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Questions tagged with only the tag “untagged”

There are five questions that are tagged with the tag "untagged" I strongly believe that this tag should be removed and the accompanying five questions tagged properly! Is there a reason why this tag ...
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Revealing details about other people

In my answer to "How to write a white paper for a non-academic". I mentioned that I know a true story, an example of such a situation with a "happy end". Now, it was requested that I relieve more ...
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Is it possile to search for text in comments?

I read a comment that was interesting to me and lost track of where it occurred. I cannot seem to search for key words I know were part of the comment to locate it. All that appears are the usual Q ...
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Merge figures and graphics tags

The tags figures and graphics have the same description on their infotab. Although the tag-info of figures mentions that graphics is a synonym, they are actually not listed as synonyms. So far, I ...
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The GRE Program discontinued the Computer Science Test

According to the ETS they have discontinued the computer science GRE test as of April 2013 https://www.ets.org/gre/subject/faq and there are some questions regarding the computer science GRE test and ...
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RSS feed for responses

In other stackexchange sites like biology, there is an RSS feed for responses to my posts (e.g., here). No similar syntax seems to work for academia - is there a feed URL that I'm missing?
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Rejected edits history

I rejected an edit suggestion to that post: https://academia.stackexchange.com/a/12489/49. However, just after my click I realized that I should keep some parts of the edit, as they improve the ...
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Deleting misspelled tags

How can tags that are misspelled be deleted? There is a tag plagarism as well as the correctly spelled plagiarism. It seems setting the misspelled as synonymous would not be a useful way out.
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How to flag/close because a question belongs someplace else

I wanted to either vote to close or flag https://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/11360/form-get-method-prints-viewstate-value-in-addressbar as suitable for SO.SE, but I could only suggest it ...
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Other than flagging them, what can we do about blatant advertisers

There is a lot of spam in the replies here, the reply from Ian Pack is a blatant one as a quick search shows he works for the company that he is "recommending", I would not be surprised if more are ...
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Why was my upvoted answer deleted?

This is quite discouraging. Why was my answer to this thread deleted? It says converted to comment, but I do not see it anywhere. This is the 2nd time (according to my reputation record) that an ...
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Why does this question not appear when I am not logged in?

I accidentally noted that a particular question does not appear on the list of questions when I am not signed in. The question comes up in the top five once I am logged in. Why is this so? Is it a ...
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Flag declined, “Please use the closing vote mechanism” but I don't have enough reputation

I flagged a question as off-topic but it was declined, with the comment: declined - Please use the closing vote mechanism Close votes require 500 reputation, correct? Why would this be declined if ...
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Migration request: 'What are the aspects associated with working in a 'liberal arts environment'?'

I would like to request that this question be moved back to the academic stack exchange. This is a question related to an academic job search, and I really would like to hear from people in academia, ...
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Adding a tag synonym

In a comment to this question the OP asked for a "reviewing" tag. Charles correctly pointed out that we already have a "peer-review" tag. It seems like "reviewing", however, could be a tag synonym for ...