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Reduce the required number of reopen votes to reopen a meta question to 3 instead of 5

Current state: currently, the required number of reopen votes to reopen a question is 3 on the main site and 5 on meta. Proposal: reduce the required number of reopen votes to reopen a meta question ...
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Suggested edits limit reached — Requesting help from moderators and 2K+ rep users to review suggested edits

I am writing this post to request your help in reviewing the suggested edits that are waiting in the review queue. There are currently 21 pending edits, which is quite a lot for our site. As you may ...
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How do I ask a question on Stack Exchange? [closed]

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Rename [youtube-creator-studio]

Many years ago (before I started using it, apparently), it was called youtube-creator-studio, but it's since been rebranded to youtube-studio. The former should therefore be a synonym of the latter. ...
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Is this site for application usage, but not development?

Is this correct? If so, do you guys know where web development questions go?
BigMistake's user avatar
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Request to reopen my question on sorting YouTube videos alphabetically in a playlist

I wrote this question on web applications and it was closed because it has been considered a duplicate. Actually my question is not about sorting playlists, but sorting videos inside a playlist. Could ...
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Question closed for "needs details or clarity" but it's so simple I don't know what more detail to add

My question How do I download all my videos from Google Photos? was closed with the following reason: This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers. Add details and ...
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Let's re-open this question, it is not a duplicate

Replace old Authenticator option in my Google account I added details to the question to make it clear why the "duplicate" that has been pointed at does not solve anything (and is actually ...
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I cannot suggest edits anymore — Requesting moderators and users with 2K rep to please help review suggested edits [duplicate]

I would like to ask moderators and users with 2K rep (who are not on strike) to kindly review suggested edits. We have a backlog of suggested edits in the review queue — 29 at the time of writing. As ...
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Should we delete questions posted during the private beta?

I have seen that there are a lot of questions posted during the private beta that have delete votes. The non-binding vote-to-delete is a privilege granted to: Access to Moderator tools. As of ...
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Can someone take a look at my older pending edits. I have one pending since October 13

I have the following edits pending review, with the 2 of them pending for over a month. I can't retract pending edits and have been restricted from editing anything since Nov 1st. I appreciate the ...
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How can I edit my question that was closed as opinion based?

I asked the question What steps do I take if I am indefinitely site-banned on Wikipedia? about a serious situation that I am in. My question is currently closed as opinion-based. However, I need to ...
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How to review this "low quality" answer?

This perhaps feels more like a general Stack Exchange "problem", but anyway... How do I review the following answer that was flagged as "low quality" - it doesn't seem possible to &...
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Is social media engagement really opinion-based?

I’ve asked a question about whether social media engagement is increasing and it has been closed as opinion-based. I can’t understand what is opinion-based about this question. Can somebody explain it ...
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Is there any issue with Steward badge?

I received back to back notification for earning Steward badges for the same reasons: You can see there are total 13 Steward badges have been awarded in last one hour multiple times for same review ...
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Is this site dead?

I've asked 3 questions and received maybe a dozen views total. No votes, no answers, no downvote pile-on, nothing. Is this site dead? If so, where can I ask questions about using Facebook?
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Serial downvoted by a moderator

I got serial downvoted by a mod (Rubén Rivera) a few hours ago: The questions were viciously chosen so that they will be removed by the Stack Exchange automated removal question script (a.k.a. Roomba)...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account

Is there a way to find out if a block on my account was made in error, perhaps triggered by at least two bounties I created which possibly resulted in a rapid reduction in rep? (I have no idea why it ...
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Improve webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic: Link to Stackexchange Softwarerecommendations

I noticed, that this has already been asked: Add pointer to softwarerecs.stackexchange.com in our Help's 'on-topic' section? And the accepted answer says: Yes we should add a link to https:...
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The Meta > Users > Participation page only shows nine users [closed]

While I was looking for the user id of the Community Managers / Employees while doing the search/research for posting a question here on Meta, I noticed that only nine users are shown: Why occurs ...
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Using LINE from Python, is it on-topic and how to find existing questions and answer?

I'd like to see if there are existing questions and answers here about the LINE application and a possible Python API for it (e.g. 1, 2, 3) However, searching the site for "LINE" is the same as ...
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Earn 10 reputation in order to answer this question

I saw a question, about a search engine, the very popular one that lets you acquire stuff. It turns out they don't let you exclude search terms, they don't have a negate search operator, and only ...
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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 creating/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 ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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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 ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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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 ...
Rubén - Volunteer Moderator -'s user avatar
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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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