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Can I recover the tags of my question before they were edited?

I would like to improve the tagging of my questions as I see that the tags are edited many times. Is there a way of comparing the new tags with the original tags without keeping a record of the ...
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What does a rep loss for “user was removed” mean?

Today I lost rep with the following notation: -10 8 mins ago removed User was removed What does this mean? Some user had up-voted one of my answers (or two of my questions) and was ...
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Need you have reputation to offer a bounty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: limit bounty range I saw the following text after a question, "This question has an open bounty worth +300 reputation from l ' ending in 3 days." I checked the identity of l '....
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Community Wiki by default?

I've edited this answer 12 times, each time trying to improve it in some way. Suddenly it is marked as community wiki. Did a mod do this, or did I accidentally do this (by clicking on community wiki ...
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Why can't I edit posts on meta?

I have the required 500 rep on the main site so that I can edit posts, but why don't I see the edit link here on meta? Main page screenshot: Meta page screenshot:
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Change or choose Hebrew font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there anything we can do about the Hebrew font used on the main site? I don't really like the font in which Hebrew is displayed on our site. Can I petition for it to be ...
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Better way to phrase this question

Can someone suggest a better way to phrase this so the site does not reject it: Why don't we kiss the tzitzit during the vehaya section of shma of maariv?
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Can you get notified about a comment even when you're not @mentioned?

Recently I commented on Gershon Gold's answer here. Shortly thereafter (about 5 minutes), I noticed that friendly red notification icon in the top left corner. It was notifying me that Gershon had ...
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Following a question

Is there a way to "follow" a question (i.e. get a message in your Stack Exchange inbox whenever someone comments on or answers it)? If not, can that feature be added?
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Purim Torah policy - Allowed, but regulated

We pride ourselves on generating and maintaining clear, high-quality, serious questions and answers about Judaism. Once a year, though, for a couple of weeks, we also go in for something a little ... ...
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One more voter to delete inappropriate question

I'm not sure if my own question here is appropriate, but can I interest one more person in voting to delete this closed (already deemed inappropriate) question from the main site?
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A lot of Nice Questions

About half an hour ago, exactly 41 Nice Question badges were awarded almost simultaneously. I received 4 for questions which previously had 9 votes. So either someone is going around being nice, or ...
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Request for Closure

Recently, a question was asked which recommend "bypassing" some of the most important sanctifications in Judaism in favor of the exact inverse of what is in the spirit of the Torah. While there is ...
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How should we get responses from SE?

(Warning: the tone of the following is meant to be taken in good humor.) Ok, so let's say, theoretically of course, that someone has a question that ideally should (or must) be answered (or at least ...
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Are flags supposed to be automatically marked “helpful” when the community closes/deletes the flagged post?

I recently asked a question on what happens to a flag when the post it refers to is deleted by the community. It appears that the flag is deleted from the queue and ignored (as far as flag weight ...
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Please reconcile these chat accounts [closed]

Today I learned that I have two chat accounts. This one seems to be the main one, but there's also this one, which IIRC was the result of visiting one chat thread once from English.SE. I don't know ...
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In chat, how do I search for messages I've posted?

Is there a way that I can search for messages I've posted in chat? I tried searching for my name, which produced some messages posted by others that mentioned me but didn't produce any of my own ...
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Mi Yodeya Glossary

A glossary! This is for Judaism-related terms that come up on the main site whose meanings people may well not know. To search this glossary for (e.g.) משנה, type is:answer inquestion:this משנה ...
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Linking to specific answers or comments

How do I give someone a link to a specific answer or comment? I know I can, but the only way I can do it now is to go to my user's recent activity and grab the link from there. Is there an easier way?...
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My answer was changed from CW now I dont have rep

My answer was changed from community wiki to regular but I still do not see the rep. What is the issue?
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question upvotes lost

I'm pretty sure some of my recent upvotes on questions have been lost. I'm almost positive I upvoted this question when it was new, and I just discovered that I had no glowing arrow and could vote ...
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When the scores don't add up

I am finding that what my reputation points section says and what is in the question area are sometimes different. Example: I up voted a question and I got -1 for downvoteing it.; It says in my rep ...
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Examples and meanings of editing notes

What does RLM stand for as an editing note, and what are others that are in use on the site?
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Is it possible to view previous versions or edits/revisions of questions?

Is it possible to view previous versions or edits/revisions of questions, like on Wikipedia?
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Cannot log in to chat

Can someone tell me why I'm getting an error saying my login information seems too old when I try to log in to chat?
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Automated check for question quality

What would cause a question to receive the following message: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: It does not meet our quality standards. (When I added a few words to my question, it ...
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more votes than views

Two votes but one view?
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Is there a way for a moderator to purge an answer?

recently my profile began allowing me to view deleted posts. This is a privilege I appreciate, however, in some cases the post in question is one I'd have rather not seen at all. I'm sure I don't ...
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The history tag has no wiki summary?

Clicking any of the tags below the answers redirects the user to the tag's Wiki page but displays the following message: The history tag has no wiki summary, would you like to help us create it? ...
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How can I get notified when questions or answers I posted a comment to get more comments?

I know I can click on the activity tab of my profile to see all the comments, questions, and answers I've posted. I also know that I can click on the responses tab to see all the comments on questions ...
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Is a question about Jewish book resources appropriate for this site?

There is a very popular question on stackoverflow that I think would be good to ask on judaism.SE. The issue is as stated on stackoverflow that this type of question strictly speaking should not be on ...
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Is rep on the main and meta site linked?

I keep noticing that my rep on main and meta are the same. Is this true for everyone and if true why is it so? (as opposed to say stackoverflow and meta.stackoverflow)
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How should I cite an answer elsewhere?

Sometimes a Web page off-site — or a passage in a book, for that matter — answers a question perfectly. How should I refer to or quote that external source as my answer?
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Answer/Comment indicator

Is there a way to tell if there is an answer or comment on your answer? This use to be done through an envelope icon. Am I missing something?
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OpenID Is Different on This Site

Is it just me, or is it impossible to edit an openid or add an "alt. OpenID" on the new site? Any way to change it so we become more like stackoverflow, which already has both features? Update: I ...
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I see that my reputation has migragted from mi.yodeya, but not all of my badges?

I see that the supporter and teacher badges were migrated, but I also had Enthusiast and Fanatic badges which I don't see now. Are badges re-assigned after migration, according the the data in the ...
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Where are my points?

I could have sworn that I had over 1,900 reputation points this morning. After the migration, I have considerably fewer. Does anyone know why?

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