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Can someone clean up these comments?

Not enough reputation to flag them myself out at least don't see that option. After typing out "win-win for you print it out and send it to your mom so she can put it in her fridge and marvel at the ...
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How to get a link to an old question that was probably deleted for no answer/no votes?

I'd solved a scripting problem and included it as part of a question here a few years ago. I don't see the question and I'm guessing it was deleted for no answers/no activity or similar. I've searched ...
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Editing - what's the purpose, where is the limit?

Yesterday I posted an answer to some topic, and someone edited it. Usually, I'm okay with that, sometimes it happens that I write things wrong or destroyed some markdown tags. And as for myself, I did ...
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Why I don't get an answer?

I have my two questions pending, don't know why no one is answering. Only comments don't lead to any conclusion! Reading comments and checking if it is right or not and at the end there's no answer, ...
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Dubious 'You have reached your question limit' ban leads to counterproductive user behavior

My last two questions were not well accepted, and now I have this ban. But I am trying to make a living out of video editing among other things, so getting my questions answered on time is above any ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Is it possible to post .webm videos on the Blender Stack exchange?

I know how to make .gifs but they have no sounds. I also know how to make .webs which do have sound. Is it possible to attach a .webm on a post?
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Can haz “render of the week”?

We've requested a photo.SE style render contest before, but it never received much attention from SE. In light of the site redesigns taking place, now seems like a good time to revisit the idea (again)...
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Was the 'blender-2.8' tag created intentionally or should we remove it?

A blender-2.8 tag seems to have cropped up recently on the main site. As it seems to have been somewhat discussed that we won't have tags for different versions (or at least, there's no real consensus ...
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1answer
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Silly question time: Indirect Blender questions?

I just posted THIS and it got flagged as not Blender related (which it kinda is indirectly ;P) I knew it would get flagged but there are some people that are only on this site that I highly respect ...
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Blender 2.8 is going Beta. What now?

Blender 2.8 is getting its Beta status today or tomorrow. Which means that we can expect the interface, workflows etc to be in their final form. Bug fixes, and bringing back of features that were lost ...
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1answer
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How do you create a chat room from commentary?

I've seen chat-rooms created from over-extended comment exchanges, copying the accumulated commentary into the room. How is this done?
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How do I attach files in comments and sub-comments?

I can't find a way to attach files (specifically, .mkv or "FFmpeg" in blender) to my comments. I'm new to the site so it might actually be really obvious... Thanks, -Cobra
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1answer
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A question form

Maybe a question form, with the Image Link field required, should be introduced to the site? It must be wearisome to ask for screenshots all the time. I noticed these requests are pretty frequent here....
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1answer
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I want to embed YouTube videos. What should I do?

I usually include a YouTube link when I post a question. But I want to embed YouTube videos. What should I do?
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1answer
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GPU post maintenance

It's been a while since we made Enabling GPU rendering for Cycles?, and a few things have changed since then (opencl support has come a long way, but also has more than a few issues worth documenting)....
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Should we ask users to indicate what version of Blender they're using?

Given the changes in 2.8, should we ask the users, whether they are asking or answering, to indicate which version they are using, in order to make sure that the answers provided are correct? Or, ...
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Blender SE's updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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1answer
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Create 'gltf' tag?

Similar to existing fbx and collada tags, would others be open to creating a 'gltf' tag? See https://www.khronos.org/gltf/ for ...
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3answers
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A Selectively Helpful Community

I've been on this site for quite a while now, but there's something that keeps bugging me. This might sound a reminiscent of the reform of the whole StackOverflow site that happened a while back. It ...
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1answer
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Need to tell blender developers to add different symbols in future updates

I am in need of letters which are not in the standard english alphabet. I personally am after the ancient Hebrew alphabet from the times new roman font file. I am not able to copy these letters from ...
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2answers
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Spent 20 minutes trying to find out how that I should known not have asked about blender 2.8

I have a question about my Blender Stack Exchange post: How to do a simple smoke in 2.8 eevee I am glad it was taken down anyway because smoke does work 2.8 alpha. As incorrectly stated from a user. ...
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How to be a Contributor to Code of Conduct

While Browsing Through Blender Stack Exchange. I noticed that some users are Contributor of "Code of Conduct". If You hover the Text 'New Contributer' it Shows a message about "Code of Conduct". ...
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I see soo many questions, low views, and almost no answers

Title explains it. Weird, right?
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Blender.sx font issues on Ubuntu [closed]

Recently, and I cannot pin point a date, in this website and its meta all fonts are bold-faced and its rather unpleasant to the eye. I've seen this on two separate machines (both with Firefox though) ...
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1answer
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Blender Stack Exchange Dark Theme

The site is too bright when working in a dark room or at evening when switching from all the 3D software that all has dark UI. Is there a Dark Theme? If you have your own feel free to post it next to ...
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1answer
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Revoking false close votes from multiple users

I recently viewed a question that I initially though was a duplicate of another question, so, I voted to close it as such. Anyway, I asked for clarification just in case it wasn't a duplicate. After ...
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Deleting answer by deleting content

https://blender.stackexchange.com/posts/115940/revisions Is that an acceptable way to delete your answer when you feel you overthought the problem?
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1answer
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Image Error “i.stack.imgur.com redirected you too many times”

All browsers, Windows 10. As of last night images from i.stack.imgur.com have been broken for me. In Chrome, attempts to load the image directly result in the 'redirected you too many times' error. ...
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Blender 2.8 and Duplicate Questions

On the stack overflow blog it is said that "questions are merely the sand that produces the pearl." and "that you optimize for pearls, not sand". So with that context here is my question. The public ...
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kbd shortcuts and unwillingness to comply

Related to comments on How to move points proportionally to keep edge flow good? , which are getting out of hand and inappropriate to where they're occurring. I like helping people. However, I am ...
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Blend-exchange not working(Please accept the terms and conditions)

Blend-exchange won't let me upload my file despite me accepting the terms of service
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3answers
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Professional Way vs. Getting the image?

I just got into it with someone on BSE, and it lead me to a question about answers! I do not work in a game/vfx studio but I do get paid to use Blender. So I do not know all the techniques that ...
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what to do with Yes or No questions

Often (especially in the unanswered list) there seem to be question which are seemingly answered with a yes or no. I'm not talking about not answerable question, buts valid question which appear to ...
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Are questions about the Armory game engine on topic?

Armory works only within Blender, however it is a separate product. There is a version that is an add-on, presumably that's on topic. Then the full version is a separate product, but you can't use it ...
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Why my Question is Downvoted?

I'm a newly active member here in Blender SE Network. My Question - Rock PBR Texture Creation within Blender (Procedural) for export in game engines here as Got -3 Downvotes. As per the Guide to ...
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On topic: A question about how to design a 3D planet?

I would like to create a 3D model of a planet with rings, complete with sun, so that I can better visualize what the rings would look like at various times and locations on the planet. I have some ...
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Is it appropriate to promote your question by repeatedly posting links to it in comments of other answers?

I have recently noticed that a specific user has been trying to promote their unanswered question by finding similar questions to theirs and posting a link to their question in the comments on one of ...
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Can you add files to comments?

Is it possible to add .blend files or images to comments? I'm having a bit of difficulty with somebody's answer to my question, and I'd like to give them my .blend file or a screenshot to help them ...
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Markup code parsed unexpectedly

I usually present code by indenting lines with four spaces or using the respective button in the editing menu. line_of = "code" another = "line" However, after a ...
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Game-engine question on hold because bug?

I've come across that question. It asks about a bug in the game-engine and was therefore put on hold, since it should be reported to the official bug tracker. Considering that the game engine won'...
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1answer
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Any way to see all moderator nominations?

The current 2015 Moderator Election page just shows 4 candidates ran for moderator; however, I know there were seven nominations. Is there any way to see withdrawn nominations?
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1answer
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Should OP comments be added to question by non-OP?

I just reviewed a suggested edit and rejected it because it was essentially just pasting a comment into the question. It seemed to me that the person who suggested the edit is farming for easy rep ...
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1answer
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Way to accept multiple answers, or designate answer as valuable and distinct alternative to accepted answer

Sometimes I notice that there are multiple ways to address a problem or model a complex shape that have their own advantages and disadvantages. For instance, when modeling a corkscrew, there might be ...
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Question put long or short preferred?

Would people rather read a question put in the simplest terms and ask for any more essential information in the comments, or am I more likely to get an answer if I add as many relevant details as ...
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0answers
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Front page changes from “answered” to “modified”

I answered a question last night, then the OP accepted a different answer which was edited by Ray Mairlot 12 hours ago at the time of this question. After I answered, I looked at the main page again ...
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2answers
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How do I subscribe to, follow or save questions?

I'd like to do something like "+1" or just "subscribe" to certain questions. Can't find a button for it. By the way the next obstacle is posting itself: System says I have to wait for 40 minutes. ...
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Why are some names light blue in code markdown syntax highlighting?

What is the light blue syntax highlighting? On BSE in this answer, IntProperty, FloatProperty, EnumProperty, MyInt, MyFloat and ...
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How do I log out of my stack exchange account?

I want to create a new profile, so how do I log out of BSE?

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