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Webapps, where (my) questions fail to get an answer

I am relatively new in the arena of Stack Exchange sites. My oldest subscription is at Stack Overflow and is only ten months old. Now I subscribe to six sites. I am still amazed by the beauty of ...
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Are questions regarding SaaS providers, such as email fulfillment on topic?

For example, there are a number of email fulfillment SaaS applications (ExactTarget, Silverpop, ConstantContact, Mailchimp - the list goes on and on) Are specific questions regarding these services, ...
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Proposal for Community ad 2013

Are we fine with the twitter ad? I mean, Twitter is so 2011? Perhaps we need to go with the flow and make a Google+ logo, whether we do something with it or not. Al (alias Eddie) ChrisF Barry ...
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Are content creation questions on-topic here?

With the creation of the Content Creation Area 51 proposal, the question Isn't this already covered by Web Applications? was asked. In response, I suggested that looking at the webapps FAQ that all of ...
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What's with the new Community Evaluation review process?

Seems like StackExchange rolled out a new reviewing process - the Community Evaluation review queue today. While it is a good idea to review those answers to determine the quality of them, there is a ...
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Post questions on GLPI to be posted in GLPI Enthusiasts

I notice that a question of mime with regards to GLPI was deemed off-topic. So, I would like to recommend this proposal - http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/50300/glpi-enthusiasts for anyone ...
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Placing Comments on Deleted Question

I added a comment on this question here on Web Applications: https://stackoverflow.com/q/14522348/1536038 Minutes later it was completely vanished (deleted by user), only to find it on Stack Overflow....
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Accept Rate Not Shown [closed]

Why isn't the acceptance rate not shown on Web Applications, as it is on SO:
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Are questions about the Google Play Developer Console on-topic?

Google Play's "Developer Console" website allows people to publish and maintain Android apps (screenshot below). I have a question "How to do XYZ in Google Play Developer Console", but I fear it will ...
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Unanswered Bounty question

I asked a question that didn't receive enough attention, so I started a bounty. It remained unanswered for a week, and my bounty automatically closed, but I didn't get my points back. How is this ...
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Reference to specific FAQ section

Is it possible to add a hyperlink to a specific section in the faq, something like this: faq#promotion This way we can inform people, more effectively.
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Moderation on Christmas and New Years Eve?

Will moderation continue on Christmas and (in between) New Years Eve?
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WebApps Second Anniversary Contest

Congratulations on making it two years as a graduated site! Such an occasion should be honored -- so we're running a little anniversary event here to celebrate your second birthday. How do I ...
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Account is not allowed to suggest edits?

I've recently suggested several edits on this site. After two accepted edits (1), (2), it seems that my account has been disallowed for further suggested edits. I don't have links for rejected ones, ...
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What should your top prize be?

Your moderator team has put together a great little cleanup contest for y'all to celebrate your anniversary! Right now, the suggestion for the top prize is an annual subscription to a webapp. There's ...
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How do we handle one hit answers pimping own sites?

I've noticed that due to the nature of the site, Web Apps tends to get a lot of one-hit answers from people pushing their own sites. For example: Is there a web-based VNC? Looking a look at the ...
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Please migrate this question to StackOverflow

I have posted this question on webapps.SE. I was attracted to ask question here because of the site's name (which says Web Applications). Now I think it should go to StackOverflow. StackOverflow has ...
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Should mods start making webapp-rec questions as CW?

Now that we have several mods, should we convert new questions that are marked as webapp-rec to community wiki? This post explains why they should be community wiki. I would recommend that if we do ...
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Google Chrome Extensions / Webstore [closed]

I have created a proposal on Area51 for all things todo with Google Chrome Extensions and the coming soon Google Chrome WebStore, I was wondering whether you guys would support this or whether you ...
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Should .com be included in tag names?

I think that for well known services (e.g. [amazon], [gmail], [ebay], etc) we don't need the .com as part of the tag name, but for lesser known services, especially those that can be confused with ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement [closed]

As we enter the second week of your public beta, we desperately need members from this site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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What is the difference between a “native” app and other apps?

What is the difference between a "native app" and any other apps? What makes it native? I did not find any answers online.
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WebApps Birthday Celebration?

Did you know WebApps' anniversary of its graduation is coming up on 30 September? Congratulations! How about a fun activity to stir things up a little? After a year of great Q&A, we'd like the ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2012 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads 2013 A new year approaches, and with it, a new set of promotional ads! What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images ...
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New Review system currently in beta testing [closed]

A new system for reviewing posts that require moderation is now live here at Web Applications. For details, please see the post on Meta Stack Overflow. It's important to note that this is not (...
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Community Beta Invitation List [closed]

Just an idea we were throwing around to distribute beta invitations to active web application users. Format is as follows (Keep edits to the one answer listed below) Blubrry App service to keep track ...
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Can we add [problem] to the tag blacklist?

Earlier today we had a number of questions tagged problem I cleaned them all up, but can we add it to the tag blacklist to avoid it's return?
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Are questions about etiquette on- or off-topic?

I have a question about the usage of a particular feature of a social network. It is not a technical question, rather I wonder what is the socially acceptable way to do and what must be avoided when ...
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Should I keep returning to check on my question?

I just asked a question about Gmail and since I can't get into my account in the first place, an e-mail won't really help. Shall I just keep checking back here?
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Two complementary answers

Is there a recommended practice when two answers complement each other? For example, in this question about iGoogle one answer suggests how to export the data while another answer suggests several ...
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Should my question be migrated to Stack Overflow?

My latest question How to create an expandable list of blog posts in blogger (similar to the Blog Archive)? might better be suited for Stack Overflow, even though the question is relevant to WebApps. ...
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Question Ideas for our blog

Have ideas for a post you'd like to see on a site about web applications? Post them here as answers! Try to provide a concise title at the beginning, followed by a sentence or two if necessary, so we ...
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Get Involved! WebApps Blog : Contributors

In reference to WebApps Blog : Good Idea or not so Good Idea I am going to go with the assumption that it could be a good great awesome idea and will be using this post just to see who is interested ...
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Stack Overflow Worldwide Meetups 2012: You're invited! [closed]

We're having a Stack Overflow meetup to get together with fellow programming, web, and other technology enthusiasts. But not all of our programmers and technology enthusiasts live on Stack Overflow, ...
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Should we merge tags related to account management?

Currently we have several tags that are related to managing accounts. I propose merging the following tags into [account-management]. account account-delete account-transfer account-disabling ...
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Tumblr themes issue on-topic?

This user on SO seems to be having an issue with a suddenly broken Tumblr theme. It's off topic for SO, since he's basically saying that his Tumblr blog is broken and he doesn't know what to do. Do ...
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Specialized Keyword search for Google+?

Something I noticed is that when I put in a search for Google+ results seems to come back on just "Google" (a much broader topic, with more noise to sort through) Searching for G+ is a bit more ...
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Should we move the answers to “Hidden features of Google search” to the Google tag wiki?

While reviewing some low quality answers I came across this old gem: Hidden features of Google Search Over on Meta Stack Overflow they are discussing, and in some cases implementing, moving the ...
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A guide to moderating webapps.stackexchange yourself - close voting

One thing that I've noticed is the number of questions that are closed solely by moderator action on this site. I'm going to take this opportunity to write up a guide here on meta blatantly rip off a ...
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WebApps Blog : Good Idea or not so Good Idea [closed]

With the mention on Blog.Stackoverflow site, how possible would it be to get users interested in writing posts for a web applications blog ? Would you want this ? There is currently a chatroom open ...
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Web Applications Anniversary Contest - The Winners [closed]

As you may be aware, Web Apps held a contest to win some swag to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. The contest officially ended at 16:00 EST on 18th November and your friendly Web Apps Moderators ...
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Feedback on Proper use of Community and the eternal List of X

I decided to do a test run with community wiki on How can I backup all of my tweets? instead of closing as "Not Constructive" since it's just asking for a list of backup services (to be fair back ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2H 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2012 What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they ...
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How to define a web app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Define “web application” What essentially defines a web app? Are all useful websites web apps? As examples, is Google search a web app? G-mail? Wikipedia?
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Should internet forums be treated as off-topic?

Since Quora, Hacker News, Reddit and StackExchange-like sites are on-topic, if I wanted to figure out how to do X on a forum (for example phpBB) is it off-topic? Does this mean older internet forums ...
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Web Applications Anniversary Contest [closed]

The Contest is now closed Please check back later for updates here or on chat for the winners If you were following from Celebrating our Birthday, we would like to have a contest so here it is!!! ...
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Nominations open for the Most Valued Web Applications User

Nominations are now closed Please check back later for updates here or on chat for the winner In celebration of Web Applications' 1st Anniversary, we are holding a contest to reward the most active, ...
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Why was my question closed? No comments, suggestions, anything

I did my search within suggested existing questions and answers but haven't found what I am looking for. So I created new question - any multiuser trip planner... I understand that someone has the ...
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Passing along invites to beta web apps like thieves in the night

Where should we be handing out invites for beta phase web apps? Is chat more appropriate than the meta here? Or how should we connect with other Web Apps users to pass these along so as to not ...
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Mobile phone web app related questions allowed?

Is it appropriate to ask a question about a web app related to a specific mobile device? Example: When browsing X on my device Y, I have problem Z, what do I do?