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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.
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How to re-own my posts

I came across some posts on android.stackexchange.com which seem to be migrated from the previously closed Electronic Gadgets site. I saw my name under the post but it was grayed out. For example: ...
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Change in reputation noticed 20 FEB 2011 - 22 FEB 2011

About 2 days ago, I noticed my rep was 1897 points. Today it's even lower than yesterday at 1642. Going thru the graph in my profile, however shows no indication that my rep ever touched the 1800 ...
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Is there any way to accept answers on the unowned questions that have been migrated from another SE site?

There are a number of questions that have been migrated over from the old Gadgets.SE as well as other sites that are attached to users that aren't registered here. Some of them are quite old. Is ...
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Username length here compared to Stack Overflow

Not that it really bothers me that much, but on SO my username is 'SW', so, 2 characters. If I try the same here I have to have 3 characters. Can I change this somehow?
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Is anyone else having problems “Favoriting” Question from the Android Browser?

Even when I zoom in all the way on the Android.stackexchange.com site, I still can't click on the "Favorite" star. My tap, no matter how accurate, hits the Downvote or the Facebook icon. Anyone else ...
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What's with all the users with 101 rep?

Why does this site have a load of people with rep of 101 who haven't asked/answered any questions? Am I missing some Stack Exchange new user policy?
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How do I delete a question?

How do I delete this question: https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/65754/adb-push-command-gone-very-wrong-d-cant-revert
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What to do when we have to post a link and it wont available after a while?

Most often we have to post a link for a specific software in our answer. Mostly in questions like how to root your device. Today I was trying to write an answer for How to root Xperia P device I am ...
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Why was my answer suddenly “deleted by owner”?

I have posted an answer for the following post Is there a way to block USSD balance notifications on Android 4.3? Today when I rechecked the answer it is deleted and shown as "deleted by owner". What ...
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Time Stamps on Old Questions Show as New

I am fairly new around here, although not new to Android. Forgive me if I am wrong in posting this. I searched and can't find a question that addresses this. When viewing the questions list, the ...
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Synonym request: brightness, screen-brightness

screen-brightness has 23 questions brightness has 1 question
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Tags synonyms/merge requests

Some typo and naming divergence... notification and notifications hangouts and google-plus-hangouts system-partition and partition
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Motorola Droid 4 synonym

We have an extraneous tag (droid4) that should be synonymized to motorola-droid-4.
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Galaxy Note 2 synonym requests

A couple of tags have cropped up which should be synonyms of samsung-galaxy-note-2: noteii galaxy-note-2
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SkyDrive is now OneDrive

OneDrive for Everything in Your Life Today we are pleased to announce that SkyDrive will soon become OneDrive. We only have a couple questions tagged skydrive, but it would be nice if they were re-...
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Links to google.com not allowed?

Yesterday, I submitted a post on Android Enthusiast. Today, I tried to edit it, and it said that links to google.com weren't allowed. These links are part of an error message. Shouldn't they be ...
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Is there a delay for receiving certain earned hats?

I was checking out the hat selection today and noticed the following requirement for the Defender of the Realm hat: at least 5 flags dismissed as helpful and at most 20% of non-disputed flags ...
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Please re-tag “viewsonic-g-tablet” to “viewsonic-gtablet”

The official name of the thing is gTablet.1 To fit with our manufacturer-name scheme for device tags, please retag viewsonic-g-tablet to viewsonic-gtablet.
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Synonym request: “gtalk” to “google-talk”

The one is obviously a short-hand way of saying the other. gtalk should be made a synonym of google-talk and merged.
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Synonym request: galaxy-note-3

galaxy-note-3 and samsung-galaxy-note-3 should be synonymized and merged. Although the former currently has more questions, the latter matches our naming convention.
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Please synonymize [lg-p500] and [lg-optimus-one]

lg-p500 and lg-optimus-one would appear to be the same device. Please synonymize. (I suggest lg-optimus-one should be the master.)
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Synonym requests for “google-plus-hangouts”

The official name is Google+ Hangouts. Please rename google-plus-hangout to google-plus-hangouts. Then, please synonymize and merge google-hangouts to google-plus-hangouts. Also, the original "...
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How should we handle the flash tag?

Update: The split is done. Whats still on the ToDo list is the blacklisting of flash. There was/is some inconsistency with the flash tag. It meant either: To flash a new ROM Adobe Flash The camera's ...
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My Heimdall questions are not duplicates

A User just marked three different questions and three different answers as duplicates and I challenge anyone to review them. Heimdall errors, “ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode device....
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How do I ask a question that may require recommending a product?

I have a problem that I need to solve, and it may require the recommendation of an app. How do I ask this type of question so that it isn't closed? (Inspired by this question at meta.superuser.com.)
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Updating “How to Root” Format Question

I was going to update the wiki question How do I root my Android device? to include the Samsung Galaxy S4, but I wanted to make sure the update I was going to add was following the proper formatting, ...
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What does this error mean: This edit would have to be a suggested edit

When I was reviewing a question today, I tried to make some changes to the title and content of the question. This is something I have done before with no problem, but this time I ran into an error ...
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Tag mismatch (or rather “technical glitch”)

Looks like there's a little glitch in our tags: IMHO there should be either a tag or a synonym named "reset", but never both. The screenshot is from the "edit tags" dialog. If I select the left red-...
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Wiki post turns non-wiki!

The answer to this question which was automatically turned into a community-wiki post not long ago is now, once again a non-wiki post! I checked the 'activity' section of my user profile page. There ...
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Can I retrieve my question that was deleted?

Recently I deleted my own question because somebody pointed out it was off-topic according to the FAQ. Is there anyway I can retrieve the question (title and body)?
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How did this question get past the quality filter?

I refer you to this question. Here, I'll quote it below in case it gets edited. Title: hanged samsung tab and restarting i use a samsung galaxy tab GT-P1000 RECENTLY TWO WEEKS BACK I ...
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What are the criteria for Community♦ to bump a question?

I direct your attention to this question: What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray? This question was recently bumped by Community♦ to the front page. I thought ...
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Please reopen a closed question that has now an answer

The following question titled "Which Android phones are equivalent in performance to the latest iPhones" (asked by me) was closed as not constructive. However, I was able to find an answer which I ...
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How can I vote to close a question as duplicate, which as no upvoted or accepted answer?

I have been trying to vote to close this question which had a duplicate... How did someone originally select it as a duplicate and vote-close? Is there something that I am missing...?
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Aren't edits to remove “thanks” and “regards” too minor?

So I'm seeing a bunch of suggested edits come through the review queue where the only thing being changed is the removal of "thanks" or "TY" or "Regards". Isn't that the definition of "too minor"? I'...
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2000 Reputation points to edit questions and answers?

In Privileges, it says I need 2000 Reputation points to be able to edit questions and answers. However, at my current level below 2000 points, I am already able to do this. Or, is my understanding ...
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Synonym request: [android-4.2] -> [4.2-jelly-bean]

To match up with our OS version tagging scheme, please make android-4.2 a synonym of 4.2-jelly-bean.
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How do I view the list of Accepted Answered Questions?

Pardon the title if it's not clear. I'll explain. There is an Unanswered link for questions that haven't been answered yet. So, I'm wondering if there is also a link (perhaps hidden) that lets you ...
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Time limit for editing chat

I have noticed that sometimes I can edit my own messages on chat, but when I view older messages I can't edit them. Is there some sort of time-limit for editing your own message? How long is this ...
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What are “meta tags”?

I have heard this term bandied around, but I have not seen a good definition. What are "meta tags"?
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What or Who are user{number}?

Every once in a while, I'll find a username in the format of user{number}, where {number} is an integer. What do these users mean? Are they guests, or still to-be-approved accounts?
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Merge meta-tags “user”, “users”, and “user-accounts”

We have three closely related tags on meta: user, users, and user-accounts. We're not talking about a lot of posts here, but from what I could all be handled with a single tag. Please merge user and ...
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Do AE and meta.AE servers work in UTC/GMT time zone?

Some days I've noticed how my activity and statistics in Android Enthusiasts site suddenly start being registered as if they belong to next day. My time zone is Standard Time -05:00 UTC and, as this ...
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Separate badge awarding systems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does meta reputation and badges work? I know that the reputation are equal on both main and meta sites. But why do meta and main sites use separate systems for awarding ...
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10k tools: How to disagree with a flag?

Being quite new to the 10k mod tools, I just discovered a question being flaggt OT 3 times (as the question's phrasing was misunderstood, IMHO). Below the question, I see two buttons: flag or ...
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When will we know who won the election?

Ok. The moderator election closes in ~3 hours, and I was just wondering how long after it was closed will we know who the winners were? Will the winners have to accept the moderator agreement before ...
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Change my own suggested edit

Is there any way to change/ withdraw a suggested edit I made, while it's in the review process? I started to edit a post, but in the same time another user with edit privileges changed it even better,...