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Why am i not getting answer?

I have a question about my Database Administrators Stack Exchange post: Django ORM query optimization
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Question with multiple tags - which tag gets credited?

If I ask a question with multiple tags on it, which tag gets "credited" with that question in the stats? On the tags page, do all the tags I use increase their count, or only one of them? If only one, ...
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Search broken? It's not returning results

why doesn't this show my latest answers with CREATE FUNCTION? https://dba.stackexchange.com/search?q=is%3Aanswer+user%3A2639+%22CREATE+FUNCTION It has three components, is:answer user:2639 (me) "...
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Not dead yet! Repairing damaged external links

It seems sqlblog.com is now sqlblog.org 1.. One effect of this is to break outgoing links from dba.se. In the past, I've tried to be a good netizen 3,4,5,6 and edit posts with dead links to an ...
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Please help us delete the SQL tag!

Continuing the process started in Let's burninate the SQL tag! and Removing the SQL tag. It is time to work our way through questions that have only the sql tag. Use the results of this SEDE ...
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Should we allow non-standard alternatives for standard syntaxes?

There are a lot of very minimal things that we can rewrite with the same effect >99% of the time, two of which come to mind are Non-standard syntaxes for Identity Columns for databases that support ...
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Renewing the “basic” discussion

It was reviewed quite extensively on meta. This debate is years old. Can we get a resolution on this? I came to the site far after the question was initially presented. In fact, it was already ...
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Is there a limit to ask question per day or per week?

May I know if there is any limit/ restriction on the number of questions posting on this site?
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how to ask question to a particular person for example “xxzz” who is as sql server developer

how to ask question to a particular person for example "xxzz" who is as sql server developer. Actually I want to ask a question directly to a person who answered my previous question . Is it possible?
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How to rate someone who answered my query?

How to give badges to other . actually I asked a question at you site and I got my answer, now I want to thank him by giving him some rating or badge like that
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Tag rename [ansi-sql-standard] to [sql-standard]

The standard, though originally ANSI isn't really ANSI anymore. In fact, I imagine far more people develop it from the ISO/IEC outside of ANSI. ANSI calls it ISO/IEC 9075-4:2016, and the ISO/IEC make ...
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ban from suggesting edits

When I am trying to suggest edit to a question or answer I getting message: You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits. Why did it happened and what am I doing wrong? My editor stats are: ...
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Can we tag a user to get his attention?

Is there any way to tag a user to get his attention in some question? In my case, this question is not getting much attention, so I think people like RolandoMySQLDBA will be able to guide me. Will ...
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Tag merge request osx -> mac-os-x

Anyone able to take care of the merger of osx and mac-os-x and add a synonym from one to the other?
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New Review Queue: Faulty Red Dot!

With the new toolbar, sometimes when I check the review queue, I'll see a red dot. However, when I go into the queue, it says that its been cleared. The red dot will persist for a bit afterwards.
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How to delete a question I posted?

I want to delete a question which was posted by me a week before. How do I delete this or who can assist in deleting the question? I have posted a question long time back and still couldn't able to ...
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Can this be removed from hold? If not, what else is needed please?

I've reworded the question to be more specific. If something else is needed, please let me know. New DBA, what are some good ways to organize things to be effective? (Scripts, checklists, and ...
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UI Bug During Review

When reviewing close votes, the pop up that shows reasons to close will sometimes mangle text.
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What's the best way to intermingle code within lists?

Nothing critical about this question, but let's say I have a query... select * from table where formatting = 'well-nigh'; NOTE: I'm including some screenshots from dba.se.com as I don't think dba....
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UI Bug when viewing the Achievements dropdown

When I'm on my profile page and I view the Achievements drop down menu, I get a strange artifact in the overlay(?). It appears to be the progress bar tracking my points to the next site privilege. ...
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How does rep calc work when nearing the 200 daily rep cap?

My rep cap doesn't appear to have been breached, yet I'm not seeing upvotes increase my rep in the past 15 minutes or so. Also, I've used https://dba.stackexchange.com/reputation to check my rep; it ...
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Searching my own answers

Is there a way to search answers written by me for specific word/words? I am looking at these because sometimes I look at a question and realize answering similar before and trying to locate that ...
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Closing questions of the same pattern or answering them for the use case?

I was just about to answer this question when it was closed. I'm cool with it being closed, but I think we should have some unified stance regarding lumping together questions by pattern. A lot of ...
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Score cutoff settings for “unanswered”

I couldn't find an answer to this when I searched the help pages. I was working with a user who posted an unfavorably-received question (current score -6), and tried to help clarify what they were ...
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How to follow up on answer with updated code?

I have a question about my Database Administrators Stack Exchange post: Using NEXT clause to set periodic materilized view refresh in oracle and verifying refresh If I want to follow up on my answer ...
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tag creation request: [cockroachdb]

Hi I spent a long time writing up a question and was eventually dismayed to see "You can't post this question because you need 300 rep to create tags cockroachdb, kubernetes, port-forward". I looked ...
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Question Migration, and question ban information requested

"Community" moved my question ASP.NET Core - Application not connecting to database after publishing to SO from DB. The bases of placing on DB was because it still involved "Advanced Programming in ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

Rather than assume I understand the reason that my answer was deleted, I wanted to just post it here and open it up to public scrutiny. Special note: my answer used the non-deprecated method. It was ...
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Unable to edit a previous answer

Getting redirected to 400 Bad request Your browser sent an invalid request. Whenever I try and post the answer... Is this happening to others? This is for: Add article to transactional ...
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Non-english objects' name

I'd like to ask a question about a performance issue I'm facing. However my application was built in Portuguese, so my table and columns names are in Portuguese. Should I translate the tables and ...
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Bad tags - how to delete

I was on the wrong site and created 3 bad tags. How do delete tags? .NET WPF C# Question is too short. That is about it - how to delete tags you created by accident?
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Any recourse when bounty not awarded due to honest misunderstanding of auto-awarding?

As it relates to the following question: SQL query failing because of commented part of T-SQL query I posted an answer (the only answer) and worked with the OP over several days on narrowing down ...
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how to undo edits someone else did on my own posts?

someone edited my question as you can see here and on the picture below. this is the question in the discussion here. the edit was approved (obviously it was a mistake) how can I undo this edit on ...
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My score record refers to the topic which I didn't ask and didn't answer

Noticed my score was credited -1 due to downvote. Funny thing the record references the topic which I didn't ask and never answered. Bug or something? Topic: Splitting a large table
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Anonymize SQL Code

Once a user of DatabaseAdministrators told me a webservice or something similar that can help to make SQL Code obfuscated so that meaningful/distinctive fields / column names / variables are ...
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May I know why there is -3 on my question. what's wrong?

I have a question about my Database Administrators Stack Exchange post: MySQL database innodb tables
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Suspicious series of downvotes

Today I became a victim of several (uncommented) downvotes, 6 posts got downvote. I suspect this was happening for personal reasons only. My question is now how to deal with that. It is clear that I ...
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What happens when two persons post the answer at the same time?

Lets say I got a question open in my browser and started preparing answer for it. When I came back in the browser and posted my answer, I found the same answer was already given by someone else. Since ...
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many users edit question at the same time

I am facing the following problem sometimes I hit edit button and at the same times someone else is editing the question for example: https://dba.stackexchange.com/questions/130025/install-sql-server-...
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Can I draw ER diagrams?

Is there a way to draw ER diagrams? or the only way is to upload a screen shot or some picture? something like this more or less: Maybe something like: _________ ______ | ...
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Can tags be edited on “merged” questions?

This question has been merged, and as a result cannot be directly "edited". I'd like to remove the books tag from the question since that tag needs to go away. In my opinion, that tag would be very ...
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Is it OK to change my question title?

How can I verify that my SQL Server edition is Express? This question of mine went in an another direction. I don't want to delete it, because I believe it can serve someone someday. But I think that ...
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Why is flag declined based on content edited after flagging?

I flagged this answer which - at the time I flagged it, was not an answer at all. The post was edited, became an answer, and my flag was declined. Should the flag not have been helpful as it ...
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A [hint] for a tag synonym

query-hints should probably be a synonym of hints (or the other way round?) But I currently lack the votes to suggest as synonyms.
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when and how the socratic badge is calculated?

I have tried to be serious in my persuance of the socratic badge, for this I need to ask 100 relevant and useful questions, that have not been already asked. I keep monitoring my progress as you can ...
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Can't collect Critic badge

Is it normal that it can take some time to receive a badge? I have down-voted a question and normally you collect the Critic badge. So far the badge hasn't been awarded.
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How can comments disappear?

I wrote a comment to this question that helped user to find out why the error will be raised. The user answered with a comment and I get a notification. Now I cannot see my comment nor can I see his ...
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I'm not sure what was wrong with this flag

I flagged this question with the comment "impossible to answer". The flag was declined with the message: flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their ...
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Why do I not get alerts when questions get closed or deleted?

When people comment on or answer a question I post, I get notified via my "inbox". When people up/down vote my question, I get notified via my "achievements" box. Shouldn't I also get notified if a ...
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Sites reproducing content without attribution

There are sites out there reproducing DBA.se content without attribution. http://www.faqssys.info/sqlplus-default-define-settings/ for example. Do we need to report these, so they can be dealt with, ...