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Should we remove Code Golf questions from on-topic on FAQ

See more about this discussion on Mark Trapp's comment and question. So, I'm directly asking for permission to drop it.
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Closed meta questions tell me I don't have enough rep

I just noticed that at the bottom of closed questions here on meta.programmers.stackexchange.com, it tells me: You must have at least 5 reputation on Programmers to answer a question. I have over ...
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Is the Tumbleweed badge working?

I wounder if the Tumbleweed badge is working here on Programmers. I had a question with low views, no comments and no answer in 12 days, and I didn't get a Tubmleweed. Is it working or is the ...
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Should junior-programmer and junior tags be merged?

Should junior-programmer and junior tags be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion.
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New custom close reason here on meta [closed]

I've proposed the following new custom close reason for here on Meta.Programmers: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances affecting the ...
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Should debug and debugging tags be synonyms? Should they be merged?

Should debug and debugging tags be synonyms? Should they be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion. I am referring to debug tag and debugging tag.
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Should aop and aspect-oriented tags be synonyms? Should they be merged?

Should aop and aspect-oriented tags be synonyms? Should they be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion. I am referring to: aspect-oriented tag and aop tag
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Tag merge / synonym request: [srp] → [single-responsibility]

Please merge tag srp (26 questions) into single-responsibility (27), and make them synonyms. Preference for master tag is because I consider single-responsibility a more descriptive name. Tag srp ...
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Design and software-design tags

Currently, both design (1395 questions) and software-design (79 questions) are tags on the site. Although there may be an extremely minuscule use case for the latter, the questions tagged with it all ...
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Can we get a “Belongs on StackOverflow” as a closing reason?

Once in a while someone pops up with an objective "help me with my code" question like this one. I think it'd be nice to have a mechanism to migrate these to StackOverflow. Thoughts?
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Can you please review the modifications for this question?

I modified the original Building a distributed system on Amazon Web Services after the comments mentioned about Why do interview questions make poor Programmers.SE questions? The question now is more ...
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Can a Mod disassociate my old questions?

I have been on programmers.SE for about four months now, and I love it. Currently, I can't ask any questions, however; due to some bad questions that I asked. They have been since deleted and removed ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [regex] -> [regular-expressions]

regular-expressions and regex. These are the same thing, just one is shorter to type. Regular-expressions should be the 'master' tag while regex is the synonym.
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Should the thinking tag be removed?

Should the thinking tag be removed? It seems vague, is used in only 13 question, and has only 1 follower. I'm thinking it should be pruned.
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greenfield tag plagiarism

The greenfield tag has a wiki excerpt right now that's a direct copy and paste from Wikipedia. I would correct it with a citation but even then, it's just a single sentence and feels kind of low ...
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The “general” question tag

We have a tag called general. Why do we have this tag? Shall we burn this tag?
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Should we remove the “pythonic” tag?

I just rejected 2 suggested edit to the pythonic tag. Not that the edits were that bad, but it just struck me that this tag seems useless. It's usually used on questions in conjunction with the "...
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Footer lines inconveniently positioned when editing from the first posts review queue

The footer line is misbehaving again and overlapping the edit preview when editing a post from the "First Posts" review queue (possibly others?) This is from Chrome 28 on Linux: This from ...
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Tag “third-party-libraries” and “3rd-party-library”

Aren't these tags more or less the same: third-party-libraries and 3rd-party-library? Should they be a synonym, or are they different?
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help me understand why this question was closed as off-topic? [closed]

is this javascript property defaulting pattern a code smell? is the question at, um, question. I'm not upset or offended by the closure; no ego involved here, and I got the feedback I needed before ...
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Why was the question on benchmarking apps for concurrent key value stores closed?

I liked this question, asking how to make a benchmarking app or give information on already usable code to test map implementations. Sure it needed a code reference but why close it?
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What is the difference between [exact-duplicates] and [duplicate-questions] tags? - synonym request

What is the difference between exact-duplicates (16 questions) and duplicate-questions (4 questions) tags? As of now, neither of above have tag wiki; per my reading of handful of questions I randomly ...
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Programmers.SE Theme partially covers rev/copyright notice [closed]

An extremely minor complaint/observation. The rev notice is partially obscured by the theme. I checked and no other SE sites seem to use images in that part of the footer so the "problem" is isolated ...
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Is it time to tighten up the quality filter at Programmers?

Some recent posts make me feel like these could be automatically rejected by quality filter, thus saving community efforts for better quality questions and answers. "I want To develope My Own linux ...
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Should the Programmers Blog Trello Board be made public?

The idea has been floated that we should make the Programmers Trello board publicly viewable. I want to put this up to a community vote. A decision should be reached within 1 week.
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Please reopen “Does open sourcing your work help you?” [closed]

Does open sourcing your work help you? was originally worded in a polling, discussion-inducing way ("Have you ever", "work of yours", "Is it a world of selfishness"), but is not fundamentally a ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [Immutable] -> [Immutability]

I prefer immutability but it really doesn't matter. There's no reason to have both tags though, so pick one and stuff the other one inside it. (If you can black-list the alternative might be good ...
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Somebody broke Programmers.StackExchange [closed]

No questions are coming up. Error, error, basically. Meta works fine, so uh, great...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! completed! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and ...
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Search brings up deleted questions in results

Couple of days ago I started noticing deleted questions appearing in search results. At first I thought it was mod vision (moderators can search for deleted posts) but today when I happened to search ...
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Two accepted answers

This question has two accepted answers. How is that possible?
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“In the election phase, 10 candidates advance…” really 10?

Note at 2013 Moderator Election page states: In the election phase, 10 candidates advance to final community voting... But there are three candidates, not 10, as indicated by another note at this ...
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Merge/synonym request: i18n / internationalization

i18n should be merged into internationalization and made a synonym. They even have the same wiki but are still different tags. Merging them would be a good idea.
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Request to reopen: 'import module' vs. 'from module import function'

I stumbled upon this question today: 'import module' vs. 'from module import function' It was closed as not constructive, but honestly I believed it's a very good fit for the site. ...
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Is this question inappropriate for Programmers? Can we reopen it?

This question, which was just closed, seems appropriate to me. My reasons: the asker is trying to learn about functional programming when reading an article about FP, the asker wasn't able to ...
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please tell me how to delete my P.SE account [closed]

I would like to delete only my P.SE account only, but I can't find the directions anywhere.
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remove CW status for this answer? (OO-principles for Javascript by Daniel)

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/a/180588/31260 Above answer has been made CW per automatic rule (quote source): The post has been edited ten (10) times by the original owner. ...
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Can the accept rate be removed?

The "accept rate" feature seems useless to me and only leads into frustration for those asking questions. See this question. (And no, it's not a duplicate as that question isn't a feature request...) ...
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Can an answer be undeleted?

I was stupid an answered a question with just a link. I then went back and edited my answer to actually something useful, only to find that no one will ever see it again because a moderator deleted ...
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Please blacklist [best-practices]

best-practices was recently burninated and removed from all 700+ questions that had it. However, it's sprung up again like wild fire on 6 new questions in the last week. Can this tag be blacklisted, ...
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Close Dialog Display Bug

Whenever I open the close question dialog on my laptop's 13" display, the upper portion of the popup winds up on top of the "Questions Tags Users..." navigation bar, but due to an issue with the ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [os] → [operating-systems]

Please merge tag os (12 questions) into operating-systems (65), and make them synonyms. Both tags do not have wiki, only excerpts. For the reference, current excerpts are quoted below os An ...
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What is the difference between [class] and [classes] tags? - synonym request

What is the difference between class (25 questions) and classes (19 questions) tags? Neither of above have tag wiki, a handful of questions I randomly picked appear to use these as freely ...
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Tag: Synonym TFS with Team Foundation Server

Can we make the following tags a synonym: tfs -> team-foundation-server
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C++ tag synonyms

Apparently, there are two duplicate(?) tags: c++11 and c++0x. The only difference between the two is that c++0x was the WIP name before c++11 was finalized (at the last few meetings). For someone ...
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Suggest leaving a templated comment when flagging a question

When flagging a question to be closed, migrated et cetera, I often want to leave comment with a suggestion for the OP about how to improve their question or where it would be more appropriate to ask. ...
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The skin of programmers.stackexchange.com. Visited/unvisited links. Is it going to be changed? [closed]

Hi, I found out that my eyes get tired when I spend more then 10 minutes on the site and this is because of the small difference between the colors used for visited/unvisited posts: Is this going to ...
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Post history markdown diffs overlapping [closed]

When I look at the history of some post and switch to markdown diff, the left half of the diff overlaps the right part and both continue outside the screen. For example, this history looks like this ...
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Sketchy Advice in the FAQ [closed]

In the FAQ under the heading What kind of questions should I not ask here?, the following advice is given: If your question would be of interest to … Professional and enthusiast programmers, ask on ...