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Request to un-merge Question 386376

@Synetech has pointed out that Can't add a new search engine in Chrome is not a duplicate of Custom Chrome Search Engine for site with frames does not work. At the time of the merge, it may have ...
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Close reason not shown?

This question has been migrated from StackOverflow - and apparently back. Both sites show the question as closed, but the close reason is not displayed anywhere.
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Request to reopen (or properly close) question 358637 (Hardware for a gaming PC)

I'd like to request to reopen this question: How do I choose hardware for a gaming machine, and which components are the most important ones? […] What I know is that I need a powerful graphics card ...
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Why was my "not an answer" flag marked helpful, but the post not deleted?

I flagged this post as "not an answer": I had the same problem as Dan Dyer. I followed slesker's instructions and now my problem is solved. Now, to the openoffice developpers: I really ...
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Questions with expired bounty

In case of questions where the bounty amount expires, I believe the bounty is supposed to be given to the highest voted answer after the bounty was announced, with atleast 2 upvotes. However, how ...
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Why was my question closed (351486)?

My question was closed due to it being "Not constructive". Now, I hate to be the one whining and stuff, but I really think the reason for closing the question is kinda.. odd. As far as I can tell, ...
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Where should I migrate this question to?

UltraEdit FTP not working with DreamHost is not really about a problem with UltraEdit, but about a configuration problem at an ISP. What is an appropriate site to migrate this question to?
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Are software-specific questions okay?

I checked out the FAQ and searched Meta. Couldn't figure it out. I'm wondering how to change the default save format in Notepad++. It's not in the docs. What I typically get when I ask Q&A ...
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Request to reopen green question 298408

Now that I've found an answer I'd like to request that How can I determine the ecological impact of a computer? is reopened. I hope that my answer, in addition to the one already there, demonstrates ...
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question closed as exact duplicate, but the referred question appears to be only loosely related

My question was closed as exact duplicate 11 days ago: batch-rename filenames with numbers to sort alphabetically For some reason i did not receive any notification about this, so I noticed it just ...
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My question was closed as exact duplicate, but instead was exactly the opposite

my question has been closed as exact duplicate of this - but has anyone bothered to read it? Or do you just blindly cast close votes? The "duplicate" is asking about exactly the opposite of what I ...
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Why am I having difficulty getting specific answers?

First off, I am wholly prepared to accept responsibility for vagueness in my questions. As such I want to clear any up. As yet, they are not apparent to me. As such, I'd like to request better ...
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Cannot view revisions of this particular question

Trying to view revisions of this question: https://superuser.com/questions/274671/can-i-use-nas-without-internet-connection results in "Oops! Something bad has happened"
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Why was this question about computer hardware closed as off-topic?

Why was this question closed? I can't see how it does not relate to computer hardware.
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Why was my question on Windows Mobile closed ?

https://superuser.com/questions/246940/how-to-associate-m3u-files-with-windows-media-player There are 101 Windows Mobile questions https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/windows-mobile and 178 WMP ...
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Why is the revision list empty for 225512?

Why is the revision list for Super User question 225512 empty? Platform: Firefox 3.6. Windows XP Professional 64-bit, SP 2.
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How come this question has 200+ kviews? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Over 243,000 views in 3 days? What are the Windows A: and B: drives used for? The view count of this question is the highest to be found on any stackexchange question, how is ...
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Please save this useful question

my question was migrated from stackoverflow A Google approach to email I think its a really good question "Does Gmail show real data or is it fake or prediction?" and it might be useful for other ...
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The infamous "My PC is freezing" question...

We all know what they are: My PC is freezing and I don't know what to do? Please help me! Here's my specs: I think it's a windows 7 It has a power supply There's some RAM ...
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why is my question closed?

Why was this question closed: https://superuser.com/questions/223366/can-ping-ip-address-and-nslookup-hostname-but-cannot-ping-hostname-closed ? Please reopen it since it hasn't been fixed yet.
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Possible to "protest" the transfer of a question to another forum?

I just asked my first question on Super User, and found it to be the most appropriate category among the Stack Exchange sites. However, it was immediately migrated to "Web Applications", an unrelated ...
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Why was this question closed ?

This is getting plain ridiculous: https://superuser.com/questions/204710/what-happened-to-the-corel-forums-for-paintshop-pro-closed If this isn't a question about computer software (support for it) ...
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StackExchange widget links to 404

I commented on a question some days ago. Recently the StackExchange widget showed a red icon, clicking it showed comment on grep results in putty (windows 7) terminal change depending on width of ...
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Why is the question tagged twice with the same tag and yet the question count does not match ?

This question has been tagged twice with [windows-7-x64]. Oddly, the same tag shows up twice, with different counts. Clicking on each of those tags, brings the same questions, although one less than ...
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How was this question not a real question?

I'm just wanting some clarity of why this question was closed. It states that the question is "ambiguous, vague, incomplete, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form", ...
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Is this question a copy?

Looking at this question, I recognise both of the two large images in the top two answers - I'm sure I've seen both on a Stack Exchange question somewhere (I suspect not SU), but for the life of me ...
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Need help understanding edits to a post.

I recently posted something and it ended up being edited. I couldn't really understand what was changed but suspect that it could help make me a better poster because nothing changed visually but it ...
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Asking about specific software on SuperUser?

How open should SuperUser be to questions that are very specific to a particular piece of software? Example: Lately I've become somewhat of a 'power user' of Paint.NET. It's a fantastic piece of ...
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Questioning whether question deserved to be closed

This question: https://superuser.com/questions/164876/opinions-on-areca-backup I was looking forward to getting people's opinions. I haven't heard of the program before and wanted to know if others ...
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Complain or message to a mod at Super User

A moderator closed my question for being subjective, when I think is was not. About the differences between doc and HTML. Does he get reputation points for closing questions? I find it extremely ...
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Why was my SuperUser post about video games closed?

Possible Duplicate: Are video game questions appropriate for superuser? Why was this SuperUser post about video games closed? I feel video games are software and that this post should be ...
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Should this popular CW question be unlocked to allow it to evolve?

Why is this locked? Should it be unlocked? There is no apparent reason or explanation for locking it. SU: What are some “must have” Windows programs? The fact that no new answers can be added sucks (...
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Why did this question get locked on Super User?

After solving a puzzling problem with my new computer, I posted the issue on SuperUser.com How to get an Acer Aspire Revo to connect to the wireless keyboard and mouse? As recommended , I answered ...
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My question disappeared

This morning I posted two questions on superuser.com, 65438 and 65444. The latter, 65444, seems to have vanished. Can anyone please tell me where it's gone to? Edit: the question was about using ...
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How to reopen this question? [closed]

I would like to just contact the moderator who closed this question but I don't know how, so I'm posting here. The moderator is saying that this question is a duplicate, but I specifically am ...
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What happened to my answer? No evidence of vote either

On Friday, I added an answer to Copy installation files that Novell Application Launcher uses on Super User. I also upvoted the question. Now when I check back today, there is no evidence of either ...
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Why does this question belong on superuser?

https://superuser.com/questions/13830 I am not whining, just wondering

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