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Last post not in recent inbox messages

My last post does not show up in my recent inbox messages. But it does show up in a search. Does it only show up if it has had replies?
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Finding relevant aswers

How does one go about finding questions and answers that are up to date, not 5 or more years old. I ask this so I can avoid the "THIS Question has been asked." that I see in every question. This is ...
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What can I do after my account is gone?

I logged in this morning, and instead of logging in, it asked me to join the community through stack exchange again, and now I am at 101 reputation, instead of the 360 I was at yesterday. How can I ...
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Best way to end a question post

When I ask a question on Ask Ubuntu, I usually end it with some kind of request for knowledge, like "does anybody know the actual meaning of this message?". A lot of newer people end the question with ...
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Why do some questions appear with a red background?

As I was looking through some of the unanswered questions I noticed that some were appearing with a red background like the one in the photo below. Does anyone know what it means? Thanks!
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Hover state colour for the “Ask a Question” button in the tour is broken

This happens on Chrome 46:
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How to make Key Images in questions? [duplicate]

I've been trying to answer questions but I want to add The little keys in there, and I don't know how. How do I do it?
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Who are the people responsible for the direction, decisions and development of AskUbuntu?

Although I'm relatively new to using AskUbuntu, I have, at times, wanted to contact the "leaders" responsible for the direction, decisions and development of AskUbuntu (ie. who decides the "official ...
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For the help centers bounty page what happens if

What happens if I figured out a solution for my bounty by my own and write a good answer. Do My reputation points belong to me again in this case?
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A 404 error occurs on the about page

In the second slide of the about page, the link to the "official Ubuntu derivatives" gives a 404.
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Can we add a screenshot of the “accepted answer” check mark to the help pages?

I usually like to link this help page: Some-one answers to new users that comment "Thanks, it worked!!" on an answer. The reason I link them to Some-one answers instead of Accepted answer is ...
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Why are askubuntu.com and meta.askubuntu.com considered as same site?

Why are askubuntu.com and meta.askubuntu.com considered as same Stack Exchange site (Same Reputation points on both site), while stackoverflow.com and meta.stackoverflow.com are considered as ...
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Askubuntu mobile-optimised website is difficult to read

The current askubuntu.com mobile-optimised website uses a black background and a gray foreground(text). This makes it difficult to read and draws attention away from the important part, i.e., the text ...
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Should we put together a basic, “Intro to Ubuntu” faq?

This question popped up today. Now, it's a terrible question (very unclear), but I think what she's asking is just a basic "I'm new to Ubuntu... how does I use this thing?" Many Ubuntu users are ...
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help ubuntu or ubuntu+help in google search should list ask ubuntu in results

i think the two search strings help ubuntu or ubuntu+help should bring up ask ubuntu website in the search results. it does not feature in the first 3 pages of google search. what do u guys think?
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Where is the stackexchange/stackoverflow help, specifically about formatting and markdown?

I read the FAQ page and the About page, but no links to any help topics about the mechanics of using the site. When I post a comment, can I used formatting? Where is the format or markdown help? ...