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Burninate [data]?

UPDATE: At present there are NO Qs tagged data - though it is certain to rear its ugly head again unless blacklisted. On Stack Overflow it has been accepted that the tag data is hopelessly too broad ...
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Rename [deviant-art] to [deviantart]

The tag for deviant-art should be renamed to deviantart to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just a single question, but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's proper ...
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Bottom border is not displaying in the profile page

There are few bottom border issue in the user profile page. In the Profile tab - Top Posts section, the bottom border is not displaying. In the Activity tab - Questions, Answers, Badges and Active ...
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What's wrong with this question?

So I made a question which is basically the same question as one which it was voted up but at the same time with a relevant difference, but it keeps getting votes down. I see no reason why it is ...
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Can we standardize the Microsoft tags?

Last week there was a Meta discussion asking whether questions about Microsoft Word online were on-topic. Are questions about Microsoft Word Online on-topic here? I don't really see any posted ...
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Are questions about Microsoft Word Online on-topic here?

I frequently find myself in the unfortunate position of having to edit documents that are housed in Microsoft Word Online (formerly known as Word Web App). Often I find that Word Online doesn't behave ...
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Accepted answer is invalid because a company has changed API

I was in need to subscribe to mail group hosted by Big Brother using my current mail, and I've found answer here: How can I subscribe to a Google mailing list with a non-Google e-mail address? Only ...
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Clean up of [speed] tag

I draw your attention to the speed tag. Currently, there are 11 questions. There is, of course, no tag wiki or excerpt. The questions are on a variety of topics. 2 are closed webapp recommendation ...
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Should questions which have a non-reproducible error be closed?

There are a lot of questions where people have encountered an "error" while trying to use certain features of a web-app and it hasn't worked for them. But if the error is not reproducible by potential ...
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Remove Web Apps from migration path for Super User

It seems to me that a third to one half of the questions migrated from Super User are incorrect migrations. (Here's an example.) Should we lobby for Web Applications to be removed from Super User's ...
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Is “It is not possible” a legitimate answer?

As we all know several times a day we are asked here on web-apps, Is it possible to perform X action on Y web app The answers usually tend to be yes it's possible and an explanation. But in some ...
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“Require” askers to check the tag excerpt and wiki before posting a question

Suggestion On Stack Overflow sites (at least on the English and Spanish "versions"), Server Fault and maybe other SE sites too, it's "required"1 to check the tag excerpts / wiki besides searching and ...
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Why is troubleshooting off-topic when it is just part of using a webapp? [duplicate]

At https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic I see If your question generally covers … Using Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Google, or any other website which behaves like an application ...
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If two questions have the same answer, are they duplicates and should they be merged?

This question is prompted by a recent point made by @StevenVascellaro on his post Find the most liked tweet from an account, when I answered his question he duly noted that my answer also served as ...
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What site should I ask a question about Chrome's memory usage on MacOs?

What site should I ask a question about Chrome's memory usage on MacOs? I don't think it is on topic over here, Possibly on Ask Different? I'm not really sure.
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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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Tag [bandcamp] should exist. Also, there should be less reputation needed to create tags

There is a soundcloud tag already with 26 usages. There should be a bandcamp tag. It's a very similar website in purpose. Both have their own special features but they're both fundamentally made for ...
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Do Power BI questions belong here?

Microsoft Power BI has a web app, as well as a desktop application, that work together. Would asking about the web app be appropriate, while the desktop would be inappropriate? Or neither? Or both?
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Clean up [untagged] questions

This is a clean-up task which'll never end. There is a regular job that removes tags that are only on 1 (or fewer) questions. What this means is that any question with one of these "orphan" tags ...
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No-longer-ignored tag displays as ignored

I have a tag that is displaying in question lists in faded form as if it is one of my ignored tags, but it isn't. I had it as one of my ignored tags for quite a while, but as I started using the app ...
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Could someone create a [gitlab] tag?

I have posted this and this question. These are about GitLab, not GitHub. Could someone create a gitlab tag?
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Malicious Editing

A more experienced user keeps editing my question to remove what I believe is a relevant example, presumably from political malice. His comment on my question: "Let me be a bit more curt. That's not ...
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Clean-up needed: [direct-message]

I draw your attention to the tag: direct-message. Only nine messages, but... There is, of course no tag wiki and no usage guidance. By itself, the tag is useless; it requires a companion tag to give ...
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Clarify “Ask Question” placeholder text

The current placeholder text in the "Ask Question" form title reads: What's your web applications question? Be specific. I think this can be clarified to (maybe) stop or slow down users who are ...
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Still daily web development questions. Should we tweak the site name?

A significant percentage of the questions we get every day are still about web application development, even though this site has never been about that. I can kind of understand. This site is ...
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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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Clean-up needed: [support] & [customer-support]

I draw your attention to the support tag. No tag wiki or usage guidance, of course. The questions tagged thus appear to be, by and large, questions asking for support, rather than questions asking ...
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Is it acceptable to solicit edit suggestions on meta?

If I post a question that I need help finding a better title for, or if I need some edit assistance for clarity, is it appropriate to ask for edit help on meta?
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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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Clean-up needed: [transfer]

I draw your attention to the transfer tag. 7 questions. All but one look like they should simply use the migrate-data tag instead. Some use both tags. (The one that shouldn't use migrate-data is ...
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Comprehensive question quality blocks now enabled here

See: Comprehensive question quality blocks now enabled everywhere Previously, users whose posts here were generally not well received may have received warnings about them, but were never in danger ...
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Clean-up needed: [identity]

I draw your attention to the identity tag. There is no tag wiki, and no usage guidance, of course. Questions are quite scattered. How to delete a Twitter account How to create a "new online ...
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Clean up needed of Meta tag: [archive]

I draw your attention to the tag archive. Currently, there are 19 questions. There is no tag wiki or usage guidance. There are a number of apps which have the concept of "archiving", not to mention ...
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What to do about obsolete questions?

I recently started digging through some of the old unanswered YouTube questions, and I stumbled over several that don't really make sense anymore. Like this one: The user is asking about the autoplay ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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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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Better tag guidance for tags that attract development questions

In spite of our best efforts, we still get daily questions about web application development. Obviously, people don't read. Part of the problem may be that some of the tags that a web app developer ...
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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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Do we need a canonical “How can I recover my Facebook account” question/answer?

We've been getting a fair number of "I can't get into my Facebook account" questions that are generally pretty poor. We could use a canonical question and answer for recovering a Facebook account ...
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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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Suggest [password-recovery] as synonym of [account-recovery]

Isn't password-recovery a subset of account-recovery? I mean, if you're trying to recover your password you're obviously trying to recover access to your account, no? (The reverse is not necessarily ...
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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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Why did my question (about an app with no web UI) get migrated from Super User to Web Apps?

LINE is an application that runs on Windows, Android, iOS. LINE has no web UI, nothing at all, in fact its website only shows static help pages. If you don't own a smartphone with a phone number you ...
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False grounds for “on hold”

Anyone concerned about questions being put on hold on false grounds, see this example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/99849/is-free-google-app-engine-as-slow-for-everyone-else-too
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Google on Area 51, a proposed Q&A site for people interested in learning how to use Google products

Few minutes ago I found on Area 51 Google, a proposed Q&A site for people interested in learning how to use Google products. I think that its scope is included in the scope of this site so I ...
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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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Purpose of [reporting] tag

I draw your attention to the reporting tag. Currently 14 questions, and they run the gamut: using Google Spreadsheets to make a report scheduling reports in HP Project and Portfolio Management ...

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