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Is a novice question on a specific printer allowed?

I was curious if the da Vinci 1.0 AiO printer could print very small objects, like insects, nuts, or any other small object without a flat surface and additionally, if it could print the entire top ...

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Why should moderators delete my comments leaving others' comments?

I know we are not supposed to have extended discussions using comments. The linked question and its answer, If comments are not for extended discussion, why do seasoned users use them for this? are ...

1 answers | 9 mins ago by Rathony on English Language Learners Meta meta.ell.stackexchange.com
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...

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Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

What is the Sandbox? This "Sandbox" is a place where Programming Puzzles & Code Golf (PPCG) users can get feedback on prospective challenges they wish to post to the main page. This is useful ...

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Why is it not possible to track progress on the Announcer badge?

There are two boxes that allow badge tracking on the Activities tab of the profile page: the reputation box (if set to track a badge instead of a privilege), and the badge box. In either one, clicking ...

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Should we require that programming languages be able to run locally?

In a recent meta thread the issue of "running locally" was brought up. The main issue is, as best I can put it, "Should we allow submissions in a language that cannot be run locally?" To be more ...

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How should we answer “Is this legal?”

We get a lot of questions of the form Person X did / wants to do conduct Y (in jurisdiction Z). Is this legal? But I can think of many different interpretations of the word "legal" here, so I ...

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How many new users with only 1 point are currently on SO?

Every time I open a question on SO, the OP is 90% a newbie with 1 point. Is there a way I can "search" SO with a query to find how many people are with one point on SO?

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Flag processed timestamp

Is there a way to tell when a flag was processed? For example, an "aged away" flag requires that you wait 14 days after it was aged away before you can repeat the flagging action.

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Remove the incentive for FGITW to answer well known dupes

TLDR If a dupe target has n number of duplicates closed against it, that if future questions closed to that dupe target are answered, all the rep is nullified, this way there is no reward for lack of ...

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I think I have too much reputation: nearly all of it comes from one quickly-fired-off answer

About a year ago, I answered this question. And lots of people seem to like it. But it seems strange to me that so much of my reputation comes from just this one answer. I get 10-30 reputation per ...

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Synonymize tags “subdirectory”, “subdirectories”, “subdirs”

I propose/request to synonymize these three tags: subdirectory (541 questions) subdirectories (249 questions) subdirs (16 questions) Probably the currently largest tag (subdirectory) should become ...

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Get rid of + image sprite for job alert - gives impression of expansion when not

Please get rid of the plus symbol shown below: It gives the user the impression that this collapses for some reason. Aside from that the green colors used for the sprite vs the text Email me... do ...

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Cricket Game's Evolution

Proposal: Cricket Fanatics We know in India , Cricket is treated as a religion and its a fantastic sport so why not a site dedicated to it.

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Why was there such a negative reaction to this question: “Word for a person from another race?”

Word for a person from another race? This question has three down-votes and was closed because "Questions that can be answered using commonly-available references are off-topic" and "Questions on ...

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Canonical Q&A needed? function evaluation before plotting

The need to move as much computation as possible outside of the Plot loop is one that comes up again and again, perhaps most recently in Why is this 2D plot so slow? I think we need a canonical ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...

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What, exactly, do we want to be, in re Wikipedia?

Many questions are closed as trivial, if one can look up the answer in Wikipedia. And yet many questions with extraordinary answers have as their sources (only) Wiki entries. This seems fairly ...

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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...

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Why were there so many downvotes to this question: Population Is Counted At

I was reviewing past questions and a little surprised to find the linked question with six downvotes without any single close-vote or comment. Population Is Counted At. I understand downvoting is ...

1 answers | 2 hours ago by Rathony on English Language Learners Meta meta.ell.stackexchange.com
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Canonical question needed: Java's infamous ArrayList(int n)

We've got a few dozen or so Java questions floating around that are of the form: I've initialized my ArrayList with new ArrayList<Object>(50), but the size is 0! What's wrong with this? ...

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Can the search field's algorithm for duplicate questions be improved?

Edit: Shog9 already acknowledged this issue in a comment where he referenced Help us find duplicates efficiently on meta SE. Since that post is about 10 months old and nothing was changed, I'm ...

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Take a look at the list of users sorted by votes

Shortcut here: http://pets.stackexchange.com/users?tab=Voters&filter=week Data.se query to play with here: ...

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Need Help: Retag of [mining]

Why? Mining is a central topic in cryptocurrencies deserving of more than one tag to separate different aspects of it into their own collections. This will enable interested users to find related ...

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Is there a legitimate way to ask how good / bad Hired! is without being subjective?

I just saw incendiary reviews of Hired! at http://blog.openviewpartners.com/hired-com-review/ , and suspect that there others, but would love to see some SE types give the good, the bad, and the ugly ...

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Genealogy Chat 1st week of Month | Monthly Workshop

Do you find yourself asking questions that have multiple questions in them? Do you have a problem you're working on, but you aren't quite sure what questions you need to ask? Would you like someone ...

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Is the empty string an acceptable decimal representation of 0?

In a recent question for which the correct output for 1 is zero, an answer output the empty string. Is this an acceptable base-10 representation for zero?

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Earned 'Civic Duty' but Votes in profile did not update

I just earned the 'Civic Duty' badge for voting 300 times. However the indicator showing the 'votes cast' did not change. See the screenshot below. The screenshot was taken from a different ...

1 answers | 3 hours ago by Athafoud on Meta Stack Overflow meta.stackoverflow.com
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Tenacious badge. Does answer still apply if has 1 upvote and 1 downvote

I'm working on getting the tenacious badge (this one). Zero score accepted answers: more than 5 and 20% of total I was wondering if an answer will count towards the badge if it has an upvote, ...

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