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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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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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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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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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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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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 UPDATED TO JELLY ...
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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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Is it possible to remove a flag?

In case you flagged a question incorrectly*, would it be possible for you to remove that flag yourself, before a moderator sees it? If not, how could you notify others that it was an incorrect flag? *...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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,...
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Vote for only 1 candidate in the moderator election?

I was looking at the candidates for the 2012 Community Moderator Election and I only like one candidate. Is it possible to vote only for this candidate or do I have to make a second and third choice ...
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Link to my flags

On Stack Overflow, on my profile page I can access the list of my flags, but not here, on Android Enthusiasts: I know that on SO the link appears after at least one helpful flag, but I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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“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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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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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!