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Migrated from superuser.com

I read before that when we are in beta moderator can't migrated any question to our site. but now I see some question migrated, any body know who did this?
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Merry Xmas to all :)

There’s no question in this question, and whether you believe/like/hate/ignore/etc., this is a time where a lot of people stays with family and such. I can’t because mine is on the other side of the ...
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Change in moderators

On 7 September, Robert Cartaino♦ made the Moderator Pro Tem Announcement, listing as moderators: But now… When I look at our About page today, I see the moderators listed as: I was ...
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Should questions about the developer's side of the app store be considered on or off topic?

On one hand, posts about tax forms and the like are pretty narrow in scope and don't fit well with the more general, user-centric questions that this site is intended to get. On the other hand, such ...
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Official Site Title

Hi all. I have some exciting news to share. A design for the official Apple.se site is in the works! I need to ask the community what the final text in the header logo should be. Right now it's just "...
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iLife suite question

Is this a good place to ask specific usage questions about GarageBand, iMovie ?
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Question Deletion

I'm not sure if it contributes to our site stats, but one possible way to increase our answer / question ratio would be to delete some of the closed questions that have no useful answers. Even if it ...
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Keyboard icons & terminology

Different people use different terminology and symbols for Mac keys/commands. I figured we should have one standardized list that can be a point of reference for editing guidelines. In general, the ...
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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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Going from “okay” to “excellent” [closed]

Final Update: Now that we've launched, I wanted to update this post with our final numbers: Many thanks to everyone who helped make the site a success! Update 4: We just crossed over 15 questions ...
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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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If/When the site leaves beta, will there be an option to migrate questions?

Like what happens on superuser/stackoverflow/etc?
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So… how are we doing?

I realized we’re very close to be “evaluated” (when I say ‘we’ I mean all of us, writers/readers/users/moderators/curious/Etc.) What did we do right/wrong so far? What can we do to make it better (or ...
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New tag for controversial discussions?

Martin has kindly suggested the use of [poo-storm] referenced here. I believe the first recipient of this honorary tag should be the hackintosh thread. All in favor?
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An open request for *moderate* moderation

I don't want to create any kind of poo-storm, but I would like to see more hands-off moderation, at least in these early stages of the site. A lot of the users on this site are brand-new, and they ...
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Rename tag appstore to mac-appstore and ios-appstore

Since Apple's Mac Appstore is coming in less than 90 days, should we think about renaming all appstore question to ios-appstore, before all the question related to the Mac Appstore start to appear? ...
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Should we perhaps upvote some more?

If you're been reading the Stack Overflow blog recently, you might have noticed that Area 51 now has more pronounced (traffic light colour-coded) indicators about how the beta sites are doing. Here's ...
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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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Are games on topic?

There's already a gaming SE, and superuser, which is much like this site, explicitly excludes games.
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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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Are iPhone App Requests On Topic?

I'm looking specifically at this proposal: There's an app for that (iPhone apps) Proposed Q&A site for people who want to find and discuss iPhone apps. The app store is not a friendly place to ...
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Tag for questions that apply to MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook equally?

There are some questions on the site that apply to all Apple notebook computers. These questions tend to be tagged arbitrarily as MacBook or MacBook Pro. However, a question can also be related very ...
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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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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline [closed]

We closed the domain naming thread (click for details). Instead, let's start with a killer "elevator pitch!" Joel will be blogging about the elevator pitch approach to naming, but to get you started:...
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Global StackInbox widget links to wrong pages

The global StackExchange inbox notification thingamajig in the top left corner links to the wrong pages on apple.stackexchange.com. It tells me I have a reply for my question X, but upon clicking the ...
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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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Tag standardization

I've been working on the tag list lately, trying to standardize the format and clean up confusion. For instance, we didn't need both [podcast] and [podcasts], and the non-existent [iphone-2g] needed ...
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Why was the gadgets site merged into this one?

I have a feeling this will be somewhat controversial, but to be perfectly frank it seems like the Apple.SE site and the community that was forming around it was quite OS X centered. Now with the huge ...
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What is on-topic and off-topic here?

One of the essential components of the FAQ will be the list of on-topic and off-topic subjects for questions. Following the model used at this English L&U meta question, let's use this question ...
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Why did Apple.SE visitors count drop so fast?

Last month Apple.SE had 1k views/day on average but this week it has decreased to 500. Does anyone knows the reason?
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What should our logo and site design be like?

This should also be brought up at some point, so I'll do it now. :-) Does anyone have ideas about what visual elements our Apple SE should have?
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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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Should we allow crash logs to be posted

I notice that there is at least one question that has pasted a window of the Apple Crash reporter. However to find the cause it is often needed to see the whole crash log. For Apple exchange should ...
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List of X/Poll Style Questions - What to do?

One Apple.SE we now have at least 13 list/poll style questions. These questions will always be "unanswered" and cause a bit of strife over how to deal with them as sites mature. Should we be allowing ...
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Promoting Apple.SE

Apple.SE needs promotion to increase both the amount of users and questions on Apple.SE. (Mind you we still have 68 days to prove our worth) I'm noticing the following things really need help: ...
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Ask Different Chat Room

We do have a room on the new Stack Exchange chat system for anyone who wants to join. To enter, you must: Have at least 20 reputation on Stack Exchange The room is for discussing anything and ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

As we enter the second week of the public beta, we desperately need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
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On topic or off?

Referencing: What is a good Apple podcast to listen to on a daily basis. Is this an "all things Apple" site or more specific to "power users" meaning hardware / software rather then simply "...
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Software vs. Applications

We have two tags that barely express the same thing : Software Applications I try to merge most of Applications into Software, but for the last two, I ran into some troubles. These last two posts ...
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Creation of wiki tags

At the moment we don't have wiki for tags (for example the osx tag). I know it's written a user need to have more than 1000 points to edit the tag wiki, but soon users will reach 1k points. Therefore,...
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Change the last-updated behaviour of the site when tags are edited

It's not a huge deal, but I think it would be an improvement if the site didn't consider that questions had been updated as a result of someone editing the tags. Sometimes you visit the site and ...
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Plural vs. Singular and Infinitive vs. Name tags

I see there are several tags that are in a plural form but the singular form would also be acceptable and vice-versa, for examples : software shortcuts applications settings bookmark There is the ...
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Can we ask questions about Apple software on Windows?

Are questions using Apple OS and Apple Software (3rd party or otherwise) on non apple hardware allowed? This is more general than hackintosh which is also up for discussion. In this case, it might be ...
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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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Tag for alternatives to Windows-only applications?

I created a tag [windows-alternative] to describe a question where the OP is looking for an OS X alternative to an application that is Windows-only. It doesn't feel quite right though, maybe someone ...
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Issue with reputation

At least for me it says I have the same reputation on both the main Apple.SE site and meta.
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Are WINE questions about a specific Mac configuration appropriate?

If I wanted to ask a question about whether or not WINE, on a specific configuration of MacBook (assuming I provided the appropriate specifications), would work for a given software title, is that ...
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Should I have asked about 3rd party software? (pertains to iPhone and Mac OS X)

I asked this question, which pertains to the interoperability of an iPhone, Canon's software, and Mac OS X, on the main site. I'm very active in the "main Trilogy" of StackExchange, so I'm pretty ...
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Tag corrections

Proper tagging for questions, use this to determine a baseline format for tags. Mac OS X => [osx] for example. All tags should be lowercase, case doesn't matter. Dashes - are used instead of spaces,...
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On the right name of Apple products and softwares

May this is too early and maybe I'm the only one concern, but at a certain point shouldn't we correct the name of Apple products and softwares to match their real name ? For examples : iTunes ...

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