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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 ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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“computer enthusiasts” is not a technical or administrative term and should be rewritten or dropped

There is no problem with the description The description of the site's intended audience is, well, descriptive. It is non-exclusive and non-binding. It suits us well. Overly-literal interpretations of ...
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8 votes
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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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6 votes
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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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“computer enthusiasts” is not a technical or administrative term and should be rewritten or dropped

The question is a request for strictness. Fine, I'm going to play along. The phrase "for computer enthusiasts and power users" is not equivalent to "only for computer enthusiasts and ...
Kamil Maciorowski's user avatar
5 votes
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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 ...
Mokubai's user avatar
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5 votes

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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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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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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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

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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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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