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Let's (finally) take a moment to congratulate some exceptional users

:-D Thank you very much. (You've been waiting a long time for this, haven't you?!) Congratulations to FuzzyBoots, not only on hitting 100k just slightly after me, but also on overtaking me since ...
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And the Best New User of 2017 is

Congratulations! Your contribution on the site has been brilliant so far.
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Let's (finally) take a moment to congratulate some exceptional users

:) Thank you. I've had a great deal of fun on this site. I honestly hadn't even realized I was approaching such august heights. I'm just having fun.
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How many total users and total "voting" users does SFF have?

I don't believe SEDE exposes who has or hasn't voted as votes themselves are hidden within it. However, we can check if a user has the Supporter or Critic badges for first up and down vote ...
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

I use artistic depictions of a-song-of-ice-and-fire characters as my avatar. Characters I have chosen as my avatar so far (Current one in bold) Daeron I Targaryen Rhaenyra Targaryen Daenerys ...
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Please change my name

Done Oddly enough, the name field already had 'Alex' in it. I had to change your avatar to the Identicon in order to change your name. You should be able to change your avatar if you want. Let us ...
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Should the people be allowed to both edit and answer a question?

Yes, they should be allowed to answer as everyone else is. What you propose seems a highly detrimental solution to a problem that I'm not even sure exists to begin with. Whenever an edit ...
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And the Best New User of 2018 is

Well done, and we look forward to all your contributions in the new year and all the years to come as well!
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

My first handle was SonOfSam, which I picked because: "Sam" was the first (non-gibberish) output a random-name generator I made years ago came up with, and Mad Max had recently released and I like ...
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

In "Heaven Sent," the 11th episode of the 9th season of the reboot of Doctor Who, the Doctor quotes the tale of the shepherd-boy, from the Brothers Grimm: There’s this emperor, and he asks the ...
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

My Avatar is the lead character of my webcomic. His name is 'Guy'. He's usually the funny one.
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And the Best New User of 2023 is

Very well done. A fine contribution :-)
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And the Best New User of 2022 is

Thank you all! I hope to keep up the good work!
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

My display name on this SE community comes from a Character from George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire. Most of the people who are familiar with the work assume that it's ...
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

I'm just bleh. Complete bleh.
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

From the English nursery rhyme. Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over The candlestick. I made the decision to abbreviate my middle name.
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

My avatar is one of the first selfies I ever took: It's just a picture of cheese in all its glory But I could change it to something more like this (there's also Lambfear, Pies Sedai, Berrylain, ...
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

My tenth avatar is Morpheus, drawn by Yoshitaka Amano for The Dream Hunters. Some examples of Yoshitaka Amano's stunning art can be found in this blog. My ninth avatar is once again Morpheus, King ...
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How to handle user that brags about wanting to close a question merely to provoke people?

As a general rule, if you see a user behaving in a way you feel is inappropriate, flag for moderator attention. That's one of the things moderators are here for: to handle situations where the problem ...
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And the Best New User of 2022 is

Very well done. A worthy contribution!
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

I usually go with the name Spicy Wiener or swissdude323 (123 was taken). But after finding I really enjoyed Tolkien's world and becoming a regular on the Tolkien subs on reddit, I decided I needed a ...
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

My user name, TheLethalCarrot, is taken from my gaming name used on all new communities I join. It used to be TheLethalCoder which was an extension from the above as I had originally joined Stack ...
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Is there a policy about what to do if there's a user who refuses to accept answers?

Is there a policy? No formal policy that I am aware of. Informally it is the decision of the OP if they want to accept answers or not. Should there be one? More than the informal rule of thumb, no ...
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

Original (and most often) Which many may recognize as < SPOILER ALERT >. I just really liked the meta humor and since most fans fell in love with this character, it was just another example of ...
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I had to think long and hard about this one, but thought what better way to group my favourite tales with an awesome -scape. So I went with the "Tales from the Perilous Realm" cover by Alan Lee. I ...
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

One faithful Draw a Bird Day, I drew a bird. I took a picture of it to upload, so I could share it on chat. Since I had no avatar back then, I used it as my avatar. I found it works pretty well with ...
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The many usernames of SFF.SE

When I was named, my parents searched for a name that wouldn't get abbreviated. They failed.
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

My Avatar is an artwork of Wolf Link & Midna on a Twilight Realm backdrop from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, because I'm a massive Zelda geek and the artwork is awesome.
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The many avatars of SFF.SE

My handle is Pleurocoelus. A pleurocoelus (also called astrodon) is a dinosaur related to the brachiosaurus. My avatar is a picture of one with slightly modified lyrics from Walk the Dinosaur by Was (...
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Please change my name

A moderator can change your name under exigent circumstances. Given that your name seems to have been changed to a random string by accident, you would seem to have good reason to get a reset. A ...
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