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Should Elementary OS be added to the flag text "This is not about an official Ubuntu flavor."?

status-declined We have a very limited amount of space for statements in close reasons - if we could fit other OSes there we probably would but we are out of space in that reason's length to do that ...
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Should the copy.com tag be removed?

I went through all the questions tagged with copy.com. Each and every one of those 12 questions (the 12 remaining after you removed the tag from the post you referenced) is actually in relation to ...
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ordered list format feature request -- subtopic numbering

Two points: I can see the merits to the style you are proposing. But we're not going to change our Markdown implementation to support them. For one thing, most posts don't need (or benefit from) ...
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Why is information about triage and help and improvement review queues there in help center?

The answer Tinkeringbell wrote on MSE is pretty much the explanation for this but I'll throw a bit of additional information out there. As mentioned in Workflow changes for review queues - Help & ...
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Add a reply option for comments

This is the story of a time long ago, a time of myth and legend, when Jeff Atwood ruled Stack Exchange. He status-declined Add "Reply" link to comment that pre-populates comment box with @...
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No tag for ubuntu on askubuntu.com?

status-declined If you are posting on Ask Ubuntu, it's implied you're using Ubuntu or an official variant of Ubuntu. That's why we don't have an ubuntu tag - it's superfluous. Use the version tag ...
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Add a reply option for comments

The only real disadvantage I can think of to a properly designed reply button is that it might lead to more replying, encouraging protracted conversations in comments. The original arguments against a ...
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ordered list format feature request -- subtopic numbering

Doing something like this leads down a path I will (lovingly) refer to as formatting hell. In my personal opinion, not everything needs to be a list, and we shouldn't be encouraging sublists any more ...
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Please block the [help] tag on AU Meta

As noted in my comment above, the tag hasn't actually been recreated since it was blocked, so there doesn't appear to be a need to block the tag at this time. If it does end up getting inappropriately ...
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Feature Request: Allow commenting on awarded bounties

Clarification of the problem: Your misinterpretation of what a bounty is, and should be used for. A bounty is designed to draw attention to a question, in the hopes of getting an answer so that if ...
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Why is information about triage and help and improvement review queues there in help center?

I think it's quite nice that it's there - it's like we're overhearing something not exactly meant for us but that may nonetheless be of interest. Like, if our site became immensely busier for some ...
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Add a reply option for comments

About Jeff Atwood's answer, AXIOM: A bunch of comments filled with @username are harder to read and noisier than those which are not. The goal of our sites is to increase signal-to-noise, not reduce ...
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ordered list format feature request -- subtopic numbering

This could be done using Stylish, say with CSS (in Mozilla-compatible format for Stylish) like so: @-moz-document domain("askubuntu.com") { ol ol li { list-style-type: upper-roman; } ol ol ol li {...
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