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How does a faq-proposed post become part of the FAQ?

How does are questions chosen to change from faq-proposed to faq? There are some questions which I would like to suggest adding as official FAQ posts, but it seems that a few of these questions haven'...
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How much support does it take for a feature request to be implemented?

This feature request has been implemented: Make all recommendation questions out of scope and off topic, regardless of research this not: Enable tagged syntax highlighting Both stand at net +10 at ...
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Search index is way out of date

I think there's something wrong with this site's search reindexing job. For instance, a search for [google-chrome] closed:0 (sorted by relevance) lists this question having been asked in April, 2014 ...
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Oops, something bad happened

I have been trying for the last half an hour to post a question about wordpress and privacy on Web Applications. All goes smoothly till it comes to time of submitting the question to the site. Once I ...
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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 ...
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What kind of spammer/scammer operates by removing a tag from a question?

Quite often I am notified of a suggested edit by an anonymous user on How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username. For example today: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/review/...
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Why was my question about Wunderlist migrated to Super User?

I asked a question about Wunderlist not working in Firefox in private mode. This question was migrated to Super User. I'm not complaining about it, but as a new user to this Stack, I would like to ...
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Please Undelete my Question [closed]

I would have asked this in the chat room, but it appears to be dead. I recently asked a question on the main site, which I deleted to migrate over to SuperUser.SE as I was told it was more suitable ...
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Adding [commcare] tag to Web Applications

I work at Dimagi, an organization that builds software to enable other people to build data collection applications for community health workers all over the world. Configuring these types of ...
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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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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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Where is the definition of in and out of scope?

I hunted about, and found meta, but not a definition of what questions this community considers in and out of scope. Where can that be found?
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Please rename [skype] to [skype-for-web]

While the usage guidance for skype points out that it's only for "Skype for Web", we still get people asking about the installable software.1,2 We can shortcut that to be specific with the tag by ...
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When is it appropriate to repost a question?

I have a question here that hasn't received any answers in a while. Is it appropriate to repost the question so it receives some more attention?
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Let's rename [google-plus-hangouts] to [google-hangouts]

In Google's ongoing effort to divorce functionality from Google+, the "Plus" part of the name for Google Hangouts was dropped several months ago. As you can see from the official page, the name of the ...
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How do I “reopen” a very old question with a poor/outdated answer?

I'm looking for a better answer to this very old question: How can you write queries in a Google spreadsheet so that the columns are kept up to date? How do I get new attention on it to farm better ...
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Can one reject suggested (by others) edits to one's own post?

I recently edited this question: Improve auto-generated subtitles/CC for Youtube videos that are not mine I later found out it was rejected, although I thought it was a solid edit (similar to ...
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Should we delete spam links as well as flagging the post?

I recently reviewed this question how can I increase my website loading speed. It was a single line question including a link to a site. I think my website speed is not good. so how can I increase ...
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How long are our edit suggestions valid for?

I had recently suggested an edit for a post (Inbox older emails are swept. How can I recover them?) Although moderator Sathya♦ later made an edit to the same post (without approving mine) my (...
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New tag request for [basecamp3]

I want to create the basecamp3 tag and both ask and answer questions in the long run. I may also post about Basecamp in the future because we do use both Basecamp and Basecamp 3 in our company and I ...
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Where are my deleted questions?

In relation to: Did my question get deleted? can I even see where, or if, I have, or might have, closed/deleted/etc. questions? The answers don't explain how or where information on the question ...
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Is it possible to undo the approval on suggested edit?

I approved this suggested edit by mistake. I wanted to click on Reject tab but mistakenly I ended up clicking on Approve. Is it possible to undo this action? Or what to do if something happen like ...
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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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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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Why did I receive badge notification which I have already earned?

Yesterday I received notification 2 times on main site (as well as for Stack Overflow) that I have earned "Marshal" badge, which I have already earned back in November 2015. See the below screenshot ...
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How can I ask question for a non-existing tag? [duplicate]

I have few questions about flowdock, since I don't have enough reputation to create the tags. In this case how can I ask the question for the non-existing tag?
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Why did I lose reputation points? 460 became 450

Out or curiosity. I had 460 reputation points (as demonstrated on the attached image) Went off answering question and searching for relative answers using other tabs on the browser. At some point, ...
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Please make [storage] and [image-storage] synonyms of [online-storage]

In the context of Web Applications most of the questions that use storage are referring to online-storage. On the other hand, it doesn't make too much sense to use the first to ask questions related ...
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Please create [apphub]

I just asked a question about AppHub, but don't have enough rep to tag it correctly. Could somebody with sufficient rep fix it for me?
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Please make [office-web-apps] a synonym of [office-online]

(This is related to: Clean up project: Office 365) Office Web Apps is an old name for what has now become Office Online. Please make office-web-apps a synonym of office-online and merge.
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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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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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Synonyms for Google Drive apps

Can we get some synonyms created? Google can't seem to make up their minds on what things should be called. google-slides should be a synonym for google-presentations Google Drive was originally ...
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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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What reputation is deducted on answer migration?

I think when an answer migrated, reputation deduction depends on the number of upvotes on that answer. One of my answers was migrated from Web Applications to Super User site. Before migration my ...
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Synonymize [forwarding] and [email-forwarding]

I'm not fully convinced that they're the best tags, but forwarding and email-forwarding seem to be covering the exact same territory. forwarding has usage guidance: Generically refers to the ...
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Question protected by Community

I have seen several questions are protected by Community or any moderator on main site. My question is, in which case Community or any moderator protect a 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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Creating a username on Stack Exchange

When I created my account on Stack Exchange, I was simply assigned a number. How can I change this to a chosen username?
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Clicking on tag link on a question does not list other questions with that same tag

Navigating to: Assign size to image in Google Slides shows it has been tagged with google-slides. The link on that page is https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/google-slides When ...
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Merging tags [gmail] and [google-apps-email]

Tags gmail and google-apps-email refer to the same thing as the email service management features like DNS record management, email routing are out of scope in Web Applications. It's worth to say ...
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Why is the edit button is disabled for me on Web Application Meta?

I was looking on this site and then I noticed edit button is not enabled for any question or answer. I can share, flag but can not edit any question or answer. Why?
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Why does WebApps warn me “you're in danger of being blocked” when I haven't asked any questions?

When I log into webapps I see this: Here's my profile: What has contributed to my warning being issued? How do I find out? I know this question has been asked before, but the ones I saw applied to ...
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Create tag for telegram-messenger

I asked a question about telegram-messenger Telegram Messenger on a Google Voice number There is no tag for it, Would it be possible to create a new tag for it?
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Merge “spam” tags

Questions tagged spam are pretty much, by definition, about how to prevent spam. (I can't think of any questions that we would want here that wouldn't be.) I suggest, then, that the following tags be ...
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How to search for closed/deleted questions on Stack Exchange network

A while ago, I asked a question on Super User related to spoofing Caller IDs. The question was down voted and closed. It may be deleted (I don't know because I can't find it). I need to reference the ...
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Create a [question-and-answer] tag

It'd be useful to create a "question-and-answer" tag to manage questions related to the format of information retrieval and knowledge management. It'd be useful e.g. for https://webapps.stackexchange....
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How do I activate a Stack Exchange login (user+pass, i.e. not OpenID)?

I searched in the preferences but found nothing, so how do I create a user+password on Stack Exchange, on an account which I've been using with OpenID only?
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Merge [blogger] with [blogspot]

blogger and blogspot are about the same service. Please make them synonymous.
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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?