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SQL Snippets on DBA.SE?

Stack Snippets arrived on SO last September and they are great - I love this demo which shows off what you can do with them. They basically bring a subset of JSFiddle into the site, and something ...
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Database Administrators Top User Swag

As a thank you for being awesome, if you are on page 1 or page 2 of … https://dba.stackexchange.com/users?tab=reputation&filter=all … we'll be sending you a little care package ...
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2013 Moderator Election Results

Database Administrators' third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for ...
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Remove tag [tag:access] and blacklist it

The tag access has no description and I've seen it used in at least three different contexts: Microsoft Access, but there's already a tag ms-access for this. privileges a user has on an object, but ...
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Deleting Unsuitable Content from the Database Administrators Stack

For the backstory, see Paul's post on the topic. If you notice unsuitable content on the site, you can assist in removal. Depending on your reputation, you can assist by taking the following actions: ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Site Design Updates

As you can see, the DBA community site got a slight design update today. We have moved the site's CSS to a newly refactored LESS system, so it's easier for us to fix SE network CSS bugs globally in ...
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Our blog is launched as of this week! (Feedback here please!)

You may remember our topic at Blogoverflow blog anyone? If you want to help with the DBA.SE blog, here's the signup list? where we asked for volunteers to help write our blogoverflow blog, ...
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Why Do Images Sometimes Pop-up and Other Times Not?

Chat Exchange When images are uploaded to The Heap™ – Consultancy ©® they will be loaded via API to Imgur. The link then gets sent back to the room and inserted into the chat feed. Depending on its ...
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Improving my answer after it's been accepted

If my answer is accepted and then someone else adds an answer that isn't as good but has a few points that I didn't have should I add those points to my answer? Feels like I would be stealing their ...
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 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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How was this edit approved?

This edit suggestion appears to have been approved single-handedly by a regular user: This is the expected effect of using the Improve button. What seems less expected is that the user did not make ...
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The help center does not reflect the new top bar

I'm not sure if we should wait a bit longer until we are absolutely sure that the new top bar is staying in it's current form (such as the dots in the review drop down) but currently the help center ...
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Visited links in our meta are almost invisible

Quick, spot the link in this paragraph: I understand that meta is supposed to be muted, but I think the brown for visited links is at least a shade too dark. Surely now that I've told you there's a ...
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Stack Overflow Worldwide Meetups 2012: You're invited!

We're having a Stack Overflow meetup to get together with fellow programming, web, and other technology enthusiasts. But not all of our programmers and technology enthusiasts live on Stack Overflow, ...
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Search Engine Ranking for this site is goofy

The first result on Google for this search still goes to the Area 51 site. That's not good, right? Perhaps it's time to setup some 301's on the Area 51?
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Change the look?

Is there any wiggle room on us being able to change the look and feel of the main DBA site? It just seems a bit bland, and I think it's a bit hard on the eyes because there is no real contrast. I'm ...
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Post edited by others but OP not notified

When posts are edited by others, the OP gets a notification in the Inbox. This post was edited about an hour ago (20:50:02Z): revision 3 but the latest notification in my Inbox is from 12 hours ago. ...
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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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Action line spreads across two lines when too much going on

Pretty simple, mods see disruptive line breaks when we view a question that has been edited, has a pending suggested edit, and has at least one vote to close. The result is the vote to close count is ...
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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: Wednesday at 0:00 UTC / Tuesday at 8pm EDT

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Moderator Election Page comments overflow on Mobile version

I know that the Moderator Election pages do not have a mobile version by design but when viewing the DBA.SE election page the comments overflow beyond the column for each nominee which does not happen ...
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Oracle-RAC and RAC Tags

There are questions tagged Oracle-RAC and others tagged RAC. They are both about Oracle Real Application Clusters, so it seems that one should be merged into the other and perhaps a synonym created.
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How do we promote specific databases (or tag areas) here?

I see a TON of questions and answers for SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, and even Postgres. I do not see a lot of traffic on DB2. I'm sure some of that has to do with demographics and cost and what not. And ...
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2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat: Tuesday October 4th, 22:00 UTC / 6pm Eastern

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Questions colored with favorite tags too light?

I realize this might be a contrast thing, but I think the questions that are colored based on favorite tags (at least I think that's how it's decided) could be a couple shades darker at least: This ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Please use different color on 'seen' anchor tag

Until recently the color of Questions in the main pages of Questions of dba.stackexchange eg had had significance. Now a Question that I have opened is the same color as one I have not yet looked at. ...
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Pinning/sticking good (canonical) questions/answers to top of board

I was wondering whether it would be a good idea for moderators (based on popular demand) to be able to pin/stick posts at the top of the meta questions list (as is done here). Two posts that I would ...
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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, ...
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Reduced Advertising privilege on DBA.SE

This site currently carries ads for SolarWinds, both full-width banners (shown below) and sidebar ads. According to Shog9, full-width ads should be disabled for users with 200+ reputation, like it ...
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Automatically add the versionless RDBMS tag when needed

In this meta post there was an apparent agreement on that we should have questions tagged not only with the actual version of the relevant RDBMS (like postgresql-9.1) but the versionless tag (here ...
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Possible bug in data

Can someone take a look at this question? I can honestly tell you that I do not recall ever answering this question. As well, per the comment, it has no relation to the question what so ever.
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Skip “There are no items for you to review” page

The Review page lists multiple review categories and the number of entries awaiting review. Selecting any category shows all the reviewable entries in the category and then displays a page with the ...
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2012 Community Moderator Election

The 2012 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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Can the edit button be hidden if I am unable to edit?

I keep trying to edit meta posts (often just to see how a specific formatting thing is done) but when I click edit it just tells me: Could it be made more obvious that the post can't be edited by me? ...
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Loading dba.stackexchange.com in Google Chrome causes WebGL error

When I load the https://dba.stackexchange.com site I get an error message in Google Chrome stating: It doesn't always happen. By using a trial and error approach I found out that an error occurs only ...
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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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Self-deleting comments

Would it be possible to allow a commenter to place an expiration date on a comment? I bring this up following a comment I added to this question. The OP had two consecutive comments (6 minutes apart),...
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why only 5 tags per question?

after adding the database engine, for example sql-server and then adding the version for example sql-server-2016 there are only 3 extra tags you can add to a question. often when asking questions I ...
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Rename sql-azure tag

Proposing sql-azure be renamed to azure-sql-database There are two quite separate relational database products from Microsoft: Azure SQL Database (the target of this tag) SQL Server Confusion may ...
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Inconsistent styling of tabs?

I'm new to this SE site, but I noticed some inconsistency in the way that 'tabs' are styled on this site. Here's a screenshot from the questions list: And most other areas of the site look very much ...
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FAQ Link farm for basic questions on DBA.SE

I'd like to accumulate a link farm of answers to basic SQL questions so we can put a constructve 'see the FAQ' comment on noddy questions when asked on dba.se. Can anyone who feels so inclined add ...
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z-index(?) problem while reviewing

Some elements of the underlying page are visible inside the "review box" at the top of the page while reviewing.
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What to do with a nearly duplicate question from a sister site that wasn't cross-posted?

This question was asked recently: Specificness of Tablespace There is a nearly identical question that was asked on Stack Overflow 10 years ago here. I don't think that I could provide a better ...
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Intermittent error while adding comment and voting questions on Stackexchange

This is basicaly something I am facing for couple of months. Sometimes when I try to add comment to a question or answer or try to vote question I get error An Error Occurred-Please Retry your ...
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Request for tag creation plus synonyms

Per discussion on this question, could we add the tags ibm-i, as400, ibm-midrange, and even system-i and make them all synonyms of iseries?
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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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Can suggested tag synonyms be added to the “Review” queue?

It would be great if the suggested tag synonyms page: https://dba.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms?filter=suggested&tab=newest Where displayed in the standard "Review" queue: https://dba....
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Question is on hold

My question was put on hold because it is unclear. I thought it could happen because I have little familiarity with the subject, probably use the wrong terminology etc. Could you tell me what is ...

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