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Close as Duplicate still counts as linking?

When voting to close because of Exact Duplicate, SE does a nice notion of linking the question in a comment. More of a theory then practice question, but would these links count towards the Announcer, ...
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Edited my profile and system is refusing my email

So, today I tried to edit some settings(name, website and description) of my superuser profile(and consequently all another stackexchange accounts)... Everything goes OK but when I tried to save, it ...
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why some question are highlighted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows-7 -tagged questions are highlighted light blue As in the picture shown, why some question are highlighted ?
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Rename [tag:ds-store] to [tag:.ds-store]

ds-store should be renamed to .ds-store
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Not a real question? Why was this question closed?

This question was closed just now as being not a real question. Yet, it was clear the OP experienced an infinite loop where he didn't expect one. The reason for the unexpected program behavior wasn'...
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Error with question preview

My question if you click "edit" and look at the preview you'll see that it is very different from the actual view. In the preview you see a hyperlinked but when you go to the actual question, you ...
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SuperUser renders oddly in Firefox, truncating question titles

I came to SuperUser.SE for the first time today and this site, unlike all the other SE sites I've used, renders unhelpfully for me in Firefox: As you can see, I have turned off Stylish and ...
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inserting a line break in a comment [duplicate]

Is this possible? It gets annoying when I want to address two different things in one comment (or two different people) and it all gets crammed together.
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Rename tag [tortoise-svn] to [tortoisesvn] to be consistent with other stack* sites

I world like to propose tha the tag tortoise-svn is renamed to tortoisesvn, because that is the tag that is used on stackowerflow. That makes the cross site feature tagging better.
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How to share posts if no one is interested and not enough rep for bounties?

So I have this question still lying around with only a single comment showing some special keys, but I'm hoping for an answer that very well suits the aspect of the question. It has been there for ...
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How can I add a Note to an answer that stopped working with an Windows update?

I would like to add the following NOTE: This doesn't seem to work after Windows 10 feature update 2004! to save people's time for reading an answer https://superuser.com/a/1242730/549571 that stopped ...
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Need help with Watch Tag Issue

I was in a post, I put my mouse over an item to click, I clicked and at the same instant a Watch Tag popped up and I clicked it instead. How do I clear Watch Tags - that is, how do I reset them?
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Are upvotes retroactive?

I occasionally hit the upvote button on a helpful answer in a community where I don't have upvote privileges. I get the message pop up that says my upvote has been recorded, but will not be displayed ...
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Embedded image no longer click-able?

I was recently notified that my question was edited. It was a fine edit. I was reviewing the edit history and noticed that the image was changed yet it remains exactly the same as far as I can tell. ...
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How long does it take for a badge to be awarded?

I recently completed 1000 reviews under the "Suggested Edits" category, but the badge has not been awarded yet. How long should users expect to wait for a badge to show up?
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Filter out unanswered question with a particular tag

It might look like a duplicate question with Is there any way to see all the questions that are tagged with my favorite tags?, but it is not. What I'm looking for is a search syntax to filter out ...
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How to fairly assign bounty?

I have a question with bounty here Reverse proxy to put header value as parameter to url with two answers. Each answer seems to me to be solution of 1/2 of my question. Is it possible to split bounty ...
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what are the "reasons of moderation" for which my question was deleted?

I have asked https://superuser.com/questions/813721/what-are-the-biggest-bottlenecks-for-rendering-jpeg-images (Google Cache) All I see now it is was deleted "for reasons of moderation". How can I ...
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Appropriateness of a Question

I want to ask a question which is purely about hardware in my home network. Is this the correct SE site to use? I toyed with Server Fault, but in their Help section they say they consider anything "...
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Flag "options" disappear?

Not that I'm a "flag happy" person but if somethings only been flagged once, why are the flagging "options" a lot of times cut in half. I've noticed there's normally only 3 of the 6 flags "options" ...
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Why was the site "read-only" for a while?

I noticed one and a half hours ago that the site was in a "read-only" state for some time for some sort of "maintenance". Was it just periodic maintenance? If so, what is the maintenance schedule? If ...
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Fixing misclick in "Suggested edit" queue

When reviewing the queue of suggested edits, I did the inevitable and thought to myself: "Improve!", but accidentally clicked "Approve" (perhaps related to not being a native English speaker). As I ...
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Request to reopen question 660409

A while ago, I asked this question, which got marked as a duplicate. It originally contained two questions, of which the first was answered by both this question's and the target question's answers. ...
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Can users with less reputation make one answer it as community wiki?

I am aware that users with 1 reputation can't edit the question, excluding the Community user, but have a look at this one including my answers all of the answers made by others were made as community ...
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Do @reply comments get deleted as well?

I was going back to look at a comment I posted to someone (as I wanted to remove it after he/she could see it), but I noticed that it is not in my comments/activity tab. Remembering the post I added ...
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Not all questions tagged with my favorite tags are highlighted

As you can see in the screenshot below, although I have linux as a favorite tag, not all questions tagged with it are highlighted. This occurs both when looking through the questions tagged as linux ...
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Tag for removal - heater

heater - Stupid tag used by a single closed question. I think we can safely get rid of it.
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Not getting inbox messages by email

On the upper bar on all SE sites, there is a "Stack Exchange" dropdown with "hot questions / all sites / inox / notifications" sections. On the bottom of it, there is a "email settings" option with "...
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Cant register this user

I wanted to ask this question on meta, but it said, I have to log in first (which is where I have the problem!) I answered a question with this user. But when I tried to register and click on the ...
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Why are edits sometimes declined by Community, yet a similar edit shows up as accepted?

I have edited questions a couple of times, and will get rejected by Community (user -1) and will look at the question and it will contain the edits that I suggested. Is it a race condition possibly ...
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Should I get email when my question has an answer or comment added?

I recently asked a question, which has received both comments and an answer. I was expecting to get an email indicating that there was a response, but have not seen one. I also did not find a place ...
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Question closed as duplicate, but no dupe given

Windows 8 Login Screen shows two login tiles for same user account was closed as an exact duplicate, but no duplicate was given. Explain?
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How can I edit my meta Superuser profile on the meta.superuser website?

The link "click here to edit" on my meta Superuser profile seems not to work at all. The same link on my main Superuser account opens the profile edit screen. If the link click here to edit on the ...
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How do I add a long reply to my question?

I posted a question about about installing libmcrypt on Snow Leopart, & it was replied to, but the the suggestion in the reply didn't work & I feel like I need to add information related to ...
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Create Tag for BHO on SU

Like google-chrome-extensions, please create a tag for browser-helper-objects (BHO) on superuser.
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Please reopen DLNA networking question

I've edited How can I stream a game through VLC to my TV? to empathize the viability of PC-to-TV DLNA networking, according to Closed DLNA question.
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Merge [Crashplan] and [crashplan-central]

TROGDOR!!!! Both crashplan and crashplan-central refer to the same product. crashplan should be the root.
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Who is credited for my anonymous edit?

I rushed to edit an answer without logging in. I have logged in only after seeing the message Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed. Will the ...
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How can I receive e-mail every time I receive a answer?

since some months ago I do not receive any e-mail from Stackexchange sites, nor that ones informing that I receive a new answer (e.g. "1 Question Has 1 Answer - Super User"). I received it normally ...
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Where and how can I check to which questions I raised flag?

I raised flag to some questions on SU, but later I really didn't find where to check to which questions I raised flag and what moderators did with it. Like I want to know whether the moderators closed ...
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Why is a suggested edit not available?

Opening https://superuser.com/suggested-edits/8465 results in a 404 message. 8464 and 8466 can be viewed. What are possible causes for the unavailability of suggested edits (for 10k+ users)?
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Test 5: Communication with stackauth.com – failed

i use Chrome and notscripts, recently get a failure to authorize with stackexchange and cannot chat with a moderator anymore. http://chat.stackexchange.com/help Is this a problem with the recent ...
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Make timetracking a synonym of the time-tracking tag

I think tags time-tracking and timetracking should be synonyms because their difference is only hyphen
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Calculating accept rate

Do open questions with no answers affect my accept rate? I can't calculate it on my own because my rate isn't displayed anywhere I can see, but that's probably another question.
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What happened to my question

I asked a question last night about having lost a domain controller without a backup, and trying to recover access to my user info. But I can't find any record of the question at all, nor any ...
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How to deal with a cross-posted question which belongs to SU ?

Some days ago, I posted this question. This is a cross-post from Ubuntu SE. The question has also been answered. I now know that cross-posting is discouraged. However, I think it belongs here. IMO, ...
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list favorites?

I see it tells me very recent changes to any of them and how many. Today, this week, last month e.t.c. But I don't want to see changes and I don't want to see just as far as last month. Or rather.. ...
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Where should I ask questions about setting up phone systems on Stack Exchange?

If I can’t ask this on Network Engineering or Super User because it’s getting downvoted, where in the world am I supposed to ask this? Please explain how this is off topic. There have been questions ...
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How do I start from Super User, and zero in on a particular Super User user?

There is a user in Superuser named "Rounit". This link shows a contribution of his in Superuser: Indirect Function in Excel Now if I try to find him in Superuser site, I first go to: https://...
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Question about spam site incorrectly deleted as spam

This question (deleted: link requires 10k+ reputation) was deleted as spam. However, it's a question about spam. It contains some unfortunate language around this, but could surely be edited into ...
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