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Comment on my question provided the answer

There is no functionality like that unfortunately, and it'd be a nice feature as well as being able to directly convert a not an answer flag into a question. I know this is something I am guilty of ...
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Discussion kind of question is considered?

Discussion questions shouldn't really be asked as there is no real definitive answer in that case. You should focus on a particular part of the display template that you are wanting to focus on and ...
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Community positon for self answers that are just a link

The general stance is link only answers should be down voted or flagged. If flagged, we would add a post notice and they would be subject to deletion. Link only answers serve no value as hyperlinks ...
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Old pre 2013 PeoplePicker and the new ClientPeoplePicker: do they require different tagging?

I think they should, 2010/2007/2003 (can't recall) use a different type of field, even though they are the same field. I'd say create a tag, ClientPeoplePicker with a description that it is 2013/2016 ...
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On downvoting Comment should be compulsary?

Personally, no I don't think so. A down vote in and of itself should trigger that something might be wrong with my answer. Review it to see if it matches with the intent of the question. Did I supply ...
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how can we bring more attention towards Questions related to SharePoint configuration & Admin

Fortunately StackExchange community has provision for this. The provision is called as Bounty management. Bounty is one of the way. You can start bounty on the question you want to get more ...
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Flagged posts responded to by people with very low reputation

I think you may be misunderstanding the content of the screenshot. We don't show you who handled the flags you raised. The "answered 22 hours ago by Sandip Pal" text is the information about when the ...
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What's the proper etiquette for "bumping" a question after a few days?

The correct way is to use the bounty system if the question is two days old. An alternative is to edit the question and add more details too it, and you'll have a higher chance of getting an answer. ...
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Increased vandalism

Not a watch list per se, but if you mark the comment as SPAM, you'll teach our SPAM bot that this user (and associated IP-addresses) are spamming the site. Soon enough, they will not be able to post ...
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Comment on my question provided the answer

This happened to me recently, and another user copied my comment and got credit for the answer. Oh well. The reason I added it as a comment was that I didn't think or wasn't sure it was really the ...
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how can we bring more attention towards Questions related to SharePoint configuration & Admin

I don't think your question is a good example of "SharePoint configuration & administration" (a bit of that below). It's a question of integrating two Microsoft products and how the hosting of the ...
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Questions/Tags for 3rd party software/plugins

The basic rule of thumb for me, if it comes from Codeplex or Github, it is going to stay open, but really it is a better use of those platforms to engage the authors and contributors as they are the ...
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What happens when your edit suggestion is rejected

No it has no impact on your reputation. All that happens is that you do not get the "+2"-reps you would have gotten otherwise. A rejected edit suggestion only shows under "Actions -> All" section on ...
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How Can You Remove An Edit?

1) Sometimes approvers aren't that careful as they should be. That's sad, but no edit is permanent that it can't be rollbacked. 2) Yes the rollback will get your original post back in order as ...
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Question has been edited and I don't understand why

Primary reason for editing questions is applying proper formatting to question. So it becomes more readable. It gives proper understanding what is question about and what are important things to look ...
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Best practice for question with no answer

I agree with Mike, Leave the questions open. One-day, Some-day someone will hit the question, and if it has answer for it then will reply it. You may know thats on SE we have Late answer badges.
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Best practice for question with no answer

In 2010 I asked a question on StackOverflow which, by then, had a no answer. Or more correct, what I asked about didn't exist. Five years later, the .NET library had evolved and the thing I asked ...
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I do not see a bounty option option on any questions

You're right, you can't place bounties on new questions or have more than three open bounties at a time. However, you also need 75 reputation before the system will let you place any bounties at all. ...
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One question in 3 review queue

One post can span all of the categories. This can be seen by a new user, providing a comment like "I'm having this problem too did you find a solution?" to an old post. This would result in it ...
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Why My approved Edit review required another review

Who can suggest an edit? Registered users without the edit privilege (2000 rep) can suggest edits to any post or tag wiki. Registered users who have the edit privilege but are not ...
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Removed post caused minus 2 points

You edited the post on April 24, and once it got approved you earned 2 reputation points. Now this post have been deleted and all reputations earned on that post will also be deleted. Note that this ...
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Who flag the first time posts?

It is a system generated flag. It is nothing that we moderators have control over :) Probably it runs in batches or as a scheduled tasks, and therefore the time before the flag appears varies (this ...
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How to upload 300 lines of code!

It isn't doable at this time, and there are several reasons why this is discouraged by the community. The accepted answer to the meta question Has integration of a larger code snippet system been ...
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How to add the flair on wordpress blog

Absolutely no need for a plugin, you can do this with out of the box Wordpress. Go to this link to see the snippet for your flair. You want to copy and paste the snippet you see at the bottom: <a ...
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I asked questions but they no more exsits under my account

The account has been deleted for trying to bypass a moderator imposed suspension John.
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Criteria for answering a question referring to your own solution/tool

First of all, I handle no disputes via informal channels (LinkedIn is not one of the formal communication channels for this community), hence I just clicked the button "I'm not interested". Secondly, ...
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How to judge question is duplicate or not

Yes, it will be considered a duplicate. But you can edit the question, and add further details to it. When you edit the question, it will be at the top of the start page and others will see it. If ...
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Question has been edited and I don't understand why

I'm a regular user and I really don't think that edit was necessary. Gray highlights are used for either code, or columns, or SharePoint-specific code terms. I wouldn't have approved this edit.
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Request to Remove Tags

The easiest way is to just retag the question(s) using the wrongly spelled tag. When no questions are using a specific tag it will automatically be deleted
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The question with only tag "Powershell" should be consider as SharePoint related question?

The main and clear factor to can easily specify if this question is off-topic or not is The Question Body. As for the questions that you referred to in your question, I totally agree with you, and ...
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