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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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Community bumping [status-completed] on meta.SU?

I don't think that it is right that the community user is bumping [status-completed] questions. What do you think? What about the other status tags?
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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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Retag cmd, cli, terminal, and terminal.app into command-line

command-line probably is/should be the canonical tag, with 782 questions. cmd is more Windows-oriented, but is still command-line. cli is about half-and-half, with half on Windows and half on Linux. ...
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What can moderators do and what's difference between 10k users and moderators?

I was wondering, what is it exactly that moderators do besides closing and removing questions. I know they moderate comments and such if they break the rules, but what else? And >10k users are ...
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/reputation for other users

I know about the superuser.com/reputation feature, but is there a native version of this feature I can use to do the same check on other users?
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Someone caused me to lose reputation with excessive voting on my questions

It is 14:24 here. When I was last on Superuser around 10 hours ago, my reputation was 9147 but now it is 8788. The problem is, yesterday some person gave me votes on my questions excessively and when ...
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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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Retag windows-7-x64 to windows-7 and 64-bit?

Probably, but since there are already 12 questions tagged windows-7-x64, I figure I should ask first.
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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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Is the notification of other new answers whilst typing an answer broken?

A couple of times recently, I've started answering a question and by the time I have posted my answer, another has appeared. In the past, I have received a notification at the top of the screen ...
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Merge ram and memory?

[ram] has 277 questions; [memory] has 296. Should we: Merge the two into [ram]? Merge the two into [memory]? Leave both of them alone? Retag [memory] questions that aren't about RAM into another tag, ...
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14 questions tagged superuser

And some of these aren't even meta questions... I'd retag them all myself, but I don't want to fill the front page with old questions. superuser
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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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Can this question be now moved to webapps.stackexchange.com? [closed]

Can this be now moved to webapps.stackexchange.com?
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I'm losing my hope for my Superuser t-shirt

Possible Duplicate: Where in the world is my SuperUser t-shirt? My hope for getting my Superuser t-shirt began with the form I filled on April 8th, 2010. Then on May 11th, I asked this question. ...
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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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SU tag merge request: [microsoft-word] and [word]

Can these tags on Superuser be merged into [microsoft-word] ? [microsoft-word]: 358 tags [word]: 39 tags [msword]: 1 tag EDIT: Can a moderator, please, add "Status-completed" tag to this question? ...
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SU tag merge request: [install] related

Can the following tag groups on SuperUser be merged? [install] (x239), [installation] (x393), [installing] (x4), [installed] (x1). [installer] (x48), [installers] (x2).
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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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WordPress is off-topic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Questions about WordPress on Super User I see a number of superuser.com WordPress threads closed as "closed as off-topic". In the FAQ I see "websites or web services like ...
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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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SU Tag Merge Request: [monitors] to [monitor]

Really just a cosmetic thing, I think [monitors](19) should be merged into [monitor](290). It makes sense not to fragment the tags based on a plural. I guess, as well, this should be added to the list ...
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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 in the world is my SuperUser t-shirt?

I filled in the form to receive my SuperUser t-shirt on April 8th, but I haven't received it yet. It's been more than a month. Is there any way to learn if it's on its way to Istanbul? EDIT: Today is ...
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Odd poster - offensive answer content - what should I do?

Off of this question. There is a user who has now posted three questions I find offensive to the point where I edited them, and flagged for a mod. At this point I'm beginning to wonder what he means ...
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Where to ask questions about Android

Android phones are computers and have power-users who want to make the most of them. Except these power users have been exiled from superuser.com by the evil-tyrant (qq) and left to ask their ...
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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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why this question get closed on SU which is related to gmail?

Possible Duplicate: Superuser website applications policy https://superuser.com/questions/127516/web-cam-symbol-in-gmail-chat-window-closed This is the reason showing closed as off-topic by ...
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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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Is Superuser's <code> CSS light-blue highlight near invisible on anyone else's laptop LCD?

I have a 15" laptop with a quality built-in LCD, but still, some very light colors wash out to where they're barely noticeable. For example the light blue background color used for the <code> ...
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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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Extra “Nice Answer” Badge and “Good Answer”?

I've noticed that Super User has granted me two "Nice Answer" badges. Yet I can only see one answer of my own which would appear to qualify. Additionally, I seem to have a "Good Answer" badge on ...
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What interface software system is used in superuser?

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies build the Stack Exchange Network? Can't find it anywhere. It looks very alike www.vark.com/community which is the uservoice I've confused it with ...
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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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Superuser.com bug with pixel.quantserve.com?

I have noticed this for the past few days, Many SuperUser.com pages simply do not finish loading. alt text http://i46.tinypic.com/2ebv8mr.jpg I refreshed the page ten times, once it was stuck on "...
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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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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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What is happening to my SU rep? (Or, how is my rep changing before my eyes!)

So today I've had a fair few upvotes, no downvotes - reached 6660 on SU, then went and had some tea. Came back, 6668. Damn, a downvote! Who has offended my honour so? Nobody, apparently. Now my rep ...
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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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Superuser: mass system changes?

If you go to Superuser and scroll down a little, there are many entries with Splattne's name against them. I have gone in and can't see any sort of change, retag, answer or deleting. Is this ...