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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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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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Suggested edits limit reached — Requesting help from moderators and 2K+ rep users to review suggested edits

The number shown on /review is not an accurate count of how many items are in the queue. In some cases (unfortunately with moderators, through no fault of their own) I would describe it instead as ...
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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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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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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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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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Should we delete questions posted during the private beta?

They should be judged individually based on current standards. The fact that they were asked during private beta is irrelevant, really.
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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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What kind of spammer/scammer operates by removing a tag from a question?

The edit summary (shown in the review page as a 'Comment:' above the title) contains an e-mail address - that's what's being spammed. The edit itself is irrelevant; apparently removing a tag is deemed ...
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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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Break synonym between [account-management] and [account-recovery]

Agreed, I have removed this synonym
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How do I "reopen" a very old question with a poor/outdated answer?

The best way to garner attention to an old question, including one that needs a refresh on the answers, is to post a bounty. There's even an option for a bounty reason to 'get a more up-to-date answer'...
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OMG Google-Fu is gone?

The chatroom has been unfrozen and reinstated.
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Site being used for Cognito Forms Customer Service

First of all, we can't blame the users; they're just following the instructions on the help page. They don't know our rules; that this is a Q&A site and not a discussion forum. By the way, this ...
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Can you add “identify-this-video “?

No, we should not. Some sites accept "identify this" questions, but I don't see how that would even be remotely within the scope of this site. This site isn't about videos; it's about web ...
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Comments are out of order

It's very likely that several previous and middle comments were deleted, so while based on the comment content they currently look to be in an incorrect order, comments are always shown on the order ...
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Is there any issue with Steward badge?

This is not a bug; it's part of an update to the review queues. You now get one Steward badge for every 1,000 reviews in a single queue. For more details, see Steward badge can now be awarded multiple ...
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Can one reject suggested (by others) edits to one's own post?

The author is also allowed to review suggested edits to their post, and their vote is binding, either for or against. That's not to say that someone else couldn't come along and edit the post later (...
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Adding [commcare] tag to Web Applications

Generally speaking, tags aren't created until there is at least one question to add it to. (It's a feature of the system; you can't create a tag in a vacuum. There has to be a question where those ...
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Why did I lose reputation points? 460 became 450

A Moderator is probably necessary to know for sure. I think the most likely scenario is that you just happened to catch your reputation after someone upvoted one of your answers but before they ...
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Please create [apphub]

apphub has been created. It could use a wiki and an excerpt, especially guidance for what questions are okay for Web Apps and what questions should be posted to Stack Overflow.
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Has the system lost its marbles?

that user is shown as never having posted either a Q or an A here You initial premise is wrong because the person had one question on which a bounty was issued and because of lack of activity, it was ...
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I would like to filter out the {closed} and {on hold} questions from my results

This seems to exist already. Try adding closed:0 to your search. Lots more details here.
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