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What questions are suitable for migration to Code Review, and how does the process work?

Consider this situation: There is this question on another site which I think would be a good candidate for migration to Code Review. What should I consider before flagging the question, or ...
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Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

I arrive at my workstation, open Code Review and wait there is something weird on the front page. No more Beta after our site name, well that's strange, let me check my privilege, well I can't close ...
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Why are alternative solutions not welcome?

I skipped reviewing this answer because I am not sure what to do with it after I read the comment posted below it: Welcome to Code Review! You have presented an alternative solution, but haven't ...
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Which licenses are compatible with Code Review?

It is should be well known that code posted to Code Review are licensed under CC-BY-SA. I am wondering: Are there any licenses that are compatible with this licensing? Is it possible to use one ...
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How can I post code within spoiler markdown?

In a recent answer on a recent question there was code written within a spoiler. I edited the post a bit to format the markdown better, but I ended up with something that just looks... horrible... ...
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How can I replace tabs with spaces in code?

The code in my post appears to have improper indentation, but the indentation in the editor differs. There is usually a different amount of indentation between the two, which must be so because there ...
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How can I prepare my code so that I can paste it formatted?

If I paste C++ code with many functions/classes (braces), I have to indent all of them, including their content. I've replaced tabs with spaces in my editor, but still no improvements. What's the best ...
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What is this "anonymous moderator comment"?

On this answer, there is the following comment: But there is no username associated with it, nor is there any option to vote on or flag it. I've been a member on Stack Exchange for a while, but I've ...
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Is there a way to accept a suggested, but rejected, edit?

Someone recently suggested an edit to one of my posts. The suggested edit was rejected before I even saw it. As the author of the post, I find the suggested edit correct, and I'd like to accept it ...
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Are you allowed to ask for reviews of the same program written in two languages?

In the past few days, I saw 2 questions that were asking for a review of code written for a programming challenge. However, both of them had something strange, I hadn't seen in other questions. The OP ...
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How do I un-ignore Captain Obvious?

I have ignored "Captain Obvious". How do I get him back? I have tried this question, but It didn't work. Any idea?
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I spent a couple of votes. Why am I not showing up in the "voters" page?

In the Users section there's a page that shows the top voters for the week. I asked a question and voted on the best answers I got, but I'm not showing up on the voters page. Why is that? Is this a ...
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Confused between posting on Code Review, Software Engineering, or Stack Overflow

I have this questions that fits the FAQ of Code Review, Software Engineering, and Stack Overflow. It contains a couple code snippets for one platform and I'd like to know the recommended practice ...
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Someone plagiarized my question when cross-posting, and now it's locked. How do I unlock it?

I recently asked a question on Stack Overflow about some code I had written, but was told to post it on here instead. I did this, whilst making some amendments to make it more suitable for Code Review....
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Do new CR users who are trusted elsewhere on SE go through the First Post Queue?

This question is in regards to users who have 100 rep points. When we come here from another SE site, we are awarded 100 rep points to get us started. What I'm wondering is, do those users go ...
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How should I structure my post if my code is over 400 lines?

My code is around 480 lines and a little over 13,000 characters(12,000 if not counting spaces). It consists almost entirely of headers and implementation files, with a very short main.cpp. Should I ...
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Meaning of 'invalid flags' and 'disputed'

Just as an example, this question was auto-flagged for being "too long". I tried to dispute that using the moderation tool, by selecting the "invalid flags" option (which means, I thought, that it ...
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Where do high-level architecture and design questions go?

The FAQ states this: your question is not about … Higher-level architecture and design of software systems So, where should a high-level design question go?
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Even after I deleted an answer on my own question, the bounty required is still 100

I recently posted this question about a brainfuck interpreter in ANSI C. I answered my own question, but then realized that my answer was invalid, so I removed it. I then wanted to add a bounty to ...
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"Always keep the original code intact" - even with no answers?

A few days ago, I asked for my first code review. Now I refactored the code and fixed some bugs, which I want to be reviewed to. But reading in the help center, changing code is a no-go: Always ...
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Question about flagging my own question

I have just recently asked this question in Code Review, and an answer to my question was found in StackOverflow minutes later. Is it a good idea to flag my own question as a duplicate since the ...
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Why was my question put on hold for Authorship of Code even though everything was written by me?

I have this question that was put on hold because some people thought the code was not made by me, putting the question on hold and so I got no feedback or code reviews for it because some people ...
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Rescind close vote

I put an incorrect close-as-dupe vote on this question, which is preventing the OP from offering a bounty. How might I remove this vote to allow the bounty to be placed? I've checked in the ...
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How do election primaries work?

As of right now, there are 11 moderator candidates. If there are more than 10, a primary is held, but what is a primary? How does it work? Is it basically the same as the election itself, but instead ...
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How do I properly write a question that involves third-party libraries?

I am preparing to submit a small OpenGL program for review. I've included some source files from this GitHub repo to handle some image stuff I don't want to deal with. I'm not asking for a review of ...
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Suspended from chat without warning

As I've been trying out something I have suggested in my own post here, I found myself suspended from the chat already. Yes, I did flag messages of a specific user a few times, I believe they were ...
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Review queue and already flagged question

I just spotted this question and flagged it off topic, as it contained non-working code. Some time later I checked the review queue and this same question popped up. I thought about what to do. ...
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Need formal definition for "question that has no upvoted answers"

In all likelihood I'm missing something about the notion of what exactly an answered question actually is, ..or there seems to be a bug in the counter. Go to Questions/unanswered, you get 996 "...
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No replies and expiring bounty

I currently have a question up here: Optimizing Python Image Viewer and General Code Format Advise. Currently there are no answers, and the faq states "In any case, you will always give up the amount ...
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Why am I being asked to review a suggested edit for a locked post?

I see the yellow box next to "review", and click it. It offers to let me review suggested edits. But when I get there, the only option available to me is "Skip". Why is it offering for me to review it ...
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How can I format a code block below a list?

When I want to list a few things and give a code example below each item how can I do it without writing anything between the list item and the code block? Example: List item Code example not ...
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How do you write multiple spaces in text?

When I try to add multiple spaces in a quote or text, it just appears as one space. For example, I want formatted output from a program on the question, like this: 2 3 5 7 11 13 17 19 23 29 ...
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There's a question offering +100 reputation, but the user doesn't have this amount of reputation

Is this a bug? or is this entirely possible?
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Who can vote in the moderator elections?

Are all members able to vote in moderator elections or are there restrictions?
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How to properly display Matlab code?

When I try to post Matlab code, there are some formatting problems. For example, an apostrophe is used in Matlab to transpose a matrix. But when this is posted, it is interpreted as the beginning of ...
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How to get feedback over multiple solutions of a particular exercise of a book?

I am self studying C++ from Robert Lafore's OOP in C++. I am solving the exercise questions of chapter-3 loop and decisions. For the first question(say X) I've written three different codes using ...
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How can I ignore certain questions from the chat feed?

I have ignored and hid programming-challenge so I won't get to see them and get spoilers. I had to ignore the chatbot "Captain Obvious" for now, but I don't want to do that because I want to know the ...
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Why doesn't this user have a bronze tag badge?

Mat's Mug has a score of 154 on 35 non-wiki answers for vba, but he's not recieved a bronze tag badge. Why is that? I thought the requirements were a score of 100 on 20 non-wiki answers.
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Dispute on a now-deleted question

A question was closed/delted because of a dispute? This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta. With: this question has been deleted ...
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Search or list unanswered questions by language

Is it possible to search for unanswered questions AND no other language than language L, for example, only unanswered Java questions? I would like to list all unanswered questions for a given tag.
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Is asking why code I know is bad on-topic for Code Review?

I have some code I know is bad practice. And I only want to know why it is bad practice. So I can justify changing it to my non-tech boss. Is Code Review a good place to ask?
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Put on-hold and off topic 2 time

I have a question about my Code Review Stack Exchange post: Driver for Sensor payload Decoder I have been trying to get some suggestions on the code which I have written after learning about drivers. ...
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Nav bar? Where are you?

Why is the top navigation bar not fixed to the top? When I scroll down, I can't see it. But, on Stack Overflow, the navigation bar is fixed to the top and can be seen even after scrolling down. Any ...
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Are WordPress articles/blogs supposed to onebox in chat?

I could have sworn I've seen WP posts oneboxed in chat (or maybe not?)... but every time I post a WordPress URL it's not oneboxing. Seeing that pasting ...
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How can I be close to being banned?

I've received the message: "Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more. Also, edit your previous questions to improve ...
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How do I properly give attribution to code found on Code Review?

If I have a project that I uploaded to GitHub and I bring one of the classes to Code Review, how should I go about giving attribution to any improvements I decide to use in my code on GitHub? The ...
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What's this 'Bad Gateway' ad?

Now that CR community ads work again, I'm frantically refreshing my browser trying to get to see my Rubberduck ad... In 10 minutes I've seen the Brainduck ad 17 times, but none of my ducky. Is this ...
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How to add new tags to Code Review?

I see that there are not so many tags, and the available tags are not comparing all the technologies. For example, there is no tag for play-framework, ejjaberd and of course many others as well.
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Why haven't I received my rep back after a bounty?

I posted a bounty on a question and received no answers within a week. The bounty ended, but I still have 66 rep. Why is this? It says in the Bounty Part of the FAQ that: If you do not award your ...
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Why can't I make my question a community wiki?

Am I missing something? I can't seem to find an option to make my question a community wiki.
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