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Editing my answer to include content from another

I answered this question but another answer expands on something I said and is much clearer on that point. Overall I think my answer is better but could do with a bit more detail - is it acceptable to ...
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Irregularities with flag responses

I'm having trouble understanding why the response to my flag on this answer was : Text accompanying the flag: It's telling the op to physically assault someone, I have had accounts banned for way less....
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Got Rep bombed - sad face

It could be organic, but it looks like a good old fashioned rep bomb.
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As a user, how should I respond to suggested edits being used to “PM” me insults anonymously?

I started responding to a question that was attracting political commentary and grandstanding. I felt that the asker was being targeted with bad-faith answers and comments, which included extremely ...
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Can/Should people review flags of their own post?

I had flagged an answer as needing update due to missing several points after edits were made for clarification on the original post, and a phrase that said I looked ignorant (due to the lack of ...
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How can I delete my profile in The workplace meta?

Since I figured again that this is a hostile and unproductive place to be, I want to quit my account on "The workplace meta". That said: I cannot find an option to delete my account under ...
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(Done) Can we reopen the zhuzh question?

This question Work place appearance - zhuzh it up a bit was unclear. And VtCs came it. And then the OP answered the questions for clarification and did provide her country and workplace circumstances. ...
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Can someone tell me why my comments were deleted?

My comments were deleted on this Workplace question: How to politely stop a colleague's rude remarks about the way I sip alcohol? I suspect it was due to bad language, but I can't be sure. Can ...
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Please investigate contextual bulk-flag-dismissal done by a specific, anonymous moderator

I have recently been flagging the clutter noise comments under posts. Comments that add no value nor information whatsoever, like "this is great answer", "+1 great answer!", "...
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(Reopened) Reopen Request: "For any CEO role, which core responsibilities are never delegated, independently from the company?"

My new question has been closed. The reason: " Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed to your manager or HR department. Questions ...
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I edited my question. How do I get it back?

Some other user edited my question and then it got closed. I edited it back, along with some other changes, to make it become more to my original intent. Is there a minimum number of candidates that ...
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This community is disconnected from the workplace

I am finding it hard to justify recommending TWP after this. Telling a Coworker they aren't invited into my house The user has existing tensions with a co-worker, and one of the symptoms of the ...
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What's with the review queues?

Have the review queues changed or have I messed up my settings somehow? If they have changed it's not an improvement.
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Why was a HNQ deleted?

The question coworker made unsolicited comments about appearance has been deleted. The 404 page directs me, and others, to the deleted question help center page. But that page doesn't seem very ...
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What opinions are allowed here?

I recently received a warning from the mods. This called attention to various posts of mine,including one where I sugggested social mobility was a good thing. I'd rather not be banned so, with that in ...
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How can I delete a comment on a "locked" question?

I wrote some comments on a question that subsequently got locked: Choosing between two job offers: big brand vs smaller more fulfilling role In an effort to not contribute to "our comment problem&...
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Why is the reputation of the last user to interact with a question shown on the Home page?

I just noticed that front page now shows reputation on the "modified [time] ago [name] [rating]" line: When was this rolled out? What is the reasoning behind that change?
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When does "Want to improve this post?" appear? [duplicate]

I just saw above an answer a banner I did not see before: When is this banner triggered? Is this a specific flag placed on the answer (manually by someone)? (It is certainly not automatic as plenty ...
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Why did the system identify this question as spam?

I was visiting the review queue when this question How does one operate in an "Dark Scrum" environment? came up with the note Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please ...
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Is creating anonymous questions disabled on purpose?

I cannot create anonymous questions anymore on The Workplace, is this intended behavior? I tried to create an incognito session in Chrome and post a question, which redirects me to the login/signup ...
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Why is this question closed as off-topic?

Please check the question. Software developer work day productivity: Is there an ideal code editor usage percentage? After initially getting a good response, the question got targeted and closed as ...
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Why was my edit suggestion to revert vandalism rejected?

I recently suggested this edit to revert vandalism committed by a user against their question. One reviewer accepted the edit, but then I see that it has been rejected (shows as a "rejected edit" in ...
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Can anybody advise how to improve this question?

I made this: When making an offer, can HR override a successful set of interviews with senior management? but I am quite unhappy with the result. The situation is "interviews for a big job went very ...
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Is personal productivity a relevant topic for this site?

I have a question regarding personal productivity and I cannot figure out in which Stackexchange site I should post it. Initially I thought that should be Lifehacks, but there's no "productivity" tag ...
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Why am I unable to delete my answers, despite Stack Overflow rules allowing it?

(This question has nothing to do with licence changes). From: https://stackoverflow.com/help/deleted-answers Answers can be deleted at any time by their authors, unless the answer has been ...
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What exactly is different with the new license StackExchange is going to enforce?

I don't know if this question is on topic on Workplace Meta, but I didn't know where to ask else (perhaps meta stackexchange itself?). I just only heard about the change of license that ...
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А personal attitude towards me or not

I would like to ask if the following is a personal attitude towards me. I observe downvotes on all of my answers. Is it about reputation points, as it just looks like something personal? Can someone ...
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Would this be on topic here?

I would like to ask: Are the Stack Exchange Community Managers exempt from overtime? I am guessing that no one who is not a CM would know the answer for certain. But I am hoping that experts in the ...
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Did I somehow delete an answer?

I clicked vote to delete and the answer got deleted with this message... did I do that somehow? Never seen it before. deleted as spam or offensive 16 hours ago by Kilisi, Community♦
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Reporting the bad Ads

SE is testing new Ads provider: We're testing advertisements across the network During the test period, some of us with no ad blocker may encounter some not appropriate ads. Here is a post to ...
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Cannot fix grammar mistakes; how should I proceed?

I wanted to fix a grammar mistake, but I need to edit at least 6 characters. Should grammar mistakes just be left alone then? The answer I wanted to edit: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/142324/...
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Why is my this question not supported even when I'm facing a genuine problem and trying to explain genuinely?

My this question has a lot, lots of edits. The problem I've described there is genuine. Some users tried to fix it, but it changed the intention of the question. Now I don't know how can I explain ...
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What happened to my edit?

A few minutes ago I made an edit to a question (How to tell boss that we need a test plan and to ensure developers use the QA process?), by correcting a lot of its grammar, improving the formatting, ...
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I don't understand editing functionality - what am I missing?

Sometimes I edit others' questions or answers for minor things like readability and grammar. I have status on this site that lets me edit their content immediately, without my edits going into a queue....
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The "Is QA's job Only..." question should be moved

This question Is QA's job only to perform Quality Assurance of developer's work? really should be moved to the Software Quality Assurance & Testing stackexchange. It doesn't belong here. ...
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Providing an answer to a "protected" Topic

I rcently came across the following Topic: What can I do if I am asked to learn different programming languages very frequently? I am a Human Resources Professional with some experience in this ...
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Cannot give more than one bounty per question

I recently asked a question that gave me some rep points and I want to invest all those points on this answer I had 450+ rep, started a bounty and rewarded that answer and now that I have again 100+ ...
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Comments moved to chat, link is 404

I wanted to read the comments of this answer. One of them, from a mod, says: Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat But the link points to 404 Not Found ...
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Locating comments moved to chat

So I add a comment to a question and I can track the question I commented on by digging into my profile and looking at my history. But it turns out that this was a contentious question and a large ...
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How to find new questions

I'm sorry if I'm asking a silly question and the answer should be obvious but when I visit Workplace, no matter which tab is selected, I mostly see questions with several answers already in place. ...
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Why did Chat Room is deleted which is collection of comments?

I asked Is it typical in small companies to BCC the CEO on all external mails? question a few years back. There were few useful comments. Those comments were moved to chat. I do not disagree with ...
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Unable to load Popup - Please try again later

I can't write comments.
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Delete votes but no delete option

The on-hold question Can anyone solve these acronyms? appears in my moderator tools Delete votes panel/queue, but when I click on it it has no delete option (and it is not deleted yet). When writing ...
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Delete answers not visible; neither is their delete vote

Since I have > 10k rep I can vote to delete questions. I have noticed several time on page https://workplace.stackexchange.com/tools?tab=delete&daterange=last2days that some delete votes click ...
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Thank you so much for Workplace Stack Exchange

I don't know where to write this but FWIW just wanted to say that this site has totally saved my you-know-what in a complex and perplexing past few months. It also immensely clarified so much gut-...
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Could Workplace.SE moderators please reverse migration from Law.SE?

This question about legislative intent was posted, answered, and [the answer was] accepted several days ago on law.stackexchange.com. Earlier today, the post was migrated to Workplace.SE for no good ...
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Why can we only delete 20 comments per day?

So that I don't contribute to "our comments problem", I periodically go back and delete comments more than a few days old. But the site limits me to being able to delete only 20 comments per day. ...
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Why are there down votes on meta questions about a procedure or decision on stackexchange?

A short comment discussion just prompted me to ask this. How come there are down votes on a question in meta seeking clarification about this website? As far as I can see it a question is not a ...
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I was banned without any notification

So my colleague and I both participate regularly on Workplace and we sometimes discuss a particular question/answer prior to posting. Last week I was banned without any notice but my colleague ...
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Why did an answer stating reasons for the questions eventual deletion get deleted & earn negative reputation?

I answered to the question below pointing out the exact reasons why the question got put on hold and deleted eventually. My answer had 10 upvote events, 2 downvote events and a comment with the same ...
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