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What are "disputed" flags?

The status of some of my raised flags is "disputed": I know "helpful" means the flag was acted on, while "declined" means it wasn't. What happened to "disputed" flags? What is a "dispute" in ...
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How are consecutive days calculated?

Is it done by checking the server time, if so, which, or is it reset each time my "last seen" gets over 24h? Or a combination of those?
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How do you link to answer?

Usually when need to link an answer i only know how to link the entire question, but how do you link a specific answer from the page?
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use gamedev as support channel for game framework?

We are considering to use gamedev.stackexchange.com as the primary support channel for the html5 game framework craftyjs. Would this be appropriate? Look at our google group to get an idea of the kind ...
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Deleting this inappropriate answer, please [closed]

Is it possible to delete this answer by any moderator or anyone who has the privilage to do so? Link to the Question :: What can I do to make sure that I have the energy to work on my game while ...
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What happens to questions that are closed?

The FAQ didn't seem to indicate what the [closed] status indicates when applied to a question. Aside from the obvious (such as additional answers are not allowed), what happens to them? Do they ...
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What are all these edits by 'Community'?

I keep seeing old questions popping up, marked as changed by the 'Community' user. Today it was these: Help for choosing a cost effective game server for Flash client Events and objects being ...
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Reputation not updating properly

I currently see a reputation of 31 in my profile with four badges. So far I have answered two questions: One received neither up-, nor down-vote but the other one received 5 up-votes and was accepted ...
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Serial Upvoting

I got hit yesterday with "Serial upvoting" yesterday - a whole bunch of my older answers voted up. Any insights into what this is? Just some random person deciding to vote up a bunch of stuff?
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Merge temporary account with actual

I have a registered Stack Exchange account (gamedev.stackexchange & meta.stackexchange) https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/users/1424/cobalthex but I also have an unregistered another gamedev....
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Dealing with spam

I recently flagged these three answers as spam because they Linked directly to a specific product/site/etc Provided a link but didn't give much (or any) explanatory context to answer the question ...
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Why can't I edit on Meta?

I've noticed that no posts (questions or answers) on Meta have a link to edit them. I highly doubt every single one I've looked at has a pending edit, so why can't I edit any of them? EDIT: ...
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Bounty Question Ending Without Answers

My libGDX applet question didn't get any answers. Adding a bounty also didn't get any answers. What can I do? I heard that it's possible to modify (add) more bounty, but I don't see any functionality. ...
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Unaswered questions list shows some questions with answers to them

Is this something that's a site-wide problem or just something to do with my user settings? If I go to https://gamedev.stackexchange.com/unanswered I get a couple questions scattered on the list with ...
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Can I get a question deleted?

I posted a question a while back that was closed as an exact duplicate, which is probably fair enough. My bad. The problem is that I tried to delete the question at the time, and I couldn't because ...
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Why are the "edit" and "retag" links missing from this post?

I saw this question - Collision detection problem - earlier and wanted to edit it, but the edit link was missing: I thought that perhaps it was because the question was too new. However, on coming ...
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Can't retag a question though have sufficient rep point

I am trying to retag this question but it says I don't have enough privilege to do so. Retag question requires 500 rep point and mine is higher then that. What could be the issue?
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Rep. Loss for Downvoting spam

There was an answer to this question that was blaitent advertizing, and as many other people, I downvoted it and flagged it. When this 'answer' is deleted will the rep from the downvotes be restored? ...
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Why doesn't SE work in IE7?

Most pages have no formatting and most scripts break while viewing the pages in IE7. Why is this? Was this overlooked?
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Points not getting added for voted up question

On gamedevelopment.stackexchange i have added the following question: "Most useful free third party Android Game libraries?" As of now it has been voted up 4 times. However, my points are still the ...
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Why do Ignored Tags just highlight out, rather than disappearing like on SO?

Obviously there are some questions I can't answer, nor am I that interested in them (e.g. facebook). I tried adding them to the ignored tags list, but they just ...
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Is there any way to disable frequent-tag highlighting?

Apparently I have been frequently visiting questions that have an 'ai' tag. Now questions with an 'ai' tag appear highlighted in yellow. Is there any way to disable this? I tried going to 'set tag ...
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Cannot chat in chat

I'm not able to use chat. It says that my login informations are too old, but it is not true. I also tried various browsers with no success.
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"Visit Meta" attract question link area is displaying old questions

Not sure if this is a bug, or just something I haven't noticed before, but I thought the set of links to questions under the "Visit Meta" sidebar on the main site always display new or most-recently ...
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Associate for 100 rep

If I remember correctly associating your account on any stackexchange site should get you 100 reputation straight away to "get you started". I've convinced a friend of mine to start using gamedev....
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Is there a way to search/sort questions by more complex conditions?

I'm looking to burn some reputation off via bounties, so I'd like to be able to look for questions with unaccepted but high-voted (>= 2) answers to throw those who answered a bone, or high-voted old ...
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Has the nomination banner disappeared from the main site?

On the main site, the community moderator banner has disappeared. I can still see it on the meta site and access the election..but is it taken down or just my PC glitching up?
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Good answer... to another question

I misread a question, and gave a detailed answer. This could be a good answer... but not to that question. Am I supposed to delete it, or to leave it alone? Despite being unrelated, it might still be ...
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How can I unregister my user?

I'm programming a game engine + editor. Not a game. I feel that this site is not for me. Sorry if this is another off-topic, but I can't find no option nor help to unregister my account. Thanks in ...
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How long between flair updates?

I have over 200 in reputation in both Stack Overflow and here (reached +200 yesterday or so). How long is it between flair updates?
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What is the font used on the current logo?

I like the font, but I'm having trouble finding it on widely-known sites like dafont. Thanks in advance.
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Is the italic button broken?

Why is this italic but my text in this answer is not?
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How do I answer to an answer?

I see people starting discussions based on an answer, but I can only seem to reply to the original question? I must be missing something for sure.
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