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Automatic change of formatting while we answer [closed]

Whenever I give answers to the questions, my original format of the answer is not maintained. It is changed to all continuous statements all line by lines. So it becomes very clumsy for the reader, ...
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How to recover account

I have not used this site in years. When I tried to ask a question it says "we are not accepting questions from this account. How to recover account? Or do I simply have to use another account to ask ...
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Quit bein' so blockin' [closed]

I think Stack Exchange is too strict on closing and deleting questions. Perfectly feasible questions are marked as low-quality, too broad, or "unclear what you're asking." Are we really going too far ...
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@Admin - A few concerns

Does this website have "specific rules" for MODs to follow, or can they just make up their own set of rules as they feel like it? I ask this because I have posted many answers and get different MODs ...
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Attempt to open a closed question.

One of my questions has been closed as not a real question because some people fail to grasp the implied question. I realise this is a public board and I must cater for all levels, so I have edited ...
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Am I allowed to offer a cash bounty?

To workaround that fact I have insufficient rep for How can I start a bounty for this Question? .
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Why was the question about the future of laptops closed?

I suggest you to go through these questions first: Why are we still using CPUs instead of GPUs? Desktops turned into Laptops and these laptops turn into..!!? In the first question some one asked ...
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I'm a bit confused about votes

I know y'all are going to downvote this post just like that guy 2 posts below this one... idc because this is meta, but... just whatever. I've been asking lots of questions in the past, and I.. I don'...
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would a discussion concerning my emacs fingers growing a bit stiffer be appropriate?

I've been an emacs user for many years. The last couple of weeks I've noticed my fingers loosing their "fluidity" and feeling a bit stiffer (resulting in a lower keys per minute count and more ...
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Can not ask question due to "This title does not meet our quality standards. "

My question is very simple, and I tried several title as below: listary command mkdir not working listary command mkdir do not action The detail I want to post is: On Windows 7, I use listary's ...
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Why is the location of files used by a programme off topic?

I opened a question some days ago that has been closed. At this moment the reason given for the closure is: the question where FreeCiv files need to go on an Android system is off topic here ...
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Request to re-open 1275693

It's been marked as too broad but I did some editing and I think I narrowed things down. Here is the link. I've sent flags to moderators to re-open it after my editing but they declined them saying "...
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Please, delete my question regarding svchost.exe

I have a question about my Super User post: How to force svchost.exe to run as a single process (Windows 10) I want to delete my question, but I'm unable to delete it because someone wrote an "...
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Question Migrated but my flag was declined [closed]

Today I saw this question and flagged it as Very low quality because as far I know, it doesn't belong here and should be closed or should me migrated. I usually flag a lot of questions as Very low ...
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Why does the community have such vague rules that any administrator can adjust almost any question to fit them?

I wrote a question about computer hardware. A smartphone (tablet) is a computer these days. However, this question is "off-topic". Let's admit. However, why then there are topics like this: ...
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My post was unfairly closed

I asked a question about my internet abnormality. Bad internet connections running my program but most speed test results are normal except for one I explained How I discovered the problem. How I ...
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Im Losing a lot of rep to edits that are not really necessary

I'm getting a lot of edits that are personal opinion, like the order of words, where I put links (see THIS example). Is there any way I can not accept the edits? There was also some capitalization, ...
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question is closed without proper reason

This was my question How can I benchmark Linux PC I see its closed as not constructive. Which means, This question is not a good fit to our Q&A format. We expect answers to generally involve ...
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User "Hennes" is editing a lot of really old posts

The user hennes is editing a lot of old posts: Kill Gnome in Debian https://superuser.com/questions/485881/redmine-mongrel-server-uses-so-much-ram ssh keys across servers How can I keep two folders ...
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Why is my question being downvoted and marked as "off-topic"?

https://superuser.com/questions/1127730/what-is-a-list-of-all-the-interfaces-that-can-be-used-to-transfer-data-directly/1127747?noredirect=1#comment1614652_1127747 As far as I can tell, it's a ...
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What Stack Exchange network can I ask a question about business cards? [closed]

What Stack Exchange network can I ask a question about business cards?
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Please reopen my question

On MacBooks, is there a difference between "Low battery" and "You are now running on reserve battery power"? I would like this question to be reopened.
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How can I undelete this to answers

I posted this two answers, although they work and I test the solution, it seems that there is not very obvious since they were deleted on sight with this comment: Please read the question again ...
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A user can't add a comment on the answers of him own bounty, because it requires rep

I'm a frequent user on Stack Overflow** site, and very sporadic on Super User site. I've reached the +50 rep on Super User site, then I did a bounty because I need to solve a problem. Problem After ...
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Suggested edit about Windows XP and Vista laptops' first and "second" warnings about low battery power has been rejected

Link to suggested edit: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/964770 I tried to change: In Windows, you can change that in the settings, there are two thresholds - one to give you a warning, ...
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Question concerning the new code of conduct

I have read the new "be nice" code of conduct and would like to see whether it applies to the behavior I have encountered in this post. This post has a bounty attached for 500 rep, which started a ...
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Request to reopen question 216839

I believe this question was closed by mistake. There is enough information to answer the question. I also edited to clean it up a little. Honestly, it really didn't need it. Now it looks slightly more ...
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Fair application of non-existent rules [closed]

Previously we had a discussion about ReactOS. Essentially there isn't a rule against asking about "pre-release" software, but those questions were closed because ReactOS is declared perpetually "alpha"...
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How do I block a user from superuser?

Is there a way to block a user I do not want reading my questions?
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Can I create a Facebook fan page for Super User?

I have created a Super User page on Facebook. I need information such as when Super User was founded, our mission, etc...check out the page and provide insights and suggestions...etc I also need a ...
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Is the Commodore 64 Mini on topic?

The Commodore 64 Mini is a general-purpose computer that comes with Linux. It comes preinstalled with games, but it also comes preinstalled with BASIC that can load other programs. It is supposed to ...
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Why was my question on Windows Mobile closed ?

https://superuser.com/questions/246940/how-to-associate-m3u-files-with-windows-media-player There are 101 Windows Mobile questions https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/windows-mobile and 178 WMP ...
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Why am I getting a question ban?

I have only asked 2 or 3 questions and got a ban without that warning. Is my status on other SE sites causing me to have a premature question ban here?
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Downvoting questions and answers

It appears that some are upset about the reputation people earn. I have received several downvotes without any feedback, so I don't think there is a problem with my answer. This answer has received 2 ...
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Migrate question from SO?

I think this question should be migrated from SO. They've closed it and it has a TON of exp that could benefit this community. I flagged it and RichB responded, This should not be closed, it ...
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Seriously consider removing the "no software recommendations" rule, or stop moderators from abusing it

You encounter a specific computing problem. You search for a solution everywhere and don't find one. You spend a considerable length of time writing a well-thought-out, researched, eloquent and ...
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Request to reopen question 581643 please

I'd like to have my question reopened and the down votes removed. It was closed for being off topic. Its not. Read it, and you'll see it clearly has to do with Software and how its used. Closing a ...
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suggestion for admin [duplicate]

There should be a way the person who asks the question can send $10 by Paypal to the person who answers the question without disclosing email. The site has the email, so just enable a button to send ...
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Why all the Downvote of this question ? Is talking about cheating closed source games off-topic?

Dowvoted until deleted by Community but without any explaination even if it’s well written. Does making things like E.A sports games easier of topic or what’s else if not ? The relevant question: ...
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A moderator is stalking me, downvoting and deleting my tried answer in seconds

I read this question. I went to do research on it. tried myself, searched on net, made changes and eventually I could find the answer of this question. I even tried 2-3 variations to find what is ...
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Please reopen https://superuser.com/questions/1500436/verizon-ringback-number-for-testing-caller-id

I found a ringback number that works. I'd like to add it as an answer. Please reopen Verizon ringback number for testing Caller ID?.
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Why is my edit spam?

I've tried to edit "Nico-nico-nii~♡" into another user's post. Link: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/966368 This edit is not intended to promote services nor it is destructive.
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Moderator abuse

Assist me in creating ics-events with complicated repeat patterns? is closed because the moderator doesn't understand what ICS are (They are just text strings in a .ics-file and I was looking for ...
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How do I bypass the automatic affiliate linking on Amazon links? [closed]

Is there a way to bypass the automatic Stack Exchange affiliate linking when I post an Amazon link?
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