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Why does an error message for less than 1 reputation exist?

I recently tried posting an answer and got the following error messages: You must have a minimum of 1 reputation to post on this site. You must log in to post. The first issue here is that as ...
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Expand tag filter with additional options

Sometimes I want to search questions which are marked let's say with c# tag and either .net or .net-core and are not marked with entity-framework. But, currently it is not possible. It would be great ...
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May I use “they” even when a user prefers another pronoun? [duplicate]

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the pronoun they has been used to refer to an individual without specifying that person's gender since around 1450 (meaning A.I.2.b.): With an antecedent ...
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Why is there such a difference in the change column?

This is a follow up question to this question: Rank change - So big increase? This is my current ranking: And this is another ranking: How come my change is that much greater if we got the same ...
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Which SE community should I post a question about the technical details of search engines?

I want to ask a question about how Google (and other search engines) manage complex developer related searches when dealing with different versions of different software, etc. Which community would be ...
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Increase the reputation gained from question upvotes on Meta Stack Exchange to 10

Yes, I'm aware of discussions, leaks, etc. that have gone on recently regarding potential plans from SE to implement this network-wide. However, for the sake of this post, let's ignore those, and ...
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Should the weight of question upvotes be increased network-wide?

Stack Exchange has expressed an interest in increasing the reputation earned from question upvotes from 5 to 10 on all sites. Do you think this is a good idea?
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Why close the question about changed user names?

I don't understand why the question about how many user names have been changed to support Monica was closed. The reason given was that the question did not appear to be about the technology used to ...
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Delete own questions with upvoted answers is not allowed [duplicate]

The comment "The Code of Conduct change has been pushed through and the network-wide F.A.Q. has been announced. – Tonepoet Oct 10 at 16:39" (as a few others) refers to deleted https://meta....
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Rules and the App

I have noticed that there is no quick and easy way to read the rules for a given site if you are primarily using the Android App. This has resulted in my occasionally posting questions to the Law ...
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Number of days since joined shown for an account on the accounts list is 1 or 2 days less than the correct number

Note: Since I posted this question, I'm quite certain I figured out what is going on, and now have a feature request, with this described in the Update section further down. However, for anybody ...
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How do I select a gallery album/folder when selecting what image to comment? [closed]

If you're going to post a picture, you can select a album from your gallery, like so: But when it comes to the comments, there are no option for it: Facebook Lite allows you select what folder since ...
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Muting Blocking or Filtering [duplicate]

The truth on this site has less buoyancy than passionate ignorance. We need to be able to filter people. Without this feature, contributing puts you in a huge risk. Arguing back with intellectual ...
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How many usernames have been changed to support Monica?

I've noticed a (large) number of users (myself included, as will be apparent) on Stack Overflow have recently amended their usernames to include a "Show of Support" for Monica Cellio. I was wondering ...
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What does the participation tab measure? [duplicate]

As suggested from: Add a link to the participation tab It's not obvious what it's measuring eg: top listed user on WB.SE has a reputation of 101 (unable to down-vote), has never asked or answered, ...
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Add a link to the participation tab

There is a hidden tab on all sites, showing participation. It can be accessed by going to the SE site and adding this to the end: users?tab=Participation. This then sorts users into the amount they ...
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Checking in with the Lavender community

Lavender mods had written a letter to SE pertaining to their issues. They asked roughly for three things: Pay attention to the complaints by LGBTQ+ users about disrespect Consequences for ...
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Spellling and grammmar issues are overemphasize [duplicate]

tldr; Don't bump minor edits for old posts. While we can all agree that if you notice questoin in a post, it should be corrected to question, I think we can all also agree that correction shouldn't ...
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Blurry text on Stack Overflow with Chrome

There is a bug with Chrome (and probably other WebKit browsers) on the Stack Overflow website. When trying to open the More menu in a tag-related search, the popup is all blurry. This is usually due ...
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How can one appropriately and constructively criticize or complain about a Stack Exchange employee on Meta Stack Exchange?

Related: Is this an appropriate place to call for the resignation of an SO employee? In an answer to the question above, Shog9 ♦ mentioned that calling for a staff member's immediate removal can be ...
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Flag status for retracted flags

When we see flags summary page, retracted flags can be seen as self-removed status. Which I was seeing the first time, so I thought SO/SE had added something new. I hovered over it and it displays the ...
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Reputation increase after daily reputation reached if a downvoted answer gets deleted

I've seen this happening several times: I downvote an answer (and thereby my reputation decreases by one point); I reach the daily reputation limit; the answer that I downvoted gets deleted (or I ...
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Where did my blog comment go?

About three hours ago I commented on the blog Looking to understand which API is best for a certain task? A new study uses Stack Overflow data to rank them. I got a comment ID: 425507, but it leads to ...
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Why there is no command to center images?

Why there is no formatting command to center images in Stack Exchange posts?
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How can I always show the search bar at a medium window width?

My preferred window width is wide enough to have plenty of space between the left-hand icons and the right-hand icons, but too narrow to have the search bar displayed. How can I cause it to be always ...
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Is there a list of non-moderators who have stated they suspended activities due to recent events? [closed]

There are lists of moderators that have resigned or suspended activity due to the series of events1 instigated by Stack Exchange starting September 5, 2019, but I've only seen speculation on the ...
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What was the reasoning behind rewarding answers with more rep than questions? [duplicate]

From the FAQ: How does "Reputation" work? You gain reputation when: One of your questions is voted up/useful: +5 One of your answers is voted up/useful: +10 Why are ...
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In which context would the difference in licensing rules between CC SA 3.0 and CC SA 4.0 actually matter?

Currently there's a big controversy over SE changing the licensing from CC 3.0 to CC 4.0. Regardless of whether this change was legally solid or not, could someone provide a specific example of how ...
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How is the start of a bounty grace period a community milestone?

I received an email announcing the start of my bounty grace period: At the bottom it says: You’re receiving this message because you reached a Meta Stack Exchange community milestone. How is this ...
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No “bounty expiring soon” notification

Recently I offered a bounty and only got notifications 3/1 day before expiring and when the bounty was auto-awarded, but not at the start of the grace period (neither in the inbox nor by email, ...
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More options than “delete” and “decline” when handling comment flags

I'm expanding this from a feature-request previously posted as an answer, as requested by dev Brian Nickel back in June. (Yeah, late to the party, I know. Maybe they've even stopped working on ...
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What is the right site to ask about Turkish TV?

I want to ask a question about watching Turkish TV over the internet. What is the right site for this?
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Indented text not saved in answer after registering for a community for the first time [duplicate]

I just noticed the following. I prepared an answer for a new community I wasn't registered for yet. It contained an indented block. After clicking on "Register for this community" the indented ...
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Get/reply to new posts and topics from the last X hours by mail

For Discourse forums you can get new posts and topics by mail and also reply to them by mail. Is there a way to get all the latest topics and posts from a specific Stack Exchange site by mail ...
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Using your browser's back button may result in posting an answer twice

Under some circumstances, when posting an answer and using the browser's back button, hitting the 'Post Your Answer' button again results in the answer being posted twice. This happened to me here by ...
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Remove or make “Highly active question” post notice less visible / annoying

Here's what I've seen today when checked out the question. I suggest to remove this post notice (and just show a message after someone who had not enough reputation tried to answer) or at least to ...
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Server error when loading a specific reopen review item

There's currently an item in the Reopen Votes review queue here on Meta, but I can't review it. Refreshing doesn't help (it usually does with this error, but not right now): The call to next-task ...
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Is this an appropriate place to call for the resignation of an SO employee?

In a completely hypothetical situation wherein a known employee of Stack Overflow takes public actions that are objectively detrimental to both the company and community, and for which actions shows ...
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500 error for mobile.stackexchange.com when logged in

When I typed Stackexchange into mobile Safari, the Siri suggested site was https://mobile.stackexchange.com but going there produces this error: {"error_id":500,"error_message":"this error has been ...
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On Stack Overflow for Teams, are votes undone when users leave? [migrated]

On regular Stack Exchange websites, if a user is deleted, their votes are undone. Is the same true for Stack Overflow for Teams? On a team site I'm part of, I've never seen a reputation change due ...
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Search has become much harder to find on narrow windows

Since very recently, search has become a lot harder to reach. First, the keyboard shortcut s no longer works. status-completed Second, there used to be a reasonably wide text box at the top of the ...
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Does some kind of middle ground exist regarding the CoC for a moderator who might need to avoid singular 'they' for personal reasons?

Let's suppose that we have a moderator who is willing to use any pronoun made available to their attention, including neopronouns, except the pronoun "they". Does this stance constitute a violation ...
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What happens to a pending suggested edit when a post is deleted?

I just had a suggested edit on a post that was deleted before that edit could be approved or rejected. What happens to a suggested edit in that case? Does it get removed from the queue? Does it count ...
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How popular are Stack Exchange sites in comparison to each other?

My habitat is ux.stackexchange.com, but sometimes it feels like there are only 10 users that discuss something between them. I wonder what is the number of daily and monthly active users across each ...
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Is an off-topic political message inherently rude or abusive?

A user posts a blatantly off-topic political message on a Stack Exchange site, but expresses it in civilized language. For example, something like this might qualify: Don't vote for [politician], ...
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Is it harder to write a good question or a good answer?

I was wondering whether there's any evidence to be had as to whether it's harder to write good questions or good answers. For example, from the data available in SEDE or previous surveys. I suppose "...
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Can I access Area 51 from the Stack Exchange app? [duplicate]

I'm trying to access Area 51 from my Stack Exchange app. But it is not showing any options to go. Is Area 51 accessible from the app?
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Traffic and votes missing for recent days in site analytics

There's something wrong with some of the information on the site analytics pages across the network. It's November 6th, and the date selector on top of the page says the data is up to November 5th: ...
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Mismatch between the top users in the Stack Exchange league and period wise report pages [duplicate]

In the Stack Exchange Leagues page, there are some mismatches between the display in the main page and the period-wise report page. For example in the Stack Overflow League, the top user for the ...
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When migrating, moderators should be notified if a post with an identical title exists on the target site [duplicate]

Migrations are rejected if exact duplicates already exist on the target site. Shog9 says that moderators can override this. The implication is that they need to take some extra action to override it, ...

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