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Will someone please add this tag? tickzoom

Can someone add the tag tickzoom at stackexchange? I don't have enough reputation yet to add the tag. Why? We developers at tickzoom want to track the specific tag tickzoom so we can watch for ...
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Where can I find all Wiki Answers?

I'm currently looking through this site for research purposes, This may be very obvious to which I'll feel very stupid but I cant seem to find a way to see all wiki questions and answers together so ...
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Reputation point varies

When i go to my user profile and check server fault site the reputation point showing diffrent(31 reputation points) and when i click on the stack exchange drop down menu on left hand side corner it ...
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Tag Deletion Request

Was moving too fast and create a tag with a typo on accident. Please delete the tag mimedefant as it is not needed.
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Cannot Create Bounty - Bug

I wanted to create a second bounty on the following question: Weird Apache Access Logs But i cannot. I already have 75+ reputation and any of the criteria wherein a bounty is not allowed is not ...
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what is the status of my ban?

I recall a ban on asking questions on serverfault. Aside from asking a question to see what happens, how do I know whether that ban is still in effect? Looking at my rep, I see: 5 Jun 8 +5 11:49 ...
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I do not have question, But system banned me

I do not have any questions in my list, But system sends me 'question ban' message. How can I get rid of it? Why does it ban me? My questions are not listed in my questions tab.
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tag merge: fold socks-proxy into socks

There's two redundant tags: socks and socks-proxy. I propose merging the latter into the former as it's shorter and there's no collision of the name with another term.
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My bounty was returned - Why?

There was 5 or 6 days left on the bounty for a question of mine, and when I logged back in I noticed I had be awarded the reputation back. In the question, it no longer says a bounty is available. ...
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Merge unregistered user account with registered account

Based on this question: Merge unregistered user account I am requesting that https://serverfault.com/users/212260/canon2k14 be merged into this account :) It would greatly be appreciated. Thank you....
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Minimum bounty is 100 with deleted answer

It seems that a question which i answered myself, and then deleted the answer still appears as "answered by myself" and thus requires a minimal bounty or 100 reputation instead of 50. I know and ...
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Can't flag to close as "Off-topic" with custom reason

If I flag a question on SU, I have the three close reasons (product reccomendations, software dev, web apps, the "This question belongs on another site" or "Other (add a comment). If I flag a ...
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1 answer
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Submitting answers to closed questions

I have no idea how it happened, but I seem to have gained demi-god powers: I started composing the answer before the question got closed and got distracted, so it took a while. Is this a new feature? ...
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Where do I report stolen content?

While searching for an answer to a question, I found this post from a search listing: Controlling tomcat with supervisor Several hits down, I also found this one, which appears to be stealing its ...
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Is it possible to reverse an answer accept?

I thought this had been addressed before but if it has I can't find it. There was a question asked a day or two ago which has what at first site appears to have a good answer. The OP accepted that ...
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1 answer
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libravatar support?

Is there any way to use gravatar alternatives like libravatar? Or is it planned? I've tried searching for "libravatar" in osqa feature requests without success. Edit : Nothing is wrong with ...
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Question ban :(

Okay I got one really bad question which I can't delete because it has an answer and keep getting downvotes :( I do not think it's a bad question. The man simply doesn't tell. It may be more ...
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What happened to the appearance of the vote count?

I just got back on after a couple of hours away from SF and the vote count and some of the other text is now looking kind of anaemic or anorexic. What happened? Why did it get changed? I don't recall ...
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User Deleted, but Question remains and user would like to re-associate

In reference to: How to analyse data/voice ratio within a network I can't tell what happened here, but the user account doesn't exist anymore. The user just asked the question yesterday, it wasn't ...
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Why is my account denied from asking question, what I've done?

I don't really know what poor question I asked! And I don't see any question get downvoted, closed etc. Anyone can check it out for me? Thx EDIT I have a lot of question that doesn't have an ...
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Lost reputation "User was removed"

I have lost 10 rep and I don't know why. The message is "User was removed". What does that mean?
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How do you reject a migration?

Further to Michael's recent question and since I couldn't quickly find information on rejecting migrations from SO^H^H other sites... How do you reject a migration and what happens when you do it?
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Another lame question about getting the Legendary or Epic badge

I have lame question #9237 about qualification for the Epic/Legendary badge. As I understand it from reading other questions on this, that the criterion is a day where you exceed 200 reputation by ...
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A checkbox for "Answer your own question"? What's the command-line parameter for that?

So I was about to post a question and answer pair documenting some obscure configuration settings I'd found useful this afternoon, when I noticed this: Uh... So what? This has been possible since ...
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What's going on with the recommendation tag?

Just spotted this question on the front page which has been tagged with recommendation, yet when I click on the tag, it appears as though no questions have this tag. What's going on here? Note the ...
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How to add a comment with a referral to the user whose username has a space inside the string? (@)

Lets say an user "John Doe" commented under some answer post. How to write a comment that will contain a referral to John Doe's username? (referral by using the @ symbol). I've tried: @(John Doe) @...
3 votes
1 answer
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Mechanics of fanatic badge

When it comes to the fanatic or any of the other similar badges does it require accessing a certain page or a certain kind of access method, eg via browser not RSS? Just want to be sure the way I'm ...
3 votes
2 answers
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Can't vote again if previous vote has expired?

I just came across this question, which in my opinion is pure programming and therefore belongs on SO. I went to vote accordingly and was informed that I had already voted on it, even though it shows ...
3 votes
1 answer
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What happened to flag weight?

I just had a quick look at my profile and flag weight is no longer listed. All that's there is the number of "helpful" flags, which on it's own is pretty meaningless. While a given number might look ...
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Clearing out the crap. We need some people with diamonds next to their name to help out!

This search from Deleting closed questions with no answers has really helped us delete a lot of the crap that has been sitting in closed-but-not-deleted limbo and has helped to raise the percent of ...
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Officially supported browsers

What browsers are officially supported? I have consistent problems using advanced features like pop-ups in Firefox 3.6 .
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Will my bounty be awarded to an answer from 6 months ago?

The current bounty system is broken. I ran into the issue listed in this question: Can MS Certificate Services be a Subordinate to CA created with OpenSSL The only answer was "you are using the ...
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Typed an answer and posted a comment - without the necessary rep.?

I entered an answer to a question and it got posted as a comment. But I don't have enough reputation to post comments and it was meant to be an answer. How could this happen? Have I done something ...
2 votes
4 answers
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Getting slightly frustrated with this account

to any Mods out there, I know this is not under your authority and you probably have no power to fix such, but a while ago I received the "No longer accepting questions from this account" message. I ...
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3 answers
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Why the code in my answer is not color-highlighted?

This is the question I'm referring to: the answer I provided contains some valid C code. It is intended with 8 space chars. The code is not colored as it does usually (at least on stackoverflow). Did ...
2 votes
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Does retagging count as editing?

In terms of badges such as Copy Editor, does using the "retag" button on a question count as making an edit?
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How come my accepted percentage is so low?

I found out about the feature today and accepted about 10 answers giving to about 25 questions of mine. It seems however my accepted percentage is still only 8%?
4 votes
1 answer
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Abnormal flag weight

Today, when I looked at my profile, I noticed my Flag weight is a decimal. How is this possible? Are you using some vintage Pentiums maybe? (Context) :-)
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What, in summary, are we supposed to do to clean up tags?

I know it's not a good question title... I'd like to have a question and short answer here on meta.SF that explains what - if anything - people can or should do to clean up tags. I've seen blog ...
5 votes
1 answer
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What's with the new location in my profile?

I had put N VA, DC, Baltimore area for my profile location. I just noticed that it had changed to Farmville, VA. Which is like half a state away. In talking with other users, they have noticed ...
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1 answer
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Is it possible to delete all Stack Exchage accounts?

I have asked several question on ServerFault. By mistake I used my personal details including email and company name. I changed the details after only one day. Content-copy sites like answerleaks ...
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1 answer
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Why was my question regarding PoE monitor closed?

I had a question regarding the availability of monitors that can be powered via 802.3at that was closed as off topic recently: https://serverfault.com/questions/256868/does-anyone-know-of-a-19-or-...
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1 answer
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What is flag weight?

I have just noticed the property "flag weight" with a value next to it in my profile. What's it for/about?
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1 answer
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When does an answer become community wiki?

I made about 12 revisions to my Answer when I noticed that the answer became a community wiki. The change to CW was automatic and it's connected to one of my edits. What causes this? Would a ...
3 votes
1 answer
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How can I accept answers to my questions?

Please help me increase my acceptance rate. How do I accept answers to my questions?
4 votes
1 answer
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Losing "consecutive days" Credit on SF

In going for the all-important "Enthusiast" and "Fanatic" badges on SF, I've been pretty (er, um) enthusiastic about checking in daily. Tonight I checked my SF account to see that I'm back to only ...
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2 answers
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Why does Serverfault (as well as StackOverflow etc.) asks for captcha so often?

I think I go annoyed of how often do Stackexchange sites like Serverfault.com and StackOverflow.com want to verify I'm not a robot. I'm already coming close to doubt myself - maybe I am? For example, ...
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Why isn't the quote button working correctly here?

I just tried to answer this ServerFault question and wanted to paste a quote from the homepage of Webmin, the software I was recommending. The exact text I wanted to quote was: Webmin is a web-based ...
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1 answer
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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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Can I close my account with all my posts removed?

Can I close my account and be sure that my posts expropriation be discontinued with my leaving?

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