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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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Adding graphics to other peoples answers

There have been a few times I've seen a fantastic answer here on drupal.stackexchange and thought the inclusion of a graphic (an example or reference) would make for a much more readable answer. I ...
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Can we, and should we, handle abandoned questions?

Some questions will never recieve an answer, because they have been abandoned. One example is this one: 'Notify user of new account' checkbox to be selected as default The same goes for ...
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Fix the downvoting system to require downvotes to give a reason why it was downvoted [duplicate]

I'm getting down-votes on valid questions that have zero reason to be down-voted. Plenty of them have been answered, in fact. I recently asked in the comments for someone to explain why the post got ...
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How can we encourage users who down vote to leave a comment as to why

We get a lot of questions and answers down voted without the voter commenting as to why they down voted. This is really frustrating because at the lower and of the spectrum it is not constructive ...
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Create a [rest] tag

There are over 2000 questions related to using REST with Drupal. It is clearly a subject that many people are interested in and many people have problems with. I think this is a good opportunity for a ...
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Create [mimemail] tag

I am the maintainer of the Mime Mail module and I would like to add a mimemail tag here on Drupal Answers in order to better support this module. There are years of questions about Mime Mail here on ...
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Unjustified downvotes, tag stinginess, and general site dysfunction

Several of my questions have been the target of multiple downvotes that I see as inappropriate and unjustified for certain questions. The latest example is this now perfectly valid question, which I'd ...
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Is it possible to make my Meta profile die without killing my main profile?

This is a site specific meta. Is it possible to kill my profile here, but keep my profile on the parent site? Not that I want to, but is that possible?
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Is this question too similar to another to ask? How should I handle a situation like this?

I asked this question: How to check if an entity bundle has a field?, but soon realized there was another very similar question: Get all fields defined in a bundle. I ended up answering my own ...
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Is killing my account to restore my rep to 101 bad?

I asked two questions which I later learned were apparently preposterous and got heavily downvoted and closed. I lost some of the 101 rep I started with and now I'm at 91. If I make my account die, I ...
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Reason for review suspension

I have been a member of the StackExchange group for a while now. I spend time checking the review queues to keep it clean from time to time. Recently, I found that I didn't have access to the reviews. ...
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Feedback on “Providing support via text forums” task (and related pages) on drupal.org's Contributor Guide

As part of the Getting Involved Guide refresh project on drupal.org, we created a “Support” contribution area section and moved a couple of tasks (Provide support on IRC and Provide support on the ...
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Community-related closing reasons for 2020

It is time we reevaluate the community-related closing reasons (previously called custom closing reasons) that Drupal Answers is using. Right now, we have two custom reasons. Questions on programming,...
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Add a view-modes tag

Add a view-modes tag, there are lots of questions about the subject. Here are the guidelines for new tags: Most common tags already exist on a mature site. You should always favor existing tags; ...
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How do you address this warning - “You have reached your question limit”

I am seeing this? I don't have a lot of questions that I have asked. Would an admin have to look at this and reset?
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Why a concise question to understand what Drupal programmers aimed to do, per formal literature, is rejected?

About last week I tried to publish a similar question here. What is Drupal designated for, for PHP (Drupal) programmers according to Drupal Association and/or Acquia? Drupal is the most ...
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Ability to change the type of flag? Or have an unflag option?

I come across questions, when sometimes I find the need for flagging it. But, sometimes in confusion / or due to error I flag it wrongly. And when I again try to flag, it says, you've already flagged ...
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Whatever happened to this off-topic option?

Questions asking to recommend or find a book, tool, module, theme, distribution, tutorial, or other off-site resource are off-topic for Drupal Answers as they tend to attract opinionated answers ...
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What’s the reason for closing previous years Community Promotion Ads posts?

If you look at some of the Community Promotion Ads posts from the previous years, a lot of them are closed as duplicates. Why has this been done? Does closing a question as duplicate help google to ...
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How is this installation related question off-topic?

I have a question about my Drupal Answers post: Installing a site with a specific configuration I've read through most all of the install documentation, and it seems like what I'm trying to do should ...
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Do we want to lower the close vote threshold?

Stack Overflow now has a 3 close vote threshold We’re lowering the close/reopen vote threshold on Stack Overflow from 5 to 3. Shog9 then made this comment Other sites can have whatever ...
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Difference in moderation results

The moderation results for 2019 has just been published here. Let's compare the overall results, with the results from last year: + Users suspended² (+11) + Users destroyed (+624) + Users deleted (+...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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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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How to proper use tagging system in search?

When I'm adding multiples tags, it seems only somes are used, without any notice or error message. Am I missing an important thing or a missing patchnote ?
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Same post in two review queues

If a new user posts an answer for an old question,that will be shown under both the First Posts and the Late Answers review queues, so I can review the same post twice. Is this by design, or a bug?
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How can I delete a chat room I've made?

I've created a chat room which not belongs to Drupal. Just I realized that I've created it in wrong place. I need to delete the created chat room. My question belongs to Linux so it should be created ...
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What should be done if user approves other answer by mistake?

I have given two answers to this question. OP considered my first post as an answer but approved second one. I intimated the user about the mistake (through comments) but the user didn't respond. ...
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Winter Bash 2019 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoyed it. Hopefully, this will be as fun as previous years. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by ...
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Why don't 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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appropriate action for low quality questions

Whats an appropriate flag for this type of unconstructive question? I will love to have in D7 the NavBar Menu whenever I'm on my phone but whenever I'm at my desktop I will love to have Admin ...
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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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Why is it showing different count in Android app?

I see a difference in count when using SE android app and browser. I don't think it's because of cache. I noticed this change few days back and still there is a difference in count. Here is the ...
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Hate the new DA theme left sidebar

As per Drupal's updated site theme is ready for testing! the new theme is now live. Don't like the new left sidebar, I find it distracting, what can I do?
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Close popup appears partially offscreen [closed]

On my 13" MacBook Pro in the latest Chrome (yes,I cleared browser cache), the Close popup appears partially offscreen: And, when I scroll down, I still can't pick a close reason: I can't currently ...
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Why was my spam flag declined here?

I flagged this post as spam because: it is plagiarized from here and has a spam link (totally unrelated both to the question and to the answer itself) at the end (typical technique spammers use). the ...
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Add Software Recommendations as migration path

One of the reasons mentioned on the voting-to-close dialog is like so: Questions asking to recommend or find a book, tool, module, theme, distribution, tutorial, or other off-site resource are off-...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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“put on hold” question also locked

This question was put on hold and more information is asked for: Contextual filter: Content: Nid issue But the question also seems to be locked, so it can't be edited or commented on, new ...
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Do we need a “layout-builder” tag?

There just came on question in tagged in the title as there currently no layout-builder tag exists. Layout Builder - How do we programmatically place a section and then a block in that region on ...
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Do we need a “decoupled” tag?

Several times already there where questions dealing with the REST API or the JSON:API I found to be good candidates to be tagged decoupled. But we don't have a tag for that by now, or do we? ...
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Badge not awarded

I have 5 different questions all with positive score, when I look at the page that lists the badges that I haven't not received yet then Curious is listed, even though I have 5 questions with positive ...
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Add [js] tag synonym for [javascript]

I think it would be helpful to have a [js] tag that is a synomym of [javascript]. In Stack Overflow, this synonym exists, and I was initially confused when trying to tag a question, thinking that ...
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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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Mysterious frame in Firefox

At the top and left I sometimes get an orange strip about 2px wide. It changes colour on hover, as seen on screenshot. But when I try to click anything, it disappear. Does it happen to you, too? Or ...
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Banner bleeds through top bar

The banners in the theme are bleeding through the top bar in Chrome on OSX.
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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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Is a question about drush still out of scope?

This question about drush was closed in 2013 for being out of scope of DA SA. I wonder, is that policy still in effect? Are questions about drush and drush alone not within the scope? I would note ...

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