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Question considered "opinion based" inquiring about objective status of software project

Why is this question considered opinion based?: Project status of SUSE WebYaST I believe that whether an organization maintains a project is an objective matter, and I would be pleased if the ...
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retaliatory down votes

At various times, my questions have received answers not properly addressing the original question, but instead targeted at a different question. Often, the user posting the answer will decline ...
brainchild's user avatar
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How can I improve this question on how to see the commit size for each loaded DLL in Microsoft Windows 7?

I was told to improve this question: https://superuser.com/q/1681006/116475 I don't know what to add to it. Suggestions? The question was removed by Roomba. The question was: I read this answer by ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Asking for 2nd opinion on moderator-closed question

My question in SuperUser was closed as off-topic. https://superuser.com/questions/1748942/how-keycaps-for-modern-keyboards-are-made I am not complaining. Moderator is entitled for this decision. ...
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Why is [docker-for-windows] described as only for Hyper-V?

docker-for-windows's description is "Docker implementation for Windows, running on Hyper-V". Why is limited to just Hyper-V? Even Docker Desktop on Windows by default displays the system ...
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help with "opinion based" closing

My question, "SSL error 14090086 "certificate verify failed" in browser and in curl: how to troubleshoot? [closed]" was closed as "opinion based". Would anyone be ...
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How do I know if my flag was 'helpful'?

If I raise a flag on a question or an answer in a review queue, how do I find the flag was considered helpful later? Are the items marked as 'reviewed' considered as 'helpful'? I raised 79 helpful ...
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How to remove distractions like related posts from Stack Exchange sites?

I am easily distracted and want to only go to Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites to solve a specific problem, however my eyes constantly go to "Linked" or "Related" or &...
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I think this review audit answer should be removed [duplicate]

I don't think that this is a good review audit answer. It's too flippant and short with no references. It does not matter that it was accepted earlier. As a stand alone test, I don't think it is ...
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New tag request - 'newbie-friendly'

I realise this is unlikely to be added by the newcomer themselves, but sometimes the simplest "LMGTFY" questions are from people new to a given platform/OS; they haven't yet really figured ...
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Is “We don't put + between key commands.” some official Stack Exchange policy?

While reviewing a suggested edit to an answer I posted, the person suggesting the edit stated “We don't put + between key commands.” and referred to this comment made by another user’s (Tetsujin) ...
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Commenting on questions 50 points? [duplicate]

Why do I need 50 points to comment on something but I can post an entire answer? I need to tell a guy to up the framerate, that's it. There's been 5 things today I couldn't help with because it's ...
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My question closed as a duplicate of another question with is not at all the same except for a couple of similarities

I posted this question - While creating a password for an Admin user, I get a scary message "will lose all EFS-encrypted files, personal certs & stored passwords" It got closed as a ...
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Mention Software Recommendations SE on on-topic help page

What topics can I ask about here? says: If you have a question about [computers] and it is not about […] asking for a product […] recommendation, […] then you’re in the right place to ask your ...
Smart Manoj's user avatar
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Can I ask questions about electronics here?

I joined this community because I wanted to ask questions about electronics here, but looking at the questions here, I don't think so, but because it was written 'hardware', I am not sure.
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Question title doesn't wrap properly

Noticed this weird formatting issue Why doesn't the text wrap the whole work 'conventional' properly? The question title doesn't contain a '-' Can I increase [ELAN] Trackpoint sensitivity [on my ...
spikey_richie's user avatar
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Is the format bar code sample/block option inefficient

A few months back, a SuperUser account person had a comment conversation on an answer with me regarding the format bar options. In particular about the code sample/block option from the format bar ...
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Make less visible or completely hide ignore tagged questions [closed]

It seems a new change was made to SuperUser, where questions with tags on my ignore list are now almost as visible as regular questions. Only the title has a slightly different color. This completely ...
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The Responses tab is not working

Since the last big user-interface overhaul of all Stack Overflow sites a few months ago, the Responses tab stopped working. The Responses tab can be reached directly through the URL of https://...
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Super User will be the first site Stack Exchange rolls out the new Google Analytics 4 analytics setup

Google's killing off their current analytics setup, and as such SE needs to transition to a new one. Super User will be the first site its rolled out on on the week of september 5th, as per the post ...
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I just want to leave this off-topic question here

I just got back from work. I have to do some cleaning in the house, then watch something to relax in order to go to sleep for the iteration of the next day. So, why this question was off-topic I leave ...
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Please clean up diskpart.com spam by user Metaphor

User Metaphor (1692216) is spamming diskpart ads. Can someone clean that up please?
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PSA: Just because *you* don't understand a question doesn't automatically make it unclear

All too often, I'm seeing close votes (or even closed questions) as "Unclear" on questions that are perfectly understandable to me. It seems to happen roughly once a week, and that's just ...
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Why did my flag get revised?

My flag got revised; not declined just revised meaning I got 11 flags instead of 10 today. It was on this question for it being about software recommendations; I reflagged it.
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How come you can ask an unqualified "how do I do $x?"

This is in response to this question Why can't I ask if hardware exists that does something, or fits a need? I'm going to try one more way to address this. How come you can't ask, Does $x exist?...
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What to do with (possibly incorrect) revision rollbacks

I did a bit of touch-up on a question, which made it - in my view - a little bit more readable. However, the OP decided to revert it. I would appreciate a little feedback if my correction were ...
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Question about spam site incorrectly deleted as spam

This question (deleted: link requires 10k+ reputation) was deleted as spam. However, it's a question about spam. It contains some unfortunate language around this, but could surely be edited into ...
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How to look at deleted answers on my question?

I would like to know how to view the deleted answers on my question. How do I do that? I don't need to view deleted answers on other peoples' questions—just my own.
FFmpegEnthusiast's user avatar
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Merge [tag:power-delivery] with [tag:usb-power-delivery]

power-delivery and usb-power-delivery seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Why was my question marked as offtopic?

I have a question about my Super User post: DOS (MS-DOS, FreeDOS, DR DOS) equivalent to UNIX "time" command? I wonder why my question was marked as offtopic. I followed these rules: https://...
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Why can't I ask if hardware exists that does something, or fits a need?

I can understand not wanting shopping questions: that is a comparison between two products that exist that relies on the subjective input of the person answering. But if I have a need, it seems I ...
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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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Request to reopen question 1736397

My question has been closed immediately after I asked it. The closed message dialog links to another question: How do I ask a question that may require recommending software?. The accepted answer with ...
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Who accepts the question in case the the creator deleted the account?

I have this current situation on the question How change the IP address of the computer on Windows 10? It seems that the creator has deleted their account. Who will be able to accept the answer? Will ...
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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.
FFmpegEnthusiast's user avatar
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1 answer
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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 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 ...
Jim's user avatar
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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 ...
Ramanuta's user avatar
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1 answer
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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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