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Best way to end a question post

Just the question. Don't use "plz help!!!!" or even the less neurotic "please help". If you didn't need help, you wouldn't be posting here in the first place. Just end your ...
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Why do some questions appear with a red background?

It means the question contains tags that you have in your list of "Favorite Tags", which you can see in the right column on the main site.
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Best way to end a question post

Before you feel offended, note that you in this post doesn't refer to you specifically. I don't want to see things that don't convey any concrete information towards solving the problem at hand. A ...
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Finding relevant aswers

I've found (when I used ubuntu) that even the solutions for older versions were either still relevant or gave me the tools to debug the problem myself. So I don't think dropping entire databases' ...
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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..." Welcome! I'll attempt to answer your questions in no particular order. "BTW, I found no appropriate tag for this questions, so I hope it's not ...
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What can I do after my account is gone?

You've already been contacted about this directly. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sockpuppet_(Internet)
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Show only posts that need editing

'No Action Needed' is a decision that you can make if there's nothing to do with a first post. Usually there is; you can upvote or downvote, add a comment, upvote and existing comment, (suggest an) ...
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Last post not in recent inbox messages

If by "last post" you mean this, then you won't see anything in your inbox about this post unless you get replies to it or some other type of interaction (comments, answers, proposed edits, etc.). ...
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Finding relevant aswers

More relevant and up-to-date content will be available in places where it is easy to find if posting it is encouraged. Sometimes it is equally as important to reopen canonical closed questions as it ...
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Best way to end a question post

The basic thing is to ask the question as if you are asking it to an actual person and let Ask Ubuntu direct it to an interested person. Research on the question before hand should be a must (In the ...
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