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Add "windows" to super user description?

Super User is in no way a community specific to Windows products. While we do discuss Windows-related problems, we also discuss pretty much any other operating system. So putting Windows into the ...
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New badge for answering N questions

I don't think so. It may just end up promoting people to answer questions with more useless answers. The current badges for answering questions, such as "Great Answer" promote quality over quantity, ...
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A picture is a thousand words. Let's make use of that more. Promote Pictures in SuperUser

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Should we remove the [android] tag?

I am strongly objecting the removal this tag. If title and body contain important (non-meta) information about the topic of the question, then there should also be a tag for it—especially with "big" ...
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Proposal: Merge SuperUser, Unix&Linux, ServerFault, AskUbuntu, AskDifferent

I feel (entirely biasedly) that this proposal seems to miss a lot of context and community culture. First and formost, most of these sites are successful by Stack Exchange standards and have met all ...
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Protecting or marking self answered questions to avoid "lack of research" downvotes

I don't know why the particular person downvoted you, but the post was confusing. It was unclear whether you wanted to remove 1+ spaces, or 2+ spaces. First you answered for 2+ then you decided 1+. ...
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Please undelete Automatic Wallpaper Manager?

Undeletion will help me to ask it anew. Asking again will just get it re-closed. The question is no more on-topic now than it was when asked. The post was removed because it isn't the type of ...
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Please let me award a bounty to a qualified answer despite my tardiness?

There's literally nothing we can do. There's even a grace period after the one week/168 hours, but no way to undo a 'lost' bounty or to do anything once the bounty period is over. meta.se's got an ...
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Make [flux] a synonym for [f.lux]

F.lux has a rather specific spelling and there are other softwares that might use the non mangled name. I'd much rather prevent use of the vague generic spelling and prefer the special spelling f....
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Destroy the [send-to] tag!

Those questions are about the "Send To" action commonly seen on Windows OS when you right-click on an item. Those that are using it as part of a sentence, they would need to be retagged. On the ...
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Add a domain to the spam blacklist

Moderators don't have direct access to modify the blacklist; that can only be done by developers, and is non-trivial. However, having destroyed the spamming user and spam-deleted the offending answers,...
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InCopy tag creation request

You question is only "if this program is needed", not actually about using Adobe Incopy. The tag you want is not relevant in this case. We have a suggested edit reject reason that is ...
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Tag creation request

"bug" would be a meta-tag, i.e. a tag that is meaningless on its own or is only useful in conjunction with other more descriptive tags. We do not create such tags and in fact we actively hunt and ...
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RFE: hide vote counts for an initial 2 weeks

I don't like the idea of delaying the votes at all. Especially for two weeks! A question is lucky to stay on the first page of questions for two hours. After that time it's only going to be seen, and ...
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Please let me award a bounty to a qualified answer despite my tardiness?

You can reward the answer with a another bounty You do have the option to offer another bounty on the question, then manually award it to the answer you feel deserved the reward. There's even a ...
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Merge the tags [windows-live-movie-maker] and [windows-movie-maker]

I just want to note that the two are not really the same thing. The Windows Live label was introduced at some point and the Windows Movie Maker got a drastic overhaul, losing features and ...
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Merge the tags [windows-live-movie-maker] and [windows-movie-maker]

An interesting thing is, the older versions of WMM are actually not WLMM, which was new and introduced with 7 (and breaks backwards compatibility with the old project files). IIRC, WLMM also has less ...
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A picture is a thousand words. Let's make use of that more. Promote Pictures in SuperUser

The status quo: User posts bad question. Flow-chart occurs as in your first image. Sadness. With picture promotion: User posts bad question, ignoring the helpful neon lights and <blink> tags ...
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Flag as off topic - move to linux/unix community is missing

The majority of questions that are on-topic for Unix & Linux would also be on-topic for Super User. The community there is more specialized and may be better equipped to handle Linux-related ...
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Make badges be worth reputation

Most badges reward behavior that's not directly reflected in the reputation system. Reputation points are gained by contributing via posts (mostly by creating posts, but sometimes by editing them), ...
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Protecting or marking self answered questions to avoid "lack of research" downvotes

Your original question wasn't clear. You also admit "I had not read carefully" which is an indication you did not prepare to ask the best question possible. So lets put the fact you didn't prepare ...
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Limit time for downvotes

The reputation will be restored once the question has been deleted, as it's off-topic anyway. Such a change to a core mechanic, like voting, is very unlikely to be implemented.
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Flag as off topic - move to linux/unix community is missing

they possibly could get better support there, but: There is a lot of overlap at different SE sites, so migrations should have purpose beyond a OCD organisation. It still fits here, and the User ...
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Flag as off topic - move to linux/unix community is missing

Why would that be off topic? 99% of any Linux/Unix question would be on topic for Super user...
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Performance tag requires eleboration

Well, I certainly agree with you that performance is a horrible tag. In part, this is due to the fact that performance-related questions are always horrible troubleshooting questions which don't ...
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Stack Exchange App For iPhone X And Above

The app hasn’t been updated for the new screen style of the iPhone X not having updated the app in 3 years is unacceptable for a forum app. This is officially status-declined. We are not providing ...
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Suggested edit about Windows XP and Vista laptops' first and "second" warnings about low battery power has been rejected

I tried to change: In Windows, you can change that in the settings, there are two thresholds - one to give you a warning, and one to sleep or shut down the computer. to: In Windows, you can change ...
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RFE: hide vote counts for an initial 2 weeks

I'm a management major. I have no idea what deity I must have annoyed to have the words "management" twice in my degree cert. And our voting system is what we'd call a "distinctive competitive ...
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Make badges be worth reputation

This is a bad idea. Reputation is a measure of how much you help people who have problems, be they regular community members or new users who are getting their bearings. Badges are used by the ...
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