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Why was this question of mine closed? [duplicate]

Question edited for clarifications. I did not ask for a software license or license recommendation, I asked about the implications. I still haven't got the answer about why the two different close ...
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Spam edits by same user

I had two spam edits from the same user in a short interval: on this contribution and and this one (which I rolled back). Despite his reputation he (or she) seems to be a rather difficult user (I ...
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Can I see which Answers/Questions count towards a badge?

Can I see which Answers/Questions count towards a badge? E.g. for the badge "Sportsmanship", can I see somewhere which votes counted towards that badge or would the only option be to ...
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I don't have a negative posting history. Why have I been banned?

I've come here a few times in the past year hoping to ask a question only to be reminded: I dont recall deleting bad questions (and dont have the rep to see my deletions), and I've been using Stack ...
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Are my questions on-topic here, and if so, should a few new tags be created, maybe?

I have a question about my Super User post: How to mount FAT16/32 USB volume on smartos/illumos/omnios? Are my questions about Illumos, OmniOS, SmartOS on-topic here, and if so, should a few ...
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Is this serial downvoting?

From yesterday, I am having frequent downvotes, without any kind of comments. I have received 5 down votes since last night. This never happened since I have been here for 10 months. And the posts ...
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Someone else's legit question deleted

(Edited to be a generic question; see old version if you're curious about specifics) I googled a question (Q) I had and the only hit was to a deleted (but cached) Q here and it (the Google-cached copy)...
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"How to obtain a Laptop without hidden surprises" - suggestions improving the question

How to obtain a Laptop without hidden surprises was closed within minutes of posting with the stated reason: Questions seeking for hardware shopping recommendations are off-topic because they are ...
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Accidental rollback - any penalties involved?

If my edit gets rolled back, will there be a (relevant) negative log associated with my account? If so can the roll back be undone if it has been applied by accident?
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Why is my question downvoted?

I would appreciate assistance to make my question acceptable to this site, but it has been downvoted twice and my comment asking for guidance was deleted. I have tried to add some background that ...
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Explainer/Refiner/Illuminator - how exactly does it work?

I'm trying to find out how exactly the Explainer/Refiner/Illuminator works: Edit and answer 1/50/500 question (both actions within 12 hours, answer score > 0) So far it seems that the edit hast ...
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How do I upload photos on Super User?

I figured that photos can only be posted via links. Is there any way to upload photos to a question or answer? Thank you!
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Is it possible to accept answers in closed questions?

Out of curiosity (since I don't have any closed questions), is it possible to accept answers on closed questions?
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Make [procmon] a synonym of [process-monitor]?

The tag description for process-monitor is: Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. while procmon is: ...
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Can somebody of rank create a tag #albert for me?

I am the author of the app albert launcher and want to redirect users in the support channel to this site to ask or find questions. Can somebody please add the #albert, #albertlauncher or #albert-...
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Why no tag for AnyDesk, and can it be created?

There are currently 35 questions that contain the word AnyDesk, however there's no tag to it. I thought maybe it's a global "no commercial tags" policy, but there is a teamviewer tag. So ...
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Question closed as duplicate - reopen request

This is not my question, and I believe it's NOT a duplicate: How do you edit Windows10 Directory Junctions (links to folders) from Windows Explorer? The question in question (h3h3) is asking about a ...
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Why is my website question off-topic? Where should I ask then?

I just posted this question and readily it gets flagged as off-topic. The question is about websites that work as proxies. Super User seems to me a good place to ask, but anyway suppose that it's not ...
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Can't answer a highly active question even though I meet the reputation requirement

I seem to have found either a bug or an outdated message as can be seen in the below screenshot for me on this question: Google Chrome Dictionary Location Highly active question. Earn 10 reputation ...
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How can I add a Note to an answer that stopped working with an Windows update?

I would like to add the following NOTE: This doesn't seem to work after Windows 10 feature update 2004! to save people's time for reading an answer https://superuser.com/a/1242730/549571 that stopped ...
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Something wrong with this question

Honestly speaking I feel this is most detailed (with full of research)question that I have ever asked I feel it’s not getting deserved attention Maybe because people feel They are aiding theft etc, ...
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Powershell and Batch syntax highlighting not working logically

Syntax highlighting for both Powershell and Batch works if specified manually in an HTML comment, but not via a code block: Doesn't Work: (code block) ```bat ```powershell Works: (HTML comment) &...
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Why is my edit spam?

I've tried to edit "Nico-nico-nii~♡" into another user's post. Link: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/966368 This edit is not intended to promote services nor it is destructive.
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Find out why an answer was deleted

TL;DR: How to find out why an answer i wrote was deleted? I wrote an answer to a question, got some comments and upvote and then the answer was deleted and i had no idea why. I raised a flag for ...
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Suggested edits still not approved

I've submitted too many edits, which isn't unusual for me, and when I try to edit anymore posts, I get the message saying that I need to wait for my other submitted edits to be approved (as you do). ...
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How do you use the new Markdown to insert images?

Okay, so I wanted to edit and insert an image for someone. I assumed it would be easy to rewrite the Markdown. Until I found out that the Markdown has changed. So how do I write it now? Also, the help ...
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Why was my comment explaining reason for a downvote deleted?

Earlier today I have downvoted this answer and left a comment explaining my action. It was something like this: -1 because this is an unreadable 5 lines long run of words with no formatting or ...
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Swap the duplicates (the general question is closed, the vista-specific one is open)

Following the answer of How to suggest to change "X is a duplicate of Y" to "Y is a duplicate of X"?, I'm posting my question here: How do I full-screen my CMD? is marked as a ...
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Very Light Posts

Every once in a while (once in a day or two days) a post is rendered in white type on a white background. This one, for example: Screen randomly flickering on Linux Mint Why are a small number of ...
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Suggested edit about Windows XP and Vista laptops' first and "second" warnings about low battery power has been rejected

Link to suggested edit: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/964770 I tried to change: In Windows, you can change that in the settings, there are two thresholds - one to give you a warning, ...
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People Reached - meaning

First, I apologize for coming here. I spent two hours this evening in tour and help and got nowhere, and I do not otherwise know where to go in SU / Stack Exchange for help. My question is simple. ...
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my post was deleted

I have a question about my Super User post: File Server - Is it possible to allow users to view all files but don't allow them to access them the question was "user's can't see all folders, how ...
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How can I use grave accents or backticks (`) in a question?

Is there any way to type two back-tick (or grave accent) characters (`) in my question without formatting my text in unwanted way? I know I can enter a grave accent at one place, like this: Alt+`. ...
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Checking if a post is spam

This answer links to the author's site. It is a poor answer, and could only be used in conjunction with the author's site as a vital detail (what the "program" is) is missing. Does Thanks ...
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Can I get my day counted for the Fanatic Badge if i'm logged in from the android app

I'm going to be away from my pc for quite a long time and I'm going to be able to use my phone instead, and I'm a fan of the site. So as stated above, does my day count if I'm connected through my ...
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This question was incorrectly closed as off-topic

This question is not off-topic. Specifically, it is a question that might be asked by a computer enthusiast, about computer hardware, computer software, or personal and home computer ...
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Is Zoom video conferencing tool on-topic for superuser?

I saw a tag but only linked to 4 questions. If not this site, where please? I am trying to find out more to help connect older and more vulnerable people in our village during isolation!
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Request to reopen question 986199

My question on the main site: How much data (MB) does a one-hour Zoom call use for each participant? was closed for being "not about computer hardware or software". According to the FAQ (What topics ...
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My question was closed unfairly as 'not clear'

I have a question about my Super User post: Old HDDs aren't being detected — even in the BIOS — on my computer I asked the above question about HDD, but my question was closed as, 'Needs details ...
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Why was my question closed as "off topic"?

My question was closed as off topic. The only feedback was the boilerplate: Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Questions seeking product, service, or learning ...
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Need help with Watch Tag Issue

I was in a post, I put my mouse over an item to click, I clicked and at the same instant a Watch Tag popped up and I clicked it instead. How do I clear Watch Tags - that is, how do I reset them?
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Are questions about problems with a Fitbit on topic?

If I had a problem with my Fitbit, would it be on topic to ask about it here?
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List of all tags from all StackExchange sites?

Is there a site that will give me a list of all tags from all StackExchange sites so I know which site to post a question on? Or is there a meta site for all StackExchange sites?
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Please reopen my question

On MacBooks, is there a difference between "Low battery" and "You are now running on reserve battery power"? I would like this question to be reopened.
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Need to ask this question. Where do I ask this?

" I have a HP Touchpad with Windows 10 Home Edition. I forgot the admin password. Now I cannot do system restore. After I reboot and hit F2, it takes me to a system information page. I do not see an ...
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Why is my firewall question off-topic?

Question is Block TCP/UDP high-latency connections I thought it clearly fits "personal and home computer networking" category, as listed in Help Center. Other questions on intersection of gaming and ...
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Was this answer deleted? Can I see it?

On October 28, 2019, I got an e-mail with a link to an answer to a question I had posted. The URL of the link is long and complex, but redirects to: https://superuser.com/questions/1496261/how-do-i-...
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Did my question about keyboard mapping get deleted?

I recall asking a question about keyboard mapping when transitioning from linux to mac a few weeks ago. I did get an answer, but I now cannot find the question. Perhaps I didn't ask it on this forum ...
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How can I stop repeated adverts of articles from somebody that admits he is a rubbish coder?

How can I stop repeated adverts of articles from somebody that admits he is a rubbish coder? I saw this thing pop up: which is a bit tiring because it reminds me of another thing that popped up a ...
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Why was this hardware-recommendation question closed as off-topic, and how could I improve it?

I have a hardware-related question. I want to know whether and how Thunderbolt 3 connectivity can be added to my PC setup. This answer says that questions regarding computer hardware can be asked on ...

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