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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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Are you interested in writing blog posts?

After the blog became officially blessed by Jeff Atwood we've got some weekly posts and daily traffic on it, with an occasional spike on some of the most interesting blog posts. However, anyone with a ...
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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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Looking for users to write about their (fun) experiences for the Super User Blog!

The Super User Blog is getting organized! Several weekly categories have been set up and we're looking for awesome things to write about! WTFriday is a brand new section that should produce an awesome ...
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The Super User Blog -- now officially blessed!

Great job on the blog! After a call today with Ivo, we decided that the Super User Blog is now sufficiently awesome to be highlighted in the footer! You'll note that the blog link in the Super User ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Why does the Super User Blog have the same styles as the Server Fault Blog?

It seems that the Super User Blog is using the same stylesheet as the Server Fault Blog. Shouldn't we have our own colors? Maybe something like so: instead of what we have now: Edit: After further ...
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One-boxing on Super User chat for the SU Blog

Now that the SU blog is official, it would be nice if posts from the SU blog could be one-boxed in Chat, like posts from the official SO blog are. Could this be enabled? I imagine it would be a pretty ...
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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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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 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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Top Questions of the Week #19

Now we're into post 19 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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What do you want Super User Blog to test with SSD technology?

In conjunction with the Super User blog, we will be getting three SSD's from Kingston. We want to perform tests on these drives and blog about the results, and need your help. What testing, ...
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Top Questions of the Week #17

Now we're into post 17 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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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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Reposting own content from or to the Super User Blog

Introduction / License Super User Blog (henceforth called SUB for conciseness) has CC BY-NC-SA logo at the bottom and text saying podcasts are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-...
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Can someone write a good Q/A on port-forwarding?

I think we need a question where we have gathered (router-agnostic) good advice on how to set up port-forwarding on a home network. Then we could close questions like this and point it to our port-...
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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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Top Questions of the Week #23

Now we're into week 23 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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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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Top Questions of the Week #25

Now we're into week 25 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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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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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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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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Top Questions of the Week #22

Now we're into post 22 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 should Super User Blog put as a general bio for Lifehacker?

Lifehacker is interested in reposting some of our material on their site. They've asked what bio should we add to the posts? This is what I replied with but I wanted to get everyone's opinion/...
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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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Is the Super User Blog the new 'Generic Question Community Wiki'?

Here's my thought process on this: We've got some general questions out there that keep popping up. Like the, infamous PC freezing questions I brought up earlier in the year. At that time we ...
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Top Questions of the Week #24

Now we're into week 24 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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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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What should be the mission statement for The Super User Blog and how to promote/explain Super User with it?

The Super User Blog Post Factory has been steadily running for a while now, producing awesome and interesting posts for all you Super Users out there! Now is the time for the mission statement ...
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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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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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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 #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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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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