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What is the proper way to complain about those using this forum for free advertising?

After reading this thread I came to the conclusion that one of persons who posted an answer to my question on this site was engaging in inappropriate advertising behavior. Because his answer was the ...
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Promotional text in answer

On this answer, there is a text and link that seems like promoting a service from the user. The answer itself seems good. It does not disclose its affiliation, though, although can be inferred from ...
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Why doesn't Super User get job postings?

I was just wondering why Super User does not have a job listing like some of the other sites (Stack Overflow and Server Fault for example): Is there a particular reason this community does ...
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Can we stop advertising Crucial.com?

The most top answer of How can I tell what RAM will fit my computer? reads: Crucial is a good place to buy RAM and they have a System Scanner (Windows only) to analyse the memory that is present ...
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How do I bypass the automatic affiliate linking on Amazon links? [closed]

Is there a way to bypass the automatic Stack Exchange affiliate linking when I post an Amazon link?
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Community ads are not displayed, but normal Stack Exchange ads are

It took me a while for me to notice this, but it has come to my attention that community ads are not being displayed anywhere on the main site. This issue occurs regardless of whether or not I am ...
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White space between title of question and content of question

What is with the whitespace between a question's title and its content? I do not have this when I post on Stack Overflow: By the way, the question above is not mine (the URL is https://superuser.com/...
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Information in Community Promotion Ads statistics

This page contains statistics for the current community promotion ads. Unfortunately, it does not contain enough data for users to judge the numbers that are shown. Are all ads shown equally often? ...
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Link being replaced by a broken “rads.stackoverflow.com/amzn” link

On this answer my link "Keysonic Compact Wireless Keyboard" which points to http://www.amazon.co.uk/Keysonic-Wireless-Keyboard-Integrated-Frequency/dp/B000L10Y5E appears to be being ...
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Community ad was locked/deleted

Just out of curiosity: I put a link to a free-for-non-commerical-use web application I am affiliated with in the community ads section. Now a moderator locked and deleted it telling me rules I did ...
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Define Scope of Community Promotion Ads?

I'm looking at the Community Promotion Ads submitted, and am wondering if they are being used in the best interest of the community. I envisioned that these ads would be used to promote products and ...