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Situational Anonymity

Yes, it's allowed to have multiple accounts, as long as they don't interact with each other by cross-voting etc. This answer on meta.stackexchange.com is fairly definitive. Of course, now you've ...
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Generalist Badge - is this working

This is not documented in an easy-to-find way, but a site must have at least 40 tags with 200+ questions in it before any Generalist badges are awarded. Since this site has only 27 tags with 200+ ...
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Does cc-by-sa allow you to revoke rights to answers?

There's two things at play here. First, our license - which covers what folks can do with our content and specific rights that contributors retain: Folks can re-mix, re-use and share our content, ...
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Are questions about what a product is worth on-topic here?

It's definitely off-topic for money - as per the off-topic list: 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?" ...
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Spam Account on Site

We got it. Thanks for the heads up. For the record, the flagging system is a bit more effective than a meta post; flag it at spam and you can move on. My understanding is all it takes is a few ...
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Is it on-topic to ask questions about money in politics?

I'd suggest the politics stack. Despite "money" in our name, this is a personal finance stack. Not all money questions are on topic.
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When to say "Just use Google"

You shouldn't flag questions just because you think they're easy to answer by searching the web. Flagging is for exceptional cases that really need moderator intervention or at least speedy action by ...
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Is it on-topic to ask questions about money in politics?

We've had well-received questions along those lines in the past. This one comes to mind: Why are there income limits for Roth IRAs? However, as I said in a comment to that question, asking for the "...
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Answer with biblical documentation deleted

I can appreciate your religion. I can appreciate that you live your life as best you can while following your religion as best you can. I can appreciate that you wanted to share that with the people ...
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Flagging abusive comments

Please do flag comments as rude and abusive if they meet the criteria. We do monitor this and have a range of options available to us if there is a pattern of bad behaviour. I think the "10 more to ...
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Why can't I see posts or comments by a particular user?

Comments are sometimes deleted by the users themselves or by a mod. In the case you're referring to, the user deleted their own comment (prompted by your post, I've just cleaned up the comment in ...
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Is there a tag for building loan contracts?

Just tag the question with the loans tag, as well as the country tag for the country that you are located in. If there are enough questions specific to building loans in the future that necessitates ...
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Answer with biblical documentation deleted

Reading through the comments, you're fighting a losing battle, here. There are certainly SE communities where religious discussion is encouraged (see Christianity.SE), but it's not a great fit for ...
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Where can I ask suggestions for a stock tracking app?

In general there's no guarantee there's anywhere in the SE network where a particular question would be on-topic. However in this case https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/ is reasonably likely. (...
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My answer was converted into a comment. I thought I answered properly

I received a moderator flag that this was a better comment than answer. When I looked at it, the answer had no more details than others already posted, basically "ask." As Keshlam noted, the Best Buy ...
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Voted best answer revoked?

The green checkmark is solely assigned by the original question poster, and has no relation to voting - either on that answer, on the question, or anywhere else. The original poster may at any time ...
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Question gone without a trace

There are a couple of issues going on. First, it is important for you to realize that questions asking for product or service recommendations are off-topic on this site, as well as most Stack Exchange ...
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On-topic to find new stocks in certain business area?

Asking for a specific stock recommendation would definitely be off-topic - there's a specific off-topic close reason for that: Questions seeking product or service recommendations are off-topic ...
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Increase Rep Level for Commenting

I'd be strongly against this. We already have an intermittent issue of "I posted this comment as an answer because I don't have enough rep to comment" issues. This would make it worse.
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Increase Rep Level for Commenting

No, I am not in favor of increasing the rep required to comment. First, I agree with Michelle that there should not be different rep/privilege levels on each site. It should be a network standard. ...
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Increase Rep Level for Commenting

Specifically on this site I haven't seen abuse of comments. There are some that have attracted more comments. What I have seen is that quite a few new users even with the low threshold need to make ...
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I answered a question a couple of years ago and now it's gone

You have an excellent memory. The question "Do live forex signal services work?" was closed as offtopic. For what it's worth, 5 members all "closed as primarily opinion-based" and more recently, it ...
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tag form-w-4 and w4 be synonyms

I appreciated the alert. Plain W4 has no usage and will 'fall off' the system very soon. If there were questions on both tags, we would merge and assign a synonym.
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Is double entry accounting a discussble topic here?

Even thought you have chosen a corporation as an organizational structure, I still think you are good to go for asking questions about your small business that relates to you and your family. As long ...
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Some website is scraping SE questions and answers. Is SE doing something about it?

They are violating the attribution rules by not acknowledging either the original author or StackExchange - while they do link to the original question, I don't think that's enough. As described on ...
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Generalist Badge - is this working

You may be right. I ran a badge progress report using this script and it seems that I ought to have that badge, but don't.
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Reputation above 10, but cannot answer a protected question

"Association bonus does not count" Sorry, you have a +1 rep at Money.SE for this purpose.
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Clarification on my deleted question

The question was closed by 5 normal close votes, downvoted, and spam-flagged, all by normal users. I did check out your profile and decided not to validate the spam flag, but it didn't really seem ...
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Regarding Web application recommendation

This is the reason for closing such a question - The type of question is specificaly considered off-topic.
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