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How can I type two backtick characters without formatting my text in unwanted way? Use \ as an escape character: This is some text with `backticks` and some more `text with backticks` Source: This is some text with \`backticks\` and some more \`text with backticks\` Backslash Escapes Markdown allows you to use backslash escapes to generate ...


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The best way to delete you account is to do it yourself. Due to having significant reputation the deletion may have to be manually approved by someone at Stack Exchange so it may take a little longer. Instructions can be found at the bottom of this post and in the help centre. Despite appearances we do actually want you to stay. You appear to honestly want ...


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This question is rather confused. What does the Alt key have to do with your requiring two backticks ` [not tildes, btw, they're ~ ] Stack Exchange uses markdown for formatting, which means two backticks surround a code block like this. This is entered as `a code block like this` If you want to enter any markdown & not show as such, then you can ...


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From the flag queue that mods see I failed to notice that it was a question I had closed previously. By your admission we are jealous of our communities and don't typically migrate unless it has not received attention and OP wants it migrated (to prevent people trying to get Mac or Linux questions migrated to Ask Different or Ask Ubuntu or similar). I ...


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POTS and PSTN telephone systems are not computer hardware or software, they are public telephone infrastructure and have nothing to do with your computer hardware or software. They are also outside of your control and subject to the whims of the telephone operator. The clause in the help that most closely matches the type of question you have is ...


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To quote the close reason on the question: Questions seeking product, service, or learning material recommendations are off-topic because they become outdated quickly and attract opinion-based answers. This seems like a straight forward case of this close-reason - asking for such a number will soon become outdated, as evident by the resources linked ...


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We used to once. It... didn't work that well. In fact the close reason network wide started with us "That nonsense" was basically a compromise that enabled folks to ask questions that required software, and get answers that was more than "use that thing". It teaches one to fish, as opposed to the two extremes - that you could fish with a rod, or to hand ...


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Only moderators can see deleted comments so if you have a reason to need them then contacting a moderator is the way to go. In this case though there are no deleted comments. None at all. The comments that currently exist are all there was.


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Post texts are rendered in markdown. By default, whitespaces will be stripped (as happens in HTML, e.g.). You can explicitly format your answer with markdown tags, as well as a limited subset of HTML tags - see markdown help for additional details.


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