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Is this supposed to look different?

Is this supposed to be here? It doesn't fit with the colour scheme of Ask Different, and it appeared recently, without warning or explanation (that I could find).
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Can Ask Different Blog administrators add custom CSS?

There are times when it would be very useful to be able to use custom CSS for a blog post. Under the blog's Dashboard-> Appearance-> Stack Exchange Options, I see a CSS Folder option. Does that mean ...
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Could we allow the creation of [iphone-4s] tag?

I tried to create an iPhone 4S (iphone-4s) tag, but the system won't let me. I think it's a pluralization blocker (iMacs vs iMac). I was excited, because I've never created a tag before. Can this ...
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Answers that are really comments/comments that are really answers

In the flagging dialog box, there is a way to indicate that an answer is not really an answer, but actually a comment. What about the reverse case? Are flags encouraged that indicate that a comment ...
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Can the username autocomplete be keyboard accessible?

Both in chat and when posting comments, an autocomplete box shows up for users. Can this be made so you can select the user using the up arrow key, then the right/left arrows? So, let's take the ...
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Reputation on the users page

I was looking on the AD users page and noticed that my reputation is at 501. My actual reputation is at 1.2K Is this a bug, or is reputation on the users page supposed to be delayed?
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The bounty expiration shown in the notification message is different from the expiration shown in the question

I logged in early on Ask Different, and I have got a message about the expiration of the bounty I offered. When I clicked on the question link, I noticed the question was reporting the bounty would ...
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Why do some users have a “x% accept rate” displayed by their name when they ask a question and others don't?

I've noticed on pages like this one or this one that the person asking the question has a message stating "x% accept rate", but on other pages like this one or this one there is no such message. What ...
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Is is possible to order my posts by recency?

I have quite a few posts, but my problem is that the oldest posts show first. Can I order my posts so the newest ones show up first? Or is that not possible? If it isn't possible, can this be added?
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What should I do if I answer my own question I put a bounty on?

I eventually solved my own problem after I put up a bounty and now don't know what to do to cancel it or give it to myself. Here's the post: How can I initiate a modem connection from the command ...
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Why are some posts “highlighted”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the significance of the blue background on some questions? Why are some posts "highlighted" blue on the main page?
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How does reviewing give you more flagging weight?

How does reviewing new posts give you more flagging weight? When I was looking at the badges, I noticed the "Deputy" badge = "Achieved a flag weight of 500 by reviewing and flagging appropriately" ...
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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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Is the copy of WMD (markdown editor) custom to Apple Stackexchange?

Is the the theme to wmd specific to Apple Stackexchange? Where can I find the details. I really like the colouring and how there is syntax help built in.
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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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What is the significance of the blue background on some questions?

This question is a reaction to a hint in a comment on an answer of mine on this thread. I'm a new user, and have been surprised not to find any explanation (in the FAQ, for example) of the ...
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How do I float questions to the top?

I have several questions that have not been answered and consequently, they floated to the bottom of the question list. How do I get the question more towards the top again?
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FileVault 1 and 2: should we have tags [filevault-1] and [filevault-2] for the two different technologies?

Problem Looking ahead: expect confusion to arise from Apple's commonplace use of one word FileVault — without a version number — for two very different technologies. (Versions 1 and 2 both involve ...
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apple.SE account not showing up in network profile

Why isn't my apple account shown among my accounts, nor in my network profile? I suspect this is the reason why I did not get a +100 rep bonus from my (>200 rep) math account, here…
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The edit link doesn't appear in a question

I noticed that I don't see the edit link in a question asked 2 hours ago, but I see the link in other questions, including the ones asked less than 2 hours ago. Backup software for backing up ...
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How to move a question to a different site without migration privileges?

I've asked a question here that has gotten very little response, and I think it would do better on superuser.com. First, am I right? If so, how do I go about moving it, since I don't have the rep to ...
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Merge users request

How do I need to marge two users? This is the "first" me: https://apple.stackexchange.com/users/6107/oscarryz And this is the new me: https://apple.stackexchange.com/users/6899/oscar-reyes I was ...
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“Ask Different” logged me in with a different account

I created another user account on my computer, and visited Ask Different. I logged in using the same username I normally use (and I am using now), but despite I used the same ClaimID OpenID account, ...
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Question about a Windows driver — here or Super User?

Someone recently asked the following question: Radeon 5730m on Windows XP Hey all, I've recently installed Windows XP SP3 32bit onto my iMac via Boot Camp - I'm having some trouble getting graphics ...
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MacOSX programming question here or at stackoverflow?

I wonder if I should ask a MacOSX programming question here or at stackoverflow. What is the rationale for asking here versus there and how does that decision work with the discouragement of cross ...
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Why is this question a CW?

I was looking for questions about the terminal to see if there was a question similar to the question I had to ask, and I found a question that has been made a CW: Listing the terminal commands ...
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What tag should I use for a question about the original iPhone?

There are specific tags for iPhone 4, iPhone 3gs, iPhone 3g, but why not the original iPhone?
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automatic SE profile transfer for Autobiographer badge

I have noticed that when I sign up for most sites in the SE network, I automatically get the Autobiographer badge after a few minutes of interacting with the new SE site. When I do, I look at my ...
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Election fraud on Apple.SE!!1!

OK, now I have your attention. There seems to be a glitch on Apple.SE about page, where our latest Valued Associate Shog9 appears on the elected moderator list, even though he wasn't elected. See:
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Why syntax highlighting is visible only on preview page?

Preview on edit question Question Page
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Questions for Apple services not related to Apple software

Is it on-topic asking about a login problem to an Apple web site that asks for the Apple ID, when the login is done from Internet Explorer?
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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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How can other SO questions be moved here

I have answered several Apple questions on other sites especially superuser and I note that when I try to flag then as off-topic I am not given Ask Different as a possible site (of the new sites I can ...
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Are non-Apple Mac OS X / iOS software questions on topic? Is the FAQ outdated?

I'm confused. The FAQ says questions are on topic if they concern: Apple hardware Apple software other Apple products or services Why questions about software, which are not made by ...
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Tag wiki reputation bug

I assume this is a bug, tag wiki editing now requires 20,000 reputation? https://apple.stackexchange.com/privileges/edit-tag-wiki
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Ask Different should have the correct favicon

Ask Different has a nice style, but the favicon is still the old sketchy-style. That should be replaced. It's OK on chat and meta.
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When do my privileges take effect

Just wondering when my privileges will take effect now I've passed 1000 rep. I don't see up/down votes, i still just see one number
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Closing question as should be on other SE site

I think that Question about C++ navigation should be on Stack Exchange. So I tried to flag it as off-topic - the off-topic box only gave me the choice of meta for this - on other SE sites it would ...
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How to appeal a question's status as exact duplicate?

My question was closed as an exact duplicate; however, I don't think it is, since my question addresses a more specific capability of the iOS keyboard in terms of Unicode (not just symbols). So I'd ...
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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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Why didn't my 100 reputation bonus get applied?

Obviously this belongs on https://apple.meta.stackexchange.com/ instead of here, but I can't ask a question there without a 5 reputation here on https://apple.stackexchange.com/ first! When I created ...
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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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What is the community wiki?

This question has been closed, and says something about the "community wiki"... What is it?
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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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is the consecutive day counter working properly?

I have been visiting Apple.SO every day throughout the day including yesterday, and today I see the counter has gone from about 15 down to 1 :-( This is the second time it has happened (last time I ...
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Associating questions “migrated” from the now closed gadgets statckexchange to my newly created account here?

Just read the email that "the Gadgets Stack Exchange has been closed due to lack of traffic" and "Some of the questions which are appropriate to other Stack Exchange sites have already been migrated ...
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Starting reputation at 101 vs 1?

Just wondering why some users start with 101 rep while others start with 1. Is it to do with activity on Area 51 before the site went to beta?
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How do we report bugs and typos for the site?

This is a general question for all stack exchange sites.
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Reputation on the recent page but it does not change next to the name on the top bar.

I noticed reputation changes on the recent page but it does not change next to the name on the top bar. Is this planned or a bug?

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