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Vote limit on comments? [duplicate]

I was reviewing this question in the Close votes queue and upvoted the comment that mentioned the correct duplicate. I received a message regarding hitting the vote limit. I proceeded to VTC the as ...
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I have reason to believe that a user has created 2 accounts what should be done in this case? [duplicate]

I worked on both of these questions: Unable to connect to the internet via ethernet (using a pppoe) , though it works via wi-fi Connecting cable/fibre internet using PPPoE in Ubuntu It's become ...
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How much does SE care about mirrors of SE that don't acknowledge the CC licence?

I found this (replace the XXX's) as the #1 hit for a question. The answer seemed very "stack exchange" and indeed it was: http://htmlasks_XXXXXXXXXXXXX.com/...
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Curious badge strangely not awarded yet (in meta)

Why is the curious badge still there? It has been for days, and it says 5/5. Update: it seems I do have 5 upvoted questions in meta PS: I'm not desperate for badges (at least not in meta). But this ...
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Can I get the duplicate close link on this question changed?

On this question, I voted to close as a duplicate of this one but the user wanted to change the icon size not hide the launcher, so it was a duplicate of this. However the OP accepted the original ...
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How come my questions aren't being answered?

why aren't my questions being answered? It seems like they aren't noticed... Most of my questions have no answers or votes. Am I doing something wrong?
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Why are there a limited amount of close votes for high rep users?

I am a reasonable high rep user and have been around for some time now, and even though both of those are the case I still have a limited amount of close votes I can cast (40), why is this? Surely the ...
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Someone is editing my question's tags and I disagree with their edit

As is suggested by Eliah Kagan; In general, if you believe your question is de-tagged wrongly, here are some options at your disposal: Read the tag's tag wiki and see what other questions ...
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Main site's sidebar and Meta site's sidebar don't match anymore

I've been noticing this for a few days, the Main site's sidebar and the Meta site's sidebar don't match anymore: In particular I've been noticing the difference between the "Hot Meta Posts" ...
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Should one close questions as duplicates of closed questions?

I have seen many questions in the past which are off-topic, and the community recognizes them as such, and it closes them as duplicates of the question when it was first asked and closed as off-topic. ...
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Late answers queue dramatically increased in size

I understand why this is happening, however there aren't that many people working on these queues, and this will definitely put them off if it never shrinks. So will there be any way implemented to ...
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May I link to my own Github project which is related to what I did after resolving my issue?

Summary In a weird partition creation issue where GParted didn't think my SSD was a block device, I eventually solved the issue and continued to my original goal: cloning a partition on a failing ...
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Are you tested with Duplicates in the review queues?

In the review queues I have never once been tested with a question that has been flagged as duplicate. Does SE not test you on those? And if so, why not? Or have I just not had any?
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Is there a way to see how many users are currently connected to Ask Ubuntu?

I was curious to know when most users connect to Ask Ubuntu during the day. I am not sure if I am blind or if this function does not exist (because it is probably not useful to the majority of users)....
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Why can't you vote on a question once you have retracted your vote?

Once you have voted on a question, and then retracted your vote, you are unable to cast another vote, why is this? Because for instance I could VTC something as unclear, but then when they update it I ...
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Are the adverts on StackExchange sites safe?

I often find that instead of featured questions, in their place are adverts such as this one: But is it safe to click on these adverts? Do they only advertise stuff on the SE sites? Or is there some ...
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Is there a limit to the amount of questions you can ask on Meta in a specific time period?

On the main site you can ask a maximum of 6 questions in a 24-hour period, and in a 30 day period, you have a maximum of 50 questions, I do not know if there are any other limits for years etc, but I ...
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How to access askubuntu meta data for programmatic statistical analysis?

I wanted to conduct some statistical analysis on certain dimensions relevant to the development of the site and was wondering how to access data in order to construct a data set for that. For example, ...
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Error submitting answer? [closed]

Trying to upload a picture in an answer to this question, I cannot upload images but I can add links to images. The answer looks fine (although not yet finished) - here is a screenshot of how I see ...
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How to 'pause' a question?

I have posted a question on ask ubuntu. Now I'm on a trip and don't have access to my laptop (it is a desktop replacement and so I left it at home). Everyone's asking me to post info about the kernel ...
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I moved a discussion to chat, but I'm not logged in there

I just had a lengthy discussion moved to chat. On the chat page, I am not logged in. When I click the link "you need to be logged in", I get to the Stack Exchange page ("Logging you in to the Stack ...
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How to search for unanswered, open questions questions with at least 1 close flag?

I wanted to search for questions which have been flagged to be closed but not in my review queue which are open as yet and don't have upvoted answers. Searching for closed:0 answered:0 gives me all(...
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Incorrect duplicate: missing clock

The question My clock has disappeared is incorrectly marked as a duplicate of Ubuntu 12.04 gnome issue, no clock is shown, strange starter icon cannot be removed. Could someone who has the necessary ...
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"Put On Hold As Unclear What You're Asking" How Can I Help Get This Question Unheld?

So yesterday I stumbled upon a question on Askubuntu; MATE menu is missing. It's a troubleshooting question about Mate Desktop and while not ideally worded I found it easy enough to understand what ...
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Should the wiki of the EOL tag be edited to notify users that their questions will be closed?

Should we add a notice to the tags wiki of those who have reached eol in bold, saying that if you're asking about this distro your question is likely to be closed because we don't answer such ...
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User was removed gave me -15 reputation [duplicate]

I just received -15 reputation points for some action called User was removed. What? That does not make sense. More in this screenshot:
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"Rollback to Revision n" doesn't appear consistently

When a post is rolled back via the 'edit' option, it prepends Rollback to Revision n - automatically to the edit summary, but not consistently. Is there a criteria for adding this text? Should ...
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Why the flag count doesn't show besides the review link?

I've seen for a couple of days this, but the "flag count" doesn't appear besides the review link unless flags > 30. Is this intended?
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Could comments be allowed from 20+ [duplicate]

My opinion is that comment privileges are allowed until 50 reputation for what purpose" The Askubuntu Help Page says: Privileges control what you can do on Ask Ubuntu. Gain more privileges by ...
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Reputation score increase not accounted for!

I have edited a number of posts here. I found that whenever reputation decreased by two, it was accounted for, for I checked and found that a post which I edited was deleted. However, a number of ...
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AskUbuntu does not recognize my account email

I have been communicating with AskUbuntu for a few weeks on Windows while I brought my Ubuntu internet connection up to speed. Now that I am up and running on Ubuntu, I would like to use my same ...
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How do you leave a comment on a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are you only allowed to comment with 50 rep? I only see a box for leaving an answer, but I can't seem to figure out how to leave a comment to a question. I must be blind, ...
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How do I add comments on answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how do I leave a comment to an answer on the Ask Ubuntu site? This may be a stupid question, but I don't get it. I see that all kinds of people leave comments on specific ...
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no edit button beside flag [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Edit link Missing I found a question which is very ugly and improperly formatted so I want to edit it but there is no edit button only link and flag buttons are there !! Is ...
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Reputation lost on downvoting others [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I observed that my reputation decreases when I downvote answers, why? Why do I loose 1 reputation point for downvoting others answers? I even provided a reason! I just lost ...
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My thread is too broad, why? - "Safety of software installation from source code"

Link to thread: Safety of software installation from source code Why is it "too broad" ? I thought I was very specific.. can't see what should I add..
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How to understand a downvote

Is there any way to understand who or at least why a downvote was awarded? Because in 2 cases that I got a downvote, the answer seemed perfectly fine and also had upvotes from other users. The only ...
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How do I vote on an answer?

I found a good answer and there was a pop-up message "do not forget to vote...". So yes, I did not forget, but could not find a way to vote on the answer? Related question: If you bother to put up a ...
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Why was my close vote removed and comment deleted?

I voted to close this question as a duplicate but on returning to it, I find my vote removed and comment deleted. I guess it was removed by a moderator but why? Currently, I feel this is very much ...
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Unwanted edits to my question in ask Ubuntu

I recently asked a question on ask Ubuntu How to tell whether the snap or apt version is being used? which was well received and got two excellent answers and 11 upvotes. Then today, 3 days after it ...
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How did I get 35 reputation from 2 votes?

On https://askubuntu.com/a/1026404/711310, I got two upvotes and zero downvotes, but I gained 35 reputation from it. How did this happen?
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I have got 'on hold'

I have got [on hold] on https://askubuntu.com/questions/596424/how-to-write-a-auto-completion-bash-script What should I do now?
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What is the reason that I lost so much of the reputation?

I am aware of this reputation system. However I would like to ask a compound statement. How much reputation will I loose if: Someone asked a question which was then down-voted once, upon which I ...
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Repeated "warnings" across questions and answers across StackExchange?

Sometimes I will come across a "warning" on an answer or question. Sort of. On my super-old first answer that I answered, I got this "warning": Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, ...
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Question wrongly closed as duplicate

This question comparing the beta and daily-live builds of Ubuntu+1, was closed as an exact duplicate of this question, which is a much more general question, "Are daily builds of Ubuntu stable enough ...
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Is there any ability to count edits?

How to know how many post I've edited? Is there any ability to say that in this web site? Also, how many accepted and how many rejected?
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Is it right to post false details in one's user profile?

In AU there seems to be a badge for completing one's user profile. But when I visited a few profiles it seemed to me that they have false details. I mean they have every right to not post their ...
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Flagging Dispute: Flag Decline by @jrg on question "internet Connection problem in ubuntu 12.04- pppoeconf" [closed]

Flagged Answer: https://askubuntu.com/a/154482/10616 I flagged this answer as "Not an Answer" with the reasoning: "Not an Answer since the OP explicitly stated the command initially (so repeating ...
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Does the reputation you get from meta transfer to normal ask ubuntu? [duplicate]

I just got the privilege to participate in meta, but if I get reputation points here, will that be added to my normal Ask Ubuntu reputation?
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Are non-Ubuntu-spefic questions allowed? [duplicate]

I was just wonder, let's say that there is a question which asks how to disable the cache in Firefox, and the person who asks says that they are running a supported flavour and version of Ubuntu, is ...
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