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how can i reword a question to make it appropriate or what SE would it be approriate on?

This was put on hold, was wondering if anyone had a suggested edit or SE that you make this work? I've been doing web based coding for a little over 4 years. I have reached a point where I'm ...
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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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Merge User Accounts [closed]

Can we get the migrated answer account merged with the new posters account?
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Is it okay to flag for moderator intervention attempts to circumvent question block at other site?

I recently flagged an off-topic (implementation) question that was posted here with sole purpose to circumvent "problem" title block at Stack Overflow. I described the issue in "need of moderator ...
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Are feedback type questions are allowed here?

I have a question in which I want to request feedback about my software. Am I allowed to ask this type of question here or it will be considered off-topic here?
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Why am I barred posting questions from my account despite there is nothing wrong with my Q&A?

I have checked and rechecked my Q&A postings. Can the moderators explain me please? Thanks
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What to do with answers to this question?

Question asked is stated as follows: Is there any hard data (studies, comparisons, not-just-gut-feel analysis) on <particular subject>? Some of the answers given are: I honestly feel there ...
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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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How to flag off-topic to migrate to SQA

There is a number of questions on Programmers that relate to Software Quality Assurance and Testing: As per IEEE 12207, who has to perform SW integration testing? How to apply verification and ...
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What criterion of NARQ does this question meet?

So I would like to jump in the programmers.SE community, but for the life of me I can't actually figure out the community standards. I had this question closed: What languages do Node.js developers ...
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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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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 was this question downvoted and closed?

I would like to ask why How to force evaluation in Haskell? was down-voted and closed. This came completely unexpected since it is a very specific and precise question regarding Haskell and how to ...
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Does Login For StackOverflow also carry over for Programmers.Stackexchange?

I am logged in at stackoverflow, I switch over to here, does not appear to retain my login info? Need separate account?
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How is Programmers different from Theoretical CS?

How to decide whether a question belongs on Programmers.SE or CSTheory.SE site? Is there a general rule on how to decide what kind of questions belong on these two? I have read both FAQs, and it ...
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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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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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Querying Badges Table in data.stackexchange

I can get names of all badges using following query in http://data.stackexchange.com/. SELECT DISTINCT Name FROM Badges I need to apply a filter on the query to list only the gold badges. How can I ...
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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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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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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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Is this the right place to ask about algorithm / data structure related questions?

For example, I want to compare linked list and array by calculating their big O notations; can I post it here on Software Engineering as a discussion?
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Why do people not understand a question for “scientifically” standards is not meaning “examples”?

I have a question about my Software Engineering Stack Exchange post: Are there descriptive examples of the architecture of standard content management systems, that provide full user rights handling? ...
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Why was my legacy question closed and locked?

Are there any studies on the Efficiency/Effectiveness of Agile vs Waterfall I asked this question 6 years ago and It finally got some good information then the answer was deleted and the post locked ...
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New question starts at -1?

I just asked a new question, https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/300694/exact-php-syntax-for-dependency-injection . When I completed it and the view page loaded, its score was ...
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How can I search in responses

I remember, I was suggested some books (links to books) in comments to my questions or answers, but now I can't find them easily. How can I search for such links (for example by 'book' keyword)?
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Is empirical evidence off topic here? [duplicate]

I asked a question about whether an oft-quoted piece of programmer wisdom has empirical evidence to back it up. My question was closed within seconds using the close reason normally used for lazy ...
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Can I ask same question in multiple sites?

Can I ask same question in both stackoverflow.com and programmers.stackexchange.com or maybe other Stack Exchange site? or it will be duplicate question?
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What is SDLC tag?

Today I noticed sdlc tag, which has no information written. Anyone know what exactly is it? List of questions with this tag.
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What is the difference between [exact-duplicates] and [duplicate-questions] tags? - synonym request

What is the difference between exact-duplicates (16 questions) and duplicate-questions (4 questions) tags? As of now, neither of above have tag wiki; per my reading of handful of questions I randomly ...
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Is something wrong with the review queues?

Thorsten Müller was presented with an odd review question. Odd, because the question was deleted on April 13, but he was asked today to review the first-post-answer in the deleted question. ...
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please tell me how to delete my P.SE account [closed]

I would like to delete only my P.SE account only, but I can't find the directions anywhere.
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Could it be that 124 posts I upvoted are all deleted?

My profile summary page currently says 3668 upvotes while votes->upvotes sub tab (dev team only link) counts less than that - 3544. 3668-3544=124 - as far as I understand this difference could be due ...
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XML syntax highlighting not working despite explicit tagging

I recently posted a question: Supporting and testing multiple versions of a software library in a Maven project in which I included some XML code samples. I tagged the samples as XML code: <!-- ...
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enter/return/line break

Is there something I'm doing wrong? For the life of me everytime I post a question or answer, I can not figure out how to line break / return without the <p> tag. That's the only way to go to ...
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Question closed and locked but can't down vote to get off front page after a year?

Why is the question Pros and cons of PHP vs C,C++ as language in a programming interview? [closed] locked? I mean it is one thing to close it, I agree with that, it meets at least 3 criteria for ...
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Edit Total on Profile Not Matching Up

According to my profile I have 132 suggested edits. According to my progress towards Strunk & White on the review page, I have edited 79 posts. Why don't these numbers match up. Is this my fault ...
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What happens to answers if they are deleted?

I read the question on What is the best way to handle product versioning and branching of long term projects? I saw all the answers but I wanted to make a value edition to it by proving the a support ...
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Can I filter/hide closed questions on Programmers.SE?

This might be better suited for Meta.SO, but the problem is particularly bad here, so that's where I'm asking. Of the active questions on the Programmers home page, 7 are closed and another 2 are in ...
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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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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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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?...
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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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7 years old closed as off-topic question (4 years ago) being edited

I know that sometimes tags are being removed and old questions are edited. Today a 7 years old question closed 4 years ago as off-topic received two (103 rep) updates (3917 rep) that only fixes ...
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Have the mods started censoring close votes?

For the question, Best way to deal with non-developers in a scrum team, I voted to close the question as it's nothing to do with software engineering and belongs (if it belongs anywhere) on the ...
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How else should I have asked my question in order to not get deleted

In this question I asked, I first got downvoted twice without having any clue where my mistake was. I've never minded downvoting, but if someone wants me to ask a question the right way, or ask a ...
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Software Engineering not appearing on My Communities

Since the name changed to Software Engineering, i am not able to see it on My Communities. Are you guys experiencing the same issue? Or maybe i did something wrong? I have to look it on More Stack ...
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can I ask my question in programmers.stackexchange.com?

I want to know, How to do the following in program ? I am looking for logic/algorithm so that, I can implement it. I want to split the joined & wrongly spelled words to give a correct result ? ...
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Favourited questions credit

Do users who ask questions that are favourited a lot (by other users) get any sort of credit e.g. badge etc or is this just a convenience for those reading the question?
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Where does this question belong?

I want to ask if I should include known programming languages on my resume. But I do not know which site is appropriate for this. Which StackExchange site should I ask this question on?

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