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What reputation is required for tag edits without approval?

I thought tag edits can be done with 5000 reputation. Am I mistaken? My edit is still waiting for an approval.
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Motivation to answer low-trafic complicated questions?

I started to feel discouradged answering Excel questions here on SU because of my much diminished privileges than I have on SO: I don't have enought rep to edit questions to make them more searchable ...
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Warn users about losing privileges when starting bounty [duplicate]

I mostly use SuperUser in read&comment mode only. I could comment, since I had 100+ reputation, thanks to my profile on StackOverflow. Recently I started a bounty on this question and I was stupid ...
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Should question owners be able to down vote on answers?

I have had a few questions with not so good answers. Could it be possible that question askers can down vote (or up vote) on answers to their questions, without rep requirements? Also, about up ...
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Why am I being told "Wait some of your questions have not been well recived"?

I have asked three questions, but am now seeing a "Wait some of your questions have not been well received" banner across my profile. What can I do to improve my questions? At first I didn't know how ...
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What privileges are needed to re-open an "on hold" question?

I have been trying to figure out how to mark an "on hold" question to be re-opened. https://superuser.com/questions/871465/build-a-modern-pc-using-a-dell-dimension-4300-case This question was put on ...
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A user can't add a comment on the answers of him own bounty, because it requires rep

I'm a frequent user on Stack Overflow** site, and very sporadic on Super User site. I've reached the +50 rep on Super User site, then I did a bounty because I need to solve a problem. Problem After ...
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Why is commenting everywhere restricted to those with enough reputation?

I frequently run into the problem on this site that I have a general idea of a solution to a problem, but I need extra information about the issue. However, I can't comment to ask for that information ...
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Should reviews limit be increased?

The number of posts to be reviewed does not stop growing. Where once it was possible to clear these posts to zero, today that number has passed 700, and it was lately standing even at more than 800. ...
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Did I just close a question as a duplicate all by myself? I'm not a mod

Regarding this question: Wifi Speed for WRT54G Wireless Router I thought I was just voting to close it as a dup, and I probably wasn't paying close attention to the UI strings, but it seemed to close ...
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Do not take away earned privileges

So I guess this has probably been discussed before on other meta SE sites, sorry if I re-ignite an old and long-decided discussion here. The thing is, I'm not a very active user on SU, more on SO. I ...
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How can I post screenshots with less than 10 reputation?

I have just spent quite some time putting a decent question together including screenshots and diagrams only to realize I need 10 points to post images in my questions. How can post the images though?...
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Editing privileges suspended - reactivated at 2k rep

My account had editing privileges suspended for 7 days for rejected edits. I hit 2,000 reputation and I gain the privileged to edit questions and answers without another user's review AND the ...
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No "privileges" link on meta site user profile card

There's no privileges link on the user dropdown card on meta sites: Main site: Meta site: /privileges on meta redirects to the main site's /privileges, so one could assume the site change is the ...
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Inconsistent information regarding amount of answers for a question to become Community Wiki [closed]

The amount of answers to turn a question into a community wiki is listed differently in two places: https://superuser.com/help/privileges/community-wiki mentions "30 answers". What are "...
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How to request a migration

I've posted a question on Super User, and later realized it should be migrated to Web Apps Stack Exchange. How can I do this? I've seen other users (with high reputation/privileges) migrate questions ...
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If I lose the privilege of voting up, will the votes I already cast be removed?

What if people vote down my question(s)/answer(s) and then I lose some rep points (below the level required to vote up), and the privilege of voting up goes down the toilet with it (until I regain the ...
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Can retag without retag questions privilege

I was looking at the privileges, and noticed a Retag Questions privilege. However, as long as you can edit posts, you can retag, as I have done it. Bug because someone under 500 rep shouldn't be able ...
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/privileges/trusted-user does not explain the additional privileges [closed]

/privileges/trusted-user does not explain how to best apply the delete answers privilege. Here's a little comparison. First, I quote access to moderator tools privileges explanation for deleting ...
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Will awarding bounties remove privileges?

If I award a bounty, and my rep therefore goes lower, do I lose the privileges I've earned? For example, if I was just at 1001 Rep, and put up a bounty for 50 Rep and awarded it, do I lose my ...
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Does having edit privileges allow me to approve edits from others?

Pre-2000 reputation - Every time I edited a post I needed to await attention before it could be approved. I 100% agree with this rule. Post-2000 reputation - I can edit any post without waiting for ...
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What Privileges Are Available in Meta Super User?

Unlike Stack Overflow Meta (and the main Super User site), Super User Meta does not show privileges available to users when hovering over the username. Are there any plans to add this feature, or ...
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Am I able to move a question of mine from SuperUser to IT Security?

Namely, this one? And, if not, what is the Right Way to ask for it to be moved?
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I can't post pictures because I'm a newcomer?

I can't post any pictures because I'm a newcomer. It says that I need at least 10 reputation to do so. How can I fix this?
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showing total up and down vote counts

how can I see the total up and down vote counts? any example q?