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Finding where/how reputation went down

I noticed an increase in my reputation today further to an upvote to one of my answers. Surprisingly, the increase is 6 units, not 10. I'm aware of the ways one can gain/lose reputation (also saw this ...
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Merge users with same e-mail?

I recently signed up here and had expected that a previous question I posted without signing up (although giving my e-mail adress) would be merged such that it would be attributed to my account. This ...
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Accepting an answer of another/duplicate question

My question turned out to be a duplicate. Yet, it gathered some good answers. However, one of the answers to the other, first, question suits me best. Can I accept it as best answer to my question?
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Not able to read deleted replies with rep >10k?

I have recently magically increased my reputation to be 32k, but I still can't read those deleted replies and comments, for example here. Can I? p.s. Happy everyday!
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Am I allowed to attach PDFs of papers to questions?

I have quite a few questions in mind that would work much better if I could attach PDFs of academic papers to the post. I could then refer to the PDF in the question. I have access to the PDFs through ...
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Markdown link not being rendered as a hyperlink

In a recent Answer I posted on CV, I included markdown for a link, just like I have done thousands of times on CV and SO. This time the link text wasn't rendered as a hyperlink, either using the ...
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Common Issues and FAQs

I have been an active participant in the site for a while now, and I never really figured out how to deal with issues that keep recurring (nor have I figured out "Community" topics). I would ...
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Edited by community moderator bot (1 diamond rep)

I see that older threads are marked as modified by the community moderator bot, although there are no actual edits. It brings up unanswered questions on my active list, some of which are quite ...
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Does this question belong here?

On cogsci there was migrated a question from academia. I think it better fits here I could be wrong but the design looks like a multivariable feed forward neural network. ...
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Tag-related problems with migrations from MathOverflow

Recently there were some discussions on MathOverflow and Mathematics and Meta Stack Overflow related to an automatic check on tags that is performed when a question is migrated: It is checked if at ...
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Where's the FAQ?

I found a question on StackOverflow that I thought might be more of a statistics question, so I thought I would head over to stats.SE to check out the FAQ to see what's on-topic. There's no obvious ...
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Retrieving the answer of a deleted question

I provided an answer to this deleted question: http://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/80048/calculating-power-function-for-anova. I was looking for my answer and that's how I've discovered the ...
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What happens to the bounty if there's no answer? [duplicate]

Last week I started a question which got not answers so I set up a bounty. The Help center states: If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer ...
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Mistakenly declined flags

Recently I had flagged some posts for which the flag was initially declined but just little later the concerned questions were closed or migrated for exactly the reason I had flagged them for. ...
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Can we make icc a synonym of intraclass-correlation?

We have two tags for intraclass correlation: intraclass-correlation (which indexed 40 threads), and icc (which indexed 6). I have retagged 5 of the latter (1 was migrated and couldn't be edited), and ...
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Is there a way to 'undo' a mistaken review?

A few minutes ago, I rejected a tag wiki edit (which didn't match the comment) as too minor (a one character change), and seconds after I did so realized that I had made a mistake, since it turns out ...
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Are salutations like “dear all” automatically removed from questions?

somehow the "Dear all" from my previous question disappeared and could not be edited back in? Does this happen all the time or was there just something weird going on in my browser?
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How can we obtain voting data after the election?

Will we be able to see the results by vote after the elections are over? Or will we just have an announcement of who the winners are? I would be interested in knowing the exact numbers, as in: ...
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Strange alignment of rendered text in a code chunk [duplicate]

In an answer of mine on CV I have the following code chunk, indicated via indentation by 4 spaces at the start of the line. > AIC(gam_example$lme) [1] -2.136317 > AIC(gamm_example$lme) [1] ...
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Changing profile picture

I asked this question in a chat forum the other day but I decided to post it here to get an official answer started. I'd like to know if there is a way to change my profile picture to a newly random ...
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I cannot add comments on cross validated!

I have been a user on cross validated website for quite some time. Around a month ago, I was suddenly unable to add tags to my questions or to add comments to any question. I have contacted the ...
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Can we nominate candidates for the 2013 moderator elections?

So I know that on cross validated we can nominate ourselves for the moderator position, but are we able to nominate others for the position? I do not see an option for this but there a few people I ...
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Tags on meta.CV about “questions”

Cross Validated Meta has four related tags and I am trying to understand them. I believe they are different (at least some of them) but not sure how. Tag excerpts do not exist for these yet. ...
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Isn't feedback for declining a feature-request necessary?

About the tag status-declined 3 threads under it out of 13 did not have answers/comments explaining why the feature was declined (however simple the explanation may be). According to the tag excerpt ...
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data visualization

I tried and failed to write my data set in this question. statistical significance of conditional probabiltiy it looks ugly. how are we supposed to write columns and data?
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How to save a draft version of a question?

Is it possible to save a draft version of a question, and if so how? The only options I'm aware of on SE are to either post the question (and perform consecutive edits) or discard (and lose the draft ...
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Suggest new tag for one-sided (or one-tailed) P value

If you search for "one tail" or "one sided", there are tons of hits. Glancing quickly, most of them really are about interpreting or choosing one-sided (one-tailed) tests. I think a tag would be ...
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How did a user with 1 rep comment on an answer?

I was curious to see a comment from a user who had only 1 reputation on one of my answers (the commenter was not the original OP). The comment was a fine question and I of course had no objection to ...
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Why was this question migrated to StackOverflow? It does not mention programming at all

I have already flagged this question on StackOverflow, but I am not sure if a flag on that site gets anyone's attention on this site. I can't get the question's original (CrossValidated) link now, ...
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Who decided what badges there are and how you get them?

I was looking through the badges. Some have never been awarded! Some seem pretty much impossible to get, and one or two seem to be almost "anti-badges" - e.g. "unsung hero". Are these badges the same ...
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How to contact other user?

Someone posted a helpful answer on one of my questions on quant finance exchange. Now I want to contact him. How can I do this? Can I write him an email?
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Are comments searchable?

I remember great comments on questions here to which I'd like to point. It's easy enough to get the URL of a given comment. The problem is to find great comments back. Are comments searchable (if ...
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Comments on comments and communicating with a commenter

If I respond to a comment with a comment or question directed to the commenter, does the commenter necessarily see it? If not, is there any way I can draw their attention to it? I assumed the site ...
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Are commenters notified when the original post is edited?

I wanted to know if commenters receive notifications when the original post they commented on, has been edited. I've received some editing suggestions through comments for one of my previously asked ...
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What does the red number refer to next to “favorites”?

I might be being dumb here, but I don't understand notifications for favorites. I presume the number in red that I see when I go to my profile is telling me that that many of my favorites have had ...
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When is it a good time to give up on a bad question?

I tried to ask a Question, about 6 days ago. Since I am new to the field, apparently my question apparently is too broad or vague. I have read a good guide, how to ask good questions, but sadly this ...
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Why was this migrated to StackOverflow?

I believe that this question belongs on CV since it is not a question on how to write code, but the error probably results from the specified model. Why was it migrated?
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Can my question be moved to CrossValidated please?

Can my question be moved to CrossValidated please? I have flagged the question on SO and asked it to be moved here. Reason: the package author is active on CV but not SO. He has kindly given some ...
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Is it ok to answer a question with bounty myself?

I have posted this question. I had set a bounty on it and I have found the answer in the meanwhile. Can I answer it myself? There are no answers by others neither comments so far... Thanks!
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OpenID associated with a wrong account

I am using my friends computer and I was trying to make a new account for stackexchange, but I must have done something wrong because now my email/ID is linked to my friend's account, and it didn't ...
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How do you cast delete votes?

Among the 10k privileges is the privilege to cast delete votes. I did a search of meta.SO and found lots of discussion of delete votes but nowhere is it made clear how to cast them. I thought it would ...
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I have the min reqd. 10 reputation points so why am I not able to post image?

As required by the community, I've 10 rep points which are needed to post an image. I need to post a function as an image and my research is stuck with every passing day of inactivity, I honestly ...
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How to find community wiki

I know it is stupid question, but honestly, I can't find any link that would point me there. Maybe it doesn't exist in a way I expect it to find? Maybe there is no wiki per se, and one makes entry ...
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Removing Obscured Comment

Unfortunately, in error, I have accidentally posted a comment which was not well formatted. Since then I have tried to remove it, but owing to the nature of the formatting, the delete button has been ...
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Is there a way to see tags that have no wiki?

Tags are often more useful with WIKIs attached. Is there a way to see only the tags that are not defined?
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Why does the $\LaTeX$ cases environment not work?

In the last few days I have twice tried to use \cases in $\LaTeX$ and gotten nowhere. Why does it not work? Or, if it does, how does it work?
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$\LaTeX$ macros for expectation, variance and covariance?

Is it possible for Stack Exchange to make available $\LaTeX$ abbreviations for \mathrm{E}, \mathrm{Var}, ...
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Is there a way to view users by city/country?

I would like to know if there are any user located near me geographically. Is there a way to view users by city/country?
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Markdown, R code and dollar sign?

Here is a dummy piece of R code. pca <- prcomp(matrix(rnorm(10*10), ncol=10)) pca$x pca$rotation The third line appears indented, whereas it is not in the ...
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How does a question become unclosed?

My original question was closed due to 'possible duplicate'. This was by accident because the question I meant to ask was not the question that I asked. So, I edited my question by wording it better. ...