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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? [duplicate]

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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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 ...
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Are there moderation options to mark other's answers as the correct answer?

I recently see a lot of questions that are given attention by the Community-user, but they actually have been answered by the OP. They are just not marked as such. One example of such question is ...
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Spam post should not be upvoted!

I have seen an user which reputation is "6" and I saw one user up-voted the spam post. Spam post should not be up-voted!
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Winter Bash 2016 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated in Winter Bash 2015. This is not a duplicate yet. Each year we have gauge interest. Once the event is over, we will close it as a duplicate....
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What about the Winter Bash 2016? [duplicate]

Like every year we are so excited to wearing Hats!!!! This is really a great event & amazing concept. Waiting to here about this event. I believe new users will enjoy much like the old. ...
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Can we change the acceptance of answer if more perfect answer gets appeared later?

I has asked question and one user provided the answer, The solution was perfect, but the approach was different. Since it solved my issue, I accepted it as a answer. Few days later, some other user ...
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A request to reopen my question

More than a day ago, my question (How to append text of user input for affiliate marketing URL? ) was put on hold because it was deemed off-topic. I had accidentally included the word "recommend" at ...
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Is it fine to post a question even if we already found the answer? [duplicate]

Sometime, a problem we are trying to solve and want to post on Drupal Answer is resolved before we post it. Sometimes, I think the question is worth being post, due to the nature of the problem. Is ...
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Is it possible to stop community user from modifying drupal 6 questions?

Community user usually modifies old questions so they will shown in high positions of active question list. But nowadays drupal 6 is not supported any more and these questions doesn't gain more ...
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How to improve tag maintenance?

I agree with the thinking in "twig tag should be independent tag", and the accepted answer to it. However this is just 1 out of many of such tag-issues, which I've seen happening over and over the ...
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Can I post questions that I have answered on drupal website (d.o)?

Since answering my own questions is accepted on DA and considering that DA has a different audience than d.o, can I post questions that I have answered on d.o ? I could have done this without asking ...
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Introduce tag for Drush on Windows or Drupal on Windows in general?

I think it would be very useful to be able to filter out questions related to Drush on Windows. A lot users struggle with this, and some of us has volunteered to answer these question. Now, my ...
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twig tag should be independent tag

I think that making the twig tag as synonym of theming is not suitable. There are many issues related to twig as it is, not related to the theming concepts of drupal 8.
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Should Drupal 5 posts be closed?

Since only ~0.1% of Drupal sites are still using Drupal 5 and it's not supported since 2011, the questions and answers are outdated and probably not useful to anybody. Can all Drupal 5 be closed as ...
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How to rephrase my D8 question to have it reopened?

Question 1 Yesterday I asked the question "https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/208299/how-to-upgrade-a-site-using-organic-groups-to-d8". Too bad, it got put on hold by a moderator (not even 1 ...
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Why my reputation Reduced by -1

I downvoted the Answer on this question Webform send multiple email. As you can see that is spam. In case Answer is removed by the time you read this question, I have taken screen shot as below, I ...
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How do I edit posts containing links that don't work anymore, or not being updated about a module being available for a Drupal version?

I have seen some old posts where: The given links are not working The posts say a module is not available for a given Drupal version, but the module is now available for that version How can I edit/...
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Should I ask from the OP to accept my answer while my answer is the only one and upvoted?

I have seen that many times, people asking from the OPs to accept their answer, should I do the same, there isn't other way ? I just don't like that kind of attitude. I guess that the answer would be ...
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User name "unknown" for "community wiki" post

I've done a minor change to the community wiki post. It's showing the modified user name as "unknown" (as follows) But the Top Questions page, and revision history shows the modified user name ...
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How does one ask a question which (ultimately) has to do with the way Drupal is structured?

On drupal.stackexchange.com, I often begin by asking a "how to" question which gets replies suggesting a different data structure design, so the discussion becomes removed from the actual question I ...
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Get rid of the documentation tag?

The documentation tag currently has the following description: Topics pertaining to sources for documentation and tutorials for understanding Drupal core and extension modules, using its UI (user ...
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Write wiki pages for empty tags to clarify their intention for new and existing users

This question arose in There is no Tags term MENU or MENUS in DA?. The situation is that a lot of tags are vague, wrongly used or created even though there are already alternative tags available. I ...
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I simply dont Understand how more specific can one be?

In this Question how-to-get-the-form-id-in-drupal-8-with-hook-form-alter all she asked was while placing the hook in a .module file the dpm for fetching $form_id(obvious from the code) is not getting ...
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Improve the quality of reviews?

While discovering my bugreport: Less privileged users can see reviews of other users I've found a quite some posts getting marked as OK while they were actually a question posted as an answer (or ...
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