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How come a single reputation user able to comment and ordering of comments that are converted from answers to comments?

In a question I asked few days back a user named ajay(with 1 reputation point) answered my question which was flagged for deletion by me and then user Izzy added a comment on behalf of ajay and ...
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Answered bounty in comment, not answer

On this question user abhioxic came up with the solution in a comment, not in an answer. This comment was one hour before the bounty expiration, so had it been an answer I could accept it and award ...
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Dealing with obvious spam

I saw a post that is obvious spam. How should I deal with it? What is the proper action to take?
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My reputation is behaving very strange

I don't know what's the problem but I have added some screenshots below. My reputation yesterday was +200. And today my reputation is -251. Somebody please explain me what is happening. Thanks!
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Why does community rejected my edit?

I recently suggested edit to a question and after 9 minutes user bmdixon approved my edit and 14mins later Community rejected my edit but my edit was reflected in question. I cannot understand why my ...
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How to set/change “parent user” field to show the combined flair in the chat user page?

Not sure if I can ask chat related question here. So, I clicked my username on a AE chat discussion site and a user information popup showing links to my profile, "user profile" //which linked to ...
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why is flag being not noticed?

I raised a question on AE https://android.stackexchange.com/q/110239/108847 and it was put [On hold] . I realised that it was really not clear for others to understand what i was trying to ask. Later ...
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Just Android or also developer questions? [duplicate]

I am new to Android Enthusiasts, and I was wondering: Is this site just for discussing android apps/android system, or can you also come here for help on Android app coding issues?
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Can't answer protected question despite meeting reputation requirement

Having seen this question, which is answered as, paraphrased: You need to have earned 10 rep on this site. The 100 rep association bonus does not count towards that, as explained in this question ...
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Can a bounty be started twice on the same question?

I want to place a bounty on this question but I think I already did that some time ago. Is it why I don't see the "start bounty" link at the bottom of the question, despite the question being ...
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How do I close an answer?

Sometimes I flag an answer because it is irrelevant or it is spam. But when I check my helpful flag stats, it is marked as rejected with a comment to Close it instead. I have 12K rep, but I don't ...
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Error “ You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits ” When i want Edit

When i want Edit one Post, This Error Displayed : You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits So, What can i do for Unban || Day Or time limit for Unban ?
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Unable to edit a comment as on save it gives two different pop-ups

I am trying to re-word my comment as it has gone very lengthy but when I do so it gives two different pop-up's every time I try to save. At first it gives a pop-up saying that "Comment's may be ...
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Can't see any image on this site

I can't see any image (profile picture, images in post, etc) on this site. I think it is due to AdBlock or Ghostery, but I am not sure and I would like to see images without disabling them. What ...
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How to view the site activity log?

Where can I view a log of how many questions and answers are posted per day on a graph displaying time on the x-axis and the information I'm after on the y-axis (and see how this has changed over a ...
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Are questions about recommendations to avoid unlocking on-topic?

Reffering to this item of the off-topic list in the help section: Recommendations, like "Which phone is better?" or "Can you suggest an app that does X?" I would like to ask this: It ...
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How to award the bounty

I put a bounty on a question, accepted the answer but now it is community awarded? It is just a matter of feel-good to not let it be auto-rewarded but I would like to know what I have to do to ...
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Why are the answers to my question removed and the question protected?

I have an open question (with a bounty) on which some suggestions for answers were given. Now the question is suddenly protected but the existing answers removed. ATM there is no way for me to accept ...
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Can a tag be created for motorola moto 360?

I've made two questions related to the moto 360 but I do not have enough rep to create a tag. So if anyone could modify the question to add the tag would be great. Question 1 Question 2
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What does the name shown beside the question infer?

Under the Questions section of my account i see that for this particular question with a time stamp and a different name Darshar Parikh.On clicking the question there's again my account name displayed ...
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Why does SE say I've raised two types of flags?

I flagged this question for being off-topic (app development) when I was working through one of the queues. When I was browsing later, I looked at the question again and started to flag it, when I saw ...
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Why do the rep updates take lot of time

In the after noon I had the rep shown was around 46 and then in the evening it shows 31 .In my accounts section>reputation it shows a sum total of only 30 reputation despite it showing 31 now where ...
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On clicking the chat option from a secure URL of Android stack exchange it migrates me to the generalized chat page

Why does clicking on Chat at the bottom takes me to the general chat of stack exchange instead of Android chat page group which consist of the Android related chat. Upon clicking the chat option in ...
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The tags tell me I'm polluting the main site, but I don't think that's correct (title ver. 3)

So, I want to ask about the name of the Android mascot. Of course, this has nothing to do with anything but the marketing of the operating system/hardware. But I can't find any relevant tags. You ...
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Losing points for downvoting an answer?

Is there a reason why downvoting an answer would cause you to lose points? For example, I downvoted an answer, and got -1 rep from it. For example, my feed is showing -1 points and is linking to ...
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Why do i get a parser error while having a chat in any room

I am getting this error quite common these days.In a chat room if I enter a message say hi. I am getting as hi-parsererror -retry/cancel. I don't understand why this error comes in the chat box.If I ...
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How do I edit my username in the Stack Exchange app?

How do I change my name and avatar in the Stack Exchange app for Android? I don't see an "Edit Profile" link or button anywhere.
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Where can I know the questions that I have flagged today and their status

If I flag a question and want to know about its status, where can I find it?
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How am I able to chat inspite of having just 13 rep on Android Stack overflow

I know that for a user to Chat he must have +20 Rep but me having hardly +13 rep can chat very easily without any restrictions(Participate in a chat and also reply back) .I wonder how is this possible?...
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What answers were deleted on this question that caused it to be protected by Community?

I'd like to know what answers were deleted on Display screen keeps waking up when locked that caused it to be protected by Community. I know the criteria for that, but I don't have enough rep to see ...
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Why can't I answer a question

This question is protected and requires at least 10 reputation to answer. I have 101 reputation, but I am not able to enter an answer. Why is this?
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Can I ask user to select my answer or up vote my answer?

I am editing an answer and came across this line "Vote up and choose answer if I helped :D". Is it acceptable to ask the user to do this?
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“sitemap-questions-0.xml” shows up in Google search results

Google seems to be finding a "sitemap-questions-0.xml" on android.stackexchange.com. However, when I go to click on it, I get a 404 error. Here's the link that Google gives me: https://android....
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What does “User was removed” means in a profile?

What does "User was removed" mean in a user profile? I just noticed in my reputation tab that I was "awarded" -5 points with this explanation. Which user (I guess it's me) was removed from where, and ...
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Where is the review button/link?

About a week ago I could click "review" near the search bar to review posts from new users. Now, that button/link is gone. What happen? Did I lose those privileges? If so, how can I earn them back?
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Would that be okay to put up an email address for more help?

I recently came across this answer and found out that the answering user has provided his email address in username (at) domain (dot) com format. Even though I overlooked it, on a second thought it ...
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Can't sign in when using Opera Turbo

I'm trying to sign in to my account via Google, but when I use Opera Mobile with Opera Turbo enabled, it does not let me on, saying that my request was suspicious. However, when I disable Turbo, it ...
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Time of answer posted jumped

Am using Chromium version 24.0.1312.52 (175374) under ArchLinux, and have noticed an obscure thing, every-time I post a comment or an answer, it seemingly "jumps"... Let me explain: I post a comment ...
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Trying to troubleshoot a OP's question

Alright, Am trying to help troubleshoot this OP's question, and the fact that the OP has a very low rep, and thus a new-comer on the scene. Is there anyway of getting that OP to join the chat site to ...
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Question not automatically protected

I direct your attention to this question: How to import contacts from symbian mobile to android mobile? It has, as of this moment, five deleted answers. All are of the "me too" or "thanks that worked!...
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Does deleting a downvoted answer that you made cause you to lose rep?

I deleted this answer, which had been downvoted once. I just checked, and it seems I have lost another 6 rep for removing it. I never knew deleting answers removed rep. Can someone please confirm?
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How can I follow a post?

there is a question that I -1'd because of not putting enough info ,if I want to follow that post to be notified of new answer,comments,or edits. How can I follow that question/post? if that feature ...
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Wasn't logged in when came from SO

I was logged in SO and there were some new notifications in my inbox so I clicked one that led me here but I was not logged in. Never happened before. Using chrome 21.0.1180.57 on OSX
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“Propose Tag Wiki” button doesn't appear after error on submit!

About two days ago, I was editing a tag wiki. When submitting, an error appeared, but dumb-ass-me, I didn't pay attention and just pressed the available button. Was something about an error that had ...
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What is “Serial Voting Reversed?”

I noticed my rep went down by -70 points, and is the first have heard of that, what does it mean? Edit: I am a StackOverflow user and has never come across it before!
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Are we English language only?

I'm pretty sure that the answer is that Android.StackExchange only accepts questions and answers written in English, but I can't seem to find anything in the FAQ or Meta that definitively states this. ...
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Why is my accept rate 88% [closed]

I have accepted an answer on every question that I posed, except for the question that got closed? Do closed questions count towards the accept rate?
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Why did my reputation decrease?

Why does my reputation decrease when I downvote an invalid answer? Does it mean whenever I down vote someone's answer my reputation decreases even though I was doing nothing wrong except helping out ...
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Can a user receive the Suffrage badge more than once?

Fairly self-explanatory, I think. I had the Suffrage badge from long ago and yesterday I used all 30 of my daily votes, but I don't see a x2 next to the badge on my user page. Just curious.
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Can someone please explain flag weight or link me to the appropriate page?

This may be a more StackExchange-centric question rather than one specific to Android.SE, but I'd like to understand that metric on my profile page.