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What is Hat on Web Applications site?

It's a part of Winterbash 2015 Starting now and going until the end of the day on Jan. 3, 2016, you'll once again be able to earn and show off hats for all sorts of things you're already doing ...
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I'm puzzled by a specific link

The user's question on DBA is marked as duplicate of Craig's question and anonymous users are redirected to Craig's question. Hence you see question linked to Craig.
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Is it OK to ask and answer my own question?

Yes! Not only is it permitted, it is actively encouraged. As the founder of Stack Exchange, Jeff Atwood, said long ago: I do it all the time! For example, when I ran into a nasty issue with Java ...
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Where is the definition of in and out of scope?

Did you try the Help Center? It's spelled out under: What topics can I ask about here? You can also see previous discussions about the site scope here on Meta with the scope tag.
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Disappearing questions

Do (did) you have any closed questions with 0 or negative score and no answers? There is an automatic cleanup of such questions. There's also the "roomba" which deletes low-scoring, unanswered, low ...
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Please pluralize [keyboard-shortcut]

I have merged keyboard-shorcut into keyboard-shortcuts and made the former a synonym. I also copied over the old tag wiki, but feel free to make any modifications to it as necessary.
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Question protected by Community

Questions are protected when a question keeps attracting low quality "answers" from new users. The Community user will do it automatically after the third downvoted answer post from a user with low ...
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Why are there suddenly hundreds of posts in the "Late Answers" review queue?

It seems to be because this has been implemented: Can we raise the bar for reputation for late answers to enter the review queue? Essentially, the definition of "new user" for that queue has been ...
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Tag Excerpt (guidance) improvement project

These are some of our top tags which look like they need more/better guidance in the tag wiki excerpt: blogger dropbox facebook-pages github gmail google google-apps google-apps-script google-...
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Where are my deleted questions?

Go to your profile. Click the "questions" tab to see your list of questions. Scroll to the bottom, and click "deleted recent questions". There you should see the questions that have been deleted "...
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What is meant by 'bumped to the homepage'?

Every hour, the Community user finds a question with at least one answer, but none of the answers have a score greater than 0, and there's been no activity for 30 days or more. To gain exposure, it "...
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Why was my question about Wunderlist migrated to Super User?

I was the one that migrated the question. In retrospect, I probably should have left a comment as to why I made the decision, so for that, I apologize. You asked two sub-questions, and I will ...
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Why we're not customer support for [your favorite company]

Why can't I ask customer service-related questions? Because we don't know the answer. Oh sure, there might be some intrepid soul who has sailed these waters before, and come out alive. They might ...
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Why am I not given the option to answer this question?

That question was autoprotected by the system for having 3 spam/non-answer posts added to it back in 2017. The reason the answer box wasn't available was that the system requires you to have 10 ...
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The Web Application 2019 Moderator Election page has obsolete links

We don't create these links until the election actually begins, which it did today. Part of the election process is updating them to the correct links, which has been done.
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Merge [blogger] with [blogspot]

Merged all questions tagged blogspot to blogger and added a synonym for future questions.
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Create tag for the new Inbox by Gmail

There is one: inbox-by-gmail. Generally speaking, we only create tags when there are questions to put it on. The system doesn't allow for tags to be created ahead of time.
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How/why was this question deleted?

It met the auto-delete criteria: From https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/92006/133693 Just to formally document the exact policies we have in place to remove old abandoned / dead questions, the ...
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Please merge [google-plus-hangouts] and [google-hangout]

I have merged the two tags and left google-hangout as a synonym of google-plus-hangouts. hangout, which was originally a synonym of google-hangout will now point at google-plus-hangouts
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Why did I get a "You're about to be question banned" warning?

I see two (fairly old) deleted questions on the account, these are what's contributing to the issue. Those are contributing to the warning you are seeing. Note that we now have warnings - letting you ...
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How was this edit approved?

Until yesterday, the Gravatar icons for both the original Asker and the editor were the same, indicating they were unregistered accounts with the same email address. Since the author of a post can ...
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Please make [google-inbox] a synonym of [inbox-by-gmail]

You'd suggested the synonym.. I've approved it.
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Break synonym between [account-management] and [account-recovery]

Agreed, I have removed this synonym
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Please Undelete my Question

Your question isn't about the web portion of Dropbox at all. It's about the file sync service. Only questions about the web interface of Dropbox are on-topic here. That Super User's community thinks ...
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