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Community Promotion Ads - 2014
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Community Promotion Ads - 2013
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Community Promotion Ads - 2015
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Can ♦ moderators see our real name or e-mail?
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Yes, moderators can see your real name and email, although this information isn't something we see on your profile by default, we have to click several buttons to see it. We also have to agree to ...

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Is a downvote troll targeting me?
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You've posted 5 answers. 3 have received 1 downvote. That's not all your answers. It also isn't enough data to bring anything to light. Seeing this the best I can suggest is, for now, ignoring the ...

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How do I migrate from Google login to Launchpad login?
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Go to your profile and near the top there will be a link that says My logins. It will show you all the accounts associated with you Stack Exchange account, and let you add new ones and remove ...

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Offensive comment as Post edit: A way to escape with Untracked crime
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As to what you should choose. Vandalism would be the correct choice here, per it's description: This edit introduces spam, defaces the post in some way, or is otherwise inappropriate. You can ...

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What can be done with duplication of answer
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Let's go over three of the main scenarios involving duplicate answers (these are the ones I see the most). User A posts an answer "You need to foo the bar". User B comes along and posts an answer "...

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Should I consider the timeline while accepting an answer?
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If user A comes along and answers your question, and you accept it, he gets 15 reputation. If user B then adds an answer and you accept his answer instead, user A will lose 15 reputation and user B ...

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Should I ask an unanswered question to another Stack Exchange site?
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The best approach would be to flag it for moderator attention, asking them to migrate it to the site of your choice. Another thing you might consider is starting a bounty on your question to get it ...

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Should e-Mail adresses be edited away?
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Short answer: YES! Emails in questions/answers pose at least 2 problems: Spam: Spambots are very good at filtering plain text emails off websites. (This is why most people, when sharing emails, ...

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What can a low rep user do with an old forgotten duplicate post?
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The correct action to take is to flag it. Click flag and then select "it is a duplicate". Then you can enter the URL of the other post.

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Can I get links to Comments?
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If you hover over the timestamp of a comment it becomes a link. Share that URL.

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How Do I Get My Question Unmarked As Duplicate?
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15 votes

Asking here on meta is one way, asking in chat is another. But the best way to get your question reopened is to edit it with an explanation of why it isn't a duplicate. Comments are good but edits ...

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Are you aware of askubuntu.biz?
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Pretty sure this particular one has come up before, but maybe not since it still exists. Please report it using the contact us form at the bottom of every page.

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Why this question is off-topic and migrated to U&L?
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You're right, the question isn't off-topic. It was as migrated to Unix and Linux only because the OP requested it in a flag. Usually if you ask for your question to be moved we are happy to oblige, ...

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How to tell an editor they are doing something consistently wrong?
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This is where the @ replies come in handy. Users become eligible for an @ reply on a post if they do one of the following things: Vote to close the post. Edit the post. Comment on the post. ...

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Newbie editor: caught between rock and
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I think your edit was awesome, turning a badly written question with bad grammar into a well written question with good grammar. However, what everyone has to learn to remember on SE, you're on the ...

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I'm giving a talk on askubuntu.com; show me your favorite things!
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We like to keep things helpful and clean, though that doesn't mean we don't have a sense of humour. (no offence to gentoo users)

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How to handle users that ask a question, and never come back?
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15 votes

It isn't handled. If the user leaves a comment saying Thanks so much! It works! Then you could leave a comment along the lines of If the answer solved your problem, please accept it ...

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Dupe but no dupe
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14 votes

Yes. For the record, questions are only duplicates when the questions are the same. Answer overlap is a fact of life, let it happen. People are going to search for their problem, not someone else's ...

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What to do with answer that should be comment from user with 1 rep
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Flag the post, either as "Not an answer" or use a custom reason and explain why you think it is worth converting to a comment and a moderator will most likely oblige :)

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Help! Please help me! The site is completely messed up!
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April Fools! But in all seriousness* you couldn't possibly not want colored comments.. could you? *Not serious at all

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Ask Ubuntu version of "Oh The Horror" Hat Club anybody?
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Well, I wanted to put something catchy or funny here, but couldn't think of anything. So here I am. Not funny.

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Badge hunters: When editing post does not improve them
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I see no need for any such rule. There are such things as badge hunters. There are such things as minor editors. There is nothing we can do about this. Now something to point out is that the second ...

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How to deal with an answer I can't verify anymore?
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I've looked over your question (I'm guessing it's this one). In general, if you are experiencing a problem and you suddenly stop having it or you switch to something else and can't test answers ...

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Is there a mechanism to remove "marked as duplicate" when the original question is deleted?
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In this case I have reopened the question. There has since been a feature put in place that prevents duplicate targets from being deleted so we shouldn't have to worry about it anymore.

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Are there any memes on Ask Ubuntu?
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Meme: Getting Eliah'd Originator: FEichinger (??) Background: Eliah Kagan is known (and loved) for posting long and well researched answers on both main and meta. His answers are so long and well ...

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How can one retract or undo a flag on a post?
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Following this longstanding request on Meta Stack Exchange you can now retract flags you have cast. Simply click the "flag" button again on the post you flagged and the "Flag Answer" (or "Flag ...

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What do you mean by "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed?"
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We don't usually like subjective questions that ask what the "best" x is, this generally results in lots of people expressing their personal opinion of "I think y!", "well, I think z!", "no, it's q!". ...

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