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Revise tag prompt text to encourage fewer device tags?

I was preparing to ask a question and noticed that the tag prompt on main says at least one tag such as (2.1-eclair samsung-galaxy-s 2.3-gingerbread), max 5 tags which means we're actively ...
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Is it acceptable to ask a question with the express purpose of answering it yourself?

I have a few experiences with my phone that I think others might find useful, but I haven't seen questions relating to those particular issues. Is is considered bad form to ask and answer your own ...
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Does a closed question count towards the accept rate ? [closed]

The following question was closed without any answer : https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/7755/i-have-to-send-my-new-archos-101-pad-for-repair-screen-wont-display-anyone-an Does this ...
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How do I indicate that a post is a duplicate?

This post what are the disadvantages of rooting your device was migrated over from StackExchange. It's (not surprisingly) a question that has been answered before. What is the right way to indicate ...
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Is there any way to contact an individual user?

Is there any way by which a user can be sent a private message or is there some other way of contacting them say, via email ?
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Tag Wiki Privileges - why does my tag wiki need to be peer approved when I have the same privilege?

I have the required rep to edit tag wikis (2006 at the time of writing) and it shows as such in my profile, yet whenever I'm editing and adding info to a tag, the banner at the top says - "You do not ...
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Why are you so rigorous and why we have so many questions closed

Firs at all I like android enthusiasts very much, I am kinda scared that if you keep going like this, you are going to close this site. My questions are : Why do you so often closing questions ? Does ...
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Tips for editing other people's posts

Users with reputation 2,000 and over can edit other people's questions and answers. Additionally, a feature was recently added to allow people to propose edits that need to be approved. How does that ...
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How should we tag posts on Meta discussing what should be in the parent site's FAQ?

We've got a number of questions here on the Meta discussing what should be in Android.SE's FAQ. Is there a particular tag that should be used for these discussions? Should I just make one called "AE-...
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who are those people with no profile page or rep?

Like the poster of this question th3dude and several of its answerers (tektor, etc)
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Remove “help” tag

I posted a question tagged with "help" but later edited and changed to "documentation". Now nothing is tagged with "help", so it can be removed.