splattne
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Why does my reputation show more points for an answer than the answer does?
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9 votes

The answer got 5 x 10 = 50 points plus 15 points for being the accepted answer, so the total is 65 points. No bug.

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TAG Merge : snapshot and snapshots
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5 votes

Done: Merged and created synonyms.

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Merge Tags: redirect and redirects
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3 votes

I've merged them. Also, redirects is a synonym of redirect now.

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Request to merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13
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The fedora-13 tag has been synonymed to fedora13 and is just a faint memory now.

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Rename [route53] to [amazon-route53]
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2 votes

You're right. Since it's a vendor specific name the tag should have Amazon in its title – like all other Amazon tags. So I've renamed route53 to amazon-route53 and defined a synonym.

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Congrats to the newly-elected mods!
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Congratulations and welcome! Also, thanks to all the other candidates who would have deserved it too!

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Weren't lmgtfy.com links blocked?
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This could help. ;-)

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Vote-to-close vs. flagging
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I think it depends on the age of a question. If you see a bad one which is old and you think Serverfault would definitely be a better place having that question closed, flag it. If we agree we, will ...

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The [cent] tag needs to go
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1 votes

My two cents: you're absolutely right! Done!

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What times do current moderators, and moderator candidates, generally feel are their most productive on SF?
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It depends on my work pensum and the level of concentration I need for my work, but usually I'm checking the site (at least hourly / every two hours) between 0700UTC - 1700UTC (core time) and ...

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Kill it with heavy crossbow: [humor]
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6 votes

First step: I've merged the humor tag into the fun tag (the latter tag prevailed and some of the questions had both tags.) Since some of the questions now only have the fun tag, we have to decide ...

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It's Santa Time!
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Ho ho ho! "This year nobody gets what they want."

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delete tag ad-cert
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7 votes

You're right: tags automatically disappear if there is no associated post (and if it's not a synonym), but thank you taking the time to let us know! (Btw, in this case I manually removed it.)

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Flagged a spammy answer, answer vanished but I did not get 'helpful'?
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Hmm, this is very strange. Normally if a moderator deletes a post, the flag gets automatically accepted and considered helpful. The only (unlikely) way that this could happen is that one moderator ...

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Inactive mods on SF - Or are they?
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I will only speak for myself. I was a very (and by very I mean very very) active member of Serverfault before I became moderator. I literally answered hundreds of questions in the first months. At ...

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Paddington Bear Choppertar
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I did't buy Chopper3's story ("five years ago, bla bla" ...). So I went to his company's car park and discovered this little secret: IT'S HIS REGULAR CAR!!! I took this picture (exhibit 'A'):

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MS Access tag merge/alias
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I think we should keep it consistent with the existing tags ms-office, ms-project etc. and keep only ms-access. I've merged the three tags and created the corresponding synonyms.

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Show questions (with answers) that a user has answered
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You could try to run a query on the StackExchange Data Explorer: http://data.stackexchange.com/serverfault/query/new I'm not very familiar with the database scheme, but this could be a start: ...

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Request to merge or synonym tags: [mongo] and [mongodb]
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4 votes

I've merged them: mongo was removed from 9 questions, mongodb was added to 1 question. A tag synonym mapping mongo → mongodb has been created.

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Ampersand is mangled beyond recognition
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8 votes

I speak for myself, but I don't have a problem recognizing the &-character. MS Trebuchet is the only web-common font that uses an italic-style ampersand. It visually expresses the origin of the ...

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How to flag users for mod attention (for editing vandals)
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3 votes

The edit sdfsfsdfsfsfsfsfsffsdfsfs df sf sf s f asf s fs df asf convinced me that these edits were pretty intentional. So, in this case the user will be suspended for at least one day. Also, he'll ...

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Retag request: change [sharedfolders] to [shared-folders]
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4 votes

It's done (+ tag synonym created.)

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nameserver and nameservers tags
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1 votes

I've merged them (the synonym nameservers -> nameserver was automatically created).

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Moving questions
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My fault. A Serverfault user flagged the question requesting to move it to the Security SE site. One part of my brain told me to leave the question here, another part kept whispering "Try that new ...

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Merge tags rsyslogd and rsyslog
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3 votes

Thank you! I've merged the to tags, keeping [rsyslog]. I also created a synonym so that [rsyslogd] will be converted to [rsyslog].

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How do I close an off-topic question I posted earlier ?
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The next time you could just flag it with "Requires Moderator attention" and a short message.

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Chrome issuing malware warning when visiting SF question
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Just for the record: I've replaced the images on Joseph Kern's answer with imgur.com URLs. I think - even if it's not justified - no SF page should ever trigger a browser's malware warning.

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Mass retag: windows home server
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I think the most consistent tag (compared to all other Windows tags) is windows-home-server. So, I've chosen windows-home-server as master tag and added whs and windowshomeserver as synonyms. I also ...

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I hereby nominate dickchop as Answer of the Year
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13 votes

Imma let you finish, but dickchop had one of the best answers of all time.

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Foreign language question/answers?
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See this related question on the (big) sister site Stack Overflow.

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