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Timeline broken

Trying to view the timeline for Thunderbird 3 "Reply to all", also replies to myself using the URI https://superuser.com/posts/120241/timeline fails with Oops! Something Bad Happened!. This ...
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Why can't I add an edit summary within the 5 minutes grace period

I edited the body and tags of this question. After I saved my changes, I realized that I forgot to add an Edit Summary. Since I was within the 5 minutes grace period, I just went back to the question, ...
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The tag [variables] is too similar to [variables]

When creating the [variables] tag, the following dialog pops out: After clicking "Yes, I'm sure", the system throws: So does the [variables] tag exist or not?
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"not-recognized" - not-required?

Do we really need the not-recognized tag? There's unrecognized which needs to be killed too
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I'm losing my hope for my Superuser t-shirt

Possible Duplicate: Where in the world is my SuperUser t-shirt? My hope for getting my Superuser t-shirt began with the form I filled on April 8th, 2010. Then on May 11th, I asked this question. ...
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I think we should remove the [windows-10-final] tag synonym

Previously, [windows-10-final] referred to non-preview Windows 10 builds (i.e. "final" meaning Windows 10 after its official release, when the preview period was over), and served as a tag ...
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Why is the top bar on Super User smaller than on other sites?

According to this post, the top bar's height has been changed to 50px on all Stack Exchange sites in order to have the same height on Stack Overflow and on other sites. However, on Super User, the top ...
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How are there two *exact* duplicate questions? (Title, answers, author, date, comments, migration)

While viewing related questions on Meta Super User, I noticed two questions with the same title. Initially I assumed this was a strange coincidence or a bug in the system. But then I realized the two ...
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Synonym request from "system-tray" to "notification-area"

It looks like systray is already a synonym of notification-area (26 questions). However, system-tray (95 questions) is off on its own. I would suggest merging system-tray into notification-area, ...
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What happened with some users reputation today? [closed]

Today something weird happened to my account, I got 4 downvotes on questions in less than 2 minutes. I thought it had just happened to me, but, when requesting for moderator help on chat, I saw that ...
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How can I use grave accents or backticks (`) in a question?

Is there any way to type two back-tick (or grave accent) characters (`) in my question without formatting my text in unwanted way? I know I can enter a grave accent at one place, like this: Alt+`. ...
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Please allow me to ask questions again, after a year of being blocked

I added a bounty to a question, lost 50 reputation points and found out I was no longer able to add comments under the question I placed a bounty on. Because of that I was not able to reply in ...
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Why does SuperUser hide comments without upvotes, even if there are no other comments?

I've noticed on SuperUser that comments without upvotes are hidden by default, even if there are no other comments with upvotes. This is different from SO and MSO. Is this a bug, or the desired ...
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Why are my answers appearing on lifehacker?

I had a guy email me about an answer from lifehacker... I thought... Hmmm maybe I did posted there once... Then I looked and I had realized I had posted this on SE.. I looked at the registered user ...
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How can I insert a picture in a Super User question?

I am trying to insert a picture in a Super User question. How can I do that?
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

I tried to ask a question about Korean fonts and copied some text directly into the question box. The following image appeared, though I moved the red box beneath the question to make the aspect ratio ...
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Offensive user names

What to do with offensive user names? Offensive posts can be flagged. I don't see any way to flag offensive names. I feel it should be reported somehow, but I don't know where. In my opinion user ...
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Posting Useful Information

Is there a place where useful information can be posted without actually asking a question? For example, while doing some research, just prior to asking a question on SuperUser, I found the answer. ...
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How long does a ban from editing after too many rejected edits last?

I did some edits to remove noise (e.g. https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/541897) in the "spirit" of askubuntu.com (where such an edit would be approved with 95 % probability in my ...
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Posting question & answer, why must I wait two days to accept it?

When posting a question and an answer together (like explained here) why must I wait two days to accept the answer? If I have understood correctly, the Q&A-together format is meant to provide ...
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SO user new to SU starting with 101 reputation?

Out of curiosity - how can a user start out with a rep of 101 on SU? I'm looking at the profile of Merlin and even though he has no activity visible to me (no votes anyhow), he seems to have started ...
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Why doesn't Super User work without JavaScript?

Super User says it works best with JavaScript enabled. I would change that message to: Super User does not work without JavaScript. Personally I dislike the JS layer, and switched it off, but then ...
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User vandalized own question - roll back?

This question: Content removed. I do not consent to "AI" scraping Screenshot at the time I wrote this: On other SE sites as well: Rolling this back will return in a tug of war. What to do? ...
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Same question, different program?

I had a problem that I wanted to solve regarding the program Numbers (macOS's spreadsheet program, analogous to Excel). I found a question that is the exact issue I'm having, but the answer is ...
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Sudden influx of Korean spam

Has someone been fiddling with the filters? 10 or so Korean spam posts on Super User within the past few minutes. Can we get this banned?
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Where to ask GMail questions?

After reading the FAQ, I do understand that GMail questions are not welcome. Is there any other SO site to ask these questions? I've searched through the list and it seems that none is suitable.
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Software recommendations - what software can do this

Is all types of software recommendation questions off topic; I appreciate it's probably not a 100% fixed rule and that some questions need to be taken as is, but, if the questions was: "What software ...
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Why does the Chat show so much reputation?

I wish that I had 5.9k rep, but I dont, not even combined... (and the badge count only has my superuser badges, not even meta). What does the 5.9k mean?
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When is a question on SU ontopic?

Recently I've posted my first question on SU, which was closed for being offtopic. Now, when I wrote the question, the entrybox warned me that the title might be offtopic, so I'm very aware of that. ...
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Terminal Tips and Tricks for Mac OS X is missing

I have bookmarked, a couple of weeks ago, a top voted question having title Terminal Tips and Tricks For Mac OS X and question id 52483. Why was it deleted?
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Can someone explain how I got +2 rep points for editing this question

Can someone explain how I got +2 rep points for editing this question: Excel Document Size is at 0KB, can't be opened This is someone else's question. I did not post an answer to the ...
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Did the default font of question titles change recently?

I may be wrong but I think the font face of Super User question titles has changed or become bold recently. Am I right or is Firefox playing games on me?
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How do you get the Announcer Badge?

The Announcer badge says: Shared a link to a question that was visited by 50 unique IP addresses in 2 days But how do they know who posted the link? If I post a Superuser link to reddit.com how ...
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minus on down-vote or flagging

I just saw a post, where there were one answer, the answer said something like: "I also need blahblah, can you share project I need please". I down-voted and flagged it as not an answer this seemed ...
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How can I quote a numbered list in markdown?

I came across a question asking for comment on a list of items. The question was something like this: Are the following statements true? The sky is blue The earth is round Aliens built ...
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How do I remove an open ID?

I tried to move my OpenID from Google to Google Apps and, probably as a result of not following the instructions carefully enough, I now have a primary OpenID which points to my Google Apps account ...
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Reopen request for SU?

Hello, I posted what I thought was a legitimate question on Super User at Why are brownouts so harmful? It was closed almost immediately as not a real question with the explanation "This is not a ...
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Please retag multiple SU tags

There are currently quite a lot of tags that have alternatives on SU. Would it be possible to trim them down a bit? I'd do it manually, but there's way too many of them: vista (37) -> windows-vista (...
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Powershell and Batch syntax highlighting not working logically

Syntax highlighting for both Powershell and Batch works if specified manually in an HTML comment, but not via a code block: Doesn't Work: (code block) ```bat ```powershell Works: (HTML comment) &...
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A "not relevant" flag on a comment suggesting a question improvement where the improvement was rolled into the question was declined. Why?

First off, though my search-fu is strong, I haven't been able to discern if declined flag queries belong on child metas or the main meta. I'm trying here first. I just had a "not relevant" flag ...
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Audit failed for wanting to recommend deletion to an answer that reads like a joke solution

So doing some review queue stuff a few minutes ago and I came across this item. The original question is about remotely shutting down a PC that has no apparent RDP connectivity. The answer I wanted to ...
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Why was a question about SoundCloud moved to Web Applications?

Why was a question asking if there was a stand-alone player for SoundCloud moved to Web Applications? The question has nothing to do with web applications; it's asking about if desktop software ...
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How do I protect a question?

Today I got to 15,000 reputation. Neat-o, I got a little notification that I could now protect questions! Now, let's try this! Go to any question, click the "Protect" link. … but … Where is the ...
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Old User accounts deleted?

I registered on superuser.com and posted a couple of answers under the account: https://superuser.com/users/8954/lazlow However, today I visited the site again - having not logged in for a few months ...
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More comprehensive documentation of markdown available for comment boxes

Is there a comprehensive list of what markdown elements can be used in comment boxes? I only recently discovered that the shorter format for links actually works (whereas the longer format doesn't), ...
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How to get actual image to post?

I have a question about my Super User post: How to get rid of white edges When I first posted this question, the appended image didn't show up. Instead, there was just the word "graphics," ...
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Accepted answer is at the bottom, is that a bug?

On the Super User question Any command line tool checking windows domain password?, I noticed that the accepted answer was listed at the bottom. Is that a bug?
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Zero Question Tags (Zombie Tags)

All right, this is a little bit embarrassing. What happens when a tag has zero questions? I always thought that by removing questions from a tag, the tag will get purged. But, I was unsure about how ...
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The new help page - do we have link shortcuts?

I'm currently coming to grips with the new help pages that replace the FAQ. I used to be able to reference the faq with [faq] - are there similar shortcuts for sections of the new help page?
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Reopen question 439470: "What is the difference between Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT?"

What is the difference between Windows 8 and Windows RT? How is this question not constructive? I mean, I don't see how this would be a subjective question, let alone "bad subjective"! This ...
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