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Honeypots in review queues are potentially unforgiving to misclicks?

I encountered my first honeypot review today. (Not linking to it here, but I can if it's needed.) I did take the correct action on it, which in this case (as in several possible situations) was a ...
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Long question titles not consistently shortened in user profile popup

Long question titles are usually shortened in the user profile popup. This is not applied consistently, as shown in the screenshot below. The first question title is not shortened, but truncated by ...
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Screen Recording and Screen Capturing tags

I would merge desktop-recording (x8) and screen-recorder (x18) into screen-capture (x122). After that, should we — per Daniel's suggestion — try to split up screen-capture into more precise tags, i.e....
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new /review reviewed count bug

The sum of all of the posts that were reviewed by everyone today do not add to the total that was posted. Does this mean that something was deleted? I find that rather hard to believe as think many ...
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“Unable to load popup” every other time

In Safari Version 5.1.7 (7534.57.2) and Firefox 12.0 on OS X, I can reproducibly trigger the following error message: Click a link that opens a styled popup (not a dialog box), like close or flag. ...
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Under what circumstances is an edit summary required?

I was editing a post (now deleted, and I am sure that that has something to do with it) and it asked me for an edit summary of ten characters. Under what circumstances would I need to provide such a ...
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“You've earned a badge” does not set appropriate activity filter in user profile

When you click on the profile link in the message bar notifying about a new badge, you are taken to the activity section of your profile. The last selected filter (e.g. comments) is still applied, so ...
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{merged} or {closed} markers for merged questions

I had to use {x} in the title, because I'm not allowed to use [x] (especially not [closed]): Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: title can't include the closed marker. ...
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Add “views” ordering to answer list again

There once was a views sort order for answers in a user's profile, but it apparently was removed. It is only available for questions. While it might need to be made clear that it's not ...
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Question about chips

I'd like to post a question about a specific computer chip. I have a tiny piece of hardware that has been presented as being a chip with embedded information. I think it's actually just a contact to ...
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TrickleEdit test question 2

As asked by @Bob in TrickleEdit test question: This is a test question used while developing an extension. Please do not upvote or downvote this question. This question will be deleted ...
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Reviews page slow to load

The superuser reviews page is considerably slower to load than the other SE reviews pages I frequent. In addition, I have seen this a few times in the last few days. So, the question is: Why is the ...
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Collaborating on the Super User site blog

I just read Calling all bloggers.... Again today. I am a school student who is really interested in tech and my holidays started today so I think that I might contribute a few articles. The problem ...
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How can I find question that have newly assigned bounties?

Assume there are 150 questions featured/with bounty, and I have read them all. An hour later I come back, and now there are 152. Currently, it seems I need to scroll through and read all 152 to find ...
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Are these Fail2Ban, Munin and “Failed password” related questions more appropriate for Server Fault?

While I spend a good chunk of time here on Super User, my day-to-day/work-a-day head is in the Linux server administration world. A lot of times there’s overlap between “power user” needs and server ...
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Sorting Questions by Most Views and Filtering

A few questions about sorting and filtering: Is it possible to sort questions by the number of views (not votes)? How? Can I combine sorting (by votes, views) with filters (unanswered, featured)? How?...
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The “You must have 50 reputation to comment” notification is not very readable

I just realized that this sites color scheme makes it nearly impossible to see how much rep you need to add a comment. Change it, maybe, possibly? Here's a screenshot. EDIT: I'm using Chrome version ...
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Right answer picked up wrongly as an audit, because somebody marked it as a new question?

This answer appeared in the First Post queue: Change it the way you would your videos library by right-clicking the folder on your hard drive, choosing properties and selecting the location tab. ...
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Why am I being told “Wait some of your questions have not been well recived”?

I have asked three questions, but am now seeing a "Wait some of your questions have not been well received" banner across my profile. What can I do to improve my questions? At first I didn't know how ...
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Clarify the Low Quality Posts review queue for answers

In the LQP review queue, some of the answers meet the criteria for flagging for moderator attention. Some are not flaggable but rather involve quality issues that moderators are not expected to deal ...
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Why is the moderator diamond so big?

If you take a look here you'll notice that the badge is much bigger than the username itself (and it is a joke but used to hide the actual name). I have also noticed that the diamond is a bigger font ...
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Unraveling the various types of [wiring]

wiring is an undefined tag that enjoys varied usage: computer circuitry network connections home electrical wiring (power/grounding) phone line wiring/connection networking over electrical or phone ...
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Normalize [normalize]

normalize is used mostly to mean equalizing volume. However, some questions use the tag to mean standardize the format of a document or spreadsheet. Although there are not yet any examples, the term ...
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Why are edits that enforce site policy rejected?

The Stack Exchange has a policy against tags in the title. Why are edits that enforce site policy rejected?
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Can we pair off [pairing] with [bluetooth]?

pairing is a tag specifically for pairing bluetooth devices, according to it's Wiki. However I'm not convinced it's different enough of a topic area from bluetooth to warrant it's own tag. Should we ...
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Do we need the [downtime] tag?

I can not see any possible use for the downtime tag, and there are only 7 questions tagged with it. Should we remove it?
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Deletion of [tag:wrong]

I believe that the wrong should be deleted. It is not description and I do not see how it could be applied to any question.
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About [crash] and [freeze] tags

(I did point this out earlier in the now defunct June tag cleanup post as a comment, but this way I can discuss it better). Now... as per the June cleanup audit, the freeze tag was uncovered in the ...
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Historical significance lock reason on answers still states “this question”

While the content dispute and off-topic comments lock reasons use a more general term ("this post"), the historical significance lock reason on both questions and answers still states: This ...
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What makes a history-tagged question closed?

I love to read about computer history. There are many questions regarding history on SU and a history tag. Some of the questions are closed: https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/history?sort=votes&...
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Tag prefixes (like wireless-networking and networking)

I know that there are easy ways to deal with tags like windows and windows-7 (specifically, windows-7 includes windows). What happens with tags like wireless-networking and networking? It seems like ...
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Are questions about the Windows 8 upgrade offer too localized?

There are quite a lot of questions about the Windows 8 upgrade. You could reason that (some) of these questions are too localized as the offer expires at the 31st of Januari 2013. I just asked the ...
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[internet], [connection] and [internet-connection]

First of all, there are 91 questions tagged with internetconnection (both) that should be retagged with internet-connection. Second, what's the difference between internet and internet-connection? ...
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View more link under badges appears even if there's only one badge left

If you visit this user's page you'll notice that even if there's only one Badge unlocked by the user, the 'view more' link is shown. The view more link makes sense if there's many badges but in this ...
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When flagging, requested to have link to duplicate

I wanted to flag two of the answers to this question as duplicates of the accepted answer, as they were later, and had less information (and thus serve no purpose). For the flag (can't yet vote to ...
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Adding more to the “How to Ask” sidebar help box

Can we expand a little on the "provide details" statement? Specifically, I would like to see a tip for including software version numbers and operating systems. Most of my comments are requests for ...
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What should we do with [diy]?

The diy (do it yourself, x22) tag covers computer-building in the sense of assembling your own machine repair in the sense of doing the repair yourself "DIY" alone doesn't really have a purpose. ...
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Option to show possible duplicates in the review pane?

Anyone else thing that this would be a useful feature? Currently, when I look at a question, I use the script that can be found in the accepted answer here to do that. It works pretty well as a rule. ...
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Can we have the option to request approval when making edits

When we gain rep, we no longer require approval when we make an edit. However, I feel there should be the option to request approval, (although it's probably only useful for tags). I've just asked ...
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Reviewing edits that substantively modify an answer

What is the appropriate way to handle these kinds of edit reviews? The edit claims that some facet of an answer is wrong and proposes replacing the "incorrect" part with the correct information. ...
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Asking detailed and varient of an old(9 years) closed question

I have come across a problem which was already asked here in a very general way in 2010. That question was closed citing as overly broad, vague, ambiguous etc. Now, I have tried many things on this ...
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Question on hold not notified

One of my questions was put on-hold, yet I wasn't notified. Is this the expected behavior?
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How to make good tag wiki excerpts for software tags?

I recently came across the tag deluge which apparently is a BitTorrent client. Seeing that the tag had no excerpts but a few questions I wanted to add one so that users can easily see what deluge is. ...
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Software-rec tag; disclaimer looks cut off

I stumbled across a question that is on hold, so I checked out the reason why, and eventually found the software-rec tag, which I thought was weird since SuperUser didn't do software rec's and there's ...
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Why can't Superuser highlight Powershell syntax but SE Android App can?

In this answer I added a small Powershell script. In Firefox and Chromium, that code doesn't show syntax highlighting. I'm using latest Firefox and Chromium browsers and don't want to change it. ...
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Delete redundant [microsoft-dynamics] tags

Note: The question has been revised since Mokubai posted the comment below. It originally looked like all of the microsoft-dynamics tags referred just to CRM, and the question suggested synonomizing ...
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Why was my question (relating to consumer electronics) migrated here?

I have a question about my Super User post: Do Ethernet over HDMI injectors exist and if so what are they called? This is something I have always found a little awkward about StackExchange in general,...
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SuperUser.com shares cookies with other SE sites?

I don't often come to SuperUser, but a lot on Travel.SE, Apple,SE, and various others. Typically, if I go from XX.stackexchange.com to YY.stackexchange.com, I remain logged in. And when I open a ...
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Claim edit done while logged out

I edited this answer: https://superuser.com/a/435420/135459 but didn't realize I was logged out. Can / should I do anything to mark that edit as mine? Since it was entered as an unregistered user, it'...
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Merging multi part answer for a question?

If there is a multiple part answer for question what would be the best way to merge them? On the question Is there a way to search for files by hash value? there are two answers by the user ...

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