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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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Question on hold not notified

One of my questions was put on-hold, yet I wasn't notified. Is this the expected behavior?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 doesn't my avatar/profile pic show on my activity?

See my answer here https://superuser.com/a/1091983/30982 It used to show up and stopped showing at some point. https://superuser.com/users/30982/elijah-lynn update: Adding screenshot.
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Find all external URLs from my own posts

How can I utilize data.stackexchange to list all external URLs from own posts on SU? Background: After reading "I estimate 10% of the links posted here are dead. How do we deal with them?" I tried to ...
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Why the Post appears which is already reviewed?

Whenever I go to review First Posts. It shows the Posts that are already reviewed or edited by the Moderators or other 2K+ users? Then why does it shows those Post that are already reviewed? Any ...
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Why am I being warned about being blocked from asking questions?

I just went to post a new question, and at the top of the form I see a message saying: Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from ...
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Suggested edits on meta - something weird

Normally, on a per-site meta, the suggested edit button is grayed out with a message that says that suggested edits are not permitted on meta sites: However, when manually typing the URL to suggest ...
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Cannot edit posts when reviewing first and late Q&A

Sometimes when I am reviewing the late and new posts queue I am unable to edit the post currently being reviewed. First I thought this might be because someone else has made an edit waiting for ...
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Merge most of the IDE-to-AHCI questions

As it stands, we have at least six questions dealing with enabling AHCI support on an IDE mode Windows installation: How to get AHCI support on an IDE Windows 7 installation? (~150 views, asked July ...
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Why doesn't Super User have a "top percentage" link in the user profile like Stack Overflow?

On Stack Overflow it is sometimes fun to look at stats and see how close I am to catching Jon. I can just go to my profile and click the "top percentage" link to see how I rank. The same link does ...
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Better about page example questions/answers/comments

I recently posted on Meta.SO about the example questions, answers, and comments found on various site's about pages, and was told that although some sites have auto-system-picked examples, the mods of ...
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Request to reopen question 385613

The question https://superuser.com/questions/385613/do-consumer-routers-with-deep-packet-inspection-for-http-traffic-exist has been updated to no longer be a shopping question. I have a solution to ...
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Vote to re-open 2 year old question?

I just edited this question, then noticed it was two years old (Community User put it back in a queue). I need help! PopUp with only OK button Looks like a perfectly valid question to me. It could ...
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Are questions about Chromebook apps off topic?

I'm baffled at the closure of Distinguishing between Chrome OS apps and Android apps. How is this about anything other than "computer software and personal and home computer networking," two ...
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The picture on superuser "page not found" webpage, what is its origin?

This picture: from here: https://superuser.com/404 What is the origin of this picture? I am just curious, I tried Bing Visual Search it and failed to find information relevant to its origin. Its name ...
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New cookie preferences - just what is that black bar, and how do I set it?

They're not asking whether you prefer chocolate or oatmeal-raisin (... we arn't judging but chocolate all the way). SU's one of the early release sites for the new cookie preferences. Official post ...
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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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How to answer a question that was migrated away, then closed and migrated back?

In this question: my php script does not work, the answer was migrated away correctly to Stack Overflow. Stack Overflow closed the question being unclear as I was adding my answer and that action ...
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Question put on hold as too broad

I don't want to be that guy who complains about a rightful disciplinary action against him. But I really don't know what I did wrong here. I asked a question about a problem I'm currently encountering ...
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Advice for editing question so problem more clearly stated

I have a question about my Super User post: Convert Windows 10 OEM install from Legacy to UEFI? My question was downvoted for allegedly being a duplicate. However, I had actually referenced the ...
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New Tag Request: "IIS-8.5"

We have a tags for "IIS", "IIS-7.5", and "IIS", but not for "IIS-8.5". IIS 8.5 is included in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.
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How to include in a comment a call to a user with unicode characters?

I try to add in a comment @Pekka웃. It pops up an error. Comments cannot contain that content. Unlucky. I remove the last character 웃 and the comment was accepted without any problem... He answers to ...
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Is this general printer refill question appropriate?

I asked a general question regarding refilling toner in laser printers. Is this question appropriate? When refilling toner, why only to half capacity? SuperUser is appropriate for computer support ...
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Editing "nonexistent" answer resulting in test shows "Answer didn't exist" message

I was reviewing the First Posts queue, when I hit this test. I usually edit answers/questions with explicit links and embed them to some relevant term (like "This tool...", "This answer...", etc.), so ...
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Question marked as duplicate is not a duplicate and the original question is deleted. Can someone review?

So while looking at this recent question: Accessing a bridged modem from behind a router The poster states: There is an existing question that seems quite similar; however, it was marked as a ...
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Reopen request 855983

I've now fixed the title of my question so it is in line with the topic of home networking: Can a home PPPoE connection access all websites, regardless of the site infrastructure's MTU settings? ...
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Questions put on hold and then deleted tell the user to edit the question or comment, neither of which is possible

Questions put on hold and then deleted tell the user to edit the question or comment, neither of which is possible.
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General purpose kindle computing questions allowed?

Can I ask a question about the Kindle with regards to using it as a general purpose computing device, running Linux? My question is about the APIs that might be available to a programmer writing an ...
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What's the deal with the "blatantly off-topic" close flag?

I don't remember there being a flag like this for some time (but then again, I haven't flagged a question as being off-topic for some time also). Searching MSE, MSO and here didn't turn up any ...
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change question

I have asked How to connect multiple bluetooth A2DP/HFP-compatible phones to one bluetooth headset? hoping to find if "is there a product that does X"; however with strict "product recommendation ...
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Tag deletion request: register

As shown on https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/register There are only 16 questions tagged with register. Within them, I found the following "meanings" for register: register as Registry CPU ...
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List guess-the-application as off-topic in the FAQ list

The answer to "Are 'Guessing Game' type questions allowed on SU?" says guessing-the-software questions are banned. Fine, but that information should be in the FAQ list under "and it is not about" or ...
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SuperUser accounts exclusion

Why is superuser not showing up in my profile under accounts? I have 3 StackExchange accounts, and ran into some trouble with this one after attempting to create the account 3 times when the first ...
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Question about how identical questions are defined

There is a question that has been asked three times by the same poster with near identical info in the description, but slightly different question title. So my question is, are these three different ...
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Find the tags with the most/least answered questions

Is there a way to view this? I know that by clicking on the tag will show the number of questions that are answered overall, in the last 30 days, and the last 7 days. Is there a broader list that ...
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The tag [variables] is too similar to [variables]

When creating the [variables] tag, the following dialog pops out: After clicking "Yes, I'm sure", the system throws: So does the [variables] tag exist or not?
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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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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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How do you get an uploaded image removed/deleted?

I uploaded a file before I properly cleaned off the content and what to have that file removed from the image repository. How do I get it deleted from the image repository? Note the relevant ...
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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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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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Always display vote split

Since I made it to 1k reputation (yay!), I can now see the vote split by clicking on the current vote status of a question or answer. Is there any way so that I can always see these when I am logged ...
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Bounty period + grace period ended. Now what?

I have an answer to a question, and my answer has the highest votes and was made during the bounty period. About a few minutes ago, the bounty's 24-hour grace period ended, but nobody seems to have ...
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How to start a bounty as a reward for a question that's protected?

I ran into a tricky issue on OS X where a windows was being displayed on a second monitor that was not present. I found a question and an answer at Move an off-screen window back on-screen on Mac OS X....