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This is an OpenID we haven't seen before

My account works pretty well on the other three sites. But when I log on to Super User, I get: This is an OpenID we haven't seen before: [openid] What gives?
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My answer keeps getting suggested edits from spambots

I have been noticing a trend that my this answer, always gets edited by some spammer (may be a bot). It's only that answer and no other answer in any of the other SE network. Finding subdirectories ...
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Questions about Temple OS?

I don't exactly understand the topic here, computer software Is a bit vague. The "Help Center" goes on to say programming and software development is off topic. Let's say though there was an ...
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Why is my answer a 'bad answer' and being downvoted? [duplicate]

I supplied an answer in this question :- Laptop charge 126W for a 120W laptop and it is being downvoted without comment. Why? The answer is factually correct, and consistent with what ...
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Why are tag suggestions and votes tied together?

I noticed that a new tag block-chain was created and wanted to add a synonym blockchain to it because I frequently encounter either writing. The latter seems to be the correct one so maybe another ...
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Help understand why question closed for being too broad and what to do about it

My Question was closed due to it allegedly being too broad. Is it because my question can have multiple correct answers? Is it because I did not specify which part NTLM I am interested in? Please ...
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Can I add my GitHub repository link in answers?

I've recently posted an answer https://superuser.com/a/1313540/726810 and the procedure requires some programming knowledge. I've a open source GPL repository in GitHub where I provided the already ...
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Why can't I flag a particular question as off-topic?

This question about potential harm from an Ethernet port is understandably locked. However, even though it generated a couple of good answers, and I can see a potential link to home networking, I don'...
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OP edits the question himself instead of accepting a suggested edit.

First of all, I am not reaching out to the person who did this to disadvantage him. Basically what happend is, the OP asked a question. I suggested some little edits to improve the formatting. ...
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Why is the top bar on Super User smaller than on other sites?

According to this post, the top bar's height has been changed to 50px on all Stack Exchange sites in order to have the same height on Stack Overflow and on other sites. However, on Super User, the top ...
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New tag request: "elinks"

For questions about the elinks text-mode web browser. There are several elinks-specific questions in existence already. [edit: ...and I'm about to post another.] I would like to tag this question.
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How to enter suggestions

What can I do when I don't have a question but actually some kind of advice for hopefully a number of superusers around there? Should I first ask the question, wait a bit and than answer my own ...
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Where to ask the question “Which X have the largest share of users?”

I wanted to ask a question about software usage statistics here, but other people don’t seem to like my question, for reasons I can’t really understand. Is there anywhere on Stack Exchange where I ...
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How to recover account

I have not used this site in years. When I tried to ask a question it says "we are not accepting questions from this account. How to recover account? Or do I simply have to use another account to ask ...
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How to change password for my Superuser/StackExchange account?

I want to change the password for my Superuser/StackExchange account. Its been 3 years since i changed it -- I know, Unhealthy! But for the life of me, i can't seem to find the option on "Profile", "...
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How do I log out of this site?

I accidentally created a user when trying to log in, and now I can't find how to log out... I can't find a logout button. So how do I log out? Here is some extra text because it won't let me post ...
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My cross-site auto-login does not work; where do I look to fix it?

I am active in a handful of sites like superuser and stack overflow. When I find time to come here, I often work on several questions or answers. I was always annoyed that I can log out all my ...
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Remove accidental rollback to previous revision

In this question Does Windows Firewall fully block Windows Telemetry?, I wanted to edit my answer. But suddenly my PC's cursor glitches and I clicked to rollback and delete option of that answer. Now ...
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Moderator abuse

Assist me in creating ics-events with complicated repeat patterns? is closed because the moderator doesn't understand what ICS are (They are just text strings in a .ics-file and I was looking for ...
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How to deal with answers I cannot check anymore?

Since I asked https://superuser.com/a/1282119 I reinstalled my computer from scratch, therefore I cannot test the answer(s) provided. How should I handle them? never accept any, since it's not tested?...
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Improperly deleted answer

RE this answer User wants to find a "way to get around this 10-lookups-only limit" The 10 lookup limit is a limit for DNS lookups. Flattening the SPF record to include less DNS lookups and ...
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How to handle a suspected troll?

Consider the question What are file systems? - there is no indication of what research the querent has done, and punching the title into Google generates a bunch of links to sites (including Wikipedia)...
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Edit someone else's question vs approve edit, reputation wise

There is this question asked where the user doesn't have enough reputation to post images. I usually edit the post to add the image so I can then start to answer the question normally. I have plenty ...
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Spam through autobiographer badge?

Discussion on MSE I noticed this today when looking at badges. Obviously these accounts will probably be nuked by some type of spam script, but for now it's mildly annoying that I can't celebrate ...
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How to delete a wrong post

I posted this off-topic post on Super User. And now I am stuck with it. I can't delete it. Other people see it and downvote which causes me to lose reputation and puts me at risk of being blocked ...
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My answer was deleted: why, and what should I do now?

I have a question about my Super User post: How do I play audio though jackd from console? Hi. I submitted an answer to superuser, but my answer was deleted. I've checked the list of possible causes ...
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Unable to ask this question

I am unable to submit this question, it is not up to standards, as the fourm says... I am looking for a battery for a laptop from japan, says "PC-ns750aag-e3" on the back. I am having ...
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Question about chips

I'd like to post a question about a specific computer chip. I have a tiny piece of hardware that has been presented as being a chip with embedded information. I think it's actually just a contact to ...
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How can I change the email address associated with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

Any way of doing this, as I no longer use my Gmail account, and can't seem to change the login address to my new one? How can I change the email address associated with my Stack Exchange OpenID?
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What is the etiquette regarding asking a question again on another Stack Exchange site?

I've asked a question on SuperUser before I realised that Ask Different existed. I feel that my question would be better served on the the Ask Different Stack Exchange site. How should I go about ...
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Why was my question (relating to consumer electronics) migrated here?

I have a question about my Super User post: Do Ethernet over HDMI injectors exist and if so what are they called? This is something I have always found a little awkward about StackExchange in general,...
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Why can't I post on Super User?

I've looked at the other posts on this topic with no luck. I have a question that I'm trying to ask and answer myself. I typed it all up, but when I click Post Your Question and Answer it just reloads ...
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Why are people voting to close my question?

How is CMD's convert command able to convert FAT to NTFS without data loss? I've recently updated the question to directly respond to criticism that the question is off-topic based on the claims ...
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All comments on my question were deleted without warning

All of my comments to this question of mine were deleted. I didn't think it was site policy for moderators to delete comments, least of all without any warning or notification, but if this is the ...
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Question about printer interpretation of colors

I have a question about my Super User post: Printer colors differ between ps/pdf draw commands and images Burgi raised the concern that the linked question might be a better fit for Graphic Design. ...
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Question up for 1 hour and all comments disappeared

I was getting what I thought was negative feedback on a question that I had asked an hour ago, and I made an edit to as an attempt to correct myself about 10 minutes ago. The moment I posted the edit ...
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New Top Bar is live - What does it mean for me?

I just noticed that the new top bar's live (looks like later today) - what should I be looking for, and what does it mean for me?
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How to close the question that you had answer already?

I have a question about my Super User post: Windows 10 Creator Update Version 1703 I have get the answer i was expected so how can i close this question?
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How can I start a bounty for this Question?

How may I get Explorer to preview .m3u files as text? I see no link for this.
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Am I allowed to offer a cash bounty?

To workaround that fact I have insufficient rep for How can I start a bounty for this Question? .
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Why was my bounty returned?

I have posted this question about a month ago. As nobody said anything, I offered a 50 points bounty yesterday. So I got two answers, none correct. To my surprise, someone returned my points, ...
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Duplicate that isn't a duplicate

My question here has been flagged as a duplicate when it's clear, at least to me, that it's worlds apart in both scope and relevance to the question that it's meant to be a duplicate of. Not only is ...
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No feedback on deleted answer

I was reading a question, and I thought about an answer. Then, I noticed that an answer was already posted to the question, which had the information that I was thinking about. Then, I noticed that ...
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Do I need to post more details in this question?

I posted this question a day ago but it has not received many views and I haven't received any feedback for it. What can I do to attract more attention towards this question? How can I improve it? ...
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Where can I ask the question about only for mobile?

I need some software for my mobile and I know I can't ask it on SU because it's not related with PCs in some way. So for mobiles, where can I ask questions? Does the Stack Exchange Network have any ...
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How are there two *exact* duplicate questions? (Title, answers, author, date, comments, migration)

While viewing related questions on Meta Super User, I noticed two questions with the same title. Initially I assumed this was a strange coincidence or a bug in the system. But then I realized the two ...
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Are "error" and "problem" meta-tags?

From http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/the-death-of-meta-tags/: If the tag can’t work as the only tag on a question, it’s probably a meta-tag. Clearly, error and problem fit this criterion. If ...
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Can I embed a Twitter post in my answer?

Shortly after asking How do I enable email notifications from Discord?, I sent a tweet to Discord's official Twitter account asking for support. To my surprise, I received a fairly quick response ...
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Recommended file hosting service

I understand that sharing personal file host links shouldn't be endorsed, but there are instances when this is mandatory. The website hosting the file in my question is closed and Internet Archive's ...
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Why was my comment mod flag declined?

I recently mod-flagged a comment under a question: You haven't mentioned which version of Windows you are running. Have you got Sticky Keys enabled? Importantly, the OP commented immediately ...

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