Andrew
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BOFH Gravatar Week - Let's keep going!
11 votes

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

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It's Santa Time!
10 votes

Normal: A variation:

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Can we get Migrate to Ask Ubuntu?
5 votes

Migration to a more specific stackExchange site is good. IMO the "Ask Ubuntu" site is poorly named, since it implies that Ubuntu is vastly different to all other Linux distros.

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Interpretation of Off Topic
3 votes

In my mind the thing that distinguishes the sites from each other is: StackOverflow is about software development SuperUser is about desktop support ServerFault is about systems administration ...

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Editing not-so-good Questions
3 votes

Here's a question that I didn't know how to ask, so I asked it as Community Wiki in the hope of getting it edited to a decent question with useful answers. It would be useful if people could edit that ...

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Christmas Hats 2013 Edition!
2 votes

I have no idea what I'm doing with a Santa hat.

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Perception of purpose
2 votes

I'm starting to think that "purpose" does not necessarily mean "what level of knowledge do we expect", or Server Fault would be useless as a comprehensive resource - there should be room for ...

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Kill them with Darkwood Scythe: [dyndns], [dynamic-ip], and [dynamic-dns]
1 votes

We use DynDNS at work (across lots of small offices) for a number of things (cheap public DNS, DNS filtering etc.) but I can't think of a question regarding DynDNS that would be appropriate for ...

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Should [leopard] be [os-x-leopard]?
1 votes

WRT version names & numbers: Microsoft brands Windows releases by a name ("Windows Server 2008 R2"). The internal version number (6.1) and build number (7601) have not been used in marketing ...

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Is it appropriate to ask about choice of software on SF?
1 votes

If it's client software deployed to multiple user machines, in my mind it falls under "system administration" and questions like "What mail clients do XYZ, can be scripted to install, can they keep ...

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Should we be more tolerant of qualitative questions?
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IMO the VMWare question would benefit from a canonical "why should I select an enterprise level product" question. The SAS/SATA question is possibly better answered by Why is Enterprise Storage so ...

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What to do with the "Hidden features of ..." question collections?
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Most of these are not ServerFault specific; if a suitable format could be found ("What tool do I need to do X...?"), it might be suitable to move to Unix&Linux as a "canonical answer"-type ...

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Feature Request: "I'm At Work" Mode in Chat Rooms
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An alternative (and probably unpopular) way to solve this would be to split "official" chat: A shopping/localised/"on-topic" channel (e.g. "What sort of XYZ do I need to talk to my 1970s QRS?") An "...

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