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Questions that refer to using or installing ripped/pirated software
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I think that this question and similar questions should closed automatically as off-topic. Questions that ask about how to use pirated or illegitimate software, to me should be considered un-ethical ...

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Who gets reputation at the end of a bounty?
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10 votes

The bounty doesn't get refunded under any circumstance. As per the help center. Take a look at the first bullet in the list. So if the bounty is not awarded to any one, it gets lost.

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Correct answer deleted?
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7 votes

Your answer started with "Total War: Rome 2 is Windows only software. " Based on that, and the fact that the path you specified "drive_c/users//Application Data/The Creative Assembly/...

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Why was the answer deleted?
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You have used the same answer repeatedly. This is regarded as "noise" on Ask Ubuntu. You've posted the same answer to 2 different questions, is the reason for deletion. How to transfer files ...

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Is Ask Ubuntu a social network?
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Ask Ubuntu is a community driven question and answer website for the Ubuntu operating system, for Ubuntu users and developers. Members gain reputation based on the community's response (through ...

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My answer was deleted for no reason!
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Answers are suppose to be descriptive, and give detailed information of how to solve the issue. Try to add more information that can be helpful to the OP and other users who may have the same issue. ...

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Is that possible to accept more than one answer?
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5 votes

I don't think that you can accept more that one answer. Now if there is more that one answer that are excellent, I don't think they can be identical, but if they are I think you should accept the ...

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How to add comments to a question in Askubuntu?
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You have to have 50 reputation points to be able to leave comments. See the FAQ.

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What to do with answer that should be comment from user with 1 rep
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Go ahead and flag the answer, and maybe leave a comment to the OP letting know that if he invest some time in the site that he will gain sufficient rights to up-vote answers, add actual comments or ...

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Why is my badge count different in different places?
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4 votes

Look under the listed badges, you will see a view more link, when you click on it, you will see the total badge count. See images below.

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what is the number shown under one's name during chat?
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4 votes

The number shown under one's name during chat, is the total rep (global) combined from all of StackExcahnge sites the user is a member of. Here is the link to MSO that confirms this for sure. MSO ...

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What is an Ask Ubuntu Meta User?
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The short answer: Meta-discussion site (Ask Ubuntu Meta), is where you can talk about things like what questions are appropriate, what tags should be used, suggest a feature, point out a bug, or ...

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Short, pragmatic answer deleted?
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2 votes

Your answer, while maybe right, needs more details for users that are not familiar with "Software Sources". As far as the other answer, it wasn't there when your answer was deleted, and it was ...

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what is active on the question pages?
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Active gives the date/time of last activity that happened on the question/answer. Whether a new answer was added, existing answer/question was modified. Active lists that last date/time any of the ...

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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire
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I think that talking about something, and doing it can be a lot different. So I will try to be as best as I can as a Moderator, but at the end of that day, we're all humans. Feel free to comment, ...

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Use different colors for the flag indicator and the suggested edit indicator
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I do agree with that. I find my self clicking on the wrong one from time. So having different colors for each is a good idea. Plus the fact that the review flag queue is still out of sync. See ...

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What does PSA stand for?
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It also could be: Please See Attached Personal Service Assistant Proxy Signalling Agent

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What should the "gateway" tag be used for?
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1 votes

Well since I initiated the original edit, it didn't occur to me that it also could be Gateway Computer Company. But since this is about Ubuntu, it doesn't make a lot of since to be about the Company, ...

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How can we handle users that continually copy paste answers without citing a source?
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I do that sometime. Reason, I don't know much about Ubuntu, and Linux fro that matter, and I know that is not an excuse. The first rule of copying information from a location to another is to ...

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Favorite question star shows undo option even when I did not favorite it
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All it says that to make the question a favorite, click the star. Click again to remove from favorite. I guess it's a little confusing, and maybe there should be a space in between, like This is a ...

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Premature notice of new privilege
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I see that you have 20,002, and that's more than the required 20,000 reputation. Even if it was 19,992, I think the system rounds up the reputation, and so it awarded you the Trusted User privilege. ...

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Review link doesn't appear for <125 rep users, though there's a site self-evaluation going on
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Are you referring to this review? If this is what you're referring to, this is not a site review, but it a Privilege that you get once you hit 2000 points. For more information see Edit questions ...

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