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We are (were?) under spam attack

"Processed Meat" already added on Charcoal HD a link to the following Meta SE thread -> https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/47205047#47205047 From rev 5 of Web Applications is being &...
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Minimum reputation message shouldn't display with “Join this community” message

The "Join this community" step should pop up without the required reputation message: PS: I was trying to upvote.
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Emphasizing that questions about Stack Exchange are off-topic here, even though logically they on-topic

The question How to hide the welcome back message on Stack Exchange? was asked because I assumed modifying a website was perfectly suited Web Applications (Stack Exchange network is a subset of the ...
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Should we synomyze [google-play] and [google-play-store] or burninate [google-play]?

Currently we have google-play 4 questions, 5 watchers google-play-store 28 questions, 1 watcher They look to be about the same. Since google-play has more watchers than google-play-store what will ...
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Profile page layout bug

phwd’s profile page layout has a bug, as seen below: Tested in Safari, Chrome and Firefox, on Mac.
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I tried to post a comment to an answer, but I got Comments may only be edited for 5 minutes. How do I get around this?

Sorry, Stack Exchange, but some people type slow and might need more than 5 minutes to type out a comment. How can I post a comment to an answer to my question, for clarification, if the site's policy ...
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Are questions about Google Assistant actions on topic?

I had a question where I'm facing problems with IFTTT integration of Google Assistant and Trello. Though it feels very much on-topic, I can't find any google-assistant tags and Google Assistant isn't ...
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Web Application's updated site theme is live for everyone!

UPDATE - We've pushed this live for everyone now. Thanks to those who took the time to give feedback. Please do know, being live doesn't mean we can't address further changes for you! Write an answer ...
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Is Web Applications still the best stop for bookmarklets?

Recently, there have been some bookmarklet questions on Web Apps (both of the most recent posts were pertaining to employing bookmarklets on Stack Exchange sites, but let's hold that aside for a ...
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Are storefront sites like eBay, Apple App Store and Amazon considered to be “web applications”?

Are storefront sites like eBay, Apple App Store and Amazon considered to be "web applications"? The current help page is pretty vague, it just defines a "web application" as "a website which behaves ...
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Improve questions that are off-topic?

I was looking at the suggested edits, and came across this edit suggestion, about this question. The question is off-topic, since it's about a browser, and more likely to be on-topic on superuser, if ...
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Overly strict question limiting?

I wasn't familiar with question blocking on SE though it makes sense. But I've just been temp-blocked: You've asked 2 questions recently, some of which have not been received very well by the ...
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“File is in owner's trash”

On the last days I found some google-sheets questions that have a link to demo spreadsheets that were moved to the owners' trash. The textual message shown when opening any of these spreadsheets is: ...
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Suggestions off-topic?

For this question, How do I download a YouTube video? How is it not closed? Essentially it amounts to, What software can I use to download a YouTube video? Every answer is for a different piece ...
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Is your question about **using** web applications?

This question is very, very similar to Clarify "Ask Question" placeholder text but that question doesn't have an answer yet and it's one year old that question is about the question title ...
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“You can only post once every 60 minutes” - How come it wasn't 40 minutes?

Low-rep users are rate-limited to 1 question every 40 minutes (90 minutes on Stack Overflow) network-wide. I tried to submit a question here on WebApps.StackExchange, but I got the following error: ...
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Why isn't the +2 reputation from accepting an answer on your own question negated when that question (as well as the answer) is deleted?

Unless a post has a score > 3 and was visible on the site for > 60 days, the reputation gained and/or lost from it is reverted if it gets deleted. Except it doesn't revert the +2 reputation for ...
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Did someone just decides to intentionally down vote my posts?

I noticed that in the last few hours (or half a day), 4 of my posts were down voted (3 regular, 1 meta). It made me wonder if it was done on purpose. Not that I don't accept being down voted, it ...
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How this (migrated) question is related to the site?

I just came across a question [1] that was migrated here from superuser. It seems that this question is more about an upgrade of Moodle that encountered problems, rather than a problem with a web ...
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Question related to constraints & limitations of Amazon accounts across regions?

Please highlight how this is too broad and/ or could be made to go your way. I've pointed to such issues with Apple App Store ID's and accounts and widely written about issues with them. There's many ...
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Clarifications on rejected edits

I'd like to understand why two edits I made were rejected to understand better when, what and how to edit. Added to an answer a clarification from one of the comments to that answer What should be ...
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Should general WhatsApp questions be allowed?

Sometimes there are questions about WhatsApp, that are not actually related to the web application, like WhatsApp group with hidden numbers?. The thing is, that on WhatsApp, the app is exclusively ...
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Where are users getting the impression that we are Gmail's help portal from?

Probably at least once a day, we have users coming to the site and creating posts about forgotten Gmail passwords, trouble with logging in, etc. Anecdotally, many of these posts seem to be written ...
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Let user know if there's a pending edit from the review queue

I was trying to edit an answer from the review queue (late answers), and nothing happened - like the edit button/link is not working. So I entered the post page, and then when trying to edit I got ...
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Is it possible to cancel a flag or change it?

I accidentally flagged an answer with the wrong reason - not an answer instead of spam. Is it possible to change it after I flagged it? Does it matter a lot?
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How to treat questions that are non-relevant anymore?

I was looking at old questions, to find some questions without answers that it's worth answering, and I came across this question: YouTube videos embedded in Facebook are not playing when in HTTPS. ...
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Can you add “identify-this-video “?

I’m asking this because, I have seen a video from YouTube and I need someone to identify it and tell from where was this video taken from. And I’m having problems with finding this. Can you please ad ...
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Could we have question warnings on Web Applications?

There are red and yellow warnings (tag tips?) shown when asking a question that match some regular expressions or meet other criteria like having a too short title (less than 15 chars) or when trying ...
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Do we need to extend the [importxml] wiki?

Recently a clean-up project was started related to importxml and importhtml. Rightnow the importxml wiki includes a quotation of the official help article which only describes the syntax and point ...
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How to flag a question for migration to a site not on the list?

I came across this question, and wanted to flag it for migration. From the question content, it seems that the appropriate site would be Interpersonal Skills, but it's not on the listed on the ...
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Add importxml and importhtml tags

We have a ton of questions regarding the ImportXML or ImportHTML functions in Google Sheets. It would be useful if they were easier to find, especially as a lot of them are quite similar and those ...
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My question is on-topic here, isn't it?

I posted the following question yesterday: Automatically fill From: field and add today's date in email's body, with Gmail Canned Responses I was initially unsure if this would fit WA or SU, ...
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Migrated question from SU about Google Calendar rejection “is wrong” (IMHO of course)

The question How can I embed a Google calendar with Material Design? originally was posted on SU then migrated to Web Applications the rejected with the following reason: This question appears to ...
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New tag for Amazon Alexa voice integration

Should there be a tag created for questions about integrating Alexa skills with various web apps (Google Docs, calendars, etc.)? The current alexa tag refers to the Alexa.com marketing site (also ...
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What flag should be used for customer service questions?

I have just seen this question which looks to me immediately off topic because it is a customer service question, which is off-topic according to this. But when I look at the off-topic flag list: I ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Don't remove tags that are only used once in the last 6 months

One issue with tagging on Web Applications is the tag removal script which automatically deletes tags that have only been used once in the past six months. This tag removal script has led to untagged ...
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Different labels on main page

There's two questions on main page, both mention authors, but only one of them has label "asked", why? Links to questions: Birthday notifications on Google Calendar How to configure Google Calendar ...
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Web Apps Meta > Users > Voters isn't working

The tabs week, month, quarter and year of Web Apps Meta > Users > Voters shows blank but the similar page on other sites works fine.
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How to calculate accurately the last 7 day unanswered questions?

[google-sheets] created:7d.. is:question returns 23 questions [google-sheets] created:7d.. is:question isanswered:0 returns 18 questions 18/23 * 100 = 78.2 (truncated) but https://webapps....
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How to get attention to unanswered no-status feature request questions?

Today this search returns four feature-requests that have no status tag and no answers : (sorted by number of votes) 10 upvotes 2 downvotes 4 comments Drop spam flag lock action limit from 6 flags ...
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It would be beneficial to have more participation on meta

Active users in week on meta has rarely reached even double figures and, given a reported number of users of over 100,000 that may not be healthy for the site because a mere handful of users are not ...
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Why we're not customer support for [your favorite company]

Why can't I ask customer service-related questions here, like: The service is down. Fixed it! When will [some new feature] be released? Can I ask questions about using their app? How is that ...
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Site being used for Cognito Forms Customer Service

I have noticed these threads below are Customer Service requests for Cognito Forms: Cognito Forms: Not working Can you fix the Cognito forms ? They are not opening today? Cognitoforms not working ...
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Burninate [limit]?

I draw your attention to the limit tag. This seems to be a perfect definition of a meta tag. It's currently on 43 questions. The tag excerpt reads: For questions where upper or lower restrictions ...
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Old notable question closed as “Off topic” in December 2017

This question I asked in 2012 has more than 282,000 views and it was still getting upvoted till early December: Is there any service that provides accurate driving directions to a location at a ...
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Overzealous app recommendation closing/deleting

So, here's a question that was closed for being an app recommendation request, and then later deleted. Since only 10k users can see it, I'll quote it here: Is there a way (an app maybe) to find ...
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Burninate the [posting] tag

I draw your attention to posting. There is, of course, no excerpt or tag wiki. It is attached to questions about "posting" on Twitter, Facebook, Facebook Social Plugin, Google Groups, Google+, Reddit,...
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Why is there suddenly a flood of Close votes in the review queue?

There's been a greater than normal number of questions in the Close Votes review queue of late. Some are in there for good reason. However, a large number of them also appear to be on-topic, have ...
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Should we apply an historical lock to “Alternative to Facebook”?

Alternative to Facebook [closed] (Deleted 2017-10-12) is a question asking for a web application recommendation, so it's now off-topic. It has: 43 points, 46 upvotes, 3 downvotes. 23 answers 18 ...

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