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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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Who can vote in the moderator elections?

Are all members able to vote in moderator elections or are there restrictions?
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Github Projects? [duplicate]

Are we allowed to put projects on this site without the code? For clarification: Are we allowed to say something like this? I have a project here. What do you think? Or something like that. I ...
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I have an improved version of the code of this session, what should I do? [duplicate]

I published this session which already has an answer but I have a significantly improved version of that code which it is important for me to share. Is it okay to publish another question?
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Edits change the main topic of my question. Have I done things wrong?

Recently, I posted the following question on Code Review: Convert ES6 yield recursive method to a loop At the beginning I post a question with actual code, asking if there is a way to write the same ...
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First post appeared on the review queue long time after being asked

This question was asked 12 hours ago. But it just appeared a short moment ago on the review queue as a first post entry. How/why did this delay happen?
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"No longer accepting questions" message on Code Review

I recently posted a question about two days ago and I got voted up three times. But now when I go into Code Review to ask another question, it says that I can no longer ask any questions with this ...
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Font weights appear indistinguishable [duplicate]

Code Review is the only website on which font weights behave weirdly - for me (using Linux Mint 18.2 and Firefox 55): Some bold text: hello world. ... but it doesn't seem bold! It's the same ...
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Can't add Emacs tag to question

I added the (existing) tag emacs to this question, but when I save the edit, the tag is automatically removed from the question.
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"How get all id from the db insert" question closed as "not ready for review"

I just got my question closed How get all id from the db insert Accordingly to message my question isn't on topic because my code doesn't work. But my code does work I just don't want to send so ...
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How should I ask this big question?

I am currently working on one of my first projects with Python and my first project with PyQT. I would like to post this as a question, to see if there are any improvements I can make. The project is ...
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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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Do I earn reputation for posts on Meta?

Do I also earn reputation for posts on Meta? I have a post on here that does earn some upvotes from time to time but it seems that I never earn reputation for it. I tried to search in the Q&A if ...
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Syntax highliting for Angular2+ questions

When looking at this question, I noticed that the syntax highlighting wasn't that great, most likely due to the mix of one block with HTML and Angular2 and blocks with TypeScript. I decided to ...
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Are regex reviews allowed on this site? [duplicate]

I have a working regular expression and I want to have it reviewed. Can I post it on this site?
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Why was my request to review my website voted off-topic?

I have a question about my Code Review Stack Exchange post: Website for demonstrating company skillset The question above was voted off-topic when the only error that I get on my browser console is ...
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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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What's the Code Review guideline for tags and where can I find it?

Recently I started the review question IGB Stack Flair – A dynamic flair for Stack Exchange sites. I created the tags stackapp and flair for it because they didn't exist and that's simply what it is ...
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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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An 'edit' might have messed up my ability to edit

Someone edited my answer to 'FFT Algorithm', and after that, I am not able to edit the code. Even if I just open it in edit mode, and try saving (without doing any change), it says: code needs 4 ...
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Cannot find/retrieve older version of a question

Ughhh I accidentally made edits and saved unintended changes to a question, and now I can't see the older versions. Basically deleted stuff and now it's gone. Is there any way to retrieve older ...
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Why is a logged-in user asked for a CAPTCHA?

A person who is logged-in on an account should not be told that they can not be distinguished from a 'machine', and required to fill out a CAPTCHA... I'd really like to see a machine that and log-in ...
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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 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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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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Question posted under anonymous user

I posted a question, and it was attributed to a different user than myself. Could I please get this question transferred to my account? Lambda calculus interpreter in Haskell (I used Ice Weasel, ...
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Are specific troubleshooting questions on topic?

In the Help Center, I read that general questions about code review are off topic. It also says that only working code questions are on topic. Does this mean I can't ask about my finished code that ...
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Why didn't this format correctly in a comment?

I commented on a person's question with the following markup: ...you have a single-bit mask that increments using `i <<= 1`, e.g. `for(i = 1; i < 1 << 16; i <<= 1)`... but ...
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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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"Using EnquireJS to trigger swapping image sources per media query" has no answers. Is it a bad question?

I am trying to get an answer to this question. Is the question wording bad? Is the code bad? Why has it not received any answers? Thank you for any tips on how to improve the question so that it ...
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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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