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Percent-encoding of asterisks (*) in links

In this answer I linked a URL that contains a * character: http://wayback.archive.org/web/*/http://www.alexa.com/topsites The * char seems to be converted to %2a. When I click this link, I get the ...
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Account is not allowed to suggest edits?

I've recently suggested several edits on this site. After two accepted edits (1), (2), it seems that my account has been disallowed for further suggested edits. I don't have links for rejected ones, ...
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WebApps Second Anniversary Contest

Congratulations on making it two years as a graduated site! Such an occasion should be honored -- so we're running a little anniversary event here to celebrate your second birthday. How do I ...
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Progress towards the “Strunk and White” badge?

I remember having a look at how close I am to the "Strunk and White" badge, a long time ago. I have been inactive for a few months now, and can't find it anywhere now. Can somebody help me here?
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Inbox message for a question I have nothing to do with

I just received an inbox message regarding a question on StackExchange Meta that I never had anything to do with.
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1answer
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<kbd> doesn't work in comments to answers/questions

Adding <kbd> tags into comments on questions & answers doesn't work. It just displays the HTML. SHIFT
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What am I looking for when reviewing low-quality marked posts?

Part of me wants to recommend incorrect or too short answers for deletion, but the community should take care of that part the other part of me says. So, when checking low-quality content ...
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Multiple new users linking to same service

Most of the answers they've posted only say go to www.jsondata.com but a few mention how it may be company employees posting these short answers. Are they applicable to be marked as spam if they all ...
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What should your top prize be?

Your moderator team has put together a great little cleanup contest for y'all to celebrate your anniversary! Right now, the suggestion for the top prize is an annual subscription to a webapp. There's ...
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Strange timestamp bug

Why is nickyt’s answer to this question dated in november 2010, while the question itself is dated in december 2011? The question: And the answer:
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Please migrate this question to StackOverflow

I have posted this question on webapps.SE. I was attracted to ask question here because of the site's name (which says Web Applications). Now I think it should go to StackOverflow. StackOverflow has ...
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2answers
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How do we handle one hit answers pimping own sites?

I've noticed that due to the nature of the site, Web Apps tends to get a lot of one-hit answers from people pushing their own sites. For example: Is there a web-based VNC? Looking a look at the ...
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Review page filter bug

I found the following error on the question review page. To reproduce it, click on the filter link. This happens on every type of review. Edit: Idem for meta. This occurs when the explanation of ...
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Clean up and then blacklist the [application] tag

I've just see that we have a tag called application. This seems to me to be redundant. I'm guessing that it came about because people entered "email application" or some such into the tags. Once ...
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Clean up a thon contest!

Kicking off the activity by introducing an idea brought up by JohnC. Clean up a thon!!! Cleaning's an art. My mop is my paintbrush. Our answer rate has dropped to 87% which may seem great but ...
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Accidental answer reported as spam

I accidentally reported an answer as spam. Is there anyway I can undo this?
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2answers
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Merge/synonymize google-docs and google-drive

Google Docs are now part of Google Drive. Should not google-docs now be a synonym of google-drive?
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Why did you delete my comment/question

Transfer cell values to another cell by clicking on button google spreadsheet I need help with understanding the code - why delete it?
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2012 Community Moderator Election Results

Web Application's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for ...
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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest

The following is a "digest" version of the 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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How to unselect the 3rd choice on the Moderator Election

On the Moderator Election, there are only three candidates on the election phase. Some time back, I gave my 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice. Now I want to unselect the 3rd choice. I was trying a lot but I ...
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Do I have to vote 3 times?

Do you have to vote in an election for 3 candidates to have your votes counted? Because I'm only voting for 2 candidates, will my vote be counted at all?
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WebApps Birthday Celebration?

Did you know WebApps' anniversary of its graduation is coming up on 30 September? Congratulations! How about a fun activity to stir things up a little? After a year of great Q&A, we'd like the ...
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2012 Moderator Election: Town Hall Chat

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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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 ...
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How do I edit a question in webapps stackechange?

I posed a question in the "Trello" category. Rather soon I realized my question was based on a premature conclusion of mine but not before my question was answered. I needed to rephrase the question, ...
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The submit buttons need a focus indication

Most Stack Exchange sites make it possible to see when a button got focus. When using the Tab key for submitting a question or answer this is quite useful to make sure you don't accidentally open a ...
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Error on the new review page [closed]

I just found this error on the review page:
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OpenID: How to move my profile from Google Account to Stack Exchange Account?

I want to clean up my Google Account with open id and move my profile on stack exchange (where i sign in with Google Account) to Stack Exchange Profile. Is it possible? Thanks!
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TAG request - [Salesforce]

I have some questions about SalesForce. I guess there aren't many followers for it yet (Not even a tag) can I ask to have that tag created please? salesforce
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New Review system currently in beta testing [closed]

A new system for reviewing posts that require moderation is now live here at Web Applications. For details, please see the post on Meta Stack Overflow. It's important to note that this is not ...
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Are questions about etiquette on- or off-topic?

I have a question about the usage of a particular feature of a social network. It is not a technical question, rather I wonder what is the socially acceptable way to do and what must be avoided when ...
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Can we add [problem] to the tag blacklist?

Earlier today we had a number of questions tagged problem I cleaned them all up, but can we add it to the tag blacklist to avoid it's return?
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Typo in the FAQ

From the FAQ: Shouldn't that be application?
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Clicking repeatedly on the flag button repeats the “waiting” animation

When clicking repeatedly on the “flag” button, the “waiting” animation gets displayed as many times as there were clicks. (To reproduce this, the AJAX response should take longer than expected.) I ...
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Why Favorite and Ignored tags add button text is not visible on Web Applications site?

Just I have noticed on the Web Applications site that there is no text on the Add button for Favorite and Ignored tags text box. See the screenshot below. EDIT: The same thing happens on Meta ...
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Should I keep returning to check on my question?

I just asked a question about Gmail and since I can't get into my account in the first place, an e-mail won't really help. Shall I just keep checking back here?
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Self answering OkCupid posts, on topic? spam?

A new (to Web Apps) user has posted and answered minutes later a couple of questions about the 'OKCupid' dating site. One, two. It could be some sort of advertising, or a super keen user. To be ...
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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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