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How can I post an answer to this question on SuperUser?

I viewed a topic on this site which hasn't really been answered for 4 years: “How to go to the next/previous picture using the Windows 10 default photo viewer?” On reading the responses, it gave me ...
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Can't answer a highly active question even though I meet the reputation requirement

I seem to have found either a bug or an outdated message as can be seen in the below screenshot for me on this question: Google Chrome Dictionary Location Highly active question. Earn 10 reputation ...
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Want to contribute useful answer to old question, but has low quality lock despite only 3 answers

Recently, I've developed a solution for bulk searching excel spreadsheets for keywords, after doing research on various sites, including superuser, and finding there was no real universal solution, I ...
SE Does Not Like Dissent's user avatar
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Old posts and answers need protection?

As member of SU for more than 5 years, I have quite a number of old answers lying around. Some of them are so old and outdated that today they are just ridiculous, such as recommending the ...
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Why was this question immediately protected without any previous activity?

The question "Why does the Outlook PST repair tool always report that many errors?" was protected 6 minutes after being asked. It did not receive any kind of reaction (comments, answers). Therefore, ...
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Protection not considering Association Bonus

I'm not a very active member of SuperUser, but I have more than 100 reputation points because of the Association Bonus. I'm experiencing something weird... I want to answer a question that's been ...
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How do I get a question semi-protected?

I've got a question getting lots of me-too answers, how can I get it semi-protected so that only established users can add answers? How to save a rotated Adobe PDF file
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Closed questions need protection? was closed as a duplicate in 2009, but less then 10 minutes ago was protected. Is there a reason/rational for this? I assumed closed ...
Canadian Luke's user avatar
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I have an answer but can't post it

Yes, I realize this should have gone on meta superuser, but I'm not allowed to even ask questions there. So, I have a a complete answer to a question here on superuser: Mountain Lion Switcher (Cmd+...
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can't post answer on community blocked question, have enough points

This is more of a bug report: No option to hibernate/shutdown in GNOME 3? text under the message says: protected by Community♦ Oct 22 at 14:12 This question is protected to prevent "thanks!",...
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How can a question be protected by Community? Why is the date format different there?

I don't understand the following screenshot I took a moment ago: How can Community, and not a named moderator, protect something? Why is the date and time format in the protected message ...
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