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Why did I get more than 200 rep in one day?

Why did I get yesterday 239 rep for the question I asked? I think the daily maximum rep you can get is only 200 (apart from few exceptions like when you get your answer accepted or when you get a ...
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Why can I not comment? [duplicate]

I was trying to add a comment to this question, but found only "suggest improvements" and "show all comments" links; none for adding new comments. This appears to be a new thing. I'm not 100% sure, ...
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How to award bounty on a dupe question?

I asked this question as an anonymous user (as can be seen). Now I want to reward Ertai87 for his answer that acted like a clear wake up call to me. However, the question was (incorrectly) flagged ...
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Is it expected that I cannot comment on questions or answers, having reputation 1,986?

My reputation on workplace is currently 1,986. The commenting privilege starts at 50. However, I can't comment on any questions or answers—there is no "add a comment" link on any of them for me. Is ...
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I don't understand what is wrong in my question and why the comments are given opinion based and rude?

I have a question about my The Workplace Stack Exchange post: How to deal with the persons whose actions delays in taking decision? As soon as I posted this question, I started receiving down votes ...
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Can I get my upvote unlocked?

I was just looking through my rep list and I noticed a ding of -1. Apparently for this answer, which I'm pretty sure I upvoted originally, because I literally say that in the comments. Somehow some ...
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Voting to transfer questions [duplicate]

Looking at this question from earlier: How to avoid a player co-worker, it looks like this would have been perfect for the Interpersonal Skills SE. However, it was closed for the "Questions require a ...
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Is this question on-topic?

Is it possible to get statistics about how many % Java installations are what version e.g. in India, how many users run Java 5, Java 6, Java 7, Java 8, Java 9, Java 10 respectively? The background is ...
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Are comments moved to chat in a group? [duplicate]

For Dealing with reactions from colleague about being self-taught the comments were moved to chat, and while the majority of them should have headed that way direction, and I agree with the mod that ...
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Go to HR and complain - Is this a really good answer?

Go to HR and complain I have seen that answer as above line for many question (Eg: How to fix a weird relationship at work). Is it actually successful answer? Note : I am from Sri Lanka my opinion ...
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What's up duck?

Just seen today that there is now a duck icon in the bottom right of the main page. I'm guessing it's a new feature but I haven't seen any announcements around it. Can I ask what it is for? Is it the ...
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Unusual review appeared on First Post Queue

I was just doing some Reviews on the Fist Posts queue, and encountered this post: This I found really unusual, as this is a one month old answer, which is even accepted and has more than 10 upvotes. ...
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Migrating closed, off-topic, on-hold questions (past, present, and future) to more appropriate SE sites

I had the intent of finding better SE sites for my questions that were closed, put on hold, or off-topic. I flagged a moderator for one of my questions, but I don't think an action was taken (if there ...
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Red dot on Suggested Edit review Queue

I just noticed a red dot in the Review Queue, besides the Suggested Edits: This I have never seen before, and I wonder what could that red dot probably mean? Usually it is a gray dot, and it goes ...
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Why is this allowed?

I have a question about my The Workplace Stack Exchange post: Update: Subversive behavior of colleague On posting, this heavy user shows up and says: Nothing but a senseless rant This: Did not ...
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Simultaneous Edits

What happens when two users are editing the same piece of content? Wrote the wrong date in a reply to accept an interview, should I point it out? GrayCygnus initiated an edit at t<0 and confirmed ...
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JavaScript blocked or failed to load

I was recently browsing questions when this hover message appeared over my Top Bar: I have never seen it before, nor here or on other SE sites that I frequent. What purpose does that notification ...
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Lost 10 rep without notification

I dropped from 130 rep to 120 with no notification. I require some sort of feedback as to why this happened.
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How have I single handly re-opened a question?

So I was doing the re-open review queue and came across this question. I felt it was valid and needed re-opening, but for some reason after my vote the question became open again. I expected that it ...
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Is using the Chat as a form of litmus test for questions a good strategy?

Often times I have questions I'd like to ask on the Workplace, after going through the process of writing the question, I ask myself "wait, would this be a good question to ask?" If the question ...
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Discussion questions

As some questions do not have an objective answer and one may want to know other people's thoughts on the subject, it may make sense to have questions which purpose is not to get a definitive answer ...
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If a flagged post is edited before a moderator sees the flag, how do they deal with it?

I flagged this answer as "not an answer". The initial version I flagged was: Unfortunately your company has the expectation on you because you are employed. If you are not able to meet the ...
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Employer biased community members skewing the intent of the site [closed]

Recently I am trying to be as active as possible in the community and coincidently I joined a new job so I am up with lots of questions which I feel are important from my point of view. I know that ...
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How to make the question about when recruiters should call candidates clear again?

When should recruiters call candidates instead of emailling? Two person (Daniel, Lilienthal) agree that this question can be reopen if there is some improvements. Which bits are unclear, and how to ...
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Can you help me read the last comment on this deleted question?

The question was deleted before I had a chance to read the last comment. Since I visit this site only via the app, I have no saved URL from the browser history to give you. Thanks.
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Does The Workplace support embedded YouTube videos?

Over on Meta Stack Exchange, I am attempting to compile a complete list of Stack Exchange sites which support YouTube embedding. Searching on The Workplace Meta, I was unable to find any discussion ...
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Only got +1 Reputation from answer upvote

I recently posted an answer to a question. After that I proceeded to read the other answers; upvoted one I considered good and downvoted another that was not so good and also seemed like was somewhat ...
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Comments not expanded by default?

On mobile web, the non-upvoted comments are not expanded by default, only on Workplace.se. No other site does this, including this Meta. Is this by design or a bug? There is no user settable option ...
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How many users must vote to reopen a question that is on-hold?

I found this in the help center: Who can put questions "on hold"? Users with 3000 reputation can cast up to 24 close votes per day. When a question reaches 5 close votes, it is marked [on ...
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(REOPENED) Reopen "How do I tell if a position I am being offered is a Demotion?"

How do I tell if a position I am being offered is a Demotion? The question title is How do I tell if a position I am being offered is a Demotion? the quesiton has been edited from its original ...
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I can't ask another question is something wrong?

According to the site I've asked 4 questions that weren't received well by the community and so I can't post another question for four days. But I checked my profile, and I only have one question ...
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Notice about "information contained in this post requires additional references"

On my answer How can I handle my company docking my pay due to poor quality of previous consultant's work for customer? I got the following notice (this is what it says in my Inbox): Some of ...
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Can't see upvotes and downvotes for questions and answers

In StackOverflow the user can see the number of upvotes and downvotes when he clicks the total number of votes for a question/answer (between the upvote/downvote arrows). But this is not possible in ...
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How can I prevent "too many" edits on my question?

I have asked a question and it was recently (a couple of hours ago) edited so much that it was no longer "recognisable". What I mean by this is the editor has edited the question so much that it was ...
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Is moderator chat separate from normal chat? How do I view it?

I saw a post on the workplace stackexchange which had many edits and there was also an automatic message that moderator comments or discussion had been moved to chat. I was able to view the edits ...
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Yearling badge twice in two days?

I'm not one to hand back accolades, but I'm pretty sure I just earned the "yearling" badge twice in two days. Is that expected behavior? I'm guessing that it's because I've been here 2+ years, and ...
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Unsourced material may be disputed or deleted

Are employers allowed to access/search through one's personal email outside work hours? My answer got flagged and received a moderator note saying Some of the information contained in this ...
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Title in capital letters in the timeline and in review queues

I was checking the timeline of a question when I found out the title shows in capital letters: TIMELINE FOR HOW TO HANDLE A HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYEE BUT WHO REACTS EXTREMELY EMOTIONALLY TO CODE ...
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Why is this a bad answer?

I'm of course not directly saying there is a massive masonic conspiracy to downvote answers of people not part of a particular clique. I am highly aware I would be pilloried for suggesting this ...
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Can we ask for resume review here in The Workplace?

I don't know if it is allowed to ask for review of resume here at workplace. So is it good to ask for that here just like in codereview for codes written by peers.
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What is a workplace?

This may seem very silly to ask, but I've been annoyed on this website by the following closing reason: •This question does not appear to be about the workplace within the scope defined in the help ...
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Things to be careful about after 10000+ rep?

I recently passed the 10000 rep threshold. Are there now things to be more careful of/pay attention to, e.g. because flags and votes have more impact?
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Do code backticks really have a use on this site?

I am in the habit of using backticks in comments for quoting or highlighting parts of them(mainly quoting parts of others' comments). Personally, I feel that a change of font serves better for ...
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Is there a way to delete revision history?

A new user recently asked a question and included their personal contact information. This isn't something you normally want posted on the internet, so I edited it out. However, the info is still ...
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Request for data: What has been removed here as rude/abusive?

The Workplace has had a lot of discussions/arguments about what is or isn't rude. This came up most recently in chat, but it's at the core of a bunch of past meta questions too. It was also ...
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How can we promote the model of how peer reviewing/moderation is designed to work in SE?

I think it might help some participants inexperienced with the SE model to have an overview of how real-life management of a (synthetic) discussion problem is generally handled -- flagging, ...
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Can I have a question removed from my account

I asked this question, Should I tell my employer that I need to appear in court. It was useful for me and probably will be for others, but I probably shouldn't have that attached to the account I use ...
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Should I always accept an answer on The Workplace?

I asked a question a couple of days ago, and thankfully I got great positive feedback for the situation I'm currently in. The issue or more like the dilemma is that I really can't accept just one ...
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What was wrong with this question? [closed]

The following question got nine downvotes: How best to demonstrate that as a software developer you make the company money Was this the kind of question we want to avoid? If, so why? In the ...
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Where's my question gone?

I asked a question about The Six Sigma Illuminati and it's been deleted without trace, and I didn't even get a notification it was being removed.
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