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Refer users to appropriate sites for off-topic questions on the On-Topic help page

On the android.stackexchange.com on-topic page, they include a link to Stack Overflow for questions related to app development (since it is off-topic for android.SE but on-topic for Stack Overflow): ...
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Can you add the UNIX&Linux SE to the available migration groups?

Can you add the UNIX&Linux SE to the available migration groups? It has a lot of other groups but in some cases allowing a transfer to that group might be preferable.
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Can we make the font size when using “#” in markdown smaller?

The way that markdown is implemented in the SE sites, starting a line with # makes it into an HTML <h1> heading: #Heading, (<h1>) This may be just me but I find the # heading too large. ...
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Remove MSU Beta badge

Meta Super User never went through a painful creation process. Like Athena, it just popped into the world fully formed and ready for business. (Yes, Jeff Atwood is basically Zeus in this analogy. No, ...
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Shouldn't the hardware tag be enabled?

Currently, the "Hardware" tag is disabled: However, things such as "Hardware-failure" are allowed. The reason the tag was closed (based on my research) is that it lead to quite a bit of shopping ...
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Synonym Request [stickies] to [sticky notes]

stickies has 3 questions and sticky-notes has 17. Sticky notes can be any operating system including OS X, while stickies seems to only be OS X. stickies should be a synonym of sticky-notes ...
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Color valid tags differently from invalid tags

I have an interesting idea for how tags work. No, it is not the new and improved tag, or a total tag makeover. In fact, it is a small change in how tags work that I think could help out a lot of ...
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Please add a toolbar button or keyboard shortcut for the Keyboard style

Not sure if this should just be here or if I should post on Meta.Stackoverflow - please can a mod move if you think it should be there. When writing answers, one of the items that takes me the ...
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Why aren't spam and offensive answers simply deleted from the database?

Given the recent spate of spam by a, let us say "disgruntled" user, why is it that the account is deleted but the deleted questions/answers still remain visible on the site (to those with the ...
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<kbd> tag looks wrong

According to W3C, When the kbd element is nested inside another kbd element, it represents an actual key or other single unit of input as appropriate for the input mechanism. The SU way of ...
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Merge [laptop-repair] into [repair]

repair x 247 laptop-repair x 81 I think these laptop-repair should be merged into repair - just like battery and laptop-battery - (link). Questions about laptop repair can be tagged with laptop and ...
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No background on downarrow-beside-username popup on main page, but it is there on question pages

If I go to superuser.com and mouse over the arrow near my name, it's hard to read because there is no background. I click through to a question, and on that page there is no problem. This is on Web+ ...
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Synonym Breakage: Command Line vs. Command Prompt

I don't think those should by synonyms. "Command line" is often contrasted with a GUI; it means that you're typing commands in a terminal-like Window. It's a platform-agnostic term, used in Unix-...
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No “Get in touch” ability? [duplicate]

I have found constantly that I am trying to talk to users yet I am constantly dragged down by the fact that we are spamming the living daylights out of comments. Why do we not have an ability to post ...
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Please merge the excel and spreadsheet tags on SuperUser

As I just asked a question on Excel, I saw that the tag spreadsheet had 3 questions (which are also about excel) and that excel has 50 questions. It feels redundant.
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Could anyone create a tag called “program-like”?

Could anyone create a tag called "program-like"? It would be for questions that try to find a programs with the defined features (It´s a way I used to use this website, I define the features of an ...
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System should teach users more by asking questions and showing FAQs

I don't want to sound pretentious. This is just a thought. Recently I stumbled up this long Repository of FAQs on stackoverflow. It links to other FAQs giving very useful advices for users like me ...
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Winter bash hats in user profile don't support window resizing

The hat in users' profiles does not move with the centered page contents (including the gravatar) when the browser window is resized. Demo in Firefox (Safari has the same issue), before and after ...
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Merge [.iso] with [iso-image]

Option to mount .iso in Windows 8 missing post had tag with .iso while we have already iso-image tag for the ISO file. While it's the only question which is tagged with that tag but I think it's ...
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Windows 8 Challenge doesn't list users who've completed Tiles Challenge

Windows 8 challenge is here & live - and I can see level 1- 4 prizes have a listing for which users completed them. For tiles, however - it just mentions Earned by n users Can we please have ...
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'Preserve' State for keep real bad questions as reference

As this comment shows, even bad questions have some value in serving as a reference for, well, bad questions. However questions with a lot of downvotes tend to be deleted, so the system lacks a final ...
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Make superuser an aggregate of SO and SF Reputation

Can superuser's reputation be synchronized between the sum of SO, SF plus any SU rep? Just an idea.
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Why can't we allow one user one i.p?

Consider the following scenario: Imagine that there were two people let us consider them as A and B. User A works at night and used to use superuser at night. User B works at day and used to use ...
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Why we can't we show that chatting user is typing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we show if someone is typing on chat? Consider this scenario A and B were chatting for an specific answer and why can't we show the specific user is typing when he ...
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Could someone be nice enough to add windows-7-starter as a tag to superuser.com?

I would do it but I only have 150 rep.
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Request for a markdown shortcut for XY

Perhaps it is my imagination but there seems to be an increase in XY problems on SU, to the point that I am linking to the MSO question regularly. Questions are of the format "How can I realign the ...
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Rename tag [tortoise-svn] to [tortoisesvn] to be consistent with other stack* sites

I world like to propose tha the tag tortoise-svn is renamed to tortoisesvn, because that is the tag that is used on stackowerflow. That makes the cross site feature tagging better.
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Is it possible to paste an image from the clipboard into a question or an answer?

When asking a question involving system message boxes I try to insert an image of the message box in the body of the question, instead of just quoting a long message (example). However, the process ...
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Do we want to have an option to migrate to AskUbuntu?

With 3341+ questions tagged ubuntu would this seem a good migration option? The most recent ones are: How can I change my uid without opening another user account? vmware linux headers not found for ...
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Add a migration path to Pro Web Masters from Super User

As of now we have 39 questions tagged cms 14 questions tagged joomla 21 questions tagged drupal 22 questions tagged wordpress And the questions on the above and other web master related keep ...
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How about sharing reputation across merged accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't reputation passed between Stack Exchange sites? I have cross-linked accounts on several stack exchange sites (Stack Overflow, Meta Stack Overflow, Super User, ...
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Favourite/ignored topics bubbles broken

It appears as though the bubbles containing the favourite/ignored topics are missing a side: Is this a new bug in rev 2011.5.9.4? Edit: I'm using Chrome 12.0.742.30 dev. Works in Safari.
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Can I create a Facebook fan page for Super User?

I have created a Super User page on Facebook. I need information such as when Super User was founded, our mission, etc...check out the page and provide insights and suggestions...etc I also need a ...
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Inconsistent closing of questions

Last year I posted the question "How Often Should I Run ChkDsk?" and the question received a decent amount of views and a handful of answers. Today, I asked the question "Should I ever put my computer ...
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question is closed without proper reason

This was my question How can I benchmark Linux PC I see its closed as not constructive. Which means, This question is not a good fit to our Q&A format. We expect answers to generally involve ...
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Retags should not bump a post

I think (following the cd incident) that retags, as a maintenance operation, should not bump the question to the front page. What do you think?
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Synonymous meta tags about tagging

There are some meta tags about tags that seems to be synonymous: retagging is a synonym of retag-request. tag-synonym-request is a synonym of tag-synonyms. tag-wiki-suggestion is a synonym of tag-...
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Undelete the List of free antivirus solutions for Windows

I went out to search for antivirus solutions, and quite a few questions are on super user for this. I believe a question like "what free antivirus solutions are there" is a valid question for this (...
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Make [standby] and [sleep] and [suspend] synonyms

I believe standby and sleep and suspend are three names for the same thing. Currently questions are split between the tags.
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Make reviewers explain why they accept a suggested edit

A few times already I've seen users in chat complain about the willingness of reviewers to approve very minor edits whose usefulness is questionable. Sometimes the edits were even counterproductive, ...
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Unreview a post

Would it be possible to have a feature that allows reviewers to 'unreview' a post? That is, regardless of action taken, push a reviewed post to another user's review queue (or separate queue ...
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Reopen request for question 384894

I asked this: Is a 'telecommuter' SLA a good idea? Does it even exist? I don't know where else on StackExchange to ask other than SuperUser. This clearly falls under the general SuperUser ...
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Possible to suggest tag(s) after scanning through the question?

Is it possible to add this feature - after user enter his/her question into the question text area, the website will auto insert some suggestive tags for the question and insert them automatically in ...
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Captcha doesn't work with IE

All I can see is "I am human being". I don't know which version my IE is, I don't know where to check it, but it came with Windows 7, so it can't be that old.
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SU Retag Request: [something-extension(s)] --> [extensions]

Search for extension on https://superuser.com/tags. Can't these be retagged to extensions, to avoid having google-chrome and google-chrome-extensions as tags on a post? The search allows to search ...
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SU Retag Request: [startup] --> [boot]

startup might benefit from being merged to boot.
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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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You can select an answer prompt shown before you really can

Let the pictures do the talking Not necessarily a bug, but could be fixed nevertheless.
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Browers hangs for super user question

Just now , one user posted question : https://superuser.com/questions/68649/help-me-with-my-cisco-ios-config. When ever i am clicking that question Browser hangs for some time and recovered and show ...