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How does a new superuser increase their reputation?

As the title states, how does a new superuser increase their reputation to the point where they can start helping others and up-voting good help responses from other superusers?
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Can somebody of rank create a tag #albert for me?

I am the author of the app albert launcher and want to redirect users in the support channel to this site to ask or find questions. Can somebody please add the #albert, #albertlauncher or #albert-...
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Why was my comment explaining reason for a downvote deleted?

Earlier today I have downvoted this answer and left a comment explaining my action. It was something like this: -1 because this is an unreadable 5 lines long run of words with no formatting or ...
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When and Why did this website almost completely die? Did I miss something?

I've been gone a while, but I've poked my head in a few times in the last 6 months and noticed the number of questions answered has dropped DRAMATICALLY. The number of questions that even get a ...
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Which Stack Exchange best for ask about cloud companies?

I want know differences, if there any, between cloud companies like NET, APPF, CRWD, NET, KC, PING, PLAN, COUP, OKTA. Which Stack best to ask?
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Question 1553415 and 1553653 re-open request

Not focused: What explains this poor intercontinental internet bandwidth? (Asia to Europe) Marked as duplicate: Why is this international internet traffic routed so inefficiently? I had a question. ...
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Dealing with same user multiple posts & not enough details

This question relates to a user that has opened a plethora of questions(7), in an attempt to get the same rough question answered. The problem in my opinion is this user hasn't given enough details ...
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Odd Visual Studio Code behaviour [closed]

Recently my Visual Studio Code started to show strange blocks near the name of the file as shown in the attachment . Why and how to stop them ? ..and if I click OUTLINE I see this , no idea why .
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Swap the duplicates (the general question is closed, the vista-specific one is open)

Following the answer of How to suggest to change "X is a duplicate of Y" to "Y is a duplicate of X"?, I'm posting my question here: How do I full-screen my CMD? is marked as a ...
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Why don't my badges transfer from stackoverflow to superuser? [duplicate]

Just opened this account and linked it with my stackoverflow account. I was trying to provide an answer to a question, but don't have the rep. It looks like badges nor rep transfer. Why? Yes, I did a ...
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Opinion-based answers should have no bearing on whether the question is opinion-based or not

In the past, there were strong reasons for the choices that had to be made while formatting a new drive, and the system administrators sometimes had damn good reasons for particular choices. Two ...
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How is it helping Superuser to prevent me from being able to vote up / down comments?

Genuine question. I'm sure I'm not the only person who's been using this forum for several years, and constructively contributing every time. Do Superuser maybe need to employ some better UX staff to ...
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I got really good help, but cannot comment yet, so how do I tell the contributer and others that the solution was right? [duplicate]

Basically I just joined, but cannot give my kudos to the author because I haven't got enough points. So I am just asking? Now what?
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As a user, should I delete a comment when requested by an author?

After adding a comment to a given answer on one of the Stack Exchange Community pages (Super User) I was requested by the answer's author to delete my comment due to unrelated content regarding ...
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Using Stylebot I have completely remove the rating system from Stack Overflow [closed]

This will make my experience much more enjoyable. Not sure how even the edits were removed from history, but I removed the entire stack exchange system using css modifications on the user-end with ...
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Suggested edit bug

Am I banned from suggesting edits? What's going on?
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WiFi doorbell cams (on or off topic?)

Simple question. Would we consider WiFi doorbell cameras, and questions relating to how they connect wirelessly to be on-topic?
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Several questions on this site meet the criteria for automatic deletion, but aren't being deleted due to a bug. What should be done about them?

There are some questions on this site that meet the criteria for automatic deletion as RemoveAbandonedClosed or RemoveDeadQuestions, but aren't being deleted due to a bug, as they were migrated from ...
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Would this question be ok on the site?

My question. I have a laptop obviously, and Windows. I program a lot, and I was wondering what things should I do to optimize its lifetime, and usage. I use Powershell, and CMD, and batch file ...
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“Please stop berating the mods” — should we start doing this or what?

https://superuser.com/users/707676/attie said "please stop berating the mods" to me in setting up external 1TB SSD . I made no single comment about the mods (at least, in their function as the mods; I ...
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How to get the “Peer Pressure” badge

What reasonable ways are there to get the Peer Pressure badge on SU? Deleted own post with score of -3 or lower. I'm serious here: I don't particularly want to provide false information, write off-...
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Very Light Posts

Every once in a while (once in a day or two days) a post is rendered in white type on a white background. This one, for example: Screen randomly flickering on Linux Mint Why are a small number of ...
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Asking a Windows 10 related question. Is “superuser” appropiate for this?

Before I begin, I haven't been in here for a long time, and before I ask a question, I want to make sure it's thee right place to do it. I have a kind of "problem" related with Windows 10, which is ...
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Is this question a bad question?

I asked this question recently on Super User and even included my work to solve the problem. I am wondering: is it a bad question, is it missing anything?
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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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People Reached - meaning

First, I apologize for coming here. I spent two hours this evening in tour and help and got nowhere, and I do not otherwise know where to go in SU / Stack Exchange for help. My question is simple. ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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my post was deleted

I have a question about my Super User post: File Server - Is it possible to allow users to view all files but don't allow them to access them the question was "user's can't see all folders, how ...
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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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Drop-down list for edit summary on Stack Exchange sites

I usually edit posts for grammatical and spelling errors and strongly believe that most edits are for the same reason. I do hate typing "fixed grammar", or "improved formatting". So, why wouldn't ...
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Checking if a post is spam

This answer links to the author's site. It is a poor answer, and could only be used in conjunction with the author's site as a vital detail (what the "program" is) is missing. Does Thanks ...
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Why has my post on SuperUser been copied to onooks.com?

I asked a question about an issue with Cisco Webex desktop application. Issue with Cisco Webex When I was doing further research I found that within a short amount of time the question had been ...
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Can I get my day counted for the Fanatic Badge if i'm logged in from the android app

I'm going to be away from my pc for quite a long time and I'm going to be able to use my phone instead, and I'm a fan of the site. So as stated above, does my day count if I'm connected through my ...
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(Robo-review) Can my edit please be approved?

https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/962137 The question is quite old and it has been closed a long time ago. Therefore, the edits will NOT push the post into the queue. The OP rejected it ...
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After I select a Multi-level List, why must I click on “Numbering” to apply that List to subsequent paragraphs?

Why did Mokubai unilaterally close After I select a Multi-level List, why must I click on "Numbering" to apply that List to subsequent paragraphs? (why Word highlights "Numbering" and not "...
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This question was incorrectly closed as off-topic

This question is not off-topic. Specifically, it is a question that might be asked by a computer enthusiast, about computer hardware, computer software, or personal and home computer ...
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Why is my edit spam?

Link: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/966368 This edit is not intended to promote services nor it is destructive.
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Continuous overuse of moderation rights

Occassionally I come upon a question which seems rather obvious to me, but was nevertheless closed as either "not focused enough" (example 1) or "unclear what's being asked" (example 2). Well that's ...
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Are there ever any Superuser or SE site “meetups”?

Are there ever any events where Super User, Stack Overflow and/or other SE site members meet up and exchange hello's, discuss stuck keys, errors messages and the like, or generally engage one another ...
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Bug report: similar questions scroll problem

When I create a new question, enter a title, then scroll the "similar questions" window, the text scrolls while a copy of the text stays fixed. See the screen recording. This is on Firefox, Macos 10....
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Why was NAA flag on link-only answer declined?

I just flagged this answer:      Text: Have a look at this article: Unicode Easy Keyboard Layout for XKB as “not an answer” because it is a textbook1 example of a link-only answer.  What’s ...
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Can I ask here a question about MS office?

Can I ask here a question about MS Office Word? (specifically about Multilevel list)
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Is Zoom video conferencing tool on-topic for superuser?

I saw a tag but only linked to 4 questions. If not this site, where please? I am trying to find out more to help connect older and more vulnerable people in our village during isolation!
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Asking about websites recommendations is allowed behaviour or breaks any rule?

There is certain explicit functionality I'm trying to get and that used to be available at a given website. Offline now but maybe there is a replacement or another one that serves the same ...
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Request to reopen question 986199

My question on the main site: How much data (MB) does a one-hour Zoom call use for each participant? was closed for being "not about computer hardware or software". According to the FAQ (What topics ...
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How do I log out of superuser? [duplicate]

I logged in to superuser to uprate a good answer, and I prefer to log out of sites before leaving them for my (and their) security, but I don't see any "Logout" button in the title bar or in any of ...
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What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags?

What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags? Is it best to leave them as two separate tags or merge them together?
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My question was closed unfairly as 'not clear'

I have a question about my Super User post: Old HDDs aren't being detected — even in the BIOS — on my computer I asked the above question about HDD, but my question was closed as, 'Needs details ...
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Why was my question closed as “off topic”?

My question was closed as off topic. The only feedback was the boilerplate: Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Questions seeking product, service, or ...
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How old is superuser.com?

I just went to superuser.com and noticed that the yearling badge ( Active member for a year, earning at least 200 reputation. This badge can be awarded multiple times. ) hasn't been awarded to anyone ...

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