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What is wrong in the following question?

When I want to ask the following, I get Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: It does not meet our quality standards Following English is correct or not? "You probabily know ...
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Problems logging into chat

Status: Solved UPDATE: Aug. 22, 2012, 14:31 : Working. Problem identified to be related to the SE network working with a certain VPN client. As of 07:38 UTC time, I cannot access the chat site (...
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Is the “not an answer” flag discouraged?

I flagged a post (which had already attracted downvotes and a "this isn't an answer" comment) as "not an answer", and it was declined because "flags should only be used to make moderators aware of ...
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Can mods edit the “How to Ask” page?

The "How to Ask" page seems like a really good place to put guidelines for new users, and a general explanation of what to try for with your first questions. But the text seems to be fixed. Is there ...
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Answer keeps getting turned into a comment; help?

I tried to add a community-wiki answer to this week's challenge topic to start a list of questions asked during the challenge week, but it turned my answer into a comment on the question instead. (...
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Can I revoke a Vote To Close if the questioner fixed the problem?

This question was originally a poll. I said I would VTC if it weren't fixed, gave it a day, voted to close, and then the poster fixed it. Is there a way to remove my vote to close now that it's been ...
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Exact Duplicate Closure — Error

I recently posted a question about technical writing and after accepting answer I was happy with, I opened a new question focused specifically on journalism rather than technical writing (the prior ...
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Moderator re-tag requests: [characters] and [character-naming]

characters should excised in favor of character; I'd be in favor of cutting the plural tag out completely. I think character-naming should be synonymed to naming.
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Is it OK to ask for proofreading a small text in here?

I have just written a short description (a few paragraphs) for a small software project. Not being a native English speaker, I'm looking for a few people to proofread it, correct mistakes and improve ...
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Can I post my writing for review here?

This policy discussion is now out of date. Critique questions are off-topic on Writers.SE. Please look for more recent posts on this topic. Would Writers SE be a good place to post a paragraph or two ...
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Creating a new tag?

In the comments for this question, John Smithers and justkt asked me to create a Scrivener tag and write up the tag info. I am fairly new to Stack Exchange and have not a clue how to go about this. ...
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Can the 'reference' and 'writing' tags be blacklisted?

As this is a dev-level ability and not available to moderators, can someone from the team please blacklist the 'reference' tag? We've come up with other, clearer tags with community input and would ...
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How to implement community wiki until we have mods?

We have several questions that really need to be made into community wiki questions, but this is currently a feature of SE available only to moderators. (The users listed as mods also don't have any ...