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Should I write an answer and have it closed immediately as duplicate as an effort to provide more access points?

None of the wording is better - they both raise the same problem and have the same answers. The second one is obviously not indexed by Google. They are then duplicates and you create work for the ...
user9517's user avatar
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Reduce bump activity of the Community Bot

So, I can't change the timing. But I can change the volume. The component of the site that does this runs hourly, and the logic is currently set to bump 2 posts. Here's how I'm changing it: It'll ...
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Is TOR a Business related Environment?

Providing an onion site could very well be a legitimate business activity, as examples in the question comments show. Running a Tor relay or bridge might be business-related. As such, a question ...
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Can I ask for advice on a problem with a server if the OS I'm trying to install is not on the support matrix?

I'll give my opinion as a Linux and HP specialist... There are reasons HP have support matrices and limit what operating systems run on their hardware: Support: Hardware manufacturer support is ...
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Can I migrate a question to another Stack site?

You yourself can't. But moderators can. You should be able to flag your own question for moderator attention: in need of moderator intervention A problem not listed above that requires ...
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Active question from a user, but without activity?

A user posted an answer and then self-deleted it. The post would still have been active today if a moderator had deleted the answer, as well. When you reach 10,000 reputation, you will be able to ...
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Reduce bump activity of the Community Bot

The numbers on the graph mentioned in the question suggests there are an average of approximately 1.5 questions asked per hour. As community bumps 2 questions per hour there will on average always be ...
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Any way for a non-moderator to see site statistics?

At 25,000 reputation, users gain access to various analytic data, including selected data from Google Analytics. Users with access can visit site analytics to see the data. At 10,000 reputation, ...
Michael Hampton's user avatar
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What to do about new users posting useless answers only to make themselves known?

You have all the tools you need to deal with this on a case by case basis yourself. If an answer is useless then simply downvote it. You could also consider protecting the question to stop it from ...
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Can I ask for advice on a problem with a server if the OS I'm trying to install is not on the support matrix?

As HBruijn says, it's likely that you'll end up with the answer "don't do that" - or that five non moderators will consider that this question falls afoul of the "unsupported" close reason. Also, the ...
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Reduce bump activity of the Community Bot

If there weren't so many "unanswered" questions, there wouldn't be so many to bump. I happen to have just looked at this recently bumped item a couple of minutes ago: performing a remote ...
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