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Do I have to vote 3 times?

Do you have to vote in an election for 3 candidates to have your votes counted? Because I'm only voting for 2 candidates, will my vote be counted at all?
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Are questions about "adult" web apps on or off topic?

Would it be appropriate to have questions about adult-themed apps that potentially could contain links to such 18+ sites (in answers or questions)? Just asking 8] Return to what should our FAQ ...
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How to unselect the 3rd choice on the Moderator Election

On the Moderator Election, there are only three candidates on the election phase. Some time back, I gave my 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice. Now I want to unselect the 3rd choice. I was trying a lot but I ...
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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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What kind of questions can I ask here? The detailed version

What kind of questions can I ask on this site? Are there detailed examples of what's on-topic here?
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Can we black list [web-application]?

web-application has quite a number of questions tagged to it, but considering the name of this site seems to be rather redundant. I mean, technically, every question on here should have that tag. ...
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Is it OK to ask and answer my own question?

I had a problem with a web application that I was about to ask about here, but I solved it myself. I think the information would be useful to others, because I can't be the only person who has run ...
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Has anyone received their swag package?

I got an email from the team for WebApps swag on June 15, 2011. I really appreciate that; thanks. Has anyone received their package yet? It's been more than 2 months and I just wanted to check if they ...
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Tag Excerpt (guidance) improvement project

Tag wikis and wiki excerpts have evolved a bit over time. Originally, the excerpt was supposed to be "the elevator pitch" for a tag. However, that guidance has changed and the excerpt is meant to be a ...
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Tag cleanup for July 2013

Following tags are meta tags (what is this?), need to be removed/made synonyms themes - needs disambiguation tags sorting list - needs disambiguation audio website webservice Important Do not flag/...
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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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What is the official policy on identifying yourself as a team member for a product?

I'm being told here that I don't need to identify myself every time I answer a question about a product I work on, that I should just add the info into my bio. I have done this. This seems important ...
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What is Hat on Web Applications site?

I got a new notification You earned Sufganiyot on Web Application!. What is this "Hat"? You can see in my profile picture I wore this. Can anyone give a brief information about this?
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Why are there suddenly hundreds of posts in the "Late Answers" review queue?

There are suddenly 300+ answers in the Late Answers review queue. Mostly, they are answers to questions that were migrated here a looooong time ago. However, I'm seeing a fair share that aren't. ...
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Please make [google-inbox] a synonym of [inbox-by-gmail]

The official name of the product is Inbox by Gmail, but it is often called "Google Inbox". (The URL of inbox.google.com exacerbates this a bit.) Please make google-inbox a synonym of inbox-by-gmail ...
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Synonym requests

These tags seem close enough to me to be merged: google-account & google-accounts, and user-accounts, and account. My apologies if this isn't the right course of action, but I can't do anything ...
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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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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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Can we kill (and possibly blacklist) [php]

PHP is a scripting language for building dynamic web sites and web apps. This site is not about building web apps. I've been looking through php and any question that's not already closed should be ...
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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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How was this edit approved?

This edit (and then this edit) is obviously bad: Another user has taken over the question, turning it into something completely different. Yet it has been approved - by a user with 3 reputation. How ...
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Merge [gmail-contacts] and [google-contacts]

Not sure which way round this should go, and this would probably be a good use for synonyms. Whilst there are subtle differences between clicking the Contacts button in GMail, and going to the ...
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Is it possible to get the 100-reputation bonus for having a linked account with 200 rep after I've already signed up?

I heard you can get a 100-reputation bonus for creating a new Stack Exchange account linked to one on another site that has 200 reputation points already. It's apparently supposed to reflect the fact ...
Firefeather's user avatar
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Copy questions from Super User?

Can we copy closed questions from Super User, or do you just want non-duplicative stuff.
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I made a terrible mistake with flagging for moderator attention! How can I reverse it?

There were two comments following this question, How to disable folder view? Both comments were good, and relevant to the question. I intended to up vote the second one, but accidentally clicked on ...
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What is meant by 'bumped to the homepage'?

I saw this question on main site. This question has bumped to the homepage by Community. Description is given as This question has answers that may be good or bad; the system has marked it active so ...
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Questions off-topic because they are about developing web applications

Several times each day (usually) I see questions that are about developing web applications, which are off-topic, e.g. this. I always flag the question (Flagging -> The question doesn't belong here ...
Vidar S. Ramdal's user avatar
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Why are some questions highlighted?

Recently (since today) I've noticed some of the questions are highlighted as in the picture below. What does it mean and how does it work?
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What's going to happen to old links once we get a domain? [closed]

I'm currently using links to the webapps.stackexchange.com and meta.webapps.stackexchange.com domains. Additionally, now that the site is in public beta, search engines are indexing pages at these ...
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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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Break synonym between [account-management] and [account-recovery]

Currently, account-recovery is a synonym of account-management. While I agree that they're related, and sometimes closely so, I suggest that they're sufficiently different that they should not be ...
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Merge [blogger] with [blogspot]

blogger and blogspot are about the same service. Please make them synonymous.
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What am I looking for when reviewing low-quality marked posts?

Part of me wants to recommend incorrect or too short answers for deletion, but the community should take care of that part the other part of me says. So, when checking low-quality content answers/...
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Merging [doc], [document] and [documents] tags

doc is just a short version of document. Also, documents is the plural form of the latter. They should all be merged.
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Cognito Forms says the entire Web Apps user base is actually part of Cognito's community

Cognito Forms, with the wording on their Support page, have new users to Web Apps thinking that it's actually all part of Cognito. Have a question about Cognito Forms? Participate in questions & ...
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Merge [addons] with [browser-addons]?

Given the nature of this SE, is the addons tag referring to something else than browsers? I think not and thus the two tags (browser-addons and addons) should be merged. What do you think?
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Merging tags [blog] and [blogs]

Both blog and blogs cover the same subject, so should be merged.
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Are questions about self-installed web apps on or off topic?

There are some levels to this... Which of the following question types do we accept and which do we reject as off-topic? Recommendations for which web app software to install - not technical ...
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Web Applications Google Plus Page - Update [closed]

In this post, here on Meta, we (Hydra) asked for "Managers" for the Web Applications Google+ fan page. Since the end of February 2013, I'm active on the Web Applications Google+ fan page, collecting ...
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During the Beta stage - can the rep for editing be lowered? [closed]

On StackOverflow.com I have enough rep to edit post, clean up text, fix typos, add links etc. etc. With these beta sites, the small things don't get cleaned up because no one has enough rep yet. Is ...
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How to handle duplicate questions with different answers?

Here is the problem: sometimes there are duplicate questions that have different correct answers, depending on the respective app's version. Here is an example: old question: How can I disable ...
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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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Disappearing questions

Over the last few months I have noticed that the counter of the number of questions I asked went from 125 to 122. Any idea why? Are questions being purged?
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Merge [passwords] and [password] tags

The password and passwords tags should be merged, as they refer to the same thing.
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Why did I start with 138 rep here instead of 101?

Looking at other user's, I see that meta.webapps... rep isn't shared with webapps... since not everyone's rep is in synch. What's going on here?
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OMG Google-Fu is gone?

I'm at a total loss. Despite the apparent longer grace period, we let our chat room slip through our hands. @moderator team: Please re-enstate the Web Applications chat room !! Let's make the chat ...
Jacob Jan Tuinstra's user avatar
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Please merge [google-plus-hangouts] and [google-hangout]

They really are the same thing and have a comparable number of questions each. google-plus-hangouts google-hangout
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SkyDrive is now OneDrive

OneDrive for Everything in Your Life Today we are pleased to announce that SkyDrive will soon become OneDrive. We have more than a handful of questions about skydrive. Please re-tag them as ...
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Merge [js] and [javascript] tags

The two tags js and javascript should be merged. "js" is just the short version of "javascript".
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Duplicate user created?

One of my questions got migrated here from SuperUser (which, by the way, I think was a mistake because I was asking about accesses to my Gmail account through IMAP, not about web applications). It ...
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