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"Modified by" listed but no edit visible by mentioned user?

It already happened a few times to me that I saw an answer pushed to the Home -> active page with the note "modified x minutes ago USER". For example this question What is the meaning of "chmod ...
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No upvoting on comments on elections page

I noticed that there is no upvoting in the comments on the moderator elections page. Is this something that was left out on purpose, or just something that is not implemented.
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Can I award a bounty before 7 days has elapsed?

The help page for bounties says: The bounty period lasts 7 days. Bounties must have a minimum duration of at least 1 day. Does this mean I can manually award a bounty after 24 hours have elapsed?
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How can I move/remove my post? [duplicate]

I have a question about my Super User post: How to use MCMC.qpcr package in R without PCR efficiency data? Somebody commented that I posted question in wrong site. How can I remove/move my question?
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How to move question with no activity to another SE site?

I posted a question on this site due to its technical scope, but I think it might be more suitable for the Ask Different site. How do I move the question?
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Why was my VLQ flag rejected?

I have flagged this answer as very low quality and my flag was rejected. VLQ's description is: This answer has severe formatting or content problems. This answer is unlikely to be salvageable ...
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How do I embed tables here on Super User?

I've seen some Excel questions where people post a question about current excel table format and desired format, where they show mock-up of the table. How do I create one of those? (I am unfamiliar ...
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How to manually move a comment conversation to a chat?

Is it possible to manually move a discussion in comments to a chat room? I just got the usual message that I should move the conversation to a chat. Please avoid extended discussions in comments. ...
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Bot(s) in SU Chat?

What are the bots in the SU room? I see there's a new one with hangman and such, but what others ones are available? The ones that are in there, what commands do they accept?
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How to clean low-quality content?

I agree that I posted low quality content but I did it to solve real technical problems which all are solved now. Now I don't have actual technical problems but I wanted to ask about MIPS processors ...
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I have an answer but can't post it

Yes, I realize this should have gone on meta superuser, but I'm not allowed to even ask questions there. So, I have a a complete answer to a question here on superuser: Mountain Lion Switcher (Cmd+...
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Why do some questions show up as asked by Community?

So I was browsing the top lists today, and noticed a few have Community (diamond) as the asker: However, in the question, it says the actual person's name: Any idea why it does this?
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Conflicting edits are allowed. Warning needed?

When a user starts editing a post while another user is also editing, the edits of first committer is lost, since the last commit overwrites the previous ones. Happened in this answer. See the ...
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Long list of probably worthless questions

Long list of posts was generated by running a program over the data dump for superuser. Unfortunately, the data is a bit old, and some of the questions have been removed since then. When I tried to ...
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Tags that should never be the only ones on a question

It seems to me that there are some tags that if they are the only ones on a post (or even if they are mentioned at all) pretty much make the question off topic. Perhaps these tags should have a ...
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Incorrect user display of questions on user profile?

I asked a question yesterday here and there were two answerers to it, of which one was deleted (I guess by the author). The question does currently display like this on my profile page: As you can ...
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Does StackExchange keep records of removed OpenIDs?

Who (other than myself) can view my OpenID? If I change my OpenID (add new one, then remove old one), does StackExchange keep a record of the removed OpenID in database?
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Reputation not being credited to SU account on some questions migrated from SF even though SF rep lost

I've noticed that some questions that have been answered on ServerFault that eventually get migrated to SuperUser are not crediting me with the reputation that I gained on ServerFault, even though I ...
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How do I revert, undo, or reverse my own edit?

Yesterday on stackoverflow I accidentally edited someone's answer instead of my question. I added an "Update: " and saved it then realized my mistake, and edited again, took that edit out and put it ...
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How can I search through all Stack Exchange sites at once?

Including Area 51, Super User, meta... everything. Is there a simple way to do it in one search? I'm pretty sure Google-tweaking could do it, but I'd rather have an online tool for it - even if it's ...
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Do I lose all my question-votes if I go back and edit my question?

Just got a question solved, and I selected an answer. For the sake of clarity I would like to go back to my original question and put the solution in the answer. Since my Question has multiple votes ...
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why this question get closed on SU which is related to gmail?

Possible Duplicate: Superuser website applications policy https://superuser.com/questions/127516/web-cam-symbol-in-gmail-chat-window-closed This is the reason showing closed as off-topic by ...
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retag-request: [videostreaming] -> [video-streaming]

Retag videostreaming to video-streaming. Same as https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/18601/retag-streaming-to-streaming, but for Superuser. Only 8 questions so far https://superuser.com/...
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Question closed as unclear but an answer was already posted

This question. The reason why the question was closed is "This question needs details or clarity". Let's follow the link. Needs details or clarity - Sometimes we need more information in ...
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Can a badge be removed after being awarded?

Out of curiosity (not a real problem): I have a question with 99 votes, now I'm waiting patiently for the 100th vote ;). With the 100th vote a badge will be awarded and I was wondering what happens if ...
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Is there a way to Block abusive users

Is there a way to block an abusive user?
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Tag rename request for spelling of TrueType

There is a standard for fonts named TrueType. There is no space, no hyphen, the same as with, say, JavaScript. However, there is a tag true-type-fonts instead of truetype-fonts. Please could the tag ...
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Clarification about bounty award allocation for a community wiki post

I see this "How can I visualize the file system usage on Windows?" and see it states that "One or more of the answers is exemplary and worthy of an additional bounty". I look over some of the ...
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What is the tag "external" used for and what is "external-drive" used for?

This might be a language problem, but aren't external and external-drive two the same? If not, could somebody please add a text to both of them?
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How do I sign up to Superuser with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

It sounds like a simple question, right? If you have an existing StackExchage user, you'll want to sign up to SuperUser with it. But there isn't an option to do that in the sign up page: I found a ...
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Why can't I login to superuser

I have a stack exchange account and there's a nondescript error when I try to log into Superuser.com using my Stack Exchange Open ID. At least I think that's what's happening. This is the error that ...
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Rename the [usergroups] tag to [user-groups]

The convention with tags here is to replace spaces with hyphens: windows-7, wireless-networking, graphics-card. By convention, then, the usergroups tag really ought to be user-groups, as user is an ...
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How to reply an user having name in non-English character?

I just wanted to mention this user in my comment, but unable to figure out, how? I thought, only English is allowed on SE. I am on smartphone at this time in which copy-paste isn't easy on websites. ...
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Why was my question closed as exact duplicate?

I am talking about this question. I am not trying to argue to have it reopened or anything, I would just like to know how it's an exact duplicate of this question when the other question is about ...
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Where/how can I get answers to questions on Office for Mac?

I've got two open Office for Mac questions on SU (specifically, Outlook 2011). I'd say I'm not bad at the dark art of stackexchange question writing and that they're not bad questions and not ...
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Low quality answers

What is a good definition of a low quality answer? While some things are clearly low quality (answers in another language for example), and others have bad grammar (I thought these were OK), where ...
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Improving own question over time - how to?

Long time fan of the SE engine and what it has done to QA quality, but now I'd like to actually become a good "asker of questions", and I was wondering if there are any prime examples on how to ...
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How to get StackExchange to display a list of _all_ of my questions across all StackExchange sites?

So, when I browse to StackExchange, and then login, I expected to see some link that would list all of my questions across all sites. For instance, I have questions in both StackOverflow and SuperUser,...
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Are we not allowed to link to time limited shareware?

Section 3. Subscriber Content of the SE Terms of Service states: Subscriber represents, warrants and agrees that it will not contribute any Subscriber Content that [...] (e) contains a virus, ...
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How are suggested edit results displayed to low rep users?

When suggested edits were introduced, I had more rep than required to edit on my own. Since I'm now approving and rejecting suggested edits, I'd like to know how approval and rejection are presented ...
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How can I merge a Gmail account and OpenID account with Superuser?

I have recently created an account with Super User with a Gmail account Now that I'm trying to login in only find the OpenID login and when i login with my OpenID it seems Super User doesn't recognize ...
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Where to ask questions about Android

Android phones are computers and have power-users who want to make the most of them. Except these power users have been exiled from superuser.com by the evil-tyrant (qq) and left to ask their ...
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Delete Accepted answer, where the consensus is that the answer is wrong

https://superuser.com/a/1685364/603073 The consensus is that the answer I provided is wrong, which on reflection I now agree with. However, I can't delete my answer as it has been accepted. Is there a ...
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Why is a specific question with a certain answer marked as opinion-based?

Can someone explain to me why the question Can the use of OPKG on ZyXEL Keenetic Ultra II cause damage to the firmware or its incorrect operation? is opinion-based? I really don't understand people ...
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New tag request: "elinks"

For questions about the elinks text-mode web browser. There are several elinks-specific questions in existence already. [edit: ...and I'm about to post another.] I would like to tag this question.
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Rename [tv] -> [television]

Super User has a tv tag; its wiki says “television”.  I suggest that the tag be renamed television, and “tv” added as an alias.  This would seem to fit better with the convention of making the actual ...
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What is the tenacious badge?

According to the description of the tenacious badge: Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total. "Zero score" make sense; the answer was accepted without an up vote. But what ...
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Where do questions about OS X's Automator belong?

Where do questions about scripts/programs written in Automator belong? They could belong on StackOverflow, as they're a sort of programming. on SuperUser, as they are often used to automate lengthy/...
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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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