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Is “What are some current buzzwords when you go to a job interview nowadays” considered an on-topic question?

"What are some current buzzwords when you go to a job interview nowadays?" Some of these were my buzzwords, where I had to know the concepts rather than show actual code: LDAP book "Clean code" (...
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Where can I ask this question about Social Security Numbers in Sweden?

In Sweden the authorities have run out of social security numbers because so many immigrants are "born" on 1st of january or 1st of july because those are important dates (so they are booked as being ...
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Not able to comment on my own question without reputation

I am not able to comment on my own question. So the flow goes like 1) Posted a question 2) Someone posted a comment to my question asking for some more details or some suggestions. 3) I am not able ...
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In what order do answers appear?

When I answer a question, it appears near the bottom among the 0 votes answers (because it is new). However, it does not appear at the very bottom, nor are the 0 vote answers ordered by reputation. ...
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Odd Reputation change with no trail

I had a reputation change today by which I lost 42 reputation points. The only problem is I can't find any trail as to what exactly has happened. I can probably guess which questions were removed ...
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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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Is a question about macros off-topic here

I have a program that uses macros, and I need somewhere to ask questions. If this would be the wrong place, a quick point to the right one would be appreciated.
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how to move question to stackoverflow or programmers?

I asked this question: pattern to unlock thread and get variable in fast unlock after two calls to close the question I realize that I should had asked in programmers. Can I move the question ...
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Where to ask a question about using a shared android device among entire dev team? [duplicate]

We just got a Note 8 for the office. I'm curious how other shops handle dev devices. Do you create a generic google account to login? etc, etc Is there a place on the SE network that this question ...
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How to find highly upvoted comments

I am curious to see the most highly upvoted comments on the site, because I posted a comment on a HNQ which has more upvotes than the question - 138 at this point. Is there a way to see the highly ...
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can this SE do LaTeX? [duplicate]

just wondering. or is it just code? thnx
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Why can't I answer a protected question? [duplicate]

So I was reading this question today and it tells me that I can't answer the question because I don't have 10 reputation, which is false. But I have 101 reputation : Can someone enlighten me?
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Why was my career related question considered off-topic? [duplicate]

Here is the link to the question that was considered off-topic: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/q/277933/69485 I read the answer to another question on here (meta.programmers....
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Is programmers the right site for clothing issues? [duplicate]

I would like to know if programmers.se is the right site to ask about clothing for coders etc. or if there is a better site.
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Can we ask questions about book and tool recommendations on programmers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are book recommendations on-topic? Asking for book and tool recommendations on Stack Overflow is now prohibited. And they are off-topic and not constructive on SO. So can we ...
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Please unblock me [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why am I getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”? Well I dont know whether to ask this in programmers meta is good or not, but please please ...
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Why am I getting “Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account”?

Ok I wasn't asking a question but tried the link anyhow and it said Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See http://goo.gl/C1Kwu to learn more. Here are the questions ...
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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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Please delete a post for me

I recently made this post, but: its answers are unrelated to my question, I was not allowed to edit my question, I was not allowed to delete my post, I received a number of rather unfriendly remarks. ...
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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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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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Should these be one, two, three or no questions?

I have three similar and short questions about C programming: Is there a shorthand for argv[*index] ? Is my_struct[index].my_member the same as my_struct->my_member or is the later referred to as ...
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Can we please merge [definition] tag into [terminology]?

Can we please merge the definition tag into terminology?
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Answer Lost on Migration

This question was migrated to DBA, but my answer got lost in the migration. What Gives?
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How to deal with cross-site duplicate closed posts

Stackoverflow is not accepting any post from my account due to some low quality auto/self deleted posts with negative net scores. Response of the site is as follows, You have reached your question ...
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Where can I ask about dojo interview questions?

I'm going to attend a dojo interview by this week. But google doesn't help me to find the list of dojo interview questions. I just wanted to know whether this site is a best place to ask interview ...
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Why the question got deleted?

I have a question about my Software Engineering Stack Exchange post: OAuth2 separate Authorization Validation Server trust Why the question got deleted? And why no reason was specified/can be ...
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I don't agree that this answer should be deleted, what should I do?

I posted an answer to When would using a scripting language within a larger program be useful? I can understand down votes from programmers who feel insulted. But why on earth would you delete a ...
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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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If we cannot ask about The Programmers Bill of Responsibilities on this site why is it called Programmers?

Where should the The Programmers Bill of Responsibilities question be asked? To the internet in general? If that is the case a blog dealing with such questions would certainly be considered to be ...
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I can't post due to one closed question

I registered on this site because I want to learn from the experienced programmers. So I look many interesting questions and answer. Then I ask my first question, some days later this was closed as a ...
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Why do programmers reduce MI problem to (4-point) Diamond rather than with (3-point) Joint?

I was allowed to ask at meta because my question was locked. Probably I had to start with revising what programming mainstream tells about the topic. That is after all the core of my concern, ...
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Why was my answer repeatedly downvoted and deleted then?

The answer lists the only three books solely devoted to exceptions I know of (and quite probably, the only three that exist): For the ASP.NET part (your example case), point them to Robust ASP.NET ...
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Where can I ask Career-Development questions on the Stack Exchange about Programming? (without getting closed!)

Every Career-Development question gets closed, This is pathetic! Where else am I meant to ask the question about programming. It is pretty silly considering it is a guideline: What language should ...
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Why was StackOverflow's most-useful-free-net-libraries was removed from Stack Overflow for reasons of moderation? [closed]

In feb 2011 there was a broad wiki message most-useful-free-net-libraries https://stackoverflow.com/questions/662956/most-useful-free-net-libraries with many useful wiki entries ordered by category....
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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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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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Should Why is Global State so Evil? be closed?

So since we've been round about today on Constructive Questions, should Why is Global State so Evil? be closed? It is essentially a subjective matter, likely to result in a list, and seems to be ...
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Is it possible to remove the Community Wiki status of a question?

I noticed my question was automatically updated to Community Wiki after 15 answers, and that prevents me from enjoying the upvotes. Is it possible to remove this status? Note: the question only had ...
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ISV - can I ask tax-related questions on Programmers?

I'm an Independent Software Vender. The "FAQ" page on Programmer's Meta states that appropriate questions include "freelancing and business concerns". Can I ask for advice on tax-related matters on ...
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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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Tag merge / synonym request: [maintainability] -> [maintenance]

Suggest to merge maintainability (35 questions, no tag wiki) into maintenance (80 questions, tag wiki quoted below), and make them synonyms. Tag wiki for maintenance: The activities that occur ...
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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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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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Why is changing profile picture so fastidious?

I wanted to upload a nice picture to my profile, but apparently I cannot. What is the purpose of that "gravatar". Why wouldn't I be able to have a picture displayed on all my accounts, just like my ...
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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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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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Requesting “It took a generation” tag

In Douglas Crockford's "The Better Parts" lecture, there was a drum being beaten again and again: It took a generation for us to realize that high-level languages were a good idea. It took a ...
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Closed as not constructive?

Can someone explain why my question was not constructive? https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/187264/how-do-i-take-my-web-dev-learning-to-the-next-level The only answer given (...
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I'm under attack. I ask help

It's purely management question to the moderators team. In topic "Can we set up svn server on a local computer without any network access?" (and probably some other places) I'm under downvoting attack ...