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Where are “scopes” of the sites?

I sometimes get my questions closed as "offtopic" because they don't belong to the site's scope. Whenever I visit a new SE site I try to see where is its scope defined, but cannot find it. Why isn't ...
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Where is the FAQ and who are the DB administrators?

Which questions can I ask here? DB administrators, are they coders or just people who simply install the SQL server and make sure that it has no viruses, is up and running? I actually wanted to ask a ...
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Spam Edits on answers

I have seen these edits come up before a few times lately (within last week or so). This is the second or third time I have seen an edit come up similar to this one. I did not catch if the previous ...
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A missing blank line disables code mode

I created a table like this: +-----------------------+-----------------------+ |Heading 1 |Heading 2 | +-----------------------+-----------------------+ | R1 ...
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Somehow my account does not show any Active questions on dba.stackexchange.com

Please refer to below screen shot : Note: I have tried clearing cache, etc. NO active questions (All blank): Other tabs working fine: *EDIT: (Disabled all extensions and removed the ...
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What is Association Bonus?

Can anyone help me regarding association bonus? What is this association bonus anyway?
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Can someone please explain to me why my question is unclear?

my question: Importing delimited files into SQL server The point of this question is to say that I do not want to specify the types and sizes for all the columns manaully. There are too many, and it ...
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Possible bug in data

Can someone take a look at this question? I can honestly tell you that I do not recall ever answering this question. As well, per the comment, it has no relation to the question what so ever.
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No comment option?

A few minutes ago I visited this question on the main site: How to design index for faster deletes Link as it appears in my browser (IE8). I could not for the life of me see a comment option to ask ...
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Can we have an Off-Topic > Belongs on StackOverflow option?

I'd like for our users to have the ability to vote to close as off-topic > belongs on Stack Overflow. Almost all of our migrations have gone there and, unfortunately, the current process is confusing. ...
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Notifications about new answers or comments doesn't work

Today (one hour ago) I posted a question: History from SQL Agent Jobs (SQL Server 2005) All notifications about new answer(s)/comments were accessible only when I checked my question on the Database ...
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Should database theory questions be posted here, in cstheory or in cs?

As per title, it doesn't seem to be clear. As an aside, maybe for similar situations you should add a feature to allow to add a link to the question on the questions pane of the closely related ...
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how can I get an answer to a part of a question?

There is a question, that is solved by the author itself, but there remains a follow-up question, that cannot be asked on its own without reading the whole question. how can I restart that question? ...
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UPSERT synonym for MERGE?

I created a tag upsert (7x) today and wrote a somewhat useful (I hope) tag wiki. Later I found that there is already a tag merge (15x, no wiki). Would you consider the two synonymous? I can't mark ...
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Cant undo vote?

Noticed this the first time today, appparently, if I vote for an answer, I cannot remove my vote unless the answer is changed. Any reason behind that (and why not keep it the same as other SE sites?) ...
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First Posts Reviews not working

Back in October, dezso asked this question which is flagged as bug fixed. However, I'm still seeing the issue that a user's first post is not showing up in the first post review list. Here is an ...
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How can I search questions where I've commented?

Yesterday I found a question I though I could answer, but needed a bit more info from the OP so I added a comment. Later at home, I remembered the question and wanted to read it all over again, but I ...
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Deleted question by mistake

I posted this question yesterday - I seem to have deleted it by mistake. Could you please reinstate it? Thanks
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Can someone add the tag “ontology”?

I'm wanting to ask some questions dealing with ontological data models. Can someone add the tag "ontology" to this site?
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Synonym suggestion - SSRS and reporting-services

Is this the proper place to suggest a synonym? Specifically reporting-services pointing to ssrs Justification: SSRS is the acronym of SQL Server Reporting Services.
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Can we still Twitter our answers out?

I just noticed that the link to Twitter is no longer under the Favorite star of any Question across all my StackExchange accounts. Was this an oversight ? Is Twitter being removed ? Is there another ...
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what does “User was removed” mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rep and removed users I noticed I lost 5 rep because "User was removed" - not worried about the rep, but curious as to what this means?
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Rep and removed users

I recently had someone downvote an answer and when I saw the rep explanation on my account it said "user was removed". This is kind of difficult to understand why I lost reputation. I'm assuming they ...
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Can someone add some “Informatica” tags to Database Administrators for their tools?

Can someone with privileges please add some Stack Exchange tags for Informatica products to dba.stackexchange.com? They have several products, so if you'd like each one and a description for each, ...
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when is code not code?

For how do I execute a void-returning procedure in pgsql 9.1?, I definitely selected all my sql and clicked on the braces for code format, and I thought I saw it looking plausible. Yet, when others ...
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Is there a way to cut/past code snippets into SQL Server query editor that doesn't remove all newlines?

Whenever I select a code sample from an answer on this site (or SO) and paste it into the SQL Server query editor, the newlines turn into spaces, and the resulting one-line query is very hard to read ...
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Is there a “comments” FAQ?

I see people put comments all the time with hyperlinks like what we can set up in the question/wiki editor. I'd love to know how to do this as sometimes I wish to post a link in the comment but not ...
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Oralce10 retag request

Please burninate and blacklist oralce10.
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Are bumps appropriate?

I have earned the Tumbleweed badge for a question I posed as week ago... and I'd rather have an answer than a badge. :) Is offering a bounty the only courteous way to "bump" a question? I'm fairly ...
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Is my question a bad fit for DBA.SE?

Given the amount of views, lack-of-comments, lack-of-votes -- is the following question a bad fit for the DBA.SE site: Managing schema changes between transactional and analytical databases, and if ...
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How to post deleted question

I posted this question and soon after deleted it. Now some days later I think it is a good question and want to repost it. When I try to post the system refuses it saying it is a duplicate and showing ...
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can we change the asscoiated email-id with our account?

I use to login with my official email id on dba.se. I want to update this i want to use my personal email-id for login instead of official id. how i will change this here i don't see any options ...
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Why can't I start a bounty on my question?

I want to start a bounty on this question, however the [start a bounty] link isn't there. I should meet the requirements posted on the SO meta. I have the required rep, the question is over 2 days ...
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I somehow miss a post about the results about the 2011 moderator election

From 2011 Community Moderator Election I see that 3 candidates where found and 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest seems to be a further step in the procedure. But I miss the clear ...
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Comment with more than 1 @user fails? [closed]

Just repeatedly tried to add a comment which references two @users. The usual message box pops up saying only one will be notified but as of today, the comment is not posted. If I remove one of the ...
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Limited spam flagging

I flagged my first comment as spam. When I did I received a popup notification about the number of things I could flag as spam. It seemed to indicate I could only flag 5 things as spam. Is this ...
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Syntax highlighting problems

In followup to Please enable SQL Language syntax highlighting if you find a tag that needs syntax highlighting and it doesn't have it, or if you have cases where the syntax highlighting is unusual, ...
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When will DBA show up on the data.se for querying?

I bet we could all have great fun querying against SE's data, doing similar things like http://data.stackexchange.com/serverfault/s/1802/find-identical-titles-no-closed-questions But I noticed DBA ...
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Reputation on Meta vs Main site

I've seen that reputation here on meta tends to reflect your reputation on the primary site. But does reputation increases here on meta transfer back to the main site? Are these two accounts linked? ...
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What will happen when we launch? (aka: OMG! What happened to my privileges?!) [closed]

At long last, the site will launch! All our hard work here is finally paying off. This is quite exciting. But please be aware that this is not without cost. As painful as it may be initially, users ...
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Please create SQL Server tag synonyms

At least the main one: mssql (12) --> sql-server Maybe also the version-specific ones? None of these exist yet, but I suspect they will get created eventually. Might as well prevent the madness now. ...
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Where can I find info on these hidden badges?

I just recently saw the Oracle badge awarded. What other hidden badges are there in the system? Is it simply one badge per tag or are there other hidden badges out there?
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What is the right thing to do to stop tag proliferation

For example this recent question uses the tag oracle-11 instead of oracle-11g. Should I just change the tag and delete oracle-11? Also should I change tags like oracle-11xe to improve consistancy (eg ...
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Please enable SQL Language syntax highlighting

Does the SQL language hint not work on this site (perhaps because it is in beta)? I tried adding <!-- language: sql --> to a question, as per the meta information on language hints, but it ...
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What is the real visitors/day and visitors per day?

From the Database Administrators Area 51 page it says that there are 132 visits/day, but the site itself lists 991 visitors/day in the Site Stats. It would seem that visits/day would be higher than ...
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Do we want questions to be migrated from SO to DBA while in beta?

After the beta we surely want suitable questions to be migrated, but how works the procedure while we are still in beta? We can repost this question on mSO add a comment to a question that it is ...
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Are these actual calcutated numbers?

When I look at link to aerea 51 I see some numbers which ate obviously actual e.g. days in beta and currently 26 users with 200+ rep. But questions per day shows 7.9 and that seems to be too low. ...
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What happens after the first one votes for close?

Will moderators or high reputation users get a message or waits the system silently until the necessary number of close votes is reached ?
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How where the current temporary moderators determined?

Today I notices that we must have some moderators on this site, as on of the questions was closed. So by now we know some or most of the current moderators. How did they become moderators?