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My question closed as a duplicate of another question with is not at all the same except for a couple of similarities

I posted this question - While creating a password for an Admin user, I get a scary message "will lose all EFS-encrypted files, personal certs & stored passwords" It got closed as a ...
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Mention Software Recommendations SE on on-topic help page

What topics can I ask about here? says: If you have a question about [computers] and it is not about […] asking for a product […] recommendation, […] then you’re in the right place to ask your ...
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Can I ask questions about electronics here?

I joined this community because I wanted to ask questions about electronics here, but looking at the questions here, I don't think so, but because it was written 'hardware', I am not sure.
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Question title doesn't wrap properly

Noticed this weird formatting issue Why doesn't the text wrap the whole work 'conventional' properly? The question title doesn't contain a '-' Can I increase [ELAN] Trackpoint sensitivity [on my ...
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Is the format bar code sample/block option inefficient

A few months back, a SuperUser account person had a comment conversation on an answer with me regarding the format bar options. In particular about the code sample/block option from the format bar ...
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Make less visible or completely hide ignore tagged questions [closed]

It seems a new change was made to SuperUser, where questions with tags on my ignore list are now almost as visible as regular questions. Only the title has a slightly different color. This completely ...
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The Responses tab is not working

Since the last big user-interface overhaul of all Stack Overflow sites a few months ago, the Responses tab stopped working. The Responses tab can be reached directly through the URL of https://...
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Super User will be the first site Stack Exchange rolls out the new Google Analytics 4 analytics setup

Google's killing off their current analytics setup, and as such SE needs to transition to a new one. Super User will be the first site its rolled out on on the week of september 5th, as per the post ...
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I just want to leave this off-topic question here

I just got back from work. I have to do some cleaning in the house, then watch something to relax in order to go to sleep for the iteration of the next day. So, why this question was off-topic I leave ...
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Please clean up diskpart.com spam by user Metaphor

User Metaphor (1692216) is spamming diskpart ads. Can someone clean that up please?
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PSA: Just because *you* don't understand a question doesn't automatically make it unclear

All too often, I'm seeing close votes (or even closed questions) as "Unclear" on questions that are perfectly understandable to me. It seems to happen roughly once a week, and that's just ...
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Why did my flag get revised?

My flag got revised; not declined just revised meaning I got 11 flags instead of 10 today. It was on this question for it being about software recommendations; I reflagged it.
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How come you can ask an unqualified "how do I do $x?"

This is in response to this question Why can't I ask if hardware exists that does something, or fits a need? I'm going to try one more way to address this. How come you can't ask, Does $x exist?...
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What to do with (possibly incorrect) revision rollbacks

I did a bit of touch-up on a question, which made it - in my view - a little bit more readable. However, the OP decided to revert it. I would appreciate a little feedback if my correction were ...
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Question about spam site incorrectly deleted as spam

This question (deleted: link requires 10k+ reputation) was deleted as spam. However, it's a question about spam. It contains some unfortunate language around this, but could surely be edited into ...
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How to look at deleted answers on my question?

I would like to know how to view the deleted answers on my question. How do I do that? I don't need to view deleted answers on other peoples' questions—just my own.
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Merge [tag:power-delivery] with [tag:usb-power-delivery]

power-delivery and usb-power-delivery seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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Why was my question marked as offtopic?

I have a question about my Super User post: DOS (MS-DOS, FreeDOS, DR DOS) equivalent to UNIX "time" command? I wonder why my question was marked as offtopic. I followed these rules: https://...
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Why can't I ask if hardware exists that does something, or fits a need?

I can understand not wanting shopping questions: that is a comparison between two products that exist that relies on the subjective input of the person answering. But if I have a need, it seems I ...
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Question closed as unclear but an answer was already posted

This question. The reason why the question was closed is "This question needs details or clarity". Let's follow the link. Needs details or clarity - Sometimes we need more information in ...
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Request to reopen question 1736397

My question has been closed immediately after I asked it. The closed message dialog links to another question: How do I ask a question that may require recommending software?. The accepted answer with ...
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Who accepts the question in case the the creator deleted the account?

I have this current situation on the question How change the IP address of the computer on Windows 10? It seems that the creator has deleted their account. Who will be able to accept the answer? Will ...
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Question about Microsoft Outlook behaviour closed on assumption that I should contact Microsoft

I asked this question about an issue I am experiencing with software (Microsoft Outlook). The question was mod-closed under the assumption/reason that I should report the issue to Microsoft or more ...
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Review queue "Late answers" - flag when choice was "recommend deletion"?

When reviewing "Late answers", many of them are not actually answers but comments, other questions and so on (as you can select when saying "recommend deletion"). If I choose to ...
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How the heck did “Community” user/bot close this dupe question? [duplicate]

This question is a question I voted to close because the solution was a hunch I suggested in the comments. The original poster confirmed my hunch and I then voted to close as dupe as a result. Okay, ...
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How to ask a question I when already have a solution that worked for me, but I'm not sure it will work for others? [duplicate]

I was having trouble with FreeBSD -- When I tried the startx command, it said cannot start in framebuffer mode. Eventually I found a solution to this problem. I assume many other newcomers to FreeBSD ...
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We have bad question closing habits

Not all of us and not all the time, of course, and I'm sometimes guilty of this too. I don't want to point the finger at anyone - just discuss what I think is a problem and how we can improve. The ...
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Why was my bounty amount sent to me?

I deleted my question and then the bounty amount got refunded, why? This can be exploited to create infinite bounties.
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I got my first downvote and I don't know why

I'm pretty new to superuser and recently posted my first question as I was having trouble booting in haiku. (Haiku panics at boot "vm_page_fault: unhandled page fault in kernel space") I ...
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When I try to vote to close this question as a duplicate, the site tells me it doesn't have an upvoted answer, but it does. Is this a bug?

See these two questions: whenever I start my windows laptop, after laptop is opened terminal is automatically opened and inside terminal its written -, and On windows startup terminal opens ...
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Why was I forced to set the bounty to 50 reputation when I had 78?

I was forced on this question to set the bounty to 50 when I had 78, Why?
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Clarification regarding Question Closure as Off Topic

I have a question about my Super User post: dnSpy: What do included reference assemblies affect? This question was closed as off topic, it was asked in reference to dnSpy and how it recompiles DLLs. ...
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Not clear suggested edit reviewers correctly read rejected edit suggestion

In this rejected edit suggestion, I attempted make the paragraph description match the command solution, but the edit was rejected as being intended to reply to the author. Can someone take please a ...
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What can I change in my Question to "unclose" it?

Here is my Question : (A) Perl 5.34 not available via Windows regular installer It is the Exact same as these two: (B) Download installer for old version of Git (C) How to install Google Chrome ...
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Syntax highlighting for PowerShell is unavailable / inconsistent

On this question: Can LastAccessTime be set to an old timestamp using PowerShell? I have a code block in the question and in the answer. Both code blocks are defined by having their lines start with 4 ...
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How can I turn on dark mode on here?

Can anyone tell me how I can turn on dark mode on this website? This bright white is already burning a hole in my retinas. Why is there not just a button at the bottom or top of the webpage at all ...
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Why is this whatsapp question off-topic?

Delete messages after hours WhatsApp why is this off topic? question text is How can I delete messages for everyone after several hours in WhatsApp?
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Tag score calculation

I can list all my answers for a certain tag. The list includes the votes, and negative votes already subtracted to my knowledge (in this specific case it's the tag networking). But the score doesn't ...
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Why is this question "opinion-based"?

This question got closed for being "opinion-based". I don't completely get why it's perceived that way. The kind of answer I was hoping for was something along the lines of: "USB 3.0 ...
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No screenshots after asking for it, added them myself, dropping the comment. Edit rejected: "This edit ... should have been written as a comment ...."

Edit rejected: This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have been written as a comment or an answer. https://superuser.com/review/suggested-...
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Why are mod-close rates so much higher for Super User than for other similar SE sites?

Why are the mod-close rates here on Super User so much higher than on other similar Stack Exchange communities? For comparison, I pulled the questions for the last (roughly) 11 days to analyze close-...
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My comment(replies) to other user were deleted

I have a question about my Super User post: Recovering Windows 11 My comment(replies) to other user were deleted. They didn't violate any rules and they were on topic and valid replies to the user. ...
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Tag synonym request: diskonkey -> usb-flash-drive

Can someone with tag synonym rights in usb-flash-drive consider implementing diskonkey as a synonym? There was a new question in the tag a few minutes ago, and I had to look up what a "Disk on ...
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Ascii-art tag question marked as off-topic

I saw this question, which piqued my interest as I'd not seen the tag used before. It was closed as off-topic, which leads to my question; what would be an on-topic ascii-art question? If there aren't ...
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Wording a question about protocols for converting authentication without it being " product, service, or learning material recommendations"

I'm trying to ask a question about protocols for converting between user authentication types on an SMTP server, but whatever I do my questions keep being closed because various mods consider a ...
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Superuser does not seem to be suitable for SmartTV handling/usage questions. Where to put these questions?

I have been dealing with Jellyfin and streaming for a while. Jellyfin is the volunteer-built media solution that puts you in control of your media. Stream to any device from your own server, with no ...
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Can someone please explain to me the reasoning for this question being closed for being "opinion-based"?

The question in reference is here: Where can I find a truly comprehensive list of all Chrome (Dev 10.20.5005.8) internals pages? I'm not too bothered by it being closed, but I'm genuinely confused as ...
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My question couldn't be submitted because of an 'error above'. Which error above?

Am I missing something here? I can't submit my question and I don't know why. Which error above??!!
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How is this question opinion based?

Does GTX 1650 encode/render videos at better speed/performance than RX 6500 XT?
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Why is a specific question with a certain answer marked as opinion-based?

Can someone explain to me why the question Can the use of OPKG on ZyXEL Keenetic Ultra II cause damage to the firmware or its incorrect operation? is opinion-based? I really don't understand people ...
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