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Two complementary answers

Is there a recommended practice when two answers complement each other? For example, in this question about iGoogle one answer suggests how to export the data while another answer suggests several ...
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Question closed as “exact duplicate” but is not an exact duplicate

This question was closed as being an "exact duplicate" of this question. However: The question that was closed is a specific question: what is the solution to the specific problem of finding ...
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Should my question be migrated to Stack Overflow?

My latest question How to create an expandable list of blog posts in blogger (similar to the Blog Archive)? might better be suited for Stack Overflow, even though the question is relevant to WebApps. ...
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Merge [timeline] and [facebook-timeline]

Today I was asking a Facebook related question and I realized that there are two tags about Facebook's timeline: facebook-timeline and timeline. These tags have 8 and 17 posts, respectively. Since ...
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Why close and not migrate off-topic question?

Just came across this question. It has been closed as off-topic. While I agree that it's surely off-topic, what I’d like to know is why was it closed and not migrated to StackOverflow? They could ...
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What is the difference between a “native” app and other apps?

What is the difference between a "native app" and any other apps? What makes it native? I did not find any answers online.
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Question Ideas for our blog

Have ideas for a post you'd like to see on a site about web applications? Post them here as answers! Try to provide a concise title at the beginning, followed by a sentence or two if necessary, so we ...
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New activity is broken [closed]

The activity that displays new posts is broken, unless this is how it's supposed to be:
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Error in giving Reputation for an upvoted answer

Just have a lookat this Screen-shot: How come I get only +8 reputation for an up vote to an answer posted by me? Here is the link to my reputation statistics page (from were this screenshot is ...
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An error with the league ranking in Web Apps

Kindly visit this link: http://stackexchange.com/leagues/5/month/webapps and see this screenshot: My question is: I have been a User here for only 6 Days, so how did I get a #41 Change in rank for ...
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1000s of Questions unanswered for months

I see that there are many many questions here that do not have a single answer and the questions are posted months ago, many in 2011 and quite a few in 2010. What's wrong? Why aren't these questions ...
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Reopen a question

Who can view which circles in Google Plus? I just got a notification that above question is popular, It should be reopened. It is NOT a duplicate. Can my Google+ contacts know in which circle I put ...
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'Ask Question' invisible when browsing with images disabled

While SE itself (and also UX) is perfectly fine with disabled images, on Web Apps I had to find the "Ask" button from memory. This is not unique to Web Apps, and seems to be the case on a couple of ...
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What are the components of a Web app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between a website and a web app? I was wondering whether someone could provide an in-depth definition of what the web-app is and what are the ...
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Web Applications Anniversary Contest Prizes

Does any of the all-time winners received their prizes—$100 worth of a web application subscription? A while back I received an email with a link to a Google Forms form, which I compiled, but I had ...
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Add og meta data to hook with insights from Facebook sharer.php

Do not migrate this to meta.stackoverflow.com Please entertain the possibility of adding og metadata to the pages if you are going to use Facebook sharing buttons. You could assign the owner to the ...
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Sidebar Box to the left of questions on meta highly unreadable

There is not enough contrast here, I feel as though this change was recent as I have not noticed this before. All the notes have white text on light backgrounds. Chrome 18.0.1025.163 Mac ...
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Is there a lack of voting on Web Apps?

I have noticed that there is a lack of voting on answers and questions. There needs to be something that encourages people to upvote useful answers, or upvote good questions. I've personally see many ...
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Answers as comments are correct but no answers on questions what to do

I'm browsing through the unanswered questions area of the site and I've come across at least a three questions that have correct answers in the comments area and even suggested correct by the OP. ...
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Stack Overflow Worldwide Meetups 2012: You're invited! [closed]

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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How do I change the details of a flag I submitted

I flagged a question as being off topic and assigned it to one of the 4 available other SE's to be assigned to. Immediately after I submitted it I realized that an SE not listed would be better ...
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Mobile version doesn't have markup tips

I often browse and answer questions on my mobile. However, I cannot see any markdown tips when browsing on my phone. Can you add a tips link on the mobile style sheet so that someone can view markdown ...
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Am I “Doing it Wrong” by using the star to mark questions that I want to review later?

In the whole 13 days since I became a member I've been using the Star to mark a question for my own review later (since there's a spot for it on my profile). My reason for doing this is that I read ...
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Are questions about contacting a service's support staff on topic? Too localized?

From WebApplications newsletter, I have seen LibraryThing: How do I tell the bug collectors that the site is completely broken? This question is on new top questions. The question is about how to ...
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How should questions about defunct services be handled?

I was revisiting my reputation history tonight and came across an answer I submitted to a question about Aardvark, a social Q&A service that Google closed down during its "More Wood Behind Fewer ...
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Tumblr themes issue on-topic?

This user on SO seems to be having an issue with a suddenly broken Tumblr theme. It's off topic for SO, since he's basically saying that his Tumblr blog is broken and he doesn't know what to do. Do ...
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Where should I ask about what helpdesk software to use?

I am looking for a certain type of web app but I found that is considered off-topic here. Which Stack Exchange site would be appropriate?
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What would make my question more constructive?

Any suggestions on what would make my question more constructive? Web apps/services to outsource various website functionality I am really not smartassing nor promoting my website, I am just trying ...
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Should we move the answers to “Hidden features of Google search” to the Google tag wiki?

While reviewing some low quality answers I came across this old gem: Hidden features of Google Search Over on Meta Stack Overflow they are discussing, and in some cases implementing, moving the ...
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A guide to moderating webapps.stackexchange yourself - close voting

One thing that I've noticed is the number of questions that are closed solely by moderator action on this site. I'm going to take this opportunity to write up a guide here on meta blatantly rip off a ...
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Rename “coludhq” to “cloudhq”

The tag coludhq should be renamed cloudhq.
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Get Involved! WebApps Blog : Contributors

In reference to WebApps Blog : Good Idea or not so Good Idea I am going to go with the assumption that it could be a good great awesome idea and will be using this post just to see who is interested ...
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Specialized Keyword search for Google+?

Something I noticed is that when I put in a search for Google+ results seems to come back on just "Google" (a much broader topic, with more noise to sort through) Searching for G+ is a bit more ...
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Merge “localization” and “language”

language is being used as a subset/synonym of localization, so they should be merged. Even though language has more threads, I suggest using localization as its parent since it has a more general ...
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Merge “addons” with “browser-addons”?

Given the nature of this SE, is the addons tag referring to something else than browsers? I think not and thus the two tags (browser-addons and addons) should be merged. What do you think?
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Community Promotion Ads - 2012 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads 2013 A new year approaches, and with it, a new set of promotional ads! What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put ...
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Web Applications Anniversary Contest - The Winners [closed]

As you may be aware, Web Apps held a contest to win some swag to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. The contest officially ended at 16:00 EST on 18th November and your friendly Web Apps Moderators ...
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Merging “doc”, “document” and “documents” tags

doc is just a short version of document. Also, documents is the plural form of the latter. They should all be merged.
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Feedback on Proper use of Community and the eternal List of X

I decided to do a test run with community wiki on How can I backup all of my tweets? instead of closing as "Not Constructive" since it's just asking for a list of backup services (to be fair back ...
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Posts handled outside of /review do not count within review

I just handled How to use markdown in card description?, and edited it. Now going to /review it seems that I did not review the question as it shows up there (which I didn't if one thinks of review as ...
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Leftover posts in /review first answers not being reviewed

There are five posts currently in the /review section under the first answers tab that refuse to acknowledge I looked at them. For example reviewing Facebook like button without iframe will show as ...
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Is there a way to rehabilitate a reputation of 1 or am I doomed to eternal darkness?

I should have posted this on meta - but then that would have required a reputation of 5 which I don't have. My first question here was judged deficient and so the traditional ...
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Should internet forums be treated as off-topic?

Since Quora, Hacker News, Reddit and StackExchange-like sites are on-topic, if I wanted to figure out how to do X on a forum (for example phpBB) is it off-topic? Does this mean older internet forums ...
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Merge “js” and “javascript” tags

The two tags js and javascript should be merged. "js" it's just the short version of "javascript".
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Merge “conversation” with “conversations”

Both tags conversation and conversations refer to the same subject and thus should be merged.
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What is the official policy on identifying yourself as a team member for a product?

I'm being told here that I don't need to identify myself every time I answer a question about a product I work on, that I should just add the info into my bio. I have done this. This seems important ...
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Merge into and add (online-storage) as a synonym of (cloud-storage)

First, a question: online-storage and cloud-storage mean the same thing, right? If so, should we merge into and add online-storage (12 questions) as a synonym of cloud-storage (8 questions)? ...
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Why was my question closed? No comments, suggestions, anything

I did my search within suggested existing questions and answers but haven't found what I am looking for. So I created new question - any multiuser trip planner... I understand that someone has the ...
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(ad) should be merged with and made a synonym of (ads)

ad should be merged with and made a synonym of ads - they both mean the same thing, one has an s, and one doesn't.
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Merging tags “chart” and “charts”

chart and charts should be merged. They refer to the exact same thing.

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