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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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Can we get a simple way to initiate a chat?

The answer to this chat-related question leads to a feature request: A simple way to notify and invite someone to chat regardless of whether they've ever chatted before or not. Story: As a [...
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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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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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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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Question removed

Yesterday I asked a question about web development, here's the link But the question was removed, and I wanted to look back at it. Why is this?
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Single flags verb agreement

English has verb agreement, where verbs have to agree in grammatical number with their subject. That rule is not being followed on the "Your flagging history" page:
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Can we make the FAQ (tag) more FAQ-y?

Right now we have just 8 faq posts. That's not terrible, but they are in various states, various formats, and one of them is even closed. I think it would be great to clean up these posts, decide on ...
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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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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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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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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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Do we need to ban the `beginners` tag?

I've seen a number of questions tagged beginners recently. This is a meta tag which doesn't add anything to the question or site. What benefit, if any, does anyone think that this tag brings? If ...
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How do our moderators, and community members, feel about cleaning up comment noise? [duplicate]

This question has been superseded by the following questions: How can we improve our guidance about the purpose of comments? When should comments be deleted? Subsequent to a question about ...
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Flag comment box overflowing on Chrome

Using 10.0.648.205
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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,...
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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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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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Requirements for the Deputy badge

Just wondering if I've misunderstood the requirements for the Deputy badge. (I haven't received it.) Achieved maximum flag weight by reviewing and flagging appropriately. Have I misinterpreted ...
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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 ...
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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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Help : Someone please help me merge my accounts [closed]

Hello Can someone help in merging my accounts on programmers stack exchange ? please merge this account into the new one I'm not able to access my old account because of lost openid credentials ...
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On-topic question inappropriately moved to SuperUser [closed]

User “romkyns” asked an interesting question about the future of professional programming. It has little if anything to do with users and most certainly cannot be answered by anyone who is not in the ...
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CSS Nitpick: Line height of bullet points is smaller

For some reason (perhaps a good one that I am not aware of) the line-height of normal paragraph text (in posts), and the line-height of the text body of bullet points is different. Examples Lorem ...
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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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Programmers.SE twitter account?

I noticed that there's a twitter account for most SE websites, but not programmers Any idea why's that?
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What's my real rep?

I answered a question, got 4 upvotes, yet my rep is only 103. Here's a screenshot of what I see on my profile page: It says it's 103 on the bar above, yet 149 just below my profile image. What's ...
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I see a link to dismiss a flag when I don't have the privileges to do so

I see a "dismiss" link beside a flag, but I don't have the privileges to dismiss flags. When I click on it, I get the yellow pop-up shown in the screenshot below:
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Edit (and other bars) have a bad background

See the two attached screenshots.
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Pending edit notification icon change

With the recent addition of queueing edits from users without sufficient rep to edit questions, there is a new notification icon on the tool bar. The background color of the notification area and the ...
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Information on the moderator candidates [closed]

Yi Jiang has put together a nice site that use the Stack Overflow API to display information on the moderator candidates. Click here to see all the information. The information presented is: What ...
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I want to ask few questions to nominees, should I ask them in a single question?

I have some general questions to ask. I hope each nominee will answer. Should I ask each questions individually or in a single question to avoid too much items in case other users want to do the same (...
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Should this bickering question be deleted?

This question started out so-so, but by the time you get to the comments on the last (most downvoted) question, it's descended into a mire of tit-for-tat insults between two people who have ended up ...
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Accepted answer checkmark color

When I ask a question (and every answer has a check mark next to it for me to select one as my accepted answer), it's very hard for me to tell the difference between the check mark that I've checked, ...
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Why can't I favourite a question in Android?

This has been annoying me for a while and I thought it might just go away, but it hasn't so here I am bringing it to the community's attention. When I try to click the favourite star graphic when ...
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Search cases-sensitivity bug

I wanted to search for questions relating to F# on the site, so I went to the search box and just typed: f# This returned no results. Searching for F# however (note the uppercase F), does return ...
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Should LMGTFY be banned?

On StackOverflow, lmgtfy.com is banned by a word filter, because it's insulting and because it's not in keeping with the goals of the site which is to be a encyclopedia of sorts of answers to common ...
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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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Why is there a subjective warning for questions on a meta-discussion site?

When I tried to post my last question on etiquette, I got this warning: The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed. If the warning shouldn't appear anywhere, you'd ...
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The “comment edited” picture icon to be more subtle

The pencil icon for edited comments are far too large on P.SE + Meta. It seems like every other site uses the standard tiny pencil, which works well and is unobtrusive.
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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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Should our FAQ contain a list of what's off topic and if so what should that list contain?

Now that there's a migration path from Stack Overflow to here, should we be more strict about what's off topic? I know there's this old question about what the FAQ should contain, but the current FAQ ...
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Font changes in tools [closed]

There is some odd font sizing on the tools page (10k+ and mods).
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UI - Vote up/down not highlighting

Has anyone else seen this happening? As of yesterday, when you voted up or down the site would highlight your vote. As of this morning, the vote count changes as expected but no hightlighting. I'm ...