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Changing Avatar trouble

When I try to change my avatar by clicking "Change Picture" under my profile, I am taken to www.gravatar.com. But I have an myOpenId account with an option to change my profile picture. Which one ...
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Retag cmd, cli, terminal, and terminal.app into command-line

command-line probably is/should be the canonical tag, with 782 questions. cmd is more Windows-oriented, but is still command-line. cli is about half-and-half, with half on Windows and half on Linux. ...
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What can moderators do and what's difference between 10k users and moderators?

I was wondering, what is it exactly that moderators do besides closing and removing questions. I know they moderate comments and such if they break the rules, but what else? And >10k users are ...
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/reputation for other users

I know about the superuser.com/reputation feature, but is there a native version of this feature I can use to do the same check on other users?
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Someone caused me to lose reputation with excessive voting on my questions

It is 14:24 here. When I was last on Superuser around 10 hours ago, my reputation was 9147 but now it is 8788. The problem is, yesterday some person gave me votes on my questions excessively and when ...
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tag + tag-version, or just tag-version?

Should questions about a specific version of something have both the general tag of it and the version tag, or just the version tag? For example: If I'm asking "How do the Home and Professional ...
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Why answers or questions are converted to “Community wiki”?

Why answers or questions are converted to "Community wiki"? as one of my answer and one question are changed to Community Wiki.
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How does the reputation on parent and on meta site work?

The meta site shows the reputation of the parent site Super User at the top. The activity of this meta site shows I have earned reputation, are these added to the parent site? This would allow one ...
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Timeline broken

Trying to view the timeline for Thunderbird 3 "Reply to all", also replies to myself using the URI https://superuser.com/posts/120241/timeline fails with Oops! Something Bad Happened!. This ...
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Unanswered questions that are answered without upvotes or accepted answers

The Unanswered tab at the top shows that there are more than 8,000 unanswered questions, it also seems to increase every day. I think it's a bad behavior that this keeps increasing... Don't ...
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Synchronization of Profiles Between Stack Exchange Webistes

Is there a way that I can easily synchronize my profiles between the Stack Exchange websites? It would be even better if I could just use the same profile across their websites.
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Retag windows-7-x64 to windows-7 and 64-bit?

Probably, but since there are already 12 questions tagged windows-7-x64, I figure I should ask first.
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Shouldn't I get tumbleweed badge?

I have written this question: Is there a quick key command that will switch frames in Flash? and have not gotten answers for a month and only 29 views. I think that qualifies for a Tumbleweed badge, ...
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Migrate previously closed question to Gaming?

Now that https://gaming.stackexchange.com/ exists, can we migrate questions that were previously closed as off-topic because they are related to gaming to it? Specifically, I'd like to move this ...
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Where should questions which are directly related to SuperUser problems be placed?

Where should questions which are directly related to SuperUser problems be placed? First such question I found out about is this one. It seems to be related to Super User so SuperUser looks like a ...
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Is the notification of other new answers whilst typing an answer broken?

A couple of times recently, I've started answering a question and by the time I have posted my answer, another has appeared. In the past, I have received a notification at the top of the screen ...
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Need help understanding edits to a post.

I recently posted something and it ended up being edited. I couldn't really understand what was changed but suspect that it could help make me a better poster because nothing changed visually but it ...
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Grouping various tags regarding energy efficiency

I've recently gained the rep to retag, so when I saw this question and didn't think the energy tag made sense (yes it's about energy, but really something like "energy efficiency" would be more ...
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Merge ram and memory?

[ram] has 277 questions; [memory] has 296. Should we: Merge the two into [ram]? Merge the two into [memory]? Leave both of them alone? Retag [memory] questions that aren't about RAM into another tag, ...
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How to make the text looks like keyboard icon in SuperUser thread

Some thread like this can make text looks like keyboard icon. I didn't see in the edit help. Can anyone let me know how to do that?
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14 questions tagged superuser

And some of these aren't even meta questions... I'd retag them all myself, but I don't want to fill the front page with old questions. superuser
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Close as duplicate loop

usb write protected! is closed as a duplicate of https://superuser.com/questions/112401/why-would-disks-mysteriously-become-write-protected which is closed as a duplicate of Remove the write ...
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Wouldn't it be better to reverse the reputation used by superuser.com?

Situation: 1) I am an expert software professional 2) I recently found superuser.com from a search engine, because I found a particular Q&A useful Desire: 1) Vote the two answers as useful ...
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Super User or SuperUser?

Officially, how are we supposed to write Super User? SuperUser (NO space) Super User (WITH space) I'm constantly wondering about this whenever I go to write Super User, etc, and I've seen all ...
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editing-help / links

The editing-help page does not mention the simplest types of links: Here's a really simple link to [Google]. [google]: http://www.google.com/ Are these types of links deliberately discouraged for ...
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Why the rush to delete migrateable SuperUser questions?

Given that a migration feature is planned, why the rush to delete questions that will qualify for this? Can we not just leave these questions closed and migrate them when this the migration feature is ...
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Are questions being moved to other stackExchange sites? Where is my old SuperUser question?

I came to SuperUser today to check an old question. The question have very good answers on it. https://superuser.com/questions/5940/hidden-features-of-the-iphone But it gives me a 404. I suspect ...
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saving streaming video played in web browser is off-topic on superuser?

I really want to save this video as I love the show but I have some troubles with their fast English ... so ... I asked here any-idea-how-to-save-video-from-this-site and the question was closed as ...
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Does closed questions without an answer count against my accept rate?

If I ask a question that for example is closed as a duplicate before anyone has answered it I won't be able to accept an answer (obviously). Will that question then count against my accept rate, since ...
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Biometric or biometrics?

Currently biometrics is the more popular tag, at 4 questions, compared to biometric which only has one question. Which is should be the canonical tag?
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Private message feature

I would like to know if it's possible to have a Personal Message feature in SU. Sometimes I want to email a user or even a mod but I don't think it's possible. I think it could be usefull to share ...
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how can we understand some one answer my comment

when we answer a question if some one comment on my answer ( on the next login SU show us the comment(by the blue envelope)) but what if we comment on a question or comment other one answer how can we ...
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Is there a change made in the sort order ?

Did they changed the answers sort order recently ? It seems that the "best" answer is not on the top anymore... (Or maybe is a bug ;-)
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Should virtualization questions be tagged as both virtualbox and vmware?

Should virtualization questions be tagged as both virtualbox and vmware?
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Can this question be now moved to webapps.stackexchange.com? [closed]

Can this be now moved to webapps.stackexchange.com?
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Site FAQ Update Suggestions

Below are a few thoughts that I've had relating to a few points in the FAQ that need to be cleaned up by the site administration to prevent confusion when people move between Stack Exchange sites (...
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Questions asking for manual identification of fonts?

I've seen several question related to fonts on SU. While I do believe that fonts can be considered software related, I've noticed that a subset of those questions asks superusers to manually identify ...
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Critique my [windows-7] tag wiki!

I haven't seen any other tag wiki1 pages on Super User yet, so I didn't have anything to compare it to as I wrote up the new windows-7 tag wiki page. What do you think? If you can edit it, go ...
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Can have my own SO/SU/SF style Q/A site?

The design of SO/SU/SF is very clean and easy to use, I want to have a similar one to host the Q/A service in my local company, is it open source? or does stack overflow service inc. have the Q/A ...
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Increase number of visitors to a question (without bounty)

I need a tricky idea to increase the number of visitors to my questions on Super User. Sometimes I ask a question on SU where the answer is really important to me but after a week or more just has 10 ...
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How to see the exact “views” on a question

I have a question on SU that has 1k views. Now, I would like to know if there is a way for all question over 1k to see the exact of views that question got. I think that adding a little button or if ...
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Disk, disc, and hard

Right now, there seems to be one canonical hard-drive tag, with 901 questions. There are also questions tagged disk and shudder hard disk. Yes, that's hard and disk. Should they all be retagged into ...
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Location of the “( visit meta )” link

Can we please move that link to top right? Like this "log out | about | meta | faq" ? Please? Update: Here is a screenshot alt text http://i30.tinypic.com/2cd972q.png
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Can't see number of answers posted with current meta.superuser colour scheme [closed]

I mean look at it! n votes say how many answer(s) posted ?
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Suggestion: Link to webapps.stackexchange.com to SuperUser FAQ

May I suggest that we link to webapps.stackexchange.com on the SuperUser FAQ? I asked a question there which was closed with the suggestion to ask there instead.
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Best way to handle answers with just links in them?

For Super User how tolerant of answers with just links to a blog post with the answer are we supposed to be? On meta.stackoverflow.com I've seen conflicting opinions; Some say we shouldn't: Why ...
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I'm losing my hope for my Superuser t-shirt

Possible Duplicate: Where in the world is my SuperUser t-shirt? My hope for getting my Superuser t-shirt began with the form I filled on April 8th, 2010. Then on May 11th, I asked this question. ...
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Questioning whether question deserved to be closed

This question: https://superuser.com/questions/164876/opinions-on-areca-backup I was looking forward to getting people's opinions. I haven't heard of the program before and wanted to know if others ...
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How do I gain reputation in SuperUser if my questions never get answered?

I am trying to become an active user in this community, but the question I have asked has become a tumbleweed, and I don't have enough reputation to upvote any answers to other questions. Looking ...
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Some proposals on Area 51 are already covered on Superuser

There are some proposals related to computer software (Unix & Linux, Ubuntu) with more than 70 followers. Superuser has been already covering these topics. Is it proper to split Superuser into ...

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