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So, we "have nots" can't give 5 reputation bounty to some one as a thank you?

yesterday, one person gave answer in great details to one of my question and that made several things clear to me and satisfied. I wanted to say thank you to him, so I thought to give 5 points bounty ...
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Why are cross-posted questions deleted?

If a question is posted on multiple Stack Exchange sites, why are they deleted by moderators? If they are unable to answer, why don't they leave them as-is? There are many experts who participate on ...
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Request to reopen question 581643 please

I'd like to have my question reopened and the down votes removed. It was closed for being off topic. Its not. Read it, and you'll see it clearly has to do with Software and how its used. Closing a ...
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Eliminate "windows" tag and use "windows-general" for nonspecific cases

EDIT: After discussion it is clear that trying to restrict the choice of tags is not the right way to guide tag selection. If there is ever considered to be a sufficient need for users to be more ...
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Allow rep from ALL Stack-Exchanges sites to be considered for rep-required functions [duplicate]

For what it's worth - my question is absolutely NOT a duplicate of the 'hypocritical' one linked above.. though it is similar. I wasn't asking WHY Rep is independent between SE sub-sites (it's ...
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Captcha doesn't work with IE

All I can see is "I am human being". I don't know which version my IE is, I don't know where to check it, but it came with Windows 7, so it can't be that old.
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suggestion for admin [duplicate]

There should be a way the person who asks the question can send $10 by Paypal to the person who answers the question without disclosing email. The site has the email, so just enable a button to send ...
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Kindly reopen "How do I remove this white space between text"?

I have a question about my Super User post: How do I remove this white space between text? I edited it.
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Why all the Downvote of this question ? Is talking about cheating closed source games off-topic?

Dowvoted until deleted by Community but without any explaination even if it’s well written. Does making things like E.A sports games easier of topic or what’s else if not ? The relevant question: ...
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My post was unfairly edited and locked

My previous post was getting edit and I think the edit was wrong. Look at the Revision 2, sblair completely changed my post, which include a line here: "I want one of my friends to buy a 1TB hard ...
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Shouldn't cross posting be allowed?

I read somewhere (can't find it now), that cross posting is not allowed or encouraged between SE sites. But I think this should be allowed. Here are few examples. If I have questions on Google Earth,...
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Wouldn't everyone who has a post vote down the other posts?

I see how the answer method works here and on all Stack Exchange sites, but, can someone explain to me why those who have answers to a question can downvote other answers. Doesn't this seem a little ...
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Why should high rep users get privileges?

It seems to me (from reading this like this excellent post by random, and looking at the current high rep users for the quarter and the top editors for the quarter and seeing how little they overlap, ...
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A picture is a thousand words. Let's make use of that more. Promote Pictures in SuperUser

I've been to so many forums on computers over the years an one thing always stands out. The Lack of information. Take this recent question for example: https://superuser.com/questions/750311/how-can-...
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I've been question banned - how do I ask better questions?

I've not been allowed to ask questions for a while now and it's quite annoying because there is a clear difference (in terms of community culture) between the sites. I've had the best luck at ...
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VOTE UP answers for own question even low reputation for new users

I think it should be possible to vote up answers for your own questions even you have less than 15 reputations. New users can't vote up answers for their questions right now.
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Simultaneous online users

Its only a suggestion, on another forums that I have account, I usually see the number of online users seeing the same forum. On my opinion it would be good for users that make questions to see the ...
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Protect anonymity of 'no comment' down voters - while allowing other users to down vote them

As there are hundreds of comments on the issue of users down voting a question without leaving a comment - I believe it must be a serious issue to many users. Since some users don't feel it is ...
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Should we remove the [android] tag?

Recently there's been some contention regarding whether or not android questions are on-topic. Actually, It seems this topic has come up a lot in the past. As we're on a bit of a tag-cleaning bender, ...
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Wrongly downvoted answer

Here: PowerSpec G419 Missing Bluetooth? The question was easily understood (I had no difficulty understanding it whatsoever) and my answer was entirely correct NOT speculation, and based on ...
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Is downvoting a question constructive? [duplicate]

The only dumb question is the one that isnt asked. Is downvoting questions constructive? I came across this question today and it had a couple of downvotes before I answered it. This got me ...
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Please reopen https://superuser.com/questions/1500436/verizon-ringback-number-for-testing-caller-id

I found a ringback number that works. I'd like to add it as an answer. Please reopen Verizon ringback number for testing Caller ID?.
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Internet Security on Super User

While the topic of Internet security is not listed in what should be asked about, it is also not listed as being off-topic. I think Internet security is worth paying attention to. Recently I posted ...
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Is there any way to help mitigate the number of duplicate answers on SuperUser?

Question about Questions I wonder why so many duplicate questions make it to be triaged by humans on Stack Exchange in certain communities so frequently in the unanswered queues? It's like the ...
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Can we make Raspberry Pi questions off-topic and avoid hurting Raspberry Pi.SE?

If we were to accept Raspberry Pi questions as on-topic, we would be taking a huge amount of traffic away from the Raspberry Pi.SE community. People will find our community instead of theirs, our ...
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Proposal: Merge SuperUser, Unix&Linux, ServerFault, AskUbuntu, AskDifferent

Most of the questions are the same (configurations, non-programming) and it would benefit from having more people looking at questions. Some of those sites don't get a lot of traffic, the response ...
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Why is my edit spam?

I've tried to edit "Nico-nico-nii~♡" into another user's post. Link: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/966368 This edit is not intended to promote services nor it is destructive.
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Buying reputation points

Is it possible to buy reputation on stack overflow? It seems that the people do answer more efficiently if bounty is offered :)
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Can my question be undownvoted?

I have received undue superuser hate (=down-votes). Could you please undownvote it? Thanks
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Moderator abuse

Assist me in creating ics-events with complicated repeat patterns? is closed because the moderator doesn't understand what ICS are (They are just text strings in a .ics-file and I was looking for ...
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Changing the FAQ to allow "Soft Questions"

I noticed a tag on the mathematics SE site that is "soft-question". It is used to identify questions that are more based in opinion than a "how can i solve x" but still on topic (a recent example: Why ...
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What is with these invalid flags?

Two of my recent flags were marked as invalid, but I have no idea why. The first one was a duplicate post, only 4 questions below, and was not only closed, but deleted. I flagged it as "Dual post, ...
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A moderator is stalking me, downvoting and deleting my tried answer in seconds

I read this question. I went to do research on it. tried myself, searched on net, made changes and eventually I could find the answer of this question. I even tried 2-3 variations to find what is ...
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How do I bypass the automatic affiliate linking on Amazon links? [closed]

Is there a way to bypass the automatic Stack Exchange affiliate linking when I post an Amazon link?
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Accused of "targeted voting" (upvoting certain users) - Is the system broken (beyond what we already know it is)?

Today I received a "moderator message" with what seems to be a serious accusation. Quoted in full: Hello, We're writing in reference to your Super User account: https://superuser.com/...
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Remove upvoting on comments under a question, only allow downvoting

If you don't know an answer, why don't you simply pass-by? No question is stupid. We are all human beings and can have different ideas at times and just because of difference, another idea can't be ...
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Could we please be a little bit nicer to new users? [closed]

There is a distinct decline in the level of civility here. Some of this is due to new users coming in and posting spam and other nonsense, but the offtopic and downvote buttons are doing a pretty ...
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Reputation point system is ridiculous

The reputation point system is useless. Why would i need reputation points to answer a question or to create a tag? People should have the freedom to use just about any tag they want and should be ...
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How can I become "Fanatic" and earn gold medal on superuser.com cheating? [closed]

I would like to get a gold medal on superuser but I'm not very constant so I often forget to login and my day count goes again to zero. I have servers working 365 days so I look for a good idea to ...
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Superuser annoying forum

Why is Superuser so annoying to use? I want to help people and went through the process to sign up now I am blocked from doing anything because I must have 50 reputation to comment. This forum is ...
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Excel questions should not be on SuperUser, another StackExchange should exist for it

SuperUser is a site for answering technical questions about Operating Systems such as Linux (even though another forum exists for it as well), Windows, Mac, etc. Yet, the SuperUser StackExchange gets ...
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Answers that are too long, drawn out and contain too much excess theory

Many answers I've seen are dauntingly written out like a college homework assignment when 2-3 sentences at the most would have sufficed. Shouldn't we aim for conciseness and develop skills to ...
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Why Is SuperUser Designed to Be Hostile to Outsiders?

It appears that StackExchange sites, including SuperUser, are designed to convey hostility to newbies, non-professionals, and other outsiders whose form of expression is not advantaged by the ...
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Should Windows users be allowed to comment on *nix tagged questions?

It can be generally observed that there is a difference in aptitude and attitude between Windows users, and Linux/BSD/OSX (*nix) users. I would suggest it would be beneficial for questions tagged ...
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Should we outright ban a few tags when we know they don't belong here?

We could do a lot to better serve the SU community if we killed off some tags en masse. If we're going to maintain many confusingly similar sites, perhaps we should just reject tags like nginx which ...
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Using Stylebot I have completely remove the rating system from Stack Overflow [closed]

This will make my experience much more enjoyable. Not sure how even the edits were removed from history, but I removed the entire stack exchange system using css modifications on the user-end with ...

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