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Why was archive.is question deleted?

Why was the archive.is (cached) question deleted without a trace? (Apparently, " deleted by Sathyajith Bhat♦ 6 hours ago ".) It's been heavily upvoted (75+ for question and top answer each), only a ...
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Can the name of the [google-team-drive] tag be changed to [google-shared-drive]?

Can we please change the name of the tag google-team-drive to google-shared-drive? The name of the feature on G Suite changed from Team Drives to Shared Drives in June this year. Thus, the tag name ...
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Why questions about archive.is are offtopic, when archive.org, Gmail, YouTube, Google Search are all fine?

I do not understand why a question about issues with archive.is was migrated and now put on hold, whereas questions about archive.org date back to 2010 (probably before Web Apps SE was even created, ...
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Feedback to 'please write a script for me' questions?

Recent example: auto-fill for new values in google spreadsheets Downvoting is one thing, voting to close as too broad maybe? But both these don't give feedback to the user so that (s)he can learn how ...
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Where can I ask a question about developing web applications?

I'm new to this site1. I found it by googling but my question was closed with the following reason: This question is about creating/developing a web application. If questions about creating / ...
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Question should be closed as unclear

I was looking at my declined flags, and found a declined Unclear what you're asking for this question. Since March the OP has not given any new information that is required to properly answer this. ...
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The Web Application 2019 Moderator Election page has obsolete links

The 2019 Moderator Election page has links to a chat room and a faq but both links point to the 2013 chat room and questionnaire. Will the link to the chat room be updated or the old chat room will be ...
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We seem to be under a college football spam attack

Every few minutes we're getting spam questions for a variety of college football live streaming sites. I think they're probably being added manually, but I'm no expert. I'm flagging as I see them, ...
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Please rename [commons] to [wikimedia-commons]

There's only 12 questions, and I'm tempted to retag them manually, but... commons is too generic, and doesn't have meaning without the existence of other tags. Since all of the questions with that ...
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Why am I not given the option to answer this question?

I was having an issue and found a question that matched it: Whatsapp Web: "Phone Not Connected" However, I've now solved this issue on the newest version of Android and would like to post ...
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Please help reframe this question

My question received a silent downvote. Would appreciate a suggestion for how to reframe it (to improve it) or where to post it instead of Web Applications. The question is: I don't have a ...
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Comments are out of order

Open up If Google Drive doesn't count Google documents against storage space, can other formats be embedded or transferred to Google documents? Scroll down to the comments on the original post. ...
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Is it allowed to ask “how to” question about an online shopping website*?

I have a question about banggood.com, can I ask it on webapps? If so why? I don't find this information. (It required more characters, so I write more: yes I did make sure that it completely ...
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Is it OK to revise an answer by adding answerer's social/professional profile without his/her consent?

There are two answers* which have been revised, where the editor has added a Disclaimer on behalf of the answerer, by adding his LinkedIn profile link. And these edits have been approved. I just want ...
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We are (were?) under spam attack

"Processed Meat" already added on Charcoal HQ 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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Please rename [youtube-creatorstudio] to [youtube-creator-studio]

The tag youtube-creatorstudio should be renamed to youtube-creator-studio better to reflect the tool kit's official name. It's a minor tag with just three questions but I can't think of any reason ...
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Please make [outlook-on-the-web] a synonym of [outlook-web-access]

Currently outlook-on-the-web tag have 15 questions and outlook-web-access tag have 32 questions. Uses for the both tag is almost same. Please make outlook-on-the-web a synonym of outlook-web-access ...
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I would like to filter out the {closed} and {on hold} questions from my results

How do I filter the questions/answers shown on the home page and in search results?
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Please make [facebook-chat] a synonym of [facebook-messenger]

Ref: Distinction between [facebook-chat] and [facebook-messenger] The A there includes: I don't think there is a distinction. I think the former should be a synonym of the latter. It has been ...
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Can we rename [google-documents] and [google-presentations]?

Ref: Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]? and: Please make [google-spreadsheet-charts] a synonym of [google-sheets-charts] Please rename: google-documents > google-...
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Why red dot in one of the review queues?

I am seeing a red dot in one of the review queues: When I click on the queue it shows no pending reviews. Why is that, and what is the meaning of that?
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Please rename [hackernews] to [hacker-news]

The tag hackernews should be renamed to hacker-news better to reflect the site's official name. It's a minor tag with just eight questions but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's proper ...
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Tags [captcha] and [recaptcha] – married or single?

UPDATE: The combination tag captcha and tag recaptcha is not in use at present. Very similar in concept to Tags [gmail] and [email] – married or single? which does not so far have an Answer to serve ...
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Please make [google-spreadsheet-charts] a synonym of [google-sheets-charts]

The official (current) name of the product is "Google Sheets", so tags about it and its functionality should reflect that. Please make google-spreadsheet-charts a synonym of google-sheets-charts.
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Where is [microsoft] appropriate?

The Usage guide for microsoft is: Microsoft is an American company based in Redmond, Washington, with locations all over the world, that develops, licenses and sells a variety of software and ...
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Where to find specific additional information on meta?

An A to Advertising for a hookah bar on Facebook?† has been locked with the message: This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta. Where ...
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Please remove the lock on “What's the best invoicing webapp?”

What's the best invoicing webapp? For some reason, this received a historical lock way back in 2011. Whether it deserves it or not, we're trying to burninate finance, and the lock prevents anyone ...
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Please rename [stackoverflow] to [stack-overflow]

The tag stackoverflow should be renamed to stack-overflow better to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just three open Qs but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's ...
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Please rename [research-gate] to [researchgate]

The tag research-gate should be renamed to researchgate better to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just a single question, How to “unfollow” people on ResearchGate but I can't ...
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When [facebook-games], when [facebook][facebook-games], when [facebook] [games], or what?

UPDATE: Since games has been burninated much of this Q has become moot so acceptance of the existing A closes this version for me. More here though. Q When is facebook-games appropriate, on its own (~...
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Distinction between [facebook-chat] and [facebook-messenger]

I don’t use either (both? – it?) but am curious at the distinction between facebook-chat: Facebook chat is the instant chat messaging system by Facebook. and facebook-messenger: The instant ...
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Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]?

We have two tags that include “spreadsheets” within them, and both refer to the Google product: google-spreadsheets and google-spreadsheets-query. In use 3,200 times (approximately) between the two. ...
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Make [windows-live-mail] a synonym of [outlook.com]

The Microsoft email service for consumers has changed it's name several times. We have windows-live-mail(25 questions) which should be a synonym of outlook.com (249 questions) but as I haven't the 5 ...
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Is the Review notification (a white number on a brown background) working “the right way around”?

I only ever seem to see that number when items of mine are in the queues (of which I do not need notification) whereas I thought the intention was to encourage users to perform review tasks by ...
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Considering “scope” for a specific example

I came across these two Qs, one immediately after the other: How does this website manage to avoid its content being copied and how to copy its content (asked Aug 30 '12 at 22:07) How to download ...
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What's the point of keeping a merged question with deleted target?

Want name only to appear after signing into gmail account, not my email address is locked: merged by phwd♦ Mar 30 '11 at 2:36 This question was merged with Display name instead of email ...
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Has the system lost its marbles?

TL;DR This is not about badges or rep, it is about the system. Checking to see whether a Comment I had made was correct I went to my Activity page, and was greeted with: Oh! I thought, and ...
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Locked Q shows as {on hold}

Why does this Q report as {on hold}: Wayback Machine archiving broken with HTTPS when it is actually locked? If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the ...