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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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Deleting your old bugs and migrating new ones

If you haven't noticed, a chunk of bugs have been migrated to meta.stackexchange.com and older bugs that couldn't be migrated (due to restrictions in SE system) were deleted. There has always been a ...
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“Title” label isn't aligned with the rest of Meta's ask question page [closed]

I noticed that on Web Apps meta, the "Title" label isn't aligned correctly on the ask question page. Compare the meta page: To the page on the main site:
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Why in the world do we have [stack-exchange]?

Apparently, we have a stack-exchange tag, with a long wiki description describing the network of sites. Why? Well, now we've got a baker's dozen questions that are either: a support question that ...
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Why don't the toolbar images from Stack Exchange sites load?

I face the following strange issue: when using any of the Stack Exchange sites the toolbar icons do not show up: When I inspect the DOM i see the sprites have not been loaded sucessfully: If I ...
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New Badge for consideration

The Fanatic (gold) badge is awarded for "Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days". I believe Web Apps has at least one user who has passed the two year mark and wonder whether additional ...
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Are there any websites/stack forums that talk about the internet?

I would like to know if there is a website where I can go to ask questions about the internet. Questions like: How can I delete my posts on a forum? OR: How can I change my IP address? What are some ...
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How to save a draft of a question?

I had to ask a couple of different questions. Upon the second question, it blocked me because the site disallowed me from posting questions within 60 minutes. Is there a way to store multiple drafts ...
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Create tag for the new Inbox by Gmail

Would it be possible to create a new tag for Inbox by Gmail (http://inbox.google.com)? google-inbox? Google is sending out invitations to more and more users, so it probably going to be useful in ...
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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 14,220 14,483 questions on Web Applications that are not closed or deleted. Of those, 2,437 2,406 2,467 have no answers at all. If we look at the Unanswered tab we see ...
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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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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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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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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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