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Should there be an “Edit question Tags Privilege”

This Question Should be tagged as a SQL question. Should there be an "Edit question Tags Privilege" (Is there currently one?)
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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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Where did my answer to a now-migrated question go?

I post an answer to Adding components to JPanels dynamically during runtime, but before or during migration this post was deleted or lost, and this message isn't accesible for me can moderator ...
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What is a point of the holy war tag?

I have seen this request, but the holy-waris still there. Therefore I guess it should be somehow used. My question is in what kind of questions should that tag be used?
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What is the impact of deleting an answer or question on reputation?

What happens to reputation gained\lost from that question or answer?
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Why does this question exist twice? Stack Exchange Multiverse?

I just answered the question What's the point of initializing a variable with the same value twice? here on Programmers. I was going to answer it anyway, then saw that Morons suggested it be ...
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Remove vote to close after a question has been edited

I voted to close this question before it was edited. After the edit it think the question is of much higher quality and I dont want it closed. There dosent seem to be any way of revoking a close vote (...
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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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Migrated question from Stackoverflow with no updating of reputation

I got a question migrated from Stackoverflow Visual Programming paradigms, and it continues to be responding, so my reputation on Programmers should increase. However I did not get any increase from ...
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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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Missing something from the requirements for the Analytical Badge?

I thought I had gone through the entire FAQ and clicked on all the links as I read through them, but no badge shows up under my programmers profile. Here is the what the badge reads: Visited every ...
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why are old questions edited?

I'm sure this question must have been asked before, but I can't find it using the search function. Why are old questions that haven't had any recent new answers edited, which then causes the question ...
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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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Reopen the PHP on iPad question

I think we should re-open this question on how to get a PHP stack on iPad as it seems it's technically possible to get a minimal but working lighttp / PHP stack after all. Granted, the iPad is not ...
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Getting a Question Reopened

I had a question a while back that was closed because it was thought to be an exact duplicate, and it almost was. The reason I asked the question again is because I found no answer that, I believe, ...
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Why is the question about programmers qualifying for the .pro domain closed?

I'm referring to this question. It seems like a question with real answers to solve a problem that's only applicable to software developers. The only problems are the "should we?", the "thanks", and ...
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Links in comments

Is it possible to pretty up links in comments? Similar to the way we can in answers. SO says no. I'm unsuccessful finding an answer for meta-Programmers.
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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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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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What should an OP do if his post being locked indefinitely?

What should an OP do if his question on programmers.stackexchange.com being locked by a moderator?
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Under what circumstances, a user profile information will be modified by the people other than the user himself?

I understand that questions and answers on programmers.stackexchange.com can be edited. My question are: Is that true that user profile information too can be edited without the user knowledge/...
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Can OP rollback the post if OP strongly feel rightly to do so?

Can OP rollback the post if OP strongly feel rightly to do so? Is there a punishment for OP if he/she rollback his/her post?
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Multi-level radio buttons for only one flag option is confusing [closed]

I attempted to flag a question today. There were two radio buttons present which did not behave as radio buttons. Clicking the flag question red confirmation button did nothing until a comment was ...
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Why was my question about the consequences of using Windows XP closed?

I open this question on meta because I want to know why Anna Lear closed my question? Is it my question really sucks or Anna Lear was angry with my comment in other unrelated question? Someone told ...
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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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How to detect questions inactive for longer than 6 months?

You see Excavator badge to be given to somebody who has: Edited first post that was inactive for 6 months This 6 month inactivity period has been mentioned in Archaeologist badge too. The ...
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Should I also flag questions when I already voted to close?

I wonder whether I should also flag questions on which I've already voted for a close. Should they still be flagged so the mods can see it or should the community just manage itself? 98% of the ...
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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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No close/close-recommendation button for me

I need to understand some moderation rules applicable to me. Currently, when for other peoples post, i don't see any close button. All i can do is either downvote or flag the post. If i feel that ...
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Why is my meta.programmers reputation the same as my programmers rep?

I just noticed that my rep on Meta Programmers is the same (currently 3898) as it is on Programmers. This is surely a bug, unless there's been a recent change to combine rep on meta sites with the ...
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How can I see more questions displayed in my home page?

Right now I can see 41 questions on my home page. Since the questions appearing on my home page are the only one that are really interesting to me (because looking at the complete list of questions ...
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Isn't this a bug?

How is this possible to have 35 views with 59 answers. Yeah, maybe each person can answer twice. But hey, 35 views, and 35 vote ups? This one's from larger view:
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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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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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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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where can I ask this kind of questions?

I had asked these two questions Roadmap for switching from a Developer to a Project Manager What can developer do when he bored of his job? but both of them are closed for the same reason. So if I ...
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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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Are new users allowed to advise without mini-modding?

I had a question about commenting on posts by new users (and sometimes experienced users). I see a post that just has a link without context, or some vague/poorly formatted answer, and I think about ...
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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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How do I copy my Stack Overflow profile to all the sites of Stack Exchange Network?

How I can copy my Stack Overflow profile to all the sites of this network?
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Why I'm not getting reputation in spite of upvote?

In this question, I got 2 upvotes, and system has recognized it, as it comes in my reputation history. But my reputation score at the top of the screen doesn't change. Why? Is it a bug?
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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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Why was my question about migrating VB.NET developers closed?

I asked a question about VB.NET and C#, but a moderator closed it within a few minutes of it being asked without allowing the community to decide whether it should be worthy of the site. I want to ...
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Why is the answer order randomized?

I think the new system of randomizing the answers regardless of Votes is Flawed. It appears that users are (most likely unintentionally) abusing this. Simply re-word the current best answer and you ...
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Does the info page work differently on Programmers and other SE sites?

I have been a member of a number of SE sites for some time, but have only today joined the Programmers site. I have asked one question, and have been keeping an eye on responses. My info page appears ...
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Question made CW and still adding rep

This question was made CW (I'm not sure why - the whole CW criteria is pretty difficult to understand now) yet I am still getting rep accumulated when up-voted. My understanding is that rep is not ...
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During a question merge not all comments got merged into the master question

I just merged this question (10k+ link) into this question, but it looks like only my comment made it over into the master question and Vitor's comment was left behind. Is that the expected behaviour?...