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Should pre-canned edit rejection reasons be made more obviously pre-canned?

As a follow-on to the following question, I have a concern. How much negative result is there to having some aggressive edit refusers? The pre-canned response did not indicate that it was a pre-...
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Reopen request 855983

I've now fixed the title of my question so it is in line with the topic of home networking: Can a home PPPoE connection access all websites, regardless of the site infrastructure's MTU settings? ...
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Expand "How can I remove malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC?" beyond just Windows?

Should we expand How can I remove malicious spyware, malware, adware, viruses, trojans or rootkits from my PC? to not be limited to just Windows PCs? It's currently tagged Windows specifically (for ...
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Request to rename [label-printer] tag

Previous question remove-the-label-tag discusses cleaning up the label tag. One aspect of that is pulling out questions that deal with label printing and putting them under a specific tag. There was ...
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Stop attending [events]

events is a flexible, undefined meta tag with so many uses: system actions programming triggers or actions (covered by [vba] and other programming tags) calendar activities (covered by specific ...
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Escape from [escaping]

Some of the uses of the undefined escaping tag look like they should have used escape-sequences The rest don't seem to have a whole lot in common. Can someone look at this and see if they can make ...
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Community Wiki article about shrinking Windows 7 for SSD

I would like to create Community Wiki question about shrinking Windows 7 for SSD drives. SSD drives become cheap, many people ask about this and there is no single thread about this. Today I wrote ...
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Writing off [doc], [document] and [documents]

doc is undefined but should refer to the MS Word file extension (like docx does). However, it is synonomized with documents. It should be unsynonomized (or is that dissynonomized?), the relevant ...
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Compute a solution for [spreadsheet]

spreadsheet is a meta tag but it has a definition that describes when it would be relevant (spreadsheet software in general and interoperability between spreadsheet programs). That sounds like ...
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Questions put on hold and then deleted tell the user to edit the question or comment, neither of which is possible

Questions put on hold and then deleted tell the user to edit the question or comment, neither of which is possible.
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Re-align the [alignment] tag

Usage of the undefined alignment tag is split between referring to visual appearance of content and partitioning disk drives. The usage should be split between two new specific tags. I'll toss out ...
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Let's steer clear of [Navigation]

navigation is currently undefined. It is not necessarily a bad tag. The vast majority of questions relate to moving around in the user environment of the computer. There are a few exceptions. Some ...
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Where does the Rep go when an answer is deleted?

I was performing reviews and down voted an answer...-1 rep and I get that. Now it seems that answer may be deleted. I went through my voting stuff and do not see it in there. I thought before that ...
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Would the Super User community be interested in a Soldering post?

My TV has finally reached it's doom, and the convergence chips have gone out. I've ordered new chips and will be removing the olds to be replaced with the new. This will require de-soldering the old ...
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Cleanup the [typing] tag

typing is a pretty mixed bag: how to enter specific characters keyboard hardware problems how to change font attributes in various software hot to handle various page layout and LaTeX problems issues ...
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Split the [manual] tag

manual usage is evenly divided between people referring to documentation and people referring to doing things by hand. Recommend splitting it into two tags that each have a consistent meaning. ...
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Clear up the [clear] tag

clear is another undefined tag that is used is multiple ways: the "Clear" command in a number of command languages To empty various lists like history, cache, or cookies Clear (TM) brand hardware to ...
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How to post trivial answers when that is all that is required?

Often a problem can be solved with a trivial answer, which can be stretched to make one complete sentence. These kinds of answers are often done as a comment because they don't seem worthy of "answer"...
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Why was this question on parsing a pdf closed?

re: https://superuser.com/questions/822541/breaking-articles-into-sentences-for-easy-reading about breaking a pdf into sentences The original wording of the question included the option for a ...
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General purpose kindle computing questions allowed?

Can I ask a question about the Kindle with regards to using it as a general purpose computing device, running Linux? My question is about the APIs that might be available to a programmer writing an ...
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Un-referencing the [reference] tag

It only has 7 questions, but I can't imagine reference is specific enough to be useful. I didn't want to just clear this out without asking others if it could be useful.
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Should we Merge/Synonymise [button-remapping]/[remapping] -> [keyboard-layout]?

button-remapping and remapping are the same thing, and keyboard-layout's Tag description says to use it for remapping keys. I'm for merging both of the former into the latter. Does this seem sensible?...
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Stimulate users to ask how they can achieve something (or: how to avoid the XY problem on SU)

I noticed people sometimes asking questions about a specific solution to their problem instead of asking how to achieve their goal (also known as the XY problem, as explained on Meta SO). For example ...
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What's the deal with the "blatantly off-topic" close flag?

I don't remember there being a flag like this for some time (but then again, I haven't flagged a question as being off-topic for some time also). Searching MSE, MSO and here didn't turn up any ...
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Is there a problem with the close vote review?

Since the down time at the weekend I have noticed that, when reviewing close votes, the vote to close pop-up does not always refer to the question I am about to vote on. For instance, just now I ...
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Selection issues with Low Quality Answer edition

I sometimes come across certain low quality answers that require editing (because they are right but poorly formatted, link-only, etcetera). However, whenever I try to edit such answers, I can't ...
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Under Review mode to show accepted answer along with the question, with 1st new posts, or late answers

More of a suggestion than a question I guess, but so be it. I'm having to constantly Check the entire question when reviewing Late answers or First time new posts. I understand it wouldn't make much ...
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Tag Editing - Process?

There was a tag that I thought was a meta tag here on Super User. I clicked on it, then looked through the questions. Some are tagged properly with it, but others (many others) are using the tag ...
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change question

I have asked How to connect multiple bluetooth A2DP/HFP-compatible phones to one bluetooth headset? hoping to find if "is there a product that does X"; however with strict "product recommendation ...
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Can we rename "window" to "gui-window"?

When I was looking around in the windows tag (while waiting for an answer...) I noticed that many people when they were talking about the Windows OS, they tagged it both with windows and window. I do ...
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Display recently awarded gold badges on sidebar (below hot network questions)

Can we use the free space below the Hot Network Questions section to display recently awarded gold badges? No bronze or silver badges like it was done in the past. Just gold badges like for example: ...
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Tag deletion request: register

As shown on https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/register There are only 16 questions tagged with register. Within them, I found the following "meanings" for register: register as Registry CPU ...
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Pinged username disappears in comments

Strange little bug. I write in a comment: @mpy: Blah blah blah... And on submitting the comment, the ping ‘@mpy: ’ disappears leaving just: Blah blah blah... It would also disappear every time ...
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List guess-the-application as off-topic in the FAQ list

The answer to "Are 'Guessing Game' type questions allowed on SU?" says guessing-the-software questions are banned. Fine, but that information should be in the FAQ list under "and it is not about" or ...
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Display views on mobile site

As far as I can tell, currently there are no means to display the number of views of any given question on the mobile site. All other relevant stats (number of votes and answers) are seen correctly, ...
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Creating sign-post questions

I came across a problem I couldn't quickly solve myself (stress related, my search skills were turned off). I copy and pasted the message into the Search bar of SU, and could not find any results in ...
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Should the "certificates" and "trusted-root-certificates" tags be merged?

On SU there are these two tags dealing with certificates: certificate trusted-root-certificates I'm wondering, are they too close to each other to have meaningful difference? I mean, should we just ...
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Is cross posting in Meta allowed

I have made a post on another stack exchange site in the Meta section. The issue is, what idea could be good for one of the sites, may not be good for the other and as such the question will not get ...
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High Definition tags

I think we can merge / rename / remove some of the following HD tags: hdtv x 93 high-definition (hd) x 57 hdvideo x 51 What do you think? hd-dvd x 5 fullhd x 2
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Can we please "lock" a post during edit

This has happened many times, I see a post which is fairly big and un-readable. No problem, the OP is not English and I can help. To get half way through when I see a notification telling me an update ...
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SuperUser accounts exclusion

Why is superuser not showing up in my profile under accounts? I have 3 StackExchange accounts, and ran into some trouble with this one after attempting to create the account 3 times when the first ...
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Question about how identical questions are defined

There is a question that has been asked three times by the same poster with near identical info in the description, but slightly different question title. So my question is, are these three different ...
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Why was this non-programming question migrated from SU to SO?

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11832505/simulating-a-bad-internet-connection This guy was looking for a way to use a PC to simulate a bad network connection. I provided him with a way to use a ...
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Reviewing the same item two (or more times) times

Here is a screenshot of me reviewing a post that I reviewed earlier: I know that it has happened many more times, but this is the first that I had had a comment on the post that would tell me for ...
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Find the tags with the most/least answered questions

Is there a way to view this? I know that by clicking on the tag will show the number of questions that are answered overall, in the last 30 days, and the last 7 days. Is there a broader list that ...
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+4 rep for an upvote, meta and main site rep don't match

I'm not usually one to quibble about reputation, but i'm curious about this Answer gets upvoted I get +4 rep rather than +10 I've obviously not been downvoted, and my daily rep is 190. Did i hit ...
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Asking whether the user meant MAC or Mac

When typing a question containing MAC, there should be question for the user whether he/she meant Mac/Macintosh. E.g. this question: how to connect Macintosh on LAN had MAC all over the place before ...
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No visible flag flag summary

If a comment flag is the first flag a user has on a site, then even if that flag is marked helpful, it will not show up on the flag summary page. As soon as an another valid (non-comment) flag is ...
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A lot of "no such partition" questions, how do we clean them up?

See this Google Search for "no such partition" on Super User: 2700 (224 according to the last page). Without tag pages: 556 (206 according to the last page) Without tag pages and close votes: 551 (...
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Tags are not appearing properly in Tags Field

Why this tags are not displaying properly on IE8? Whether this is an known issue?
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