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body cannot contain '-'

what is this, I post some snippet and it tell me **body cannot contain-(after I inspect it with firebug I saw it is "_" **, what this meaning really? we can't put a snippet with "-" in question body ...
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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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Why am I temporarily banned from suggesting edits?

I see the message, "You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits", when I try to suggest typo fixes I've seen. I presume this is because of the series of rejected edits I've made to the tag wiki. ...
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Edited, but no changes? Why in reopen review queue, if nothing changed?

This looks like a bug to me: If nothing* changed, why push it to reopen queue? If something* changed, why not to show it? This is the question I'm talking about: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/...
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Can I do non-edits to remove misplaced votes?

Generally, I do very careful when placing down/up votes on a POST. If I misplace down/up votes on posts, I can't retract my vote once grace period ends. This happens in this case also: Edit in grace ...
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Is it valid to edit users post more than once?

Let's say I edit a user's post and got approve for that, later (after got reputation for that edit) I realize that still there need to do some more edits in the same post, so Can I do modifications to ...
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Random squares when I write - what to do?

I guess it can be considered a follow-up for Screen turned when writing answer - now when I write, random squares appear. Their coulor is #042e4e as in background-color:#042e4e; in site's CSS. This ...
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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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Was the new-user image restrictions revoked?

I just encountered this question: Node reference field share between two content types User with rep 1, two questions, and he posts images. I'm sure it wasn't possible when I started. Was it changed? ...
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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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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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If author edits his question right after it's asked, does it appear in the revision history?

Example is this question - I answered it, hit submit, then I've seen a glimpse of standard "an edit has been made". Now I don't see any edit history, but there is last line in a question I'm sure wasn'...
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What is considered a good post edit?

Is there any suggestions about what it is considering good editing in posts? What kind of things should I not edit?
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How can the Community user approve suggested edits?

I see that the Community user is not a real person, but only a background process. I was just curious to know that how can a process decide whether the suggested edit by the user should be approved/...
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When editing a post, should I Americanize spelling?

I am editing a post, and cleaning up general formatting, spelling, and grammar. Is is OK to also Americanize spelling (eg, change "behaviour" to "behavior")?
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How to contact a user to let them know their suggested edits are partially wrong

I've seen a lot of suggested edits in the queue over the last week (all from the same person) that have removed the term 'Drupal 7' from the post body and instead added it the 7 tag. And we all know ...
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Why cannot I edit a post on the meta site?

On Drupal Answers, I can edit any post, even if I don't have the necessary reputation, and my edits are placed in a queue to be approved from other users. On the meta site, this doesn't happen. Why ...
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What to do with suggested edits that add extra information to an answer

There are couple of suggested edits in the queue at the moment that add extra information to answers. The edits are for the following answers: How to display specific forms in drupal 7? Migrating CCK ...
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Do posts use a revision system?

I made some too aggressive edits to a certain question, and the author has asked me to restore the text. I thought there was a revisions system where I could pick the old text, but I can't seem to ...
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Should there be/is there a “standard” for formatting internal Drupal URLs in questions and answers?

In questions and answers fully qualified links (e.g. http://example.com/) are automatically formatted and converted to a link which is great. When asking/answering Drupal questions there's often ...
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Why are editing options missing for one question?

I was editing questions and answers this morning and came across a new question in which tags and editing options were not available. Other questions have all options, but not this one. Nevermind! ...
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Inline tag editing sometimes doesn't work

Lately, I had problems with inline editing of tags. I hover the mouse close to the list of tags used in a question, I click on the "edit tags" link that appears, and I change the tags in the text ...
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Is it really necessary to remove a term from the question title and replace it with a tag?

I realize there is much discussion here regarding best practices for tagging, but is it really necessary to remove a term such as 'Ubercart' from the question title, and replace it with a tag? The ...