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Pinging without a dot

I am usually pinged with my full username [Dr. Shmuel]. However, sometimes people will remove the dot. I have it on record that rov (1, 2, 3) of the moderators have pinged me as [DrShmuel] without ...
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Merge [averah] with [sin]

Someone created averah (2 questions), but there's an existing tag, sin, with 165 question. Can someone synonymize averah with sin?
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Can we see our personal stats?

Is it possible to view our personal stats on the site (number of x until level y or badge z)? If so, how? If not, is there any feature being worked on for this?
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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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Using Rav Ovadia picture from MY

What Minhag Is This Tefillin Wrapping? Can I use this picture from your website for my purposes? thanks!
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What happened to my gravatar?

My gravatar, which I never updated since I joined the site when it first started, has now suddenly changed. What happened?
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How to access V'dibarta Bam

How do I access the mi yodeya chat 'V'dibarta Bam'? I'm using the stack exchange android app.
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tag synonyms checking

I've noticed that there are a lot of pending tag synonyms and at best they are barely checked by those able to vote their validity. This might be because they are more difficult to access directly ...
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Changing tags without affecting homepage

I've been trying to organize a lot of retagging on Mi Yodeya and I feel bad that it messes up the home page due to every retag appearing on the home page. Does the stack exchange system afford a ...
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Is it possible to access my comment outbox?

Is it possible to access my outbox to search for a comment I made? I've tried searching my inbox for the conversation I'm looking for, but it hasn't helped.
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Did the “Questons” Button Link at the Top of the Page Change?

Until around a month ago, when I clicked on the "Questions" option at the top of the Mi Yodeya page, it gave me all questions, unanswered or not, with the most recent ones listed first. When I do 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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Unanswered questions with answers?

Why is it that many of the questions that appear when a user clicks "Unanswered" from the main page have answers? What is the unanswered catagory? Is it questions without an accepted answer?
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“Edit tags” link is missing; is that a reputation privilege?

It used to be that if I hovered over the end of the row of tags I would see an "edit tags" link. I no longer see this; I'm not sure how long it's been gone, but possibly since graduation. Is this a ...
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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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What happened to 'too localized'?

Does the 'too localized' close reason still exist? I recently went to vote to close a question as too localized, but didn't see it.
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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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If I delete my answer, what happens to points?

If I delete my answer, what happens to the points that have been added/subtracted from my reputation? I do not see an answer to this when I do a search in the help section.
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Are there please any statistics on users and their time zones?

I posted a new question on Friday at around 10 am British Summer Time. I wonder when the responses will start coming in. Are there please any statistics on users and their time zones? (It's not ...
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What happens to close votes if the user dips below 3000 rep?

Suppose a user achieves 3000 reputation points and begins casting close votes. Then, the user downvotes an answer and loses 1 reputation point, falling to 2999. What happens to the close votes? Do ...
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What's the 'Frequent' sort function?

What is the function of the 'Frequent' sorting option on the Questions tab?
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How do I post a comment in a discussion thread?

User help: I am relatively new to this forum. This site currently grants me the capability to provide an answer to any posted question, however, I do not see a feature enabling me to add a comment to ...
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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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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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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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Trying to edit Profile

I wish to delete a link in my profile. And when I do - it shows two user id numbers? How can this be? One has the link removed and the other not. Please look: https://judaism.meta.stackexchange.com/...
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Why is an edit link disabled on a question that is not locked, on-hold, or closed?

I was going to remove the "cats" tag on the question https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/56141/how-do-we-kill-all-the-cats-in-israel Not terribly important, just some community clean-up work. ...
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CW caused by too many editors includes the OP?

This question was converted to community wiki by its most recent edit, which exceeded the threshold for number of editors. The message in the revision log is "[made Community Wiki by being edited by ...
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Why don't we have the “general reference” close option?

EL&U has among its reasons for a close vote "general reference". I wanted to vote to close this question for that reason, but it doesn't appear on our list. Should it, or did EL&U do ...
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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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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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When should I place a bounty on my question?

Just wondering if anyone has looked at the data for this site to get an Idea of when would be the best time to bounty a question. Relevance is for the goal of maximising the number of views on the ...
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How do you insert Hebrew text into a question or answer?

I see a lot of questions an answers on Mi Yodeah containing Hebrew text. Being skilled in MathJax for equations, I figured there was some underlying TeX-like way to do this. But when I look at (by ...
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Why was this question auto-deleted?

This question sat around at +1 for a while. It recently picked up a downvote (so score 0) and was auto-deleted by Community. According to Turbocharging the Roomba, old closed questions with no ...
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Unable to edit own deleted question

Based on this, it seems like I should be able to edit my own post which I have deleted; however, I am unable to edit a post which I have deleted and want to edit before undeleting. The edit button is ...
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Merge balak tag into parashat-balak tag

In keeping with the tags for other parshiot (search for 'parashat' on the tags page), can the balak tag be merged into the parashat-balak tag?
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How do I escape underscores in data explorer?

It seems that underscore (_) is a wildcard character in Data Explorer. How do I escape it to search for an actual underscore? Better - is there any indexing on words a la Lucene or RegEx support ...
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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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Why did my answer disappear?

I am very sad, I saw recently an interesting question, and I posted an answer. After it first disappeared, I posted it one more time. It took me more than one hour, to write a complete answer. And now,...
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Search suggestions

My apologies if someone else may have asked this question. But, as I couldn't find it via search I'll call this a "super-meta question" :-) I try to avoid asking duplicate questions. (Hopefully, most ...
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I recently returned after a while and found my user profile changed

I finally got back to perusing Mi Yodeya after a "vacation"... when I looked at my profile, it looks like my Facebook page picture replaced the colored splotch, and my full name and email was on there....
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Why are some profile pictures not showing up?

I've noticed that some pictures here on the site have not been showing up (example: my profile picture). What is the reason for this?
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Please move these comments to a chat room

This answer has more than 20 comments, and they're old enough that the mod ability to move long comment threads to chat does not work. I think the comments here are worth keeping in some form, but ...
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Cleanup badge for rolling back your own edit?

I just got a cleanup badge for editing a post, realizing I may have jumped the gun, and rolling it back to the previous post. Seem weird to get credit for rolling back my own edit: https://judaism....
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Why is the accept ratio not displayed anymore?

Why does the percentage of questions for which a user has accepted an answer not appear anymore? Is there a way to see this information?
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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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How to request re-opening question placed “on hold?”

How do I request re-opening a question that was placed "on hold"?
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How many reputation do you need in order to be able to vote to reopen or close a question?

How many reputation do you need in order to be able to vote to reopen or close a question??
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search a topic in my posts

When I search in my post to look a topic, I don't know if there is a way to shortcut the review of each post. is there a mean to adapt the "Search Q&A" window to my own posts or to the post of ...