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Can you please put my question on hold while I edit the question body and fiddle?

If it is OK to put this question on hold while I edit the question body and most of all the code/fiddle that comes with it to better reflect what I am trying to ask or get out of it, that would be ...
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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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Why are the Code Review badge icons different from other Stack Exchange sites?

Can anyone tell me why the badge icons on Code Review are different from other Stack Exchange sites? Is there any specific meaning for it?
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Got Hat Trick, but haven't hit the rep cap yet

I threw this up on the main meta but figure it's relevant here too. The description for Hat Trick is: hit the reputation cap on three different days I just earned this hat, but this is my ...
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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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User mention not showing up in comment

I'm trying to reply to this comment by mentioning the name of the user who gave the answer (using @user syntax). The problem is, that the user name is not appearing at all, at the beginning of my ...
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Current synonymization of [crypto++]

Crypto++ is a C++ cryptographic library. CR used to have a dedicated tag for it: crypto++. Related, see Pre-create tags 'crypto++' and 'cryptopp' for email notifications?. I have an alert that ...
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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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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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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 create a FAQ or Help page?

An easy way to test certain theories about improving Code Review's demographics would be to run ads on Stack Overflow. I ask because I would like to form an opinion for myself about how hard it is ...
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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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Reporting a grievance about a moderator

A moderator does not appear to be following the TOS. Where is the complaint form? What is the procedure?
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Are mods notified when users edited a closed question?

Strangely enough, I'm used to vote for reopening others' questions on SO, but since I'm new on this site, I can't really vote to reopen my question. (Since it's put on hold by a mod I don't think ...
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Offering bounty on own question and accepting own answer?

My question: Yet Another Java GUI Calculator I'm thinking of offering a bounty to see if I can attract any answers for my "specific feedback", and unless there are any dark horse answers during the 7-...
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Is it possible to get the “Informed” badge in Code Review meta?

In fact, for me it seems impossible. Everytime I open Meta's tour page to read the entire tour page to get the "Informed" badge I'm redirected to the main site's tour page.
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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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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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Info request: “Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received”

I have 7 questions with several positive up-votes and 2 deleted by myself. Today I received this message when trying to ask a question: Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received,...
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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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Asking for a suggestion: partially obscure the source code

When I have a short piece of code which doesn't contain any sensitive data and I strongly think that it could be published here I still often avoid unless it's a project of mine. (I'm not worried of ...
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Moderators deleting a question

I posted a question about a syntax error in a Python for loop. It got closed and then deleted in the time span of a minute without me having any sort of feedback on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PowerShell syntax highlighting bug with backticks

Refer to PowerShell Active Directory Browser Backticks are incorrectly interpreted as some sort of string, instead of a line continuation character.
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Unable to move a question to meta

I came across a question. I think this should be moved to meta but I was unable to flag it. EDIT The reason I added this question was that it seems to be on topic on Meta Code Review than the main ...
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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 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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MathJax feature requires external JavaScript for SE’s editor/preview

After MathJax got enabled, the editor buttons (for "Strong", "Emphasis" etc.) are hidden and the preview function does not work anymore … when JavaScript from http://cdn.mathjax.org/ is blocked (...
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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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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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Flagged post without flagging

This question has been closed by votes: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/q/39158/18427 I was the last close vote on this question. Does that automatically flag this post when there are no ...
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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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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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Why is no reputation given upon selecting a best answer?

On SO, you get 2 rep when you select a best answer. Why is there no such thing on Code Review?
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Is there a way to force the review of a suggested edit?

I've made this suggestion that fixes an error in a question. It's pending since about 15 minutes, but maybe this delay is normal for this site? If not, is there a way to stimulate the review process?
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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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Tag-request [overall-review]

I don't quite understand how the process of tag-creation works. In JavaScript text editing webapp, I've added overall-review to the tags list and thought that I would be able to edit the wiki and ...
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How do topics get pinned to the Community Bulletin?

Basic information-gathering in this post. Where is the Community Bulletin? Is there a bigger board than what is floating on the right-hand side of the screen? How do you put a post/thread there?
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What is a non-wiki question?

On my CR profile, I have seen a number of tags related to questions I have asked. When I hover over these tags, it says "asked non-wiki questions." What is it?