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Why is this question on "determing number of domains under a registrar" OffTopic for Serverfault?

https://serverfault.com/questions/732948/number-of-domains-under-a-registrar-how-do-you-determine-this I am getting more than a little irritated by the Hold on a perfectly reasonable questions that ...
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Proposed new language for FAQ

At the request of Stack Exchange staff --who like the changes I have proposed-- I am posting this here for discussion. The SF FAQ, in my opinion, is seriously flawed and really needs updating. Like ...
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Why do people think questions about cPanel/WHM is the same as questions about cPanel?

The 'off-topic' blah blah, warns of cPanel as being off topic, so it allows moderators to just brush by a post, see the word 'cPanel', and put on hold / etc on the fly. Yes, moderators rush through a ...
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what do you do when a serverfault moderator posts negative, ad hominem comments on your question?

Also, in an attempt to redirect the attention and purpose of the question back to the question itself, I replied to the detracting comments by bringing up my original dilemma again, but then this ...
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Suggestion: helping amateurs to get their way to SU / unix SE

As we can see for example here, a considerable part of the non-professional, or non-sysadmins are coming here only because they don't know, where is the exact place of their questions. They don't have ...
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I was in the midst of answering a question when my answer was deleted. Why?

I was working on this answer. The only sin I can imagine that I was committing was saving too frequently the work in progress in case I am dragged away from my desk by a more serious fire that needs ...
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On hold for a valid question conforming to guidelines

Im certain that the answers of several of the "power members" of the community are not in a good light in this question I have asked, but they can edit their responses. https://serverfault.com/...
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Does irrationality have to be contagious?

So, to summarize the story, there was a perfectly clear question about a feature in demand https://serverfault.com/questions/647891/make-fail2ban-use-public-blacklists looking for a method to block ...
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Could you kindly unblock my newbie question?

I asked a question about a topic that I have to deal with even though I have no prior expertise. I was not given any constructive feedback and I do firmly believe my quesstion was within the ...
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Why must it always be this way? [duplicate]

You don't like the question, or you think no answer exists, so you slam some ridiculous cut and paste text that doesn't even remotely apply, and you put the question on hold. Go to any meta page for ...
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Why is my question getting downvoted?

I recently asked this question about SpamAssassin and its sa-learn utility. I thought it was a very well written, but yet it has a negative vote. In fact, It's been downvoted multiple times. How do I ...
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question downvoting

I'm kinda new to stackexchange, but I'm constantly seeing people downvoting questions. More than a half questions are downvoted right from the start. I personally think that asking a question requires ...
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I do not understand what going on recently in site

I do not understand what going on recently in site. I suppose that site is to help people. I do not understand why people close questions. If you will continue to close questions people will go to ...
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Email notifications please

Why are there no email notifications when answers or comments are added to your question? I don't spend all day on SF so it would be great to receive an email to notify me that an update has been ...
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Recent changes of site moderation behavior

I experienced multiple changes on the sites behavior. I am suspecting the changes to the last moderator election, but I don't think there must exist also a causal link. The changes: There is much ...
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editing other user's posts for completely trivial reasons

I'm relatively new to serverfault/stackexchange, though not to systems administration. I've posted only a few answers here so far. In the last day, two of my posts were edited by other users. I get it,...
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Why does EEEA get to do what ever he wants and close questions because he wants proof of troubleshooting? [closed]

The title says it all. Why does this site allow EEEA to close comments until he receives proof like he is a judge.
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My reputation is 666; how do I change it? [closed]

I've noticed today that my reputation on ServerFault corresponds to the number of the beast. It makes me very unhappy. I don't have in mind any interesting ServerFault-related question which could ...
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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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Honeypotting Serverfault for questions that should not be asked! Should this stop?

A recent thread of mine on ServerFault has raised an eyebrow regarding the lack of support for server software, which i was intentionally misled here due to search results on google hooking into all ...
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What to do with moderators who act based on personal tastes? [closed]

Question EEAA believed that it was off topic. Actually it's pretty pertinent to serverfault, and you can learn as a sysadmin, how to avoid users to circumvent your protection. One can both learn and ...
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My ideas and suggestions to the well-going massive content destruction

For example, you could continue this by closing/deleting of every hardware question, saying that a professional system administrator doesn't make his hands dirty with dusty server parts. Then, you ...
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Arguing with a moderator always turns out the same way: your question is closed

I've had this happen many, many times, but just recently I asked quite a rudimentary question on ServerFault and someone who turned out to be a moderator answered me. His answer confused me and I ...
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