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When should “not an answer” be used here on Web Apps?

I flagged this answer and it was declined. not an answer – 1 hour ago declined - flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an altogether wrong answer The answer is IMO not ...
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Closed question reappears at the top

Why is a closed question brought back at the top by Community? I might be wrong, but it really doesn't make sense. Even less since it was closed as an exact duplicate.
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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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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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Facebook question closed as duplicate of earlier version, which was closed as NARQ

My question, Facebook likes constantly changing, was closed because it was ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form: I rewrote ...
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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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New Badge Banner

I received the electorate badge sometime today but I didn't get the whizz bang banner congratulating me on this awesome achievement. I don't know if there is anyway for you to check whether a banner ...
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Tag merge request: links, hyperlink, permalink, broken-link, linking

hyperlink x 2 linking x 3 permalink x 4 broken-link x 3 All of these are the same variation of links ( 23 questions) Can these be merged & maybe a synonym can be created for these?
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Merging similar tags [photo] and [photos]

The tags photo and photos refer to the same subject and should be merged. Qs tagged photo Qs tagged photos
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Merging tags [link] and [links]

The tags link and links refer to the same subject and thus should be merged. Qs tagged link Qs tagged links
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Merging tags [images] and [image]

Both images and image tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. Qs tagged images Qs tagged image
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Merging tags [howto] and [how-to]

Both howto and how-to tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged.
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Merging tags [feed] and [feeds]

Both feed and feeds tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. Qs tagged feed Qs tagged feeds
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Merging tags [ecommerce] and [e-commerce]

Both ecommerce and e-commerce tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. Qs tagged ecommerce Qs tagged e-commerce
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Merging tags [template] and [templates]

Both tags template and templates refer to the same subject and thus should be merged. Qs tagged template Qs tagged templates
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Merging tags [browser] and [web-browser]

Both browser and web-browser tags refer to the same thing and should be merged since there is no difference between them. Qs tagged browser Qs tagged web-browser
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Merging tags [widget] and [widgets]

Both widget and widgets refer to the same type of content and thus should be merged. Qs tagged widget Qs tagged widgets
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Merging tags [book] and [books]

Both tags, book and books refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. As stated in this comment: Merge 'formula' and 'formulas' probably they should be merged to books.
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Merging tags [bit.ly] and [bitly]

Both bit.ly and bitly tags refer to the same thing, the bit.ly URL shortening service. They should be merged, since there is no difference between them. Qs tagged bit.ly Qs tagged bitly
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Merging tags [antispam] and [anti-spam]

Currently there are two identical tags: [antispam] and [anti-spam]. I think they should be merged, since there is no real difference between them.
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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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Retag request: [search-engine] & [search-engines]

There are (as of now) 18 questions tagged as search-engine 21 questions tagged as search-engines Here's requesting merging of the above 2 tags. Optionally, search-engines could be made as a ...
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Association with user ID lost after two migrations

I wrote an answer on Stack Overflow. It then got migrated to Super User, where I got some credit for it, then here. However, I don't see the 470 rep that it should have generated. Is there any way ...
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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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User uploaded pictures?

Are users able to upload their own pictures into these diagrams on this site?
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108 edits, yet no Strunk & White badge

I checked the Users > Editor > All tab, and learnt that I have made 108 edits so far. "Strunk & White" badge is given after 80 edits, but I did not receive it. What could be the problem here?...
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Close vote seems to have disappeared

About a week ago I voted to close this question as a duplicate. I've stumbled across the question again and the auto-generated comment "possible duplicate..." is still there but the close vote is ...
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How can I get my answer associated with my account for a migrated question?

How can I get answer of my Associated my account know that I have created a WebApp SE account. Here is the question I referring to too.
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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 ...
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Did my question get deleted?

I think I had a question here: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/8017/is-it-still-possible-to-separate-work-from-home-life-with-gmail-etc-how-do-you-d but that now doesn't resolve and I can'...
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Linking two webapps user accounts …

I somehow managed to register two separate accounts on webapps.stackexchange.com. https://webapps.stackexchange.com/users/4578/sabre23t https://webapps.stackexchange.com/users/6575/sabre23t The ...
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Merge [formula] and [formulas] tags

formula × 2 formulas × 2 I suggested a synonym 'formulas' → 'formula'. Please vote.
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Rep hit for downvotes on meta.webapps

Earlier today, I got two reputation hits from downvotes here on meta. I'm not particularly worried about the two rep points, but I was under the impression that downvotes on meta weren't supposed to ...
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Should this site include a “This is Spam” or “Mark as Spam” button?

I think spammers can easily take advantage of this site because of the lack of "mark as spam" feature.
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How to claim a question in Nothing to Install?

I asked a question yesterday right here, with just a name and email address (no login) and now that I registered for Nothing to Install I wish I could claim that question as mine. Am I able to do that ...
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Where did all the questions go?

Did the user delete this question himself? It seemed to be fine for this site. EDIT: It looks like all the questions are gone. You can't get past the homepage.
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Merge [comment] and [comments] tags

comments 2 comment 6
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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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How do you determine if someone is worthy the Beta badge?

I'm wondering why I have not received the Beta badge. I've looked at the list of Beta badge recipients and it appears that I have been more active then several others. How do you determine if ...
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How to get email notification of comments?

I would like to be notified by email when someone comments on my question or answer, or when there is a later comment on same item I've commented on. E.g., let's say I ask a question, then someone ...
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Trying to find a question I remember seeing

The question was about a Gmail user that wanted to know which email messages were forwarded on their Gmail account. What happened was a friend (or someone the person knows) logged in a while ago and ...
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Why was my question converted to Community Wiki by a mod?

My question was converted to a Community Wiki by a mod, why did they do that?
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Merge [facebook-<X>] into [facebook]

[facebook]: 138 [facebook-pages]: 8 [facebook-chat]: 5 [facebook-apps]: 4 [facebook-connect]: 3 [facebook-games]: 3 [facebook-alternative]: 2 [facebook-account]: 1 [facebook-groups]: 1 Could these be ...
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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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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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What's going to happen to old links once we get a domain?

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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Colour of hyperlinks in body of Questions and Answers - not enough contrast

Is it possible to change the colour of hyperlinks and visited hyperlinks in the body of questions and answers on the Web Apps Beta? There is no where near enough contrast, especially for the visited ...
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Will Web Apps have an RSS feed?

I'd like an RSS feed to remind me to visit the site. Does something like this exist already? I know they'd be huge, but my first idea is one for each one of the tabs: "New" (perhaps compliled ...
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Is the current 404 image final?

I'm considering posting a question for 404 image suggestions, but there seems to already be one. Is this specific to WebApps or just part of the construction theme?
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How do I associate my Web Apps account with my SOFU accounts?

Since I manually associated my SO, SF, SU and MSO accounts months ago, Web Apps was my first experience with the automatic account association feature. It's nice, but I have a small nitpick: it ...