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list favorites?

I see it tells me very recent changes to any of them and how many. Today, this week, last month e.t.c. But I don't want to see changes and I don't want to see just as far as last month. Or rather.. ...
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Sudden Loss of Reputation [closed]

A minute ago I reached 1,512 in 5 minutes from 1,474. Now i am back to 1,474 in just 5 minutes. How is this possible . Please any moderator tell me where I lost my rep. What is happening. Ed: I ...
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Different Reputation showed. Which one is correct?

I´ve got a strange thing going on here. My reputation showed in the bar on top of the site is 714. I was happy with it until i looked at http://superuser.com/reputation yesterday. The reputation ...
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what is the critics badge? i did not down vote any.

Hi, I got the Critic badge in Stack Overflow. It said it is for down voting. i did not down vote any answers. i accidentally voted and again revoked. How to fine which post i have down voted if i had ...
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Requesting rep recalc

Can any of the mods please do a rep recalc on my account ? There's a rep difference of about 500 points between the rep on my current profile and the /reputation report, and I'd rather get it down now ...
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What happened to question "Worst Web Site Design Ever"?

I realise this question - https://superuser.com/questions/15798/worst-web-site-design-ever - isn't appropriate for Super User, but did it just get deleted and that's it? IMHO it had some decent low ...
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How do web-software related questions differ in superuser from questions in webapps of stackexhange?

I guess the web related software questions can be asked in either of the websites - superuser or webapps? Am I correct?
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Why this question was closed?

This question was closed as subjective and argumentative: What's your favourite “super user” Anti-boss technique Waiting for the "Not Programming related" proposal, i thought my question would fit ...
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Is it possible to make the valuable flair appear smaller?

I´m having some trouble with the valuable flair you can place on your own website. I want to place it into the sidebar of my blog. The poblem is, the sidebars width is only 190px. The valuable flair ...
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Do I lose all my question-votes if I go back and edit my question?

Just got a question solved, and I selected an answer. For the sake of clarity I would like to go back to my original question and put the solution in the answer. Since my Question has multiple votes ...
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Can not use code tag

With the following question, Interesting Windows 7 boot Issue involving RAID and an SSD, I'm not able to remove the quote block in which the code block is embedded. Without making it a quote, the code ...
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Asking questions about facebook in superuser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Official stance on Facebook questions on SU? I wanted to ask a question about facebook in superuser only to discover that almost all questions tagged facebook have been closed....
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where to ask about website CMS, like wordpress SU or SO?

Wordpress is technically computer software, but it is also programming and development. So where should I ask a question about a WP plugin on SO or SU?
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Changing Avatar trouble

When I try to change my avatar by clicking "Change Picture" under my profile, I am taken to www.gravatar.com. But I have an myOpenId account with an option to change my profile picture. Which one ...
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Timeline broken

Trying to view the timeline for Thunderbird 3 "Reply to all", also replies to myself using the URI https://superuser.com/posts/120241/timeline fails with Oops! Something Bad Happened!. This ...
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Shouldn't I get tumbleweed badge?

I have written this question: Is there a quick key command that will switch frames in Flash? and have not gotten answers for a month and only 29 views. I think that qualifies for a Tumbleweed badge, ...
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Migrate previously closed question to Gaming?

Now that https://gaming.stackexchange.com/ exists, can we migrate questions that were previously closed as off-topic because they are related to gaming to it? Specifically, I'd like to move this ...
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Close as duplicate loop

usb write protected! is closed as a duplicate of https://superuser.com/questions/112401/why-would-disks-mysteriously-become-write-protected which is closed as a duplicate of Remove the write ...
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Super User or SuperUser?

Officially, how are we supposed to write Super User? SuperUser (NO space) Super User (WITH space) I'm constantly wondering about this whenever I go to write Super User, etc, and I've seen all ...
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Are questions being moved to other stackExchange sites? Where is my old SuperUser question?

I came to SuperUser today to check an old question. The question have very good answers on it. https://superuser.com/questions/5940/hidden-features-of-the-iphone But it gives me a 404. I suspect ...
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Appropriate site for question about Google Groups?

I was about to ask a question on Super User about problems I've been having accessing Google Groups, but then I noticed that a lot of questions on that site having to do with web apps were being ...
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How do I gain reputation in SuperUser if my questions never get answered?

I am trying to become an active user in this community, but the question I have asked has become a tumbleweed, and I don't have enough reputation to upvote any answers to other questions. Looking ...
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Is this user a SpamBot?

Is this user a Spambot? ~10 questions in a span of about 5 minutes o_0
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I occasionally get a message in Superuser that it works better with Java script enabled.

I occasionally get a message in Superuser that it works better with Java script enabled. However, when I go to Javascript, it is already enabled. Why would this happen? I'm using Windows XP and ...
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Where should questions about mobile devices, phones, gadgets, etc be asked?

I was wondering where should I post slightly off-topic questions. As I've read on SuperUser its only about computer hardware and software. Do the various USB gadgets fit in the 'hardware' category? ...
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SU question closed as Exact Duplicate, but it does not seem to be the same to me.

I posted this question yesterday evening: Good software to take a blog and format it for printing It is a question looking for a software tool that will take a blog and format it for printing. This ...
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Retag request Xp -> Windows-XP on Super User

Over on Super User the grass keeps needing a trimming. Requesting a retag on XP × 30 0 to Windows-XP × 2027 2,189
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'google-chrome' and 'chrome'

On SuperUser I'm trying to clean up google tags, and I noticed that there are 266 tagged 'google-chrome' and 58 just 'chrome'. Could some please do a batch retag of chrome to google-chrome? Edit: ...
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SuperUser is not allowing me to post an answer

I can't post an answer to the question. I get Oops! Something Bad Happened! page. There is the text from the webpage: We apologize for any inconvenience, but an unexpected error occurred while ...
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Cannot vote at all, but can edit / tag etc.

I cannot seem to vote on Superuser. I can on Stackoverflow however. Error log in Firefox says Error: vote is not defined.
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Reopen request for SU?

Hello, I posted what I thought was a legitimate question on Super User at Why are brownouts so harmful? It was closed almost immediately as not a real question with the explanation "This is not a ...
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Merging macbook* tags on SU

On Superuser, there are two tags for the same subject : macbookpro, with 122 hits macbook-pro, with 3 hits That would be nice is someone could merge these two tags to macbook-pro (with a hyphen) I ...
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Retag request: torrent -> bittorrent

15 questions tagged 'torrent' on superuser 48 questions tagged 'bittorrent' on superuser (Only 'bittorrent' is used on SO and SF.)
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Logging into SuperUser via mobile phone

I try to log into SuperUser from my mobile phone, but it fails. I can easily browse the pages of SuperUser, but when I click on "login" and then select my OpenID account provider, it doesn't work. Is ...
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Retag Request/Tag Merge Request for Super User: 'windows7' and 'windows-7'

The 'windows-7' tag has 1752 questions, while the 'windows7' tag has only 2. Keep: 'windows-7'
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Merge tags on superuser [virtualmachine], [virtual-machine], and [virtualization]

I noticed a similar question here, but it seems nothing has been done... On superuser there are tags for virtualmachine and virtual-machine. I think these two at the least should be merged, if not ...
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Who are the moderators of Super User?

Who are the moderators of Super User? I don't see any moderator presence online right now to close out questions I want closed.
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My question disappeared

This morning I posted two questions on superuser.com, 65438 and 65444. The latter, 65444, seems to have vanished. Can anyone please tell me where it's gone to? Edit: the question was about using ...
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How to reopen this question? [closed]

I would like to just contact the moderator who closed this question but I don't know how, so I'm posting here. The moderator is saying that this question is a duplicate, but I specifically am ...
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Why doesn't Super User work without JavaScript?

Super User says it works best with JavaScript enabled. I would change that message to: Super User does not work without JavaScript. Personally I dislike the JS layer, and switched it off, but then ...
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Superuser: retag-request for 64-bit, 64bit and maybe x64

On superuser "64-bit" and" 64bit" tags should be aliased into one or the other. "x64" is similar, but may be a slightly different animal for some people, being specific to the mainstream AMD ...
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What happened to my answer? No evidence of vote either

On Friday, I added an answer to Copy installation files that Novell Application Launcher uses on Super User. I also upvoted the question. Now when I check back today, there is no evidence of either ...
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virtualpc --> virtual-pc

virtualpc: 1 question virtual-pc: 31 questions There is no reason to have two tags. They mean the same thing.
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Please retag multiple SU tags

There are currently quite a lot of tags that have alternatives on SU. Would it be possible to trim them down a bit? I'd do it manually, but there's way too many of them: vista (37) -> windows-vista (...
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retag-request: [videostreaming] -> [video-streaming]

Retag videostreaming to video-streaming. Same as https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/18601/retag-streaming-to-streaming, but for Superuser. Only 8 questions so far https://superuser.com/...
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Diago needs a name addition?

So Diago has been doing a great job as the newest mod to SU. He ruthlessly puts up with endless amounts of non SU questions and promptly closes them. He sometimes gets unfairly revenge downvotes due ...
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Why are questions moved to SuperUser?

For the last few days now, I've seen some questions either closed or moved to SuperUser. Why is that?
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Why are game questions on SU just closed and not deleted?

This is a thought that came to mind after seeing the daily couple gaming questions that come into SU. If the rules state that most gaming questions are not within the scope of the site, why don't we ...
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Multiple Link issue in a Superuser question

There seems to be an issue in multiple links some how. I have 2 links in the question below https://superuser.com/questions/2389/what-is-wolfram-alpha-good-for/2705#2705 The 2nd link is different ...
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Why I get different points from upvoted?

My answers on SuperUser get different points from upvoteds. One get 5 points and other one get 2 points. (no downvotes) Why is this happening?