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Situational Anonymity

I was about to ask a question on SO PF&M when I realized that I had to disclose details that I would prefer to keep private. This wouldn't be a big deal generally but I am well known on several ...
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Generalist Badge - is this working

I notice that not a single "Generalist" Badge has been awarded on this site. The way I understood may be incorrect. But I think quite a few would be eligible to get this badge.
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Why can't I use the maximum 40 votes in a single day?

To earn the Vox Populi badge a user must cast "the maximum 40 votes in a day." I notice that no one has earned this badge. Recently I used 39 votes in one day. Further attempts to vote gave me the "...
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Is it on-topic to ask questions about money in politics?

Is it on-topic to ask questions about money in politics? Let's say, ask for an explanation about why x government asks you to pay some specific taxes, for example? Or is it more on-topic in Politics ...
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Protect against possible malicious downvotes?

First of all, I am not a person who cares reputation scores. But the recent sequence of downvotes on my questions may indicate personal attacks from some user. Following is a screenshot from my ...
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Flagging abusive comments

It's occurred to me that there is a specific user here that has a bad habit of making directly aggressively rude comments implying or directly stating that people are stupid or ignorant when they ...
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Some website is scraping SE questions and answers. Is SE doing something about it?

I got a pingback on my blog a non-SE site (link removed) and apparently they just copy all the questions, answers and even comments, including the embedded links. What does SE do about it?
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Is double entry accounting a discussble topic here?

So, I'm trying to learn double entry accounting, and go figure, it's hard. At least, to the uninitiated, it is. Now, I've spent the last while on meta trying to find out whether or not my question is ...
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Will the content in personal chat room be removed sometime?

Will the content in personal chat room (http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/1395/discussion-between-sheegaon-and-tim) be removed sometime, because if yes, I will make a copy before I leave the room. ...
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Does an open vote counter a close vote?

Does voting to "leave open" counter a "close" vote? From what I've seen, it doesn't seem to. How does this work?
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When do names revert to USERxxxx?

I've seen new users who choose a name and ask a question, revert to USERxxx after a few days. What causes this?
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Answer with biblical documentation deleted

I posted an answer here to Should I charge my children interest when they borrow money? The answer was live for a couple days but I see that a moderator has deleted it. I am confident that I ...
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Does cc-by-sa allow you to revoke rights to answers?

Contributions to StackExchange sites are licensed cc-by-sa. Are you allowed to revoke the rights to an answer after you've posted it?
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Are questions about what a product is worth on-topic here?

My friends wants to buy a computer from me but we don't know what is it worth. Is money the right place to ask what a Dell Latitude E7450 is worth selling for or is there some other place where I can ...
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Spam Account on Site

I have encountered this spam account that seems to be only be used to promote a business. Can the account be suspended? https://money.stackexchange.com/users/14581/user14581
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Why can't I see posts or comments by a particular user?

I've noticed several times that I cannot see comments made by a particular user. On my own posts, or on posts made by others. The only reason I know those comments exist are because I see others @-ing ...
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May I ask on MS a question about how to explain Quantitative Easing side effects to kids?

I would like to ask this question on MS: "How would you explain to kids what happens when a Central Bank prints more money? It's simple to explain that it saves the banks and the States by ...
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accidental flags

I flagged an answer, but then realised I shouldn't have done (I flagged it as not an answer, but there was actually a valid answer buried in the text). There didn't seem to be any way to withdraw the ...
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Candidates For Editing and Reopening

There are questions that are closed, but have high votes, and multiple answers. Over time it would be great for us to review these with an eye towards an edit that could make them a good on-topic ...
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Would my question be on-topic for Money.SE?

I want to ask a question asking why the 'new' chip & pin system in the U.S is considered such a big deal, compared to the rest of the world (who have had this system for a while). Would my ...
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Number of Views?

How did Why might it be advisable to keep student debt vs. paying it off quickly? get nearly 2K views so quickly? The questions before and after are at a tiny fraction of this number. Is this a case ...
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merge accounts form keeps trying to merge the wrong way

I'm trying to merge the account https://money.stackexchange.com/users/57590/rpresser into the account https://money.stackexchange.com/users/57592/ross-presser. Both accounts are using the same email (...
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Referring users the Money.SE site — Is it possible to track signups?

So, I setup a Twitter account a few months ago to test for referring users to the Money.SE site. I can track the click through rates from Twitter to SE, but I'd like to be able to track the number of ...
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Increase Rep Level for Commenting

This is the privilege list (communications) for our Stack: The issue I am opening for feedback is whether we want to lobby for a higher level required to comment. Put a different way - "Do we feel ...
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My answer was converted into a comment. I thought I answered properly

My answer, https://money.stackexchange.com/a/63749/25694, was converted to a comment and I am not sure how to find the exact reason for it.
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I answered a question a couple of years ago and now it's gone

I just saw this question on the HNQ list Is it a good idea to copy a trader when investing?. This reminded me of an answer I had given to a question on this site a couple of years ago. The question ...
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tag form-w-4 and w4 be synonyms

I am new to site, but feel that https://money.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms should show https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/form-w-4 and https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Where's the “review tag wiki” tool?

I posted a "proposed update" to the mortgage tag wiki yesterday, and got a message that it would display after being peer reviewed. I've also noticed that I have the approve tag wiki edits privilege, ...
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Posted question now completely missing

I posted a new question about 10 hours ago. I verified it got posted and starred it as a favorite so I could reference it easier. That question is now not listed in the SE system. I thought maybe ...
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Is the “Accounting” tag wiki accurate?

When I read the following wiki: https://money.stackexchange.com/tags/accounting/info, I am getting mixed messages. Firstly, it mentions that all accounting questions must be personal. In my mind a "...
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Is there a tag for building loan contracts?

Is there a tag for building loan contracts, or under which tag a question on that topic should be asked?
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Do we merge the various company forms questions?

The following questions come up rather a lot: Sole proprietorship vs LLC What are the benefits and downsides to an LLC vs. Sole Proprietorship vs. Individiual? Sole proprietorship or LLC? Is there ...
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On-topic to find new stocks in certain business area?

Is it on-topic if I ask for help finding publicly traded companies whose stock one can invest in, given that these companies are in a certain business area? I want to invest in AI companies, ...
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Are questions about student society bookkeeping on-topic here?

I'm the treasurer for a university student-run society. The society has between 500-1000 members and receives $10,000-20,000/year in dues from the membership. We are audited three times per year by ...
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How do I find questions closed because it was averred as “off-topic”?

I'm trying to find such questions so that they can be promoted and resolved in my new Area 51 proposal: Area 51 Proposal: Finance (including Corporate, Public Finance).
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How do I see edits to my question?

My question shows it has been edited, but I see no way to view the edits. How can I see exactly what was edited?
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OASDI -> Social Security

Request for tag synonym OASDI -> Social Security My understanding is that they are different names for the same thing[1] OASDI stands for old age, survivor and disability insurance, which is more ...
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Does Tex markup work on this site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we support Latex formulas on this site? I recently tried to format a financial formula using the Tex markup that I've seen used on some of the other math/science oriented ...
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When to say “Just use Google”

I've been posting some answers and comments here and there. I noticed there are a lot of questions that could be answered if the OP just knew how to use basic a google search. Should those be ...
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Voted best answer revoked?

I was voted the best answer on a post - and I was the only one posting. The question was then downvoted and I no longer have the reputation from being the best answer. Is this related? Or did the OP ...
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request email notification on question

How do I request email notification on a question that I did not post whenever a new answer is posted on stackexchange sites?
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Change in Reputation

Till yesterday my reputation was 4769. Today I notice its gone down to 4701. I understand reputation can go down because of various reasons [unaccept an answer, unvote, down vote etc]. But I would ...
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Is asking for a general investment strategy profitability on-topic?

Requests for specific investment buy/sell advice; e.g. "should I sell X?" or "should I buy Y?" or "will X continue to go up?" Is the question about, whether it is worth to buy Internet ads for a ...