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First time on the site so I will preemptively counter your “welcomes” with “thanks,” however

Can anyone tell me how you reply to other people's answers? So all I see is the "link" and "edit" options down there but I also see lots of comments on the actual answers. Come on, making new users ...
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What should the lower level of Drupal questions be?

I've noticed that since we've been getting more traffic on the site, which is good, we are also starting to see some very inexperienced Drupal users asking questions that I would call low level ...
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What should we do when someone ask a question, then answers it in their own comment?

I found a post where the user ask a valid question, then answers it in their comment. The question is now left open. What should we (as moderators) do?
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Order of html title attribute

Anyone else find it a bit weird that tags are placed first in the html title attribute. for example I've seen quite a few start: 6 - Some question here 7 - Another question here When I have a load ...
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When answering, what kind of examples and references can I use on this site?

When I answer a question I wonder what kind of examples and references I should use and, more importantly, shouldn't use on the site. Should I post links to my own website of where I did X, or should ...
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What should be done when two users ask the same question, but for different Drupal versions?

How do I create custom tokens? How to programmatically create a custom token in a module Both the questions are about implementing tokens, but the first question is about Drupal 7, and the second one ...
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A specialized interface of Drupal Answers for smart phones

Is there any policy of Stack Exchange to design and develop smart phone application specially for iPhone/Android to give interface to Stack sites or is there any application around? If there is no ...
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What should be done with tags similar to “d6,” “d7”?

d6 was used in a question. What should be done with such tags? made synonym of the respective version tags currently used blocked, so that nobody could use them as tags
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How does this answer really answer the question?

Views not updating? The answer seems to better suit a comment: It points to a forum post that, as admitted from the OP, doesn't report any solution for the issue It suggests opening an issue report ...
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Making sure the Drupal community grows

The Drupal community traditionally clustered around Drupal.org. While surely there will be a community around drupal.stackexchange.com I am really curious on how can we channel these people back to ...
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Should I not be able to see deleted questions?

With the current reputation associated with the privileges, and my current reputation, should I not be able to see deleted questions? I know there was a question asked by chx here on meta, which ...
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Merge the “form” and “forms” tags

Both the tags were used for questions about forms. form should be merged with forms, and made its synonym. Generally, the plural form is preferred; also, in this case it better suits.
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Merge the following tags: “contributed-themes,” “theme,” and “themes”

There are three tags that are used for themes, and that have a similar purpose: contributed-themes, theme, and themes. Normally the plural form is used for such tags (but not for api, for example); ...
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Automatically link function names to api.drupal.org

Is it possible to automatically turn core function names into links to api.drupal.org? For instance: 'hook_node_load' would become 'hook_node_load'. If it's possible at all, would you consider it ...
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Make “cookie” a synonym of “cookies”

Both cookie and cookies were used in questions. Should not they be merged, and cookie made a synonym of cookies?
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Should I accept an answer that isn't 100% what I expected?

I have a relatively old question laying in DA, and I feel bad about it because I haven't accepted any answer yet. My dilemma is that I don't want to accept one of the answers as they're not exactly ...
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What is the anatomy of a well formed question?

I've been ruminating on what is a 'good question' and I'm not yet totally convinced that Optimizing For Pearls, Not Sand neatly answers the question. I don't think a question being interesting defines ...
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Is it wrong to ask a question I already know the answer to? [duplicate]

I've been struggling with the problem of making the user profile page dynamic and responsive by creating a Views block to display the activity of content the user created or commented on like the '...
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The contrast with the background doesn't allow to easily see the numbers

The background used for reputation gained on accepted answers don't allow to easily see the reputation change. The background should be slightly lighter. The same problem is present in the flagging ...
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What is the point of question down-voting?

The question might sound dumb at first, but I wonder about this every time I see downvotes. I just don't see the point of it. Down-voting of answers is sometimes useful if the answer is clearly wrong ...
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Is this type of question too localized?

I saw a question: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/5320/porting-openatiums-poor-mans-activity-to-drupal-7, and I wonder if such a question is too localized. It's about porting a specific ...
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How should questions that are exact or near duplicates of SO questions be answered?

Earlier today, I answered Change the number of entries depending on a theme setting. This particular question is a near duplicate (but not an exact) of a question I had answered on SO. Without ...
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What is the new “low quality” threshold?

I was used to the threshold for a low quality post being 80, but in recent automatically flagged posts I read "Low answer quality score [90]." What is the new threshold value?
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Does flagging a post as spam automatically down-votes it?

I flagged some posts from the same user as spam, and I have noticed that all those posts have been down-voted. Is that an automatic down-voted caused by flagging the posts as spam? If this is the ...
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Doesn't SE catch spam messages?

The user onemetersunshine created 9 spam posts in 20 minutes that follow a specific schema, and contain 2 links to the same site. Doesn't SE software automatically detect such posts, or is there a ...
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How can I track the answers posted by others to questions I answered?

I really like to follow up on the questions I answered to see if others have better answers or to later improve mine, if an answer gives me new clues to rewrite it. The inbox only shows comments made ...
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Markdown for Drupal reference

It would be very helpful to have specific Markdown for creating links directly to the Drupal Reference http://api.drupal.org/api/drupal, especially when you are asking/answering a question that ...
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Recommending people or companies in answers

A few times I have seen questions, where I really think that the OP could do with some outside help (This example Transition plan for PHP5 abomination to Drupal). And I have an idea of who may be ...
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The “active” page on drupal.SE/questions uses the term “modified” when it should report “answered” or not using a word at all

See for example Transition plan for PHP5 abomination to Drupal; the page reports the question has been modified and reports googletorp as username, but what it really happened is that googletorp ...
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Why does the list of questions show the editor as if it was the author?

On Drupal Answers, the lists of questions (e.g. active or hot questions) show the person who made edit on a question as if it was the author, so I find this quite confusing. You can see that ...
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Is the “rss” tag necessary?

I see there are feeds and rss, but I don't see any atom. If there aren't tags for other types of feed, is rss needed?
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Set the default highlighting mode to “lang-php”

There are some questions for which the syntax highlighting is not active because none of the tags used for the question have syntax highlighting enabled. Difficulties with the #ajax form item ...
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Sponsorship of drupalcon

Listening to the SE podcast it was mentioned that SE would potentially sponsor conferences to help promote SE sites. Would it be a great help to raise awareness of this site if they were to sponsor ...
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Are questions about Drupal issues with specific host providers on-topic?

https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/4768/how-do-you-deal-with-the-admin-page-and-godaddy The OP is asking for a work-around for an issue he has with a host provider. In the specific, the ...
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How can we teach/animate the users to participate more on this site?

Ok, so the responses to my previous question ( https://drupal.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/288/what-can-we-do-about-our-answered-ratio) make it clear that the users who actually read here on meta ...
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Is the “developing” tag really necessary?

Is developing really necessary? Is it helpful at all? I can understand that using developing together modules would make clear that the question is not about which module to use to accomplish a ...
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The list of similar questions is rendered with two different backgrounds

The list of similar questions is rendered using two different backgrounds. The first one seem the background used with other blocks as well; the other one seems a uniform color background. This is ...
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Is the reputation correct, or is the user placed in the wrong place?

Looking at the list of users that show the total reputation, I noticed that this user is not in the right place; basing on his reputation, Chris J. Lee should be placed higher in the list. Maybe it's ...
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What is the process for bounties being returned to a user when an adequate answer hasn't been given?

I recently created a bounty on a question, that I feel did not get an adequate answer. There were a couple of attempts (and I appreciate the effort). However it wasn't adequately answered. The bounty ...
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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 ...
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The review page keeps to show the questions/answers of the day

All times I visit the review page here on meta or on the main site, the page shows the answers/questions of the day, instead of remembering the last tab I selected (e.g. "week"). Is this done ...
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What does this number means, in the “low quality posts” page?

What does the number I see to the left of "show full question," or "show full answer" links mean?
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Don't allow any tag containing “drupal”

As far as I can see, there is just two tags containing "drupal." drupal-commerce, and drupal.org. For the same reason drupal-6 has been blocked, which is to avoid users who don't know the tags to ...
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What information should I provide in my answers?

Is there any information that I have to necessarily provide when I answer to a question? What information do you suggest to provide?
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What is the next step?

Tags for the Drupal version has been changed from drupal-7 to 7, but 7 is still the most used tag on Drupal Answers. What is the next step? Should we check all the questions tagged with 7, decide if ...
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The “edit” link in the tags page takes me to a different edit page

I tried editing the Wiki page for 7, but when I click it, I am taken to the page for editing the Wiki page for commerce. I tried the same with 6, but in that case, I get a error 404 page. Could not ...
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What information should be put in the “How to Ask” block at questions/ask?

During the discussion at Numeric version tags considered ... OK, the idea came up to put some more hints into the How to ask block on the right side of the ask question form. The current text is (...
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Numeric version tags considered … OK

As a followup to Version tags considered harmful TL;DR -- my main point in that post: The danger of version tags is that they become de-facto requirements -- crutches to avoid thinking about what ...
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Why was the drupal-commerce tag nerfed?

I don't understand the decision to remove the drupal-commerce tag in favor of a general e-commerce tag (especially since there's still a tag for Ubercart specific questions). There are questions in ...
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How do I delete all answers and comments I've made?

I would like to delete everything I have contributed to this site. Is there an easy way to do this en masse, or do I have to go through and delete everything manually?

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