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Are bumps appropriate?

I have earned the Tumbleweed badge for a question I posed as week ago... and I'd rather have an answer than a badge. :) Is offering a bounty the only courteous way to "bump" a question? I'm fairly ...
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Is my question a bad fit for DBA.SE?

Given the amount of views, lack-of-comments, lack-of-votes -- is the following question a bad fit for the DBA.SE site: Managing schema changes between transactional and analytical databases, and if so,...
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How to post deleted question

I posted this question and soon after deleted it. Now some days later I think it is a good question and want to repost it. When I try to post the system refuses it saying it is a duplicate and showing ...
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can we change the asscoiated email-id with our account?

I use to login with my official email id on dba.se. I want to update this i want to use my personal email-id for login instead of official id. how i will change this here i don't see any options ...
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Why can't I start a bounty on my question?

I want to start a bounty on this question, however the [start a bounty] link isn't there. I should meet the requirements posted on the SO meta. I have the required rep, the question is over 2 days ...
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Typing @ symbol in front of parameter names in comments

How does someone go about writing a SQL Server parameter name into a comment? I tried to ask if an author got his parameters out of order in a comment, but I was rejected because it said "Only one ...
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I somehow miss a post about the results about the 2011 moderator election

From 2011 Community Moderator Election I see that 3 candidates where found and 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest seems to be a further step in the procedure. But I miss the clear ...
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Comment with more than 1 @user fails? [closed]

Just repeatedly tried to add a comment which references two @users. The usual message box pops up saying only one will be notified but as of today, the comment is not posted. If I remove one of the @...
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Limited spam flagging

I flagged my first comment as spam. When I did I received a popup notification about the number of things I could flag as spam. It seemed to indicate I could only flag 5 things as spam. Is this ...
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Syntax highlighting problems

In followup to Please enable SQL Language syntax highlighting if you find a tag that needs syntax highlighting and it doesn't have it, or if you have cases where the syntax highlighting is unusual, ...
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When will DBA show up on the data.se for querying?

I bet we could all have great fun querying against SE's data, doing similar things like http://data.stackexchange.com/serverfault/s/1802/find-identical-titles-no-closed-questions But I noticed DBA ...
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Reputation on Meta vs Main site

I've seen that reputation here on meta tends to reflect your reputation on the primary site. But does reputation increases here on meta transfer back to the main site? Are these two accounts linked? ...
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What will happen when we launch? (aka: OMG! What happened to my privileges?!) [closed]

At long last, the site will launch! All our hard work here is finally paying off. This is quite exciting. But please be aware that this is not without cost. As painful as it may be initially, users ...
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Please create SQL Server tag synonyms

At least the main one: mssql (12) --> sql-server Maybe also the version-specific ones? None of these exist yet, but I suspect they will get created eventually. Might as well prevent the madness now. ...
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Where can I find info on these hidden badges?

I just recently saw the Oracle badge awarded. What other hidden badges are there in the system? Is it simply one badge per tag or are there other hidden badges out there?
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What is the right thing to do to stop tag proliferation

For example this recent question uses the tag oracle-11 instead of oracle-11g. Should I just change the tag and delete oracle-11? Also should I change tags like oracle-11xe to improve consistancy (eg ...
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Please enable SQL Language syntax highlighting

Does the SQL language hint not work on this site (perhaps because it is in beta)? I tried adding <!-- language: sql --> to a question, as per the meta information on language hints, but it didn’...
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What is the real visitors/day and visitors per day?

From the Database Administrators Area 51 page it says that there are 132 visits/day, but the site itself lists 991 visitors/day in the Site Stats. It would seem that visits/day would be higher than ...
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Do we want questions to be migrated from SO to DBA while in beta?

After the beta we surely want suitable questions to be migrated, but how works the procedure while we are still in beta? We can repost this question on mSO add a comment to a question that it is ...
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Are these actual calcutated numbers?

When I look at link to aerea 51 I see some numbers which ate obviously actual e.g. days in beta and currently 26 users with 200+ rep. But questions per day shows 7.9 and that seems to be too low. ...
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What happens after the first one votes for close?

Will moderators or high reputation users get a message or waits the system silently until the necessary number of close votes is reached ?
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How where the current temporary moderators determined?

Today I notices that we must have some moderators on this site, as on of the questions was closed. So by now we know some or most of the current moderators. How did they become moderators?

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