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Why is “Community” bumping status-declined questions?

Currently the most recently "active" question on meta is Why doesn't the “visit chat” link go straight to the chat room? This question was asked and last edited on March 23rd. The most recent answer ...
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Spoiler markup doesn't completely hide the text in Chrome 14

The rendering of spoilers on beta sites doesn't completely hide the text on Google Chrome 14.0.835.35 beta (Linux). It doesn't happen under previous Chrome versions (13 and below). I have no idea ...
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Novel and novels tags

I was just going over the list of tags, and noticed that there are both 'novel' and 'novels' tags. Is there a way to merge these into one? 'Novels' is more popular. Possibly related: Tags: Novel or ...
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How can I find a specific deleted question?

I can read some deleted questions, e.g. Why the name Shepard? but I don't know how to find a specific one. Is there a way of searching deleted questions?
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Your system doesnt allow me to ask a question

My question is: Why do they transport naked in time in Terminator universe? Does it ever explained in movies or tv serials? Error is: It does not meet our quality standards.
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User with two ratings and pages for the same account?

https://scifi.stackexchange.com/users/2492/l8wrtr https://scifi.stackexchange.com/users/2496/l8wrtr What's the deal here?
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Why has this question been deleted?

I posted this question, Does any science-fiction handle the ethics of teleportation ("kill and clone")? a long time ago and it was closed. Now it seems to have been deleted. Why?
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Disappearing usernames in comments

I am facing a pretty weird bug. Sometime, when I type an '@username' at the start of a comment, it disappears when I submit the comment. If I afterwards click on edit, the '@username' is not present ...
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Reputation Question

My answer to Is Hal fearless at the end of Green Lantern? shows in my daily reputation score with a '+2'. It has 1 upvote, and no downvotes. I didn't ask the question, and it's not the accepted ...
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Missing “Edit” link on closed questions

Today, I wanted to try an edit a potentially valid question which was asked in incorrect tone (as a rant) and was thus closed. However, there was no "Edit" tag. I know this is not a general rule on ...
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Legitimate question closed and re-opened in two hours - what can we learn?

Today I asked: Why did R2D2 not fly in Return of the Jedi? This question is similar to others I have asked about the internal consistency of Star Wars films, e.g.: Was the Millennium Falcon too slow? ...
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Markup not working properly

As shown in the picture below, taken from this question- What happens before the Crippled God? . The __italic__ actually bolds things instead of italicising them.
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What are standard internet reference sites for SF?

What are standard internet reference sites for science fiction and fantasy?
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How to view who is favoring the questions one has asked?

I have posted some questions in the SciFi&Fantasy Beta and somebody has favored one of them. Can I see who is that person?
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List of questions I voted on

Is there a page where you can view what you have voted on?
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Does spoiler text show up on the Questions page?

I'm testing to see if it shows up on the Questions page. It appears that it does, so follow up question: Do we just need to be careful about putting spoiler text at the top of a post, or can it be ...
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Should the Area51 proposal and scifi.stackexchange site statistics match?

On Area51, it says we have 8.1 questions/day. On scifi.se, it says we have 361 questions (=15.7 questions per day after 23 days). On Area51, it says we have 354 visits/day. On scifi.se, it says we ...
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Gained rep after editing a question?

I edited this question to fix a typo: How can Star Trek: Countdown ever be considered canon? However, in my rep overview I see that I have gained rep for it (2 points). All I can find is this ...
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What's the process for getting a closed question re-opened?

Does one simply wait passively for those who closed it to come back and re-open it -- assuming they are notified of your edits and comments. Or is there a way to actively pursue it's "unclosing?"
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Is there a way to undo voting to close a question?

If I've voted to close a question, and realise that I was mistaken, is there a way to undo this? (Assume that the question is not closed yet). Clicking on close again just tells me that I've already ...
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How can I delete an account?

I have 2 emails gmail and yahoo. I was trying to add yahoo to gmail. But I created a new account with yahoo. What I want is to delete yahoo and add to gmail.
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What is radz.stackoverflow.com, how do you use it for linking to books?

I see people linking to Amazon via a radz.stackoverflow.com link. What is this all about? I use direct links to Amazon. Does this link generate affiliate purchases for the stackexchange network if ...
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View close vote privilege

Looking at my privileges, I see one that I've qualified for and one I haven't: View Close Votes, which needs 250 rep Cast Close and Reopen Votes, which needs 500 rep When I look at the former, it ...
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Is meta the place to ask about bugs?

For example, I have 46 upvotes (no down), but only 101 reputation (which is all from association from other sites). My profile page also says 5 days (2 consecutive) for visits when that should be 7 ...

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