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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 ...
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Another Domain for drupal stack exhange

I just landed up on a Drupal Answers-like site on a domain called stackfaq.net. Out of curiosity, do we have two domains?
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Multiple Closing Criteria

Occasionally I run into questions that have a few criteria for closing (e.g. an overly broad, opinionated, question about a JS framework that's hardly related to Drupal). Should I worry about which ...
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Anonymous close request/Downvote

Its really frustrating to see closing vote for a question for no reason/ down vote on answers without people adding suggestion to make better. As an example The question seems to be fair to me. ...
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What to do if an accepted answer is not an answer?

I wanted to ask a question about something and firstly searched and found a similar question. But there is a problem: the accepted answer is not an answer that meets the needs. I didn't understand how ...
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Why are members trying to downvote questions or find flaws in the questions?

Rather than making an effort to answer questions members are more obsessed with correcting the structure of questions. Questions don't necessarily carry a question mark. I post a problem for which I ...
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Other forums for longer drupal questions

I have a very specific problem with a view that I don't really know how to solve. I asked a similar question about a month ago but the moderators comment that my question was a little bit long. So I'...
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Drupal and css related questions

I have several CSS questions related to AT adaptive themes and how to improve this for a few sites. If I asked this question here I get feedback that they are not belonging here as it is not ...
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Rename tag “Flags” to “Flag” (or create a synonym), or create a new “Flag”-tag?

The existing tag Wiki for the flags-flag refers to the Flag (without s) module. While the existing tag Excerpt for this tag seems to not really correspond to that. For more details, refer to these (...
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What to do with questions about a problem that can be solved differently?

I asked How to add a span before a tabs item? yesterday in order to put a small icon in front of a tab. It now turns out that I can achieve this by only using the default CSS classes and some CSS ...
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Abandoned Questions

Once in a while I come across what appears to be a completely abandoned question, by which I mean: Years old No Answers No Question Upvote No comments, or comments that don’t attempt to answer (...
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UPDATE: Site design updates are now live!

A majority of the changes are not visible; these tweaks go along with recent updates that were made to Stack Overflow: We have moved the site's CSS to a newly refactored LESS system, so that it's ...
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Best way to distinguish system builder vs. developer questions

I'm a system builder (former developer) and find that DA is targeting 2 very distinct audiences: developers and system builders. These folks attack problems from two completely different perspectives....
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How can I ask a question about drupal.org?

I just created this question: Get more drupal.org project usage information but it is really about drupal.org and not drupal -is there a way to tag it appropriately?
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Is it possible a single user review a answer two times? [duplicate]

I have faced a situation where i can able to review a single question two times both in First Posts and Late Answers is it a bug?
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New Stack Exchange user profile

I was wondering, when is the new Stack Exchange user profile going to be applied on Drupal Answers? Or is there some user setting which I miss?
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how can I find out if an answer worked, even though the OP didn't mark a best answer?

I don't have enough points yet to make a comment, and I don't have the answer to the question I'm viewing. People have answered, but none of the answers were selected as the best answer. I can't tell ...
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The avatars used on stack exchange?

I like the avatars used on this site (drupal.stackexchange.com). They are "squares with some colors". Are they available and are they for free?
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Why would I give away a (tiny) part of my reputation to downvote a post that is clearly spam, instead of just flagging it like so?

I just "reviewed" a new user question that was obviously spam, so I flagged it as such during the review. That's one of the reasons why the new uers review process is in place, right? But the ...
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How can I use “Propose Tag wiki” without taking the risk of a rejected edit?

A few things happened to me the past few days, while submitting suggested edits of wiki tags and/or wiki excerpts, for existing tags (for which I do not have the privilege to create them; at best I ...
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Does it matter if a question title is in first person or impersonal?

I recently gained access to the edit review queue and an enthusiastic member of the site is doing lots of cleaning up in my time zone, which is great. Every now and then an edit consist of changing ...
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Know total points at a given calendar date

Is there a quick way to know total reputation points at a given date, to get a sense of points earned over a span of time. One way is to manually calculate checking each date and points, I am looking ...
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How does somebody have hundreds of badges and 1100 rep?

Sorry the numbers just seem, not possible ... for example: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/users/1352/chefnelone?tab=badges And how does somehow whose used drupal so much (3 years) not know what ...
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Can I sort 'Unanswered/my tags' tab by date (descending)?

The Unanswered questions/my tags page is where I go if I want to find questions related to my interests and abilities. There is a higher probability that I might be able to answer these questions than ...
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Improve the usability of the suggested edits review page

I know I should pay more attention and not do these things when I'm tired but I would say that the review page for suggested edits is not user friendly. The topic of the edit could really be more ...
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Could we add the ability to change our votes on review items?

I just voted on a review item and immediately realised that I had misread something and voted incorrectly. I think it would be useful to be able to change such votes after the fact. I understand ...
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What is drupal.aspcode.net?

drupal.aspcode.net seems to be copying the contents of this site and Google shows their site along with search results from this site, which is annoying. Anyone know what's going on there?
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Community Promotion Ads - 2015 [duplicate]

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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Can anyone explain why Drupal Answers attracts more spam than any other SE site? [closed]

I am dying to know it. Maybe something in its name or logo...
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Burninate “Custom” tag

There already was a request to Burninate the "custom-module" tag and now I see it's rebirth as custom. custom-module doesn't have any meaning because: A question tagged custom-module would ...
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Why is information that narrows it down deliberately removed from a question closed as “too broad”?

This question recently was closed as "too broad": https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/138290/homepage-is-loading-very-slow-while-internal-pages-are-faster. As it was originally written, it was ...
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Winter Bash 2014 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated in Winter Bash 2013. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges)....
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Is it ok to ask how a particular module works?

If people have a question about setting up, or using a particular module. Does this seem like it would be a valid question for the site? I.E; How do you use Drupal Views? How do you set up Drupal ...
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How to get rid of all these CiviCRM questions?

Yes, CiviCRM is technically a Drupal module, but it's also a standalone application with its own community of users (who have some overlap with the Drupal community, but also WP and Joomla folks). So ...
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What should be done if user edit their POSTs with junk data

Consider the recent questions asked by this user. example this POST. The user is editing their own posts with junk data (testtest). So what should be done to this user and POSTS? Can I rollback ...
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Review notification

Yesterday i have seen a new menu in top bar section of my profile named as review. I conclude that it is due completing 500 reputation. Today when i have clicked on review menu i have seen 1 post ...

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