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Questions tagged [support]

You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

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Can I get my own question undeleted now that I can answer it?

Months ago, I asked a question about where I could find a dataset of people's choices in an arbitrary binary decision task. I've recently begun collecting such data and posting it on my website, so I ...
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Untagged Tag and Edits

I went to edit the spelling in this question and ran into a conundrum. You cannot make an edit to a question with the "untagged" tag, without modifying the tags. Is that the correct behavior? I see ...
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Someone spamming car database?

I have seen several recent answers promoting https://car-database-api.com, all of them by new users User nectarine, 4 answers (5 recommendations): https://opendata.stackexchange.com/a/13513/4293 (...
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Dot Gov Support

Its been at least two years now that dotgov has hijacked this site for their support. Hijacked is pretty harsh, but this has been a long time coming. From linking directly here from their sites for ...
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Healthcare.gov linking to this site - ask them to update their site?

The US Healthcare Finder API is linking to this site: Have Questions? See if someone has already answered your question here, or ask a new question They use the healthcare-finder-api tag, and the ...
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How can I find out about redaction practices?

I would like to find out how common it is to use redaction software, vs. the old-fashioned magic marker. How can I formulate an acceptable question about this? Update: I FOIAed a school district in ...
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Is asking for a design 'open data', i.e. on topic?

In this question the OP is looking for designs for school construction. Does that fall in the scope of the site? If it does, it seems people can ask for any digitally stored (not copyrighted) ...
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Understanding Bounties

I've had two answers to feature bounties accepted here very recently, but now I'm puzzled to how they actually work. Both had the "+50" icon next to them, so I assumed the correct answer would get 50 ...
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Editing a Tag's Name, Wondering About US Gov Involvement, Just the Usual

I came across the labor tag for the first time, and I'm of the opinion that its wrong and needs editing. If the Department of Labor wants their own tag, then something more specific that is also ...
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Contacting User Regarding Deleted Question

I nominated a question for closing as being off-topic, and the user commented, asking which se site was the best place to ask the question, and then deleted the question. I didn't want to vote to ...
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Best Policies for Low Quality Posts

Just reviewed a post that was flagged as low quality, indeed it was not a good post. From that observation I went to take action and got confused, and now find myself here asking this question. There ...
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Proper use of @user replies?

I intend to use an @user reply in a comment, responding to Deer Hunter about a question he answered. I am not sure how to deal with the space in his name. Should I use @DeerHunter or @Deer Hunter or ...
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When does the open beta phase begin?

I want to alert someone who knows way more than I do to this site, letting him know when he could begin to participate. Other than the general guide that private betas last 1-2 weeks, is the date ...