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Is there a limit to how many questions can be added to the duplicate list?

A question can be a duplicate of more than one question. Moderators and users with gold tag badges can add questions to the list of questions that a given question is a duplicate of. I was recently ...
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“User was removed” results in strange “daily reputation” information? [duplicate]

Two days ago, I first hit the daily cap limit. A bit later, I got -12 (user removed). Overall, it looks like this: Although, the daily reputation shows up as 190. Is that a bug, or do I get ...
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What is the minimum reputation amount required to view questions without replies tagged as “duplicate”"?

When not logged in, attempting to visit a question that is marked as duplicate of another and doesn't have any replies, redirects to the original question (i.e. the question displayed in the "possible ...
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When does a user's edit count decrease?

In the users page we can see top by edits. For example, recently Nicolas Chabanovsky had 20,001 edits. But right now only 20,000. When and why edits count could be decreased?
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Freeform lock reasons would be useful

There's a fixed, and rather small set of lock reasons, with fundamentally two different types - post and comment locks. Maybe it's meta, but a lot of the time our decisions when it comes to locks may ...
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Proper SE Site To ask about stimulating brain by light (Optogenetics) with non surgical method

I like to ask about stimulating brain by light (similar to Optogenetics) non surgical way by combinations of effectiveness of brain stimulation by light and none surgical stimulating brain methods. i ...
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Say in the Help Center that casting the first “close as duplicate” vote triggers an automatic comment with the close-voter's name

When a user casts the first "close as duplicate" vote on a question, an automatic comment saying "Does this answer your question? [duplicate-link]" is posted with the name of the close-voting user ...
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My questions are causing me trouble, how can I delete them? [duplicate]

I asked a question in one of stackexchange platforms. this question is regarding my work. it was voted up and got many good answers. I am worried if someone of my work know my id then they can see ...
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Add code and formatting to the preview of a question

This: Is a picture of a question when you search. And this: Shows that there is code in this question. Now in the top image it doesn't show code blocks, could we change it so it does? The same ...
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Trailing hyphens are ignored in tag suggestions

Trailing hyphens are ignored in tag suggestions. Example from https://travel.stackexchange.com, tested in Chrome for Android: Typing la- should have brought up la-paz instead of the five suggestions ...
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Can a site enforce its own rules above and beyond the Code of Conduct?

tl;dr version: May elected moderators on a specific Stack Exchange site ban users for doing things that the site's community disfavors but that are not against the Code of Conduct? The Code of ...
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Sponsored tags no longer show appropriate icon

Sponsored tags no longer show appropriate icon next to tag name. For instance, Android tag had green Android logo, that is no longer there: While it is always possible that some tag is no longer ...
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Question owner can't write in chat created from comments - system picked wrong “Michel Keijzers”? [closed]

See Oscilloscope scrolling I (as moderator) created a chat from the comments on the question; now the OP of the question claims that he can't write in the chat. I looked at the chatroom properties, ...
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Community Digest newsletters don't respect spoiler tags [duplicate]

For example, question How did Rey find this structure intact? has a spoiler block near the start: But in the community digest that question appeared without the spoiler blocked out: It pretty much ...
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2019 dates in that chat starboard need a '19 appended in front of them

It's 2020, which means that all 2019 dates should have a '19 in front of them. However, that doesn't happen in the chat starboard dates: However, here's how a 2018 date appears:
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How can I tell if my votes have been reversed?

I'm a bit of a generous upvoter at times. Perhaps I have a different voting philosophy to others: rather than downvote one post, I upvote all the other posts (those I consider upvote-worthy). I'm ...
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Preventing word-breaking in flowed paragraphs

In questions and answers, I would sometimes like to keep a whole string together, to avoid what's happening to the string [![:print:]] here: Is there a trick to avoid breaking a short string? In ...
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Proper SE Site to ask about freelancing consideration ( like best price suggestion, freelancer sites ) [closed]

I like to ask this question, which i think is correct to asking in electronic SE site because i asked some question there ( maybe Freelancer SE also be good ) but i prrefferd to ask here ( and think ...
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Why break the tradition?

It all started out in 2011 on the Gaming Stack Exchange under the name of Hat Dash. Participants of Arqade really liked it, and in 2012, it became a fun event for the whole Stack Exchange network ...
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An Effective Solution To The [answer-in/as-comment] Conundrum [closed]

How often don't we follow a question, believing that we have the definitive solution, only to find that someone has posted the gist thereof in a comment? Under those circumstances, I tend to feel ...
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Proper SE-site to ask about veterinarian immigrant years income in Canada

I like to ask this question, but don't know which SE site to ask on. I want know what is the average veterinarian migrant annual income in Canada? I have seen this post about average incomes of ...
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Query to get un-accepted answers, where OP has been active recently

I want to get a list of my own un-accepted answers, where the OP have been active during the last week. How can I write such a query on SEDE? Is it even possible to query a user's activity on a site?...
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Flagging comments should be localized

It seems like comments generated by flagging are not localized. 1) go on Русский язык stack exchange https://rus.stackexchange.com/ 2) flag a question as a duplicate of some other question 3) see ...
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Reasons for editing like flagging instead of edition summary [duplicate]

I think it would be better if instead of "Edit Resume" there will be "reasons for editing." Something like this: Add an important tag Spelling correction specify the question Translate the ...
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What happens if a bounty is awarded automatically when there are 2 answers with an equal amount of upvotes? [duplicate]

From https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/16067/678412: What happens if I feel my question is still unanswered? / What is automatic awarding? Approximately 24 hours after the end of the bounty ...
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Can moderators see a version history of comments? [duplicate]

I think it is well known that only moderators can see deleted comments. But what I am wondering (mainly out of pure curiosity): can moderators also see the "edit history" of comments?
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Let's disambiguate / burninate [filter]

The filter tag, used on 27 questions has no excerpt or wiki, and it's used in quite a few different situations, see below. I think we should get rid of it, but slowly, in order not to flood the ...
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“Update profile info” link allows to open multiple instances in stackexchange.com

The "Update profile info" link in the stackexchange.com - user profile page, allows to open multiple instances. Will it restrict to open only one instance all the time? GIF for the same:
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How to handle a question that was asked in good faith, deleted, and then vandalized while deleted?

A user asked a question on a Stack Exchange site in good faith, but it was a very poor-quality question and ended up getting deleted by the community. Shortly after it was deleted, the asker edited it,...
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“Save and copy changes to all public communities” does not include the stackexchange.com profile [duplicate]

How do I edit my Network Profile? Edit: "Save and copy changes to all public communities" does not work for the Network Profile. This looks like a bug. Is it supposed to not include stackexchange....
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Unable to merge with previous account because I don't know the profile ID

I registered my original Stack Exchange account using a university email address that is now dead due to my having graduated. I was able to continue using the Stack Exchange account anyway due to my ...
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May a diamond moderator utilize a second, non-diamond account e.g. to cast regular close votes?

This question is prompted by: Add a way for moderators to cast a normal, non binding close/open vote and Do moderators not have a way to just push a post into the close queue?. Basically, some ...
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2019: a year in closing

Closing and reopening questions is a very small part of what goes on around this network... But it gets a lot of attention, and always has. Particularly over the past year, as we've tested some pretty ...
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Why is there no “Advertising” or “Marketing” Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I've been looking through all the Stack Exchange sites recently, as I search for the best one to ask questions. I have many questions related to how to advertise/market/"spread the word" of products/...
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Is top x% this week for a single community or all Stack Exchange communities? [duplicate]

I've got "top 2% this week" on the Raspberry Pi community. I've read some posts about what does top x% this week means and I don't find the answer to this question. In addition, on Raspberry Pi ...
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Spoilers in user profiles don't show permanently once they are clicked, unlike for posts

When mousing over spoiler markup, the text underneath it shows temporarily, disappearing when you move your mouse cursor away from it. Additionally, you can click it to make it keep showing even ...
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What is the equation used to find out how much reputation you gain or lose when you post a question or answer [duplicate]

How is your reputation affected when you make a question or answer. Probably by some combination of votes and views and favorites, but what is the exact formula?
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Why are returned bounties excluded from timelines?

Consider these history-events shown in the timeline of some question for which at some point one of its answers was granted a bounty (as in this example for which I ever got a bounty granted): ...
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Why do these two SEDE queries get different results?

I'm trying to aggregate some data for my site to give some context to Shog9's awesome moderation yearly statistics. So I wanted to write my own SEDE query to find out the number of (undeleted) ...
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Ghost downvotes?

On my phone I always use the responsive design; that might cause the bug. There’s a weird bug or something that causes the scores of deleted answers (and maybe deleted questions, and maybe non-deleted ...
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Is there a way to filter questions from all Stack Exchanges sites from showing in the Hot-Network tab/page?

Instead of using the "hot network questions", is there an alternative that shows different questions from across all SE sites? I'm asking this because (AFAIK), the hot-network tab/page is special - ...
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I can't turn off the new mobile chat interface even though the option is not activated in Preferences

Referring to this post about being forced to use the new mobile interface. In the Answer, we are told to go to our chat preferences and make sure that checkbox is not activated. The OP says it was ...
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Can't turn off the mobile chat interface in iPad [duplicate]

Back in October I asked about turning off the mobile chat interface on my iPad. At that time, it was sufficient to choose "full site" from the menu to turn it off. Sometime over the past few days, ...
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Don't show comment pop-up on locked posts

When you click the downvote arrow on a post which is comment locked, the banner saying to consider commenting still appears. Obviously, you can't comment on a comment-locked post.
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How do you migrate questions? [duplicate]

I have seen questions over SO that have comments saying thing like: "not a good question for this site - migrated it to SuperUser" - what does this mean? I am quite new to SO and haven't found out ...
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How does SE manage their domains and determine the ones to renew?

Stack Exchange owns various domains that were used for various contests mini-sites across the network. However, there doesn't seem to be a uniform way in which SE handles their domains. Examples ...
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Will a user be notified when I @mention a user while editing a comment? [duplicate]

For example, if I forget to tag/mention a user in my comment under a Stack Overflow question or answer and I edit the comment to add the tag, will the tagged user then also be notified?
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Pagination option added to top of the answer section

When I have searched with the term answers:100 (find the post with 100+ answers), I can see the pagination option in the top of the answer section too. Previously the pagination was only in the bottom ...
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The case of eternal close votes [duplicate]

According to this meta post from 2015, changes were made so that all close votes age away after 14 days, and your ability to cast a close vote on a question you already voted to close resets 14 days ...
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Why is there a 40 minutes time limit for posting questions [duplicate]

This is a follow up question to this question: Posting only once every 40 minutes even for experienced users? Why is there a limit for people under 124 rep? As long as there's a limit for number of ...

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