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when are 2k16 elections?

StackExchange doesn't do yearly elections per say. Moderators are elected for as long as they are willing to do the position. Because of this, elections only happen if it's either decided we need ...
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Removal of response from the site

I apologize and have undeleted your answer. I also edited it substantially, not so much because the original was incorrect, but so that it makes more sense in context. Hopefully some of that is self-...
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How do I accept an answer, and is there a window in which to do so?

This seems to be a problem many people have. Below on the left you will see an answer that has not been accepted. On the right is one that has. Only the original author of the question sees the ...
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Can the Profile of "Christian" and "Christian Marinelli" be merged?

Thanks for posting. I've messaged the user in question regarding their accounts, but it's really their call whether they'd like to merge them or not. As detailed in this Meta post, there isn't a hard ...
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Problem with markup

According to Markdown Editing Help, to add code formatting inside the list, indent the line with 8 spaces instead. Markdown: 4. Preformatted text in a list item: Skip a line and indent ...
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How do I find out why a answer was deleted?

Your answer was flagged as "spam" by another user and while this claim is probably a little over the top I deleted it for two reasons: You're using the answer to request more information (...
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Now that I think about it, my questions should be in the Linux stack Exchange

The general rule is not to migrate questions with answers. So your first question should not be migrated. The second has no answers so you can simply delete it and post it on U&L yourself.
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How can I put a flag on certain tags?

You cannot flag tags. Just bring the issue up on meta (like you did) to have the tag either deleted or synomynized with another. I merged it with pi-3 which is canonical for this model. Thanks for ...
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Not receiving the critic badge

Patience, my young Padawan. Handing out badges does not seem to be instantaneous.
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Editing a question

You may only submit up to 5 suggested edits at a time; beyond this, you will receive the message in your image. The following users can review your edits: Two users with more than 2,000 rep One ...
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Are Our Favorite Questions Listed Somewhere in Our Profile?

Everytime I think about where these are I realize I have forgotten again since last time, scour the interface for minutes, then feel like an idiot because it's been staring me in the face. Then that ...
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Serial upvoter on the loose

The system does have algorithms in place to detect voting rings (people who mutually upvote everything others in the group do, which corporate entities have actually engaged in in the past) and such ...
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Can I quote GPL code here?

Possibly the definitive answer to this is to be found on Meta, but rather than dig around I'll make a quick distinction: "I wish to quote some code..." "content published here is to be licensed with ...
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Is a statement and link to research of a problem considered off topic at RPI.SE?

I think (and hope) that just a little cooling down is necessary here. It is worthwhile to separate the issues that seem to have gotten entangled thus leading to a heated discussion. Links to ...
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What does it matter that my question is "unclear" or "too broad", etc?

What's the problem? Primarily, and in general, it is what many people consciously or unconsciously assume about the nature of a free service. Growing up as most of us do in money exchange economies ...
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Editing questions when you have 2000 reputation

You only get +2 reputation when you edit a post if: Your edit is suggested - i.e. you have less than 2k rep (when editing posts posts) or less than 20k rep (for editing tag wikis) You have earned ...
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How do I specify another Stack Exchange site

Migration paths for non-mods are limited, unfortunately. The list can be added to, on non-beta sites (but still not easily -- there tends to be some politics involved, I think). I.e., it is meta or ...
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"Your last flag was declined" Warning, but question was put on hold for the exact reason

If I may say, I completely agree with a declined flag is not a disaster. I have quite a few declined flags myself... So do not worry. On the other hand I'd like to point out that your participation ...
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What to do with out of Date Answers

Worth a read: How do we encourage edits to obsolete/out of date answers? How to deal with obsolete answers? The linked question is from 2012 and it makes no mention of the type and model of the ...
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Where is my deleted question and answer?

That is strange; it was my understanding that you can always see your own deleted posts. In any case, you presumably mean this: PyCharm 2017.3.3 hangs Magic!
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This answer is a comment

Although the author says that it should be a comment, what they wrote isn't actually something that would need to be posted as a comment. Comments here are primarily for requesting clarification or ...
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Would an armbian question be on-topic here, even if it is running on a different board?

If not actually on the Raspberry Pi it would be off-topic. Or as the helpcenter has it: Please make sure that your questions are intrinsically Raspberry Pi oriented. Once you put it in a RPi and it ...
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How the "top 2% this week" was calculated?

How this 2% was calculated? The reputation points you accrued during that time period.
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Where would you post questions about boards like BeagleBone, pcDuino

The issue has been discussed here on Meta a few times before. Current consensus is that non-Pi boards are off-topic here. That leaves you (unfortunately) with multiple options on the network ...
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Can not fix wrong answer to protected question

You have an account with 101 rep on the main site. The "protected" banner says: This question is protected to prevent "thanks!", "me too!", or spam answers by new users....
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Suggest amend tag [port-fowarding] to [port-forwarding]

Thanks much for noticing this and pointing it out here. The issue has been corrected!
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Do badges benefit you at all?

As Steve pointed out badges are more or less for fun and bragging only. There is however one opportunity where certain badges might carry some weight, and that is moderator elections. While the ...
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Is a statement and link to research of a problem considered off topic at RPI.SE?

First, it should be noted that no one has cast an "off-topic" vote on any of your questions here, or any close votes period, so it is a little confusing why you are asking this (blatantly rhetorical) ...
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This answer is a comment

I'm the mod that rejected your flag. I believe that the author made the comment remark because they couldn't provide what they felt was a definitive answer. Regardless of that possible opinion, the ...
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