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Should not we insist for more scoped questions?

I take https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/16699/what-are-some-of-the-key-changes-to-drupal-code-for-d6-vs-d7-modules as example, but this question is valid for other questions. The FAQ ...
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What is the relationship between Drupal answers and Stack Overflow?

I see Drupal questions in Stack Overflow (SO), sometimes they are transferred to Drupal Answers (DA) and sometimes not. Some questions by new site users might get better responses on DA, but if the ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2012 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 2013 What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they will ...
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Allow better formatting for comments

when you write a longer comment to someone's question or answer you don't get any formatting options. A simple line break would make the comments a lot more readable.
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Call to action: Flag any answer that is not an answer

There are many answers that don't really answer the question being asked, such as the following one, but you can easily find other when you look at the first posts in the review page, or in the low ...
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How do I use the @ sign in comments?

I would like to use @dev @prod in comments sometimes. @dev is not a user, it is a drush server alias. I got the following error message: Only one additional @user can be notified; the post owner ...
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Does "code" make a good tag or not?

Most questions on the Main site appear to fall into two categories, those solved through the UI and those solved though coding. We have tags for Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 and other broader categories so a ...
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Add Stack Overflow as migration path

The voting-to-close dialog actually allows to only migrate a question on the meta site for Drupal Answers. It should allow to vote to migrate a question to Stack Overflow, for those questions that are ...
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Why such a strong action by a moderator by deleting a meta question thread post for being courteous?

I just had a response in a question thread deleted because I said "Thanks" for a well considered response. The issue I am discussing regarding a knowledge wiki for basic, constantly repeated answers ...
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How can we grow our meta activity?

Here at StackExchange, we try to nurture our new communities to the point that they are mostly self-sustaining. Users gain new privileges allowing them to further shape the site through their ...
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How do we track core vs contrib entity API questions?

This gets problematic as both are called the same, but are quite different.
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Why not include a more organized community wiki process?

Does a more organized wiki effort for this Drupal site make any sense to other? I am new to the site, but have already found it to be one of the most helpful locations for learning drupal on the net. ...
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Is there a way to track a specific question through the UI?

I would like to flag specific questions and either be notified of any activity on them or have them show up on my personal page. Did I miss something obvious? Can this be done in stackexchange?
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Don't allow unregistered users to post answers

I counted at least 33 spam posts posted in the past 12 hours; all of them were created from unregistered users. Maybe unregistered users should not be able to create posts, in the same way they are ...
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Rampant amount of spam being posted as answers

I've run out of my 5 spam flags, the following users are all spammers. I'll add more if more appear. https://drupal.stackexchange.com/users/3513/victoria https://drupal.stackexchange.com/users/3512/...
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My reputation was decreased when I down-voted spam answers

I saw two questions with spam answers; I have down-voted these answers, and I saw that my reputation has been decreased. Why?
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Where will Drupal Answers be on November 5th?

Drupal Answers is sponsoring Drupal Camp Indy! The Indianapolis Drupal Camp will be held at the IUPUI Campus Center November 5th, 2011. Drupal Answers is sponsoring lunch for the conference, and I'...
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Answering my own question

I have asked some questions that nobody can answer; sometimes I find a solution, which is a workaround and is working fine for me, though it is not a real answer. In most cases the problem is a ...
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Will anybody help me gauge the quality of my question?

Will anyone help me gauge the quality of my Views question? The format of SE as QA—and not discussion—makes it difficult to get some questions I have about Drupal even started, if they are not asked ...
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Illegal account name?

I noticed there's somebody using an account named drupal (see https://drupal.stackexchange.com/users/3294/drupal), can we please block this, people will think this is some account associated with ...
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Should Drupal.SE send reps to DrupalCon?

Okay, I know I want to go to DrupalCon... but I'm just an SE employee. We want to hear what the community thinks. There was already a short promotion post related to the conference, but March is ...
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What should the description for the "arguments" tag be?

arguments doesn't have a description, and the tag could be used for different purposes (e.g. function arguments). To avoid this, the tag should have a description. What should its description be? If ...
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Appropriate response for questions that could be answered by searching first?

I have seen a few questions recently that could have been answered (or not asked in the first place) if a someone had taken time to a web search first. I am not talking about duplicates or frequent ...
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Would a way to flag questions as "needs more information" be useful?

There are many questions where users post an initial, incomplete question, which can not be answered without more information. For example, they post a question about a error/issue with their code/...
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Why is a question about a Drupal update.php warning message not related with Drupal?

How can I avoid a warning about the PHP mbstring extension? was closed, and I disagree; this message appears when you try to update a module from update.php interface. And to be more clear, my ...
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Promotion at Drupalcon Denver

Hopefully, I'll be able to attend Drupalcon Denver (march 2012). How can I / other attendees help promote this site? Or, on the other hand, is promotion necessary? There is a similar question and an ...
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Why are most "high reputation" users worrying more about the "form" rather than the "content" of the questions?

I really love this site and i learned a lot from it but I recently felt like most high rep users seems to worry more about correcting grammar issues in questions rather than actually bringing answers ...
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How to get more votes on questions?

On an average day, the questions-list on e.g. the frontpage, has (almost) only questions with 0 points. How can we encourage people to vote up on good questions, and vote down on badly asked (vague, ...
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Review page gives me 404

Anyone is noticing a problem on DA review page? It currently gives me a 404 error.
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Negative scores in the "Review New Users Posts" are shown on two lines

I was looking at the review page, and noticed that negative scores are shown on two lines instead of one.
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Privileges page percentage alignment

On the privileges page there percentages are miss-aligned. I'm on a mac using the latest stable chrome build.
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Is drush covered under Drupal Answers

Is drush covered under the remit of Drupal Answers? For: It's a drupal extension Interacts with core and contrib modules PHP with hook like system similar to Drupal Against: It's a cli tool Not ...
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New Design Launched [closed]

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. If you're still seeing the old favicons,...
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Should we have a "form-alter" tag?

I was pursuing questions today, and ran across jQuery hotkeys plugin. The accepted answer shows how to use hook_form_alter() to accomplish what the OP wanted to do. Given that a lot of work with ...
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EeeeeK! What happened to my privilieges?

As you can see from a previous post from Jin, Design for Drupal Answers, once Jin has completed the new theme that is used for Drupal Answers, we will get out of the beta phase. The most important ...
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Is it possible to remove the red underscoring of "Drupal"

It'll be better if the word Drupal doesn't get an ugly highlight from the spell checker (at least in this website). I was wondering if it was possible.
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Is the "Strunk & White" badge not given anymore?

I have noticed that Laxman13 has gained the "Strunk & White" badge, but googletorp, with more than 80 edits, didn't get it. Why? Is the badge not assigned anymore? The reason I am asking is that ...
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What Drupal-specific solution resources are there on the web? Does DSE have/need this?

I just recently discovered Drupal Bin. Personally, I can't find anything on the site with a search, and yet I know I will find it useful later when I graduate from Views/CCK/Panels stage of Drupal ...
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"data-migration" and "migrate" tags as synonym of "migration"

There were questions using data-migration and migrate, and I removed the tags from those questions. In the case the tags keep being used, would making them synonym of migration make sense? How much ...
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What is the difference between the "access" and "user-access" tags?

There are questions tagged access, and questions tagged user-access; as far as I know, the term access is always used to refer to user access. Is there any reason to have both the tags? Update: As ...
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Show a description for the tag even when the users enter a partial string for the tag

When I first click on the field to enter the tag, I see a list of some tags with their description. When I enter some characters because I want to select a tag I know, I only see a list of possible ...
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How should the "drupal.org" tag be renamed?

I have seen some users using drupal.org for questions that are not about drupal.org; probably they pick up that tag because it contains the word "drupal." This reminds me of when on drupal.org users ...
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Does asking help for troubleshooting a Views query fall under the umbrella of Drupal Answers?

Asking for help with creating a View is more or less troubleshooting Views module settings; it is not exactly a question. For example, I have an existing site in PHP and I wish to convert it to ...
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Is it considered bad behavior to reuse an answer for many questions?

I answered how to default value to select list CCK with form_alter earlier, and noticed in the related section a bunch of questions following the same patter regarding CCK and hook_form_alter(). So I ...
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Requesting migrations from Stack Overflow

I'm a moderator on Stack Overflow, and I've recently noticed quite a few flags asking for questions that might be a better fit on Drupal SE to be migrated. While we generally agree with most of the ...
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How to handle users that re-add their deleted tags?

Kiamlaluno edited a question to remove selectquery which isn't (and don't think will be) a popular tag on this site; just after this, the user retagged the question just for the hope to gain the "...
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Is the "display" tag specific to Views, or can it be used in different contexts?

display doesn't have a description, which would probably help in understanding when to use it. Should display be only used for Views, or does it have a wider meaning? In the latter case, should we ...
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Are questions that are migrated after the OP accepted an answer still considered accepted even if the OP doesn't have an account on Drupal Answers?

The question What module should I use for showing mixed XML sources? has been migrated, apparently, after the user accepted the given answer, and the user doesn't have an account on Drupal Answers. ...
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Why are some questions highlighted with a blue (now yellow) background?

When I am viewing a list of questions of DA, some have a while background and some a blue. I thought that it may be a zebra effect but it isn't. I can't quite work out the logic behind why a questions ...
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The flair shown in the user profile doesn't show the correct reputation

To answer to a question on a different meta site, I looked at my flair on Drupal Answers, and noticed that one out of four flair doesn't report the correct reputation. It should not be a problem of ...
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