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Should Association Bonus apply to the original site?

So I recently crossed the 200+ reputation threshold and got the association bonus (+100 rep for profiles on other sites) and the bonus was also applied to the site where I got the bonus. It seems odd ...
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Are questions about directing user behavior on topic?

One of the users in my team's site collection frequently experiences problems that I (the Site Collection Administrator) am invariably able to trace back to the user doing something in a very ...
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Question has been edited and I don't understand why

My question has been edited to put some terms in grey highlighting and I don't understand why. what does the grey highlighting mean? How to see items deleted by other users?
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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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Formal language vs Active conversation

Pardon my choice of words in the title (English is not my first language), but here's what I am trying to ask: What do we consider a better practice- Set 1 Getting to the questions directly, without ...
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Is writing “Hire me to do this job” a right comment?

Often I came across questions where I think the user is asking too much, either as humor or serious, can I say "Hire me to do this job". Will it be acceptable for the community and with the ...
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Can tags effectively isolate the set of solution avenues to which I have access?

Often, when browsing or searching SharePoint.SE, I come across questions that closely relate to a situation I'm experiencing, but that are nevertheless not helpful to me, either because they were ...
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Community positon for self answers that are just a link

As from question title, I am interested in knowing what is the current shared community view in regards to link only answers that are also self answers. Normal link only answers should just be ...
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Missing wiki tag edits toward Research Assistant

I have made edits / contributions to a few tags and under the Research Assistant badge it shows that I have completed zero. Am I missing something?
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“Nintex” tag? Really?

This tag just popped in during a review on the main site. Should it even exist in the first place?? Nintex Workflow related questions are off topic as are all question about third parties product, so ...
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New chat interface in the App

This may be a new beginning for our seldom used chat? Easy to use Edit functions Long press on the community, brings up Meta and Chat choices Lets chat!
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Old pre 2013 PeoplePicker and the new ClientPeoplePicker: do they require different tagging?

Simple and fast question here: are we using the same tag people-picker for both the old PeoplePicker and the new ClientPeoplePicker? This came to mind after reading the question SharePoint - How to ...
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Tag synonym request [csom]->[client-side-object-model]

A discussion last year decided that jsom and csom are not equivalent, and that they are both subsets of the broader client-object-model. (Whether the distinction is clear to questioners is debatable ...
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Subgroup for Office365/SP Front-End questions

I have had some conversations behind the scenes with people into CSR, NG etc. There is no real online place for a Office365 Front-End/Apps/AddIn Community StackExchange/SharePoint doesn't cover the ...
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Anybody have idea when will be moderate election

I have this question in my mind, its more than 2 years but no moderate election announced so far. i saw, 1st one was in 2011 and 2nd in 2013 but no after that. anybody have the information on it.
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Possible bug - Share a link to this question via email, , , or

So, I just posted a question on Sharepoint SE, but as I went down the page, I took note of a text: Know someone who can answer? Share a link to this question via email, , , or . Is this normal? ...
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why do I get “You are currently banned from flagging”

Today When I tried to flag few answers, I'm getting "You are currently banned from flagging", why do I get.?
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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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How to judge question is duplicate or not

If a question does not have answer and somebody wants to ask the same question again , Will it be considered as duplicate ?
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Whats going with the question count?

I just noticed over the past months a lot of not so interesting questions hit the "Famous Question" 10.000 View count: https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/help/badges/37/famous-question Which is a ...
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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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can't upload images in question

While asking a question on SharePoint StackExchange, I was trying to upload screenshot related to that question, but couldn't. I clicked on Image button above text editor > dragged the image in upload ...
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How do we handle simple typos?

This is a discussion that's been partially addressed on the stack exchange meta with regards to "Too Localized" closure, but the particular issue of simple typographical errors is unresolved there... ...
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Handling comment conversation

In some scenarios questioner has asked more than one question in the question's comments. I don't mind to answer those questions, but does not this look awful to have all the conversation in the ...
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Winter Bash 2015: Mystery Chickens and Formations of Stickmen

In one the discussion threads we found a way to achieve a heart formation by double-clicking on the head of the stickmen. How to get the stickmen fighting again? What is the mystery behind the ...
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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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Flair: Missing Profile Picture in dark theme

I awant to use the dark theme in my flair. However, when I am changing the default theme to dark using ?theme=dark the profile picture on the flair goes missing. What could be causing this and how do ...
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Discussion kind of question is considered?

I have some topic which I need to discuss on community, that question is about discussion of pros & cons regarding display templates. Will that be considered as valid question? Didn't find any ...
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Edits - How can I reject

Evening I made a post - nothing wrong with it, yet a user decided to edit it - does he have nothing else to do except collect points for edits? Waste of time in my opinion. Yes, I said Evening and ...
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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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Questions/Tags for 3rd party software/plugins

I'm confused about the guidelines for asking questions about 3rd party software/plugins on this site. On one hand we close questions where people ask for help about a 3rd party software/plugin (...
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Someone marked my question as duplicate but it is not

A post of mine has been marked as a duplicate. The moderator who marked it posted a link to a different (but similar) question. I edited my question to specify the differences, but my post still shows ...
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Do dinosaur developers ever loose points on SharePoint.StackOverflow?

I did an analysis of the SharePoint.StackOverflow rankings. With any other topic a leaderboard like this would make sense; But what does this ranking mean in the SharePoint world? Where SP2010 is ...
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My second answer was deleted by moderator but both answers are valid and completely different so useful

I provided two completely different approaches to answer a question. I used two answers for this so the OP could accept and people could vote and comment on the two answers separately. The technology ...
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A lot of views in a very short time

I know this isn't one of the most trafficked SEs out there so found this to be a little out of the ordinary. This post, Get number of new emails from Microsoft Exchange server in SharePoint, has ...
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Updating “Help Center > Asking” regarding Yammer

For the first time I personally have seen today a Yammer related question on SP.SE and wondered if they were off-topic. As they are not considered off-topic in general, would it be helpful to update ...
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What's going on with the Late Answers? 701 in the queue?

Opened up the review queue and this is what I see.
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Provision for Learning's Section

Firstly, I would like to thank your forum, it's member's and expert's for their wonderful contribution to skill the masses. I would like to suggest your forum to add a Learning's section where after ...
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Criteria for answering a question referring to your own solution/tool

Here I need to clarify what are the 'standard guidelines' for answering a question referring to your own tool/solution, that you yourself created, which is indeed related the problem raised in the ...
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Your last flag was declined please review it before flagging this post

I marked an answer on this question How to get a list of broken links using Powershell? for Sharepoint 2010 as a spam, because I thought that answer is more about letting user know about the product ...
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Rejected edit reason

I made this edit: https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/45690, which was rejected - by a two to one margin. Both rejections using the "This edit was intended to address the ...
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new item count based alerts for review items

Can we have the feature for new item alerts (new item count icon) specific to review items. that would help the reviewers to spend time only when needed.
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Any way to track rollbacks?

I have noticed a strange trend over the past number of weeks: my rep is declining in an untraceable way (i.e. not due to downvotes or old questions that I have answered being deleted). My rep is ...
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What more must I do to be awarded my next Badge?

This is a question that is asked quite frequently, and before the new user profile page was released – you were forced to build your own database query on a specific site. Luckily that’s not needed ...
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I found a site that referenced my Sharepoint.stackexchange question without sources. Is it legal? [duplicate]

The title says it all. I googled my username to see what google had to say about me, and I fould this site, that referenced all my sharepoint related questions (i.e., I found this which is a carbon ...
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How to get reputation credit for migrated questions?

I asked 2 questions (here and here) that were migrated to sharepoint.stackexchange from superuser at my request, which is great. However, I am having a cascading problem: I don't appear as the person ...
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How to best represent user actions in answers?

I monitor the SharePoint tag quite a lot and a number of answers instead of being code related instead need a numbered list of actions the user should perform. Typically I'll use the code tags to ...
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Given the breadth of Nintex in the SharePoint community, why is it considered “Off topic”? [duplicate]

I ran across this question this morning which holds (in my opinion) a relatively routine Nintex Workflow problem that I've come across a few times. I was hoping to provide an answer for the original ...
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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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Is it allowed to copy content from SharePoint.SE to another site?

On google I find this, http://prabakaran3389.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/passing-argument-between-modal-popup.html someone copied all of SharePoint exchange answer and made a blog post.

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