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Why is this question best suited for Superuser instead of Sharepoint SE?

When I saw this question, I flagged it the moderator(s) because I thought (and still think) that it is best suited for Sharepoint SE. However, the flag was denied. My question is simple: why is the ...
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Who owns Stack Exchange?

Basically, I started by visiting Stack Overflow to ask questions, I thought you could ask anything but then realised that it was only for programming and there are sub-sites like: math.stackexchange....
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How can I change the email address associated with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

Any way of doing this, as I no longer use my Gmail account, and can't seem to change the login address to my new one? How can I change the email address associated with my Stack Exchange OpenID?
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Super User not using my SE network profile

Normally when I sign up on a different SE site it uses my existing SE profile... however that doesn't seem to the be case here. Is there any way I can set it to my network profile without having to ...
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Quit bein' so blockin' [closed]

I think Stack Exchange is too strict on closing and deleting questions. Perfectly feasible questions are marked as low-quality, too broad, or "unclear what you're asking." Are we really going too far ...
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Why doesn't Superuser have superuser.stackexchange.com address unlike other stackexchange websites? [duplicate]

Similar to Stackoveflow, Superuser has independent domain. Is this because Superuser was older than most of the StackExchange sites before the StackExchange idea did come up? What's the relation ...
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How can I move my Super User account associated with one Google to another Google account?

I switched my Google account which I used to log me into superuser.com This currently is my only way to access superuser (old google account). My question is: how can I associate my new account with ...
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How do I sign up to Superuser with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

It sounds like a simple question, right? If you have an existing StackExchage user, you'll want to sign up to SuperUser with it. But there isn't an option to do that in the sign up page: I found a ...
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Super User in Portuguese

As you may know, Stack Overflow in Portuguese is a huge success. Now, it is time to expand the idea and get our hands at the Super User in Portuguese, right now on Area 51. Stack Exchange team has a ...
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Is Super User connected to askquestions.in?

I posted a question on Super User yesterday. Today, when I google the problem I had, I find my question on askquestions.in. I have never created a user at askquestions. Is there an official ...
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Is the Platform on Stackexchange generic or be-spoke?

So I was googling something for some advice and came across a site that /has/ a simular styling to what I see on 'Stackexchange'. For example: This site here I know it's a very small similarity, but ...
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How to get my question answered by sharing the link across stack exchange sites

I posted a question (related to wordpress) at wordpress.stackexchange. How can I share the question across a similar site "Superuser" (it has a tag for wordpress)? Is it possible or not? I want ...
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Is it possible to send stackExchange questions/answers to ReadItLater, or to browse them when offline from a smartphone?

I frequently stumble upon interesting questions and answers during the day, but don't have time to read them during work. I've setup readItLater with my smartphone, for offline browsing, and synced ...
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Merging Stack Exchange Accounts

How do I merge my Stack Exchange accounts, or more accurately – how can I use the same profile on http://gaming.stackexchange.com and here (Super User), as well as probably other sites in the 'family' ...
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How does SuperUser/StackExchange survive?

I was looking over Stack Exchange to see something about donations or another system that provides financial sustainability to Super User, and I didn't find anything. Stack Exchange must require a ...
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How do you delete your accounts on stack exchange websites?

...and are your questions/answers deleted along with that or are they still findable via search engines or with a URL?
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What is the proper way to cite an answer from another StackExchange site?

What is the proper way to cite an answer from another StackExchange site? It is not uncommon to find an answer to a question for SuperUser on ServerFault or StackOverflow. But there doesnt seem to ...
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Should the tag wiki for [security] direct people to Information Security Stack Exchange?

Would it be ok to edit the tag wiki of the [security] tag (on the main Super User) to ask people to consider asking the question on our sister site the Information Security Stack Exchange? It appears ...
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Belongs on another SE site [duplicate]

When you click close, off-topic, belongs on another SE site, there are a few common options. I believe iPhone/iOS (thinkdifferent.stackexchange.com) should be on the list. Ideally, one should be ...
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What is the difference between Super User and Stack Overflow?

I'm trying to understand the difference between Super User and Stack Overflow. What kind of questions should I ask here and not on Stack Overflow?
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Why does this site have comparatively lots of posts for me to review?

Why do I find my review section to have comparatively lots of "Late review" and "First Answers" posts? On stackoverflow (which I believe is much popular than superuser) and android.stackexchange, I ...
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Are there any applications that allow us to ask/answer stack exchange questions from the desktop?

I am looking for an application that acts as a stack exchange client, typically on the desktop. Features: Can ask/edit questions Can answer questions Can comment Supports MathJax Nice to have's: ...
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Can I move/duplicate a question to another Stack site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I request to move a question to a different Stack Exchange site? I have a question on this site that may as well work at, say, Ask Different. Is it possible to ...
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Delay in notifications

For the second time, i saw what i think to be a bug in superuser(i don't know if it doesn't happens in other SE sites). I can see the title of the page where i am with a "(n)"(by n, i mean a number). ...
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How can I search through all Stack Exchange sites at once?

Including Area 51, Super User, meta... everything. Is there a simple way to do it in one search? I'm pretty sure Google-tweaking could do it, but I'd rather have an online tool for it - even if it's ...
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Do association bonuses stack?

If a user gets 200 rep on one stack receives their bonus on a second stack and they then get 200 rep on a third stack, Does the user receive another rep bonus or does it only happen once?
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How do I log out of all Stack Exchange accounts at once?

So far I've started using Super User, Stack Overflow, Ask Ubuntu and Photography on the Stack Exchange network. Every time I log into one of them (with Google ID) and go to another one of these four ...
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What software does Super User use for its voting system?

What software is used for the Q&A voting set up on Super User? I once had a link to a similar software (Photobucket used to use a similar thing) online but have lost it since and can't find it ...
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Synchronization of Profiles Between Stack Exchange Webistes

Is there a way that I can easily synchronize my profiles between the Stack Exchange websites? It would be even better if I could just use the same profile across their websites.
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download all questions asked and answers received from a website stackexchange account?

I've got a bunch of questions posted on a given stackexchange site, for example, superuser, and I would like to download/export them in a format that I can store locally in my computer. How can I ...
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Superuser “Too Many Requests” shows Stackoverflow artifact

While opening all StackExchange sites at once (Opera -> Links), superuser gave me the page that told me there were too many requests. The title of the page contained "StackOverflow", not superuser or ...
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Why doesn't my superuser account show up on the network-wide accounts list?

I am using the same Google account to register for Super User as I did for Stack Overflow, Server Fault, and IT security, but my Super User account doesn't show up on my network-wide profile accounts ...
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Why isn't reputation passed between Stack Exchange sites?

I don't understand it, why do we have to make our reputation separately on Stack Overflow, Server Fault and Super User even if the accounts are linked?
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Proper Stack Exchange site for hardware recommendations

As title says, is there a Stack Exchange site for hardware recommendations? Mistakenly, I thought that general (non localized) question about hardware without specific prices and stores would be ok ...