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How to handle same post in multiple review queues?

Often when I'm reviewing I open the different active review queues in different tabs. Sometimes is happens that the same post shows up in 2-3 different review queues. E.g, A new user posts an answer ...
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Why was my spam flag declined here?

I flagged this post as spam because: it is plagiarized from here and has a spam link (totally unrelated both to the question and to the answer itself) at the end (typical technique spammers use). the ...
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How are new tags being added? By mods or by everyone?

I'm a bit confused about the tag creation process. Are tags supposed to be created by moderators, or is it fine that regular users create tags as well? Every time I have created a tag it has been ...
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“put on hold” question also locked

This question was put on hold and more information is asked for: Contextual filter: Content: Nid issue But the question also seems to be locked, so it can't be edited or commented on, new ...
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Do we need a “layout-builder” tag?

There just came on question in tagged in the title as there currently no layout-builder tag exists. Layout Builder - How do we programmatically place a section and then a block in that region on ...
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Do we need a “deprecation” tag?

I often come across questions regarding several functions being deprecated and what their replacement is. Do we need a deprecation tag? When Drupal 9 is released there might also be a lot of new ...
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Do we need a “decoupled” tag?

Several times already there where questions dealing with the REST API or the JSON:API I found to be good candidates to be tagged decoupled. But we don't have a tag for that by now, or do we? ...
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Add [js] tag synonym for [javascript]

I think it would be helpful to have a [js] tag that is a synomym of [javascript]. In Stack Overflow, this synonym exists, and I was initially confused when trying to tag a question, thinking that ...
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Is a question about drush still out of scope?

This question about drush was closed in 2013 for being out of scope of DA SA. I wonder, is that policy still in effect? Are questions about drush and drush alone not within the scope? I would note ...
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Missing 'field' or 'entity' and/or their related API tags

How is it there are now no tags for things like 'field' or 'entity' and/or their related APIs? Some of the questions I am trying to post lately are directly related to them, but I can only enter one ...
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Add tag for [namespaces]?

There seem to be plenty of questions related to namespaces. Would it be helpful to add a namespaces tag? https://drupal.stackexchange.com/search?q=namespaces
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Are questions about how to configure robots.txt on-topic?

There's this question robots.txt vs language path prefix. OP finds out that Drupal's default robots.txt doesn't actually cover his multi-language setup, which they configured to use path prefixes. An ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Winter Bash 2018 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoyed it. Hopefully, this will be as fun as previous years. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by ...
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Hate the new DA theme left sidebar

As per Drupal's updated site theme is ready for testing! the new theme is now live. Don't like the new left sidebar, I find it distracting, what can I do?
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Why is my Question still on hold after editing it extensively?

I have asked the following question : How to redirect a User to a predefined URL next to a VBO (Views Bulk Operation) Operation? ... and was put on hold on nov.13 by kiamlaluno. I have extensively ...
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I think we should accept Drupal DevOPs questions here

I use this site since 2013 as my first StackExchange site. I use Drupal since 2010 as a webmaster although I do some fundamental to basic Bash and JavaScript programming though AOTM I don't know ...
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Drupal's updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Is it appropriate to ask about DrupalCon in the context of Community involvement?

The question "What is the company that will organize DrupalCon Europe 2019?" was voted down and then put on hold. Upon revisiting the existing guidelines, it seems that the question is valid. These ...
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Can I add my question to an existing question?

I am having difficulties following some steps of an answer to an existing question. Can I add my question to an existing question? If not, how can I get clarifications.
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Do not consider field, field-formatter and entity-reference tags as a synonym of entities

I recently noticed that tags field, field-formatter, and entity-reference have recently all been marked as a synonym of the entity tag. To the extend it is needed, here are my 2 cents about how I ...
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Community poll: Time for moderator elections?

I've been on this site for over 4 years, and there hasn't been an election held. From my research, seems there hasn't been one for DA since 2012. I've nothing personal against them, and I hope they ...
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What can be done to make Drupal Answers more useful to Drupal 8 users?

Drupal Answers is a great resource, but a lot of the archive is not relevant to Drupal 8. Searching for answers is troublesome, because much of the content is applies to earlier versions of Drupal ...
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Prolong bounty period

I have a question that has not received enough attention and therefor I created a bounty for it. Now I have got a couple of answer which seems very promising, but I am still trying things out and also ...
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Is this question too similar to another to ask? How should I handle a situation like this?

I asked this question: How to check if an entity bundle has a field?, but soon realized there was another very similar question: Get all fields defined in a bundle. I ended up answering my own ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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License drupal.stackexchange.com

I really like Add class to body based on path alias. Can I use this code in a Drupal website?
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Winter Bash 2017 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoy most. Hopefully, There are more fun this year. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing ...
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Unable to set drupal_set_message() after logout redirect marked wrong and no fix available

The question "Unable to set drupal_set_message() after logout redirect" got marked as a duplicate of a Drupal 7 issue, while this question is for Drupal 8. I do not have enough rep points to do ...
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Best practice to improve own answer

If someone posts a detailed answer, with step by step, screen captures... gets votes, and it occurs that : the answer doesn't solves fully the issue the answerer finds the exact solution but that ...
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How can I edit my post?

I want to edit my answer in this post and add newer solution and more details to it. Please help me.
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Why was my rude/abusive flag declined?

Yesterday, I flagged two answers on this question as rude/abusive. Both answers were by the same user (now deleted), one of them contained gibberish of the 'cat-on-keyboard' type: [';'...
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Please tell me why so many SE regulars, are in such a hurry to edit other people's questions?

As a regular user I ask this question politely; but please tell me why so many SE regulars are in such a hurry to edit other people's questions? Excuse my cynisism, but is this just a self-serving ...
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What to do with questions that show no (relevant) effort?

This might be related to Very poor quality questions everywhere (like panels everywhere but without the magical feeling...) But I do not believe to be exactly the same. I believe that I am recently ...
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Questions asking about the “Drupal Way”

I feel that the Drupal vs Wordpress debate is similar in one aspect to the Python vs Perl debate: "One way to do it" (Drupal) vs "More than one way to do it" (Wordpress). Especially in Drupal 8, ...
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I lost bronze badges!

I have seen that my badges count(badges) = count(badges)-1. The badges also can taken away like the reputation. I just lost one bronze badges.
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Do website usernames indicate spam?

Disclaimer: I'm only an active contributor to Charcoal SE project. Prior to flagging my first spam here, I didn't even know "Drupal" can be a word. I had my first declined flag on Drupal, and it's ...
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What's the proper way to indicate Drupal version [duplicate]

I actually had two separate users tell me they wished I had provided context about the version I was inquiring about on this question: How to sum two fields One user even told me to tag it 7. To ...
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Why is my question put on hold?

I have a question about this: How to change the default view of the "extend" page in a custom administration theme Can you tell me why my question is put on hold or voted for closing ? I ...
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are recommendation questions allowed re: tutorials?

if I were to ask for "what's the best tutorial or website to learn Drupal AJAX implementations" -- that's not allowed, right? This site is more for very specific, Drupal-only questions that don't ...
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Version Tags in 2017 and onward

In How do we want to handle questions with radically different answers for Drupal 7 (and lower) and Drupal 8 (and higher)?, we solicited thoughts on how we as a community want to handle the fact that ...
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Can we have a mysql tag?

I think that we should have a mysql tag, because sometimes we are facing problems with specifics databases systems. For example, see the question Why we need the key property in the Upsert class if ...
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Where to draw the line to post an answer that is not really what the question is about?

The question "Create rule to Set Default Value" is obviously (IMO) a question about the Rules module. However, the (now accepted) answer to it starts like so: You can implement ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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How do we want to handle questions about unstable/incomplete contributed modules for D8?

Have a look at this recent comment, which include this: ... debugging sites in-situ can't be supported by Q+A, because as soon as you fix the issue the question ceases to make sense. I do agree ...
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What to do with questions regarding server configuration?

I have seen some question regarding server configurations, for instance "How do I install [apache|nginx|letsencrypt]?". These questions are obviously not related to Drupal. There is however also no a ...
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Is it acceptable to preemptively post a Q + A to “advertise” a module?

Assuming I maintain or know a contrib module that solves a specific problem, which has not been expressed as a question on this site yet. Is it acceptable to post a question + answer that expresses ...
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How do we want to handle questions with radically different answers for Drupal 7 (and lower) and Drupal 8 (and higher)?

Currently, we are starting to see questions that could potentially be duplicates. A recent example is Which tables are safe to clear (truncate)? which is a potential duplicate of Which tables are ...
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How to show I did search on old questions and can't find help before asking new question?

My question How to debug Drush command with xdebug in vscode? has been marked as [duplicate] which really upset me. In the question, I did mention I have studied the answer in similar question but it ...