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Proposal: Sponsoring some Community FAQs and Canonical Answers

The other day in chat, Daniel Beck and Surfasb helped come up with the idea of sponsoring questions with bounties to create or improve some Community FAQs and canonical answer posts. If you're not ...
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Do we have a FAQ for why backups are desirable?

Every day (in the year 2024), about 385,000 people are born. At some point in their future, they will need to know that they need to make backups of their data. Many of them may turn to Super User ...
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Help create and maintain community FAQs!

Joel's recently blogged regarding wikifying question on several recurring topics where users keep asking new versions of the same problem. Some of these are: anti-virus software and cleaning them ...
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Should we create a Community FAQ about diagnosing internet connection issues?

Internet connectivity issues are very common. Fixing them mostly involves several steps that should be taken in order to make sure where the problem lies, beginning from checking network settings, ...
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Merge questions about Windows symlinks

The best answer IMO is grawity's bold headings: https://superuser.com/a/347946/24500 What is the difference between NTFS hard links and directory junctions? Windows 7: hard link, symbolic link and ...
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Help us close duplicates of two new Community FAQ questions

I've recently added two questions to the Community FAQ because they were found to have many duplicates: USB flash drive not working or is appearing as an empty disk drive, Disk Management reports &...
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Are we supposed to flag community-faq-proposed questions?

I recently marked the popular question How should I choose my DNS? as community-faq-proposed. And according to the wiki Community FAQ questions should be clear, concise, and understandable. If a ...
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community-faq is a useless meta tag primarily serving the older users

There should be no reason to have and maintain community-faq as a living tag. Certainly not to continue pasting a boilerplate into questions themselves explaining the tag's usage. Yes, it spawned out ...
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Request for re-opening a closed question

I posted this question, https://superuser.com/questions/491034/what-applications-have-a-version-for-modern-ui-and-desktop, which was closed. I understand the reasoning; the answer is going to be a ...
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