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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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Can I see the list of my upvoted comments?

I put a lot of comments on questions and answers. I would like to know the list of comments which have been upvoted (score >= 1) by a member of the community. I don't want to know who has upvoted the ...
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Niggle: Is the user display name enough to provide disclosure?

See the answer from "damoncloudflare" on this question. Given the user's activity across several of the SE sites, it's pretty likely he's a Cloudflare employee answering relevant questions he runs ...
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What to do when a wrong answer is accepted as the best answer?

What should I do when wrong answer is accepted as best answer or the answer is outdated? Create a duplicate for this year? Live with wrong answer? Campaign to downvote? Example: Browser window ...
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dofollow links in question code - delete/edit/down vote or all of the above?

I found the following code in a question today and flagged it as possible spam. So far as I'm aware there is no such microformat as dofollow, but it would appear to be a deliberate attempt to SPAM. ...
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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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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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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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100 Upvotes = Bronze badge?

I have the SEO badge for having 100 up votes in the SEO tag. I just noticed I have over 105 up votes in the google tag but do not have a badge for that. Did the number of up votes go up when the ...
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Is it okay to change question title?

I posted a question with the title "I need help converting nearly 200 redirects into redirectmatches". Is it okay to shorten the title to "Converting nearly 200 redirects into ...
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Can't close as duplicate: “An error occurred while searching; please try again”

I'm trying to close a question as a duplicate of this question. When I enter the URL of the other question into the close question dialog, I get the error: An error occurred while searching; ...
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SEO questions limit

It looks like anything is asked related to helping SEO. Have a look at this question: Is it SEO safe to put <span> inside <a> element? This question isn't about SEO, it's about semantic ...
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sufficient points to answer questions but can't

I would like to answer this question, however it states that I will need 10 reputation to answer it as it has been protected by the Community. I currently have 101 reputation, why should I be seeing ...
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The error tag is too vague. What should we do about it?

After seeing a suggested edit for the error wiki I concluded that this tag is too vague to be useful. I checked Stack Overflow and they have specific tags for specific error types. I believe we should ...
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Is there any option to un-flag an answer that is flagged by me?

I have flagged an answer (PDF conversion on website using ASP.NET platform) by mistake. Is there any option to un-flag it?
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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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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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Google displays wrong author info in search results

The Google search ("firefox javascript console") result for this question is: The user John Conde is attributed as author, linked to his Google+ profile. However, it’s not his question nor did ...
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CSS bug on badges page

I just visited the badges page and it seems like CSS has being broken, the footer background doesn't render a background color/image around it's contents, also the right bar is shifted to the bottom. ...
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Can we see helpful flags rating?

I know reputation rating exists but I would like to know if we can see users rating for helpful flags (if so, for Pro Webmasters and All Time). I'm just curious.
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How do I migrate a question here to StackOverflow?

I recently asked a question here, but in retrospect I'd rather have asked it at StackOverflow. Should I just ask the same question there, or request in my question to have a mod migrate it, or is ...
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close question - My two questions

Question 1: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/37917/new-standard-http-protocol My question was closed because it is not constructive. As I understand it or it was closed for not being ...
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Asking personalized, website-specific questions

I was just wondering, are website-specific questions appropriate for the Pro Webmasters forum? By website-specific I mean personalized website questions such as: Can you tell me what I need to do to ...
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Is 'What does a domain register do' really off-topic for us?

I was a touch surprised to see this question 'what does a domain registrar do' was closed as off topic, its a little confused but it's basically asking how DNS works and what a registrars role in that ...
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Border styling of tabs on hover

The (color of the) border of the selected tabs has been changed. However is still see a minor (related) issue. When a tab is active (on page of the tab), the tab gets a light background. However when ...
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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 webmasters an okay place to ask about how to sell a domain?

I have a domain registered in several TLDs (com, eu, net, de....) from a project that never came to fruition. I'm dissolving my business at the moment. The domain in question is a fine, five-letter ...
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Recourse against a moved question

What do I do when a question is moved incorrectly? I asked a question about finding a replacement for the Office Web Components. I think it was moved just because I mentioned that the Office Web ...
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“Start A Bounty” link still shows up even after an answer is accepted

Title speaks for itself. Why give the ability to offer a bounty when the question is already solved?
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Is it possible to create sticky note “Start here for SEO newbies?”

Not sure if this is the right place to post this type of question. I'm hoping a moderator will move it to the right group, if not. Webmasters obviously receives lots of queries that have been already ...
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Mark questions which have already been asked on stackoverflow as duplicate

I came across a question[duplicate] today on this site which has already been asked on StackOverflow. I wanted to mark it as duplicate but I was not able to do so because when I pasted the link to the ...
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Is this question really a duplicate?

I cast a reopen vote and put my reasoning in the comments, but nobody else weighed in: Best way to remove a retired site from google search? I also brought it up in chat. If this was seen and mods ...
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SSL is dead. What should we do with the HTTPS, TLS, and SSL tags?

I asked a question today and Martijn let me know that I was using the wrong terminology when I was using HTTPS and SSL interchangably. SSL version 3 was recently found to be insecure and now websites ...
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Answer deleted by moderator, but would have preferred edit

I have answered a question about a CDN, and added some clues on how to go further using other existing concurrent services. As the owner of such a service, I included the link to it, among others, ...
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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 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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Should “css” and “stylesheet” tags be merged?

css - 384 stylesheet - 14
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Error when attempting to view the review stack

Over the last couple of days I've been getting the following error when attempting to view any of the review stacks. (Using Chrome 25 on Windows.) An error occurred when loading the review item. ...
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Would site design questions be a good fit for Pro Webmasters?

I'm struggling to find the right site to ask web site design related questions. Pro Webmasters tends to be more about technical questions, but the faq for Pro Webmasters indicates that questions that ...
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Why was my figcaption question migrated?

I had a question here on Webmasters about tables, figures, and figcaptions. Today it was migrated to StackOverflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12783679/a-table-in-a-figure-use-caption-or-...
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My question was closed as an exact duplicate, even if it was not?

I asked a question regarding forum software that matches particular parameters over here: Which free PHP based forum is the easiest to extend or customize? This question might even be useful for ...
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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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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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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 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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Why is this deemed Off topic - is handling mail to a domain not an acceptable web master task?

The question on ProWebmasters: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/8335/what-is-the-aim-of-this-email-is-this-a-ping-sping (link to question) has been closed as off-topic. I was asking it ...
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Can we please get some of the new migration goodness?

To powers that be: When should we expect to see the new migration options come in to play? There's a few questions I'd like to shuffle off to Server Fault or Stack Overflow
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Should we encourage language-agnostic and subjectve questions?

This kinda of hit me after reading this question, mainly because it's true. As a webmaster I don't care what language you are hosting your website on, I only care if its relevant to mine. The more ...
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Moderators get two close votes, bug?

Take a look at this question. It looks like the following scenario happened: User votes to close a question User gains moderator privileges User votes to close again, probably forgetting that they ...
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Is there a way of flagging “tags” as off-topic, warning the asker when they select them?

Things like "mvc", "web-development", etc are clear red flags that the question has a decent chance of being off-topic. Would be awesome if there was a way of setting these up as "warning" tags.
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Should there be an explanation of community wiki in the parent site faq?

Currently I can find no mention of what community wiki is or when a question should be marked as such. Should there be some explanation of that?

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