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Is it possible to accept answers in closed questions?

Out of curiosity (since I don't have any closed questions), is it possible to accept answers on closed questions?
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Answer copied and filled up with spam

The content of one of my answers was copied and a new answer was created (with some spam added). This was then "corrected" by a user with a score over 2000. Since he was only shown the "...
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Should we have a question regarding how to minimize the impact of Windows 10 reboots for updates on your workflow?

We sometimes get questions from Windows 10 users who are asking for help after their Windows 10 machine rebooted while they were away, leading to lost work. These users sometimes mention offhandedly ...
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Can I ask what the definition of "enterprise services" is?

Can I ask this here? If not, what other stack exchange site would best? Apple’s New Era Has Begun Now Apple has set its sights on a much larger bite of the apple: enterprise services. It’s such a ...
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Stack Exchange App For iPhone X And Above

Although I am new to the forum, I have also been reading articles without an account for months. Today, I signed up for an account. I have downloaded the stack exchange app and have noticed that it ...
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Bad user experience - needs looking at

The question referred to was rapidly re-opened, but this meta isn't about one specific question being closed as a dupe; it's about the user experience once that happens. I'm a big boy now. I can ...
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"How to obtain a Laptop without hidden surprises" - suggestions improving the question

How to obtain a Laptop without hidden surprises was closed within minutes of posting with the stated reason: Questions seeking for hardware shopping recommendations are off-topic because they are ...
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Why no tag for AnyDesk, and can it be created?

There are currently 35 questions that contain the word AnyDesk, however there's no tag to it. I thought maybe it's a global "no commercial tags" policy, but there is a teamviewer tag. So ...
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Difficulty formulating question such that it does not elicit theoretical vs practical debate

In this question, I am trying to ask for something that from user experience sounds very simple "I would like want an software that blocks something for me as administrator on a computer" (...
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Downvote for a working answer, only because it means too much effort compared to available answers?

Is there a kind of rule to post only those answers which offer a solution with a needed time investment that is in good proportion with already available answers? So that a working answer may get ...
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Question about hardware is closed as off topic

I asked a question about computer hardware. I looked through the section about what is considered on topic on this site and I didn't see any problems with my question. However my question was closed ...
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Question closed as duplicate - reopen request

This is not my question, and I believe it's NOT a duplicate: How do you edit Windows10 Directory Junctions (links to folders) from Windows Explorer? The question in question (h3h3) is asking about a ...
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Can't answer a highly active question even though I meet the reputation requirement

I seem to have found either a bug or an outdated message as can be seen in the below screenshot for me on this question: Google Chrome Dictionary Location Highly active question. Earn 10 reputation ...
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Why is my website question off-topic? Where should I ask then?

I just posted this question and readily it gets flagged as off-topic. The question is about websites that work as proxies. Super User seems to me a good place to ask, but anyway suppose that it's not ...
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Should a Windows 10 tag be removed, if a problem is related to Windows 10?

I found it important to add the Windows-10 tag to this this question Is there a way to force Windows to use Precision Touchpad drivers rather than Synaptics? because it is mainly an issue of Windows ...
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How do I upload photos on Super User?

I figured that photos can only be posted via links. Is there any way to upload photos to a question or answer? Thank you!
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How can I add a Note to an answer that stopped working with an Windows update?

I would like to add the following NOTE: This doesn't seem to work after Windows 10 feature update 2004! to save people's time for reading an answer https://superuser.com/a/1242730/549571 that stopped ...
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How to contact a moderator?

A recent question I posted was closed down and the only message I got was: "This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers." I have made some edits but I am ...
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How to deal with an incompetent moderator

Asked this question: https://superuser.com/questions/1565766/difference-between-a-serial-and-a-usb-port a few days back and it got closed because "Closed. This question needs details or clarity. ...
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Powershell and Batch syntax highlighting not working logically

Syntax highlighting for both Powershell and Batch works if specified manually in an HTML comment, but not via a code block: Doesn't Work: (code block) ```bat ```powershell Works: (HTML comment) &...
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Question closed due to "lack of research"

I asked the following question that was closed due to a supposed lack of research. I believe this was a mistake for the following reason: I'm well aware of how to time the execution of a command, but ...
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Vote to Reopen an Optical Drive Question

My Question I was wondering if this question can be voted to be reopened. I would like to hear any objections, with the reasoning of course. Since the tag requires reasoning. My reasoning is that the ...
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Something wrong with this question

Honestly speaking I feel this is most detailed (with full of research)question that I have ever asked I feel it’s not getting deserved attention Maybe because people feel They are aiding theft etc, ...
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Should I delete my answer after finding a similar answer on a SuperUser sister site?

I apology if this question has already been answered in any form. Today, I answered this question. I knew the answer will be found in archive.org website, so went there, copied the relevant ...
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Find out why an answer was deleted

TL;DR: How to find out why an answer i wrote was deleted? I wrote an answer to a question, got some comments and upvote and then the answer was deleted and i had no idea why. I raised a flag for ...
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Cannot use the answer button on any stackexchange site anymore since site upgrade

I apologize in advance if I'm in the wrong forum but I wanted to post an answer to my own question but everytime I click the answer my own question button it does absolutely nothing. All other buttons ...
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Why did I fail this review audit?

I was doing a Late Answers run when i came across this review which was an answer to this question go to windows setting -language -add language look if the language is different than the keyboard ...
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Suggested edits still not approved

I've submitted too many edits, which isn't unusual for me, and when I try to edit anymore posts, I get the message saying that I need to wait for my other submitted edits to be approved (as you do). ...
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Block the [hp] tag

The hp tag has been removed repeatedly as a generic company tag. Since the previous major effort to clear out the company tags, this tag has been recreated and removed again four additional times, ...
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Anyway to contact moderator? I believe they closed my thread because of misunderstanding

I'm talking about this thread Where to get boot image for Windows I'm looking for boot image FOR Windows, not boot image OF Windows. The moderators closed the thread for "duplicate" and ...
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Reopen request: How to compare two word files?

Clicking on the linked question below leads to a "Page not found". Can this question be re-opened, because the duplicate got deleted? This question already has answers here: Closed 10 years ...
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How do you use the new Markdown to insert images?

Okay, so I wanted to edit and insert an image for someone. I assumed it would be easy to rewrite the Markdown. Until I found out that the Markdown has changed. So how do I write it now? Also, the help ...
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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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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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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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When and Why did this website almost completely die? Did I miss something? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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