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Call to action: Review and Vote to Close and/or Edit

A few months ago, the diamond moderators made a decision (citation needed) to back off a little bit on unilaterally closing questions. We did this to Encourage community moderation To not impose our ...
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Why Suggested Review need 3 reviewers?

This post is reviewed by 3 reviewers and yes I rejected that edit because of the comment "fixed grammar" and honestly not noticed the spelling mistake. My question is why this Suggested edit approval ...
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Early Christmas Gift from Stack Exchange?

I received around 100+ reputations in all of the Sites that I use under stack exchange today morning. So, SE distributing early Christmas gifts?
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Community Promotion Ads - 2014 [duplicate]

It's the time of the year again, namely it is December 2013, and so we shall now refresh our Community Promotion Ads for the new year. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are ...
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New topbar - do you want colours to meet the rest of a page?

With Stylish plugin for FireFox and for Chrome, you can turn that generic black into Drupal blue. Here is the code: @-moz-document domain("drupal.stackexchange.com") { .topbar { background-...
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Guidance on appropriate level of research

I had a question down-voted today and I just want to get some guidance on the appropriate level of research I should do before posting. The question is here: Create custom signup block with mailchimp ...
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Is a question about how a part of views works appropriate?

I'm having a problem with a view throwing an error when I try to do an csv export on it. In my course of troubleshooting, I am re-creating original view as another view, click by click, in hopes of ...
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Off topic or on topic?

Are these questions on-topic? Drupal 7, displaying an image to search results How to show "field-image" in search page? Both are about Drupal Core issue #1166114 Manage Displays Search ...
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Winter Bash 2013 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated in Winter Bash 2012. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges)....
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Track Favorite questions

In some questions I see the Star clicked and the numbers. How to know who have Hit favorite (starred) your questions?
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Can I use comments to tell someone that they should have done proper research before asking?

I saw a question whose answer could have been found by a simple Google search. In that case, Can I use the comments to tell the person that they should have done proper research before asking a ...
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When should we need to answer our question?

I have asked few question in Drupal exchange website and I have read several comments in other answer that we can answer our question. So, I have some doubts what would be best scenario to answer our ...
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Why featured tab shows the count wrongly?

When ever I checked the featured tab, It shows the count wrongly, If I check this count with the below paths also shows different count 1.) http://drupal.stackexchange.com and 2.) https://drupal....
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Should I post my answer as answer or comment?

If I have a possible solution for someone's question that worked for me when I had a similar issue, but I am not sure if my solution would work for that person. In that case, should I post it as an ...
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Unecessary edits to my question

This user has edited my question with a bunch of borderline unecessary edits. Some points: Edited to adopt American spelling Edited to broken english: "extend the behavior of the filter like the ...
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How do I view my score for tag?

I recently earned the create tag synonyms privilege, and I want to view my score for tag. I tried to suggest a tag synonyms, but it shows "tag synonym requires 5 score". where can I check my score ...
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Community page for Drupal Books/Learning Materials

Is there any community pages for list of Good Drupal books / learning materials with very helpful review from some Drupalers. I mean seriously Good books.
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Chat room practically abandoned, make an effort to revive it?

I don't spend much time in the chat room, and scrolling back the history, I get the impression that neither does anyone else. I think it's a bit unfortunate, because it could probably be a good ...
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Let adding code wrapper in edits ignore the 6 character requirement

Is there a way we can ignore the 6 character requirements if we're only adding a code tag for a question? Sometimes I see people have included code, but they haven't formatted it properly so it doesn'...
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Message not received

I check this post, one of the user tried to message me, but I'm not received that message, I checked my responses, but it is not present there. I think this is because of that user mentioned like this ...
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How to inform the downvoter, once the post is edited/updated?

Suppose that a user posts a link-only answer which gets a negative score. How should the users who down-voted that answer be notified, once the answer is edited and changed into a proper answer? If ...
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How do I get reputation

It really sucks that I can't vote up or comment. I'm sure the concept of reputation is fine for early adopters, but to late comers, it's just a pain.
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Why this question marked as duplicate?

I posted this question, but it is marked as duplicate for already have an answer. But my question is related to drupal 6 and the referenced post is for Drupal 7 and the referenced question is not ...
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Should questions that request information that compromise security be closed or deleted?

I just saw how to retrieve password from within hook_user_presave(); Not to put a too fine point on it, I believe the use case presented by the OP does not make sense, and the only use case I can see ...
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Should I ask a question about changing the way module works, if I'm preparing to hack it?

Related: Can a question about a module bug ever become on topic for Drupal Answers? I need a module to work a bit different than it does now. And I will force it to do so, But I wanted to ask first, ...
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Why my reputation decrease without any message?

My reputation decrease by -2 without any message and I checked this Post, it show the message removed for the deleted or closed post. But I'm not getting any message for the lost reputation. How can I ...
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what it is unupvote?

I have -10 points of unupvote today. No feedback so I am not sure what was the problem with my accepted answer. When an unupvote happens could be because of someone does not longer agree with the ...
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Can close reason be revised?

Why is Drupal 7 so slow? is closed as not constructive. But it's duplicates and similar questions are posted pretty often. Now, users who post new ones knows about old one, but post anyway. My guess ...
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Time frame for the question

If we ask question in Drupal Answers site and we did not get answers or any response on question for 3-4 days, should we ask new question for the same or need to wait more. I know that if a user ...
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What happened to the previous users badge?

I earned the Marshal badge recently and then I noticed it awarded to only 1 time, I,m sure this badge is already earned by few users. What happened to the previous users badge ?
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How do we force the users to select the version tag? [duplicate]

Most of the questions are posted without the version tags 6, 7 and 8 . It is difficult to ask in comments for each and every time. If you check my comments, most of them are related to version tags. ...
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What is serial upvoting reversed?

I know this user have more than 1K rep, but today I checked his reputation, he got negative reputation and also it mentioned Serial upvoting reversed. What it means and for what reason he got negative ...
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On down vote why my reputation sometime decrease and somtimes not?

I Know I will get a -1 reputation for downvote, but sometimes I will not get any -1 rep. On what criteria downvote operate ? Today I flagged the answer and downvote it and I got a -1 reputation, but ...
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Where to post question asking for added clarification

I had asked one question here. So as per answer I've written code, but I want someone to help me verify this custom code. So should I post a new question or edit and place it in the existing ...
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Why almost every question gets an upvote now?

I mean, questions like this - one sentence, no research effort, no basic understanding, 3 concepts / APIs mangled together and it still got upvote. Un-upvoted soon, but it was there. Or this one - ...
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Should requests for a module be considered valid or offtopic?

Connected topic: Questions that lack any research effort We have three kinds of module requests here: Give me module that will ............... (example) I tried using ........ but it can't ....... ...
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How to make chat with OP?

Even though I got the privileges to create gallery chat rooms and I got rep to make chat, Unfortunately I can not make chat with the OP see the below screenshot. I tried to avoid the extended ...
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The “Remove New User Restrictions” privilege page uses the wrong icon

I'm not sure if you are able to edit the privilege pages at a certain reputation. but on the Remove New User Restrictions privilege page I noticed that the icon in the last sentence about how to add ...
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What to do when OP ignores requests for needed data / clarifications?

Like here - OP did not provide MySQL error from it's error log, and without it it's impossible to know. But instead of finding out, he posted a duplicate, still without that log message. Now, it's ...
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Need clarification for duplicate questions

This question marked as duplicate " https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/83870/how-do-i-solve-general-error-2006-mysql-server-has-gone-away " , but that question also don't have any answers, So ...
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What to do when the answer is not perfect?

https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/83652/how-to-override-existing-email-message (link visible only to 10K users) is a question answered from the OP. It looks not perfect, and I know he is ...
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Is this a valid question?

I mean drush and db credentials from external sources. Looks like OP has no clue how php.ini files works within CLI environment. He even posted snippet showing drush is using other php.ini than the ...
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Questions that lack any research effort

Referring to this question specifically: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/83187/unable-to-add-placeholder-for-date-field The question is completely pointless; the answer is in the 2nd ...
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Should question about applications designed for Drupal, but working outside it, be on-topic here?

For example this one. Application in question is Filebuilder Desktop Application - stand alone, closed source, paid commercial java-based application run on the personal computer. But designed ...
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Code blocks and URLs - is it the way to go?

I mean this edit, but I've seen it happen couple of times already. Is it OK to put URLs in code block? For me if it's a list of addresses, it should be formatted as a list. I might understand ...
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Questions that contain nothing but a request for code

We've had a lot of these recently, even a few today. I'll get straight to the point: It's my opinion that any question that simply requests we write code for the asker, and that shows zero research ...
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Differences between “updates,” “upgrade,” and “version-upgrade”

The upgrade documentation at https://drupal.org/upgrade states that an upgrade consists of changing the major version while an update is changing the minor version of Drupal. Excerpt: What's the ...
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Are we ready to answer Drupal 8 questions (now)?

Question from 9 months ago: Are we ready to answer Drupal 8 questions? Since Significant time has passed, and related to that Drupal 8's codebase is now much less volatile I suggest we revisit this ...
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How to answer a question, if good answer would be a whole copy of a post from Drupal.org?

So, there is this little question. Answer to it is here on Drupal.org. This post is to short to make any excerpt from it, and copying it whole might be a copyright violation. Rewording it to obscure ...
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Are duplicated answers OK?

Are answers that are exact / almost exact duplicates OK? And answers that are partial duplicates (all of new answer is just a subset of older one) OK? I don't mean situation when both answers are few ...