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Line numbers removed from answer

I provided an answer here that included line numbers, such as: 1 <?php 2 3 apply_filters( 'the_content', function( $c ) { 4 // blah 5 } ); I came in today to find a message about an ...
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What to do with a late answer which is identicall to the accepted asnwer?

I am new to review system and in general I find it difficult to make the right choice. I came up to a situation where a new user post his/her first answer. The answer was identical to the accepted ...
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How do I see my own questions/answers that I deleted?

I deleted a question today which I want to undelete. However, I don't remember the question ID and my browser history was recently cleared, so I am not sure how else I can find it. How do I go about ...
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What did I do wrong with this answer?

I really don't take "down votes" personally but do try to use them to learn how I can improve. I'm relatively new here and want to give back a bit to other new members when I can help answer a ...
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Linking/Referring to Alternate Answers Within Answers

Often times I continue to conduct research on the subject of a question even after submitting an answer. I like to return to posts to add links to any useful resources that I have found with the ...
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What about answers consisting (almost) only of a link to an external website? - or - 'How do I answer' section for the faq

I was wondering about (how to deal with) answers like Had the same problem. Here (random [external] link) is the solution. Firstly, I do not question the answerer's intention of helping others. ...
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Why is it so difficult to ask a simple question?

I'm sure this will get booted off the site also, but here it goes. There are plenty of options in getting help and answers to questions on the internet. The stackexchange network is a great idea, but ...
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No edit link on answer

I'd like to edit this answer to add Wordcamp Israel, but I don't see an "edit", only "link" and "flag". Why?
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Converting answer to comment on migrated post

I am trying to convert this answer into comment on original post, but get: Failed to process action, target post id may be invalid. Likely has something to do with question being migrated from ...
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What happens to reputation when I answer my own question?

I had a legitimate question that I legitimately needed an answer for, How to 301 private posts rather than 404? , and I put a bounty of 50 points up to get the answer. The answers given, at the time ...
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What tools do you use to answer questions?

If you have useful tools to help you when you are writing an answer on a WPSE question, please list them here so we can all benefit from them!
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Can I use “Your Answer ” option until I get Access to Comment On Other's Question?

I can't able to comment when I wanted to ask or say something on others question or answer.This is because my account doesn't have enough ability to comment on others question . Can I use "Your Answer"...