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Is there a retirement home for "closed" meta questions?

I'm thinking primarily of tag cleanup requests, but this might apply to certain other questions, also. The active questions list can fill up with things like tag cleanup requests. At some point, ...
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New style for part of super user

The logo for Super user, I interpret as a [ square bracket and a } curly bracket, with a · middle dot in between. [·}. To keep that style, I noticed a place it could be added. When there is a new ...
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Suggested Edit 'This item is not reviewable'

I was in the Suggested Edits Review Queue, completed one review and clicked 'Next'. It took a bit of time to get to the next one and this is what it was: This is obviously supposed to be an audit (I ...
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The site does not accept drag-and-dropped comment

In a comment, I have dragged-and-dropped some text. Now the comment text area has my comment, and I want to post it. So I click on Add Comment. But this does not work. The site keeps telling me to ...
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My question has been mistakenly marked duplicate

My question here - https://superuser.com/questions/725545/ - has been marked duplicate to this question - Does installing many programs really slow down Windows?. To those who say its duplicate, the ...
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Edit has been in review que for over 2 hours

This edit has been stuck there for over two hours. It's a very good edit that improves the question but it's only shown to me in the past 2 hours. I think it's stuck somehow. Can someone look at it?
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How should I ask reasonably similar questions with minor variations (or should I be going for a more general canonical question?)

I'm currently clearing out my cable drawer and finding all sorts of oddball things - I'm currently doing some simple functional tests on ethernet and USB cables and weeding out the infirm and weak. ...
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Receive notifications when one's own questions are linked to in another post?

Often in a question, answer, or comment, someone will post a link to another existing related superuser question. For now let us refer only to the posts where this is done because the posts are ...
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How to ask more when a question already exists by other author?

I'd like to ask more in this question What is the "Automatic Maintenance"? in the way that I want to know what EXACTLY is done during maintenance (ie a command/script that shows a full list ...
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Editing "on hold" question

The question https://superuser.com/questions/612281/reason-for-unexpectedly-shutdown-with-unexpected-symbols by unregistered user was put on hold with "unclear what you are asking" as reason. ...
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Search for answers to questions by specific user, or vice versa

I know of the user:<user_number> and user:me search operators. However, I'm trying to locate something that I'm pretty sure I had included in an answer to a question posted by a certain user. ...
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Why is there no way to look at progress towards different badges?

Does anyone know why there is no ability to view progress/statistics towards particular badges or just have the overall ability to look at progress for accounts? I feel like this would be very ...
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Bad name for [modern-ui] tag

modern-ui was AFAIK never the official name from Microsoft. It was always either knows by the codename “Metro”, by the internally used name “Immersive” or by the moniker “Windows Store apps” Request: ...
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Merge [laptop-repair] into [repair]

repair x 247 laptop-repair x 81 I think these laptop-repair should be merged into repair - just like battery and laptop-battery - (link). Questions about laptop repair can be tagged with laptop and ...
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I'd like to know why my question was closed

I posted a question detailing my problems with Windows 8's File History. I use it for backups and I have a couple of things I'd like it to do, but it fell short. With certain specific needs in mind, I ...
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Reputation transaction history is incomplete (missing today’s paired transactions)

This answer, which I posted 2012–12–11 21:27:14Z, got accepted and unaccepted within the following 26 hours.  The following screen shots were taken 2012–12–12, approximately 16:40Z and 22:40Z:        ...
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Retagging [find][replace] questions with [find-and-replace]

Please retag questions tagged with findreplacement with the find-and-replace tag. I know I could do it myself, manually, but I thought it would be better to post about it here on meta first. I've ...
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How should be approach Windows 8 Store apps tags?

There are times where users have specific question about specific apps within Windows 8. How should we tag these specific questions? I propose we do the following: Have a general windows-8-store-...
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Possible bug with dropdown user menu

I noticed a discrepancy with the way the pulldown menu (I don't know what it's officially called, the sub-window that appears when you mouse-over your name at the top) displays reputation changes, and ...
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Duplicate tags about duplicate files

deduplication duplicate seems to be used for deduplication but some are about how to create duplicate files. duplicate-files duplicating I suggest merging into deduplication for most of those ...
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"Ignored tags" visibility preference misbehaves

I just had this happen: The single search result disappeared the moment the page finished loading. While it's possible to hide ignored tags (presuming this is a feature), I didn't check that ...
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What does "Super User requires external JavaScript from another domain" mean?

I got the following error message while viewing a question on Super User. It appeared on top of the page. Super User requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed ...
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Is it okay to create a tag for a specific class of problem?

I've recently noticed 4 different questions that come down to "I've noticed that I get full speed from my Linksys Wi-Fi AP right after I reboot/reset/reconfigure it, but after a few minutes it goes ...
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Macbook + Safari / firefox -> javascript alert bug when swiping to previous page

When I start answering a question on superuser, with Firefox 11 on OSX 10.7, then swipe back (two finger swipe using the touchpad on my macbook), I get the following notice. It seems like a javascript-...
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What is the difference between the "unzip" and "extract" tags?

I understand that unzip is referring to decompressing a file that has been previously compressed, but I don't understand the difference between unzip, and extract, considering also that, for example, ...
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Retag request X and x11

Please merge tags x, x11 and xorg See Daniel Beck’s comment. They seem to refer to the same thing.
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"You cannot delete this post" error when voting to undelete

I just tried to vote to undelete a topic (it was on the way to being a duplicate when the OP deleted it), and after I was asked whether I wanted to vote to undelete... ... this error message was ...
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Add all-time column to meta user card drop down

By "user card drop down", I mean this: It'd be interesting to see the all-time +/– votes score in an additional column. It's not something that can be easily determined otherwise, since there's ...
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Better styling for keyboard input in questions & answers

Super User and the other SE sites have support for the HTML <kbd> tag, denoting keys that should be pressed. These are styled in order to look like a physical keyboard key. On the W3C wiki page ...
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Request to reopen question 986199

My question on the main site: How much data (MB) does a one-hour Zoom call use for each participant? was closed for being "not about computer hardware or software". According to the FAQ (What topics ...
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Need to ask this question. Where do I ask this?

" I have a HP Touchpad with Windows 10 Home Edition. I forgot the admin password. Now I cannot do system restore. After I reboot and hit F2, it takes me to a system information page. I do not see an ...
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Why is my firewall question off-topic?

Question is Block TCP/UDP high-latency connections I thought it clearly fits "personal and home computer networking" category, as listed in Help Center. Other questions on intersection of gaming and ...
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Microsoft Office desktop/app version

Despite the confusion with the payment model between Microsoft Office (one time payment) and Microsoft Office 365 (subscription). There is the issue between the different installation versions. You ...
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Why is this question downvoted so much?

Why could be a likely reason that this question is being downvoted so much? I tried my best to improve the question (in the Update) but I am still not sure whether this helps. Is there a way to ...
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My question still on hold after adding details?

I have asked this question and it got put on hold for the lack of details and for asking many question. I have edited it to one question and I have added the details that have been requested from me ...
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Questions are no longer being accepted

Right now Super User is no longer accepting questions from my account. Is there a way to override this?
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Many models, same manufacturer and the same question

There are a lot of switches and routers out there whose manuals doesn't specify whether or not they're supporting Jumbo Frames. Searching for it on the web doesn't bring up any good answers so it's ...
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Recommended file hosting service

I understand that sharing personal file host links shouldn't be endorsed, but there are instances when this is mandatory. The website hosting the file in my question is closed and Internet Archive's ...
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Upvoting interesting or seems useful answer, without knowing its accuracy

So, I've been upvoting several answers and questions that catch my interest, mainly because: it's well written the topic shares my interest it might be helpful to me in the future - yes, I know there'...
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Provide "Average time to answer" stat to new visitors

In the sidebar of SU there are various stats on the different pages about Questions - questions without answers, count of questions. According to this the time to answer a question monthly average is ...
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Tag cleanup: Delete / merge [function] tag

function has no description, but it has cc 130 questions. In most of the cases it's used as synonym of worksheet-function (with or without it), and sometimes referring to functions in scripts or ...
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How could I have failed this review audit?

Recently I was reviewing this post and I got result as failed. What I observed as per this one post was: The original poster provided instructions. The original poster provided how to access the ...
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Bad audit question - failed audit on question that should have been closed

I just failed the following close vote audit https://superuser.com/review/close/354906. The question is asking about an issue on a work pc in a corporate network. As it stands the question should ...
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Why is Helpful flag count in moderator election different from my profile

I did happen to find that Is there any particular reason why the flag counter on my moderator election nomination is different from what the flag counter on my profile says? has an answer that states ...
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SSL Error - chrome

For the past two days chrome is giving me this warning when I login to superuser
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Make [hardware-selection] a synonym of [hardware-rec]

All hardware-selection questions are actually hardware-rec. It's only 6 questions, but hardware-rec has just 192, so hardware-selection makes 3% of the total - I think it's popular enough to be ...
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Non-duplicate is marked as duplicate

This question How can I export & import firefox addons settings is marked as duplicate of this Software to export firefox addons but it is not, maybe it should be unmarked?
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Badges and potential retire

I see that the analytical badge is retired, would the precog badge be a retire target as well? It was only available to those involved back in area 51 days, correct?
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Why was this question put on hold?

Yesterday, I had asked this question: What features are available in Windows 8 Single Language? It instantly gathered a lot of downvotes, and later was put on hold, citing: "This question is not ...
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Why are the tags "directory" and "folder" configured how they are, and not reversed?

Why was folder chosen as the authoritative tag and directory made the synonym instead of the other way around? Directories are always directories in filesystems. A folder is an almost-cardboard ...
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