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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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What did I get Citizen Patrol for?

https://serverfault.com/users/58001/george-bailey I don't remember flagging any post on Server Fault. Maybe some other website. This might be an accident. Maybe I did and just don't remember. It ...
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Mark own question as duplicate?

I had asked a question few months back & forgotten about it. Before asking the same question again I checked on my account for stackoverflow.com but could not find it, so I asked the same question ...
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Problem with high reputation requirements for tag wiki edits?

Has something odd happened to the "tag wiki" reputation limit? Having just ticked over 5000, I looked at my reputation page and saw that I had 50% of the rep to get moderator tools, and 25% of the ...
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rss feed for the serverfault blog double posts

The Server Fault blog RSS feed always comes up twice in Google reader (with different timestamps)...The stackoverflow blog rss doesn't do this...anyone else have this problem? From my screenshot, ...
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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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user not recognized

hi sorry for stupid question i have server account in stackexchange.com platform (stackoverflow, math, stats, gamedev) with nkint: https://stackoverflow.com/users/433685/nkint usually my account was ...
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How do I get my bounty points?

My answer to a +50 bounty question has been accepted. How do I get the bounty? My understanding is that the OP has to specifically allocate the bounty. What if he decided not to or forgets to?
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Questions belonging to intersection of webmasters.stackexchange and ServerFault

Hi, Almost every webmaster deals with a server. So if he has a question regarding his server (like the following example), which site should he ask on: webmasters.stackexchange OR ServerFault. ...
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Reputation inconsistent across flair themes

I've just looked at the falir page - https://serverfault.com/users/flair - and found the numbers there to be inconsistent across the different theme choices. Whilst I understand that the image ...
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RSS Feed for bounties?

Is there a feed available somewhere that tracks bounties offered? Apologies if this has been discussed and rejected elsewhere.
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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 ...
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Suggested tag replacements for linux-networking, windows-networking

I think that instances of [linux-networking] should be replaced with [linux][networking] and [windows-networking] with [windows][networking] I think doing this would be a good idea because having the ...
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What is "Do you haz teh codez"?

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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?
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Is there a result of voting up a comment?

It doesn't seem to accrue reputation points for the recipient, so I wonder if it does anything more than increment a score for the comment itself?
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I had a question migrated from supseruser. What steps can I take to associate the question with my new SF account?

Just as the question says, how can i get my migrated question associated with my account? Here is the question in question: My web-page doesn't seem to be available on other computers (the www) ...
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Where's the StackExchange Inbox?

I often see an attention-seeking indicator in the upper left corner of the page at the 'StackExchange' drop-down menu, and when I click on it there's another indicator within stating there are (...
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AS400, iSeries, and IBM-i are all the same system

I started this on StackOverflow meta, but we decided it needs to be over here as well. IBM has had a identity problem for their midrange system over the past decade. There are several names for the ...
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Announcer, Booster, Publicist Badges -- How exactly are these earned?

How exactly is a link to whatever question tracked back to your username? I assumed some sort of link with a username in it or some kind of key, but I couldn't find that anywhere. Any help much ...
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How exactly does the "Tenacious" badge work?

The description says "Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total". I understand what zero score accepted answers are, and more than 5 makes sense, but what is "20% of total"? I'd ...
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Should "sysadmin" and "system-administration" tags be merged?

sysadmin has ~300 questions and system-administration ~20
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Reclaim 100 reputation for associating accounts

I remember getting the 100 rep for associating my account in serverfault to other stackexchange sites (stackoverflow was my first account)... then some-how I've lost them. That only happened in ...
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Delete 'server' tag

I don't think the 'server' tag serves any purpose at all on a site that's all about servers. Might as well have a 'Programming' tag on StackOverflow. Perhaps it would be better to have tags linux-...
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Merge tags 'logging' and 'logs'

I think the following tags should be merged. logs: 88 questions log: 54 questions logging: 258 questions These seem synonymous to me.
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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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Is it possible to merge the book and books tags?

Subject says it all.
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Merge tags rsyslogd and rsyslog

Can the following tags be merged please: rsyslogd: 6 questions rsyslog: 5 questions tagged Will this make rsyslogd and rsyslog synonyms? (My first request. Let me know if I'm not doing this right.)
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In what cases am I meant to downvote a question?

If a question seems interesting to me, or potentially practical, I vote it up and may star it. If it does not (by being outside of my field of interest/competention) I just go my way ignoring it. If a ...
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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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Cross-posting to unix.stackexchange.com?

If I have a question that is Unix sysadmin related. It's not clear to me whether it should go to serverfault or unix.stackexchange.com. Is cross-posting acceptable? The specific question I have in ...
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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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I've just noticed a bunch of questions tagged with [2008]

If you check out https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/2008 there are about 10 or so. There were more, but I retagged the obvious ones (the ones tagged [windows] [server] [2008]). There are also ...
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How do I close an off-topic question I posted earlier ?

Some days ago I posted this question. Now I would like it to be closed since I understand it doesn't belong here. I have posted it in SU which I think is the right place. Can someone help me in ...
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http link not working correctly

Attempting to use the hyperlink button does not work in certain circumstances. THIS IS MY HYPERLINK The above text is actually a hyperlink, but does not appear as a hyperlink. It points to: http://...
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Chrome issuing malware warning when visiting SF question

When I visit this SF question, Chrome warns me of malware because of several (perfectly innocent) images from imgurl.Filetac.com a user embedded in it: I assume this is sorted now that it's no longer ...
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Tag Merge Request - Mac related tags

macosxserver -> mac-osx-server osx-server -> mac-osx-server osx -> mac-osx
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Tag merge request for bigip

Please merge tags "bigip" and "f5-big-ip". I can't imagine a situation where they would refer to disparate topics.
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Tag merge request for mysql

The mysqld and mysqladministrator tags are entirely superfluous. Unfortunately, there's 14 and 25 tags respectively. I would like to request that they be merged with the mysql tag.
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Please merge SQL Server Profiler related tags and add synonyms for them

I had edited in a couple of these before this post was migrated from Meta SO to Meta SF, but now there's an additional tag representing the same thing. Here are the tags involved: [sqlprofiler] (2) [...
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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 we just get rid of vgv8?

It's been clear for a while that he/she is posting solely for the purpose of trolling, so instead of just a suspension, why not delete the account altogether?
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I cannot read when typing (reading and editing only upon successive submissions)

My posts are frequently hijacked by comments: "Stop typing and start reading" "don't make so many revisions" Generally understanding these cyclic worries, I should explain that I cannpt do any ...
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Moderators abusing rules [closed]

What were the reasons of my ban from SU, MSU (for a period of 1 month)? and extension of ban in SO from 7 days to a month without any warning and notification? "A Day in Penalty Box" tells: If ...
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Mass retag: windows home server

It was pointed out that we have three tags for this particular product, whs (26), windows-home-server (8), and windowshomeserver (40). Considering how all the other Windows products are tagged, ...
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What is the process of suspending SF user?

What is needed votes, how many? by whom? how does it depnd on scores? etc, for suspending a participant in SF? Why is it being done anonymously, without any notification and reasons given?
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Is the voting queued for later application to the rate currently being 1?

Is the the votes queued for later application to the rate with current score equal to 1? Are the new/coming votes accumulated for future accruing to suspended user? If the score is 1, is further ...
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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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Does participation here mean expropriation of author moral, i.e. unalienable, rights? [closed]

First, to @all-sending-me-to-FAQ, Where do FAQ tell that: that contributions are downvoted on the basis of their formatting merits (mostly because the author had not finalized his discussion, ...
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no notifications, revisions, responses for some of my threads

Why don't I have any Email notifications from some of threads, for ex., Windows Server 2008 - Connecting to 127.0.0.1 as well as entries in revisions or responses or activities lists either for "...
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