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I think I broke the SBS-2008 tag

OK, so after discussions in chat about the future of sbs-2008, I created a tag synonym the wrong way, from sbs-2008 <-- windows-sbs-2008 . Realising I made the wrong one, I went to the mod tools ...
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Request to merge tags: datacenter and [data-center]

Please merge these tags: datacenter data-center
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Tag synonyms between node.js and nodejs

I do not have the reputation on this site to create a tag synonym, so I am suggesting one here between: node.js nodejs
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Tag merge: 'bsod' and 'bluescreen'

bluescreen and bsod are duplicates as far as I can tell.
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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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Server Fault retag: gpo to group-policy

These guys: https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/gpo go here: https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/group-policy
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Can't accept answer for 'bountied' question on serverfault

I asked this question on serverfault some weeks ago and put a bounty of 50 rep on it (it got published with a bounty of 100 rep attached so I guess the system 'tops up' the bounty amount). When it ...
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Retag or Synonym SCVMMR2 -> SCVMM

The R2 release of SCVMM isn't different enough to warrant it's own tag. Also, it's the 2008 R2 version, so the tag name isn't even accurate to start. The scvmmr2 tag has more questions than scvmm, so ...
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Merge postgres, postgres-8.4, postgres-8.3 into postgresql

Just noticed that there's a bunch of questions that are tagged postgres, or postgres-8.4, postgres-8.3; all need to by synonyms of postgresql
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Delete tag and blackhole - slowness

https://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/slowness Please kill it with fire. Thank you!
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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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Merge tags on serverfault [nameserver] and [nameservers]

No reason for these to be separate.
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Deleted question in review queue answer test

This review of a late answer has no question: Okay, it was a test question, supposed to be this one: https://serverfault.com/questions/656660/show-me-the-reason-behind-http-error-500-0-internal-...
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Moderator deleted my comment on his answer and wrongfully accused me of insult

I've left a comment on an answer asking the answers's author to follow serverfault's guidelines, namely "quote the most relevant part of an important link". I'm sure it had no epithets or insults and ...
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Ephemeral close reason

A few days ago I saw a question with this comment: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because you have a couple of very descriptive error messages and your question doesn't show any ...
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Why was my question about a MySQL Server Instance configuration moved to Super User?

The question, as it was on ServerFault can be found here and the SuperUser version can be found here. It's clearly server related - I'm trying to establish a local database server for use in ...
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HR thinks I'm visiting job search websites

Might not seem like much of a question, but it is. The below would be why HR thinks I'm looking for jobs (Websense web filter categorization + image from careers.stackoverflow.com on every (?) SF ...
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You migrated my question from Serverfault to SuperUser.com. How do I read it?

I asked a question here this morning and got about 5 good responses right away. I just came back to check in on it and it's marked Closed, Migrated to SuperUser.com. There's even a link, but it just ...
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How do I answer a protected question?

I have 101 reputation, but I can't make an answer to How do you add a Windows environment variable without rebooting? Is there any other requirement to answer protected posts? The thread tells me: "...
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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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Can I withdraw questions?

One of my questions Are most webserver benchmarks useless? has been put on hold as primarily opinion-based. Having re-read the ServerFault guidelines, I have realized that not being a technical ...
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Does a user lose his privileges if he sets a bounty which takes him below the required reputation score for the privilege?

let's say a user has 300 reputation points (allows you to create new tags) and then he starts a bounty which costs him 50 points, Will he lose the ability to create the new tags or once certain ...
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How to flag questions that are too specific?

I came across Install new OS from dedicated server's recovery mode in a review queue today. It seemed to me that the question was too specific for ServerFault; it's essentially about how to use one ...
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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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Unreadable tag "sqlservermanagementstudio"

I just noticed a question with what I first thought was a newly create tag and opened it up with the intention of fixing the tag. However, that tag has already been used 80 times. The tag in question ...
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Why does this count as a valid answer?

I came across a question asking the following: Recently, I have encountered a problem of limiting Internet Access to specific programs. Could anybody recommend a good way of doing that, without ...
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How do I take a comment thread elsewhere?

A wrote a comment on an answer. That turned into a discussion, which I now feel is off-topic for the original answer. I'm thinking the right thing to do is to take the discussion to chat, before I ...
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Set ignored tags from their popup

Hovering on a tag allows us to subscribe to it or see the RSS feed. Can we also have a link in there to ignore it? That would make it much more efficient to filter a view (e.g. unanswered) for only ...
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Can you help me formulate a better question (re: server security)

I would like to learn more about how to secure a webserver including topics like which OS to use, what policies to consider, which pieces of OSS are available that can help, what (human) processes are ...
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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 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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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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Votes from users under 15 reputation

I have a question about my Server Fault post: VXLAN format details Are votes from users under 15 reputation visible to the owners of the comments? Are they notified someway?
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would this question be more appropriate in SF?

The following question was asked a few weeks ago. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45554311/docker-on-windows-in-production No one has been able to answer it on SO. Would that question more ...
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Answer for Question With Bounty is in Comments

Recently, I added a bounty to the below linked question (asked by me), and in the process, someone correctly answered my question, in the comments, rather than posting it as an actual answer. I would ...
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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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Review guidelines for new and late posts

I have read following posts regarding review tasks Is it okay to just say “no action needed” if a post in the review queue has already been edited? What are the limits on using the “no action needed”...
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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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Answers to locked community wiki questions?

What kind of mail server do you use? is a locked community wiki question/post. What combination of features prevents me from modifying/deleting my answer? Is there a way to flag a locked question ...
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How to revert to default gravatar

I had stuck with my original/default gravatar thinking I may put my face up if I ever hit 10k as that seems to be the done thing round here. Anyway I thought I would change it when everyone did the ...
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How can I delete my own question?

It may seem funny but can I actually delete my own question on SF? For example, what if I have a question that doesn't need to be answered any more? As time passes the situation has changed, other ...
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List all questions with close votes

Is there a quick way to see all the questions that have close votes on them? I see a few questions closed that I probably would have voted against closing, and a whole bunch where I wholeheartedly ...
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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%?
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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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New mobile web theme, or bug?

I just noticed the main mobile web site theme changed, it's now a SE's look (light blue theme), someone know if it is normal ? (SF's meta is still ok on the other hand) Thanks ! For reference, how ...
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How to move a question that was closed for being off-topic to the correct site (and unlock it so more answers can be posted)?

I posted a very popular security-related question on Server Fault yesterday. Barely 12 hours (but 650 views) later, and it had already been locked from receiving any more responses- as it was off-...
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Why didn't I get rep for upvotes?

I got two upvotes on this question but no rep from them. I was nowhere near the rep cap for the day, and I can't think of any other reason I wouldn't get the rep. Why wouldn't I get rep for those ...
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How to draw attention to a closed question that has been edited so it can be re-opened?

How to draw attention to a closed question that has been edited and is up for a review and possible re-opening? This information is not in the FAQ. I don't want to be lazy and simply create another (...
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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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When did the Server Fault public beta end?

Is Server Fault out of public beta? If so, when did it happen? Do you have a reference? Announcement of start of public beta.
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