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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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[website] and [websites] tags

It looks like, apart from one migrated question, that website is being used to refer to the Android Market website. It should be renamed to market-website or something if we want to keep it. We ...
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Purchasing questions

Are purchasing recommendations allowable? Here's an example: Joe wants a new Android 3 tablet. He asks a question that says: I'm in the market for a new Android 3 tablet. I want one with a 1GHz ...
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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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Is there a way to “star” individual users?

In much the same way we can star questions that we want to keep track of is there a way (or can one be implemented) that allows us to star other users? I imagine it being used in cases where one ...
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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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Would a tips and tricks section be welcome on the site?

Sorry that this is not a question, and perhaps being posted in the wrong area. I was thinking that it would be great if instead of a questions column we could have a tips n tricks column where we ...
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Can we add the phone model to the user profile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can we include a user's phone info in the profile? Can we modify the profile data for this site and include a optional phone model? So that users don't need to repeat ...
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Where is “community wiki”?

Maybe this is a dumb question, but it's not immediately obvious to me. Here or on any SOFU site. Where is the community wiki? I see people mention it and there's even a little check box to put ...
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Are app recommendations still considered off-topic?

I've been seeing a lot of questions lately asking for apps that do x or y, and so I read the main site's FAQ again and noticed that it's not explicitly stated that asking for app recommendations is ...
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“Favorite tag” highlighting too subtle

Just wondering if we can make the colouring of the "Favorite tags" row highlight a bit more obvious. It's barely visible on one of my monitors and not at all on my laptop screen. Currently it's set ...
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Add a note to the “Ask a Question Page” to reinforce that dev questions are off-topic

The "Ask a Question" page currently has the following notice on the right side near the question box: How to Ask Is your question about Android? We prefer questions that can be answered,...
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“Post Question” buttons look disabled

It could just be me, but one thing that's happened since the new design has been launched is that, more than once I've typed out an answer to a question, and then once I've read through it to double-...
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Possible Conference Speaking Sponsorships — 2011

We're evaluating the feasibility of sponsoring a member of the Android community to speak at a conference in 2011. Speaking is a relatively big "ask", so this needs to be planned many months in ...
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“android” tag no longer blacklisted

This was working for a time, but now new questions can get the android tag, whether asked here or migrated from another site. (Previously, migrated questions would get untagged if "android" was the ...
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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.
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Bug: Can't vote for answer (or possibly, vote is not being shown)

When I view this answer, the upvote and downvote buttons are not highlighted, which seems to indicate that I have not voted on it. However, when I try to vote it doesn't let me, saying I last voted ...
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Non-beta site design feedback

I realize (now) that the site design was a community process, and this feedback may not be desired or appropriate, but, well, here it is. Vote to close if and as necessary... I find myself not ...
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Blog: How do we get one of these like the Superusers?

http://blog.superuser.com/ I think we could use a blog too. Edit: I've also seen this: http://blogoverflow.com/ but I'm not sure if this is authorized or not.
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How do we feel about raiding wikipedia for device descriptions?

I've been looking at a lot of the device tags, and creating wikis for many of them. I tend to point to Wikipedia for phone specs because it's pretty comprehensive. The HTC Desire page was somewhat ...
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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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Is the Generalist badge broken?

Unless I'm mistaken, I meet the criteria for having the Generalist badge, and have for quite a while. I would assume other users do as well, but no Generalist badges have been awarded. Am I mistaken?...
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Standard text for device, OS tag wikis?

Based on these two discussions: Revise tag prompt text to encourage fewer device tags? Why did someone pull the device tag from this question? I'm trying to come up with good standard lines for ...
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Merge sms, messaging and text-message

Noticed that we've got a few tags related to SMS that ought to be merged (I think under SMS because that's the most precise term) sms messaging text-message
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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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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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Please add Stack Overflow as a migration option in the off-topic vote-to-close dialog

The vast majority of off-topic questions that we've migrated away have been to Stack Overflow. (In fact, I only see two questions migrated to a site other than SO.) Please add Stack Overflow to the ...
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What about the other SE site for android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal ForceClose.com? My friend and I were googling and stumbled upon another SE site for android. It seems to be an SE1.0 site, but were not sure what to make ...
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Desktop OS tags

So we've currently got tags for Windows, Windows XP, Mac, OSX, Linux & Ubuntu. That looks like three too many to me. I don't see why as an Android site we'd care about the difference between ...
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Asking several related questions

I have several small-ish questions about the viability of rooting a Nook Color for use as a general purpose tablet. I am considering getting one, and these are technical questions about the root ...
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Text delay in Firefox 4

This is a very small issue; in Firefox 4, there is a small but noticeable delay between page layout and the text showing up. This delay does not exist in Firefox 3. This could be a Firefox 4 issue ...
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Merge stock, stock-android, vanilla; define “stock-android”

vanilla, stock and stock-android are being used interchangeably, and belong lumped together under "stock-android." Also, I took it upon myself to define stock-android but folks should weigh in about ...
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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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Merge milestone, motorola-milestone

Same device milestone motorola-milestone
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Double quote in title breaks Tweet button.

This question has a double quote in the title which causes the Twitter pop-up to throw an error. Once I removed the quotation marks it worked just fine.
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Merge migration, data-migration

They're being used as synonyms. migration data-migration
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How to handle iphone tags?

There are a handful of posts tagged with iphone, iphone-4, ios, ios4. Often the question is OS specific -- how do I migrate my contacts to or from an iPhone -- or at least isn't about doing something ...
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New Design Launched

Hi all, Thank you for your helpful design input. As you can see, the new design went live, this means Android.stackexchange has officially graduated and is no longer a Beta site. Congrats! If you ...
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Is it ever acceptable to prod a user into accepting an answer?

I've seen a lot of questions with good solid answers that have been upvoted repeatedly (even questions where the asker has commented on an answer and basically said that it helped them solve their ...
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Merge device tag variations

A lot of folks are using the tmobile-g1 tag to refer to the "HTC G1" ... presumably because the phone has no HTC branding on it and the tag exists so it seems reasonable (that's why I used it ...) ...
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Design mockups for final site theme

Thank you for your help on the design brainstorm session. Below are the mockups for the final site theme based on some of the ideas we talked about. (please click on images to see the full resolution ...
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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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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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Why did someone pull the device tag from this question?

I asked a question about booting into recovery mode here and tagged it with "t-mobile G1" because that's the device that was giving me grief and because I suspected that the phone manufacturer and ...
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Comments off the topic of a question

I was reading the comments on this post and got a bit confused as to why JonnyP and travis were talking about Flipside and Motorola when the OP had a Droid Incredible. Now to be fair had I not been ...
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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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Closing as Offtopic: “Should be on StackOverflow” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please add Stack Overflow as a migration option in the off-topic vote-to-close dialog When voting to close as Offtopic, we have the option to say "should be on meta". Other ...
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Where can I ask questions that aren't Android Enthusiast questions?

Thank you for your confidence in our abilities! But have you read the Android Enthusiasts FAQ? This site is primarily a source to help people use their Android devices, whether it's an issue with ...

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