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Are SharePoint.SE users lazy voters?

Since I just found the "Unsung Hero" badge in my profile, I had a little peruse of answers, votes, accepts, etc. in my various other accounts and I'm starting to build a theory: Compared to the other ...
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Design for SharePoint Stack Exchange

I'm Jin, and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic. However, all sites ...
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20K celebrations or do we want to cleanup those unanswered questions?

Party time when we hit 20.000 ?? Can't we make 2016 the Cleanup year? I hate it when I hit posts with no answers. I say start with these 6461 posts with no upvotes, no answers: https://sharepoint....
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New Design Launched

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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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

SharePoint's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 2 new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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SharePoint Overflow joins the Stack Exchange 2.0 family

SharePoint Overflow users, welcome to Stack Exchange 2.0 The SharePoint Overflow site has been converted into the Stack Exchange 2.0 family of sites. A few things may look a little bit weird; here's ...
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Do we want hats?

Last year SP.SE participated in Winter Bash, which lets our users earn and wear hats on their user profile image. You earn hats through participation in asking questions, answering questions, getting ...
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Stepping down as moderator

SharePointians of StackExchange, You might have noticed my absence over the past few months.. which is mostly due to me not doing much SharePoint anymore. My job also has expanded to the point where ...
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SharePoint Stack Exchange Top User Swag

As a thank you for being awesome, if you have at least 730 reputation and are on page 1 or page 2 of … https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/users?tab=reputation&filter=all … we'll ...
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Oh no! Hats are coming

The year is rapidly coming to a close, which means even though we typically hate it, it’s time to have some fun...with hats! That’s right - it’s time for Winter Bash 2016!! Most of you remember ...
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Are You Voting?

The usefulness of this site to the SharePoint community is going to critically depend upon people voting. That is not just accepting an answer to a question which you asked, more importantly it ...
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Does the StackExchange community certify the active and ranked people per month and quarter as a type of encouragement?

I'm a new user of this great community and I'm proud of my experience with it so I'm working on it at least 8 hours per day to learn from the mistakes of others, trying to help them based on my humble ...
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2013 Moderator Election Results

SharePoint Stack Exchange's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank ...
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Most Active Contributors Monthly Report! - June 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last month! This report includes the following awards: ...
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sharepoint.stackexchange data analysis

I'm not sure if it's the right place to ask, because it's not a questions actually, it's more like a share. I've created some data analysis on sharepoint.stackexchange using SE API. This ...
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Microsoft issues free exam vouchers on Office 365 (and Azure)

Until the end of this year, you can certify yourself for free to both Office 365 certifications within the MCP program. List yourself on the free voucher page. Please note that these exams from now on ...
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Most Active Contributors Monthly Report! - July 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last month! This report includes the following awards: ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Users not marking answers,voting, or commenting?

Often I regret spending the time to answer a question because the user who asked the question goes missing. No, comments/replies, up/downvotes, no marking as answer or anything. Should there be a ...
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Most Active Contributors Monthly Report! - Oct 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last month! This report includes the following awards: ...
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Comment on my question provided the answer

A few times someone has commented on my question with the solution to my question. I'm not sure why they didn't post it as an answer. There's a flag for "not an answer" but no flag for "this is an ...
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Hard Time Getting Both Answers and Votes

Recently, I've asked several questions. I've made sure to explain myself clearly, providing both code samples and trying to be exact on the nature of the problem and the kind of answer I am looking ...
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Winter Bash 2015 - the Hat Competition

The last three years SP.SE participated in Winter Bash, which lets our users earn and wear hats on their user profile image. You earn hats through participation in asking questions, answering ...
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Most Active Contributors Monthly Report! - Sept 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last month! This report includes the following awards: ...
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There will be hats!

The last two years SP.SE participated in Winter Bash, which lets our users earn and wear hats on their user profile image. You earn hats through participation in asking questions, answering questions, ...
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Most Active Contributors Quarterly Report! - 2nd Quarter 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share the Most Active Contributors Report over the Second Quarter 2017! This report includes the following awards: ...
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Congrats on 75K questions?

Congrats to the community on reaching 75,000 questions. My thanks go out to entire SP.SE community actively involved in asking, answering and contributing to all kinds of interesting questions and ...
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Is it ok to ask easily Google-able questions like "What is 'Feature Stapling'?" here?

Is it ok to ask easily Google-able questions like "What is 'Feature Stapling'?" here? I assumed the answer was yes, but a comment on one of my questions made doubt this. I'm still in the early stages ...
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2013 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Should [branding] and [sharepoint-branding] be merged?

I can't see any meaningful difference between the branding and sharepoint-branding tags. Should they be merged? Or is there a difference I'm missing? If there is a difference, then their tag wikis ...
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Sharepoint.SE Birthday Celebration?

Did you know SharePoint's anniversary of its graduation is coming up on 13 September? Congratulations! How about a contest or some other fun activity to stir things up a little? After a year of great ...
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Most Active Contributors Weekly Report! (May 2017 Week 4)

Welcome our SharePoint Stack Exchange valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last week. This report includes the following awards: Weekly ...
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Thanx for all the flags

Ok, this is not actually a question. It's a way to say thank you to all of you who constantly provide your fellow moderators with flags of content that needs our help. We have no other possibility to ...
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The SharePoint election has been restarted - please nominate yourselves!

This change has been executed. See my answer below for more information. We've noticed a number of remarks in the SharePoint election chatroom and elsewhere indicating some confusion about how the ...
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SharePoint questions on StackOverflow?

Great job with the site! I think my F5 key is almost worn out... I've read the welcome message about starting with a clean slate. I'm assuming this also applies to the SharePoint questions on ...
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what's the future of SharePoint onprem, SharePoint adminstrator jobs

As stackoverflow survey and other indicators. , Many companies already moved to cloud and office 365. I am worried and disappointed, linkedin shows less jobs for SharePoint admins!!!! I don't know ...
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Did i misunderstand anything when flagging this answer?

I recently flagged an answer that were really poor, consisting of a one-liner with no real context more than a pointer and a link. The answer were something similar to this: "You can use XXX to ...
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How can we make users include more details and ask better questions?

We have an annoying recurring problem that I believe compels the level of our response options at this community down. Amazingly often, in fact every day I see new questions that omits many details ...
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Like hats? You can have one by celebrating the holiday season with StackExhange!

Last year, on our Gaming site, we hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges). Certain actions would trigger ...
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Most Active Contributors in 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share the Most Active Contributors (Top 10) in 2017! You can find the full list at Stack Exchange Leagues !! Please join ...
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How to deal with possible fake votes?

I saw a question just being added to the site when refreshing the newest actions at the landing page of SP.SE. Once I opened the question, it immediately had 3 votes although the question had been ...
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Site design update

Hello Sharepoint SE community, our site got a slight design update today. I have moved site's CSS to a newly refactor LESS system, so it's easier for us to fix SE network CSS bugs globally going on ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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sharepoint.stackexchange data analysis - 2017

A year ago I've created some analysis of data in sharepoint.stackexchange. This year I decided to do same and compare some graphics to 2016. Here the link - SharePoint development state in 2017: ...
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Most Active Contributors Monthly Report! - Nov 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last month! This report includes the following awards: ...
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Most Active Contributors Monthly Report! - August 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last month! This report includes the following awards: ...
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Most Active Contributors Monthly Report! - May 2017

Welcome Our SharePoint Stack Exchange Valued Contributors. We would like to share with you the Most Active Contributors Report over the last month! This report includes the following awards: ...
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Site participation, statistics, and aliens

I've noticed that despite the number of users we have on this site, many other sites completely out-strip us in participation. For example, a question on a site like Workplace can attract 2000 views ...
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Edits which change the scope of the original question getting approved

Within a short time span I've suggested edits which rollback the previous edit, which has gone through the review of an edit-process. This is because the initial edit has added a tag, which redefines ...
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Tag for standard use of SharePoint

Is there a tag to cover things that are about regular OOTB SharePoint use? I'm not trying to do anything fancy, I'm stuck on something so obvious there doesn't seem to be anywhere explaining how to do ...

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