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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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Would this question about printing a webpage be on-topic on Super User?

I'm trying to print a Medium post: https://medium.com/@keeper6928/how-to-unit-test-machine-learning-code-57cf6fd81765 but no matter what I do, the code chunks get cropped. In the actual question, of ...
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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 do I recover my original SU profile? [duplicate]

I had to reset my SU password but my profile was reset to 1 instead of 6000 plus. How do I recover my original profile?
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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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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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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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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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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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Accepted answer is at the bottom, is that a bug?

On the Super User question Any command line tool checking windows domain password?, I noticed that the accepted answer was listed at the bottom. Is that a bug?
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How can I request a question be reopened if I have less than 3k reputation?

A few months ago I rewrote How can I blur an image in Windows? so it would meet the site guidelines. (See Can any software recommendation question be made on-topic by simply asking "how"?) ...
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My “answer” was deleted, why?

I have a question about my Super User post: wget.exe in batch script, save result to variable One of my answers was deleted, but an answer was the only option to post back ALL the code, including THE ...
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Why am I question banned?

I know that I am question banned for asking poorly-received questions. The thing is though, I don't understand why my questions are bad. Does anyone mind taking a look through the poorly-received ...
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Merging multi part answer for a question?

If there is a multiple part answer for question what would be the best way to merge them? On the question Is there a way to search for files by hash value? there are two answers by the user ...
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This question has been said to off topic SU [duplicate]

I have a question about my Super User post: Saving website leads to incomplete save I dont see this is off topic on SU, or I cannot see the real difference between meta and not meta... but I really ...
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In the middle of writing answer on a question when it's closed and losing the answer content?

Scenario A moderator, review voters, etc. initiate a status change of a question to "closed", "off-topic", and so forth. At the moment of the approved change someone was already in the middle of ...
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Duplicate post has been deleted

The post Install programs from command line on windows has been closed and marked as a dupe. If you click on the dupe you'll see the post has been deleted. Not sure if you'd consider it a bug, but ...
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please explain how to force line breaks in the help for blockquotes

I wasted a lot of time in trial and error before I discovered that you need to end each line in a blockquote with two spaces in order to force linebreaks Please add this to the help for ...
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I accidentally edited a question that is not mine, how can I delete it?

I accidentally, thinking it is my question, wanted to update with how the info was going on. I was meanwhile looking at very similar questions to see if I can find any help or update there, this is ...
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Document and eventually merge report and reporting

The tags report and reporting don't have any documentation and are thus quite ambiguous. They might be synonyms.
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Is my question still too broad? If yes, why?

Some time ago I posted this question that was put on hold as too broad. A few hours later I edited it, hoping to make it more suitable for the site. Is my question still too broad? If yes, can ...
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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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How do I sign out from Superuser? [duplicate]

I'm looking for the sign out button here. Where is it? I can't add any more detail. It says I need more in this segment but I don't have anymore detail.
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I have some information on an unknown (according to net) virus / app

I have some information that I would like to share with the community. I posted it on Stack Overflow and have been told to post it here somewhere. Could you point me in the right direction. There is ...
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How to unmark a question marked as duplicate?

This question: 0xc000000f BCD error in windows 10... Nothings working was marked as duplicate by several members. I think it is not an exact duplicate as there are differences in Windows 7 and ...
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How can i get reputation if i am not permitted to answer and participate in superuser network?

I have a problem with the Super User (and Stack Exchange) account limitation system. Currently I am not allowed to answer in any question. They say I need to reach 50 reputation points. The problem ...
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Can I ask a question here if it is not already asked but the answer is in the internet?

I have the question below: How to change the default path of the Skype for business's received files. Where can I find the settings to change the default path? skype-for-business I can find ...
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Incorrectly received announcer badge

I apparently just received the Announcer badge for this question. As far as I can tell, I've never seen that question before now; I certainly didn't ask it, and didn't write/edit any answers on it (...
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Markdown to preserve multiline block quotes?

My understanding of how block quote formatting works is that a > at the start of a paragraph quotes the whole paragraph but allows the paragraph text to wrap to fit the available space. A > on ...
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I asked a question and accepted an answer too quickly

I recently asked a question that seemed to be quite difficult to answer. I got only one answer, which I approved because it seemed to do exactly what I wanted it to do. When I later started ...
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Why are some gravatars not rendered?

I'm not sure whether this is a question for Meta (site operation), or the main site (technical issue). But I've noticed it only on this website, so it seems related to how the site is rendered. It's ...
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What's happening when I try a search on the number of comments?

I wanted to see articles that had no comments and no answers. I did this search and some of the results that came up had some comments. The question that had comments was How to make a busy file not ...
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Want to contribute useful answer to old question, but has low quality lock despite only 3 answers

Recently, I've developed a solution for bulk searching excel spreadsheets for keywords, after doing research on various sites, including superuser, and finding there was no real universal solution, I ...
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Can not ask question due to “This title does not meet our quality standards. ”

My question is very simple, and I tried several title as below: listary command mkdir not working listary command mkdir do not action The detail I want to post is: On Windows 7, I use listary's ...
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How to make question not “too broad”?

Recently I posted a question that was soon closed for being "too broad", without any comments. I would really like an answer to my question, but there's not much more details I can add. Is there any ...
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Is this question about processor licensing off-topic?

Question in question: CPU Technology Licensing - Why Not? To the best of my understanding, I am asking a question in the right place, per https://superuser.com/help/on-topic, under the category "...
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Is there a way to 'un-duplicate'?

There is a question on superuser that i would like to have the answer to (i have a similar problem: How to stitch planar images?). but the question is marked as duplicate by 5 users. i don't find the ...
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Why were some of my questions are not well received?

Recently I asked questions about how to overclock my GPU How do we know that bios that's avaialable on the net is compatible with my GPU Is there a way to turn on asrock H81 Pro BTC without ...
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Flag or revert an edit?

Is there any mechanism in place to flag an edit for a review or revert an edit someone made? Would it be appropriate to submit an edit to reverse a change? This question arose because I stumbled ...
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Do accepted answers count as a “point” towards associated tags?

I know +1 votes count towards your score for associated tags, but I wanted to know if that is true for accepted answers too. If so, I assume its considered 1 point? Also, if the asker +1 votes the ...
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Why can I edit everyone's posts?

I do not have 50 reputation to comment, but I can click "edit" everywhere. Of course, I do not modify other people's posts, but why can I do this?
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How can new users get started to Super User?

I've just posted a question which is put on hold and then deleted. After sometime I realized from notice and comments that I may have posted unsuitable question to the site. So, I think I need to be ...