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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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How to verify my email address on Stack Exchange sites (e,g. Super User) or check its verification status?

On Super User I changed my email address under Email Settings. It sent me a verification link: "Confirm your email address - Super User". When I click the button [Confirm your email ...
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I'd like to know whether my post is well written or not

I have a question about my Super User post: I can't map a network share from PXE - WinPE I have written a question yesterday and I'd like, if someone can help, to know whether my question is well-...
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A proper question got closed down

I posted a question with a lot of details How do I prevent an exe and Powershell on Windows / PC to stop running altogether? But it got closed with the reason "not enough details provided"....
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Where does this question belong?

I asked a question about Whatsapp. It wasn't about the mobile version. It's a general question that is relevant to the desktop app as well as the browser version or the mobile app. But someone thought ...
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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....
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Suggested Edit 'This item is not reviewable'

I was in the Suggested Edits Review Queue, completed one review and clicked 'Next'. It took a bit of time to get to the next one and this is what it was: This is obviously supposed to be an audit (I ...
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My question has been mistakenly marked duplicate

My question here - https://superuser.com/questions/725545/ - has been marked duplicate to this question - Does installing many programs really slow down Windows?. To those who say its duplicate, the ...
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Edit has been in review que for over 2 hours

This edit has been stuck there for over two hours. It's a very good edit that improves the question but it's only shown to me in the past 2 hours. I think it's stuck somehow. Can someone look at it?
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How to ask more when a question already exists by other author?

I'd like to ask more in this question What is the "Automatic Maintenance"? in the way that I want to know what EXACTLY is done during maintenance (ie a command/script that shows a full list ...
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Search for answers to questions by specific user, or vice versa

I know of the user:<user_number> and user:me search operators. However, I'm trying to locate something that I'm pretty sure I had included in an answer to a question posted by a certain user. ...
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I'd like to know why my question was closed

I posted a question detailing my problems with Windows 8's File History. I use it for backups and I have a couple of things I'd like it to do, but it fell short. With certain specific needs in mind, I ...
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What does "Super User requires external JavaScript from another domain" mean?

I got the following error message while viewing a question on Super User. It appeared on top of the page. Super User requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed ...
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Macbook + Safari / firefox -> javascript alert bug when swiping to previous page

When I start answering a question on superuser, with Firefox 11 on OSX 10.7, then swipe back (two finger swipe using the touchpad on my macbook), I get the following notice. It seems like a javascript-...
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What is the difference between the "unzip" and "extract" tags?

I understand that unzip is referring to decompressing a file that has been previously compressed, but I don't understand the difference between unzip, and extract, considering also that, for example, ...
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Request to reopen question 986199

My question on the main site: How much data (MB) does a one-hour Zoom call use for each participant? was closed for being "not about computer hardware or software". According to the FAQ (What topics ...
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Need to ask this question. Where do I ask this?

" I have a HP Touchpad with Windows 10 Home Edition. I forgot the admin password. Now I cannot do system restore. After I reboot and hit F2, it takes me to a system information page. I do not see an ...
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Why is my firewall question off-topic?

Question is Block TCP/UDP high-latency connections I thought it clearly fits "personal and home computer networking" category, as listed in Help Center. Other questions on intersection of gaming and ...
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Why is this question downvoted so much?

Why could be a likely reason that this question is being downvoted so much? I tried my best to improve the question (in the Update) but I am still not sure whether this helps. Is there a way to ...
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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 is Helpful flag count in moderator election different from my profile

I did happen to find that Is there any particular reason why the flag counter on my moderator election nomination is different from what the flag counter on my profile says? has an answer that states ...
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Non-duplicate is marked as duplicate

This question How can I export & import firefox addons settings is marked as duplicate of this Software to export firefox addons but it is not, maybe it should be unmarked?
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Why was this question put on hold?

Yesterday, I had asked this question: What features are available in Windows 8 Single Language? It instantly gathered a lot of downvotes, and later was put on hold, citing: "This question is not ...
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Get rid of product-rec tag

product-rec looks to be a good candidate for deletion, or do we keep it around as a match for software-rec and hardware-rec?
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Make [blue-ray] a synonym of [blu-ray] and [bluray]

bluray is already a synonym of blu-ray, so why not make blue-ray a synonym as well? (Hope no-one creates blueray!)
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Microsoft-Forms tag needed

While researching a problem, I was looking for a tag for Microsoft Forms, I didn't find one; there is a [forms] generic tag, with 778 topics. If I search without any tag term, for https://superuser....
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Where should one ask and answer a question where the Q is more a Super User topic, and the A is more a Server Fault topic?

My answer involves networking-related infrastructure administration, specifically DNS. The question is more about being a power browser user. I guess the particulars - that is, the Q and A belong in a ...
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When will my blocking on superuser ends?

For asking questions of same type again, I was blocked from asking questions in superuser for more than 10 days. Still am not able to ask questions. When will my blocking ends ? Is there any way to ...
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