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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I am unable to suggest edits

I suggested some edits which were rejected yesterday. Since then, I am not able to suggest anymore edits. I wonder, how can I lift this ban?
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Does drafts' lifespans start from the initial draft or from the last edit?

I am currently writing a relatively big answer, so I am making use of drafts to work on it a bit everyday as I don't have much time. I understand that drafts will be deleted after 7 days. What I don'...
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Medium size images with alpha

When answering a question, I've wanted to include large images that have an alpha channel, but not necessarily at their original size. When I append an m to the ...
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Blender paid work

I am planning to have a 3D animation short movies, My question: Is it considered off-topic to offer some paid work related to Blender, in blender stack exchange?
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Where to answer specific question about already described problem?

There is quite well-known problem about applying transforms which also has answers about different use cases (rigid bodies, UV unwrapping). Recently there was added question about unexpected working ...
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Why are some questions a different color on the screen?

Why do some questions show up in a different color box on the screen and some are just white?
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How to access starred questions

When I find helpful question that I might need to read the answer to it later, I check the star, I tried to find a way to access the questions that I starred but couldn't find the link. Is there a ...
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If a user has put links to images in a post, is it OK to move them imgur and editing the post to show the images inline?

When reviewing this post through the First Posts review queue, I was going to edit to convert links to images to inline inages, but when I saw that the images were not hosted at imgur, I decided ...
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Anyone can edit?

Surely I have missed something as I though editing questions or answers was allowed at 2000 rep? Today, twice, a user with 1 rep edited my answer. I rejected it and so I don't have a link anymore, ...
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Blender Stack Exchange in languages other than English?

Are there versions of Stack Exchange generally, or Blender Stack Exchange in particular, in languages other than English? If not, where can one direct a user who is hampered by trying to ask a ...
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where to put this math repo reference link?

I asked this in chat a few days ago, but had no takers: I came across this amazing math formula repository done by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). I think it could be ...
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Is it possible to retract your own edit suggestions?

I recently suggested an edit to this question, but while I was doing the edit, someone with enough rep to do immediate edits (Shady Puck) finished his edit. While our edits were similar, his was more ...
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Reputation for new users

I was trying to understand how the reputation works and I don't quite get it. It is not the first time, that I see users who ask their first question, don't have other activities (like answering ...
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How should I flag tutorial requests?

I recently came across a question that is nothing but a request for a tutorial. I looked into flagging it, but I couldn't decide what flag to use. Off topic gives me the choices of bug report, too ...
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Where to upload files other than .blend files and images?

Let's say I want to upload my blend file but due to it being linked to other blend files I have to upload the linked blend files too. blend-exchange doesn't let you upload more than one file at a time ...
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Excess Moderators

As far as I know, we have three elected moderators: gandalf3, iKlsR, and David. This begs the question, who are Gabe, Oded, Robert Cartaino, and however many others that I've missed? How are they ...
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Can I block users from my chat room?

I currently do not have a chat room, but I was wondering, could I block annoying users from my chat room?
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Is there a way or a convention to know or indicate the first frames of a GIF?

Sometimes gif animations are hard to understand because we don't know where the sequence begin. Is there a convention to indicate the beginning (something special to add at the beginning of the ...
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How can I delete my account?

I looked into the profile settings and couldn't any button or option for account deletion. I searched on meta and it seems no one asked this question before, can anyone help me? should I contact a ...
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Contacting Moderators

I have now been on BSE for a month seriously and haven't seen hide nor hair of any sort of direct message system, a la the one on Instagram or other types of social media. I am aware of the chat ...
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Making Mouse Icons

How do you make the icons like in David's bio?
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How to set spell checker in English?

I am french an my Windows system and web browser are set in french language. So when I am typing here (here = typing a question or an answer in BSE) nearly all the words are underlined and that does ...
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Following a thread sequence when edited

How to understand what happens is this two situations : an answer when the question has been edited and so the answer has no sense anymore an answer which was edited (by someone else) but the related ...
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What makes a question active?

Sometimes when I browse the questions list with the "active" filter, some questions appear as if they were recently modified, but in fact they aren't. Hovering the mouse on the active tab gives ...
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How do i upload a screencast video to my Blender question? [duplicate]

I would like to include a screencast video in my Blender question, but I do not know how to upload a video. It is in AVI JPEG format currently. Thank you!
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what to do when a question is marked as duplicate and clearly isn't?

In the case of this question, there are 5 moderators marking it duplicate. The answer referenced doesn't answer the question asked. it concerning completely different keyboard layout than the one ...
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Cannot download Blend files from questions

Anyone else having problems downloading example .Blend files from blend-exchange in posts? I have tried a couple posts, and the download link to the example blend files leads me to a blank page. ...
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How can I properly invite people to a chat room so I can ask for resources?

I created this chat room since it's not clear to me what's on topic or not in this SE site, and in most sites asking for resources, books, recommendations, ... is not on-topic. Should I use meta for ...
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What is a “well received question”?

The Socratic badge's criteria says Ask a well-received question on 100 separate days, and maintain a positive question record. This badge can be awarded multiple times. Unlike most of the other ...
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What does it mean to review a declined flag?

Recently one my flags was declined (OP revised the flagged post after I flagged it). However now when I go to flag a post the flag window says Your last flag was declined - please review it before ...
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How to keep SE from scaling my images?

When I upload an image for a question/answer on SE, the site seems to scale it to fit the standard post width. Often this is useful since it gives a nice uniform clean look to the post. But ...
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Why is this question off-topic?

The question is exactly about blender not recognizing my keyboard. Why is it off-topic? If it's not about blender... then it's about what? No hotkeys working at all in blender
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What to do with trivial suggested edits?

From the help center: Tiny, trivial edits are discouraged - try to make the post significantly better when you edit, correcting all problems that you observe. I often run across suggested edits in ...
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Cant log in to unregistered account

I created an account with blender stack exchange today, in order to ask a question, but for some reason the account is unregistered. I have other stack exchange accounts so I created another blender ...
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What should I flag link-only answers as?

When voting to delete an answer in the review queue there is an option link only (and not spam) However, there is no such option when actually flagging answers. When flagging link-only answers I ...
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Feature request: 'Someone write this code for me'

I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, but it looks like it, so here it goes. It would be very useful if there was a special tag or a section for people that don't need an answer but ...
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Images in comments?

I have seen people post comments with links to images on Stack Exchange's very own Imgur installation. How can you upload an image for a comment like this?
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Can I give my reputation to other users?

Does Blenderstack (and other stacks) allow to give some amount of my reputation (not limited to 15 points, but unlimited like in bounties) to other people who answer my question to thank them? Example:...
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What does a “Leave Open” vote do?

When I vote on a question to "leave open", how does that affect the closure of the question? Does a "leave open" vote negate a "close" vote, or does it simply do nothing, or does it do something else?...