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How do you link questions you asked on a different computer after creating an open id?

I'm new to these sites and posted a question on a work computer. I got great results and when I got home made an open id and signed up. Is there any way to connect that question to this account or is ...
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Swap n per page and page numbers at the bottom of the Question lists

It is probably too late now to change it, but I'd prefer the prev [1] [2] [3] ... next pages on the left at the bottom and the [15] [30] [50] per page on the right at the bottom of question lists.
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Own Posts Not Showing Up in StackOverFlow.com

on stackoverflow.com under questions.. whenever i post a question i never seem to see it under "questions". other can see it as the view count goes up. i was just wondering if not displaying own ...
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Please allow users to flag deleted questions for moderator attention

Deleted questions lack the "flag" button, preventing us from flagging them for moderator attention. This would be useful if someone feels a question was unjustly deleted, and would like a moderator to ...
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Why don't tag feeds work with Opera's feed-reader?

Opening Stack Overflow family tag feed URLs do not cause Opera's built-in feed-reader to ask if one wants to subscribe to the feed (it just displays a very big blob of text). Example tag feed URL: ...
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How to improve the voting system?

I have noticed many great answers with a low vote count. Sometimes I thought the best answer was voted 0 times when the first one had 100 votes. I believe that the best answers are usually hidden at ...
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1 answer
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Tag Badge rewording

I was looking into the Tag Badge page, the text for the Silver says, "You'll have to earn 400 upvotes in non-community wiki questions to achieve this badge." I was wondering whether that meant ...
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When adding a comment before down-voting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Please add a comment explaining..” still shows up when I add a comment and then downvote You shouldn’t ask for a comment if the user just voted on a comment Sometimes I ...
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What do I do when a question can't be answered?

The FAQ mentions bounty, but sometimes a question just doesn't really have a right answer: No solution exists The question as written is unanswerable and unsalvageable There may be a technically ...
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Would it stay or would it go now?

I've been trying to teach myself TDD over the last couple of months, if I put up a whole class and test fixture on SO and asked for people's feedback does this just simply overstep the line of 'Avoid ...
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Tag Etiquette - Gerunds versus Plurals (or tagging vs. tags)

This is not a retag request, this is merely an inquiry as to preferred protocol. Especially in meta where we discuss the mechanics of the Trilogy, we end up with a lot of tags like [votes] and [...
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Can’t log in: Error occurred while sending a direct message or getting the response [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Login to SO via Verisign failing I'm unable to log into my account using my OpenID, josh.gitlin.name on either StackOverflow or Meta. The error message I receive after ...
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Etiquette for dealing with 'hint' answers

There are some questions that tangentially deal with this, but my question is this; If someone 'answers' with a vague hint in the direction of a potential solution, but does not provide an actual '...
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Feature Request: Response Time (Maybe a Badge)

This would really just be fun. But it might be neat to have a badge or stat for the response time between a question is asked and an accept answer is given. So it would be the time between the ...
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Careers adds a space in the middle of my towns name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Location field spells city name incorrectly I'm not sure why but the javascript seems determined to make what should be 'DeWitt' 'De Witt' on my careers page. I live here, I ...
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Can we have better 'projects' support in the CV section of careers?

The projects section is just a simple block of rich text. It would be nice for people who participate in multiple projects to be able to provide a specific section for each, including tags and your ...
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"Possible duplicate" link block not separate from blockquote at start of question

When a question starting with a blockquote gets closed as a dupe, the automatically inserted "Possible duplicate(s)" block and the original quote block end up as one. I suggest adding an additional ...
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Will presentation recordings from DevDays be available?

Living on a remote island in the south Pacific, I couldn't justify the overseas travel to attend any of the DevDays presentations. However the reports from the Boston event sound like there were some ...
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Spam on blog.stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Spam on the blog site There are spam comments on many of the blog posts. These should probably be removed. (There also might be more than those found by that simple google ...
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Vote split is completely broken on Meta

As the title says, it appears that vote splitting (1k+ rep feature) is broken on both questions and answers, CW and non-CW, on Meta only (SO works fine). All I get is a popup message saying, "An ...
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What is the right thing to do with an unanswered question, which has no significance for me anymore? [closed]

I have a question on SO, that is a real question but is unanswered, but it doesn't have any significance to me anymore and though I wouldn't delete it I don't want to have accept rate penalty for it. ...
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How to make people properly tag their questions at least with programming language or toolkit?

Some people, mostly newbies, often tag questions in such a way that ignored tags practically cannot work, e.g.: nsstring substring. (In this particular case I could probably add ns* to ignored list, ...
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Where is the StackOverflow podcast #87?

I have #86 from 24/3/2010, but nothing more recent. Is it just me or am I blind? Perhaps the IE bug has hit: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forums/index.cfm?action=showthread&threadid=248801&...
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Should I post this question on SO or SU?

I have a question about Visual Studio however it doesn't contain any programming material. My question is basically that I installed MVC 2 after installing WebDev 2010 Express and it didn't install ...
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If a migrated question is deleted, permanently redirect non 10k users to the question on the other site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Redirect links to moved questions Why do migrated questions lack redirection via HTTP response status code 301 (Moved Permanently)? So old links are not broken. https://...
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Does current location in CV factor into employers search results?

There are two places to input locations in your stackoverflow careers CV. One is current location, and the other is where you'd like to work. Imagine you put CityA in your current location, and ...
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Confused about bounty questions

I answered this question which had a bounty (100 or 150 I think) but now it doesn't? ASP.NET custom templated datalist throws argument out of range (index) on button press
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Make times on the site in user's local time zone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make recent activity “today” etc. buttons based on user’s time zone? Times on comments, questions, answers, etc (on the tool tip) are expressed in UTC. This ...
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Stackoverflow podcast intro music

Can we start a campaign to change the Stack Overflow podcast introduction music? The saxophone number is very cheesy and would want something that does not sound like it came from a 4th grade music ...
4 votes
1 answer
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When will the Woot! Enthusiast sponsorship end?

It's getting a bit old. And it creates a ton of questions like "what's the enthusiast badge" and "why is the woot badge also called enthusiast".
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What are the exact requirements for the woot/enthusiast badge?

I've visited the site (SO, MSO and SU) at least 30 days in a row. I'm not entirely sure, but I may even have done 100 days in a row. However, I have not gotten the enthusiast/woot badge. My timezone ...
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3 answers
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Does answering a question lock you out of downvoting on other answers to that question?

This question isn't about whether the code of SO actually prevents you from voting after posting an answer, I know that's possible. I've answered many questions correctly only to find a different-but-...
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2 answers
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API(pre-alpha) link

I was looking for the SO API and i found many old posts about this, but i can't find an official document or draft about or any specific page. It's possible to add the link somewhere to the most ...
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How do I comment something? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the comment system and comments work? If an answer was added by others how can I comment it?
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badge not received for flagging

I've flagged at least 2 posts to be moved to SF on SO today. but I haven't received a badge for flagging. Why not? UPDATE: I flagged them 'requires moderator attention' and left a message that they ...
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Cannot Edit My Answer

Hello, I was trying edit an old answer I made for a question and the edit button is not appearing, only add comment. It seems like the answer isn't my own, so I can only add comment. The question ...
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Suggestion: a way for linking a chain of questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically track referenced questions it has happened to me that after some answers to my question, i had got an idea of what is my problem and my question have basically ...
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Add backtrack links to dupes from the original question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically track referenced questions Could a list of dupes linked to the current questions be added to the side like the related questions list? It would be similar to ...
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Allowed to request a move?

I asked this question on superuser It hasn't gotten what I'd consider to be an actual answer. Can I ask for it to be moved for serverfault? where it might have more luck. I'm not sure that It's more ...
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I'd liked to see a "linked by" feature [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to search for posts linked to other posts? Analogous to Wikipedia, I think it would be helpful to be able to see when someone links to your question/answer. In ...
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1 answer
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Is it good etiquette to upvote answers to questions already marked answered?

Just curious, when I find a particular answer (not necessarily the accepted answer) to an old question which has already been answered (say one year ago), is it good etiquette to upvote it? I ask ...
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Awarded more than 15 badges in last 30 minutes - best way of merging?

I've been awarded more than 15 badges on SO in last 30 minutes, but my rep has not changed at all. Anyone else seeing this. Is there some recalc going on, and shouldn't that change my rep? Edit It ...
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2 answers
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Search is incorrectly adding tags to search criteria

This search should not be searching in any tags: https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=select+wpf+tabitem But it "helpfully" adds the [wpf] tag to my search criteria. I can't seem to get it to f**k-...
5 votes
4 answers
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Where does this question belong?

Can My Personal GMail Query A Remote LDAP Server? Is there no right location for this question? It seems to be off-topic no matter where I put it. It's ironic because it was OT in SO, and I moved ...
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3 answers
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Is there a way to search for posts linked to other posts?

Is there a way to search for posts that have links to other posts? Say I have this post link text. and I want to find all posts that have that linked in. Is there a way to do this? If I just put ...
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Please Provide a "Table of Duplicates"

When a question is closed as a duplicate, links to the "proposed duplicate" questions are added to it. I'd like to see a sort of index, or table of these duplicates. For each proposed duplicate ...
6 votes
2 answers
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Link previous questions to newer duplicates

Sometimes when there are duplicates, the newer question gets answers that are relevant and weren't mentioned in the first question. If merging is not suitable (for instance, a relevant answer would ...
11 votes
8 answers
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Can we reduce the amount of numbers on the homepage?

I checked out a few StackExchange sites this morning, and I noticed something about the StackOverflow UI. When the user goes to the homepage, there are a lot of numbers: three columns of large ...
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Is SO able to create stable, live ecosystem?

Creating stable and live artificial ecosystem is ultimately hard if not impossible. New ideas of how to enforce good behavior keep coming up. The more rules there are the more edge cases we see and ...
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Anything wrong with this question about monads?

Here's a question about "Monads in plain English". Currently, the question is 20% the question itself and 80% explanations why it's not a dupe. I pretty much stated my position in comments there (...

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