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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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Roll back an edit mistake

I made an edit to an old question, Bottom bracket bearing Issues, which had been bumped by someone posting a new answer. I changed the OP words "non lockring side" to "non drive side"; I meant to ...
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Why is there a bounty on a question I already answered?

Can you identify this bike/frame? Why is there a bounty? I already found the frame in question. I am confused
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Easy way to put comment for product rec questions

When you vote to close something as a duplicate, Bicycles.SE automatically puts a comment saying that its a possible duplicate. Is there a quick way of getting a comment on voting to close for ...
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Tag synonym: cycle-computer --> bike-computer

We have 55 questions tagged bike-computer and another 13 tagged cycle-computer. These should be synonymized. (And, on meta, we have both "tagging" and "tags", which should probably also be ...
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How do I create a tag synonym?

I'm trying to create a tag synonym: disc -> disc brake but unclear how to do so. I should have the stats to suggest synonyms but don't know how to do so. Help?! Update: also trying to collapse "...
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Where to tell people how you solved the problem you asked about?

I asked a question recently (Should an amateur attempt truing a wheel) about truing a damged wheel on my bike. With the help (and encouragement) of the answers I got the bike into riding condition. ...
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Cannot add answer, I have 108 points (100 from association)

The title tells it (almost) all. I mean to write an answer to How do I separate disc brake pads after accidentally pulling the front brake while the wheel is off? but I get the sign "protected by ...
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How does the Review page work?

If someone "Accepts" a suggested edit, is it automatically applied? If someone "Rejects" a suggested edit, is it automatically killed? Do several people have to approve/reject a suggested edit ...
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Delete or merge a user account?

Turns out I have an older account which was set up several years ago. https://bicycles.stackexchange.com/users/5524/criggie I do not have access to the email address that would be associated. Is it ...
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Is there a procedure for flagging suspicious edits?

I was looking at the change history for the following question: Whats a good bike for under $450 and it looks to me as though the question morphed somewhat from the original post of Whats a good ...
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Orientation of images / use of style attribute with <img> tag

I made an edit to this question to convert the images from links to tags so that a reader wouldn't have to click on each one. In the original post all of the images were correctly oriented when you ...
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Why are there so many people with 101 rep?

This seems like it may be a glitch or bug. If you look at the list of users and work your way down from the top (rep-wise), you'll find that everyone from page 61 to page 186 (of 333 pages) has 101 ...
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Can only cast 38 votes (not daily limit of 40), any ideas?

So, I'm being taunted with the promise of the Vox Populi badge, the site even suggests that I "Go get it!" But when I try to do the last two votes I'm told "Daily vote limit reached; vote again in 18 ...
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Can a new user comment on their own post?

During review of Late Answers, I left a comment. The user responded by posting a new answer, saying that he couldn't reply to my comment until he had 50 rep. I (perhaps mis-)understood that users ...
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Is there any way to privately contact someone on SE?

I wanted to drop a quick private message to an SE member. Email would be fine. Is this possible?
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Comments disabled on review?

I was in the review queue today and I saw something strange: comments disabled on deleted / locked posts / reviews Is this a glitch, or something new? If it's something new, won't it be hard to ...
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How are close votes tallied when different reasons for closure are given?

I recently noticed a question that had been voted to close by three different people. Two votes were cast as "primarily opinion-based" and the third was cast as "too broad." I was just wondering how ...
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Product recommendation and comparison

Can I ask a question in this site regarding the comparison of 2 products? I see that there is a tag on Product-rec, can I use it for the purpose? My question is going to be on how the Bontrager ...
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Suggested migration sites

After freiheit's answer to this question, I thought I might ask the community for suggestions for sites to be added to our migration list. One suggestion per answer please. That way the community ...
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What is the process to migrate a question to another Stack Exchange site?

Prior to the editing attempt to shoehorn it into a format that works on Bicycles SE, this question would have been a good fit for Patents SE. I've suggested a rollback to make it a good fit for their ...
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I asked a snow-related question. Why was it closed and deleted?

I don't like biking in deep snow. I asked and self-answered a question: "Will it snow in my city? If so, when, and how much?". I am curious: Why was it closed and deleted?
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Is there a compilation of standard building blocks for comments?

On http://tex.stackexchange.com there is a compilation of standard text building blocks that can be used to comment frequently appearing types of questions or answers. Those are typically of a kind ...
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Why can't I get the RSS feeds of “bicycles.stackexchange.com” using stack2rss?

I can easily get the feeds of stackoverflow like this http://stack2rss.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/answers But I can't feeds of bicycles in the same way WHY? http://stack2rss.stackexchange....
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What are the restrictions on posting comments to bicycles.stackexchange.com?

Are there reputation or other limits on commenting on bicycles.stackexchange.com? Sometimes I see an add comment option, but only on the original question, sometimes below the answers and sometimes ...
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“Mortarboard” badge- new?

I recently was awarded the "Mortarboard" bronze badge. It's for earning more than 200pts in a day. Turns out I had done this in the past back in October of 2011. Is this a new badge? Is the algorithm ...
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Account deletion

Ok. I previously asked to have my account deleted. However, the account was not deleted. My rep points were deleted, but not the account. Anyway, meanwhile I am quoted, 2 Might want to also ...
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Why did I lose rep due to “User was removed”?

I had a look at my "reputation" a few minutes ago and saw I "lost" 15 point due to: -15 2 days ago -15 09:41 removed User was removed I don't understand the reason for this. Can anyone ...
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Possible serial downvoting

Several minutes after posting a question I received several downvotes on my questions: It's not a significant amount of reputation lost but I find it suspicious.
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Unusual Rep activity - Is there a way to track it for Moderators?

To our other Moderators: In the last 48 hours I've had a series of rather unusual upvotes. If they are legit, then obviously I don't mind, but it seems... unusual. Is there a way to track whether it ...
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What does serial up-voting mean?

I returned here after a bit of an absence to discover a big (for me) reputation subtraction for "serial up-voting". I've read some other posts explaining what this is supposed to be for, but none of ...
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Rebecca Chernoff - Real? or not?

I got this in email from Rebecca Chernoff of stackexchange: "I would like to send you a gift to show my appreciation, but I need some details from your first. Please supply your information at the ...
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Stickers or swag request for Bicycles SE promotional purposes

A local cafe that I frequent (likely too often) has a real cycling theme with many cyclists dropping by... Can I request some stickers or other self promotion stuff that I could give to them to put ...
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A guide to moderating Bicycles.stackexchange yourself - close voting

It appears that perhaps some of our high-rep users are unsure how the close voting system works, so I'm blatantly stealing a nice guide from crypto.se.
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How can I edit an answer with a semantic error?

This answer contains a semantic error. The word 'taught' is used to indicate the tension of a chain where the word 'taut' is the correct usage. I can't edit it because my edit would be less than 6 ...
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What's happening!? (Campaigns in the works & Ideas that need work)

just a quick update on a few upcoming Bikes.SE initiatives. Please chime in with any questions, concerns or improvements. Water Bottles - Jin is working on a design that incorporates your ...
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How do I accept an answer in this new layout?

I can't seem to figure out how to accept an answer in this new layout. I also can't see the arrows for upvoting or downvoting. Is it me, or is it the layout?
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Peer review for edits?

Thanks for your edit! This edit will only be visible to you until it is peer reviewed. Edited this question (fixed a link), and once I was done I saw the message above. I don't think I've seen that ...
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What's the number to the right of the orange dot?

That is the one up next to my username at the top of the page. The far right number.
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Rep not synchronized

I was under the impression that rep was synchronized across a parent site and its corresponding meta site. I'm getting a 30 point difference when I switch back and forth between bicycles and meta....