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It seems like you're in the right place: Computational Science is a question and answer site for questions and answers about computational methods used in technical disciplines. When in doubt if a certain site is the correct place, there's a few things you can do: Check the article "What topics can I ask about here?" in their Help Center. In this case, ...


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Most likely you're using Google or Facebook for that lost account. The password recovery is relevant only for Stack Exchange own login. So depending which provider you used, you should recover your password either here for Google, or here for Facebook. If you've used other provider (e.g. Yahoo) your only option is to ask for account merge as explained here....


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You can either click the "edit" link on the post (alternatively, the URL takes the form of https://[site].stackexchange.com/posts/[postID]/edit), or right click on the rendered MathJax, choose "Show Math As" and then "TeX commands", or view the "source" of a certain revision (easier for questions that have been edited at least once, since a "revisions" ...


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Stack Overflow doesn't provide language-specific implementations, it only offers the API as it is: a collection of endpoints for HTTP calls. Luckily, we have volunteers who write libraries and post them on Stack Apps, the dedicated Stack Exchange for API support. Here is a list of the most popular Python libraries; it includes Py-StackExchange which you've ...


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The votes may have been reversed because the user was determined to have been engaging in voting fraud. According to the latest documentation on how the decision is made to preserve votes for deleted users, reputation is not checked when the system decides to field a voluntary deletion request to employees for potential vote preservation, only the user's ...


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I've checked the reputation of many users on Super User. Even the Top three of this month have gone through a negative reputation change on account of user removal. So, as @animuson stated, probably a user or more having accounts in your and Evan's Stack Exchange sites might have got removed. These are from Politics Beta These are from Database ...


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There's no such thing as a database cleanup that would affect reputation, because we don't automatically delete profiles that have voted. One or more users deleted their profiles, and there's really not anything further we can discuss about the topic for privacy reasons.


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Flagging as VLQ is mostly a waste of time. If you flag a blatantly off-topic question for closure, it goes into the "close votes" queue, where users have the option of voting to close it. If you flag a blatantly off-topic question as "very low quality", it goes into the "low quality posts" queue, where users have the option of...voting to close it if they'...


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The VLQ flag IS NOT appropriate for blatantly off-topic questions here on MSE. And not only on MSE, but it's inappropriate across the entire network. I've been declining them whenever I see them because people should either flag those posts for closure or cast their close-vote, but NOT flag them as Very Low Quality. From the Usage guide for very low ...


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I think you don't need to ask it, because it has already been asked on Linguistics Stack Exchange: What are determinants of language specific city names


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It's not publicly accessible, but if you have Stack Overflow for Teams and your team is OK with posting test questions, you could use that. Of course, if your investigation does reveal a question-only Markdown renderer bug, you'll need to post it here anyway, but your experiments won't annoy other Meta Stack Exchange users. Teams even has (limited) API ...


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Yes The election on Example.SE is over and you want to know whom you voted for. Steps to follow (thanks @animuson): Go to https://example.stackexchange.com/election/ Select the respective election page There are still the tabs like "Nomination", "Primary" and "Election" right above the candidates' posts - choose Election In case you know the election's ...


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Based on quick observation/experiment, looks like it shows the most recent messages that are starred/directed at you. The logic is more-or-less: Find the most recent messages that are starred/directed at you Show 5 messages before & after them to give context (some messages may overlap when there are consecutive starred messages/replies) Show up to N (...


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When in doubt, hover! :) In text: Only show starred messages, and messages to the current user So, to make it clear, this should show the following messages: Starred messages Messages directed at you However, testing it now, it appears to show other messages to, i.e. either it has a bug, or they pushed out the feature by mistake while it's not yet ...


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The steps have changed slightly: Go to your profile by clicking on your avatar. Click on the "Edit profile and settings" tab. Click "My logins" near the bottom on the left. Then click the "add more logins..." button.


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I originally understood your question backwards, but here is a SEDE query which tries to extract the links to sites. Only direct links to sites count, like this one in the example you mentioned. There are currently 27 sites doing this, some on multiple sister sites: To make sure all links are considered (sometimes, they use a trailing slash, sometimes not; ...


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You can easily get a list of all community ad answers that link to Stack Exchange sites via several global searches: url:stackexchange.com [community-ads] is:a url:stackoverflow.com [community-ads] is:a etc., with other domains. You can cut down the number of results shown in these searches by adding title:2019, which will only return the current ads or ...


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The data is available in SEDE; for example, this query lists all 4688 bounties on this site. Since a question might be bountied multiple times, there are duplicates in the list, but I'm not sure if you mind. Feel free to fork the query to suit it to your own needs.


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The Posts table contains both questions and answers (and some other types as well, e.g. tag wikis and excerpts). The total number of posts on Academia is (as of last Sunday morning) 95,073 but the maximum number of rows returned by SEDE is 50,000, so that's why you only get 50,000 rows. The title and tags will only be present for questions, not for the ...


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TL;DR: it's not relevant. One vote is enough. I don't think it's related to the amount. Also, the sock account is deleted or merged with the main account, and the suspension is applied to the main account, otherwise it's pointless. Once a moderator finds out about a sock abusing votes, the action would be instant, whether it was one vote or 1000 votes. ...


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I am testing the formatting for numbered lists that seem malformed when an element has no text eg: foo bar1 bar2 possible fix: foo bar1 bar note the wrong number after the empty element (needs to be fixed by hand)


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No it doesn't, and the request has been declined: Change all @username references in comments when a user changes their name? It would be easy to implement. When the comment is written that user name becomes permanent in the comment, clicking the old name still takes one to the correct account with the new username. There's no reason for old comments to ...


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The User Agent header needs love. This curl statement works for me and returns the html content of the moderators page: curl -A "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64)" https://stackoverflow.com/users?tab=moderators While using your User Agent: curl -A "Java/1.7.0_55" https://stackoverflow.com/users?tab=moderators <html><head><title&...


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Yes, duplicate questions can be deleted. It seems you're confused by different points in the FAQ about deletion. You say your post was deleted with the reason of: deleted by Community♦ 10 hours ago (RemoveDeadQuestions) RemoveDeadQuestions is mentioned in the FAQ as being used for deleted questions meeting the criteria under point 9: The system ...


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Here you go: SELECT t.TagName, COUNT(DISTINCT(p.Id)) FROM Tags AS t INNER JOIN PostTags AS pt ON t.Id = pt.TagId INNER JOIN Posts AS p ON p.Id = pt.PostId WHERE p.AnswerCount = 0 GROUP BY t.TagName ORDER BY COUNT(DISTINCT(p.Id)) DESC Feel free to fork the query to experiment. You might be interested in the awesome tutorial as well.


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The wording of the badge called "Talkative" is consistent with the wording of the badge called "Outspoken" (in English), how you would like to translate the English to each language is more a question for each site's Meta, though asking here once is OK. The badge says: Post 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat. and the badge says: Post 10 ...


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It seems to me that there are two issues: "With 1 or more starred" is a prepositional phrase that some are interpreting differently The word "starred" is uncommonly used in English How about we rephrase the statement to avoid those two issues reduce the amount of ambiguity? Post 10 messages in chat, with at least one receiving a star. My statement is ...


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In this particular case, you can replace tinyurl.com with preview.tinyurl.com. This will show you what site it is going to redirect to. In this particular example, you can see that both of the allegedly malicious links redirect to Amazon. If it's ever not as obvious, you can safely visit the link by prepending view-source: to it. That will cause the browser ...


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There is a simple, if unintuitive way to do this. End a line with a backslash or two spaces and the next line will appear on a new line. Unfortunately, StackExchange's Markdown implementation only supports the two space version, but you can see both in action at GitHub here. Line breaks using backslashes * List item * Indented list item 1\ item 1 ...


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Depends. In the specific case you cite, Reject and Edit would have been the correct choice. In general, I'd always replace shortened URLs with the corresponding elongated versions as that helps users to have a rough idea of where the link is pointing to if they hover their mouse over it. Now your particular issue seems to boil down to "how should I check ...


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Practically - drop the cm team a line through the contact us link. Assuming you have too much activity on the site for automatic account deletion, someone will need to look through your account, dissociate votes and so on And sometimes things slip through the cracks.


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On some sites, new users can't post images at all. In that case, you can upload them externally (e.g. via https://imgur.com/) and link to the images in your question. If you're lucky, another user with enough reputation will read your question and 'inline' the images.


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You add them one at a time, using the upload link, uploading, and repeating per image. There's no 'bulk' upload option. I suspect at very low rep levels, the 8 link maximum is in play, but it's slightly unlikely you'd hit that maximum.


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Is the accept sign automatically removed when a question is deleted? As @quid notes in the comments, new deletions do remove the accept sign. It used to be different before 2012, when interestingly, the deletion causes the accepted answer to not show up at the top anymore. Does this include the +15 reputation point for accepted answer, or are these ...


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Seems like message after the last vote is successfully applied is blue. But when you try to vote above the limit the message is red.


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Find out the chat events you are getting the notifications for (from your inbox), visit the info pages of corresponding chat rooms and cancel your registrations. Say you had previously registered for the Happy Hour event in Tavern on the Meta. Then click on the cancel your registration button from the schedule tab.


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It is the correct link: https://meta.stackexchange.com/feeds/question/328187 The RSS URL is shown under the Hot Network Questions widget on each Q&A page:


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One of our ISP links to the NY data center was flapping which meant any traffic in or out of the data center to certain parts of the world was not being routed correctly. For now we've disabled that link and all traffic is being routed over our other ISPs


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One of our ISP links to the NY data center was flapping which meant any traffic in or out of the data center to certain parts of the world was not being routed correctly. That affected our connectivity to Imgur who hosts our images. For now we've disabled that link and all traffic is being routed over our other ISPs


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As pointed out in the comments by Jon Clements and Sonic the Inclusive Hedgehog: it's not possible, and not likely to be implemented either. Non-mods can see a comment has been edited (and how many times) but not what any past revisions were. The revision history [itself] is only visible to mods... ...and as per the moderator agreement, they are ...


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I talk a bit about the process in this feature request and this answer, but moderators have the ability to delete accounts such that they start building a network-wide IP block. This kicks in rapidly on specific IPs, and also intelligently starts blocking accounts across subnets for "snowshoe" spammers, trolls, and question-ban-evaders. This person may have ...


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<!DocType Html> <html> <head> <title>A HTML file</title> </head> <body> <table> <tr><td>A table </table> </body> </html> <!DOCTYPE html> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> <title>An XHTML file</title> <...


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@Servy is right, you cannot change your review. But, there's still a way to force the suggested edit itself to be rejected. You can navigate to the edit page of the post (https://stackoverflow.com/posts/<post id>/edit) and improve the post yourself - this will reject the pending edit as conflicting with yours. Of course, this should only be done if ...


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Here's my Tamper monkey script that replaces imgur links with a proxy search engine links. It works fine for me better than using a proxy. Proxy search engine: DuckDuckGO Tampermonkey: Download // ==UserScript== // @name imgur to duckduckgo // @description Replaces all imgur links on reddit with duckduckgo links // @include https://...


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Here's my Tamper monkey script that replaces imgur links with a proxy search engine links. It works fine for me better than using a proxy. Proxy search engine: DuckDuckGO Tampermonkey: Download // ==UserScript== // @name imgur to duckduckgo // @description Replaces all imgur links on reddit with duckduckgo links // @include https://...


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It seems to me like the user was manually typing in Markdown on their smartphone, and it decided to, well, make corrections. As an Android (Google Keyboard) user, I can tell you that when typing in Markdown for links, it wants to automatically put a space between the description's ending ] and the URL's beginning (. Also, it has a tendency to "correct" ...


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If you receive a comment (anywhere), an answer to your question, or a chat ping, and it is deleted before you see it, the notice is removed from your inbox. Email, however, can't be retracted once sent, so you'll see it there. Inbox messages, both in your inbox and via email, are limited to the first few words. I'm not sure what the limit is, but I think ...


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As Catija points out there's no notification of reputation loss, the next positive notification will be reduced by the amount lost. However, the -1 for down-voting and the -2 for being down-voted are delayed and delayed by different amounts. This is done to help preserve the anonymity of voting. Imagine the scenario. Someone receives a down-vote and notes ...


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First of all, the join with PostTags causes posts to count multiple times, depending on how many tags they have. Also, you're ordering by sum(score) desc - that's the total score of the posts. If you want to order by the # of posts, just order by count(*) desc, like this query.


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