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Does a list of canonical questions for Super User exist?

When reviewing questions I often run across ones I think should already have a canonical answer, but I'm still new enough to the site that I don't know for sure. Not wanting to answer if the question ...
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Canonical question on USB flash drives becoming write-protected

We have lots of questions about USB flash drives becoming write-protected and most of them aren't closed. The closest I can find to a canonical question is this, whose answers are rather lacking as ...
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Do we need a canonical question for creating bootable Windows 10 installation media?

To this date, community-faq has only one canonical post for creating bootable installation media for Windows 7 which dates back to 2009. The answers are mostly "use this tool and it works" that are ...
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"One question to rule them all" questions on SuperUser

SuperUser is haunted by repeated questions on topics as: Antivirus suggestions Virus/Spyware removing Best practices for troubleshooting common problems Best buy guides for hardware and software In ...
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Can and should we have community wikis for identifying cables

I just picked up a fair amount of reputation from what was a fairly simple question that was about identifying a cable. On one hand, its not a great question, though one that needed some experience to ...
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