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Following a question

Hi, Is there a way to "subscribe"/ follow an interesting question without replying to it? Best regards,
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I found a 3-day-old spammer

He answered one of my questions and then I browsed his answers only to find out that he is a spammer. All answers are the same and are commending a shareware. I demand deletion of his account. name: ...
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You can select an answer prompt shown before you really can

Let the pictures do the talking Not necessarily a bug, but could be fixed nevertheless.
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Are TeX/LaTeX questions off-topic?

This question was closed as off-topic. Yet it fits squarely within the topic of Super User as defined by the FAQ (it's a question about the beamer plug-in for the TeX program, to put it into general ...
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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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Is it ok to go back and “cleanup” questions and answers that I've asked/answered?

I've been looking though some of my questions and answers and realized that some of them are the highest quality that I want them to be at. Is it bad protocol to go back and cleanup questions and ...
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Too liberal use of the “off topic” button

I've seen a small handful of questions here marked as off topic that just baffle me. Here is the latest: https://superuser.com/questions/197939/best-host-for-vmware-workstation/197942 How is that ...
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SU Meta Community Link pointing to SO Meta Community

Since yesterday i.e October 8th, 2010, I unable to see meta site link for SU and SF. We have meta community link in SF and SU but both points to SO meta Community. Am I missing anything here? ...
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Will Meta Superuser consider adding a “# of views” sort function to the Superuser main page?

Will Meta Superuser consider adding a "# of views" sort function to the Superuser main page?
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Today, again, for some reason I was logged out of Superuser and, Indeed Meta. I didn't log out! Why am I logged out?

Today, again, for some reason I was logged out of Superuser and, Indeed Meta. I didn't log out! Why am I logged out? This has happened at least twice that I am aware of. Regards,
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Webapps link missing in SU

I can't see webapps link in super user screen bottom section. Same link is present SO, API/Apps. Even serverfault doesn't have this link? I'm not sure about bug tag, still i'm making this question ...
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Migrated question missing its “source”

This question is being shown as migrated, but it doesn't display from where it was migrated. KronoS and Me spotted this, and Diago♦ confirmed that it come from Server Fault. Screenshot
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Call to vote: Synonyms

I have found synonyms to all these tags, please vote up or down if you are eligible on to do so (2000 rep), 4 votes creates the association -2 votes kills it. bittorrent colors shell-script virtual-...
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Will an option to migrate to Web Apps be added to Super User's Close dialog?

The title says it all really. Now that Nothing To Install WebApps is live, will it be added to the close dialog?
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Should we bury the old tag?

My tag crusade continues The next tag I want to banish becaus I think it is a meta-tag is old Is this a good idea?
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Computer build question

A new question about computer building was recently closed with the "Off Topic" reason. But the close text is a bit misleading: Questions on Super User are expected to generally relate to computer ...
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Is command-line a meta tag?

I noticed that command-line had no tag-wiki. So I thought I might try to add one. Unfortunately I wasn't among the top 20 answerers in that tag so I couldn't do it. I then thought about the bash tag(*...
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Super User tagging convention: Ubuntu and variants

I know I promised to open this a long time ago... Super User has settled into some ad-hoc, but well-established, conventions for tagging questions about operating systems and their various versions. ...
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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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Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account message in stackoverflow

Why am I getting the following message in stackoverflow ? Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account.
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Asking for netbook recommendation

I've been thinking about getting a netbook as a supplement to my laptop, which would be my primary computer. I have some criteria for the netbook, but am not too fixated on brand or model. I browsed ...
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Add Another Answer—Why?

What exactly is the point of the Add Another Answer button? What would we need to do with it that we can't do by adding another clause to our already existing answer?
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How to deal with a cross-posted question which belongs to SU ?

Some days ago, I posted this question. This is a cross-post from Ubuntu SE. The question has also been answered. I now know that cross-posting is discouraged. However, I think it belongs here. IMO, ...
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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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Should questions be edited to show images in-line?

Looking at the first version of this question. The image link provided in the question points to an imgur URL, so probably was uploaded using the magic now built in to the site. So, should this be ...
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Subjective but still valuable questions

I stumbled across this question on Which HDD brand do you ..trust which was closed due to the subjective nature of it. While I agree it is subjective, I can't help but wonder where so valuable a ...
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Why is the question tagged twice with the same tag and yet the question count does not match ?

This question has been tagged twice with [windows-7-x64]. Oddly, the same tag shows up twice, with different counts. Clicking on each of those tags, brings the same questions, although one less than ...
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Bugs with tagging questions

While editing a post tonight I noticed this bug with the tags. There were two of the same tag (windows-7-x64), and several tags with 0 uses but still showing up. Seems broken, unless I'm missing ...
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how to deal with an answer that is resolved, but not answered?

For example, if the problem was resolved without answering the question, how do you deal with the question so that it doesn't remain opened. Perhaps a device was replaced, or a different software ...
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list favorites?

I see it tells me very recent changes to any of them and how many. Today, this week, last month e.t.c. But I don't want to see changes and I don't want to see just as far as last month. Or rather.. ...
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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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Different Reputation showed. Which one is correct?

I´ve got a strange thing going on here. My reputation showed in the bar on top of the site is 714. I was happy with it until i looked at http://superuser.com/reputation yesterday. The reputation ...
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make incorrectly answered question have unanswered status

I think there should be some way to make any "incorrectly answered question" have "unanswered" status. Just because someone has responded to a question doesn't mean that it is worthwhile. In fact, ...
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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 was this question not a real question?

I'm just wanting some clarity of why this question was closed. It states that the question is "ambiguous, vague, incomplete, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form", ...
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When are you a high rep user?

Might be a silly question, but I'm wondering, when do you consider a user a high rep user? Has the user to be in the top 10?/50? or does he need 10000+ rep, etc. Just being curious...
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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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what is the critics badge? i did not down vote any.

Hi, I got the Critic badge in Stack Overflow. It said it is for down voting. i did not down vote any answers. i accidentally voted and again revoked. How to fine which post i have down voted if i had ...
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Are-you-human broken flow for super-tagged questions

I just posted my first question on SU. First attempt was vetted as it lacked tags. I understood: better not make a question without tags. Second attempt with tags: I went through this particularly ...
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Is it OK to downvote link only or link/copy/paste answers? [duplicate]

This is related to this question from Diago last year. I have seen a lot of answers with either a link only, or a link with a short description copy/pasted from the developer's website. Personally ...
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Yet another Community Wiki oddity

https://superuser.com/questions/16972/what-single-piece-of-software-do-you-most-admire-and-why/16990#16990 If my math is correct, (and I hope it is), if there are 3 people, each with one revision, ...
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Is it appropriate to edit “very” old posts?

I ended up here because it was in the related links of a new question. The original version made be pull a face, so I've adjusted it. However, given it has been accepted and unedited for about 7 ...
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Requesting rep recalc

Can any of the mods please do a rep recalc on my account ? There's a rep difference of about 500 points between the rep on my current profile and the /reputation report, and I'd rather get it down now ...
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Unable to edit a question because of “that content”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What content am I being blocked from editing and why? Was trying to edit the following question to fix the broken URL: https://superuser.com/questions/184171/how-to-extend-...
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What content am I being blocked from editing and why?

Tonight I went to edit this post to fix the link, which the poster had entered in BBcode rather than Markdown. When I went to submit the edit, I got this error message, which I've never seen before: ...
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A lot of backup questions, duplicate or improve title?

Look at Need a hassle-free backup solution for Windows — needs to be bootable. Also, look at its related questions, some of them are closed because they are a duplicate. Should this be considered a ...
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Is this question a copy?

Looking at this question, I recognise both of the two large images in the top two answers - I'm sure I've seen both on a Stack Exchange question somewhere (I suspect not SU), but for the life of me ...
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New Users—Cutting Slack?

I keep wondering this: if somebody with 13 rep writes an answer instead of a comment (because they can't) is it appropriate to downvote that?
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What happened to question “Worst Web Site Design Ever”?

I realise this question - https://superuser.com/questions/15798/worst-web-site-design-ever - isn't appropriate for Super User, but did it just get deleted and that's it? IMHO it had some decent low ...
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How do web-software related questions differ in superuser from questions in webapps of stackexhange?

I guess the web related software questions can be asked in either of the websites - superuser or webapps? Am I correct?

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