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High reputation users having trouble understanding Super User?

With about 1 million views a month at the moment, Super User is turning out to be successful, however due to the general audience the concept of a Q&A vs. a forum is still something we need to ...
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Are risqué avatars allowed? Failure of the Gravatar rating system?

I stumbled upon this user who had this ¿pornographic? gravatar {link edited out}. (Note that the Gravatar rating system seems to have failed in this case.) While I, personally, think that such ...
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How to ask answerers to answer anew at another Stack Exchange site?

Pursuant to Please undelete Automatic Wallpaper Manager?, I questioned anew at https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/q/13458/7064, but how can I inform the original answerers here about this so that ...
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Superuser - Will it be different?

I am quite looking forward to Superuser. I think it's going to be vastly bigger than Stack Overflow as it could attract many more users who may be less experienced in Internet discussions. On the ...
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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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Stats for registered and active users?

Today, seeing the "89,480 questions" I just wondered myself why "# Registered users" or "# Active users" (Active means here as the users that logged this month for example) does not appear on Super ...
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/reputation for other users

I know about the superuser.com/reputation feature, but is there a native version of this feature I can use to do the same check on other users?
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How many of the “top” users (by rep) are still active?

Just a nosey thought while I'm edging towards the 3k mark. How many of the "top" users are still active on the site? How many of have climbed to the heady heights of the 3k mark, to only then (at ...
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Is this user a SpamBot?

Is this user a Spambot? ~10 questions in a span of about 5 minutes o_0
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What happens if a user does not mark the question as solved?

I've seen some questions lately on superuser, which get many answers, but the user who did the question does not mark the question as solved. When I say solved I mean when the user accepts an answer ...
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How to see personal stats on SU.

I would like to see my personal stats on SU. I mean by that, how many entried I've edited, on how many questions I've upvote. This is to compare on how many votes, editions or anything I miss to get a ...
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How do we care for a user who appears to be dying soon?

Related on Meta Stack Exchange: How should a user's death be handled? I've encountered a question from a user who appears to be dying soon: Cannot see index.php on localhost" The question is ...
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User spamming - intentional or not?

I feel that a user is asking questions without the purpose of gaining an answer, but to rather link to several other sites. Multiple links in almost all of his / her questions with less then half of ...
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Users on the favorites tab are incorrect

On the favorite tab, the users displayed are completely incorrect. The users have no affiliation to the question displayed, and this can be verified when visiting one of the questions.
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How to handle user who re-asks same unanswered question many times, many different ways

Over the last few days, user "ArchiT3K" has been asking questions about getting his Wi-Fi Captive Portal working with iOS. No one around here seems to know how to help him, so his questions never seem ...
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Community Voting System to accept answers not accepted by the OP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community bumping [status-completed] on meta.SU? I have noticed a lot of questions that are answered correctly and abandoned by the OP (i.e. they are not marked as accepted by ...
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How to search a user?

I need to have a look at the question of a user, who posted it some weeks ago. I didn't actually remember the question. But I know the user's name. So the only way to find that question is to find ...
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How Superuser Users profiles are being sorted?

In which basis user profiles are displayed(in Users tab)? For sure they are not random. And there is a number(may indicate some score) under user's name. What is that?
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No “Get in touch” ability? [duplicate]

I have found constantly that I am trying to talk to users yet I am constantly dragged down by the fact that we are spamming the living daylights out of comments. Why do we not have an ability to post ...
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Where can I find statistical information about the people who use Super User?

I want to know whether there is a way of getting information such as age, sex, country of origin, etc. about the users of Super User. It would be a great tool to know what type of people are affected ...
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Sudden Loss of Reputation [closed]

A minute ago I reached 1,512 in 5 minutes from 1,474. Now i am back to 1,474 in just 5 minutes. How is this possible . Please any moderator tell me where I lost my rep. What is happening. Ed: I ...
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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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How do I get points on Superuser?

I am new here. I am trying to thank (ie: vote up) or comment on existing questions/answers. But those activities all seem to require points. Ok - I need points... but all the activities to get ...
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Questions closed as duplicates of questions that are different

Why was this closed? It was closed as a duplicate, yet that other question is not a duplicate of it. It seems to me that people just quickly skimmed the question, and without paying too much attention ...
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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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Simultaneous online users

Its only a suggestion, on another forums that I have account, I usually see the number of online users seeing the same forum. On my opinion it would be good for users that make questions to see the ...