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The Super User blog is going away

We've been trying to kickstart the SU blog again, and well, it's mostly been tumbleweeds. We've had little to no activity, despite a few well meaning plans to. That said, networkwide, blogs are going ...
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Question of the Month... #1 [April '16]

QoTM has been restored. This is the nomination page for April 2016. Post you favorite questions (or answers) from this month and one (or more) will be featured on the SU blog. The rules: Please post ...
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Question of the... Month!

Yeah, you heard right, it's coming back! It's been almost three years since the last time time Question of the Week was featured on the blog (#46) and it's about time that it came back! We (the ...
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Adding the notification icons to the blog

My home page is the Super User Community Blog When I launch Chrome, I like to read the blog and to see if I have new notifications. Unfortunately, the notification icon are not in the bar, so I must ...
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Collaborating on the Super User site blog

I just read Calling all bloggers.... Again today. I am a school student who is really interested in tech and my holidays started today so I think that I might contribute a few articles. The problem ...
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Calling all bloggers.... Again

It's that time of the year again... Where I've completed my finals, my work tasks have slimmed a little and I think to myself I can get the blog back up and going again. So here we are! I'm calling ...
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Would the Super User community be interested in a Soldering post?

My TV has finally reached it's doom, and the convergence chips have gone out. I've ordered new chips and will be removing the olds to be replaced with the new. This will require de-soldering the old ...
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Calling all bloggers!

Do you have any of the following qualities? A love for writing long and details answers to common Super User problems A desire to test, document, and share with fellow Super Users awesome products (...
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Question of the Week #46

Now we're into post #46 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any questions that you feel is of worth ...
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Expanding our product reviews for the blog

The Super User Blog has reviewed in the past a few products from other companies. I would like to propose that we expand this even further. I would like to setup a system whereby either users or ...
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Should Super User actively seek out partnerships/sponsorships with other companies?

Over the years, I have both contacted and been contacted by a few companies to perform reviews of their products on the Super User Blog with some success. Now that the blog is a bit more veteran (...
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On what site are questions about digital cameras allowed?

I'm unsure if "allowed" is the most appropriate word, but I recently had a issue with my digital camera and placed the question on Super User. I got an answer but a day or so later, it got downvoted ...
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So you've submitted your blog post... Now what?

Congratulations to those of you that submitted your blog posts! If you had a positive overall score on your post you've been entered into the Windows 8 Contest Blog Tile drawing. But you may be ...
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Can I use part of my answer in a blog post for the Windows 8 contest?

I have an answer I'm working on but haven't posted it yet. I'm thinking I might end up using it (the whole thing) for part of my blog entry for the Windows 8 contest. Is this allowed?
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The Windows 8 Challenge has ended, thank you for blogging!

Winners will be announced on the Super User Blog shortly. Please read So you've submitted your blog post... Now what? for guidelines on how to bring your Windows 8 Challenge blog post to http://blog....
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Question of the Week #45

Note: From here on, until I'm done with school, I'll be posting QOTW every OTHER week (unless someone want to join up and help me out) Now we're into post #45 of the "Top Question" of Super User in ...
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When to self-answer, when to blog?

TL;DR What is the difference between the criteria for self-answered questions and blog post? I have a number of topics I'd like to write about, but I'm having a hard time deciding whether I should ...
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What's in a good question? (A Super User Blog Entry)

I'm looking to put together a blog post that people can reference on how to ask, and the right way to ask question here at Super User. What are some suggestions that you would have for new users ...
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Question of the Week #44 [duplicate]

Now we're into post #44 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any questions that you feel is of worth ...
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Question of the week #43 [duplicate]

Ok so apparently nobody was interested in the whole "42" thing, so we'll go back to the normal Question of the Week nominations: Now we're into post #43 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the ...
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Question of the Week #42

Now we're into post #42 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. But WAIT! What happened to post 41! I messed up and didn't get it up in time. So I selected my own ...
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I have a suggestion on what to do with the Software Rec Tag

With the upcoming release of Windows 8 we expect an influx of users and questions. I feel that we need to prep for their coming. With that in mind, the software-rec is a nuisance in mine and others ...
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Question of the Week #40

Now we're into post #39 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any questions that you feel is of worth ...
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Question of the Week #39

Now we're into post #39 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any questions that you feel is of worth ...
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Question of the Week #38

Now we're into post #38 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any questions that you feel is of worth ...
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Question of the Week #37

Now we're into post #37 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Let's bring back to life the now (somewhat) dead Super User Blog

Your crazy mad scientist of a Blog Editor is back and wants to keep this blog going: First off, I need to apologize. Like a terrible parent, I have abandoned my child. But no more! I have a little ...
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The blog editor room has been frozen – now what? [duplicate]

Our blog editor room has been frozen due to inactivity. It's now been more than two weeks that someone posted in it. Our last blog entry is almost two months old. This is a bit sad. We've had a ...
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Status for "Question of the Week" and related ad on the front page

The front page of SuperUser linked to this Question-of-the-Week overview with an ad (traced here, I think...). Intrigued by that idea I clicked on the link. It took a little bit before I noticed that ...
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Blog mini graph for views is broken

When logged in to the Super User blog and viewing a post, I can see the following up at the top: Before it used to show a little mini graph, but when we moved over to BlogOverflow (Super User was ...
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Should the StackAd WordPress plugin be used on the blog?

As requested by studiohack, I am opening this question to discuss the possibility of installing the StackAd Wordpress Plugin (which I am the author of) on the Super User Blog. The ads shown would be ...
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Who gets to post to the blog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the requirements and how to submit a SU blog? What is required for a person to be permitted to post to the blog? Do they have to be a Moderator? Do they have to be a ...
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Question of the week #36

Now we're into week 36 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Question of the Week #35

Now we're into week 35 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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How can we promote the blog?

Our blog has been running great for a while, and its content is great, however recently, all editors and frequent writers have been busy (including myself). This is why there currently are no weekly ...
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Question of the Week #34

Now we're into week 34 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Question of the Week #33

Now we're into week 33 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Question of the Week #32

It's been a while since we posted a QOTW. In large part this is because I (the editor of the QOTW section of the blog) have been extremely busy with school, and haven't had much time for writing. I'd ...
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Where is the definitive "attributes of a *decent* text editor" article?

Periodically I write docs for or emails to folks who just don't know yet what a decent text editor is. When I do so I want to link to the definitive article that gently introduces and describes the ...
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Super User Question of the Week #31

Now we're into week 31 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Super User Question of the Week #30

Now we're into week 30 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Super Contest Time Frame [closed]

Quoting the announcement blog post from August 19th: This contest will be going on for the next two weeks starting Monday the 29th at 00:00 UTC! The 29th was five days ago. The announcement both ...
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What are the requirements and how to submit a SU blog?

What the requirements for submitting a Super User Community Blog post? After the post has been created, how is it submitted?
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Submit your Blog post for the Super User Contest here:

This is an area were users can submit their entries for 'best blog post' part of the Super User 2nd Anniversary Competition. Feel free to post your submission here in its entirety. Other user can ...
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Adding Media Library to Blog

The Gaming.StackExchange blog currently has a "Media Library", with an easy method for uploading multiple images to the blog. Currently we do not have this feature on Super User, and it is difficult ...
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Super User Question of the Week #29

Now we're into week 29 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Can we get rid of the red "new" button beside blog?

I know it hasn't been up for long, but would there be a way to hide it? I figured once I visited the blog it would disappear, but it didn't. Could we make it one of the "popup at the top" things? ...
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Top Questions of the Week #28

Now we're into week 28 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Top Questions of the Week #27

Now we're into week 27 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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Top Questions of the Week #26

Now we're into week 26 of the "Top Question" of Super User in the Super User blog. Please post and vote for your favorite question for this week. Please post any question that you feel is of worth ...
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