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Looking for a way to tag issues created by a certain community

First, I just want to say I'm really impressed with the user community at drupal.stackexchange.com, and I had a follow-on question to the many posts about creating tags. I chair a Drupal group (http:...
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Why do a lot of people seem to “answer” a question in the comments section?

I'm fairly new to participating here (though I've been referring to Drupal Answers for a while now for Drupal help), so forgive me if the reason is pretty obvious and I just haven't picked up on it ...
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What to do when there is no answer for a bountied question?

Recently I put a bounty on this question at max bounty: How can I remove items from the allowed values list of a select field that has data for the values? There seems to be a consensus as to a ...
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Do I close a question when it turns out there is no answer? [duplicate]

I asked this question How does Feed import get a list of the CSV fields to map to content type fields? and it turns out that Feeds CSV import doesn't support what I want although Feeds SQL import does?...
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“answer suggested by author” status for questions

I have asked several questions that went unanswered for so long, I eventually discovered the answer through trial and error. I don't really want to answer my own question because doing so does not ...
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Tags “Notifications”, “Subscriptions” and “Messaging”

Drupal has three contributed notifications/subscriptions/messaging frameworks that are known respectively as Notifications, Subscriptions and Messaging Some time ago, tags were created for all three ...
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If I have created a new tag, will I be the moderator for that tag

As mentioned here, I understand that anyone having points more than 1500 can create a new tag. My question is If I have created a new tag, will I be the moderator for that tag or who will be handling ...
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Why is there no AKAMAI tag in Here

I am just wondering why don't we have any akamai tag in https://drupal.stackexchange.com/ . It is better if we have tag akamai in https://drupal.stackexchange.com/ for better convenience of everyone. ...
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Is it valid to post answers from other user's comments?

For some posts, the answer might be very short or a single line answer. so sometimes users post them in comments instead of as answer. For example, Have a look at this Question. Bala left a comment ...
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User answer a question but ask another question in the answer. What to do in those cases?

I have recently review a user which answer a late question. However, he answer but he ask another question in his answer. Are there any guidelines about how to treat those cases? Thank you
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Can user share his contact information on Stack Exchange?

Recently i came across this question where OP is unable to resolve his issue related to migration of view. It seems off topic for me. He offered bounty of 20$ and asked to share contact information ...
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Unknown tag: user-reference

I was just looking at this question that is tagged with the user-reference tag. I'm not sure what this tag means. It doesn't seem to relate to any module and doesn't have a description. Should it ...
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Should bugs in answers be corrected by editing?

I believe that there is agreement that bugs in the code posted in questions should never be corrected by editing by anyone except the OP (and that even edits by the OP should be rejected if fixing the ...
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Please edit to salvage link-only answers instead of voting to delete them

From time to time, when I go through the "Low quality posts" review queue, I come across link-only answers that has accumulated multiple "Recommend Deletion" votes. An example from today is the ...
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What's wrong with this question?

This question: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/109747/webforms-colorbox-not-working-seriously-nothing-happens How can I ask this question in a way it does make sense? Since I wrote what I ...
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Effects of unicorn - visible to me or everyone?

There is an option to adopt a tag. Nice joke, all right, but I wonder if we can see what each other buy? Or is it a kind of playing with yourself? :D
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Do we still want server administration questions?

The Help Center currently has this section about on-topic posts: Server administration/deployment Lately, we have been closing many/most of these as off-topic. Then one of the moderators ...
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Anonymous user edit the answer

I have found answer of one post in which an answer was edited by anonymous user and the post was totally changed. I think, there should not be edit access to anonymous user.
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How to deal with Users who are misguiding Question Poster with wrong answers using comments?

I have come across some users who are posting comments which will lead to multiple issues. For Example in this Question there is a comment which suggests to delete some modules if site has issue with ...
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Why is the reason given by me when voting to close misrepresented?

Take a look at the closure notice below the question: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/106093/how-to-create-an-image-gallery-album-like-facebook It says: "marked as duplicate by ..., Gisle ...
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Stop voting to put Drupal questions on hold as “Questions on programming, PHP, SQL, etc.”

I see this more and more these days. There are questions like this - not so good ones, maybe should be put on hold, maybe not. Doesn't matter. It is a question about Drupal, Drupal-specific tools (...
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Not able to properly align the code within code block

I tried to put the code inside the code block in this question, but I failed and not able to do that, meaning it not rendering properly. Is that because of that code or what ?
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IS it okay to link to books you have to buy in an answer?

I just left an answer here that suggest the use of a book that you should (although there are other ways to get a copy) buy. Is it okay to point people to solutions that are commercial? Especially as ...
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Is there a way to retrieve the revision history of your question?

I asked a sub question in a main question that I want to ask separately, but have forgotten the exact phrasing after forgetting to paste it for safety when I cut it out. Is there a way of retrieving ...
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Do we need a new diamond moderator?

Recently election on Stack Overflow was completed, do we need the same here. I think we need so, I'm member for more than one year in DA and I seen very few activity from one diamond here, I think we ...
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What is the options for reporting down votes which appear to be tit for tat or malicious?

I downvoted an answer which was not correct (I checked it and found a correct answer) and came to find out that the question itself had been downvoted. What is the options for reporting down votes ...
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What happens when someone apparently gives meaningless or false answers which get voted up?

What happens when someone apparently gives meaningless or false answers which get voted up - especially when it looks like they are seeking extra points? Is there a way to report such apparent ...
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Is there a point in closing very old questions with an upvoted and accepted answer?

Take a look at this old question: "how to put permission to only paid users can print something in my drupal site". It is from April last year, and has an accepted answer with four upvotes. It was ...
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Please help with putting an answer together

My comment apparently solved the issue in this question so it would be a shame if it'll stay unanswered. On the other hand, I don't quite understand what exactly OP did with it and how it worked. ...
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Question editing renders an answer invalid

it has occured to me that there are questions, for which some edits change their meaning. Changed so much, that an answer is rendered irrelevant or out of scope, even sometimes attracting downvotes. ...
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Do we approve suggested edit robo?

This user only doing Suggested edit (only editing the title spelling mistake), Is this valid editing behavior ?
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why dont answer my question newly

I put some question and one of set 200 boundary for one of them,I know some of users really can help me but dont answer my question while they are spend time and answer newbie user question,why ...
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We need canonical questions for migrating DEV -> STAGING -> LIVE

I just closed another question that had to deal with migrating from DEV to STAGING to LIVE. I closed it as too broad because I couldn't find any of the decent target question for closing as dup. As ...
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Are these two duplicates?

I asked How to properly duplicate image for "clone" form? but it turns out there was a similar question I failed to find Managed file: the file used in the field may not be referenced The ...
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Help to understand why VLQ declined?

I flagged this post / revision as very low quality, but it was declined, I just want to know is this not low quality ?
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How to deal with “very low quality”, but technically valid, answers?

Every now and then, someone posts a short answer along the lines of Use module [X][1]. [1]: [appropriate link] I've done so myself at times. These answers are sometimes flagged as low quality,...
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New Close Reason

The moderators recently added a new close reason to the Off-Topic list: This question was caused by a problem that can no longer be reproduced or a simple typographical error. While similar ...
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Building on another user's answer

I asked a question for which the only answer might not have worked under certain circumstances. It certainly worked with me. I marked it correct and added a comment with my modifications. Was this ...
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What to do with question that was supposed to be self-answered, but stalled?

https://drupal.stackexchange.com/q/99961/16495 Due to huge workload and personal issues I wasn't able to write good answer yet. And I will not be able to do so tomorrow. Should I leave it be? I admit ...
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What's the best way to deal with an unanswerable question? [duplicate]

See - Boolean field: hide (in display) if unchecked This question has the caveat of "Without resorting to Views or custom code". I agree with both Clive and Mołot comments and believe that the ...
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Is it ok to close unformatted question?

This question not formatted properly and horrible to read and understand. Can I close this question as "Unclear what you are asking".
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Is it ok to show my solution and ask if it is a good Drupal aproach?

I am new to drupal and am building an app for my brother's business as a test case to help me learn. I just built a solution to opening an add content form and pre-populating some fields depending ...
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How long it will take to approve the tag synonyms?

I suggested two tag synonyms a week before, but it still shows pending (0). Who will handle tag synonyms and will it have review queue and How long it will take to approve the tag synonyms.
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Screen turned when writing answer

When I was writing this: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/a/98150/16495 just after I wrote "Turns" Drupal Answers turned 90 degrees clockwise. I regret I forgot to take a screenshot :( Is this some ...
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Show notification for suggested edit

I was checking this post and I have found that my 16 edit suggestions was rejected by community. Now, when I checked my suggestion edit list in my profile, then I have to click on "suggested edit" ...
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Can we not add OP's comment as suggestion edit to post

After reading this post, I was reviewing my suggested edit in Drupal stackexchange site and I have found suggestion edit for this post. I have found that someone rejected my edit and mentioned below ...
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Why new orange notification Icon without queue?

I noticed today the new orange notification icon; when I clicked it, it navigated to the suggested edit review queue, but the review queue is empty. Is this normal?
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User comment loading in the editor

Yesterday user post a comment to ping me in this post, but that comment still loading in the editor whenever I open that post, but that comment is deleted by the user. Looks strange and also I hard ...
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Watch out for bad edits!

Recently I see a lot of bad edits, and worse, I see them accepted. Examples are: placing code in bold marks, instead of code marks placing module names in code marks Formatting lists as code blocks ...
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How to get winter hats?

I am seeing different profiles having hats on their profile, even I want to grab one. Does it need special privileges, more points ?