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Election link missing from the main site

I noticed yesterday that the election link is no longer featured on the main site. Is this [status-by-design]? As far as I remember, this link has been present on all SE sites that underwent election ...
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What is the boundary for acceptable user profile images?

I recently came across a user profile that I felt was offensive and was wondering there are any rules in place for the type of content one can post in your profile. Is everything OK, even, say, ...
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What happened to the bounty?

The question Include a line break in algorithmic while maintaining indentation was offered a bounty by @BorisBukh after not receiving enough attention: The drop in reputation on @BorisBukh's account ...
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How can the question count increase without a new question appearing at the top of the list?

When I check into the main question area, I always note the question count and then click on "questions" to update the list, so I can see how many new questions have appeared since last I looked. I ...
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Link template doesn't follow the pattern given

When I follow the pattern in the "link template" from the prompt icon, the result isn't what's expected. The prompt is http://example.com/ "optional title", which looks perfectly clear and makes ...
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Why was my location changed to Chandgad, India?

Until just now, I'd never even heard of Chandgad.
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Privilege: edit community wiki posts

Don't know if this is the right place to answer this question, but I'll try it: I've now the "privilege to edit community posts"; moved by curiosity, I opened the link to understand what exactly they ...
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Style of typesetting images in questions/answers

With image support via imgur.com being almost one year old, the content in both questions and answers have surely been enriched. My introduction to posting images, like with so many new users, came ...
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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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Merge user accounts

I heard that moderators can merge user accounts. Should this be true I like to request the merge user823 with frank. The first one includes all the activities of this user but the second one is ...
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Staying on the correct page after login

I am repeatedly faced with the same problem: Go on a page (not logged in), Click "Add a comment", A pop-up appears, Click on "Sign up using Stack Exchange", "Sigh… I mixed "sign up" and "log in" once ...
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How to deal with people/answers who/which are rude and showoff skills

I am a beginner in TikZ and using the PGF manual to learn the same. This answer by an TikZ expert is prety rude and disappointing (especially observing the expertise the person has with the points) ...
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Why can't I search successfully for [chronology] questions?

When I search for the chronology tag using the searchbox (by typing [chronology]) or click on the chronology tag link, it tells me there are 0 questions tagged chronology and You are on the FAQ tab....
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Why are the eminent contributors in such a hurry to close questions?

Here are two real facts that show that prominent contributors close questions without taking the time to read them carefully and verify that they are really a duplicate question. First issue: Look ...