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Old Questions popping up to the top of the page again?

That's perfectly fine. If you have an answer that is useful to a question, post it no matter how old the question is. The goal here is to accumulate knowledge for current and future visitors. In ...
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My rep's under 300 here. Could tags be added?

Tags for breadcrumbs and yoast already existed, so I edited your question to add them. I'm not certain if they weren't appearing or were just missed, but normally you'd just type the first couple of ...
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Error message received while trying to post a question: You can only post once every 40 minutes

There are no restrictions or rate limits on your account - it's just a Stack Exchange filter to prevent repetitive spam posts. If you're using a shared IP address on a network, like at a school or ...
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Why is this question still featured?

A question appears on the "featured list" for 7 days from when the bounty is added to the question, regardless of when the bounty is actually awarded. The bounty can be manually awarded at any time ...
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Duplicate question from other SE sites

From Is SO/SE crosspost accepted?: Posting the same question on two (or more sites) simultaneously is, while not strictly disallowed, somewhat counter productive. It's a rare question that's on topic ...
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Old Questions popping up to the top of the page again?

Should I have answered it even though no one is going to notice? Pro Webmasters ranks extremely well on all search engines even the oldest of old questions can get regular views and improving the ...
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adsense question ok?

We have lots of questions about AdSense. AdSense is a service that is used by many webmasters. AdSense questions are on-topic. You'll have to find a way to phrase your question to be applicable to ...
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Can we get a wildcard asterisk for selecting multiple tags to include & ignore?

Oh wait. I've just discovered that it already does that. Nevermind!
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Can I please have the bounty back?

From: How does the bounty system work? What happens if there's no answer after the bounty period? If after the end of the bounty period a question has no answers, no bounty will be awarded ...
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Are we speaking Russian now?

Rather bizarre that Google would index your chat profile in this manner. We do have a Stack Overflow in Russian, which is what that line says, but no idea why your chat profile would be indexed in ...
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Question deleted because moderator thinks it looks like a spam and it is unacceptable

Problem #1 It looks like spam to me too. It promotes the product for several paragraphs before asking the question "is it true?" Posts designed to promote a product are not allowed. Problem #2 ...
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Question deleted because moderator thinks it looks like a spam and it is unacceptable

Since I closed and deleted the question I'll offer more insight as to why I did so. This question is unacceptable at Pro Webmasters due to it being opinion-based. Asking for opinions is obviously ...
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Are migrations done automatically?

That was me. You posted it just before I came to the site so I saw it immediately. I am not a bot, I swear. :)
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What is the tag wiki mentioned in the badges?

Tag wikis are the descriptions of the tags on this website. To visit a tag's wiki page, click on the tag to visit its question list, then click the "Learn more..." link to follow through to ...
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My question has disappeared without a trace - what happened?

The community user (robot) removed it on Sep 8 at 3:00. I had closed it as off-topic on August 29th. Closed questions with little or no activity get automatically deleted in a few weeks. The link ...
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Do SE sites have any control over 'community'?

This post explains who is the Community user, which works in a consistent way across all Stack Exchange sites. Users and moderators do not have direct control over how it works, though we can affect ...
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sufficient points to answer questions but can't

That question has been protected because it received four spam or very low quality answers. We protect question that attract spam to prevent spammers from continuing to target them with new accounts....
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Is there any option to un-flag an answer that is flagged by me?

According to this feature request on Meta Stack Exchange, there isn't any way to: cancel misclicked flags. I wouldn't worry about it though. Moderators evaluate each flag, and in doing so will ...
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Vote dissappeared -- I know I voted on this question and answer yesterday

I think I found the answer. Most of those questions were answered by a single user. It appears that only my votes on that person's answers were lost. The mechanism appears to be a StackExchange ...
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Which site of stack exchange is the best place to discuss domain deals?

whether domain xx is good or not whether a domain is worth $1000 or not These are a matter of opinion. These would be off-topic on any Stack Exchange website. Questions must be answerable based ...
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Answer deleted by moderator, but would have preferred edit

Your edits look good. I undeleted your answer and up voted it. Unfortunately, there are no notifications to me when an edit is made to a question I deleted. Posting here is meta was appropriate ...
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Can I reply to moderator's question edit?

About the specific edit you seem to ask about: While a moderator also edited your question, the edit that removed tags came from me (I’m not a mod). Why I removed the microdata tag: Microdata is ...
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Main Webmasters chat room is frozen (again) - can this be unfrozen?

Yes it can be re-opened. I unfroze it.
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My question isn't a good match for Stack Overflow. On reflection it might be a better fit, here. Would like to check first

The question as it is currently written is too broad. You have multiple questions, some of which are very broad and bad for this format. If you want to specifically know how to have your site ...
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My question isn't a good match for Stack Overflow. On reflection it might be a better fit, here. Would like to check first

It looks like it would be appropriate here on Webmasters. Questions about your website in the context of the wider world are on-topic here. Our charter explicitly calls out "internet marketing&...
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How can I appeal a deletion for "promotion"?

This meta question is the best way contacting the moderators here for an appeal in a situation like this. As a moderator, one of my jobs is to deal with spam postings. We typically get several a day ...
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Disappearing comments?

The comments on other answers were removed as non-constructive and off-topic. Comments maybe removed that do not: Try to improve the post it appears on, or which introduces a topic unrelated to ...
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