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Why do certain commenters take a rude tone with new users?

It may not be "fair" to lock comments, but the question is entirely off topic for this site and the comments were not doing anything to change that. If the comments had been "you can ...
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Why do certain commenters take a rude tone with new users?

I believe the issue here is not whether or not the comments were appropriate or not, but rather the speed at which the actions were taken. I really think the timing is the issue here. But first, this… ...
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How do I get points on Superuser?

First I'll answer your question. 1) Most questions do not require you to have points to answer. Some (protected questions) do, but many allow you to answer now. So find some questions that you know ...
Matt Walck's user avatar
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How was the guy granted 1k+ rep?

Looks like an account merge with a much older account. I'm too sleepy to actually do more digging, but the rep seems to be from an old question from waaaaaay back, deleted but around enough to keep ...
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How was the guy granted 1k+ rep?

The user's Reputation tab gives us some clues. 100 rep for association bonus, and then as @Journeyman Geek has suggested, reputation which was obtained from a deleted question, which hasn't been ...
spikey_richie's user avatar
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Which sorting superuser use for displaying reputations of users in one page

These users are sorted according to your selections - by their weekly reputation gain, from left to right and then down a line.
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Users on the favorites tab are incorrect

Why does Windows think that my wireless keyboard is a toaster? That user had a bounty on the question on that date. What are the Windows A: and B: drives used for? Last edit to the question How ...
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How to handle user who re-asks same unanswered question many times, many different ways

In my opinion, at least a few of his questions could be closed as off-topic if they aren't specifically asking something along the lines of "How can I change the configuration of my Captive Portal so ...
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