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Didn’t get +100 for association

I haven’t posted here before, but my question was migrated from SO. I don’t think I got the automatic +100 for linking profiles.
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Annoyed my question was migrated from SO

I’m not sure why my question needed to be migrated from Stack Overflow. Lots of web-related topics are still considered programming. The question had 5K+ views and no one commented that it seemed the ...
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Apache Server related questions?

I know there is a precedent for mod_rewrite to be acceptable on webmasters. Are discussions about setup of conf files germane and adhere to the on-topic standards? This well-formed question one ...
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Is this a suitable question for migration?

We've got this question on Programmers: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/103919/what-do-you-think-about-tecnical-support-from-ms-windows-azure which has been flagged as off ...
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Magento admin and operations questions

I'm a mod over on Stack Overflow. We get a fair number of non-programming questions about deploying, upgrading, administering Magento and one or two other eCommerce/Cart apps. Quite often these get ...
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Button to make a question community wiki

How do I make my question as 'community wiki'? I can't find the button anymore, I think there was a checkbox once.
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Is there a general preference for tag plurality? (Also involves synonyms)

I just suggested a synonym for domain and domains with the singular as master. I'd personally lean toward the plural being the master, but it's only got one entry versus the other being well-...
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Cross Posting on Related Forums

As StackExchange has such a diverse network of technology sites, is it permissible to post a question to a second forum if they don't get any answers after a day or other extended period of time? In ...
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Why was my question closed?

Please review: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/17677/is-dreamtemplate-com-good I wrote a comment below the question. I don't understand why this was closed. I'm asking on this website ...
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Could we merge two tags together.

The tags optimization and optimizations are candidates for merging in my opinion. There is only a handful of questions under each of them but having them both splits searching and browsing results.
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Why are my comments modified and my user -contacting with “@user:” are removed?

Some users are pointing me that they cannot get my msgs because I do not use the "@" sign. But let me know you that I use "@" sign but SE removes it with everything succeeding it until space. So how ...
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What's the deal with multiple accounts? (/Jeet)

Judging by the identical IP-generated Gravatars, "Jeet" now has at least five "unregistered" accounts(that I've found):  1   2   3   4   5  And going ...
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Tag auto-complete no longer works on question edit for main site

I've edited a couple of questions today on the main Webmasters site for re-tagging, and the field is no longer providing the suggestions drop-down. As a quick test to make sure I wasn't expecting ...
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How do we prevent obviously low quality questions from being migrated here?

Example Is Google lying about Google+' exceeded capacity? Google announced, that they had to close the invite process due to 'insane demand'. Is it really possible that they initially released ...
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It says I have the Outspoken badge, but I really don't

While perusing the moderator tools I noticed two little badge icons next to my name. The bronze one is for the Talkative badge which I do have. The silver one is for the Outspoken badge which I have ...
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What to do with “marketing” answers?

This is a slight variant on the previous topic about obvious advertising. Let's say there's someone who enters 7 answers within a few hours of sign-up, and hasn't returned since. Half of those ...
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Lobbying For Reopening

Per this question, this is a lobby to reopen the question Should Site Title be Before or After Page Title? on webmasters.se. I do not see the question as a duplicate of the other, because the ...
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Closing/reopening questions

I've been a user of Stack Exchange for a while now. I usually see questions closed by vote, which gives the question-asker the ability to give reasons not to close the question (things the close-...
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Why so much tolerance for undifferentiated CMS recommendation questions?

There's a class of "What CMS should I use for $project?" question in which $project has no particular features of interest, ie. just about any minimally-capable CMS would be able to handle it. For ...
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WordPress and Drupal questions migrated here that are better suited at their SE-specific site

Periodically we get Drupal and WordPress questions here that are clearly better suited at the Drupal and WordPress SE sites respectively. It obvious that they are sent here because Webmasters is one ...
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The final reckoning: HTML/CSS questions

After discussing this topic more then once (1, 2) it ultimately boiled down that were to send HTML/CSS coding questions over to StackOverflow. However, very recently they have started sending those ...
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What to do when a question is migrated here but it really doesn't belong?

This question in particular caught my attention. I think it's been well established at this point that CSS questions involving code belong on SO so I am unsure why it was migrated here. What should we ...
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Feature request: hide migrated questions with accepted answers in the 'active' tab [closed]

Should questions migrated to Webmasters that already have accepted answers appear in the 'active' tab, as they do at present? e.g.: Any reason a site has 2 links to favicon? Add copyright notice to a ...
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Inconsistent reputation totals

There is a 10 point (1 upvote) discrepancy between the dialog box that is shown when I mouseover my name and the reputation page in my profile. I've never seen it before today. I did wait about half ...
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Are questions about Google / PageRank allowed on Pro Webmasters?

The title pretty much sums it up. Is this the right stack exchange site for a question about SEO / Page Rank / changes to Google's algorithm? If not, what is the right place?
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Bug: “No eligible question found at that url.” for close as duplicate of Meta.SO question

Inquiring about Which rich text editor it is used on SE? Is that under free licence? question here on Pro Webmasters. Close dialog returns "No eligible question found at that url." when attempting to ...
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Bug: User account option controls displayed for moderators in others' profiles

Viewing any user's profile brings up the "prefs" and "flair" sections and, under the "accounts" tab, the "Copy Webmasters profile to all Stack Exchange Accounts" and "Clear all Stack Exchange account ...
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Are questions about script recommendations on topic ?

There is currently a tag under the name looking-for-a-script This tag has 53 questions. What is this tag about ? It sounds like "Find me a script that does X" Is that the intended purpose of ...
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Is it helpful to link to external tutorials, or will it cause long-term problems?

Pro Webmasters questions can often be answered or clarified by linking to tutorials and blog posts from third-party sites. I'm cautious about doing so because I appreciate the need to avoid potential ...
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what's the difference between this question and stackoverflow?

what's the difference between this question and stackoverflow? Specifically should I ask my HTML/CSS questions here or at stackoverflow?
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Panda on pro-webmasters

Is it the appropriate site to ask a question about Panda and share insights about that the effects of that new algorithm on SEO ?
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Company-specific tags

Would it be appropriate to create a tag for questions about a specific hosting or domain registration company? In the last 6 months there have been, on average, one relevant question per month: ...
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Web development question migrated to StackOverflow

So I had asked this question, not a particularly great question but certainly about web design/development. Now that it has been migritad to SO, I am left wondering why? What is it that I'm not ...
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Where should I ask questions about determining hosting requirements?

Hello, Is Pro Webmasters the right place to ask advice about how to go about determining hosting requirements for my project? If it isn't, what stackexchange site do you reckon is best?
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Previously posted question appears when “Ask Question” clicked

I was trying to ask a question and when I clicked Ask Question the contents were filled with my previously asked question (from days ago) and only when I "posted" the question (which I assume is now a ...
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Merging all the “Is this url seo friendly” questions

I know when I come across a duplicate question, I'm supposed to flag it (and I do.) However, there seriously must be 50 "Which of these urls is the most SEO friendly" questions all across the Stack ...
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Why was this closed? Question seems answerable, with a bit of clarification from OP

Why was this question closed without even allowing the OP much time to clarify their question? Seems a bit harsh, as the question is fairly specific although it does need some extra details.
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Finding it difficult to understand the logic of separating Pro Webmasters, Stack Exchange and Programmers?

As a web-developer/webmaster/sysadmin (a fairly common role), I'm confused as to the separation between the different communities. I get that building HTML for a webpage is more of a coding question, ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2012 What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they ...
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Possible Conference Speaking Sponsorships — 2011

We're evaluating the feasibility of sponsoring a member of the webmasters community to speak at a conference in 2011. Speaking is a relatively big "ask", so this needs to be planned many months in ...
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What is the diferrence between webmasters and webapps?

What is the diferrence between webmasters.stackexchange and webapps.stackexchange? Thanks
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What to do with “advertisement” answers?

I've noticed that some answers on PW appear to be self-promoting or plain advertising. Don't like to single out users but here and here are two examples I just spotted. They appear to surface most in ...
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List of possible tags that are synonyms

This is to list tags that may possibly be synonyms: asp.net = aspx blog = blogs browser = browsers customer-service = customer-support dns-server = dns-servers domain-name = domain-names font = ...
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Can some tags be merged?

Is there a way to merge some tags. For example, there is an 'adsense' tag and a 'google-adsense' tag. It would make more sense if they were one tag. There are a few other tags like that, but cannot ...
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Strunk & White? Moderators included? Questions only? Answers only?

According to the new Users page which now shows edits I have 268 edits. If I am reading the Strunk & White badge properly it should only take 80 edits to earn this badge but I haven't earned it ...
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Vertically misaligned tags

The vertical alignment of the tags is incorrect on Firefox. This is an exact duplicate of this problem on Ask Ubuntu, and is probably the same as the one on Web Apps too. None of the other sites seem ...
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How can we stay on top of old questions? / Guidelines for old questions

Last night (Around this time) I went through the Unanswered Questions from the bottom up. I got through till page 3 only choosing questions that the user who asked had shown recent activity or more ...
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Is there a way to hide closed or migrated questions?

Currently on the front page (when ordered by newest and have 50 to a page marked) there are 13 [closed] or migrated questions. That's approximately a quarter. Is there any way to hide these questions ...
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Is this on-topic?

I asked Planet feed aggregator for django yesterday and it has only received 2 views. I've now improved the question a fair bit in case that was the reason for the low view count. However, this is m ...
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What voting method are you using?

Since the election is for Pro Webmaster, I'm asking it here. How does the voting take place? First past the post Alternative Transferable Vote Single Transferable Vote Not that it really ...

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