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Who is allowed to remove his/her own posts?

The unregistered user petra tried to remove this answer as it really isn't an answer. However, it seems that unregistered users don't get to see a "delete" link below the post. Is this a bug or a ...
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Re-tagging xetex as xelatex

I cannot seem to re-tag the tag xetex as xelatex even though I was able to add a tag on another question. How come?
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Missing vote-to-close privilege after beta?

I had the requisite reputation for voting for close during the beta phase (according to the reputation page, my rep exceeded 500 on Nov 2, while the official launch was around Nov 11, when the ...
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Question marked as modified by a user that didn't ever modify it

This question was asked by Kit, an answer was given by Willie Wong a short time later, and immediately after that, Willie Wong added a comment to his answer. That's all the activity I see on this ...
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A question that has been retagged is listed as being edited. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing tags causes questions to be active As the tag is really metadata, a question should not be shown as edited simply because it has been retagged. This is really a ...
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How do I vertically align an inline image?

I just used this image in a question, and I think you'll agree that it would look much better if the image was lowered a bit. I tried the html code <img src="http://mathurl.com/332t642.png" style=...
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What does “Community Wiki” mean?

Apologies if this is obvious, but I'm new here. I see the term "community wiki" bouncing around a lot and have no idea what it means. Maybe my reputation is not high enough to have access to ...
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Editing the tag wikis

We appear to be in the midst of discussing tags and the issues surrounding them, so it seems an apposite time to bring up the tag wikis. Coming from MO, this is new to me (actually, MO may well have ...
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What is “% accept rate”?

The title really says it all...how is this number computed?
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Where are the moderation tools?

The FAQ states that at 2k rep, one may delete closed questions and access moderation tools. Similar to this question, I don't see anything new that would indicate that I have additional access. What ...
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Was there a question on punctuation?

I thought that there was a question on punctuation and maths on the main site; however, when I went to look for it I couldn't find it. Has it been deleted, or did it get lost in the database swindle?
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How can I highlight code differences

Sometimes a code snipplet included in the original question is almost working, but not quite, and only requires a small fix. But sometimes it is important to show contextually where this fix goes (...
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Show total up and down votes

The faq claims that at 750 rep, one can see the total up and down votes. I don't see that when I look at questions. Where is this information displayed?
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What constitutes active participation in the public beta?

What did you have to do to get the beta badge? I thought I was fairly active, albeit only for the last couple of days of the private beta (holiday got in the way)... I'm just curious... I got the ...
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Can someone merge tags? (and singular versus plural tags)

Is there someone with the power to merge tags? If so, I propose merging "macro" and "macros". More generally, should we prefer singular or plural tags?
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Can I set bounty on a question? How?

I'm new to stackoverflow. Do I have enough karma to offer bounty on a question? How do I do this?
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How do I find out more about “public beta”?

This is the only of the new round of SE sites that I'm involved in (quite possibly the only one I'm interested in) and my main experience of the SE/SO architecture comes from MO [mathoverflow] so I'm ...
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Reputation linkage between main site and meta ?

Is there some linkage in reputation between the meta site and the parent site ? my meta.tex rep is tracking my site rep, without any apparent new activity in meta. I actually like this, but haven't ...
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Who's a robot? Not me!

I just got the "Hello Robot" screen, typed in the two words, noticed I'd mistyped one but my finger hit return too quickly for me to stop, and yet it got accepted! The mistyping was that I missed the ...