Toon Krijthe
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Why are the Fanatic and Enthusiast badges not earnable more than once?
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Simple. If you could get a Fanatic badge for each 100 days, Stack Exchange would be liable for the loss of life.

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Accept rate should exclude viewed, unaccepted question
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Please have a look at this question The acceptrate is calculated only on questions that are 3 days old. So the first three days, it wont consider the current question. And after three days the ...

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Enthusiast and Fanatic badges should be removed or revamped
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Why not keep it simple and change it to perform an activity on the site each day. Where an activity could be anything like: Ask a question Post an answer Comment on a post Vote on a post (up/down/...

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Can I link to my Male Enhancement Pills site on my profile?
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In theory, you can put anything into your profile. But use common sense. If it's offensive or illegal sooner or later somebody will complain and the profile is cleaned. But look at it the other way. ...

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Why do questions need votes, too?
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Question don't need votes. But it is a great way to filter out the great questions from the bad ones. Besides, its a Q & A site. Without questions there are no answers. So good questions (...

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Is it frowned upon to edit my own answer after some time?
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If you have a good reason to change your answer, please do it. Sometimes you have learned some new information that can be added to the answer. And sometimes the situation is changed.

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User has name nearly identical to mine, what should I do?
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Names are not Unique. So I advice you to use a nice avatar so people know who is who. It the other user copies your avatar that's probably a sign of misuse. But I don't think that will happen. (And ...

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Why don't we stop users with low accept rates asking questions?
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Ok the purpose of this site is to ask questions and to get the best answers. It is polite to accept and upvote the answers, but it is not required. So limiting the ability to ask questions because of ...

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At what reputation can you see who downvoted your posts?
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There is no way you can see who cast the vote as a normal user. And as I remember correctly, even moderators can't see them (only those with direct access to the database). If votes were not ...

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Do some users have too much rep?
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Do not forget, reputation is a measure of the amount of trust the community has in you. If the community likes mediocre questions, they will be awarded with a reputation gain. In my opinion this is ...

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Did too many programmers migrate to programmers SE?
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Only for single core developers. Multicore developers know how to multitask and can be at several sites and have some work done at the same time.

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Why do unicorn-related posts have so many upvotes?
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Unicorns where among the founders of this site. Without them there would be a different site, probably one using an hyphen. But luckily they where at the right time and place and made a difference. ...

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Why do we have to be rude?
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With a Q&A site, you want as much information as possible on the first page, so people can see if they can answer it. Greetings are taking part of this space, so we can't see as much information ...

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What is the minimum complexity required for a question in this community?
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1) Yes you can, but we appreciate it if you have taken any steps yourself first. 2) That would be great. But you don't have to delve through the entire internet before asking a question here (else we ...

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Badges accomplishment status display
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This is implemented for the reviewing badges. See this link. These badges require your effort (reviewing) so you have a direct effect on the progress. There are several issues with progress ...

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Average suggested edit rejection rate?
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Not an answer, but a serious advise. I have re reviewed some of your suggestions, and I can advise you to go for the bigger fish This edit only adds some backticks, these are suspicious. And often ...

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What is the actual time limit between refresh of reviews?
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Just like voting and other limits, it is per day period. An SE day starts at 0:00 UTC.

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Why is there a Disciplined badge?
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Sometimes, you write an answer that at first looks good. Other users see it and upvote it. But then you get a sudden surge of wisdom. The answer is wrong, maybe even harmful. So now you are on the ...

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What is rep cap in the hats in winter bash
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The rep cap, is the threshold for reputation. You can not get more that 200 reputation from votes in a single day.

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Why is the "how to move the turtle in logo" question closed?
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See the gray bar below: This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this site, so please do not use it as evidence that you ...

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Is it okay to educate new user about casting votes?
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Education is always a good idea. As long as you don't give them the idea that they are required to upvote or accept your post. Example of good comment Hello X, welcome to StackOverflow. Now that ...

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Association bonus is not awarded
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First you can lose reputation by downvotes and bounties. Second, if one associated site has more than 200 rep, you get 100 bonus on all other sites and the current site. But this happens only once. ...

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Need scripting help
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You can ask questions on scripting languages on stackoverflow. But... Stack Overflow does not replace a tutorial. So please ask specific questions, provide code samples and show what you have tried. ...

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Automatically accept answer based on the highest percentage and dynamic reputation in real time?
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No it wouldn't be better. The stack exchange Q&A model has two purposes: The ability to ask a question and give answers. The original question asker can select the best answer by accepting it. ...

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Copy editor badge
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Well, most users are here for the Q&A part. But on the other hand, 275 people that are willing to devote part of their time to improve the (content of the) site is not that bad.

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Is voting down supposed to mean "I don't like this question" or "This question has been voted up more than I can understand"?
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The bottom line is: If you like the question or you think the user has put enough effort in it, vote up. If you do not like the question or you think the user has not put enough effort in it, vote ...

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What one should do when they see a"bad" edit?
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If you see a wrong edit, the only correct response is to correct it (either by means of manual improvement, or using the rollback feature,) if you have that ability. Otherwise you can post it on meta, ...

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Badges can be repealed when the vote be changed?
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No you won't lose the badge. Although the next time you have an answer with 25 upvotes, the number of badges wil not change.

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Add a note about downvoting on Meta
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Why not put the note in the FAQ and point them to the FAQ (which isn't a bad thing to do). Reading and understanding the FAQ should be like getting a drivers license. It takes some time, but it ...

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How to deal with an elaborate question with interesting comments, when the OP later realizes that his problem lies elsewhere?
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If the question is not answerable and cluttering up the lists, it should be closed. If it can be saved, it should be edited into a valid question. If you can't do any of that, you can flag it for ...

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