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Response notification under "StackExchange", but can't find the response. Deleted?

I had a notification of activity on my question under main, but I can't find it. Does that mean it was deleted? Here's what I show: (Can't embed image due to new user restriction. I thought they ...
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Tag Merge - FreeBSD

The additional tags just aren't necessary and should be symlinked. freebsd8 -> freebsd freebsd7.1 -> freebsd freebsd-ports -> freebsd
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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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database-adminstration tag should be synonym of database-administration, not other way round

database-administration is currently a synonym of database-adminstration: https://serverfault.com/tags/database-adminstration/synonyms It should be the other way round.
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Tag synonym: hg -> mercurial

could we please have a synonym from hg to mercurial like we have on SO? I'm too new here to create it myself.
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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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Why was this question closed?

The closing of this question as off-topic doesn't make sense to me: https://serverfault.com/questions/342467/how-does-the-change-in-java-licensing-affect-freebsd The reason is: Questions on ...
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delete tag ad-cert

I accidentally made a tag I didnt intend (ad-cert). I intended to retag as ad-certificate-services that already exists. Can someone please delete ad-cert? Or will it disappear on its own accord from ...
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Flagged a spammy answer, answer vanished but I did not get 'helpful'?

I flagged a spam answer from the user Caleb Bahler in this question, but did not get the helpful flag (and presumably no flag weight either). The answer is gone - does that mean that someone else ...
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Merge filesystem and filesystems

filesystem and filesystems should be merged, 135 on filesystem and 565 on filesystems . I guess keep filesystem to prefer the singular, but I don't feel strongly.
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Chat - a plea for moderation

I’ve been a member of the SF chat room for quite some time. Whilst it was never the most learned place to be, at one time it was at least safe for work. Right now it’s an open to google sewer where ...
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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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Merge [exim] and [exim4] tags

We don't have a lot questions tagged exim, but there's an arbitrary split between those tagged exim and exim4. Can/Should these be merged?
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Why on earth was this flag declined?

I flagged this as Not an Answer. Apologies to Sven, but it's just plain not an answer. It's a comment asking for clarification and offering general advice. I asked for a sanity check after the decline ...
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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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How do I get something added to the FAQ?

I just use the Comms Room to find out how to add formatting to comments. A helpful person there pointed me to https://serverfault.com/editing-help, which I would know if I was asking a question. ...
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Question Lost Association after Migration

This question: Error Starting Diaspora on Debian was originally asked by myself at a stackexchange site, and went through a number of migrations before ending up at serverfault. I have openid ...
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Is there recourse to a user making persistent trivial edits?

This user is repeatedly spamming the front page making trivial edits like this. I'm assuming he's just "farming" the Copy Editor badge, but it's unnecessary and annoying. Can a mod slap him on the ...
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Serverfault - How do I make comments to a _question_?

This looks like a stupid question. I didn't find a button to write comments to a specific question. How can I do that?
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Can we black hole the "errors" tag?

It's worthless, IMO. Can we get it black holed, or at least discuss the possibility?
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Where can I find topics for every site of this network?

where can I found topics for every site of this network and differences between superuser and serverfault. This is perfect network where you can find answer for almost question you need. and it's ...
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Tag synonym request Apache to Apache2

Since we did the work to rid ourselves of apache we have had to 'clean it out' on at least 5 occasions as it keeps getting recreated. Please synonym apache to apache2 while we wait for it to be ...
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Please (re?) burninate the [apache] tag

The apache tag seems to have risen from the dead and is attracting new questions - I think it may have gotten missed in the burnination requests from Apache tags - a bit of a mess? . (Per the ...
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Edit to comment has pink/red background and not showing

My first answer to a question on Serverfault got changed to a comment. I fully understand why this was so. While pointing to what I believed to be the problem it didn't actually 'answer' the question. ...
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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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How do you answer a question that got moved to site unix.stackexchange.com?

I had a question about AIX and it got moved to unix.stackexchange.com before I could accept an answer to it. I don't have a problem with that except that it appears to not have "Accept as Answer" ...
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Tag merge for switch and ethernet-switch

switch (396 questions) and ethernet-switch (16 questions) should be merged with switch being the primary.
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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 ...
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Tag merge passenger and phusion-passenger

I think that passenger and phusion-passenger need to be merged - they refer to the same technology. passenger is listed on 50 questions and phusion-passenger is on 181.
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Tag merge: amazon-web-services & amazon-aws

I believe the tags amazon-web-services and amazon-aws should be merged. amazon-web-services has more questions, currently. AWS stands for "Amazon Web Services", so they're both the same thing.
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Reputation Loss

could a moderator please tell my why I lost all of my reputation on Serverfault? If this info is required, I believe I lost it last night at around 9 PM EST. Any and all help is appreciated.
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Putting Code in with a Numbered List

I've noticed some interesting behavior with the numbered lists. I have my first List Item Second List Item This one includes a little more detail Maybe a two line script Last part of my List. My ...
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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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Loads Tags Merger

uploadsfile-uploadlarge-file-uploadfileupload=>upload downloadsfile-downloadsdownloadinglarge-file-download=>download
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improving a question: "It does not meet our quality standards." error

I'm getting the following error message when I try to post a question: "It does not meet our quality standards." This is the text of the question I'm trying to ask: "is there a way to configure a ...
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Tag synonym: subnets -> subnet

There were four questions with the subnets tag; I've edited them all to be subnet.
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Office, Forefront and whatever else I find

microsoft-office-2010 -> ms-office-2010 microsoft-office -> ms-office microsoft-access -> ms-access threat-management-gateway -> ms-ftmg tmg-2010 -> ms-ftmg-2010 forefront -> ms-forefront forefront-...
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Tag synonym: webfilter web-filtering

Hope this is the right place for such things.. is there an easier way to propose a synonym? Also synonyms of contentfilter?
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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 ...
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Can't login to superuser or serverfault from a new browser

I have a serverfault and superuser account, and on firefox I go to either, and I'm logged in automatically, no username or password prompt. On a new browser, I attempt to login, and I'm prompted to ...
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have I added enough to get question re-opened?

I've added information to a question to see if that is enough to get it re-opened. standby only at login screen? Is it enough information or do I need to add more?
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StackExchange Link Error

Shenanigans aside on the meta board. :) I get this message pretty frequently when I click on the StackExchange logo at the top. If I click on the error to dismiss, I can then click on any of the links,...
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Linked StackExchange Accounts

I have an account on StackOverflow, ServerFault, and SuperUser all linked to the same OpenID. I originally did not think much of it until I noticed I started gaining reputation/badges individually on ...
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Merge guest account with StackExchange account

Can an admin please merge my guest account with my StackExchange account? I messed up migrating the guest account to a full account. Guest Account: https://serverfault.com/users/89184/waleed-ahmad ...
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Tag tidy and synonym request

To tidy things up please Rename debian6 to debian-6.0 then synonym it to debian-squeeze Synonym debian-5.0 to debian-lenny Synonym lenny to debian-lenny Synonym etch to debian-etch
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Die, [multiple], die! *stabstabstab*

I've just noticed this tag float across (as the only tag on a question, which was what brought it to my attention). I've skimmed over the list of questions with the tag (66 at current count), and I ...
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Death to [newbie]!

Not to newbies themselves, of course... As part of the continuing war on metatags, I've cleaned up all 36 or so questions that were tagged 'newbie', and would appreciate an SE employee blacklisting ...
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Tag synonym: datacentre -> datacenter

"Two countries separated by a common language", indeed...
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Tag synonym: compare->comparison

I've whipped up a little tag wiki for [comparison], and untagged the four questions that were [compare]. I'd "suggest a synonym" for [compare], but I don't have 5 votes in it (neither, for that ...
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Tag synonym/merge: virtual{host,hosts,-hosting,-hosts}

These tags all seem to refer to the same things, and people are using all of them interchangeably. Personally, I'd have picked the one that nobody seems to have gone for virtual-host but I guess I'm ...
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