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How do I get my age bias question reopened

I feel strongly that my question was improperly closed. There is clearly a sharp difference of opinion on this question, but that is far different than the question being "ambiguous, vague, incomplete,...
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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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Can the Flag of Type “Inform Moderator” Be dismissed as Invalid?

There is this question Can a flag that attracts moderator action be treated as invalid? which deals with the general idea behind the validity of any flag. What i am asking is the specific flag ...
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Why did 'must have developers tools' get closed?

Why did https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/1920/what-are-the-must-have-development-tools-for-linux get closed? To me, it looks like someone just read Fails 1, 2, 4, and 5? ...
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Tag wiki gave me 4 points

I have written one tag wiki [visual-studio] but I got 4 (2*2) rep points in return. Is this a bug or what ?
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Lost reputation - not sure why

My reputation dropped -15. I can't see any downvotes in my history. Any ideas why?
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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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Is it possible to unflag an answer?

I incorrectly flagged this answer as being not-an-answer. Any way to take it back?
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Community Awarded bounty Rep Not Given when own answer after bounty has higest votes

This question Where and how to mention Stackoverflow participation in the résumé? I had started a bounty to get better direct answer to the question. The whole topic has much discussion on yes and no ...
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How can a suspended user ask a question?

One of today's questions looks like it's been asked by a suspended user -- the user has 1 rep point and the account profile says the account is temporarily suspended. How is that possible?
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Fell into a seam (of seamless integration)?

Hi Meta-forum, I wondered over to programmers.se today from SO for the first time, and posted a response to a users question. I was a little surprised at being allowed to do this by just providing ...
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Are edits being misattributed to Community?

See https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/posts/51156/revisions for example. I don't think the automated Community user that bumps old posts edited in some more speculation about the date of ...
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What is meant when someone says OP?

I constantly see people reference OP or "the OP"... what is OP?
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Why does it still say [-closed-] after being brought from another stackexchange?

Many times when looking at a topic I will think its closed because it has [closed] in the title, only to realize its been moved from another stackexchange board.
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What is the flag option for?

When is it appropriate to use the flag option to flag a post? It says in the sub title to use it for serious problems or to flag post for moderator attention. Would this include if we think its in ...
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Is it just me or does this site have a lot of downtime?

This is my first day actively participating on StackExchange but I've experienced at least two outages today. Is it always like this? Edit: This just made me curious about whether it was a known ...
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Is there a way to see users from a specific country?

I'd like to see who else from Bolivia is here. Maybe I find a work colleague. :D
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Why can't I see close votes even though I have permissions?

I can't see close votes, but I have the reputation to see them. Does the close link only show if at least one person has already voted to close? I'm getting confused and thinking that when I don't ...
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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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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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Lost answers (during server migration?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Question I asked dissappeared A couple of answers and comments that I wrote a few hours ago have mysteriously disappeared from the site. Does this have anything to do with 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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Citizen Patrol bug?

I never flagged a post or comment as offensive/spam, and yet I now have the "Citizen Patrol" badge? Is it an errant click or a bug?
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Should rep and badges carry over from programmers to meta.programmers?

I just flipped over to meta for the first time and started browsing & voting, and my rep (but not my badges) carried over from programmers. Is this the way it's supposed to work? I would expect ...
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Bug in viewcounter?

The second question from above. There should be something wrong? Or why is this?
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Was there a rep recalculation?

I just lost about 226 reputation within past 2 hours or so...what is going here?
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Rep Recalc for All Moderator Nominees [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should moderator nominees have their reputations recalculated? Well, I just recalced and lost a few hundred points, it might not be a bad idea for everyone else to do the same ...
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What is community awarded bounty?

See this answer: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/12216/which-features-from-other-ides-editors-you-wish-you-have-in-visual-studio/22729#22729 It has got a +25 bounty from the ...
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Why do I have a red envelop every time I come to Programmers?

Multiple times a day on Programmers, I'm lulled into a false sense of popularity when I'm presented with a red envelop in the middle of the top bar. But when I click through, I see that I don't have ...
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What happened to “add to interesting tags”?

When you hovered over a tag, there used to be an option that said "Add to interesting tags" (or something similar to that). Now there only seem to be options to subscribe to that tag for email ...
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I can edit other users' contribution with 251 reputation. Is this a defect?

I can edit another user's question/answer, but I only have 251 reputation. Is this a defect or are privledge reputation boundaries different for SE?
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Why do some new questions show up as 10-15mins old?

I have noticed that sometimes new questions don't show up until they are 5-10mins old. Some of them even have answers that are not much younger. I have been running a few experiments: With a ...
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Is there a time limit on wiki tag entries?

I created one entry for the career-advice wiki tag, and decided to see if I qualified to create any others. According to the "top users" link for a couple other tags, I appear in the top 20 answerers ...
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Why Isn't My Reputation Updating? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my reputation increasing? I received several upvotes between 10/21 and 10/24 but my reputation screen doesn't show them and they weren't and aren't counted ...
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Is this reputation cap calculated correctly?

Today I saw my reputation go down and up with a strange behavior. Then I got the following: I shouldn't have 217 but 215. 200 for "normal" reputation (capped) + 15 for the accepted answer. Maybe ...
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Can someone add a tag for [mef]

I am doing a lot of work in Managed Extensibility Framework and have some general questions to ask On Programmers. Can someone add an [mef] tag, or [managed-ext-framework], please? Right now I am ...
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Subjective question guidelines' interpretation.

Hi. I thought I definitely agreed with the Subjective Questions Guidelines, and it made sense to me to close those which did not reach a score of at least 4/6. It seems, though, that my ...
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follow a question

How i can follow a question without bookmarking the question web page ? is there any specific way to follow an interest question and be mailed when some one write down another answer or some change ...
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Don't associated acounts get 100 rep for that?

They do on all other sites AFAIK and I'd like to be able to do some of the things that I'm currently unable to do - my reputation is an unfortunate 7 at the moment.
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Merge my accounts

Can you merge this account https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/users/9635/sevki to this https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/users/1567/sevki account dear moderator
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What's the criteria for the Electorate badge?

The description says "Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions." So, to recap: Voted on questions, and 25% were... questions? (As opposed to the questions that aren't ...
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Tools Link Missing

Anyone else missing the tools link in the header bar since the UI change?
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Why was I downvoted?

NOTE: This is NOT a complaint question. I would like to know how I can improve my asking/answering ability. In this question, what was wrong with my answer? Again: This is NOT a complaint question, ...
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Why close time limited “best book” questions?

My question was closed as too localized: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/25975/best-programming-books-in-2010 I'm not sure that "too localized" is a bad thing in this case. ...
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Where is my Beta badge?

So, the description for the Beta badge says that one must "Actively participated in the private beta". Is Programmers not a "private" beta or something? Because I'm wondering what all would actually ...
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Where is my Beta badge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is my Beta badge? So I know from Mark Trapp's answer to this question that The private beta for Programmers lasted for 7 days immediately following the ...
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How Does The “Publicist” Badge Work?

I know a little box appears saying "Share this link! [link]", but share it where? How?
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[work], [job], [career-development], [employment] => [career] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Posse request: jobs/career/etc. tag cleanup career: 29 questions work: 5 questions job: 15 questions career-development: 8 questions employment: 3 questions hiring and work-...
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Why do I keep getting a captcha?

Any time I post a question or answer, I have to enter a captcha. I don't get this on other stack exchange sites.