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Is it a 'bad' thing to have flags denied?

I have had 2 flags denied now, and I always wondered - is this a bad thing? Should I be disheartened if my flag gets denied? Should I worry about wasting the time of a moderator, because it shouldn't ...
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Why am I unable to edit this question?

I am on smartphone at this time and I think about editing this question: How Can I Pass Bootloader (Huawei Y200 stuck logo/ Boot-Loop) Unfortunately, I am unable to see any edit link. Why? I have 7k+...
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Why is the font weight bold?

This is a question regarding the theme of android.stackexchange.com and meta.android.stackexchange.com. Why is the font weight bold for almost everything on the sites? Am I the only one who finds ...
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Please rename [xperia-play] to [sony-ericsson-xperia-play]

To match our convention of manufacturer-model tags, please rename xperia-play to sony-ericsson-xperia-play and make the former a synonym of the latter. In the event that the proposed tag name is too ...
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Starting to Deal with Duplicate Tags

How are other beta sites dealing with duplicate tags? For example, applications (most popular) vs. apps vs. android-app. These bring up three different sets of questions that are all about apps. (...
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Shouldn't we all have the Private Beta Badge?

https://android.stackexchange.com/badges/16/beta Or is there another party I don't know about? :P
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More tag redundancy - phone models

We've got a lot of different tags referencing phone models: droid, motorola-droid, incredible, htc-incredible, htc-droid-incredible, droid-x, etc etc etc. How do we want to unify these?
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Merge 'alarm' and 'alarms' tags

Don't know which should win; they both have three questions. alarm alarms I lean toward the singular.
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Merge android-market, market [closed]

market 19 android-market 11
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Serial serial upvoting - a reverse psychology attack?

So yesterday someone upvoted more than 10 of my Questions and Answers within about a minute of each other. I recognized what it was, serial upvoting, even though it had never happened to me before. As ...
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closed as duplicate - a non duplicate question

This question How do I install Google Play on my stock android device was closed as an exact duplicate of how-can-i-install-the-google-apps-package-play-store-on-my-android-device These are ...
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May you merge these user accounts?

May you merge https://android.stackexchange.com/users/5521/kiamlaluno (the current account I am using), with https://android.stackexchange.com/users/4765/kiamlaluno. As you can see, both the ...
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Merge “signal” and “reception”

The tags signal and reception would seem to be synonyms of each other. Can they please be merged and one be made a synonym of the other?
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Should a migrated question to another SE site, be a part of the News feed at Android-SE?

Hangout at chat when this appeared: The question was migrated to Stackoverflow, but yet, it was presented at Android Enthusiasts News Feed. Is it supposed to be? I mean, why something that got off ...
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Retag request: “whatsapp” to “whatsapp-messenger”

WhatsApp Messenger is the real name of the app. Can whatsapp be renamed whatsapp-messenger (and "whatsapp" kept as a synonym)?
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Eight edits rejected with an invalid and unsubstantiated claim

Devs: Please see GAThrawn's answer for the "bug". If possible, please reverse the edit rejections. --Matthew Read Summary Following up as to why did I have so many rejected edits I've started to ...
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Inconsistent CAPTCHA Behaviour Between Mobile/Desktop

I most often browse the site from my phone. If I answer a question on the mobile site using my phone I never get a CAPTCHA. However if I do so on my desktop (Chrome) than I always get one. What ...
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“storage” should probably be a synonym for “internal-storage”

It seems to me most of the questions using storage would be better using internal-storage. Those that don't usually talking about the sd-card. Can anyone see why the two shouldn't be synonymed?
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Text not being italicized

Using italics when answering a question is not showing correctly. Select the text and click on the 'I', it comes out with asterisk and the selected text followed by another asterisk. Am using Chrome ...
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Copyright violation, dirty pool, or just a coincidence?

There's a new Google+/Blogspot Android resource offering, among other things, a weekly Hangout to talk about Android stuff. Its name? Android Enthusiasts https://plus.google.com/...
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Merge migration, data-migration

They're being used as synonyms. migration data-migration
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Please merge [gps] and [internal-gps]

Can you please merge these tags. I believe they are redundant. internal-gps gps
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Please make “low-disk-space” a synonym for “internal storage”

Android devices don't have "disks". As such, low-disk-space should be a synonym of internal-storage. The latter is for all issues dealing with internal storage, not just its lack.
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Merge 'sync' and 'synchronization'

sync × 14 synchronization × 2 One question actually has both tags. I think "sync" is used more because, well, it's a simple abbreviation and the full word is hard to spell. Also, a lot ...
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Another tag merge request: system-numbers and dialer-codes

system-numbers should be a synonym for dialer-codes
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Tag merge/synonym request: “services” and “service”

We currently have a service tag as well as a services tag. Since the only difference appears to be the pluralization of the latter, I think they should be merged and synonymized somehow.
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Synonymize “google-chrome-to-phone” and “chrome-to-phone”

Title basically says it. google-chrome-to-phone and chrome-to-phone should probably be synonymized somehow. I'd personally say I have no real opinion either way, though chrome-to-phone seems clear to ...
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Synonymize 'osx' and 'mac-os-x' (and possibly 'mac'?)

Can we synonymize osx to point to mac-os-x? It doesn't make sense to have both, and the latter seems to fit our scheme best. Also, can we do something with mac while we're at it? We have mac-address ...
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Bounty not awarded on accepted answer?

first off sorry if this isn't the right place for this but I find an alternative. I recently posted an answer to this question which had a 100 rep bounty on it: Contacts with and without ...
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How are questions about security concerns 'subjective'?

Android security, like any computer systems security, is an exact science. If an app has a security issue, that is an objective fact, and someone with appropriate expertise can describe the risks ...
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Please make [ics] a synonym for [4.0-ice-cream-sandwich]

Lots of people are abbreviating Ice Cream Sandwich as "ics". I've fixed about a half-dozen questions today. Please make ics a synonym of 4.0-ice-cream-sandwich.
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How to search for title containing multiple words?

Go to Android Enthusiasts site. Then type in title:calendar search into the search field. Expect to only see answers in the returned results that contain titles that have both calendar and search in ...
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Retag Clarification: Tagging of Distribution Code Names

Could someone please clarify when a post should include the Android version, and when they should not? This question stems from a retag on a question I recently posted. The workaround/solution that I ...
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How do I search this site from my phone?

I can type into the search box, but I can't seem to get it to submit. When I click the Enter or OK buttons it just seems to change focus to another field. Similarly, I can't figure out how to close ...
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How to filter questions with particular tags

Can I filter the questions with particular tags from the Questions list?
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Is this question acceptable to migrate here?

I'm a moderator on software quality assurance (sqa.stackexchange) and we had a post that came to the board over there. https://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/2390/tree-structure-for-android-open-...
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What to do with off topic questions not belonging on meta or stackoverflow

Once in a while I see questions that are off topic but not belonging to either meta or stackoverflow. On such case, how should we mark the off topic question? Edit: What I'm asking is when marking as ...
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Please merge Kyle Cronin with Kyle Cronin

We have several posts on the site, listed below, which belong to Kyle Cronin but aren't associated with his account (the username is greyed out), presumably due to migration from the Electronic ...
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Are device specific “what is your experience” questions on-topic on Android.SE?

I'm considering buying a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, with the main use as a portable "table phone". It has GSM phone functionality built-in, but not enabled out of the box. I'm very distrustful of ...
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What's with the strange account icons?

I've been noticing lately that certain users (myself included) have been given different account pictures when displayed as a small icon: The account pictures are alright on the profile pages, but ...
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Why there is a must-have tag?

It is clear that questions with must-have tag will be very subjective and localized. Why there is a must-have tag?
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Where do “modified” .apk files stand?

This question is directly related to my answer to a question on the main site: Mobile to PC skype video chat? The timeline for the sake of relevancy: The questioner was looking for a way to make a ...
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Possible tag blacklist candidates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we merge mobilephones with cellphones? I've been digging around in Tags quite a bit (mostly to write wikis for them) and have been running across several that probably ...
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Should the FAQ section on off-topic questions be clarified?

I marked this question as off-topic and was overridden by Al as indicated in the comments. I'm not questioning his decision as a mod at all (Al and I are totally cool! I swear! lol :-D), but I think ...
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Why are some questions highlighted red in the feeds?

I can't seem to find a pattern that explains what I'm seeing. If necessary I can cobble together a screen shot upon request. Edit: Here's a screenshot.
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Vague error message: “Sorry, we cant accept this question”

I have received the an error message when trying to post the following question: If i update the rom on my nexus s to a third party rom (like cyanogen for example), is there anyway to restore ...
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Why do we have an “India” tag?

It has come to my attention that we have questions tagged india. Why do we need this tag?
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Question closed dispute [closed]

I found a problem in a Sprint Android, and got an answer from Android.StackExchange... How do you get carriers to fix android os bugs Strangely, this question was closed as 'not a real question' ...
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Flag Weight as an integer or decimal? [closed]

My Flag weight is 4 decimals. Is this supposed to be this way? I've only ever seen it as an integer.