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Please synonymize and merge [rss-reader] and [feed-reader]

rss-reader and feed-reader cover the same territory. (There are questions about Feedly in both, for instance.) The former has more questions than the latter. However, by its name "rss-reader" would ...
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Revisiting the decision on Google Analytics

Way back in the early days of the site there was a discussion about whether questions about Google Analytics were on- or off-topic. Are questions about Google Analytics on- or off- topic? The ...
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Let's vote! A project to bring some recognition to neglected content

There are currently 14,181 questions on Web Apps that are not closed or deleted. Of those, 2,437 have no answers at all. If we look at the Unanswered tab we see 3,140 questions with no upvoted ...
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Question with bounty ends in a draw

For this question I added a bounty to draw some attention: What is the best way to merge friend lists on Facebook? In its current state, the outcome is undecided. What will happen with the bounty ...
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Why did NothingToInstall.com stop redirecting here?

It used to be the case that Nothingtoinstall Gets Directed to WebApps.StackExchange.com similar to how arqade.com gets redirected to Gaming.SE, etc. But the redirect no longer works, meaning that any ...
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How do I ask a question that may require recommending a web app?

I have a problem that I need to solve, and it may require the recommendation of a web app or service. How do I ask this type of question so that it isn't closed? (Inspired by this question at ...
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Why aren't people voting? How can we get people to get more engaged?

I've been noticing a trend here where it seems that people just aren't voting. It's the 11th of October, and a grand total of three people have managed to vote more than 10 times during that span. ...
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Please pluralize [keyboard-shortcut]

The tag keyboard-shortcut would be better as keyboard-shortcuts because, well, an app seldom has a single keyboard shortcut. It would also better match other tags.
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Let's expand the “dead app” close reason

One of the custom off-topic close reasons here is Questions on applications that no longer exist are off-topic for Web Applications as no one will ever be able to make use of the answers again. ...
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Let's clean up some meta tags

First, let's look at the advice from What are tags, and how should I use them? Avoid meta-tags Do not use meta-tags in questions. Here are some tips to help you determine whether a tag is a ...
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How do I get a 50 reputation?

I want to post comments and questions on this site, but I do not have a 50 reputation. How can get a 50 reputation so that I can actually use this site?
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Please merge [google-plus-hangouts] and [google-hangout]

They really are the same thing and have a comparable number of questions each. google-plus-hangouts google-hangout
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How to improve 'Online libraries or collections for (contemporary) books?'

How can my question be emended to consist with http://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic? Please also advise if this can be migrated to another apt SE site.
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On webapps.stackexchange.com, the protected question banner overlaps the “Not the answer you're looking for'?” banner [duplicate]

This is the same on all protected questions: The top of all tall letters (N,t,h,',l,k,f,B,d - in order) are overlapping the yellow box. This is a zoomed in image. Page Examples here and here, ...
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Do we need the 'error' tag?

Does tagging a question error really add much information to it? Or should we dispose the error tag?
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Is the “date” tag useful?

We've got a few dozen questions tagged with date. To me, this is not a useful tag. Who's an expert on dates? Who is going to follow this tag? A tag should be able to describe a question all by ...
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How/why was this question deleted?

http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/61330/does-searching-a-keyword-on-google-make-the-crawlers-look-harder-in-the-future (only available to Moderators and 10k+ users) It was migrated here from ...
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Review pages question title line height

On the review page(s), the line-height of the question’s title is smaller and some letters (e.g.: p, g) get cut.
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Cognito Forms says the entire Web Apps user base is actually part of Cognito's community

Cognito Forms, with the wording on their Support page, have new users to Web Apps thinking that it's actually all part of Cognito. Have a question about Cognito Forms? Participate in questions ...
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Google-Fu chat room frozen

This is the first time I've seen the Google-Fu chat room frozen: Can't we keep the Google-Fu chat room permanently active? If not, I want it to be. I'm in this chat room, if you want to chat: ...
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Spacing when the bounty banner is present

When the bounty banner is present, the “add comment” half-overlaps the banner (see image below). Also, after the bonus points badge there is an extra space present.
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Why did I get a “You're about to be question banned” warning?

To my knowledge I have no negatively voted questions, I just received two badges for popular questions, I try to be as specific and helpful to future users as possible, I do my best to avoid asking ...
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Question DriveApp (Google Apps Script) off-topic

I've flagged this question as off-topic a while ago, only to realize that it is still active. Tried to find the question in the close review history, without success, to see who has done what (and ...
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Using Web Applications as a product support forum

I'm looking into using webapps.stackexchange.com as a support forum for our product Orangedox for Dropbox. Since I'm a big fan of Stack Overflow I would rather use a product like this, where anyone ...
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Should off topic specifically include multiple questions in a single post?

I would expect this to have been mentioned already but I have not seen where. This question seems to be in many parts and, though there is a theme to these for the OP, the topics seem reasonably ...
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I'm puzzled by a specific link

user2987538 has asked a question on Web Apps and the profile shows membership of Database Administrators, where user has asked two questions, one of which: when clicked goes to ...
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Why am I in danger of being blocked?

Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more. For help formulating a clear, useful question, see: How do I ask a ...
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We need a canonical “how do I add/modifyremove tags in my Tumblr theme” question

It seems to me that an awfully large percentage of questions about Tumblr are people trying to customize how or if tags appear in their posts. To wit: How to show tags on a theme on tumblr? How to ...
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I wonder if you could please reopen “How can I find a cuddle friend online?”

Earlier this year, ChrisF voted to close "How can I find a cuddle friend online?", claiming that I haven't specified what I've tried already. But, in fact, I indeed specified what I've tried already — ...
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My question is about Google Tag Manager, but there's not tag for it yet

I asked this question a while back: Google Tag Manager no longer in preview mode for any version. At first it was tagged with [google], but that tag was removed later by someone else. There's no ...
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Deploy customized Stack Overflow app in local

Is there a way that I can get a version of the Stack Overflow application to deploy it at our organization and use it? (an official localized Stack Overflow application)
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Why would this question on Google App Engines be off topic?

Question: monetizing a google app engine product. ChrisF told me that this question would not have been on topic, had it been asked on WebApps.SE. While I believe I understand the points made on Are ...
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Using Stack Exchange account instead of OpenID

I have signed up in Stack Exchange using an OpenID provider. Now, I want to log in my account using Stack Exchange account. But in the "my logins" page there is no link for this.
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Wording of a Modified Post

A couple of days (maybe weeks) ago the wording of an edited post was changed from edited to the screenshot below (modified):. Why not change that into: modified by Jacob Jan Tuinstra 7m ago 6728? ...
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Why was question about web page usage migrated to SO?

Just curious as to why the following question has just been migrated to Stack Overflow: Tabbing through a textarea that captures tab It doesn't appear to be programming related and is asking about ...
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New custom close reason here on meta

I've proposed the following new custom close reason for here on Meta.Webapps: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances affecting the ...
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webapps.stackexchange unavailable through OpenDNS [closed]

I am writing this from my phone because I can't access this site with my desktop computer. Whenever I try to reach this website with my desktop PC, I get a “page unavailable” message next to the ...
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Add pointer to softwarerecs.stackexchange.com the help's on-topic section?

Could we add a link to: http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/ in http://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic regarding recommendations?
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Can we put the kibosh on “Is X Service down” questions?

Exhibit A: Is Youtube analytics down? On the face of it, it seems on-topic because it is about a web application and, further, would seem to have a definitive yes or no answer. However, at best this ...
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Year Notation Missing

I just got awarded the copy editors badge and I noticed that Al's date notation is missing a year entry (similar to the rest): Apparently around april 2013, dates start appear: Is it a fiscal ...
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Rename google-plus-circle

Please rename google-plus-circle to google-plus-circles. This will match other similar tags (e.g., google-plus-pages).
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How do we migrate questions to webapps.se?

I sometimes/often see questions on Stack Overflow that definitely would be a good fit for webapps.se, like this one: Google Spreadsheet Conditional Formatting Based on another Cell Value How are ...
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“Don't ask about” on Web Apps Tour

From The Tour, specifically the "Don't ask about" section Weren't the "Creating or developing a web application" and "Web browsers, including features and browser extensions/add-ons" items moved to ...
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Offer Bounty on Question

I've seen a nicely styled first question (Google Spreadsheet tag: Google Sheets: "Split" delimited string, preserving blank entries) and I would like to award a bounty. Not to receive ...
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Assuming bad intentions

I have posted a question asking to classify (give a name) for the Youtube banning policy. The moderators have claimed that I have a purpose different from my question and closed the question. So, it ...
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Review “Ghost” Questions With Answers

Would it be good to have a review queue, that reviews answers given, for questions that are inactive for lets say 6 months or longer? Activity would be referenced to the "last seen" date and answers ...
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How to log in to my Google-Signin'd Stack Exchange without Google signin?

I created a Stack Overflow account with Google Signin. Sometimes I'm on another computer where I don't want to sign in to Google, but I do want to log in to my SO account. Is there any way to do that? ...
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Flag disputed and I don’t understand why

I flagged this answer as a comment to a previous answer (this one, but it was disputed and I don’t understand why. I do believe that it’s a comment to the respective answer and I do believe that it ...
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How did my question become extremely popular within a few minutes?

I asked a question about something on Facebook which at first had very little views/activity. I got an answer, it solved my problem, and I accepted it. 3 hours later, I come back and there's now ...
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Got two reputation points, twice, for accepting an answer

I accepted an answer for my question on Web Application Stack Exchange and if I am not wrong you get two reputation points for doing that. But I got it twice. Once yesterday and once today. Why was ...

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