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OSquestions copying Ask Different

I did see a bunch of questions on this topic. And I saw an answer saying that it is fine if they say the source is from AD. Though here it look just as if the AD question was native to the site ...
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Can SE Search be 'honed'?

Case in point… [even if I was looking at a Super User question & the terms I was starting from are very generic, it felt best to ask in Ask Different, as my 'home' community] Why does my ...
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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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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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What is the number next to the “review answer/question” button?

What's the number next the "review answer/question" button? Is it the number of people who have reviewed the question/answer?
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Why syntax highlighting is visible only on preview page?

Preview on edit question Question Page
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How can I keep screenshots from impacting readability of text? [duplicate]

I posted an answer that included several screenshots from my iPhone. When I view the answer, however, the images make it hard to read the text of my answer. They seem too large, and they are aligned ...
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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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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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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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What is required to approve suggested edits?

Once upon a time, I thought I could approve edits. Now I get this: This suggestion still needs 1 approve vote from other reviewers. Close this popup (or hit Esc) to continue. Did something change ...
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Why was my co-workers answer deleted?

A co worker (who sits in front of me at work) signed into apple.stackexchange.com and posted an answer here: Can the Kinect be used as a control interface for Mac OS X? His answer is no longer ...
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How is “extended discussion” defined

I want to know what the "official" definition here is, of "extended discussions", because when the comments under an answer are being used to further troubleshoot or gain relevance to said answer, and ...
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Why is my Meta profile showing 0 score when I have over 10?

If you go on my profile on meta all tags have a core of 0. Whereas if you click on some one then tags that score is over 10! Why is this?
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How do I find my own questions?

I cannot find a link to my own questions (that I asked). Nor can I find anything obvious in searching for "my questions" or "How can I find my own questions". EDIT: OK, So I have a partial answer. ...
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Why can't I answer a question that requires a reputation level less than mine?

I not able to post an answer to Create a Bootable Windows USB from a OS X to work on a PC? It states "posting an answer now requires 10 reputation," but I have a reputation of 101.
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“Typing Fingers” is in need of cleanup

I found a question here that needs cleanup when I was reviewing. https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/90066/app-or-webapp-for-learning-touch-type-on-ios-with-apple-wireless-keyboard It got ...
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Answered Questions that help Instructors

For those of you who are able to reply, thank you for your help. I can't vote you up on here for some reason but I appreciate you.
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Where did privileges go on the main site?

I was looking to see what my next level of privileges was, but could not find the Privileges page linked from anywhere (I had to resort to a Google search) Have I missed it, or is it truly missing?
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Editing profile on meta

I cannot edit my profile on the Ask different Meta. I had an issue (posted on Stackexchange meta) with merged accounts and loss of info and rep. This has now been fixed. I am now having an issue ...
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What exactly is “change” in the rep leagues?

As seen in this screenshot: I have more "change" than I have "total reputation". What is this "change", and why is it so much higher than my total reputation?
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Unable to comment on certain questions

On the iPhone app, when reading a question that does not have any comments from other users one is unable to add a comment. There is only the option to "add an answer". For example, on this question:...
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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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Accepted answers sometimes are not above all the other answers

I've occasionally stumbled into Q&A's that have more than 1 answer and an accepted answer, but the accepted answer isn't on top of the answer list. iPad calculator app Why does Spotlight keep ...
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HappyMacUser and ConcernedMacUser

These accounts from this thread looks like needs merging: ConcernedMacUser HappyMacUser Is it possible to merge unregistered accounts?
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I think there is a bug in the system

I seem to be the victim of a bug that effects the reputation "score" system. About two days ago I a question which was down voted that day and the day before it was asked, how can that happen?
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How do I create a link to Ask Different chat from Ask Different main?

I've seen links to chat (so as not to have a conversation in the comments). How do I create one? I've searched the meta here and unfortunately unable to find the right one.
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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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“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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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 do I read the comments on this questions? Notifications take my to question's URL and nothing there

I have a question about my Ask Different post: Can anyone explain to me the difference between Terminal, CLI, CLT and Prompt? I could see that someone requested a screenshot. When I clicked on that ...
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Why was this Spam or Offensive? Can this be reversed?

I just noticed that this post was deleted as spam or offensive. I understand the deletion because it's not an "answer", but this was NOT SPAM or OFFENSIVE! Can someone please reverse this, as it ...
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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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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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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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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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Why did I lose one reputation for downvoting an answer?

Before we get started, I do not care that I lost the reputation. I'm trying to figure out why the reputation was taken away. The answer that I downvoted did not answer the OP's question, hence the ...
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Refund the bounty if no anwers recieved

I offered a bounty on this question: Can I enable AHCI mode of the SATA controller when booting to Windows on a MacBook with Nvidia chipset? and didn’t get any answers. Now I think the amount should ...
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Could my question(s) be reopened?

I made a small goof. I asked two hardware questions about Keyboards and Mice. The questions are very similar and, accidentally, I typed in the same title for both (referencing keyboards.) These ...
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Create 'Telegram' tag

I was looking for some Telegram related questions, and noted there's no tag for it, although there are quite a few questions about that topic. Can someone with the Create Tags privilege can create ...
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Why are my edits rejected for being superfluous?

Sometimes when I make edits to a question or an answer, it is rejected for being "superfluous." Why is that?
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How can I earn 100 reputation bonus

In the past I earned the 100 reputation bonus from the Stack Overflow website. I am wondering if and when I can reach again the bonus from the Ask Different website of the community knowing that a I ...
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Why was the “accepting user input” question received on the site while being off-topic?

Disclaimer: Don't flag broad, as it's all very interconnected and can be answered well in one post. One shouldn't repeat the whole story again and again. Also, I had exams so had avoided discussions ...
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Issues with rendering on chrome

Please take a look on the screenshots. Logo and vote down are not properly aligned. I tried clearing my chache and still its there. I am using mountain lion, Chrome Version 21.0.1180.79 Landing Page:...
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Why haven't some of my shares been recorded?

I had everything I needed to qualify for Level 2 in the contest - the 20 required questions with 2 upvotes each, the votes, and even the sharing. I posted a picture on my website with the text "Ask ...
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How to find my answers where another answer has been accepted?

I am trying to do some cleaning. Is there a way to find out in my answers' history (1500), if there is a another answer to the same post that has been accepted? Here is example of why:
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Should OS version be included on OS specific questions?

Should OS version (E.g. 10.7.3) be included on all standard Operating System questions for future reference? As Operating Systems release updates and/or New Operating systems are released all together,...
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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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How can I make my question comply to all Ask Different guidelines?

My question to improve: How to check if the screen replacement part for iPhone 5s is an original one? Some clarifications on questions from bmike: Are you looking for knowledge? If so, remove ...
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What can I do if a useless answer is about to receive a bounty?

I have a question with a bounty and a leading answer that's useless and appears not even to have understood the question. Is there anything I can do to prevent the bad answer from receiving the bounty?...

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