Cai
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A Moose, Some Silly Putty ... And A Desperate Plea For Help
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The Eyes Have It I have many eyes. I see all... Turn me around... Possible trigger: Be the first to view and comment on a post, which is later edited and becomes +2. 5 times. Bonus SVG: <svg ...

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Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project!
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Tag specific question requirements As proposed in Tag specific question requirements We currently have some handy tag-specific alerts when asking questions with certain tags. These are for certain ...

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A Moose, Some Silly Putty ... And A Desperate Plea For Help
35 votes

Rep Hunter As fashioned by a grumpy cat: Possible trigger: Post 5 answers, all accepted, in a single day. ... It is, (in case you didn't realise, and for posterity's sake in case the icon changes,) ...

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Is 'Mmmm Bacon' hat in poor taste?
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I couldn't disagree more (and I was vegan for 12 years, my wife and most of my family are also vegan or vegetarian) — but there's nothing wrong with that. You are perfectly within your rights to be ...

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How is a "positive question record" calculated?
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22 votes

What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge? explains the criteria: A positive question record means you don't have too many closed, downvoted ...

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Is http://idownvotedbecau.se counter productive? Can it be better used?
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I've only seen these links used maybe twice, but I really dislike them. Used as a link-only comment it comes across as lazy, snarky and off-putting (whatever the actual intent is; and I'm sure they ...

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Why is there rep on Meta?
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What is the reason for having rep on Meta? The same reason as having rep anywhere else. It's a useful way to gauge a users standing on the site and a way to control privileges and community ...

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Winter Bash hat questions on Meta Stack Overflow?
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Users Can Report Bugs On Whatever Child Meta Site Suits Them It's fine if users post bug reports, requests for support or feature requests here on MSO, there's no need to close them as off-topic. ...

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Bumped to homepage for abandoned questions?
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Why not? Q&As aren't for the question OP only. There are plenty of abandoned questions that get lots of views and are still useful and relevant to a lot of users. The bump to the homepage is also ...

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Punishment for standalone anonymous down-votes
12 votes

I think using words like "vile" and "hate" (and worse insinuations in comments) is completely over the top. Votes in the vast majority of cases are cast with no malice. Downvotes, as the tooltip shown ...

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Should I restrain myself from downvoting answers on question where I have answered as well
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If it is a bad answer and you would have downvoted had you not also answered, then by all means downvote. But, if you're downvoting bad answers you should upvote good answers too. If you vote—vote ...

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Is it OK to remove my own low quality question with decent/good answers?
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As already said, it isn't even possible. Questions with upvoted answers cannot be deleted (without a moderator intervening). If you have a real need to delete the question then flag the post. It's ...

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Can an experienced SE user somehow submit an answer to a Protected question on a network he has low rep on?
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10 reputation (which is how much you need to answer a protected question) really isn't that much. That is a single upvote on an answer, 2 upvotes to a question or 5 accepted edit suggestions (or some ...

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Should I make major edits to a question?
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If your edit makes existing answers invalid then your edit is too substantial. It can be ok to do substantial (as in entirely re-write) edits to a question, but only in cases where the question is ...

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Auto ask to vote up question when we vote up answer
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Voting on a post should be done on that post's merit only, nothing else. Whether you vote on any answers to a question shouldn't have any influence on your likelihood to vote on the question. A ...

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Why was my question edited wrongly?
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11 votes

Your question was put on hold as "too broad". See What is a "closed", “on hold”, or "duplicate" question? The notice that was put on the question when it was put on hold reads: ...

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Suggestion: tags for users
11 votes

Stack Exchange is not a social network. Focus on posts not people. Your suggested usage seems like it's just bringing attention to users with behaviour you don't like—that doesn't sound nice. And ...

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Meta question with link from the future in original post?
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10 votes

The question was migrated from Stack Overflow. The complete revision history of migrated questions pre-migration isn't visible on the new site, and the revision history there only shows the most ...

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Converting a comment to an answer (again)
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I don't like Mondays so to avoid doing a bit of serious work I wrote this little user script. // ==UserScript== // @name Show Comment Markdown // @namespace cai // @version 0.2 /...

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Which deletions are not shown in 10k-tools? Are posts deleted by roomba shown there?
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10 votes

Auto-deleted questions are shown. These are all from the “Recently Deleted” list: We can see posts deleted from spam flags are shown and roomba deleted RemoveAbandonedClosed and RemoveMigrationStubs ...

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Does frequently editing questions with proper reason lead to suspension?
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Editing is an import part of how Q&A works on Stack Exchange and limiting the number edits certainly isn't a good idea. As others have said, edits should improve the question, an important point ...

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Did something change in SEDE's data?
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10 votes

The query is specifically looking for images (i.e. img tags) that have a HTTP src. As stated in Roadmap to HTTPS: serving and uploading HTTPS-images only, those have been nuked (silently by the ...

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Is it acceptable to rename a question if it improves SEO?
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9 votes

If it improves SEO and doesn't harm human readability (e.g. you're not just randomly stuffing keywords in to a title where they wouldn't naturally be) or make it somehow less discoverable within Stack ...

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Bounty created to reward existing answer, only one answer exists, bounty expired
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It's all explained in How does the bounty system work? If the answer had been posted and accepted after placing the bounty then it would have been auto awarded to that answer, but answers posted and/...

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Reposting deleted questions
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If your question was deleted then it would have, before being deleted, been put on hold for a number of days—specifically to give you a chance to improve your question to a state where it can be ...

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Should I accept an edit if a user has basically written a new answer?
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9 votes

To answer your question—no, if the edit is a completely separate answer and not the intent of the original author of the answer then you shouldn't accept the edit. But. That specific edit isn't a new ...

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Old unanswered upvoted questions remaining that way potentially forever?
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Should they stay open? Yes, absolutely. The age of a question alone shouldn't have any impact on a question's suitability for a site. If a question is off-topic then it should be closed; if it's on-...

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How to change all fonts on Stack Exchange sites?
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8 votes

As far as I know, all monospaced text is in <code> tags. You can use the :not() pseudo class to target everything except the code tags... :not(code) { font-family: 'Libre Baskerville', sans-...

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Editing posts of users who are deceased
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If you personally would like to refrain from editing or be more considerate then that is perfectly fine, and admirable, but that is a personal choice of yours... As a function of Stack Exchange that'...

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When I type "chat.stackexchange.com" into my browser, why do I get a Blender-specific window?
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8 votes

You're logged in, and your chat profile's parent account is your Blender account: When you're logged in on the chat homepage you see your parent site's rooms... For example, my parent site is ...

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