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Why did my question about community-managed product backlogs get close votes?

I just deleted my question after it received two close votes. Title of the Question was: Do community managed product backlogs exist? The body of the question was: Do community managed Scrum ...
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I'm not sure if this is affecting multiple sites (and I don't know a good way to test), but it appears that flagging is broken

Flagging a post always results in a message indicating that the flag comment text must be greater than 10 characters, even when it is. This might be more suited to Meta.SO, but until I have the chance ...
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Why does a migrated question appear to have no answers?

The question How do I resolve an “expected expression before 'unsigned'” error? [migrated] appears right now on the active questions list as having zero answers, and as having been posted by me, while ...
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Why is my rep lower than it should be?

Why do I only have 31 in reputation when I got a total of five upvotes? On my user page it says I answered two questions with scores of 2 and 3. I think you get 10 rep for upvotes on answers. One ...
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Why isn't syntax highlighting for C++ working?

Does Programmers Stack Exchange site support syntax-highlighting for C++? The reason I ask is that the code in my question isn't highlighted in Firefox 8.
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Getting some typical blog spam via email. Any suggestions from the team, other than to ignore it/flag it in my email client?

Aside from deleting or ignoring spam messages, any recommendations on dealing with? Does the Stack Exchange team track this activity somehow? I suggest not going to the domain name mentioned below. I'...
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Why can't I upload a JPEG image?

Upon trying to insert an image as part of a post, from a web source, an error occurs saying: format not supported The image in question was a JPEG. Are JPEGs no longer supported as an image ...
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Can my question about RapidXML be migrated to Stack Overflow?

Could someone please reopen then migrate {RapidXML} Cannot open XML files unless in main to Stack Overflow?
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Is there a place in here for just testing purposes?

Is there a place for just test purposes ? for example i want to post just for testing or for learn something how it works.
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Undoing an upvote?

Here is the situation. A question seemed interesting at first because I was really wondering what the community would answer. A couple minutes later I realized the question does not really fit the ...
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I'm not sure if this is a global thing or a site-specific thing, but “too many recent edits” is useless

I'm editing a post, I spend a few minutes making changes, and I go to save it. I get an error message that simply says that I've made "too many recent edits". I don't even know what that means, aside ...
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Is this abuse? Lost 16 rep all at once across 9 unrelated questions

This may be the wrong area for this, but it seems like something that would be banned by the TOS. Apparently I upset somebody and a lot of my answers were downvoted all at once. Kinda sucks losing ...
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Why am I getting We are no longer accepting questions from this account

Getting Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See http://goo.gl/C1Kwu to learn more. I seriously do not think my question was that bad? Also this link is for meta....
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Why is the badge count on top of the page different than the badge count in the profile?

I noticed that I recently obtained the "Autobiographer" badge, and three others, and somehow my badge count is still at 8 on the top of the page whereas it correctly displays 12 on my profile. My ...
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Decimal point flag weight

If you look at my programmers profile BlackJack, you can see: flag weight 518.3176 I'm pretty sure that's not supposed to happen..
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Start a bounty link is missing for my question

I want to offer a bounty for my question and the start a bounty link is not there. Please help.
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Does editing tags bump a question to the top of the list?

Unfortunately, I don't have access to the "quick tag" editor since I don't have enough (10k?) rep yet. Does editing only the tags using either the quick editor from the question or going to the edit ...
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Why was this post converted to community wiki?

I noticed that a recent high-profile post had all answers put in community wiki fairly fast, by the same mysterious person which has not participated at all. Is this a case of "Community Wiki Troll", ...
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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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Why is my location interpreted as Indiana?

I had set my initial location as India (got shortened to IN) in my profile. A few days ago it turned into Indiana! Funny! I've changed it back now. Why did this happen?
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Why are spam flags for posts that were deleted being dismissed as invalid?

Silly question? I don't think so... Referring to the question What is the flag option for, and the accepted answer provided, I should be contributing by flagging obvious spam as such, which I ...
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Necromancer badges awarded due to merged questions, are they valid?

for example this user https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/badges/44/necromancer?userid=16337 had got the necromancer badge today as a question was merged with the one which was older than 60 ...
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Missing Good Answer badge.

I noticed that my answer here Why do programmers write closed source applications and then make them free? did not give me a Good Answer badge. I noticed this after I suddenly received a Nice Answer ...
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Stupid question… where is the logout button???

The Chat is telling me I need to login to chat, and when I go to login from there it tells me the meta data is old and to login to any stack exchange site to update it. But I can't login because I'm ...
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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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What is flag weight?

I opened up my profile this morning and saw my flag weight was 160. What is flag weight, and how does that effect me?
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Bounty wasn't awarded, and badge wasn't given.

I opened a bounty on my question a while back and gave a maximum of 450 bounty points. I really wanted some great answers and I got them. :) How do you organize your projects? Two things went wrong: ...
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Where can I get wallpaper of Stackoverflow and Stackexchange?

Do stackoverflow and stackexchange provide their wallpaper? I enjoy the style of stackoverflow site, but couldn't find the wallpaper.
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Why isn't private message facility available in SE sites?

Can't the members communicate through Private Messages(PM) each others? Why SE doesn't allow it?
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What's new in the latest release?

I noticed one nice feature today (move your mouse over tags in question list) and apparently it's new. Is there any "what's new" file maintained somewhere where we could follow features added in new ...
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Citizen Patrol Badge Requirements

I am little confused on the requirements for the Citizen Patrol badge. I interpreted the requirement as the first post that I flagged. However, I have flagged at least one post and I still have not ...
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Why is “all sites” not in alphabetical order in the Stack Exchange button menu?

At the top of the screen there is a "Stack Exchange" dropdown menu. It contains "hot questions", "all sites", and "inbox". I'm using the "all sites" to switch between the different Stack Exchange ...
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How to make my question community wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Purpose of Community Wiki I just posted this question. I saw no options to make it community wiki. I remember that option. Why I don't see it?
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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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What is the vote limit?

What is the limit to the number of votes one can cast per day? I've never hit this limit on SO, but I appear to have hit it here today (well, it says I have 1 vote left). I've probably cast ~20 votes ...
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Why isn't my reputation increasing?

I have an answer with 10 up-votes on programmers.stackexchange.com, but my reputation is still stuck at 101 (for linking my accounts across other Stack* sites). Shouldn't my reputation be increasing ...
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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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Migration path to Workplace?

Workplace has been officially graduated: new site design has no "beta" anymore, and privileges are set to the level of graduated sites. This makes it possible to add this site to our migration path, ...
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What do new users see when their question has close votes

I voted to close this question, and then the OP asked for downvoters to give a comment. Which made me wonder: what do new (low rep) users see when there is a close vote on their question (before it ...
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What does marking a question as favorite (clicking the star) do?

I'm curious what happens when a question is marked favorite (by clicking on the star button, under the up/down-vote arrows)? The only thing I can see is that there's a number next to the star, showing ...
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How to get a link on the deleted answer?

If an answer is deleted on Programmers and the author wants to ask about the reason on MetaProgrammers, how can he do it? How can he reference something that doesn't exist? He can't edit it, either, ...
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What the … no, where (are) the FAQs?

I've found a bunch of FAQ links here on meta.p.SE, all pointing to programmers.stackexchange.com/faq etc, for example this one over here, to name just one. Maybe it is just my browser, but I am always ...
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One badge awarded twice, also on meta site

I have earned the yearling badge twice, just a few days apart, in this year, on programmers: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/users/16658/fejesjoco?tab=badges I also got them here on ...
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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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No questions asked but banned from Programmers

There are other users who have been banned from Stack Exchange sites. My problem is different. I just logged into Programmers, and I haven't asked or commented anything before within Programmers. When ...
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Wrong displayed reason from multiple close reasons

In this answer, Thomas Owens says If 5 users vote, I believe it's majority vote gets the reason. However, if a moderator closes, it's always the moderator's reason. However, I cast the last close ...
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Can I ask a question?

I'm a C programming beginner. is this the right place to ask questions for help of this site is just for experienced programmers?
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Is there a way to run a SEDE query against an older Programmers data snapshot?

Is it possible to get results of a particular SEDE query executed against an older data snapshot? I am interested in these in order to perform sort of retrospective study. Query I would like to run ...
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Dupe of deleted question

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