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what can i ask in chat rooms in stackoverflow? [duplicate]

I have recently earned a chatroom facility so I need to know how it works and I haven't posted anything in the chatroom but I have to know the function of this chat room
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Why can't users permanently delete their own posts forever?

I've always wanted to know why Stack Exchange doesn't allow us to delete our own questions and answers permanently, forever, not just a dummy soft delete or something like that. I understand when the ...
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Why am I banned from asking questions? [duplicate]

I can see this question is asked frequently. I have asked three questions in the last 12 hours and I wanted to ask a fourth but was unable to because of the "No longer accepting questions from ...
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When questions are put on hold, is there a four hour window when answers are still possible? [duplicate]

In the past I have spotted twice some comments on a four hour window after a question is first put on hold when posting answers is still possible. Right now I can not find any of those, but I'm ...
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Revision history comments may not wrap if they are very long

If the comment in the revision history is very long, the text may cover the editor's information without wrapping in some cases. This issue mainly occurs only in Chromium-based browsers. (Chrome, ...
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How can an existing site join the network?

According to an answer on Which Stack Exchange sites weren't proposed in Area 51?, several of our current network sites were pre-existing sites that somehow "joined" the network and ...
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URLs contain double slash in path for all links within the 'X people chatting' container [duplicate]

I noticed the container that holds the 'X people chatting' content, <div class="s-sidebarwidget mb16 module"> contains links that all have a double slash // in the URL after the ...
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Doing a tag only edit on a previous revision doesn't do the expected roll-back

See the revision list of this post. I wanted to apply the changes done in revision 5 (a tag edit), on revision 3. So essentially a roll-back to revision 3, and then the edit that was made in revision ...
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The “n question(s) with new activity” notification doesn't show up for Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I'm not sure if this is for everyone, but the "n question(s) with new activity" notification doesn't show up for me in Stack Overflow. It's really inconvenient having to reload the page ...
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Editing older revision (not most recent) no longer includes older title and tags, and automatic rollback note

Say there are two revisions: #2 mine #1 OP [edit] What used to happen, if I pressed edit next to the first revision, added stuff to #1 (not #2), they would be like this: #3 rollback -- [manual ...
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Why not upvote the answer that is used to mark another question as duplicate?

A lot of questions get marked as a duplicate on a daily basis, which means the answers on some other question is being helpful for the OP, which means it deserves an upvote, right? So why not just ...
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Am I a Moocher? If so, what can I do about it?

I am sorry to say my answer to question ratio is not very good. It is not because I don't enjoy helping others, but just because I don't have the expertise of many of the other members. I have no ...
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I had my accounts merged. Do I need to update all my share links to ensure I'm awarded publicity badges?

My main user ID on the Information Security site changed from 165253 to 106285 since my accounts were merged. Does this invalidate all of the share links in my posts which use my old user ID? https://...
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Editing your network profile's Top Questions and Top Answers

Make editing of the Top Questions and Top Answers possible. Currently, based on some code, Stack Exchange chooses your top questions and answers from different sites and formats them into a list by ...
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Where is the text string “edit rollback” used in the system?

I found this sentence in Transifex: followed question — edit rollback What does "edit rollback" mean in that context?
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which SE site is suitable for my ML quesiton [duplicate]

First of all, Sorry I am writing my whole question to this site. I know that this site isn't suitable for this site. So, I want to know which site is suitable for my following question? I am studying ...
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Can I answer my own question by citing a comment? [duplicate]

The best answer on one of my questions is in the comment section. I don't want to bother the commenter by asking for a formal answer so that I can give it the love (upvote and accept) that it deserves....
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Is it intentional that the green rep change bubble no longer has a plus sign?

(Note: While this image is taken from a desktop browser in F12 mode, it's in line with what I see on my phone and my tablet) The text in the green bubble on top-right used to be like +10, and it ...
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How can I find all the advertisements in Stack Overflow?

Stack Overflow users know that the site shows advertisements occasionally. I can remember in a blurred way that perhaps there is a place at the Stack Overflow site that shows in one place all the ...
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In case of loss of reputation, a green icon lights up with an inscription like -n

Recently, the top-bar has changed a little and after that, if you lose your reputation, the green icon will light up there: It would be nice if instead of green showing, the background was either red ...
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The off topic notice should include option to migrate in the notice, and allow author to do it [duplicate]

I recently googled for a topic, found a very similar question of the same topic in Stack Overflow, and posted my question. After a few days nobody had answered it, but I found the answer on my own and ...
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Large white space in the check queues

Recently, the mobile version has changed a bit. On the top left, a button has been added. When you click on it, the queues of checks appear. But half the space is just a white spot:
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How to unfollow all answers to a question at once?

As for now I'm following many answers in a specific question, for example here: Visual design changes to the review queues But I just lost my curiosity of this particular discussion. So how to ...
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How do the tag warnings work in the “Review your question” sidebar?

About a year ago, the new ask question page was rolled out. The meta post states that sites can customize the review pane in various ways. Some of those ways include warnings for the body of the post ...
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Removing my upvote to an answer [duplicate]

In my question Rephrasing my question and asking in the correct site from January 29, I had initially upvoted the answer by https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/323179/laurel. Then I asked the ...
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Can we have a more specific anchor text for some of the comment magic-links?

(Also asked 6+ years ago on MSO), There are a couple of ways to write help-center links with short sentences, like [help/on-topic]. These are useful when writing help comments to new users (for those ...
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Missing high rep users by last post date

This stems from a chat: We lost indeed quite a few high reputation people over the last year. Seven in total by the count of this query: https://data.stackexchange.com/aviation/query/1381723/which-...
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Is there a technical writing Stack Exchange site?

With all the tech sites it would seem logical to have a place where those tasked with explaining that tech to both technical and non-technical audiences can exchange ideas, tips, etc.
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iOS Stack Exchange app bug: unable to create new account [duplicate]

Error message: “The app submitted an invalid request. Please let us know on Meta.” As requested, I am letting you all know here on Meta. Steps to reproduce: Install iOS app Tap “Sign Up” Tap “Sign up ...
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Why can I not create a chat room in software engineering?

As advised here I navigated to https://chat.stackoverflow.com/rooms/new and I put my question and the relative site. After pressing Next, the following screen appeared: I have reputation 1, if that ...
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Information about expanded usercards in the 'create posts' privilege page refers to a drop shadow which is no longer present

In the create posts privilege in the Help center it says (emphasis mine): Expanded usercards When anyone is viewing your usercard on a question, an answer, or on the users list, they may hover over ...
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Feature request: license PoorSQL and integrate it into the Markdown editor

As a very abnormal person who answers SQL questions on Stack Overflow as a hobby (and dba.stackexchange, albeit far less frequently), a very common complaint I have is people who are new to SQL and ...
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Where should I ask about which platform to use for an embedded controller application? [duplicate]

I tried posting this on Stack Overflow and was told hardware questions are not allowed (yet, most Arduino hits on Stack Exchange are at Stack Overflow). Is there a site where I can ask this question? ...
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Anyone can see who closed a question in revisions [duplicate]

This has been on here forever now, and I don’t know why it's not fixed. I'm sure everyone's aware of it, but I couldn't find a post of it so: This was when I was in private browsing mode. Steps to ...
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Where to ask about existence of prior art in floating point algorithm field

I have a question about prior art, not specifically about patents, but rather out of curiosity, because I'd like to learn more on the subject. Since my question is technical, and that I know that some ...
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Does notification in comment work for gold tag badge holders if they are not the only person that reopened/closed a question? [duplicate]

The answer for the question How do comment @replies work? states the following: For questions: The moderator or gold badge holder who closed or reopened the question, provided they were the only one ...
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Edit-rejection string “edit does not improve the quality of the post” needs to be added to Transifex

At this suggested edit on SO in Spanish, the edit-rejection reason: The edit does not improve the quality of the post. Changes to the content are unnecessary or make the post more confusing. Is in ...
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Deleting or destroying an account should raise a flag on any other accounts on the network

I have previously asked for a CM message to be raised when a user is destroyed for spamming Raise a Community Manager message when an account is destroyed for spamming but I have thought of a ...
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Link to cookie policy doesn't work in “Accept all cookies” popup

See also, a more narrow bug here (tagged "status-completed", incorrectly(?)). Upon visiting some SE sites (e.g. superuser.com), logged in or not, I receive this popup: The "Customize ...
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How can I find posts with tags in the body? [duplicate]

Is there a way to find the posts with tags in the body (not the questions tagged with specific tags)? I mean when post body contains tags written in a form of [tag:tag-name] and displayed as a ...
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Can the question asker (<10K rep) see deleted answers to their own questions?

I realise that users with less than 10K rep can't usually see deleted answers, but I'm wondering if there is an exception when a user asks a question? Can they see deleted answers (from other users) ...
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Support opening external links from within the app in Brave browser [duplicate]

[Please disregard. I was not aware this app has been deprecated, as there is no indication of this in the app description or when opening the app. Keeping this post in case others have the same issue.]...
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What Stack Exchange site(s) is (are) appropriate for recommendations of website-building platforms allowing server-side access? [duplicate]

I've come to the point where I need my Squarespace website to do more than the Squarespace platform is designed to do, namely provide server-side access to Node.js and Ajax. Squarespace permits no ...
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Code marked as deleted does not look good in side by side markdown view

Can't see deleted code I have come across a situation in dark mode. This is a serious contrast problem according to the following preview: It is too expensive to distinguish the text from the ...
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“You must be logged in to vote” bug/glitch

As you can see in the below image, I got a pop-up telling me to log in to vote, yet I was logged in. Reloading the page seemed to have worked but I was wondering if this minor glitch could be fixed? ...
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How do I know if I messed up a question beyond repair and should create a new one?

I've created a messy question on StackOverflow (could have been on any site) and just made it worse after people started commenting. The question got downvoted and my problem was left without a ...
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Reputation on post's revisions page may have “k” or “m” [duplicate]

The reputation on the post's revisions page doesn't not have a thousand ("k") or million ("m"). Usually on the post or Users page, the user's reputation with the "k" or &...
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Is it good etiquette to stall accepting an answer just to raise the visibility or advertise your question?

I am a user in several SE sites and I regularly observe the following situation. There are posts with many good answers and the OP stalls to accept any of them. First of all I am aware that: When I ...
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Are there any updates on the project to make the profile page responsive?

In December 2018, there was some information gathering about what could be improved in the profile pages and settings; the page needed to be adjusted to fit the responsive design in any case, so it ...
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Does the originality requirement within U.S. copyright law mean that some Stack Overflow code snippets are not copyrightable? [migrated]

I understand that code on Stack Overflow is licensed under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license, and that fair use doctrine may not apply to code snippets. I also recognize that it is ideal to rewrite code posted ...

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