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Question protected by Community

I have seen several questions are protected by Community or any moderator on main site. My question is, in which case Community or any moderator protect a question?
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How do I write a great question?

I want to write a question that will be easily found and answerable by the people who know the answer. I also want people who have the same question in the future to be able to find it and the answers ...
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How was this edit approved?

This edit (and then this edit) is obviously bad: Another user has taken over the question, turning it into something completely different. Yet it has been approved - by a user with 3 reputation. How ...
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Please reinstate the default off-topic reason: not about Web Applications

Some questions are blatantly off-topic, to the point that no explanation is needed beyond stating this fact. I'm not using a real example, but the situation is not hypothetical. One of my front ...
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Creating a username on Stack Exchange

When I created my account on Stack Exchange, I was simply assigned a number. How can I change this to a chosen username?
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Inserting web link to a URL inserts extra bracketed numbers

I don't know if this is a bug or what so I'm reporting it as a bug. Insert an image using: Then see what seems to be an extra pair of brackets wrapped around a "1": This doesn't seem to affect ...
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No completion of the name after @ in comments in Meta for Web Applications

There seems to be no completion popup when adding a comment to a particular answer. Steps to reproduce are: Navigate to Clicking on tag link on a question does not list other questions with that ...
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Clicking on tag link on a question does not list other questions with that same tag

Navigating to: Assign size to image in Google Slides shows it has been tagged with google-slides. The link on that page is http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/google-slides When click ...
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Is this question really opinion based?

For my question, I noticed that it was getting no attention when I realised that it had been closed because of being primarily opinion based. This does not appear correct to me (or Rainbolt, the PPCG ...
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Replace Google by Google Search in “What topics can I ask about here?” on Web Apps Help

Request Replace Google by Google Search in http://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic because this could eventually help the reduce the use of google when should be used google-search. Details ...
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Merging tags gmail and google-apps-email

Tags gmail and google-apps-email refer to the same thing as the email service management features like DNS record management, email routing are out of scope in Web Applications. It's worth to say ...
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Why I can't use 'google' tag for Google Maps-related questions?

Rubén edited my question 18 hours ago and removed google tag from it. When I visited revisions page for that question, where google tag still exists and hovered it, I can read: Questions about ...
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Is removing thanks a tiny, trivial edit that is discouraged?

I have access to the edit queue recently. Some edits there only remove "thanks" "thanks in advance" or correct minor spelling/grammar error. I think that these kind of edits qualify as "tiny trivial" ...
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Why is the edit button is disabled for me on Web Application Meta?

I was looking on this site and then I noticed edit button is not enabled for any question or answer. I can share, flag but can not edit any question or answer. Why?
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Was a question migrated to Web Applications by mistake?

When I reviewed this question: feed XML to google calendar on Superuser Q&A, my review was that it would be a better match for Stack Overflow Q&A because of the XML topic, but it got migrated ...
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Let's clean up some OS tags

This is Web Apps. Web Apps, by and large, shouldn't care about what a user's underlying operating system is. Still, we have a bunch of questions that are tagged with operating system names. linux ...
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Why does WebApps warn me “you're in danger of being blocked” when I haven't asked any questions?

When I log into webapps I see this: Here's my profile: What has contributed to my warning being issued? How do I find out? I know this question has been asked before, but the ones I saw ...
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The Tour appears to give contradictory advice about browser questions

The tour instructs new users: Ask about... Browsers and their features relating to the use of a web application (Greasemonkey scripts for a web application, etc.) and later Don't ask ...
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Create tag for telegram-messenger

I asked a question about telegram-messenger Telegram Messenger on a google voice number There is no tag for it, Would it be possible to create a new tag for it?
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Do we want an Uber tag?

Going through the reviews, I found http://webapps.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/57706, a tag wiki for a new tag, uber. Do we want this tag? Granted, http://www.uber.com is a web app, but ...
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Tooltip flows under header

The tooltip for the impact widget on the profile page flows under the header. (I have checked only on Ask Different and it behaves correctly there.) Affected browsers: Safari (Mac OS) Google ...
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Merge “spam” tags

Questions tagged spam are pretty much, by definition, about how to prevent spam. (I can't think of any questions that we would want here that wouldn't be.) I suggest, then, that the following tags be ...
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The Web Application Nursery

So, The Web Application Graveyard is a little depressing. All those good apps that are no longer around. Worse, all that helpful content here that no longer has any use and is cluttering up the place. ...
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Troubleshooting guidance

There are some questions about issues that, rather than a deterministic answer, could require an heuristic approach (try & error, troubleshooting, etc.). Sometimes this could be because the user ...
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The Web Application Graveyard

We've all been there. A beloved or essential application shuts down. Maybe they ran out of money. Maybe they merged with another company. Maybe they just got bored. In any event, the app is no longer ...
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How does the community here define a partial answer?

I request the community to let me know: How does it define a partial answer? What should be the minimum information a partial answer should include? In what circumstances a partial answer should be ...
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How to deal with rejected migrations?

As of now, the site has over 100 rejected migrations: questions that were migrated here and then closed. They are locked, so can be neither deleted nor answered, nor improved. This is particularly ...
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Problematic “tags” and “tagging” tags

I draw your attention to tags and tagging. Not only is one simply the verb form of applying the other (and should thus be a synonym) they certainly seem to be meta tags; neither could be the only tag ...
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Request: Make “tag:gmail-chat” synonymous of “tag:google-talk”

Google Chat used to be able to be used within Gmail, Orkut and iGoogle, but the last two services were shutted down, so, at this time, Google Chat could be used only within Gmail. It's worth to say ...
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How to search for closed/deleted questions on Stack Exchange network

A while ago, I asked a question on Super User related to spoofing Caller IDs. The question was down voted and closed. It may be deleted (I don't know because I can't find it). I need to reference the ...
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Create a question-and-answer tag

It'd be useful to create a "question-and-answer" tag to manage questions related to the format of information retrieval and knowledge management. It'd be useful e.g. for Is there a Q&A ...
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How do I activate a StackExchange login (user+pass, i.e. not openid)?

I searched in the preferences but found nothing, so how do I create a user+password on stackexchange, on an account which I've been using with openid only?
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google-sheets needs to be a synonym

If you got the reputation, please go to http://webapps.stackexchange.com/tags/google-spreadsheets/synonyms and vote up the synonym for 'google-sheets'.
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Someone's answer was the solution to a problem, too bad I can't tell the community and expand on it

I just signed up, using my Google account, and I can't vote up OR even comment on this site, because my reputation is too low. Amidst a dozen responses to someone's problem, another poster posted ...
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Site design update

As you can see, Web Applications community site got a slight design update today. I have moved site's CSS to a newly refactor LESS system, so it's easier for us to fix SE network CSS bugs globally ...
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Merge “Blogger” with “Blogspot”

blogger and blogspot are about the same service. Please make them synonymous.
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Disappearing questions

Over the last few months I have noticed that the counter of the number of questions I asked went from 125 to 122. Any idea why? Are questions being purged?
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Phantom triangles on downvote warning

There are phantom triangles on top of the warning bubble when low-rep users downvote a post: I'm running Chrome 40.0.2214.115 m on Windows 7 x64.
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Is this an appropriate place for me to ask how to download all files from a category or article on a Wikimedia project?

I'd like to ask how to download all the files from a single category or article on a Wikimedia project, more specifically Wikimedia Commons in an automated manner (i.e., I just want to run a single ...
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Google Spreadsheet Questions Grayed out

Why is this question grayed out? I de-selected the follow star in the tag pop-up: only to realize that the tag was removed from my favorite list: So I re-selected the tag again. What did I do?
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Comment from user with reputation of 1

Just curious how someone who seems to be a new user with reputation of 1 and not the OP has managed to post a Comment. Privileges shows 50 comment everywhere Leave comments on other people's ...
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Is question on how to use a website's in a specific function opinion-based?

The question Is Reddit a good place to ask questions? I asked has been put on hold as primarily opinion-based. So I come to the What topics can I ask about here? and I see that my question is on the ...
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Only featured questions being shown

Why are only featured questions being shown at this URL? http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/facebook Before, this URL would show all questions tagged with 'facebook'.
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Question asked but answer no longer valid [duplicate]

What do you do if the answer to a question you have asked is no longer valid due to changes made by the website? For example this one about YouTube.
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Are questions about Duolingo on topic?

Doulingo.com is a free language-learning app used by millions of people, but it has no tag here yet. So I wonder if questions about using Duolingo are OK here? Also, what would be the best place for ...
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Is there a way to bookmark questions on Stack Exchange?

There must be a way to 'follow' a question or even a user through SE (i.e., it's easy to do it with browser bookmarks).
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Community Promotion Ads - 2015

The dawn of a new year, 2015, now approaches, or has already approached, either way it means that it is now time to reset our Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...
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What does the “worksheet-function” tag mean? :

What does the worksheet-function tag mean? : This tag is for spreadsheet questions where the question or answers involve an in-the-cell worksheet function, as opposed to some form of code.
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What is the right place to ask questions about web development? [duplicate]

Can I ask question related to HTML, JavaScript, CSS, etc., here? If not what is right community of Stack Exchange to ask? Stack Overflow? And if I have question about WordPress, would be I post ...
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Old answer (nov 2010) shown as new

An answer from late 2010 has just became available in the review section as a new user’s answer to an old question.

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