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Who can I ask for help to edit a question put on hold?

One of my questions has been put on hold as primarily opinion based and I want rephrase it to meet adequate criteria. Before publishing the edited version, I would like to submit it to more ...
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What happens to reputation after 200 daily limit?

Today is the first time I have earned more than 200 reputation in one day. 200 is the daily limit. However, I am still earning reputation. Currently I have an Accept and 5+ answer Up-votes that are ...
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How do I change my review vote?

I selected the wrong button when reviewing this question. I did not see a way to undo my mistake. Is this possible?
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Escape single quote [duplicate]

How to escape the ` quote in inline code mode? It applies to e.g. Global` i.e. mathematica context symbol.
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Proper way to provide a link to the Mathematica documentation in a question?

I am a new user exploring the Mathematica Documentation. If I had a question on a particular cell in the Documentation how would I link it to a question on this site? From googling around I ...
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How can I get a good-looking display of a large output in a question?

In this Question both of my displayed outputs are a mess on Chrome. The first one (with radicals) creates huge parenteses and runs off the right of the page, and the second one (with large integers) ...
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Where is David Park's Mathematica site?

Anybody know the current location of David Park's Mathematica web site and, in particular, his "DrawGraphics" page that contains links to his add-on "Presentations"? In the recent past I've tried to ...
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Change my login username (ID?)

When I originally joined Mathematica StackExchange I had an email address like XXXYYY@comcast.net that I that I use to login and that I would call my username. Since then I have changed my email ...
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Are accepted answers of score 0 making a topic “answered”?

So I was going to search for unanswered questions with at least one answer which should be then of score 0 since the topic is unanswered. According to advanced search I thought it should work: ...
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How to make a Community Wiki answer

I see many references about Community Wiki and when it might or might not be approriate to make an answer with Community Wiki status. I can't locate the mechanics of how to make that happen. What ...
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When will I receive a inbox message for a comment?

I used to think that, when I'm not the author of a post, I'll only receive a inbox message as a reminder for a comment if I've commented under the post and another commenter under the post adds a @...
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How to input ` in StackExchange [duplicate]

The ` is used to close the code-inline,But how can I input following code?
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Search for questions with expired bounties

The recent Meta 1644, as well as StackExchange help, describes advanced searches. What terms would be used to search for questions with expired bounties (i.e., bounties created more than seven days ...
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How to paste an open PopupMenu into answer?

I have been using SE Tools to paste graphics into answers. I would like to paste an open PopupMenu into an answer. However I can't seem to do it using SE Uploader. I see it in other people's ...
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How do you find the link for an answer

I am trying to give a link to an answer generated by Daniel Lichtblau. However, looking at his page he has so many answers that I could not find it and there is no search box to help. I know the name ...
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Follow a post so I can read any new answer

I would like to know how I can follow a post so I can read any new answers concerning this post.
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Can no longer write Chinese characters in posts. Why?

I tried to include Chinese characters in a post today, to illustrate something about Unicode strings. The system didn't allow me to submit the post. I got this: Why is this restriction in place? ...
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Searching personal account questions

Is there a way to search for something that exists in just the questions I have posted on Mathematica Stack Exchange?
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DO I really need to log out of MMA SE to use another identity in other SE fora?

Up until a couple of weeks ago I was logged in SE with two different identities. This one for MMA, Math, Physics and a 'secret' one for drugs, weapons and sex (or something like that...). I was able ...
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On acceptable questions/topics for MSE

Sorry to ask such a basic question. I thought it would be easy to do this, but I really can't find an explicit policy on acceptable subjects for MSE. If there's no such explicitly written-out policy,...
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How to correct typos in tags

Recently, the conersionrules tag was created. Setting the discussion of its usefulness aside, how can we correct its spelling (should be conversionrules)? On the tag's synonym suggestion page, it ...
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paste code greek letters [duplicate]

When I post code here that contains greek letters, they are displayed as \[Beta], then some good people modify my post to change to proper display. But how do I do this myself (and without having to ...
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I don't have any helpful flag

I pose, answer, upvote and edit questions. And yet, look at my profile, no "helpful flag" has ever been awarded to me. Where can I buy one?
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Member since today or…?

Probably there is something wrong with script on user profile page: Should I report this somewhere or is this expected?
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User profile does not show the link to careers

I looked over the new user profile layout today and one thing that caught my attention was at the end of the Edit Profile & Settings tab. There you find a box that should link to your SO careers ...
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Meaning of down vote for down voting question

Please see this question. I down-voted this answer as given the question title and the first line I sincerely believe the answer provided was not correct. I provided my rationale in an answer. I ...
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How to undo (or can you) a review vote

I accidentally cast a reopen vote - is there a mechanism to undo that? I could not find one. I suppose the (expected) lack of consenting votes will accomplish same.
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How can I write math notation on the Mathematica site?

I want to ask some questions in the Mathematics site. But I don't know how to write the proper math notations in the computer. For example how to write x^y ( where x is raised to power y). sign of ...
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What can I do to improve my question so it gets some attention?

I wanted to draw attention on that question. That's why I put a graph, I tried to format it properly, edit it and add a comment, but I failed. Why? What else could I improve? Using TimeSeriesForecast ...
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Copy code block from SE to MMA without loss of line breaks

I find that copying a code block from Stack Exchange, as viewed from Internet Explorer 11 (but not FireFox) to Mathematica loses line breaks. This is inconvenient at best and produces errors at worst....
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Close Vote from Question vs. from Review Queue

I've noticed that Close votes made from the Review Queue are counted in the individual cumulative totals of Close votes cast (seen by placing the cursor over the icon of a user on the Review Queue ...
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Why do some question pages have the first tag in the document title but others don't?

Compare the document title (typically shown on the tab for browser with tabs) for these questions: programming - How can I use NestWhileList instead of While in this case? equation solving - ...
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When do questions appear on the “Close Vote” review queue?

This morning, I noticed that question 74103 had two Close votes, and I went to the "review" page to cast my vote. However, it was not available to me for voting. I returned to the Question list and ...
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Installing Halirutan's script in Internet Explorer 11

I would like to install in Internet Explorer 11 the script described in Meta 1043, but am unable to find instructions for doing so. (The article referenced in "For other browsers please read the ...
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Why the first user here has number 4, not 1?

Just out of curiosity. A search for User#1 returns nothing. A search for User#2 returns nothing. A search for User#3 returns nothing. Finally a search for User#4 shows FDSg. Searches for users up to ...
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When do first posts appear in the “First Posts” review queue?

I have noticed that first posts sometimes do not appear immediately, or even at all, in the "First Posts" review queue. A case in point is 72163, which certainly was a first post but never appeared ...
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Why am I unable to scroll some questions?

I'm experiencing a strange behavior. I'm unable to scroll some questions. For example: How to use Map inside MapThread? I'm using Windows 8.1 with IE. Am'I the only one?
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Is it ok to post both on mathematica.stackexchange.com and Wolfram community? [duplicate]

Is it ok to post both on mathematica.stackexchange.com and Wolfram community? There seems to be a difference in that community is supposed to be for "discussions" whereas this mathematica.se is ...
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correct the award of a bounty

I recently start a bounty for a question, but award it to the answer that not the best, then is there any way to correct this? I don't know where to ask this question (and I don't think this is the ...
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Bogus counts showing above inbox and achievements drop-down menus

For the last two days I have been seeing bogus counts of unread messages above inbox and achievements drop-down menus. Here is what they look like What is annoying is that, although they go away when ...
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Combine two users

When I have joined Mathematica.SE, I unfortunatly logged in into two computers, and couldnt remember my other username, so I created two of them. This one and this. Is there any way to combine these ...
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How can I get rid of an on-hold designation?

I asked two questions in Mathematica SE. Both of my questions have been put on hold as off-topic. How can I get rid of them or do I need to wait (if yes, how long)? Also, I have modified one of the ...
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Why do I see the *protect* button on closed questions and what is its use case?

When I look at a closed question like this one, I see a protect button at the bottom I have never noticed this before and I thought this is a feature only available for moderators. When I hover ...
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Get notified of answers to a question?

Is there a way to say "I want to get an email update when an answer is posted to this question" (that is, to someone else's question)? Right now, the only thing I can see to do is to tag it as a ...
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What is a kview?

Every once in a while, "kviews" shows up next to a question in a list of questions, instead of "views". What is it, why is it, and what's the difference?
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How do I prevent my Retina-generated screenshots of Notebooks from being too large?

When I upload a screenshot I've taken of a Mathematica Notebook on my Retina MacBook Pro, the resulting image is HUGE. How can I prevent this and get images that appear at a reasonable size? Can I get ...
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Is it possible to upload files and images which are not jpg, png, etc. in the questions?

I wonder if it is possible to include files and images which are not the allowed ones, e.g. .eps, in the questions. If on one side this rises the problem of uploading potencially malicious files, on ...
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I want to know, how to log-in under my name?

I enter this site at https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/. Usually I somehow get here under my own name and to my account. I am never asked for any log-in or password (why, by the way?) However I ...
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When I log in: what username must I use

I'm having trouble logging in, primarily because I am usually automatically logged in. If I must log in it always fails. What username should I use? There are three possibilities in my simple mind: ...
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Toward Mathematica.Stackexchange analytics

I guess the time has come to ask a question on exploiting Mathematica functionality to explore user behavioural patterns on Mathematica.Stackexchange. Most of the community individuals know that ...