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Is ServerFault doomed? Not if we all vote more!

To sum up a lot of the threads and comments on Meta.SF: We're doooomed! That seems to be the consensus. Look at some of the answers and comments in Why the major FAQ/help change? and Can we do ...
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Can we do anything to change the dynamic of the site?

This came up in relation to the upcoming mod election, e.g. Dennis' question here, and tombull89's and Iain's comments here, but I think the discussion of this shouldn't be limited to "what do the the ...
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How active is the serverfault community?

I recently began to use StackExchange sites and I'm really happy with them, both contributing and receiving help. But I have realized that ServerFault questions and answers receives much less ...
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Feature Request: Cancel Button for Answers

There have been a few situations where I began to answer a question and realized that my answer was more of a comment. I copied that info into the comment feature and posted that way. However, when ...
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New email settings dialog broken in IE8

I don't understand the new email settings dialog: Very confused whether that sends me emails every three hours (as per the drop down) or not at all (as per the checkbox). I'm unable to uncheck the ...
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How to write keys and key sequences?

Hi, I've seen people writing keys and key sequences for things like Ctrl + C, where the text looks like a key on a keyboard. How do I do that?
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Asking Questions When You've Found the Answer

Possible Duplicate: Stackoverflow: Should I answer my own question, or not? I recently ran into a problem that was particularly annoying and I was able to find the answer by a funky non-linear ...
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how to find the list of questions which i haven't make an accept?

this question is different from How do I find out if my Questions\Answers have been edited and How can I accept answers to my questions?, it's not about how to make an accept, but to show the list of ...
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How do I find out if my Questions\Answers have been edited

This has been bugging me for a while, I can't see anyway find out which of my contributions have been edited by someone else. I'd like to be able to check any edits to see if they have made material ...
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I don't see the "flag" link on posts?

Is there a certain level you need to be at to have the ability to flag posts? I looked at the FAQ and it shows the image illustrating how the flag link is next to edit and whatnot. However, I don't ...
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Rescind rule on business IT?

This site has a rule about not covering home configurations or systems, limiting it to IT used in a business environment. I think it's time to rescind that rule, and allow more complex home lab ...
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