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How serial is one vote?

Today, serial voting was reversed, decreasing my reputation by 10. I don't care about that, but I would like to understand how a single vote would be considered as "serial voting". Help says:...
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Is it possible to add an updated answer to a closed question?

To this question: Paragraph direction missing in Adobe illustrator CC 2018, there is a better answer, which is the only way to solve the problem today. The problem is that the question is closed and ...
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Target downvotes: informations on my profile

In this question I would to know what are all, kindly, the links to get the informations on my profile. For example these are related on TeX.SE.Meta https://data.stackexchange.com/meta.tex/query/...
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Unable to add image

This is my first time posting, so the answer is probably obvious, but I can't find it in the help center...how do I add an image to an answer? When I click the image icon and browse to the image, it ...
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Move my question to english.stackexchange.com

Two weeks ago I asked a question whether to use the hyphen or the en dash in cases like Anglo-Saxon England and The Washington–Moscow hotline on https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/. Whether to ...
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PSA: Please do not edit spam

We sometimes get somewhat on-topic questions or on-question answers that contain a link that is completely unrelated to the question or blatantly shoehorned in. Please do not edit these questions to ...
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Is questions on geogebra on-topic?

I've got some questions regarding geogebra (about tool options in geogebra), and wanted to know if this is the right SE site. Some questions I have are of type "How to draw this (eg:curve) in ...
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How do I confront the rude and especially sarcastic and exaggerated comments under my questions on this site by multiple users?

Before I was banned, on 1 or 2 questions there were a few comments which I felt somehow were not nice to me and not following policies of be nice, in my opinion. For they were exaggerated so that I ...
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Are questions about how an image effect may be created allowed?

I am looking for a site to ask how a certain effect on an existing image may have been created. I want to create a program that recreates the effect and need to understand the different steps (like "...
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Why is this user not active now?

I miss a user (now showing name user120647)'s answers to my questions. His answers would somehow always help me. But looks like he has disappeared or quit intentionally. Where's he? Here are a few ...
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Ding ding ding! Dejavu

Iv'e often wondered about duplicates, most of the time they are onlyy so and so. Check these two out: How to turn curves into a series of straight lines in Illustrator Automatically transform curves ...
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What does this warning mean?

When I try to mention 2 users in a comment, I see something like this: Only one user can be tagged. The post owner will always be notified.
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Would asking about Pantone color types and difference would be off topic?

When you search any code using this, it shows 2 types of results. I don't understand them. Can I ask this question on GD SE?
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How do I ask a good question on how to do something with software?

I need help solving some graphic-design problem with software. What do I have to keep in mind to help the community to help me and get useful answers? This is a FAQ intended to be linked in the help ...
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Why was my answer recommending a font-identification service deleted?

Somebody posted a question asking for a font to be identified. I answered this question recommending a service that can automatically identify most fonts. In my experience, this service is really good ...
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Too Much Spam :(

Recently in GDSE the spam increased a lot; there is company or person who is spamming about keto diet all the time; I flagged and downvoted a lot but isn't there any other way to stop this?
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What are our current policies and guidelines for closing questions?

I can cast close votes and perform close and reopen reviews. What are the current community policies for this and are some rules of thumb that can help me make a decision? This is primarily intended ...
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Duplicated question with another solution

There are some questions from other years that now have a new answer or solution. As this case: How to force paths instead polygons when exporting images as svg? What to do? Flag it as a duplicate (...
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Can I announce my free clipart library on this site?

We are cartographers from the Caribbean, and we’ve created a free library (clipart) of different vector maps: street city plans and also printable maps of just all countries. Can I post a link here, ...
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Why is there a question with tags on freelance, business, clients on Graphic Design SE?

I read this question and found only comments posted. It was a definite “How do I run my business better” question with a wide range of comments. As I wrote it, I had to imagine how she got in that ...
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Proper flag for copyright/watermark removal questions

When flagging questions about how to do something that shouldn't be condoned, such as watermark or copyright removal, what is the appropriate flag? I didn't see anything that alluded to these sort of ...
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Seeking photo editing advice but picture is 7MB - where to upload it?

One photo from my camera has a really strange effect that I don't understand - either what caused it or how to fix it. I can't upload it here because of the 2MB limit, but imgur seems to compress it ...
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How to include image or diagrams in this page?

Since I am new to this forum, I have not much idea about framing the questions of right sort to this group? Moreover, I am unable to upload images in this page along with the question text. As I am ...
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How should we deal with multiple questions per question?

In particular new users sometimes ask a question that contains multiple subquestions which are better off as separate questions. How can we identify when such a question is too broad? How should ...
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Are CAD questions allowed?

That is Computer Aided Design, like Onshape, Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor, etc. It's for designing graphics and 3D models, but not really sure if it's considered graphic design.
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Bold and Italic don't work anymore [duplicate]

Bold doesn't work anymore, apparently neither does italic. I have just realized this while answering a question, see screenshot here: Apparently they don't work on Meta either, while writing this ...
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Trying to put an image in my question and cannot

I have a photo which I can't seem to paste into here using the image icon in the editing menu. I'm not sure why that is. I have seen someone else do that here. Before I proceed I need to solve this ...
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How should the canned comments in the low-quality queue be used?

When I review answers in the low-quality queue and choose Delete or Recommend Deletion, respectively, I can choose from a series of comments or No comment needed. What effect do they have and when ...
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Why is Stack Overflow not one of the options under "close" > "off-topic" > "migration"?

When closing a question why is meta.graphicdesign.com the only migration option?
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Where did these upvotes go?

Just a question for curiosity's sake... I don't really care about the 'points' but it does seem odd. I noticed that I had a notification under the Recent Achievements section, so I clicked on the ...
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Does Graphic Design have a chat room?

On Stack Overflow there is an option to talk in a chat room on the right hand column when someone needs more details on a question. Does Graphic Design have that option?
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Is imgur having problems?

Are you experimenting problems viewing and uploading images imgur this days? I want to know if it is a local thing with me or we are all having issues.
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Submit a question for locking

This question about a certain font gets a lot of views (5K at the moment), and answers, although it is essentially unaswerable - because the original font is not a digital font. Which leads to people ...
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Flagged a question, now how to change the flag?

I was reviewing this question and flagged it as off-topic. A few minutes later I actually found an earlier duplicate, much better formulated and with better answers. I tried opening the "flag" menu ...
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Bullet formatting

Is there any way of tightening up the bullet formatting when using nested/indented bullets? For instance, this post uses levels of indenting to emphasise a point, but seems to lose a bit of the ...
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What would be an appropriate use of HTML or CSS tag

If code implementation is off topic in this community, then what would be suitable question regarding HTML or CSS? because the tags exist... What are HTML and CSS tags all about?
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I can't edit some questions, the edit button is grayed out

There is THIS question and I wanted to edit it to make it clearer and also add the image inline but I can't. The edit button is grayed out. I have seen this once before and I wanted to know why some ...
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GD.SE site behavior and the future

There have been some issues of site behavior and in an attempt the mods tried to be diplomatic, commutative, and reach out to people to solve issues and give guidance but this has appeared not to work....
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Can't ask any more questions

Can anyone help me here? I have two questions being voted as off topic and too broad by some of the stack members. I have also emailed to stack exchange regarding this issue. But, they've asked me to ...
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Are Software Usage Questions Acceptable?

I'm having a problem with gimp, and I am not sure if this is the right place to ask the question. If this is not within the scope of the community can anybody recommend any other communities where I ...
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Do all my screenshots need to be in English?

By answering a question on GD.SE yesterday i encountered the following problem: Since i am german, i'm using all the CC Apps in german language. Therefore all the screenshots i make are german aswell....
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Is this question valid for GD.SE?

First have a look at the question I want to ask: I have an image that I intend to show on this publicly viewable page: It has the logos of: GMail Twitter Facebook Google+ The ...
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Has gold tag badge question closing been removed?

I can no longer close questions with simply my vote. Previously I could close photoshop and Illustrator tagged questions with one vote because I have the gold badge for the adobe-photosop and adobe-...
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Why is my Question Considered a Duplicate and Closed?

I would appreciate some clarification on why my question - Why is “scaling”, for raster images, recommended to design large Images? - is still being considered a duplicate of this question. Since ...
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I can't flag this duplicates

Somehow SE is not letting me to search for this specific questions which are duplicates: Why is Photoshop's pixel grid smaller than my actual pixels? Why is my grid not aligning properly? Pixel ...
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Describing and comparing illustrations: is it a fit for the site?

I was wondering if someone with little knowledge of the fundamentals of graphic design could ask a question along the lines of: Can the technique used in this drawing(ink pen) from a professional ...
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Is it possible to reverse my choice on the moderator election?

I'm currently viewing on mobile (with show desktop site selected) and as I was flitting around the candidates statements I pressed my first choice by accident. Its not the end of the world if it's ...
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Now that we're "big time", did I lose my review privileges?

While we were in beta, I reviewed new posts. Is it just a function of the redesign, or did I lose the ability to review? I'm guessing that now I'm below the level where you can review posts. I used ...
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Please help me improve and undelete this question

Simple request for help getting a potentially very good question from a new user over the line and undeleted: What factors make a campaign go viral? (formerly "Viral campaign?") The original ...
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How to embed screen capture videos as animated gifs in answers?

Reading If we wanted to write tutorials or explanations for work done how would we go about doing that? I saw a discussion of how to embed videos in answers. We don't do video, but we can have ...