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Question about Microsoft Outlook behaviour closed on assumption that I should contact Microsoft

I asked this question about an issue I am experiencing with software (Microsoft Outlook). The question was mod-closed under the assumption/reason that I should report the issue to Microsoft or more ...
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Review queue "Late answers" - flag when choice was "recommend deletion"?

When reviewing "Late answers", many of them are not actually answers but comments, other questions and so on (as you can select when saying "recommend deletion"). If I choose to ...
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How the heck did “Community” user/bot close this dupe question? [duplicate]

This question is a question I voted to close because the solution was a hunch I suggested in the comments. The original poster confirmed my hunch and I then voted to close as dupe as a result. Okay, ...
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How to ask a question I when already have a solution that worked for me, but I'm not sure it will work for others? [duplicate]

I was having trouble with FreeBSD -- When I tried the startx command, it said cannot start in framebuffer mode. Eventually I found a solution to this problem. I assume many other newcomers to FreeBSD ...
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We have bad question closing habits

Not all of us and not all the time, of course, and I'm sometimes guilty of this too. I don't want to point the finger at anyone - just discuss what I think is a problem and how we can improve. The ...
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Why was my bounty amount sent to me?

I deleted my question and then the bounty amount got refunded, why? This can be exploited to create infinite bounties.
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I got my first downvote and I don't know why

I'm pretty new to superuser and recently posted my first question as I was having trouble booting in haiku. (Haiku panics at boot "vm_page_fault: unhandled page fault in kernel space") I ...
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When I try to vote to close this question as a duplicate, the site tells me it doesn't have an upvoted answer, but it does. Is this a bug?

See these two questions: whenever I start my windows laptop, after laptop is opened terminal is automatically opened and inside terminal its written -, and On windows startup terminal opens ...
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Why is this Answer Marked for Deletion?

This Answer has been Downvoted by someone who did not give a clue on why Downvote was necessary : Is selection with mouse in the Terminal made by the GUI or Bash? The Downvote is immaterial and I am ...
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Why was I forced to set the bounty to 50 reputation when I had 78?

I was forced on this question to set the bounty to 50 when I had 78, Why?
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Clarification regarding Question Closure as Off Topic

I have a question about my Super User post: dnSpy: What do included reference assemblies affect? This question was closed as off topic, it was asked in reference to dnSpy and how it recompiles DLLs. ...
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Not clear suggested edit reviewers correctly read rejected edit suggestion

In this rejected edit suggestion, I attempted make the paragraph description match the command solution, but the edit was rejected as being intended to reply to the author. Can someone take please a ...
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What can I change in my Question to "unclose" it?

Here is my Question : (A) Perl 5.34 not available via Windows regular installer It is the Exact same as these two: (B) Download installer for old version of Git (C) How to install Google Chrome ...
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Syntax highlighting for PowerShell is unavailable / inconsistent

On this question: Can LastAccessTime be set to an old timestamp using PowerShell? I have a code block in the question and in the answer. Both code blocks are defined by having their lines start with 4 ...
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How can I turn on dark mode on here?

Can anyone tell me how I can turn on dark mode on this website? This bright white is already burning a hole in my retinas. Why is there not just a button at the bottom or top of the webpage at all ...
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Why is this whatsapp question off-topic?

Delete messages after hours WhatsApp why is this off topic? question text is How can I delete messages for everyone after several hours in WhatsApp?
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Tag score calculation

I can list all my answers for a certain tag. The list includes the votes, and negative votes already subtracted to my knowledge (in this specific case it's the tag networking). But the score doesn't ...
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Why is this question "opinion-based"?

This question got closed for being "opinion-based". I don't completely get why it's perceived that way. The kind of answer I was hoping for was something along the lines of: "USB 3.0 ...
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No screenshots after asking for it, added them myself, dropping the comment. Edit rejected: "This edit ... should have been written as a comment ...."

Edit rejected: This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have been written as a comment or an answer. https://superuser.com/review/suggested-...
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Why are mod-close rates so much higher for Super User than for other similar SE sites?

Why are the mod-close rates here on Super User so much higher than on other similar Stack Exchange communities? For comparison, I pulled the questions for the last (roughly) 11 days to analyze close-...
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My comment(replies) to other user were deleted

I have a question about my Super User post: Recovering Windows 11 My comment(replies) to other user were deleted. They didn't violate any rules and they were on topic and valid replies to the user. ...
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Tag synonym request: diskonkey -> usb-flash-drive

Can someone with tag synonym rights in usb-flash-drive consider implementing diskonkey as a synonym? There was a new question in the tag a few minutes ago, and I had to look up what a "Disk on ...
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Ascii-art tag question marked as off-topic

I saw this question, which piqued my interest as I'd not seen the tag used before. It was closed as off-topic, which leads to my question; what would be an on-topic ascii-art question? If there aren't ...
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Wording a question about protocols for converting authentication without it being " product, service, or learning material recommendations"

I'm trying to ask a question about protocols for converting between user authentication types on an SMTP server, but whatever I do my questions keep being closed because various mods consider a ...
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Superuser does not seem to be suitable for SmartTV handling/usage questions. Where to put these questions?

I have been dealing with Jellyfin and streaming for a while. Jellyfin is the volunteer-built media solution that puts you in control of your media. Stream to any device from your own server, with no ...
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Can someone please explain to me the reasoning for this question being closed for being "opinion-based"?

The question in reference is here: Where can I find a truly comprehensive list of all Chrome (Dev 10.20.5005.8) internals pages? I'm not too bothered by it being closed, but I'm genuinely confused as ...
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My question couldn't be submitted because of an 'error above'. Which error above?

Am I missing something here? I can't submit my question and I don't know why. Which error above??!!
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How is this question opinion based?

Does GTX 1650 encode/render videos at better speed/performance than RX 6500 XT?
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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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Why was my question regarding migration from G-Suite to Office 365 closed?

I wrote the following question: https://superuser.com/questions/1715257/migrate-g-suite-to-office-365 - why was this closed? According to the Super User Tour Super User is a question and answer site ...
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Why did I get 2 reputation for upvoting a post and accepting an answer?

I'm relatively new to Stack Overflow as a whole; why do I get reputation for telling others that my post is good?
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HTML Formatting Error

I tried to downvote a question. However, I don't have enough rep to do this, and I got the following message: I'm no expert on HTML, pretty sure the <a href="/help/whats-reputation">...
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How the community can better be served: please stop closing questions that are on topic

This is a personal anecdote. It may help the community reflect on how it can better serve its audience. I previously asked this question, "Does a 9th Generation X1 Carbon support more than 2 TB ...
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Improvements in the reopening system needed? [closed]

When a question gets closed, it can be asked for reopening, but in my experience that is very hard to happen. Even if after editing it shows again in the main page, the tag "[closed]" acts ...
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Where should I ask this question?

I asked this question here: How can I modify this bash script so that the port argument is optional? On second thought, I wonder whether https://unix.stackexchange.com/ or on https://apple....
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Please re-consider the suspension of my review previlege

It was this answer that I reviewed as 'Looks OK' but was judged as incorrectly handled. https://superuser.com/review/first-answers/1113523 The comment pointed out that the answer was covered in the ...
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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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Help needed for rephrasing closed question

I asked a question about differences between different FIDO2 USB dongles. Although it might sound like a product recommendation on the surface it's actually general security related question not ...
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How to deal with answers that are "Essentially a spam" [duplicate]

So I came across an answer while reviewing late answers that was essentially a spam and was focused on promoting the poster's own program and website. His own profile and his answer ("our" ...
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Is it possible to create custom filter to search for a tag on a few / selected sites?

At this moment I'm mostly looking for the questions and answers connected to ffmpeg tag. Most of them are here, on superuser.com, but I can also see them on the other sites like video.stackexchange....
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Why was this question deleted and locked because it was “marked as spam or rude or abusive” by community bot within seconds of adding inline images?

Haven’t see the community bot do this before: A question was posted that, I will admit, seemed a bit like a troll over here: “What happens if you plug in a USB-USB cable into a wireless mouse's USB ...
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gold badge for questions, when exactly is it awarded?

I have asked a question that has 99 up votes. Just out of curiosity, when exactly is the question gold badge awarded? For the absolute up votes or the relative up votes subtracting the down votes? ...
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Rejection of suggested edit that fixes multiple issues

I suggested this edit that was rejected with the reason it didn't improve the quality of the post. The suggested edit improved 3 problems with the post following consensus about editing guidelines: ...
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Is a request for specific information about software error messages really off topic?

I asked for a comprehensive list of error and informational messages produced by Robocopy. I described my problem (a huge log file), my efforts to resolve it (numerous web searches and reading ...
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What's unclear about this question on how to configure Acrobat so that it runs an Acrobat Javascript script whenever a PDF is opened?

I asked the question: I wrote an Acrobat Javascript script. How can I configure Acrobat so that it runs a Acrobat Javascript script whenever a PDF is opened in Acrobat? It was closed as "needs ...
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Answer box cursor broke

I just went to answer a question and my cursor is moved one space over to the left for some reason. Here's an image of it (I just pressed space before taking the screenshot, I didn't move the cursor): ...
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Why is an answer deleted without an explanation

I have a question about my Super User post: Would this ssh configuration allow host1 to access host3? There is probably a good reason that my answer on this question has been deleted but I do not ...
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Again: Failed Review Audit [duplicate]

I again have found a "late answer" review audit that I think is judged not entirely correct: This answer suggests to use a permanent marker to colour over an LED light on a monitor, while ...
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Review Audit Test failed - Why

I just failed this review audit, but I think that it probably is designed wrong as I wanted to Share Feedback that the answer needs supporting information, as there is no source linked to the claim ...
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Merge [tag:speech-recognition] with [tag:speech-to-text]

speech-recognition and speech-to-text seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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