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Browers hangs for super user question

Just now , one user posted question : https://superuser.com/questions/68649/help-me-with-my-cisco-ios-config. When ever i am clicking that question Browser hangs for some time and recovered and show ...
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My question disappeared

This morning I posted two questions on superuser.com, 65438 and 65444. The latter, 65444, seems to have vanished. Can anyone please tell me where it's gone to? Edit: the question was about using ...
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SuperUser question scope

Most of the questions I see or ask on SuperUser are regarding computer software or hardware, but would other forms of technology that somehow connect to computing be valid questions? For example, ...
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How to reopen this question? [closed]

I would like to just contact the moderator who closed this question but I don't know how, so I'm posting here. The moderator is saying that this question is a duplicate, but I specifically am ...
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Why doesn't Super User work without JavaScript?

Super User says it works best with JavaScript enabled. I would change that message to: Super User does not work without JavaScript. Personally I dislike the JS layer, and switched it off, but then ...
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How do you delete a Super User account? [duplicate]

Over on Super User, I logged in accidentally with another Gmail account, and created a new profile. Because of all the cookie/JavaScript/IP hocus-pocus, instead of a decent no-fuzz PHP login, Super ...
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Superuser: retag-request for 64-bit, 64bit and maybe x64

On superuser "64-bit" and" 64bit" tags should be aliased into one or the other. "x64" is similar, but may be a slightly different animal for some people, being specific to the mainstream AMD ...
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Should we have catch-all questions on SU?

Someone posted this question on SU regarding troubleshooting Ubuntu. The question needs some editing and was posted as a CW, however looking at it the question becomes to generalised when edited, and ...
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Why is the “Spam” close reason for questions missing on SU?

I just came across a question on Super User I would have liked to close as spam. But looking at the resons for a close vote ... Super User close reasons http://hypftier.de/dump/...
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Who is this multiple “unknown (google)” user on SU?

There are a few of them, example: Click on the 'Users' tab and sort by name, they show as "unknown (Google), however they don't show up when you filter the user results. Some of them even post ...
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Reversal badge not available on Super User

I've just noticed that the Reversal badge isn't available on Super User. Is this an oversight or by design? It's available on both Stack Overflow and Server Fault 7th November 2009 Still not ...
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SuperUser organization for new computer build questions?

Ok, I saw another one of these questions come through SU today: https://superuser.com/questions/57798/new-computer-build-questions Valid questions, but they really become out of date and kind of ...
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What happened to my answer? No evidence of vote either

On Friday, I added an answer to Copy installation files that Novell Application Launcher uses on Super User. I also upvoted the question. Now when I check back today, there is no evidence of either ...
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What kind of questions are allowed on super user?

I asked a question on super user about compatibility between windows 7 and sims 2. https://superuser.com/questions/56548/is-it-possible-to-run-sims-2-work-on-windows-7-closed It got closed. Is ...
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Which PHP script does Super User use?

Possible Duplicate: What was Stack Overflow built with? Does anybody know which PHP script Super User is using? I plan to set-up a web site for college education issues. But I want it to have a ...
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Please merge the ms-access tag into microsoft-access on Super User

On Super User, microsoft-access has 13 questions while ms-access has 6. No questions have both tags. Also, two questions are tagged 'access' when one of the above would be more appropriate (access is ...
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Why so many barriers for newcomers on this dicussion forum?

In this age of fluid information exchange it seems odd that a site such as this one, that gives the impression of representing super users, would actually contribute to raising barriers to ...
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Please help me distinguish between “Question” and “Discussion”

I posted this question earlier today on SuperUser: What was your biggest waste of money and what should you have bought instead? I think it's a legitimate question, because I've spent a lot of money ...
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Mac and osx tag usage on SU

I see there are a lot of questions tagged mac (749) and even more tagged osx (860) on SuperUser. However, I find the usage of the tags to be quite inconsistent. A lot of people tag their questions mac ...
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virtualpc --> virtual-pc

virtualpc: 1 question virtual-pc: 31 questions There is no reason to have two tags. They mean the same thing.
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Is the superuser site the place for troubleshooting?

I'm having problems with VirtualBox, and I want to know if SuperUser is the right place to troubleshoot the issue.
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Please retag multiple SU tags

There are currently quite a lot of tags that have alternatives on SU. Would it be possible to trim them down a bit? I'd do it manually, but there's way too many of them: vista (37) -> windows-vista (...
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Does the Disciplined badge work on SuperUser?

Yesterday I deleted an answer that had 4 upvotes to this question (the answer was a bit misleading and the OP told me it was incorrect), yet I've yet to see a badge. There has never been a ...
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Is there a way to change the way items are displayed in my profile on SuperUser?

Is there a way to change the way items are displayed in my profile on SuperUser? I would like to display my questions and answers in the order of newest to oldest, but I can find no way to set this.
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On which trilogy site does a “meta-computing” question belong?

I posted the question Best Practices for managing virtual personae to SU some time ago and it received very little attention. Maybe this is because it is not the appropriate place to ask the question....
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Very frustrating user experience

I had a very difficult question that I urgently needed an answer to. It got buried very quickly. Is there anyway to bump a question higher in the questions list? (possible answer) How do I ask ...
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Why are the tags on my page arranged reverse alphabetically?

I just noticed. They are opposite of what I though they would be!! Have a look: https://superuser.com/users/8829/eskay
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retag-request: [videostreaming] -> [video-streaming]

Retag videostreaming to video-streaming. Same as https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/18601/retag-streaming-to-streaming, but for Superuser. Only 8 questions so far https://superuser.com/...
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Should we curb down on “most useful” questions?

Possible Duplicate: Can we please have more strictness on SU? I know they're useful, but it's getting rather annoying. SU is overrun by all sorts of most useful questions. I wouldn't mind this ...
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Is Super User only for *personal* computers?

What about other computing questions, about things such as PDAs? I guess this is kind of related to Are iPhone, iPod, iPod touch questions computer related (SuperUser)?
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I don't understand the reputation limit

I love SuperUser.com and I am on it all the time, I do not do it for the reputation but it is a very nice bonus for helping people, that being said - it confuses the heck out of me! I understand that ...
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Should we encourage SO and SF users to answer on SU?

I find the quality and quantity of answers on SO/SF to be substantially better than on SU. Troubleshooting questions on SU often get boxed answers from the first few Google hits. Same goes with How-...
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Can't login to Super User

I have tried using my openID and some of the other options and it always says it's an invalid ID...any idea what may be happening?
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Diago needs a name addition?

So Diago has been doing a great job as the newest mod to SU. He ruthlessly puts up with endless amounts of non SU questions and promptly closes them. He sometimes gets unfairly revenge downvotes due ...
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Sites similar to SU where I can ask general questions?

Possible Duplicate: Where can I ask questions that aren’t programming questions? I wanted to know from where i can get answers to my general questions same as this site is for General ...
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Super User - Suggest adding an operating system tag

When asking a question on Super User, add a suggestion for users to include their "operating system" when adding tags. It's such a common omission in questions on Super User, I think an extra ...
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Increase reputation requirement for tag editing on SuperUser

I spent some time this evening going through the tags on SuperUser, and considering the wider audience it attracts, which are much more inexperienced the ability to edit tags gets abused quickly. This ...
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SuperUser tag for Adobe Photoshop [closed]

I am looking for a little guidance from the community. Earlier today, I answered a question on SuperUser. After looking at the other Adobe-related tags already existing on SuperUser, I retagged the ...
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Why does SuperUser have such a horrific colour scheme?

I'll give you that it looks fairly unique, but looking like one of those awful Windows 3.1 / 95 themes you might discover a relative using does not evoke "Power User" in me!
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Why was my SuperUser post about video games closed?

Possible Duplicate: Are video game questions appropriate for superuser? Why was this SuperUser post about video games closed? I feel video games are software and that this post should be ...
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Tag styling on superuser

The tags on superuser has a 3-4 px thick blue border. Because of this, I find lists of questions a bit hard to read compared to stackoverflow.com. The border takes the focus away from the titles, ...
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What “mobile” questions are good for superuser.com?

What "mobile" questions are suitable for superuser.com? If I ask how to configure a certain handset model so that the alarm clock rings in vibrate mode, then it seems to me this is 100% mobile and ...
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Question closed because superusers think Second Life is a video game (it's a virtual world)

I did a total dumbass thing and asked a question on stackoverflow about Second Life. Then it was moved to superuser.com and was closed because it related to video games. I don't see how this was ...
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What to do when a user asks the same question on two SO Family sites and the original gets migrated

This question here was migrated to SU after the OP, listening to a comment left for him, asked the same question there already. I don't have the rep to vote to close on SU, and I flag for moderator ...
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Why are questions moved to SuperUser?

For the last few days now, I've seen some questions either closed or moved to SuperUser. Why is that?
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Should the “monitor” and “display” tags on Super User be merged?

Monitor and display, for practical purposes, mean the same thing, right? I propose that these two tags be merged on Super User. [monitor] × 85 [display] × 35 [monitor] & [display] 7 ...
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Dark color scheme for Superuser.com web pages

Stylish is a Firefox Add-on that lets you install and manage user styles. User styles exist mainly to change the way things look. They are written with CSS, the same language that web sites use to ...
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Why are game questions on SU just closed and not deleted?

This is a thought that came to mind after seeing the daily couple gaming questions that come into SU. If the rules state that most gaming questions are not within the scope of the site, why don't we ...
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Please merge the excel and spreadsheet tags on SuperUser

As I just asked a question on Excel, I saw that the tag spreadsheet had 3 questions (which are also about excel) and that excel has 50 questions. It feels redundant.
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question got migrated from stackoverflow to superuser. what should i do? repost?

I got a question that got migrated from SO to SP. what do i do after that? repost? look for the migrated question? can somebody do a slightly detailed explanation with good examples what type of ...

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