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Guidelines on voting to close a re-opened question?

I just saw a question on how to have more fun at work, which I was about to vote to close, when I read the comments, and saw that it had been closed/re-opened. Personally, I think closing it was the ...
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Can we merge the two “Do you have to like math?” questions?

We have two separate questions asking whether you need to know/like/enjoy math to be a good programmer: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/4680/is-it-possible-to-become-a-good-...
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Could we get the “new” coding font style?

As the newest generation of Stack Exchange sites are launched, one thing I'm envious of is the font style used for coding blocks. Consider the following program here: #include <stdio.h> main()...
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Doesn't indicate results are capped at 5,000 results

On SO when a search returns > 5,000 results it indicates the results have been capped a 5,000 by displaying the number of results as "5,000+" On P.SE it only displays the "5,000" without the plus at ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [bug-tracking] → [issue-tracking]

Amazingly we have almost 5 times more bug-tracking questions than issue-tracking ones, 57 and 17 respectively. I'm aware that bug tracking is not exactly the same thing as issue tracking (some ...
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Can this question be reopened: “Are there open source alternatives to Bitbucket, Github, Kiln, and similar DVCS browsing and management tools”

I have rewritten my question so as to remove any polling type questions. Can this question be reopened? Are there open source alternatives to Bitbucket, Github, Kiln, and similar DVCS browsing and ...
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Review page doesn't indicate already voted posts

Posts I've already voted on through normal browsing of the site, are not marked as such (red arrow) in the review page. It's more of an annoyance than a bug, if I try to vote again I get the "already ...
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Should we clarify the wording of our “Not Constructive” close reason?

Our "not constructive" close reasons is as follows: This question does not meet enough of our six guidelines for constructive subjective questions. All questions should be practical, answerable, ...
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Should there be a faq entry about “[random activity] and programming” questions?

I know that there's always plenty of healthy debate regarding on- and off-topic questions for this site. We can probably all agree that there are a lot of gray areas and ambiguities. Then, there are ...
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“The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed.” yeah baby!

Since everything is pretty much subjective here, perhaps this message should be disabled on this site. "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed." Thoughts?
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Tag Merge/Synonym Request: legibility -> readability

legibility has 3 questions, while readability has 24. They appear to be covering the same topics, and "readability" is something that I have heard more often in terms of how easy it is to read and ...
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Ecommerce or e-commerce?

We currently have both an ecommerce and an e-commerce tags. Which should we keep? I personally prefer e-commerce and that's the spelling used in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, but it only has 4 ...
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Migration notice on destination site is incorrect

When migrating a question to another site, the following notice is added: migrated from programmers.stackexchange.com 2 mins ago This question came from our site for expert programmers ...
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Programmers Moderator Cards

We recently printed some business cards for our Stack Exchange employees and they turned out great. It got us thinking: our sites' moderators have been working hard to keep our sites high quality for ...
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Why is “are developers stakeholders” closed?

I came across this question that was closed because it's "not a real question" when cleaning up software-engineering. Why was it closed? So far, the answers are pretty poor. This question is easily ...
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Bad-practice, good-practices, best-practices, practice and programming-practices tags

I notice there are five tags: bad-practice (10), good-practices (18) and best-practices (536), practice (9) and programming-practices (195). I believe: bad-practice must be removed in all cases and ...
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Unanswerable “Discussion” Questions

What are the differences between this question: Should there be a regulatory body to regulate the number of developers graduating every year? [closed] And this question: What were the reasons why ...
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Why was the question about “when” statements closed?

Why do decent questions get unilaterally closed by one admin? Here's only the most recent case: Is there such a thing as a "when" statement? I can understand the need for the pure junk/...
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Why is this question not re-opened and what work is needed to make it re-openable?

I have tried to edit this question (closed by one moderator vote): What does a company typically expect from a Perl developer? to be as clear as possible and most importantly to be objective AND to ...
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Isn't any question starting with “Isn't” argumentative?

Seems like there is 100% correlation between people asking, "Isn't XXX...?" and "Closed as Not Constructive". I wonder if it could make it into a guideline. Or as a question that comes up as a '...
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Blacklist [programming] and [programmers]

Other sites have been able to get their site name and primary focus blacklisted: English WordPress Drupal This is a request to get ours blacklisted as well. Our entire site could be tagged with ...
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Process tag clean-up complete. Please deal with?

Per a previous discussion here on Meta, I went through all questions tagged process. There were no questions about concurrency or IPC with this tag, so it was irrelevant, but I would recommend ...
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39 + votes but no reputation change

I have watched my reputation changes and understood every one, until today. I answered a question this morning, received 39 votes, but no reputation change at all from that answer. I thought I ...
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Is there a way to move questions from stackoverflow to this site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we get a "Belongs on StackOverflow" as a closing reason? It would be nice if some questions such as the famous quote and cartoon questions from StackOverflow ...
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Merge [database] and [db] tags

Checking the stats db - 3 questions database - 192 questions Can these be merged? It doesn't make sense to have both
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#vote-differences link anchor seems broken in the Meta FAQ

Mousing over the "What does voting mean here?" section of the Meta Programmers FAQ displays the correct link: https://softwareengineering.meta.stackexchange.com/faq#vote-differences. However, ...
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Tag merge request: book → books

I think the tag book should be merged into books, since they clearly mean the same thing.
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Should I have a Guru Badge?

It's been several days now - should I have earned a Guru badge for: Co-worker renamed all of my queries ? It's not the answer with the highest vote count, but I didn't see that as a requirement.
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'Help us create it' link in empty tag overview suddenly broken

Today I have written two tag descriptions. The way I have done this was by clicking the 'help us create it' link in the tag overview. A few minutes ago I wanted to describe the 'maven' tag, but now ...
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Can we remove “programming puzzles” from appropriate questions to ask on Programmers?

There is this question from December 2010, with 10 upvotes for removing code golf from being on-topic here. There are also a total of 17 upvotes on posts advocating a separate puzzles/golf sits in ...
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“Flag” image inconsistancies

This is not a duplicate of The "Flag comment" icon is too harsh because I actually like the image of the flag. Rather, the problem is when you hover over it. On Meta, if you hover over the ...
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How to flag a question for reopening

Yesterday this question (Considering career change to patent agent/patent engineer [closed]) was closed. The question was now edited by the original author and I would like to flag it for reopening. ...
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Negative Moderator Message

Moderator message for Questions with many answer is very negative (See an example here): With 75 answers it is highly unlikely that your answer will add anything new. Please feel free to comment or ...
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Is this where I would post code review type questions?

Say I've got a piece of code. Nothing wrong with it; I'm just curious if it's the best way to go about doing what I'm trying to accomplish. Would those kinds of questions go here, SO or do they not ...
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The word “beta” still appears in the app offline html

Programmers kicked me to the app offline screen today and I couldn't help but notice it still had the beta tag on it. http://sstatic.net/skins/sketchy/app_offline.htm The url and content looks ...
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Can we associate our Programmers account to our StackOverflow Careers CV?

I was messing around with my CV in StackOverflow Careers and I noticed that I can associate my SO, Meta SO, SU, and SF accounts to my CV. I didn't see an option for Programmers so I figured it isn't ...
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Bug in votes left notification

Since the maximum amount of votes went from 30 to 40, there's a small bug in the code showing the yellow "votes left" notification box. When I vote 40 times on a day, I get the following notifications,...
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Synonym tag request [tdd] [test-driven-development]

It is very disconcerting to see that very simple tag synonyms were not being recognized for a long time. Is it possible to lower the tag synonym submission barrier so that more people can help ...
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Unfair treatment by the community?

Why are some questions "too localized" while some aren't? First question, Programmer's salary in UK Second question, Computer jobs in Singapore? One gets closed and the other doesn't. Both ...
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Merge User Accounts [closed]

Can we get the migrated answer account merged with the new posters account?
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Isn't personal-preference a meta-tag?

There appears to be no case to have a post that only has the personal-preference tag, since it's completely unclear what that would be about (apart from a personal preference regarding something). It'...
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Flag comment box overflowing on Chrome

Using 10.0.648.205
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Merge the “career” and “career-development” tags [closed]

There are questions tagged career, and questions tagged career-development. The two tags should probably be merged, as questions about career development are still questions about career.
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Navigation buttons appear over the close box

The Questions/Tags/Users/Badges/Unanswered navigation buttons appear over the close box. I am using Firefox 3.6, Mac OS. Because the close box is vertically centered, you need to make your viewport ...
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CSS Rule for Flagging comments bumps layout by 1px

I've noticed on Programmmers.SE that when you hover over the flag this comment button it bumps the surrounding container by 1px. After inspecting the css, I noticed these rules in all.css: .flag-off {...
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There seems to be a float problem on the search page

This is what the search page looks like for me right now (I'm on Mac, with Firefox 3.6.13 )... Comparing that to https://stackoverflow.com/search, it seems that the search box has pushed the main ...
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Consecutive Visits Calendar Possibly Broken In Meta PM SE?

I noticed that for the last 2 days the Consecutive streak calendar in my Meta PM SE profile won't load. I can view this on PM SE. Is this a bug? I also noticed that the consecutive days dropped ...
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Broken Markdown Formatting

I wasn't sure where else to put it, so I decided upon Meta.Programmers.StackExchange. If you evaluate the html generated for this post, you will notice that it generates mismatched tags when making ...
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Discrepancy in daily rep score between PSE and SE weekly league

I earned 60 rep on PSE yesterday, as shown on my rep page: However, in the weekly user league only 30 points appear: I suspect this is a side effect of yesterday's rep recalc, where I lost exactly ...
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When associating multiple sites to a new site, what about adding a minimum level reputation automatically for the new site?

I've been trying to lurk on the Programmer's site and a couple of other new Stack Exchange sites before posting a question to get a higher reputation. My ID was automatically associated with my other ...