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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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Our 404 Page is Boring

I stumbled onto a question that was deleted before I refreshed the page (read: could answer the question) and I noticed that we have an awfully boring 404 page. I feel that this is a grave problem! ...
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Podcast #5: MacDefender, Lodsys, Handbrake

This is the fifth episode of the Ask Different Podcast, an unofficial podcast created by members of the Ask Different community about Apple and related technologies. Your hosts this week are Kyle ...
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Do questions retain votes when migrated?

I just saw this question pop up with -6 votes. How does iPhone's facetime work even when the phone function is off? Did it get all those votes before or after it migrated here? If before, wouldn'...
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Stacked Buttons Need Attention on apple.stackexchange.com

Hey, just wanted to give my 2 cents here - The way that the buttons are all the same shape and relatively the same size on apple.stackexchange.com questions is kind of distracting, visually. I really ...
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Layout should use overflow-y: scroll to prevent flickering

It's the first time I've noticed this on a SE site but I guess it applies not only to Apple.SE. On pages where the contents load relatively slowly (e.g. sometimes, the "Users" page) there is a ...
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Podcast #4: Google I/O, Ditching the Mac OS X DVD, Reeder

This is the fourth episode of the Ask Different Podcast, an unofficial podcast created by members of the Ask Different community about Apple and related technologies. Your hosts this week are Kyle ...
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(Unofficial) StackExchange WWDC Meet Up — 7th June, 2011 [closed]

Cross posted from meta.stackoverflow.com When: Tuesday, 7th June 2011 Location: Eddie Rickenbacker's (Google Maps Dirsections) (yelp) Sign Up Here 5000+ international Developers will be in San ...
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Podcast #3: iMac upgrades, Spotlight tips, Tiny Wings

This is the third episode of the Ask Different Podcast, an unofficial podcast created by members of the Ask Different community about Apple and related technologies. Your hosts this week are Kyle ...
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In the flag-weight page, the vote block is not rendered correctly when the question/answer has been down voted

A flagged question/answer that has been down voted is shown as in the following screenshot. The minus sign is in the middle of the grey block, and the number is partially shown outside that grey block;...
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How to address the XY problem in this question, and a potential problem with one of its answers?

Please note that I have not submitted an answer to this question -- this is not about competition for rep, who's "more right", or hurt feelings. Here's the original title and text before I ...
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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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Why aren't these two questions considered duplicates?

I flagged a question for moderator attention today because I was 90% sure it was a duplicate of another question on Super User, but the flag was marked "invalid". Could you explain why these two ...
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Community wiki resources for troubleshooting questions?

Some people asking troubleshooting questions here (mainly those who are not SO or SU veterans) aren't aware that there's certain basic information they should provide, or that there are a few basic ...
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Podcast #2: RIM Playbook, Continuous Client, Coda

This is the second episode of the Ask Different Podcast, an unofficial podcast created by members of the Ask Different community about Apple and related technologies. Your hosts for this episode once ...
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Are ports related questions off-topic for Ask Different?

I see a uptick in ports related questions (especially homebrew of late) and wondered if this has been discussed on meta yet. My experience from Apple discussion boards as well as the fink discussions ...
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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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Podcast #1: iPhone location tracking, Dropbox, Portal 2

This is first episode of the Ask Different Podcast, an unofficial podcast about Apple and related technologies created by members of the Ask Different community. Your hosts for this episode are Kyle ...
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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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Would someone add “unibody” and “non-unibody” tags?

Many hardware questions are really improved by knowing the exact model but that is really hard to manage. It sure would be good to at least demarcate the huge hardware differences between a unibody ...
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Asking jailbreak-related question

Can I ask iPhone jailbreak related question on this site?
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Possible Conference Speaking Sponsorships — 2011

We're evaluating the feasibility of sponsoring a member of the Apple community to speak at a conference in 2011. Speaking is a relatively big "ask", so this needs to be planned many months in advance....
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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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Some questions' titles not shown (Safari only)

Sometimes I see a question that, when seen from the homepage, appears to have no title. You can still click its box and go to the question's page, where the title is visible. In the below screencap, ...
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Are answers that just contain a link acceptable?

If somebody answers by just putting a link, is the answer acceptable? Should the answer be flagged as "not an answer"?
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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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Visual bug on tabs with bounty questions

When looking at the front page, the Featured tab looks like this: When I browse to the Featured tab, it looks like this: Notice how there are artifacts outside of the red oval. I'm running Safari 5 ...
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Merge the “retag-request” and the “retagging” tags

On this meta site there are two questions tagged retag-request, and four questions tagged retagging. The first should probably be merged with the latter.
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Merge the “bug” and “bug-report” tags

On this meta site there are three questions tagged with bug-report; two of those questions are also tagged with bug, and one is only tagged with bug-report. As there are 40 questions tagged bug, this ...
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The “user responses feed” link cover the pager

When I look at my responses page, the pager is covered by the "user responses feed" link. I notice this in Firefox 4, and Safari 5.1.
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Syntax-highlight activation for tags

Dear Mods, Taken in mind the following meta answer, and some examples without syntax-highlight, please enable it for the following tags: applescript launchd (for their plist/xml files) terminal ...
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Visual bugs on user panel with new Lion style

This old visual glitch seems to have returned: It's in the responses tab, I also see it on the activity and reputation tabs. (at least for my userid).
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Why syntax highlighting is visible only on preview page?

Preview on edit question Question Page
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Search box visual glitch

The corners of the search box (After the redesign) looks weird on Chrome 10/OS X:
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Some design changes

Hi all, as you might have noticed, I made some design tweaks to the site. Here's the before and after comparison. The most obvious change is the removal of the 2-tone dark background colors. The ...
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Weird background icons behind “Not the answer you're looking for?”

There's a weird arrow behind the "Not the answer you're looking for". After a few search, it might be related to this question.
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Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2012 What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they ...
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The 'expand this' arrow in the updated reputation view is missing

The other SE sites have a little arrow that points to the right, or down if you've expanded the reputation activity for that date, just to the left of the date. But the Apple.SE site is missing this ...
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Automatically capitalizing: 'ithing' and 'Ithing' to 'iThing'

When I'm editing a post, one of the most common things that I end up doing* is fixing the capitalization of the names Apple's products, like in this question's title. How would people feel about ...
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Ask Different Podcast - Planning Room

There's been reasonable interest in doing an Ask Different podcast, enough that I think we should try to create a pilot episode. There are numerous factors to consider, from the format to the hosts to ...
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Please change name of site from “Apple” to “Ask Different”

The new "mobile" template, among other things, replaces the site logo with the name of the site in text. However, the Stack Exchange engine still thinks that this site is called "Apple", which results ...
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Put a newline after the 'Answer Your Question' button.

Related: "Add Another Answer" button Bug This doesn't look like Apple! The 'Answer Your Question' button overlaps the 'Notify' label and checkbox. To use this feature (I really use it) I ...
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Ask Different podcast?

For the past few days I've been thinking about other ways and formats to engage the community in. The town hall went pretty well, as did the live chat during the iPad 2 event. Would anyone be ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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Why no mobile view?

Being intrinsically Apple-centric, why does apple.stackexchange.com not have a mobile view for my iPhone? The likelyhood of an Apple user coming to this site is high right? So why would you not want ...
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Replying to one's own question

Is there a policy about replying to one's own question? It might happen (and it has just happened to me) that on further thought or research, one finds a solution to his own problem, which might ...
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How to handle Lion questions

With the developer preview of Lion available and the customer seed program in action, I imagine that we're going to start seeing questions about the upcoming Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Since all the ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: 2am UTC on Wednesday / 9pm EST on Tuesday - now!

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...

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