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Looking for Super User's favourite webcomics!
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How about The Oatmeal?

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More badges or even reputation for encourage votes.
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Badges are something to be worked at and are a sign that you are contributing to the site. There are a few easy badges to get you going such as the "Student" and "Teacher" badges but the majority of ...

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Is it time to update this close reason?
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I would like to keep the majority of the current reason in there but just add a disclaimer about the Software Recommendations site to add a caveat that I've seen David Postill use: Questions seeking ...

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Why asking about computer software is closed as off-topic?
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While the tool you are asking about is "computer software", the actual topic you are asking is "what does a company charge for this product". What a company does or will charge for ...

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Should I accept an answer when it doesn't answer the original question but explains how the question is invalid?
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"There is no way you can do this because..." is a valid answer. If you are starting from a potentially faulty assumption then having someone explain that fault and what, if anything, you can ...

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The edit queue is full at the moment - enlarge number of items?
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Apparently it is possible that we only have a suggested edit queue of 40 edits: What's the fixed size of the suggested edit queue? tells us that we only have 40 edits pending at a time. While there ...

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Why is a question about ripping TikTok videos off-topic, but a [youtube-dl] tag exists?
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You are essentially asking what tools websites and webapps use to erase watermarks. Websites and webapps are off topic here and their inner workings are down to how the site was coded, and we have no ...

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Why was my question considered an opinion based question?
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It is opinion based because it can only be answered by guesses and conjecture. Cost of services verses cost of hardware is an incredibly difficult thing to quantify and while your question focuses ...

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Why no tag for AnyDesk, and can it be created?
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The main reason is probably that the users creating questions lack the reputation to create a new tag. Creation of a new tag requires 300 reputation. Apart from yourself at a quick glance it appears ...

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Why can I not answer my own question - is this a bug?
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I suspect this is a quirk rather than an outright bug. I suspect several features came in to play. Your question had been protected due to poor answers such as people effectively saying "me too". ...

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Can't see why this was put on hold
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It was closed by me because It was largely too broad your previous "on topic" question example was specific. How to download using a specific program (wget). That there wasn't a "good" answer is ...

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Ban Criteria - What are the exact business rules?
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Your reputation does not translate between sites. It is up to you to show that you can ask high-quality on-topic questions on each site. You have asked a total of 17 questions on this site 9 of ...

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So, we "have nots" can't give 5 reputation bounty to some one as a thank you?
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A single up vote on an answer is worth 10 reputation to the receiver, and on a question it is worth 5 reputation. Giving an up vote is completely free to you, and is more of a bonus than a single ...

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Why is the question about knowing which window manager too broad?
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It is not something that you, as a user, can do anything about, nor should you need to care. There are too many window frameworks with too many styles that all can look very different or very similar ...

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Why are substantial edits rejected when they don't also address all, potential minor, issues?
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While I agree with your point in your answer of "Every edit improving a post should get accepted." the problem is that what constitutes an improvement is a subjective thing. Just changing the ...

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Commentator badge progress shows 1/10 before having commenting priviledge
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It looks like you have posted at least one comment on your own answer (that was itself supposedly a comment). Commenting on your own answers or questions would count towards the total for the ...

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Is asking about search engines ( startpage.com + duckduckgo.com) On Topic on superuser?
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No. Webapps and websites are off-topic here as stated by the help not about … websites or web services like Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress For Web Applications there is WebApps

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What's wrong with my NAA flag, if the answer is now deleted?
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I rejected the flag. The "not an answer" flag states: This was posted as an answer, but it does not attempt to answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, another question, or ...

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Allow help in the title
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You could easily have changed the word help to something more descriptive. As such the reasons not to allow it, such as titles that simply say "HELP ME!!!!" or similar, still outweigh your particular ...

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Banned from suggesting edits
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Your ban is due to expire in 8 days from now, after which you will again be able to suggest edits again. Please bear in mind the advice I have given you in the chat room you created, specifically ...

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Make [flux] a synonym for [f.lux]
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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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Why were some of my questions are not well received?
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While your questions seem to have an overarching point and reason, they are often very short on details and expect the reader to have read all your previous recent questions in order to define exactly ...

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Is Skype on-topic here?
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All applications that run on the PC would be on-topic here. The main stipulation is that it has to be about software running on a PC. Asking questions about the Skype app on an Android tablet or ...

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Are dates on this question correct?
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It's March 11th, not March 2011. All those events occurred this year. Questions that do not specify a year such as Jul 30 '15 (example) are assumed to be this year. If you want to see the full date ...

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Further peer review required for edit
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Yep, that was me that rejected the edit. I did so because on the Markdown edit viewer (which is where I look at edits) all you see is this: From that it looked like all you had done is change "...

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Audit failed for wanting to recommend deletion to an answer that reads like a joke solution
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As has already been mentioned several times in all the "failed audit" meta questions mods have no say in what questions go into audits. Technically though, that is an actual valid workable answer to ...

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I'm warned about the bad quality of my questions, yet I see no questions
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JourneymanGeek has linked your two deleted questions in the comments. I believe that after 60 days your deleted posts are no longer shown to you, to keep your profile clean. Moderators can see them ...

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Downvoting questions and answers
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Your answer is woefully short considering the scope of the question asked and is borderline wrong. I did not down vote it, but I was very close as it only barely answered the question. All computers ...

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Question of the Week #38
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My current favourite is this one. It's new, but it's a good question with some great answers that teach you a bit about how processors, or rather programmers, handle operations that don't fit inside ...

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Is superuser.com for asking questions about Python?
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While we allow some shell scripting questions, Python is considered more of a "proper" programming language. Python programming questions would be considered off topic here and should be ...

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