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Why was this question closed as off-topic?

A few days ago, I posted a question on SF about enabling PHP for all virtual hosts in nginx without having to duplicate configuration blocks. However, the question was closed soon after as off-topic. ...
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Are WiFi extenders considered to be non-professional?

I asked this question, which got a great answer, but was voted to close. My question is, why? From what I can see, it appears to be well within the scope of the site (networking). Are the use of WiFi ...
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Shouldn't be community wiki, should I re-ask?

3 years ago, before I understood what 'wiki' means in the SE world, I asked a question and converted it to community wiki. That was a mistake as it's really just a normal ol' question. Here it is: ...
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Should the "Ask Question" process warn that we require a professional context?

Recently, there was a popular Meta question concerning changing the site subtitle to prevent inbound migrations of off-topic questions. The old site subtitle was: Q&A for system administrators ...
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Why is there a Dell-r710 tag and not others?

This can be asked in many ways, but why is there a specific dell-r710 while there aren't for r200, r610, r620... etc etc? Do we really want a tag for every model? Isn't poweredge enough?
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Can we have our own FAQ?

I've always found the "FAQ" at meta.stackoverflow to be useless. I'd like to see a few pages that have "all" the information on a topic (e.g. reputation) w/out having to click back and forth to a ...
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Merge unregistered user account

I read that it is "strongly encouraged" to merge unregistered accounts to registered ones. It seems a little bit odd to me to request this through posting a regular question, but if this really is the ...
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How come my topic "What version of Windows server is needed for RemoteApp functionality?" got closed?

My topic here: What version of Windows server is needed for RemoteApp functionality? Was closed as a duplicate of this: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? Yet, my question has NOTHING ...
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Can the tags x and x11 be merged?

x has 42 questions x11 has 60 questions Interestingly, just today someone added a tag wiki for x11; my personal thought would have been that x should be used despite it having fewer questions.
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Duplicate tag windows-service and windows-services

The tag windows-service has 195 questions, windows-services got 25.
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Duplicate tag basic-authentication and http-basic-authentication

basic-authentication 63 questions, 1 follower, no wiki http-basic-authentication 10 questions, no follower, no wiki Gotta say I would have expected the tag to be http-basic-auth.
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TAG Merge : snapshot and snapshots

I think these 2 should be merged snapshot snapshots
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Tag merge tsql and t-sql

As per the title, the tsql and t-sql tags should be merged, synonymed or otherwise brought together. Hmmm, while trying to post this with just the above line, which is all the question needs, I got ...
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You must have 5 reputation to participate on which site again?

The meta.SF FAQ states, in part: You must have at least 5 reputation on the main website to participate on Server Fault. Should it not say that you must have 5 reputation on Server Fault to ...
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Merge Tags: redirect and redirects

I think these 2 should be merged 'redirect' and 'redirects' They are both on, hmm, redirects Maybe a synonym is in place.
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Is it possible to merge my two accounts?

I am this user: https://serverfault.com/users/130303/tom (called "Tom1") When I asked my first question I wasn't registered on ServerFault (now I am). Between my first and my second question I had a ...
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Request for Tag Merge: pcie and pci-express

pci-express has a description, and pcie doesn't, it seems like pcie should be merged into pci-express. Unless there's some difference between those two phrases that I'm not aware of. Thoughts?
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Burninate 'legal'

Seeing this question revealed that we have a legal tag. As legality is and always will be a local matter there can be no legitimate use for such a tag.
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TAG Merge - vcenter vmware-vcenter vsphere-vcenter

Shouldn't these 3 tags be merged? vcenter vmware-vcenter vsphere-vcenter
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Tag merge: 'bsod' and 'bluescreen'

bluescreen and bsod are duplicates as far as I can tell.
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Merge / alias tags: multihomed and multi-homed

multihomed multi-homed Filler, filler, 30 characters...
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Tag double-entendre: rc

At the moment there are six questions tagged rc: Four are Unix/Linux questions, in which [rc] means runcom. Two are Windows questions, in which [rc] means Release Candidate. I don't think tags are ...
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What to do with hard disk lifetime questions?

We got this question today: https://serverfault.com/questions/388656/hard-disk-lifespan I voted to close it as a duplicate of this one: Does an unplugged hard drive used for data archival deteriorate?...
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Request to merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13

Please merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13. Only a small number of questions are tagged with either of these and they clearly point to the same release of fedora.
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Survey Gopher serving somewhat stale SF survey

The Server Fault Annual User Survey 2012 Ad is still in rotation. When I click on it, I am informed that the survey is currently closed.
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Merge guest account with registered account

Can an admin please merge my guest account with my StackExchange account? Guest: https://serverfault.com/users/104148/john StackExchange: https://serverfault.com/users/116123/serverbloke I have ...
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Tag merge: bridge and bridging

I think bridging should be merged into bridge, since it has the same meaning.
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Request to merge tags: mumble and mumble-server

These tags should be merged: mumble-server and mumble
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What's going on with syntax highlighting?

The syntax highlighting in this question seems to have matched a slash as being the start of a comment (or maybe a Perl-style regex) and kept that colour until it encountered another slash. Is it not ...
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Vote: Do we want code highlighting?

Currently, code highlighting is turned off (see balpha's comment here). It is possible to turn it on, if we want so. I think this would be nice to have, maybe on a per-tag basis, but turning it on is ...
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Tag Cleanup - Microsoft System Center Suite

scom, sccm, and scvmm all follow the same naming convention. DPM should as well. dpm => scdpm dpm-2010 -> scdpm scom-2007-r2 -> scom system-center-essentials -> sce I haven't seen any questions ...
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We've always been at war with [standby]

Let's handle standby like thought police: eradicate all traces and deny its existence. I've just finished eradicating this tag from the conscious memory
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restore my users

please advice my user not appears in the serverfault site so I can’t back and ask question I have two users (both users are my user) and actually I want to merge them because I lost those users user:...
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Merge [amd64] and [x64]

amd64 and x64 mean the same. On superuser they are synonyms.
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FAQ Rewrite - Round 3

The Words and links below have been incorporated into the FAQ The proposed FAQ has been officially rejected by the power that be. They had an interesting choice of words for the previous edit. The ...
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Is the [help] tag helpful?

The help tag seems a little pointless, but there are 23 questions tagged as help, don't you agree?
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Posting questions on ServerFault seems not to work in Opera

I've just tried asking a question (well, I've just tried asking it again, as the first attempt didn't seem to "take", I probably pressed the [Post Your Question] button and closed the tab) and it ...
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Do we need [slow] and [fast] tags?

https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/slow https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/fast Seems like these are quite generic. Many things are slow or fast - they provides no real useful ...
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Tag reorganisation kvm*

This is related but it doesn't look like it was fully resolved. Tag kvm has (at least) two potential uses. Some work was done as per the link above to split it into kvm and kvm-switch. However, as ...
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FAQ Rewrite edit round 1

Since the FAQ as-written was not accepted, we get to have an edit round. The below is a grammar/spelling/punctuation checked version of the FAQ. The edit process: Proposed edits will be submitted ...
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Destroy tag 2003

Up until a few moments ago there were three questions tagged 2003. Now there are none. I can't image any reason to have tags consisting of just years, so can it please be destroyed?
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"ca" vs. "certificate-authority" tags

It appears that ca and certificate-authority are redundant. How about a synonym? It doesn't appear that any ca questions are referring to "Computer Associates".
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Merge tags tunnel and tunneling

As per the title. There doesn't seem to me to be enough difference in meaning to have both tags.
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ServerFault's error page has StackOverflow branding

This is what I just got as an error page on SF: On the plus side, I've been on SF for more than a year and I'm almost sure that I've seen an error outside of scheduled maintenance. Nice! :-)
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lost user + how to get my user back in serverfault site

please advice I ask this question shell script (KSH) + set file to param & perform test between param and string but from some reason my user not apears in the serverfault site so I cant back ...
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Alias throttle to throttling

Right now both throttle and throttling exist, with the larger batch of questions tagged with the throttle. They seem to be be about the same general thing, and throttling seems like a better choice to ...
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Marking old "useful command line commands" question as historical

Does anyone else think its worthwhile locking Useful Command-line Commands on Windows as historical significance only? I know its community wiki but its still a time sink, and is the sort of ...
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Rename [route53] to [amazon-route53]

All the other tags that fall under the Amazon Web Services umbrella follow the convention of starting with 'amazon-', this appears to be the only remaining exception. As per Amazon's description: ...
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Does Kyle's name on the ServerFault blog about page make sense?

See below image from the Server Fault blog about page, but it kind of seems like a mistake that Kyle's name appears here (no offense Kyle, love your work and your blog posts/insight).. Edit It is the ...
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Rename [elastic-ip] to [amazon-elastic-ip]

We did it for all the amazon-related products but it looks like this one fell true the cracks: elastic-ip should be renamed to amazon-elastic-ip.