Braiam
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The audit review system - dubious posts
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No, actually the lack of a well defined quality policies will dismiss the usefulness of the audits, I've failed 2 audits already just because of this (and went outside of the queue and voted to close ...

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Ask Ubuntu tested me
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This would explain most of your doubts but in summary is a test if you are paying attention (and doing a good job) to the review queue. What are review tests (audits) and how do they work?

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What hardware recommendations are okay to ask?
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None. Hardware or more accurately shopping recommendations are off topic in all SE sites. Through there are ways where you can in a roundabout manner ask for HW recommendations as seen in the blogpost ...

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Cleanup 2014: A tale of tags
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Tag: youtube Action: remove Why: this is a service offered in internet. It has 0 relevance to Ubuntu. The correct tags should be the client OP is using (firefox, chrome, flash, youtube-dl, others) ...

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Down voting on a question that shouldn't be there
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Improve your question. That thing is just a bunch of scrambled words impossible to understand. Some hero, read your question and provided an answer. Others found that his heroic act should be ...

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cannot find duplicate article
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The message says you clearly that that question has no upvoted answer. If a question has no "good" answer then the duplicated cannot be done. I've checked both answers, and none got favorable results....

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Was it necessary to close "Is a clean install better than upgrading?" as opinion-based?
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It doesn't matter whenever is necessary or not. It is opinion based, and none of the answers there are outside of the realm of opinions. What is not necessary was to reopen it (it was reopened by you, ...

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Another "why was my answer deleted" looking for advice to be better
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Purely to give me some direction for future answers what specifically was the reason to delete my answer to this question: Why is network-manager still so bad? I don't know why your answer was ...

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Attention: some of your recent flags have been declined - please review them before flagging this post!
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So now that I have reviewed my flags, why am I still getting this? The trigger of the message is simple: X% declined flags of the flags handled in the last Y days. It doesn't matter if you already ...

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Allow 2k+ users to suggest edits
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They can suggest edits... just right click the edit button, "Open Link in Private Window" (FF), voila! There you go.

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Accidentally approved an edit that I meant to improve
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Am I correct that there is no way to either change the approval or improve the edit (until it's approved, at least)? Yes, the only thing you can do is wait until the edit is accepted/rejected and ...

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Lots of "unclear what you're asking" close votes
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Y'all (except Jacob) are missing the fact that "Unclear what you are asking" means not only literally "is unclear what your question is" but also means "is impossible to solve ...

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Delete tag 14.04.1
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Apparently I was able to evade the slash by a hairs breath and remove the tag just before the script ran. 24 hours have passed and the tag has not re-appeared. So, mission accomplished. I would like ...

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What to do if the good answer is in another question?
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Ctrl+C Ctrl+V the big answer or it's relevant part -- feels both wrong and stupid. Not at all. You can reference other answers of other questions that are related but not quite the same. For example ...

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How can I view the actual amount of close votes
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There's this thing called private session, or window... or whatever. This is how it looks: You can also query the database, but is not real time. I'm sure the API also has this information.

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How to deal with higher quality duplicate questions?
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There's a concept all users needs to be very clear of, and they usually get them wrong: Question A Question B Requeriment 1 Requeriment 1 Requeriment 2 Requeriment 3 Requeriment 4 ...

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is it good to delete a duplicate question
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If the target duplicated uses exactly the same keywords as another, i.e., it should have turned up the original question in a search, we can just delete it. It doesn't help SEO to have the same ...

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Askubuntu.com is really slow over HTTPS?
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Earlier, Stack Exchange was moving all operations from New York to Oregon, which caused slowness in all HTTPS connections. This can be seen in the twitter account: Slow HTTP Connectivity - May 31, ...

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is it OK to just change a tag on a question?
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I will change the question around. Is the only thing that can be improved in the question? Is the editor missing something else? What else can be improved in the post? If the answers are: yes, no, ...

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How should we flag link-only answers?
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Shog laid the rules pretty clear, without interpretation in MSE: If the answer in and out itself doesn't answer the question is not an answer.

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Which questions should be duplicated and which not?
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Do we flag duplicate questions or duplicate answers? Always questions! Duplicated means that the same question was asked before, not that the same answer applies. Consider the following: a hammer can ...

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STOP! Look and Listen
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The audits will not go away. They are in place due several complains about reviewers not reviewing or misusing the review queues. Summary, reviewers bring this forth by themself. Now, if you seriously ...

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Why does it take 300 rep to create a new tag?
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Because, it takes great amount of effort to remove them later. Because, you should know how tagging is supposed to work before creating a tag. Because, right now is a mess as it's and we don't need ...

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Users shouldn't have to make new accounts because they can't ask new questions anymore because of downvotes
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The summary is that they mostly get downvoted when they shouldn't Really? I believe that we are not voting enough, up and down. So, if some post moved the community disagreement with it (either ...

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Where are the canonical questions for creating a Ubuntu Live USB?
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Create a Ubuntu Live USB in Windows: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive / create a live USB-stick in Windows? Create a Ubuntu Live USB in Linux: How to create a bootable Ubuntu USB flash drive ...

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Is there any waiting time for getting answer?
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If you mean that if there's data about how much time people have to wait for an answer, yes, you can get it. Now if you ask for an estimation of how much time you have to spend to get an answer, you ...

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How do I set my account preferences and get notified by emails when there is an answer for me?
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Just go to your Preferences page here for all your preferences. You can also go to your user page (accessible from your user icon in the topbar) and click "preferences".

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Can we make a reminder to mark answers as accepted?
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There is already that:

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Does any user have right to ask reason of changing accepted answer?
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I think you are talking about this one: Which distribution to choose while downloading Skype from its official site for Ubuntu 13.10? I asked "why you changed your accepted answer?" because you did ...

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Can the sysv tag be deleted?
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Since this could be dragout, can we just rename the tag to sysv-init. That way we are very clear that we are talking about System V init scripts, which seems to be the topic of the questions.

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