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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 ...
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Who deleted the answer

A deleted answer says "deleted 20 mins ago" at the bottom. Deleted by whom? Deleted by Community? Deleted by User?
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How do you see a list of closed questions?

I'm not sure if I have the privileges to see them. But, in theory, how would someone with the appropriate privileges see a list of questions that have been closed? Or perhaps a list of still-open ...
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Does the order of tags matter?

E.g. in https://judaism.stackexchange.com/posts/3248/revisions, the editors clearly applied significance to the ordering of tags (besides for adding more). But, does it matter at all?
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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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How can I delete my account? [duplicate]

I inadvertently created an account at this StackExchange site but am not going to be using it, and I like to keep my StackExchange account as clean as possible, so I'd like to delete it. I have not ...
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What happened to seeing deleted Q&As?

In the past I could see deleted posts, both questions and answers, because I had reached a certain (pretty low, actually) threshold of points. Now I can't see any of them anymore. Did the threshold ...
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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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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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How do I access "My Favorites" in Android App?

For some reason I can't find my starred posts in Mi Yodea (mobile Android App). If someone can please give me some insight on how to find it, that would be greatly appreciated :)
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Help about chat rooms

I've been hunting the SE help, and I can't find answers to these 2 questions: Can I create private chat rooms without using the gallery? The other day, I tried to create a chat w/ another user, but ...
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Nice links in comments

How do I insert a nice looking link where the displayed text is not the URL (this as opposed to this: h​ttp://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1914/3073) in a comment?
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Closing back-doors to deleted content for halachic reasons

This question has been deleted, but is still available through a click in a comment. Furthermore, the closed question puts attention (first link) to content who's author deleted it on halachic grounds....
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Why do points earned on closed questions count?

Why do points that are earned on closed questions count for the asker and answerer?
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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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Is there any recourse for a closed question?

Can I request to get a second opinion from another moderator or a vote from trusted members if my question deserved to be put on hold? I believe I asked a valid question.
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How to ping other users

What are the rules of pinging? You can ping a user on comments and in chat, but the rules for doing so aren't clear. You can ping a user by commenting on his post and by writing @username in a ...
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Do closed questions no longer show up on the front page?

After a recent question was closed, I've repeatedly had to search for it to find it. Do closed questions no longer show up on the front page?
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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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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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Why wasn't this bounty auto-awarded?

The bounty documentation includes the following explanation about auto-awards: If the bounty was started by the question owner, and the question owner accepts an answer during the bounty period, ...
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Is it possible to edit a deleted question?

Is it possible to edit a deleted question? This question is its own answer. The following text was added by a mod, by the original author, and by another 10K+ user, while the question was deleted, ...
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Is this question about denominations an appropriate question?

What is the difference between Orthodox, Reform and Conservative? I'm asking purely in a da ma l'hoshiv context. I grew up frum (Orthodox) and currently work for a Jewish organization that hires a lot ...
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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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Site scope in Tour seems to disagree with scope defined in the Help Center

The site tour says it is on-topic to ask about: general knowledge ... as it relates directly to Jewish life and learning While the Help Center article on site scope says it is off-topic to ask ...
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Box counting list of posts for review doesn't seem to be true

The little orange box at the top of the webpage indicates that there are ten total posts awaiting review. But the list shows no posts awaiting review. Why is that? (There are no posts for review ...
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Why can't I edit my comment at a later point?

I recently went to edit a comment of mine, but wasn't able to. Shouldn't this be something everyone can do all the time - edit one's own comments without regard to a timeframe of when the comment was ...
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Questions about Hebrew names

Are questions of the form "What is the origin of name X" considered on-topic, since many of those names originated from Tanach and Shas?
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quoting questions

I want to utilize the `` sign to show an other font other font sometimes this works and sometime not see here the contrast between the last Q and the firsts. Can someone help me to master this?
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Maintaining Hebrew word order when copying from SE to MS Word

When I was typesetting Hagada - Mi Yodeya, I discovered that, at least in most cases, when I copied text from posts here on Mi Yodeya Meta into MS Word, my typesetting tool of choice, the order of ...
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Losing points whenever I downvote somebody

Why is it that I lose a point every time I downvote somebody else's comment or question? I've downvoted three so far (all for good reason) and have lost three points as a result.
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Comments on Q/As causing changes on main page

Since when do comments on questions and answers show up on the main page? I don't mean that they can be read there, but that the question is bumped up on the main page, and that the last activity ...
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Questions where I have left a comment

I would like to be able to locate those questions to which I have left a comment, Is this possible?
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Step by step writing answers

Shalom Rav LeOhave Toratecha A double question: Mostly I write answers step by step, for many reasons, new ideas, correction after comments that show me errors... But the main reason is that I can ...
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My 'about me' on my profile has been hacked. What's the procedure?

Title states it all. The blurb in the 'about me' is not from me. I have no idea who gained access and placed this stuff there. I'm leaving it there for now. Besides determining, perhaps, who may have ...
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How To Close an Account

Is there a way That I can close my account? I just didn't find my place here and therefore I'd like to leave.
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Giving out a bounty reward late

I missed the deadline to award the bounty on my qusetion about tzfardeah. Is there still a way for me to award the points, or to directly give out another bounty to the answers I liked/appreciate ...
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It looks like my account just got wiped

This probably isn't the right spot to post this, but I just wanted to ask - I just went onto the meta for the first time, and it looks like my account got wiped - the records of questions etc. and ...
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Explain the directory structure of a question URL

One of my questions is https://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/83998/5275 Occasionally, I like to delve into some of the technical aspects of the site or try some ideas for programming languages, etc. ...
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What can a blocked user do on the site?

I came across a user account that appears to have been suspended for at least a few days, yet was "last seen" 6 hours ago. On other websites (outside the Stack Exchange network) being suspended can ...
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What does "bumped to the homepage by the community" mean?

Excuse my ignorance, here. I don't understand what the "Community" is, in general. Is this an automated algorithm or is this a hidden human "super-admin" for all of Stack Exchange that can override ...
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Who is Community? [duplicate]

I see in mi yodeya question, "modified by community" In the post itself it is not possible to see the modification. What is it? Who are the authors?
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Up to Date for Leil Haseder

How can I be sure that I download the last version of the mi yodeya's Hagada? I see multiple posts and it is not clear for me.
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Are questions about the Hebrew language on-topic?

There's been a proposal on Area51 for a Hebrew Language SE for a while now, but as it isn't open yet, is it appropriate to ask a question about the Hebrew language here?
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can i receive notifications on my phone when there is activity on mi yodeya

Is there a way I can set up the Stack Exchange app (for Android or iOS) so that, when there is activity, I receive a notification? Now I only receive one if someone answers or comments on my question ...
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New registered user not receiving privileges

A new user recently registered his account, but his rep score is still below the 101 "automatic" rep score of a registered user, and (as a result) he does not have privileges like commenting on ...
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Trouble linking something properly

I seem to have trouble using the link option when sourcing a question or answer. The actual link works but does not show up clean ie it basically looks like when I copy & paste from the other web ...