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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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It's bounty time - suggestions please! [closed]

I have a lot of unicorn points (aka reputation), and they're just sitting there doing nothing. I've come to the conclusion the best use of these points is to find questions that need answering, that ...
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Why I get -3 votes for this question?

I have a question about my Drupal Answers post: create node--article.tpl.php to define fields I am new to drupal and wanna know why people voted -3 for my question .
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Why was my flag rejected?

Why was my flag on this question rejected? It somehow confuses me, because I'd say this question is literally about: Implementing a functionality or a layout seen in a site, for which just a ...
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Giving a good answer that is not being accepted or at least upvoted

Have you ever given an answer that it is and can be proven as correct but has never been accepted or upvoted? It is so frustrating! I am not a child and I am not whimpering, I know the rules, most ...
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Why won't we have a “Want a job?” box in the right sidebar here as in StackOverflow?

Drupal job offerings in the a box in the right sidebar can be very nice, I think... Just as the ones in StackOverflow about programming and Front-end dev.
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Limit of answers per day

Is there any limit to the answers that a single user may give in one day? As far as I know and I am aware of the reputation limit per day, there is no restriction to the number of answers that a user ...
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Community Promotion 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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What the deuce? Why was my question deleted?

This one: How to allow donations combined with a field where donators can write a message? You can see the cached version here (for people who have less than 10k rep) My counter arguments From ...
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Can I ask personal Drupal questions \ Opinion based questions in the Meta?

Can I ask personal Drupal/Drush related questions or questions that some mods might see the answer upon them as opinion-based or off-topic questions in the Meta? An example for a personal question ...
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What is the criteria of Secret Hats

I found some hats are given to users that they call it secret hats. Is there any criteria for this or they just throw it to popular users. PS: I am taking part for the first time so pardon me for my ...
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Is it already 18th Dec!

In India current time 17th Dec 4:30PM which is +5.30 GMT. I got a A New Hope hat. How i got this hat! Is there any other rules to get this hat!
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Why are we so technical?

And by we, I mean you, not me, you! Seriously, we are holding this question How to change TB mega menu name dynamically? I have used the Megamenu module and create a menu 'login', now when user ...
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Should we have a “content-types” tag?

I was editing this question: Manage content type by admin menu link and I searched for a tag related to Content Types, but I can't find it. We need a tag named "content-types" or there are other tag ...
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Should we be a bit more restrictive with editing “On Hold” or “Closed” Questions?

Wondering if we can/should be a bit more restrictive on what/when we edit "On Hold" or "Closed" questions. I just opened up the front page, and 6 of the top 10 questions that boiled up under "active" ...
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Is stalking users disallowed to some degree?

This morning I down voted a question that does not belong on this site in my opinion (as did a half-dozen others) using the very clear criteria for a down vote. The user that was down voted dug up a ...
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Do we want to handle questions about Backdrop?

Should Drupal Answers be welcoming to questions about Backdrop CMS. From their docs: Backdrop CMS started its existence as an offshoot or fork of Drupal. Although Backdrop originates from a ...
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Why is my question here considered a bug report?

I asked https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/183535/drush-cant-decompress-a-tmp-gz-file as help request and I've no idea if I myself did something wrong (say, installed something wrong) so it ...
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Why a suspended user can review?

Today I saw that a user was suspended and his reputation went to 1, but now I go to the Suggested Edits review queue and I see that the user has 3 reviews. Can a suspended user make reviews?
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Winter Bash 2015 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated in Winter Bash 2014. Hopefully, by adding this sentence, I can make this different enough to trick the system to not detect it as an exact ...
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Make the off topic closing reasons more friendly

As per How to marry the conflicting philosophies? we can "control all of the "off topic because..." close reasons" and as that answer asks, we should be more friendly. So: let's come up with better ...
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How to marry the conflicting philosophies?

The Drupal philosophy is, by and large, to be warm, open and friendly to newcomers. The Stackexchange philosophy is very different: ask good questions. The consequences are very off putting: a harsh ...
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Where to ask “how to” questions?

I see a lot of questions being marked as too general, and not specific enough. So where should we ask for opinions or discuss how to's? Drupal has so many available configurations, and there are ...
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What is the “select” tag for?

There is ambiguous (in my opinion) tag select which has over 60 posts, but it's not clear what it is used for. Is it SELECT for MySQL, select list, select modules (such as HS, SHS, TSS) or anything ...
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Why near the UTC TIME 5:00 appears spam questions? [closed]

I have seen that normally near the UTC TIME 5:00 appears spam questions, Why? Normally in other sites of the network I don't see this behavior. And usually there are two questions. The moderators have ...
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How did I get +12 reputation for my up voted Answer?

I know reputation score goes up to +10 when others vote up our questions. But today I notice, I get +12 for my answer. How did I get +12 reputation instead of +10. Any Idea?
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Disputed “Not an answer” flag?

I flagged this answer as "Not an answer" after reading the guidance linked to from the help section. I felt the answer could certainly be flagged based on this criterion: A user wants to reply to ...
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Where are people asking for Drupal help aside from here? Where do the “Elite” Drupalers go?

I've been noticing, many of the top 1% of Drupalers on this stackexchange board with a score of 10k+ don't have many questions, but mostly just answer other people's questions. I understand they are ...