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Is there any way to recover from multiple downvotes on an off-topic question?

I'm new to Programmers and asked a question that was considered off topic according to the Programmer's FAQ -- unfortunate cause I was directed to Programmers from StackOverflow (see my comment in the ...
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Can I see which of my edit suggestions were approved?

I don't have edit privileges. Can I see this? Not just recent but the whole list. I just want to know why some may not have been approved.
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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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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 I answered “disappeared”

I answered a question within the last week. It got a couple of upvotes, however, I can no longer find the question that was asked. I did a search through my reputation and I don't see the question ...
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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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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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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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What is the process after a closed question was been edited to meet all the requirements but the reviewers don't react?

I asked a question. The question was very shortly after closed by moderators without any comments. Isn't this bad practice? This also annoyed another contributor who was writing a detailed answer to ...
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Where to ask “too broad” questions? [duplicate]

I recently posted a question here: Enterprise Architecture: Where to put persistence/dbContext management? I'd come here from Stack Overflow specifically because I thought that this was the place ...
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How do I get the text of a comment that was deleted by a mod?

I wrote a comment yesterday to somebody else's answer. Today all comments for that answer were deleted by a moderator ("Comments removed as they were getting noisy"). Can I somehow get at the text of ...
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Which behavior is undefined?

There is undefined-behavior (2 questions - US spelling) and undefined-behaviour (5 questions - British spelling). Please do the mod thing to sort this tag stuff out.
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Why does this homework dump deserve to stay on site (while prior was deleted)?

This homework dump has been quickly deleted - Problem : Valid Segments 1. Consider text comprised of blah blah. Task is to find out blah blah. Next day, it was slightly modified and reposted from ...
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Dupe of deleted question

This question is marked as a dupe of a deleted question. Please unmark it as dupe, or resurrect the deleted question.
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Undo unintended edit (not yet peer reviewed)

I intended to edit my own answer to a question to append some extra info I forgot to mention but accidentally edited someone else's. The warning that my edit would require a peer review should have ...
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Is it possible to link my Careers 2.0 account, Stack Overflow, and Programmers Stack accounts together?

I believe that my SO and Programmers accounts are already as linked as they get, but the Careers one is a different thing entirely, it seems.
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Should we reject edits that remove the automatic duplicate notification?

I just rejected this edit that was suggested on this question: How can I tell bad code from good code? The edit did correct a spelling mistake in the title (as the edit comment suggested), but also ...
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How can I create a custom filtered view of questions?

How would I create an filtered view of Programmers.SE, like perhaps with a query from the Stack Exchange Data Explorer? The reason I'm looking for this is because when Programmers.SE is active, the ...
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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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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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Possibility of saving questions for later posting

Not sure if this is the best place to post this, but I've always wondered why the programmers.SO, or SO for that matter, does not have the option to save a question as a draft for later posting; ...
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Trigger Rep recalc gives huge jump - incorrectly?

My rep on the P.Se site was 641 this morning. The /reputation page showed a total of 645 or so, and I pressed the button to Trigger Recalc It now jumps to 905 and the /reputation page shows a total ...
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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 Mortarboard badge broken?

I'm not complaining, but I think the Mortarboard badge is broken. I hit the rep cap yesterday and the day before, but didn't get the badge either time. Is something busted or am I just being ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [float] → [floating-point]

Please merge tag float (10 questions) into floating-point (32), and make them synonyms. Preference for master tag is because it looks unambiguous and because Wikipedia article uses this term: ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [compilers] → [compiler]

Please merge tag compilers (212 questions) into compiler (82), and make them synonyms. Preference for master tag is because Wikipedia article uses singular form: Compiler. Tag wikis appear to be ...
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How could I phrase a question about esoteric software?

I just came out of school where, for the most part, I coded console apps in C++, and a few tiered apps in Java and .NET. My program seemed geared toward producing line of business software: websites ...
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Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more

I just notice in my account for programmers.stackexchange.com The following message: Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any ...
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Undelete particular question

Can some of the moderators revive (undelete) this question (my own) and it's answers? I was more than sure that it is completely useless and voted to close or delete it. But, other users suggests in ...
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What does it mean for the question vote counts to look “folded”?

What do those "folds" mean?
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Am not seeing CAPTCHA codes [closed]

Win xp sp 3 FF 9, ABP disabled I just got prompted with the "are you human?" page but the captchas were not visible
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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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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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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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Tag merge / synonym request: [ux] → [user-experience]

Please merge tag ux (13 questions) into user-experience (68), and make them synonyms. Neither of the tags has wiki, but questions in both are about user experience (UX). Preference for master tag is ...
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I asked a question that was wrong. What should I do? Lock/Close/Delete

Sorry if this is a duplicate or if this is the wrong place to ask for this but I cannot find any instructions on what I should do. This is my problem: Earlier today I asked this question about using ...
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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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Can I ask questions about how to structure a project

I have a project which needs to be 'split' into two (for 2 different types of end user (a seeder and consumer)). I won't go into details, but, would this type of question (knowing what options are ...
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Is it possible to migrate my auth from Google to StackExchange ID?

I'd like to move away from using my Google login for authentication but this is the mechanism I use to auth all of the StackExchange sites I participate in. I already created a StackExchange account ...
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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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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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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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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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Find specific question

I compared 2 different malloc versions and asked about malloc and free where a test first resulted in that one malloc was faster than the other and then a comment or answer was that if you allocate or ...
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What's that text above the viewport?

I was scrolling back up to the top of a page when I noticed this weird red text floating above the viewport in the "rubber-band-scroll" region. It says "Stack Exchange Inbox" and "Reputation and ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [life-cycle] → [sdlc]

Please merge tag life-cycle (22 questions) into sdlc (35), and make them synonyms. Only sdlc tag has wiki, but questions in both appear to be about software development lifecycle. Preference for ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [assembler] → [assembly]

Please merge tag assembler (12 questions) into assembly (89), and make them synonyms. Tag assembler has no wiki, for assembly there is tag wiki excerpt: An assembly language is a low-level ...
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Isn't there any other way to get Reputation?

Well, I have gone through the Tour and I'm aware of earning reputation. I have pretty much reputation in stack overflow so that I can comment and post answers and do other basic things. But, I'm ...
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Why was this flag declined?

I flagged a question using this message: as complained in comments, cross-posted at SO: programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/284058/… (flagging per https://meta.stackexchange.com/tags/cross-...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [cache] → [caching]

Please merge tag cache (27 questions) into caching (79), and make them synonyms. Tag cache does not have wiki nor excerpt. Tag caching wiki excerpt is Questions regarding cache algorithms by ...

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