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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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Can we still Twitter our answers out?

I just noticed that the link to Twitter is no longer under the Favorite star of any Question across all my StackExchange accounts. Was this an oversight ? Is Twitter being removed ? Is there another ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Deleted question by mistake

I posted this question yesterday - I seem to have deleted it by mistake. Could you please reinstate it? Thanks
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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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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 there a way to cut/past code snippets into SQL Server query editor that doesn't remove all newlines?

Whenever I select a code sample from an answer on this site (or SO) and paste it into the SQL Server query editor, the newlines turn into spaces, and the resulting one-line query is very hard to read ...
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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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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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Please merge sql-clr and clr

Both tags refer to the same thing. Also, sqlclr should be added as an alias. Apparently my messsage body is too short, so I shall write a few sentences upon the virtues os Aaron Bertrand and Paul ...
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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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How to deal with On hold flag?

I asked this question in the DBA SO. It was put on hold because it is too localized. I don't understand why is considered too localized. I am asking a generic question on how to pass parameters ...
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Cant undo vote?

Noticed this the first time today, appparently, if I vote for an answer, I cannot remove my vote unless the answer is changed. Any reason behind that (and why not keep it the same as other SE sites?)
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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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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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Why cannot I VTC as a dupe, while someone else can?

This question came up in the VTC queue. It has been voted as having a duplicate already, but when I try to do the same, referring to the same duplicate, I'm not allowed to: What am I doing wrong, ...
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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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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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Reputation gained for question/answer edits are reversed

This morning I have realized that reputation earned for suggested edits of questions/answers is reversed while everything was correct in peer review. Under what conditions will my earned reputation ...
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Can someone add the tag “ontology”?

I'm wanting to ask some questions dealing with ontological data models. Can someone add the tag "ontology" to this site?
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Why is there a difference between my reputations in the menu bar and whats in My Communities list?

Right now I am confused with the fact that I have 237 points or reputations I am seeing at the top right of the Database Administrators forum, but in YOUR COMMUNITIES list it says 172.
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where is the survey associated with the census badge?

there is a silver badge called census that is linked to a survey. where can I see this survey?
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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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when is code not code?

For how do I execute a void-returning procedure in pgsql 9.1?, I definitely selected all my sql and clicked on the braces for code format, and I thought I saw it looking plausible. Yet, when others ...
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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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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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Notifications about new answers or comments doesn't work

Today (one hour ago) I posted a question: History from SQL Agent Jobs (SQL Server 2005) All notifications about new answer(s)/comments were accessible only when I checked my question on the Database ...
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Synonym suggestion - SSRS and reporting-services

Is this the proper place to suggest a synonym? Specifically reporting-services pointing to ssrs Justification: SSRS is the acronym of SQL Server Reporting Services.
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Can someone please explain to me why my question is unclear?

my question: Importing delimited files into SQL server The point of this question is to say that I do not want to specify the types and sizes for all the columns manaully. There are too many, and it ...
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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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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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how can I get an answer to a part of a question?

There is a question, that is solved by the author itself, but there remains a follow-up question, that cannot be asked on its own without reading the whole question. how can I restart that question? ...
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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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Figures/Images not available

I searched the Help and the meta questions to see if this is something obvious. I've been reading several posts on the dba stackexchange and have so far come across 3 or 4 that have... Attachments? ...
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A missing blank line disables code mode

I created a table like this: +-----------------------+-----------------------+ |Heading 1 |Heading 2 | +-----------------------+-----------------------+ | R1 ...
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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 ...