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What does "we will re-add some of the best quality content from the old site" mean?

In "SharePoint Overflow joins the Stack Exchange 2.0 family", it is stated that "we will re-add some of the best quality content from the old site". Perhaps it isn't phrased accurately, but this ...
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Migrate SharePoint questions from other Stack Exchange sites here?

Sharepoint.stackexchange (formerly Sharepointoverflow.com) is out of public beta, and we should be able to move or migrate questions from Stack Overflow or Server Fault, etc. to here, but I don't see ...
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Are programming questions off-topic in SharePoint SE?

Should questions about creating webparts or modifying the code in server files be relegated to Programmers or StackOverflow?
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Why do I need so many reputation points to create a comment?

Someone needs 50 reputation points to comment, but no points to create an answer... I don't understand this difference. I have a similar problem than this, and I want to make a comment explaining my ...
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how to create tag synonym in SharePoint forum

I want to create tag synonym in sharepoint forum. But i could not find a way to create or submit it. i want PowerPoint Automation Services Visio Graphics Service Machine Translation Service
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Enforcing community wiki content

Already quite a few posts has surfaced that should be made community wiki content. Classics like "where do i find material for taking SharePoint certification" etc that has many objective answers are ...
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What should be done about answers that are just links?

If you come across an answer that is just a link (no explanation, description of the link's content etc) what should be done? It didn't seem to fit under any of the flags...
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Closing crossposts

Back when the site were SharePointOverflow.com we would see alot of duplicate questions from SO. This was one of the things i thought would get better when we moved to StackExchange, but even though ...
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Best practice for question with no answer

As far as I know...a question I've asked can't be solved. What is the best practice? Delete the question Write an answer stating no solution found (and thus leaving the question available for ...
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Giving Comment right to users with 1 reputation

Is it possible to tweak when users are allowed to comment on a question/answer? As a moderator approximately ½ of the edits I do, is moving answers to comments. This is because new rep 1 users are ...
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Yammer questions

Now that there's more tighter integration between SharePoint and Yammer - how should Yammer-related questions be addressed? Should they be referred to the Yammer Support forums or other Yammer public ...
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Is there a way to "force" or suggest the selection of tags?

In SharePoint related questions 9 out of 10 times, it is imperative to have the post tagged with what version of the product we are talking about (eg. SharePoint-2007, SharePoint-2010, SharePoint-...
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Can we migrate questions over from SO yet?

I just tried but moving to the SharePoint stack exchange site was not an option in the "is off topic" pop up window: Can we not move these over yet?
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How do you move a conversation to the chat area?

I've had occasions when someone replies to my question and I'd like to invite the person to the chat room for a few followups, instead of having a dozen comments going back and forth. How do you do ...
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How come I'm User1804?

I notice I'm called User1804 here, but I have a regular username ( glenatron ) on all the other SE sites I belong to. Is this something odd going on with the conversion? Is there a way I can change ...
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Link to my company tool?

In review I found this answer to a question: Great question!. Before I answer I just want to let you know that I actually work for MetaVis so my post is a little biased :) From a MetaVis perspective ...
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How can I mark two responses as answers?

It seems that every time I mark one as answer it toggles off the other.
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Is it possible to retrieve answers from the old SharePoint Overflow?

Not necessarily on the Q&A site here itself, just in general. Back when SharePoint Overflow was a Stack Exchange 1.0 site, I posted a question to Stack Overflow, and after some time without a ...