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A message to ColleenV

I don't know if it is appropriate to post "any way thank you for your service message" here. But I hope this be not deleted. I have been not here for a while, but there was time when I was quite ...
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I think it's worth reopening this question

This quesion here was recently closed as a duplicate: double linking verb "be" It was closed as a duplicate of this question here: Present Simple vs Present Progressive The second ...
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Is moderator Maulik V ok?

I haven't seen moderator Maulik V around for some time. Is he ok? Does SE try to look after their moderators if they go missing? Note: I don't care how active he's "meant to be". I just care if he's ...
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Merge request for two similar questions

Can we merge this question: Two-year program or Two-years program? With this question here: Why is "letter" not plural in "two letter words"? The first question has one upvote, ...
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Retag “phrase” as “phrases”

Since we are already using sentences, the questions using phrase should be retagged phrases. It doesn't make sense to use the plural in a case, and the singular in the other one.
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Unicode in comment URLs

How do I handle unicode in the URL put into a comment? For example, adding a link to http://pl.wiktionary.org/wiki/Chińczyk without it breaking on the ń.
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Is there a limit for the number of questions, answers or comments a user can make in a day?

I already know I can post a question only once in 40 minutes. At least, I got this message from the system when I tried to post a second question in a period of 40 minutes. But, besides that, aren't ...
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Should I delete my question?

I had asked a question here, then users answered it in comments section. after I read the comments, I feel the question is not valid. Should I delete it?
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Information given by users in their profiles

I was editing my profile when I saw there was a place where I can give my email, full name and my date of birth. There on the top it was written "Private information (not shown publicly)". It is my ...
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Not able to get the email for the notifications of ELL

There is a option of getting emails corresponding to the notifications of this site in the link on the topleft corner. I have checkhed the option twice and submitted it but so far I have not been got ...
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Are there good Q&A sites other than Stack Exchange for English?

This question might seem to be rather offensive to this site, so kindly pardon me. Since I sometimes have English related questions which are prohibited to ask here, so could someone teach me if ...
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Does asking which part of speech is a part of a sentence make sense?

When studying Italian grammar at school, we got used to classify the parts of a sentence; the purpose was being able to apply some grammar rules we were learning. As such, I tendentially try to ...
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Why is my question 'How would the main clause be corrected' on-hold?

My question was kept on hold due to off-topic as it was a proofreading question. Being my first question, I did not know as to what kind of questions to be posted. After going through the rule of off-...
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Why is my username user20445 in this SE site while in all other SE websites it is “aminabzz”?

Why is my username user20445 in this SE site while in all other SE websites it is "aminabzz"?
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Why has it suddenly asked me for a Captcha?

I'm logged in with a reputation of 20.2K. Why should it suddenly think I'm a bot?
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Can we reopen this question now it's been edited? (It's been reopened)

I've had an edit of this question here: "Behind each other's back" <-- is 'other's back' correct here? The phrase "each other" causes problems for lots of students. I ...
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Why do I keep getting this message? “This question body does not meet our quality standards.”

I'm trying to submit a question and I keep getting this message: Request failed This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - ...
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Draft answer posts

Yesterday, I started writing a longish answer post, which I wasn't able to finish before I got kicked out of the college where I work. I wasn't too worried at the time, because I could see that there ...
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Why are the deleted answers to a post shown “modified” and prompted at the top?

This is commonly seen that when someone with 1 reputation point writes an all promotion answer, they get almost a dozen downvotes and then the answer gets deleted, either by a moderator, high-rep user ...
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If your dictionary doesn't support you (or me), what should I do?

Recently I answered like this. What came to my mind first when reading the OP's question was, that the meaning of the word "affection" should be Merriam's 1 : any moderate feeling or emotion ...
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Off topic comments growing on my answer

I've answered a question about plural "staff" which has attracted comments solely about plural "water". None has mentioned "staff" (the topic of the OP's question) or has suggested improvements. I'm ...
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Help please with chat!

I apology if I'm so eager to be part of the chat. I'm having problem to log in to chat. I already logged in chat but STILL I'm not able to see the chat field where I could type in my message! I've ...