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Burninate the [raw] meta-tag

Prior to an intervention, the raw tag was used for two different things: Questions involving the camera RAW format. All of these questions that weren't closed were retagged with the camera-raw tag. ...
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Tag for cleanup - finger

finger - Usage seems to roughly equally divided between the *nix command and the digit of one's hand. Perhaps we can break this up into 2 separate tags? Or even remove the references to physical ...
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I lost 2 reputation, but there's no reason given... Why?

Why does it show that? I don't believe that I posted or did anything on that day, so I should not have lost any reputation.
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Low-Quality review queue

For low quality posts (doing the reviews), I am coming across many sort of "half answers" that don't deserve to be answers, and that I should not have to write paragraphs just for the person answering....
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unable to get code block formatted right

look at this answer, at the bottom there is a C code block, I tried formatting with the code sample button, manually, and nothing works, it looks all weird any idea what I did wrong?
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Can a mod resurrect my deleted question

Out of idle curiosity and to see what would happen as a low-rep SU user, I deleted one of my unanswered questions (yes, I know, stupid): https://superuser.com/questions/278552/improving-windows-7-...
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When I go to "Ask Question" here at superuser, how do I get an empty form? My previous question keeps showing up.

This happens on a few other sites as well. Clearly, I'd like the form to be empty when I start a new question! I'm using the newest FF browser.
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Close reason not shown?

This question has been migrated from StackOverflow - and apparently back. Both sites show the question as closed, but the close reason is not displayed anywhere.
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What should I do about a low quality answer that's helpful?

I got an answer on one of my questions that helped me a lot. However, the answer is incomplete and would fit better as a comment. Although it was very helpful to figure out where the problem was ...
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Why was my network synchronization question closed as offtopic?

I have a question about my Super User post: Real-Time Sync Utility My question got recently closed as off-topic. While my actual question (what I wanted to know) was on topic in the first place, I ...
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Upcoming events.. a birthday?

Maybe I have been blind for a few years, but this seems.. unique - what's the dealio? Seems like it would be private -
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Migration source question keeps redirecting me to the migration destination

I was the last person to vote to migrate a post on SU, which was migrated to https://serverfault.com/questions/650576/getting-pcs-to-report-to-wsus The browser automatically forwarded me to the new ...
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Make [ui] a synonym for [user-interface]

On Super User, ui is a synonym for user-interface.  On Meta Super User, they are two separate tags.  That doesn’t make any sense.  I recommend making ui a synonym for user-interface on Meta Super User....
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Tag removal request

The following tags are have wikis submitted but aren't valuable imo - each have only one question: catalina - a tomcat startup script, the tomcat tag is sufficient aafp - a connector on Asus ...
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Tag synonyms/merge request: [ati-catalyst], [catalyst] and [amd-catalyst]

Questions tagged ati-catalyst and/or catalyst are talking about the same thing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_Catalyst I think they should be merged and/or made synonyms of each other. (Not ...
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We need to kill the [domain-registrar] tag

The tag, domain-registrar is pretty useless and out of topic, it needs to be killed.
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When do two separate accounts become merged as one?

Previously, I had two separate Stack Exchange accounts. One was work related, the other was for personal use. For some reason, StackExchange merged those two accounts as one. (I cannot recall or ...
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Merge some .NET tags

There are questions that are tagged .net-framework (110), and other questions tagged .net-framework-3.5 (7), .net-3.5 (4), .net-2.0 (2). Would not to keep .net-framework as general tag, and use tags ...
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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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Can't login to Super User

I have tried using my openID and some of the other options and it always says it's an invalid ID...any idea what may be happening?
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The Responses tab is not working

Since the last big user-interface overhaul of all Stack Overflow sites a few months ago, the Responses tab stopped working. The Responses tab can be reached directly through the URL of https://...
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Why no tag for AnyDesk, and can it be created?

There are currently 35 questions that contain the word AnyDesk, however there's no tag to it. I thought maybe it's a global "no commercial tags" policy, but there is a teamviewer tag. So ...
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Why was my question closed as "off topic"?

My question was closed as off topic. The only feedback was the boilerplate: Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Questions seeking product, service, or learning ...
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Create a new tag or edit the existing tag

I've created a new tag "LinuxOnAzure". But it seems that the superuser doesn't allow the upper case in tags. So the tag becomes "linuxonazure". It's not good for reading. I would like to change it to ...
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NAA flag declined, but the answer was edited significantly between my flag and the handling

I flagged this answer as not an answer at 18:55 UTC. If you look at the current state of the answer, you would think it makes perfect sense that the flag was declined: declined - flags should not ...
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Why is syntax highlighting different when added via tag or via <!-- language: lang-XXX -->

Take this answer where the tag VBA is used. The system recognizes the tag and automatically turns on syntax highlighting. So far so good. Today I answered another question where no syntax ...
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Why are generic flags not available for low score answers?

I've just tried to flag a low score answer as "Not an answer" and the only option available was "Needs ♦ moderator attention". Why are generic flags not available for low-quality answers? What'...
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Is my Stack Exchange account broken? I can't login.

When I tried to use SuperUser.com (the main site) just now, I realized that I'm not logged in. So, I tried to login, but the password recovery option reports errors that my eMail addresses aren't ...
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Tag duplicate: wol -> wake-on-lan

Can we have wol made a synonym of wake-on-lan please?
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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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virtualpc --> virtual-pc

virtualpc: 1 question virtual-pc: 31 questions There is no reason to have two tags. They mean the same thing.
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My question already exists on here (without an answer, yet), so I improved that post instead of posting the question again but the edit was rejected

I have a question, which already exists as a question on here: xterm copy to PRIMARY and CLIPBOARD independently However, unfortunately, there is no answer, yet. So I tried to improve that existing ...
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Sorting Questions by Most Views and Filtering

A few questions about sorting and filtering: Is it possible to sort questions by the number of views (not votes)? How? Can I combine sorting (by votes, views) with filters (unanswered, featured)? How?...
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Synonymise tags [osx-el-capitan] & [osx-10.11]

I just created these 2 tags. Could someone please synonymise them for me, I don't have the rep to do it. Also: [osx-10.7] and [osx-lion] [osx-10.6] and [osx-snow-leopard] [osx-10.5] and [osx-...
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Are the policies on product recommendations from 2011 and 2012 still good for 2015?

I noticed both the software rec and hardware rec tags exist and that they reference these two meta posts: How do I ask a question that may require recommending software? (2012) What is the difference ...
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Why are edits that enforce site policy rejected?

The Stack Exchange has a policy against tags in the title. Why are edits that enforce site policy rejected?
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How does the Community user have 3 reputation here on Meta? [closed]

On most sites (including on main), the Community user's reputation is stuck at 1. However, if you look at the very instant that this question was posted, the Community user's reputation here is 3. I ...
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Synonymize [tfs] with [team-foundation-server]

It looks like the Team Foundation Server tags have gotten jumbled: tfs has a tag wiki excerpt, but only three questions. team-foundation-server has 34 questions, but no wiki excerpt. TFS is a pretty ...
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"You need at least 2k reputation to review Suggested Edits."

I got the notification: An edit was suggested to your post Drupal 7, Fedora - dd() doesn't work for me over the web, please review it. "Review it" is a link that allows me to review the edit. At ...
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Request to reopen question 600238

This question about creating CD+Gs from MP4s was closed this morning, 27 May 2013, at 04:05 UTC for being off-topic: in its original form, the question was obviously a software-rec. Twelve minutes ...
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Honeypots in review queues are potentially unforgiving to misclicks?

I encountered my first honeypot review today. (Not linking to it here, but I can if it's needed.) I did take the correct action on it, which in this case (as in several possible situations) was a ...
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Is there any way to check the prize process of Windows 8 Challenge? [closed]

I got an email from Stack Overflow employee regarding Windows 8 Challenge Winner level 1, the image is as follows, I filled the details and submitted about a week ago. Basically i am from india, so ...
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Under what circumstances is an edit summary required?

I was editing a post (now deleted, and I am sure that that has something to do with it) and it asked me for an edit summary of ten characters. Under what circumstances would I need to provide such a ...
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Burninate error, errors, fatal error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What could we do with the [error] tag? I know this has been brought up already (the error tag anyway), but it has still not been acted on, so I thought I would bring it up ...
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Vote to close - off-topic descriptions are wrong

Clicking to close a question as 'off topic' gives a list of off-topic reasons but the 'belongs on...' descriptions all say "Q&A for professional and independent game developers" ...
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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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Why did I lose 1 rep after downvoting?

I notice that when downvoting an answer, it says to leave a comment. I -already- left a comment before downvoting. So I don't. I then drop a point in rep. I imagine that if i'd left a comment after ...
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Are questions about pirated software banned on Super User?

I am a newbie to Super User, and I know this forum is related to Q/A for software usability. Problems encountered when using software can be asked here. I have asked a question about Windows 8.1 pro ...
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How do I comment on a post?

I've had several answers deleted because they were more on the order of comments. When I look for a "comment" button on a question or answer there's nothing to be found. I've assumed that I simply don'...
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Should humorous/funny questions be deleted from Super User?

I was browsing through some recently deleted questions, and found this one: What is your most spectacular or interesting death of a computing device? What is your most spectacular or ...
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