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where is my Stack Exchange inbox

I want to delete my account on superuser.com. I received a mail from [email protected] saying: ... We recently received your request to delete your Super User profile. A self-deletion ...
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Could you create the "miller" tag

Miller is a great cli tool to work with structured text data file. The tag description could be: Miller is an open source command line utility: it is like awk, sed, cut, join, and sort for name-...
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Autocompletion getting in the way: yas-snippet-dirs gets completed by adding a period [closed]

I tried to write this answer to a question. Every time I tried to type the variable name yas-snippet-dirs, a period was automatically added after that name, as soon as I typed a space char or a ...
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Where to post my Q which is on hold in this site?

I had posted yesterday this question Whether Internet speed be same in tablet computer as in mobile phone? It's too good to see one answer I received but unfortunately it's put on hold. Please ...
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what's matter with my account, it becomes a new one

I have asked 4 questions today I clicked like create account or something, use google email to login and my account looks like a new one. and only have 1 question. how can I get my old account?
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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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Inconsistent closing of questions

Last year I posted the question "How Often Should I Run ChkDsk?" and the question received a decent amount of views and a handful of answers. Today, I asked the question "Should I ever put my computer ...
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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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Why can't I post anything in Super User?

Why I can not post any question in Super User? My account was suspended temporarily due to the low contributions, but now it should be expired, why I still can't post a question?
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how do you stop a user from harassment?

What steps can be taken when a user gives endless, long-winded, and bellicose comments expressing opinionated answers almost every time you post a question? Most users of this site are here for ...
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Why Can't I post here?

I am getting this message and am new and don't know why- Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: Sorry, we are no longer accepting answers from this account. See http://goo.gl/C1Kwu ...
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Question incorrectly marked as a duplicate...

I just posted this question: How can I control my Mac remotely? It specifically asks how I can remotely control my Mac. It was subsequently closed and marked as an "exact duplicate" of this ...
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Suggested edits still not approved

I've submitted too many edits, which isn't unusual for me, and when I try to edit anymore posts, I get the message saying that I need to wait for my other submitted edits to be approved (as you do). ...
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How to deal with censorship by a high rep user?

I've made a few comments on an old post, which was (unfortunately, IMHO) closed as OT. Some appended to some answers, trying to contribute and provide more info and evidence on them, but another ...
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Reopen request 1803702

The question is closed as a duplicate of another question. I have highlighted the difference between the associated question and my question. I have now significantly edited the question to ask how ...
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Can I get notified when my comment is deleted

Two days ago I replied to a comment (under my own question, which happened to be closed later). To my surprise my last comment was seemingly deleted by an admin. The comment was acceptable, as I ...
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How can I find my the question I asked?

I asked a question in superuser about 3 hours ago. And then I closed my browser and opened it some time ago. Now I want to see question. I searched and was unable to find it. I don't deleted it. How ...
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Undelete the List of free antivirus solutions for Windows

I went out to search for antivirus solutions, and quite a few questions are on super user for this. I believe a question like "what free antivirus solutions are there" is a valid question for this (...
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Preview does not accurately represent code

<pre> tags are lined up with my bullet indents in the code preview, but not in the answer.
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How can I appeal the deletion of questions? A question was falsely flagged as "spam or offensive," but it was just about school classes

This question got deleted as "offensive or spam": "BUD" (for Android OS) has asset editors, map editors... how to use wireless mouses with this? As "Godot-4" does selects/...
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Why asking about computer software is closed as off-topic?

Upgrade Visual Studio 2019 to 2022 for free? this has been closed as off-topic. I just looked at the super user topics article and it clearly says "computer software". Please reopen
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superuser - 1 quest... with new activity

Why does superuser display "1 question with new activity" , why not simply 1 new question. What is the significance of "activity" here ?
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How are bounties cancelled?

How is a bounty canceled when the person is asking for nonsensical details about a question that has been clearly asked and answered? Why do some RJ45 plugs have the lock release clip under a rubber ...
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Didn't recive mortarboard badge

The info about the Mortarboard badge says that anyone who has earned 200 reputation (or more) in a single day should get this badge. Yesterday I earned 267 reputation, But I didn't get the badge. ...
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Which Stack Exchange site should I post a question about certificate providers to?

https://superuser.com/q/571905/172193 That was closed as being off topic. In my mind it ''does'' "relate to computer software" just as much as such questions as "What's a good free GUI zip client for ...
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Can someone explain to me about reputation?

I don't understand how to get Reputation. I have tried searching for the answer, but to no avail. Even a link to the correct page will be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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Account locked after I deleted questions that attacked griefer?

Several of my questions attracted griefer who bombarded the comments with nit picks, so I deleted them, now my account is locked from making new posts because the question that are left are boring and ...
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please review hold on my blocker question

https://superuser.com/questions/1057348/blocker-setup-to-protect-non-technical-users has been rewritten with objective criteria.
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Did I do something wrong with my question?

I just got a question removed, without any comment or explaination. I'd like some opinions to know whether I did something actually wrong, or if my question might have just been hastly judged, due to ...
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Is there any chance to return ability to make question or should i open a new account

My account is blocked , so I can't make any question anymore. Is there any chance to be unblocked or I just should open a new account ?
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Question was removed before I could provide clarification

My Inbox today had an alert to a comment on a question, where it seems some clarification was being asked for in order to make the question more useful. However, when trying to view the comment, I ...
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Full Screen Width not used [closed]

Superuser does not use full width of my screen in browser. My questions are small in the middle, need to be scrolled while there is much border left and right.
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I asked a question that is a month old, is it okay to delete?

I asked a question about Windows 10 and its start menu here. It's one month old, has no answers, and only one comment I forgot to respond to. Should I delete it and ask it again, or should I respond ...
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Can I ask questions in another language on Super User? [duplicate]

I'm new to Super User. I'm reading rules but there is one big question in my mind: can a user ask a question in another language like French or Spanish?
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Why was my question on vlc deleted?

It's very clear what I'm asking, why was this questioned deleted? https://superuser.com/questions/1038369/what-is-the-command-line-syntax-to-use-chromecast-in-vlc-3-0 What is the command line ...
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Feature Request- adding "date tags"

There are many questions that have never been answered as they have been stomped on by newer questions. There are also questions where the user has got an answer but it didn't work for him. My ...
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Is it policy to move Apple/Mac OS questions to Ask Different? [duplicate]

If a question is clearly Mac only, not even Terminal/nix-related, is it best to simply move it to Ask Different? Apologies if this was asked before, a search didn't find it.
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Why was this question about Alexa off-topic (and how can I write it better)?

I deleted this question, after it was downvoted and closed as off-topic***. That's totally fine, I respect the wisdom of those who are smarter and more experienced with this SE site ( @keltari , @...
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Need tag synonym created for microsoft-word-mac2011

I created a new microsoft-word-mac2011 but now see it is the same as microsoft-word-2011 and should be a synonym of that tag. I think we should have both because I mistakenly thought the existing one ...
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Why this question is closed as off-topic?

I know the what questions are on topic, but I fail to understand, why asking about pdf-viewing has fallen out? I did not ask about shopping recommendation. I express disappointment that 5 people did ...
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SU Retag Request: [startup] --> [boot]

startup might benefit from being merged to boot.
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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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Why is "reputation" required to add the tag 'windows-10' to a question?

I wasn't allowed to add the "Windows 10" tag to my question, which was specific to Windows 10. What is the purpose of prohibiting people from asking questions specific to Windows 10?
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How do you ignore a certain user on Super User?

So, I want to ignore questions for certain users from my Questions/Unanswered feed. How do I do that? The main reason for this kind of feature is that not everything that annoys me is against the ...
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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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Poster lost reputation when post migrated to SO

I encountered a puzzling chain of events on this post : User posted a bounty on SU for all his reputation I answered and was awarded the bounty The post was migrated to SO. The bounty was deducted ...
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My questions were closed as duplicates. How come?

I was going to reinstall Windows on my computer, but I wanted to clarify first some questions I had. So I started searching through superuser.com. I've found answers to my questions but they were ...
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Why did I get question banned today?

I've been a user for like 3 months. I have 3 questions that have a score of -1 and I have at least 2 questions that have a score of +2 or higher. What went wrong? And before you think it's a "noob" ...
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Why was the question about the difference between an Intel i7 and Xeon processor closed?

Are there noticeable differences in Intel i7 and Xeon 5400 chipset family? [closed] Initially, I may have phrased the question incorrectly but was essentially getting to the primary question of the ...
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How do I get my question reopened?

My question was closed because it was not worded properly. The helper box prompted me to edit my question but it is still closed. I'm unable to find instructions on what to do next to get it reopened.
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