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When do we not gain any reputation from edits?

I think there are various rules about when a user gains and when he/she doesn't gain reputation for edits. One of them is when he/she has already gained 1000 rep from suggested edits, another when he/...
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"start a bounty" missing

I have a question for which I want to start a bounty. The "start a bounty" is missing. I checked this before asking here and I learnt that, per user account only one active bounty is allowed. Is only ...
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System said I earned "view close votes" privilege, but my profile doesn't show that, is this a bug?

In my Achivements tab, I was told I had earned the close votes privilege: But in my profile, I haven't. Which one is correct?
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Voting to leave open a question in review queue, then manually voting to close the same question, does not work as expected

Exec. sum. : I voted to leave open a question, then voted to close it. This worked, but only some of the information displayed reflected my actions. The details: I voted to leave open a question....
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HTML in questions but not comments?

Why is it that we can use HTML markup and entities in questions but not in comments? Shouldn't they be the same? Testing markdown here, italic, bold... well, that seems to work.
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Is there a way for StackExchange to accept Launchpad IDs to login systemwide?

In the original, pre-shortened form of the question I was complaining that I can't login some other StackExchange site with my Launchpad ID, providing the screenshot: Rest was almost like this: I ...
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Why I'm getting wrong notification?

Today I got a new notification "Congrats, you've gained the privilege – comment everywhere learn more". I tried to comment on a post, but I was not able to comment on any post. After some ...
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Why can I create tags at 150 rep

I was wondering why is that I can create tags at 150 rep only. On other sites that limit is 500 rep and how come I can retag questions 200 rep EDIT:For that I have to edit the question too which ...
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Ask Ubuntu Meta and Ask Ubuntu Reputation is not Synchronized

When I had 15 reputation on Ask Ubuntu I wanted to ask something on Meta; I went to Meta, but it said I only had 3 reputation so I could not ask questions. I went to Ask Ubuntu again, but my ...
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Review link doesn't appear for <125 rep users, though there's a site self-evaluation going on

I'm on this site a <125 rep user, so it's normal that I don't see a review link in the top bar sub-top bar. However, there's a site self-evaluation going on and I do have the privilege to ...
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Reputation from two edits is summed up as "2 votes"

I guess this is not really the intended behavior:
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Premature notice of new privilege [duplicate]

So I got a notice today that says I have gained the Trusted User privilege, only I haven't yet; I only have 19,992 out of the required 20,000 reputation, which has not changed today, or yesterday. Is ...
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Icon Overlap CSS in Chrome

Encountered using Chrome 36.0.1985.125 on Mac OS X (10.9.4). It is not present in Firefox on either Mac or Linux. I'm not a Moderator (or 10K user) on any other sites, so I can't test and see if this ...
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Upload image from web: Does not accept IDNs

It's all in the title, really. I entered a URL and had to edit http://filedump.ýes.info/UbuntuPartitions.png to http://filedump.xn-es-zka.info/UbuntuPartitions.png. It appears to be failing here too ...
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Posting An Answer

I been trying to answer this question discrete GPU not working after update, But when i press Post your Answer, Its posting as an comment, I have tried several times but still the same Please have ...
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@Tag keeps vanishing

I posted a reply to Russ in this thread: How to recover deleted files? When I did so, I began it with "@Russ, " to tag him. When I posted the comment though, the tag vanished. I tried several ...
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Deleted question showing in the review queue

I was going through the "First Posts" review queue and stumbled upon this: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/368555 However, when I clicked the link to view the question itself, I ...
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User with 1 rep approved edit?

So I just suggested an edit, which got approved by a user with 1 rep. How can he approve a suggested edit with 1 rep, while I cannot with 486 rep?
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"Please vote on merge poll" ... which has been closed for two months?

Today, I've created an account on askubuntu, and I got the "important notice" bar at the top of the screen, urging me to vote in the Ubuntu&Unix merge/no-merge poll. After clicking through, I was ...
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The "Ask Question" link opens up previous question in "Edit" mode.

Clicking on "Ask Question" takes me to expected URL:, but the displayed page is primed with the tags, title, and contents of my previous question: What is going on here? I have tried two different ...
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StackExchage data explorer gets around restrictions

I believe data explorer is enabling users to get around restrictions, as with a simple query, users with less than 1000 rep can get vote counts(the ones unlocked by Trusted User), (see this query), as ...
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Referring to users with special characters in their names

I just tried replying to a comment by typing "@Luís: " and submitting it. After submission, the user name as well as the @ symbol disappeared. I tried editing the comment twice, but the "@Luís" part ...
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"Review completed": why isn't the fate of that post decided?

I am talking about https://askubuntu.com/questions/338436/i-cannot-get-vpn-to-prompt-me-for-userid-and-password-when-the-always-ask-opti At the same time the review screen shows while the question ...
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Is this legal? Someone earned a bounty answering his question

Look at this post How to efficiently partition a single Windows-Ubuntu dual boot disk? I'm just wondering, what happened here… Could I make the same?
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This guy has a 101 rep with after only asking 2 questions and getting no up votes: Bug in Ask Ubuntu?

I really don't want to be a dick, but I ran across the following question: https://askubuntu.com/questions/386327/how-to-learn-ubuntu-after-installing-it from the following user: https://askubuntu....
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Numbered lists get erroneous numbers

Look at my answer here: Printing multiple files from Nautilus You'll see I have an ordered list 1-8. After the 6th item, I have a pre/code section and after that points 7 and 8. However, 7 and 8 is ...
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Possible bug in answer ordering

Usually ordering is on the basis of total score, with accepted answers pinned to the top unless the answer is by OP. Today on a couple of questions I have seen something else: Python: no module named ...
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No CAPTCHA for registration?

I hear about spam bots a lot here, and how they spam here, however is the simplest solution to most spam bots just to require that all new users have to enter a CAPTCHA when registering? Or at least ...
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Month and Quarter reputation tab borked?

When I went to look at the Quarter reputation tab I noticed I'm number 1 in the stats and the same goes for the month but as I know I'm vastly inferior to Rinzwind 0:-) I'm suspecting something is ...
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Disable voting for closed questions.

Because it is closed for some reasons.
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remove one question every 20 minutes limit

Please remove the ridiculous 20 minute wait time for each additional question. I often have more than one question and do not see any reason to waste time. You are disrespecting the members of this ...
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