
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Why do unanswered bounties not get refunded? [duplicate]

I'm aware that this is known and deliberate, and not accidental: What happens if there's no answer after the bounty period? If after the end of the bounty period a question has no answers, no ...
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Body content formatting on mobile [duplicate]

I recently joined SO and related sites, and whilst raising a question I noticed that there was no obvious way for me to apply Markdown styling to body content via mobile. For instance, if I were to ...
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Let comments retain their pings when they are moved to chat

It often happens to me that someone has replied to (user @rus9384) me in comments, comments have been moved to chat, and I don't see the response (if the post is not mine, I don't see any notification ...
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Reduce horizontal scrolling in code examples

Horizontal scrolling is annoying. In rather narrow viewports it tends to appear frequently. The usability issue is that it breaks "flow" mind state. I eliminated it (almost totally) with a simple ...
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Remove bronze/silver/gold tabs from the Badges page

On the Badges page you can switch between "color" of badges by selecting the corresponding tab (bronze/silver/gold) or by pressing the badge icon: Since the badge type info is always visible I ...
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Add “not” string into Transifex [duplicate]

On the search result page if you exclude tags in filter, for example, [дефект] -[локализация], there is not translated word "not". I didn't find this string neither in Transifex nor in traducir. ...
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When comments are moved to chat, notify everyone whose comments have been moved

I don't know if this is a duplicate, but personally I feel like this one thing would be a good addition. Maybe make it switchable (so you can turn it off), but I don't think these things happen too ...
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1answer
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Should users be notified with new comments/edits on posts that they have downvoted on? [duplicate]

Many times we've seen this scenario happen - a question was posted and currently doesn't meet the standard or is unclear. A user with voting privileges sees the content, downvotes it, and moves on ...
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How to ask for further clarification when I can’t comment [duplicate]

How to ask further clarification, or to point out that the answer shown, even if once correct, is not correct anymore? I can’t comment as I don’t have 50 reputation.
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Is it fair to reduce reputation when any old question gets closed/duplicated (I spend my time analysing and answering that) [duplicate]

If I have answered a question is it fair to reduce my reputation when the question gets duplicated/closed ??
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Show off-topic reasons for currently selected site instead of Software Engineering [duplicate]

Let's say I'm creating a new SEDE query for Meta Stack Exchange. The CloseAsOffTopicReasonTypes table has a nice 'show contents' icon, which saves me from having to execute SELECT * FROM ...
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Where to ask about computers on Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

Well... I'm in a process of switching a motherboard in my pc and I don't really know where to ask about it. Is there a good place for such questions in the Stack Exchange community?
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How should we deal with flags for chat messages for rooms that are in a different language? [duplicate]

I've posted an answer touching on this before at Let me opt out of viewing chat flags: Here's the problem: I am mostly in The Bridge, the gaming chat. I see chat flags from the Russian, Chinese, ...
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1answer
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Increase the font size in one of the help center page's bottom line

In the bottom of the "How do I report harassment?" help center page, the line's font size is very less and it is hard to read. Can be the font size is increased in that line?
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1answer
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Request failed, repeatedly

I’m able to log in. As it’s requesting from the API, says request failed. Been like this for a coupla days. Whatever the app-equivalent of being bring is, I have it. Just Feed apparently. App ...

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