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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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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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Please delete [tag:tweaking]

tweaking has been recently created - please burninate it before it picks up too many uses.
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Windows Server 2003 tags on ServerFault

There are probably a few others but saw these while searching for an issue I have. win2k3 (16) -> windows-server-2003 (1580) windows-server-2003-r2 (10) -> windows-server-2003 (1580) windows-server-...
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Migrate question to U&L

I asked this: https://serverfault.com/questions/817747/ext4-or-ntfs-lost-all-files-of-the-last-2-years-how-can-i-recover-them I did it wrong because I initially thought that ServerFault was for "...
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Tag merge: SaltStack

These two tags are for the same product: salt: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt/info salt-stack: https://serverfault.com/tags/salt-stack/info How about a unique one: salt-stack? IMO, salt is not a ...
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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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Question Deletion

Do questions get deleted by the system? I've seen quite a few of these lately: Ok, so a user maybe deleted a question. But most of the time, the author of the question hasn't been seen on the site ...
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Community Ads broken (again, 3rd time this year)

The community ads aren't showing on the main page. It's taken a couple days and multiple people to be sure (per Chernoff I have resisted the urge to sit on my F5 key). Please fix them (again)!
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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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Changes in "Human Detection" algorithm?

I've posted answers from my mobile phone (iPhone 4S) fairly regularly over the past three months. In the past week, though, I've gotten the CAPTCHA on nearly every single answer I've posted from my ...
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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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Retag request: change [sharedfolders] to [shared-folders]

Retagging a question on SF, I noticed the tag sharedfolders, and it should have a hyphen in between, as they are two separate words, right? Can we retag all sharedfolders to shared-folders?
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Tag merge and synonym or blackhole - Cisco-asa & ASA

The ASA tag has 109 Qs, the Cisco-ASA tag only has 79. Please merge ASA into the more formal Cisco-ASA.
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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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Go forth and review please

The recent changes to the /review system have helped us to clean up SF somewhat thanks everyone for your support. Despite several people using their full daily allocation of reviews there is one ...
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Please synonym vbs to vbscript

Please synonym vbs to vbscript.
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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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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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Tag synonym: subnets -> subnet

There were four questions with the subnets tag; I've edited them all to be subnet.
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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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Reopen Question 25K+ Views, appears to be a valid question, lots of answers

This is not my question but I came across it in my searching. It has many views (25K+), it appears to be a valid question, it has lots of answers attempting to genuinely solve the problem; but it was ...
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Question has been deleted even it was not down voted though less visited?

I understand if question has received many down votes it does not fit for Serverfault and it gets deleted. I am not sure if I am asking wrong question here but one of my question has been deleted and ...
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Help with fixing question to be on-topic

I spent an afternoon figuring out a fairly specific problem involving NFS. There were several surprising pitfalls to be aware of, so I preserved my steps as a self-answered question for posterity: ...
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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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Performing "Suggested Edits" with an reputation score below 2k?

I just saw that some users (see first screenshot) can do "Suggested Edits" with an reputation score below 2k, while I seamed to need an reputation score with 2k (see 2nd screenshot). Did I found a bug ...
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Request to merge my unregistered account with registered one, please

My unregistered account is https://serverfault.com/users/243018/johnz. My registered account is https://serverfault.com/users/243033/johnz. It would be really beneficial if the unregistered one ...
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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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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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Scattered questions, moved questions

First: The question has been moved to superuser. In my opinion it should have been moved to serverfault. What can I do? Second: I try to answer questions on iptables/netfilter. I end up answering ...
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Answer/comment vanished?

I have a question about my Server Fault post: Using Hamachi to link domain controllers at multiple sites Yesterday I received a notification on my phone from the StackExchange app that there was an ...
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What does marked as duplicate by Community♦ mean?

I came across a question which said marked as duplicate by Community♦ 1 hour ago Usually when a question is closed there will be an indication of who closed it - either five users or one moderator....
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Why I can't ask questions?

If I try to ask a question I see a page that say me this: You have reached your question limit It looks like you might need a break - take a breather and come back soon! You've asked 2 ...
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What does the RS mean?

Seen on the scalability tag: I assume it's an advertisement, but I can't quickly find anything that tells me what it's an ad for or if it's something other than an ad. So that leaves me assuming ...
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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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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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Is enmimaquinafunciona.com allowed to provide ServerFault questions in Spanish? [duplicate]

I just spotted the site http://www.enmimaquinafunciona.com/ and it seems to contain only translations of posts from Server Fault and other SE communities like Ask Ubuntu to Spanish. Are they allowed ...
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What to do after approving edit by mistake

I mistakenly clicked Approve on an edit, where I intended to click Improve. Now, even clicking edit on the answer won't let me fix the mistake I had noticed. What should I do?
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Why did this question get deleted?

I got back from vacation and saw I had a Teacher badge for this question, but when I went to look at the question it had disappeared. Can some 10k please tell me why this question was deleted? I'm a ...
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Tag merge: 'ssi' and 'server-side-includes'

Seems like a good candidate for merger. Only one question in each. Or should it be handled with a simple re-tag?
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SharePoint vs Serverfault, should my question be moved?

After having posted this question and awarded a Bounty on it to no avail i notice there is a dedicated "SharePoint" stack exchange. Sharepoint Online auto acceleration not working Is the SharePoint ...
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Why can't I comment on an answer?

Here's the link: How to monitor Windows host with Nagios? I want to ask the the person who answered the question to specify the syntax to monitor windows server events, but the add comment box does ...
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How can I know why the question was deemed non-constructive (and closed)?

I refer to the question of mine file system that allow to specify different RAID level per directory and change it afterward. Should I ask about this specific problem here on meta? But then, the users ...
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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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Why was a question I answered automatically deleted?

A few minutes ago I noticed the mysterious disappearance of 65 reputation from my Server Fault account. On looking into it, I found that this question, which I'd answered last month, had been deleted. ...
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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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Do we really need a backup-exec-2010 tag when there's a perfectly good backupexec tag?

Is the rather recent spate of retagging of questions around Backup Exec with backup-exec-2010 by user KCotreau strictly necessary? We've already got a perfectly servicable backupexec tag, and my ...
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Multiple tags about 'blocking', pick one and make all others synonyms?

When you go to: https://serverfault.com/tags and type block, you will get 3 tags that are all pretty close to each other. Specifically: block x 27 blocking x 45 blocked x 25 So, which one should ...
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Review "audit" seems incorrect? [duplicate]

This question popped up in my review queue for "vote to reopen" requests. I voted to leave it closed, and got everyone's favorite condescending warning: This was an audit, designed to see if you ...
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What's the etiquette for moving a question?

I've asked a question on ServerFault but I (now) suspect DBA may be a better fit. It's shades of gray as usual but now I'm curious. Should I just repost there and let the question get closed here? ...
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