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What to do if I mark the wrong flag?

I accidently marked the wrong flag for a clash of clans question. I truly have no idea what it flagged, but I meant to put it as a low-quality question. If I flag a question with the wrong flag, what ...
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Is there any way to display my comment votes?

Seems that the only way to see how votes have my comments is going comment by comment and checking it. Is there a better way to display my comment's votes?
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How can I get an answer to a user when I don't have enough rep to answer his question directly?

An Ask Different user has a problem that I also had. I found a solution this morning and wanted to answer his question, but the question requires a 10 rep to answer. I have a six rep, so I can neither ...
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“you have already raised this type of flag”

Does that mean I already raised it on this particular post but forgot, or that I've used up my day's ration of this type of flag? … or something else? I've seen it twice today, but wasn't paying ...
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What is http://osquestions.com/?

Just noticed that a question I posted on Ask Different HERE was ripped off at osquestions.com found here. Is this site affiliated with the SE sites or just an RSS grabbing knock off with a ton of ...
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My iOS syncing headaches is a “White Elephant.” Can anything be done to reframe the question?

So, I’m an active member on a few of the Stack Exchange sites. No so much here, but I did as one question here that has received 10,000+ views but I consider a “White Elephant” due to many factors: ...
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Is it possible to warn the users who left bad comments other than trying to help in a question?

I see that there are some users who left bad comments in the question when they do not understand what the OP wants to ask. I hope that the moderators can warn them not to do it again because what ...
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Scam or clever way of making money

I am sure you are aware of this web site that pops up in Google search using the Titles from the Ask Different. http://help.howproblemsolution.com/ All it does is it shows the copy of the Title or ...
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Bounty expired without good answers, so did some digging and found the correct answer. Now what?

I would like to request some help on a bounty. I am not seeing options that seem right for the community. In summary, it looks like my only choice is to award a bounty to an unsatisfactory answer. I ...
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Remove duplicate status for a non-duplicate question

Disable iPhoto auto launch when connecting an iPhone or iPad is marked as duplicate. It's not. It's similar but it only pertains to iPhoto specifically in Yosemite. Got feedback that it should ...
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Rename “one-note” tag to “onenote”

Microsoft OneNote doesn't have a space in its name, yet one-note has a hyphen in its name. Could the hyphen be removed from the tag name?
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Adding tags that don't exist

I'm wondering - If I created a question which I feel requires a tag that doesn't exist, what would I do? Suggest it? Put it at the end of the question?
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What should I use instead of NARQ?

Some questions just aren't questions, usually meant to be an answer on a question or similar, but there's no NARQ close reason any more. What should I vote to close such questions as? This is the ...
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What to do about mindless acceptance of inappropriate edits?

So I come to see my answer was edited in the way it absolutely changed original meaning. There were three reviews of that edit with two accepted and one rejected it. So the edit now accepted. But it ...
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“You can only post once every 20 minutes.”?

Rare occasion. I actually have two questions about Apple products and it complains What gives? I don't quite understand the rationale whichever way I think about it. Even if this is something to ...
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Unlock this question, please. Perhaps allow locks to timeout

I encountered this question via an organic search result in Google. Can a mod please unlock it so that I can upvote it? How can I make Safari show the URL when I hover over a link? The question has ...
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When should I protect questions before Community♦?

The FAQ states: Do protect questions that are attracting a lot of non-answers or very poor answers (spam, etc.) from new users. …but Community♦ would protect the question anyway if this ...
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To answer or comment? The plight of the troubleshoot when faced with ambiguity (and then some)

How many times have I seen questions such as this in my few months participating in the community? Too many times. I brought up a similar issue on meta before, regarding the value of comments ...
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Rename “ios8” tag to “ios-8” and create synonym

Tags exist for each version of iOS have hyphens in their name, such as ios-7, with synonyms for the tag without the hyphen. However, with iOS 8, the ios-8 does not exist and instead the only tag is ...
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Why can't I flag a question to go to another Stack Exchange site?

Currently, the "off-topic" flag presents to me three options: Software development questions should go on Stack Overflow Pre-release questions are off-topic It should go on another site When ...
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Answer was accepted but bounty was not received

The OP has marked my answer as correct but I did not get the bounty! What happened here? Who decides who gets the rewards?
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Does Ask Different have a different tag-suggester than other SE sites?

I’m using an old version of IOS Safari (original iPad). Of course, there a lot of minor irritations with the UI. One of them is that on all SE sites, selecting a suggested tag takes anywhere from ...
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How much does it cost to advertise here?

Yes here. Ask Different apple exchange. This is the only place I can think of where I can buy traffic visited by and only by mac owners.
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Question migrated to meta and remains on homepage

Is this expected behavior? When I click on the link on the homepage it brings me to meta, but why does the link stay behind? https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/131360/similar-group-like-...
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Similar Group like “Android Enthusiasts” for Objective-C in Stack Overflow

I'm an iOS developer and I used to pass a lot of time on Stack Overflow. Recently I have seen a Stack Exchange site called Android Enthusiasts and it seems to me that it's only for "Android Developers"...
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How do you insert keyboard characters into questions/responses? [duplicate]

How would I get ⌥⌘ to appear as the keyboard characters themselves which I see often embedded in responses?
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Why was this answer low quality?

The answer below was marked a low quality. Why? It's one of the most complete answers..
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Who is the creator of a tag if a question is edited to include a new one?

Per the Taxonomist badge page, the requirement for obtaining the badge is: Created a tag used by 50 questions. If I were to edit a post to add a new tag, would I be accredited with the tag's ...
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How do you get to the page that describes reputation privileges you have earned?

The other day when I logged in I received a notification. It said that I was now able to vote to close questions. I have already had this privilege for awhile, but I clicked on the details link in ...
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'Ghost' inbox message

I just got this message in my inbox that there had been a comment that I should be aware of. When I click on it, it leads me to the right question, but there is no comment there?
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My retina avatar is no longer retina

For some time now, I've had a retina avatar, but no longer. I didn't change anything, but for apparently no reason my avatar is now very pixelated everywhere but my profile (and the top bar because ...
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Review low quality posts [ looks good ]

Review low quality posts Sometimes I see one of those one-line-answers and I write a comment below. But after reviewing I have to click one of these options: Looks good - Edit - Improve - Skip What ...
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How can a user review a suggested edit without having access to the suggested edit review queue?

How is it that a new user with 1 reputation has a badge for reviewing suggested edits and when I go to review, I see "You need at least 2k reputation to review suggested edits."
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How to undo Unicoins changes

I used the Uniconis to make modifications but now I do not like what I got. Is there a way to undo the modifications like scrolling title bar ect. What is Unicoins: It is a popup on the right hand ...
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What can I do about targeted negative voting?

I just found out that someone here does not like me. There was a targeted negative voting, on the same day (2 days ago), for answers I gave like 6 months ago: Is there something I can do about it, ...
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How can I delete my StackExhange OpenID?

For some reason, I've got two OpenID accounts on StackExchange. I use only one of them to login to AskDifferent. I've already removed unwanted one from 'my logins' list in my profile page, but I've ...
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Trying to create iphone-5s tag

I was editing a question and tried to add a "iphone-5s" tag and AD won't let me do it. I have the rep to create new tags, but I guess not if it is too similar to an existing tag. I was trying to ...
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Why did the minimum reputation for review first-posts got changed?

Till last week, I reviewed both first-post and late-answers. today, I can't. It says that the users with 500 reputation can only review. When did this happen?
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Downvoting Etiquette: With or Without Making A Comment?

I am interested to know what is the correct etiquette (if such exists) when downvoting a question: Do you downvote a question, and then make a comment ? Do you make a comment first, and then ...
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I would like to close and Delete my account here

Some feedback to Admin, my experience here is not good, this place is hostile not helpful and extremely pre judemental. If the question is not asked in perfect english that is already a big problem ...
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After how many days is a user removed?

I see in my reputation history that I have been removed on January 29th, only three days after my last activity on the site (accepting an answer). Was this a mistake or are users removed after just a ...
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How can I delete my Ask Different account?

If I decide I don't want to have an account, can I delete it?
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How to flag an answer as not answering the question

I flagged an answer to one of my questions as not answering the question asked. It got declined for lack of evidence. I flagged again stating specifically that it would be better as a comment because, ...
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Why can't I suggest edits here on Meta?

I've been trying to edit a post here on Meta Ask Different, but the link is just not there. How can I edit a post then? Why can't I do it? It works fine on the main site.
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What are this site's quality standards?

I am unable to post a question because "it does not meet our quality standards": Where can I learn about said standards? I see no mention of them in the FAQ.
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What are the rules/time-limits to adding a bounty to your question?

How long do I have to wait before the "Start bounty" button appears on one of my questions? I have a question that hasn't been answered yet and I would like to put a bounty on it, but the button hasn'...
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Connect iChat to SE Chat

Is is possible to connect the SE chat to iChat? I am not always on SE, but I am on iChat a fair amount.
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Do I get points also when my edits are approved?

Looking at my reputation, I noticed that I received two points for a question that has not been asked by me, and to which I didn't answer. The only thing I did was to suggest an edit, and that edit ...
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Community wiki checkbox

I thought I remembered there being a community wiki checkbox when creating a question or editing an existing one. I created a question with the intention of making it community wiki but can not find ...
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How do you get “keys” to appear in your answer text?

See the accepted answer in this post: How do you position your hand to use the command key? What finger do you use? What's the markdown the person used to turn the CMD curly symbol in to a floating ...

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