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Site Activity and VoteGraph 20160614 in the last 12 weeks

According to http://data.stackexchange.com/webapps/query/161411/site-activity-and-votegraph the number of question votes in week was incresed almost 4 times. Is this correct?
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Is it OK to ask and answer my own question?

I had a problem with a web application that I was about to ask about here, but I solved it myself. I think the information would be useful to others, because I can't be the only person who has run ...
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Why did I receive badge notification which I have already earned?

Yesterday I received notification 2 times on main site (as well as for Stack Overflow) that I have earned "Marshal" badge, which I have already earned back in November 2015. See the below screenshot ...
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How can I ask question for a non-existing tag? [duplicate]

I have few questions about flowdock, since I don't have enough reputation to create the tags. In this case how can I ask the question for the non-existing tag?
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Overlapping export/data liberation tags

I draw your attention to the following tags: data-liberation migrate-data export migration These would seem to cover virtually the same thing. migration lacks a description or any usage guidance, ...
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Why did I lose reputation points? 460 became 450

Out or curiosity. I had 460 reputation points (as demonstrated on the attached image) Went off answering question and searching for relative answers using other tabs on the browser. At some ...
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Shouldn't we think/worry about the possible purpose of a question?

While browsing other SE website, I check the popular questions across SE network section, where I found this question. Maybe I am a bit skeptical or paranoid, but I believe the purpose of this ...
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Why the number of closed questions was increased in the last 30 day?

According to http://data.stackexchange.com/webapps/query/76890/statistics-about-the-site-questions, the number of closed questions were increased twice compared the previous maximum value that ocurred ...
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What specifically about my 3 WebApps questions is causing me to get blocked?

Similar: Why am I in danger of being blocked? You have reached your question limit It looks like you might need a break - take a breather and come back soon! You've asked 4 questions recently, ...
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Change the `conditional-formatting` tag to not only be about Google Spreadsheets

I've just asked a question about conditional formatting in Microsoft Office Online. I added the conditional-formatting tag but then saw that it apparently only relates to Google Spreadsheets. Is that ...
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Please make [extensions] a synonym of [browser-addons]

extensions doesn't have a tag excerpt nor tag wiki but browser-addons has them, actually they were added on March 16 by @AI E. extensions has 6 questions 4 questions 0 questions. browser-addons has ...
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Should I delete my now obsolete answer?

Back in 2014 I answered the question Google Spreadsheet generate random numbers with Math.random(), based on how Google Spreadsheets worked at that time: http://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/71355/21583 ...
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Which tag should be kept as the main tag for the Google service for local business?

As there are less than 10 questions this could not be a big issue but could be helpful to document this case. There are three tags which names belongs to the name of a Google service at some point in ...
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In the context of Web Applications, which are the tags that are not specific to a web application that are not meta-tags?

Overview Yesterday I posted the following question Please make [storage] and [image-storage] synonyms of [online-storage]. At this time, it received two comments mentioning that online-storage is a ...
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Do we want slangs / short forms like “TL;DR” in questions?

Scanning unanswered question I found Can't download/export a large Google Docs document as PDF (what are the limits on Google Drive?). It use TL;DR as heading. I don't have problems with the use ...
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Nobody's [defaults] but mine

I draw your attention to the defaults tag. This looks to be the very definition of a meta-tag. Every app will set these up differently, and whether or not they're changeable is up to each app. No one ...
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Please make [storage] and [image-storage] synonyms of [online-storage]

In the context of Web Applications most of the questions that use storage are referring to the same as online-storage, by the other side, doesn't make too much sense to use the first to ask questions ...
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For your [reviews]

I draw your attention to the tag reviews. There is no tag description, and no usage guidance. This looks like another classic "meta tag". It has no context without the other tags on a question and ...
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We don't need [permissions]

I draw your attention to the tag permissions. There is no description, the usage guidance doesn't contain any usage guidance, but has something of a description: Permissions are a series of rules ...
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We must [unsubscribe] from the [subscription]

I draw your attention to subscription and unsubscribe. I would call both of these the very definition of a meta tag. "Subscribing" could be to a mailing list (or similar), paying for a service, or ...
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What to do with the [address] tag?

The tag excerpt and wiki for address are empty but there are 9 questions 6 questions related to regular (physical?) addresses and to email addresses. In the context of Web Applications it looks to be ...
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Can't make the [connections]

I draw your attention to the tag connections. Ten questions (at the moment). No usage guidance or wiki description. About half of the questions are about LinkedIn connections. The rest are about ...
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“Historic value” questions

Given today’s web development dynamics, I think Web Applications is particularly prone to content decay — there is and will be a large number of closed questions (that were valid at a point in time) ...
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What makes a post a duplicate of another, their content, their context or both?

Overview Some questions becomes duplicates of other questions because of their content, other because their answers. How should be discussed/reviewed the cases when a question become duplicate of ...
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Please create [apphub]

I just asked a question about AppHub, but don't have enough rep to tag it correctly. Could somebody with sufficient rep fix it for me?
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Please make [office-web-apps] a synonym of [office-online]

(This is related to: Clean up project: Office 365) Office Web Apps is an old name for what has now become Office Online. Please make office-web-apps a synonym of office-online and merge.
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Questions untaggable for low-rep users

What can be done about tagging for low-rep users? I had a question about xero, and wasn't able to tag it appropriately, or use a "retag-this-please" style tag (anime stack exchange has one IIRC).
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Community Promotions Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...
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Please make [google-inbox] a synonym of [inbox-by-gmail]

The official name of the product is Inbox by Gmail, but it is often called "Google Inbox". (The URL of inbox.google.com exacerbates this a bit.) Please make google-inbox a synonym of inbox-by-gmail ...
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Clean up project: Office 365

I draw your attention to the tag office-365. There seems to be a bit of confusion on what this tag is for. Granted, the description isn't great, but that's fairly easily remedied. A goodly number of ...
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Is 'icons' a good tag?

I draw your attention to icons. On the (currently) 10 questions with that tag... 1 is about emoji in Gmail subject lines 2 are about emoticons in Facebook 3 are about icons in Trello 1 is a request ...
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What is Hat on Web Applications site?

I got a new notification You earned Sufganiyot on Web Application!. What is this "Hat"? You can see in my profile picture I wore this. Can anyone give a brief information about this?
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Please update the “recommendation” custom off-topic reason to include guidance to Software Recs

Among our current custom off-topic Close reasons is one for questions asking for recommendations. It currently reads: Application/website recommendations are off-topic and out of scope. It is ...
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What happened in May, 2014?

So, I've been using my newly-acquired privilege to see site analytics. Around about May 20, 2014, there is a precipitous drop in site visits and page views. We went from ~70,000 visits per weekday ...
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Would you allow this Spotify question here?

I'm curious whether you think this might be an appropriate question to ask on Web Apps: What artists are not available on Spotify? I asked it at Music Fans, where it was closed for well-meaning, but ...
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Unnecessary edit?

http://webapps.stackexchange.com/posts/55192/revisions The above link shows that someone edited my question almost 2 years after its initial posting just to remove "Thanks in advance!" While I ...
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Let's burninate [api]

(Slightly related to this question: Questions of the form: Does {website X} have an API?) Application Program Interfaces are firmly in the domain of programming. Except, perhaps, for questions asking ...
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Questions of the form: Does {website X} have an API?

Have a gander at questions tagged with api. The tag wiki already provides guidance that API questions are, in general, off-topic here. But there are a bunch of questions that are essentially asking ...
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Synonyms for Google Drive apps

Can we get some synonyms created? Google can't seem to make up their minds on what things should be called. google-slides should be a synonym for google-presentations Google Drive was originally ...
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Website recommendations

A site which would be an obvious migration target for us, Website Recommendations, is barely over 50% committed. Oddly, in the list of six other Stack Exchange sites where the committers are also ...
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1answer
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Can we get rid of the issue-tracking tag?

There are 12 questions tagged issue-tracking. Most of them are also tagged with something else, usually the actual issue tracking system they are asking about. Those tagged with only issue-tracking ...
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Should github.com questions be asked here?

This question was retagged git and moved to Stack Overflow. Its a question about browsing github.com, not using git. There's also a github tag which makes me suspect Github questions can be asked ...
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Why are there suddenly hundreds of posts in the “Late Answers” review queue?

There are suddenly 300+ answers in the Late Answers review queue. Mostly, they are answers to questions that were migrated here a looooong time ago. However, I'm seeing a fair share that aren't. ...
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Why a huge amount of old questions of this site migrated from Super User?

Why is there a huge amount of old questions migrated from Super User? Is there any interesting story behind it? Searching on questions sorted by "newest", and going to the last page of results (...
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What reputation is deducted on answer migration?

I think when an answer migrated, reputation deduction depends on the number of upvotes on that answer. One of my answers was migrated from Web Applications to Super User site. Before migration my ...
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Please consider merging most Meta “tag” tags

retag-request, tag-synonyms, tag-request and retagging all seem identical to me. Can someone with enough reputation suggest them as synonymous?
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Please consider merging [facebook-chat] & [facebook-messages]

If you have enough reputation, please suggest facebook-chat & facebook-messages as synonymous. That is (keep in mind those tags have no descriptions), unless the former means the pop up version ...
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Synonymize 'forwarding' and 'email-forwarding'

I'm not fully convinced that they're the best tags, but forwarding and email-forwarding seem to be covering the exact same territory. forwarding has usage guidance: Generically refers to the ...
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Do we want questions about what software runs a web site?

Exhibit A: What is the shopping cart software behind sammydress.com and dresslily.com? I was going to vote to close it, but none of our off-topic reasons seem to fit. It's not idle curiosity, nor ...
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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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