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Social interaction sites have ignore lists. Stack Exchange is not a social interaction site. There is no ignore list on Wikipedia. There is no ignore list on Stack Exchange either. If somebody is not nice, then flag the offending post or comment to let moderators know. Do not respond in kind. Stack Exchange chat is a social interaction medium and it does ...


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I don't know exactly who you're talking about (and I have an idea who) but removing those items is perfectly fine, IMO. So what if he get's 2 points in this manner per edit, as soon as he gets to 2K that incentive goes away and if he continues then he's providing a service, which may be viewed as low value, but non the less it's providing the site with "some"...


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There's been 2 events that I'm aware of that recently took place. Both of these bothered me personally because these individuals were violating the "spirit" of how SE sites are suppose to work. Incidentally it seemed odd in retrospect in watching these two individuals because they both had many answers with high up-votes which seemed odd to be from my ...


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I think your reaction is both disproportionate (it certainly doesn't warrant the sort of emotive language you used: it's the Internet, it's not personal), and misguided. The user (whoever they are) deserves the reputation for their contribution. In all communities, there are a wide range of roles where people can volunteer their time, commensurate with ...


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The majority of my questions have been neutrally or positively received but there are three very slightly naive questions which were downvoted You actually have quite a few downvoted questions, they were just automatically deleted by the system. Since it is my understanding that the software resets itself every 6 months it feels as if there must be a bug....


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Experimentally, users with the same reputation seem to be listed in decreasing order of ID number. In other words, whoever joined the site most recently is listed first. This doesn't carry over in the voters and editors tab. There, reputation is the second criterion but decreasing ID isn't the third criterion.


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With less *nix machines around, there is less incentive to provide courses and write books in local languages for these systems. Therefore the general server administrators population will have a larger proportion of people not fluent in a second language than the *nix administrators. This will reflect on more people who can be assumed to have English as ...


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Your account is associated fine. There's an issue with creating new accounts that prevented your information from getting copied though; it's been reported on the main meta. For now, you should be able to go to your accounts tab on SO and click the "copy profile" button at the bottom to copy your SO profile to all sites, including UL: Screenshot of the ...


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