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How to reopen question incorrectly closed as a duplicate

I've asked a question that has been incorrectly marked as a duplicate - is there anything I can do to have it reopened?
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Community Wiki Answer to Removing Indexed Links

For just about half of the questions I answer on Pro Webmasters, all I could do is copy and paste the majority of this answer and rephrase it to fit the question: Sadly, you are taking all of the ...
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Syntax highlighting for code?

On Stack Overflow, code can have syntax highlighting. I’d like to have this feature here on Webmasters, too. Especially the codes: lang-html lang-css lang-js lang-xml (And lang-none, if auto-...
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Adding Code Markdown to Pro Webmasters

Today, I had an issue with displaying some .htaccess code when trying to help someone. I see it would be easy to do this, since we do have some .htaccess questions that I can give some direct code to ...
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Should old questions with no more interaction from the OP, be flagged and closed on the basis that we can not know if the answer helped?

A few days ago I flagged a question to be closed/removed since it is old, the user is not around, the question hasn't seen any activity in years and the problem didn't got a solution, or at least, the ...
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What is off topic with this question?

This question: Google's Index status falling down without any site changes What's off topic there? I'm simply asking reason behind some Google's action. My personal experience with this ...
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Are Host Recommendation Questions - On Topic?

I've seen the post Host Recommendation Questions - On Topic?, which seems to indicate that hosting recommendations are on topic, but I can't tell if that is the case. The highest voted answer says ...
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Please review - question put on hold

In agreement with the "Help Center > Asking" section, I would like to ask for a review of the question I posted on webmasters.stackexchange.com. I consider this question clear and absolutely non-...
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How do you report Bugs

I've encounted a bug on the Stack exchange sites, how do i report it or more so who do i report it too? If this is the wrong place to ask please can you link me to the right place to ask the question.
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How to ask questions about CDN?

Ok, so 2 of my previous questions got locked (even though damoncloudflare tried to help and answer) because it's off-topic and it's too broad and it's asking too many questions in a single question. ...
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Semantics on number of question marks in a post

My question https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/58048/how-do-cdns-caches-handle-vary-user-agent-header?noredirect=1 was deleted, (not even closed) because a moderator considered it had too ...
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Why has my reputation stopped increasing when I've been earning points for editing?

My reputation stopped increasing at 1190 for the past 4 days, but I had been making edits that were approved, so I had earned reputation for edits during that time. When I checked the next day ...
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Horizontal scroll appear in all user page

All the user page in webmasters site overflow with horizontal scroll bar, but those pages no need of that scroll bar. And I'm using updated Firefox browser on windows 7. Is this normal ?
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Migrated questions linking to the revisions page at the other site?

I migrated this post to ux.stackexchange.com: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/57101/are-there-studies-about-the-use-of-categories-and-tags?noredirect=1 The text on this site that says ...
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How to specify a non relevant tag?

I recently saw a tag link-buliding what has been created with a spelling mistake (second "l" before the second "i"). It's not a big deal but how can I specify this tag must be replaced by the good ...
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What's the most accurate name of this site (mostly, do you include “Pro” in the title)?

On this website, you see the name "Pro Webmasters". On stackexchange.com, it's simply represented as "Webmasters", and in the URL, it's webmasters.stackexchange.com. What's the most accurate name of ...
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Making outgoing links open in new window/tab

I was thinking that doing a markup override and adding a target="blank" to all outgoing links at webmasters.stackexchange.com would save some trouble for users like me who checks links on answers ...
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Migrating an off topic question doesn't have all other stack exchange sites [duplicate]

When I tried to flag an off topic question which belongs to http://webapps.stackexchange.com I didn't find that site in Flagging > Closing > Off-Topic > Migration and I found only 4 sites ...
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How frequently a Moderator should come and edit posts in a week or month in Pro Webmaster Stack exchange?

I noticed one Moderator hasn't seen the site (webmasters.stackexchange.com) after Dec 7, 2013 that’s why I’m asking this question. How frequently a Moderator should come and edit posts in Pro ...
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Microdata, Schema.org and Microformats shouldn’t be synonyms

I noticed that the tags microformats and schema.org are now synonyms for microdata. (I only found the discussion Schema.org vs Microdata where Stephen Ostermiller’s answer mentions that "schema.org" (...
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Similar tags: “logging”, “tracking”, “analytics”, “reporting”, and “statistics” — merge?

These tags are very similar: logging × 47 tracking × 123 analytics × 301 reporting × 26 statistics × 87 Should some of them be merged?
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Which image/picture/photo related tags need to be merged?

We have several related tags that have significant overlap: image × 78 -- merged into "images" images × 175 photo × 10 pictures × 6
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Should “law” and “legal” tags be merged?

Here are some similar tags: law × 32 legal × 137
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Community Promotion Ads - 2014 [duplicate]

It's the time of the year again, namely it is December 2013, and so we shall now refresh our Community Promotion Ads for the new year. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are ...
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Should “dns-server” and “nameserver” tags be merged?

We have very similar tags about DNS name servers: nameserver × 86 dns-servers × 41
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Should we create some kind of guidelines for posts formatting?

As many of you know, I like editing posts (proof) to try to standardize formatting on this site. It helps to keep this site clean and it improves quality of the posts. Here are some suggested rules ...
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Non-essential edit to be able to unupvote

My several weeks old answer was edited today: the only change was italicization of all three occurences of "robots.txt". I’d consider this a "too minor" edit. 3 seconds after the edit, the answer was ...
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2013 Moderator Election Results

Pro Webmasters' fourth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, ...
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Product recommendations and offsite resource questions, could they be made be on-topic again?

Many new users ask questions asking for product recommendations and offsite resources. We could be very helpful to these users, but currently these questions get closed with the reason: Questions ...
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Can I ask a question about accepting payments online?

I'd like to ask a question about e-commerce payment gateways and such, on this site? I want to accept credit cards on my site, without users having to create an account with 3rd parties such as a ...
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Cleanup: unanswered questions from 2011

There are only 40 6 questions left from 2011 that have no upvoted answers. To view these questions navigate to Unanswered -> Newest, then navigate to the last page. Since there are so few left, here ...
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Do we want to do the Winter Bash again this year?

Although it is usually up to the site moderators to decide if we want to participate, I figured the whole community should have some input. From the Community Team: As another year draws to a ...
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Fall 2013 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Can't unvote accidental election vote?

Due to an occasional goofy issue in how my browser loads some pages, I accidentally cast a vote in moderator election. Is there a way to undo it? I can't find one.
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Should “doubleclick” and “google-dfp” tags be merged?

doubleclick × 6 google-dfp × 11 Google bought doubleclick in 2007. Google DFP stands for "doubleclick for publishers".
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Should “ads” and “advertising” tags be merged?

advertising × 184 - the practice of producing text, images, or other media intended to influence others' purchasing decisions. ads × 60 - Short for advertisements. Visual elements added by a webmaster ...
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Should “spiders”, “robots”, and “web-crawlers” tags be merged?

spider × 22 robots × 68 - A computer program that accesses web pages for various purposes (to scrape content, to provide search engines with information about your site, etc.) web-crawlers × 160 - (No ...
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Which of the “design” tags should be merged?

design × 55 - a broad term for something that has been created from a plan, there are thousands of types of design types (Web Design, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Etc.) website-design × 275 - the ...
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“Which search engines support …” questions?

I wonder if it’s okay to ask questions in the form of "Which search engines support …?" on Webmasters SE? Examples: Which search engines parse RDFa, and which vocabularies do they support? ...
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Fall 2013 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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I keep getting my questions on hold because it's not about site I control

Basically I am asking about CloudFare, which is a service many webmasters used. Of course I do not own CloudFare. Whoever, there are many other users that also ask about CloudFare and it's okay. What ...
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Misspelling cleanup — every time you make a typo, the errorists win

Here's a cleanup project to help improve the information on the site. Occasionally words are intentionally misspelled, and that is OK. We are only interested in correcting mistakes. Fix words that ...
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Difference between this meta site and the main site

What is the difference between webmasters.stackexchange.com and meta.webmasters.stackexchange.com? My reputation count is same in both accounts but other details are different. In webmasters....
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I lose 2 reputation points for each removed post or user

When a user or a post I edited in the past is removed by a moderator, I lose 2 points of reputation. I understand this rule for any user who earn 2 reputation points when his post edit is accepted by ...
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Should some of the “rewrite” tags be merged?

Some very similar tags: rewrite × 28 mod-rewrite × 239 url-rewriting × 174
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Should “css” and “stylesheet” tags be merged?

css - 384 stylesheet - 14
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Should “registrar” and “domain-registrar” tags be merged?

registrar × 53 domain-registrar × 44
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Should “website-analytics-tools” and “analytics” tags be merged?

analytics - 260 website-analytics-tools - 75
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Should “ranking”, “page-ranking”, and “site-ranking” be tag synonyms

We have these tags which to me all mean about the same thing: ranking - 26 site-ranking - 73 page-ranking - 44 There was some discussion around some of these tags a few years ago with some votes for ...

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